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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1114 1361 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.69% 10.99% 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.12% 41.39% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1187 1080
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
2469 3288 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.69% 26.56% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2120 2871 2949
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 883 (38.54%) UNIX
2 865 (37.76%) Windows
3 779 (34.00%) Finance
4 699 (30.51%) SQL
5 688 (30.03%) Java
6 611 (26.67%) Python
7 525 (22.92%) Oracle
8 399 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
9 395 (17.24%) VMware
10 359 (15.67%) C++
11 343 (14.97%) Perl
12 341 (14.88%) Banking
13 337 (14.71%) MySQL
14 330 (14.40%) Red Hat
15 325 (14.19%) Degree
16 320 (13.97%) Bash Shell
17 316 (13.79%) SQL Server
18 312 (13.62%) DevOps
19 311 (13.57%) Apache
20 301 (13.14%) Puppet
21 293 (12.79%) JavaScript
22 275 (12.00%) Git (software)
23 264 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 257 (11.22%) Microsoft
25 251 (10.96%) PHP
26 246 (10.74%) Computer Science
27 238 (10.39%) HTML
28 236 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
29 232 (10.13%) ITIL
30 231 (10.08%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 311 (13.57%) Apache
2 192 (8.38%) Tomcat
3 109 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 100 (4.36%) IIS
5 88 (3.84%) JBoss
6 87 (3.80%) WebLogic
7 86 (3.75%) SharePoint
8 74 (3.23%) MS Exchange
9 73 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 60 (2.62%) nginx
11 52 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
12 37 (1.62%) Node.js
13 31 (1.35%) Confluence
13 31 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (1.35%) Drupal
14 27 (1.18%) GlassFish
15 25 (1.09%) Apache Solr
15 25 (1.09%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.92%) CMS
17 20 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 87 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.70%) MS Office
3 10 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.22%) Maya
4 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.087%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.044%) SPSS
7 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.044%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 50 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
1 50 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
2 37 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.65%) SAP Business One
5 12 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
7 10 (0.44%) Magento
7 10 (0.44%) MetaTrader
8 7 (0.31%) RMDS
9 5 (0.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 5 (0.22%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
11 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.087%) Unica
12 2 (0.087%) CSG Singleview
13 1 (0.044%) CA PPM
13 1 (0.044%) thinkFolio
13 1 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 231 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.31%) SaaS
3 39 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.62%) IaaS
5 36 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (1.44%) Office 365
7 22 (0.96%) PaaS
8 20 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.26%) Route 53
13 6 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.22%) Trello
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 214 (9.34%) Firewall
2 197 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 155 (6.77%) DNS
4 140 (6.11%) SAN
5 101 (4.41%) HTTP
6 98 (4.28%) VPN
7 83 (3.62%) Internet
8 69 (3.01%) LDAP
9 67 (2.92%) WAN
10 57 (2.49%) DHCP
11 52 (2.27%) LAN
12 51 (2.23%) BGP
13 42 (1.83%) Network Security
14 37 (1.62%) VoIP
14 37 (1.62%) Broadband
15 35 (1.53%) VLAN
15 35 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (1.53%) Multicast
16 34 (1.48%) OSPF
17 31 (1.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (14.71%) MySQL
2 316 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 200 (8.73%) Oracle Database
4 179 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 135 (5.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 125 (5.46%) NoSQL
7 113 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (4.58%) RDBMS
9 89 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 69 (3.01%) Big Data
11 60 (2.62%) Redis
11 60 (2.62%) Hadoop
12 56 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
13 48 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 44 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
16 40 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
17 38 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
18 36 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 275 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 203 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 145 (6.33%) Subversion
4 138 (6.02%) Maven
5 107 (4.67%) JIRA
6 72 (3.14%) JUnit
7 61 (2.66%) Mercurial
8 51 (2.23%) Ant
9 39 (1.70%) Selenium
10 32 (1.40%) Hudson
11 31 (1.35%) Mockito
12 26 (1.13%) Cucumber
12 26 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (1.09%) TeamCity
14 22 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (0.83%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.70%) Gradle
17 13 (0.57%) PHPUnit
18 11 (0.48%) Emacs
18 11 (0.48%) ClearCase
General
1 779 (34.00%) Finance
2 341 (14.88%) Banking
3 133 (5.81%) Front Office
4 110 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 98 (4.28%) Retail
6 90 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 71 (3.10%) Advertising
8 52 (2.27%) Marketing
9 35 (1.53%) Back Office
10 34 (1.48%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.22%) Games
12 25 (1.09%) Legal
13 24 (1.05%) Electronics
13 24 (1.05%) Billing
14 22 (0.96%) Law
15 18 (0.79%) Publishing
16 16 (0.70%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.31%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.26%) International Banking
19 5 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 613 (26.76%) Developer
2 258 (11.26%) Administrator
3 210 (9.17%) Analyst
4 188 (8.21%) Systems Administrator
5 150 (6.55%) C++ Developer
6 146 (6.37%) Java Developer
7 142 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 120 (5.24%) DBA
9 118 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 116 (5.06%) Applications Support
11 111 (4.85%) Consultant
12 107 (4.67%) Support Analyst
13 106 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
14 92 (4.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 85 (3.71%) Architect
16 80 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
17 59 (2.58%) Network Engineer
18 58 (2.53%) Support Engineer
19 57 (2.49%) Oracle Consultant
20 55 (2.40%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (10.39%) HTML
2 231 (10.08%) Web Services
3 181 (7.90%) CSS
4 168 (7.33%) Middleware
5 164 (7.16%) XML
6 105 (4.58%) Spring
7 97 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
8 94 (4.10%) LAMP
9 91 (3.97%) jQuery
10 88 (3.84%) HTML5
10 88 (3.84%) .NET
11 73 (3.19%) RESTful
12 69 (3.01%) STL
13 64 (2.79%) REST
13 64 (2.79%) CSS3
14 63 (2.75%) Oracle Fusion
15 61 (2.66%) J2EE
15 61 (2.66%) JMS
16 58 (2.53%) Hibernate
17 54 (2.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 246 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 148 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (6.07%) Data Centre
4 95 (4.15%) Algorithms
5 93 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 93 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 92 (4.02%) Derivative
7 76 (3.32%) Data Structures
8 74 (3.23%) Equities
9 72 (3.14%) Replication
10 62 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 54 (2.36%) Fixed Income
11 54 (2.36%) Mathematics
12 45 (1.96%) User Experience
13 43 (1.88%) Clustering
14 32 (1.40%) PKI
14 32 (1.40%) Statistics
14 32 (1.40%) Oracle Exalogic
15 30 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 883 (38.54%) UNIX
2 865 (37.76%) Windows
3 264 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 139 (6.07%) Solaris
5 122 (5.33%) Ubuntu
6 101 (4.41%) Debian
7 95 (4.15%) CentOS
8 94 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 67 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (2.01%) AIX
12 37 (1.62%) Android
13 25 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.83%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.79%) SUSE
16 16 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.65%) Fedora
18 14 (0.61%) zOS
18 14 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
19 13 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (13.62%) DevOps
3 232 (10.13%) ITIL
4 184 (8.03%) Multithreading
5 182 (7.94%) OO
6 175 (7.64%) TDD
6 175 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
7 161 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 159 (6.94%) Configuration Management
9 141 (6.15%) Scrum
9 141 (6.15%) Open Source
10 124 (5.41%) Low Latency
11 117 (5.11%) SOA
12 100 (4.36%) E-Commerce
13 89 (3.88%) Mentoring
14 87 (3.80%) BDD
15 83 (3.62%) Information Security
16 80 (3.49%) Project Management
16 80 (3.49%) Analytics
17 79 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 699 (30.51%) SQL
2 688 (30.03%) Java
3 611 (26.67%) Python
4 359 (15.67%) C++
5 343 (14.97%) Perl
6 320 (13.97%) Bash Shell
7 293 (12.79%) JavaScript
8 251 (10.96%) PHP
9 204 (8.90%) Shell Script
10 196 (8.56%) Ruby
11 139 (6.07%) C
12 121 (5.28%) PowerShell
13 103 (4.50%) C#
14 76 (3.32%) Scala
15 73 (3.19%) PL/SQL
16 42 (1.83%) Groovy
17 28 (1.22%) PHP5
18 26 (1.13%) T-SQL
19 23 (1.00%) R
20 17 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 325 (14.19%) Degree
2 102 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 63 (2.75%) CCNA
6 56 (2.44%) MCSE
7 41 (1.79%) CCNP
8 36 (1.57%) PhD
9 32 (1.40%) MCITP
10 29 (1.27%) MCSA
11 27 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
12 26 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (1.05%) OCP
14 20 (0.87%) CISSP
15 18 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.74%) RHCE
17 15 (0.65%) SC Cleared
17 15 (0.65%) DV Cleared
18 13 (0.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.50%) QA
2 71 (3.10%) SLA
3 29 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.087%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
System Software
1 236 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 86 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
4 61 (2.66%) Hyper-V
5 60 (2.62%) Docker
6 33 (1.44%) vSphere
7 28 (1.22%) Squid
8 27 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 23 (1.00%) XenApp
10 22 (0.96%) Varnish
11 21 (0.92%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.92%) NFS
12 17 (0.74%) KVM
12 17 (0.74%) iptables
13 15 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
14 14 (0.61%) vCloud
14 14 (0.61%) Firmware
15 13 (0.57%) Xen
15 13 (0.57%) VMware Server
15 13 (0.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 301 (13.14%) Puppet
2 192 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (6.68%) Nagios
4 96 (4.19%) Ansible
5 64 (2.79%) Data Guard
6 52 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 51 (2.23%) Tivoli
8 46 (2.01%) Vagrant
9 40 (1.75%) SCCM
10 29 (1.27%) Cacti
11 25 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 24 (1.05%) SCOM
13 23 (1.00%) Salt
14 20 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
14 20 (0.87%) OpenView
15 16 (0.70%) NetBackup
16 15 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (0.65%) logstash
17 14 (0.61%) HAProxy
18 13 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 525 (22.92%) Oracle
2 395 (17.24%) VMware
3 330 (14.40%) Red Hat
4 257 (11.22%) Microsoft
5 210 (9.17%) Cisco
6 117 (5.11%) HP
7 110 (4.80%) IBM
8 105 (4.58%) Citrix
9 62 (2.71%) Sybase
10 54 (2.36%) F5
11 48 (2.10%) Splunk
12 45 (1.96%) EMC
13 44 (1.92%) CheckPoint
14 42 (1.83%) NetApp
15 41 (1.79%) Juniper
16 40 (1.75%) Sun
17 30 (1.31%) SAP
17 30 (1.31%) Zend
18 28 (1.22%) Dell
18 28 (1.22%) Google
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Praemium
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% non-contributory pension and an
Posted: Yesterday