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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.76% 18.39% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.66% 51.61% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 26
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £80,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
73 62 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 47.71% 35.63% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 63
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,400 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (49.02%) Java
1 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 22 (43.14%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle
4 16 (31.37%) Perl
4 16 (31.37%) Windows
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
4 16 (31.37%) Bash Shell
5 15 (29.41%) Citrix
5 15 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 15 (29.41%) Legal
5 15 (29.41%) Firewall
6 14 (27.45%) DNS
6 14 (27.45%) Tomcat
7 13 (25.49%) VMware
7 13 (25.49%) Load Balancing
8 12 (23.53%) HP
8 12 (23.53%) Apache
9 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
9 11 (21.57%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (21.57%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
10 10 (19.61%) NetScaler
10 10 (19.61%) Low Latency
10 10 (19.61%) Riverbed
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (19.61%) Dell
10 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
10 10 (19.61%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (27.45%) Tomcat
2 12 (23.53%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 14 (27.45%) DNS
3 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (19.61%) NetScaler
5 7 (13.73%) VPN
6 5 (9.80%) Wireshark
6 5 (9.80%) Network Security
7 4 (7.84%) DHCP
8 3 (5.88%) IPv4
8 3 (5.88%) IPv6
9 2 (3.92%) SAN
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.96%) HSRP
10 1 (1.96%) NAS
10 1 (1.96%) VRRP
10 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) GCC
1 5 (9.80%) GDB
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Ant
2 3 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) Hudson
3 2 (3.92%) JConsole
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Legal
3 8 (15.69%) Front Office
4 6 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Applications Support
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Network Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Security Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Web Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Web Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Junior Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Advisor
9 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (21.57%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) Spring
3 4 (7.84%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) WAMP
4 2 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.92%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) XSLT
4 2 (3.92%) JMS
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) LAMP
4 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) LESS
5 1 (1.96%) Pandas
5 1 (1.96%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.84%) Statistics
5 3 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 16 (31.37%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) Low Latency
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.73%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps
5 5 (9.80%) Market Making
5 5 (9.80%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (9.80%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) Perl
2 16 (31.37%) Bash Shell
3 9 (17.65%) PHP
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) C++
5 7 (13.73%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) Citrix
3 15 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 13 (25.49%) VMware
5 12 (23.53%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) Dell
6 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
6 10 (19.61%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.92%) Perforce
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.96%) Teradata
8 1 (1.96%) Altiris
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) EMC