Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland > Highlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year - +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 5.56% - 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Highlands median annual salary £34,000 - -
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 the Highlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Highlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 16.67% - 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Highlands median annual salary £23,500 - £42,500
10th Percentile £19,950 - £38,750
90th Percentile £33,650 - £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Highlands.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the Highlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in the Highlands.

Salary trend for Linux in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Highlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Highlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat