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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 191 334 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.15% 10.81% 10.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.22% 41.03% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 120 214 208
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
487 814 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.78% 26.35% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 328 474 513
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +4 113 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Glasgow -12 59 £41,250 -2.94% 8
West Lothian +1 8 £42,500 - 1
Fife +4 4 £33,750 +5.46%
Dundee -5 2 £50,000 +21.60% 1
Renfrewshire -4 1 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 194 (40.08%) Java
2 156 (32.23%) Windows
3 147 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (29.34%) Finance
5 132 (27.27%) Unix
5 132 (27.27%) SQL
6 128 (26.45%) Python
7 100 (20.66%) Oracle
8 90 (18.60%) DevOps
9 88 (18.18%) VMware
10 75 (15.50%) JavaScript
11 74 (15.29%) Perl
12 68 (14.05%) Puppet
13 63 (13.02%) Spring
13 63 (13.02%) HTML
14 62 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
15 60 (12.40%) Red Hat
15 60 (12.40%) Banking
16 59 (12.19%) Open Source
17 56 (11.57%) High Availability
17 56 (11.57%) Software Engineering
17 56 (11.57%) Degree
17 56 (11.57%) Firewall
17 56 (11.57%) Microsoft
18 55 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
19 52 (10.74%) Bash Shell
19 52 (10.74%) Oracle Database
19 52 (10.74%) C++
20 49 (10.12%) SOA
20 49 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure

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 37 (7.64%) JBoss
2 30 (6.20%) Apache
3 26 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.51%) IIS
5 17 (3.51%) nginx
6 9 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.45%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.24%) Apache Qpid
8 6 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.83%) Confluence
10 4 (0.83%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.62%) Moodle
11 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.21%) Houdini
3 1 (0.21%) Maya
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.86%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (1.03%) HFM
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.58%) SaaS
4 23 (4.75%) IaaS
5 13 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (2.27%) PaaS
8 7 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.24%) Office 365
10 3 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.57%) Firewall
2 36 (7.44%) SAN
3 32 (6.61%) DNS
4 30 (6.20%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.13%) HTTP
6 19 (3.93%) VoIP
7 17 (3.51%) Internet
8 15 (3.10%) LDAP
9 11 (2.27%) WAN
9 11 (2.27%) Wireless
10 10 (2.07%) SSH
11 9 (1.86%) Network Security
12 8 (1.65%) CTI
12 8 (1.65%) LAN
12 8 (1.65%) SSL
13 7 (1.45%) DHCP
13 7 (1.45%) VPN
14 5 (1.03%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.83%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.74%) Oracle Database
2 40 (8.26%) Hadoop
3 36 (7.44%) MySQL
3 36 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 29 (5.99%) Big Data
7 20 (4.13%) RDBMS
8 17 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.31%) Apache Hive
9 16 (3.31%) NoSQL
9 16 (3.31%) SQL Server
10 15 (3.10%) Neo4j
10 15 (3.10%) Pentaho
11 14 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.48%) DB2
13 12 (2.48%) HBase
14 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 47 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.79%) Maven
4 18 (3.72%) Selenium
5 17 (3.51%) Subversion
6 16 (3.31%) Ant
7 15 (3.10%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.10%) Talend Open Studio
8 13 (2.69%) Grunt
8 13 (2.69%) gulp
9 12 (2.48%) GoCD
9 12 (2.48%) JUnit
9 12 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.86%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.45%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.24%) JIRA
12 6 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.62%) Buildbot
13 3 (0.62%) Gradle
13 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 142 (29.34%) Finance
2 60 (12.40%) Banking
3 27 (5.58%) Games
4 19 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.31%) Retail
6 11 (2.27%) Front Office
6 11 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.86%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.45%) Publishing
9 6 (1.24%) Legal
10 5 (1.03%) Electronics
10 5 (1.03%) Law
10 5 (1.03%) Marketing
11 4 (0.83%) French Language
11 4 (0.83%) German Language
11 4 (0.83%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.62%) Advertising
12 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 134 (27.69%) Developer
2 64 (13.22%) Java Developer
3 41 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (7.64%) Analyst
5 31 (6.40%) Software Engineer
6 23 (4.75%) Support Engineer
7 17 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.10%) C++ Developer
9 15 (3.10%) Embedded Engineer
9 15 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
9 15 (3.10%) Python Developer
10 14 (2.89%) Applications Developer
10 14 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (2.69%) Administrator
11 13 (2.69%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (2.69%) Consultant
11 13 (2.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (2.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.02%) HTML
1 63 (13.02%) Spring
2 47 (9.71%) Web Services
3 44 (9.09%) CSS
4 37 (7.64%) XML
5 33 (6.82%) Hibernate
6 30 (6.20%) jQuery
7 29 (5.99%) HTML5
7 29 (5.99%) Middleware
8 28 (5.79%) REST
9 27 (5.58%) ELK Stack
9 27 (5.58%) JSON
10 24 (4.96%) CSS3
11 23 (4.75%) Java EE
12 21 (4.34%) AngularJS
13 20 (4.13%) Apache Camel
14 19 (3.93%) .NET
15 18 (3.72%) JMS
16 16 (3.31%) Drools
17 15 (3.10%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.48%) Equities
6 11 (2.27%) Derivative
6 11 (2.27%) User Experience
6 11 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.07%) Replication
8 8 (1.65%) IVR
8 8 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.03%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 156 (32.23%) Windows
2 132 (27.27%) Unix
3 47 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (8.26%) Solaris
5 39 (8.06%) Windows Server
6 33 (6.82%) AIX
7 24 (4.96%) CentOS
8 19 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (3.72%) Ubuntu
10 16 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.07%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.65%) Android
13 7 (1.45%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.83%) OpenVMS
14 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.83%) zOS
15 3 (0.62%) HPUX
15 3 (0.62%) VMS
16 2 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (18.60%) DevOps
3 59 (12.19%) Open Source
4 56 (11.57%) High Availability
4 56 (11.57%) Software Engineering
5 49 (10.12%) SOA
6 41 (8.47%) Microservices
7 40 (8.26%) Configuration Management
7 40 (8.26%) ITIL
8 39 (8.06%) SDLC
9 38 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (7.64%) TDD
10 37 (7.64%) Web Development
11 36 (7.44%) Scrum
12 32 (6.61%) OO
13 30 (6.20%) Service Delivery
14 27 (5.58%) Analytics
15 25 (5.17%) Change Management
16 24 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 194 (40.08%) Java
2 132 (27.27%) SQL
3 128 (26.45%) Python
4 75 (15.50%) JavaScript
5 74 (15.29%) Perl
6 52 (10.74%) Bash Shell
6 52 (10.74%) C++
7 45 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 43 (8.88%) Ruby
9 36 (7.44%) PowerShell
10 34 (7.02%) Shell Script
11 32 (6.61%) C#
12 26 (5.37%) C
13 21 (4.34%) PHP
14 12 (2.48%) Korn
15 10 (2.07%) VBScript
16 5 (1.03%) Jython
17 4 (0.83%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.83%) R
17 4 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (11.57%) Degree
2 16 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (2.27%) RHCE
4 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.45%) CCNA
6 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.03%) CCNP
8 4 (0.83%) ISEB
8 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.62%) CISSP
9 3 (0.62%) HND
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.41%) MCSE
10 2 (0.41%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.21%) CCMSE
11 1 (0.21%) CCSM
11 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.10%) SLA
2 14 (2.89%) QA
3 7 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (7.85%) Docker
3 35 (7.23%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.48%) Varnish
6 11 (2.27%) NFS
7 9 (1.86%) Samba
8 8 (1.65%) Sendmail
9 7 (1.45%) Apache Flume
9 7 (1.45%) vSphere
10 6 (1.24%) Firmware
11 5 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.83%) Squid
12 4 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.83%) Veritas File System
12 4 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.41%) NDS
14 2 (0.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 2 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (14.05%) Puppet
2 62 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (5.37%) Ansible
4 23 (4.75%) Mesos
5 15 (3.10%) Capistrano
6 11 (2.27%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.03%) SCCM
8 4 (0.83%) Nagios
8 4 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (0.83%) vRealize
9 3 (0.62%) MOM
10 2 (0.41%) Cacti
10 2 (0.41%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.41%) Iperf
10 2 (0.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.41%) Terraform
10 2 (0.41%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 2 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 100 (20.66%) Oracle
2 88 (18.18%) VMware
3 60 (12.40%) Red Hat
4 56 (11.57%) Microsoft
5 35 (7.23%) Cisco
6 27 (5.58%) HP
7 19 (3.93%) IBM
7 19 (3.93%) Sybase
8 15 (3.10%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.10%) F5
8 15 (3.10%) Sun
8 15 (3.10%) Talend
9 13 (2.69%) Informatica
9 13 (2.69%) Juniper
10 10 (2.07%) Blue Coat
11 9 (1.86%) Citrix
11 9 (1.86%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.86%) Splunk
12 8 (1.65%) Dell
12 8 (1.65%) Genesys
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