The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 9.68% - 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £38,750 - £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 Livingston with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 2 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 27.42% 6.45% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 11
Median salary £27,500 - £26,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 - £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston 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 Livingston

Linux
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Linux in Livingston

Linux
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Livingston over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Livingston

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

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) UML
5 4 (30.77%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) Puppet
6 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (15.38%) Ansible
6 2 (15.38%) ThreadX
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (7.69%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
7 1 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Java

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) MQTT
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Arduino
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.69%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) ThreadX
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft