Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 215 205 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.29% 9.50% 10.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.43% 43.71% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 121 75 143
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,750 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +4.43%

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 395 469 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.06% 21.74% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 253 265 369
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +3.80%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,700 £27,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,950 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 88 (40.93%) Windows
2 86 (40.00%) Unix
3 63 (29.30%) Java
4 59 (27.44%) DevOps
5 57 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (25.58%) Python
7 50 (23.26%) SQL
8 39 (18.14%) Oracle
8 39 (18.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (16.74%) Relational Database
11 35 (16.28%) Finance
12 34 (15.81%) Ansible
13 32 (14.88%) Puppet
14 31 (14.42%) SQL Server
15 30 (13.95%) IBM
15 30 (13.95%) Firewall
16 28 (13.02%) Perl
17 27 (12.56%) Bash Shell
17 27 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (12.56%) Jenkins
17 27 (12.56%) Ruby
17 27 (12.56%) Docker
18 26 (12.09%) Software Engineering
18 26 (12.09%) JavaScript
19 25 (11.63%) Configuration Management
19 25 (11.63%) PowerShell
19 25 (11.63%) Open Source
19 25 (11.63%) Mentoring

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 22 (10.23%) WebSphere
2 21 (9.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (6.51%) Oracle Application Server
3 14 (6.51%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.05%) Oracle UPK
5 7 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.33%) Apache
7 5 (2.33%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.86%) Confluence
8 4 (1.86%) GemFire
8 4 (1.86%) JBoss
9 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.93%) Drupal
10 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.47%) CICS
11 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.93%) Houdini
2 2 (0.93%) Maya
2 2 (0.93%) NUKE
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (7.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.47%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
1 37 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.51%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.19%) IaaS
4 8 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.72%) Office 365
5 6 (2.79%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.79%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.33%) PaaS
7 4 (1.86%) SaaS
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.93%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.95%) Firewall
2 20 (9.30%) DNS
3 16 (7.44%) SSL
4 15 (6.98%) HTTP
5 14 (6.51%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.12%) DHCP
7 9 (4.19%) IPsec
7 9 (4.19%) SMTP
7 9 (4.19%) VLAN
7 9 (4.19%) VPN
8 8 (3.72%) SAN
9 7 (3.26%) Internet
9 7 (3.26%) LAN
9 7 (3.26%) WAN
10 6 (2.79%) HTTPS
10 6 (2.79%) Wireless
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.40%) VoIP
12 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.74%) Relational Database
2 31 (14.42%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.16%) NoSQL
4 22 (10.23%) DB2
5 17 (7.91%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.51%) RDBMS
7 13 (6.05%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (6.05%) MySQL
7 13 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (4.19%) Big Data
9 8 (3.72%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.26%) Redis
10 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.86%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (1.40%) HBase
14 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (12.56%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.37%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.98%) Vagrant
4 13 (6.05%) JIRA
5 12 (5.58%) Gradle
6 11 (5.12%) JUnit
7 7 (3.26%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.79%) Maven
9 5 (2.33%) Selenium
9 5 (2.33%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.40%) GoCD
10 3 (1.40%) Mockito
10 3 (1.40%) Subversion
11 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.93%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.93%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.93%) PVCS
12 1 (0.47%) GDB
12 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 12 (5.58%) Banking
3 5 (2.33%) Law
4 4 (1.86%) Games
5 3 (1.40%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (18.14%) Developer
2 38 (17.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (10.23%) Software Engineer
4 19 (8.84%) Consultant
4 19 (8.84%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.37%) Senior DevOps
5 18 (8.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 17 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (7.44%) Analyst
8 14 (6.51%) JDE Consultant
9 13 (6.05%) C Software Engineer
9 13 (6.05%) Professional Services Consultant
10 11 (5.12%) Administrator
10 11 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.65%) Embedded C Engineer
11 10 (4.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 10 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
11 10 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.16%) Spring
2 18 (8.37%) Hibernate
3 16 (7.44%) Web Services
4 13 (6.05%) EDI
4 13 (6.05%) WebCenter
5 11 (5.12%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.65%) CSS
6 10 (4.65%) HTML
7 8 (3.72%) .NET
7 8 (3.72%) J2EE
7 8 (3.72%) jQuery
7 8 (3.72%) Middleware
7 8 (3.72%) XML
8 7 (3.26%) Node.js
8 7 (3.26%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.79%) HTML5
9 6 (2.79%) SOAP
10 5 (2.33%) JSON
10 5 (2.33%) LAMP
11 4 (1.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) AS400
3 11 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.19%) Device Driver
4 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.19%) Video\Live Streaming
5 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.79%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.79%) iPhone
7 4 (1.86%) DataPower
7 4 (1.86%) Equities
7 4 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.86%) iSeries
8 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.93%) Animation
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 88 (40.93%) Windows
2 86 (40.00%) Unix
3 39 (18.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (10.23%) CentOS
5 20 (9.30%) Solaris
6 18 (8.37%) AIX
7 17 (7.91%) Ubuntu
8 15 (6.98%) Windows Server
9 10 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.26%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.40%) Android
14 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.40%) Tru64
14 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.44%) DevOps
2 57 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.09%) Software Engineering
4 25 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 25 (11.63%) Mentoring
4 25 (11.63%) Open Source
5 24 (11.16%) TDD
6 21 (9.77%) ITIL
7 19 (8.84%) SDLC
8 17 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.98%) BDD
11 14 (6.51%) Information Security
12 13 (6.05%) Scrum
12 13 (6.05%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.05%) Web Development
13 11 (5.12%) OO
14 10 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.65%) Service Management
14 10 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.30%) Java
2 55 (25.58%) Python
3 50 (23.26%) SQL
4 28 (13.02%) Perl
5 27 (12.56%) Bash Shell
5 27 (12.56%) Ruby
6 26 (12.09%) JavaScript
7 25 (11.63%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.44%) PHP
8 16 (7.44%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.98%) C
9 15 (6.98%) C++
10 13 (6.05%) C#
11 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.33%) Scala
13 4 (1.86%) Korn
14 3 (1.40%) Clojure
14 3 (1.40%) Smalltalk
15 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (6.05%) Oracle Certification
1 13 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.12%) Degree
3 7 (3.26%) RHCE
4 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.40%) CISSP
5 3 (1.40%) MCSA
5 3 (1.40%) MCSE
6 2 (0.93%) CCNP
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
1 3 (1.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) JTAG
3 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (12.56%) Docker
2 18 (8.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.79%) vSphere
6 5 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.86%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.40%) Firmware
9 2 (0.93%) NFS
9 2 (0.93%) Samba
9 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 34 (15.81%) Ansible
2 32 (14.88%) Puppet
3 27 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (8.84%) Nagios
5 16 (7.44%) Packer
6 11 (5.12%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.65%) Grafana
8 9 (4.19%) Kubernetes
9 8 (3.72%) CFEngine
10 7 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (2.79%) Backup Exec
11 6 (2.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (2.79%) Malwarebytes
11 6 (2.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (2.79%) SCOM
12 4 (1.86%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.40%) Graphite
13 3 (1.40%) Icinga
14 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 1 (0.47%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 39 (18.14%) Oracle
2 30 (13.95%) IBM
3 24 (11.16%) Red Hat
4 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
5 20 (9.30%) JD Edwards
6 19 (8.84%) VMware
7 14 (6.51%) Cisco
8 12 (5.58%) Symantec
9 11 (5.12%) Dell
10 9 (4.19%) Google
11 8 (3.72%) BMC
11 8 (3.72%) Citrix
11 8 (3.72%) Sybase
12 7 (3.26%) EMC
13 6 (2.79%) Apple
13 6 (2.79%) Avaya
13 6 (2.79%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.79%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.79%) Sophos
14 4 (1.86%) AppDynamics