Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 9.30% 1.22% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 25.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.58% +2.03%
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.45%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.93% 4.88% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 8
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +41.38% -21.62%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,725 £19,500
90th Percentile £43,950 £58,350 £39,025
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Aberdeen

Linux
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Linux in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Applications Support
1 7 (87.50%) Applications Support Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Development Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Development Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft