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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 29 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.82% 13.62% 18.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.09% 52.73% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 45
Average salary £55,000 £85,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £78,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £110,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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 55 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.88% 25.82% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 76
Average salary £62,500 £78,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.87% +48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 16 (42.11%) ITIL
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.16%) OOD
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) Solaris
9 5 (13.16%) MySQL
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
10 4 (10.53%) Puppet
10 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
10 4 (10.53%) Lync
10 4 (10.53%) Release Management
10 4 (10.53%) SCCM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Lync
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Google Apps
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
1 4 (10.53%) SMTP
1 4 (10.53%) FTP
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.63%) SMS
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) 802.15
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Informix
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Publishing
3 4 (10.53%) Games
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Junior
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Junior IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Junior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.89%) Django
2 3 (7.89%) Twisted
2 3 (7.89%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) LAMP
3 2 (5.26%) Java EE
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Swing
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) CMDB
2 4 (10.53%) Derivative
3 3 (7.89%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
5 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.89%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Debian
7 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.16%) OOD
4 4 (10.53%) Release Management
4 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) B2B
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.89%) OOP
5 3 (7.89%) Functional Programming
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C++
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) vCloud
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) EMC
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Avaya
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Remedy
4 4 (10.53%) Altiris
4 4 (10.53%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Informatica
5 2 (5.26%) Actimize
6 1 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Assembla