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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 283 370 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.99% 11.76% 9.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.31% 48.68% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 134 217 231
Median salary £42,750 £44,875 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.73% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,350 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
UK

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
685 760 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.17% 24.17% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 384 440 566
Median salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow -1 166 £48,750 +8.33% 21
Edinburgh -13 93 £38,670 -11.10% 14
Fife -3 6 £28,250 -2.58%
North Lanarkshire - 5 £28,500 -
Dundee 0 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Aberdeen +9 2 £38,000 +2.70%
West Lothian 0 2 £40,000 -42.85% 1
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Stirling -8 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 211 (43.06%) Java
2 202 (41.22%) Windows
3 197 (40.20%) Unix
4 137 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (24.90%) Finance
6 118 (24.08%) SQL
7 109 (22.24%) Degree
8 96 (19.59%) Oracle
8 96 (19.59%) Python
9 85 (17.35%) Perl
10 81 (16.53%) HTML
11 79 (16.12%) CSS
12 74 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (14.69%) JavaScript
14 69 (14.08%) VMware
15 68 (13.88%) SDLC
16 67 (13.67%) DevOps
17 65 (13.27%) Git (software)
17 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
18 62 (12.65%) Banking
19 61 (12.45%) TDD
20 60 (12.24%) Red Hat
21 58 (11.84%) Shell Script
22 56 (11.43%) Software Engineering
22 56 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 55 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
24 54 (11.02%) Computer Science
24 54 (11.02%) AIX
24 54 (11.02%) Puppet
25 52 (10.61%) Docker

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 41 (8.37%) JBoss
2 39 (7.96%) Apache
3 22 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 21 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 16 (3.27%) IIS
7 15 (3.06%) Drupal
8 14 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (2.65%) Joomla!
9 13 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.63%) SAS
12 7 (1.43%) Apache Qpid
13 6 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.82%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS Project
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.47%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.65%) osCommerce
4 6 (1.22%) RMDS
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.39%) IaaS
2 43 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (8.16%) PaaS
4 29 (5.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 27 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (5.51%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.61%) Office 365
8 2 (0.41%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 35 (7.14%) SAN
3 31 (6.33%) Firewall
4 28 (5.71%) DNS
5 22 (4.49%) Internet
6 14 (2.86%) HTTP
7 13 (2.65%) DHCP
8 12 (2.45%) WAN
9 11 (2.24%) VoIP
10 7 (1.43%) BGP
10 7 (1.43%) LAN
10 7 (1.43%) LDAP
10 7 (1.43%) SSL
10 7 (1.43%) WebEx
11 6 (1.22%) Multicast
11 6 (1.22%) SMTP
12 5 (1.02%) OSPF
12 5 (1.02%) SSH
13 4 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.20%) Relational Database
2 36 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.94%) MySQL
3 34 (6.94%) Oracle Database
4 29 (5.92%) RDBMS
5 25 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.88%) Big Data
8 18 (3.67%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (3.27%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.43%) OLAP
13 7 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.02%) Base SAS
15 5 (1.02%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 65 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.94%) Maven
3 32 (6.53%) Subversion
4 28 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 22 (4.49%) Selenium
6 15 (3.06%) JIRA
6 15 (3.06%) JUnit
6 15 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (2.86%) gulp
8 13 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.24%) Ant
11 8 (1.63%) JBehave
11 8 (1.63%) Xcode
12 6 (1.22%) Grunt
12 6 (1.22%) Robot Framework
13 5 (1.02%) GoCD
13 5 (1.02%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.02%) TestNG
13 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (24.90%) Finance
2 62 (12.65%) Banking
3 19 (3.88%) Retail
4 16 (3.27%) Games
5 12 (2.45%) Legal
6 10 (2.04%) Front Office
7 8 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.63%) Publishing
7 8 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.43%) French Language
8 7 (1.43%) German Language
8 7 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.43%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 128 (26.12%) Developer
2 39 (7.96%) Java Developer
3 36 (7.35%) Software Engineer
4 32 (6.53%) Administrator
5 29 (5.92%) Web Developer
6 28 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.31%) Analyst
8 22 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.08%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.88%) Cloud Developer
12 18 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (3.67%) DBA
12 18 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (3.47%) Technical Specialist
14 16 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.86%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.53%) HTML
2 79 (16.12%) CSS
3 52 (10.61%) jQuery
4 50 (10.20%) HTML5
5 49 (10.00%) CSS3
6 44 (8.98%) Web Services
7 41 (8.37%) REST
8 36 (7.35%) Spring
9 34 (6.94%) AngularJS
9 34 (6.94%) JSON
9 34 (6.94%) Middleware
10 29 (5.92%) .NET
11 28 (5.71%) JSP
12 24 (4.90%) XML
13 23 (4.69%) LAMP
14 20 (4.08%) Ajax
15 18 (3.67%) Hibernate
16 17 (3.47%) JMS
17 16 (3.27%) J2EE
17 16 (3.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.12%) Derivative
4 28 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 27 (5.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.88%) Virtual Team
7 16 (3.27%) Equity Derivative
8 13 (2.65%) Equities
8 13 (2.65%) Wiki
9 11 (2.24%) OTC Derivatives
10 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.84%) User Experience
11 8 (1.63%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.22%) Informatics
12 6 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 202 (41.22%) Windows
2 197 (40.20%) Unix
3 56 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (11.02%) AIX
5 47 (9.59%) Windows Server
6 43 (8.78%) Solaris
7 26 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.29%) Ubuntu
9 20 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (3.27%) CentOS
11 15 (3.06%) Debian
12 12 (2.45%) Android
12 12 (2.45%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.22%) HPUX
15 3 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.61%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.41%) SUSE
16 2 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (13.88%) SDLC
3 67 (13.67%) DevOps
4 61 (12.45%) TDD
5 56 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 55 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (10.00%) Open Source
7 49 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 48 (9.80%) SOA
9 47 (9.59%) Configuration Management
10 46 (9.39%) OO
11 45 (9.18%) Analytics
12 43 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
13 38 (7.76%) Web Development
14 35 (7.14%) Project Management
15 34 (6.94%) High Availability
16 33 (6.73%) BDD
16 33 (6.73%) Performance Monitoring
17 32 (6.53%) Mentoring
17 32 (6.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 211 (43.06%) Java
2 118 (24.08%) SQL
3 96 (19.59%) Python
4 85 (17.35%) Perl
5 72 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 58 (11.84%) Shell Script
7 50 (10.20%) Bash Shell
8 39 (7.96%) PHP
9 37 (7.55%) C++
10 34 (6.94%) Ruby
11 31 (6.33%) C#
12 29 (5.92%) PL/SQL
13 25 (5.10%) PowerShell
14 22 (4.49%) C
15 16 (3.27%) Korn
16 12 (2.45%) T-SQL
17 11 (2.24%) VBScript
18 8 (1.63%) Apple Swift
18 8 (1.63%) Objective-C
19 6 (1.22%) Dart
Qualifications
1 109 (22.24%) Degree
2 13 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.63%) CCNA
6 6 (1.22%) CCNP
6 6 (1.22%) CISSP
6 6 (1.22%) MCSE
7 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.82%) MCSA
9 3 (0.61%) GCIA
9 3 (0.61%) GCIH
9 3 (0.61%) ISEB
9 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.41%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.41%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.41%) MCITP
10 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.55%) QA
2 11 (2.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
System Software
1 52 (10.61%) Docker
2 47 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.31%) Active Directory
4 17 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.22%) Squid
5 6 (1.22%) vSphere
6 5 (1.02%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.82%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.82%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) KVM
9 2 (0.41%) Varnish
10 1 (0.20%) iptables
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 54 (11.02%) Puppet
2 34 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (6.53%) Mesos
4 27 (5.51%) Kubernetes
5 24 (4.90%) Ansible
6 7 (1.43%) Nagios
7 6 (1.22%) Capistrano
7 6 (1.22%) SCCM
7 6 (1.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.82%) Control-M
9 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.61%) Fluentd
10 3 (0.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.61%) MOM
10 3 (0.61%) Nessus
10 3 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.61%) QRadar
10 3 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 96 (19.59%) Oracle
2 69 (14.08%) VMware
3 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 60 (12.24%) Red Hat
5 37 (7.55%) Sybase
6 36 (7.35%) Cisco
7 33 (6.73%) IBM
8 27 (5.51%) HP
9 18 (3.67%) EMC
10 17 (3.47%) Sun
11 16 (3.27%) Google
11 16 (3.27%) Juniper
12 15 (3.06%) Facebook
13 13 (2.65%) F5
14 12 (2.45%) Blue Coat
14 12 (2.45%) CheckPoint
15 11 (2.24%) Adobe
16 10 (2.04%) Atlassian
16 10 (2.04%) Dell
16 10 (2.04%) Informatica
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