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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 779 1119 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.39% 10.83% 10.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.09% 45.64% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 701 986 1201
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median 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
1690 2452 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.88% 23.73% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 2146 3096
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 534 (36.33%) Python
2 513 (34.90%) Finance
3 472 (32.11%) Unix
4 442 (30.07%) Windows
5 428 (29.12%) SQL
6 389 (26.46%) Java
7 383 (26.05%) DevOps
8 376 (25.58%) Puppet
9 325 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
10 320 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
11 277 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
12 269 (18.30%) VMware
13 232 (15.78%) Jenkins
14 231 (15.71%) Bash Shell
15 226 (15.37%) C++
16 225 (15.31%) Degree
17 223 (15.17%) Ansible
18 212 (14.42%) MySQL
19 211 (14.35%) JavaScript
19 211 (14.35%) Git (software)
20 209 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
21 203 (13.81%) Apache
22 200 (13.61%) Oracle
23 198 (13.47%) Microsoft
24 192 (13.06%) Configuration Management
25 189 (12.86%) Red Hat
26 188 (12.79%) PHP
27 187 (12.72%) Perl
28 176 (11.97%) Ruby
29 169 (11.50%) Docker

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
1 203 (13.81%) Apache
2 98 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 83 (5.65%) IIS
4 47 (3.20%) OpenStack
4 47 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 44 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (2.93%) MS Exchange
7 41 (2.79%) JBoss
8 37 (2.52%) nginx
9 31 (2.11%) SharePoint
10 28 (1.90%) Confluence
11 24 (1.63%) WordPress
12 23 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (1.50%) WebLogic
14 18 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (1.09%) Apache Spark
15 16 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (0.95%) CloudStack
18 9 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 75 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.52%) MS Office
3 10 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.48%) MS Project
5 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.68%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.54%) Summit
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.27%) RMDS
6 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.068%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.068%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.068%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 320 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (2.59%) SaaS
4 33 (2.24%) GitHub
5 30 (2.04%) Route 53
6 24 (1.63%) IaaS
6 24 (1.63%) Office 365
7 19 (1.29%) PaaS
8 14 (0.95%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.14%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.05%) DNS
1 89 (6.05%) Firewall
2 73 (4.97%) TCP/IP
3 66 (4.49%) LAN
4 64 (4.35%) WAN
5 57 (3.88%) SAN
6 53 (3.61%) LDAP
7 44 (2.99%) Internet
8 39 (2.65%) HTTP
9 33 (2.24%) DHCP
10 31 (2.11%) VPN
11 23 (1.56%) iSCSI
12 21 (1.43%) VoIP
13 19 (1.29%) Network Security
14 17 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (1.16%) MPLS
14 17 (1.16%) SSL
15 16 (1.09%) Kerberos
15 16 (1.09%) NAS
16 15 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (14.42%) MySQL
2 155 (10.54%) SQL Server
3 87 (5.92%) NoSQL
4 73 (4.97%) Big Data
5 72 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (4.15%) MongoDB
7 57 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 40 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.36%) DB2
14 20 (1.36%) KDB
14 20 (1.36%) Redis
15 19 (1.29%) HBase
16 16 (1.09%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 232 (15.78%) Jenkins
2 211 (14.35%) Git (software)
3 78 (5.31%) Maven
4 76 (5.17%) Subversion
5 63 (4.29%) JIRA
6 45 (3.06%) JUnit
7 44 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 43 (2.93%) Selenium
9 28 (1.90%) Gradle
10 24 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (1.63%) Bitbucket
11 22 (1.50%) Cucumber
12 20 (1.36%) Log4j
12 20 (1.36%) TestNG
12 20 (1.36%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.22%) Ant
14 16 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (1.02%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.75%) Redmine
16 11 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 513 (34.90%) Finance
2 162 (11.02%) Banking
3 142 (9.66%) Law
4 106 (7.21%) Front Office
5 35 (2.38%) Games
6 34 (2.31%) Marketing
6 34 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.04%) Retail
8 29 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.56%) Advertising
9 23 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.36%) Back Office
11 19 (1.29%) Publishing
12 8 (0.54%) French Language
13 6 (0.41%) Billing
14 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.27%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 392 (26.67%) Developer
2 223 (15.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 155 (10.54%) Linux Engineer
4 133 (9.05%) Analyst
5 127 (8.64%) Administrator
6 101 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
7 97 (6.60%) Python Developer
8 94 (6.39%) Applications Support
9 89 (6.05%) Senior DevOps
10 88 (5.99%) C++ Developer
11 87 (5.92%) Linux Administrator
11 87 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 85 (5.78%) Support Analyst
13 80 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 79 (5.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 77 (5.24%) Java Developer
16 72 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 60 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
18 47 (3.20%) PHP Developer
19 46 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (10.82%) HTML
2 141 (9.59%) CSS
3 132 (8.98%) LAMP
4 100 (6.80%) Web Services
5 95 (6.46%) FIX Protocol
6 83 (5.65%) jQuery
7 69 (4.69%) .NET
7 69 (4.69%) STL
8 64 (4.35%) REST
9 60 (4.08%) AngularJS
10 53 (3.61%) Spring
11 51 (3.47%) Node.js
12 50 (3.40%) Middleware
13 49 (3.33%) XML
14 48 (3.27%) HTML5
15 45 (3.06%) Ajax
16 44 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (2.79%) Django
18 40 (2.72%) JSON
19 36 (2.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 99 (6.73%) Fintech
3 98 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 94 (6.39%) Hedge funds
5 77 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (5.10%) Derivative
7 73 (4.97%) Equities
8 72 (4.90%) Fixed Income
9 60 (4.08%) Mathematics
10 50 (3.40%) Data Centre
11 35 (2.38%) User Experience
12 34 (2.31%) Algorithms
13 31 (2.11%) Management Information System
14 28 (1.90%) Clustering
14 28 (1.90%) Physics
15 25 (1.70%) Visualisation
16 24 (1.63%) Replication
17 20 (1.36%) Data Structures
18 17 (1.16%) Private Cloud
19 15 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 472 (32.11%) Unix
2 442 (30.07%) Windows
3 140 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 133 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (8.98%) Ubuntu
6 67 (4.56%) Solaris
7 54 (3.67%) CentOS
8 53 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (3.13%) Android
11 32 (2.18%) Windows 7
12 25 (1.70%) Debian
13 20 (1.36%) Mac OS X
13 20 (1.36%) openSUSE
14 19 (1.29%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.95%) AIX
16 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.75%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.75%) VMS
18 10 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (26.05%) DevOps
2 325 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
4 192 (13.06%) Configuration Management
5 135 (9.18%) Software Engineering
6 121 (8.23%) ITIL
7 115 (7.82%) OO
8 108 (7.35%) TDD
9 101 (6.87%) Low Latency
10 94 (6.39%) Open Source
11 92 (6.26%) Scrum
12 91 (6.19%) Multithreading
13 73 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 65 (4.42%) Test Automation
15 62 (4.22%) Web Development
16 60 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 60 (4.08%) Electronic Trading
17 55 (3.74%) High Availability
18 51 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
19 49 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 534 (36.33%) Python
2 428 (29.12%) SQL
3 389 (26.46%) Java
4 231 (15.71%) Bash Shell
5 226 (15.37%) C++
6 211 (14.35%) JavaScript
7 188 (12.79%) PHP
8 187 (12.72%) Perl
9 176 (11.97%) Ruby
10 99 (6.73%) Shell Script
11 88 (5.99%) PowerShell
12 83 (5.65%) C#
13 66 (4.49%) C
14 34 (2.31%) PL/SQL
15 32 (2.18%) T-SQL
16 29 (1.97%) Scala
17 26 (1.77%) VB
18 14 (0.95%) Erlang
19 13 (0.88%) VBA
19 13 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 225 (15.31%) Degree
2 43 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.04%) CCNA
5 26 (1.77%) MCSE
6 24 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.09%) CCNP
8 16 (1.09%) PhD
9 15 (1.02%) MCITP
9 15 (1.02%) MCSA
10 14 (0.95%) RHCE
11 12 (0.82%) CISSP
11 12 (0.82%) MCP
12 9 (0.61%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.48%) CEH
14 6 (0.41%) CCA
14 6 (0.41%) CISM
14 6 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (0.41%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.03%) QA
2 19 (1.29%) SLA
3 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.41%) SEPA
5 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.27%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.068%) EMIR
8 1 (0.068%) MiFID
8 1 (0.068%) SDET
8 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.068%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 169 (11.50%) Docker
2 163 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (8.64%) Active Directory
4 50 (3.40%) vSphere
5 44 (2.99%) KVM
6 39 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 32 (2.18%) NFS
8 26 (1.77%) Xen
9 23 (1.56%) VMware ESX
10 20 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (1.36%) XenServer
11 14 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (0.88%) XenApp
13 12 (0.82%) vCloud
14 10 (0.68%) Corosync
14 10 (0.68%) HDFS
15 9 (0.61%) Squid
15 9 (0.61%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 376 (25.58%) Puppet
2 277 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
3 223 (15.17%) Ansible
4 80 (5.44%) Nagios
5 67 (4.56%) Salt
6 40 (2.72%) Kubernetes
7 27 (1.84%) SCCM
8 22 (1.50%) ZABBIX
9 19 (1.29%) Tivoli
10 18 (1.22%) SCOM
11 16 (1.09%) Cobbler
11 16 (1.09%) Terraform
12 13 (0.88%) Data Guard
13 12 (0.82%) Graphite
13 12 (0.82%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 11 (0.75%) logstash
14 11 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.68%) Backup Exec
15 10 (0.68%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 269 (18.30%) VMware
2 200 (13.61%) Oracle
3 198 (13.47%) Microsoft
4 189 (12.86%) Red Hat
5 112 (7.62%) Cisco
6 62 (4.22%) HP
7 53 (3.61%) Citrix
8 51 (3.47%) IBM
9 45 (3.06%) Splunk
10 43 (2.93%) Google
11 39 (2.65%) Sybase
12 38 (2.59%) Rackspace
13 33 (2.24%) EMC
14 31 (2.11%) NetApp
15 23 (1.56%) Bloomberg
15 23 (1.56%) SaltStack
16 20 (1.36%) Hortonworks
17 19 (1.29%) Symantec
18 18 (1.22%) Facebook
18 18 (1.22%) WorldPay
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension, h/care, childcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago