Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 291 284 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.60% 10.54% 9.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.39% 45.66% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 181 161 152
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.22% -

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 535 622 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.32% 23.09% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 332 383 345
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 109 (37.46%) Windows
2 103 (35.40%) Java
3 94 (32.30%) Software Engineering
4 93 (31.96%) DevOps
5 84 (28.87%) Degree
6 74 (25.43%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (23.02%) Ansible
9 62 (21.31%) Python
10 58 (19.93%) Microservices
11 57 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
12 54 (18.56%) Jenkins
12 54 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 54 (18.56%) Unix
12 54 (18.56%) Terraform
13 51 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (17.18%) C++
15 47 (16.15%) Git (software)
15 47 (16.15%) Puppet
16 46 (15.81%) Computer Science
17 43 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (14.43%) Big Data
18 42 (14.43%) Web Services
18 42 (14.43%) Subversion
19 40 (13.75%) SQL
19 40 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
20 39 (13.40%) Docker
21 37 (12.71%) Algorithms
21 37 (12.71%) Mathematics
21 37 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery

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 25 (8.59%) Apache
2 22 (7.56%) JBoss
3 11 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.06%) IIS
6 4 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.37%) nginx
6 4 (1.37%) WildFly
7 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 74 (25.43%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.84%) SaaS
5 13 (4.47%) IaaS
6 9 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.75%) Office 365
8 6 (2.06%) GitHub
9 5 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.72%) PaaS
10 4 (1.37%) Akamai
10 4 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.37%) Serverless
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.03%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.69%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.00%) Firewall
2 20 (6.87%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.19%) DNS
4 15 (5.15%) Wireshark
5 12 (4.12%) HTTP
5 12 (4.12%) Network Security
6 10 (3.44%) Ethernet
7 9 (3.09%) Kerberos
8 8 (2.75%) VLAN
9 7 (2.41%) LAN
9 7 (2.41%) SAN
9 7 (2.41%) SSH
9 7 (2.41%) WAN
10 6 (2.06%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.06%) VoIP
10 6 (2.06%) VPN
11 5 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (1.72%) H.323
11 5 (1.72%) PBX
12 4 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.43%) Big Data
2 29 (9.97%) Data Mining
3 18 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.47%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.78%) MySQL
5 11 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.72%) DB2
7 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (18.56%) Jenkins
2 47 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 42 (14.43%) Subversion
4 30 (10.31%) JIRA
5 29 (9.97%) GoCD
6 27 (9.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (8.93%) IBM UrbanCode
7 26 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (8.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (6.19%) Maven
10 9 (3.09%) GitLab
11 8 (2.75%) Selenium
11 8 (2.75%) Vagrant
12 7 (2.41%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.06%) JUnit
14 5 (1.72%) Phabricator
14 5 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.37%) Fiddler
15 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (10.31%) Military
2 20 (6.87%) Finance
3 13 (4.47%) Games
4 9 (3.09%) Banking
5 4 (1.37%) Automotive
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (24.74%) Software Engineer
2 33 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (10.31%) Senior DevOps
4 29 (9.97%) Consultant
4 29 (9.97%) Developer
5 26 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (8.59%) DevOps Consultant
6 25 (8.59%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 23 (7.90%) Java Engineer
8 22 (7.56%) Junior
9 16 (5.50%) Administrator
9 16 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
9 16 (5.50%) Java Software Engineer
10 15 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.15%) Graduate
10 15 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.81%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.43%) Web Services
2 31 (10.65%) Elastic Stack
3 28 (9.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (9.62%) OpenCV
4 24 (8.25%) Hibernate
5 23 (7.90%) Spring
6 13 (4.47%) LAMP
7 12 (4.12%) Java EE
8 11 (3.78%) Drools
9 9 (3.09%) Kafka
10 8 (2.75%) 802.1X
10 8 (2.75%) Middleware
10 8 (2.75%) Node.js
11 7 (2.41%) JSON
11 7 (2.41%) LDAP
11 7 (2.41%) Spring Boot
12 6 (2.06%) jQuery
13 5 (1.72%) FreeSWITCH
13 5 (1.72%) NumPy
13 5 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.81%) Computer Science
2 37 (12.71%) Algorithms
3 33 (11.34%) Robotics
4 16 (5.50%) Data Structures
5 15 (5.15%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.47%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.78%) Fintech
7 11 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.03%) Clustering
12 3 (1.03%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.46%) Windows
2 54 (18.56%) Unix
3 29 (9.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.81%) CentOS
6 10 (3.44%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.44%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.09%) Debian
7 9 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.72%) AIX
10 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.69%) Solaris
11 2 (0.69%) VMS
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
12 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.30%) Software Engineering
2 93 (31.96%) DevOps
3 73 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (19.93%) Microservices
5 51 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 37 (12.71%) Mathematics
8 35 (12.03%) Open Source
9 30 (10.31%) Test Automation
10 29 (9.97%) Data Analysis
10 29 (9.97%) Deep Learning
10 29 (9.97%) Machine Learning
11 28 (9.62%) Image Processing
11 28 (9.62%) Innovative Thinking
12 27 (9.28%) Configuration Management
13 25 (8.59%) Customer Engagement
14 24 (8.25%) Analytics
15 20 (6.87%) High Availability
16 19 (6.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.40%) Java
2 62 (21.31%) Python
3 50 (17.18%) C++
4 40 (13.75%) SQL
5 35 (12.03%) C#
6 21 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.87%) Bash Shell
8 18 (6.19%) C
9 17 (5.84%) Ruby
10 11 (3.78%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.75%) PHP
11 8 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.41%) Go
12 7 (2.41%) Perl
12 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.72%) Java 8
14 3 (1.03%) Scala
15 2 (0.69%) Groovy
15 2 (0.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 84 (28.87%) Degree
2 34 (11.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (9.62%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.37%) CEH
5 4 (1.37%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (1.37%) MCSA
5 4 (1.37%) MCSE
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) SANS
7 1 (0.34%) VCAP
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.09%) SLA
2 6 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.06%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.69%) IEC 61131
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (13.40%) Docker
2 16 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.50%) NFS
3 14 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.12%) Samba
5 11 (3.78%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.72%) Dovecot
6 5 (1.72%) Firmware
6 5 (1.72%) iptables
6 5 (1.72%) Postfix
6 5 (1.72%) QEMU
6 5 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.72%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.72%) Xen
7 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.03%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.03%) vSphere
9 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 67 (23.02%) Ansible
2 57 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (18.56%) Terraform
4 47 (16.15%) Puppet
5 26 (8.93%) Consul
6 25 (8.59%) Kubernetes
6 25 (8.59%) Rundeck
7 6 (2.06%) Packer
8 5 (1.72%) Kibana
8 5 (1.72%) Proxmox
8 5 (1.72%) Salt
8 5 (1.72%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.72%) vMotion
9 4 (1.37%) Oozie
10 3 (1.03%) Grafana
10 3 (1.03%) Rancher
10 3 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.69%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.69%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.69%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 29 (9.97%) Microsoft
1 29 (9.97%) Splunk
2 27 (9.28%) VMware
3 25 (8.59%) Delphix
3 25 (8.59%) RedGate
3 25 (8.59%) ServiceNow
4 20 (6.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.09%) Google
6 8 (2.75%) Oracle
7 6 (2.06%) Cisco
8 5 (1.72%) Sybase
9 4 (1.37%) Dell
9 4 (1.37%) HP
9 4 (1.37%) IBM
10 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.03%) Veritas
11 2 (0.69%) Citrix
11 2 (0.69%) EMC
11 2 (0.69%) NetApp
11 2 (0.69%) Perforce