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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 2 16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 22.22% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 16.67% 22.22% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle