The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 155 160
Rank change year-on-year +33 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £28,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.80% -43.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £20,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £38,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Glasgow +12 10 - - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (59.26%) Software Engineering
3 20 (37.04%) Degree
4 19 (35.19%) C++
5 18 (33.33%) C
5 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 14 (25.93%) Python
7 13 (24.07%) Device Driver
7 13 (24.07%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
8 12 (22.22%) Device Driver Development
9 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (20.37%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (18.52%) MySQL
11 9 (16.67%) Apache
11 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
11 9 (16.67%) Physics
11 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 9 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (14.81%) Puppet
12 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
12 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 8 (14.81%) Firewall
12 8 (14.81%) VMware
12 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
12 8 (14.81%) Cisco

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) iSCSI
3 7 (12.96%) NAS
3 7 (12.96%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) AMQP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) NGN
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) LAMP
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.85%) Qt
2 1 (1.85%) React
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) WPF
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.07%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.85%) Arduino
3 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (22.22%) Windows
4 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.41%) CentOS
8 2 (3.70%) Debian
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) Device Driver Development
3 11 (20.37%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
4 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.67%) Physics
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (12.96%) Open Source
7 6 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps
9 2 (3.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.85%) OO
10 1 (1.85%) OOD
10 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C++
2 18 (33.33%) C
3 14 (25.93%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.96%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.81%) Puppet
3 7 (12.96%) Check_MK
3 7 (12.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco
1 8 (14.81%) VMware
2 7 (12.96%) Brocade
2 7 (12.96%) Citrix
2 7 (12.96%) Palo Alto
2 7 (12.96%) Percona
2 7 (12.96%) Riverbed
3 6 (11.11%) Splunk
4 4 (7.41%) Perforce
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
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