Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 38 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 216 129 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.74% 6.47% 9.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.68% 36.44% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 124 61 119
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,625 £55,000 £60,300
Scotland median annual salary £41,450 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% -5.88% -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 453 354 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.34% 17.74% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 291 201 339
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 111 (51.39%) Unix
2 106 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (44.44%) Java
4 73 (33.80%) Python
5 67 (31.02%) SQL
6 64 (29.63%) DevOps
7 60 (27.78%) Oracle
8 59 (27.31%) Windows
9 49 (22.69%) Finance
10 47 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (18.52%) Ansible
12 40 (18.52%) VMware
13 39 (18.06%) Jenkins
14 36 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 35 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (15.28%) Software Engineering
17 32 (14.81%) Firewall
17 32 (14.81%) SDLC
18 31 (14.35%) Ruby
19 29 (13.43%) AIX
19 29 (13.43%) Load Balancing
19 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
20 28 (12.96%) Windows Server
20 28 (12.96%) Docker
20 28 (12.96%) High Availability
20 28 (12.96%) OO
20 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
20 28 (12.96%) TDD
21 27 (12.50%) Puppet

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 20 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.41%) Apache
4 13 (6.02%) JBoss
5 12 (5.56%) IIS
5 12 (5.56%) iPlanet
5 12 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.31%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.31%) CloudStack
8 5 (2.31%) Confluence
9 4 (1.85%) Drupal
9 4 (1.85%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.39%) LongView
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.17%) PaaS
4 8 (3.70%) SaaS
5 7 (3.24%) OpenShift
6 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.78%) IaaS
7 4 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.39%) GitHub
8 3 (1.39%) Office 365
9 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.81%) Firewall
2 19 (8.80%) HTTP
3 15 (6.94%) SAN
4 14 (6.48%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.31%) DNS
5 5 (2.31%) LAN
6 4 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.85%) Internet
6 4 (1.85%) Network Security
7 3 (1.39%) DHCP
7 3 (1.39%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.39%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.39%) SSL
8 2 (0.93%) WAN
8 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.46%) NAS
9 1 (0.46%) SSH
9 1 (0.46%) VLAN
9 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.57%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.87%) DB2
5 16 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.31%) KDB
10 5 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.39%) MySQL
12 2 (0.93%) Ingres
12 2 (0.93%) MSDE
13 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.94%) JIRA
3 15 (6.94%) JUnit
4 14 (6.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (6.48%) Vagrant
5 13 (6.02%) Maven
5 13 (6.02%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.56%) Subversion
7 11 (5.09%) GoCD
8 8 (3.70%) Artifactory
8 8 (3.70%) GitLab
9 7 (3.24%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.78%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.78%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.85%) Mockito
12 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.39%) Selenium
12 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (22.69%) Finance
2 20 (9.26%) Banking
3 10 (4.63%) Games
4 9 (4.17%) Advertising
5 8 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (21.30%) Developer
2 44 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 26 (12.04%) Java Engineer
5 24 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.33%) Analyst
8 16 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.48%) Applications Support
9 14 (6.48%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (6.02%) Python Engineer
10 13 (6.02%) Unix Engineer
11 12 (5.56%) Build Engineer
11 12 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
12 11 (5.09%) Python Software Engineer
13 10 (4.63%) Administrator
13 10 (4.63%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.57%) Middleware
1 25 (11.57%) Spring
2 24 (11.11%) XML
3 21 (9.72%) Web Services
4 16 (7.41%) Hibernate
4 16 (7.41%) JSON
5 15 (6.94%) J2EE
6 14 (6.48%) HTML
7 13 (6.02%) SOAP
8 12 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.09%) HTML5
9 11 (5.09%) Spring Boot
10 10 (4.63%) REST
10 10 (4.63%) RESTful
11 9 (4.17%) .NET
11 9 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.70%) CSS
12 8 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (3.70%) Java EE
13 7 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.48%) Clustering
4 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.31%) Replication
7 5 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.85%) Equities
9 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.39%) DataPower
9 3 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.93%) Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 111 (51.39%) Unix
2 59 (27.31%) Windows
3 35 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (13.43%) AIX
5 28 (12.96%) Windows Server
6 23 (10.65%) Solaris
7 14 (6.48%) HPUX
8 9 (4.17%) CentOS
8 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.70%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.24%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.24%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.46%) Android
13 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.46%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.63%) DevOps
3 44 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (15.28%) Software Engineering
5 32 (14.81%) SDLC
6 29 (13.43%) Load Balancing
7 28 (12.96%) High Availability
7 28 (12.96%) OO
7 28 (12.96%) TDD
8 24 (11.11%) ITIL
9 22 (10.19%) Unit Testing
10 21 (9.72%) Service Management
11 20 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (8.80%) Configuration Management
13 17 (7.87%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.87%) Migration
13 17 (7.87%) Web Development
14 16 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (7.41%) Multithreading
14 16 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 96 (44.44%) Java
2 73 (33.80%) Python
3 67 (31.02%) SQL
4 31 (14.35%) Ruby
5 26 (12.04%) C++
6 24 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 24 (11.11%) Perl
7 23 (10.65%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.56%) Java 8
9 12 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.17%) PHP
10 9 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.17%) Scala
11 8 (3.70%) C#
12 7 (3.24%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.78%) C
14 3 (1.39%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.93%) Clojure
15 2 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (6.48%) Degree
2 6 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) CEH
4 1 (0.46%) CISSP
4 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.46%) MCSE
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.46%) SANS
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) QA
2 11 (5.09%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (12.96%) Docker
2 26 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.56%) KVM
4 12 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (5.09%) Active Directory
6 9 (4.17%) vSphere
7 6 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.31%) Xen
8 5 (2.31%) XenServer
9 3 (1.39%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.39%) vCloud
9 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.93%) NFS
10 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.46%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.46%) Samba
11 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (18.52%) Ansible
2 27 (12.50%) Puppet
3 21 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.56%) Packer
5 9 (4.17%) Graphite
5 9 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 8 (3.70%) Icinga
6 8 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (3.70%) Terraform
7 7 (3.24%) Cobbler
8 6 (2.78%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.31%) Kubernetes
9 5 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.31%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.85%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.39%) Nagios
12 2 (0.93%) Rancher
12 2 (0.93%) SCCM
12 2 (0.93%) SCOM
13 1 (0.46%) Marathon
Vendors
1 60 (27.78%) Oracle
2 40 (18.52%) VMware
3 26 (12.04%) Sybase
4 21 (9.72%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.80%) IBM
6 14 (6.48%) Cognizant
7 12 (5.56%) PlateSpin
7 12 (5.56%) Sun
7 12 (5.56%) Veritas
8 11 (5.09%) Cisco
9 10 (4.63%) HP
9 10 (4.63%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.78%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.31%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.31%) EMC
11 5 (2.31%) EnterpriseDB
12 4 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.85%) F5
12 4 (1.85%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.85%) Zend