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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 132 159 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.22% 11.48% 9.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.38% 40.66% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 58
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
319 391 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.69% 28.23% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 175 202 152
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 121 (52.61%) Finance
2 108 (46.96%) UNIX
3 107 (46.52%) Java
4 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (31.74%) SQL
6 63 (27.39%) Relational Database
7 61 (26.52%) Oracle
8 56 (24.35%) OO
9 52 (22.61%) Windows
10 51 (22.17%) Spring
11 49 (21.30%) Python
12 47 (20.43%) Shell Script
13 45 (19.57%) Banking
14 42 (18.26%) TDD
15 41 (17.83%) RDBMS
16 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (16.52%) Maven
17 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
17 38 (16.52%) HTML
18 36 (15.65%) Hibernate
19 33 (14.35%) Oracle Database
20 32 (13.91%) PHP
21 31 (13.48%) HTML5
22 30 (13.04%) Degree
22 30 (13.04%) Perl
22 30 (13.04%) C++
22 30 (13.04%) Software Engineering
23 29 (12.61%) XML
24 28 (12.17%) Solaris
24 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (9.57%) Apache
2 20 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.22%) JBoss
4 10 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.04%) SAS
6 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.74%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.30%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.30%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.87%) Mule
9 2 (0.87%) Confluence
9 2 (0.87%) Node.js
9 2 (0.87%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.43%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Oracle 11i
1 15 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.48%) Magento
3 4 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.30%) PRMS
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.30%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.83%) Internet
2 17 (7.39%) SAN
3 11 (4.78%) SNMP
4 10 (4.35%) DNS
5 9 (3.91%) LAN
6 8 (3.48%) DHCP
6 8 (3.48%) ICMP
6 8 (3.48%) Firewall
7 7 (3.04%) HTTP
8 6 (2.61%) WLAN
8 6 (2.61%) WAN
8 6 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.61%) VPN
8 6 (2.61%) NAS
9 4 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.74%) SSH
9 4 (1.74%) LDAP
9 4 (1.74%) MPLS
9 4 (1.74%) RIP
10 3 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.39%) Relational Database
2 41 (17.83%) RDBMS
3 33 (14.35%) Oracle Database
4 27 (11.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (9.13%) NoSQL
5 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
6 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (6.52%) MySQL
8 12 (5.22%) DB2
9 11 (4.78%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.78%) Big Data
10 10 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.04%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.61%) Hadoop
14 5 (2.17%) Pentaho
15 4 (1.74%) Apache Hive
15 4 (1.74%) HBase
15 4 (1.74%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 38 (16.52%) Maven
2 24 (10.43%) JUnit
3 21 (9.13%) Ant
4 14 (6.09%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.22%) Flash Builder
5 12 (5.22%) Subversion
6 10 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.91%) Mockito
8 7 (3.04%) TestNG
8 7 (3.04%) Gradle
8 7 (3.04%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.17%) JIRA
9 5 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.74%) FitNesse
10 4 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.30%) Selenium
11 3 (1.30%) XMLUnit
12 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.87%) Xcode
12 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 121 (52.61%) Finance
2 45 (19.57%) Banking
3 20 (8.70%) Legal
4 19 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.52%) Games
6 11 (4.78%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.61%) Front Office
8 3 (1.30%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (45.22%) Developer
2 40 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 20 (8.70%) DBA
4 19 (8.26%) Analyst
4 19 (8.26%) Oracle DBA
5 18 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.52%) C++ Developer
7 14 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Python Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 9 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) Applications Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.61%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Architect
12 6 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.17%) Spring
2 38 (16.52%) HTML
3 36 (15.65%) Hibernate
4 31 (13.48%) HTML5
5 29 (12.61%) XML
6 24 (10.43%) J2EE
7 20 (8.70%) Web Services
7 20 (8.70%) Middleware
8 19 (8.26%) CSS
9 17 (7.39%) JMS
10 16 (6.96%) Ext JS
11 12 (5.22%) JAXB
11 12 (5.22%) SAX
11 12 (5.22%) DOM
11 12 (5.22%) Flash
11 12 (5.22%) iBATIS
12 11 (4.78%) J2SE
12 11 (4.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (4.35%) CSS3
13 10 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.48%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.04%) User Experience
5 5 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.74%) Derivative
6 4 (1.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (1.74%) Replication
6 4 (1.74%) iPad
6 4 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.74%) RIA
7 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.30%) W3C
7 3 (1.30%) Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Physics
8 2 (0.87%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 108 (46.96%) UNIX
2 52 (22.61%) Windows
3 28 (12.17%) Solaris
4 26 (11.30%) AIX
5 19 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.78%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (3.04%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.17%) Android
9 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.87%) Tru64
10 2 (0.87%) SUSE
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.35%) OO
3 42 (18.26%) TDD
4 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 23 (10.00%) SDLC
7 22 (9.57%) Unit Testing
8 21 (9.13%) ITIL
9 20 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 19 (8.26%) OOD
10 19 (8.26%) Scrum
11 18 (7.83%) Content Management
12 16 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.96%) Incident Management
13 15 (6.52%) Open Source
13 15 (6.52%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.52%) Change Management
13 15 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (6.09%) DevOps
14 14 (6.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (46.52%) Java
2 73 (31.74%) SQL
3 49 (21.30%) Python
4 47 (20.43%) Shell Script
5 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
6 32 (13.91%) PHP
7 30 (13.04%) Perl
7 30 (13.04%) C++
8 16 (6.96%) Ruby
9 14 (6.09%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.48%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.04%) C
12 6 (2.61%) Tcl
13 5 (2.17%) Korn
13 5 (2.17%) C#
14 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.74%) R
15 3 (1.30%) Jython
15 3 (1.30%) PHP5
15 3 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (13.04%) Degree
2 8 (3.48%) HND
3 6 (2.61%) CCNA
3 6 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.74%) EnCE
5 3 (1.30%) HNC
5 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.30%) NCDA
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) WAI
2 3 (1.30%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) Section 508
System Software
1 7 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.74%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.74%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.30%) vSphere
4 2 (0.87%) Docker
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (7.83%) Puppet
2 17 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (3.04%) Control-M
5 4 (1.74%) Nagios
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Statspack
5 4 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (1.74%) logstash
5 4 (1.74%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.30%) Foglight
7 2 (0.87%) Munin
7 2 (0.87%) Graphite
7 2 (0.87%) Iperf
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.43%) MOM
8 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 61 (26.52%) Oracle
2 27 (11.74%) Sybase
3 24 (10.43%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.65%) VMware
6 11 (4.78%) IBM
7 8 (3.48%) Informatica
7 8 (3.48%) Sun
8 6 (2.61%) EMC
9 5 (2.17%) Cisco
9 5 (2.17%) Talend
10 4 (1.74%) Veritas
10 4 (1.74%) Cognos
10 4 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.74%) Splunk
11 3 (1.30%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.30%) Vertica
11 3 (1.30%) Teradata
11 3 (1.30%) Netezza
11 3 (1.30%) NetApp
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