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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 23 11
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 148 94 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.86% 7.85% 13.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.43% 36.86% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 85 56 109
Median salary £38,500 £40,085 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.95% -7.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,250 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 277 255 332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 22.20% 21.30% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 152 146 197
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 76 (26.76%) Windows
1 76 (26.76%) Python
2 62 (21.83%) Java
3 60 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (20.42%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (20.07%) Puppet
6 55 (19.37%) Unix
7 53 (18.66%) Software Engineering
8 50 (17.61%) SQL
9 45 (15.85%) MySQL
10 44 (15.49%) JavaScript
10 44 (15.49%) DevOps
11 43 (15.14%) Degree
12 42 (14.79%) PHP
13 39 (13.73%) Configuration Management
13 39 (13.73%) C++
13 39 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (13.73%) Splunk
13 39 (13.73%) Data Centre
14 38 (13.38%) PowerShell
14 38 (13.38%) Oracle
15 37 (13.03%) Red Hat
16 36 (12.68%) Finance
17 35 (12.32%) Web Services
17 35 (12.32%) Open Source
18 33 (11.62%) Bash Shell
18 33 (11.62%) LAMP
19 32 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 32 (11.27%) Git (software)
19 32 (11.27%) Security Monitoring

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 30 (10.56%) Apache
2 20 (7.04%) JBoss
3 19 (6.69%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.58%) IIS
5 12 (4.23%) CMS
6 9 (3.17%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.76%) Confluence
9 5 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.41%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.41%) nginx
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.06%) Tornado
12 2 (0.70%) Drupal
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.70%) WildFly
12 2 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.41%) InDesign
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.52%) Office 365
4 8 (2.82%) SaaS
5 5 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.99%) SAN
2 16 (5.63%) WAN
3 15 (5.28%) Firewall
4 14 (4.93%) DNS
5 11 (3.87%) DHCP
6 10 (3.52%) NAS
7 9 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 7 (2.46%) LAN
8 7 (2.46%) Network Security
8 7 (2.46%) SSL
9 6 (2.11%) LDAP
9 6 (2.11%) SMTP
10 5 (1.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (1.76%) IMAP
10 5 (1.76%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.76%) VoIP
11 4 (1.41%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.06%) BGP
12 3 (1.06%) OSPF
12 3 (1.06%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.85%) MySQL
2 28 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.15%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.04%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.34%) Big Data
5 18 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.23%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.06%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.06%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.45%) Subversion
3 22 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.28%) Maven
5 7 (2.46%) Ant
5 7 (2.46%) JUnit
5 7 (2.46%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.11%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.11%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.11%) CMake
6 6 (2.11%) HttpUnit
6 6 (2.11%) JIRA
6 6 (2.11%) JMeter
6 6 (2.11%) MSBuild
6 6 (2.11%) NuGet
6 6 (2.11%) Phabricator
6 6 (2.11%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 36 (12.68%) Finance
2 21 (7.39%) Law
3 12 (4.23%) Games
4 4 (1.41%) Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 2 (0.70%) Electronics
6 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.70%) Marketing
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (19.72%) Developer
2 44 (15.49%) Software Engineer
3 40 (14.08%) Consultant
4 38 (13.38%) Linux Engineer
5 32 (11.27%) Security Consultant
6 28 (9.86%) Linux Consultant
7 23 (8.10%) C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (7.75%) Administrator
9 21 (7.39%) Associate Consultant
10 19 (6.69%) Java Developer
10 19 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.63%) Analyst
11 16 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.58%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.58%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.58%) Web Developer
14 11 (3.87%) DBA
14 11 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (3.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.32%) Web Services
2 33 (11.62%) LAMP
3 24 (8.45%) HTML
4 21 (7.39%) XML
5 20 (7.04%) CSS
5 20 (7.04%) Spring
6 19 (6.69%) jQuery
7 17 (5.99%) RESTful
8 16 (5.63%) HTML5
9 15 (5.28%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.28%) JSON
10 14 (4.93%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.23%) CSS3
12 11 (3.87%) .NET
13 10 (3.52%) J2EE
13 10 (3.52%) SOAP
14 8 (2.82%) Java EE
14 8 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (2.46%) Django
15 7 (2.46%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.51%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.17%) Clustering
3 9 (3.17%) Replication
4 7 (2.46%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.46%) Robotics
5 6 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (1.41%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.41%) User Experience
8 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.06%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.06%) Social Media
9 2 (0.70%) Fintech
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 76 (26.76%) Windows
2 55 (19.37%) Unix
3 32 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.69%) Android
4 19 (6.69%) Ubuntu
5 18 (6.34%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.93%) Debian
7 10 (3.52%) CentOS
8 9 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.17%) Solaris
9 8 (2.82%) AIX
10 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.66%) Software Engineering
3 44 (15.49%) DevOps
4 39 (13.73%) Configuration Management
5 35 (12.32%) Open Source
6 32 (11.27%) Security Monitoring
7 26 (9.15%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (8.45%) Web Development
9 21 (7.39%) SDLC
10 20 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.69%) Mathematics
12 17 (5.99%) Analytics
13 15 (5.28%) ITIL
14 14 (4.93%) Programme Delivery
14 14 (4.93%) Scrum
15 13 (4.58%) High Availability
16 12 (4.23%) Data Analytics
16 12 (4.23%) IT Strategy
17 11 (3.87%) Big Data Analytics
17 11 (3.87%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.76%) Python
2 62 (21.83%) Java
3 50 (17.61%) SQL
4 44 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 42 (14.79%) PHP
6 39 (13.73%) C++
7 38 (13.38%) PowerShell
8 33 (11.62%) Bash Shell
9 27 (9.51%) C
10 23 (8.10%) Perl
11 21 (7.39%) Ruby
12 18 (6.34%) Shell Script
13 12 (4.23%) C#
14 6 (2.11%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.70%) Scala
18 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.35%) R
18 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (15.14%) Degree
2 9 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.76%) CISSP
5 4 (1.41%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.06%) CCNP
7 2 (0.70%) HND
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) MBA
8 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.28%) SLA
2 8 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.87%) Docker
4 11 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.87%) XenApp
5 9 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.82%) RHEV
7 5 (1.76%) KVM
8 4 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.41%) Xen
9 3 (1.06%) HDFS
10 2 (0.70%) NFS
10 2 (0.70%) Samba
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.35%) Gluster
11 1 (0.35%) Varnish
11 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (20.42%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (20.07%) Puppet
3 29 (10.21%) Ansible
4 23 (8.10%) Nagios
5 9 (3.17%) Rundeck
5 9 (3.17%) SCCM
6 8 (2.82%) Control-M
6 8 (2.82%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (2.46%) Check_MK
7 7 (2.46%) SCOM
7 7 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.76%) Packer
9 4 (1.41%) Terraform
10 3 (1.06%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.70%) Cacti
11 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (13.73%) Splunk
2 38 (13.38%) Oracle
3 37 (13.03%) Red Hat
4 31 (10.92%) VMware
5 26 (9.15%) Cisco
6 24 (8.45%) Microsoft
7 22 (7.75%) Citrix
8 12 (4.23%) F5
9 9 (3.17%) Brocade
9 9 (3.17%) CA
9 9 (3.17%) EMC
9 9 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 9 (3.17%) Percona
9 9 (3.17%) Perforce
9 9 (3.17%) Riverbed
9 9 (3.17%) Symantec
9 9 (3.17%) Varonis
10 8 (2.82%) Google
11 6 (2.11%) Alterian
12 5 (1.76%) Juniper
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Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
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