Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 289 227 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.68% 9.93% 11.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.44% 45.77% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 164 160 216
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,625 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +5.10%

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 636 496 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.50% 21.70% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 399 344 417
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,200 £26,351 £24,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 126 (43.60%) Windows
2 111 (38.41%) C++
3 98 (33.91%) Java
4 91 (31.49%) Software Engineering
4 91 (31.49%) Degree
5 87 (30.10%) Python
6 63 (21.80%) Computer Science
7 60 (20.76%) Robotics
8 58 (20.07%) Innovative Thinking
9 57 (19.72%) DevOps
10 48 (16.61%) Unix
11 46 (15.92%) C#
11 46 (15.92%) Mathematics
12 44 (15.22%) Jenkins
13 43 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (14.88%) Red Hat
14 42 (14.53%) Opscode Chef
15 41 (14.19%) Git (software)
16 40 (13.84%) C
17 39 (13.49%) Debian
18 38 (13.15%) .NET
18 38 (13.15%) Puppet
19 35 (12.11%) Big Data
19 35 (12.11%) Continuous Delivery
19 35 (12.11%) Software Testing
19 35 (12.11%) Maven
20 34 (11.76%) Machine Learning
20 34 (11.76%) Test Automation
21 32 (11.07%) Algorithms
21 32 (11.07%) Perl

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 (7.61%) Apache
2 16 (5.54%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.19%) JBoss
4 8 (2.77%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.77%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.08%) CMS
5 6 (2.08%) IIS
6 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.04%) Drupal
7 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.69%) Moodle
8 2 (0.69%) WildFly
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) nginx
9 1 (0.35%) Tornado
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.38%) InDesign
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.42%) SaaS
5 6 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.08%) Office 365
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) npm
7 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.84%) DNS
2 13 (4.50%) Firewall
3 12 (4.15%) DHCP
4 10 (3.46%) SAN
4 10 (3.46%) VoIP
5 8 (2.77%) LAN
5 8 (2.77%) VPN
5 8 (2.77%) WAN
6 6 (2.08%) AMQP
6 6 (2.08%) LDAP
6 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.73%) IMAP
7 5 (1.73%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.73%) SMTP
7 5 (1.73%) SSL
8 4 (1.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.38%) MPLS
8 4 (1.38%) OSPF
9 3 (1.04%) BGP
9 3 (1.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.11%) Big Data
2 21 (7.27%) MySQL
3 19 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.50%) Data Mining
6 12 (4.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.81%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.46%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.77%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.42%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.38%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.69%) DB2
15 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 41 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 35 (12.11%) Maven
4 30 (10.38%) SonarQube
5 29 (10.03%) Artifactory
5 29 (10.03%) Bugzilla
5 29 (10.03%) CMake
5 29 (10.03%) MSBuild
5 29 (10.03%) NuGet
5 29 (10.03%) Phabricator
5 29 (10.03%) Ranorex
6 27 (9.34%) Selenium
7 16 (5.54%) Subversion
8 9 (3.11%) JIRA
9 7 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.42%) GoCD
10 5 (1.73%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (1.73%) NetBeans
10 5 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (9.69%) Finance
2 12 (4.15%) Law
3 10 (3.46%) Military
4 7 (2.42%) Games
5 6 (2.08%) Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Arabic Language
7 3 (1.04%) Electronics
7 3 (1.04%) German Language
8 2 (0.69%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) French Language
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (34.60%) Software Engineer
2 46 (15.92%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (14.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 32 (11.07%) Consultant
5 31 (10.73%) Developer
6 29 (10.03%) Test Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Development Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Software Development Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Software Test Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Test Development Engineer
8 20 (6.92%) Linux Consultant
9 15 (5.19%) Security Consultant
10 13 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.15%) Embedded Engineer
11 12 (4.15%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.81%) Analytics Consultant
12 11 (3.81%) IT Engineer
12 11 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Splunk Consultant
12 11 (3.81%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.15%) .NET
2 23 (7.96%) Web Services
3 16 (5.54%) LAMP
4 15 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (5.19%) HTML
5 13 (4.50%) OpenCV
6 11 (3.81%) XML
7 10 (3.46%) CSS
7 10 (3.46%) SOAP
8 9 (3.11%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.11%) RESTful
9 8 (2.77%) Django
9 8 (2.77%) HTML5
9 8 (2.77%) jQuery
9 8 (2.77%) JSON
10 7 (2.42%) J2EE
10 7 (2.42%) Java EE
10 7 (2.42%) REST
10 7 (2.42%) Spring
11 6 (2.08%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.80%) Computer Science
2 60 (20.76%) Robotics
3 32 (11.07%) Algorithms
4 26 (9.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.81%) Replication
6 10 (3.46%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (3.11%) Clustering
7 9 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.04%) CUDA
12 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.69%) VLE
13 1 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Fintech
13 1 (0.35%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 126 (43.60%) Windows
2 48 (16.61%) Unix
3 39 (13.49%) Debian
4 23 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.84%) CentOS
6 12 (4.15%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.11%) AIX
7 9 (3.11%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.42%) Android
9 6 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (2.08%) Solaris
10 4 (1.38%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.49%) Software Engineering
2 58 (20.07%) Innovative Thinking
3 57 (19.72%) DevOps
4 46 (15.92%) Mathematics
5 43 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 35 (12.11%) Software Testing
7 34 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 34 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 26 (9.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 25 (8.65%) Image Processing
9 25 (8.65%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.30%) Configuration Management
10 24 (8.30%) SDET
11 23 (7.96%) ITIL
12 21 (7.27%) Analytics
12 21 (7.27%) Data Analysis
12 21 (7.27%) Data Analytics
13 19 (6.57%) High Availability
14 18 (6.23%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (38.41%) C++
2 98 (33.91%) Java
3 87 (30.10%) Python
4 46 (15.92%) C#
5 40 (13.84%) C
6 32 (11.07%) Perl
7 31 (10.73%) SQL
8 30 (10.38%) PHP
9 22 (7.61%) Bash Shell
10 21 (7.27%) JavaScript
11 19 (6.57%) PowerShell
11 19 (6.57%) Ruby
11 19 (6.57%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.42%) Scala
13 5 (1.73%) R
14 3 (1.04%) AppleScript
14 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.69%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 91 (31.49%) Degree
2 30 (10.38%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.46%) CISSP
5 8 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.73%) CCNP
6 5 (1.73%) CEH
6 5 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.73%) PhD
6 5 (1.73%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.04%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CCIE
8 2 (0.69%) ISEB
8 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.69%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.35%) CISM
9 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.73%) GCP
3 4 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.19%) Docker
3 12 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.11%) RHEV
5 7 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.08%) XenApp
7 5 (1.73%) Firmware
8 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.38%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.69%) KVM
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (14.53%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (13.15%) Puppet
3 27 (9.34%) Ansible
4 16 (5.54%) Nagios
4 16 (5.54%) Rundeck
5 9 (3.11%) Control-M
5 9 (3.11%) Terraform
5 9 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (2.77%) Cacti
6 8 (2.77%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.73%) Consul
7 5 (1.73%) SCCM
8 4 (1.38%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.38%) SCOM
8 4 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.04%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (14.88%) Red Hat
2 24 (8.30%) Splunk
3 23 (7.96%) Oracle
4 21 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.57%) VMware
6 14 (4.84%) Cisco
7 10 (3.46%) EMC
8 8 (2.77%) Varonis
9 7 (2.42%) CA
9 7 (2.42%) F5
9 7 (2.42%) Google
10 6 (2.08%) Citrix
10 6 (2.08%) Symantec
11 5 (1.73%) Adobe
11 5 (1.73%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.73%) RedGate
11 5 (1.73%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.04%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.04%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.69%) Twitter