Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 198 115 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.69% 6.10% 9.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.25% 31.17% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 112 58 139
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £31,300 £28,175 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,125 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +4.94%

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 394 369 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.30% 19.58% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 255 225 377
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,450 £28,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £39,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.42% +3.75% +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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 95 (47.98%) Unix
2 76 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (36.87%) Java
4 65 (32.83%) Windows
5 60 (30.30%) Python
6 59 (29.80%) DevOps
7 57 (28.79%) SQL
8 51 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (24.24%) Oracle
10 43 (21.72%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (19.70%) Ruby
13 38 (19.19%) Ansible
14 35 (17.68%) Docker
14 35 (17.68%) Firewall
15 34 (17.17%) Finance
15 34 (17.17%) Jenkins
16 30 (15.15%) TDD
17 29 (14.65%) SQL Server
17 29 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (14.14%) Puppet
19 27 (13.64%) Mentoring
19 27 (13.64%) AIX
19 27 (13.64%) Solaris
20 26 (13.13%) Web Services
20 26 (13.13%) XML
20 26 (13.13%) JavaScript
20 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
21 25 (12.63%) VMware
22 24 (12.12%) Shell Script

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 17 (8.59%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (4.55%) JBoss
6 8 (4.04%) Apache
6 8 (4.04%) Confluence
7 7 (3.54%) IIS
7 7 (3.54%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.54%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.03%) Apache Spark
8 6 (3.03%) iPlanet
8 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (2.53%) Drupal
9 5 (2.53%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.53%) Oracle UPK
10 4 (2.02%) CloudStack
10 4 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 51 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (21.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.05%) OpenShift
4 9 (4.55%) Office 365
5 6 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.53%) PaaS
6 5 (2.53%) SaaS
7 4 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.01%) GitHub
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.68%) Firewall
2 21 (10.61%) HTTP
3 10 (5.05%) DHCP
3 10 (5.05%) DNS
4 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.04%) VPN
5 7 (3.54%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.54%) Internet
5 7 (3.54%) SSL
5 7 (3.54%) VLAN
6 6 (3.03%) SAN
6 6 (3.03%) Wireless
7 3 (1.52%) LAN
7 3 (1.52%) WAN
8 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.01%) VoIP
8 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.51%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.61%) MongoDB
2 21 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.08%) DB2
3 16 (8.08%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.07%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.05%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.03%) Big Data
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.53%) DB2 UDB
9 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.09%) JIRA
3 18 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 15 (7.58%) JUnit
5 11 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.55%) Gradle
7 6 (3.03%) Maven
7 6 (3.03%) PHPUnit
7 6 (3.03%) SonarQube
7 6 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.53%) Mockito
8 5 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.53%) Subversion
9 4 (2.02%) Selenium
10 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.01%) GoCD
11 2 (1.01%) PVCS
12 1 (0.51%) Gatling
General
1 34 (17.17%) Finance
2 19 (9.60%) Banking
3 6 (3.03%) Advertising
4 5 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (22.73%) Developer
2 41 (20.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (10.10%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.59%) Analyst
4 17 (8.59%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (8.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.07%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.57%) Administrator
7 12 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
8 11 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Consultant
9 9 (4.55%) Java Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.04%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.13%) Web Services
1 26 (13.13%) XML
2 19 (9.60%) Middleware
2 19 (9.60%) Spring
3 17 (8.59%) Hibernate
3 17 (8.59%) JSON
4 15 (7.58%) HTML
5 14 (7.07%) J2EE
6 11 (5.56%) HTML5
7 10 (5.05%) CSS
7 10 (5.05%) SOAP
8 9 (4.55%) .NET
8 9 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.55%) RESTful
8 9 (4.55%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.03%) React
10 5 (2.53%) Java EE
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.53%) Symfony
10 5 (2.53%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.03%) Clustering
6 6 (3.03%) DataPower
6 6 (3.03%) iPhone
7 5 (2.53%) AS400
7 5 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.02%) Replication
9 3 (1.52%) Equities
9 3 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.01%) Derivative
10 2 (1.01%) IVR
10 2 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 95 (47.98%) Unix
2 65 (32.83%) Windows
3 41 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (13.64%) AIX
4 27 (13.64%) Solaris
5 23 (11.62%) Windows Server
6 20 (10.10%) CentOS
7 18 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.04%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.54%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.03%) HPUX
10 6 (3.03%) Mac OS
10 6 (3.03%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.01%) Android
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.80%) DevOps
3 30 (15.15%) TDD
4 29 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 24 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 22 (11.11%) ITIL
8 21 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.60%) Open Source
9 19 (9.60%) SDLC
10 18 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.59%) Service Management
12 16 (8.08%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (7.58%) OO
13 15 (7.58%) Web Development
14 13 (6.57%) Multithreading
15 12 (6.06%) BDD
15 12 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (6.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.87%) Java
2 60 (30.30%) Python
3 57 (28.79%) SQL
4 39 (19.70%) Ruby
5 26 (13.13%) JavaScript
6 24 (12.12%) C++
6 24 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 17 (8.59%) Perl
8 16 (8.08%) Bash Shell
9 14 (7.07%) PL/SQL
10 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
11 11 (5.56%) PHP
11 11 (5.56%) Scala
12 10 (5.05%) C
13 7 (3.54%) C#
14 5 (2.53%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.52%) Clojure
15 3 (1.52%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.52%) Smalltalk
16 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.57%) Degree
3 5 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.51%) MCSE
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 9 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (17.68%) Docker
2 21 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.05%) vSphere
6 7 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.03%) Apache Flume
7 6 (3.03%) KVM
7 6 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (2.02%) Xen
8 4 (2.02%) XenServer
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.51%) vCloud
11 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (19.19%) Ansible
2 28 (14.14%) Puppet
3 22 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.09%) Packer
5 9 (4.55%) Nagios
6 8 (4.04%) Kubernetes
7 6 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.03%) Cobbler
7 6 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (3.03%) Malwarebytes
7 6 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (3.03%) SCOM
8 5 (2.53%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.53%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.52%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (24.24%) Oracle
2 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.63%) VMware
4 21 (10.61%) IBM
5 17 (8.59%) Sybase
6 11 (5.56%) Cisco
7 8 (4.04%) Apple
8 7 (3.54%) AppDynamics
8 7 (3.54%) Dell
8 7 (3.54%) JD Edwards
8 7 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.54%) Symantec
9 6 (3.03%) Avaya
9 6 (3.03%) Cognizant
9 6 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.03%) PlateSpin
9 6 (3.03%) Sophos
9 6 (3.03%) Sun
9 6 (3.03%) TIBCO
9 6 (3.03%) Veritas