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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.34% 18.46% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 48.00% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
24 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 20.69% 38.46% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirlingshire - 5 - -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (70.59%) UNIX
1 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) AIX
3 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 10 (58.82%) Mac OS X
3 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Validation
7 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (29.41%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) Perl
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) PKI
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Service Management
9 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
9 4 (23.53%) CWNA
9 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (23.53%) Use Case
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) PHP
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) DSL
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DataStage
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Japanese Language
3 1 (5.88%) Korean Language
3 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.88%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Security Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) PKI
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) AIX
3 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 10 (58.82%) Mac OS X
3 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Email Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CWNA
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) GCIH
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) Meru Networks
3 4 (23.53%) ProCurve
3 4 (23.53%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle