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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 22 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 22.07% 11.89% 23.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.79% 34.92% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 43
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +31.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,500 £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 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 43.45% 34.05% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 76
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 23 (39.66%) Windows
4 21 (36.21%) C
5 20 (34.48%) Internet
6 19 (32.76%) MS Office
6 19 (32.76%) Firewall
7 18 (31.03%) MCP
7 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (31.03%) Mac OS X
7 18 (31.03%) Blackberry
7 18 (31.03%) Mac OS
7 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (29.31%) Banking
9 15 (25.86%) Finance
9 15 (25.86%) C++
9 15 (25.86%) Oracle
10 14 (24.14%) JIRA
11 13 (22.41%) Front Office
12 12 (20.69%) JUnit
12 12 (20.69%) UNIX
12 12 (20.69%) Solaris
12 12 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (18.97%) C#
14 10 (17.24%) OO
14 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
14 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.24%) RMDS
14 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
14 10 (17.24%) 29West

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) Confluence
1 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) Internet
2 19 (32.76%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) IPsec
4 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.72%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) JIRA
2 12 (20.69%) JUnit
3 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.17%) PVCS
5 3 (5.17%) Toad
5 3 (5.17%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) Hudson
6 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 17 (29.31%) Banking
2 15 (25.86%) Finance
3 13 (22.41%) Front Office
4 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.17%) Advertising
6 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Support Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (15.52%) Programmer
6 4 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) C Developer
8 2 (3.45%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.72%) Agile Tester
9 1 (1.72%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) IT Support
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) STL
1 2 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Blackberry
2 12 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.90%) Equities
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.45%) Derivative
5 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Mac OS X
2 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (31.03%) Mac OS
3 12 (20.69%) UNIX
3 12 (20.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) OO
1 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
1 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (17.24%) Low Latency
2 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
2 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
2 9 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.17%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (5.17%) Release Management
4 3 (5.17%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (5.17%) Data Management
4 3 (5.17%) ETL
4 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.45%) Scrum
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 21 (36.21%) C
4 15 (25.86%) C++
5 11 (18.97%) C#
6 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
7 9 (15.52%) Lua
8 6 (10.34%) Perl
9 4 (6.90%) VB
10 2 (3.45%) VBA
10 2 (3.45%) Python
10 2 (3.45%) VBScript
11 1 (1.72%) Tcl
11 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) MCP
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) 29West
3 7 (12.07%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Sybase
5 3 (5.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) VMware