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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 794 1105 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.20% 11.07% 9.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.87% 44.66% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 716 976 1120
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,675
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
1731 2474 3444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.59% 24.79% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 2158 3052
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 £70,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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.

1 517 (35.48%) Finance
2 512 (35.14%) Python
3 480 (32.94%) Unix
4 426 (29.24%) Windows
5 419 (28.76%) SQL
6 407 (27.93%) Java
7 389 (26.70%) DevOps
8 375 (25.74%) Puppet
9 328 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
10 326 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
11 272 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
12 267 (18.33%) VMware
13 237 (16.27%) Bash Shell
14 232 (15.92%) C++
15 227 (15.58%) Jenkins
16 224 (15.37%) Degree
17 217 (14.89%) Ansible
18 210 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
19 200 (13.73%) MySQL
20 196 (13.45%) JavaScript
20 196 (13.45%) Configuration Management
21 194 (13.32%) Oracle
22 192 (13.18%) Git (software)
23 184 (12.63%) Red Hat
24 182 (12.49%) Microsoft
25 179 (12.29%) Apache
26 178 (12.22%) PHP
27 175 (12.01%) Perl
28 174 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
29 171 (11.74%) Computer Science

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
1 179 (12.29%) Apache
2 97 (6.66%) Tomcat
3 76 (5.22%) IIS
4 52 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 47 (3.23%) Node.js
6 46 (3.16%) OpenStack
7 44 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
8 43 (2.95%) JBoss
9 39 (2.68%) MS Exchange
10 29 (1.99%) Confluence
10 29 (1.99%) nginx
11 27 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 25 (1.72%) SharePoint
13 23 (1.58%) WebLogic
14 22 (1.51%) WordPress
15 16 (1.10%) Apache Spark
16 15 (1.03%) CloudStack
17 14 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
19 12 (0.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 67 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.61%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.82%) MetaTrader
2 7 (0.48%) Summit
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.21%) RMDS
5 2 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 326 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (2.40%) SaaS
5 31 (2.13%) GitHub
6 27 (1.85%) Route 53
7 22 (1.51%) IaaS
8 18 (1.24%) Office 365
9 17 (1.17%) PaaS
10 13 (0.89%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.21%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.38%) Firewall
2 78 (5.35%) DNS
3 70 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 63 (4.32%) WAN
5 61 (4.19%) LAN
6 56 (3.84%) SAN
7 55 (3.77%) LDAP
8 45 (3.09%) Internet
9 30 (2.06%) HTTP
10 28 (1.92%) DHCP
11 27 (1.85%) VPN
12 25 (1.72%) iSCSI
13 21 (1.44%) SSL
14 19 (1.30%) NAS
14 19 (1.30%) Network Security
15 18 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
15 18 (1.24%) VoIP
16 15 (1.03%) Multicast
17 14 (0.96%) VLAN
18 13 (0.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (13.73%) MySQL
2 145 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 85 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 70 (4.80%) Big Data
5 67 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (3.84%) Oracle Database
7 53 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 42 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 37 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.37%) DB2
15 20 (1.37%) HBase
15 20 (1.37%) Redis
16 18 (1.24%) KDB
17 17 (1.17%) Apache Hive
18 16 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 227 (15.58%) Jenkins
2 192 (13.18%) Git (software)
3 84 (5.77%) Subversion
4 70 (4.80%) Maven
5 59 (4.05%) JIRA
6 45 (3.09%) JUnit
7 44 (3.02%) Selenium
8 43 (2.95%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.58%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.44%) Gradle
11 20 (1.37%) Bitbucket
11 20 (1.37%) Vagrant
12 18 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (1.24%) TestNG
13 17 (1.17%) Ant
14 16 (1.10%) Log4j
15 12 (0.82%) Mercurial
15 12 (0.82%) Redmine
16 11 (0.75%) Jasmine
General
1 517 (35.48%) Finance
2 155 (10.64%) Law
3 154 (10.57%) Banking
4 106 (7.28%) Front Office
5 39 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.61%) Marketing
7 35 (2.40%) Games
8 31 (2.13%) Retail
9 27 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.58%) Back Office
11 22 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.44%) Advertising
13 14 (0.96%) Publishing
14 11 (0.75%) French Language
15 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.27%) Electronics
16 4 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.27%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 389 (26.70%) Developer
2 226 (15.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 153 (10.50%) Linux Engineer
4 135 (9.27%) Analyst
5 130 (8.92%) Administrator
6 106 (7.28%) Systems Administrator
7 92 (6.31%) Linux Administrator
8 91 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 90 (6.18%) Python Developer
10 88 (6.04%) Applications Support
11 87 (5.97%) Java Developer
12 85 (5.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 84 (5.77%) Support Analyst
14 83 (5.70%) C++ Developer
15 80 (5.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 73 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 55 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
18 50 (3.43%) Senior Developer
19 46 (3.16%) PHP Developer
20 42 (2.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (10.16%) HTML
2 141 (9.68%) CSS
3 126 (8.65%) LAMP
4 92 (6.31%) Web Services
5 89 (6.11%) FIX Protocol
6 79 (5.42%) jQuery
7 70 (4.80%) STL
8 64 (4.39%) .NET
9 58 (3.98%) AngularJS
9 58 (3.98%) Spring
10 55 (3.77%) REST
11 50 (3.43%) Middleware
12 48 (3.29%) HTML5
13 43 (2.95%) XML
14 40 (2.75%) Ajax
14 40 (2.75%) CSS3
14 40 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
15 37 (2.54%) JSON
16 35 (2.40%) Hibernate
17 32 (2.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 105 (7.21%) Fintech
3 94 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 83 (5.70%) Equities
4 83 (5.70%) Hedge funds
5 73 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (4.67%) Derivative
7 64 (4.39%) Fixed Income
8 61 (4.19%) Mathematics
9 53 (3.64%) Data Centre
10 38 (2.61%) Algorithms
11 35 (2.40%) Management Information System
11 35 (2.40%) User Experience
12 29 (1.99%) Clustering
13 28 (1.92%) Physics
14 27 (1.85%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.65%) Visualisation
16 21 (1.44%) Replication
17 17 (1.17%) Cryptocurrency
17 17 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 480 (32.94%) Unix
2 426 (29.24%) Windows
3 130 (8.92%) Windows Server
4 125 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (8.17%) Ubuntu
6 65 (4.46%) Solaris
7 49 (3.36%) CentOS
8 46 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (2.47%) Android
11 31 (2.13%) Windows 7
12 30 (2.06%) Debian
13 18 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.17%) openSUSE
15 15 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.96%) AIX
17 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.75%) VMS
19 10 (0.69%) Mac OS
20 9 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (26.70%) DevOps
2 328 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (13.45%) Configuration Management
5 139 (9.54%) Software Engineering
6 119 (8.17%) ITIL
6 119 (8.17%) OO
7 111 (7.62%) Low Latency
8 100 (6.86%) TDD
9 92 (6.31%) Multithreading
10 89 (6.11%) Open Source
11 86 (5.90%) Scrum
12 78 (5.35%) E-Commerce
13 62 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 61 (4.19%) Test Automation
14 61 (4.19%) Web Development
15 55 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
16 53 (3.64%) High Availability
17 51 (3.50%) Electronic Trading
18 50 (3.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 512 (35.14%) Python
2 419 (28.76%) SQL
3 407 (27.93%) Java
4 237 (16.27%) Bash Shell
5 232 (15.92%) C++
6 196 (13.45%) JavaScript
7 178 (12.22%) PHP
8 175 (12.01%) Perl
9 166 (11.39%) Ruby
10 100 (6.86%) Shell Script
11 88 (6.04%) C#
12 83 (5.70%) PowerShell
13 56 (3.84%) C
14 31 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.06%) VB
16 28 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.78%) Scala
18 21 (1.44%) VBScript
19 18 (1.24%) Erlang
20 13 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 224 (15.37%) Degree
2 41 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.92%) CCNA
5 24 (1.65%) MCSE
6 21 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.24%) CCNP
8 18 (1.24%) PhD
9 14 (0.96%) MCITP
10 13 (0.89%) MCP
10 13 (0.89%) RHCE
11 12 (0.82%) CISSP
12 11 (0.75%) MCSA
13 7 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.48%) CEH
13 7 (0.48%) MCTS
14 6 (0.41%) CISM
14 6 (0.41%) RHCT
15 5 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.08%) QA
2 15 (1.03%) SLA
3 11 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.34%) SEPA
7 4 (0.27%) COBIT
7 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.069%) EMIR
8 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.069%) MiFID
8 1 (0.069%) SDET
8 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.069%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 174 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (11.05%) Docker
3 117 (8.03%) Active Directory
4 52 (3.57%) vSphere
5 42 (2.88%) KVM
6 38 (2.61%) Hyper-V
7 30 (2.06%) NFS
8 27 (1.85%) Xen
9 23 (1.58%) VMware ESX
10 21 (1.44%) XenServer
11 19 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.82%) vCloud
13 12 (0.82%) XenApp
14 11 (0.75%) Corosync
14 11 (0.75%) HDFS
14 11 (0.75%) Squid
15 9 (0.62%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.41%) Varnish
17 5 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 375 (25.74%) Puppet
2 272 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
3 217 (14.89%) Ansible
4 82 (5.63%) Nagios
5 68 (4.67%) Salt
6 37 (2.54%) Kubernetes
7 26 (1.78%) ZABBIX
8 23 (1.58%) SCCM
9 21 (1.44%) SCOM
9 21 (1.44%) Tivoli
10 18 (1.24%) Terraform
11 17 (1.17%) Cobbler
12 13 (0.89%) Data Guard
13 12 (0.82%) EnCase
13 12 (0.82%) FTK
13 12 (0.82%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 11 (0.75%) Graphite
14 11 (0.75%) Pacemaker
14 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 267 (18.33%) VMware
2 194 (13.32%) Oracle
3 184 (12.63%) Red Hat
4 182 (12.49%) Microsoft
5 97 (6.66%) Cisco
6 50 (3.43%) HP
7 47 (3.23%) Citrix
7 47 (3.23%) IBM
8 46 (3.16%) Google
9 45 (3.09%) Splunk
10 41 (2.81%) Rackspace
11 39 (2.68%) Sybase
12 31 (2.13%) NetApp
13 29 (1.99%) EMC
14 28 (1.92%) Bloomberg
15 23 (1.58%) SaltStack
16 22 (1.51%) Hortonworks
17 21 (1.44%) Facebook
18 20 (1.37%) WorldPay
19 15 (1.03%) EnterpriseDB
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + strong bonus potential + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 10% annual bonus on top of salary in
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + 100% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday