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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5221 4880 5617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.36% 11.02% 11.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 39.92% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 4071 4859
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
12530 12225 13800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.25% 27.60% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10736 10477 12082
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 1312 £53,500 -2.72% 187
Kingston Upon Thames +1 29 £40,000 +30.08% 2
Docklands, London +6 27 £70,000 -1.75% 1
Harrow -3 26 £48,250 +114.44% 4
Croydon -14 14 £41,250 -5.17% 5
Hammersmith -2 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
New Malden - 13 £55,000 - 3
West Drayton +1 8 £43,750 +25.00%
Canary Wharf -3 7 £71,750 -15.58%
Uxbridge -17 7 £38,750 -22.50%
Surbiton 0 6 £52,000 +5.58% 1
Romford +14 4 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Hounslow -3 4 £58,000 +75.75% 3
Isleworth -3 4 £72,500 +38.09% 2
Twickenham -7 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Ealing +2 3 £55,000 +27.90%
Chiswick -10 3 £28,000 -51.30%
Clapham -1 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Teddington -6 2 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Bromley -24 2 £86,250 +187.50%
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £20,000 -
Southwark - 2 £55,000 -
Hayes +2 1 £60,000 +224.32% 5
Chessington +1 1 - - 1
Hackney -3 1 £50,000 -
Greenford -6 1 - - 1
Paddington -10 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £28,000 -
Wembley - 1 £42,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3898 (36.12%) Windows
2 3884 (35.99%) UNIX
3 3484 (32.29%) Java
4 3160 (29.28%) SQL
5 2759 (25.57%) Finance
6 2518 (23.33%) MySQL
7 2449 (22.69%) Python
8 2370 (21.96%) Oracle
9 2311 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
10 1896 (17.57%) Perl
11 1821 (16.88%) Apache
12 1783 (16.52%) Degree
13 1687 (15.63%) JavaScript
14 1640 (15.20%) VMware
15 1614 (14.96%) PHP
16 1549 (14.35%) Puppet
17 1544 (14.31%) Red Hat
18 1435 (13.30%) HTML
19 1406 (13.03%) DevOps
20 1396 (12.94%) C++
21 1356 (12.57%) SQL Server
22 1355 (12.56%) Bash Shell
23 1281 (11.87%) Git (software)
24 1204 (11.16%) Tomcat
25 1178 (10.92%) Ruby
26 1154 (10.69%) CSS
27 1153 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 1147 (10.63%) Computer Science
29 1128 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
30 1123 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1821 (16.88%) Apache
2 1204 (11.16%) Tomcat
3 518 (4.80%) IIS
4 508 (4.71%) nginx
5 335 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 331 (3.07%) MS Exchange
7 316 (2.93%) Node.js
8 311 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 264 (2.45%) Apache Solr
10 263 (2.44%) CMS
11 251 (2.33%) Drupal
12 236 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
13 187 (1.73%) SharePoint
14 148 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 145 (1.34%) OpenStack
16 136 (1.26%) WordPress
17 124 (1.15%) Confluence
18 114 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
19 106 (0.98%) Jetty
20 68 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 494 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 202 (1.87%) MS Office
3 64 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 26 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.15%) SPSS
8 9 (0.083%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.083%) Maya
9 8 (0.074%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.065%) MS Project
11 5 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (0.046%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.046%) GIMP
11 5 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
12 4 (0.037%) Blender
12 4 (0.037%) InDesign
13 3 (0.028%) Stata
13 3 (0.028%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 111 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 94 (0.87%) RMDS
3 91 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 90 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 86 (0.80%) Magento
6 53 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 37 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 32 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
9 28 (0.26%) Temenos T24
10 25 (0.23%) ION MarketView
11 22 (0.20%) WebTrends
12 19 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
13 17 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 16 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
15 15 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
15 15 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
15 15 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
16 13 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 13 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
17 11 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 655 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 325 (3.01%) SaaS
3 214 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 173 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 168 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 123 (1.14%) IaaS
7 97 (0.90%) PaaS
7 97 (0.90%) GitHub
8 91 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 64 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
10 54 (0.50%) Office 365
11 51 (0.47%) Joyent
12 30 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 25 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 25 (0.23%) ElastiCache
14 24 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 23 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
15 23 (0.21%) Google Apps
16 16 (0.15%) CloudFront
17 13 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1057 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 1036 (9.60%) Firewall
3 828 (7.67%) DNS
4 789 (7.31%) SAN
5 565 (5.24%) HTTP
6 459 (4.25%) VPN
7 452 (4.19%) Internet
8 439 (4.07%) LAN
9 421 (3.90%) WAN
10 384 (3.56%) DHCP
11 334 (3.10%) LDAP
12 291 (2.70%) NAS
13 247 (2.29%) SSL
14 212 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
15 194 (1.80%) SSH
16 191 (1.77%) Network Security
17 188 (1.74%) FTP
18 185 (1.71%) SMTP
19 181 (1.68%) BGP
20 172 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2518 (23.33%) MySQL
2 1356 (12.57%) SQL Server
3 682 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 674 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 672 (6.23%) Oracle Database
6 635 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 555 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
8 544 (5.04%) Big Data
9 441 (4.09%) Hadoop
10 351 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 343 (3.18%) Redis
12 308 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 304 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
14 297 (2.75%) DB2
15 248 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 174 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
17 151 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
18 146 (1.35%) Apache Hive
19 130 (1.20%) HBase
20 124 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1281 (11.87%) Git (software)
2 897 (8.31%) Subversion
3 799 (7.40%) Jenkins
4 503 (4.66%) JIRA
5 498 (4.61%) Maven
6 300 (2.78%) JUnit
7 274 (2.54%) Selenium
8 233 (2.16%) Ant
9 228 (2.11%) Hudson
10 201 (1.86%) Eclipse
11 179 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 171 (1.58%) Cucumber
13 119 (1.10%) Mercurial
14 73 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 72 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 68 (0.63%) JMeter
17 63 (0.58%) PHPUnit
18 48 (0.44%) SoapUI
18 48 (0.44%) Jasmine
19 46 (0.43%) Mockito
General
1 2759 (25.57%) Finance
2 1108 (10.27%) Banking
3 569 (5.27%) Front Office
4 497 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 474 (4.39%) Games
6 437 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 331 (3.07%) Marketing
8 272 (2.52%) Retail
9 271 (2.51%) Advertising
10 232 (2.15%) Publishing
11 188 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 142 (1.32%) Back Office
13 127 (1.18%) Law
14 99 (0.92%) Legal
15 52 (0.48%) Electronics
16 44 (0.41%) Billing
17 33 (0.31%) Music Industry
18 31 (0.29%) Multimedia
19 29 (0.27%) Retail Banking
20 28 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3230 (29.93%) Developer
2 1235 (11.44%) Administrator
3 1028 (9.53%) Systems Administrator
4 957 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 923 (8.55%) Analyst
6 690 (6.39%) Linux Administrator
7 600 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 587 (5.44%) C++ Developer
9 557 (5.16%) Senior Developer
10 552 (5.12%) Architect
11 550 (5.10%) Applications Support
12 491 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 438 (4.06%) Support Analyst
14 419 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
15 399 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
16 351 (3.25%) DBA
17 348 (3.22%) PHP Developer
18 346 (3.21%) Software Engineer
19 339 (3.14%) Support Engineer
20 242 (2.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1435 (13.30%) HTML
2 1154 (10.69%) CSS
3 998 (9.25%) Web Services
4 990 (9.17%) XML
5 731 (6.77%) jQuery
6 724 (6.71%) Spring
7 705 (6.53%) LAMP
8 486 (4.50%) .NET
9 446 (4.13%) J2EE
10 391 (3.62%) HTML5
11 384 (3.56%) Middleware
12 361 (3.35%) Hibernate
13 354 (3.28%) Ajax
14 346 (3.21%) REST
15 332 (3.08%) JSON
16 327 (3.03%) STL
17 314 (2.91%) SOAP
18 292 (2.71%) RESTful
19 281 (2.60%) Java EE
20 274 (2.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1147 (10.63%) Computer Science
2 955 (8.85%) Open Source
3 752 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 376 (3.48%) Hedge funds
5 375 (3.48%) Clustering
6 329 (3.05%) Equities
7 301 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 293 (2.72%) Replication
9 276 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 266 (2.47%) Derivative
11 235 (2.18%) Mathematics
12 216 (2.00%) Fixed Income
13 173 (1.60%) Mobile App
14 144 (1.33%) User Experience
15 142 (1.32%) Visualisation
16 134 (1.24%) Client/Server
17 128 (1.19%) Statistics
18 126 (1.17%) Digital Media
19 118 (1.09%) Social Media
20 116 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3898 (36.12%) Windows
2 3884 (35.99%) UNIX
3 1153 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1025 (9.50%) Solaris
5 734 (6.80%) Ubuntu
6 720 (6.67%) CentOS
7 637 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 422 (3.91%) Debian
9 362 (3.35%) Android
10 333 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 328 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 278 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 245 (2.27%) AIX
14 240 (2.22%) Windows 7
15 225 (2.09%) Mac OS X
16 110 (1.02%) SUSE
17 97 (0.90%) Windows XP
18 95 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
19 82 (0.76%) Windows 8
20 81 (0.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2311 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1406 (13.03%) DevOps
3 1003 (9.29%) OO
4 989 (9.17%) E-Commerce
5 946 (8.77%) ITIL
6 897 (8.31%) TDD
7 857 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 836 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
9 765 (7.09%) Scrum
10 716 (6.64%) Multithreading
11 687 (6.37%) Configuration Management
12 594 (5.50%) Low Latency
13 550 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
14 499 (4.62%) Analytics
15 440 (4.08%) Project Management
16 418 (3.87%) Load Balancing
17 417 (3.86%) MVC
18 391 (3.62%) BDD
19 361 (3.35%) Web Development
20 357 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3484 (32.29%) Java
2 3160 (29.28%) SQL
3 2449 (22.69%) Python
4 1896 (17.57%) Perl
5 1687 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 1614 (14.96%) PHP
7 1396 (12.94%) C++
8 1355 (12.56%) Bash Shell
9 1178 (10.92%) Ruby
10 859 (7.96%) Shell Script
11 659 (6.11%) C
12 609 (5.64%) C#
13 392 (3.63%) PowerShell
14 302 (2.80%) PL/SQL
15 232 (2.15%) PHP5
16 220 (2.04%) Scala
17 120 (1.11%) Korn
18 104 (0.96%) AWK
19 102 (0.95%) Objective-C
20 100 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 1783 (16.52%) Degree
2 390 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 240 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 233 (2.16%) CCNA
5 181 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 177 (1.64%) MCSE
7 168 (1.56%) CCNP
8 125 (1.16%) PhD
9 113 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 109 (1.01%) CISSP
10 109 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 93 (0.86%) SC Cleared
12 91 (0.84%) MCP
13 79 (0.73%) RHCE
14 78 (0.72%) MCITP
15 60 (0.56%) MCSA
16 47 (0.44%) CCIE
17 45 (0.42%) CCSE
18 41 (0.38%) ISEB
19 39 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 700 (6.49%) QA
2 272 (2.52%) SLA
3 136 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 90 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.25%) COBIT
7 26 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 16 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 15 (0.14%) EMIR
11 10 (0.093%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.083%) HL7
13 8 (0.074%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.065%) DICOM
15 6 (0.056%) WCAG
16 5 (0.046%) Basel III
17 4 (0.037%) CRD IV
17 4 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 3 (0.028%) JSP 440
19 2 (0.019%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1123 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 772 (7.15%) Active Directory
3 287 (2.66%) vSphere
4 277 (2.57%) Oracle RAC
5 229 (2.12%) KVM
6 225 (2.09%) NFS
7 213 (1.97%) Hyper-V
8 207 (1.92%) VMware ESX
9 198 (1.83%) Xen
10 195 (1.81%) Varnish
11 149 (1.38%) XenApp
12 115 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
13 111 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
14 88 (0.82%) Samba
15 65 (0.60%) HDFS
16 61 (0.57%) Snort
17 60 (0.56%) XenServer
18 56 (0.52%) Postfix
18 56 (0.52%) vCloud
19 51 (0.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1549 (14.35%) Puppet
2 1128 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 839 (7.77%) Nagios
4 258 (2.39%) ZABBIX
5 219 (2.03%) Cacti
6 184 (1.71%) Ansible
7 181 (1.68%) Data Guard
8 156 (1.45%) Salt
9 115 (1.07%) logstash
9 115 (1.07%) Vagrant
10 106 (0.98%) SCOM
11 101 (0.94%) Tivoli
12 91 (0.84%) HAProxy
13 90 (0.83%) OpenView
14 81 (0.75%) Opsview
15 79 (0.73%) SCCM
16 78 (0.72%) Zenoss
16 78 (0.72%) NetBackup
17 74 (0.69%) CFEngine
18 64 (0.59%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2370 (21.96%) Oracle
2 1640 (15.20%) VMware
3 1544 (14.31%) Red Hat
4 1066 (9.88%) Cisco
5 1054 (9.77%) Microsoft
6 531 (4.92%) HP
7 503 (4.66%) JBoss
8 410 (3.80%) Sybase
9 365 (3.38%) IBM
10 351 (3.25%) EMC
11 343 (3.18%) NetApp
12 336 (3.11%) Citrix
13 253 (2.34%) Juniper
14 252 (2.34%) Zend
15 206 (1.91%) Google
16 192 (1.78%) Sun
17 191 (1.77%) F5
18 180 (1.67%) CheckPoint
19 154 (1.43%) Dell
20 140 (1.30%) Rackspace
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £57,500 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £44000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Linedata Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago