Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 26 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 304 195 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.00% 7.84% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.32% 39.16% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 179 139 207
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,050 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +6.25%

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 581 498 655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 22.93% 20.02% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 340 322 402
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,300 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,150
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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 95 (31.25%) Windows
2 87 (28.62%) Python
3 71 (23.36%) Java
4 68 (22.37%) Software Engineering
5 62 (20.39%) Degree
6 61 (20.07%) C++
7 57 (18.75%) Unix
8 55 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
8 55 (18.09%) DevOps
9 54 (17.76%) Puppet
10 53 (17.43%) SQL
10 53 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (16.45%) Red Hat
12 45 (14.80%) Computer Science
13 42 (13.82%) Configuration Management
13 42 (13.82%) PHP
14 41 (13.49%) MySQL
15 40 (13.16%) Oracle
15 40 (13.16%) Data Centre
16 36 (11.84%) JavaScript
16 36 (11.84%) C
16 36 (11.84%) Finance
16 36 (11.84%) PowerShell
16 36 (11.84%) Splunk
17 35 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (11.18%) Shell Script
19 32 (10.53%) Relational Database
20 31 (10.20%) Perl
21 30 (9.87%) Jenkins
21 30 (9.87%) Bash Shell

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 27 (8.88%) Apache
2 24 (7.89%) JBoss
3 18 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.62%) CMS
5 11 (3.62%) IIS
6 9 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.30%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.99%) Moodle
10 3 (0.99%) nginx
10 3 (0.99%) Tornado
10 3 (0.99%) WildFly
11 2 (0.66%) Confluence
11 2 (0.66%) Drupal
11 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.66%) WordPress
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.97%) InDesign
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.97%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.29%) Office 365
4 6 (1.97%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.26%) SAN
2 14 (4.61%) DHCP
2 14 (4.61%) DNS
3 12 (3.95%) WAN
4 11 (3.62%) Firewall
5 8 (2.63%) LAN
5 8 (2.63%) Network Security
6 7 (2.30%) SSL
7 6 (1.97%) HTTPS
7 6 (1.97%) LDAP
7 6 (1.97%) VoIP
8 5 (1.64%) IMAP
8 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.64%) NAS
8 5 (1.64%) SMTP
9 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.32%) OSPF
10 3 (0.99%) BGP
10 3 (0.99%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.49%) MySQL
2 32 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.55%) Big Data
4 22 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (7.24%) RDBMS
5 19 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (3.95%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.32%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.66%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (9.87%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.57%) Maven
4 20 (6.58%) Subversion
5 15 (4.93%) SonarQube
6 14 (4.61%) Artifactory
6 14 (4.61%) Bugzilla
6 14 (4.61%) CMake
6 14 (4.61%) MSBuild
6 14 (4.61%) NuGet
6 14 (4.61%) Phabricator
6 14 (4.61%) Ranorex
7 12 (3.95%) Selenium
8 8 (2.63%) JUnit
9 7 (2.30%) Ant
10 6 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (1.97%) HttpUnit
10 6 (1.97%) JMeter
11 5 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 36 (11.84%) Finance
2 21 (6.91%) Law
3 9 (2.96%) Military
4 8 (2.63%) Games
5 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.99%) Legal
5 3 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Arabic Language
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (21.71%) Software Engineer
2 47 (15.46%) Linux Engineer
3 45 (14.80%) Developer
4 39 (12.83%) Consultant
5 32 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
6 29 (9.54%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (9.21%) Security Consultant
8 20 (6.58%) Administrator
9 19 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.26%) Analyst
10 16 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (4.93%) DBA
11 15 (4.93%) Test Engineer
12 13 (4.28%) Java Developer
12 13 (4.28%) Web Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (3.95%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Trainee
13 12 (3.95%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.88%) LAMP
2 26 (8.55%) Web Services
3 22 (7.24%) .NET
4 19 (6.25%) HTML
5 18 (5.92%) CSS
6 16 (5.26%) jQuery
7 15 (4.93%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.93%) JSON
8 14 (4.61%) RESTful
8 14 (4.61%) Spring
8 14 (4.61%) XML
9 13 (4.28%) HTML5
10 11 (3.62%) Django
10 11 (3.62%) Hibernate
11 10 (3.29%) SOAP
12 9 (2.96%) CSS3
13 8 (2.63%) J2EE
14 7 (2.30%) Ajax
14 7 (2.30%) Java EE
14 7 (2.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.80%) Computer Science
2 40 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.89%) Robotics
4 14 (4.61%) Replication
5 12 (3.95%) Clustering
5 12 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (3.62%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.99%) VLE
11 2 (0.66%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.66%) Fintech
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 2 (0.66%) W3C
12 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 95 (31.25%) Windows
2 57 (18.75%) Unix
3 29 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (9.21%) Debian
5 17 (5.59%) Android
5 17 (5.59%) Ubuntu
5 17 (5.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.61%) CentOS
7 11 (3.62%) AIX
8 9 (2.96%) Solaris
9 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.33%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.37%) Software Engineering
2 55 (18.09%) DevOps
3 53 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.82%) Configuration Management
5 29 (9.54%) Mathematics
6 28 (9.21%) Security Monitoring
7 25 (8.22%) Open Source
8 24 (7.89%) Analytics
8 24 (7.89%) ITIL
9 21 (6.91%) Data Analytics
9 21 (6.91%) High Availability
10 20 (6.58%) Test Automation
11 19 (6.25%) Software Testing
11 19 (6.25%) Web Development
12 18 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (5.92%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (5.59%) Big Data Analytics
14 15 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (4.93%) Machine Learning
14 15 (4.93%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.62%) Python
2 71 (23.36%) Java
3 61 (20.07%) C++
4 53 (17.43%) SQL
5 42 (13.82%) PHP
6 36 (11.84%) C
6 36 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 36 (11.84%) PowerShell
7 34 (11.18%) Shell Script
8 31 (10.20%) Perl
9 30 (9.87%) Bash Shell
10 23 (7.57%) C#
11 18 (5.92%) Ruby
12 3 (0.99%) AppleScript
12 3 (0.99%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.99%) R
12 3 (0.99%) Scala
13 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (20.39%) Degree
2 15 (4.93%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.30%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.32%) CISSP
7 3 (0.99%) CCNP
8 2 (0.66%) HND
8 2 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) CCIE
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) PhD
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.28%) Docker
4 12 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (3.62%) RHEV
5 11 (3.62%) XenApp
6 10 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.99%) HDFS
9 3 (0.99%) KVM
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.33%) NFS
11 1 (0.33%) Samba
11 1 (0.33%) Varnish
11 1 (0.33%) vSphere
11 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (17.76%) Puppet
3 27 (8.88%) Ansible
4 26 (8.55%) Nagios
5 12 (3.95%) Data Guard
5 12 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (3.95%) Rundeck
6 11 (3.62%) Control-M
6 11 (3.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (2.63%) Cacti
7 8 (2.63%) SCCM
8 7 (2.30%) SCOM
8 7 (2.30%) SmokePing
8 7 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (2.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.64%) Packer
9 5 (1.64%) Terraform
10 4 (1.32%) Check_MK
11 3 (0.99%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.99%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (16.45%) Red Hat
2 40 (13.16%) Oracle
3 36 (11.84%) Splunk
4 28 (9.21%) VMware
5 24 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.92%) Cisco
7 17 (5.59%) Citrix
8 13 (4.28%) EMC
9 10 (3.29%) CA
9 10 (3.29%) Varonis
10 9 (2.96%) F5
10 9 (2.96%) Symantec
11 6 (1.97%) Adobe
11 6 (1.97%) Alterian
12 4 (1.32%) Brocade
12 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.32%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.32%) Percona
12 4 (1.32%) Perforce
12 4 (1.32%) Riverbed