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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 5.88% 20.83% 8.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 83.33% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £50,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.69% +44.28%
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
5 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 29.41% 25.00% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
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 21 November 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 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (28.57%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago