The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 140 136 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.02% 11.21% 9.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.53% 43.31% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 89 87 46
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
373 314 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.70% 25.89% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 200 192 156
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region.

Linux Salary Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 130 (45.61%) UNIX
2 119 (41.75%) Java
3 110 (38.60%) SQL
4 102 (35.79%) JavaScript
5 93 (32.63%) HTML
6 92 (32.28%) Finance
7 81 (28.42%) CSS
8 76 (26.67%) Ruby
9 71 (24.91%) Python
10 63 (22.11%) Oracle
11 62 (21.75%) OO
12 59 (20.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 58 (20.35%) Git (software)
14 56 (19.65%) jQuery
15 55 (19.30%) Perl
16 54 (18.95%) Red Hat
17 51 (17.89%) PHP
18 49 (17.19%) Windows
19 48 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 46 (16.14%) Relational Database
21 42 (14.74%) Spring
22 40 (14.04%) Open Source
23 39 (13.68%) JBoss
24 38 (13.33%) Degree
25 35 (12.28%) REST
25 35 (12.28%) Apache
25 35 (12.28%) Shell Script
26 34 (11.93%) MySQL
26 34 (11.93%) Web Development
26 34 (11.93%) Drupal

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (12.28%) Apache
2 34 (11.93%) Drupal
3 17 (5.96%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.61%) SugarCRM
5 15 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 15 (5.26%) nginx
6 11 (3.86%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.81%) GemFire
8 7 (2.46%) CMS
8 7 (2.46%) Mule
9 6 (2.11%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (2.11%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (1.40%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.40%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.40%) IIS
11 4 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.70%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.75%) SaaS
2 5 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.91%) SAN
2 8 (2.81%) DNS
3 7 (2.46%) Internet
3 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.75%) LDAP
4 5 (1.75%) Firewall
5 4 (1.40%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.40%) HTTP
6 3 (1.05%) FTP
6 3 (1.05%) SSL
6 3 (1.05%) Network Security
7 2 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.70%) SNMP
7 2 (0.70%) PBX
7 2 (0.70%) VoIP
7 2 (0.70%) SMTP
7 2 (0.70%) Broadband
7 2 (0.70%) Intranet
7 2 (0.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.14%) Relational Database
2 34 (11.93%) MySQL
3 31 (10.88%) RDBMS
3 31 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (10.88%) MongoDB
4 24 (8.42%) Pentaho
5 20 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (5.96%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.96%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.91%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.46%) Big Data
9 7 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (2.11%) KDB
10 6 (2.11%) PowerCenter
10 6 (2.11%) DB2
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.75%) Redis
12 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.12%) Subversion
3 18 (6.32%) Maven
4 15 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 14 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.56%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.86%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.81%) JUnit
9 7 (2.46%) RSpec
10 6 (2.11%) Selenium
10 6 (2.11%) Behat
10 6 (2.11%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.40%) JIRA
11 4 (1.40%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.40%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.40%) Ant
12 3 (1.05%) Gradle
12 3 (1.05%) Trac
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (32.28%) Finance
2 32 (11.23%) Banking
3 20 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.67%) Front Office
5 10 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.16%) Marketing
7 8 (2.81%) Advertising
8 6 (2.11%) Legal
8 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.11%) Electronics
9 5 (1.75%) Games
10 4 (1.40%) Retail
11 3 (1.05%) Publishing
11 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.35%) Military
13 1 (0.35%) Back Office
13 1 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.35%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (62.46%) Developer
2 44 (15.44%) Java Developer
3 42 (14.74%) Analyst
4 38 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
5 21 (7.37%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.02%) Programmer
7 18 (6.32%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) Applications Support
9 14 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.56%) Administrator
10 13 (4.56%) C++ Developer
10 13 (4.56%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (3.16%) DBA
12 9 (3.16%) Architect
12 9 (3.16%) Python Developer
13 8 (2.81%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.81%) Oracle DBA
14 7 (2.46%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (32.63%) HTML
2 81 (28.42%) CSS
3 59 (20.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 56 (19.65%) jQuery
5 42 (14.74%) Spring
6 35 (12.28%) REST
7 30 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 23 (8.07%) XML
9 22 (7.72%) HTML5
10 17 (5.96%) J2EE
11 15 (5.26%) JMS
12 14 (4.91%) Sinatra
12 14 (4.91%) Backbone.js
13 13 (4.56%) Middleware
13 13 (4.56%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.86%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (3.51%) Ember.js
16 9 (3.16%) .NET
16 9 (3.16%) Web Services
16 9 (3.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.04%) Open Source
2 34 (11.93%) Mobile App
3 24 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.26%) Equities
5 10 (3.51%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.46%) Derivative
7 6 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.11%) DTV
8 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.75%) Social Media
9 4 (1.40%) GIS
9 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.05%) Physics
11 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.70%) Tandem
11 2 (0.70%) Clustering
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 130 (45.61%) UNIX
2 49 (17.19%) Windows
3 48 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (8.77%) Solaris
5 17 (5.96%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.56%) AIX
7 8 (2.81%) CentOS
7 8 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.81%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.46%) Android
9 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.05%) Tru64
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) Debian
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.75%) OO
2 34 (11.93%) Web Development
3 26 (9.12%) Multithreading
4 23 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.07%) OOD
5 22 (7.72%) TDD
6 20 (7.02%) Project Management
6 20 (7.02%) MVC
6 20 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (5.96%) Software Engineering
7 17 (5.96%) ITIL
8 15 (5.26%) BDD
9 12 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.21%) ETL
10 11 (3.86%) SOA
10 11 (3.86%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.16%) OO PHP
11 9 (3.16%) DevOps
11 9 (3.16%) Data Modelling
11 9 (3.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (41.75%) Java
2 110 (38.60%) SQL
3 102 (35.79%) JavaScript
4 76 (26.67%) Ruby
5 71 (24.91%) Python
6 55 (19.30%) Perl
7 51 (17.89%) PHP
8 35 (12.28%) Shell Script
9 31 (10.88%) PL/SQL
10 28 (9.82%) Jython
11 25 (8.77%) C++
12 16 (5.61%) Bash Shell
13 12 (4.21%) C#
14 10 (3.51%) C
15 9 (3.16%) T-SQL
16 6 (2.11%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (1.75%) AWK
18 4 (1.40%) Korn
18 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
18 4 (1.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.70%) HNC
3 2 (0.70%) HND
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.35%) CCNA
4 1 (0.35%) VCAP
4 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.35%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.56%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Samba
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.86%) Puppet
1 11 (3.86%) Capistrano
2 10 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.11%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.11%) MOM
4 2 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.70%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.35%) Control-M
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (22.11%) Oracle
2 54 (18.95%) Red Hat
3 39 (13.68%) JBoss
4 32 (11.23%) Sybase
5 22 (7.72%) Informatica
6 15 (5.26%) Talend
7 13 (4.56%) VMware
8 6 (2.11%) Zend
8 6 (2.11%) Google
8 6 (2.11%) Twitter
8 6 (2.11%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.11%) HP
8 6 (2.11%) SAP
9 5 (1.75%) Facebook
10 4 (1.40%) Actimize
10 4 (1.40%) Wall Street Systems
10 4 (1.40%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.40%) EMC
10 4 (1.40%) Green Hat
10 4 (1.40%) Jaspersoft
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