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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.25% 14.57% 14.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.92% 48.65% 60.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 45
Average salary £56,250 £80,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.68% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £78,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £100,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
63 74 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 37.95% 29.96% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 62 73
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £92,500 £100,000
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 1 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 17 (44.74%) UNIX
3 16 (42.11%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) Degree
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
8 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.79%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) B2B
10 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
10 6 (15.79%) Internet
10 6 (15.79%) Publishing
10 6 (15.79%) Games
10 6 (15.79%) Google
10 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.79%) CMDB
10 6 (15.79%) iPad
10 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
10 6 (15.79%) Google Apps
10 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
10 6 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (13.16%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (10.53%) Lync
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Google Apps
2 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) SMTP
2 4 (10.53%) FTP
2 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.89%) Network Security
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
5 1 (2.63%) 802.15
5 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Informix
3 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQLite
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Grunt
5 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.63%) JSHint
5 1 (2.63%) Bower
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) Gradle
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Publishing
2 6 (15.79%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Junior
4 6 (15.79%) Junior Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IT Support
4 6 (15.79%) Junior IT Support
4 6 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Python/Django Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
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%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.53%) RESTful
3 4 (10.53%) Django
3 4 (10.53%) Twisted
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) Java EE
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) SAML
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) LAMP
5 2 (5.26%) OAuth
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) JSLint
6 1 (2.63%) LESS
6 1 (2.63%) OpenID
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.79%) CMDB
1 6 (15.79%) iPad
2 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.89%) Derivative
5 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.63%) Equities
6 1 (2.63%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) UNIX
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.89%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.63%) Debian
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) B2B
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 6 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.53%) Release Management
4 4 (10.53%) OOD
4 4 (10.53%) OOP
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.53%) Functional Programming
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Opsview
2 3 (7.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) Avaya
5 3 (7.89%) Assembla
6 2 (5.26%) Actimize
6 2 (5.26%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Zend