Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 89 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.32% 9.56% 9.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.66% 39.91% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 82 65 105
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,050 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £43,110
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.38% -13.78%
75th Percentile £54,688 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £67,500 £62,650
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year -3.06% +15.98% -0.59%

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 212 223 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.94% 23.95% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 148 159 252
10th Percentile £29,400 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,875 £64,070 £73,575
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -

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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (44.92%) Python
2 37 (31.36%) Azure
2 37 (31.36%) AWS
3 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.97%) Windows
5 32 (27.12%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (23.73%) DevOps
7 25 (21.19%) Social Skills
7 25 (21.19%) SQL
8 24 (20.34%) Java
8 24 (20.34%) Unix
9 21 (17.80%) Terraform
10 20 (16.95%) Linux+ Certification
10 20 (16.95%) Network+ Certification
11 18 (15.25%) Oracle
11 18 (15.25%) Mentoring
12 17 (14.41%) Bash Shell
13 16 (13.56%) Waterfall
13 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
13 16 (13.56%) Ansible
13 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.56%) Law
13 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
14 15 (12.71%) Google
14 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
14 15 (12.71%) Kubernetes
14 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
14 15 (12.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 14 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering

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 12 (10.17%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) JBoss
3 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.39%) CMS
4 4 (3.39%) WordPress
5 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.54%) Drupal
5 3 (2.54%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.85%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.36%) AWS
1 37 (31.36%) Azure
2 8 (6.78%) PaaS
3 7 (5.93%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.24%) GCP
5 5 (4.24%) SaaS
6 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.39%) IaaS
7 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.54%) GitHub
8 2 (1.69%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.85%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.85%) Azure Storage
9 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.85%) npm
9 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Firewall
1 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.63%) Wireless
3 8 (6.78%) LAN
3 8 (6.78%) WAN
4 5 (4.24%) SAN
5 4 (3.39%) DNS
5 4 (3.39%) VPN
6 3 (2.54%) Network Security
6 3 (2.54%) SSL
6 3 (2.54%) VoIP
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.69%) DHCP
7 2 (1.69%) DMZ
7 2 (1.69%) HTTP
7 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.69%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Apache Hive
1 12 (10.17%) Big Data
1 12 (10.17%) Hadoop
1 12 (10.17%) Pentaho
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.78%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.24%) Maven
2 5 (4.24%) Subversion
3 3 (2.54%) AppScan
3 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.54%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.54%) CircleCI
3 3 (2.54%) Gerrit
3 3 (2.54%) GitLab
3 3 (2.54%) Gradle
3 3 (2.54%) JIRA
3 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.54%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.85%) PVCS
General
1 25 (21.19%) Social Skills
2 16 (13.56%) Law
3 15 (12.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 12 (10.17%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (6.78%) Finance
6 5 (4.24%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.39%) Games
8 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.85%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.25%) IT Engineer
3 16 (13.56%) Administrator
4 15 (12.71%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) IT Support
5 13 (11.02%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Developer
6 12 (10.17%) Technical Trainer
6 12 (10.17%) Trainer
7 9 (7.63%) IT Administrator
8 8 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.93%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Network Administrator
9 7 (5.93%) Trainee
9 7 (5.93%) Trainee Administrator
9 7 (5.93%) Trainee Network Administrator
10 6 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) Kafka
2 9 (7.63%) Web Services
3 6 (5.08%) LAMP
4 5 (4.24%) HTML
4 5 (4.24%) REST
4 5 (4.24%) SOAP
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) jQuery
6 3 (2.54%) XML
7 2 (1.69%) .NET
7 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.69%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.69%) JSON
7 2 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.69%) React
7 2 (1.69%) SAML
7 2 (1.69%) Spring
7 2 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (7.63%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.93%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.08%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.39%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.54%) e-Health
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Windows
2 24 (20.34%) Unix
3 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (5.08%) VMS
7 4 (3.39%) Solaris
8 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.69%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (23.73%) DevOps
4 18 (15.25%) Mentoring
5 16 (13.56%) Waterfall
6 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
7 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.17%) Data Engineering
8 12 (10.17%) Data Integration
9 11 (9.32%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
11 8 (6.78%) Analytics
11 8 (6.78%) TDD
12 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (5.93%) ITIL
13 6 (5.08%) Cloud Operations
13 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure as Code
13 6 (5.08%) Project Delivery
13 6 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.92%) Python
2 25 (21.19%) SQL
3 24 (20.34%) Java
4 17 (14.41%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.02%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.17%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) C++
8 7 (5.93%) C
9 6 (5.08%) PHP
9 6 (5.08%) Ruby
10 5 (4.24%) Go
11 3 (2.54%) Korn
11 3 (2.54%) Scala
12 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.85%) C#
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Linux+ Certification
1 20 (16.95%) Network+ Certification
2 13 (11.02%) A+ Certification
2 13 (11.02%) CompTIA Security+
2 13 (11.02%) Server+ Certification
3 8 (6.78%) CCNA
3 8 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.78%) Degree
4 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.54%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) HND
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.85%) HNC
9 1 (0.85%) MCSA
9 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 4 (3.39%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.32%) Docker
2 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.69%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Terraform
2 16 (13.56%) Ansible
3 15 (12.71%) Kubernetes
4 12 (10.17%) Puppet
5 10 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (7.63%) Nagios
7 6 (5.08%) BladeLogic
7 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (5.08%) SCOM
8 3 (2.54%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.54%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.54%) Packer
8 3 (2.54%) Rundeck
8 3 (2.54%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.69%) WSUS
10 1 (0.85%) Consul
10 1 (0.85%) Istio
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Oracle
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.71%) Google
4 14 (11.86%) VMware
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco
5 12 (10.17%) Talend
6 9 (7.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.78%) Veeam
8 7 (5.93%) Dell
8 7 (5.93%) EMC
9 6 (5.08%) 3PAR
9 6 (5.08%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.08%) BMC
10 5 (4.24%) Splunk
11 3 (2.54%) AppDynamics
11 3 (2.54%) LogRhythm
11 3 (2.54%) Veracode
12 2 (1.69%) Aruba
12 2 (1.69%) HP
12 2 (1.69%) IBM