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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1361 1213 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.30% 10.01% 9.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.15% 36.67% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1102 1200
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3229 3308 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.81% 27.30% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 2966 3210
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1050 (40.49%) UNIX
2 909 (35.06%) Finance
3 866 (33.40%) Windows
4 860 (33.17%) Java
5 754 (29.08%) SQL
6 686 (26.46%) Oracle
7 503 (19.40%) Python
8 462 (17.82%) Banking
9 441 (17.01%) MySQL
10 426 (16.43%) Degree
11 397 (15.31%) Red Hat
12 389 (15.00%) Perl
13 363 (14.00%) VMware
14 359 (13.84%) JavaScript
15 351 (13.54%) Apache
16 338 (13.04%) Tomcat
17 330 (12.73%) SQL Server
18 327 (12.61%) HTML
19 310 (11.96%) Bash Shell
20 298 (11.49%) Solaris
21 296 (11.42%) C++
22 287 (11.07%) Microsoft
23 281 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 280 (10.80%) Computer Science
25 273 (10.53%) ITIL
26 254 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
26 254 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
27 242 (9.33%) DevOps
28 240 (9.26%) OO
29 232 (8.95%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 351 (13.54%) Apache
2 338 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 125 (4.82%) IIS
4 110 (4.24%) WebLogic
5 103 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 88 (3.39%) Node.js
7 70 (2.70%) nginx
8 68 (2.62%) MS Exchange
9 53 (2.04%) SharePoint
10 40 (1.54%) Apache Solr
11 37 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 37 (1.43%) CMS
12 36 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (1.31%) Jetty
15 30 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
16 29 (1.12%) Drupal
17 28 (1.08%) Confluence
18 24 (0.93%) WordPress
19 23 (0.89%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 99 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.24%) MS Office
3 18 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.15%) InDesign
8 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.15%) Blender
9 2 (0.077%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.077%) SPSS
10 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.039%) MS Project
10 1 (0.039%) Maya
10 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.039%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.039%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 46 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 44 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.46%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.42%) RMDS
6 8 (0.31%) Maximo
7 7 (0.27%) Magento
8 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.12%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.077%) Kondor+
11 2 (0.077%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.077%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.077%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 1 (0.039%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (3.12%) SaaS
3 54 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.89%) GitHub
7 17 (0.66%) PaaS
8 15 (0.58%) IaaS
9 14 (0.54%) Office 365
10 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
11 6 (0.23%) Joyent
12 4 (0.15%) Heroku
13 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.12%) Jelastic
14 2 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.077%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.077%) Route 53
14 2 (0.077%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 202 (7.79%) Firewall
2 179 (6.90%) SAN
3 175 (6.75%) TCP/IP
4 146 (5.63%) DNS
5 108 (4.17%) HTTP
5 108 (4.17%) Internet
6 84 (3.24%) DHCP
6 84 (3.24%) LAN
7 79 (3.05%) WAN
8 65 (2.51%) VPN
9 55 (2.12%) BGP
10 51 (1.97%) Network Security
10 51 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (1.85%) LDAP
12 46 (1.77%) VLAN
13 44 (1.70%) NetScaler
14 42 (1.62%) MPLS
15 40 (1.54%) Wireless
16 34 (1.31%) VoIP
16 34 (1.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (17.01%) MySQL
2 330 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 208 (8.02%) Oracle Database
4 146 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 120 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 114 (4.40%) Big Data
7 94 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 91 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 76 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 73 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 73 (2.82%) DB2
11 65 (2.51%) RDBMS
12 62 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 55 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
14 50 (1.93%) Oracle Exadata
15 40 (1.54%) Redis
16 34 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
17 32 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
18 28 (1.08%) Mahout
18 28 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 217 (8.37%) Git (software)
2 199 (7.67%) Subversion
3 158 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 124 (4.78%) Maven
5 111 (4.28%) JIRA
6 84 (3.24%) JUnit
7 79 (3.05%) Selenium
8 74 (2.85%) Eclipse
9 73 (2.82%) Hudson
10 63 (2.43%) Ant
11 43 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 41 (1.58%) Mercurial
13 31 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (1.00%) Cucumber
15 19 (0.73%) Xcode
15 19 (0.73%) JMeter
16 18 (0.69%) Log4j
16 18 (0.69%) JConsole
16 18 (0.69%) PHPUnit
17 17 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 909 (35.06%) Finance
2 462 (17.82%) Banking
3 210 (8.10%) Front Office
4 189 (7.29%) Investment Banking
5 169 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.01%) Marketing
7 72 (2.78%) Games
8 59 (2.28%) Advertising
9 50 (1.93%) Retail
10 44 (1.70%) Legal
11 37 (1.43%) Law
12 35 (1.35%) Publishing
13 29 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.96%) Back Office
15 24 (0.93%) International Banking
16 21 (0.81%) Billing
17 15 (0.58%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.42%) Electronics
19 8 (0.31%) Spanish Language
20 7 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 667 (25.72%) Developer
2 279 (10.76%) Administrator
3 251 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 211 (8.14%) Analyst
5 199 (7.67%) Systems Administrator
6 178 (6.86%) Applications Support
7 156 (6.02%) Architect
8 135 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
9 111 (4.28%) DBA
10 105 (4.05%) Support Analyst
11 103 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
12 94 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
13 93 (3.59%) C++ Developer
14 91 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
15 86 (3.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 82 (3.16%) Consultant
17 81 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
18 79 (3.05%) Junior
19 75 (2.89%) Senior Developer
20 71 (2.74%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (12.61%) HTML
2 230 (8.87%) CSS
3 201 (7.75%) XML
4 198 (7.64%) Spring
5 185 (7.13%) Web Services
6 158 (6.09%) jQuery
7 149 (5.75%) Middleware
8 110 (4.24%) .NET
9 109 (4.20%) HTML5
10 106 (4.09%) LAMP
10 106 (4.09%) RESTful
11 91 (3.51%) REST
12 83 (3.20%) SOAP
13 82 (3.16%) Hibernate
13 82 (3.16%) JSON
14 76 (2.93%) Java EE
14 76 (2.93%) Ajax
15 66 (2.55%) J2EE
16 58 (2.24%) ActiveMQ
17 51 (1.97%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 280 (10.80%) Computer Science
2 197 (7.60%) Open Source
3 123 (4.74%) Equities
4 106 (4.09%) Clustering
5 95 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 80 (3.09%) Derivative
7 77 (2.97%) Hedge funds
8 64 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 61 (2.35%) Fixed Income
10 50 (1.93%) Replication
11 49 (1.89%) Mathematics
12 38 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
13 36 (1.39%) SWIFT
14 34 (1.31%) Mobile App
15 33 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (1.04%) Social Media
17 26 (1.00%) Client/Server
18 24 (0.93%) Statistics
18 24 (0.93%) Data Integration
19 22 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1050 (40.49%) UNIX
2 866 (33.40%) Windows
3 298 (11.49%) Solaris
4 281 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 110 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (4.01%) CentOS
9 101 (3.90%) AIX
10 66 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 65 (2.51%) Android
12 56 (2.16%) Debian
13 54 (2.08%) Windows 7
14 50 (1.93%) Apple iOS
15 37 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
15 37 (1.43%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.93%) Windows XP
17 21 (0.81%) HPUX
18 18 (0.69%) Fedora
19 12 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (10.53%) ITIL
2 254 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (9.33%) DevOps
4 240 (9.26%) OO
5 200 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (7.13%) Configuration Management
7 184 (7.10%) Multithreading
8 155 (5.98%) E-Commerce
8 155 (5.98%) TDD
9 145 (5.59%) Low Latency
10 117 (4.51%) Scrum
11 114 (4.40%) Software Engineering
12 106 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
13 101 (3.90%) Load Balancing
14 100 (3.86%) SOA
15 96 (3.70%) Project Management
16 90 (3.47%) MVC
17 88 (3.39%) Analytics
18 79 (3.05%) Web Development
19 76 (2.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 860 (33.17%) Java
2 754 (29.08%) SQL
3 503 (19.40%) Python
4 389 (15.00%) Perl
5 359 (13.84%) JavaScript
6 310 (11.96%) Bash Shell
7 296 (11.42%) C++
8 232 (8.95%) Shell Script
9 222 (8.56%) PHP
10 204 (7.87%) Ruby
11 166 (6.40%) C
12 139 (5.36%) C#
13 92 (3.55%) PL/SQL
14 76 (2.93%) PowerShell
15 73 (2.82%) Scala
16 45 (1.74%) PHP5
17 36 (1.39%) Objective-C
18 31 (1.20%) R
19 30 (1.16%) Groovy
20 27 (1.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 426 (16.43%) Degree
2 86 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (2.55%) MCSE
5 62 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 59 (2.28%) CCNA
7 30 (1.16%) CCNP
7 30 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (0.85%) MCITP
9 22 (0.85%) CISSP
10 21 (0.81%) ISEB
11 20 (0.77%) MCP
12 18 (0.69%) RHCE
12 18 (0.69%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.62%) MCSA
13 16 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (0.62%) DV Cleared
14 15 (0.58%) PhD
14 15 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.51%) QA
2 85 (3.28%) SLA
3 51 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 26 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.19%) COBIT
8 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.039%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 254 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 101 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
4 67 (2.58%) vSphere
5 65 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 46 (1.77%) VMware ESX
7 45 (1.74%) KVM
7 45 (1.74%) Xen
8 41 (1.58%) XenApp
8 41 (1.58%) NFS
9 31 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 20 (0.77%) Varnish
11 19 (0.73%) XenServer
12 16 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.54%) UAG
13 14 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 13 (0.50%) Samba
15 12 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 9 (0.35%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 223 (8.60%) Puppet
2 167 (6.44%) Nagios
3 149 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (2.85%) Data Guard
5 60 (2.31%) ZABBIX
6 56 (2.16%) Cacti
7 50 (1.93%) Tivoli
8 44 (1.70%) CFEngine
9 42 (1.62%) Salt
10 38 (1.47%) Ansible
11 24 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 24 (0.93%) Opsview
12 22 (0.85%) Capistrano
13 20 (0.77%) SCCM
14 17 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.58%) Vagrant
15 15 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
16 14 (0.54%) Control-M
16 14 (0.54%) SCOM
17 13 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 686 (26.46%) Oracle
2 397 (15.31%) Red Hat
3 363 (14.00%) VMware
4 287 (11.07%) Microsoft
5 196 (7.56%) Cisco
6 158 (6.09%) JBoss
7 149 (5.75%) Citrix
8 106 (4.09%) IBM
9 100 (3.86%) HP
10 86 (3.32%) NetApp
11 77 (2.97%) Sybase
12 76 (2.93%) F5
13 71 (2.74%) EMC
14 48 (1.85%) Sun
15 45 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
16 43 (1.66%) Zend
17 41 (1.58%) Veritas
18 33 (1.27%) Google
19 31 (1.20%) Splunk
20 29 (1.12%) CheckPoint
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum exceptional bonus scheme, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, Bristol
Netsight Internet Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday