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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.71% 5.08% 16.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 50.00% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £43,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £36,175
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%

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
11 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.64% 10.17% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,075 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +3 6 £46,250 +2.77%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 10 (71.43%) C
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) UML
4 6 (42.86%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Electronics
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) OOD
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) LAMP
8 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) ThreadX
8 1 (7.14%) Delphi
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) MQTT
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Arduino
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.14%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) ThreadX
3 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.14%) Delphi
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) MOM
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) VMware