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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 152 158 159
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.19% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 17
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
2782 3016 3596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.44% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1937 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 3 £40,000 -
Fife - 2 £29,250 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) CentOS
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Modbus
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.76%) Ansible
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby

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%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Modbus
3 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.88%) DECT
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) UWB
4 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Front Office
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle