The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 23.81% - 14.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £31,500 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 - £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Operating Systems Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 4 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 47.62% 23.53% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 21
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Linux
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Linux Salary Trend in Livingston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) SystemC
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) SystemC
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago