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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.82% 8.79% 18.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 34.04% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 22
Average salary £55,000 £110,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
30 47 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.06% 25.82% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 60
Average salary £50,000 £85,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 10 (38.46%) UNIX
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) AIX
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) EMC
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) SLA
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) SAN
8 5 (19.23%) Remedy
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Altiris
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (19.23%) SCCM
8 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Apps
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 3 (11.54%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.85%) SMS
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Informix
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
1 2 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Derivative
4 2 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (7.69%) CMDB
4 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.69%) iPad
4 2 (7.69%) PMI
5 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) AIX
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Android
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
3 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
3 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) OOD
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) 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 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Opsview
3 3 (11.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Altiris
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 3 (11.54%) Sybase
7 2 (7.69%) Avaya
7 2 (7.69%) Informatica
7 2 (7.69%) Actimize
7 2 (7.69%) Google
7 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 1 (3.85%) NetApp