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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 15.15% 18.00% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 90.00% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
11 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 33.33% 20.00% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 18
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 November 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
Linlithgow +1 1 - -
Livingston -6 1 £35,000 -30.69% 1
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Solaris
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) STL
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Online Security
7 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) STL
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
1 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
1 2 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Online Security
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (13.33%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
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