The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1344 1202 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.05% 10.03% 9.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.23% 36.09% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1091 1120
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3260 3331 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.80% 27.80% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 2979 3108
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 985 (39.24%) UNIX
2 877 (34.94%) Finance
3 871 (34.70%) Java
4 820 (32.67%) Windows
5 748 (29.80%) SQL
6 633 (25.22%) Oracle
7 497 (19.80%) Python
8 438 (17.45%) Banking
9 432 (17.21%) MySQL
10 421 (16.77%) Degree
11 393 (15.66%) Red Hat
12 392 (15.62%) JavaScript
13 379 (15.10%) Perl
14 363 (14.46%) Apache
15 356 (14.18%) HTML
16 336 (13.39%) VMware
17 325 (12.95%) Tomcat
18 306 (12.19%) C++
19 286 (11.39%) SQL Server
20 280 (11.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 277 (11.04%) Computer Science
22 274 (10.92%) Bash Shell
23 269 (10.72%) Solaris
24 259 (10.32%) Microsoft
25 251 (10.00%) ITIL
25 251 (10.00%) CSS
26 249 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
27 244 (9.72%) PHP
28 230 (9.16%) OO
29 219 (8.73%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 363 (14.46%) Apache
2 325 (12.95%) Tomcat
3 127 (5.06%) IIS
4 105 (4.18%) WebSphere
5 90 (3.59%) Node.js
6 85 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 70 (2.79%) nginx
8 60 (2.39%) MS Exchange
9 52 (2.07%) SharePoint
10 46 (1.83%) CMS
11 36 (1.43%) Apache Solr
12 34 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (1.31%) Jetty
14 31 (1.24%) Drupal
15 30 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (1.16%) WordPress
17 26 (1.04%) Confluence
17 26 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
18 24 (0.96%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 88 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.39%) MS Office
3 17 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.16%) InDesign
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) SPSS
7 4 (0.16%) Blender
8 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.040%) MS Project
8 1 (0.040%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 36 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.52%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.40%) RMDS
5 10 (0.40%) Maximo
6 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.24%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.20%) Magento
7 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.20%) Summit
8 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
9 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.080%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.71%) SaaS
3 48 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (1.16%) GitHub
6 15 (0.60%) PaaS
7 14 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.48%) Office 365
8 12 (0.48%) IaaS
9 11 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
10 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.12%) Jelastic
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.12%) Joyent
12 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.080%) Heroku
13 2 (0.080%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.080%) Route 53
13 2 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 185 (7.37%) TCP/IP
2 183 (7.29%) Firewall
3 170 (6.77%) SAN
4 165 (6.57%) DNS
5 112 (4.46%) Internet
6 103 (4.10%) HTTP
7 90 (3.59%) LAN
8 87 (3.47%) DHCP
9 79 (3.15%) WAN
10 73 (2.91%) VPN
11 50 (1.99%) BGP
12 48 (1.91%) Network Security
13 47 (1.87%) LDAP
14 38 (1.51%) MPLS
14 38 (1.51%) VoIP
14 38 (1.51%) VLAN
15 35 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (1.31%) Kerberos
16 33 (1.31%) NetScaler
17 32 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (17.21%) MySQL
2 286 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 193 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 169 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 117 (4.66%) Big Data
6 107 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 95 (3.78%) NoSQL
8 90 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 78 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 76 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 61 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 60 (2.39%) MongoDB
13 53 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
14 48 (1.91%) DB2
15 37 (1.47%) Redis
15 37 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
16 32 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
17 28 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (1.08%) Mahout
18 27 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 219 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 205 (8.17%) Subversion
3 140 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 122 (4.86%) Maven
5 97 (3.86%) JIRA
6 90 (3.59%) Selenium
7 83 (3.31%) JUnit
8 76 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 68 (2.71%) Hudson
10 61 (2.43%) Ant
11 40 (1.59%) Mercurial
12 39 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 28 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (1.00%) PhoneGap
14 25 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 25 (1.00%) Xcode
15 23 (0.92%) Introscope
16 21 (0.84%) Grunt
17 19 (0.76%) JMeter
18 18 (0.72%) PHPUnit
General
1 877 (34.94%) Finance
2 438 (17.45%) Banking
3 207 (8.25%) Front Office
4 186 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 130 (5.18%) Telecoms
6 86 (3.43%) Marketing
7 80 (3.19%) Games
8 59 (2.35%) Advertising
9 50 (1.99%) Retail
10 43 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 39 (1.55%) Legal
12 34 (1.35%) Publishing
13 28 (1.12%) Back Office
14 25 (1.00%) Law
15 23 (0.92%) International Banking
16 17 (0.68%) Billing
17 15 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.40%) Electronics
19 8 (0.32%) Spanish Language
20 6 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 690 (27.49%) Developer
2 267 (10.64%) Administrator
3 256 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 215 (8.57%) Analyst
5 200 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
6 170 (6.77%) Applications Support
7 142 (5.66%) Architect
8 131 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
9 105 (4.18%) Support Analyst
10 100 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
10 100 (3.98%) DBA
11 87 (3.47%) C++ Developer
11 87 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 85 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 85 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
13 84 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
14 78 (3.11%) Consultant
15 73 (2.91%) Junior
16 72 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
17 60 (2.39%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (14.18%) HTML
2 251 (10.00%) CSS
3 217 (8.65%) XML
4 190 (7.57%) Spring
5 188 (7.49%) jQuery
6 187 (7.45%) Web Services
7 138 (5.50%) Middleware
8 129 (5.14%) HTML5
9 117 (4.66%) .NET
10 112 (4.46%) LAMP
11 106 (4.22%) RESTful
12 85 (3.39%) REST
12 85 (3.39%) SOAP
13 82 (3.27%) JSON
14 79 (3.15%) Ajax
15 78 (3.11%) J2EE
16 74 (2.95%) Java EE
17 72 (2.87%) Hibernate
18 61 (2.43%) Django
19 57 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 277 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 182 (7.25%) Open Source
3 124 (4.94%) Equities
4 118 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 101 (4.02%) Derivative
6 95 (3.78%) Clustering
7 79 (3.15%) Hedge funds
8 65 (2.59%) Fixed Income
9 62 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 55 (2.19%) Mathematics
11 48 (1.91%) Replication
12 47 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 47 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (1.59%) Social Media
14 33 (1.31%) SWIFT
15 30 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
16 28 (1.12%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.00%) Statistics
18 23 (0.92%) Data Integration
19 22 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 985 (39.24%) UNIX
2 820 (32.67%) Windows
3 280 (11.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 269 (10.72%) Solaris
5 154 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (4.10%) Ubuntu
6 103 (4.10%) CentOS
7 93 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (3.23%) Android
9 79 (3.15%) AIX
10 76 (3.03%) Windows 7
11 68 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 58 (2.31%) Debian
13 56 (2.23%) Apple iOS
14 37 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
15 34 (1.35%) Mac OS X
16 31 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 23 (0.92%) HPUX
18 18 (0.72%) Fedora
19 14 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (10.00%) ITIL
2 249 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (9.16%) OO
4 215 (8.57%) DevOps
5 173 (6.89%) Configuration Management
5 173 (6.89%) Multithreading
6 168 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
7 148 (5.90%) E-Commerce
8 146 (5.82%) TDD
9 144 (5.74%) Low Latency
10 128 (5.10%) Software Engineering
11 107 (4.26%) Scrum
12 103 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
13 101 (4.02%) MVC
14 97 (3.86%) Load Balancing
15 94 (3.75%) SOA
16 83 (3.31%) Analytics
17 78 (3.11%) Project Management
18 77 (3.07%) Web Development
19 74 (2.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 871 (34.70%) Java
2 748 (29.80%) SQL
3 497 (19.80%) Python
4 392 (15.62%) JavaScript
5 379 (15.10%) Perl
6 306 (12.19%) C++
7 274 (10.92%) Bash Shell
8 244 (9.72%) PHP
9 219 (8.73%) Shell Script
10 198 (7.89%) Ruby
11 171 (6.81%) C
12 151 (6.02%) C#
13 89 (3.55%) PL/SQL
14 86 (3.43%) PowerShell
15 67 (2.67%) Scala
16 50 (1.99%) PHP5
17 42 (1.67%) Objective-C
18 36 (1.43%) ActionScript
19 30 (1.20%) R
20 26 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 421 (16.77%) Degree
2 87 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.63%) MCSE
5 63 (2.51%) Security Cleared
6 46 (1.83%) CCNA
7 27 (1.08%) CCNP
8 26 (1.04%) MCITP
9 24 (0.96%) CISSP
10 23 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.84%) SC Cleared
12 21 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (0.72%) MCSA
13 18 (0.72%) ISEB
14 17 (0.68%) RHCE
15 16 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (0.60%) PhD
17 14 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.34%) QA
2 79 (3.15%) SLA
3 59 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 27 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.12%) MiFID
9 2 (0.080%) COBIT
9 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.040%) DO-178B
System Software
1 217 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 91 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
4 65 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 61 (2.43%) vSphere
6 48 (1.91%) VMware ESX
7 41 (1.63%) NFS
8 37 (1.47%) XenApp
9 36 (1.43%) KVM
10 35 (1.39%) Xen
11 31 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
12 27 (1.08%) Varnish
13 22 (0.88%) XenServer
14 18 (0.72%) XenDesktop
15 17 (0.68%) Postfix
15 17 (0.68%) Sendmail
16 15 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (0.60%) Samba
17 10 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 10 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 189 (7.53%) Puppet
2 134 (5.34%) Nagios
3 129 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (2.55%) Data Guard
5 47 (1.87%) Cacti
6 46 (1.83%) Tivoli
7 43 (1.71%) ZABBIX
8 39 (1.55%) Ansible
9 32 (1.27%) CFEngine
10 29 (1.16%) Salt
11 22 (0.88%) Capistrano
12 21 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 20 (0.80%) Opsview
13 20 (0.80%) SCCM
14 19 (0.76%) Vagrant
15 17 (0.68%) SCOM
16 16 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
17 15 (0.60%) Control-M
18 13 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 633 (25.22%) Oracle
2 393 (15.66%) Red Hat
3 336 (13.39%) VMware
4 259 (10.32%) Microsoft
5 181 (7.21%) Cisco
6 147 (5.86%) JBoss
7 144 (5.74%) Citrix
8 106 (4.22%) HP
9 86 (3.43%) IBM
10 81 (3.23%) Sybase
11 66 (2.63%) F5
12 63 (2.51%) NetApp
13 62 (2.47%) EMC
14 47 (1.87%) Sun
15 41 (1.63%) Google
16 40 (1.59%) Splunk
17 37 (1.47%) Zend
17 37 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
18 35 (1.39%) Veritas
19 30 (1.20%) TIBCO
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £52000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + 10% Bonus + 5k Car Allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £23739.93 - £39566.55 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent package!
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago