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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 736 1121 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.70% 10.68% 11.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.23% 45.37% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 656 966 1206
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £80,000 £80,000
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
1664 2471 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.46% 23.54% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 2136 2901
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 552 (36.36%) Finance
2 540 (35.57%) Python
3 475 (31.29%) Windows
4 458 (30.17%) Unix
5 410 (27.01%) SQL
6 388 (25.56%) DevOps
7 379 (24.97%) Java
8 377 (24.84%) Puppet
9 331 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
10 323 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
11 291 (19.17%) Opscode Chef
12 254 (16.73%) VMware
13 247 (16.27%) Jenkins
14 239 (15.74%) Ansible
15 235 (15.48%) JavaScript
16 233 (15.35%) C++
17 230 (15.15%) Bash Shell
17 230 (15.15%) Degree
18 225 (14.82%) MySQL
18 225 (14.82%) Apache
19 215 (14.16%) Git (software)
20 202 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
21 200 (13.18%) Perl
22 197 (12.98%) PHP
23 195 (12.85%) Configuration Management
24 194 (12.78%) Microsoft
25 191 (12.58%) Red Hat
26 184 (12.12%) Oracle
26 184 (12.12%) Docker
27 182 (11.99%) Ruby

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
1 225 (14.82%) Apache
2 108 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 89 (5.86%) IIS
4 50 (3.29%) OpenStack
5 49 (3.23%) nginx
6 47 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (2.83%) WebSphere
8 42 (2.77%) JBoss
9 39 (2.57%) MS Exchange
10 32 (2.11%) SharePoint
11 31 (2.04%) Confluence
12 24 (1.58%) WordPress
13 17 (1.12%) Apache Spark
13 17 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 17 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (0.79%) CloudStack
16 12 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.17%) MS Office
3 11 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.53%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.46%) Summit
4 5 (0.33%) RMDS
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.066%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.066%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.066%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 323 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (2.64%) SaaS
5 32 (2.11%) IaaS
6 30 (1.98%) GitHub
7 29 (1.91%) Route 53
8 26 (1.71%) Office 365
8 26 (1.71%) PaaS
9 13 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.86%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.19%) DNS
1 94 (6.19%) Firewall
2 86 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 68 (4.48%) LAN
4 66 (4.35%) WAN
5 51 (3.36%) SAN
6 50 (3.29%) HTTP
7 49 (3.23%) LDAP
8 43 (2.83%) Internet
9 41 (2.70%) VPN
10 34 (2.24%) DHCP
11 28 (1.84%) MPLS
12 25 (1.65%) iSCSI
13 21 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (1.38%) Network Security
13 21 (1.38%) VoIP
14 20 (1.32%) BGP
14 20 (1.32%) SSL
15 16 (1.05%) Kerberos
16 15 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (14.82%) MySQL
2 155 (10.21%) SQL Server
3 92 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 73 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (4.28%) Big Data
6 64 (4.22%) MongoDB
7 50 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 39 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 39 (2.57%) Relational Database
9 33 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.78%) Redis
11 23 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.25%) KDB
13 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (1.19%) DB2
14 18 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (1.12%) HBase
16 15 (0.99%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 247 (16.27%) Jenkins
2 215 (14.16%) Git (software)
3 82 (5.40%) Maven
4 74 (4.87%) JIRA
5 71 (4.68%) Subversion
6 50 (3.29%) TeamCity
7 46 (3.03%) JUnit
8 43 (2.83%) Selenium
9 34 (2.24%) Gradle
10 26 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (1.58%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.32%) Log4j
13 20 (1.32%) TestNG
14 19 (1.25%) Ant
14 19 (1.25%) Vagrant
15 17 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (1.05%) Jasmine
17 12 (0.79%) RSpec
18 11 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 552 (36.36%) Finance
2 173 (11.40%) Banking
3 135 (8.89%) Law
4 100 (6.59%) Front Office
5 40 (2.64%) Games
5 40 (2.64%) Marketing
6 36 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.11%) Retail
9 30 (1.98%) Advertising
10 25 (1.65%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.45%) Publishing
12 18 (1.19%) Back Office
13 10 (0.66%) Billing
14 8 (0.53%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.33%) French Language
15 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 422 (27.80%) Developer
2 223 (14.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 152 (10.01%) Linux Engineer
4 136 (8.96%) Analyst
5 132 (8.70%) Administrator
6 105 (6.92%) Python Developer
7 103 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
8 96 (6.32%) Applications Support
8 96 (6.32%) C++ Developer
9 90 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
10 83 (5.47%) Support Analyst
11 81 (5.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 80 (5.27%) Java Developer
13 78 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 77 (5.07%) Senior DevOps
15 75 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 73 (4.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 62 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
18 47 (3.10%) Senior Developer
19 46 (3.03%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (11.79%) HTML
2 159 (10.47%) CSS
3 139 (9.16%) LAMP
4 112 (7.38%) Web Services
5 103 (6.79%) FIX Protocol
6 94 (6.19%) jQuery
7 81 (5.34%) REST
8 72 (4.74%) .NET
8 72 (4.74%) STL
9 66 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 60 (3.95%) HTML5
11 56 (3.69%) Middleware
11 56 (3.69%) Node.js
11 56 (3.69%) Spring
12 55 (3.62%) XML
13 48 (3.16%) Ajax
14 47 (3.10%) CSS3
14 47 (3.10%) JSON
14 47 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
15 44 (2.90%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 102 (6.72%) Hedge funds
3 93 (6.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 92 (6.06%) Fintech
5 74 (4.87%) Fixed Income
6 73 (4.81%) Equities
7 72 (4.74%) Derivative
8 68 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (4.08%) Data Centre
10 60 (3.95%) Mathematics
11 45 (2.96%) User Experience
12 29 (1.91%) Physics
13 27 (1.78%) Algorithms
14 26 (1.71%) Replication
15 24 (1.58%) Management Information System
16 23 (1.52%) Clustering
17 19 (1.25%) Public Cloud
17 19 (1.25%) Visualisation
18 18 (1.19%) Data Structures
19 16 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 475 (31.29%) Windows
2 458 (30.17%) Unix
3 146 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 136 (8.96%) Ubuntu
5 134 (8.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (4.74%) Solaris
7 59 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (3.82%) CentOS
9 47 (3.10%) Android
10 33 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 24 (1.58%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.38%) Debian
14 20 (1.32%) openSUSE
15 15 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.86%) AIX
18 12 (0.79%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (25.56%) DevOps
2 331 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
4 195 (12.85%) Configuration Management
5 123 (8.10%) Software Engineering
6 115 (7.58%) ITIL
7 106 (6.98%) OO
8 103 (6.79%) TDD
9 100 (6.59%) Low Latency
9 100 (6.59%) Scrum
10 98 (6.46%) Multithreading
11 93 (6.13%) Open Source
12 73 (4.81%) E-Commerce
13 69 (4.55%) Test Automation
14 62 (4.08%) Web Development
15 61 (4.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 57 (3.75%) Electronic Trading
17 53 (3.49%) Unit Testing
18 51 (3.36%) High Availability
19 47 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 540 (35.57%) Python
2 410 (27.01%) SQL
3 379 (24.97%) Java
4 235 (15.48%) JavaScript
5 233 (15.35%) C++
6 230 (15.15%) Bash Shell
7 200 (13.18%) Perl
8 197 (12.98%) PHP
9 182 (11.99%) Ruby
10 104 (6.85%) PowerShell
11 102 (6.72%) Shell Script
12 89 (5.86%) C#
13 70 (4.61%) C
14 41 (2.70%) Scala
15 33 (2.17%) PL/SQL
16 31 (2.04%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.78%) VB
18 13 (0.86%) Erlang
18 13 (0.86%) VBA
19 10 (0.66%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 230 (15.15%) Degree
2 45 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (1.98%) CCNA
5 28 (1.84%) MCSE
6 25 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.12%) MCSA
9 16 (1.05%) CISSP
10 14 (0.92%) CCNP
10 14 (0.92%) EMC Certification
10 14 (0.92%) MCITP
11 13 (0.86%) RHCE
12 12 (0.79%) PhD
13 10 (0.66%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.59%) CEH
15 8 (0.53%) MCP
16 7 (0.46%) CCA
16 7 (0.46%) CISM
16 7 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.87%) QA
2 22 (1.45%) SLA
3 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.46%) SEPA
5 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) SDET
8 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.066%) EMIR
8 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.066%) MiFID
8 1 (0.066%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.066%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 184 (12.12%) Docker
2 153 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (8.30%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.83%) vSphere
5 42 (2.77%) Hyper-V
6 41 (2.70%) KVM
7 36 (2.37%) NFS
8 25 (1.65%) Xen
9 20 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (1.19%) XenServer
11 15 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.79%) vCloud
13 9 (0.59%) Corosync
13 9 (0.59%) HDFS
13 9 (0.59%) Squid
13 9 (0.59%) XenApp
13 9 (0.59%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.40%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 377 (24.84%) Puppet
2 291 (19.17%) Opscode Chef
3 239 (15.74%) Ansible
4 79 (5.20%) Nagios
5 74 (4.87%) Salt
6 43 (2.83%) Kubernetes
7 33 (2.17%) SCCM
8 17 (1.12%) ZABBIX
9 16 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 15 (0.99%) Cobbler
10 15 (0.99%) SCOM
11 13 (0.86%) Terraform
12 12 (0.79%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 11 (0.72%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.72%) Graphite
13 11 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
13 11 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.66%) logstash
14 10 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 254 (16.73%) VMware
2 194 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 191 (12.58%) Red Hat
4 184 (12.12%) Oracle
5 126 (8.30%) Cisco
6 63 (4.15%) HP
7 55 (3.62%) Citrix
8 51 (3.36%) IBM
9 47 (3.10%) Rackspace
10 42 (2.77%) EMC
10 42 (2.77%) Google
10 42 (2.77%) Splunk
10 42 (2.77%) Sybase
11 30 (1.98%) NetApp
12 22 (1.45%) SaltStack
13 21 (1.38%) Bloomberg
13 21 (1.38%) Symantec
14 18 (1.19%) 3PAR
15 17 (1.12%) Facebook
16 15 (0.99%) Hortonworks
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £200000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life, h/care
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SentryBay
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + 15% flex + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago