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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1138 1175 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.38% 8.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.94% 35.70% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1023 889
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
2650 3291 2961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.53% 26.27% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2913 2647
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 849 (40.12%) UNIX
2 777 (36.72%) Windows
3 694 (32.80%) Finance
4 638 (30.15%) SQL
5 588 (27.79%) Java
6 482 (22.78%) Oracle
7 460 (21.74%) Python
8 393 (18.57%) VMware
9 350 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
10 334 (15.78%) Perl
11 323 (15.26%) MySQL
11 323 (15.26%) Red Hat
12 311 (14.70%) Degree
13 296 (13.99%) Banking
14 293 (13.85%) C++
15 287 (13.56%) Microsoft
16 285 (13.47%) SQL Server
17 272 (12.85%) Apache
18 264 (12.48%) JavaScript
19 256 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 246 (11.63%) Bash Shell
21 242 (11.44%) Cisco
21 242 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
22 239 (11.29%) ITIL
23 237 (11.20%) Puppet
24 223 (10.54%) DevOps
24 223 (10.54%) Web Services
24 223 (10.54%) PHP
25 216 (10.21%) Firewall
26 206 (9.74%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 272 (12.85%) Apache
2 159 (7.51%) Tomcat
3 101 (4.77%) WebSphere
4 86 (4.06%) IIS
5 77 (3.64%) MS Exchange
6 75 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 72 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 62 (2.93%) Oracle Service Bus
8 62 (2.93%) nginx
9 60 (2.84%) JBoss
10 45 (2.13%) WebLogic
11 33 (1.56%) Node.js
12 31 (1.47%) GlassFish
13 29 (1.37%) Drupal
14 25 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (1.18%) CMS
15 22 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.95%) OpenStack
16 20 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.22%) MS Office
3 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.24%) MS Project
5 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.095%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.047%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.047%) Maya
Business Applications
1 60 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
2 32 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
6 12 (0.57%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.57%) RMDS
7 10 (0.47%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.24%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.19%) Magento
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
11 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.095%) MetaTrader
13 1 (0.047%) Oracle Assets
13 1 (0.047%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 1 (0.047%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 152 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.36%) SaaS
3 32 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (1.09%) PaaS
5 22 (1.04%) IaaS
6 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (0.66%) Office 365
8 13 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.43%) Route 53
12 5 (0.24%) Trello
12 5 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
13 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.19%) Heroku
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (10.21%) Firewall
2 169 (7.99%) TCP/IP
3 160 (7.56%) SAN
4 156 (7.37%) DNS
5 111 (5.25%) VPN
6 106 (5.01%) HTTP
7 91 (4.30%) Internet
8 85 (4.02%) WAN
9 78 (3.69%) LDAP
10 75 (3.54%) DHCP
11 71 (3.36%) BGP
12 66 (3.12%) LAN
13 50 (2.36%) Network Security
14 46 (2.17%) MPLS
14 46 (2.17%) OSPF
15 45 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
16 43 (2.03%) iSCSI
17 42 (1.98%) FTP
18 38 (1.80%) EIGRP
19 37 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (15.26%) MySQL
2 285 (13.47%) SQL Server
3 193 (9.12%) Oracle Database
4 134 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 127 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 110 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 104 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
9 67 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 67 (3.17%) RDBMS
10 55 (2.60%) Big Data
11 54 (2.55%) Hadoop
12 41 (1.94%) DB2
13 39 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 35 (1.65%) Redis
16 32 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 31 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 201 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 154 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 106 (5.01%) Maven
4 101 (4.77%) Subversion
5 91 (4.30%) JIRA
6 67 (3.17%) JUnit
7 58 (2.74%) Selenium
8 44 (2.08%) Mercurial
9 37 (1.75%) Ant
10 32 (1.51%) Cucumber
11 30 (1.42%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.23%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.23%) Hudson
13 25 (1.18%) WebDriver
14 20 (0.95%) Gradle
15 19 (0.90%) Mockito
16 17 (0.80%) TestNG
17 12 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (0.52%) Log4j
General
1 694 (32.80%) Finance
2 296 (13.99%) Banking
3 92 (4.35%) Front Office
4 85 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 79 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 79 (3.73%) Retail
6 74 (3.50%) Advertising
7 40 (1.89%) Law
8 37 (1.75%) Marketing
9 35 (1.65%) Back Office
10 32 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.51%) Games
11 25 (1.18%) Publishing
12 19 (0.90%) Legal
13 17 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.76%) Billing
15 15 (0.71%) Electronics
16 9 (0.43%) International Banking
16 9 (0.43%) French Language
17 7 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 486 (22.97%) Developer
2 275 (13.00%) Administrator
3 209 (9.88%) Analyst
4 205 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
5 130 (6.14%) C++ Developer
6 119 (5.62%) Java Developer
7 113 (5.34%) Architect
8 112 (5.29%) Consultant
9 109 (5.15%) Applications Support
10 107 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
11 99 (4.68%) DBA
12 96 (4.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 91 (4.30%) Support Analyst
14 85 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
15 84 (3.97%) Senior Developer
16 63 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
17 59 (2.79%) Network Engineer
18 54 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 52 (2.46%) Support Engineer
20 51 (2.41%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (10.54%) Web Services
2 206 (9.74%) HTML
3 164 (7.75%) CSS
4 137 (6.47%) Middleware
5 108 (5.10%) XML
6 97 (4.58%) Spring
7 93 (4.40%) jQuery
8 75 (3.54%) .NET
9 74 (3.50%) RESTful
10 70 (3.31%) LAMP
11 68 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 65 (3.07%) HTML5
12 65 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
13 52 (2.46%) JMS
14 51 (2.41%) CSS3
15 49 (2.32%) REST
15 49 (2.32%) Hibernate
16 47 (2.22%) J2EE
16 47 (2.22%) STL
17 46 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.36%) Computer Science
2 155 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (5.06%) Open Source
4 82 (3.88%) Replication
5 71 (3.36%) Hedge funds
6 68 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 63 (2.98%) Algorithms
8 61 (2.88%) Derivative
8 61 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 58 (2.74%) Equities
10 53 (2.50%) Clustering
11 49 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 44 (2.08%) Fixed Income
12 44 (2.08%) User Experience
13 39 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (1.70%) Mathematics
15 32 (1.51%) PKI
16 25 (1.18%) Statistics
16 25 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
17 22 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 849 (40.12%) UNIX
2 777 (36.72%) Windows
3 256 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 132 (6.24%) Solaris
5 93 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 87 (4.11%) Debian
8 86 (4.06%) CentOS
9 66 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 64 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (1.51%) Android
12 30 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 30 (1.42%) AIX
13 24 (1.13%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.85%) SUSE
15 14 (0.66%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (11.29%) ITIL
3 223 (10.54%) DevOps
4 206 (9.74%) OO
5 170 (8.03%) Multithreading
6 153 (7.23%) TDD
7 129 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 125 (5.91%) Low Latency
9 119 (5.62%) Scrum
10 111 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (4.87%) SOA
12 97 (4.58%) Software Engineering
13 95 (4.49%) E-Commerce
14 92 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 90 (4.25%) Project Management
16 88 (4.16%) Mentoring
17 86 (4.06%) BDD
18 79 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
19 75 (3.54%) Load Balancing
20 74 (3.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 638 (30.15%) SQL
2 588 (27.79%) Java
3 460 (21.74%) Python
4 334 (15.78%) Perl
5 293 (13.85%) C++
6 264 (12.48%) JavaScript
7 246 (11.63%) Bash Shell
8 223 (10.54%) PHP
9 191 (9.03%) Shell Script
10 156 (7.37%) Ruby
11 125 (5.91%) C
12 96 (4.54%) C#
13 88 (4.16%) PowerShell
14 86 (4.06%) PL/SQL
15 63 (2.98%) Scala
16 40 (1.89%) Groovy
17 24 (1.13%) PHP5
18 22 (1.04%) VBA
19 21 (0.99%) VBScript
20 19 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 311 (14.70%) Degree
2 113 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (3.31%) CCNA
5 64 (3.02%) MCSE
6 56 (2.65%) CCNP
7 43 (2.03%) Security Cleared
8 31 (1.47%) MCITP
9 29 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (1.32%) CISSP
10 28 (1.32%) MCSA
11 25 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.13%) PhD
13 23 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (0.99%) OCP
14 21 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
15 20 (0.95%) MCP
16 18 (0.85%) CCA
17 17 (0.80%) CISM
18 16 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.82%) QA
2 75 (3.54%) SLA
3 23 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.28%) COBIT
8 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.095%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.095%) Basel II
10 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
System Software
1 242 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 61 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
4 55 (2.60%) vSphere
5 53 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 40 (1.89%) Docker
7 38 (1.80%) XenApp
8 36 (1.70%) NFS
9 34 (1.61%) XenDesktop
10 32 (1.51%) Squid
11 31 (1.47%) VMware ESX
12 20 (0.95%) Varnish
12 20 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 18 (0.85%) iptables
15 16 (0.76%) KVM
16 15 (0.71%) vCloud
16 15 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (0.71%) Firmware
17 13 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 237 (11.20%) Puppet
2 143 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (6.33%) Nagios
4 50 (2.36%) Ansible
5 47 (2.22%) SCCM
6 44 (2.08%) Tivoli
7 36 (1.70%) ZABBIX
8 35 (1.65%) SCOM
9 34 (1.61%) Cacti
9 34 (1.61%) Data Guard
10 28 (1.32%) OpenView
11 22 (1.04%) Salt
12 18 (0.85%) HAProxy
13 17 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
13 17 (0.80%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.76%) Vagrant
15 12 (0.57%) logstash
16 10 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 482 (22.78%) Oracle
2 393 (18.57%) VMware
3 323 (15.26%) Red Hat
4 287 (13.56%) Microsoft
5 242 (11.44%) Cisco
6 150 (7.09%) HP
7 131 (6.19%) Citrix
8 84 (3.97%) IBM
9 75 (3.54%) NetApp
10 55 (2.60%) EMC
11 51 (2.41%) Juniper
12 50 (2.36%) F5
13 45 (2.13%) Splunk
13 45 (2.13%) Zend
14 44 (2.08%) CheckPoint
15 43 (2.03%) Sun
16 42 (1.98%) Sybase
17 33 (1.56%) Google
18 32 (1.51%) Veritas
19 27 (1.28%) SolarWinds
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus & exceptional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum Up to 20% Bonus + BUPA, Pension + Exceptional Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday