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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 228 332 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.00% 11.08% 10.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.79% 48.05% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 115 195 234
Median salary £43,000 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.91% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
637 691 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.34% 23.06% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 358 410 569
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +4 135 £45,000 - 22
Edinburgh -20 81 £37,500 -13.79% 20
North Lanarkshire - 5 £28,000 -
Fife +2 2 £27,000 -3.57%
Aberdeen +10 1 £43,000 +16.21% 1
Dundee -4 1 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Stirling -10 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 198 (42.86%) Windows
2 192 (41.56%) Java
3 178 (38.53%) Unix
4 128 (27.71%) Degree
5 119 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (23.81%) SQL
7 109 (23.59%) Finance
8 103 (22.29%) Oracle
9 83 (17.97%) Python
10 80 (17.32%) Perl
11 72 (15.58%) HTML
12 69 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
13 67 (14.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 67 (14.50%) CSS
14 66 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 65 (14.07%) Microsoft
16 63 (13.64%) Red Hat
17 62 (13.42%) VMware
18 61 (13.20%) JavaScript
18 61 (13.20%) Web Services
18 61 (13.20%) SDLC
19 60 (12.99%) Relational Database
19 60 (12.99%) TDD
20 59 (12.77%) Git (software)
21 54 (11.69%) Software Engineering
22 53 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
23 52 (11.26%) Shell Script
24 51 (11.04%) Bash Shell
24 51 (11.04%) DevOps
25 47 (10.17%) Open Source

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 42 (9.09%) Apache
2 36 (7.79%) JBoss
3 31 (6.71%) WebSphere
4 28 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (4.33%) Drupal
7 18 (3.90%) Joomla!
8 14 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.16%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (2.16%) IIS
10 9 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.73%) SAS
12 6 (1.30%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.30%) Node.js
13 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (3.90%) osCommerce
2 13 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.65%) RMDS
6 2 (0.43%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.79%) IaaS
2 36 (7.79%) PaaS
3 32 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 23 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (4.98%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.36%) TCP/IP
2 31 (6.71%) SAN
3 22 (4.76%) Firewall
4 19 (4.11%) DNS
5 18 (3.90%) Internet
6 12 (2.60%) DHCP
7 11 (2.38%) VoIP
7 11 (2.38%) WAN
8 9 (1.95%) BGP
8 9 (1.95%) HTTP
9 8 (1.73%) LAN
10 7 (1.52%) OSPF
11 6 (1.30%) Network Security
11 6 (1.30%) WebEx
12 5 (1.08%) MPLS
12 5 (1.08%) SMTP
12 5 (1.08%) VPN
12 5 (1.08%) Wireless
13 4 (0.87%) Broadband
13 4 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.99%) Relational Database
2 40 (8.66%) SQL Server
3 39 (8.44%) MySQL
4 36 (7.79%) RDBMS
5 33 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 26 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (5.41%) NoSQL
8 19 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (3.90%) MongoDB
10 16 (3.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (2.60%) Big Data
11 12 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (1.95%) OLAP
13 9 (1.95%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.73%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (1.08%) Base SAS
16 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.93%) Maven
3 29 (6.28%) Subversion
4 26 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.90%) Selenium
6 17 (3.68%) JUnit
7 15 (3.25%) JIRA
8 14 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.16%) gulp
9 10 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.73%) Xcode
11 7 (1.52%) JBehave
12 6 (1.30%) Ant
13 5 (1.08%) Robot Framework
13 5 (1.08%) TestNG
13 5 (1.08%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.87%) Hudson
14 4 (0.87%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.87%) TestComplete
General
1 109 (23.59%) Finance
2 44 (9.52%) Banking
3 15 (3.25%) Games
4 13 (2.81%) Retail
5 12 (2.60%) Legal
6 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.30%) French Language
8 6 (1.30%) German Language
8 6 (1.30%) Publishing
8 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.08%) Back Office
9 5 (1.08%) Front Office
10 3 (0.65%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (25.76%) Developer
2 41 (8.87%) Software Engineer
3 38 (8.23%) Administrator
4 32 (6.93%) Web Developer
5 30 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 28 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (5.41%) Analyst
8 23 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (4.76%) DBA
9 22 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (4.11%) Support Engineer
12 18 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.68%) Test Engineer
14 16 (3.46%) Applications Support
14 16 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (3.46%) Technical Specialist
15 15 (3.25%) Cloud Developer
15 15 (3.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.58%) HTML
2 67 (14.50%) CSS
3 61 (13.20%) Web Services
4 42 (9.09%) HTML5
5 40 (8.66%) JSON
6 39 (8.44%) jQuery
7 38 (8.23%) XML
8 37 (8.01%) CSS3
9 35 (7.58%) Spring
10 34 (7.36%) .NET
10 34 (7.36%) REST
11 31 (6.71%) Middleware
12 27 (5.84%) JSP
13 26 (5.63%) Ajax
13 26 (5.63%) LAMP
14 24 (5.19%) AngularJS
14 24 (5.19%) J2EE
14 24 (5.19%) Servlets
15 23 (4.98%) RESTful
16 19 (4.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 24 (5.19%) Derivative
5 23 (4.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (3.90%) Wiki
7 17 (3.68%) Data Centre
8 15 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 14 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
11 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.73%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.52%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.30%) Informatics
14 6 (1.30%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
15 5 (1.08%) Equities
15 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 198 (42.86%) Windows
2 178 (38.53%) Unix
3 67 (14.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (10.17%) AIX
5 46 (9.96%) Solaris
6 38 (8.23%) Windows Server
7 23 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 18 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (3.68%) Debian
11 12 (2.60%) Android
11 12 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.16%) CentOS
13 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.08%) HPUX
15 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (13.20%) SDLC
3 60 (12.99%) TDD
4 54 (11.69%) Software Engineering
5 53 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (11.04%) DevOps
7 47 (10.17%) Configuration Management
7 47 (10.17%) Open Source
8 45 (9.74%) OO
9 44 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 41 (8.87%) Analytics
11 40 (8.66%) Web Development
12 39 (8.44%) SOA
13 36 (7.79%) High Availability
13 36 (7.79%) Mentoring
13 36 (7.79%) Project Management
14 34 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (6.71%) Scrum
16 29 (6.28%) BDD
16 29 (6.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 192 (41.56%) Java
2 110 (23.81%) SQL
3 83 (17.97%) Python
4 80 (17.32%) Perl
5 61 (13.20%) JavaScript
6 52 (11.26%) Shell Script
7 51 (11.04%) Bash Shell
8 45 (9.74%) PHP
9 35 (7.58%) C#
9 35 (7.58%) C++
10 26 (5.63%) Ruby
11 25 (5.41%) PL/SQL
12 20 (4.33%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.90%) C
14 11 (2.38%) Korn
14 11 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.73%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.73%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.73%) VBScript
16 6 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 128 (27.71%) Degree
2 13 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.73%) CCNA
4 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.52%) CCNP
6 6 (1.30%) CISSP
7 5 (1.08%) ISEB
7 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.08%) MCSE
8 4 (0.87%) MCSA
9 3 (0.65%) GCIA
9 3 (0.65%) GCIH
9 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.43%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.43%) HND
10 2 (0.43%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.93%) QA
2 9 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 46 (9.96%) Docker
2 44 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.30%) Squid
5 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.08%) vSphere
7 4 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.87%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.65%) Varnish
8 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) KVM
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.22%) iptables
10 1 (0.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 44 (9.52%) Puppet
2 25 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (5.19%) Mesos
4 23 (4.98%) Ansible
4 23 (4.98%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.73%) Nagios
6 5 (1.08%) SCCM
6 5 (1.08%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.87%) Control-M
8 3 (0.65%) Fluentd
8 3 (0.65%) Graphite
8 3 (0.65%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.65%) Nessus
8 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.65%) QRadar
8 3 (0.65%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 2 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 103 (22.29%) Oracle
2 65 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 63 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 62 (13.42%) VMware
5 34 (7.36%) Sybase
6 31 (6.71%) Cisco
7 29 (6.28%) IBM
8 23 (4.98%) HP
9 21 (4.55%) Google
10 20 (4.33%) EMC
10 20 (4.33%) Facebook
11 16 (3.46%) Juniper
11 16 (3.46%) Sun
12 12 (2.60%) Atlassian
12 12 (2.60%) F5
13 11 (2.38%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.16%) Adobe
14 10 (2.16%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.16%) Citrix
14 10 (2.16%) Informatica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ballater, Aberdeenshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Metaskil Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + excellent progression, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable salary + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £58000 - £69000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training, certificates
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Smarter Grid Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Tectre Limited
Salary: £0 - £32,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago