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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1057 1259 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 9.72% 10.35% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.06% 37.96% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1124 1228
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £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
2931 3317 3520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.96% 27.27% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2564 2943 3236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 1016 (42.12%) UNIX
2 883 (36.61%) Windows
3 854 (35.41%) Finance
4 674 (27.94%) SQL
5 666 (27.61%) Java
6 620 (25.70%) Oracle
7 461 (19.11%) Python
8 397 (16.46%) Banking
9 395 (16.38%) MySQL
10 387 (16.04%) VMware
11 381 (15.80%) Red Hat
12 377 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 366 (15.17%) Perl
14 365 (15.13%) Degree
15 341 (14.14%) Apache
16 315 (13.06%) SQL Server
17 313 (12.98%) Microsoft
18 294 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 286 (11.86%) Tomcat
20 282 (11.69%) JavaScript
21 279 (11.57%) C++
22 266 (11.03%) Solaris
23 264 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
24 260 (10.78%) Bash Shell
25 258 (10.70%) ITIL
26 240 (9.95%) Computer Science
27 237 (9.83%) Firewall
28 236 (9.78%) Cisco
29 229 (9.49%) Puppet
30 217 (9.00%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 341 (14.14%) Apache
2 286 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 112 (4.64%) WebLogic
3 112 (4.64%) IIS
4 100 (4.15%) JBoss
5 81 (3.36%) MS Exchange
6 76 (3.15%) WebSphere
7 68 (2.82%) nginx
8 62 (2.57%) Node.js
9 54 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 50 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 47 (1.95%) SharePoint
12 40 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
13 35 (1.45%) CMS
14 31 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
15 30 (1.24%) Apache Solr
16 29 (1.20%) OpenStack
17 28 (1.16%) Confluence
18 26 (1.08%) Jetty
19 22 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 126 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.91%) MS Office
3 12 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.083%) SPSS
7 2 (0.083%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.041%) Maya
8 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.041%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.041%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.041%) MODO
Business Applications
1 41 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
4 36 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.33%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.33%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.21%) RMDS
7 5 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 4 (0.17%) Magento
9 3 (0.12%) Kondor+
9 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.12%) Eikon
10 2 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.041%) Maximo
11 1 (0.041%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.23%) SaaS
3 54 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.79%) PaaS
6 19 (0.79%) Office 365
7 17 (0.70%) GitHub
8 13 (0.54%) IaaS
9 10 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.21%) Heroku
11 4 (0.17%) Joyent
12 3 (0.12%) Jelastic
12 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.083%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (9.83%) Firewall
2 189 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 182 (7.55%) SAN
4 144 (5.97%) DNS
5 95 (3.94%) DHCP
6 94 (3.90%) HTTP
7 86 (3.57%) VPN
8 83 (3.44%) Internet
9 80 (3.32%) WAN
10 79 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
11 76 (3.15%) BGP
12 67 (2.78%) LAN
13 64 (2.65%) MPLS
14 56 (2.32%) Network Security
14 56 (2.32%) LDAP
14 56 (2.32%) NetScaler
15 52 (2.16%) OSPF
16 51 (2.11%) VLAN
17 42 (1.74%) VoIP
18 41 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (16.38%) MySQL
2 315 (13.06%) SQL Server
3 201 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 124 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 112 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 85 (3.52%) DB2
7 80 (3.32%) NoSQL
8 74 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (2.90%) MongoDB
10 67 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 63 (2.61%) Big Data
12 54 (2.24%) Oracle Exadata
12 54 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 45 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 37 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
16 36 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
17 32 (1.33%) Redis
18 29 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 157 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 142 (5.89%) Subversion
3 122 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 108 (4.48%) Maven
5 98 (4.06%) JIRA
6 62 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 58 (2.40%) JUnit
8 53 (2.20%) Hudson
9 51 (2.11%) Eclipse
10 45 (1.87%) Ant
11 41 (1.70%) Selenium
12 30 (1.24%) Mercurial
13 25 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 22 (0.91%) WebDriver
15 20 (0.83%) SpecFlow
15 20 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (0.54%) Introscope
16 13 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 854 (35.41%) Finance
2 397 (16.46%) Banking
3 192 (7.96%) Front Office
4 184 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 157 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 73 (3.03%) Games
7 68 (2.82%) Advertising
8 61 (2.53%) Marketing
9 51 (2.11%) Law
10 42 (1.74%) Back Office
11 40 (1.66%) Retail
12 33 (1.37%) Legal
13 20 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.62%) Billing
14 15 (0.62%) International Banking
15 14 (0.58%) Publishing
16 10 (0.41%) French Language
17 8 (0.33%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.21%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 563 (23.34%) Developer
2 298 (12.35%) Administrator
3 223 (9.25%) Analyst
4 221 (9.16%) Systems Administrator
5 196 (8.13%) Java Developer
6 179 (7.42%) Applications Support
7 146 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
8 139 (5.76%) Architect
9 127 (5.27%) C++ Developer
10 125 (5.18%) Support Analyst
11 122 (5.06%) DBA
12 110 (4.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 94 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
14 90 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
15 86 (3.57%) Support Engineer
15 86 (3.57%) Consultant
16 81 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
17 79 (3.28%) Senior Developer
18 77 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
19 71 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (8.96%) HTML
2 207 (8.58%) Web Services
3 179 (7.42%) Spring
4 177 (7.34%) XML
5 144 (5.97%) Middleware
6 141 (5.85%) CSS
7 96 (3.98%) jQuery
8 92 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
9 90 (3.73%) .NET
9 90 (3.73%) HTML5
10 86 (3.57%) Hibernate
11 71 (2.94%) LAMP
12 68 (2.82%) JSON
13 66 (2.74%) Java EE
13 66 (2.74%) RESTful
14 62 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
15 57 (2.36%) J2EE
15 57 (2.36%) STL
16 51 (2.11%) SOAP
16 51 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 240 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 162 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (6.63%) Open Source
4 107 (4.44%) Clustering
5 96 (3.98%) Equities
6 82 (3.40%) Derivative
7 80 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 74 (3.07%) Fixed Income
9 73 (3.03%) Hedge funds
10 58 (2.40%) Replication
11 56 (2.32%) Algorithms
12 53 (2.20%) Management Information System
13 45 (1.87%) Mathematics
14 44 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 32 (1.33%) Oracle Exalogic
16 29 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
17 26 (1.08%) SWIFT
17 26 (1.08%) Statistics
18 25 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
19 23 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1016 (42.12%) UNIX
2 883 (36.61%) Windows
3 294 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 266 (11.03%) Solaris
5 169 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (4.77%) CentOS
7 106 (4.39%) Ubuntu
8 102 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (3.81%) AIX
10 66 (2.74%) Android
11 54 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (2.03%) Debian
13 43 (1.78%) Windows 7
14 37 (1.53%) Apple iOS
15 28 (1.16%) Mac OS X
16 22 (0.91%) HPUX
17 17 (0.70%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
19 11 (0.46%) Fedora
20 10 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (10.70%) ITIL
3 217 (9.00%) DevOps
4 207 (8.58%) OO
5 193 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 174 (7.21%) Multithreading
7 155 (6.43%) Low Latency
8 143 (5.93%) Configuration Management
9 132 (5.47%) E-Commerce
10 123 (5.10%) TDD
11 118 (4.89%) SOA
12 111 (4.60%) Project Management
13 103 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
14 92 (3.81%) Software Engineering
15 85 (3.52%) Load Balancing
15 85 (3.52%) Scrum
16 79 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 76 (3.15%) Analytics
18 71 (2.94%) OOD
19 67 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 674 (27.94%) SQL
2 666 (27.61%) Java
3 461 (19.11%) Python
4 366 (15.17%) Perl
5 282 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 279 (11.57%) C++
7 260 (10.78%) Bash Shell
8 214 (8.87%) Shell Script
9 194 (8.04%) PHP
10 188 (7.79%) Ruby
11 137 (5.68%) C
12 122 (5.06%) C#
13 75 (3.11%) PowerShell
14 67 (2.78%) PL/SQL
15 46 (1.91%) Scala
16 29 (1.20%) VB
17 27 (1.12%) Groovy
18 26 (1.08%) Korn
18 26 (1.08%) PHP5
19 21 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 365 (15.13%) Degree
2 119 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (3.44%) CCNA
4 68 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (2.28%) MCSE
6 50 (2.07%) CCNP
6 50 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 40 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (1.08%) CISSP
10 25 (1.04%) MCP
11 24 (1.00%) MCITP
12 22 (0.91%) ISEB
13 18 (0.75%) PhD
14 15 (0.62%) RHCE
14 15 (0.62%) CISM
15 13 (0.54%) CCIE
16 12 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.37%) MCSA
17 9 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.89%) QA
2 81 (3.36%) SLA
3 34 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.33%) COBIT
7 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.083%) Basel II
8 2 (0.083%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 264 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (6.18%) Active Directory
3 102 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
4 83 (3.44%) vSphere
5 57 (2.36%) XenApp
6 45 (1.87%) KVM
7 39 (1.62%) Xen
8 37 (1.53%) Hyper-V
9 33 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 27 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (1.04%) NFS
12 24 (1.00%) XenServer
13 22 (0.91%) Varnish
14 21 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
15 18 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 16 (0.66%) UAG
17 15 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 14 (0.58%) XenDesktop
19 13 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 229 (9.49%) Puppet
2 165 (6.84%) Nagios
3 161 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (3.11%) Data Guard
5 57 (2.36%) ZABBIX
6 50 (2.07%) Cacti
7 43 (1.78%) Ansible
8 35 (1.45%) Salt
9 33 (1.37%) SCCM
10 32 (1.33%) Tivoli
11 30 (1.24%) SCOM
12 28 (1.16%) CFEngine
13 19 (0.79%) HAProxy
13 19 (0.79%) OpenView
14 18 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
15 17 (0.70%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 15 (0.62%) Opsview
18 14 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
18 14 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 620 (25.70%) Oracle
2 387 (16.04%) VMware
3 381 (15.80%) Red Hat
4 313 (12.98%) Microsoft
5 236 (9.78%) Cisco
6 147 (6.09%) Citrix
7 145 (6.01%) HP
8 100 (4.15%) IBM
9 96 (3.98%) NetApp
10 82 (3.40%) EMC
11 76 (3.15%) Sybase
12 73 (3.03%) F5
13 50 (2.07%) Juniper
14 47 (1.95%) Veritas
15 43 (1.78%) CheckPoint
16 41 (1.70%) Sun
17 39 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
18 35 (1.45%) Brocade
19 32 (1.33%) Splunk
20 28 (1.16%) Zend
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday