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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 36 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 88 100 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.47% 9.21% 12.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.51% 39.53% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 93
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
332 253 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.39% 23.30% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 178 158 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £53,700
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 9 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (46.08%) Unix
2 87 (40.09%) Java
3 85 (39.17%) SQL
4 76 (35.02%) Windows
5 70 (32.26%) Oracle
6 67 (30.88%) Finance
7 65 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (25.81%) Degree
9 55 (25.35%) Python
10 50 (23.04%) Shell Script
11 40 (18.43%) Oracle Database
12 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (17.05%) Relational Database
14 35 (16.13%) Solaris
15 33 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (14.75%) Multithreading
17 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 31 (14.29%) Spring
17 31 (14.29%) Maven
18 30 (13.82%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (13.82%) DevOps
19 29 (13.36%) Puppet
19 29 (13.36%) SQL Server
20 27 (12.44%) Sybase
21 26 (11.98%) PL/SQL
21 26 (11.98%) Oracle Database 10g
22 25 (11.52%) RDBMS
22 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
23 24 (11.06%) Web Services
23 24 (11.06%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (9.68%) JBoss
2 17 (7.83%) Oracle Application Server
3 16 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.37%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (4.15%) MQSeries
5 9 (4.15%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.30%) IIS
8 4 (1.84%) GemFire
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.38%) Apache
10 2 (0.92%) Confluence
10 2 (0.92%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.92%) Mule
10 2 (0.92%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.92%) Node.js
10 2 (0.92%) SAS
10 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (7.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.92%) RMDS
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.07%) IaaS
2 11 (5.07%) PaaS
3 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.84%) DigitalOcean
5 4 (1.84%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.45%) DHCP
1 14 (6.45%) DNS
2 13 (5.99%) SAN
3 11 (5.07%) Firewall
4 9 (4.15%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.69%) Internet
6 7 (3.23%) LAN
6 7 (3.23%) WAN
7 6 (2.76%) VPN
8 5 (2.30%) ICMP
8 5 (2.30%) Wireless
9 4 (1.84%) WLAN
10 3 (1.38%) HTTP
10 3 (1.38%) Network Security
10 3 (1.38%) SSL
10 3 (1.38%) tcpdump
10 3 (1.38%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.92%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.92%) NAS
11 2 (0.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.43%) Oracle Database
2 37 (17.05%) Relational Database
3 30 (13.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (13.36%) SQL Server
5 26 (11.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (11.52%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.69%) MySQL
8 8 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.23%) DB2
10 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.30%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.84%) KDB
12 4 (1.84%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.38%) MSDE
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.92%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 31 (14.29%) Maven
2 20 (9.22%) Subversion
3 18 (8.29%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.37%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.07%) JUnit
6 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.76%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.30%) ClearCase
7 5 (2.30%) Gradle
8 4 (1.84%) Hudson
8 4 (1.84%) JBehave
9 2 (0.92%) Clang
9 2 (0.92%) GDB
9 2 (0.92%) JIRA
9 2 (0.92%) Mockito
9 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.92%) Xcode
10 1 (0.46%) Ant
10 1 (0.46%) MSI
10 1 (0.46%) Robot Framework
General
1 67 (30.88%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Banking
3 12 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.07%) Legal
5 10 (4.61%) Front Office
6 9 (4.15%) Games
7 4 (1.84%) Electronics
7 4 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.84%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.92%) Automotive
9 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (25.35%) Developer
2 30 (13.82%) DBA
3 27 (12.44%) Oracle DBA
4 24 (11.06%) Java Developer
5 21 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (8.76%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (7.83%) Automation Engineer
8 16 (7.37%) Analyst
9 14 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.99%) Applications Support
10 13 (5.99%) Architect
11 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Lead Java Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Python Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.61%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) C++ Developer
12 9 (4.15%) QA Automation Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.29%) Spring
2 24 (11.06%) Web Services
3 20 (9.22%) XML
4 15 (6.91%) Hibernate
4 15 (6.91%) Middleware
5 13 (5.99%) .NET
5 13 (5.99%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (5.07%) HTML
7 10 (4.61%) JMS
8 9 (4.15%) JSON
8 9 (4.15%) RESTful
9 7 (3.23%) CSS
10 6 (2.76%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (2.76%) HTML5
10 6 (2.76%) J2EE
10 6 (2.76%) STL
11 5 (2.30%) JDBC
11 5 (2.30%) jQuery
12 4 (1.84%) JSP
12 4 (1.84%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.37%) Derivative
4 12 (5.53%) Equity Derivative
5 11 (5.07%) Data Integration
6 10 (4.61%) Equities
7 8 (3.69%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.76%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.84%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.84%) Replication
10 4 (1.84%) User Experience
11 3 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 100 (46.08%) Unix
2 76 (35.02%) Windows
3 35 (16.13%) Solaris
4 20 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.53%) AIX
5 12 (5.53%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.76%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.84%) Android
9 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.84%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.38%) CentOS
10 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (14.75%) Multithreading
4 30 (13.82%) DevOps
5 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
6 24 (11.06%) TDD
7 19 (8.76%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.29%) SDLC
8 18 (8.29%) User Stories
9 17 (7.83%) ITIL
10 16 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.37%) Open Source
11 15 (6.91%) SOA
12 14 (6.45%) OO
13 13 (5.99%) Network Design
13 13 (5.99%) Project Management
14 11 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.07%) High Availability
14 11 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.07%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.09%) Java
2 85 (39.17%) SQL
3 55 (25.35%) Python
4 50 (23.04%) Shell Script
5 26 (11.98%) PL/SQL
6 22 (10.14%) Bash Shell
7 21 (9.68%) Perl
8 17 (7.83%) C++
9 14 (6.45%) Ruby
10 12 (5.53%) C#
11 11 (5.07%) PHP
12 9 (4.15%) JavaScript
13 8 (3.69%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.84%) C
14 4 (1.84%) VC++
15 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.46%) Clojure
16 1 (0.46%) Korn
16 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (25.81%) Degree
2 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.84%) CCNA
4 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) CCNP
5 2 (0.92%) CEH
5 2 (0.92%) CISSP
5 2 (0.92%) HND
5 2 (0.92%) SANS
5 2 (0.92%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCFP
6 1 (0.46%) EnCE
6 1 (0.46%) NCDA
6 1 (0.46%) RHCE
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) SSCP
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.29%) QA
2 6 (2.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (5.99%) Docker
2 12 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.30%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.30%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.84%) vSphere
6 3 (1.38%) LXC
7 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
7 1 (0.46%) RACF
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (13.36%) Puppet
2 19 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.91%) Ansible
4 8 (3.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (2.30%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.84%) Packer
7 3 (1.38%) Control-M
7 3 (1.38%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.92%) SCCM
9 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.46%) Graphite
9 1 (0.46%) Icinga
9 1 (0.46%) Iperf
9 1 (0.46%) Munin
9 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (32.26%) Oracle
2 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.44%) Sybase
4 22 (10.14%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.83%) IBM
5 17 (7.83%) VMware
6 13 (5.99%) Informatica
7 12 (5.53%) EMC
8 8 (3.69%) Google
9 7 (3.23%) Cisco
10 6 (2.76%) Citrix
10 6 (2.76%) StreamBase
11 5 (2.30%) Sun
12 4 (1.84%) Dell
12 4 (1.84%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.84%) Terracotta
12 4 (1.84%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.38%) Juniper
13 3 (1.38%) Symantec
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