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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 30 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.79% 18.87% 15.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.04% 43.48% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 56
Average salary £110,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 69 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.82% 43.40% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 36 58 97
Average salary £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 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 36 (67.92%) Solaris
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 35 (66.04%) UNIX
3 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
4 23 (43.40%) Oracle
5 22 (41.51%) Middleware
6 21 (39.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (37.74%) Oracle Fusion
7 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database
8 19 (35.85%) Windows
9 18 (33.96%) Degree
10 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
11 14 (26.42%) Data Architecture
11 14 (26.42%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (24.53%) Oracle Exadata
12 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (24.53%) NAS
12 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (24.53%) VMware
12 13 (24.53%) SAN
12 13 (24.53%) Firewall
13 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (22.64%) HP
13 12 (22.64%) Cisco
13 12 (22.64%) DHCP
13 12 (22.64%) DNS
13 12 (22.64%) Replication
13 12 (22.64%) Capacity Management
14 10 (18.87%) C++
14 10 (18.87%) Risk Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (13.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (9.43%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 5 (9.43%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.89%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) NAS
1 13 (24.53%) SAN
1 13 (24.53%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) DHCP
2 12 (22.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) FTP
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Informix
5 2 (3.77%) DB2
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C++ Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Head of Operations
5 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (9.43%) WebLogic Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) Middleware
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (11.32%) STL
3 6 (11.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.77%) J2EE
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (22.64%) Replication
4 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (5.66%) Tandem
7 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.89%) Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Solaris
2 35 (66.04%) UNIX
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Android
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (26.42%) Data Architecture
3 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (22.64%) Capacity Management
4 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
5 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
6 7 (13.21%) SOA
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
10 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.77%) Change Management
10 2 (3.77%) ITSM
10 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) C++
2 5 (9.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Opsview
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) HP
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.32%) Fujitsu
5 5 (9.43%) BEA
6 4 (7.55%) Sybase
7 3 (5.66%) JBoss
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) Percona
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos