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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 37 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.11% 12.17% 19.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.91% 35.92% 66.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 52
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
22 103 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.16% 33.88% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 99 79
Average salary £60,000 £78,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 16 (64.00%) Solaris
3 15 (60.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) Middleware
7 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) HP
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) DHCP
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (28.00%) Replication
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Apache
8 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
1 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Head of Operations
2 6 (24.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Middleware
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) Twisted
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) Django
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (28.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Solaris
2 15 (60.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.00%) OOP
3 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.00%) Functional Programming
3 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu