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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 162 109 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.55% 9.55% 10.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.01% 39.21% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 92 59 51
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
395 278 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.17% 24.36% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 202 154 174
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 131 (43.81%) UNIX
2 126 (42.14%) Java
3 121 (40.47%) SQL
4 105 (35.12%) Finance
5 103 (34.45%) HTML
6 101 (33.78%) JavaScript
7 89 (29.77%) CSS
8 73 (24.41%) Oracle
8 73 (24.41%) Ruby
9 70 (23.41%) OO
10 66 (22.07%) Python
11 62 (20.74%) Windows
12 59 (19.73%) jQuery
13 56 (18.73%) Ruby on Rails
14 54 (18.06%) Perl
15 53 (17.73%) PHP
15 53 (17.73%) Git (software)
16 51 (17.06%) Red Hat
17 50 (16.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 46 (15.38%) Spring
19 43 (14.38%) Web Development
19 43 (14.38%) Relational Database
20 41 (13.71%) Apache
21 40 (13.38%) Degree
22 38 (12.71%) MySQL
23 37 (12.37%) Banking
23 37 (12.37%) REST
24 36 (12.04%) Drupal
25 35 (11.71%) Open Source
25 35 (11.71%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 41 (13.71%) Apache
2 36 (12.04%) Drupal
3 34 (11.37%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.69%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.01%) SugarCRM
5 12 (4.01%) nginx
6 8 (2.68%) Mule
7 7 (2.34%) IIS
8 6 (2.01%) CMS
8 6 (2.01%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.67%) Jetty
9 5 (1.67%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.67%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.34%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.00%) GemFire
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.00%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.34%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.68%) DNS
2 11 (3.68%) SAN
3 9 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.34%) Internet
5 6 (2.01%) Firewall
5 6 (2.01%) LDAP
5 6 (2.01%) DHCP
5 6 (2.01%) HTTP
6 5 (1.67%) FTP
7 4 (1.34%) IPsec
7 4 (1.34%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (1.00%) Network Security
8 3 (1.00%) SSL
9 2 (0.67%) SMTP
9 2 (0.67%) Intranet
9 2 (0.67%) SNMP
9 2 (0.67%) Broadband
9 2 (0.67%) PBX
9 2 (0.67%) VoIP
9 2 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.38%) Relational Database
2 38 (12.71%) MySQL
3 28 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (9.03%) RDBMS
5 24 (8.03%) SQL Server
6 22 (7.36%) Pentaho
6 22 (7.36%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (4.68%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.34%) Big Data
11 6 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.01%) KDB
11 6 (2.01%) PowerCenter
12 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.34%) DTS
13 4 (1.34%) DB2
13 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.70%) Subversion
3 23 (7.69%) Maven
4 15 (5.02%) JUnit
5 12 (4.01%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (4.01%) Jasmine
5 12 (4.01%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.68%) Ant
7 10 (3.34%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.01%) Selenium
8 6 (2.01%) RSpec
9 5 (1.67%) JIRA
10 4 (1.34%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.00%) Gradle
11 3 (1.00%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 105 (35.12%) Finance
2 37 (12.37%) Banking
3 24 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.69%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.68%) Front Office
6 12 (4.01%) Marketing
7 10 (3.34%) Electronics
7 10 (3.34%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.68%) Retail
9 7 (2.34%) Retail Banking
10 6 (2.01%) Games
11 5 (1.67%) Legal
12 4 (1.34%) German Language
12 4 (1.34%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.34%) Turkish Language
12 4 (1.34%) Private Banking
13 3 (1.00%) Publishing
14 2 (0.67%) Advertising
14 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 175 (58.53%) Developer
2 49 (16.39%) Analyst
3 43 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.71%) Ruby Developer
5 31 (10.37%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.69%) Programmer
8 16 (5.35%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.35%) PHP Developer
9 15 (5.02%) Applications Support
9 15 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.01%) C++ Developer
10 12 (4.01%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (3.68%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.01%) Administrator
12 9 (3.01%) Python Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Support Specialist
14 7 (2.34%) Software Developer
14 7 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (34.45%) HTML
2 89 (29.77%) CSS
3 59 (19.73%) jQuery
4 56 (18.73%) Ruby on Rails
5 46 (15.38%) Spring
6 37 (12.37%) REST
7 33 (11.04%) XML
8 29 (9.70%) Hibernate
9 26 (8.70%) HTML5
10 22 (7.36%) J2EE
11 15 (5.02%) .NET
11 15 (5.02%) Web Services
12 14 (4.68%) Sinatra
13 13 (4.35%) Middleware
13 13 (4.35%) JMS
14 12 (4.01%) FIX Protocol
15 11 (3.68%) CSS3
16 10 (3.34%) SOAP
16 10 (3.34%) Java EE
17 9 (3.01%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.71%) Open Source
2 30 (10.03%) Mobile App
3 25 (8.36%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.35%) Equities
5 10 (3.34%) DTV
5 10 (3.34%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.68%) Derivative
7 7 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.67%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.34%) GIS
10 4 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.34%) Blog
11 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.00%) Physics
11 3 (1.00%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.67%) Tandem
12 2 (0.67%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 131 (43.81%) UNIX
2 62 (20.74%) Windows
3 50 (16.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.35%) Solaris
5 15 (5.02%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.01%) AIX
7 11 (3.68%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (3.01%) CentOS
9 8 (2.68%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.00%) Tru64
12 2 (0.67%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.33%) SUSE
13 1 (0.33%) Debian
13 1 (0.33%) Fedora
13 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.41%) OO
2 43 (14.38%) Web Development
3 28 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.36%) Project Management
4 26 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (8.36%) TDD
5 25 (8.36%) MVC
5 25 (8.36%) OOD
6 23 (7.69%) ITIL
7 20 (6.69%) Multithreading
8 14 (4.68%) Data Modelling
9 13 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 12 (4.01%) Automated Testing
10 12 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.01%) Waterfall
10 12 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (4.01%) DevOps
11 11 (3.68%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (3.68%) SOA
11 11 (3.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 126 (42.14%) Java
2 121 (40.47%) SQL
3 101 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 73 (24.41%) Ruby
5 66 (22.07%) Python
6 54 (18.06%) Perl
7 53 (17.73%) PHP
8 35 (11.71%) PL/SQL
9 33 (11.04%) Shell Script
10 29 (9.70%) C++
11 24 (8.03%) Jython
12 18 (6.02%) C#
13 13 (4.35%) Bash Shell
14 11 (3.68%) T-SQL
15 10 (3.34%) C
16 7 (2.34%) PowerShell
17 6 (2.01%) CoffeeScript
18 5 (1.67%) PHP5
18 5 (1.67%) VBScript
19 4 (1.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 40 (13.38%) Degree
2 5 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.67%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.67%) HNC
3 2 (0.67%) HND
3 2 (0.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.33%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.33%) RHCA
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.33%) VCAP
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.69%) QA
2 8 (2.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.34%) Xen
3 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) Samba
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.33%) RHEV
4 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.68%) Puppet
2 13 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.67%) Ansible
3 5 (1.67%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.34%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.00%) MOM
6 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.67%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Control-M
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 73 (24.41%) Oracle
2 51 (17.06%) Red Hat
3 35 (11.71%) Sybase
4 33 (11.04%) JBoss
5 23 (7.69%) Informatica
6 19 (6.35%) VMware
7 12 (4.01%) Talend
8 10 (3.34%) SAP
9 7 (2.34%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.34%) Adobe
10 4 (1.34%) EMC
10 4 (1.34%) Jaspersoft
10 4 (1.34%) Wall Street Systems
10 4 (1.34%) Actimize
10 4 (1.34%) Google
10 4 (1.34%) Green Hat
11 3 (1.00%) Brocade
11 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.00%) StreamBase
11 3 (1.00%) Veritas
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