The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 2 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 28.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Highlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 12.50% 28.57% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £60,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat