Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 246 210 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.44% 9.23% 10.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.93% 55.70% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 168 117 77
Glasgow median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% -5.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £24,620 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,000 £69,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +1.80%

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 483 377 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.45% 16.56% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 336 240 266
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,813 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,250
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 93 (37.80%) Java
2 89 (36.18%) Python
2 89 (36.18%) Finance
3 86 (34.96%) Unix
4 80 (32.52%) SQL
5 75 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (29.67%) Windows
7 71 (28.86%) Oracle
8 58 (23.58%) Git (software)
9 55 (22.36%) DevOps
10 51 (20.73%) Multithreading
11 47 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (17.89%) C++
12 44 (17.89%) XML
13 43 (17.48%) Banking
13 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 40 (16.26%) Bash Shell
16 39 (15.85%) Unit Testing
16 39 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
17 34 (13.82%) PL/SQL
17 34 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (13.41%) SDLC
19 32 (13.01%) Ansible
19 32 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (13.01%) Perl
20 31 (12.60%) Visual Studio
20 31 (12.60%) Relational Database
21 29 (11.79%) Opscode Chef
21 29 (11.79%) Subversion

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 29 (11.79%) Apache
2 26 (10.57%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.07%) IIS
4 6 (2.44%) CloudStack
4 6 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.63%) WordPress
6 3 (1.22%) JBoss
6 3 (1.22%) nginx
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.03%) Office 365
4 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.63%) Datadog
5 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.81%) Apigee
6 2 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.91%) DNS
2 16 (6.50%) Firewall
3 15 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.47%) SSH
5 9 (3.66%) HTTP
5 9 (3.66%) iSCSI
6 8 (3.25%) SAN
6 8 (3.25%) SSL
7 5 (2.03%) DHCP
7 5 (2.03%) Network Security
8 4 (1.63%) Internet
8 4 (1.63%) VPN
9 2 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.81%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.81%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.81%) SMTP
9 2 (0.81%) VLAN
10 1 (0.41%) NAS
10 1 (0.41%) Wireless
10 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.60%) Relational Database
2 28 (11.38%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.98%) SQL Server
4 24 (9.76%) Big Data
5 17 (6.91%) MySQL
6 16 (6.50%) RDBMS
7 13 (5.28%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (2.44%) DB2
12 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.22%) MSDE
13 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.81%) KDB
14 2 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (23.58%) Git (software)
2 41 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.60%) Visual Studio
4 29 (11.79%) Subversion
5 24 (9.76%) TeamCity
6 18 (7.32%) JIRA
7 17 (6.91%) Maven
8 15 (6.10%) JUnit
9 13 (5.28%) Toad
10 12 (4.88%) Artifactory
11 7 (2.85%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.85%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.85%) GitLab
11 7 (2.85%) GoCD
11 7 (2.85%) Vagrant
12 6 (2.44%) CircleCI
12 6 (2.44%) CruiseControl
12 6 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.03%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.63%) CA Release Automation
General
1 89 (36.18%) Finance
2 43 (17.48%) Banking
3 22 (8.94%) Investment Banking
4 19 (7.72%) Law
5 11 (4.47%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.85%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Billing
8 2 (0.81%) Front Office
8 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (35.77%) Developer
2 49 (19.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (14.23%) Java Developer
4 31 (12.60%) C++ Developer
5 17 (6.91%) Administrator
5 17 (6.91%) Software Engineer
6 13 (5.28%) DBA
7 11 (4.47%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (4.07%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Java Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.25%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.85%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (2.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (2.85%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.85%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.89%) XML
2 19 (7.72%) Middleware
3 16 (6.50%) Spring
4 14 (5.69%) XSD
4 14 (5.69%) XSLT
5 13 (5.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (4.47%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (3.66%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.25%) HTML
10 7 (2.85%) J2EE
10 7 (2.85%) SOAP
11 6 (2.44%) CSS
12 5 (2.03%) JSP
12 5 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.03%) RESTful
12 5 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (2.03%) Servlets
13 4 (1.63%) CSS3
13 4 (1.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
1 16 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.47%) Derivative
3 11 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.66%) Robotics
5 7 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.03%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) Replication
10 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.81%) PKI
10 2 (0.81%) SCADA
10 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.96%) Unix
2 73 (29.67%) Windows
3 26 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.47%) AIX
6 8 (3.25%) CentOS
6 8 (3.25%) Solaris
7 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.81%) Android
9 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.81%) SUSE
9 2 (0.81%) Tru64
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.41%) HPUX
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.36%) DevOps
3 51 (20.73%) Multithreading
4 47 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (15.85%) Unit Testing
6 34 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (13.41%) SDLC
8 27 (10.98%) Test Automation
9 25 (10.16%) Software Engineering
9 25 (10.16%) TDD
10 22 (8.94%) Low Latency
11 21 (8.54%) High Availability
11 21 (8.54%) OO
12 20 (8.13%) Memory Management
12 20 (8.13%) Risk Management
13 19 (7.72%) Wealth Management
14 18 (7.32%) Analytics
14 18 (7.32%) Scrum
15 17 (6.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 93 (37.80%) Java
2 89 (36.18%) Python
3 80 (32.52%) SQL
4 44 (17.89%) C++
5 40 (16.26%) Bash Shell
6 34 (13.82%) PL/SQL
7 32 (13.01%) Perl
8 23 (9.35%) JavaScript
9 21 (8.54%) Ruby
10 17 (6.91%) Shell Script
11 15 (6.10%) PowerShell
12 13 (5.28%) Scala
13 10 (4.07%) C#
14 8 (3.25%) PHP
15 4 (1.63%) Groovy
16 3 (1.22%) Clojure
16 3 (1.22%) Java 8
16 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.81%) Korn
17 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) HND
3 1 (0.41%) MCSA
3 1 (0.41%) MCSD
3 1 (0.41%) MCSE
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.25%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 19 (7.72%) Docker
2 14 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (4.88%) Oracle Clusterware
4 11 (4.47%) NFS
5 10 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (3.66%) Samba
7 7 (2.85%) vSphere
8 6 (2.44%) Xen
8 6 (2.44%) XenServer
9 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
9 5 (2.03%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.41%) HDFS
11 1 (0.41%) iptables
11 1 (0.41%) LXC
11 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (13.01%) Ansible
2 29 (11.79%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (10.57%) Puppet
4 12 (4.88%) Data Guard
5 8 (3.25%) Icinga
5 8 (3.25%) Nagios
6 7 (2.85%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (2.85%) Terraform
7 6 (2.44%) Cobbler
7 6 (2.44%) Graphite
7 6 (2.44%) Packer
7 6 (2.44%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.03%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.63%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.22%) SCCM
11 2 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (28.86%) Oracle
2 25 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.32%) VMware
4 16 (6.50%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.10%) Solace
5 15 (6.10%) TIBCO
6 13 (5.28%) Talarian
7 9 (3.66%) New Relic
8 7 (2.85%) Perforce
8 7 (2.85%) Sybase
9 6 (2.44%) EnterpriseDB
9 6 (2.44%) IBM
10 5 (2.03%) Dell
11 4 (1.63%) Cisco
12 3 (1.22%) HP
12 3 (1.22%) Splunk
12 3 (1.22%) Symantec
12 3 (1.22%) Veeam
13 2 (0.81%) F5
13 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft