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

Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 24 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 144 93 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.58% 7.84% 12.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.14% 36.33% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 55 109
Median salary £39,000 £38,670 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.85% -11.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,200 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £59,600 £55,000
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 271 256 334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.80% 21.59% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 152 145 199
Median salary £39,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 74 (26.52%) Windows
2 73 (26.16%) Python
3 61 (21.86%) Java
4 59 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (19.71%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (19.35%) Puppet
6 54 (19.35%) Unix
7 53 (19.00%) Software Engineering
8 49 (17.56%) SQL
9 44 (15.77%) MySQL
10 43 (15.41%) JavaScript
11 42 (15.05%) Degree
12 41 (14.70%) DevOps
13 40 (14.34%) C++
14 39 (13.98%) PHP
14 39 (13.98%) Splunk
15 38 (13.62%) Configuration Management
15 38 (13.62%) Oracle
15 38 (13.62%) Data Centre
16 37 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (12.90%) PowerShell
18 35 (12.54%) Open Source
18 35 (12.54%) Red Hat
19 34 (12.19%) Finance
20 33 (11.83%) Web Services
21 32 (11.47%) LAMP
21 32 (11.47%) Security Monitoring
22 31 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 30 (10.75%) Git (software)
23 30 (10.75%) Bash Shell

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 28 (10.04%) Apache
2 20 (7.17%) JBoss
3 17 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.30%) CMS
4 12 (4.30%) IIS
5 9 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.87%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.51%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.43%) Confluence
9 4 (1.43%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.08%) nginx
10 3 (1.08%) Tornado
11 2 (0.72%) Drupal
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.72%) WildFly
11 2 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.43%) InDesign
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.58%) Office 365
4 7 (2.51%) SaaS
5 5 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.73%) SAN
1 16 (5.73%) WAN
2 14 (5.02%) DNS
3 13 (4.66%) Firewall
4 11 (3.94%) DHCP
5 10 (3.58%) NAS
6 9 (3.23%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.51%) LAN
7 7 (2.51%) Network Security
7 7 (2.51%) SSL
8 6 (2.15%) LDAP
8 6 (2.15%) SMTP
9 5 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (1.79%) IMAP
9 5 (1.79%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.79%) VoIP
10 4 (1.43%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.08%) BGP
11 3 (1.08%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.77%) MySQL
2 27 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.17%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.45%) Big Data
5 18 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.94%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.94%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.58%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.87%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.08%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.08%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.08%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.60%) Subversion
3 21 (7.53%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.38%) Maven
5 7 (2.51%) Ant
5 7 (2.51%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.15%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.15%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.15%) CMake
6 6 (2.15%) HttpUnit
6 6 (2.15%) JMeter
6 6 (2.15%) JUnit
6 6 (2.15%) MSBuild
6 6 (2.15%) NuGet
6 6 (2.15%) Phabricator
6 6 (2.15%) Ranorex
7 5 (1.79%) JIRA
8 4 (1.43%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 34 (12.19%) Finance
2 21 (7.53%) Law
3 13 (4.66%) Games
4 4 (1.43%) Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Electronics
5 3 (1.08%) Legal
5 3 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (20.07%) Developer
2 45 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 39 (13.98%) Consultant
3 39 (13.98%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (11.47%) Security Consultant
5 27 (9.68%) Linux Consultant
6 24 (8.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 21 (7.53%) Associate Consultant
8 20 (7.17%) Administrator
9 18 (6.45%) Java Developer
10 17 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.73%) Analyst
11 16 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.66%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.66%) Web Developer
14 11 (3.94%) DBA
15 10 (3.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.83%) Web Services
2 32 (11.47%) LAMP
3 24 (8.60%) HTML
4 21 (7.53%) XML
5 20 (7.17%) CSS
5 20 (7.17%) Spring
6 19 (6.81%) jQuery
7 17 (6.09%) RESTful
8 16 (5.73%) HTML5
9 15 (5.38%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.38%) JSON
10 14 (5.02%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.30%) CSS3
12 11 (3.94%) .NET
13 10 (3.58%) J2EE
13 10 (3.58%) SOAP
14 8 (2.87%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (2.51%) Ajax
15 7 (2.51%) Django
15 7 (2.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.62%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.32%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.87%) Clustering
3 8 (2.87%) Replication
4 7 (2.51%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.51%) Robotics
5 6 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (1.43%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.43%) User Experience
8 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.08%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Social Media
9 2 (0.72%) Fintech
9 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.52%) Windows
2 54 (19.35%) Unix
3 31 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.45%) Android
4 18 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.09%) Ubuntu
6 14 (5.02%) Debian
7 9 (3.23%) CentOS
7 9 (3.23%) Solaris
8 8 (2.87%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.51%) AIX
10 4 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.00%) Software Engineering
3 41 (14.70%) DevOps
4 38 (13.62%) Configuration Management
5 35 (12.54%) Open Source
6 32 (11.47%) Security Monitoring
7 26 (9.32%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (8.60%) Web Development
9 20 (7.17%) SDLC
10 19 (6.81%) Mathematics
11 18 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.09%) Analytics
13 13 (4.66%) ITIL
13 13 (4.66%) Programme Delivery
13 13 (4.66%) Scrum
14 12 (4.30%) Data Analytics
14 12 (4.30%) IT Strategy
15 11 (3.94%) Big Data Analytics
15 11 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (3.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.16%) Python
2 61 (21.86%) Java
3 49 (17.56%) SQL
4 43 (15.41%) JavaScript
5 40 (14.34%) C++
6 39 (13.98%) PHP
7 36 (12.90%) PowerShell
8 30 (10.75%) Bash Shell
9 27 (9.68%) C
10 21 (7.53%) Perl
11 20 (7.17%) Ruby
12 17 (6.09%) Shell Script
13 13 (4.66%) C#
14 7 (2.51%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.72%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.36%) Jython
18 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (15.05%) Degree
2 9 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.79%) CISSP
5 4 (1.43%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.08%) CCNP
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.72%) HND
7 2 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) CISM
8 1 (0.36%) MBA
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) SLA
2 8 (2.87%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.94%) XenApp
5 10 (3.58%) Docker
6 9 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.51%) RHEV
9 5 (1.79%) KVM
10 4 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.43%) Xen
11 3 (1.08%) HDFS
12 2 (0.72%) NFS
12 2 (0.72%) Samba
13 1 (0.36%) Firmware
13 1 (0.36%) Gluster
13 1 (0.36%) Varnish
13 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (19.71%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (19.35%) Puppet
3 26 (9.32%) Ansible
4 22 (7.89%) Nagios
5 9 (3.23%) SCCM
6 8 (2.87%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.87%) Rundeck
7 7 (2.51%) Check_MK
7 7 (2.51%) Control-M
7 7 (2.51%) SCOM
7 7 (2.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (2.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.79%) Packer
9 3 (1.08%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.08%) Terraform
10 2 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.72%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.36%) Icinga
Vendors
1 39 (13.98%) Splunk
2 38 (13.62%) Oracle
3 35 (12.54%) Red Hat
4 28 (10.04%) VMware
5 25 (8.96%) Cisco
6 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
7 22 (7.89%) Citrix
8 12 (4.30%) F5
9 9 (3.23%) Brocade
9 9 (3.23%) CA
9 9 (3.23%) Palo Alto
9 9 (3.23%) Percona
9 9 (3.23%) Perforce
9 9 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 9 (3.23%) Symantec
9 9 (3.23%) Varonis
10 8 (2.87%) EMC
10 8 (2.87%) Google
11 6 (2.15%) Alterian
12 5 (1.79%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable Package + Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience. Includes Pension and bonuses.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago