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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.56% 13.19% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 32.63% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 43
Average salary £71,750 £85,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £101,250 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
25 95 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.84% 40.43% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 90 87
Average salary £68,250 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.68% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 32 (82.05%) Solaris
2 29 (74.36%) Finance
3 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 22 (56.41%) UNIX
5 18 (46.15%) Oracle
5 18 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (46.15%) Middleware
6 17 (43.59%) Degree
7 16 (41.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
7 16 (41.03%) Windows
8 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 12 (30.77%) Data Architecture
9 12 (30.77%) Capacity Management
9 12 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (30.77%) HP
9 12 (30.77%) DHCP
9 12 (30.77%) DNS
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco
9 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (30.77%) Replication
10 11 (28.21%) VMware
10 11 (28.21%) Firewall
10 11 (28.21%) SAN
10 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (28.21%) NAS
11 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
12 7 (17.95%) Risk Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (15.38%) Apache
1 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DHCP
1 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) SAN
2 11 (28.21%) NAS
3 5 (12.82%) HTTP
4 2 (5.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Informix
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Architect
1 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Head of Operations
3 7 (17.95%) Team Leader
4 6 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Middleware
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (30.77%) Replication
3 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Solaris
2 22 (56.41%) UNIX
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (30.77%) Data Architecture
2 12 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.82%) SOA
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.82%) Line Management
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) ITSM
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nagios
1 2 (5.13%) Opsview
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) HP
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.38%) JBoss
6 2 (5.13%) Sybase
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu