Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 30 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 159 205 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.12% 8.33% 5.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.04% 49.76% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 111 110 51
Glasgow median annual salary £43,500 £48,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +15.66% -2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -5.88%

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 338 412 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.27% 16.73% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 222 262 204
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,775 £25,975 £27,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,089 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.04% -4.38% -3.07%

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 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 62 (38.99%) Java
2 55 (34.59%) Python
3 53 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (31.45%) Windows
5 45 (28.30%) Unix
6 44 (27.67%) Oracle
7 39 (24.53%) SQL
8 37 (23.27%) Finance
9 35 (22.01%) TDD
9 35 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
10 34 (21.38%) DevOps
11 29 (18.24%) Performance Tuning
11 29 (18.24%) Multithreading
11 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
12 27 (16.98%) C++
13 25 (15.72%) Ansible
14 24 (15.09%) Jenkins
15 22 (13.84%) OO
15 22 (13.84%) Oracle Database
15 22 (13.84%) Mentoring
16 21 (13.21%) Windows Server
16 21 (13.21%) TeamCity
16 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
17 20 (12.58%) VMware
17 20 (12.58%) Scala
18 19 (11.95%) Firewall
18 19 (11.95%) Unit Testing
19 18 (11.32%) JavaScript

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 11 (6.92%) Apache
2 9 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.03%) JBoss
4 5 (3.14%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.52%) IIS
5 4 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.89%) WordPress
7 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.63%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Jetty
8 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.92%) Office 365
4 10 (6.29%) SaaS
5 5 (3.14%) PaaS
6 4 (2.52%) IaaS
7 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.95%) Firewall
2 7 (4.40%) Network Security
2 7 (4.40%) SAN
3 6 (3.77%) Internet
4 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.52%) LAN
5 4 (2.52%) WAN
6 3 (1.89%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.89%) NAS
7 2 (1.26%) DHCP
7 2 (1.26%) DNS
7 2 (1.26%) SSL
7 2 (1.26%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) Oracle Database
2 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.69%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.43%) MySQL
5 13 (8.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (7.55%) Big Data
7 9 (5.66%) Neo4j
8 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.14%) Redis
11 4 (2.52%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.89%) Ingres
12 3 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (1.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.21%) TeamCity
4 15 (9.43%) Subversion
5 14 (8.81%) Visual Studio
6 12 (7.55%) Maven
7 10 (6.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (5.66%) Artifactory
8 9 (5.66%) JIRA
9 8 (5.03%) GitLab
10 7 (4.40%) GoCD
10 7 (4.40%) Toad
10 7 (4.40%) Vagrant
11 6 (3.77%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.14%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.89%) Ant
13 3 (1.89%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.89%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Banking
3 8 (5.03%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (25.79%) Developer
2 23 (14.47%) Software Engineer
3 19 (11.95%) Administrator
4 18 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) DBA
6 13 (8.18%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) C++ Developer
7 12 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (6.92%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Backend Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Architect
11 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Scala Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.14%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.32%) XML
2 15 (9.43%) Middleware
3 13 (8.18%) Spring
4 12 (7.55%) AngularJS
4 12 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (5.66%) HTML
5 9 (5.66%) Web Services
5 9 (5.66%) XSD
5 9 (5.66%) XSLT
6 7 (4.40%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (4.40%) Ajax
6 7 (4.40%) Apache Camel
6 7 (4.40%) Apache CXF
6 7 (4.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (4.40%) Java EE
6 7 (4.40%) Node.js
6 7 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.77%) CSS3
7 6 (3.77%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) User Experience
2 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.52%) Derivative
4 4 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.52%) Wiki
5 3 (1.89%) Clustering
5 3 (1.89%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.26%) AS400
6 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.26%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.26%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.45%) Windows
2 45 (28.30%) Unix
3 21 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.55%) Ubuntu
6 11 (6.92%) CentOS
7 8 (5.03%) AIX
7 8 (5.03%) Solaris
8 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.63%) Debian
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (22.01%) TDD
3 34 (21.38%) DevOps
4 29 (18.24%) Multithreading
4 29 (18.24%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
5 22 (13.84%) Mentoring
5 22 (13.84%) OO
6 19 (11.95%) Unit Testing
7 17 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (10.69%) Scrum
8 15 (9.43%) Code Optimisation
8 15 (9.43%) ITIL
9 14 (8.81%) Analytics
9 14 (8.81%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (8.18%) High Availability
11 12 (7.55%) Concurrent Programming
11 12 (7.55%) SDLC
11 12 (7.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (38.99%) Java
2 55 (34.59%) Python
3 39 (24.53%) SQL
4 27 (16.98%) C++
5 20 (12.58%) Scala
6 18 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 13 (8.18%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.55%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.55%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.40%) Jython
11 6 (3.77%) PHP
11 6 (3.77%) Ruby
12 5 (3.14%) Perl
13 4 (2.52%) C#
14 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.26%) Haskell
15 2 (1.26%) R
16 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.14%) MCSE
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.52%) CCNP
2 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.89%) Degree
3 3 (1.89%) HND
3 3 (1.89%) PhD
4 2 (1.26%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) CCSA
5 1 (0.63%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CISM
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCSA
5 1 (0.63%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) QA
2 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.89%) GDPR
3 3 (1.89%) SLA
4 2 (1.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.81%) Docker
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle Clusterware
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.26%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.26%) HDFS
7 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) KVM
8 1 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (15.72%) Ansible
2 16 (10.06%) Terraform
3 14 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.81%) Puppet
4 12 (7.55%) Data Guard
5 7 (4.40%) Graphite
5 7 (4.40%) HAProxy
5 7 (4.40%) Icinga
5 7 (4.40%) Packer
6 6 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.89%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (1.89%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.26%) SCCM
10 1 (0.63%) SCOM
10 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (27.67%) Oracle
2 20 (12.58%) VMware
3 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.03%) Cisco
5 7 (4.40%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.40%) Solace
5 7 (4.40%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.77%) Talarian
7 5 (3.14%) Citrix
7 5 (3.14%) Google
8 4 (2.52%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.52%) SAP
9 3 (1.89%) CommVault
9 3 (1.89%) IBM
9 3 (1.89%) Lotus
9 3 (1.89%) NetApp
9 3 (1.89%) Perforce
9 3 (1.89%) Sybase
10 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.26%) JD Edwards