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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1055 1207 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 9.68% 10.19% 11.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.02% 37.32% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1055 1213
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2929 3234 3533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.86% 27.29% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 2833 3223
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 990 (42.62%) UNIX
2 827 (35.60%) Windows
3 803 (34.57%) Finance
4 677 (29.14%) SQL
5 649 (27.94%) Java
6 578 (24.88%) Oracle
7 446 (19.20%) Python
8 386 (16.62%) VMware
9 374 (16.10%) MySQL
10 370 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
11 359 (15.45%) Red Hat
12 353 (15.20%) Perl
13 342 (14.72%) Banking
14 334 (14.38%) Degree
15 316 (13.60%) Apache
15 316 (13.60%) Microsoft
16 291 (12.53%) SQL Server
17 285 (12.27%) C++
18 278 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 265 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 253 (10.89%) Solaris
21 250 (10.76%) JavaScript
22 244 (10.50%) Tomcat
23 241 (10.37%) ITIL
24 239 (10.29%) Bash Shell
25 233 (10.03%) Cisco
26 232 (9.99%) Firewall
27 230 (9.90%) Puppet
28 217 (9.34%) OO
29 214 (9.21%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 316 (13.60%) Apache
2 244 (10.50%) Tomcat
3 103 (4.43%) IIS
4 93 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 75 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 72 (3.10%) JBoss
7 64 (2.76%) WebSphere
7 64 (2.76%) nginx
8 58 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 50 (2.15%) Node.js
10 46 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
12 42 (1.81%) SharePoint
13 34 (1.46%) CMS
14 29 (1.25%) OpenStack
15 28 (1.21%) Jetty
16 24 (1.03%) Apache Solr
17 23 (0.99%) Confluence
17 23 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
18 20 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 122 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.59%) MS Office
3 10 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) MS Project
7 2 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.086%) SPSS
7 2 (0.086%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.043%) Maya
8 1 (0.043%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.043%) MODO
Business Applications
1 42 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
2 35 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.34%) RMDS
6 8 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.17%) Magento
8 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.13%) Eikon
9 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.086%) Kondor+
10 2 (0.086%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.086%) TIBCO iProcess
11 1 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (3.19%) SaaS
3 45 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.86%) Office 365
7 17 (0.73%) PaaS
8 11 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.47%) GitHub
8 11 (0.47%) IaaS
9 6 (0.26%) Heroku
10 4 (0.17%) Joyent
11 3 (0.13%) Jelastic
11 3 (0.13%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.086%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.043%) Route 53
13 1 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 232 (9.99%) Firewall
2 197 (8.48%) TCP/IP
3 174 (7.49%) SAN
4 142 (6.11%) DNS
5 96 (4.13%) VPN
6 94 (4.05%) HTTP
7 89 (3.83%) DHCP
8 83 (3.57%) WAN
9 82 (3.53%) Internet
10 81 (3.49%) BGP
11 78 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
12 71 (3.06%) MPLS
13 70 (3.01%) LAN
14 58 (2.50%) LDAP
15 57 (2.45%) OSPF
16 55 (2.37%) VLAN
17 51 (2.20%) Network Security
18 50 (2.15%) VoIP
19 47 (2.02%) NetScaler
20 44 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (16.10%) MySQL
2 291 (12.53%) SQL Server
3 200 (8.61%) Oracle Database
4 120 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 107 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 91 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 83 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 80 (3.44%) DB2
9 70 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 70 (3.01%) Big Data
10 63 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 55 (2.37%) Oracle Exadata
12 50 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
14 35 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
15 32 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 32 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
16 30 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (1.21%) Redis
18 27 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 161 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 132 (5.68%) Subversion
3 127 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 96 (4.13%) Maven
4 96 (4.13%) JIRA
5 66 (2.84%) TeamCity
6 60 (2.58%) JUnit
7 49 (2.11%) Hudson
8 45 (1.94%) Selenium
9 41 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 40 (1.72%) Ant
11 31 (1.33%) Mercurial
12 28 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
14 22 (0.95%) Cucumber
14 22 (0.95%) SpecFlow
15 14 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.39%) ClearCase
17 8 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 803 (34.57%) Finance
2 342 (14.72%) Banking
3 170 (7.32%) Front Office
4 152 (6.54%) Investment Banking
5 148 (6.37%) Telecoms
6 70 (3.01%) Advertising
7 68 (2.93%) Games
8 61 (2.63%) Marketing
9 58 (2.50%) Law
10 49 (2.11%) Back Office
11 47 (2.02%) Retail
12 29 (1.25%) Legal
13 19 (0.82%) Publishing
14 17 (0.73%) Billing
15 16 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.56%) International Banking
17 10 (0.43%) French Language
18 8 (0.34%) iGaming
19 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 543 (23.37%) Developer
2 299 (12.87%) Administrator
3 228 (9.81%) Analyst
4 224 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
5 168 (7.23%) Java Developer
6 165 (7.10%) Applications Support
7 147 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
8 141 (6.07%) Architect
9 134 (5.77%) C++ Developer
10 122 (5.25%) Support Analyst
11 117 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 116 (4.99%) DBA
13 87 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
14 85 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
15 83 (3.57%) Consultant
16 81 (3.49%) Support Engineer
17 79 (3.40%) Senior Developer
18 73 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
19 72 (3.10%) Network Engineer
19 72 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (9.21%) Web Services
2 189 (8.14%) HTML
3 156 (6.72%) XML
4 153 (6.59%) Spring
5 132 (5.68%) CSS
6 127 (5.47%) Middleware
7 91 (3.92%) jQuery
8 90 (3.87%) FIX Protocol
9 82 (3.53%) Hibernate
10 78 (3.36%) .NET
11 69 (2.97%) JSON
11 69 (2.97%) HTML5
12 68 (2.93%) LAMP
13 63 (2.71%) Oracle Fusion
14 62 (2.67%) RESTful
15 55 (2.37%) STL
16 51 (2.20%) REST
17 50 (2.15%) SOAP
17 50 (2.15%) Java EE
17 50 (2.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.08%) Computer Science
2 161 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (6.16%) Open Source
4 106 (4.56%) Clustering
5 87 (3.75%) Equities
6 82 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 76 (3.27%) Derivative
8 68 (2.93%) Fixed Income
9 64 (2.76%) Hedge funds
10 57 (2.45%) Replication
11 49 (2.11%) Algorithms
12 47 (2.02%) Mathematics
13 42 (1.81%) Management Information System
14 39 (1.68%) Data Structures
15 31 (1.33%) Oracle Exalogic
16 27 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
17 26 (1.12%) Statistics
18 22 (0.95%) Client/Server
18 22 (0.95%) PKI
18 22 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 990 (42.62%) UNIX
2 827 (35.60%) Windows
3 278 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 253 (10.89%) Solaris
5 142 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (4.95%) CentOS
7 111 (4.78%) Ubuntu
8 86 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 85 (3.66%) AIX
10 64 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 58 (2.50%) Debian
11 58 (2.50%) Android
12 39 (1.68%) Windows 7
13 30 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 27 (1.16%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.69%) HPUX
17 12 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 9 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (10.37%) ITIL
3 217 (9.34%) OO
4 199 (8.57%) DevOps
5 182 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (7.36%) Multithreading
7 142 (6.11%) Low Latency
8 136 (5.85%) Configuration Management
9 130 (5.60%) E-Commerce
9 130 (5.60%) TDD
10 110 (4.74%) SOA
11 104 (4.48%) Project Management
12 98 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
13 93 (4.00%) Scrum
14 84 (3.62%) Software Engineering
15 73 (3.14%) OOD
15 73 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 73 (3.14%) Analytics
16 71 (3.06%) Load Balancing
17 63 (2.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 677 (29.14%) SQL
2 649 (27.94%) Java
3 446 (19.20%) Python
4 353 (15.20%) Perl
5 285 (12.27%) C++
6 250 (10.76%) JavaScript
7 239 (10.29%) Bash Shell
8 213 (9.17%) Shell Script
9 190 (8.18%) PHP
10 183 (7.88%) Ruby
11 120 (5.17%) C
12 116 (4.99%) C#
13 77 (3.31%) PL/SQL
14 76 (3.27%) PowerShell
15 47 (2.02%) Scala
16 34 (1.46%) Groovy
17 28 (1.21%) PHP5
18 27 (1.16%) Korn
18 27 (1.16%) VB
19 19 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 334 (14.38%) Degree
2 116 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (3.70%) CCNA
4 60 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (2.15%) CCNP
6 47 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 44 (1.89%) MCSE
8 40 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (1.25%) CISSP
10 27 (1.16%) MCP
11 26 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.03%) MCITP
13 20 (0.86%) PhD
14 19 (0.82%) ISEB
15 18 (0.77%) CISM
15 18 (0.77%) RHCE
16 15 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (0.47%) CCIE
18 9 (0.39%) CCA
18 9 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.99%) QA
2 69 (2.97%) SLA
3 21 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.43%) COBIT
7 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) Basel II
8 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.043%) Solvency II
System Software
1 265 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 93 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 79 (3.40%) vSphere
5 57 (2.45%) XenApp
6 41 (1.76%) KVM
7 35 (1.51%) Hyper-V
8 34 (1.46%) Xen
9 32 (1.38%) VMware ESX
10 29 (1.25%) NFS
10 29 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (1.12%) XenServer
12 22 (0.95%) Varnish
13 20 (0.86%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 20 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (0.65%) VMware Server
15 15 (0.65%) Docker
16 11 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 230 (9.90%) Puppet
2 163 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (6.80%) Nagios
4 70 (3.01%) Data Guard
5 51 (2.20%) ZABBIX
6 47 (2.02%) Cacti
7 42 (1.81%) Ansible
8 35 (1.51%) SCCM
9 32 (1.38%) Salt
10 30 (1.29%) SCOM
11 22 (0.95%) CFEngine
12 21 (0.90%) OpenView
13 20 (0.86%) HAProxy
14 19 (0.82%) Tivoli
15 17 (0.73%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 13 (0.56%) Vagrant
17 13 (0.56%) Opsview
18 12 (0.52%) Graphite
18 12 (0.52%) yum
Vendors
1 578 (24.88%) Oracle
2 386 (16.62%) VMware
3 359 (15.45%) Red Hat
4 316 (13.60%) Microsoft
5 233 (10.03%) Cisco
6 150 (6.46%) HP
7 136 (5.85%) Citrix
8 105 (4.52%) NetApp
9 102 (4.39%) IBM
10 83 (3.57%) EMC
11 72 (3.10%) Sybase
12 68 (2.93%) F5
13 60 (2.58%) Juniper
14 50 (2.15%) Veritas
15 45 (1.94%) CheckPoint
16 41 (1.76%) Sun
17 37 (1.59%) Brocade
18 36 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
19 30 (1.29%) Zend
20 28 (1.21%) Splunk
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days, pension, private medical
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus, Pension, Health & package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday