The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 15.18% 1.63% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.67% 8.33% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 26.79% 19.51% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Linux
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region.

Linux Salary Trend in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 25 (83.33%) UNIX
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) C
5 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) AIX
9 6 (20.00%) Solaris
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
9 6 (20.00%) Service Management
9 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (16.67%) Global One
10 5 (16.67%) Wireless
10 5 (16.67%) UniData
10 5 (16.67%) Control-M
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco
10 5 (16.67%) CCNA
10 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.67%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) UniData
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) DataStage
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.33%) Korean Language
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Thai Language
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Graduate
5 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) UNIX
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 4 (13.33%) Line Management
4 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) C
4 9 (30.00%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) CWNA
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) GCIH
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Control-M
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (13.33%) Meru Networks
3 4 (13.33%) Aruba
3 4 (13.33%) ProCurve