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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1088 1355 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.64% 10.52% 9.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.15% 39.52% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1188 1049
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
2410 3429 3333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.56% 26.63% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 3033 2954
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 867 (39.18%) UNIX
2 823 (37.19%) Windows
3 750 (33.89%) Finance
4 667 (30.14%) SQL
5 643 (29.06%) Java
6 546 (24.67%) Python
7 525 (23.72%) Oracle
8 388 (17.53%) VMware
9 384 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
10 351 (15.86%) C++
11 333 (15.05%) Perl
12 326 (14.73%) Banking
13 323 (14.60%) Red Hat
14 322 (14.55%) SQL Server
14 322 (14.55%) Degree
15 313 (14.14%) MySQL
16 312 (14.10%) Bash Shell
17 288 (13.01%) JavaScript
18 287 (12.97%) Apache
19 285 (12.88%) Puppet
20 274 (12.38%) Microsoft
21 267 (12.07%) DevOps
22 261 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 242 (10.94%) ITIL
24 239 (10.80%) PHP
25 237 (10.71%) Git (software)
26 236 (10.66%) HTML
27 234 (10.57%) Computer Science
28 229 (10.35%) Web Services
29 225 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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
1 287 (12.97%) Apache
2 175 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 106 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 93 (4.20%) SharePoint
5 90 (4.07%) IIS
6 83 (3.75%) JBoss
7 77 (3.48%) MS Exchange
8 72 (3.25%) WebLogic
9 68 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 62 (2.80%) nginx
11 54 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
12 41 (1.85%) Node.js
13 31 (1.40%) Drupal
14 27 (1.22%) OpenStack
15 26 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
16 25 (1.13%) GlassFish
17 22 (0.99%) CMS
18 21 (0.95%) Confluence
19 20 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
20 19 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 98 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.81%) MS Office
3 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.23%) MS Project
4 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.18%) Maya
6 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.090%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
8 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.045%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 52 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
2 47 (2.12%) Oracle Applications
3 39 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
6 15 (0.68%) SAP Business One
7 11 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.45%) RMDS
8 10 (0.45%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 10 (0.45%) Magento
9 7 (0.32%) MetaTrader
10 5 (0.23%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
12 2 (0.090%) Unica
13 1 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
13 1 (0.045%) thinkFolio
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle iProcurement
13 1 (0.045%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 190 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.39%) SaaS
3 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.49%) IaaS
4 30 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.13%) Office 365
6 24 (1.08%) PaaS
7 20 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.27%) Route 53
12 5 (0.23%) Trello
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.18%) GitHub
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 205 (9.26%) Firewall
2 182 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 161 (7.28%) DNS
4 152 (6.87%) SAN
5 105 (4.74%) HTTP
6 87 (3.93%) VPN
7 77 (3.48%) Internet
8 74 (3.34%) LDAP
9 68 (3.07%) WAN
10 66 (2.98%) DHCP
11 52 (2.35%) LAN
12 46 (2.08%) BGP
13 41 (1.85%) Multicast
14 39 (1.76%) Network Security
15 37 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (1.58%) iSCSI
16 35 (1.58%) NAS
17 34 (1.54%) OSPF
17 34 (1.54%) Broadband
18 30 (1.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 313 (14.14%) MySQL
3 201 (9.08%) Oracle Database
4 166 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 125 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 122 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 107 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
8 101 (4.56%) RDBMS
9 78 (3.52%) MongoDB
10 61 (2.76%) Oracle ODI
11 59 (2.67%) Big Data
12 56 (2.53%) Hadoop
13 53 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 47 (2.12%) Redis
15 44 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
17 39 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 37 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 36 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
20 34 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 237 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 169 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 127 (5.74%) Maven
4 126 (5.69%) Subversion
5 102 (4.61%) JIRA
6 67 (3.03%) JUnit
7 54 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 49 (2.21%) Ant
9 47 (2.12%) Selenium
10 29 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 24 (1.08%) Mockito
12 22 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (0.95%) Hudson
14 20 (0.90%) Gradle
14 20 (0.90%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (0.68%) WebDriver
16 14 (0.63%) TestNG
17 10 (0.45%) Log4j
General
1 750 (33.89%) Finance
2 326 (14.73%) Banking
3 113 (5.11%) Front Office
4 92 (4.16%) Retail
5 89 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 85 (3.84%) Investment Banking
7 73 (3.30%) Advertising
8 43 (1.94%) Marketing
9 39 (1.76%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.13%) Back Office
11 24 (1.08%) Law
11 24 (1.08%) Legal
11 24 (1.08%) Games
12 20 (0.90%) Electronics
13 19 (0.86%) Billing
14 18 (0.81%) Publishing
15 16 (0.72%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.32%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.27%) International Banking
17 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 573 (25.89%) Developer
2 265 (11.97%) Administrator
3 195 (8.81%) Analyst
4 185 (8.36%) Systems Administrator
5 149 (6.73%) C++ Developer
6 128 (5.78%) Java Developer
7 120 (5.42%) DBA
8 115 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 112 (5.06%) Applications Support
10 111 (5.02%) Consultant
10 111 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 98 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 96 (4.34%) Linux Administrator
13 89 (4.02%) Architect
14 84 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 77 (3.48%) Oracle DBA
16 62 (2.80%) Network Engineer
17 60 (2.71%) Linux Engineer
18 55 (2.49%) Support Engineer
19 54 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (10.66%) HTML
2 229 (10.35%) Web Services
3 178 (8.04%) CSS
4 157 (7.09%) Middleware
5 130 (5.87%) XML
6 93 (4.20%) jQuery
7 91 (4.11%) Spring
8 90 (4.07%) .NET
9 87 (3.93%) FIX Protocol
10 85 (3.84%) LAMP
11 79 (3.57%) HTML5
12 72 (3.25%) RESTful
13 65 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
14 63 (2.85%) J2EE
15 62 (2.80%) REST
16 61 (2.76%) STL
17 59 (2.67%) JMS
18 55 (2.49%) CSS3
19 54 (2.44%) AngularJS
20 48 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 234 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 144 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 100 (4.52%) Hedge funds
5 87 (3.93%) Algorithms
6 80 (3.62%) Derivative
7 79 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 76 (3.43%) Replication
9 75 (3.39%) Data Structures
10 66 (2.98%) Equities
11 60 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 49 (2.21%) Clustering
12 49 (2.21%) Mathematics
12 49 (2.21%) User Experience
13 44 (1.99%) Fixed Income
14 36 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (1.49%) PKI
16 28 (1.27%) Statistics
17 27 (1.22%) Oracle Exalogic
18 26 (1.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 867 (39.18%) UNIX
2 823 (37.19%) Windows
3 261 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 135 (6.10%) Solaris
5 111 (5.02%) Ubuntu
6 97 (4.38%) Debian
7 92 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 89 (4.02%) CentOS
9 70 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (1.81%) Android
12 35 (1.58%) AIX
13 22 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.95%) Windows 7
14 21 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 18 (0.81%) SUSE
16 15 (0.68%) Windows XP
16 15 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (0.68%) Fedora
17 10 (0.45%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (12.07%) DevOps
3 242 (10.94%) ITIL
4 188 (8.50%) OO
5 185 (8.36%) Multithreading
6 174 (7.86%) TDD
7 152 (6.87%) Configuration Management
8 142 (6.42%) Scrum
9 139 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
10 138 (6.24%) Software Engineering
11 127 (5.74%) Open Source
12 120 (5.42%) Low Latency
13 109 (4.93%) SOA
14 98 (4.43%) E-Commerce
15 88 (3.98%) Project Management
16 86 (3.89%) BDD
17 83 (3.75%) Mentoring
18 82 (3.71%) Analytics
19 81 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
20 79 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 667 (30.14%) SQL
2 643 (29.06%) Java
3 546 (24.67%) Python
4 351 (15.86%) C++
5 333 (15.05%) Perl
6 312 (14.10%) Bash Shell
7 288 (13.01%) JavaScript
8 239 (10.80%) PHP
9 190 (8.59%) Shell Script
10 175 (7.91%) Ruby
11 140 (6.33%) C
12 104 (4.70%) C#
13 103 (4.65%) PowerShell
14 80 (3.62%) PL/SQL
15 73 (3.30%) Scala
16 36 (1.63%) Groovy
17 29 (1.31%) PHP5
18 23 (1.04%) VBA
18 23 (1.04%) T-SQL
19 20 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 322 (14.55%) Degree
2 108 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (2.85%) CCNA
5 61 (2.76%) MCSE
6 57 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 43 (1.94%) CCNP
8 36 (1.63%) PhD
9 33 (1.49%) MCITP
10 32 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (1.31%) MCSA
11 29 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
12 27 (1.22%) OCP
13 24 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.04%) CISSP
15 18 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 18 (0.81%) RHCE
16 17 (0.77%) CCA
16 17 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
17 16 (0.72%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.93%) QA
2 64 (2.89%) SLA
3 24 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.18%) COBIT
8 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
System Software
1 225 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 81 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
4 63 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 52 (2.35%) Docker
6 44 (1.99%) vSphere
7 32 (1.45%) NFS
8 31 (1.40%) Squid
9 28 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 26 (1.17%) XenDesktop
11 25 (1.13%) XenApp
12 21 (0.95%) Varnish
13 17 (0.77%) Firmware
14 16 (0.72%) vCloud
14 16 (0.72%) KVM
15 15 (0.68%) VMware Server
16 14 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
17 12 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 12 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 285 (12.88%) Puppet
2 166 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (6.73%) Nagios
4 66 (2.98%) Ansible
5 56 (2.53%) Data Guard
6 54 (2.44%) Tivoli
7 46 (2.08%) ZABBIX
8 40 (1.81%) SCCM
9 34 (1.54%) SCOM
10 32 (1.45%) Cacti
10 32 (1.45%) Vagrant
11 25 (1.13%) OpenView
12 24 (1.08%) Salt
13 21 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
13 21 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (0.81%) NetBackup
15 14 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 14 (0.63%) logstash
16 12 (0.54%) HAProxy
17 11 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 525 (23.72%) Oracle
2 388 (17.53%) VMware
3 323 (14.60%) Red Hat
4 274 (12.38%) Microsoft
5 222 (10.03%) Cisco
6 128 (5.78%) HP
7 107 (4.84%) IBM
8 106 (4.79%) Citrix
9 58 (2.62%) F5
10 56 (2.53%) Sybase
11 52 (2.35%) NetApp
12 49 (2.21%) Juniper
13 46 (2.08%) CheckPoint
14 45 (2.03%) EMC
15 43 (1.94%) Sun
15 43 (1.94%) Splunk
16 38 (1.72%) Zend
17 27 (1.22%) SAP
18 26 (1.17%) Google
19 22 (0.99%) Dell
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, plus Free Lunch, Macbooks + More!
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits, on-call, OT, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Dental, Season ti
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago