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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 12 32 20
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 135 72 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.98% 5.39% 9.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.22% 33.18% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 93
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,300 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £56,200
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 249 217 315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 22.09% 16.24% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 154 142 198
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,750 £55,000
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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 68 (26.88%) Python
2 66 (26.09%) Windows
2 66 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (24.90%) Java
4 52 (20.55%) SQL
5 46 (18.18%) Puppet
6 44 (17.39%) Unix
7 42 (16.60%) DevOps
8 41 (16.21%) Amazon AWS
8 41 (16.21%) Software Engineering
9 39 (15.42%) Open Source
9 39 (15.42%) MySQL
9 39 (15.42%) Web Services
9 39 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (14.62%) Finance
10 37 (14.62%) VMware
11 36 (14.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (13.44%) Cisco
13 33 (13.04%) Red Hat
14 32 (12.65%) Oracle
15 31 (12.25%) JavaScript
15 31 (12.25%) XML
16 30 (11.86%) Git (software)
17 28 (11.07%) Degree
18 27 (10.67%) Bash Shell
19 25 (9.88%) PowerShell
20 24 (9.49%) PHP
20 24 (9.49%) Apache
21 23 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
21 23 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related 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 (9.49%) Apache
2 19 (7.51%) JBoss
3 16 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.93%) IIS
5 9 (3.56%) nginx
5 9 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.16%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.37%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.58%) Confluence
10 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.19%) CMS
11 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) HFM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.21%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.95%) SaaS
4 6 (2.37%) Office 365
5 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.30%) Firewall
2 18 (7.11%) DNS
3 17 (6.72%) WAN
4 10 (3.95%) NAS
5 9 (3.56%) DHCP
5 9 (3.56%) iSCSI
5 9 (3.56%) Network Security
5 9 (3.56%) SAN
6 8 (3.16%) VPN
7 7 (2.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (2.77%) HTTP
7 7 (2.77%) LAN
8 6 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.37%) SSL
9 5 (1.98%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (1.98%) LDAP
9 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.58%) BGP
10 4 (1.58%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.42%) MySQL
2 23 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.51%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.11%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.72%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.32%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.53%) Big Data
7 14 (5.53%) NoSQL
8 13 (5.14%) Neo4j
8 13 (5.14%) Pentaho
9 12 (4.74%) SQL Server
10 11 (4.35%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (1.19%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.53%) Subversion
3 13 (5.14%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.98%) JIRA
5 5 (1.98%) Maven
5 5 (1.98%) Selenium
6 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.19%) Ant
7 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.79%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.79%) Gradle
8 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.79%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.40%) JUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (14.62%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Banking
3 14 (5.53%) Games
3 14 (5.53%) Law
4 4 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.19%) Electronics
5 3 (1.19%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (24.51%) Developer
2 29 (11.46%) Software Engineer
3 25 (9.88%) Consultant
4 24 (9.49%) Analyst
5 23 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 22 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 21 (8.30%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (6.72%) Associate Consultant
9 17 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (5.53%) Linux Consultant
11 11 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.95%) Administrator
12 10 (3.95%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.56%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.56%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (3.56%) Graduate
13 9 (3.56%) Web Applications Developer
14 8 (3.16%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.42%) Web Services
2 31 (12.25%) XML
3 22 (8.70%) HTML
3 22 (8.70%) Spring
4 19 (7.51%) Java EE
5 17 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (6.72%) LAMP
6 16 (6.32%) CSS
7 15 (5.93%) Apache Camel
7 15 (5.93%) HTML5
8 14 (5.53%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (5.53%) Drools
8 14 (5.53%) jBPM
8 14 (5.53%) JSON
9 13 (5.14%) Middleware
9 13 (5.14%) RESTful
10 12 (4.74%) jQuery
11 11 (4.35%) CSS3
12 10 (3.95%) .NET
13 9 (3.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.72%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.16%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.98%) PKI
6 5 (1.98%) Replication
6 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.58%) Social Media
8 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.19%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.79%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 66 (26.09%) Windows
2 44 (17.39%) Unix
3 36 (14.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (8.30%) Ubuntu
5 20 (7.91%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.93%) Android
7 11 (4.35%) CentOS
8 10 (3.95%) Solaris
9 6 (2.37%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.98%) Debian
11 4 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.40%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.60%) DevOps
3 41 (16.21%) Software Engineering
4 39 (15.42%) Open Source
5 23 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 22 (8.70%) Scrum
6 22 (8.70%) TDD
7 21 (8.30%) SOA
8 20 (7.91%) Configuration Management
8 20 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (7.91%) Microservices
8 20 (7.91%) SDLC
9 18 (7.11%) Web Development
10 13 (5.14%) Analytics
10 13 (5.14%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.74%) Coaching
11 12 (4.74%) IT Strategy
12 11 (4.35%) High Availability
12 11 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.88%) Python
2 63 (24.90%) Java
3 52 (20.55%) SQL
4 31 (12.25%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.67%) Bash Shell
6 25 (9.88%) PowerShell
7 24 (9.49%) PHP
8 22 (8.70%) C++
9 19 (7.51%) C
10 17 (6.72%) C#
10 17 (6.72%) PL/SQL
11 16 (6.32%) Perl
12 15 (5.93%) Shell Script
13 14 (5.53%) Ruby
14 7 (2.77%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.58%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (1.19%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.79%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.79%) Delphi
18 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.07%) Degree
2 9 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.98%) CCNA
3 5 (1.98%) CCNP
4 4 (1.58%) RHCE
4 4 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.19%) CISSP
6 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.40%) CCMSE
7 1 (0.40%) CCSE
7 1 (0.40%) CCSM
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.40%) LPIC
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.95%) QA
2 9 (3.56%) SLA
3 3 (1.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.77%) XenApp
5 7 (2.77%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.37%) Docker
6 6 (2.37%) NFS
6 6 (2.37%) Samba
7 4 (1.58%) KVM
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.58%) Varnish
8 3 (1.19%) Firmware
8 3 (1.19%) vSphere
8 3 (1.19%) Xen
9 2 (0.79%) HDFS
9 2 (0.79%) NDS
9 2 (0.79%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (18.18%) Puppet
2 39 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (8.70%) Ansible
4 10 (3.95%) Nagios
5 7 (2.77%) Check_MK
5 7 (2.77%) SCCM
6 5 (1.98%) SCOM
6 5 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.58%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.19%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.19%) Packer
8 3 (1.19%) Terraform
9 2 (0.79%) Cacti
9 2 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.79%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.79%) vRealize
10 1 (0.40%) Iperf
10 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (14.62%) VMware
2 34 (13.44%) Cisco
3 33 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 32 (12.65%) Oracle
5 23 (9.09%) Splunk
6 22 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 16 (6.32%) Citrix
8 14 (5.53%) Juniper
9 13 (5.14%) Talend
10 12 (4.74%) Palo Alto
11 11 (4.35%) F5
12 9 (3.56%) Brocade
12 9 (3.56%) Percona
12 9 (3.56%) Perforce
12 9 (3.56%) Riverbed
13 8 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.77%) Google
15 5 (1.98%) CA
15 5 (1.98%) Symantec
15 5 (1.98%) Varonis
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