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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1075 1355 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.09% 11.40% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.18% 42.04% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1223 1078
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
2433 3223 3225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.10% 27.11% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2839 2891
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 845 (39.14%) UNIX
2 796 (36.87%) Windows
3 729 (33.77%) Finance
4 670 (31.03%) Java
4 670 (31.03%) SQL
5 614 (28.44%) Python
6 498 (23.07%) Oracle
7 384 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
8 357 (16.54%) C++
9 356 (16.49%) VMware
10 332 (15.38%) Perl
11 327 (15.15%) DevOps
12 316 (14.64%) MySQL
13 312 (14.45%) Red Hat
14 310 (14.36%) Banking
15 302 (13.99%) Apache
16 301 (13.94%) Bash Shell
17 297 (13.76%) Puppet
18 288 (13.34%) Degree
19 282 (13.06%) SQL Server
20 275 (12.74%) Git (software)
21 264 (12.23%) JavaScript
22 240 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
23 238 (11.02%) PHP
24 229 (10.61%) Computer Science
25 225 (10.42%) HTML
26 213 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 213 (9.87%) Jenkins
27 211 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
28 209 (9.68%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 302 (13.99%) Apache
2 188 (8.71%) Tomcat
3 95 (4.40%) IIS
4 87 (4.03%) WebSphere
5 82 (3.80%) WebLogic
6 79 (3.66%) JBoss
7 69 (3.20%) SharePoint
7 69 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 63 (2.92%) MS Exchange
9 52 (2.41%) nginx
10 44 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
11 35 (1.62%) Node.js
11 35 (1.62%) Confluence
12 34 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (1.39%) Drupal
14 25 (1.16%) Apache Solr
14 25 (1.16%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.83%) WordPress
16 17 (0.79%) GlassFish
17 16 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.62%) MS Office
3 9 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.23%) Maya
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.093%) MS Project
8 1 (0.046%) SPSS
8 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.046%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.046%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 49 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 43 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
4 38 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.60%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 12 (0.56%) MetaTrader
7 10 (0.46%) Magento
8 5 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.23%) RMDS
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
10 3 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.093%) Unica
11 2 (0.093%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.046%) CA PPM
12 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 240 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.22%) SaaS
3 42 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.90%) Office 365
5 34 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (1.48%) IaaS
7 18 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.65%) PaaS
10 9 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.23%) Trello
13 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.19%) Route 53
14 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.093%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 196 (9.08%) TCP/IP
2 194 (8.99%) Firewall
3 143 (6.62%) DNS
4 105 (4.86%) SAN
5 89 (4.12%) VPN
6 71 (3.29%) Internet
7 69 (3.20%) HTTP
8 60 (2.78%) WAN
9 55 (2.55%) DHCP
9 55 (2.55%) LDAP
10 51 (2.36%) LAN
11 50 (2.32%) BGP
12 44 (2.04%) Network Security
13 33 (1.53%) VoIP
14 32 (1.48%) VLAN
15 30 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (1.39%) OSPF
15 30 (1.39%) Broadband
15 30 (1.39%) Multicast
16 29 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (14.64%) MySQL
2 282 (13.06%) SQL Server
3 188 (8.71%) Oracle Database
4 164 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 133 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 121 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 98 (4.54%) NoSQL
8 94 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 79 (3.66%) MongoDB
9 79 (3.66%) Big Data
10 63 (2.92%) Hadoop
11 57 (2.64%) Redis
12 49 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
13 44 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
14 43 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 42 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
18 37 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 275 (12.74%) Git (software)
2 213 (9.87%) Jenkins
3 154 (7.13%) Subversion
4 136 (6.30%) Maven
5 111 (5.14%) JIRA
6 75 (3.47%) JUnit
7 58 (2.69%) Mercurial
8 44 (2.04%) Ant
9 39 (1.81%) Selenium
9 39 (1.81%) Mockito
10 37 (1.71%) Hudson
11 28 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 25 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (1.02%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.74%) Gradle
16 13 (0.60%) Eclipse
17 12 (0.56%) ClearCase
17 12 (0.56%) PHPUnit
18 11 (0.51%) TestNG
General
1 729 (33.77%) Finance
2 310 (14.36%) Banking
3 153 (7.09%) Front Office
4 109 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 85 (3.94%) Retail
6 81 (3.75%) Investment Banking
7 56 (2.59%) Advertising
8 45 (2.08%) Marketing
9 42 (1.95%) Back Office
10 33 (1.53%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.44%) Games
12 25 (1.16%) Billing
12 25 (1.16%) Legal
13 24 (1.11%) Electronics
14 18 (0.83%) Law
15 16 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.56%) Publishing
17 8 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.32%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 622 (28.81%) Developer
2 235 (10.88%) Administrator
3 190 (8.80%) Analyst
4 172 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
5 158 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 154 (7.13%) C++ Developer
7 145 (6.72%) Java Developer
8 128 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 117 (5.42%) DBA
10 107 (4.96%) Applications Support
11 104 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
12 103 (4.77%) Support Analyst
13 95 (4.40%) Consultant
14 91 (4.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 79 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
16 77 (3.57%) Architect
17 54 (2.50%) Support Engineer
17 54 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
18 53 (2.45%) Python Developer
19 50 (2.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (10.42%) HTML
2 203 (9.40%) Web Services
3 173 (8.01%) CSS
4 154 (7.13%) XML
4 154 (7.13%) Middleware
5 108 (5.00%) Spring
6 102 (4.72%) FIX Protocol
7 94 (4.35%) jQuery
8 93 (4.31%) LAMP
9 88 (4.08%) .NET
9 88 (4.08%) HTML5
10 80 (3.71%) STL
11 67 (3.10%) Hibernate
12 62 (2.87%) CSS3
13 58 (2.69%) RESTful
14 57 (2.64%) J2EE
15 56 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
16 55 (2.55%) AngularJS
17 54 (2.50%) JSON
18 53 (2.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 229 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 158 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 91 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 90 (4.17%) Derivative
6 89 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 85 (3.94%) Hedge funds
8 69 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (3.15%) Equities
10 66 (3.06%) Data Structures
11 62 (2.87%) Replication
12 58 (2.69%) Mathematics
13 52 (2.41%) Fixed Income
14 34 (1.57%) Oracle Exalogic
15 32 (1.48%) User Experience
16 30 (1.39%) Clustering
17 28 (1.30%) Statistics
18 27 (1.25%) Digital Media
19 26 (1.20%) Visualisation
20 25 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 845 (39.14%) UNIX
2 796 (36.87%) Windows
3 213 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 138 (6.39%) Solaris
5 127 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 90 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (4.03%) CentOS
8 79 (3.66%) Debian
9 71 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 47 (2.18%) AIX
12 32 (1.48%) Android
13 23 (1.07%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (0.69%) Fedora
16 14 (0.65%) SUSE
16 14 (0.65%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.60%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.51%) CoreOS
19 10 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (15.15%) DevOps
3 199 (9.22%) ITIL
4 181 (8.38%) Multithreading
5 177 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (7.92%) TDD
7 160 (7.41%) OO
8 157 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 152 (7.04%) Configuration Management
10 143 (6.62%) Open Source
11 141 (6.53%) Scrum
12 134 (6.21%) Low Latency
13 113 (5.23%) SOA
14 94 (4.35%) E-Commerce
15 87 (4.03%) BDD
16 85 (3.94%) Mentoring
17 69 (3.20%) Service Delivery
17 69 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
17 69 (3.20%) Test Automation
18 68 (3.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 670 (31.03%) Java
1 670 (31.03%) SQL
2 614 (28.44%) Python
3 357 (16.54%) C++
4 332 (15.38%) Perl
5 301 (13.94%) Bash Shell
6 264 (12.23%) JavaScript
7 238 (11.02%) PHP
8 202 (9.36%) Ruby
9 175 (8.11%) Shell Script
10 123 (5.70%) C
11 116 (5.37%) PowerShell
12 102 (4.72%) C#
13 74 (3.43%) PL/SQL
14 65 (3.01%) Scala
15 31 (1.44%) Groovy
16 27 (1.25%) PHP5
17 22 (1.02%) R
18 19 (0.88%) T-SQL
19 17 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 288 (13.34%) Degree
2 75 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 52 (2.41%) CCNA
6 40 (1.85%) MCSE
7 37 (1.71%) CCNP
8 36 (1.67%) PhD
9 26 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (1.20%) MCITP
10 24 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (1.02%) OCP
12 19 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.74%) MCSA
14 15 (0.69%) RHCE
14 15 (0.69%) SC Cleared
14 15 (0.69%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.51%) CISSP
16 11 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.70%) QA
2 56 (2.59%) SLA
3 28 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) COBIT
7 4 (0.19%) FISMA
8 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 211 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 85 (3.94%) Oracle RAC
4 68 (3.15%) Docker
5 52 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.11%) vSphere
7 23 (1.07%) KVM
8 20 (0.93%) iptables
8 20 (0.93%) Varnish
9 19 (0.88%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.79%) Xen
11 14 (0.65%) XenApp
12 13 (0.60%) XenServer
12 13 (0.60%) VMware Server
12 13 (0.60%) Squid
12 13 (0.60%) NFS
12 13 (0.60%) LXC
13 12 (0.56%) Oracle Clusterware
13 12 (0.56%) vCloud
13 12 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 297 (13.76%) Puppet
2 203 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (6.21%) Nagios
4 120 (5.56%) Ansible
5 65 (3.01%) Data Guard
6 52 (2.41%) ZABBIX
7 51 (2.36%) Vagrant
8 45 (2.08%) Tivoli
9 32 (1.48%) SCCM
10 28 (1.30%) Salt
11 24 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
12 22 (1.02%) Cacti
13 18 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 15 (0.69%) Mesos
14 15 (0.69%) SCOM
14 15 (0.69%) NetBackup
15 13 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 12 (0.56%) HAProxy
17 11 (0.51%) Graphite
17 11 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 498 (23.07%) Oracle
2 356 (16.49%) VMware
3 312 (14.45%) Red Hat
4 209 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 168 (7.78%) Cisco
6 109 (5.05%) IBM
7 81 (3.75%) HP
8 80 (3.71%) Citrix
9 65 (3.01%) Sybase
10 45 (2.08%) F5
11 41 (1.90%) Splunk
12 40 (1.85%) CheckPoint
13 36 (1.67%) EMC
14 35 (1.62%) Sun
14 35 (1.62%) Juniper
15 31 (1.44%) NetApp
16 27 (1.25%) SAP
16 27 (1.25%) Google
17 26 (1.20%) Zend
18 25 (1.16%) Dell
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 100k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent Benefits and Yearly Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago