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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 1 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 26.09% - 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 12
Average salary £31,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 - £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 - £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
12 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 52.17% 31.91% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 24
Average salary £33,250 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Livingston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (66.67%) C++
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 12 (66.67%) Android
1 12 (66.67%) SystemC
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago