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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4915 4957 5445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.84% 10.92% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.24% 39.50% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4210 4249 4700
Average salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
12525 12548 13323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.63% 27.63% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10695 10873 11576
Average salary £49,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +1 1184 £55,000 - 177
Kingston Upon Thames +20 32 £38,750 -1.89% 3
Docklands, London -8 23 £48,750 -32.75% 1
Harrow -2 20 £56,750 +152.22% 1
New Malden - 16 £55,000 - 6
Surbiton +8 15 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Hammersmith 0 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Uxbridge -12 13 £37,500 -20.21% 2
Canary Wharf +8 10 £60,000 -25.00%
Croydon -7 10 £42,500 -4.49% 1
Wimbledon -4 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Romford +11 7 £57,500 +4.54%
Ealing +6 7 £50,000 +6.95% 1
Greenford 0 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Greenwich - 5 £30,000 - 3
Isleworth -3 4 £72,500 +38.09% 4
Twickenham -5 4 £48,750 -13.33%
Westminster -4 2 £28,500 -32.94% 1
Hounslow -10 2 £75,000 +92.30% 2
Bromley -14 2 £86,250 +187.50%
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £20,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £42,500 -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Mayfair +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Feltham +2 1 - -
Paddington -4 1 - -
Chiswick -6 1 £62,500 +8.69%
Southwark -11 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Edgware - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3830 (36.51%) Windows
2 3795 (36.17%) UNIX
3 3264 (31.11%) Java
4 3017 (28.76%) SQL
5 2719 (25.92%) Finance
6 2470 (23.54%) Python
7 2421 (23.08%) MySQL
8 2264 (21.58%) Oracle
9 2199 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
10 1934 (18.43%) Perl
11 1745 (16.63%) Apache
12 1674 (15.96%) Degree
13 1616 (15.40%) Puppet
14 1605 (15.30%) VMware
15 1580 (15.06%) JavaScript
16 1574 (15.00%) PHP
17 1538 (14.66%) Red Hat
18 1419 (13.53%) DevOps
19 1371 (13.07%) Bash Shell
20 1364 (13.00%) SQL Server
21 1326 (12.64%) HTML
22 1323 (12.61%) C++
23 1251 (11.92%) Git (software)
24 1205 (11.49%) Ruby
25 1178 (11.23%) Tomcat
26 1176 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
27 1174 (11.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 1103 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
29 1075 (10.25%) Banking
30 1063 (10.13%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1745 (16.63%) Apache
2 1178 (11.23%) Tomcat
3 526 (5.01%) nginx
4 476 (4.54%) JBoss
5 458 (4.37%) IIS
6 334 (3.18%) WebLogic
7 333 (3.17%) Node.js
8 322 (3.07%) MS Exchange
9 294 (2.80%) WebSphere
10 240 (2.29%) Apache Solr
11 238 (2.27%) CMS
12 232 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 212 (2.02%) Drupal
14 180 (1.72%) OpenStack
15 154 (1.47%) SharePoint
16 126 (1.20%) WordPress
17 122 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 118 (1.12%) Confluence
19 108 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
20 97 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 465 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 199 (1.90%) MS Office
3 63 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 61 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (0.15%) SPSS
8 12 (0.11%) Maya
9 11 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 9 (0.086%) MS Project
11 8 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
12 7 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.067%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.048%) GIMP
14 5 (0.048%) FrameMaker
15 4 (0.038%) Stata
15 4 (0.038%) Mathematica
16 3 (0.029%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 111 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 101 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 98 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
4 93 (0.89%) RMDS
5 78 (0.74%) Magento
6 37 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 35 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 32 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
9 24 (0.23%) ION MarketView
10 23 (0.22%) Temenos T24
11 18 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
12 17 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
13 16 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
13 16 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 15 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 15 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
15 13 (0.12%) WebTrends
15 13 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 12 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 680 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 301 (2.87%) SaaS
3 210 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 181 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 159 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 121 (1.15%) GitHub
7 120 (1.14%) IaaS
8 107 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 99 (0.94%) PaaS
10 64 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
11 55 (0.52%) Office 365
12 41 (0.39%) Joyent
13 29 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
14 23 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 23 (0.22%) Google Apps
15 19 (0.18%) ElastiCache
15 19 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (0.16%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 16 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1059 (10.09%) TCP/IP
2 997 (9.50%) Firewall
3 807 (7.69%) DNS
4 735 (7.01%) SAN
5 530 (5.05%) HTTP
6 436 (4.16%) VPN
7 431 (4.11%) LAN
8 411 (3.92%) WAN
9 381 (3.63%) Internet
10 356 (3.39%) DHCP
11 306 (2.92%) LDAP
12 248 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
13 245 (2.34%) NAS
14 232 (2.21%) SSL
15 208 (1.98%) SSH
16 206 (1.96%) BGP
17 197 (1.88%) MPLS
18 194 (1.85%) FTP
19 183 (1.74%) Network Security
20 175 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2421 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1364 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 664 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 662 (6.31%) NoSQL
5 660 (6.29%) MongoDB
6 643 (6.13%) Relational Database
7 529 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
8 477 (4.55%) Big Data
9 398 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 336 (3.20%) Redis
11 324 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 323 (3.08%) DB2
13 322 (3.07%) RDBMS
14 301 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
15 261 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 163 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
17 149 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
18 126 (1.20%) Apache Hive
19 121 (1.15%) HBase
19 121 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1251 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 846 (8.06%) Subversion
3 781 (7.44%) Jenkins
4 477 (4.55%) Maven
5 461 (4.39%) JIRA
6 256 (2.44%) JUnit
7 241 (2.30%) Selenium
8 227 (2.16%) Hudson
9 222 (2.12%) Ant
10 212 (2.02%) Cucumber
11 211 (2.01%) TeamCity
12 176 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 113 (1.08%) Mercurial
14 85 (0.81%) WebDriver
15 75 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 66 (0.63%) JMeter
17 62 (0.59%) Jasmine
18 54 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
19 53 (0.51%) Visual Studio
20 52 (0.50%) RSpec
General
1 2719 (25.92%) Finance
2 1075 (10.25%) Banking
3 577 (5.50%) Front Office
4 484 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 463 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 447 (4.26%) Games
7 289 (2.75%) Marketing
8 255 (2.43%) Retail
9 240 (2.29%) Advertising
10 212 (2.02%) Publishing
11 177 (1.69%) Financial Institution
12 132 (1.26%) Back Office
12 132 (1.26%) Law
13 93 (0.89%) Legal
14 52 (0.50%) Electronics
15 39 (0.37%) Billing
16 31 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 27 (0.26%) Music Industry
18 26 (0.25%) French Language
19 24 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2985 (28.45%) Developer
2 1303 (12.42%) Administrator
3 1085 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 945 (9.01%) Analyst
5 874 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 729 (6.95%) Linux Administrator
7 624 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 589 (5.61%) Applications Support
9 545 (5.19%) C++ Developer
10 539 (5.14%) Architect
11 517 (4.93%) Senior Developer
12 502 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 496 (4.73%) Support Analyst
14 407 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
15 382 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
16 363 (3.46%) DBA
17 351 (3.35%) PHP Developer
18 337 (3.21%) Support Engineer
19 334 (3.18%) Software Engineer
20 257 (2.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1326 (12.64%) HTML
2 1044 (9.95%) CSS
3 1010 (9.63%) Web Services
4 912 (8.69%) XML
5 691 (6.59%) LAMP
6 679 (6.47%) Spring
7 669 (6.38%) jQuery
8 466 (4.44%) .NET
9 432 (4.12%) J2EE
10 415 (3.96%) HTML5
11 361 (3.44%) Middleware
12 341 (3.25%) Hibernate
13 315 (3.00%) STL
14 307 (2.93%) REST
15 305 (2.91%) JSON
16 303 (2.89%) Ajax
17 300 (2.86%) SOAP
18 278 (2.65%) RESTful
19 277 (2.64%) Java EE
20 225 (2.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1059 (10.09%) Computer Science
2 933 (8.89%) Open Source
3 716 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 420 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 340 (3.24%) Clustering
6 337 (3.21%) Hedge funds
7 330 (3.15%) Equities
8 283 (2.70%) Data Structures
9 273 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 273 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 265 (2.53%) Replication
11 248 (2.36%) Derivative
12 245 (2.34%) Fixed Income
13 205 (1.95%) Mathematics
14 146 (1.39%) Mobile App
15 126 (1.20%) User Experience
16 124 (1.18%) Digital Media
17 115 (1.10%) Visualisation
18 114 (1.09%) Client/Server
19 98 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3830 (36.51%) Windows
2 3795 (36.17%) UNIX
3 1174 (11.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 958 (9.13%) Solaris
5 766 (7.30%) CentOS
6 669 (6.38%) Ubuntu
7 593 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 401 (3.82%) Debian
9 321 (3.06%) Android
10 320 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 284 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 241 (2.30%) AIX
13 227 (2.16%) Apple iOS
14 214 (2.04%) Windows 7
15 199 (1.90%) Mac OS X
16 100 (0.95%) Windows XP
17 97 (0.92%) SUSE
18 75 (0.71%) Fedora
19 67 (0.64%) Windows 8
20 60 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2199 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1419 (13.53%) DevOps
3 987 (9.41%) E-Commerce
4 939 (8.95%) ITIL
5 934 (8.90%) OO
6 871 (8.30%) TDD
7 827 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
8 797 (7.60%) Software Engineering
9 722 (6.88%) Scrum
10 691 (6.59%) Configuration Management
11 667 (6.36%) Multithreading
12 556 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
13 537 (5.12%) Low Latency
14 443 (4.22%) Project Management
15 415 (3.96%) Analytics
16 410 (3.91%) MVC
17 399 (3.80%) BDD
18 392 (3.74%) Load Balancing
19 342 (3.26%) Mentoring
20 325 (3.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3264 (31.11%) Java
2 3017 (28.76%) SQL
3 2470 (23.54%) Python
4 1934 (18.43%) Perl
5 1580 (15.06%) JavaScript
6 1574 (15.00%) PHP
7 1371 (13.07%) Bash Shell
8 1323 (12.61%) C++
9 1205 (11.49%) Ruby
10 873 (8.32%) Shell Script
11 619 (5.90%) C
12 549 (5.23%) C#
13 385 (3.67%) PowerShell
14 299 (2.85%) PL/SQL
15 239 (2.28%) PHP5
16 200 (1.91%) Scala
17 109 (1.04%) Korn
18 103 (0.98%) AWK
19 89 (0.85%) VB
20 88 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1674 (15.96%) Degree
2 418 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
3 243 (2.32%) CCNA
4 222 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 186 (1.77%) CCNP
6 168 (1.60%) MCSE
6 168 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 122 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 112 (1.07%) PhD
9 111 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 103 (0.98%) CISSP
11 91 (0.87%) MCP
12 90 (0.86%) SC Cleared
13 86 (0.82%) MCITP
14 77 (0.73%) RHCE
15 56 (0.53%) CCIE
16 55 (0.52%) MCSA
17 40 (0.38%) CISM
18 38 (0.36%) ISEB
19 31 (0.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 670 (6.39%) QA
2 277 (2.64%) SLA
3 113 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 84 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.24%) COBIT
8 23 (0.22%) EMIR
8 23 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 22 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 10 (0.095%) HL7
11 9 (0.086%) ISO 8583
12 8 (0.076%) DICOM
13 5 (0.048%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.048%) WCAG
13 5 (0.048%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.038%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.038%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.038%) Basel III
14 4 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1103 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 675 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 294 (2.80%) vSphere
4 285 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
5 235 (2.24%) KVM
6 217 (2.07%) NFS
7 212 (2.02%) Xen
8 197 (1.88%) Varnish
9 194 (1.85%) Hyper-V
10 178 (1.70%) VMware ESX
11 144 (1.37%) XenApp
12 123 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
13 119 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 88 (0.84%) Samba
15 76 (0.72%) Snort
16 74 (0.71%) HDFS
17 62 (0.59%) Firmware
18 59 (0.56%) vCloud
19 57 (0.54%) Docker
20 56 (0.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1616 (15.40%) Puppet
2 1176 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 828 (7.89%) Nagios
4 250 (2.38%) ZABBIX
4 250 (2.38%) Ansible
5 215 (2.05%) Cacti
6 187 (1.78%) Data Guard
7 170 (1.62%) Salt
8 133 (1.27%) Vagrant
9 112 (1.07%) logstash
10 98 (0.93%) SCOM
11 88 (0.84%) HAProxy
12 82 (0.78%) OpenView
12 82 (0.78%) Tivoli
13 79 (0.75%) SCCM
13 79 (0.75%) Opsview
14 78 (0.74%) NetBackup
15 66 (0.63%) CFEngine
16 64 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
17 63 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2264 (21.58%) Oracle
2 1605 (15.30%) VMware
3 1538 (14.66%) Red Hat
4 1063 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 1030 (9.82%) Cisco
6 504 (4.80%) HP
7 434 (4.14%) Sybase
8 354 (3.37%) IBM
9 326 (3.11%) Citrix
10 317 (3.02%) NetApp
11 310 (2.95%) EMC
12 244 (2.33%) Juniper
13 242 (2.31%) Zend
14 202 (1.93%) F5
15 176 (1.68%) CheckPoint
16 173 (1.65%) Google
17 164 (1.56%) Sun
18 146 (1.39%) Dell
19 145 (1.38%) Bloomberg
20 136 (1.30%) Reuters
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