The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stirling region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 10 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.88% 2.78% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 10.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 15.53% 27.78% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £35,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Scotland

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 24 July 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 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Jetty
2 4 (66.67%) WebSockets
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (50.00%) AOP
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) SSH
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
5 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (66.67%) Jetty
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Development Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) AOP
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM