Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 8.79% 1.69% 8.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 20.00% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Livingston median annual salary £38,750 - £70,000
10th Percentile £23,750 - £65,000
90th Percentile £46,250 - £75,000
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -44.64% +86.67%

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 22 5 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 24.18% 8.47% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 20
Livingston median annual salary £26,000 £28,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% -17.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,375 £19,525 £23,975
90th Percentile £46,250 £37,775 £75,000
West Lothian median annual salary £26,000 £22,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.56% -35.71% -6.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

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 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Livingston

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) ThreadX
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2

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 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
3 2 (25.00%) ThreadX
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
Livingston, West Lothian
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago