The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 165 145 157
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.083% 0.46% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.49% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £49,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Glasgow - 3 £49,250 - 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Gradle
6 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) SAP