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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1257 1179 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.04% 9.96% 10.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.82% 37.43% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1076 1231
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,500
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
3079 3150 3484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.03% 26.60% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2713 2834 3240
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 1062 (40.81%) UNIX
2 908 (34.90%) Finance
3 889 (34.17%) Windows
4 814 (31.28%) Java
5 754 (28.98%) SQL
6 700 (26.90%) Oracle
7 496 (19.06%) Python
8 473 (18.18%) Banking
9 435 (16.72%) MySQL
10 422 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 419 (16.10%) Degree
12 397 (15.26%) Red Hat
13 393 (15.10%) Perl
14 365 (14.03%) VMware
15 351 (13.49%) Apache
16 347 (13.34%) SQL Server
17 336 (12.91%) JavaScript
18 329 (12.64%) Tomcat
19 308 (11.84%) Microsoft
20 300 (11.53%) C++
21 297 (11.41%) Solaris
22 295 (11.34%) HTML
23 292 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 285 (10.95%) Computer Science
25 282 (10.84%) Bash Shell
26 273 (10.49%) ITIL
27 248 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
28 244 (9.38%) DevOps
29 236 (9.07%) OO
30 232 (8.92%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (13.49%) Apache
2 329 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 118 (4.53%) IIS
4 115 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 104 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 79 (3.04%) Node.js
7 76 (2.92%) MS Exchange
8 64 (2.46%) nginx
9 59 (2.27%) SharePoint
10 43 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 43 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
12 36 (1.38%) Apache Solr
13 34 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
14 29 (1.11%) Jetty
14 29 (1.11%) Confluence
15 27 (1.04%) CMS
15 27 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
16 25 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
17 23 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 109 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.92%) MS Office
3 19 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.12%) InDesign
8 3 (0.12%) Blender
8 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.077%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.038%) Maya
10 1 (0.038%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.038%) SPSS
10 1 (0.038%) MS Project
10 1 (0.038%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.038%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.038%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 48 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
2 46 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 14 (0.54%) RMDS
6 9 (0.35%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.23%) Magento
7 6 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.12%) Kondor+
10 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 83 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (3.11%) SaaS
3 54 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.81%) GitHub
7 17 (0.65%) Office 365
8 16 (0.61%) PaaS
9 15 (0.58%) IaaS
10 12 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.27%) Joyent
12 6 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.15%) Heroku
14 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.12%) Jelastic
15 2 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.077%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.077%) Route 53
15 2 (0.077%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 196 (7.53%) Firewall
2 178 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 175 (6.73%) SAN
4 150 (5.76%) DNS
5 109 (4.19%) HTTP
6 98 (3.77%) Internet
7 91 (3.50%) DHCP
8 78 (3.00%) LAN
9 76 (2.92%) WAN
10 68 (2.61%) VPN
11 64 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (2.34%) BGP
13 56 (2.15%) Network Security
14 53 (2.04%) LDAP
15 52 (2.00%) VLAN
16 47 (1.81%) NetScaler
17 46 (1.77%) MPLS
18 41 (1.58%) Wireless
19 40 (1.54%) VoIP
20 34 (1.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (16.72%) MySQL
2 347 (13.34%) SQL Server
3 216 (8.30%) Oracle Database
4 140 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 127 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 108 (4.15%) Big Data
7 90 (3.46%) Hadoop
8 85 (3.27%) NoSQL
9 80 (3.07%) DB2
10 79 (3.04%) MongoDB
11 77 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
12 64 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
13 61 (2.34%) RDBMS
14 58 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
15 51 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
16 39 (1.50%) Redis
17 36 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
18 30 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
19 29 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (1.04%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 187 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 179 (6.88%) Subversion
3 139 (5.34%) Jenkins
4 120 (4.61%) Maven
5 103 (3.96%) JIRA
6 74 (2.84%) JUnit
7 69 (2.65%) Eclipse
8 68 (2.61%) Selenium
9 60 (2.31%) Hudson
10 56 (2.15%) Ant
11 48 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 33 (1.27%) Mercurial
13 29 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 27 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (0.69%) JMeter
15 18 (0.69%) Log4j
15 18 (0.69%) PHPUnit
15 18 (0.69%) JConsole
16 17 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
16 17 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 908 (34.90%) Finance
2 473 (18.18%) Banking
3 216 (8.30%) Front Office
4 202 (7.76%) Investment Banking
5 169 (6.50%) Telecoms
6 79 (3.04%) Marketing
7 71 (2.73%) Games
8 64 (2.46%) Advertising
9 51 (1.96%) Retail
10 48 (1.84%) Legal
11 43 (1.65%) Law
12 27 (1.04%) Back Office
12 27 (1.04%) Publishing
13 25 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.85%) Billing
15 18 (0.69%) International Banking
16 15 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.42%) Electronics
18 8 (0.31%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 653 (25.10%) Developer
2 302 (11.61%) Administrator
3 246 (9.45%) Java Developer
4 217 (8.34%) Analyst
5 215 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
6 195 (7.49%) Applications Support
7 158 (6.07%) Architect
8 138 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
9 125 (4.80%) DBA
10 109 (4.19%) Support Analyst
11 105 (4.04%) C++ Developer
12 97 (3.73%) Oracle DBA
12 97 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
13 91 (3.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 91 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
14 78 (3.00%) Junior
15 76 (2.92%) Consultant
15 76 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 71 (2.73%) Network Engineer
16 71 (2.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (11.34%) HTML
2 205 (7.88%) XML
3 201 (7.72%) Spring
4 197 (7.57%) CSS
5 192 (7.38%) Web Services
6 159 (6.11%) Middleware
7 132 (5.07%) jQuery
8 107 (4.11%) LAMP
9 103 (3.96%) HTML5
10 95 (3.65%) .NET
11 91 (3.50%) RESTful
12 90 (3.46%) Hibernate
13 86 (3.31%) JSON
14 82 (3.15%) REST
15 77 (2.96%) Java EE
16 74 (2.84%) SOAP
17 72 (2.77%) J2EE
18 69 (2.65%) Ajax
19 54 (2.08%) STL
20 53 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 285 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 192 (7.38%) Open Source
3 175 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (4.38%) Equities
5 111 (4.27%) Clustering
6 96 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 78 (3.00%) Hedge funds
8 77 (2.96%) Derivative
9 63 (2.42%) Fixed Income
10 58 (2.23%) Management Information System
11 53 (2.04%) Replication
12 42 (1.61%) Mathematics
13 39 (1.50%) SWIFT
14 36 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
15 28 (1.08%) Statistics
16 26 (1.00%) Oracle Exalogic
16 26 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (0.92%) User Experience
18 23 (0.88%) Mobile App
18 23 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1062 (40.81%) UNIX
2 889 (34.17%) Windows
3 297 (11.41%) Solaris
4 292 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 152 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (4.34%) Ubuntu
7 107 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 105 (4.04%) AIX
9 96 (3.69%) CentOS
10 58 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (2.19%) Android
12 54 (2.08%) Debian
13 50 (1.92%) Windows 7
14 40 (1.54%) Apple iOS
15 36 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 28 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (0.77%) HPUX
18 19 (0.73%) Fedora
19 16 (0.61%) Windows XP
20 11 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (10.49%) ITIL
3 244 (9.38%) DevOps
4 236 (9.07%) OO
5 203 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
6 188 (7.23%) Multithreading
7 173 (6.65%) Configuration Management
8 156 (6.00%) TDD
9 152 (5.84%) Low Latency
10 150 (5.76%) E-Commerce
11 111 (4.27%) SOA
12 110 (4.23%) Software Engineering
13 108 (4.15%) Scrum
14 106 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
15 97 (3.73%) Project Management
16 90 (3.46%) Load Balancing
16 90 (3.46%) Analytics
17 86 (3.31%) Web Development
18 79 (3.04%) Mentoring
19 76 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 814 (31.28%) Java
2 754 (28.98%) SQL
3 496 (19.06%) Python
4 393 (15.10%) Perl
5 336 (12.91%) JavaScript
6 300 (11.53%) C++
7 282 (10.84%) Bash Shell
8 232 (8.92%) Shell Script
9 214 (8.22%) PHP
10 202 (7.76%) Ruby
11 162 (6.23%) C
12 128 (4.92%) C#
13 95 (3.65%) PL/SQL
14 77 (2.96%) PowerShell
15 67 (2.57%) Scala
16 41 (1.58%) PHP5
17 29 (1.11%) R
18 28 (1.08%) Korn
19 26 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 26 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 419 (16.10%) Degree
2 98 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (2.54%) CCNA
5 63 (2.42%) MCSE
6 56 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 37 (1.42%) CCNP
8 33 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.92%) CISSP
11 23 (0.88%) ISEB
12 22 (0.85%) MCITP
13 20 (0.77%) MCP
14 19 (0.73%) RHCE
15 15 (0.58%) PhD
16 14 (0.54%) MCSA
16 14 (0.54%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
17 13 (0.50%) CISM
18 12 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.96%) QA
2 85 (3.27%) SLA
3 47 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.19%) COBIT
8 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.038%) DO-178B
System Software
1 248 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (6.65%) Active Directory
3 111 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
4 71 (2.73%) vSphere
5 50 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 48 (1.84%) Xen
7 45 (1.73%) VMware ESX
8 44 (1.69%) KVM
9 41 (1.58%) XenApp
10 33 (1.27%) NFS
11 31 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
12 20 (0.77%) Varnish
13 19 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (0.65%) XenServer
15 15 (0.58%) UAG
15 15 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 13 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 11 (0.42%) Samba
18 9 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 8 (0.31%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 225 (8.65%) Puppet
2 164 (6.30%) Nagios
3 153 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (2.96%) Data Guard
5 59 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 53 (2.04%) Tivoli
7 51 (1.96%) Cacti
8 43 (1.65%) CFEngine
9 42 (1.61%) Salt
10 40 (1.54%) Ansible
11 25 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 22 (0.85%) SCCM
12 22 (0.85%) Opsview
13 19 (0.73%) Capistrano
14 17 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (0.65%) SCOM
15 16 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
16 14 (0.54%) Control-M
17 13 (0.50%) NetBackup
17 13 (0.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 700 (26.90%) Oracle
2 397 (15.26%) Red Hat
3 365 (14.03%) VMware
4 308 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 203 (7.80%) Cisco
6 144 (5.53%) JBoss
7 142 (5.46%) Citrix
8 108 (4.15%) IBM
9 106 (4.07%) HP
10 94 (3.61%) Sybase
11 87 (3.34%) NetApp
12 73 (2.81%) F5
13 63 (2.42%) EMC
14 46 (1.77%) Zend
15 45 (1.73%) Sun
16 43 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
17 41 (1.58%) Veritas
18 33 (1.27%) CheckPoint
19 30 (1.15%) Juniper
20 29 (1.11%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + home working + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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TRG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum please send CV
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
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