The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 381 371 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.33% 11.72% 8.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.72% 41.45% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 230 223 231
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
984 895 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.09% 28.28% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 641 491 619
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
UK

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Salary Trend in Scotland

Linux
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Scotland

Linux
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 151 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Edinburgh -5 151 £38,000 +4.82% 21
Aberdeen -8 18 £39,000 +16.41% 4
West Lothian +5 16 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Dundee +13 15 £38,000 +16.92%
Fife +10 11 £37,000 - 1
Stirling -8 3 £45,000 - 1
Moray - 3 - -
Highlands +8 2 - - 2
East Lothian +2 2 £19,500 +8.33% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £53,000 -
Lothian - 1 £36,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 303 (41.85%) Java
2 219 (30.25%) UNIX
3 215 (29.70%) Windows
4 192 (26.52%) SQL
5 177 (24.45%) Python
6 160 (22.10%) Oracle
7 158 (21.82%) JavaScript
8 142 (19.61%) Red Hat
9 135 (18.65%) HTML
10 127 (17.54%) Finance
11 124 (17.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 122 (16.85%) OO
13 115 (15.88%) CSS
14 113 (15.61%) MongoDB
15 104 (14.36%) JBoss
16 101 (13.95%) Degree
17 97 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
18 96 (13.26%) Open Source
19 91 (12.57%) Git (software)
19 91 (12.57%) Perl
20 88 (12.15%) jQuery
20 88 (12.15%) Relational Database
21 87 (12.02%) Software Engineering
22 85 (11.74%) MySQL
23 82 (11.33%) PHP
23 82 (11.33%) Ruby
24 76 (10.50%) C++
24 76 (10.50%) XML
24 76 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
25 75 (10.36%) Drupal

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 75 (10.36%) Drupal
2 71 (9.81%) Apache
3 60 (8.29%) SugarCRM
4 59 (8.15%) WebSphere
5 46 (6.35%) WebLogic
6 29 (4.01%) NetWeaver
7 27 (3.73%) Tomcat
8 23 (3.18%) CMS
9 16 (2.21%) SAP Portal
10 15 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (1.93%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.66%) nginx
13 11 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
14 10 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 10 (1.38%) WebSphere Process Server
15 8 (1.10%) TeamSite
16 7 (0.97%) Mule
16 7 (0.97%) Node.js
17 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.83%) GemFire
Applications
1 35 (4.83%) MS Office
2 32 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.38%) RoboHelp
3 10 (1.38%) Acrobat
3 10 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.38%) FrameMaker
4 9 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.10%) GIMP
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.55%) MFGPRO
3 4 (0.55%) KANA IQ
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.21%) GitHub
2 13 (1.80%) SaaS
3 9 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.25%) Firewall
1 38 (5.25%) SAN
2 32 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.45%) HTTP
4 23 (3.18%) Internet
4 23 (3.18%) DNS
5 16 (2.21%) LDAP
5 16 (2.21%) VPN
6 9 (1.24%) SSL
6 9 (1.24%) DHCP
7 8 (1.10%) LAN
7 8 (1.10%) WAN
8 6 (0.83%) NAS
8 6 (0.83%) VoIP
8 6 (0.83%) IPsec
8 6 (0.83%) Wireless
9 5 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.69%) Broadband
9 5 (0.69%) SMTP
10 4 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (15.61%) MongoDB
2 88 (12.15%) Relational Database
3 85 (11.74%) MySQL
4 72 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (8.98%) SQL Server
5 65 (8.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 54 (7.46%) Pentaho
7 53 (7.32%) RDBMS
8 44 (6.08%) NoSQL
9 41 (5.66%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.76%) Big Data
11 18 (2.49%) SAP BW
12 16 (2.21%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.24%) DB2
14 9 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.83%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 91 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.29%) Subversion
3 54 (7.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 26 (3.59%) NWDI
5 23 (3.18%) JIRA
6 22 (3.04%) Ant
7 20 (2.76%) Maven
8 18 (2.49%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.35%) JUnit
9 17 (2.35%) Trac
10 16 (2.21%) ClearCase
11 14 (1.93%) Mercurial
12 13 (1.80%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.52%) Selenium
14 8 (1.10%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.97%) Hudson
16 6 (0.83%) RSpec
16 6 (0.83%) ClearQuest
16 6 (0.83%) Eclipse
17 5 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 127 (17.54%) Finance
2 57 (7.87%) Banking
3 28 (3.87%) Advertising
4 21 (2.90%) Retail
5 20 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.62%) Games
7 14 (1.93%) Electronics
8 13 (1.80%) Legal
8 13 (1.80%) Front Office
9 11 (1.52%) Marketing
10 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.55%) French Language
10 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.55%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) German Language
11 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.41%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 266 (36.74%) Developer
2 77 (10.64%) Java Developer
3 75 (10.36%) Software Engineer
4 67 (9.25%) Senior Developer
5 61 (8.43%) Administrator
6 59 (8.15%) Architect
7 53 (7.32%) Analyst
8 38 (5.25%) Software Developer
9 37 (5.11%) Applications Support
10 30 (4.14%) Web Developer
10 30 (4.14%) DBA
11 29 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (3.45%) Consultant
13 24 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.04%) Support Analyst
15 20 (2.76%) Oracle DBA
16 19 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (2.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 18 (2.49%) Ruby Developer
17 18 (2.49%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (18.65%) HTML
2 115 (15.88%) CSS
3 88 (12.15%) jQuery
4 76 (10.50%) XML
5 75 (10.36%) Middleware
6 67 (9.25%) HTML5
7 64 (8.84%) Spring
8 51 (7.04%) Hibernate
9 47 (6.49%) JSON
10 44 (6.08%) Web Services
11 43 (5.94%) .NET
11 43 (5.94%) J2EE
12 42 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
13 32 (4.42%) SAP Basis
14 31 (4.28%) LAMP
15 28 (3.87%) AngularJS
16 25 (3.45%) JMS
16 25 (3.45%) CSS3
16 25 (3.45%) PostGIS
17 24 (3.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.26%) Open Source
2 70 (9.67%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.01%) GIS
4 24 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.80%) Derivative
9 12 (1.66%) PKI
10 11 (1.52%) Equities
10 11 (1.52%) Physics
11 9 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.24%) PDA
11 9 (1.24%) SystemC
12 8 (1.10%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.97%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.97%) Clustering
13 7 (0.97%) Firmware
13 7 (0.97%) Blog
13 7 (0.97%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 219 (30.25%) UNIX
2 215 (29.70%) Windows
3 124 (17.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 74 (10.22%) AIX
5 63 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 45 (6.22%) Solaris
7 31 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (4.01%) Android
9 26 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (3.59%) Debian
10 22 (3.04%) Windows 7
11 21 (2.90%) CentOS
12 17 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 15 (2.07%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.66%) Windows Vista
15 11 (1.52%) Windows 2000
15 11 (1.52%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.38%) zOS
17 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (16.85%) OO
2 97 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (12.02%) Software Engineering
4 76 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (9.25%) TDD
6 56 (7.73%) ITIL
7 53 (7.32%) Scrum
8 46 (6.35%) Multithreading
9 43 (5.94%) MVC
10 36 (4.97%) OOP
11 33 (4.56%) Unit Testing
12 32 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (4.42%) Automated Testing
13 31 (4.28%) TOGAF
13 31 (4.28%) Service Delivery
14 30 (4.14%) Workflow
15 27 (3.73%) Web Development
16 25 (3.45%) ERP
17 24 (3.31%) Product Management
18 23 (3.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 303 (41.85%) Java
2 192 (26.52%) SQL
3 177 (24.45%) Python
4 158 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 91 (12.57%) Perl
6 82 (11.33%) PHP
6 82 (11.33%) Ruby
7 76 (10.50%) C++
8 67 (9.25%) Shell Script
8 67 (9.25%) Jython
9 45 (6.22%) C#
10 33 (4.56%) C
11 29 (4.01%) ABAP
12 26 (3.59%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.45%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.07%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.80%) VB
16 6 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (0.83%) Scala
16 6 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (13.95%) Degree
2 16 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.10%) CCNA
6 6 (0.83%) MCSE
7 5 (0.69%) ISEB
8 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.55%) MCSA
9 3 (0.41%) GIAC
9 3 (0.41%) PhD
9 3 (0.41%) CISSP
9 3 (0.41%) MCITP
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.14%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.14%) MCP
11 1 (0.14%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.14%) SLA
2 9 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.52%) vSphere
5 7 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.41%) NFS
7 3 (0.41%) KVM
8 2 (0.28%) Xen
8 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.28%) Samba
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (2.35%) Puppet
1 17 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.52%) Nagios
3 10 (1.38%) Capistrano
4 9 (1.24%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.69%) MOM
6 5 (0.69%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.69%) SCCM
6 5 (0.69%) SCOM
7 4 (0.55%) Ansible
7 4 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.41%) Munin
8 3 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.28%) SmokePing
9 2 (0.28%) Cacti
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 160 (22.10%) Oracle
2 142 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 104 (14.36%) JBoss
4 75 (10.36%) VMware
5 58 (8.01%) Microsoft
6 54 (7.46%) Talend
7 35 (4.83%) HP
8 32 (4.42%) SAP
9 31 (4.28%) Cisco
10 25 (3.45%) Sybase
11 23 (3.18%) IBM
12 22 (3.04%) Google
13 18 (2.49%) Adobe
14 17 (2.35%) TIBCO
15 14 (1.93%) Facebook
15 14 (1.93%) Twitter
16 13 (1.80%) Zend
17 12 (1.66%) EMC
18 10 (1.38%) NetApp
18 10 (1.38%) Informatica
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