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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 29 13
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 135 79 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.32% 6.29% 12.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.95% 34.05% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 86 51 108
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 229 232 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 20.89% 18.47% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 136 202
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 69 (26.44%) Python
2 62 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.37%) Java
4 60 (22.99%) Windows
5 56 (21.46%) SQL
6 55 (21.07%) Unix
7 48 (18.39%) Software Engineering
8 47 (18.01%) Puppet
9 43 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
9 43 (16.48%) JavaScript
10 42 (16.09%) MySQL
11 38 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (14.18%) Oracle
12 37 (14.18%) DevOps
13 36 (13.79%) Web Services
13 36 (13.79%) Open Source
14 35 (13.41%) Finance
15 34 (13.03%) PHP
15 34 (13.03%) Splunk
16 32 (12.26%) Degree
17 31 (11.88%) Git (software)
17 31 (11.88%) PowerShell
18 30 (11.49%) XML
18 30 (11.49%) Configuration Management
18 30 (11.49%) Red Hat
19 29 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
20 28 (10.73%) C++
20 28 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 27 (10.34%) VMware
21 27 (10.34%) Data Centre

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 24 (9.20%) Apache
2 20 (7.66%) JBoss
3 16 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.98%) IIS
5 8 (3.07%) MQSeries
5 8 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.07%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.68%) CMS
7 5 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.53%) Confluence
8 4 (1.53%) nginx
9 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.77%) Tornado
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.15%) InDesign
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) HFM
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.30%) Office 365
3 6 (2.30%) SaaS
4 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) WAN
2 15 (5.75%) Firewall
3 14 (5.36%) DNS
4 12 (4.60%) SAN
5 10 (3.83%) NAS
5 10 (3.83%) Network Security
6 9 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.45%) SSL
7 8 (3.07%) DHCP
8 6 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (2.30%) LAN
9 5 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.92%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (1.92%) VPN
10 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.77%) Internet
12 1 (0.38%) BGP
12 1 (0.38%) OSPF
12 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) MySQL
2 25 (9.58%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.43%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.66%) MongoDB
5 19 (7.28%) Big Data
5 19 (7.28%) RDBMS
6 15 (5.75%) Hadoop
7 14 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.83%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (3.07%) Neo4j
10 8 (3.07%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (3.07%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 31 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.66%) Subversion
3 12 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.30%) Maven
6 5 (1.92%) Ant
6 5 (1.92%) JIRA
7 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.53%) HttpUnit
7 4 (1.53%) JMeter
7 4 (1.53%) JUnit
8 3 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.77%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.77%) Gradle
9 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.38%) Hudson
10 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (13.41%) Finance
2 18 (6.90%) Law
3 11 (4.21%) Games
4 6 (2.30%) Banking
4 6 (2.30%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (22.22%) Developer
2 38 (14.56%) Software Engineer
3 33 (12.64%) Consultant
4 29 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 27 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 22 (8.43%) Associate Consultant
7 20 (7.66%) Analyst
7 20 (7.66%) Linux Consultant
8 18 (6.90%) Administrator
9 16 (6.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Java Developer
10 15 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Web Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.60%) PHP Developer
12 12 (4.60%) Python Developer
13 11 (4.21%) Applications Developer
13 11 (4.21%) DBA
13 11 (4.21%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.79%) Web Services
2 30 (11.49%) XML
3 26 (9.96%) HTML
4 24 (9.20%) LAMP
5 23 (8.81%) Spring
6 21 (8.05%) CSS
7 19 (7.28%) HTML5
8 18 (6.90%) jQuery
8 18 (6.90%) JSON
8 18 (6.90%) RESTful
9 14 (5.36%) CSS3
10 13 (4.98%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.98%) Java EE
11 12 (4.60%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.83%) LESS
13 9 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (3.45%) Apache Camel
13 9 (3.45%) Drools
13 9 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.07%) SWIFT
4 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.92%) PKI
5 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.53%) Clustering
5 4 (1.53%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.53%) Replication
5 4 (1.53%) Social Media
6 3 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.15%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.77%) Fintech
7 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.99%) Windows
2 55 (21.07%) Unix
3 28 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (7.28%) Android
4 19 (7.28%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.07%) CentOS
6 8 (3.07%) Debian
6 8 (3.07%) Solaris
7 4 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.15%) AIX
8 3 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.39%) Software Engineering
3 37 (14.18%) DevOps
4 36 (13.79%) Open Source
5 30 (11.49%) Configuration Management
6 29 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 25 (9.58%) Web Development
8 23 (8.81%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (8.43%) SDLC
10 20 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.90%) Scrum
12 16 (6.13%) Analytics
13 15 (5.75%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.36%) Mathematics
14 14 (5.36%) TDD
15 13 (4.98%) SOA
16 12 (4.60%) Microservices
17 11 (4.21%) Big Data Analytics
17 11 (4.21%) Data Analytics
17 11 (4.21%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.44%) Python
2 61 (23.37%) Java
3 56 (21.46%) SQL
4 43 (16.48%) JavaScript
5 34 (13.03%) PHP
6 31 (11.88%) PowerShell
7 28 (10.73%) C++
8 23 (8.81%) Bash Shell
9 20 (7.66%) C
10 17 (6.51%) Shell Script
11 16 (6.13%) C#
11 16 (6.13%) Perl
11 16 (6.13%) Ruby
12 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.68%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.15%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.38%) Korn
16 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (12.26%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.15%) CCNP
3 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.77%) CCNA
4 2 (0.77%) CISSP
4 2 (0.77%) HND
4 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) MBA
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.38%) RHCE
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) SLA
2 10 (3.83%) QA
3 2 (0.77%) COBIT
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.68%) XenApp
5 7 (2.68%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.53%) KVM
7 3 (1.15%) HDFS
7 3 (1.15%) RHEV
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.15%) Xen
8 2 (0.77%) Firmware
8 2 (0.77%) NDS
8 2 (0.77%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.77%) NFS
8 2 (0.77%) Samba
8 2 (0.77%) Varnish
8 2 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (18.01%) Puppet
2 43 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (8.05%) Ansible
4 15 (5.75%) Nagios
5 8 (3.07%) Data Guard
5 8 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.68%) Check_MK
6 7 (2.68%) SCCM
7 5 (1.92%) Packer
7 5 (1.92%) SCOM
7 5 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.15%) Control-M
8 3 (1.15%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.15%) Terraform
8 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.77%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.77%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (14.18%) Oracle
2 34 (13.03%) Splunk
3 30 (11.49%) Red Hat
4 27 (10.34%) VMware
5 24 (9.20%) Cisco
6 20 (7.66%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.90%) Citrix
8 12 (4.60%) Palo Alto
9 10 (3.83%) F5
10 9 (3.45%) Brocade
10 9 (3.45%) Percona
10 9 (3.45%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.07%) Juniper
11 8 (3.07%) Perforce
11 8 (3.07%) Talend
12 6 (2.30%) Google
13 5 (1.92%) CA
13 5 (1.92%) EMC
13 5 (1.92%) Symantec
13 5 (1.92%) Varonis
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