Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 176 235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.04% 9.17% 9.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.27% 45.01% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 73 99 142
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -6.32% +7.95%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,450 £23,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year +19.05% -0.59% +5.63%

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 221 391 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.46% 20.36% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 151 241 329
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +9.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £27,400
90th Percentile £63,838 £73,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 45 (50.56%) Python
2 43 (48.31%) Windows
3 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (37.08%) DevOps
5 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
6 29 (32.58%) AWS
7 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.47%) .NET
8 20 (22.47%) VMware
8 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (21.35%) Docker
9 19 (21.35%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (21.35%) Java
10 18 (20.22%) PHP
10 18 (20.22%) Unix
10 18 (20.22%) Azure
10 18 (20.22%) Ansible
10 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
11 17 (19.10%) Windows Server
11 17 (19.10%) SQL
12 15 (16.85%) Ubuntu
12 15 (16.85%) Terraform
13 14 (15.73%) CentOS
13 14 (15.73%) Laravel
13 14 (15.73%) HTML
13 14 (15.73%) CSS
14 13 (14.61%) Bash Shell
14 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) Gluu
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 2 (2.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.58%) AWS
2 18 (20.22%) Azure
3 12 (13.48%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (11.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (10.11%) GitHub
6 8 (8.99%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (7.87%) SaaS
8 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
9 5 (5.62%) NuGet
9 5 (5.62%) OpenShift
10 4 (4.49%) GCP
10 4 (4.49%) IaaS
10 4 (4.49%) PaaS
10 4 (4.49%) Serverless
11 3 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (3.37%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
1 6 (6.74%) VPN
2 4 (4.49%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.37%) Network Security
3 3 (3.37%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (3.37%) OpenVPN
3 3 (3.37%) SSL
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) DMZ
5 1 (1.12%) DNS
5 1 (1.12%) PPTP
5 1 (1.12%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (13.48%) MySQL
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) DB2
6 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.48%) GitLab
4 8 (8.99%) Subversion
5 6 (6.74%) Maven
6 5 (5.62%) Gradle
6 5 (5.62%) JIRA
7 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.37%) RubyMine
8 3 (3.37%) Selenium
8 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.12%) JBehave
10 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.25%) Billing
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Administrator
4 7 (7.87%) Python Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (6.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Junior
6 5 (5.62%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) .NET
2 14 (15.73%) CSS
2 14 (15.73%) HTML
2 14 (15.73%) Laravel
3 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.48%) Django
3 12 (13.48%) jQuery
3 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (11.24%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (10.11%) Symfony
6 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.87%) Vue.js
7 5 (5.62%) LAMP
7 5 (5.62%) Node.js
8 3 (3.37%) Kafka
8 3 (3.37%) Nightwatchjs
8 3 (3.37%) OpenID
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.25%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) e-Health
5 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.12%) SCADA
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.31%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Unix
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.85%) Ubuntu
5 14 (15.73%) CentOS
6 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.37%) Debian
9 1 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) DevOps
3 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.48%) Fintech
4 12 (13.48%) MVC
4 12 (13.48%) OO
4 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
5 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (10.11%) SDLC
7 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
7 8 (8.99%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Open Source
7 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.99%) Scrum
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.62%) High Availability
9 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) Python
2 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.35%) Java
4 18 (20.22%) PHP
5 17 (19.10%) SQL
6 13 (14.61%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.11%) Ruby
8 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.74%) C#
10 5 (5.62%) Go
10 5 (5.62%) Groovy
11 4 (4.49%) Perl
11 4 (4.49%) PHP 7
12 3 (3.37%) AWK
12 3 (3.37%) C
12 3 (3.37%) C++
12 3 (3.37%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.37%) sed
12 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CCNA
4 1 (1.12%) CCNP
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) GCIA
4 1 (1.12%) HND
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.12%) SANS
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) IEC 61508
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Docker
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) iptables
4 2 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Ansible
2 15 (16.85%) Terraform
3 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.48%) Kubernetes
5 10 (11.24%) Puppet
6 5 (5.62%) Packer
7 4 (4.49%) Nagios
8 3 (3.37%) Kibana
8 3 (3.37%) logstash
8 3 (3.37%) Munin
8 3 (3.37%) OSSEC
9 2 (2.25%) Consul
9 2 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.25%) Grafana
9 2 (2.25%) Graphite
9 2 (2.25%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (1.12%) Malwarebytes
10 1 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (1.12%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) VMware
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Juniper
5 3 (3.37%) EMC
5 3 (3.37%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (2.25%) Apple
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.25%) Veritas
6 2 (2.25%) Zend
7 1 (1.12%) Avaya
7 1 (1.12%) Brocade
7 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.12%) IBM
7 1 (1.12%) Pega
7 1 (1.12%) Qualys
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau
7 1 (1.12%) Veeam