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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 981 1000 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 9.53% 9.65% 10.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.37% 34.82% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 865 851 1035
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
2697 2872 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 27.70% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2472 2790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 914 (42.75%) UNIX
2 769 (35.97%) Windows
3 739 (34.57%) Finance
4 629 (29.42%) SQL
5 573 (26.80%) Java
6 515 (24.09%) Oracle
7 396 (18.52%) Python
8 379 (17.73%) VMware
9 331 (15.48%) MySQL
10 324 (15.15%) Red Hat
10 324 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
11 318 (14.87%) Perl
12 305 (14.27%) Degree
13 297 (13.89%) Microsoft
14 296 (13.84%) Banking
15 276 (12.91%) C++
16 265 (12.39%) Apache
17 257 (12.02%) SQL Server
18 256 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 247 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 234 (10.94%) Cisco
21 228 (10.66%) ITIL
22 225 (10.52%) JavaScript
23 221 (10.34%) Solaris
24 216 (10.10%) Firewall
25 209 (9.78%) Bash Shell
25 209 (9.78%) Puppet
26 205 (9.59%) Web Services
27 203 (9.49%) OO
28 191 (8.93%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 265 (12.39%) Apache
2 190 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 87 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 78 (3.65%) IIS
5 71 (3.32%) WebLogic
6 68 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 65 (3.04%) nginx
8 52 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 49 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 48 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 48 (2.25%) JBoss
11 45 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (1.54%) Node.js
13 30 (1.40%) CMS
14 26 (1.22%) OpenStack
15 22 (1.03%) Jetty
16 19 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
17 18 (0.84%) WordPress
17 18 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
18 17 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 127 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.50%) MS Office
3 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.094%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.094%) SPSS
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.047%) Maya
6 1 (0.047%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.047%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.047%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.047%) MODO
6 1 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 48 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 31 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
6 11 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.51%) RMDS
7 8 (0.37%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.19%) Magento
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
11 3 (0.14%) Eikon
11 3 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
12 2 (0.094%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 2 (0.094%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.047%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.76%) SaaS
3 41 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.65%) Office 365
7 12 (0.56%) GitHub
8 11 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.42%) PaaS
10 8 (0.37%) IaaS
11 6 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.23%) Heroku
13 4 (0.19%) Joyent
13 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.14%) Route 53
14 3 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.094%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 216 (10.10%) Firewall
2 177 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 157 (7.34%) SAN
4 155 (7.25%) DNS
5 102 (4.77%) VPN
6 91 (4.26%) DHCP
7 85 (3.98%) BGP
8 84 (3.93%) HTTP
9 78 (3.65%) Internet
10 77 (3.60%) WAN
11 74 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
12 65 (3.04%) MPLS
13 60 (2.81%) LAN
13 60 (2.81%) OSPF
14 56 (2.62%) LDAP
15 48 (2.25%) NAS
16 47 (2.20%) EIGRP
16 47 (2.20%) VLAN
17 46 (2.15%) VoIP
18 43 (2.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (15.48%) MySQL
2 257 (12.02%) SQL Server
3 188 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 110 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 103 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 96 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 96 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 68 (3.18%) DB2
8 67 (3.13%) Big Data
9 66 (3.09%) MongoDB
10 58 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 54 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 42 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
13 38 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
13 38 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
14 32 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
15 25 (1.17%) Redis
16 24 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 148 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 105 (4.91%) Subversion
2 105 (4.91%) Jenkins
3 90 (4.21%) Maven
4 87 (4.07%) JIRA
5 53 (2.48%) JUnit
6 52 (2.43%) Selenium
7 50 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 41 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 36 (1.68%) Ant
10 35 (1.64%) Hudson
10 35 (1.64%) Mercurial
11 33 (1.54%) WebDriver
12 24 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 21 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 15 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.56%) Gradle
16 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
17 10 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 739 (34.57%) Finance
2 296 (13.84%) Banking
3 132 (6.17%) Front Office
4 117 (5.47%) Investment Banking
4 117 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.37%) Advertising
6 56 (2.62%) Retail
7 55 (2.57%) Marketing
8 53 (2.48%) Games
9 50 (2.34%) Law
10 44 (2.06%) Back Office
11 25 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.89%) Publishing
13 17 (0.80%) Legal
14 13 (0.61%) Billing
15 10 (0.47%) French Language
16 8 (0.37%) iGaming
16 8 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.37%) Electronics
17 7 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 495 (23.15%) Developer
2 301 (14.08%) Administrator
3 221 (10.34%) Analyst
4 218 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
5 143 (6.69%) C++ Developer
6 139 (6.50%) Applications Support
7 131 (6.13%) Linux Administrator
8 129 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 124 (5.80%) Architect
10 115 (5.38%) Support Analyst
11 112 (5.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 102 (4.77%) DBA
13 77 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
14 76 (3.55%) Consultant
15 71 (3.32%) Network Engineer
15 71 (3.32%) Support Engineer
15 71 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
16 69 (3.23%) Senior Developer
17 64 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
18 59 (2.76%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (9.59%) Web Services
2 172 (8.04%) HTML
3 137 (6.41%) XML
4 124 (5.80%) CSS
5 120 (5.61%) Spring
6 112 (5.24%) Middleware
7 88 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
8 82 (3.84%) jQuery
9 70 (3.27%) Hibernate
10 64 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
11 63 (2.95%) LAMP
12 61 (2.85%) .NET
13 57 (2.67%) JSON
14 55 (2.57%) RESTful
15 54 (2.53%) J2EE
15 54 (2.53%) HTML5
16 51 (2.39%) STL
17 41 (1.92%) Ajax
18 40 (1.87%) SOAP
19 38 (1.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 181 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 170 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (5.05%) Open Source
4 90 (4.21%) Clustering
5 70 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 70 (3.27%) Equities
6 59 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 59 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 58 (2.71%) Derivative
8 56 (2.62%) Replication
9 48 (2.25%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 42 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 37 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 33 (1.54%) User Experience
13 27 (1.26%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (1.08%) Statistics
15 23 (1.08%) Oracle Exalogic
16 21 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 914 (42.75%) UNIX
2 769 (35.97%) Windows
3 256 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 221 (10.34%) Solaris
5 125 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (4.72%) Ubuntu
7 94 (4.40%) CentOS
8 77 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (3.04%) AIX
10 57 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (2.62%) Android
12 49 (2.29%) Debian
13 37 (1.73%) Windows 7
14 30 (1.40%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.94%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.70%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.56%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.56%) HPUX
19 7 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (10.66%) ITIL
3 203 (9.49%) OO
4 170 (7.95%) Multithreading
5 160 (7.48%) DevOps
6 152 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (6.74%) Low Latency
8 122 (5.71%) TDD
9 109 (5.10%) Configuration Management
10 104 (4.86%) SOA
11 103 (4.82%) Project Management
12 98 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
13 97 (4.54%) E-Commerce
14 87 (4.07%) Scrum
15 79 (3.70%) Software Engineering
16 77 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
17 73 (3.41%) Analytics
18 66 (3.09%) OOD
19 62 (2.90%) Load Balancing
20 58 (2.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 629 (29.42%) SQL
2 573 (26.80%) Java
3 396 (18.52%) Python
4 318 (14.87%) Perl
5 276 (12.91%) C++
6 225 (10.52%) JavaScript
7 209 (9.78%) Bash Shell
8 191 (8.93%) Shell Script
9 180 (8.42%) PHP
10 158 (7.39%) Ruby
11 110 (5.14%) C
12 106 (4.96%) C#
13 89 (4.16%) PL/SQL
14 80 (3.74%) PowerShell
15 41 (1.92%) Scala
16 34 (1.59%) Groovy
17 26 (1.22%) PHP5
18 23 (1.08%) VB
18 23 (1.08%) Korn
19 20 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 305 (14.27%) Degree
2 112 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (3.84%) CCNA
4 64 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (2.67%) CCNP
6 38 (1.78%) MCSE
7 37 (1.73%) Security Cleared
8 36 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (1.26%) CISSP
9 27 (1.26%) MCITP
10 26 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (0.94%) MCP
12 19 (0.89%) PhD
13 18 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (0.80%) CISM
15 16 (0.75%) RHCE
16 13 (0.61%) CCA
17 11 (0.51%) ISEB
17 11 (0.51%) CCIE
18 10 (0.47%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.77%) QA
2 57 (2.67%) SLA
3 22 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.51%) COBIT
6 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) Basel II
7 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
System Software
1 247 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 85 (3.98%) vSphere
4 84 (3.93%) Oracle RAC
5 48 (2.25%) XenApp
6 40 (1.87%) NFS
7 32 (1.50%) KVM
8 31 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (1.40%) Hyper-V
10 25 (1.17%) Xen
10 25 (1.17%) Varnish
11 24 (1.12%) XenServer
12 23 (1.08%) VMware ESX
13 22 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 21 (0.98%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.94%) VMware Server
16 19 (0.89%) Docker
17 17 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 15 (0.70%) Squid
19 14 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 209 (9.78%) Puppet
2 144 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
2 144 (6.74%) Nagios
3 51 (2.39%) Data Guard
4 40 (1.87%) SCCM
4 40 (1.87%) ZABBIX
5 38 (1.78%) Ansible
6 36 (1.68%) SCOM
6 36 (1.68%) Cacti
7 24 (1.12%) Salt
7 24 (1.12%) OpenView
8 22 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 18 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 18 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 14 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (0.61%) Control-M
11 13 (0.61%) Munin
12 11 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
13 10 (0.47%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 515 (24.09%) Oracle
2 379 (17.73%) VMware
3 324 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 297 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 234 (10.94%) Cisco
6 149 (6.97%) HP
7 112 (5.24%) Citrix
8 100 (4.68%) IBM
9 98 (4.58%) NetApp
10 73 (3.41%) EMC
11 62 (2.90%) Juniper
12 60 (2.81%) Sybase
13 52 (2.43%) F5
14 44 (2.06%) Veritas
15 41 (1.92%) CheckPoint
16 39 (1.82%) Sun
17 33 (1.54%) Brocade
18 31 (1.45%) Zend
19 29 (1.36%) Splunk
20 25 (1.17%) Remedy
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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