Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 275 300 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.87% 12.00% 7.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.11% 52.54% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 174 177 136
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,975 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,875 £63,750 £60,125
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% -

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 499 571 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.72% 22.85% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 304 332 320
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.31% +4.22%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 119 (43.27%) Windows
2 94 (34.18%) Java
3 90 (32.73%) DevOps
4 84 (30.55%) Amazon AWS
5 79 (28.73%) Software Engineering
6 72 (26.18%) Ansible
7 71 (25.82%) Degree
8 66 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 65 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (22.18%) Opscode Chef
10 61 (22.18%) Jenkins
11 60 (21.82%) Python
12 56 (20.36%) Puppet
13 49 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (17.82%) Web Services
13 49 (17.82%) Microservices
14 48 (17.45%) Terraform
14 48 (17.45%) Unix
15 46 (16.73%) Git (software)
16 44 (16.00%) C++
17 41 (14.91%) SQL
18 40 (14.55%) Computer Science
19 39 (14.18%) Google Cloud Platform
19 39 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
20 38 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 38 (13.82%) Subversion
21 37 (13.45%) GCP
22 36 (13.09%) Configuration Management
22 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
22 36 (13.09%) VMware

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 23 (8.36%) Apache
2 19 (6.91%) JBoss
3 15 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.18%) IIS
5 6 (2.18%) nginx
5 6 (2.18%) WildFly
6 5 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.45%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.45%) SAS
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
8 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.36%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 84 (30.55%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (14.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (10.55%) SaaS
5 21 (7.64%) IaaS
6 12 (4.36%) PaaS
7 7 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.55%) GitHub
8 5 (1.82%) Akamai
8 5 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.45%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.09%) Office 365
10 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.09%) Serverless
11 2 (0.73%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.00%) Firewall
2 20 (7.27%) Network Security
3 19 (6.91%) DNS
4 16 (5.82%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.45%) HTTP
6 11 (4.00%) Wireshark
7 10 (3.64%) VPN
8 9 (3.27%) Kerberos
9 7 (2.55%) LAN
9 7 (2.55%) WAN
10 6 (2.18%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.18%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.18%) SSH
10 6 (2.18%) VLAN
11 5 (1.82%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (1.82%) H.323
11 5 (1.82%) PBX
11 5 (1.82%) VoIP
12 4 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.00%) Big Data
2 27 (9.82%) Data Mining
3 20 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.64%) MySQL
8 9 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.91%) DB2
10 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.45%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (22.18%) Jenkins
2 46 (16.73%) Git (software)
3 38 (13.82%) Subversion
4 29 (10.55%) JIRA
5 28 (10.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (9.82%) GoCD
7 26 (9.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (9.09%) IBM UrbanCode
9 19 (6.91%) Maven
10 10 (3.64%) GitLab
10 10 (3.64%) Selenium
10 10 (3.64%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.64%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.82%) JUnit
12 5 (1.82%) Phabricator
13 4 (1.45%) Fiddler
13 4 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (1.09%) Gradle
General
1 27 (9.82%) Military
2 15 (5.45%) Games
3 13 (4.73%) Finance
4 8 (2.91%) Banking
5 4 (1.45%) Automotive
6 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (22.18%) Software Engineer
2 30 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (10.18%) Consultant
3 28 (10.18%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (9.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 24 (8.73%) DevOps Consultant
6 24 (8.73%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 23 (8.36%) Developer
8 22 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (7.27%) Java Engineer
10 18 (6.55%) Administrator
11 15 (5.45%) Junior
12 14 (5.09%) Analyst
12 14 (5.09%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (5.09%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (4.36%) Graduate
14 12 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.82%) Web Services
2 30 (10.91%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (9.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 27 (9.82%) OpenCV
4 15 (5.45%) Hibernate
4 15 (5.45%) LAMP
4 15 (5.45%) Spring
5 10 (3.64%) Java EE
5 10 (3.64%) Middleware
6 9 (3.27%) Drools
6 9 (3.27%) Node.js
7 8 (2.91%) JSON
8 6 (2.18%) 802.1X
9 5 (1.82%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (1.82%) Kafka
10 4 (1.45%) NumPy
10 4 (1.45%) OAuth
10 4 (1.45%) OAuth2
10 4 (1.45%) RESTful
10 4 (1.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.27%) Robotics
3 27 (9.82%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.36%) Data Centre
7 11 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.27%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.91%) Fintech
10 7 (2.55%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.45%) DataPower
13 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
15 1 (0.36%) Social Media
15 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 119 (43.27%) Windows
2 48 (17.45%) Unix
3 38 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (9.45%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.55%) CentOS
6 12 (4.36%) AIX
6 12 (4.36%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.64%) Debian
8 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.18%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.82%) HPUX
10 5 (1.82%) Solaris
11 3 (1.09%) Android
12 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.36%) VMS
13 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.73%) DevOps
2 79 (28.73%) Software Engineering
3 65 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (17.82%) Microservices
5 39 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (13.09%) Configuration Management
6 36 (13.09%) Open Source
7 34 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (11.64%) Mathematics
9 27 (9.82%) Data Analysis
9 27 (9.82%) Image Processing
10 26 (9.45%) Deep Learning
10 26 (9.45%) Innovative Thinking
10 26 (9.45%) Machine Learning
11 24 (8.73%) Customer Engagement
12 20 (7.27%) High Availability
12 20 (7.27%) ITIL
12 20 (7.27%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 94 (34.18%) Java
2 60 (21.82%) Python
3 44 (16.00%) C++
4 41 (14.91%) SQL
5 31 (11.27%) C#
6 24 (8.73%) Bash Shell
7 19 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.91%) Ruby
8 10 (3.64%) C
8 10 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.27%) Go
9 9 (3.27%) PHP
10 7 (2.55%) Perl
10 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.45%) Java 8
12 3 (1.09%) Scala
13 2 (0.73%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 2 (0.73%) Jython
Qualifications
1 71 (25.82%) Degree
2 27 (9.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (9.45%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.09%) CCNA
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.09%) VCAP
8 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.73%) VCDX
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) MCSE
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.45%) GCP
2 8 (2.91%) SLA
3 5 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (13.09%) Docker
2 23 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.82%) Active Directory
4 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.36%) NFS
5 10 (3.64%) Samba
5 10 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.18%) Postfix
7 5 (1.82%) Dovecot
7 5 (1.82%) iptables
7 5 (1.82%) QEMU
7 5 (1.82%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.82%) Xen
8 3 (1.09%) Firmware
8 3 (1.09%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.09%) vSphere
9 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.36%) Squid
10 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (26.18%) Ansible
2 61 (22.18%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (20.36%) Puppet
4 48 (17.45%) Terraform
5 24 (8.73%) Consul
5 24 (8.73%) Rundeck
6 23 (8.36%) Kubernetes
7 14 (5.09%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.18%) Rancher
8 6 (2.18%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.82%) Kibana
9 5 (1.82%) Nagios
9 5 (1.82%) Packer
9 5 (1.82%) Proxmox
10 4 (1.45%) Oozie
10 4 (1.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (1.45%) yum
11 3 (1.09%) Capistrano
11 3 (1.09%) Data Guard
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
1 36 (13.09%) VMware
2 30 (10.91%) Splunk
3 24 (8.73%) Delphix
3 24 (8.73%) RedGate
3 24 (8.73%) ServiceNow
4 22 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.91%) Oracle
6 14 (5.09%) Cisco
7 7 (2.55%) IBM
8 6 (2.18%) Google
9 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.82%) Dell
10 4 (1.45%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.45%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.45%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.45%) New Relic
10 4 (1.45%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.45%) Sybase
11 3 (1.09%) Citrix