The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 17.65% 2.56% 16.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 7.69% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 15
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 - £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 33.33% 33.33% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 30
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Scotland

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
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 1 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Livingston - 7 £33,250 -
Linlithgow - 2 £38,500 - 2
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) C++
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) Electronics
2 13 (50.00%) Android
2 13 (50.00%) SystemC
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.69%) C
9 2 (7.69%) Firewall
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
9 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
9 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (3.85%) ERP
10 1 (3.85%) DHCP
10 1 (3.85%) DNS
10 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Informix
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 13 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) SystemC
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Android
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Debian
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.85%) ERP
2 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) OOP
2 1 (3.85%) OO
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
2 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) Service Management
2 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Teleperformance
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Teleperformance
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago