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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 29 16
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 144 77 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.02% 5.83% 11.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.25% 35.32% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 93 61 108
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 239 218 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.61% 16.50% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 149 148 202
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Linux.

1 69 (26.44%) Windows
2 67 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.52%) Java
4 62 (23.75%) Python
5 60 (22.99%) SQL
6 50 (19.16%) Unix
7 47 (18.01%) Puppet
8 46 (17.62%) Open Source
9 43 (16.48%) Software Engineering
9 43 (16.48%) MySQL
10 42 (16.09%) Web Services
10 42 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (16.09%) DevOps
11 41 (15.71%) Oracle
12 40 (15.33%) Finance
13 37 (14.18%) JavaScript
14 36 (13.79%) VMware
15 35 (13.41%) XML
15 35 (13.41%) Git (software)
16 32 (12.26%) PowerShell
16 32 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (11.88%) Splunk
18 30 (11.49%) Cisco
19 28 (10.73%) Configuration Management
19 28 (10.73%) Apache
19 28 (10.73%) Bash Shell
20 26 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (9.96%) Spring
20 26 (9.96%) PHP

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 28 (10.73%) Apache
2 24 (9.20%) JBoss
3 19 (7.28%) Tomcat
4 17 (6.51%) IIS
5 9 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.07%) MQSeries
6 8 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.30%) CMS
7 6 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.30%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.92%) Confluence
8 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.53%) nginx
10 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.38%) Tornado
12 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.77%) InDesign
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) HFM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.07%) SaaS
4 6 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.30%) Office 365
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.77%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.66%) Firewall
2 19 (7.28%) WAN
3 16 (6.13%) DNS
4 12 (4.60%) NAS
5 11 (4.21%) iSCSI
5 11 (4.21%) SAN
6 9 (3.45%) DHCP
7 8 (3.07%) Network Security
7 8 (3.07%) SSL
8 7 (2.68%) LAN
8 7 (2.68%) VPN
9 6 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.92%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (1.92%) LDAP
11 3 (1.15%) HTTP
11 3 (1.15%) Internet
11 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.48%) MySQL
2 23 (8.81%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.05%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.66%) Hadoop
4 20 (7.66%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.66%) Oracle Database
5 18 (6.90%) Big Data
6 16 (6.13%) RDBMS
7 14 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (4.98%) Neo4j
8 13 (4.98%) Pentaho
9 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.07%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.05%) Subversion
3 13 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (3.07%) Maven
5 6 (2.30%) Ant
5 6 (2.30%) JIRA
6 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.53%) HttpUnit
7 4 (1.53%) JMeter
7 4 (1.53%) JUnit
8 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.15%) Selenium
9 2 (0.77%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.77%) Gradle
9 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.77%) Robot Framework
General
1 40 (15.33%) Finance
2 14 (5.36%) Law
3 13 (4.98%) Banking
4 12 (4.60%) Games
5 4 (1.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.15%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (24.90%) Developer
2 31 (11.88%) Software Engineer
3 28 (10.73%) Consultant
4 26 (9.96%) Security Consultant
5 21 (8.05%) Analyst
5 21 (8.05%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (7.66%) Associate Consultant
6 20 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) Administrator
9 14 (5.36%) Linux Consultant
10 13 (4.98%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) Embedded Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.60%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.83%) Applications Developer
12 10 (3.83%) DBA
12 10 (3.83%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.09%) Web Services
2 35 (13.41%) XML
3 26 (9.96%) Spring
4 25 (9.58%) HTML
5 23 (8.81%) LAMP
6 19 (7.28%) CSS
6 19 (7.28%) RESTful
7 18 (6.90%) Java EE
7 18 (6.90%) JSON
8 17 (6.51%) HTML5
9 15 (5.75%) jQuery
10 14 (5.36%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (5.36%) Apache Camel
10 14 (5.36%) Drools
10 14 (5.36%) Elastic Stack
10 14 (5.36%) jBPM
11 12 (4.60%) .NET
11 12 (4.60%) CSS3
11 12 (4.60%) Middleware
12 11 (4.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.07%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.92%) PKI
5 5 (1.92%) Replication
5 5 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.53%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.53%) Social Media
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.15%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.77%) Fintech
8 2 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.44%) Windows
2 50 (19.16%) Unix
3 32 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (9.20%) Windows Server
5 21 (8.05%) Ubuntu
6 19 (7.28%) Android
7 13 (4.98%) Solaris
8 10 (3.83%) CentOS
9 7 (2.68%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.68%) Debian
10 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.62%) Open Source
3 43 (16.48%) Software Engineering
4 42 (16.09%) DevOps
5 28 (10.73%) Configuration Management
6 26 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (9.96%) Security Monitoring
7 25 (9.58%) SDLC
8 23 (8.81%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (8.43%) TDD
10 21 (8.05%) Scrum
10 21 (8.05%) Web Development
11 20 (7.66%) SOA
12 17 (6.51%) Microservices
13 16 (6.13%) Analytics
14 15 (5.75%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.60%) Coaching
16 11 (4.21%) Big Data Analytics
16 11 (4.21%) IT Strategy
16 11 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.52%) Java
2 62 (23.75%) Python
3 60 (22.99%) SQL
4 37 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.26%) PowerShell
6 28 (10.73%) Bash Shell
7 26 (9.96%) PHP
8 24 (9.20%) C++
9 22 (8.43%) Shell Script
10 18 (6.90%) C
11 17 (6.51%) Perl
12 16 (6.13%) C#
12 16 (6.13%) PL/SQL
12 16 (6.13%) Ruby
13 7 (2.68%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.15%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.77%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.77%) Delphi
17 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (9.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.92%) CCNP
2 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.53%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.15%) CCNA
5 2 (0.77%) CISSP
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.38%) HND
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.38%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.38%) MBA
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) SLA
2 10 (3.83%) QA
3 2 (0.77%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.68%) XenApp
6 7 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.30%) NFS
7 6 (2.30%) Samba
8 4 (1.53%) KVM
9 3 (1.15%) Docker
9 3 (1.15%) Firmware
9 3 (1.15%) HDFS
9 3 (1.15%) vSphere
9 3 (1.15%) Xen
10 2 (0.77%) NDS
10 2 (0.77%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (18.01%) Puppet
2 42 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.28%) Ansible
4 17 (6.51%) Nagios
5 9 (3.45%) Check_MK
6 8 (3.07%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (2.68%) SCCM
8 5 (1.92%) Packer
8 5 (1.92%) SCOM
8 5 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.53%) Capistrano
9 4 (1.53%) Terraform
10 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.77%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.77%) vRealize
11 1 (0.38%) Icinga
11 1 (0.38%) Mesos
11 1 (0.38%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 41 (15.71%) Oracle
2 36 (13.79%) VMware
3 31 (11.88%) Splunk
4 30 (11.49%) Cisco
5 26 (9.96%) Red Hat
6 22 (8.43%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.90%) Citrix
8 14 (5.36%) Palo Alto
9 13 (4.98%) Talend
10 11 (4.21%) Brocade
10 11 (4.21%) Percona
10 11 (4.21%) Perforce
10 11 (4.21%) Riverbed
11 10 (3.83%) F5
12 9 (3.45%) Juniper
13 6 (2.30%) Google
14 5 (1.92%) CA
14 5 (1.92%) Symantec
14 5 (1.92%) Varonis
15 4 (1.53%) Alterian
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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