Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 284 217 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.55% 9.40% 11.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.66% 42.89% 46.79%
Number of salaries quoted 161 152 204
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -1.22% - +2.50%

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 622 506 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.10% 21.91% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 383 345 406
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +4.83%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 115 (40.49%) Windows
2 100 (35.21%) C++
3 93 (32.75%) Java
4 90 (31.69%) Software Engineering
5 87 (30.63%) Python
6 86 (30.28%) Degree
7 66 (23.24%) Computer Science
8 51 (17.96%) DevOps
8 51 (17.96%) Innovative Thinking
9 50 (17.61%) Robotics
10 48 (16.90%) Mathematics
10 48 (16.90%) Red Hat
11 47 (16.55%) Unix
11 47 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
13 42 (14.79%) C#
14 40 (14.08%) Puppet
15 36 (12.68%) PHP
15 36 (12.68%) Software Testing
16 35 (12.32%) Git (software)
17 34 (11.97%) Big Data
17 34 (11.97%) Data Centre
17 34 (11.97%) C
18 33 (11.62%) SQL
18 33 (11.62%) Perl
18 33 (11.62%) Debian
18 33 (11.62%) Jenkins
18 33 (11.62%) Numerate Degree
19 32 (11.27%) .NET
20 31 (10.92%) Finance

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 22 (7.75%) Apache
2 17 (5.99%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.28%) JBoss
4 8 (2.82%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.46%) CMS
6 6 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.76%) IIS
8 4 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.41%) Drupal
8 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.06%) Moodle
10 2 (0.70%) Tornado
10 2 (0.70%) WildFly
10 2 (0.70%) WordPress
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.76%) InDesign
2 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.82%) SaaS
4 6 (2.11%) Office 365
5 5 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) npm
7 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.93%) DNS
2 12 (4.23%) DHCP
2 12 (4.23%) SAN
3 10 (3.52%) Firewall
3 10 (3.52%) VoIP
4 8 (2.82%) LAN
4 8 (2.82%) WAN
5 6 (2.11%) AMQP
5 6 (2.11%) SSL
5 6 (2.11%) VPN
6 5 (1.76%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.76%) IMAP
6 5 (1.76%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.76%) LDAP
6 5 (1.76%) SMTP
6 5 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.41%) MPLS
7 4 (1.41%) Network Security
7 4 (1.41%) OSPF
8 3 (1.06%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.97%) Big Data
2 23 (8.10%) MySQL
3 22 (7.75%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.93%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.93%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.23%) Data Mining
7 11 (3.87%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.52%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.41%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.35%) HBase
Development Applications
1 35 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.62%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.21%) Maven
4 24 (8.45%) SonarQube
5 23 (8.10%) Artifactory
5 23 (8.10%) Bugzilla
5 23 (8.10%) CMake
5 23 (8.10%) MSBuild
5 23 (8.10%) NuGet
5 23 (8.10%) Phabricator
5 23 (8.10%) Ranorex
6 21 (7.39%) Selenium
7 12 (4.23%) Subversion
8 5 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.76%) JIRA
8 5 (1.76%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.41%) JUnit
9 4 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.06%) GoCD
10 3 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (10.92%) Finance
2 17 (5.99%) Law
3 10 (3.52%) Military
4 4 (1.41%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.06%) German Language
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Arabic Language
6 2 (0.70%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.70%) French Language
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (33.45%) Software Engineer
2 52 (18.31%) Linux Engineer
3 44 (15.49%) C++ Software Engineer
4 35 (12.32%) Developer
5 33 (11.62%) Consultant
6 26 (9.15%) Linux Consultant
7 23 (8.10%) Test Engineer
8 19 (6.69%) Security Consultant
9 18 (6.34%) Development Engineer
9 18 (6.34%) Software Development Engineer
9 18 (6.34%) Software Test Engineer
9 18 (6.34%) Test Development Engineer
10 14 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.23%) Analytics Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) Big Data Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) Data Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) Splunk Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) Trainee
11 12 (4.23%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.27%) .NET
2 22 (7.75%) Web Services
3 18 (6.34%) LAMP
4 15 (5.28%) HTML
5 14 (4.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (4.58%) CSS
7 12 (4.23%) OpenCV
8 11 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.52%) Django
9 10 (3.52%) HTML5
9 10 (3.52%) jQuery
9 10 (3.52%) JSON
9 10 (3.52%) XML
10 9 (3.17%) SOAP
10 9 (3.17%) Spring
11 8 (2.82%) J2EE
12 7 (2.46%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.46%) Java EE
12 7 (2.46%) React
12 7 (2.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.24%) Computer Science
2 50 (17.61%) Robotics
3 34 (11.97%) Data Centre
4 25 (8.80%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.58%) Replication
6 11 (3.87%) Clustering
6 11 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.11%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.06%) VLE
10 2 (0.70%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.70%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
11 1 (0.35%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 115 (40.49%) Windows
2 47 (16.55%) Unix
3 33 (11.62%) Debian
4 24 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.93%) CentOS
6 11 (3.87%) AIX
6 11 (3.87%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.17%) Android
7 9 (3.17%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.11%) Solaris
9 5 (1.76%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.76%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.35%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.69%) Software Engineering
2 51 (17.96%) DevOps
2 51 (17.96%) Innovative Thinking
3 48 (16.90%) Mathematics
4 47 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.68%) Software Testing
6 30 (10.56%) Configuration Management
6 30 (10.56%) Test Automation
7 29 (10.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 27 (9.51%) Machine Learning
9 25 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (8.45%) Image Processing
10 24 (8.45%) ITIL
11 21 (7.39%) Physics
12 20 (7.04%) High Availability
12 20 (7.04%) Security Monitoring
13 19 (6.69%) Unit Testing
14 18 (6.34%) Data Analysis
14 18 (6.34%) Data Analytics
14 18 (6.34%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 100 (35.21%) C++
2 93 (32.75%) Java
3 87 (30.63%) Python
4 42 (14.79%) C#
5 36 (12.68%) PHP
6 34 (11.97%) C
7 33 (11.62%) Perl
7 33 (11.62%) SQL
8 29 (10.21%) JavaScript
9 24 (8.45%) Bash Shell
10 22 (7.75%) PowerShell
11 20 (7.04%) Ruby
11 20 (7.04%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.41%) R
12 4 (1.41%) Scala
13 3 (1.06%) AppleScript
13 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.70%) Tcl
15 1 (0.35%) Groovy
15 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 86 (30.28%) Degree
2 33 (11.62%) Numerate Degree
3 17 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.76%) CCNP
5 5 (1.76%) CISSP
6 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.70%) CCIE
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.70%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) HND
8 1 (0.35%) PhD
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) SLA
2 6 (2.11%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) GCP
4 1 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.93%) Docker
3 12 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.87%) RHEV
5 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.11%) XenApp
7 5 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.41%) Firmware
8 4 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.70%) KVM
10 1 (0.35%) Varnish
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.35%) vSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (14.08%) Puppet
3 26 (9.15%) Ansible
4 16 (5.63%) Nagios
5 14 (4.93%) Rundeck
6 11 (3.87%) Control-M
6 11 (3.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (2.82%) Cacti
7 8 (2.82%) SmokePing
8 5 (1.76%) SCCM
9 4 (1.41%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.41%) SCOM
9 4 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.06%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.06%) TeamSite
10 3 (1.06%) Terraform
11 2 (0.70%) Graphite
11 2 (0.70%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 48 (16.90%) Red Hat
2 24 (8.45%) Oracle
2 24 (8.45%) Splunk
3 20 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.04%) VMware
4 14 (4.93%) Cisco
5 13 (4.58%) EMC
6 8 (2.82%) Citrix
6 8 (2.82%) Varonis
7 7 (2.46%) CA
7 7 (2.46%) F5
8 6 (2.11%) Symantec
9 5 (1.76%) Adobe
9 5 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.41%) Google
11 3 (1.06%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.06%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.70%) Alterian
12 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.70%) Twitter