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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 682 1021 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.46% 11.96% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.69% 45.36% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 617 888 1144
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £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
1430 2251 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.04% 26.37% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1946 2724
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 529 (35.94%) Finance
2 482 (32.74%) Windows
3 468 (31.79%) Python
4 448 (30.43%) Unix
5 379 (25.75%) SQL
6 355 (24.12%) Java
7 341 (23.17%) DevOps
8 298 (20.24%) Puppet
9 291 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
10 261 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
10 261 (17.73%) Opscode Chef
11 245 (16.64%) Degree
11 245 (16.64%) JavaScript
12 241 (16.37%) Jenkins
13 229 (15.56%) MySQL
14 228 (15.49%) VMware
15 218 (14.81%) Apache
16 215 (14.61%) Ansible
17 214 (14.54%) C++
18 203 (13.79%) Bash Shell
19 199 (13.52%) Git (software)
20 187 (12.70%) Microsoft
21 186 (12.64%) Banking
22 185 (12.57%) Ruby
23 177 (12.02%) PHP
24 176 (11.96%) HTML
25 173 (11.75%) Oracle
26 171 (11.62%) Computer Science
26 171 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
27 167 (11.35%) Perl

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
1 218 (14.81%) Apache
2 92 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 91 (6.18%) IIS
4 57 (3.87%) nginx
5 45 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (2.99%) JBoss
7 43 (2.92%) OpenStack
8 39 (2.65%) MS Exchange
9 38 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 30 (2.04%) Confluence
11 28 (1.90%) SharePoint
12 21 (1.43%) WordPress
13 15 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.88%) CMS
15 13 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.88%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 10 (0.68%) CloudStack
Applications
1 54 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.24%) MS Office
3 22 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.54%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) MetaTrader
2 5 (0.34%) Summit
3 3 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.20%) RMDS
4 2 (0.14%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.068%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.068%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.068%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.068%) EQXanite
5 1 (0.068%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.068%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.068%) Salerio
5 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 261 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.72%) SaaS
4 35 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (2.24%) IaaS
6 27 (1.83%) PaaS
7 25 (1.70%) Office 365
7 25 (1.70%) Route 53
8 19 (1.29%) GitHub
9 11 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.68%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.27%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (7.13%) Firewall
2 82 (5.57%) TCP/IP
3 81 (5.50%) DNS
4 67 (4.55%) HTTP
5 63 (4.28%) WAN
6 62 (4.21%) LAN
7 52 (3.53%) MPLS
8 51 (3.46%) VPN
9 47 (3.19%) SAN
10 45 (3.06%) DHCP
11 40 (2.72%) BGP
12 35 (2.38%) Broadband
13 34 (2.31%) Internet
14 27 (1.83%) LDAP
15 25 (1.70%) VoIP
16 22 (1.49%) Network Security
17 19 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
17 19 (1.29%) iSCSI
18 18 (1.22%) SNMP
18 18 (1.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (15.56%) MySQL
2 128 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 105 (7.13%) MongoDB
4 89 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 65 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (3.67%) Big Data
7 50 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 43 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 43 (2.92%) Redis
9 36 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (1.63%) KDB
10 24 (1.63%) Kdb+
11 23 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (0.95%) OrientDB
13 14 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.75%) DB2
17 10 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 241 (16.37%) Jenkins
2 199 (13.52%) Git (software)
3 96 (6.52%) JIRA
4 83 (5.64%) Maven
5 58 (3.94%) Subversion
6 39 (2.65%) JUnit
7 36 (2.45%) TeamCity
8 35 (2.38%) Selenium
9 34 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (2.11%) Gradle
11 27 (1.83%) Ant
11 27 (1.83%) RSpec
12 19 (1.29%) GitLab
13 18 (1.22%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.15%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.02%) Log4j
16 14 (0.95%) TestNG
17 11 (0.75%) git-flow
18 9 (0.61%) Vagrant
19 8 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 529 (35.94%) Finance
2 186 (12.64%) Banking
3 90 (6.11%) Front Office
4 89 (6.05%) Law
5 44 (2.99%) Advertising
6 43 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 41 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 38 (2.58%) Marketing
9 37 (2.51%) Games
10 30 (2.04%) Retail
11 28 (1.90%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.70%) Publishing
13 15 (1.02%) Back Office
14 10 (0.68%) Billing
14 10 (0.68%) Legal
15 7 (0.48%) French Language
15 7 (0.48%) Japanese Language
16 6 (0.41%) Automotive
17 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.27%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 433 (29.42%) Developer
2 188 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 116 (7.88%) Administrator
4 115 (7.81%) Analyst
4 115 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 105 (7.13%) Applications Support
6 101 (6.86%) C++ Developer
7 93 (6.32%) Python Developer
8 87 (5.91%) Java Developer
9 80 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 75 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
11 71 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
12 69 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 63 (4.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 48 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
14 48 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 47 (3.19%) Senior Developer
15 47 (3.19%) Support Engineer
16 46 (3.13%) Software Engineer
17 45 (3.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (11.96%) HTML
2 158 (10.73%) CSS
3 135 (9.17%) LAMP
4 93 (6.32%) Web Services
5 88 (5.98%) REST
6 83 (5.64%) jQuery
7 81 (5.50%) FIX Protocol
8 78 (5.30%) .NET
9 77 (5.23%) HTML5
9 77 (5.23%) Node.js
10 73 (4.96%) XML
11 66 (4.48%) AngularJS
12 63 (4.28%) CSS3
13 59 (4.01%) STL
14 55 (3.74%) JSON
15 46 (3.13%) Django
15 46 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
16 44 (2.99%) Middleware
17 41 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 40 (2.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 95 (6.45%) Hedge funds
3 83 (5.64%) Equities
3 83 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 73 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.96%) Derivative
5 70 (4.76%) Fintech
6 64 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 63 (4.28%) Fixed Income
8 52 (3.53%) User Experience
9 46 (3.13%) Mathematics
10 35 (2.38%) Algorithms
11 34 (2.31%) Artificial Intelligence
12 33 (2.24%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.56%) Physics
14 22 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 22 (1.49%) Replication
15 18 (1.22%) Data Structures
15 18 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 482 (32.74%) Windows
2 448 (30.43%) Unix
3 150 (10.19%) Windows Server
4 119 (8.08%) Ubuntu
5 117 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (4.08%) Solaris
7 53 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (2.99%) Android
10 43 (2.92%) CentOS
11 26 (1.77%) Mac OS X
12 25 (1.70%) Windows 7
13 22 (1.49%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (1.36%) Debian
15 14 (0.95%) openSUSE
16 13 (0.88%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.82%) AIX
17 12 (0.82%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (23.17%) DevOps
2 291 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
4 141 (9.58%) Configuration Management
5 120 (8.15%) Software Engineering
6 108 (7.34%) ITIL
7 104 (7.07%) TDD
8 103 (7.00%) Scrum
9 93 (6.32%) Multithreading
10 92 (6.25%) OO
11 88 (5.98%) Open Source
12 73 (4.96%) Electronic Trading
13 71 (4.82%) Low Latency
14 68 (4.62%) Test Automation
15 58 (3.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 57 (3.87%) E-Commerce
17 46 (3.13%) Information Security
18 45 (3.06%) Load Balancing
18 45 (3.06%) Web Operations
19 44 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 468 (31.79%) Python
2 379 (25.75%) SQL
3 355 (24.12%) Java
4 245 (16.64%) JavaScript
5 214 (14.54%) C++
6 203 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 185 (12.57%) Ruby
8 177 (12.02%) PHP
9 167 (11.35%) Perl
10 117 (7.95%) Shell Script
11 93 (6.32%) PowerShell
12 76 (5.16%) C
13 65 (4.42%) C#
14 64 (4.35%) Scala
15 35 (2.38%) VB
16 34 (2.31%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.95%) AWK
19 13 (0.88%) Go
20 10 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 245 (16.64%) Degree
2 42 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.17%) MCSE
4 30 (2.04%) CCNA
5 26 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (1.63%) CISSP
7 21 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.29%) EMC Certification
9 15 (1.02%) MCSA
10 11 (0.75%) CCA
10 11 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (0.68%) CCNP
12 9 (0.61%) CEH
12 9 (0.61%) CISM
13 8 (0.54%) MCITP
14 7 (0.48%) ISEB
15 6 (0.41%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.41%) RHCE
16 5 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.48%) QA
2 22 (1.49%) SLA
3 15 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.54%) ISO27005
7 7 (0.48%) SEPA
8 5 (0.34%) COBIT
9 4 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.20%) SDET
11 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.14%) EMIR
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
12 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.068%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 153 (10.39%) Docker
2 133 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (7.81%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.92%) vSphere
5 41 (2.79%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.70%) KVM
7 24 (1.63%) NFS
8 22 (1.49%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.02%) XenServer
11 14 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.95%) Xen
12 13 (0.88%) vCloud
13 11 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.61%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.48%) Squid
15 7 (0.48%) XenApp
16 6 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 298 (20.24%) Puppet
2 261 (17.73%) Opscode Chef
3 215 (14.61%) Ansible
4 60 (4.08%) Salt
5 48 (3.26%) Nagios
6 43 (2.92%) SCCM
7 35 (2.38%) Kubernetes
8 15 (1.02%) Control-M
9 14 (0.95%) AirWatch
10 13 (0.88%) Cobbler
10 13 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
11 12 (0.82%) Kibana
11 12 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.82%) WSUS
12 11 (0.75%) SCOM
12 11 (0.75%) Terraform
13 10 (0.68%) OpenView
13 10 (0.68%) vMotion
14 8 (0.54%) Casper Suite
14 8 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 228 (15.49%) VMware
2 187 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 173 (11.75%) Oracle
4 161 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 132 (8.97%) Cisco
6 71 (4.82%) Citrix
7 63 (4.28%) HP
8 58 (3.94%) IBM
9 52 (3.53%) Rackspace
10 42 (2.85%) EMC
11 31 (2.11%) Google
11 31 (2.11%) Nokia
12 29 (1.97%) Splunk
13 24 (1.63%) Atlassian
14 21 (1.43%) Apple
14 21 (1.43%) Bloomberg
15 19 (1.29%) SunGard
15 19 (1.29%) Sybase
16 18 (1.22%) NetApp
16 18 (1.22%) Symantec
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 6 mthly pay reviews for first 18 mth
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£80,000.
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits;
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday