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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 1.53% 4.92% 14.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 15.79% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 18
Average salary £58,750 £36,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.06% -6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £33,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £39,250 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
24 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.32% 31.15% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 32
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) WebSockets
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Jetty
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (37.50%) Jetty
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Development Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) WebSockets
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Email Management
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) AOP
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware