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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 2.17% 14.81% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 44.44% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
2 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 4.35% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +32.07%
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 5 February 2016, 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 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Sun

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sun