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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 24.24% 15.38% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 56.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
12 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 36.36% 27.47% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 8
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +7 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) C
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) Arduino
7 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.69%) Node.js
7 1 (7.69%) Redis
7 1 (7.69%) Office 365
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) MQTT
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Arduino
1 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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