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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.59% 18.33% 13.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 58.51% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 35
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
44 94 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.57% 31.33% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 73 69
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Java
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.21%) Subversion
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
6 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
7 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
7 6 (18.18%) Functional Programming
7 6 (18.18%) Twisted
7 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 6 (18.18%) OOP
7 6 (18.18%) Python
7 6 (18.18%) HTTP
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Django
7 6 (18.18%) RESTful
8 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.15%) JBoss
8 5 (15.15%) Apache
8 5 (15.15%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) JBoss
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Google Apps
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) SMTP
4 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.03%) 802.15
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) SQLite
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Grunt
4 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.03%) JSHint
4 1 (3.03%) Bower
4 1 (3.03%) Gradle
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 4 (12.12%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Python/Django Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Junior
2 6 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Junior Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support
3 4 (12.12%) Junior IT Support
3 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.18%) Twisted
2 6 (18.18%) Django
2 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) SAML
6 2 (6.06%) OAuth
6 2 (6.06%) Spring
6 2 (6.06%) LAMP
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) OpenID
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) JSLint
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (3.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
3 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
4 4 (12.12%) CMDB
4 4 (12.12%) iPad
5 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (6.06%) Derivative
6 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
7 1 (3.03%) Equities
7 1 (3.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (3.03%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Solaris
3 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Functional Programming
2 6 (18.18%) OOP
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) B2B
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) OOD
5 3 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Google
4 3 (9.09%) Assembla
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Zend
6 1 (3.03%) Sybase