The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1084 1230 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.89% 9.74% 8.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.70% 36.51% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1068 907
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2425 3369 3046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.36% 26.68% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2115 2987 2716
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the City of London region.

Linux Salary Trend in the City of London

Linux
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 851 (40.08%) UNIX
2 774 (36.46%) Windows
3 732 (34.48%) Finance
4 640 (30.15%) SQL
5 630 (29.67%) Java
6 507 (23.88%) Oracle
7 488 (22.99%) Python
8 376 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
9 370 (17.43%) VMware
10 336 (15.83%) Perl
11 323 (15.21%) Degree
12 322 (15.17%) C++
13 312 (14.70%) Banking
14 311 (14.65%) MySQL
15 309 (14.55%) SQL Server
16 303 (14.27%) Red Hat
17 287 (13.52%) Microsoft
18 281 (13.24%) JavaScript
19 264 (12.44%) Apache
20 257 (12.11%) Bash Shell
21 242 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 239 (11.26%) Puppet
23 234 (11.02%) ITIL
24 232 (10.93%) PHP
25 231 (10.88%) Web Services
26 227 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
27 226 (10.65%) DevOps
28 225 (10.60%) HTML
29 218 (10.27%) Cisco
30 216 (10.17%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 264 (12.44%) Apache
2 161 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 104 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 90 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 89 (4.19%) IIS
6 78 (3.67%) MS Exchange
7 75 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 72 (3.39%) JBoss
9 63 (2.97%) Oracle Service Bus
10 62 (2.92%) WebLogic
11 60 (2.83%) nginx
12 33 (1.55%) Node.js
13 29 (1.37%) Drupal
13 29 (1.37%) GlassFish
14 25 (1.18%) OpenStack
15 23 (1.08%) CMS
16 22 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
18 20 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
19 18 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.17%) MS Office
3 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.24%) MS Project
5 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.094%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.047%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.047%) Maya
Business Applications
1 61 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
2 40 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 29 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 15 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
6 13 (0.61%) RMDS
7 11 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.47%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 9 (0.42%) Magento
10 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.24%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.24%) MetaTrader
11 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
13 3 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
13 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
14 2 (0.094%) Unica
15 1 (0.047%) Autonomy Scrittura
Cloud Services
1 157 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.31%) SaaS
3 31 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (1.32%) IaaS
5 22 (1.04%) PaaS
6 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.66%) Office 365
10 11 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.42%) Route 53
12 5 (0.24%) Trello
12 5 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.19%) Heroku
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 190 (8.95%) Firewall
2 164 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 155 (7.30%) DNS
4 148 (6.97%) SAN
5 112 (5.28%) HTTP
6 96 (4.52%) VPN
7 88 (4.15%) Internet
8 73 (3.44%) WAN
9 68 (3.20%) LDAP
10 67 (3.16%) DHCP
11 58 (2.73%) LAN
12 54 (2.54%) BGP
13 42 (1.98%) Network Security
14 40 (1.88%) iSCSI
15 39 (1.84%) Multicast
15 39 (1.84%) FTP
15 39 (1.84%) OSPF
16 37 (1.74%) NAS
16 37 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (14.65%) MySQL
2 309 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 216 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 149 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 126 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 125 (5.89%) NoSQL
7 104 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
8 83 (3.91%) RDBMS
9 70 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
10 69 (3.25%) MongoDB
11 58 (2.73%) Big Data
12 54 (2.54%) Hadoop
13 46 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (1.79%) Redis
15 36 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
16 35 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
16 35 (1.65%) DB2
16 35 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 207 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 158 (7.44%) Jenkins
3 117 (5.51%) Maven
4 105 (4.95%) Subversion
5 95 (4.47%) JIRA
6 69 (3.25%) JUnit
7 59 (2.78%) Selenium
8 53 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 43 (2.03%) Ant
10 32 (1.51%) Cucumber
11 25 (1.18%) Hudson
11 25 (1.18%) Eclipse
12 23 (1.08%) WebDriver
12 23 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 22 (1.04%) Mockito
13 22 (1.04%) Gradle
14 18 (0.85%) TestNG
15 16 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.57%) Log4j
16 12 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 732 (34.48%) Finance
2 312 (14.70%) Banking
3 93 (4.38%) Front Office
4 89 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 83 (3.91%) Retail
6 76 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 67 (3.16%) Advertising
8 39 (1.84%) Marketing
9 35 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.46%) Law
11 26 (1.22%) Back Office
12 24 (1.13%) Legal
13 21 (0.99%) Billing
13 21 (0.99%) Publishing
13 21 (0.99%) Games
14 18 (0.85%) Electronics
15 16 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.33%) International Banking
16 7 (0.33%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 537 (25.29%) Developer
2 270 (12.72%) Administrator
3 201 (9.47%) Analyst
4 190 (8.95%) Systems Administrator
5 141 (6.64%) C++ Developer
6 129 (6.08%) Java Developer
7 114 (5.37%) DBA
8 109 (5.13%) Consultant
9 102 (4.80%) Applications Support
10 101 (4.76%) Architect
11 100 (4.71%) Senior Developer
12 95 (4.47%) Linux Administrator
13 88 (4.15%) Support Analyst
14 86 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 84 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 73 (3.44%) Oracle DBA
17 64 (3.01%) Network Engineer
18 54 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 53 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
20 51 (2.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (10.88%) Web Services
2 225 (10.60%) HTML
3 180 (8.48%) CSS
4 153 (7.21%) Middleware
5 118 (5.56%) XML
6 97 (4.57%) Spring
7 94 (4.43%) jQuery
8 79 (3.72%) .NET
9 77 (3.63%) LAMP
10 74 (3.49%) HTML5
10 74 (3.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 71 (3.34%) RESTful
12 68 (3.20%) FIX Protocol
13 62 (2.92%) JMS
14 60 (2.83%) STL
15 57 (2.68%) REST
16 54 (2.54%) J2EE
17 53 (2.50%) CSS3
18 51 (2.40%) Hibernate
19 49 (2.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 208 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 148 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (5.98%) Data Centre
4 82 (3.86%) Hedge funds
4 82 (3.86%) Replication
5 74 (3.49%) Data Structures
6 70 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 62 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.92%) Derivative
8 58 (2.73%) Equities
9 54 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 49 (2.31%) Clustering
11 45 (2.12%) User Experience
12 42 (1.98%) Mathematics
13 40 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
14 38 (1.79%) Fixed Income
15 31 (1.46%) PKI
16 25 (1.18%) Statistics
17 22 (1.04%) Oracle Exalogic
17 22 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 851 (40.08%) UNIX
2 774 (36.46%) Windows
3 242 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 131 (6.17%) Solaris
5 94 (4.43%) Ubuntu
5 94 (4.43%) Debian
6 88 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (3.53%) CentOS
8 69 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (1.74%) Android
11 31 (1.46%) AIX
12 25 (1.18%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.94%) SUSE
15 15 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 14 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.57%) openSUSE
18 11 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (11.02%) ITIL
3 226 (10.65%) DevOps
4 205 (9.66%) OO
5 180 (8.48%) Multithreading
6 173 (8.15%) TDD
7 136 (6.41%) Scrum
8 133 (6.26%) Configuration Management
9 125 (5.89%) Low Latency
10 117 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (5.37%) SOA
12 112 (5.28%) Software Engineering
13 111 (5.23%) Open Source
14 100 (4.71%) E-Commerce
15 91 (4.29%) BDD
16 85 (4.00%) Project Management
17 83 (3.91%) Mentoring
18 78 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
19 74 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
20 70 (3.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 640 (30.15%) SQL
2 630 (29.67%) Java
3 488 (22.99%) Python
4 336 (15.83%) Perl
5 322 (15.17%) C++
6 281 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 257 (12.11%) Bash Shell
8 232 (10.93%) PHP
9 195 (9.19%) Shell Script
10 151 (7.11%) Ruby
11 135 (6.36%) C
12 104 (4.90%) C#
13 91 (4.29%) PowerShell
14 90 (4.24%) PL/SQL
15 74 (3.49%) Scala
16 39 (1.84%) Groovy
17 23 (1.08%) PHP5
17 23 (1.08%) VBA
18 22 (1.04%) Objective-C
19 19 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 323 (15.21%) Degree
2 113 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (2.97%) MCSE
5 60 (2.83%) CCNA
6 44 (2.07%) CCNP
6 44 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.60%) MCITP
8 33 (1.55%) PhD
9 30 (1.41%) MCSA
10 28 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
11 26 (1.22%) OCP
11 26 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.08%) CISSP
13 19 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (0.80%) CCA
14 17 (0.80%) IBM Certification
15 16 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.04%) QA
2 66 (3.11%) SLA
3 25 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) COBIT
8 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.047%) Basel II
System Software
1 227 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 76 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
4 59 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 50 (2.36%) vSphere
6 45 (2.12%) Docker
7 34 (1.60%) NFS
8 32 (1.51%) Squid
9 29 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.32%) XenDesktop
11 26 (1.22%) XenApp
12 19 (0.89%) Varnish
13 16 (0.75%) Firmware
13 16 (0.75%) vCloud
14 15 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (0.71%) KVM
15 14 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (0.66%) iptables
16 12 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 239 (11.26%) Puppet
2 141 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
3 131 (6.17%) Nagios
4 54 (2.54%) Tivoli
4 54 (2.54%) Ansible
5 49 (2.31%) Data Guard
6 41 (1.93%) SCCM
7 38 (1.79%) ZABBIX
8 33 (1.55%) SCOM
9 32 (1.51%) Cacti
10 26 (1.22%) OpenView
11 23 (1.08%) Vagrant
11 23 (1.08%) Salt
12 19 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
13 17 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
13 17 (0.80%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (0.57%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.52%) logstash
16 10 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 507 (23.88%) Oracle
2 370 (17.43%) VMware
3 303 (14.27%) Red Hat
4 287 (13.52%) Microsoft
5 218 (10.27%) Cisco
6 123 (5.79%) HP
7 104 (4.90%) Citrix
8 99 (4.66%) IBM
9 60 (2.83%) NetApp
10 54 (2.54%) F5
11 48 (2.26%) Juniper
12 46 (2.17%) Sybase
13 44 (2.07%) Sun
14 43 (2.03%) EMC
14 43 (2.03%) CheckPoint
15 42 (1.98%) Zend
16 41 (1.93%) Splunk
17 29 (1.37%) Google
18 27 (1.27%) SAP
19 23 (1.08%) Veritas
City, London
Etonwood
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + 28 Days Holiday. Season Ticket. Di
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + 28 Days Holiday. Season Ticket. Di
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £86000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 20 hours ago