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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 243 342 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.77% 10.38% 10.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.08% 39.91% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 151 196 241
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
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
539 857 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.67% 26.00% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 367 485 580
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Edinburgh +5 124 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Glasgow -2 87 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Stirling +13 7 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Fife -1 7 £31,750 -9.28%
South Lanarkshire - 6 £38,000 -
West Lothian -7 3 £38,000 -27.61% 2
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Dundee +6 1 £45,000 +6.55% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 221 (41.23%) Java
2 210 (39.18%) Unix
3 195 (36.38%) Windows
4 164 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (30.22%) Finance
6 151 (28.17%) SQL
7 134 (25.00%) Oracle
8 124 (23.13%) Python
9 99 (18.47%) Perl
10 94 (17.54%) DevOps
11 93 (17.35%) VMware
12 86 (16.04%) HTML
13 78 (14.55%) Degree
14 77 (14.37%) JavaScript
15 71 (13.25%) CSS
16 70 (13.06%) Banking
17 64 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
18 62 (11.57%) SDLC
19 61 (11.38%) Oracle Database
20 60 (11.19%) High Availability
20 60 (11.19%) Spring
20 60 (11.19%) Red Hat
21 59 (11.01%) AIX
21 59 (11.01%) Microsoft
22 58 (10.82%) Service Delivery
22 58 (10.82%) Firewall
22 58 (10.82%) Git (software)
23 56 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
23 56 (10.45%) jQuery
23 56 (10.45%) Puppet

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 30 (5.60%) JBoss
2 27 (5.04%) Apache
3 19 (3.54%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.43%) nginx
7 12 (2.24%) IIS
7 12 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.49%) Apache Qpid
9 8 (1.49%) SAS
10 5 (0.93%) CMS
10 5 (0.93%) Moodle
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.75%) Confluence
11 4 (0.75%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.68%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.93%) HFM
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 64 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (7.65%) IaaS
4 33 (6.16%) PaaS
5 32 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (5.97%) Amazon S3
6 31 (5.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (3.54%) SaaS
8 6 (1.12%) Office 365
9 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.82%) Firewall
2 47 (8.77%) SAN
3 41 (7.65%) TCP/IP
4 30 (5.60%) DNS
5 20 (3.73%) VoIP
6 19 (3.54%) Internet
7 17 (3.17%) HTTP
8 11 (2.05%) CTI
8 11 (2.05%) LDAP
8 11 (2.05%) SSL
8 11 (2.05%) WAN
8 11 (2.05%) WebEx
9 9 (1.68%) SSH
9 9 (1.68%) Wireless
10 6 (1.12%) DHCP
10 6 (1.12%) LAN
10 6 (1.12%) SMTP
11 5 (0.93%) VPN
12 4 (0.75%) BGP
12 4 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.38%) Oracle Database
2 38 (7.09%) MySQL
2 38 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.78%) Hadoop
3 31 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 31 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 30 (5.60%) SQL Server
5 26 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 22 (4.10%) Big Data
6 22 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.80%) DB2
10 14 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (2.43%) Apache Hive
11 13 (2.43%) HBase
12 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 58 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.02%) Maven
3 35 (6.53%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.48%) JUnit
5 23 (4.29%) Subversion
6 22 (4.10%) Ant
6 22 (4.10%) Selenium
7 18 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (2.43%) Grunt
8 13 (2.43%) gulp
9 12 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.24%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.24%) GoCD
10 8 (1.49%) JBehave
10 8 (1.49%) Robot Framework
11 7 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.93%) JIRA
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 162 (30.22%) Finance
2 70 (13.06%) Banking
3 25 (4.66%) Games
4 23 (4.29%) Retail
5 18 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.99%) Front Office
7 12 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.05%) French Language
8 11 (2.05%) German Language
8 11 (2.05%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.68%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.31%) Legal
10 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.31%) Publishing
11 4 (0.75%) Advertising
12 3 (0.56%) Electronics
12 3 (0.56%) Marketing
13 2 (0.37%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (27.43%) Developer
2 69 (12.87%) Java Developer
3 34 (6.34%) Support Engineer
4 33 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (5.22%) Analyst
6 22 (4.10%) Administrator
7 21 (3.92%) Cloud Developer
7 21 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 21 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (3.73%) Senior Developer
9 18 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
9 18 (3.36%) Field Engineer
9 18 (3.36%) Field Support Engineer
9 18 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (2.80%) Consultant
13 14 (2.61%) DBA
13 14 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.04%) HTML
2 71 (13.25%) CSS
3 60 (11.19%) Spring
4 56 (10.45%) jQuery
5 46 (8.58%) HTML5
6 44 (8.21%) REST
7 43 (8.02%) CSS3
8 37 (6.90%) Web Services
9 32 (5.97%) Hibernate
9 32 (5.97%) JSON
10 31 (5.78%) AngularJS
11 29 (5.41%) XML
12 27 (5.04%) JMS
12 27 (5.04%) Middleware
13 18 (3.36%) JSP
14 16 (2.99%) .NET
15 15 (2.80%) Node.js
16 14 (2.61%) J2EE
16 14 (2.61%) LAMP
16 14 (2.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 33 (6.16%) Visualisation
3 26 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 22 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.36%) Derivative
7 14 (2.61%) Equities
7 14 (2.61%) User Experience
8 11 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (2.05%) IVR
9 6 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.93%) Informatics
10 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.75%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.75%) Replication
11 4 (0.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 210 (39.18%) Unix
2 195 (36.38%) Windows
3 59 (11.01%) AIX
4 52 (9.70%) Solaris
5 42 (7.84%) Windows Server
6 41 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (3.54%) CentOS
10 13 (2.43%) Ubuntu
11 12 (2.24%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.05%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.87%) Android
14 8 (1.49%) Debian
14 8 (1.49%) HPUX
15 6 (1.12%) OpenVMS
16 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.75%) zOS
18 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
19 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (17.54%) DevOps
3 62 (11.57%) SDLC
4 60 (11.19%) High Availability
5 58 (10.82%) Service Delivery
6 56 (10.45%) Configuration Management
6 56 (10.45%) SOA
7 55 (10.26%) Open Source
8 54 (10.07%) Software Engineering
9 51 (9.51%) TDD
10 48 (8.96%) Analytics
11 44 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (8.21%) ITIL
12 42 (7.84%) OO
13 39 (7.28%) Web Development
14 38 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (6.90%) Microservices
16 32 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
16 32 (5.97%) Scrum
16 32 (5.97%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 221 (41.23%) Java
2 151 (28.17%) SQL
3 124 (23.13%) Python
4 99 (18.47%) Perl
5 77 (14.37%) JavaScript
6 49 (9.14%) Bash Shell
6 49 (9.14%) Ruby
7 48 (8.96%) PL/SQL
8 46 (8.58%) Shell Script
9 39 (7.28%) C++
10 29 (5.41%) PHP
11 28 (5.22%) PowerShell
12 23 (4.29%) C#
13 20 (3.73%) C
14 12 (2.24%) Korn
15 9 (1.68%) VBScript
16 6 (1.12%) Jython
16 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.75%) C-shell
17 4 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (14.55%) Degree
2 23 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.87%) CCNA
7 8 (1.49%) RHCE
8 7 (1.31%) CISSP
8 7 (1.31%) MCSE
8 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.12%) CCNP
10 5 (0.93%) MCSA
11 3 (0.56%) GCIH
11 3 (0.56%) ISEB
11 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.56%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.37%) GCIA
12 2 (0.37%) OCPJWCD
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.19%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.66%) QA
2 19 (3.54%) SLA
3 8 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
System Software
1 56 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (10.26%) Docker
3 29 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 20 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.68%) Sendmail
5 9 (1.68%) Varnish
6 8 (1.49%) vSphere
7 6 (1.12%) Squid
7 6 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.12%) Veritas File System
7 6 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.75%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.56%) NFS
10 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.37%) Firmware
11 2 (0.37%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (10.45%) Puppet
2 52 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (8.02%) Mesos
4 31 (5.78%) Kubernetes
5 24 (4.48%) Ansible
6 14 (2.61%) Capistrano
7 8 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.75%) Nagios
10 4 (0.75%) SCCM
10 4 (0.75%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 3 (0.56%) MOM
12 2 (0.37%) Packer
12 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.37%) vRealize
13 1 (0.19%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.19%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 134 (25.00%) Oracle
2 93 (17.35%) VMware
3 60 (11.19%) Red Hat
4 59 (11.01%) Microsoft
5 35 (6.53%) Cisco
6 32 (5.97%) HP
6 32 (5.97%) Sybase
7 29 (5.41%) IBM
8 24 (4.48%) F5
9 22 (4.10%) CheckPoint
9 22 (4.10%) Sun
10 20 (3.73%) Blue Coat
10 20 (3.73%) Juniper
11 15 (2.80%) Informatica
12 13 (2.43%) Citrix
13 11 (2.05%) Genesys
13 11 (2.05%) Kaspersky
13 11 (2.05%) Trend Micro
14 10 (1.87%) Veritas
15 9 (1.68%) Dell
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