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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / City of London
Rank 12 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 631 694 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.57% 10.90% 9.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.30% 44.18% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 558 612 824
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 £41,500 £40,000 £35,650
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1280 1571 2649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.49% 24.67% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1386 2335
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 £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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.

1 460 (35.58%) Finance
2 409 (31.63%) Windows
3 392 (30.32%) Unix
4 387 (29.93%) Python
5 369 (28.54%) Java
6 363 (28.07%) SQL
7 271 (20.96%) DevOps
8 234 (18.10%) Degree
9 222 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
10 219 (16.94%) Puppet
11 215 (16.63%) Banking
11 215 (16.63%) JavaScript
12 204 (15.78%) Jenkins
13 198 (15.31%) Bash Shell
14 194 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
15 189 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
16 185 (14.31%) Git (software)
17 181 (14.00%) C++
18 176 (13.61%) VMware
19 171 (13.23%) Oracle
20 161 (12.45%) MySQL
21 154 (11.91%) Ruby
22 153 (11.83%) HTML
23 152 (11.76%) Perl
24 145 (11.21%) Ansible
24 145 (11.21%) Computer Science
25 137 (10.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 137 (10.60%) Red Hat
26 134 (10.36%) Apache
27 130 (10.05%) CSS

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
1 134 (10.36%) Apache
2 82 (6.34%) IIS
3 52 (4.02%) Tomcat
4 44 (3.40%) nginx
5 41 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 35 (2.71%) JBoss
8 26 (2.01%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.93%) Apache Spark
10 21 (1.62%) Confluence
10 21 (1.62%) MS Exchange
11 16 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.93%) Drupal
12 12 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.85%) CMS
14 9 (0.70%) CloudStack
14 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.70%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.62%) IPython
Applications
1 31 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.77%) MS Office
4 4 (0.31%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Salerio
3 4 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (0.31%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (0.23%) Eze OMS
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.23%) RMDS
4 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.15%) Eikon
5 2 (0.15%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.077%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.077%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 189 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.24%) SaaS
4 25 (1.93%) IaaS
5 23 (1.78%) Office 365
6 19 (1.47%) PaaS
7 14 (1.08%) GitHub
8 13 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.54%) G Suite
12 6 (0.46%) Route 53
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.39%) Heroku
13 5 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.23%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.23%) Datadog
15 3 (0.23%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.28%) Firewall
2 59 (4.56%) DNS
3 58 (4.49%) HTTP
4 50 (3.87%) SAN
5 47 (3.63%) DHCP
6 44 (3.40%) BGP
6 44 (3.40%) TCP/IP
7 41 (3.17%) VPN
8 40 (3.09%) WAN
9 37 (2.86%) Internet
10 36 (2.78%) MPLS
11 30 (2.32%) Broadband
12 28 (2.17%) LAN
13 22 (1.70%) VoIP
14 21 (1.62%) SSL
15 18 (1.39%) Network Security
16 17 (1.31%) LDAP
16 17 (1.31%) SNMP
17 16 (1.24%) NAS
17 16 (1.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (12.45%) MySQL
2 102 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 100 (7.73%) MongoDB
4 85 (6.57%) NoSQL
5 71 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.71%) Hadoop
7 46 (3.56%) Big Data
7 46 (3.56%) Redis
8 44 (3.40%) Oracle Database
9 43 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (2.55%) KDB
12 28 (2.17%) Kdb+
13 19 (1.47%) Apache Hive
14 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.70%) HBase
16 9 (0.70%) OrientDB
16 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 204 (15.78%) Jenkins
2 185 (14.31%) Git (software)
3 108 (8.35%) JIRA
4 82 (6.34%) Maven
5 71 (5.49%) Subversion
6 58 (4.49%) JUnit
7 50 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (3.40%) Gradle
9 31 (2.40%) git-flow
10 29 (2.24%) RSpec
11 24 (1.86%) Selenium
12 20 (1.55%) GitLab
12 20 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.47%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.39%) Ant
15 13 (1.01%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.93%) Capybara
16 12 (0.93%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.77%) SilkPerformer
17 10 (0.77%) WATIR
General
1 460 (35.58%) Finance
2 215 (16.63%) Banking
3 110 (8.51%) Front Office
4 41 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.63%) Advertising
5 34 (2.63%) Marketing
6 31 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.17%) Games
8 21 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.62%) Law
9 17 (1.31%) Legal
10 16 (1.24%) Publishing
11 15 (1.16%) Retail
12 12 (0.93%) Back Office
13 9 (0.70%) Turkish Language
14 8 (0.62%) Automotive
15 4 (0.31%) Billing
15 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 433 (33.49%) Developer
2 146 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 119 (9.20%) Java Developer
4 95 (7.35%) Administrator
5 91 (7.04%) C++ Developer
6 87 (6.73%) Linux Engineer
7 86 (6.65%) Analyst
8 79 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 72 (5.57%) Applications Support
10 65 (5.03%) Python Developer
11 58 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
12 54 (4.18%) Support Analyst
13 53 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 52 (4.02%) Front Office Developer
15 50 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
15 50 (3.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 50 (3.87%) Support Engineer
16 49 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
17 47 (3.63%) Architect
18 42 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (11.83%) HTML
2 130 (10.05%) CSS
3 122 (9.44%) Node.js
4 86 (6.65%) jQuery
5 74 (5.72%) XML
6 73 (5.65%) LAMP
7 70 (5.41%) HTML5
8 62 (4.80%) Web Services
9 61 (4.72%) CSS3
9 61 (4.72%) Spring
10 56 (4.33%) .NET
11 53 (4.10%) REST
12 51 (3.94%) FIX Protocol
13 47 (3.63%) AngularJS
13 47 (3.63%) Ruby on Rails
14 43 (3.33%) JSON
15 41 (3.17%) J2SE
16 40 (3.09%) JDBC
16 40 (3.09%) Middleware
16 40 (3.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 145 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 86 (6.65%) Equities
3 81 (6.26%) Fintech
4 79 (6.11%) User Experience
5 78 (6.03%) Hedge funds
6 54 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 51 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (3.87%) Mathematics
9 48 (3.71%) Data Centre
10 47 (3.63%) Algorithms
11 42 (3.25%) Derivative
12 36 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
13 35 (2.71%) Fixed Income
14 34 (2.63%) Visualisation
15 27 (2.09%) Physics
16 23 (1.78%) Management Information System
16 23 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
17 21 (1.62%) Public Cloud
18 14 (1.08%) Data Integration
18 14 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 409 (31.63%) Windows
2 392 (30.32%) Unix
3 137 (10.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 127 (9.82%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.56%) Ubuntu
6 49 (3.79%) Solaris
7 48 (3.71%) CentOS
8 43 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (2.17%) Debian
11 21 (1.62%) Android
12 19 (1.47%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.24%) SUSE
14 15 (1.16%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.70%) AIX
17 8 (0.62%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.54%) NetWare
19 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (20.96%) DevOps
2 222 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (8.58%) Configuration Management
5 104 (8.04%) Electronic Trading
6 95 (7.35%) Low Latency
7 93 (7.19%) Multithreading
8 86 (6.65%) Software Engineering
9 82 (6.34%) ITIL
10 79 (6.11%) Open Source
10 79 (6.11%) Scrum
11 76 (5.88%) TDD
12 59 (4.56%) Analytics
13 53 (4.10%) SDLC
14 51 (3.94%) BDD
14 51 (3.94%) OOD
15 49 (3.79%) Build Automation
16 46 (3.56%) OO
17 40 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
18 39 (3.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 387 (29.93%) Python
2 369 (28.54%) Java
3 363 (28.07%) SQL
4 215 (16.63%) JavaScript
5 198 (15.31%) Bash Shell
6 181 (14.00%) C++
7 154 (11.91%) Ruby
8 152 (11.76%) Perl
9 114 (8.82%) Shell Script
10 112 (8.66%) PHP
11 76 (5.88%) Scala
12 73 (5.65%) PowerShell
13 69 (5.34%) C
14 57 (4.41%) C#
15 33 (2.55%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.01%) VB
17 10 (0.77%) R
18 8 (0.62%) AWK
18 8 (0.62%) Groovy
19 7 (0.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 234 (18.10%) Degree
2 56 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (3.02%) CCNA
4 32 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.01%) MCSE
6 17 (1.31%) CCNP
7 14 (1.08%) EMC Certification
7 14 (1.08%) ISEB
8 13 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (0.93%) CISSP
10 11 (0.85%) RHCE
11 9 (0.70%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.54%) RHCA
14 6 (0.46%) CCA
14 6 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (0.46%) MCSA
14 6 (0.46%) SANS
15 5 (0.39%) CISM
15 5 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.87%) QA
2 14 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (1.08%) SLA
3 13 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.62%) ISO27005
5 7 (0.54%) COBIT
6 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.23%) MiFID
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.15%) GCP
9 2 (0.15%) JTAG
10 1 (0.077%) EMIR
10 1 (0.077%) SDET
System Software
1 112 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 110 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (7.81%) Docker
4 34 (2.63%) vSphere
5 31 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 20 (1.55%) XenApp
9 19 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.24%) NFS
11 13 (1.01%) Xen
12 12 (0.93%) XenServer
13 10 (0.77%) KVM
14 9 (0.70%) HDFS
14 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.39%) Firmware
16 5 (0.39%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 219 (16.94%) Puppet
2 194 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (11.21%) Ansible
4 41 (3.17%) SCCM
5 39 (3.02%) Nagios
6 30 (2.32%) Salt
7 23 (1.78%) Kubernetes
7 23 (1.78%) Terraform
8 14 (1.08%) WSUS
9 13 (1.01%) AirWatch
9 13 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (0.93%) Control-M
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (0.77%) Cobbler
11 10 (0.77%) Kibana
11 10 (0.77%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.70%) FortiGate
13 8 (0.62%) EMC VPLEX
13 8 (0.62%) Nessus
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 176 (13.61%) VMware
2 171 (13.23%) Oracle
3 137 (10.60%) Red Hat
4 128 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 102 (7.89%) Cisco
6 56 (4.33%) Citrix
7 54 (4.18%) Atlassian
8 41 (3.17%) IBM
9 35 (2.71%) EMC
10 29 (2.24%) HP
10 29 (2.24%) Nokia
11 27 (2.09%) Twitter
12 26 (2.01%) Google
13 20 (1.55%) Veritas
14 18 (1.39%) Splunk
14 18 (1.39%) TIBCO
15 17 (1.31%) Apple
15 17 (1.31%) NetApp
16 16 (1.24%) Juniper
16 16 (1.24%) Sybase
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + very generous bonus and car allowance plus much mo
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ISL
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
SentryBay
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Company-wide Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago