The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 128 149 155
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 10 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.58% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Median salary £41,250 £31,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.92% -25.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £28,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
2320 2922 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 95.30% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1892 2038
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 6 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 8 £41,250 +42.24%
West Lothian +3 1 - -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) LAMP
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Apache
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.88%) DECT
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) UWB
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MSDE
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Robot Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) R
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Check_MK
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) Percona
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec