The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.22% 17.31% 7.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +50.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £36,200 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 44.44% 17.31% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Linux
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Linux Salary Trend in West Lothian

Linux
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Livingston -4 2 £33,750 -33.16% 3
Linlithgow 0 1 - -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) Veritas
6 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Junior
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) STL
1 2 (10.53%) Ajax
1 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
1 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
1 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Online Security
3 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) MVVM
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
Livingston
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 24 days ago