The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.63% 20.14% 23.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 47.54% 64.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 34
Average salary £47,500 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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 Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 61 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 31.58% 42.36% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 55
Average salary £43,750 £70,000 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £53,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Linux
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region.

Linux Salary Trend in Docklands, London

Linux
Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 17 (65.38%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) MySQL
5 8 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Legal
6 7 (26.92%) Nagios
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) IIS
7 6 (23.08%) JBoss
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (23.08%) SaaS
7 6 (23.08%) Apache Camel
7 6 (23.08%) CyberSource
8 5 (19.23%) Opsview
8 5 (19.23%) TEOCO
8 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 5 (19.23%) Spring
8 5 (19.23%) Billing
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 6 (23.08%) IIS
1 6 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (11.54%) Maven
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Hudson
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Legal
3 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (19.23%) Front Office
4 5 (19.23%) Billing
5 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.69%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) Apache Camel
3 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 5 (19.23%) Spring
4 3 (11.54%) Dojo
5 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 3 (11.54%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) UNIX
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
4 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Debian
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.54%) BDD
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (3.85%) RAD
5 1 (3.85%) OOP
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Tcl
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) Opsview
3 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (23.08%) CyberSource
3 5 (19.23%) TEOCO
4 2 (7.69%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (7.69%) 29West
5 1 (3.85%) HP