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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 11 7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 14.49% 16.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 55.56% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Median salary - £70,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
4 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.84% 26.09% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 30
Median salary £17,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%
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 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CA

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) HP