The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4681 4943 5460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.61% 11.42% 11.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.91% 41.69% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4021 4213 4536
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10423 11856 13648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.85% 27.39% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9091 10219 11706
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux
Salary Trend in London

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

Linux Salary Trend in London

Linux
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in London

Linux
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 794 £60,000 +9.09% 146
Wimbledon +7 46 £37,000 -29.52%
Croydon +15 27 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +16 24 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Hammersmith +15 21 £52,500 -8.69%
Ealing -4 20 £67,500 +15.38%
Canary Wharf +10 17 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Mayfair +2 11 £100,000 +150.00%
Bromley +5 8 £50,000 +163.15% 2
Docklands, London 0 8 £29,000 -51.66%
Brentford +11 7 £37,500 -42.30%
Uxbridge +4 6 £49,000 +50.76% 1
Harrow 0 6 £53,750 +13.15%
Surbiton +8 5 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Greenford - 4 £50,000 -
Orpington - 4 £37,500 - 1
Southwark +2 3 £35,000 -39.13%
Edgware - 3 £62,500 - 1
Greenwich +8 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Twickenham +8 2 £40,000 - 1
Chiswick -1 2 £47,250 -5.50% 1
Feltham -3 2 £47,500 -2.06%
Westminster -12 2 £63,000 -
Northwood - 2 £50,500 -
Hendon - 2 £41,614 -
New Malden -3 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £60,000 - 1
Barnet - 1 £45,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 £22,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2852 (31.00%) Windows
2 2806 (30.50%) Python
3 2694 (29.28%) Unix
4 2686 (29.20%) Java
5 2534 (27.54%) Finance
6 2530 (27.50%) SQL
7 2529 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
8 2086 (22.67%) DevOps
9 2054 (22.33%) Puppet
10 1861 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
11 1707 (18.55%) MySQL
12 1648 (17.91%) VMware
13 1556 (16.91%) Oracle
14 1528 (16.61%) Degree
15 1475 (16.03%) Bash Shell
16 1406 (15.28%) Git (software)
17 1404 (15.26%) Jenkins
18 1403 (15.25%) JavaScript
19 1306 (14.20%) Red Hat
20 1288 (14.00%) Perl
21 1266 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
22 1263 (13.73%) Apache
23 1210 (13.15%) Ruby
24 1183 (12.86%) C++
25 1172 (12.74%) Microsoft
26 1162 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
27 1127 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
28 1117 (12.14%) PHP
29 1107 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 1089 (11.84%) Ansible

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1263 (13.73%) Apache
2 908 (9.87%) Tomcat
3 414 (4.50%) IIS
4 369 (4.01%) Node.js
5 366 (3.98%) nginx
6 328 (3.57%) JBoss
7 296 (3.22%) OpenStack
8 277 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
9 245 (2.66%) WebSphere
10 242 (2.63%) MS Exchange
11 209 (2.27%) Confluence
11 209 (2.27%) WebLogic
12 197 (2.14%) SharePoint
13 136 (1.48%) Apache Spark
14 105 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 102 (1.11%) Jetty
16 85 (0.92%) CMS
17 83 (0.90%) Drupal
18 78 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
19 77 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 454 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 223 (2.42%) MS Office
3 69 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.17%) Gliffy
6 16 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
7 13 (0.14%) MODO
8 10 (0.11%) S-PLUS
9 8 (0.087%) MS Project
10 7 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.076%) HipChat
11 5 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.054%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.043%) Maya
13 3 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.25%) Salerio
3 22 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (0.23%) MetaTrader
4 21 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 15 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 11 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 10 (0.11%) assyst
9 10 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
9 10 (0.11%) HFM
9 10 (0.11%) ResourceLink
9 10 (0.11%) RMDS
10 9 (0.098%) Magento
10 9 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1861 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
2 382 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 300 (3.26%) SaaS
4 207 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 205 (2.23%) GitHub
6 177 (1.92%) IaaS
7 175 (1.90%) Office 365
8 158 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 127 (1.38%) PaaS
10 113 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 110 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 99 (1.08%) Amazon S3
13 72 (0.78%) Route 53
14 53 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
15 40 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
15 40 (0.43%) OpenShift
16 33 (0.36%) Joyent
17 27 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 23 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
19 22 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1028 (11.17%) Firewall
2 841 (9.14%) DNS
3 811 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 612 (6.65%) SAN
5 411 (4.47%) LAN
6 406 (4.41%) WAN
7 392 (4.26%) HTTP
8 340 (3.70%) LDAP
9 339 (3.68%) Internet
10 282 (3.07%) VPN
11 278 (3.02%) DHCP
12 244 (2.65%) NAS
13 189 (2.05%) SSL
14 179 (1.95%) Network Security
15 159 (1.73%) VoIP
16 150 (1.63%) iSCSI
17 132 (1.43%) FTP
18 125 (1.36%) Multicast
19 119 (1.29%) VLAN
20 116 (1.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1707 (18.55%) MySQL
2 1004 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 585 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 573 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 547 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 523 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
7 463 (5.03%) Big Data
8 405 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 404 (4.39%) Oracle Database
10 262 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 255 (2.77%) Redis
12 249 (2.71%) RDBMS
13 135 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
14 123 (1.34%) Apache Hive
15 106 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
16 99 (1.08%) HBase
17 96 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 96 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 94 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
19 90 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1406 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 1404 (15.26%) Jenkins
3 572 (6.22%) JIRA
4 489 (5.32%) Subversion
5 477 (5.18%) Maven
6 286 (3.11%) JUnit
7 248 (2.70%) Selenium
8 213 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 192 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 160 (1.74%) Hudson
11 153 (1.66%) Vagrant
12 139 (1.51%) Ant
13 121 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 114 (1.24%) Gradle
15 86 (0.93%) Mockito
16 85 (0.92%) Eclipse
17 73 (0.79%) Grunt
18 67 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
19 63 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
20 59 (0.64%) jMock
General
1 2534 (27.54%) Finance
2 714 (7.76%) Banking
3 449 (4.88%) Games
4 433 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 305 (3.32%) Marketing
6 291 (3.16%) Law
7 290 (3.15%) Front Office
8 276 (3.00%) Retail
9 177 (1.92%) Advertising
10 163 (1.77%) Publishing
11 156 (1.70%) Investment Banking
12 146 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 127 (1.38%) Back Office
14 64 (0.70%) Electronics
15 55 (0.60%) Legal
16 39 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 38 (0.41%) Manufacturing
18 34 (0.37%) International Banking
19 33 (0.36%) Billing
20 26 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2459 (26.73%) Developer
2 1065 (11.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 1033 (11.23%) Linux Engineer
4 956 (10.39%) Administrator
5 826 (8.98%) Java Developer
6 777 (8.45%) Analyst
7 662 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
8 606 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
9 542 (5.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 495 (5.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 453 (4.92%) Applications Support
12 447 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 419 (4.55%) C++ Developer
14 411 (4.47%) Support Analyst
15 399 (4.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 379 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
17 353 (3.84%) Architect
18 344 (3.74%) Support Engineer
19 339 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 328 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (11.35%) HTML
2 950 (10.33%) Web Services
3 920 (10.00%) CSS
4 788 (8.57%) LAMP
5 605 (6.58%) Spring
6 528 (5.74%) AngularJS
7 481 (5.23%) .NET
8 432 (4.70%) HTML5
9 427 (4.64%) jQuery
10 413 (4.49%) XML
11 369 (4.01%) REST
12 340 (3.70%) Middleware
13 297 (3.23%) J2EE
14 290 (3.15%) RESTful
15 283 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
16 253 (2.75%) JSON
17 244 (2.65%) CSS3
18 241 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
19 222 (2.41%) STL
20 219 (2.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1048 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 692 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 481 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 363 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 341 (3.71%) Fintech
6 302 (3.28%) Equities
7 293 (3.18%) Algorithms
8 270 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 267 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 263 (2.86%) Mathematics
11 260 (2.83%) Clustering
12 224 (2.43%) User Experience
13 180 (1.96%) Derivative
14 175 (1.90%) Replication
15 166 (1.80%) Visualisation
16 158 (1.72%) Data Structures
17 142 (1.54%) Fixed Income
18 124 (1.35%) Mobile App
19 115 (1.25%) Online Games
20 109 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2852 (31.00%) Windows
2 2694 (29.28%) Unix
3 1107 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1027 (11.16%) Windows Server
5 712 (7.74%) CentOS
6 650 (7.07%) Ubuntu
7 423 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 420 (4.57%) Solaris
9 309 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 260 (2.83%) Debian
11 213 (2.32%) AIX
12 198 (2.15%) Android
13 193 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 151 (1.64%) SUSE
15 148 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 146 (1.59%) Windows 7
17 123 (1.34%) Apple iOS
18 104 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
19 69 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 62 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2529 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2086 (22.67%) DevOps
3 1162 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
4 1062 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 976 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 854 (9.28%) TDD
7 794 (8.63%) Open Source
8 747 (8.12%) Scrum
9 715 (7.77%) ITIL
10 652 (7.09%) OO
11 603 (6.55%) High Availability
12 561 (6.10%) E-Commerce
13 535 (5.82%) Multithreading
14 466 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 445 (4.84%) Low Latency
16 399 (4.34%) Analytics
17 393 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
18 371 (4.03%) BDD
18 371 (4.03%) MVC
19 353 (3.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2806 (30.50%) Python
2 2686 (29.20%) Java
3 2530 (27.50%) SQL
4 1475 (16.03%) Bash Shell
5 1403 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 1288 (14.00%) Perl
7 1210 (13.15%) Ruby
8 1183 (12.86%) C++
9 1117 (12.14%) PHP
10 694 (7.54%) Shell Script
11 597 (6.49%) PowerShell
12 502 (5.46%) C#
13 476 (5.17%) C
14 265 (2.88%) Scala
15 233 (2.53%) PL/SQL
16 110 (1.20%) Korn
17 107 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 101 (1.10%) VB
19 88 (0.96%) Go
20 77 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1528 (16.61%) Degree
2 285 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
3 247 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 201 (2.18%) CCNA
5 195 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 156 (1.70%) MCSE
7 135 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 118 (1.28%) CCNP
9 114 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 100 (1.09%) CISSP
11 90 (0.98%) RHCE
12 84 (0.91%) DV Cleared
13 79 (0.86%) PhD
14 73 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 58 (0.63%) CISM
16 57 (0.62%) MCSA
17 56 (0.61%) ISEB
18 50 (0.54%) ISTQB
19 48 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 46 (0.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (5.15%) QA
2 155 (1.68%) SLA
3 85 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 65 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.20%) HL7
8 13 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 10 (0.11%) COBIT
11 9 (0.098%) SAS 70
12 6 (0.065%) DICOM
12 6 (0.065%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.065%) MiFID
12 6 (0.065%) SDET
12 6 (0.065%) SEPA
13 3 (0.033%) BS7799
14 2 (0.022%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.022%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.011%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1127 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 859 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 749 (8.14%) Docker
4 304 (3.30%) NFS
5 260 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 240 (2.61%) vSphere
7 215 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 209 (2.27%) KVM
9 164 (1.78%) Xen
10 141 (1.53%) VMware ESX
11 128 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
12 101 (1.10%) Varnish
13 78 (0.85%) Squid
14 73 (0.79%) XenServer
15 68 (0.74%) iptables
16 66 (0.72%) XenApp
17 65 (0.71%) HDFS
18 46 (0.50%) Firmware
18 46 (0.50%) vCloud
19 45 (0.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2054 (22.33%) Puppet
2 1266 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1089 (11.84%) Ansible
4 686 (7.46%) Nagios
5 217 (2.36%) Salt
6 194 (2.11%) ZABBIX
7 117 (1.27%) Kubernetes
8 116 (1.26%) HAProxy
9 108 (1.17%) SCCM
10 107 (1.16%) logstash
11 87 (0.95%) CFEngine
12 76 (0.83%) Data Guard
13 72 (0.78%) SCOM
14 66 (0.72%) Control-M
15 64 (0.70%) Nessus
16 62 (0.67%) Graphite
17 60 (0.65%) Backup Exec
18 57 (0.62%) OpenView
19 56 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
20 55 (0.60%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1648 (17.91%) VMware
2 1556 (16.91%) Oracle
3 1306 (14.20%) Red Hat
4 1172 (12.74%) Microsoft
5 819 (8.90%) Cisco
6 452 (4.91%) HP
7 342 (3.72%) IBM
8 287 (3.12%) Citrix
9 267 (2.90%) Splunk
10 244 (2.65%) NetApp
11 231 (2.51%) Google
12 190 (2.07%) EMC
13 174 (1.89%) Sybase
14 156 (1.70%) Rackspace
15 123 (1.34%) SolarWinds
16 121 (1.32%) F5
16 121 (1.32%) Juniper
17 120 (1.30%) Apple
18 113 (1.23%) Sun
19 108 (1.17%) AppDynamics
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £95000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
System Simulation
Salary: According to experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £650000 per annum + 10% bonus, shares
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Hedge Fund Bonuses + Good Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circ a 35,000 plus Bonus plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 29 days holida
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago