The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 12 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 7.14% 4.44% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 25.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £38,000 £60,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +90.47%
UK excluding London median salary £44,869 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +3.75%
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
7 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 25.00% 17.78% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Median salary £28,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of job ads across the Livingston region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP