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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Highlands
Rank - - 4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - - 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Highlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 12.50% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Highlands citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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