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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 12 33 20
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 137 72 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.25% 5.37% 9.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.15% 33.03% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 59 93
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,300 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 244 218 311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.82% 16.26% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 200
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 68 (27.42%) Python
2 64 (25.81%) Windows
2 64 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (24.60%) Java
4 53 (21.37%) SQL
5 47 (18.95%) Puppet
6 43 (17.34%) Unix
7 41 (16.53%) DevOps
8 40 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 40 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 39 (15.73%) MySQL
10 38 (15.32%) Web Services
10 38 (15.32%) Open Source
11 37 (14.92%) VMware
12 35 (14.11%) Finance
12 35 (14.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (12.90%) Oracle
13 32 (12.90%) Red Hat
14 31 (12.50%) Cisco
14 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 30 (12.10%) XML
15 30 (12.10%) Git (software)
16 27 (10.89%) Degree
16 27 (10.89%) Bash Shell
17 26 (10.48%) PowerShell
18 24 (9.68%) PHP
18 24 (9.68%) Apache
19 23 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (9.27%) Splunk

Linux
Top Related 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 24 (9.68%) Apache
2 19 (7.66%) JBoss
3 16 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.05%) IIS
5 9 (3.63%) nginx
5 9 (3.63%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.42%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.61%) Confluence
10 3 (1.21%) CMS
10 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.40%) Tornado
Applications
1 9 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) HFM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.03%) SaaS
4 6 (2.42%) Office 365
5 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.81%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.26%) DNS
1 18 (7.26%) Firewall
2 17 (6.85%) WAN
3 10 (4.03%) NAS
4 9 (3.63%) DHCP
4 9 (3.63%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.63%) SAN
5 8 (3.23%) Network Security
6 7 (2.82%) HTTP
6 7 (2.82%) LAN
6 7 (2.82%) VPN
7 6 (2.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (2.42%) SSL
8 5 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.02%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.02%) LDAP
9 4 (1.61%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.21%) Internet
10 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.73%) MySQL
2 23 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.66%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.26%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.85%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.65%) Big Data
6 14 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.24%) Neo4j
7 13 (5.24%) Pentaho
8 12 (4.84%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.84%) SQL Server
9 11 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.21%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.65%) Subversion
3 13 (5.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.02%) JIRA
5 5 (2.02%) Maven
5 5 (2.02%) Selenium
6 4 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.21%) Ant
7 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.81%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.81%) Gradle
8 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.81%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.40%) GCC
9 1 (0.40%) Hudson
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (14.11%) Finance
2 14 (5.65%) Banking
2 14 (5.65%) Law
3 13 (5.24%) Games
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Electronics
5 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (24.19%) Developer
2 29 (11.69%) Software Engineer
3 25 (10.08%) Consultant
4 23 (9.27%) Analyst
4 23 (9.27%) Security Consultant
5 21 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.85%) Associate Consultant
7 17 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Linux Consultant
9 11 (4.44%) Administrator
9 11 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.03%) Python Developer
11 9 (3.63%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.63%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Graduate
11 9 (3.63%) Web Applications Developer
12 8 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.32%) Web Services
2 30 (12.10%) XML
3 21 (8.47%) HTML
3 21 (8.47%) Spring
4 18 (7.26%) Java EE
5 17 (6.85%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (6.85%) LAMP
6 16 (6.45%) CSS
7 15 (6.05%) HTML5
8 14 (5.65%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (5.65%) Apache Camel
8 14 (5.65%) Drools
8 14 (5.65%) jBPM
8 14 (5.65%) JSON
9 13 (5.24%) RESTful
10 12 (4.84%) jQuery
10 12 (4.84%) Middleware
11 11 (4.44%) CSS3
12 10 (4.03%) .NET
13 9 (3.63%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.23%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.02%) PKI
6 5 (2.02%) Replication
6 5 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.61%) Social Media
8 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.21%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.81%) Windows
2 43 (17.34%) Unix
3 35 (14.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (8.47%) Ubuntu
5 20 (8.06%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.05%) Android
7 10 (4.03%) CentOS
7 10 (4.03%) Solaris
8 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.02%) Debian
9 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.53%) DevOps
3 40 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 38 (15.32%) Open Source
5 23 (9.27%) Security Monitoring
6 22 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.87%) TDD
7 21 (8.47%) Scrum
8 20 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 20 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (8.06%) SDLC
8 20 (8.06%) SOA
9 18 (7.26%) Microservices
9 18 (7.26%) Web Development
10 13 (5.24%) Analytics
10 13 (5.24%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.84%) Coaching
12 11 (4.44%) IT Strategy
13 10 (4.03%) High Availability
13 10 (4.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.42%) Python
2 61 (24.60%) Java
3 53 (21.37%) SQL
4 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.89%) Bash Shell
6 26 (10.48%) PowerShell
7 24 (9.68%) PHP
8 22 (8.87%) C++
9 19 (7.66%) C
10 17 (6.85%) C#
11 16 (6.45%) Perl
11 16 (6.45%) PL/SQL
11 16 (6.45%) Shell Script
12 14 (5.65%) Ruby
13 7 (2.82%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.21%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.81%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.81%) Delphi
17 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (10.89%) Degree
2 7 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.02%) CCNP
4 4 (1.61%) RHCE
5 3 (1.21%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.21%) CCNA
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.03%) QA
1 10 (4.03%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.82%) XenApp
5 7 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.42%) Docker
6 6 (2.42%) NFS
6 6 (2.42%) Samba
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.61%) KVM
8 4 (1.61%) Varnish
9 3 (1.21%) Firmware
9 3 (1.21%) vSphere
9 3 (1.21%) Xen
10 2 (0.81%) HDFS
10 2 (0.81%) NDS
10 2 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (18.95%) Puppet
2 40 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (8.87%) Ansible
4 10 (4.03%) Nagios
5 7 (2.82%) Check_MK
5 7 (2.82%) SCCM
6 5 (2.02%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.02%) SCOM
6 5 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.21%) Capistrano
7 3 (1.21%) Packer
7 3 (1.21%) Terraform
8 2 (0.81%) Cacti
8 2 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.81%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.81%) vRealize
9 1 (0.40%) Iperf
9 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (14.92%) VMware
2 32 (12.90%) Oracle
2 32 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 31 (12.50%) Cisco
4 23 (9.27%) Splunk
5 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.45%) Citrix
7 13 (5.24%) Talend
8 12 (4.84%) Juniper
8 12 (4.84%) Palo Alto
9 9 (3.63%) Brocade
9 9 (3.63%) Percona
9 9 (3.63%) Perforce
9 9 (3.63%) Riverbed
10 8 (3.23%) F5
11 7 (2.82%) Google
12 5 (2.02%) CA
12 5 (2.02%) Symantec
12 5 (2.02%) Varonis
13 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
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