The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 80 109 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.68% 9.62% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.47% 32.25% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 67 50
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
239 338 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.96% 29.83% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 143 185 191
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 116 (49.15%) Java
2 109 (46.19%) Finance
3 106 (44.92%) SQL
4 100 (42.37%) UNIX
5 95 (40.25%) Oracle
6 83 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (25.85%) HTML
8 58 (24.58%) OO
9 56 (23.73%) Banking
10 51 (21.61%) Windows
11 48 (20.34%) CSS
11 48 (20.34%) Spring
12 47 (19.92%) Tomcat
13 42 (17.80%) JavaScript
14 39 (16.53%) Investment Banking
15 38 (16.10%) Shell Script
16 37 (15.68%) Relational Database
17 36 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 35 (14.83%) Perl
19 34 (14.41%) PHP
19 34 (14.41%) PL/SQL
19 34 (14.41%) XML
20 33 (13.98%) Web Services
20 33 (13.98%) Ruby
20 33 (13.98%) TDD
20 33 (13.98%) JUnit
20 33 (13.98%) jQuery
21 32 (13.56%) REST
21 32 (13.56%) SQL Server
21 32 (13.56%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (19.92%) Tomcat
2 28 (11.86%) Apache
3 18 (7.63%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.51%) Drupal
5 12 (5.08%) JBoss
6 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.97%) Mule
8 6 (2.54%) Jetty
8 6 (2.54%) IIS
9 5 (2.12%) Joomla!
9 5 (2.12%) nginx
9 5 (2.12%) Node.js
10 4 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.69%) SAS
10 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.85%) CMS
12 2 (0.85%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.42%) WordPress
13 1 (0.42%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.27%) Magento
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.69%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.24%) DNS
2 7 (2.97%) SAN
3 6 (2.54%) DHCP
3 6 (2.54%) Firewall
4 5 (2.12%) HTTP
4 5 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.69%) FTP
5 4 (1.69%) IPsec
6 3 (1.27%) LDAP
7 2 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Extranet
8 1 (0.42%) X.509
8 1 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) Intranet
8 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.68%) Relational Database
2 32 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 26 (11.02%) RDBMS
4 19 (8.05%) MySQL
5 12 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.24%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.39%) Pentaho
9 7 (2.97%) Big Data
9 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.54%) PowerCenter
10 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.12%) Datomic
12 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (13.98%) JUnit
2 31 (13.14%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.71%) Subversion
4 24 (10.17%) Maven
5 17 (7.20%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.66%) Selenium
7 9 (3.81%) Ant
8 6 (2.54%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (2.12%) JIRA
10 4 (1.69%) Log4j
10 4 (1.69%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.69%) Hudson
10 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.85%) TestNG
12 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 109 (46.19%) Finance
2 56 (23.73%) Banking
3 39 (16.53%) Investment Banking
4 17 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.39%) Electronics
5 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.39%) Retail
5 8 (3.39%) Marketing
6 7 (2.97%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.12%) Games
8 4 (1.69%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.69%) German Language
8 4 (1.69%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.69%) Turkish Language
9 3 (1.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (44.49%) Developer
2 45 (19.07%) Analyst
3 43 (18.22%) Java Developer
4 35 (14.83%) Senior Developer
5 26 (11.02%) Support Analyst
5 26 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 14 (5.93%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (4.24%) Support Specialist
8 10 (4.24%) Web Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Programmer
9 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (3.81%) PHP Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 8 (3.39%) Ruby Developer
10 8 (3.39%) DBA
11 7 (2.97%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (2.54%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (2.54%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.85%) HTML
2 48 (20.34%) CSS
2 48 (20.34%) Spring
3 34 (14.41%) XML
4 33 (13.98%) Web Services
4 33 (13.98%) jQuery
5 32 (13.56%) REST
6 21 (8.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 19 (8.05%) .NET
8 17 (7.20%) J2EE
8 17 (7.20%) Hibernate
8 17 (7.20%) HTML5
9 16 (6.78%) Spring Integration
10 15 (6.36%) JAX-RS
10 15 (6.36%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (5.51%) CSS3
12 10 (4.24%) Middleware
13 9 (3.81%) JMS
13 9 (3.81%) GWT
14 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.51%) Open Source
3 10 (4.24%) Data Integration
3 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.81%) SWIFT
5 8 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.39%) DTV
6 7 (2.97%) User Experience
7 6 (2.54%) Equities
8 5 (2.12%) Derivative
8 5 (2.12%) Semantic Web
8 5 (2.12%) Blog
9 4 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.85%) CMDB
11 2 (0.85%) Tandem
11 2 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.42%) CESG
12 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (42.37%) UNIX
2 51 (21.61%) Windows
3 36 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.66%) Solaris
5 9 (3.81%) AIX
6 6 (2.54%) Android
6 6 (2.54%) CentOS
7 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.27%) SUSE
9 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.85%) HPUX
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.58%) OO
3 33 (13.98%) TDD
4 31 (13.14%) Web Development
4 31 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (12.71%) ITIL
6 28 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
7 27 (11.44%) OOD
8 26 (11.02%) Project Management
9 19 (8.05%) BDD
10 16 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 15 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.36%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.93%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.51%) ETL
13 13 (5.51%) Process Improvement
13 13 (5.51%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (5.08%) SOA
14 12 (5.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 116 (49.15%) Java
2 106 (44.92%) SQL
3 42 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.10%) Shell Script
5 35 (14.83%) Perl
6 34 (14.41%) PHP
6 34 (14.41%) PL/SQL
7 33 (13.98%) Ruby
8 27 (11.44%) Python
9 22 (9.32%) C#
10 19 (8.05%) Bash Shell
11 17 (7.20%) C++
12 15 (6.36%) T-SQL
13 10 (4.24%) VB
14 6 (2.54%) PHP5
15 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.12%) Clojure
15 5 (2.12%) Korn
15 5 (2.12%) Jython
16 4 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) VCAP
3 2 (0.85%) RHCA
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) MCSA
4 1 (0.42%) CCNA
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) QA
2 12 (5.08%) SLA
3 6 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.12%) vSphere
3 4 (1.69%) PowerHA
3 4 (1.69%) Xen
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) RACF
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) KVM
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (8.05%) Puppet
2 15 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.54%) Ansible
4 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.69%) Ganglia
5 4 (1.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.85%) Nagios
6 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.42%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Control-M
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (40.25%) Oracle
2 32 (13.56%) Red Hat
3 31 (13.14%) Sybase
4 22 (9.32%) Informatica
4 22 (9.32%) VMware
5 8 (3.39%) SAP
6 7 (2.97%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.54%) Talend
8 5 (2.12%) IBM
9 4 (1.69%) Symantec
9 4 (1.69%) Green Hat
9 4 (1.69%) Actimize
9 4 (1.69%) Google
9 4 (1.69%) Sun
9 4 (1.69%) Dell
9 4 (1.69%) EMC
10 3 (1.27%) Adobe
11 2 (0.85%) HP
11 2 (0.85%) Avaya
11 2 (0.85%) Zend
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