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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 787 1178 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.15% 11.16% 9.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.87% 42.56% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1029 998
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1794 2768 3245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.41% 26.23% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2397 2852
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, 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.

1 527 (36.37%) Python
2 505 (34.85%) Finance
3 496 (34.23%) Unix
4 416 (28.71%) SQL
5 407 (28.09%) Windows
6 405 (27.95%) Java
7 382 (26.36%) DevOps
8 357 (24.64%) Puppet
9 332 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
10 328 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
11 282 (19.46%) VMware
12 263 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
13 254 (17.53%) Bash Shell
14 238 (16.43%) C++
15 228 (15.73%) Degree
16 221 (15.25%) MySQL
17 219 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
18 211 (14.56%) Red Hat
19 205 (14.15%) Jenkins
20 199 (13.73%) Ansible
21 192 (13.25%) Oracle
22 190 (13.11%) PHP
23 189 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
24 186 (12.84%) Git (software)
25 182 (12.56%) JavaScript
26 177 (12.22%) Configuration Management
26 177 (12.22%) Computer Science
27 173 (11.94%) Perl
28 168 (11.59%) Apache
29 167 (11.53%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 168 (11.59%) Apache
2 80 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 67 (4.62%) IIS
4 52 (3.59%) WebSphere
5 46 (3.17%) JBoss
6 42 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (2.90%) Node.js
7 39 (2.69%) OpenStack
8 35 (2.42%) MS Exchange
9 33 (2.28%) Confluence
10 29 (2.00%) nginx
11 28 (1.93%) WebLogic
11 28 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 27 (1.86%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.10%) Apache Spark
14 14 (0.97%) CloudStack
14 14 (0.97%) WordPress
15 13 (0.90%) SAS
16 12 (0.83%) IBM Notes
16 12 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.07%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) MS Project
3 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.069%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.62%) MetaTrader
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.41%) RMDS
4 5 (0.35%) Summit
5 2 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.14%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 328 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.62%) SaaS
4 33 (2.28%) GitHub
5 27 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.38%) IaaS
7 19 (1.31%) Route 53
8 13 (0.90%) PaaS
9 12 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.69%) Office 365
11 10 (0.69%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.35%) Datadog
15 4 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 97 (6.69%) Firewall
2 80 (5.52%) DNS
3 74 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 58 (4.00%) SAN
4 58 (4.00%) WAN
5 57 (3.93%) LDAP
6 55 (3.80%) LAN
7 43 (2.97%) Internet
8 31 (2.14%) HTTP
9 30 (2.07%) VPN
10 26 (1.79%) DHCP
10 26 (1.79%) SSL
11 23 (1.59%) Network Security
12 22 (1.52%) iSCSI
13 21 (1.45%) VLAN
14 20 (1.38%) Multicast
15 18 (1.24%) VoIP
16 17 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (1.17%) NAS
16 17 (1.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (15.25%) MySQL
2 151 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 83 (5.73%) Big Data
4 69 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 58 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.24%) Hadoop
8 46 (3.17%) Oracle Database
9 40 (2.76%) MongoDB
10 32 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (1.73%) DB2
12 24 (1.66%) Apache Hive
12 24 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (1.52%) HBase
15 21 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.04%) KDB
18 14 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 205 (14.15%) Jenkins
2 186 (12.84%) Git (software)
3 93 (6.42%) Subversion
4 54 (3.73%) Maven
5 51 (3.52%) JIRA
6 39 (2.69%) JUnit
6 39 (2.69%) TeamCity
7 35 (2.42%) Selenium
8 26 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.31%) Mercurial
11 18 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (1.24%) Redmine
12 16 (1.10%) Vagrant
13 15 (1.04%) Ant
14 14 (0.97%) FogBugz
14 14 (0.97%) Trac
15 13 (0.90%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.76%) Jasmine
17 10 (0.69%) YourKit
General
1 505 (34.85%) Finance
2 156 (10.77%) Law
3 148 (10.21%) Banking
4 114 (7.87%) Front Office
5 42 (2.90%) Marketing
6 36 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.14%) Retail
8 28 (1.93%) Games
9 27 (1.86%) Back Office
10 20 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.24%) Advertising
12 17 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.97%) Publishing
14 9 (0.62%) French Language
15 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.35%) Legal
17 4 (0.28%) Billing
17 4 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
18 3 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 389 (26.85%) Developer
2 234 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 161 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 144 (9.94%) Administrator
5 133 (9.18%) Analyst
6 125 (8.63%) Systems Administrator
7 100 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
8 96 (6.63%) Python Developer
9 94 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 93 (6.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 86 (5.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 82 (5.66%) Java Developer
13 80 (5.52%) C++ Developer
14 79 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 77 (5.31%) Applications Support
15 77 (5.31%) Support Analyst
16 58 (4.00%) PHP Developer
17 50 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
18 46 (3.17%) Support Engineer
19 45 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (9.45%) LAMP
2 134 (9.25%) HTML
3 126 (8.70%) CSS
4 99 (6.83%) Web Services
5 86 (5.94%) FIX Protocol
6 71 (4.90%) STL
7 69 (4.76%) jQuery
8 61 (4.21%) .NET
9 60 (4.14%) Spring
10 53 (3.66%) Middleware
11 52 (3.59%) AngularJS
12 51 (3.52%) HTML5
13 47 (3.24%) XML
14 43 (2.97%) CSS3
14 43 (2.97%) JSON
15 38 (2.62%) REST
16 35 (2.42%) J2EE
17 34 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
18 32 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 32 (2.21%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 177 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 100 (6.90%) Fintech
3 92 (6.35%) Equities
4 88 (6.07%) Hedge funds
5 85 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 70 (4.83%) Data Centre
7 66 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (4.00%) Fixed Income
8 58 (4.00%) Mathematics
9 54 (3.73%) Derivative
10 42 (2.90%) Algorithms
11 37 (2.55%) User Experience
12 34 (2.35%) Management Information System
13 33 (2.28%) Clustering
14 32 (2.21%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.73%) Physics
16 22 (1.52%) Wiki
17 19 (1.31%) Replication
17 19 (1.31%) Visualisation
18 15 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 496 (34.23%) Unix
2 407 (28.09%) Windows
3 144 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 116 (8.01%) Windows Server
5 101 (6.97%) Ubuntu
6 81 (5.59%) Solaris
7 56 (3.86%) CentOS
8 41 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (2.76%) Debian
10 38 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (2.14%) Android
12 27 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 22 (1.52%) AIX
14 20 (1.38%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.90%) SUSE
15 13 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.76%) VMS
17 9 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.62%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (26.36%) DevOps
2 332 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
4 177 (12.22%) Configuration Management
5 128 (8.83%) Low Latency
5 128 (8.83%) OO
6 121 (8.35%) Software Engineering
7 119 (8.21%) ITIL
8 92 (6.35%) Multithreading
9 90 (6.21%) Scrum
10 83 (5.73%) Open Source
11 82 (5.66%) E-Commerce
11 82 (5.66%) TDD
12 66 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 64 (4.42%) Web Development
14 58 (4.00%) Test Automation
15 53 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
15 53 (3.66%) Project Management
16 51 (3.52%) High Availability
16 51 (3.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 527 (36.37%) Python
2 416 (28.71%) SQL
3 405 (27.95%) Java
4 254 (17.53%) Bash Shell
5 238 (16.43%) C++
6 190 (13.11%) PHP
7 182 (12.56%) JavaScript
8 173 (11.94%) Perl
9 167 (11.53%) Ruby
10 104 (7.18%) Shell Script
11 95 (6.56%) C#
12 81 (5.59%) PowerShell
13 55 (3.80%) C
14 30 (2.07%) VB
15 24 (1.66%) Scala
16 23 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.59%) VBScript
17 19 (1.31%) Erlang
17 19 (1.31%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 228 (15.73%) Degree
2 47 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (2.21%) CCNA
5 28 (1.93%) MCSE
6 21 (1.45%) MCITP
6 21 (1.45%) PhD
7 20 (1.38%) CCNP
8 18 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (1.10%) MCP
10 15 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.97%) MCTS
12 12 (0.83%) RHCE
13 10 (0.69%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.69%) CISSP
14 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 8 (0.55%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.48%) CEH
15 7 (0.48%) MCSA
15 7 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.11%) QA
2 18 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.17%) SLA
4 9 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.35%) COBIT
7 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 189 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (9.39%) Docker
3 119 (8.21%) Active Directory
4 53 (3.66%) vSphere
5 49 (3.38%) KVM
6 46 (3.17%) Hyper-V
7 35 (2.42%) NFS
8 30 (2.07%) VMware ESX
9 28 (1.93%) Xen
10 23 (1.59%) XenServer
11 20 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.83%) HDFS
12 12 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.83%) vCloud
13 10 (0.69%) Squid
14 9 (0.62%) Corosync
14 9 (0.62%) iptables
14 9 (0.62%) XenApp
14 9 (0.62%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 357 (24.64%) Puppet
2 263 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
3 199 (13.73%) Ansible
4 88 (6.07%) Nagios
5 62 (4.28%) Salt
6 31 (2.14%) ZABBIX
7 26 (1.79%) Kubernetes
8 22 (1.52%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.17%) SCOM
9 17 (1.17%) Terraform
10 16 (1.10%) Cobbler
11 14 (0.97%) SCCM
12 12 (0.83%) EnCase
12 12 (0.83%) FTK
13 11 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 11 (0.76%) Cacti
13 11 (0.76%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.76%) Graphite
13 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
13 11 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 282 (19.46%) VMware
2 211 (14.56%) Red Hat
3 192 (13.25%) Oracle
4 161 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 84 (5.80%) Cisco
6 55 (3.80%) Google
7 51 (3.52%) Sybase
8 44 (3.04%) Citrix
9 41 (2.83%) HP
10 40 (2.76%) Rackspace
11 38 (2.62%) IBM
11 38 (2.62%) Splunk
12 36 (2.48%) NetApp
13 28 (1.93%) Hortonworks
14 27 (1.86%) Bloomberg
15 26 (1.79%) EMC
15 26 (1.79%) Facebook
16 22 (1.52%) WorldPay
17 21 (1.45%) SaltStack
18 17 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £20,000 - £38,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £300/Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Algomi
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum 7k Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits details available on reques
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday