The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 8.00% 10.53% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Lanarkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Lanarkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 36.00% 26.32% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North Lanarkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North Lanarkshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Job Locations in North Lanarkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North Lanarkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bellshill +1 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Airdrie - 1 - -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp