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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / City of London
Rank 13 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 625 660 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.52% 9.74% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.06% 40.99% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 553 586 911
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +0.59%

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
1274 1610 2706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.51% 23.76% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1416 2379
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 463 (36.89%) Finance
2 402 (32.03%) Windows
3 388 (30.92%) Python
4 383 (30.52%) Java
5 374 (29.80%) Unix
6 359 (28.61%) SQL
7 262 (20.88%) DevOps
8 236 (18.80%) Puppet
9 217 (17.29%) Banking
10 212 (16.89%) Degree
11 208 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
12 206 (16.41%) JavaScript
13 200 (15.94%) Jenkins
14 192 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
15 190 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
16 188 (14.98%) Bash Shell
16 188 (14.98%) Git (software)
17 176 (14.02%) C++
18 164 (13.07%) Oracle
19 161 (12.83%) Perl
20 159 (12.67%) VMware
21 155 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 153 (12.19%) Ruby
23 149 (11.87%) HTML
24 148 (11.79%) MySQL
25 146 (11.63%) Red Hat
26 138 (11.00%) Ansible
27 135 (10.76%) Apache
28 128 (10.20%) Front Office
28 128 (10.20%) Computer Science

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
1 135 (10.76%) Apache
2 76 (6.06%) IIS
3 63 (5.02%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.11%) OpenStack
5 35 (2.79%) JBoss
6 34 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (2.71%) nginx
7 25 (1.99%) Apache Spark
7 25 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.75%) Confluence
9 20 (1.59%) MS Exchange
10 18 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (1.27%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.20%) Drupal
13 11 (0.88%) CMS
14 10 (0.80%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.72%) CloudStack
15 9 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (0.72%) WordPress
16 8 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.56%) MS Office
4 4 (0.32%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Salerio
3 4 (0.32%) Magento
3 4 (0.32%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (0.24%) Eze OMS
4 3 (0.24%) RMDS
4 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.16%) Eikon
5 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.080%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.080%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.080%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 192 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.07%) SaaS
4 24 (1.91%) Office 365
5 18 (1.43%) PaaS
6 17 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.35%) IaaS
7 14 (1.12%) GitHub
8 11 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.80%) G Suite
10 9 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.48%) Route 53
12 5 (0.40%) Heroku
12 5 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.24%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.24%) Datadog
13 3 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 108 (8.61%) Firewall
2 63 (5.02%) DNS
3 48 (3.82%) DHCP
4 45 (3.59%) SAN
5 43 (3.43%) HTTP
6 39 (3.11%) Internet
7 37 (2.95%) TCP/IP
8 34 (2.71%) WAN
9 32 (2.55%) VPN
10 28 (2.23%) BGP
11 26 (2.07%) Network Security
12 24 (1.91%) LDAP
13 23 (1.83%) LAN
13 23 (1.83%) NAS
14 20 (1.59%) SSL
15 18 (1.43%) MPLS
15 18 (1.43%) VoIP
16 16 (1.27%) OSPF
17 15 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.79%) MySQL
2 106 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 75 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 69 (5.50%) NoSQL
5 68 (5.42%) MongoDB
6 50 (3.98%) Big Data
7 47 (3.75%) Hadoop
8 46 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (3.59%) Oracle Database
10 43 (3.43%) KDB
11 37 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (2.87%) Redis
13 34 (2.71%) Kdb+
14 22 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.51%) Apache Hive
17 17 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (1.12%) RDBMS
19 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 200 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 188 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 101 (8.05%) JIRA
4 88 (7.01%) Maven
5 86 (6.85%) Subversion
6 62 (4.94%) JUnit
7 54 (4.30%) Gradle
8 52 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 32 (2.55%) git-flow
10 23 (1.83%) Selenium
11 19 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 17 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.27%) RSpec
14 15 (1.20%) Ant
15 14 (1.12%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.88%) GitLab
17 10 (0.80%) WebDriver
18 9 (0.72%) Capybara
18 9 (0.72%) JMeter
18 9 (0.72%) WATIR
General
1 463 (36.89%) Finance
2 217 (17.29%) Banking
3 128 (10.20%) Front Office
4 29 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.23%) Advertising
6 25 (1.99%) Marketing
6 25 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.91%) Games
8 21 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.51%) Retail
10 17 (1.35%) Back Office
11 14 (1.12%) Legal
12 12 (0.96%) Publishing
13 10 (0.80%) French Language
13 10 (0.80%) Law
14 8 (0.64%) Turkish Language
15 5 (0.40%) Automotive
16 4 (0.32%) Electronics
17 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 420 (33.47%) Developer
2 148 (11.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 123 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 97 (7.73%) Senior Developer
5 89 (7.09%) C++ Developer
6 87 (6.93%) Administrator
7 78 (6.22%) Analyst
8 76 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
9 68 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 67 (5.34%) Applications Support
11 62 (4.94%) Front Office Developer
12 56 (4.46%) Support Engineer
13 55 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
14 52 (4.14%) Python Developer
15 47 (3.75%) Architect
15 47 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
16 42 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
17 41 (3.27%) Support Analyst
18 40 (3.19%) Java Pricing Developer
19 39 (3.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (11.87%) HTML
2 120 (9.56%) CSS
3 119 (9.48%) Node.js
4 81 (6.45%) jQuery
5 77 (6.14%) Spring
6 66 (5.26%) LAMP
7 64 (5.10%) XML
8 61 (4.86%) HTML5
8 61 (4.86%) Web Services
9 53 (4.22%) JDBC
10 51 (4.06%) .NET
10 51 (4.06%) FIX Protocol
10 51 (4.06%) J2SE
11 44 (3.51%) CSS3
11 44 (3.51%) React
12 40 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 38 (3.03%) AngularJS
14 37 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
15 36 (2.87%) REST
16 35 (2.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 98 (7.81%) Fintech
3 76 (6.06%) Equities
4 67 (5.34%) Hedge funds
5 64 (5.10%) User Experience
6 50 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 46 (3.67%) Derivative
9 42 (3.35%) Data Centre
10 35 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
12 28 (2.23%) Fixed Income
13 19 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (1.43%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.35%) Public Cloud
16 15 (1.20%) Clustering
17 14 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
18 11 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 402 (32.03%) Windows
2 374 (29.80%) Unix
3 155 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (8.21%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.70%) Solaris
5 59 (4.70%) Ubuntu
6 55 (4.38%) CentOS
7 39 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.31%) Debian
10 18 (1.43%) Android
11 17 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 17 (1.35%) SUSE
12 13 (1.04%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.96%) AIX
14 10 (0.80%) NetWare
15 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.56%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.48%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (20.88%) DevOps
2 208 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (9.72%) Electronic Trading
4 119 (9.48%) Configuration Management
5 116 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (7.89%) Low Latency
7 94 (7.49%) Multithreading
8 90 (7.17%) Open Source
9 82 (6.53%) ITIL
10 81 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 69 (5.50%) Mathematics
12 64 (5.10%) Scrum
12 64 (5.10%) TDD
13 61 (4.86%) Analytics
13 61 (4.86%) OOD
14 53 (4.22%) BDD
15 50 (3.98%) SDLC
16 48 (3.82%) Build Automation
17 44 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (3.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 388 (30.92%) Python
2 383 (30.52%) Java
3 359 (28.61%) SQL
4 206 (16.41%) JavaScript
5 188 (14.98%) Bash Shell
6 176 (14.02%) C++
7 161 (12.83%) Perl
8 153 (12.19%) Ruby
9 111 (8.84%) PHP
10 102 (8.13%) Shell Script
11 71 (5.66%) Scala
12 61 (4.86%) PowerShell
13 59 (4.70%) C
14 54 (4.30%) C#
15 20 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.43%) VB
17 12 (0.96%) Go
18 10 (0.80%) Groovy
18 10 (0.80%) R
19 8 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 212 (16.89%) Degree
2 65 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (3.75%) CCNA
4 32 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.15%) CCNP
6 24 (1.91%) MCSE
7 17 (1.35%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.27%) RHCE
8 16 (1.27%) SANS
9 14 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (0.96%) CISSP
10 12 (0.96%) GCIA
10 12 (0.96%) GCIH
11 11 (0.88%) ISEB
12 10 (0.80%) EMC Certification
12 10 (0.80%) GIAC
13 9 (0.72%) RHCA
14 8 (0.64%) CISM
15 7 (0.56%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.30%) QA
2 15 (1.20%) SLA
3 12 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.40%) COBIT
4 5 (0.40%) MiFID
4 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.32%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.24%) GCP
7 2 (0.16%) EMIR
7 2 (0.16%) JTAG
7 2 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 104 (8.29%) Docker
1 104 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.71%) vSphere
4 32 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.83%) NFS
6 23 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (1.75%) XenApp
8 18 (1.43%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (1.04%) Xen
10 12 (0.96%) KVM
11 11 (0.88%) XenServer
12 10 (0.80%) HDFS
13 6 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.40%) Firmware
15 4 (0.32%) Samba
15 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 236 (18.80%) Puppet
2 190 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (11.00%) Ansible
4 48 (3.82%) Nagios
5 33 (2.63%) Terraform
6 28 (2.23%) SCCM
7 26 (2.07%) Kubernetes
8 19 (1.51%) Salt
9 13 (1.04%) FortiGate
10 12 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.88%) Nessus
12 10 (0.80%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.80%) EMC VPLEX
12 10 (0.80%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 10 (0.80%) Simpana
13 9 (0.72%) Cobbler
13 9 (0.72%) Mesos
13 9 (0.72%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 164 (13.07%) Oracle
2 159 (12.67%) VMware
3 146 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 121 (9.64%) Microsoft
5 91 (7.25%) Cisco
6 52 (4.14%) Atlassian
7 46 (3.67%) Citrix
8 41 (3.27%) EMC
9 33 (2.63%) Twitter
10 32 (2.55%) IBM
11 30 (2.39%) HP
11 30 (2.39%) Veritas
12 28 (2.23%) Google
13 25 (1.99%) NetApp
14 23 (1.83%) TIBCO
15 20 (1.59%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.51%) Splunk
17 18 (1.43%) Dell
18 17 (1.35%) Juniper
19 15 (1.20%) Sybase
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum 35-55K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago