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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 110 149 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.68% 11.23% 11.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.18% 35.56% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 67 98 54
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
249 419 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.92% 31.57% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 159 263 136
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £67,500
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 4 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 110 (52.88%) Java
2 106 (50.96%) Finance
3 80 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (37.98%) UNIX
5 74 (35.58%) SQL
6 66 (31.73%) Oracle
7 60 (28.85%) Python
8 58 (27.88%) TDD
9 57 (27.40%) Banking
10 43 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 38 (18.27%) Spring
12 38 (18.27%) Relational Database
13 37 (17.79%) Ruby
13 37 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (16.83%) Perl
14 35 (16.83%) PHP
15 33 (15.87%) Windows
15 33 (15.87%) Web Services
15 33 (15.87%) Puppet
16 32 (15.38%) OO
17 31 (14.90%) JUnit
18 30 (14.42%) Shell Script
19 29 (13.94%) Investment Banking
19 29 (13.94%) Red Hat
19 29 (13.94%) HTML
20 28 (13.46%) SQL Server
21 27 (12.98%) RDBMS
21 27 (12.98%) Telecoms
22 25 (12.02%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.25%) Apache
3 10 (4.81%) JBoss
4 7 (3.37%) Drupal
5 6 (2.88%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.40%) Node.js
7 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.92%) SAS
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.44%) Mule
8 3 (1.44%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.96%) CMS
9 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.96%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.48%) IIS
10 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion MX
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle Utilities
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.69%) SAN
2 11 (5.29%) Firewall
3 6 (2.88%) DNS
4 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.92%) NAS
5 4 (1.92%) HTTP
6 3 (1.44%) SNMP
6 3 (1.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.48%) Intranet
7 1 (0.48%) Extranet
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.48%) LDAP
7 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.27%) Relational Database
2 28 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 27 (12.98%) RDBMS
4 23 (11.06%) MySQL
5 18 (8.65%) Oracle Database
6 16 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (7.21%) MongoDB
8 13 (6.25%) Big Data
9 11 (5.29%) Hadoop
9 11 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (4.81%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.33%) Datomic
11 9 (4.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (3.85%) NoSQL
13 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (2.88%) MarkLogic
14 6 (2.88%) TimesTen
14 6 (2.88%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (14.90%) JUnit
2 25 (12.02%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.54%) Maven
3 24 (11.54%) Subversion
4 20 (9.62%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.29%) Selenium
6 9 (4.33%) Gradle
6 9 (4.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (3.85%) TestNG
8 6 (2.88%) Mockito
8 6 (2.88%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.92%) JIRA
9 4 (1.92%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.92%) Hudson
9 4 (1.92%) Log4j
9 4 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.44%) Ant
10 3 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 106 (50.96%) Finance
2 57 (27.40%) Banking
3 29 (13.94%) Investment Banking
4 27 (12.98%) Telecoms
5 19 (9.13%) Games
6 4 (1.92%) Front Office
6 4 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (43.75%) Developer
2 47 (22.60%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.42%) Analyst
3 30 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 24 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (7.21%) DBA
7 14 (6.73%) Applications Support
7 14 (6.73%) Applications Support Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (4.33%) Python Developer
10 8 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.88%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.88%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.40%) Support Specialist
13 5 (2.40%) Systems Integration Engineer
13 5 (2.40%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.27%) Spring
2 33 (15.87%) Web Services
3 29 (13.94%) HTML
4 20 (9.62%) CSS
5 18 (8.65%) jQuery
6 17 (8.17%) REST
6 17 (8.17%) XML
7 16 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 14 (6.73%) .NET
9 13 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (5.77%) Spring Integration
10 12 (5.77%) Middleware
11 11 (5.29%) JAX-RS
11 11 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.33%) PostGIS
14 8 (3.85%) HTML5
14 8 (3.85%) WebSockets
15 7 (3.37%) AngularJS
15 7 (3.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Open Source
2 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.81%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.33%) User Experience
4 9 (4.33%) Semantic Web
4 9 (4.33%) Derivative
5 8 (3.85%) Equities
6 5 (2.40%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.96%) CMDB
9 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.96%) Xbox
9 2 (0.96%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.96%) DTV
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.98%) UNIX
2 37 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (15.87%) Windows
4 14 (6.73%) Solaris
5 10 (4.81%) Android
5 10 (4.81%) AIX
6 7 (3.37%) CentOS
7 5 (2.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) SUSE
8 2 (0.96%) HPUX
9 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.88%) TDD
3 43 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (15.38%) OO
5 20 (9.62%) ITIL
5 20 (9.62%) Configuration Management
6 19 (9.13%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (9.13%) OOD
7 18 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (8.17%) BDD
9 16 (7.69%) DevOps
10 15 (7.21%) Scrum
11 13 (6.25%) Process Improvement
12 12 (5.77%) Functional Programming
12 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.77%) Project Management
13 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.81%) Web Development
14 10 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
15 9 (4.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.88%) Java
2 74 (35.58%) SQL
3 60 (28.85%) Python
4 40 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.79%) Ruby
6 35 (16.83%) Perl
6 35 (16.83%) PHP
7 30 (14.42%) Shell Script
8 22 (10.58%) C#
8 22 (10.58%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.73%) C++
10 13 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.81%) VB
12 9 (4.33%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.33%) Clojure
13 6 (2.88%) Bourne shell
13 6 (2.88%) sed
13 6 (2.88%) AWK
14 5 (2.40%) Korn
15 4 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (8.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) VCP4
3 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) HND
5 1 (0.48%) RHCA
5 1 (0.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) QA
1 4 (1.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.40%) vSphere
5 4 (1.92%) PowerHA
5 4 (1.92%) Docker
6 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.44%) LXC
7 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.96%) RACF
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (15.87%) Puppet
2 23 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.85%) Nagios
4 6 (2.88%) Munin
4 6 (2.88%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.88%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.88%) Graphite
4 6 (2.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.40%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.92%) Ansible
6 4 (1.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (1.44%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.48%) Control-M
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.48%) MOM
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (31.73%) Oracle
2 29 (13.94%) Red Hat
3 22 (10.58%) Sybase
4 15 (7.21%) VMware
5 11 (5.29%) Informatica
6 9 (4.33%) Talend
7 6 (2.88%) MapR
7 6 (2.88%) Vertica
8 5 (2.40%) IBM
8 5 (2.40%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.92%) Dell
9 4 (1.92%) EMC
9 4 (1.92%) Sun
9 4 (1.92%) Veritas
9 4 (1.92%) Symantec
10 3 (1.44%) Google
11 2 (0.96%) Altiris
11 2 (0.96%) BT
11 2 (0.96%) SAP
11 2 (0.96%) Novell
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