Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 155 246 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.68% 11.66% 9.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.79% 52.56% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 84 168 121
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,081 £24,620 £33,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -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 354 468 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.82% 22.18% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 217 323 251
Glasgow median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,800 £25,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% -

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 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 55 (35.48%) AWS
2 52 (33.55%) Java
3 48 (30.97%) Unix
4 46 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (27.74%) SQL
6 41 (26.45%) Python
7 40 (25.81%) DevOps
8 37 (23.87%) Windows
9 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
9 34 (21.94%) Finance
10 32 (20.65%) Azure
11 29 (18.71%) Perl
12 26 (16.77%) SDLC
13 25 (16.13%) Jenkins
13 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 25 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (15.48%) Ansible
14 24 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
15 23 (14.84%) Puppet
15 23 (14.84%) Docker
16 22 (14.19%) Oracle
17 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.55%) Bash Shell
18 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
18 20 (12.90%) VMware
19 18 (11.61%) HTML
19 18 (11.61%) Kubernetes
20 17 (10.97%) Active Directory

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 8 (5.16%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.23%) IIS
3 4 (2.58%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.58%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.94%) Apache
4 3 (1.94%) nginx
5 2 (1.29%) Confluence
5 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Drupal
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 55 (35.48%) AWS
2 32 (20.65%) Azure
3 11 (7.10%) GCP
4 10 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.45%) Office 365
5 7 (4.52%) SaaS
6 3 (1.94%) GitHub
6 3 (1.94%) IaaS
6 3 (1.94%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.29%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.03%) Firewall
2 6 (3.87%) Internet
3 5 (3.23%) HTTP
4 4 (2.58%) SSL
4 4 (2.58%) VPN
5 3 (1.94%) DNS
5 3 (1.94%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.94%) SAN
5 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.29%) DHCP
6 2 (1.29%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.29%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) VSAN
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.32%) MySQL
3 15 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.39%) Big Data
5 12 (7.74%) RDBMS
6 9 (5.81%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.87%) MariaDB
7 6 (3.87%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.23%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.23%) DB2
8 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.94%) HBase
11 2 (1.29%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.29%) Parquet
11 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.65%) Power BI
12 1 (0.65%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.16%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.87%) JUnit
5 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.23%) Maven
5 5 (3.23%) Selenium
6 4 (2.58%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.58%) FitNesse
6 4 (2.58%) JIRA
6 4 (2.58%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.58%) Subversion
6 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.94%) Ant
7 3 (1.94%) Gradle
7 3 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.29%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.29%) Flyway
8 2 (1.29%) GoCD
8 2 (1.29%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (21.94%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.16%) Banking
4 5 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (29.03%) Developer
2 20 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.74%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.10%) Administrator
6 10 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.16%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.52%) Consultant
8 7 (4.52%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (3.87%) Architect
9 6 (3.87%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.58%) DBA
11 4 (2.58%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) HTML
2 15 (9.68%) CSS
3 13 (8.39%) HTML5
4 11 (7.10%) Spring
5 10 (6.45%) J2SE
5 10 (6.45%) XML
6 9 (5.81%) jQuery
7 8 (5.16%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.16%) CSS3
7 8 (5.16%) JSON
7 8 (5.16%) Web Services
8 7 (4.52%) React
8 7 (4.52%) RESTful
9 6 (3.87%) REST
10 5 (3.23%) JMS
10 5 (3.23%) SOAP
11 4 (2.58%) JSP
11 4 (2.58%) LAMP
11 4 (2.58%) Middleware
11 4 (2.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.52%) User Experience
5 6 (3.87%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.23%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.58%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.58%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.29%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.97%) Unix
2 37 (23.87%) Windows
3 15 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.81%) Solaris
4 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.16%) CentOS
6 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.87%) AIX
8 4 (2.58%) Android
8 4 (2.58%) Debian
8 4 (2.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.58%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.29%) HPUX
9 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.81%) DevOps
3 26 (16.77%) SDLC
4 25 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.97%) Computer Science
6 17 (10.97%) Configuration Management
7 15 (9.68%) OO
8 13 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (7.74%) Data Privacy
10 11 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (7.10%) Information Security
10 11 (7.10%) Scrum
10 11 (7.10%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.10%) TDD
10 11 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.45%) OOD
12 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.55%) Java
2 43 (27.74%) SQL
3 41 (26.45%) Python
4 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.71%) Perl
6 21 (13.55%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.68%) PowerShell
8 14 (9.03%) Scala
9 12 (7.74%) PHP
10 9 (5.81%) Ruby
11 8 (5.16%) Go
12 7 (4.52%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.87%) C#
13 6 (3.87%) TypeScript
14 5 (3.23%) C++
15 4 (2.58%) C
16 3 (1.94%) Kotlin
17 2 (1.29%) Haskell
18 1 (0.65%) Korn
18 1 (0.65%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 15 (9.68%) Degree
2 6 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.23%) AWS Certification
3 5 (3.23%) PhD
4 4 (2.58%) CCNA
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.58%) MCSA
4 4 (2.58%) MCSE
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.58%) RHCT
5 3 (1.94%) CCNP
5 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) CNE
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) LPIC
6 1 (0.65%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.65%) RHCE
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.94%) QA
3 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) NCSC
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Docker
2 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.23%) KVM
4 5 (3.23%) vSphere
4 5 (3.23%) Xen
5 4 (2.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) HDFS
8 1 (0.65%) Snort
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (15.48%) Ansible
1 24 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (14.84%) Puppet
3 18 (11.61%) Kubernetes
4 9 (5.81%) Terraform
5 4 (2.58%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.58%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.58%) HP Fortify
6 3 (1.94%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.94%) Nagios
6 3 (1.94%) Salt
7 2 (1.29%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.29%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.29%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.29%) Graphite
7 2 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.29%) Icinga
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.29%) Plesk
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.19%) Oracle
3 20 (12.90%) VMware
4 11 (7.10%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.81%) Cisco
6 8 (5.16%) Google
7 6 (3.87%) EMC
7 6 (3.87%) Sybase
7 6 (3.87%) Veeam
8 5 (3.23%) Citrix
8 5 (3.23%) Dell
9 4 (2.58%) NetApp
9 4 (2.58%) Veritas
10 3 (1.94%) Apple
10 3 (1.94%) Intel
10 3 (1.94%) Mitel
10 3 (1.94%) Sophos
10 3 (1.94%) Zend
11 2 (1.29%) Brocade
11 2 (1.29%) EqualLogic