The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 42 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.63% 22.22% 17.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.86% 52.50% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 60
Average salary £110,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 80 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.51% 42.33% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 102
Average salary £85,000 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
London

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 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 42 (71.19%) Finance
2 41 (69.49%) UNIX
2 41 (69.49%) Solaris
3 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
4 27 (45.76%) Oracle
5 26 (44.07%) Middleware
6 24 (40.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 24 (40.68%) Oracle Database
7 22 (37.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (32.20%) Windows
9 18 (30.51%) Degree
10 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
11 15 (25.42%) Data Architecture
11 15 (25.42%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (23.73%) NAS
12 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (23.73%) Oracle Exadata
12 14 (23.73%) VMware
12 14 (23.73%) SAN
12 14 (23.73%) Firewall
13 12 (20.34%) HP
13 12 (20.34%) Cisco
13 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (20.34%) C++
13 12 (20.34%) Apache
13 12 (20.34%) DHCP
13 12 (20.34%) DNS
13 12 (20.34%) Replication
13 12 (20.34%) Capacity Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 12 (20.34%) Apache
2 11 (18.64%) WebLogic
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (16.95%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (13.56%) WebLogic Integration
4 8 (13.56%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SAN
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
1 14 (23.73%) NAS
2 12 (20.34%) DNS
2 12 (20.34%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) FTP
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle Database
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle Exadata
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) Informix
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
General
1 42 (71.19%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
4 5 (8.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Architect
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
4 10 (16.95%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.56%) WebLogic Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Head of Operations
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Security Consultant
10 1 (1.69%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (1.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) Middleware
2 24 (40.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (13.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (13.56%) STL
4 2 (3.39%) Spring Integration
4 2 (3.39%) J2EE
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (20.34%) Replication
4 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (6.78%) Tandem
7 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Solaris
1 41 (69.49%) UNIX
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
3 15 (25.42%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (25.42%) Data Architecture
3 12 (20.34%) Capacity Management
3 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (18.64%) Risk Management
5 10 (16.95%) SOA
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 8 (13.56%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.17%) Low Latency
8 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.08%) ITIL
11 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.39%) Change Management
11 2 (3.39%) ITSM
11 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) C++
2 8 (13.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Nagios
2 2 (3.39%) Opsview
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco
3 12 (20.34%) HP
4 9 (15.25%) Fujitsu
5 8 (13.56%) BEA
6 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.78%) Sybase
8 3 (5.08%) JBoss
9 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) Percona
10 1 (1.69%) Sophos