The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / Scotland
Rank 24 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 170 260 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.53% 8.91% 9.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.20% 36.16% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 112 180 186
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £32,450 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
483 719 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.40% 24.65% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 316 427 451
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Scotland

Linux
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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 +10 115 £42,500 -5.55% 20
Glasgow -19 40 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Lothian +5 7 £42,500 - 1
Fife +3 7 £27,500 -15.38%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Linux.

1 136 (34.34%) Java
2 130 (32.83%) Windows
3 120 (30.30%) Finance
4 113 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (27.02%) SQL
6 97 (24.49%) Python
7 84 (21.21%) Unix
8 64 (16.16%) VMware
9 61 (15.40%) Oracle
9 61 (15.40%) Software Engineering
10 57 (14.39%) DevOps
11 56 (14.14%) Spring
11 56 (14.14%) JavaScript
12 55 (13.89%) C++
12 55 (13.89%) Open Source
13 52 (13.13%) Web Services
14 51 (12.88%) HTML
14 51 (12.88%) Red Hat
15 48 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
16 47 (11.87%) Microsoft
16 47 (11.87%) Perl
16 47 (11.87%) XML
17 45 (11.36%) Firewall
17 45 (11.36%) Puppet
18 44 (11.11%) Degree
19 42 (10.61%) Banking
19 42 (10.61%) SOA
20 41 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (10.35%) Opscode Chef

Linux
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 32 (8.08%) Apache
2 29 (7.32%) JBoss
3 24 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.28%) IIS
7 8 (2.02%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.77%) nginx
9 6 (1.52%) Confluence
9 6 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.26%) CMS
10 5 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.01%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.01%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.25%) Houdini
3 1 (0.25%) Maya
3 1 (0.25%) NUKE
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.52%) HFM
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.80%) SaaS
4 12 (3.03%) IaaS
5 8 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.52%) PaaS
8 5 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.01%) Office 365
10 3 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) GitHub
12 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.36%) Firewall
2 24 (6.06%) SAN
3 23 (5.81%) DNS
4 16 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.28%) WAN
6 11 (2.78%) HTTP
7 10 (2.53%) VPN
8 9 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (2.27%) LDAP
8 9 (2.27%) Network Security
8 9 (2.27%) VoIP
9 8 (2.02%) Wireless
10 7 (1.77%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.77%) LAN
11 6 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.52%) Internet
12 5 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (1.26%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.26%) NAS
12 5 (1.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.09%) MySQL
2 32 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.07%) Oracle Database
4 27 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 27 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.55%) Big Data
7 15 (3.79%) Neo4j
7 15 (3.79%) Pentaho
8 14 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 13 (3.28%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.28%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.78%) DB2
11 9 (2.27%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 39 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.05%) Maven
4 15 (3.79%) Talend Open Studio
5 14 (3.54%) Subversion
6 11 (2.78%) JUnit
6 11 (2.78%) Selenium
7 9 (2.27%) Ant
8 8 (2.02%) JIRA
8 8 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.26%) Grunt
11 5 (1.26%) gulp
12 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.01%) GoCD
12 4 (1.01%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.76%) Gradle
14 2 (0.51%) Travis CI
General
1 120 (30.30%) Finance
2 42 (10.61%) Banking
3 25 (6.31%) Games
4 13 (3.28%) Retail
5 12 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.78%) Electronics
7 9 (2.27%) Law
8 8 (2.02%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.52%) Legal
11 5 (1.26%) Publishing
12 4 (1.01%) Advertising
12 4 (1.01%) Front Office
13 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.76%) Marketing
14 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.51%) French Language
14 2 (0.51%) German Language
14 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 110 (27.78%) Developer
2 49 (12.37%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.61%) Analyst
4 34 (8.59%) Software Engineer
5 30 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (4.29%) Consultant
7 17 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.04%) Applications Developer
8 16 (4.04%) C++ Developer
9 15 (3.79%) Administrator
9 15 (3.79%) C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (3.54%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (3.54%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.28%) Embedded Engineer
11 13 (3.28%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.03%) Java Engineer
13 11 (2.78%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.14%) Spring
2 52 (13.13%) Web Services
3 51 (12.88%) HTML
4 47 (11.87%) XML
5 27 (6.82%) CSS
5 27 (6.82%) JSON
5 27 (6.82%) Middleware
6 26 (6.57%) Java EE
7 25 (6.31%) ELK Stack
8 24 (6.06%) Hibernate
9 21 (5.30%) Apache Camel
10 20 (5.05%) .NET
11 19 (4.80%) HTML5
12 17 (4.29%) RESTful
13 15 (3.79%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (3.79%) Drools
13 15 (3.79%) jBPM
14 14 (3.54%) jQuery
14 14 (3.54%) REST
15 13 (3.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.27%) PKI
5 9 (2.27%) Replication
6 8 (2.02%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.77%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.52%) User Experience
9 5 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.26%) Derivative
9 5 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.01%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 130 (32.83%) Windows
2 84 (21.21%) Unix
3 48 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.06%) Solaris
6 20 (5.05%) AIX
7 19 (4.80%) CentOS
8 16 (4.04%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.78%) Android
9 11 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.27%) Windows 7
12 8 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.01%) zOS
15 3 (0.76%) VMS
16 2 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.51%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (15.40%) Software Engineering
3 57 (14.39%) DevOps
4 55 (13.89%) Open Source
5 42 (10.61%) SOA
6 41 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (10.10%) Microservices
7 40 (10.10%) SDLC
8 38 (9.60%) High Availability
9 36 (9.09%) TDD
10 33 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 25 (6.31%) ITIL
11 25 (6.31%) Scrum
11 25 (6.31%) Web Development
12 23 (5.81%) OO
13 20 (5.05%) Analytics
14 19 (4.80%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.80%) Service Delivery
15 18 (4.55%) Change Management
16 16 (4.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 136 (34.34%) Java
2 107 (27.02%) SQL
3 97 (24.49%) Python
4 56 (14.14%) JavaScript
5 55 (13.89%) C++
6 47 (11.87%) Perl
7 34 (8.59%) C#
7 34 (8.59%) PL/SQL
8 32 (8.08%) Bash Shell
8 32 (8.08%) PowerShell
9 27 (6.82%) C
10 26 (6.57%) Ruby
11 19 (4.80%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.79%) PHP
13 7 (1.77%) VBScript
14 5 (1.26%) VB
15 3 (0.76%) Assembly Language
15 3 (0.76%) Delphi
15 3 (0.76%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 44 (11.11%) Degree
2 13 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.77%) CCNA
4 7 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.52%) CCNP
5 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.26%) HND
6 5 (1.26%) ISEB
6 5 (1.26%) RHCE
7 3 (0.76%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.25%) CCMSE
9 1 (0.25%) CCSM
9 1 (0.25%) CEH
9 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.78%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) SLA
3 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) COBIT
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.80%) Docker
4 11 (2.78%) Firmware
4 11 (2.78%) NFS
5 10 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.53%) Samba
6 6 (1.52%) Varnish
7 5 (1.26%) vSphere
8 4 (1.01%) Apache Flume
8 4 (1.01%) Squid
9 3 (0.76%) RHEV
9 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.51%) NDS
10 2 (0.51%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.51%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (11.36%) Puppet
2 41 (10.35%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.29%) Ansible
4 10 (2.53%) Mesos
5 6 (1.52%) Capistrano
5 6 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.26%) Nagios
7 4 (1.01%) SCCM
8 3 (0.76%) Check_MK
8 3 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.51%) Cacti
9 2 (0.51%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.51%) Iperf
9 2 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.51%) Terraform
9 2 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.51%) vRealize
9 2 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 64 (16.16%) VMware
2 61 (15.40%) Oracle
3 51 (12.88%) Red Hat
4 47 (11.87%) Microsoft
5 33 (8.33%) Cisco
6 20 (5.05%) HP
7 15 (3.79%) F5
7 15 (3.79%) Talend
8 14 (3.54%) Juniper
8 14 (3.54%) Splunk
9 11 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.78%) IBM
10 10 (2.53%) Sybase
11 9 (2.27%) Citrix
12 8 (2.02%) Google
12 8 (2.02%) Palo Alto
12 8 (2.02%) Perforce
13 7 (1.77%) Cognos
13 7 (1.77%) Informatica
14 6 (1.52%) Hyperion
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