Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 217 205 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.49% 8.96% 11.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.07% 53.25% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 142 98 96
Glasgow median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,675 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,875 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -8.05% +2.35%

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 471 385 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.60% 16.83% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 323 216 306
Glasgow median annual salary £48,000 £44,500 £41,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.87% +6.91% -2.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 97 (44.70%) Unix
2 94 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (41.01%) Java
4 80 (36.87%) Python
5 65 (29.95%) SQL
6 64 (29.49%) Finance
6 64 (29.49%) DevOps
7 54 (24.88%) Windows
8 52 (23.96%) Oracle
9 48 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (18.43%) Git (software)
10 40 (18.43%) Jenkins
11 39 (17.97%) Relational Database
12 37 (17.05%) Ansible
12 37 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (15.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (15.21%) SDLC
14 33 (15.21%) VMware
15 32 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (13.82%) Software Engineering
16 30 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (12.90%) Banking
17 28 (12.90%) Bash Shell
18 27 (12.44%) Multithreading
18 27 (12.44%) Firewall
18 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
18 27 (12.44%) C++
19 26 (11.98%) Perl
19 26 (11.98%) OO
19 26 (11.98%) 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 22 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 19 (8.76%) Apache
3 12 (5.53%) IIS
4 8 (3.69%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.23%) JBoss
5 7 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.76%) CloudStack
6 6 (2.76%) iPlanet
6 6 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.84%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.46%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.38%) LongView
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Magento
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 48 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.30%) IaaS
4 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.84%) Datadog
4 4 (1.84%) Office 365
4 4 (1.84%) PaaS
4 4 (1.84%) SaaS
5 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.92%) GitHub
6 2 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.46%) Heroku
7 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.44%) Firewall
2 15 (6.91%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.99%) SAN
4 11 (5.07%) DNS
5 8 (3.69%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.23%) SSH
7 5 (2.30%) LAN
8 4 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.84%) HTTP
8 4 (1.84%) Network Security
9 3 (1.38%) VLAN
9 3 (1.38%) VPN
10 2 (0.92%) DHCP
10 2 (0.92%) Internet
10 2 (0.92%) SSL
10 2 (0.92%) WAN
11 1 (0.46%) BGP
11 1 (0.46%) CTI
11 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.97%) Relational Database
2 24 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.29%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.83%) Big Data
5 16 (7.37%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.91%) DB2
7 13 (5.99%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.99%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.76%) KDB
8 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.30%) MySQL
9 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.92%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.92%) Ingres
11 2 (0.92%) MSDE
11 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.46%) IBM BigInsights
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 40 (18.43%) Git (software)
1 40 (18.43%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.76%) TeamCity
3 18 (8.29%) Subversion
4 16 (7.37%) Maven
5 14 (6.45%) JUnit
6 12 (5.53%) GoCD
6 12 (5.53%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.61%) Artifactory
7 10 (4.61%) Vagrant
8 9 (4.15%) GitLab
8 9 (4.15%) JIRA
8 9 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.30%) Toad
10 4 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.84%) Selenium
11 3 (1.38%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.38%) CircleCI
11 3 (1.38%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (29.49%) Finance
2 28 (12.90%) Banking
3 17 (7.83%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.53%) Games
4 12 (5.53%) Law
5 5 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (24.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (22.58%) Developer
3 29 (13.36%) Java Developer
4 26 (11.98%) Software Engineer
5 20 (9.22%) Java Engineer
6 19 (8.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (6.45%) Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (5.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Administrator
9 11 (5.07%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.07%) C++ Developer
9 11 (5.07%) Python Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.61%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.15%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.15%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.52%) Spring
2 20 (9.22%) XML
3 18 (8.29%) Middleware
4 13 (5.99%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (5.99%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.15%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.15%) J2EE
6 8 (3.69%) HTML
6 8 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (3.69%) Spring Boot
7 6 (2.76%) REST
7 6 (2.76%) XSD
7 6 (2.76%) XSLT
8 5 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (2.30%) Kafka
8 5 (2.30%) SOAP
8 5 (2.30%) Web Services
9 4 (1.84%) HTML5
9 4 (1.84%) Java EE
10 3 (1.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.69%) Clustering
6 5 (2.30%) Derivative
6 5 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.30%) Robotics
7 4 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.84%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 97 (44.70%) Unix
2 54 (24.88%) Windows
3 34 (15.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (9.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.83%) AIX
6 16 (7.37%) Solaris
7 11 (5.07%) CentOS
7 11 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.15%) HPUX
9 7 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.92%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.49%) DevOps
3 37 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (15.21%) SDLC
5 30 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (13.82%) Software Engineering
6 27 (12.44%) Multithreading
7 26 (11.98%) OO
8 21 (9.68%) High Availability
9 20 (9.22%) Load Balancing
9 20 (9.22%) TDD
10 19 (8.76%) Test Automation
11 18 (8.29%) ITIL
11 18 (8.29%) Unit Testing
12 17 (7.83%) Data Modelling
12 17 (7.83%) Microservices
13 16 (7.37%) Continuous Deployment
13 16 (7.37%) Service Management
14 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
14 15 (6.91%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.01%) Java
2 80 (36.87%) Python
3 65 (29.95%) SQL
4 28 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 27 (12.44%) C++
6 26 (11.98%) Perl
7 23 (10.60%) Ruby
8 18 (8.29%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.37%) PL/SQL
10 15 (6.91%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.99%) PowerShell
12 11 (5.07%) C#
13 9 (4.15%) Java 8
14 6 (2.76%) Scala
15 4 (1.84%) Groovy
15 4 (1.84%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.38%) Clojure
16 3 (1.38%) PHP
17 1 (0.46%) R
17 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) CEH
4 1 (0.46%) CISSP
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (8.29%) Docker
2 17 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.07%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.07%) vSphere
5 8 (3.69%) NFS
5 8 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.23%) Samba
7 6 (2.76%) KVM
7 6 (2.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (2.76%) Xen
7 6 (2.76%) XenServer
8 2 (0.92%) vCloud
8 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.46%) HDFS
9 1 (0.46%) LXC
9 1 (0.46%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (17.05%) Ansible
2 26 (11.98%) Puppet
3 23 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.07%) Icinga
5 9 (4.15%) Graphite
5 9 (4.15%) Packer
5 9 (4.15%) Terraform
6 8 (3.69%) HAProxy
6 8 (3.69%) Nagios
7 6 (2.76%) Cobbler
7 6 (2.76%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.92%) Rancher
10 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.92%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 52 (23.96%) Oracle
2 33 (15.21%) VMware
3 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.83%) IBM
5 16 (7.37%) Sybase
6 13 (5.99%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.07%) HP
8 10 (4.61%) Cisco
8 10 (4.61%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.69%) Cognizant
9 8 (3.69%) New Relic
10 7 (3.23%) Symantec
11 6 (2.76%) EnterpriseDB
11 6 (2.76%) PlateSpin
11 6 (2.76%) Solace
11 6 (2.76%) Sun
11 6 (2.76%) Veritas
12 5 (2.30%) Dell
12 5 (2.30%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.30%) Talarian