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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 4.65% 25.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
9 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 20.93% 50.00% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Average salary £52,500 £33,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -7.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) MOS
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) VTSP
2 4 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) Intel
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) HNC
2 4 (66.67%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) VTSP
2 4 (66.67%) HNC
2 4 (66.67%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) Intel
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago