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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 22 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.83% 11.64% 25.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 35.48% 61.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 49
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +51.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £59,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £77,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
63 62 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 40.13% 32.80% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 81
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) Windows
4 20 (36.36%) C
5 17 (30.91%) Oracle
5 17 (30.91%) MS Office
5 17 (30.91%) Internet
5 17 (30.91%) Firewall
6 16 (29.09%) Blackberry
6 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (29.09%) Mac OS X
6 16 (29.09%) C++
6 16 (29.09%) MCP
6 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (29.09%) Mac OS
7 15 (27.27%) Banking
8 14 (25.45%) Front Office
9 13 (23.64%) JIRA
9 13 (23.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (21.82%) Solaris
10 12 (21.82%) Finance
11 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 11 (20.00%) RMDS
11 11 (20.00%) UNIX
11 11 (20.00%) JUnit
11 11 (20.00%) C#
11 11 (20.00%) 29West
11 11 (20.00%) Low Latency
12 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Internet
1 17 (30.91%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.82%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
2 11 (20.00%) JUnit
3 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.82%) PVCS
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) Toad
6 1 (1.82%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 15 (27.27%) Banking
2 14 (25.45%) Front Office
3 12 (21.82%) Finance
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.27%) Advertising
6 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.64%) Billing
8 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Support Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (29.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Programmer
5 9 (16.36%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.64%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.64%) C Developer
8 1 (1.82%) C Programmer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) IT Support
8 1 (1.82%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.82%) Agile Tester
8 1 (1.82%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.64%) STL
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Blackberry
2 13 (23.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.27%) Equities
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Mac OS X
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (29.09%) Mac OS
3 12 (21.82%) Solaris
4 11 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 10 (18.18%) OO
3 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
3 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (5.45%) Release Management
4 3 (5.45%) Analytics
5 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.64%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL
5 2 (3.64%) CRM
6 1 (1.82%) ETL
6 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) Java
3 20 (36.36%) C
4 16 (29.09%) C++
5 11 (20.00%) C#
6 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 9 (16.36%) Lua
8 5 (9.09%) Perl
9 3 (5.45%) VB
10 2 (3.64%) VBA
10 2 (3.64%) Python
11 1 (1.82%) Tcl
11 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) MCP
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Opsview
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 11 (20.00%) 29West
3 4 (7.27%) Sybase
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) CyberSource
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) TEOCO
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Avaya
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco