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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 662 1016 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 9.91% 9.76% 9.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.32% 37.35% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 585 903 850
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
1602 2720 2905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.99% 26.13% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 2409 2492
Average salary £52,500 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 589 (38.12%) Unix
2 559 (36.18%) Finance
3 554 (35.86%) Python
4 504 (32.62%) Windows
5 490 (31.72%) SQL
6 452 (29.26%) Java
7 318 (20.58%) DevOps
8 316 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 284 (18.38%) Oracle
10 282 (18.25%) C++
11 262 (16.96%) VMware
12 256 (16.57%) Puppet
13 244 (15.79%) Degree
14 243 (15.73%) Bash Shell
15 239 (15.47%) Amazon AWS
16 230 (14.89%) Perl
17 224 (14.50%) MySQL
18 213 (13.79%) Red Hat
19 212 (13.72%) Opscode Chef
20 192 (12.43%) JavaScript
21 191 (12.36%) Banking
22 190 (12.30%) Git (software)
23 186 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
24 174 (11.26%) Jenkins
24 174 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
25 167 (10.81%) Computer Science
26 162 (10.49%) Apache
27 160 (10.36%) PHP
28 159 (10.29%) Low Latency
29 157 (10.16%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 162 (10.49%) Apache
2 104 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 71 (4.60%) IIS
4 48 (3.11%) JBoss
5 43 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 38 (2.46%) Confluence
7 37 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (2.39%) MS Exchange
8 32 (2.07%) Node.js
9 28 (1.81%) OpenStack
10 27 (1.75%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.42%) nginx
12 20 (1.29%) Apache Spark
13 18 (1.17%) Apache Pig
13 18 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 17 (1.10%) SharePoint
15 14 (0.91%) SAS
16 12 (0.78%) IBM Notes
16 12 (0.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.065%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.065%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.32%) RMDS
4 4 (0.26%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.13%) Summit
5 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.065%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 239 (15.47%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.85%) SaaS
4 34 (2.20%) GitHub
5 16 (1.04%) Office 365
6 12 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.78%) IaaS
7 10 (0.65%) PaaS
8 7 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.32%) Datadog
9 5 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.19%) Joyent
11 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.15%) Firewall
2 94 (6.08%) TCP/IP
3 85 (5.50%) DNS
4 59 (3.82%) LDAP
5 52 (3.37%) VPN
6 45 (2.91%) SAN
7 43 (2.78%) WAN
8 41 (2.65%) LAN
9 39 (2.52%) Internet
10 33 (2.14%) BGP
11 32 (2.07%) Network Security
12 30 (1.94%) DHCP
13 28 (1.81%) HTTP
13 28 (1.81%) SSL
14 27 (1.75%) SSH
15 22 (1.42%) OSPF
16 21 (1.36%) VLAN
17 19 (1.23%) Multicast
18 16 (1.04%) SMTP
19 15 (0.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (14.50%) MySQL
2 157 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 102 (6.60%) Big Data
4 79 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 75 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 69 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 68 (4.40%) NoSQL
8 59 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 56 (3.62%) MongoDB
10 43 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (2.52%) DB2
12 35 (2.27%) Apache Hive
13 24 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.23%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.17%) Redis
16 18 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (1.10%) HBase
18 13 (0.84%) KDB
19 12 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 190 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 174 (11.26%) Jenkins
3 118 (7.64%) Subversion
4 76 (4.92%) JIRA
5 60 (3.88%) Maven
6 37 (2.39%) JUnit
7 35 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.07%) Selenium
9 28 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 21 (1.36%) Vagrant
12 19 (1.23%) Ant
12 19 (1.23%) Hudson
13 14 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 14 (0.91%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.84%) FogBugz
14 13 (0.84%) Redmine
14 13 (0.84%) Trac
15 12 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 559 (36.18%) Finance
2 191 (12.36%) Banking
3 142 (9.19%) Front Office
4 124 (8.03%) Law
5 52 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 38 (2.46%) Back Office
8 33 (2.14%) Marketing
9 31 (2.01%) Games
10 22 (1.42%) Advertising
11 19 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.23%) Retail
12 15 (0.97%) Electronics
12 15 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.58%) Billing
14 9 (0.58%) French Language
15 8 (0.52%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.45%) Legal
16 7 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 481 (31.13%) Developer
2 185 (11.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 161 (10.42%) Administrator
4 142 (9.19%) Systems Administrator
5 124 (8.03%) Analyst
6 115 (7.44%) C++ Developer
7 113 (7.31%) Linux Administrator
8 110 (7.12%) Linux Engineer
9 109 (7.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 108 (6.99%) Python Developer
11 102 (6.60%) Java Developer
12 81 (5.24%) Applications Support
12 81 (5.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 74 (4.79%) Architect
14 71 (4.60%) Support Analyst
15 64 (4.14%) Senior Developer
16 60 (3.88%) PHP Developer
17 56 (3.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 50 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 45 (2.91%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (9.51%) HTML
2 132 (8.54%) CSS
3 122 (7.90%) LAMP
4 102 (6.60%) Web Services
5 85 (5.50%) XML
6 84 (5.44%) jQuery
7 78 (5.05%) Spring
8 76 (4.92%) STL
9 70 (4.53%) HTML5
10 69 (4.47%) FIX Protocol
11 65 (4.21%) Middleware
12 55 (3.56%) .NET
13 54 (3.50%) J2EE
14 53 (3.43%) CSS3
15 52 (3.37%) AngularJS
16 49 (3.17%) JSON
17 48 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 45 (2.91%) REST
19 44 (2.85%) Django
20 39 (2.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 167 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 108 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.57%) Equities
3 86 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 85 (5.50%) Hedge funds
5 76 (4.92%) Fintech
5 76 (4.92%) Mathematics
6 72 (4.66%) Data Centre
7 68 (4.40%) Derivative
8 63 (4.08%) Management Information System
9 54 (3.50%) Algorithms
10 50 (3.24%) Data Structures
10 50 (3.24%) Fixed Income
11 40 (2.59%) Clustering
12 23 (1.49%) Wiki
13 20 (1.29%) Physics
14 18 (1.17%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.17%) SWIFT
15 16 (1.04%) User Experience
16 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 589 (38.12%) Unix
2 504 (32.62%) Windows
3 152 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 127 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 109 (7.06%) Solaris
6 72 (4.66%) Ubuntu
7 59 (3.82%) CentOS
8 44 (2.85%) Debian
9 41 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (1.62%) AIX
12 24 (1.55%) Android
13 17 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.04%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.78%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.78%) SUSE
17 10 (0.65%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (20.58%) DevOps
2 316 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
4 159 (10.29%) Low Latency
5 145 (9.39%) OO
6 133 (8.61%) Multithreading
7 127 (8.22%) Software Engineering
8 120 (7.77%) ITIL
9 109 (7.06%) TDD
10 108 (6.99%) Configuration Management
11 102 (6.60%) Open Source
12 85 (5.50%) Scrum
13 75 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 65 (4.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 64 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 64 (4.14%) High Availability
16 62 (4.01%) BDD
17 60 (3.88%) Project Management
18 58 (3.75%) Mentoring
18 58 (3.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 554 (35.86%) Python
2 490 (31.72%) SQL
3 452 (29.26%) Java
4 282 (18.25%) C++
5 243 (15.73%) Bash Shell
6 230 (14.89%) Perl
7 192 (12.43%) JavaScript
8 160 (10.36%) PHP
9 155 (10.03%) Ruby
10 115 (7.44%) Shell Script
11 94 (6.08%) C#
12 82 (5.31%) PowerShell
13 67 (4.34%) C
14 42 (2.72%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.62%) Scala
16 24 (1.55%) VBScript
17 20 (1.29%) Erlang
17 20 (1.29%) VB
18 19 (1.23%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.10%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 244 (15.79%) Degree
2 59 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (2.78%) CCNA
4 42 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (2.65%) MCSE
6 32 (2.07%) CCNP
7 30 (1.94%) PhD
8 17 (1.10%) MCP
9 14 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.78%) MCITP
11 11 (0.71%) MCTS
12 10 (0.65%) CISSP
12 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 10 (0.65%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.52%) RHCE
14 7 (0.45%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.45%) MCSA
14 7 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.39%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.47%) QA
2 23 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (1.49%) SLA
3 11 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.39%) COBIT
7 4 (0.26%) FISMA
8 3 (0.19%) SDET
9 1 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 174 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (7.70%) Active Directory
3 89 (5.76%) Docker
4 41 (2.65%) KVM
5 37 (2.39%) vSphere
6 35 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.49%) Xen
8 22 (1.42%) NFS
9 17 (1.10%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.91%) iptables
10 14 (0.91%) XenServer
11 13 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.71%) HDFS
13 10 (0.65%) Samba
13 10 (0.65%) Varnish
14 8 (0.52%) Postfix
15 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.39%) XenApp
17 5 (0.32%) Snort
17 5 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 256 (16.57%) Puppet
2 212 (13.72%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (9.71%) Ansible
4 79 (5.11%) Nagios
5 36 (2.33%) ZABBIX
6 33 (2.14%) Salt
7 29 (1.88%) Tivoli
8 24 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
9 19 (1.23%) SCCM
10 15 (0.97%) SCOM
11 14 (0.91%) Graphite
12 13 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (0.78%) Data Guard
13 12 (0.78%) EnCase
13 12 (0.78%) FTK
14 10 (0.65%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
14 10 (0.65%) Terraform
15 8 (0.52%) logstash
15 8 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 284 (18.38%) Oracle
2 262 (16.96%) VMware
3 213 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 133 (8.61%) Microsoft
5 82 (5.31%) Sybase
6 67 (4.34%) Cisco
7 60 (3.88%) Google
8 47 (3.04%) IBM
9 37 (2.39%) Citrix
10 34 (2.20%) Hortonworks
11 30 (1.94%) HP
12 29 (1.88%) Bloomberg
12 29 (1.88%) Splunk
13 28 (1.81%) NetApp
13 28 (1.81%) WorldPay
14 26 (1.68%) Netezza
15 23 (1.49%) Rackspace
16 22 (1.42%) Facebook
16 22 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.23%) Sun
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