The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 144 147 160
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2837 2969 3231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.65% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 1905 2109
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,962 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -14 13 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh +8 4 £30,250 -10.37% 1
Fife - 1 £32,000 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Degree
3 17 (48.57%) Python
4 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
6 10 (28.57%) DevOps
6 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 10 (28.57%) Java
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
8 8 (22.86%) User Stories
9 7 (20.00%) Puppet
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) Perl
9 7 (20.00%) C++
10 6 (17.14%) C
11 5 (14.29%) Open Source
11 5 (14.29%) Apache
11 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
11 5 (14.29%) DNS
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby
11 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 4 (11.43%) Physics
12 4 (11.43%) Cisco
12 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
12 4 (11.43%) DHCP
12 4 (11.43%) C#
12 4 (11.43%) PHP
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) .NET

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MSDE
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Ant
3 2 (5.71%) Gradle
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Robot Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Trac
4 1 (2.86%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) ELK Stack
3 2 (5.71%) LAMP
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Django
4 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.86%) Qt
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) Physics
4 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.86%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.86%) GPGPU
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.86%) OpenWrt
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps
1 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) User Stories
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) Release Management
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) C
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
7 4 (11.43%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.71%) Korn
9 2 (5.71%) Scala
10 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Graphite
2 2 (5.71%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Opsview
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
3 2 (5.71%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Atmel
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
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