The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Highlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 20.00% 9.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £21,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 60.00% 72.73% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Highlands region.

Linux Salary Trend in the Highlands

Linux
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Inverness +10 3 - - 1
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Aviemore
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago