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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1357 1190 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.93% 9.89% 9.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.68% 35.50% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1077 1085
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3336 3352 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.87% 27.87% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2946 2974 3031
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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 9 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 9 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.

1 982 (39.52%) UNIX
2 885 (35.61%) Finance
3 875 (35.21%) Java
4 827 (33.28%) Windows
5 749 (30.14%) SQL
6 606 (24.39%) Oracle
7 480 (19.32%) Python
8 452 (18.19%) Banking
9 420 (16.90%) MySQL
10 416 (16.74%) Degree
11 385 (15.49%) JavaScript
11 385 (15.49%) Red Hat
12 378 (15.21%) Perl
13 357 (14.37%) Apache
14 353 (14.21%) HTML
15 337 (13.56%) VMware
16 319 (12.84%) Tomcat
17 304 (12.23%) C++
18 273 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 271 (10.91%) Computer Science
20 269 (10.82%) Bash Shell
21 266 (10.70%) SQL Server
22 264 (10.62%) Solaris
23 252 (10.14%) Microsoft
24 249 (10.02%) CSS
25 246 (9.90%) ITIL
26 242 (9.74%) PHP
27 241 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
28 220 (8.85%) OO
29 217 (8.73%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 9 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
1 357 (14.37%) Apache
2 319 (12.84%) Tomcat
3 128 (5.15%) IIS
4 105 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 84 (3.38%) Node.js
6 76 (3.06%) WebLogic
7 65 (2.62%) nginx
8 64 (2.58%) MS Exchange
9 54 (2.17%) SharePoint
10 45 (1.81%) CMS
11 34 (1.37%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.29%) Jetty
13 31 (1.25%) Drupal
14 30 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 30 (1.21%) WordPress
15 26 (1.05%) Confluence
16 25 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
17 24 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 24 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 83 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.54%) MS Office
3 16 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.16%) Blender
7 4 (0.16%) SPSS
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) InDesign
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.040%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.040%) MS Project
8 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 32 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.60%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.40%) Maximo
5 10 (0.40%) RMDS
6 9 (0.36%) Magento
7 6 (0.24%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.20%) Summit
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
9 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 2 (0.080%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.54%) SaaS
3 46 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (1.25%) GitHub
6 16 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.56%) PaaS
8 12 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
9 11 (0.44%) IaaS
10 10 (0.40%) Office 365
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.12%) Jelastic
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.12%) Joyent
13 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.080%) Heroku
14 2 (0.080%) Route 53
14 2 (0.080%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 186 (7.48%) TCP/IP
2 181 (7.28%) Firewall
3 180 (7.24%) DNS
4 166 (6.68%) SAN
5 114 (4.59%) Internet
6 103 (4.14%) HTTP
7 96 (3.86%) DHCP
8 81 (3.26%) LAN
9 73 (2.94%) VPN
10 72 (2.90%) WAN
11 49 (1.97%) Network Security
12 47 (1.89%) LDAP
13 43 (1.73%) BGP
14 42 (1.69%) VLAN
15 38 (1.53%) VoIP
16 34 (1.37%) Kerberos
17 33 (1.33%) SSL
17 33 (1.33%) SMTP
17 33 (1.33%) MPLS
17 33 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (16.90%) MySQL
2 266 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 180 (7.24%) Oracle Database
4 166 (6.68%) Relational Database
5 112 (4.51%) Big Data
6 100 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 92 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 87 (3.50%) Hadoop
9 80 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (2.90%) RDBMS
11 60 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 58 (2.33%) MongoDB
13 54 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
14 48 (1.93%) DB2
15 35 (1.41%) Redis
16 32 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
18 29 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
18 29 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (1.09%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 209 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 201 (8.09%) Subversion
3 135 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 119 (4.79%) Maven
5 94 (3.78%) JIRA
6 89 (3.58%) Selenium
7 82 (3.30%) JUnit
8 77 (3.10%) Eclipse
9 68 (2.74%) Hudson
10 60 (2.41%) Ant
11 43 (1.73%) Mercurial
12 34 (1.37%) TeamCity
13 27 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (1.05%) PhoneGap
14 26 (1.05%) Xcode
15 24 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 24 (0.97%) Introscope
16 22 (0.89%) Grunt
17 20 (0.80%) JMeter
18 17 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 885 (35.61%) Finance
2 452 (18.19%) Banking
3 210 (8.45%) Front Office
4 185 (7.44%) Investment Banking
5 118 (4.75%) Telecoms
6 86 (3.46%) Games
7 85 (3.42%) Marketing
8 60 (2.41%) Advertising
9 58 (2.33%) Retail
10 48 (1.93%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.45%) Legal
12 31 (1.25%) Publishing
13 25 (1.01%) Back Office
14 23 (0.93%) International Banking
15 22 (0.89%) Law
16 18 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.52%) Billing
18 10 (0.40%) Electronics
19 7 (0.28%) Spanish Language
20 6 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 680 (27.36%) Developer
2 269 (10.82%) Administrator
3 251 (10.10%) Java Developer
4 217 (8.73%) Analyst
5 200 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
6 164 (6.60%) Applications Support
7 130 (5.23%) Architect
8 126 (5.07%) Linux Administrator
9 109 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 99 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
11 94 (3.78%) DBA
12 90 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
13 86 (3.46%) C++ Developer
14 85 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 85 (3.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 80 (3.22%) Consultant
16 77 (3.10%) Oracle DBA
17 70 (2.82%) Junior
18 69 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
19 61 (2.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (14.21%) HTML
2 249 (10.02%) CSS
3 217 (8.73%) XML
4 189 (7.61%) Spring
5 185 (7.44%) jQuery
6 182 (7.32%) Web Services
7 135 (5.43%) Middleware
8 132 (5.31%) HTML5
9 115 (4.63%) .NET
10 113 (4.55%) LAMP
11 102 (4.10%) RESTful
12 87 (3.50%) J2EE
13 84 (3.38%) SOAP
14 82 (3.30%) REST
15 78 (3.14%) JSON
15 78 (3.14%) Ajax
16 72 (2.90%) Java EE
17 71 (2.86%) Hibernate
18 60 (2.41%) Django
19 55 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 175 (7.04%) Open Source
3 126 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 123 (4.95%) Equities
5 108 (4.35%) Derivative
6 92 (3.70%) Clustering
7 84 (3.38%) Hedge funds
8 67 (2.70%) Fixed Income
9 64 (2.58%) Management Information System
10 57 (2.29%) Mathematics
11 49 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 48 (1.93%) Mobile App
13 46 (1.85%) Replication
14 45 (1.81%) Social Media
15 32 (1.29%) SWIFT
16 28 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
17 26 (1.05%) Client/Server
18 25 (1.01%) Statistics
18 25 (1.01%) Physics
19 23 (0.93%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 982 (39.52%) UNIX
2 827 (33.28%) Windows
3 273 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 264 (10.62%) Solaris
5 162 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (3.78%) Ubuntu
6 94 (3.78%) CentOS
6 94 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (3.42%) Windows 7
8 76 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 76 (3.06%) Android
9 75 (3.02%) AIX
10 55 (2.21%) Debian
11 52 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 34 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 33 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
14 31 (1.25%) Windows XP
15 23 (0.93%) HPUX
16 18 (0.72%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.64%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (9.90%) ITIL
2 241 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (8.85%) OO
4 199 (8.01%) DevOps
5 171 (6.88%) Configuration Management
5 171 (6.88%) Multithreading
6 167 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
7 141 (5.67%) TDD
7 141 (5.67%) Low Latency
8 137 (5.51%) E-Commerce
9 129 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 102 (4.10%) Scrum
10 102 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
11 100 (4.02%) MVC
12 95 (3.82%) SOA
12 95 (3.82%) Load Balancing
13 80 (3.22%) Analytics
14 78 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 76 (3.06%) Project Management
16 75 (3.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 875 (35.21%) Java
2 749 (30.14%) SQL
3 480 (19.32%) Python
4 385 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 378 (15.21%) Perl
6 304 (12.23%) C++
7 269 (10.82%) Bash Shell
8 242 (9.74%) PHP
9 209 (8.41%) Shell Script
10 192 (7.73%) Ruby
11 170 (6.84%) C
12 155 (6.24%) C#
13 97 (3.90%) PowerShell
14 89 (3.58%) PL/SQL
15 62 (2.49%) Scala
16 51 (2.05%) PHP5
17 43 (1.73%) Objective-C
18 37 (1.49%) ActionScript
19 31 (1.25%) VBScript
20 30 (1.21%) R
Qualifications
1 416 (16.74%) Degree
2 88 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.66%) MCSE
5 61 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 43 (1.73%) CCNA
7 29 (1.17%) CCNP
8 28 (1.13%) MCITP
9 25 (1.01%) CISSP
10 23 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.85%) SC Cleared
13 20 (0.80%) MCSA
14 18 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.64%) RHCE
16 15 (0.60%) ISEB
17 14 (0.56%) CISM
18 12 (0.48%) PhD
18 12 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.51%) QA
2 77 (3.10%) SLA
3 59 (2.37%) ISO 9001
4 28 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) MiFID
8 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.080%) COBIT
10 1 (0.040%) DO-178B
System Software
1 215 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 200 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 87 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
4 69 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 58 (2.33%) vSphere
6 49 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 41 (1.65%) NFS
8 33 (1.33%) KVM
9 32 (1.29%) XenApp
9 32 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 32 (1.29%) Xen
10 28 (1.13%) Varnish
11 25 (1.01%) XenServer
12 20 (0.80%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (0.68%) Postfix
13 17 (0.68%) Sendmail
14 15 (0.60%) Samba
15 11 (0.44%) vCloud
16 9 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 183 (7.36%) Puppet
2 128 (5.15%) Nagios
3 126 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (2.25%) Data Guard
5 44 (1.77%) Tivoli
6 41 (1.65%) Cacti
7 36 (1.45%) ZABBIX
8 35 (1.41%) Ansible
9 28 (1.13%) CFEngine
10 24 (0.97%) Salt
11 21 (0.85%) Capistrano
12 20 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 19 (0.76%) Vagrant
13 19 (0.76%) SCOM
14 18 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
14 18 (0.72%) Opsview
15 16 (0.64%) SCCM
16 14 (0.56%) Ganglia
16 14 (0.56%) Control-M
16 14 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 606 (24.39%) Oracle
2 385 (15.49%) Red Hat
3 337 (13.56%) VMware
4 252 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 174 (7.00%) Cisco
6 142 (5.71%) Citrix
7 141 (5.67%) JBoss
8 101 (4.06%) HP
9 90 (3.62%) Sybase
10 85 (3.42%) IBM
11 60 (2.41%) F5
11 60 (2.41%) EMC
12 55 (2.21%) NetApp
13 51 (2.05%) Sun
14 42 (1.69%) Splunk
15 41 (1.65%) Google
16 36 (1.45%) Zend
16 36 (1.45%) TIBCO
17 33 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
18 30 (1.21%) Veritas
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-70k base + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum 10% annual bonus offered
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% annual bonus offered
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £220 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday