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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 747 1089 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.10% 11.02% 11.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.16% 44.59% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 679 929 1222
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
1584 2442 3251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.66% 24.71% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 2085 2851
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 553 (35.93%) Finance
2 511 (33.20%) Python
3 492 (31.97%) Windows
4 476 (30.93%) Unix
5 404 (26.25%) SQL
6 382 (24.82%) DevOps
7 369 (23.98%) Java
8 347 (22.55%) Puppet
9 322 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
10 302 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
11 290 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
12 257 (16.70%) VMware
13 247 (16.05%) Degree
13 247 (16.05%) Jenkins
14 245 (15.92%) JavaScript
15 241 (15.66%) Ansible
16 240 (15.59%) MySQL
17 227 (14.75%) C++
17 227 (14.75%) Apache
18 221 (14.36%) Bash Shell
19 200 (13.00%) Git (software)
20 194 (12.61%) Microsoft
21 193 (12.54%) PHP
22 191 (12.41%) Perl
23 189 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
24 188 (12.22%) Ruby
25 185 (12.02%) HTML
26 182 (11.83%) Configuration Management
26 182 (11.83%) Docker
27 180 (11.70%) 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
1 227 (14.75%) Apache
2 99 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 90 (5.85%) IIS
4 61 (3.96%) nginx
5 55 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (3.12%) OpenStack
7 42 (2.73%) JBoss
8 38 (2.47%) WebSphere
9 37 (2.40%) MS Exchange
10 30 (1.95%) SharePoint
11 26 (1.69%) Confluence
12 21 (1.36%) WordPress
13 15 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.91%) CMS
14 14 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.91%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.78%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 65 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.40%) MS Office
3 21 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.52%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.45%) MetaTrader
3 6 (0.39%) Summit
4 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.19%) RMDS
5 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.065%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.065%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.065%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.065%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 302 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.60%) SaaS
4 39 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (2.34%) IaaS
6 28 (1.82%) PaaS
6 28 (1.82%) Route 53
7 25 (1.62%) Office 365
8 24 (1.56%) GitHub
9 14 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 105 (6.82%) Firewall
2 90 (5.85%) DNS
2 90 (5.85%) TCP/IP
3 68 (4.42%) LAN
3 68 (4.42%) WAN
4 67 (4.35%) HTTP
5 52 (3.38%) SAN
6 48 (3.12%) VPN
7 44 (2.86%) MPLS
8 41 (2.66%) DHCP
8 41 (2.66%) Internet
9 38 (2.47%) LDAP
10 33 (2.14%) BGP
11 28 (1.82%) Broadband
12 26 (1.69%) VoIP
13 22 (1.43%) Network Security
14 21 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (1.30%) iSCSI
16 17 (1.10%) SSL
17 15 (0.97%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (15.59%) MySQL
2 147 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 95 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 92 (5.98%) NoSQL
5 67 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (3.44%) Big Data
7 47 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 41 (2.66%) Redis
9 37 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 23 (1.49%) KDB
11 22 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (0.84%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 247 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 200 (13.00%) Git (software)
3 86 (5.59%) JIRA
4 71 (4.61%) Maven
5 52 (3.38%) Subversion
6 40 (2.60%) Selenium
7 39 (2.53%) JUnit
8 38 (2.47%) TeamCity
9 30 (1.95%) Gradle
10 25 (1.62%) RSpec
11 24 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.43%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.36%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.30%) Ant
15 18 (1.17%) GitLab
15 18 (1.17%) Log4j
16 17 (1.10%) TestNG
17 13 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (0.84%) Vagrant
18 11 (0.71%) Jasmine
General
1 553 (35.93%) Finance
2 170 (11.05%) Banking
3 121 (7.86%) Law
4 97 (6.30%) Front Office
5 46 (2.99%) Marketing
6 45 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.86%) Games
8 41 (2.66%) Advertising
9 40 (2.60%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.88%) Retail
11 26 (1.69%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.43%) Publishing
13 19 (1.23%) Back Office
14 10 (0.65%) Billing
15 8 (0.52%) Japanese Language
16 6 (0.39%) French Language
16 6 (0.39%) Legal
17 4 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 432 (28.07%) Developer
2 216 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 137 (8.90%) Linux Engineer
4 132 (8.58%) Analyst
5 124 (8.06%) Administrator
6 105 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 98 (6.37%) C++ Developer
8 95 (6.17%) Python Developer
9 90 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
10 88 (5.72%) Support Analyst
11 81 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
12 79 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 76 (4.94%) Java Developer
14 73 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 64 (4.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 62 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
17 61 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 54 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
19 50 (3.25%) PHP Developer
20 44 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (12.02%) HTML
2 166 (10.79%) CSS
3 140 (9.10%) LAMP
4 101 (6.56%) Web Services
5 100 (6.50%) FIX Protocol
6 92 (5.98%) jQuery
7 91 (5.91%) REST
8 77 (5.00%) .NET
9 76 (4.94%) HTML5
10 69 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 69 (4.48%) XML
11 65 (4.22%) Node.js
12 63 (4.09%) CSS3
12 63 (4.09%) STL
13 60 (3.90%) JSON
14 49 (3.18%) Middleware
15 46 (2.99%) Django
16 45 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
17 44 (2.86%) Ajax
17 44 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 180 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 99 (6.43%) Hedge funds
3 90 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 83 (5.39%) Equities
4 83 (5.39%) Fintech
5 80 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
6 76 (4.94%) Derivative
7 74 (4.81%) Fixed Income
8 66 (4.29%) Data Centre
9 56 (3.64%) Mathematics
9 56 (3.64%) User Experience
10 33 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 31 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
12 30 (1.95%) Algorithms
12 30 (1.95%) Physics
13 26 (1.69%) Replication
14 23 (1.49%) Public Cloud
15 17 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 16 (1.04%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 492 (31.97%) Windows
2 476 (30.93%) Unix
3 156 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 139 (9.03%) Ubuntu
5 127 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (4.42%) Solaris
7 56 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (3.31%) CentOS
10 47 (3.05%) Android
11 28 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 27 (1.75%) Windows 7
13 25 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (1.36%) Debian
16 17 (1.10%) openSUSE
17 13 (0.84%) AIX
17 13 (0.84%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.78%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (24.82%) DevOps
2 322 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
4 182 (11.83%) Configuration Management
5 126 (8.19%) Software Engineering
6 117 (7.60%) ITIL
7 107 (6.95%) Scrum
8 103 (6.69%) TDD
9 102 (6.63%) OO
10 96 (6.24%) Multithreading
11 89 (5.78%) Open Source
12 82 (5.33%) Low Latency
13 78 (5.07%) Test Automation
14 65 (4.22%) E-Commerce
15 61 (3.96%) Electronic Trading
16 60 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
17 48 (3.12%) Load Balancing
18 47 (3.05%) High Availability
18 47 (3.05%) Unit Testing
18 47 (3.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 511 (33.20%) Python
2 404 (26.25%) SQL
3 369 (23.98%) Java
4 245 (15.92%) JavaScript
5 227 (14.75%) C++
6 221 (14.36%) Bash Shell
7 193 (12.54%) PHP
8 191 (12.41%) Perl
9 188 (12.22%) Ruby
10 123 (7.99%) Shell Script
11 109 (7.08%) PowerShell
12 79 (5.13%) C
13 77 (5.00%) C#
14 55 (3.57%) Scala
15 42 (2.73%) PL/SQL
16 33 (2.14%) VB
17 24 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.78%) Go
19 11 (0.71%) AWK
19 11 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 247 (16.05%) Degree
2 42 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (1.95%) MCSE
5 27 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (1.62%) CCNA
6 25 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.36%) CISSP
8 16 (1.04%) EMC Certification
9 14 (0.91%) MCSA
10 12 (0.78%) MCITP
11 11 (0.71%) CCNP
12 9 (0.58%) CCA
12 9 (0.58%) CEH
12 9 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (0.52%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.52%) ISEB
14 7 (0.45%) CISM
14 7 (0.45%) PhD
15 6 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.81%) QA
2 23 (1.49%) SLA
3 12 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.45%) SEPA
6 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.26%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) SDET
8 1 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.065%) EMIR
8 1 (0.065%) MiFID
8 1 (0.065%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.065%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 182 (11.83%) Docker
2 156 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (7.80%) Active Directory
4 46 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 42 (2.73%) vSphere
6 37 (2.40%) KVM
7 28 (1.82%) NFS
8 22 (1.43%) Xen
9 21 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.23%) VMware ESX
10 19 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.04%) XenServer
12 14 (0.91%) vCloud
13 11 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.65%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.52%) Squid
16 7 (0.45%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.39%) Corosync
17 6 (0.39%) Postfix
17 6 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 347 (22.55%) Puppet
2 290 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
3 241 (15.66%) Ansible
4 76 (4.94%) Salt
5 68 (4.42%) Nagios
6 44 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 37 (2.40%) SCCM
8 13 (0.84%) Cobbler
8 13 (0.84%) SCOM
9 12 (0.78%) Control-M
9 12 (0.78%) Kibana
9 12 (0.78%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.71%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
10 11 (0.71%) WSUS
10 11 (0.71%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.65%) Data Guard
11 10 (0.65%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.65%) Terraform
11 10 (0.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 257 (16.70%) VMware
2 194 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 180 (11.70%) Red Hat
4 173 (11.24%) Oracle
5 136 (8.84%) Cisco
6 68 (4.42%) Citrix
7 63 (4.09%) HP
8 54 (3.51%) Rackspace
9 53 (3.44%) IBM
10 43 (2.79%) EMC
11 38 (2.47%) Google
12 33 (2.14%) Splunk
13 24 (1.56%) Nokia
13 24 (1.56%) Sybase
14 23 (1.49%) NetApp
15 21 (1.36%) Apple
15 21 (1.36%) SaltStack
16 19 (1.23%) Bloomberg
16 19 (1.23%) SunGard
17 18 (1.17%) 3PAR
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus stock options, benefits and fre
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus+beneifts+excellent leave
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Sealed Envelope Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CSC
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago