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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 9.09% 20.00% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 33.33% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £21,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
5 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 45.45% 60.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Average salary - £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness 0 1 - -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle