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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.71% 5.96% 13.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.62% 28.13% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 26
Average salary £52,500 £110,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.27% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,900 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
21 32 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.09% 21.19% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 75
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (65.38%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 6 (23.08%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) Perl
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) Derivative
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Altiris
9 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Sybase
9 5 (19.23%) AIX
9 5 (19.23%) Solaris
9 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (19.23%) Remedy
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) EMC
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 3 (11.54%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) SMS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Informix
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) GDB
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
1 2 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Derivative
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
5 2 (7.69%) Equities
5 2 (7.69%) PMI
5 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
5 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) CMDB
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
6 1 (3.85%) User Experience
6 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (42.31%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) AIX
3 5 (19.23%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Debian
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
4 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
4 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.54%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) OOD
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) SystemTap
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Opsview
3 3 (11.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Altiris
5 5 (19.23%) Sybase
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Remedy
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) EMC
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) Informatica
6 2 (7.69%) Actimize
6 2 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp