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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 4.35% - 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6 39 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 26.09% 69.64% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £60,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 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
(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 - 1 £60,000 -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle