The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank - 150 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £38,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,750 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.51%
Linux Support
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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Scotland region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Linux Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script