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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.42% 13.24% 16.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 56.25% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £38,000 £60,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +90.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £60,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
21 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.75% 23.53% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 14
Median salary £22,500 £52,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +41.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 +4 2 £38,000 -36.66%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware