The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 24 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.20% 23.53% 19.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 50.00% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 46
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £25,000 £58,750
10% offered a salary of more than £96,250 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 48 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 38.40% 47.06% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 85
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £105,000 £109,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region.

Linux Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 34 (82.93%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Unix
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
4 14 (34.15%) Banking
4 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Java
6 11 (26.83%) Perl
7 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (21.95%) Derivative
8 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
8 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (21.95%) Front Office
8 9 (21.95%) C++
8 9 (21.95%) Sybase
8 9 (21.95%) DB2
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle
9 8 (19.51%) OO
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (17.07%) Open Source
11 6 (14.63%) Security Patching
11 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
11 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) Resource Management
11 6 (14.63%) Mathematics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
1 5 (12.20%) Kerberos
1 5 (12.20%) LDAP
1 5 (12.20%) SSL
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) DB2
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) KDB
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 2 (4.88%) GDB
General
1 34 (82.93%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Front Office
4 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 6 (14.63%) IT Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Junior
3 6 (14.63%) Quantitative Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Web Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (14.63%) J2SE
2 6 (14.63%) JMS
2 6 (14.63%) Spring
3 5 (12.20%) OAuth
3 5 (12.20%) OpenID
3 5 (12.20%) SPNEGO
4 3 (7.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Derivative
2 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Clustering
3 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.63%) Equities
3 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income
3 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 6 (14.63%) Physics
4 5 (12.20%) PKI
5 4 (9.76%) Replication
6 3 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
7 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Unix
2 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
2 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (19.51%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Open Source
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
5 6 (14.63%) Resource Management
5 6 (14.63%) Security Patching
5 6 (14.63%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) ITSM
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) ETL
7 3 (7.32%) OOD
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 9 (21.95%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 2 (4.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Sybase
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Symantec
5 4 (9.76%) Remedy
5 4 (9.76%) Veritas
6 3 (7.32%) Informatica
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) VMware