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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 613 838 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.54% 12.13% 9.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.04% 45.82% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 540 743 934
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1276 1829 2987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.02% 26.47% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1614 2609
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 509 (37.76%) Finance
2 467 (34.64%) Windows
3 414 (30.71%) Python
4 411 (30.49%) Unix
5 361 (26.78%) SQL
6 356 (26.41%) Java
7 275 (20.40%) DevOps
8 246 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
9 241 (17.88%) Degree
10 234 (17.36%) JavaScript
11 223 (16.54%) Puppet
12 219 (16.25%) Opscode Chef
13 217 (16.10%) Banking
14 216 (16.02%) Jenkins
15 208 (15.43%) Bash Shell
16 203 (15.06%) C++
17 197 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
18 194 (14.39%) Git (software)
19 188 (13.95%) MySQL
20 184 (13.65%) VMware
21 176 (13.06%) Apache
22 165 (12.24%) Oracle
22 165 (12.24%) Ruby
23 164 (12.17%) HTML
24 155 (11.50%) Ansible
25 153 (11.35%) Windows Server
25 153 (11.35%) Perl
26 150 (11.13%) Microsoft
26 150 (11.13%) Computer Science
27 146 (10.83%) Red Hat

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 176 (13.06%) Apache
2 93 (6.90%) IIS
3 68 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 61 (4.53%) nginx
5 43 (3.19%) JBoss
6 42 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (3.04%) OpenStack
8 37 (2.74%) MS Exchange
9 31 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 26 (1.93%) Confluence
11 21 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.34%) CMS
13 17 (1.26%) SharePoint
14 16 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.96%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.89%) Drupal
18 10 (0.74%) CloudStack
18 10 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.11%) MS Office
4 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.074%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) RMDS
3 4 (0.30%) Salerio
4 3 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.22%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) Eikon
5 2 (0.15%) Eze OMS
5 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.074%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.074%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.074%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.074%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.074%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.074%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.074%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.074%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.074%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.074%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.074%) Summit
6 1 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 197 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.37%) SaaS
4 29 (2.15%) IaaS
5 26 (1.93%) Office 365
6 24 (1.78%) PaaS
7 17 (1.26%) GitHub
8 15 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.45%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.37%) Route 53
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.30%) Heroku
13 3 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.22%) G Suite
13 3 (0.22%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 113 (8.38%) Firewall
2 78 (5.79%) DNS
3 70 (5.19%) HTTP
4 63 (4.67%) TCP/IP
5 53 (3.93%) DHCP
6 51 (3.78%) VPN
7 49 (3.64%) WAN
8 48 (3.56%) MPLS
9 46 (3.41%) BGP
10 40 (2.97%) SAN
11 37 (2.74%) LAN
12 36 (2.67%) Internet
13 32 (2.37%) Broadband
14 26 (1.93%) VoIP
15 22 (1.63%) SNMP
16 20 (1.48%) SSL
17 19 (1.41%) LDAP
17 19 (1.41%) Network Security
18 17 (1.26%) VPLS
19 16 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (13.95%) MySQL
2 114 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 110 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 83 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 65 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 50 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (3.64%) Redis
8 41 (3.04%) Big Data
8 41 (3.04%) Oracle Database
9 40 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (2.74%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.78%) KDB
11 24 (1.78%) Kdb+
12 14 (1.04%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.74%) OrientDB
15 9 (0.67%) DB2
16 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 216 (16.02%) Jenkins
2 194 (14.39%) Git (software)
3 107 (7.94%) JIRA
4 87 (6.45%) Maven
5 64 (4.75%) Subversion
6 54 (4.01%) JUnit
7 44 (3.26%) Gradle
8 40 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (2.67%) RSpec
10 29 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.85%) git-flow
12 23 (1.71%) GitLab
13 22 (1.63%) Ant
14 19 (1.41%) Selenium
15 14 (1.04%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.04%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.89%) Capybara
16 12 (0.89%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.74%) SilkPerformer
17 10 (0.74%) SilkTest
General
1 509 (37.76%) Finance
2 217 (16.10%) Banking
3 95 (7.05%) Front Office
4 39 (2.89%) Law
5 38 (2.82%) Advertising
6 37 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.60%) Marketing
8 34 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 28 (2.08%) Games
10 24 (1.78%) Publishing
11 21 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.19%) Back Office
13 15 (1.11%) Legal
14 13 (0.96%) Retail
15 9 (0.67%) Turkish Language
16 8 (0.59%) Automotive
17 7 (0.52%) Billing
18 5 (0.37%) Japanese Language
19 4 (0.30%) French Language
20 3 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 454 (33.68%) Developer
2 157 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 118 (8.75%) Java Developer
4 108 (8.01%) C++ Developer
5 92 (6.82%) Administrator
6 91 (6.75%) Linux Engineer
7 89 (6.60%) Python Developer
8 77 (5.71%) Analyst
9 73 (5.42%) Senior Developer
10 72 (5.34%) Applications Support
11 57 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
12 52 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
13 51 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 50 (3.71%) Support Analyst
15 49 (3.64%) Support Engineer
16 48 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
17 47 (3.49%) Architect
18 46 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 45 (3.34%) Linux Administrator
20 42 (3.12%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (12.17%) HTML
2 134 (9.94%) CSS
3 97 (7.20%) LAMP
3 97 (7.20%) Node.js
4 87 (6.45%) jQuery
5 80 (5.93%) HTML5
6 78 (5.79%) Web Services
6 78 (5.79%) XML
7 67 (4.97%) CSS3
8 64 (4.75%) REST
9 61 (4.53%) .NET
10 57 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
11 54 (4.01%) Ruby on Rails
12 52 (3.86%) AngularJS
13 51 (3.78%) Spring
14 49 (3.64%) STL
15 46 (3.41%) Django
15 46 (3.41%) JSON
15 46 (3.41%) Middleware
16 42 (3.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 150 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 93 (6.90%) Hedge funds
3 86 (6.38%) Equities
4 71 (5.27%) User Experience
5 65 (4.82%) Fintech
6 61 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 57 (4.23%) Data Centre
8 56 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (3.71%) Mathematics
10 45 (3.34%) Derivative
10 45 (3.34%) Fixed Income
11 41 (3.04%) Algorithms
11 41 (3.04%) Artificial Intelligence
12 27 (2.00%) Physics
13 24 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (1.71%) Visualisation
15 21 (1.56%) Management Information System
15 21 (1.56%) Public Cloud
16 15 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 467 (34.64%) Windows
2 411 (30.49%) Unix
3 153 (11.35%) Windows Server
4 133 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (5.34%) Ubuntu
6 55 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (3.64%) CentOS
9 47 (3.49%) Solaris
10 31 (2.30%) Android
11 22 (1.63%) Debian
12 20 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 20 (1.48%) Windows 7
13 14 (1.04%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.04%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.96%) SUSE
14 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.74%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (20.40%) DevOps
2 246 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (8.01%) Configuration Management
5 106 (7.86%) Electronic Trading
6 102 (7.57%) Multithreading
7 96 (7.12%) Low Latency
8 91 (6.75%) Software Engineering
9 90 (6.68%) Scrum
10 83 (6.16%) ITIL
11 81 (6.01%) TDD
12 74 (5.49%) Open Source
13 55 (4.08%) OO
14 50 (3.71%) OOD
15 46 (3.41%) BDD
15 46 (3.41%) Build Automation
16 44 (3.26%) Mentoring
17 42 (3.12%) Analytics
17 42 (3.12%) SDLC
18 40 (2.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 414 (30.71%) Python
2 361 (26.78%) SQL
3 356 (26.41%) Java
4 234 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 208 (15.43%) Bash Shell
6 203 (15.06%) C++
7 165 (12.24%) Ruby
8 153 (11.35%) Perl
9 127 (9.42%) PHP
10 101 (7.49%) Shell Script
11 91 (6.75%) PowerShell
12 76 (5.64%) C
13 75 (5.56%) Scala
14 57 (4.23%) C#
15 30 (2.23%) PL/SQL
16 27 (2.00%) VB
17 14 (1.04%) AWK
18 9 (0.67%) R
18 9 (0.67%) VBScript
19 8 (0.59%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 241 (17.88%) Degree
2 56 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (3.04%) CCNA
4 38 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (2.30%) MCSE
6 20 (1.48%) EMC Certification
7 15 (1.11%) CISSP
7 15 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (1.04%) CCNP
8 14 (1.04%) MCSA
9 13 (0.96%) ISEB
10 11 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.67%) RHCE
12 8 (0.59%) CCA
12 8 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.52%) CEH
14 6 (0.45%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.37%) CISM
15 5 (0.37%) RHCA
15 5 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.15%) QA
2 20 (1.48%) SLA
3 16 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.59%) ISO27005
6 7 (0.52%) COBIT
7 4 (0.30%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) GCP
8 2 (0.15%) JTAG
8 2 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) SDET
8 2 (0.15%) SEPA
9 1 (0.074%) EMIR
System Software
1 121 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 115 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (8.46%) Docker
4 35 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.15%) vSphere
6 21 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 18 (1.34%) NFS
8 17 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.96%) Xen
9 13 (0.96%) XenApp
9 13 (0.96%) XenServer
10 12 (0.89%) KVM
11 8 (0.59%) HDFS
12 7 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (0.37%) Firmware
15 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 223 (16.54%) Puppet
2 219 (16.25%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (11.50%) Ansible
4 48 (3.56%) SCCM
5 47 (3.49%) Nagios
6 34 (2.52%) Salt
7 24 (1.78%) Kubernetes
8 17 (1.26%) Terraform
9 16 (1.19%) WSUS
10 15 (1.11%) AirWatch
11 13 (0.96%) Control-M
12 12 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.89%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.82%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
14 10 (0.74%) Kibana
15 9 (0.67%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
16 8 (0.59%) Casper Suite
16 8 (0.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 184 (13.65%) VMware
2 165 (12.24%) Oracle
3 150 (11.13%) Microsoft
4 146 (10.83%) Red Hat
5 125 (9.27%) Cisco
6 61 (4.53%) Citrix
7 50 (3.71%) Atlassian
8 46 (3.41%) IBM
9 39 (2.89%) HP
10 31 (2.30%) Nokia
11 29 (2.15%) EMC
11 29 (2.15%) Rackspace
12 27 (2.00%) Google
13 20 (1.48%) Splunk
14 17 (1.26%) Apple
15 16 (1.19%) ServiceNow
15 16 (1.19%) Software AG
15 16 (1.19%) TIBCO
15 16 (1.19%) Twitter
16 15 (1.11%) Juniper
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £38500 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits (Pension, Life, etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £50 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago