The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 5.00% 4.65% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 40.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% -42.85%  
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 West Lothian with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 5 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 20.00% 11.63% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Median salary £26,000 £17,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.57% -60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £17,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Linux
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Linux in West Lothian

Linux
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 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
Livingston - 2 £26,000 - 1
Linux
Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) ThreadX
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Firmware
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
5 1 (9.09%) MQTT
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Raspberry Pi

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Arduino
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
2 1 (9.09%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (18.18%) ThreadX
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 1 (9.09%) Delphi
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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