Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 269 262 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.72% 10.02% 10.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.12% 45.33% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 173 148 175
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,000 £27,200
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +0.63%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 497 578 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.80% 22.09% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 322 373 352
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -12.50% +12.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,100 £26,509
90th Percentile £69,875 £60,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.19% -3.61% +3.75%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Edinburgh

Linux
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Linux in Edinburgh

Linux
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Linux.

1 92 (34.20%) Windows
2 87 (32.34%) Java
3 85 (31.60%) DevOps
4 77 (28.62%) Software Engineering
5 72 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (26.77%) Amazon AWS
6 69 (25.65%) Degree
6 69 (25.65%) Python
7 60 (22.30%) Ansible
7 60 (22.30%) Terraform
8 55 (20.45%) Unix
9 52 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
10 49 (18.22%) Microservices
10 49 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (17.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 46 (17.10%) Jenkins
12 44 (16.36%) C++
12 44 (16.36%) SQL
13 41 (15.24%) Docker
14 40 (14.87%) Big Data
14 40 (14.87%) Git (software)
15 39 (14.50%) Puppet
16 38 (14.13%) Computer Science
17 37 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
18 36 (13.38%) Web Services
18 36 (13.38%) Elastic Stack
19 34 (12.64%) Subversion
20 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
20 33 (12.27%) Algorithms

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 20 (7.43%) JBoss
2 19 (7.06%) Apache
3 8 (2.97%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.49%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.49%) WildFly
7 3 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (1.12%) nginx
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) Moodle
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 72 (26.77%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (5.20%) GitHub
5 10 (3.72%) Office 365
6 8 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.60%) Serverless
8 6 (2.23%) SaaS
9 4 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.12%) Akamai
10 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.12%) Datadog
10 3 (1.12%) IaaS
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.32%) Firewall
2 13 (4.83%) DNS
3 12 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.72%) SAN
5 9 (3.35%) Wireshark
6 8 (2.97%) Network Security
7 5 (1.86%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.49%) HTTP
8 4 (1.49%) Internet
8 4 (1.49%) SSH
9 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.12%) Modbus
9 3 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.12%) VLAN
9 3 (1.12%) VPN
10 2 (0.74%) VoIP
11 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.87%) Big Data
2 21 (7.81%) Data Mining
3 16 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (5.95%) MySQL
4 13 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.86%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.49%) DB2
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (17.10%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.87%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.64%) Subversion
4 33 (12.27%) GoCD
5 32 (11.90%) JIRA
6 29 (10.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (10.04%) IBM UrbanCode
8 27 (10.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (3.72%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.72%) Maven
10 9 (3.35%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.60%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.23%) Artifactory
12 6 (2.23%) JUnit
13 5 (1.86%) GitLab
13 5 (1.86%) Selenium
14 4 (1.49%) RSpec
14 4 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (10.04%) Finance
2 22 (8.18%) Military
3 8 (2.97%) Banking
4 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.74%) Automotive
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (21.19%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.50%) Junior
3 36 (13.38%) Developer
4 31 (11.52%) Senior DevOps
5 29 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (10.41%) Consultant
7 27 (10.04%) DevOps Consultant
7 27 (10.04%) Senior Consultant
7 27 (10.04%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 21 (7.81%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.32%) Python Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) Java Engineer
12 13 (4.83%) Administrator
12 13 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.83%) Graduate
12 13 (4.83%) Junior DevOps
12 13 (4.83%) Junior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.46%) Security Engineer
14 11 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.38%) Elastic Stack
1 36 (13.38%) Web Services
2 25 (9.29%) Hibernate
3 20 (7.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 20 (7.43%) OpenCV
3 20 (7.43%) Spring
4 17 (6.32%) CSS
5 15 (5.58%) jQuery
6 13 (4.83%) Kafka
7 12 (4.46%) Java EE
8 10 (3.72%) HTML
8 10 (3.72%) RESTful
9 9 (3.35%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.35%) Drools
9 9 (3.35%) NumPy
9 9 (3.35%) Pandas
10 8 (2.97%) Middleware
10 8 (2.97%) Node.js
10 8 (2.97%) REST
10 8 (2.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.27%) Algorithms
2 20 (7.43%) Robotics
3 19 (7.06%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (4.09%) Fintech
7 10 (3.72%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.49%) Clustering
11 3 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.37%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.20%) Windows
2 55 (20.45%) Unix
3 19 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.35%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.23%) CentOS
7 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.86%) Debian
9 4 (1.49%) AIX
9 4 (1.49%) Solaris
9 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.74%) Android
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.74%) VMS
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.60%) DevOps
2 77 (28.62%) Software Engineering
3 72 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (18.22%) Microservices
5 46 (17.10%) Continuous Delivery
5 46 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (14.13%) Computer Science
7 31 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (11.15%) Test Automation
9 28 (10.41%) Mathematics
9 28 (10.41%) Open Source
10 27 (10.04%) Customer Engagement
11 25 (9.29%) Analytics
12 21 (7.81%) Data Analysis
12 21 (7.81%) Deep Learning
12 21 (7.81%) Image Processing
12 21 (7.81%) Machine Learning
13 20 (7.43%) Data Science
13 20 (7.43%) Innovative Thinking
14 14 (5.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (32.34%) Java
2 69 (25.65%) Python
3 44 (16.36%) C++
3 44 (16.36%) SQL
4 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.41%) C#
6 24 (8.92%) Ruby
7 20 (7.43%) C
8 12 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.72%) Perl
11 9 (3.35%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.97%) PHP
13 7 (2.60%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.60%) Java 8
14 6 (2.23%) Go
14 6 (2.23%) Scala
15 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 69 (25.65%) Degree
2 25 (9.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (7.43%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.86%) CISSP
4 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.49%) CEH
5 4 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (1.49%) MCSA
5 4 (1.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.74%) CCNP
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) SANS
7 1 (0.37%) CISMP
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) MCP
7 1 (0.37%) PhD
7 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.49%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.74%) IEC 61131
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (15.24%) Docker
2 16 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.83%) NFS
5 8 (2.97%) Samba
6 6 (2.23%) Firmware
7 5 (1.86%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.12%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.12%) vSphere
10 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.37%) HDFS
11 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 60 (22.30%) Ansible
1 60 (22.30%) Terraform
2 52 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (14.50%) Puppet
4 29 (10.78%) Consul
5 28 (10.41%) Kubernetes
6 27 (10.04%) Rundeck
7 6 (2.23%) Salt
8 5 (1.86%) Packer
8 5 (1.86%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.86%) vMotion
9 4 (1.49%) Oozie
9 4 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.12%) Kibana
11 2 (0.74%) Grafana
11 2 (0.74%) Mesos
11 2 (0.74%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.74%) Sysdig
11 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (11.52%) Splunk
2 28 (10.41%) ServiceNow
3 27 (10.04%) Delphix
3 27 (10.04%) RedGate
4 24 (8.92%) VMware
5 21 (7.81%) Microsoft
6 16 (5.95%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.46%) Oracle
8 9 (3.35%) Google
9 4 (1.49%) Cisco
9 4 (1.49%) Dell
9 4 (1.49%) HP
9 4 (1.49%) Sybase
9 4 (1.49%) Veritas
10 3 (1.12%) EMC
10 3 (1.12%) PagerDuty
11 2 (0.74%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.74%) IBM
11 2 (0.74%) Juniper
11 2 (0.74%) NetApp