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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.14% 21.99% 11.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.39% 51.67% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 17
Average salary £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £60,550 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £83,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
67 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 45.27% 42.55% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 47
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (54.76%) UNIX
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 21 (50.00%) Finance
4 18 (42.86%) Oracle
5 16 (38.10%) Windows
6 15 (35.71%) Perl
6 15 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 15 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 14 (33.33%) Legal
8 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
8 13 (30.95%) DNS
8 13 (30.95%) Cisco
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
9 12 (28.57%) Apache
9 12 (28.57%) Citrix
10 11 (26.19%) ITIL
10 11 (26.19%) VMware
10 11 (26.19%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (26.19%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (26.19%) Low Latency
11 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
12 8 (19.05%) PHP
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) C++
12 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
12 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
12 8 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
13 7 (16.67%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
2 12 (28.57%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) VRRP
7 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.38%) HSRP
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) GCC
1 5 (11.90%) GDB
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) JConsole
2 2 (4.76%) Ant
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Legal
3 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
1 11 (26.19%) Applications Support
2 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Web Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Web Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Advisor
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (26.19%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 3 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) XSLT
5 2 (4.76%) JMS
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) WinForms
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) Dojo
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) WAMP
6 1 (2.38%) LESS
6 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Statistics
4 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
5 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) UNIX
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
1 11 (26.19%) Low Latency
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Market Making
5 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.90%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) Perl
2 15 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (19.05%) PHP
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle
2 15 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) Citrix
5 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.14%) Altiris
9 2 (4.76%) Perforce
9 2 (4.76%) Sybase
10 1 (2.38%) Remedy
10 1 (2.38%) EMC
10 1 (2.38%) ProCurve