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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 131 128 154
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.73% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 5
Median salary £50,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
2178 2757 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.03% 95.43% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1811 1907
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +6 4 £50,000 +72.41% 2
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) LAMP
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
7 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (11.76%) Percona
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.76%) Check_MK
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto

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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.88%) DECT
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) UWB
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Arduino
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Check_MK
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Brocade
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
2 2 (11.76%) Percona
2 2 (11.76%) Perforce
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
Kirkliston, West Lothian
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
East Kilbride, Scotland
Traveltek Limited
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago