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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 19 32
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 137 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.61% 10.62% 7.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.59% 60.62% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48 94 68
10th Percentile £27,225 £34,500 £29,275
25th Percentile £34,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,036 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.40% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £60,313 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,100 £67,875
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% - +11.76%

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 214 226 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.49% 17.52% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 114 166 166
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,250 £26,375
25th Percentile £29,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,150 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.78% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £55,938 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,625 £63,838
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%

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 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) Azure
2 28 (31.46%) Social Skills
3 25 (28.09%) CI/CD
3 25 (28.09%) Python
3 25 (28.09%) Java
4 23 (25.84%) DevOps
5 22 (24.72%) Firewall
6 19 (21.35%) Terraform
6 19 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (20.22%) Kubernetes
7 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
7 18 (20.22%) Unix
7 18 (20.22%) AWS
7 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
7 18 (20.22%) Agile
8 17 (19.10%) Docker
9 16 (17.98%) Ansible
9 16 (17.98%) SQL
10 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
10 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
11 14 (15.73%) IaaS
12 13 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2019
12 13 (14.61%) Degree
13 12 (13.48%) Ubuntu
13 12 (13.48%) SaaS
13 12 (13.48%) Microsoft

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 5 (5.62%) Confluence
2 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.46%) Azure
2 18 (20.22%) AWS
3 14 (15.73%) IaaS
4 12 (13.48%) SaaS
5 7 (7.87%) Azure Monitor
5 7 (7.87%) Azure Sentinel
5 7 (7.87%) GCP
5 7 (7.87%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (6.74%) PaaS
7 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.62%) Power Platform
8 4 (4.49%) GitHub
9 3 (3.37%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.25%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 2 (2.25%) Pulumi
10 2 (2.25%) Serverless
10 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) Firewall
2 10 (11.24%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (8.99%) Internet
3 8 (8.99%) PABX
3 8 (8.99%) RS-232
3 8 (8.99%) VoIP
4 5 (5.62%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) SAN
5 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.37%) Network Security
7 2 (2.25%) BGP
7 2 (2.25%) LAN
7 2 (2.25%) VLAN
7 2 (2.25%) WAN
7 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) DNS
8 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
1 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
1 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) DB2
3 5 (5.62%) Power BI
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.11%) Bitbucket
4 8 (8.99%) Maven
5 7 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.62%) Artifactory
6 5 (5.62%) JIRA
6 5 (5.62%) Subversion
6 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.49%) GitLab
7 4 (4.49%) Selenium
8 2 (2.25%) Ant
8 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.25%) git-flow
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.25%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.12%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Gradle
General
1 28 (31.46%) Social Skills
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.36%) Finance
4 8 (8.99%) Fire and Rescue
4 8 (8.99%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (3.37%) Law
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) IT Engineer
2 13 (14.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Customer Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Customer Service Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Field Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Field Telecoms Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Telecoms Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) Spring
1 7 (7.87%) Spring Boot
2 6 (6.74%) JSON
2 6 (6.74%) Kafka
3 5 (5.62%) .NET
3 5 (5.62%) LDAP
3 5 (5.62%) REST
3 5 (5.62%) SAML
3 5 (5.62%) Web Services
4 3 (3.37%) RESTful
4 3 (3.37%) SOAP
5 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.25%) J2SE
5 2 (2.25%) Java EE
5 2 (2.25%) Node.js
5 2 (2.25%) Spring Security
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.12%) pytest
6 1 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (8.99%) IoT
2 8 (8.99%) NHS
3 7 (7.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) PKI
5 4 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.49%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.37%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.37%) e-Health
6 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.12%) DataPower
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) NVMe
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Unix
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2019
5 12 (13.48%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.37%) Solaris
7 3 (3.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.25%) Android
8 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) AIX
9 1 (1.12%) CentOS
9 1 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.12%) Debian
9 1 (1.12%) Fedora
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) CI/CD
2 23 (25.84%) DevOps
3 19 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (20.22%) Agile
5 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
6 13 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
7 11 (12.36%) Data Privacy
8 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
9 9 (10.11%) SIEM
10 8 (8.99%) Line Management
11 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.87%) Microservices
11 7 (7.87%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (6.74%) Analytics
12 6 (6.74%) Coaching
12 6 (6.74%) ISMS
12 6 (6.74%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) Java
1 25 (28.09%) Python
2 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
3 16 (17.98%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Bash
5 9 (10.11%) C++
5 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.74%) C
7 6 (6.74%) Perl
8 4 (4.49%) VB
9 3 (3.37%) Groovy
9 3 (3.37%) Scala
10 2 (2.25%) C#
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) VBA
11 1 (1.12%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.99%) HNC
4 6 (6.74%) AWS Certification
5 5 (5.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.62%) CCNA
5 5 (5.62%) CEH
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.87%) QA
3 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (5.62%) NCSC
3 5 (5.62%) RMADS
4 2 (2.25%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.37%) Firmware
6 3 (3.37%) vSphere
7 1 (1.12%) iptables
7 1 (1.12%) NFS
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) Terraform
2 18 (20.22%) Kubernetes
3 16 (17.98%) Ansible
4 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.74%) Puppet
5 5 (5.62%) Nexpose
6 3 (3.37%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.25%) Kibana
7 2 (2.25%) Nessus
8 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) Google
3 6 (6.74%) Splunk
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
4 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.62%) Centrify
4 5 (5.62%) Palo Alto
4 5 (5.62%) Sybase
4 5 (5.62%) Verint
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 4 (4.49%) IBM
5 4 (4.49%) Juniper
5 4 (4.49%) Virgin Media
6 3 (3.37%) Datto
7 2 (2.25%) Curam
7 2 (2.25%) Darktrace
7 2 (2.25%) Pega
7 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com