Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 85 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.03% 12.35% 9.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.03% 44.74% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 97
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,250 £72,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 247 190 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.73% 27.62% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 158 154 235
10th Percentile £30,700 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
75th Percentile £56,313 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,375 £68,750 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -3.41%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 42 (47.19%) Azure
2 40 (44.94%) AWS
3 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (33.71%) Unix
4 30 (33.71%) Python
4 30 (33.71%) DevOps
5 25 (28.09%) Terraform
5 25 (28.09%) Java
6 24 (26.97%) Windows
6 24 (26.97%) Social Skills
7 21 (23.60%) Docker
8 19 (21.35%) Ansible
8 19 (21.35%) Kubernetes
8 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
9 17 (19.10%) Firewall
9 17 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (17.98%) Finance
11 14 (15.73%) VMware
11 14 (15.73%) Puppet
11 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
12 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
12 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (14.61%) PaaS
13 12 (13.48%) Microsoft 365
13 12 (13.48%) IaaS
13 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
13 12 (13.48%) SQL
13 12 (13.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 11 (12.36%) Perl
14 11 (12.36%) Web Services

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (8.99%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) WordPress
3 3 (3.37%) Drupal
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.12%) Ethereum
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Jetty
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Magento
1 2 (2.25%) Shopify
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (47.19%) Azure
2 40 (44.94%) AWS
3 13 (14.61%) PaaS
4 12 (13.48%) IaaS
4 12 (13.48%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (11.24%) SaaS
6 7 (7.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.37%) GCP
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.25%) GitHub
9 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.12%) npm
10 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) Firewall
2 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.74%) DMZ
3 6 (6.74%) Network Security
3 6 (6.74%) VPN
4 5 (5.62%) SAN
5 4 (4.49%) DNS
6 3 (3.37%) DHCP
6 3 (3.37%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.37%) VoIP
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.25%) HTTP
7 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.25%) Internet
7 2 (2.25%) LAN
7 2 (2.25%) SSL
7 2 (2.25%) WAN
7 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Apache Hive
1 8 (8.99%) Big Data
1 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Pentaho
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) Impala
5 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Power BI
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (8.99%) GitLab
4 6 (6.74%) CircleCI
5 4 (4.49%) GoCD
6 3 (3.37%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.25%) JIRA
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.12%) Ant
8 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.12%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 24 (26.97%) Social Skills
2 16 (17.98%) Finance
3 12 (13.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (8.99%) Public Sector
5 7 (7.87%) Law
5 7 (7.87%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (5.62%) Documentation Skills
6 5 (5.62%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.25%) Games
9 1 (1.12%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Technical Trainer
5 7 (7.87%) Trainer
6 6 (6.74%) Administrator
6 6 (6.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) Web Services
2 7 (7.87%) Kafka
3 6 (6.74%) ARM Templates
4 5 (5.62%) Middleware
4 5 (5.62%) RESTful
4 5 (5.62%) Spring
4 5 (5.62%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.49%) CSS
5 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.49%) HTML
5 4 (4.49%) jQuery
5 4 (4.49%) Velocity
6 3 (3.37%) .NET
6 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Camel
6 3 (3.37%) GraphQL
6 3 (3.37%) LAMP
6 3 (3.37%) React
6 3 (3.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Public Cloud
1 8 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) DataPower
5 1 (1.12%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Unix
2 24 (26.97%) Windows
3 9 (10.11%) Solaris
4 6 (6.74%) AIX
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.37%) CentOS
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.12%) HPUX
9 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) DevOps
3 17 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
5 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (11.24%) TDD
7 9 (10.11%) Coaching
8 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.99%) Microservices
9 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.87%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (7.87%) Data Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
9 7 (7.87%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) Python
2 25 (28.09%) Java
3 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
4 12 (13.48%) SQL
5 11 (12.36%) Perl
6 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 5 (5.62%) Java 8
8 5 (5.62%) Ruby
9 4 (4.49%) C#
9 4 (4.49%) Go
9 4 (4.49%) Scala
10 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) C++
11 1 (1.12%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) CCNA
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CISSP
5 2 (2.25%) HND
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.12%) HNC
6 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) GDPR
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Docker
2 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) vSphere
3 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (28.09%) Terraform
2 19 (21.35%) Ansible
2 19 (21.35%) Kubernetes
3 14 (15.73%) Puppet
4 7 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.74%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.49%) HAProxy
6 4 (4.49%) Icinga
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.25%) Packer
7 2 (2.25%) WSUS
8 1 (1.12%) Grafana
8 1 (1.12%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) VMware
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.11%) Google
5 8 (8.99%) Oracle
6 7 (7.87%) Cisco
6 7 (7.87%) Talend
7 5 (5.62%) NetApp
8 4 (4.49%) IBM
9 3 (3.37%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Aruba
10 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.25%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.25%) Pega
10 2 (2.25%) Veeam
11 1 (1.12%) F5
11 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.12%) Juniper
11 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.12%) Zscaler