The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife - 8.33% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 37.50% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +1.79%  

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 Fife with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 5.00% 22.22% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.92% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

Linux
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Fife.

Salary trend for Linux in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Fife region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Doxygen
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) EMV
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Software Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Process Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Physics
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree