Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 260 231 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.98% 10.63% 9.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.85% 48.94% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 145 163 177
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.99% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,100 £24,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 555 472 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.31% 21.71% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 357 342 372
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,250 £25,025
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 119 (45.77%) Windows
2 110 (42.31%) C++
3 85 (32.69%) Degree
4 82 (31.54%) Java
4 82 (31.54%) Software Engineering
5 81 (31.15%) Python
6 63 (24.23%) DevOps
7 58 (22.31%) Robotics
8 56 (21.54%) Innovative Thinking
9 53 (20.38%) C#
10 51 (19.62%) Unix
11 50 (19.23%) Computer Science
12 47 (18.08%) Git (software)
12 47 (18.08%) Jenkins
13 43 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (16.15%) Mathematics
15 39 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (14.62%) .NET
17 35 (13.46%) Test Automation
18 34 (13.08%) Big Data
18 34 (13.08%) Debian
19 33 (12.69%) C
19 33 (12.69%) Machine Learning
19 33 (12.69%) Algorithms
20 32 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (11.92%) Puppet
22 30 (11.54%) SQL
23 29 (11.15%) Red Hat
23 29 (11.15%) Software Testing
23 29 (11.15%) Maven

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 13 (5.00%) Apache
1 13 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.08%) JBoss
3 7 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.54%) IIS
6 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.77%) Drupal
7 2 (0.77%) Moodle
7 2 (0.77%) SAS
7 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) WildFly
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.69%) SaaS
5 4 (1.54%) IaaS
5 4 (1.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.46%) DNS
1 9 (3.46%) Firewall
2 8 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.69%) DHCP
4 6 (2.31%) VPN
5 5 (1.92%) AMQP
6 4 (1.54%) LAN
6 4 (1.54%) MPLS
6 4 (1.54%) VoIP
6 4 (1.54%) WAN
7 3 (1.15%) Network Security
7 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.77%) H.323
8 2 (0.77%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.77%) SNMP
8 2 (0.77%) Wireless
8 2 (0.77%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.77%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.08%) Big Data
2 19 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.92%) Data Mining
4 16 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.38%) MySQL
6 11 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.31%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.54%) DB2
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.77%) GIS
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (18.08%) Git (software)
1 47 (18.08%) Jenkins
2 29 (11.15%) Maven
3 28 (10.77%) Selenium
4 26 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 26 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 26 (10.00%) CMake
4 26 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 26 (10.00%) NuGet
4 26 (10.00%) Phabricator
4 26 (10.00%) Ranorex
4 26 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 17 (6.54%) Subversion
6 16 (6.15%) JIRA
7 15 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (5.77%) GoCD
8 13 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
8 13 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.92%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (8.85%) Finance
2 10 (3.85%) Military
3 7 (2.69%) Arabic Language
3 7 (2.69%) Banking
4 6 (2.31%) Law
5 5 (1.92%) Electronics
5 5 (1.92%) Games
6 3 (1.15%) German Language
7 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.77%) French Language
7 2 (0.77%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (37.69%) Software Engineer
2 38 (14.62%) C++ Software Engineer
2 38 (14.62%) Linux Engineer
3 27 (10.38%) Consultant
4 26 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 26 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 26 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 26 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 26 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 19 (7.31%) Developer
6 17 (6.54%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.38%) DevOps Consultant
7 14 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (5.00%) IT Support
8 13 (5.00%) Security Engineer
8 13 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 12 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
9 12 (4.62%) IT Engineer
9 12 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.62%) .NET
2 27 (10.38%) Web Services
3 21 (8.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 18 (6.92%) Elastic Stack
4 18 (6.92%) OpenCV
5 12 (4.62%) HTML
6 11 (4.23%) XML
7 8 (3.08%) REST
7 8 (3.08%) SOAP
8 7 (2.69%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.69%) CSS
8 7 (2.69%) HTML5
8 7 (2.69%) JSON
8 7 (2.69%) RESTful
9 6 (2.31%) OpenGL
9 6 (2.31%) Qt
10 5 (1.92%) Django
10 5 (1.92%) Node.js
10 5 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.92%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.31%) Robotics
2 50 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 33 (12.69%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.46%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (3.46%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.15%) CUDA
8 3 (1.15%) Fintech
8 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.77%) DataPower
9 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.77%) VLE
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) iSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (45.77%) Windows
2 51 (19.62%) Unix
3 34 (13.08%) Debian
4 15 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.38%) CentOS
6 10 (3.85%) Robot Operating System
7 7 (2.69%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.31%) Solaris
9 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.15%) AIX
11 3 (1.15%) Android
12 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.77%) HPUX
12 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.54%) Software Engineering
2 63 (24.23%) DevOps
3 56 (21.54%) Innovative Thinking
4 43 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (16.15%) Mathematics
6 39 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 35 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 33 (12.69%) Machine Learning
9 29 (11.15%) Software Testing
10 27 (10.38%) Data Analysis
11 26 (10.00%) Image Processing
11 26 (10.00%) SDET
11 26 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
13 19 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.92%) Deep Learning
14 18 (6.92%) Quantitative Analysis
15 17 (6.54%) Analytics
15 17 (6.54%) ITIL
16 16 (6.15%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (42.31%) C++
2 82 (31.54%) Java
3 81 (31.15%) Python
4 53 (20.38%) C#
5 33 (12.69%) C
6 30 (11.54%) SQL
7 24 (9.23%) Perl
8 18 (6.92%) Ruby
9 16 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 14 (5.38%) Shell Script
11 13 (5.00%) PHP
12 12 (4.62%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.08%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.92%) Scala
15 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.15%) R
16 2 (0.77%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.77%) Go
16 2 (0.77%) Tcl
17 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 85 (32.69%) Degree
2 29 (11.15%) Numerate Degree
3 17 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.62%) CISSP
5 10 (3.85%) CEH
6 9 (3.46%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (1.92%) PhD
8 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.77%) CCIE
9 2 (0.77%) CCNP
9 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.77%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.38%) CCFE
10 1 (0.38%) GCFE
10 1 (0.38%) GPEN
10 1 (0.38%) OSCP
10 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.00%) GCP
2 7 (2.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) BS7666
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (5.77%) Docker
2 6 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.92%) Firmware
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.77%) NFS
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) RHEV
6 1 (0.38%) vCloud
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (11.92%) Puppet
2 29 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (10.77%) Ansible
4 20 (7.69%) Terraform
5 15 (5.77%) Rundeck
6 13 (5.00%) Consul
7 6 (2.31%) Cacti
7 6 (2.31%) Nagios
8 5 (1.92%) SmokePing
9 4 (1.54%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.15%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.77%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.77%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.77%) Iperf
11 2 (0.77%) Packer
11 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (11.15%) Red Hat
1 29 (11.15%) Splunk
2 17 (6.54%) Oracle
3 14 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.00%) RedGate
4 13 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 9 (3.46%) VMware
6 7 (2.69%) Google
7 5 (1.92%) Cisco
8 4 (1.54%) IBM
9 3 (1.15%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.77%) EMC
10 2 (0.77%) F5
10 2 (0.77%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.77%) Juniper
10 2 (0.77%) Perforce
10 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.77%) Varonis