The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4995 5372 4846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.17% 11.41% 10.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.94% 41.80% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4315 4575 4021
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
12200 12851 12248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.29% 27.28% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10582 11045 10460
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in London

Linux
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1075 £57,500 +9.52% 178
Ealing +3 41 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Uxbridge +11 18 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Docklands, London -10 15 £70,000 -
Croydon +6 14 £57,500 +39.39% 5
Canary Wharf +2 13 £55,000 -50.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wimbledon +6 11 £51,000 -
Harrow +1 11 £53,750 +26.47%
Chiswick +2 8 £39,000 +39.28%
Brentford - 7 £44,000 -
Feltham - 7 £43,000 - 2
Hounslow +11 6 £51,300 +17.93% 1
Hammersmith -8 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Hillingdon - 5 £62,500 -
Hayes +4 3 £35,000 -41.66% 4
Mitcham - 3 £55,000 -
Enfield - 3 £47,500 - 2
Bromley +21 2 - - 2
Southwark +6 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Westminster +5 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Clapham +4 2 £38,750 -35.41%
Beckenham -3 2 £30,000 +50.00%
Paddington - 2 £52,500 -
Greenford - 2 £29,250 -
Wembley 0 1 £32,500 -23.52%
New Malden -4 1 - - 1
Surbiton -7 1 - - 1
Twickenham -14 1 £47,500 -
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Osterley - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3488 (35.60%) Windows
2 3219 (32.85%) UNIX
3 3094 (31.57%) Java
4 3017 (30.79%) Finance
5 3015 (30.77%) SQL
6 2804 (28.62%) Python
7 2315 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
8 2100 (21.43%) Oracle
9 1756 (17.92%) DevOps
10 1733 (17.69%) MySQL
11 1632 (16.65%) Puppet
12 1606 (16.39%) Perl
13 1578 (16.10%) Apache
14 1574 (16.06%) VMware
15 1537 (15.69%) JavaScript
16 1532 (15.63%) Degree
17 1408 (14.37%) Bash Shell
18 1399 (14.28%) C++
19 1369 (13.97%) Red Hat
20 1362 (13.90%) Git (software)
21 1309 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
22 1265 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
23 1215 (12.40%) SQL Server
24 1135 (11.58%) Ruby
25 1105 (11.28%) PHP
26 1100 (11.23%) Banking
27 1090 (11.12%) HTML
27 1090 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
28 1067 (10.89%) Jenkins
29 1030 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1578 (16.10%) Apache
2 892 (9.10%) Tomcat
3 512 (5.23%) IIS
4 511 (5.21%) nginx
5 430 (4.39%) WebSphere
6 314 (3.20%) MS Exchange
7 305 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
8 293 (2.99%) JBoss
9 276 (2.82%) WebLogic
10 256 (2.61%) Node.js
11 255 (2.60%) OpenStack
12 195 (1.99%) SharePoint
13 162 (1.65%) Apache Solr
14 150 (1.53%) Confluence
15 140 (1.43%) Drupal
16 121 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 101 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
18 99 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 98 (1.00%) CMS
20 93 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 457 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 190 (1.94%) MS Office
3 92 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.34%) SPSS
5 22 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.15%) MS Project
8 14 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.092%) Maya
10 9 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.071%) CPLEX
12 6 (0.061%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.041%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.031%) Houdini
14 3 (0.031%) FrameMaker
15 2 (0.020%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.020%) FastStats
16 1 (0.010%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 115 (1.17%) RMDS
2 99 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 94 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 68 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 61 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 52 (0.53%) Magento
7 22 (0.22%) ION MarketView
8 19 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
9 18 (0.18%) MetaTrader
10 16 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 16 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 16 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 16 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
11 15 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.15%) SAP Business One
12 13 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.10%) Endur
14 8 (0.082%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1309 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 237 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 222 (2.27%) SaaS
5 184 (1.88%) IaaS
6 166 (1.69%) PaaS
7 152 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 117 (1.19%) Office 365
9 102 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 68 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 58 (0.59%) GitHub
12 54 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 42 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 40 (0.41%) Heroku
15 38 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
16 37 (0.38%) Route 53
17 32 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
18 31 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 28 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 26 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 899 (9.17%) Firewall
2 884 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 703 (7.17%) DNS
4 693 (7.07%) SAN
5 460 (4.69%) HTTP
6 453 (4.62%) VPN
7 403 (4.11%) WAN
8 388 (3.96%) Internet
9 374 (3.82%) LAN
10 327 (3.34%) NAS
11 278 (2.84%) DHCP
12 249 (2.54%) LDAP
13 245 (2.50%) Network Security
14 233 (2.38%) Multicast
15 222 (2.27%) VLAN
16 216 (2.20%) BGP
17 200 (2.04%) iSCSI
18 198 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
19 185 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
20 180 (1.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1733 (17.69%) MySQL
2 1215 (12.40%) SQL Server
3 684 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 670 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 663 (6.77%) Oracle Database
6 596 (6.08%) NoSQL
7 519 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
8 444 (4.53%) Hadoop
9 395 (4.03%) Big Data
10 369 (3.77%) RDBMS
11 317 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 268 (2.73%) Redis
13 267 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 220 (2.25%) HBase
15 189 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
16 186 (1.90%) DB2
17 133 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 121 (1.23%) Apache Hive
19 107 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
19 107 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1362 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 1067 (10.89%) Jenkins
3 624 (6.37%) Subversion
4 560 (5.71%) Maven
5 512 (5.23%) JIRA
6 255 (2.60%) JUnit
7 238 (2.43%) Ant
8 195 (1.99%) Selenium
8 195 (1.99%) TeamCity
9 189 (1.93%) Hudson
10 151 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 140 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 130 (1.33%) Mercurial
13 93 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 91 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 75 (0.77%) WebDriver
16 73 (0.74%) Mockito
17 70 (0.71%) Visual Studio
18 56 (0.57%) JMeter
18 56 (0.57%) Jasmine
General
1 3017 (30.79%) Finance
2 1100 (11.23%) Banking
3 552 (5.63%) Front Office
4 484 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 364 (3.71%) Retail
6 330 (3.37%) Games
7 315 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 221 (2.26%) Marketing
9 214 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 173 (1.77%) Back Office
11 146 (1.49%) Advertising
12 114 (1.16%) Law
13 105 (1.07%) Publishing
14 98 (1.00%) Legal
15 65 (0.66%) Electronics
16 64 (0.65%) Billing
17 43 (0.44%) Online Betting
18 40 (0.41%) Automotive
18 40 (0.41%) Manufacturing
19 34 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2795 (28.52%) Developer
2 1056 (10.78%) Administrator
3 814 (8.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 806 (8.23%) Analyst
5 795 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 768 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
7 574 (5.86%) Applications Support
8 553 (5.64%) Linux Administrator
9 533 (5.44%) C++ Developer
10 512 (5.23%) Senior Developer
11 455 (4.64%) Support Analyst
12 424 (4.33%) Architect
12 424 (4.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 389 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
14 357 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
15 307 (3.13%) DBA
16 305 (3.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 295 (3.01%) Support Engineer
18 269 (2.75%) Consultant
19 260 (2.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1090 (11.12%) HTML
2 907 (9.26%) Web Services
3 824 (8.41%) CSS
4 798 (8.14%) XML
5 681 (6.95%) Spring
6 540 (5.51%) .NET
7 524 (5.35%) jQuery
8 472 (4.82%) Middleware
9 429 (4.38%) LAMP
10 419 (4.28%) FIX Protocol
11 379 (3.87%) HTML5
12 374 (3.82%) REST
13 339 (3.46%) Hibernate
14 330 (3.37%) J2EE
15 292 (2.98%) JSON
16 263 (2.68%) SOAP
17 262 (2.67%) STL
18 255 (2.60%) Java EE
19 238 (2.43%) RESTful
20 227 (2.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 996 (10.16%) Computer Science
2 764 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 675 (6.89%) Data Centre
4 368 (3.76%) Equities
5 358 (3.65%) Hedge funds
6 342 (3.49%) Algorithms
7 317 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 313 (3.19%) Derivative
9 264 (2.69%) Fixed Income
10 245 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 235 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 217 (2.21%) Mathematics
13 207 (2.11%) Replication
14 205 (2.09%) Clustering
15 143 (1.46%) Mobile App
16 141 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
17 122 (1.25%) Private Cloud
18 121 (1.23%) User Experience
19 116 (1.18%) Statistics
20 107 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3488 (35.60%) Windows
2 3219 (32.85%) UNIX
3 1030 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 688 (7.02%) Solaris
5 664 (6.78%) CentOS
6 608 (6.20%) Ubuntu
7 497 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 334 (3.41%) Debian
9 328 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 242 (2.47%) Android
11 194 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 192 (1.96%) Apple iOS
13 174 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 158 (1.61%) AIX
15 122 (1.25%) Windows 7
16 79 (0.81%) Fedora
17 59 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
18 58 (0.59%) SUSE
19 57 (0.58%) Windows 8
20 38 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2315 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1756 (17.92%) DevOps
3 1011 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
4 958 (9.78%) Software Engineering
5 866 (8.84%) Configuration Management
6 856 (8.74%) TDD
7 787 (8.03%) ITIL
8 778 (7.94%) OO
9 722 (7.37%) Scrum
10 685 (6.99%) Open Source
11 665 (6.79%) E-Commerce
12 603 (6.15%) Multithreading
13 517 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
14 476 (4.86%) Low Latency
15 427 (4.36%) SOA
16 400 (4.08%) BDD
17 373 (3.81%) Mentoring
18 368 (3.76%) Analytics
19 352 (3.59%) MVC
20 343 (3.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3094 (31.57%) Java
2 3015 (30.77%) SQL
3 2804 (28.62%) Python
4 1606 (16.39%) Perl
5 1537 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 1408 (14.37%) Bash Shell
7 1399 (14.28%) C++
8 1135 (11.58%) Ruby
9 1105 (11.28%) PHP
10 881 (8.99%) Shell Script
11 590 (6.02%) C
12 581 (5.93%) C#
13 525 (5.36%) PowerShell
14 378 (3.86%) PL/SQL
15 324 (3.31%) Scala
16 122 (1.25%) Groovy
17 115 (1.17%) T-SQL
18 111 (1.13%) PHP5
19 106 (1.08%) Korn
20 78 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 1532 (15.63%) Degree
2 380 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 242 (2.47%) CCNA
4 212 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 194 (1.98%) CCNP
6 189 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 123 (1.26%) PhD
8 114 (1.16%) MCSE
9 81 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 77 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 76 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 74 (0.76%) SC Cleared
12 74 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
13 73 (0.74%) CISSP
14 61 (0.62%) OCP
15 55 (0.56%) RHCE
15 55 (0.56%) CCIE
16 53 (0.54%) MCITP
17 36 (0.37%) MCSA
18 28 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (5.03%) QA
2 171 (1.75%) SLA
3 95 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 80 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.17%) COBIT
6 16 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.10%) FISMA
10 9 (0.092%) EMIR
11 7 (0.071%) MiFID
12 2 (0.020%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.020%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.010%) Basel II
13 1 (0.010%) JTAG
13 1 (0.010%) Basel III
System Software
1 1090 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 660 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 312 (3.18%) Docker
4 250 (2.55%) NFS
5 249 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
6 237 (2.42%) Hyper-V
7 210 (2.14%) KVM
8 187 (1.91%) Varnish
9 181 (1.85%) vSphere
10 179 (1.83%) Xen
11 155 (1.58%) VMware ESX
12 118 (1.20%) iptables
13 116 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
13 116 (1.18%) SRDF
14 73 (0.74%) XenApp
15 72 (0.73%) Samba
16 66 (0.67%) XenServer
17 64 (0.65%) Postfix
18 55 (0.56%) VirtualBox
19 53 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1632 (16.65%) Puppet
2 1265 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
3 660 (6.74%) Ansible
4 644 (6.57%) Nagios
5 272 (2.78%) ZABBIX
6 194 (1.98%) Salt
7 190 (1.94%) Vagrant
8 150 (1.53%) Data Guard
9 128 (1.31%) SCCM
10 120 (1.22%) logstash
11 111 (1.13%) Graphite
12 106 (1.08%) Cacti
13 94 (0.96%) Tivoli
14 76 (0.78%) Kibana
15 74 (0.76%) HAProxy
16 72 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
17 69 (0.70%) SCOM
18 59 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
19 58 (0.59%) CFEngine
20 56 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2100 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1574 (16.06%) VMware
3 1369 (13.97%) Red Hat
4 1007 (10.28%) Cisco
5 928 (9.47%) Microsoft
6 453 (4.62%) IBM
7 398 (4.06%) Sybase
8 382 (3.90%) HP
9 343 (3.50%) NetApp
10 329 (3.36%) Citrix
11 287 (2.93%) EMC
12 251 (2.56%) Juniper
13 210 (2.14%) Splunk
14 169 (1.72%) F5
15 149 (1.52%) Google
16 147 (1.50%) Sun
17 145 (1.48%) Intel
18 138 (1.41%) TIBCO
19 135 (1.38%) Dell
20 134 (1.37%) Rackspace
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Optimum IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k - £90k per annum + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
KDR
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension, Sha
Posted: 13 hours ago