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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 15.63% 1.59% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
22 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 22.92% 15.87% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 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 27 (84.38%) UNIX
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) C
5 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) DNS
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) C#
6 9 (28.13%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 6 (18.75%) Banking
8 6 (18.75%) AIX
8 6 (18.75%) Solaris
8 6 (18.75%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
9 5 (15.63%) CCNA
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Control-M
9 5 (15.63%) Wireless
9 5 (15.63%) UniData
9 5 (15.63%) Global One
9 5 (15.63%) Perl
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.25%) Mule
1 2 (6.25%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) DSL
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) UniData
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Ant
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.13%) Korean Language
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) JAXB
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.50%) PKI
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) UNIX
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) Solaris
3 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
3 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
1 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
1 7 (21.88%) SDLC
2 6 (18.75%) Service Management
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.50%) Line Management
4 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Use Case
4 4 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) OOD
5 2 (6.25%) System Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Building
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) C
4 9 (28.13%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
7 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) CWNA
5 1 (3.13%) GCIH
5 1 (3.13%) CEH
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Control-M
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 4 (12.50%) Aruba
3 4 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) Meru Networks