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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 157 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.094% - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% - 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
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
3049 3180 3069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.73% 95.55% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 2030 2189
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) HP