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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 3 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.68% 20.00% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 47.83% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £60,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.54% 41.82% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015. 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
Linlithgow +2 2 - -
Livingston -11 2 £60,000 +90.47% 2
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Sun
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 4 (22.22%) Replication
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) MOS
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) HNC
6 4 (22.22%) HND
6 4 (22.22%) CCNA
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) Intel
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) VoIP
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) FileMaker
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JBehave
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.56%) Trac
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Solaris
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) High Availability
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Korn
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) VTSP
3 4 (22.22%) HNC
3 4 (22.22%) HND
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Xen
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opsview
1 3 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) Intel
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas
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