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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 166 168 151
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.094% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £60,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% +17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 3 £60,000 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Equities

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco