Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 392 292 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.42% 10.87% 12.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.06% 56.15% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 231 176 184
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +0.64% -8.24%
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,375 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.60% +4.38% -5.88%

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 642 520 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.62% 19.35% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 421 306 319
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,875 £26,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 165 (42.09%) Java
2 159 (40.56%) Windows
3 139 (35.46%) Degree
4 137 (34.95%) Python
4 137 (34.95%) Software Engineering
5 123 (31.38%) C++
6 112 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 106 (27.04%) DevOps
8 97 (24.74%) JavaScript
9 89 (22.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 86 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
11 84 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (20.15%) Terraform
13 77 (19.64%) Jenkins
14 73 (18.62%) Computer Science
15 71 (18.11%) Ansible
16 69 (17.60%) C#
17 68 (17.35%) Unix
18 61 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (15.31%) Docker
20 58 (14.80%) Google Cloud Platform
20 58 (14.80%) Puppet
20 58 (14.80%) Robotics
20 58 (14.80%) Innovative Thinking
21 57 (14.54%) Mathematics
22 54 (13.78%) Git (software)
23 53 (13.52%) Machine Learning
23 53 (13.52%) Algorithms
24 52 (13.27%) Finance
24 52 (13.27%) Infrastructure as Code

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 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.85%) Apache
3 13 (3.32%) JBoss
4 11 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.55%) nginx
6 8 (2.04%) Jetty
7 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.51%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.26%) IIS
10 1 (0.26%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) FrameMaker
1 4 (1.02%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
1 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 112 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (22.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (14.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (4.59%) IBM Cloud
5 17 (4.34%) Azure Stack
6 12 (3.06%) npm
7 11 (2.81%) Serverless
8 8 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (2.04%) Datadog
8 8 (2.04%) GitHub
9 7 (1.79%) IaaS
10 6 (1.53%) Office 365
11 5 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.02%) PaaS
12 4 (1.02%) SaaS
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.51%) Akamai
15 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.10%) Firewall
2 17 (4.34%) HTTP
3 10 (2.55%) Network Security
4 9 (2.30%) VLAN
5 7 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.53%) Broadband
7 5 (1.28%) 2G
7 5 (1.28%) 3G
7 5 (1.28%) 4G
7 5 (1.28%) 5G
7 5 (1.28%) OpenFlow
7 5 (1.28%) SAN
7 5 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.02%) DNS
8 4 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.02%) Internet
9 3 (0.77%) DHCP
9 3 (0.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.73%) Data Mining
2 37 (9.44%) Big Data
3 34 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.87%) MySQL
5 18 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.30%) Couchbase
8 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.04%) MariaDB
9 8 (2.04%) Mixpanel
10 5 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.77%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.51%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 77 (19.64%) Jenkins
2 54 (13.78%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.69%) Subversion
4 34 (8.67%) JIRA
5 33 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (8.16%) GoCD
7 31 (7.91%) IBM UrbanCode
8 28 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (6.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (4.34%) Selenium
11 14 (3.57%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.55%) PhantomJS
13 8 (2.04%) gulp
13 8 (2.04%) webpack
14 6 (1.53%) Artifactory
15 5 (1.28%) Maven
16 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.77%) Hudson
16 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
17 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (13.27%) Finance
2 31 (7.91%) Banking
3 23 (5.87%) Retail
4 15 (3.83%) Electronics
5 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.28%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (24.23%) Software Engineer
2 77 (19.64%) Developer
3 59 (15.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 35 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
4 35 (8.93%) Consultant
5 32 (8.16%) DevOps Consultant
6 30 (7.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (7.65%) Graduate
7 29 (7.40%) Senior DevOps
8 28 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
8 28 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 28 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (6.12%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (6.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 23 (5.87%) Security Engineer
10 23 (5.87%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (5.10%) Analyst
12 19 (4.85%) Java Developer
12 19 (4.85%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.59%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.22%) Web Services
2 41 (10.46%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (8.16%) Spring
4 29 (7.40%) CSS
5 28 (7.14%) HTML
6 25 (6.38%) Node.js
6 25 (6.38%) OpenCV
7 23 (5.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (5.36%) RESTful
9 20 (5.10%) AngularJS
10 19 (4.85%) .NET
11 18 (4.59%) REST
12 15 (3.83%) JSON
13 14 (3.57%) Java EE
13 14 (3.57%) jQuery
14 11 (2.81%) Middleware
15 10 (2.55%) LAMP
15 10 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (2.30%) React
16 9 (2.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.80%) Robotics
2 53 (13.52%) Algorithms
3 30 (7.65%) Public Cloud
4 20 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (4.59%) User Experience
6 15 (3.83%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.06%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.04%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.51%) PKI
13 2 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 159 (40.56%) Windows
2 68 (17.35%) Unix
3 28 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 26 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.32%) CentOS
6 8 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.79%) Android
7 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.28%) Debian
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.26%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (34.95%) Software Engineering
2 106 (27.04%) DevOps
3 84 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (18.62%) Computer Science
5 61 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (14.80%) Innovative Thinking
7 57 (14.54%) Mathematics
8 53 (13.52%) Machine Learning
9 52 (13.27%) Infrastructure as Code
10 49 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (11.99%) Microservices
12 46 (11.73%) Deep Learning
12 46 (11.73%) Test Automation
13 42 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 40 (10.20%) Open Source
15 38 (9.69%) OO
16 31 (7.91%) Analytics
17 30 (7.65%) Configuration Management
17 30 (7.65%) Mentoring
18 27 (6.89%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 165 (42.09%) Java
2 137 (34.95%) Python
3 123 (31.38%) C++
4 97 (24.74%) JavaScript
5 69 (17.60%) C#
6 38 (9.69%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.91%) Ruby
7 31 (7.91%) SQL
8 27 (6.89%) PHP
9 25 (6.38%) C
10 24 (6.12%) Groovy
10 24 (6.12%) Shell Script
11 19 (4.85%) TypeScript
12 18 (4.59%) Perl
13 12 (3.06%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.55%) Go
15 9 (2.30%) ES6
16 6 (1.53%) Java 8
17 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (35.46%) Degree
2 46 (11.73%) Numerate Degree
3 42 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.79%) OCA
4 7 (1.79%) OCP
4 7 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) CCNP
7 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CCIE
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.51%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (15.31%) Docker
2 8 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) NFS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 86 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
2 79 (20.15%) Terraform
3 71 (18.11%) Ansible
4 58 (14.80%) Puppet
5 50 (12.76%) Kubernetes
6 34 (8.67%) Consul
7 26 (6.63%) Rundeck
8 8 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.28%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.51%) Grafana
10 2 (0.51%) Graphite
10 2 (0.51%) Packer
11 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.26%) Icinga
11 1 (0.26%) Kibana
11 1 (0.26%) Nagios
11 1 (0.26%) RANCID
11 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (13.01%) Splunk
2 44 (11.22%) Red Hat
3 40 (10.20%) ServiceNow
4 33 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 31 (7.91%) Google
6 30 (7.65%) IBM
7 26 (6.63%) Delphix
7 26 (6.63%) RedGate
8 16 (4.08%) Cisco
9 15 (3.83%) VMware
10 12 (3.06%) Oracle
11 10 (2.55%) CyberArk
11 10 (2.55%) Symantec
12 6 (1.53%) Dell
13 5 (1.28%) Adobe
13 5 (1.28%) F5
14 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.02%) PagerDuty
15 3 (0.77%) SAP
15 3 (0.77%) Sybase