The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1368 1180 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.08% 9.89% 9.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.50% 35.92% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1076 1144
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3296 3285 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.70% 27.53% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2885 2946 3111
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
London

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 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 31 July 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 1009 (39.65%) UNIX
2 880 (34.58%) Finance
3 869 (34.15%) Java
4 830 (32.61%) Windows
5 740 (29.08%) SQL
6 648 (25.46%) Oracle
7 507 (19.92%) Python
8 447 (17.56%) Banking
9 442 (17.37%) MySQL
10 426 (16.74%) Degree
11 395 (15.52%) Red Hat
12 387 (15.21%) JavaScript
13 382 (15.01%) Perl
14 369 (14.50%) Apache
15 344 (13.52%) HTML
16 343 (13.48%) VMware
17 334 (13.12%) Tomcat
18 308 (12.10%) C++
19 303 (11.91%) SQL Server
20 291 (11.43%) Bash Shell
21 281 (11.04%) Solaris
22 279 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 278 (10.92%) Computer Science
24 263 (10.33%) Microsoft
25 258 (10.14%) ITIL
25 258 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
26 242 (9.51%) PHP
27 241 (9.47%) CSS
28 239 (9.39%) OO
29 231 (9.08%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 369 (14.50%) Apache
2 334 (13.12%) Tomcat
3 126 (4.95%) IIS
4 105 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 95 (3.73%) WebLogic
6 90 (3.54%) Node.js
7 70 (2.75%) nginx
8 63 (2.48%) MS Exchange
9 54 (2.12%) SharePoint
10 39 (1.53%) CMS
11 37 (1.45%) Apache Solr
12 34 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (1.30%) Jetty
14 31 (1.22%) Drupal
15 28 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 28 (1.10%) WordPress
15 28 (1.10%) Confluence
16 24 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
17 22 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 90 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 61 (2.40%) MS Office
3 17 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.16%) SPSS
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) InDesign
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.16%) Blender
8 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.039%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.039%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 38 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.43%) RMDS
6 9 (0.35%) Maximo
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.24%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.16%) Summit
9 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.16%) Magento
9 4 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
10 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.079%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.079%) Kondor+
11 2 (0.079%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (2.83%) SaaS
3 53 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.02%) GitHub
6 17 (0.67%) PaaS
7 16 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.55%) IaaS
8 14 (0.55%) Office 365
9 10 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.12%) Jelastic
11 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.12%) Joyent
12 2 (0.079%) Route 53
12 2 (0.079%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.079%) Heroku
12 2 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 187 (7.35%) Firewall
2 183 (7.19%) TCP/IP
3 175 (6.88%) SAN
4 152 (5.97%) DNS
5 114 (4.48%) Internet
6 102 (4.01%) HTTP
7 91 (3.58%) LAN
8 81 (3.18%) WAN
9 80 (3.14%) DHCP
10 72 (2.83%) VPN
11 54 (2.12%) BGP
12 49 (1.93%) Network Security
13 48 (1.89%) LDAP
14 42 (1.65%) VLAN
15 40 (1.57%) MPLS
16 39 (1.53%) NetScaler
17 38 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (1.45%) Wireless
19 36 (1.41%) VoIP
20 35 (1.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (17.37%) MySQL
2 303 (11.91%) SQL Server
3 195 (7.66%) Oracle Database
4 167 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 117 (4.60%) Big Data
6 107 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 99 (3.89%) NoSQL
8 92 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 80 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 77 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 64 (2.51%) MongoDB
12 62 (2.44%) DB2
13 58 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
14 53 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
16 38 (1.49%) Redis
17 32 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
18 28 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (1.10%) Mahout
19 27 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 217 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 203 (7.98%) Subversion
3 148 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 122 (4.79%) Maven
5 102 (4.01%) JIRA
6 90 (3.54%) Selenium
7 85 (3.34%) JUnit
8 75 (2.95%) Eclipse
9 70 (2.75%) Hudson
10 62 (2.44%) Ant
11 43 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 41 (1.61%) Mercurial
13 29 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (1.02%) Cucumber
15 21 (0.83%) PhoneGap
15 21 (0.83%) Xcode
16 20 (0.79%) JMeter
16 20 (0.79%) Grunt
17 19 (0.75%) PHPUnit
17 19 (0.75%) Introscope
General
1 880 (34.58%) Finance
2 447 (17.56%) Banking
3 208 (8.17%) Front Office
4 189 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 148 (5.82%) Telecoms
6 85 (3.34%) Marketing
7 76 (2.99%) Games
8 59 (2.32%) Advertising
9 47 (1.85%) Retail
10 41 (1.61%) Legal
11 36 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.34%) Publishing
13 30 (1.18%) Law
14 28 (1.10%) Back Office
15 23 (0.90%) International Banking
16 20 (0.79%) Billing
17 14 (0.55%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.39%) Electronics
19 7 (0.28%) Spanish Language
20 6 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 687 (26.99%) Developer
2 277 (10.88%) Administrator
3 252 (9.90%) Java Developer
4 208 (8.17%) Analyst
5 205 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 171 (6.72%) Applications Support
7 148 (5.82%) Architect
8 137 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
9 102 (4.01%) DBA
10 100 (3.93%) Support Analyst
11 97 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
12 93 (3.65%) C++ Developer
13 88 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
13 88 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 86 (3.38%) Senior Developer
15 85 (3.34%) Oracle DBA
16 80 (3.14%) Consultant
17 75 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
18 74 (2.91%) Junior
19 64 (2.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (13.52%) HTML
2 241 (9.47%) CSS
3 207 (8.13%) XML
4 191 (7.50%) Spring
5 185 (7.27%) Web Services
6 180 (7.07%) jQuery
7 140 (5.50%) Middleware
8 121 (4.75%) HTML5
9 112 (4.40%) .NET
10 110 (4.32%) LAMP
11 107 (4.20%) RESTful
12 88 (3.46%) REST
13 85 (3.34%) SOAP
14 79 (3.10%) JSON
15 77 (3.03%) Ajax
16 76 (2.99%) Hibernate
17 73 (2.87%) J2EE
18 71 (2.79%) Java EE
19 56 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
20 54 (2.12%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 278 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 188 (7.39%) Open Source
3 124 (4.87%) Equities
4 116 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 101 (3.97%) Clustering
6 93 (3.65%) Derivative
7 74 (2.91%) Hedge funds
8 61 (2.40%) Fixed Income
9 60 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 54 (2.12%) Mathematics
11 51 (2.00%) Replication
12 45 (1.77%) Mobile App
13 41 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (1.38%) Social Media
15 34 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
16 33 (1.30%) SWIFT
17 26 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 26 (1.02%) Statistics
18 24 (0.94%) Data Integration
19 21 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1009 (39.65%) UNIX
2 830 (32.61%) Windows
3 281 (11.04%) Solaris
4 279 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 152 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (4.36%) Ubuntu
7 110 (4.32%) CentOS
8 97 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 87 (3.42%) AIX
10 76 (2.99%) Android
11 72 (2.83%) Windows 7
12 69 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 61 (2.40%) Debian
14 54 (2.12%) Apple iOS
15 38 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
16 36 (1.41%) Mac OS X
17 29 (1.14%) Windows XP
18 23 (0.90%) HPUX
19 18 (0.71%) Fedora
20 15 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (10.14%) ITIL
1 258 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (9.39%) OO
3 228 (8.96%) DevOps
4 182 (7.15%) Configuration Management
5 180 (7.07%) Multithreading
6 178 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
7 153 (6.01%) E-Commerce
8 151 (5.93%) TDD
9 141 (5.54%) Low Latency
10 123 (4.83%) Software Engineering
11 109 (4.28%) Scrum
12 103 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
13 102 (4.01%) Load Balancing
14 101 (3.97%) MVC
15 94 (3.69%) SOA
16 84 (3.30%) Analytics
17 83 (3.26%) Project Management
18 78 (3.06%) Web Development
19 77 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 869 (34.15%) Java
2 740 (29.08%) SQL
3 507 (19.92%) Python
4 387 (15.21%) JavaScript
5 382 (15.01%) Perl
6 308 (12.10%) C++
7 291 (11.43%) Bash Shell
8 242 (9.51%) PHP
9 231 (9.08%) Shell Script
10 202 (7.94%) Ruby
11 172 (6.76%) C
12 145 (5.70%) C#
13 83 (3.26%) PL/SQL
14 81 (3.18%) PowerShell
15 69 (2.71%) Scala
16 47 (1.85%) PHP5
17 38 (1.49%) Objective-C
18 31 (1.22%) R
18 31 (1.22%) ActionScript
19 29 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 426 (16.74%) Degree
2 87 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (2.63%) MCSE
5 65 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 47 (1.85%) CCNA
7 29 (1.14%) CCNP
8 25 (0.98%) MCITP
9 23 (0.90%) CISSP
10 22 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.83%) SC Cleared
12 18 (0.71%) ISEB
12 18 (0.71%) MCSA
13 17 (0.67%) RHCE
14 16 (0.63%) MCP
14 16 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (0.59%) PhD
16 14 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.42%) QA
2 79 (3.10%) SLA
3 58 (2.28%) ISO 9001
4 26 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.12%) MiFID
8 2 (0.079%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.039%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.039%) COBIT
System Software
1 228 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 91 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
4 66 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 61 (2.40%) vSphere
6 48 (1.89%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.57%) Xen
8 39 (1.53%) KVM
8 39 (1.53%) NFS
9 38 (1.49%) XenApp
10 30 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 23 (0.90%) Varnish
12 20 (0.79%) XenServer
13 16 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.63%) XenDesktop
14 15 (0.59%) Postfix
14 15 (0.59%) Sendmail
15 14 (0.55%) Samba
16 11 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 11 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 201 (7.90%) Puppet
2 146 (5.74%) Nagios
3 134 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (2.59%) Data Guard
5 52 (2.04%) Cacti
6 51 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 46 (1.81%) Tivoli
8 40 (1.57%) Ansible
9 38 (1.49%) CFEngine
10 35 (1.38%) Salt
11 22 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 22 (0.86%) Opsview
11 22 (0.86%) Capistrano
12 20 (0.79%) SCCM
13 17 (0.67%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 15 (0.59%) SCOM
15 15 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
16 14 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 648 (25.46%) Oracle
2 395 (15.52%) Red Hat
3 343 (13.48%) VMware
4 263 (10.33%) Microsoft
5 185 (7.27%) Cisco
6 153 (6.01%) JBoss
7 149 (5.85%) Citrix
8 109 (4.28%) HP
9 92 (3.61%) IBM
10 78 (3.06%) Sybase
11 73 (2.87%) NetApp
12 71 (2.79%) F5
13 68 (2.67%) EMC
14 47 (1.85%) Sun
15 40 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
15 40 (1.57%) Zend
16 39 (1.53%) Google
17 38 (1.49%) Veritas
18 35 (1.38%) Splunk
19 29 (1.14%) Adobe
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
EC2 IT Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits detailed in job spec.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent ,bonus, benefits plus 3k-5
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago