Period
to 20 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 305 273 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.41% 11.80% 6.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.57% 53.63% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 177 168 110
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,000 £24,450
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £57,650
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% -5.03%

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 512 509 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.15% 22.01% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 298 303 286
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,925 £26,250 £24,375
90th Percentile £56,625 £62,500 £58,875
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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.

1 148 (48.52%) Windows
2 100 (32.79%) DevOps
3 92 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 73 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (23.93%) Python
6 72 (23.61%) Java
6 72 (23.61%) Degree
7 67 (21.97%) Jenkins
8 66 (21.64%) Ansible
8 66 (21.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 61 (20.00%) C++
9 61 (20.00%) Unix
10 58 (19.02%) Opscode Chef
11 57 (18.69%) Puppet
12 55 (18.03%) Git (software)
13 46 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (14.75%) Splunk
14 45 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (14.43%) Web Services
16 42 (13.77%) Microservices
17 40 (13.11%) Terraform
18 38 (12.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 38 (12.46%) Computer Science
19 37 (12.13%) Open Source
19 37 (12.13%) Subversion
19 37 (12.13%) VMware
19 37 (12.13%) Microsoft
19 37 (12.13%) Google Cloud Platform
20 36 (11.80%) Elastic Stack

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 20 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 17 (5.57%) Apache
3 15 (4.92%) JBoss
4 10 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 10 (3.28%) SAS
5 9 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.31%) CMS
7 4 (1.31%) nginx
7 4 (1.31%) WildFly
8 3 (0.98%) IIS
8 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) Moodle
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) Eikon
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 92 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (21.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (12.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (9.84%) SaaS
5 24 (7.87%) IaaS
6 19 (6.23%) PaaS
7 9 (2.95%) NuGet
8 5 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.64%) CloudFront
8 5 (1.64%) GitHub
9 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.66%) Akamai
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.33%) npm
11 1 (0.33%) Office 365
11 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.85%) Firewall
2 25 (8.20%) Network Security
3 14 (4.59%) HTTP
4 13 (4.26%) DNS
5 12 (3.93%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.28%) VPN
7 7 (2.30%) LAN
7 7 (2.30%) WAN
7 7 (2.30%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.97%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.64%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (1.64%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.64%) H.323
9 5 (1.64%) PBX
9 5 (1.64%) SSH
9 5 (1.64%) VLAN
9 5 (1.64%) VoIP
10 3 (0.98%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.66%) SMS
11 2 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 19 (6.23%) Big Data
3 18 (5.90%) Data Mining
3 18 (5.90%) MySQL
4 17 (5.57%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.57%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.93%) DB2
9 11 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
15 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 67 (21.97%) Jenkins
2 55 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 37 (12.13%) Subversion
4 32 (10.49%) JIRA
5 31 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (9.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (8.52%) GoCD
7 26 (8.52%) IBM UrbanCode
8 25 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (7.87%) Maven
10 17 (5.57%) Selenium
11 14 (4.59%) Phabricator
12 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.28%) Artifactory
13 10 (3.28%) SonarQube
14 9 (2.95%) Bugzilla
14 9 (2.95%) CMake
14 9 (2.95%) MSBuild
14 9 (2.95%) Ranorex
15 8 (2.62%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (5.57%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Games
3 12 (3.93%) Military
4 5 (1.64%) Banking
5 3 (0.98%) Automotive
5 3 (0.98%) Electronics
5 3 (0.98%) Publishing
5 3 (0.98%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (24.59%) Software Engineer
2 38 (12.46%) Linux Engineer
3 36 (11.80%) Cloud Engineer
4 35 (11.48%) Consultant
5 28 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (8.85%) Senior DevOps
7 26 (8.52%) Senior Consultant
8 25 (8.20%) DevOps Consultant
8 25 (8.20%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 21 (6.89%) Developer
10 20 (6.56%) Administrator
10 20 (6.56%) Java Engineer
11 19 (6.23%) C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (5.25%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (5.25%) Support Engineer
13 15 (4.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
15 13 (4.26%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.43%) Web Services
2 36 (11.80%) Elastic Stack
3 19 (6.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (6.23%) OpenCV
4 16 (5.25%) .NET
5 12 (3.93%) Hibernate
5 12 (3.93%) LAMP
5 12 (3.93%) Spring
6 10 (3.28%) XML
7 9 (2.95%) Qt
8 8 (2.62%) JSON
9 7 (2.30%) HTML
9 7 (2.30%) Java EE
10 6 (1.97%) CSS
10 6 (1.97%) Drools
10 6 (1.97%) Middleware
10 6 (1.97%) React
10 6 (1.97%) RESTful
11 5 (1.64%) 802.1X
11 5 (1.64%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.46%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.49%) Robotics
3 26 (8.52%) Public Cloud
4 19 (6.23%) Algorithms
5 18 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.28%) DataPower
9 9 (2.95%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.97%) Fintech
12 4 (1.31%) Replication
13 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.66%) Blog
15 1 (0.33%) Augmented Reality
15 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 148 (48.52%) Windows
2 61 (20.00%) Unix
3 38 (12.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 21 (6.89%) CentOS
6 16 (5.25%) Debian
7 15 (4.92%) AIX
8 11 (3.61%) Mac OS X
8 11 (3.61%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.28%) HPUX
9 10 (3.28%) Robot Operating System
9 10 (3.28%) Solaris
10 4 (1.31%) Android
10 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.79%) DevOps
2 75 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 73 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 42 (13.77%) Microservices
7 37 (12.13%) Open Source
8 36 (11.80%) Configuration Management
9 35 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (9.84%) Mathematics
11 27 (8.85%) Innovative Thinking
12 25 (8.20%) Customer Engagement
13 24 (7.87%) Data Management
14 23 (7.54%) Test Automation
15 20 (6.56%) High Availability
16 19 (6.23%) Image Processing
16 19 (6.23%) Machine Learning
16 19 (6.23%) Migration
17 18 (5.90%) Data Analysis
17 18 (5.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.93%) Python
2 72 (23.61%) Java
3 61 (20.00%) C++
4 34 (11.15%) SQL
5 26 (8.52%) C#
6 24 (7.87%) Bash Shell
6 24 (7.87%) C
7 23 (7.54%) Ruby
8 21 (6.89%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.92%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.26%) Perl
10 13 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.93%) PHP
12 5 (1.64%) Go
13 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.66%) AWK
14 2 (0.66%) Groovy
14 2 (0.66%) Jython
14 2 (0.66%) Korn
14 2 (0.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 72 (23.61%) Degree
2 19 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.90%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.64%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) CCNA
5 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.98%) MCSA
5 3 (0.98%) MCSE
5 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.66%) VCAP
6 2 (0.66%) VCDX
7 1 (0.33%) CCFE
7 1 (0.33%) GIAC
7 1 (0.33%) GPEN
7 1 (0.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.48%) GCP
2 7 (2.30%) SLA
3 5 (1.64%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) GDPR
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (11.80%) Docker
2 27 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.93%) Active Directory
5 10 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.97%) Postfix
7 5 (1.64%) Dovecot
7 5 (1.64%) iptables
7 5 (1.64%) NFS
7 5 (1.64%) QEMU
7 5 (1.64%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.64%) Xen
8 4 (1.31%) Samba
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.66%) vSphere
10 1 (0.33%) Firmware
10 1 (0.33%) Squid
10 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (21.64%) Ansible
2 58 (19.02%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (18.69%) Puppet
4 40 (13.11%) Terraform
5 27 (8.85%) Rundeck
6 25 (8.20%) Consul
7 18 (5.90%) Kubernetes
8 15 (4.92%) vCenter Server
9 10 (3.28%) Tivoli
9 10 (3.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 7 (2.30%) Nagios
11 6 (1.97%) Rancher
12 5 (1.64%) Proxmox
13 4 (1.31%) yum
14 3 (0.98%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.66%) Cacti
15 2 (0.66%) SCCM
15 2 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (14.75%) Splunk
2 37 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.13%) VMware
3 26 (8.52%) Oracle
4 25 (8.20%) Delphix
4 25 (8.20%) RedGate
4 25 (8.20%) ServiceNow
5 19 (6.23%) Cisco
5 19 (6.23%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.26%) IBM
7 10 (3.28%) Hitachi
7 10 (3.28%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.64%) Citrix
9 4 (1.31%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.31%) Google
9 4 (1.31%) New Relic
9 4 (1.31%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.98%) F5
10 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com