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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.65% 8.57% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 46.15% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
5 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.63% 18.57% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 20
Median salary £17,500 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago