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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4300 4952 5040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.54% 11.54% 11.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.21% 40.62% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 4072 4416
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
11556 12190 12641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.33% 28.40% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9900 10209 10944
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +2 968 £55,000 - 185
Canary Wharf 0 24 £60,000 -29.41%
Kingston Upon Thames +13 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Surbiton +5 22 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Brentford - 13 £80,000 - 2
Hammersmith -2 12 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Wimbledon +1 11 £62,500 +28.20%
Uxbridge -1 10 £48,750 +23.41%
Hounslow -9 10 £45,000 -
Croydon -10 9 £30,000 -35.13%
New Malden - 7 £51,500 -
Bromley +15 6 £45,000 +10.42% 1
Greenwich -10 5 £30,000 -
Docklands, London -21 4 £47,500 -36.66%
Greenford +5 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Harrow +4 3 - -
Mayfair -4 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Twickenham -9 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Chessington -11 2 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Wembley - 2 £35,000 -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Isleworth +3 1 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Feltham 0 1 £50,000 +21.21%
Ealing -2 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Rainham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Barnet - 1 £26,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £21,000 -
Edgware - 1 £39,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3439 (37.54%) Windows
2 3423 (37.36%) UNIX
3 2724 (29.73%) SQL
4 2675 (29.20%) Finance
5 2663 (29.07%) Java
6 2136 (23.31%) Python
7 1989 (21.71%) MySQL
8 1940 (21.17%) Oracle
9 1924 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1699 (18.54%) Perl
11 1600 (17.46%) VMware
12 1458 (15.91%) Puppet
13 1391 (15.18%) Apache
14 1390 (15.17%) Red Hat
15 1335 (14.57%) Degree
16 1291 (14.09%) DevOps
17 1286 (14.04%) JavaScript
18 1237 (13.50%) SQL Server
19 1213 (13.24%) Bash Shell
20 1181 (12.89%) Git (software)
21 1177 (12.85%) PHP
22 1117 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 1100 (12.01%) Microsoft
24 1096 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
25 1061 (11.58%) C++
26 1042 (11.37%) HTML
27 1031 (11.25%) Cisco
28 1022 (11.15%) Ruby
29 1012 (11.05%) Tomcat
30 999 (10.90%) Opscode Chef

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1391 (15.18%) Apache
2 1012 (11.05%) Tomcat
3 472 (5.15%) nginx
4 453 (4.94%) IIS
5 356 (3.89%) MS Exchange
6 337 (3.68%) JBoss
7 317 (3.46%) WebSphere
8 284 (3.10%) Node.js
9 264 (2.88%) WebLogic
10 216 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
11 179 (1.95%) OpenStack
12 167 (1.82%) Apache Solr
13 148 (1.62%) SharePoint
14 140 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 135 (1.47%) CMS
16 113 (1.23%) Drupal
17 80 (0.87%) Confluence
17 80 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
18 70 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
19 69 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 488 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 180 (1.96%) MS Office
3 49 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 47 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 9 (0.098%) Maya
8 9 (0.098%) SPSS
9 8 (0.087%) CINEMA 4D
10 6 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.065%) MS Project
11 5 (0.055%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.055%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.044%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.044%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.033%) Stata
14 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 96 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 86 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 72 (0.79%) RMDS
4 69 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 57 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 52 (0.57%) Magento
7 37 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 36 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
9 31 (0.34%) ION MarketView
9 31 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
10 29 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 22 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
12 21 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
13 20 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 18 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
15 16 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 15 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
17 13 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
17 13 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 596 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (2.81%) SaaS
3 176 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 156 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
5 150 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 143 (1.56%) IaaS
7 127 (1.39%) GitHub
8 122 (1.33%) PaaS
9 94 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 81 (0.88%) Office 365
11 67 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
12 27 (0.29%) Route 53
12 27 (0.29%) OpenShift
13 25 (0.27%) SoftLayer
14 21 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (0.21%) Heroku
16 17 (0.19%) CloudFront
16 17 (0.19%) Joyent
17 16 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 960 (10.48%) Firewall
2 921 (10.05%) TCP/IP
3 766 (8.36%) DNS
4 752 (8.21%) SAN
5 468 (5.11%) HTTP
6 449 (4.90%) LAN
7 448 (4.89%) VPN
8 429 (4.68%) WAN
9 333 (3.63%) DHCP
10 331 (3.61%) Internet
11 294 (3.21%) LDAP
12 275 (3.00%) NAS
13 260 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
14 226 (2.47%) FTP
15 219 (2.39%) MPLS
16 217 (2.37%) BGP
16 217 (2.37%) SSL
17 194 (2.12%) SMTP
18 190 (2.07%) Multicast
19 174 (1.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1989 (21.71%) MySQL
2 1237 (13.50%) SQL Server
3 629 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 611 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 606 (6.61%) Oracle Database
6 597 (6.52%) MongoDB
7 469 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
8 370 (4.04%) Big Data
9 318 (3.47%) RDBMS
10 300 (3.27%) Hadoop
11 289 (3.15%) Redis
12 251 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 242 (2.64%) DB2
14 235 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
15 192 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
16 142 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
17 126 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
18 115 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
19 106 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 104 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1181 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 716 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 653 (7.13%) Subversion
4 457 (4.99%) Maven
5 416 (4.54%) JIRA
6 233 (2.54%) TeamCity
7 216 (2.36%) Ant
8 210 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 209 (2.28%) JUnit
10 194 (2.12%) Hudson
11 153 (1.67%) Selenium
12 150 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 132 (1.44%) Mercurial
14 97 (1.06%) WebDriver
15 91 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
15 91 (0.99%) Visual Studio
16 72 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 70 (0.76%) Jasmine
18 66 (0.72%) RSpec
19 65 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 2675 (29.20%) Finance
2 922 (10.06%) Banking
3 456 (4.98%) Front Office
4 399 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 374 (4.08%) Games
6 331 (3.61%) Investment Banking
7 294 (3.21%) Marketing
8 280 (3.06%) Retail
9 223 (2.43%) Advertising
10 199 (2.17%) Financial Institution
11 160 (1.75%) Publishing
12 115 (1.26%) Back Office
13 110 (1.20%) Law
14 71 (0.77%) Legal
15 49 (0.53%) Electronics
16 41 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 33 (0.36%) Billing
18 31 (0.34%) French Language
19 24 (0.26%) Aerospace
20 18 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2361 (25.77%) Developer
2 1283 (14.00%) Administrator
3 1051 (11.47%) Systems Administrator
4 892 (9.74%) Analyst
5 712 (7.77%) Linux Administrator
6 651 (7.11%) Java Developer
7 598 (6.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 548 (5.98%) Support Analyst
9 538 (5.87%) Applications Support
10 537 (5.86%) Architect
11 505 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 465 (5.08%) C++ Developer
13 388 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 372 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
15 359 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
16 335 (3.66%) DBA
17 273 (2.98%) Support Engineer
18 258 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
19 253 (2.76%) Network Engineer
20 240 (2.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1042 (11.37%) HTML
2 944 (10.30%) Web Services
3 802 (8.75%) CSS
4 781 (8.52%) XML
5 595 (6.49%) Spring
6 516 (5.63%) jQuery
7 506 (5.52%) LAMP
8 422 (4.61%) .NET
9 409 (4.46%) HTML5
10 341 (3.72%) J2EE
11 325 (3.55%) Hibernate
12 316 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
13 314 (3.43%) Middleware
14 304 (3.32%) JSON
15 287 (3.13%) RESTful
16 255 (2.78%) REST
17 254 (2.77%) STL
18 252 (2.75%) AngularJS
19 239 (2.61%) SOAP
20 229 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 812 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 712 (7.77%) Open Source
3 706 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 324 (3.54%) Clustering
5 299 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 297 (3.24%) Hedge funds
7 270 (2.95%) Replication
8 252 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 252 (2.75%) Equities
9 226 (2.47%) Derivative
10 213 (2.32%) Algorithms
11 186 (2.03%) Management Information System
12 171 (1.87%) Mobile App
13 159 (1.74%) Data Structures
14 145 (1.58%) Mathematics
15 133 (1.45%) User Experience
16 113 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
17 104 (1.14%) Client/Server
18 90 (0.98%) Digital Media
19 85 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3439 (37.54%) Windows
2 3423 (37.36%) UNIX
3 1117 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 838 (9.15%) Solaris
5 718 (7.84%) CentOS
6 566 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 539 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 323 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 302 (3.30%) Debian
10 252 (2.75%) Android
11 226 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 217 (2.37%) AIX
13 187 (2.04%) Windows 7
14 168 (1.83%) Mac OS X
15 159 (1.74%) Apple iOS
16 92 (1.00%) Windows XP
17 78 (0.85%) SUSE
18 72 (0.79%) Windows 8
19 65 (0.71%) Mac OS
20 46 (0.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1924 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1291 (14.09%) DevOps
3 890 (9.71%) TDD
4 849 (9.27%) E-Commerce
5 821 (8.96%) OO
6 813 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
7 806 (8.80%) ITIL
8 684 (7.47%) Scrum
9 613 (6.69%) Configuration Management
10 611 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 559 (6.10%) Multithreading
12 516 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
13 433 (4.73%) Low Latency
14 393 (4.29%) Load Balancing
15 370 (4.04%) BDD
16 362 (3.95%) Project Management
17 356 (3.89%) MVC
18 304 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
18 304 (3.32%) Mentoring
19 299 (3.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2724 (29.73%) SQL
2 2663 (29.07%) Java
3 2136 (23.31%) Python
4 1699 (18.54%) Perl
5 1286 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 1213 (13.24%) Bash Shell
7 1177 (12.85%) PHP
8 1061 (11.58%) C++
9 1022 (11.15%) Ruby
10 737 (8.04%) Shell Script
11 436 (4.76%) C#
12 419 (4.57%) C
13 371 (4.05%) PowerShell
14 309 (3.37%) PL/SQL
15 181 (1.98%) Scala
16 133 (1.45%) PHP5
17 101 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 86 (0.94%) Groovy
19 73 (0.80%) AWK
20 72 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 1335 (14.57%) Degree
2 387 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
3 250 (2.73%) CCNA
4 194 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 189 (2.06%) CCNP
6 146 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 137 (1.50%) MCSE
8 100 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 99 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 92 (1.00%) CISSP
11 91 (0.99%) RHCE
12 88 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 86 (0.94%) MCITP
14 74 (0.81%) PhD
15 63 (0.69%) MCP
16 58 (0.63%) CCIE
17 47 (0.51%) MCSA
17 47 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
18 45 (0.49%) DV Cleared
19 41 (0.45%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 597 (6.52%) QA
2 260 (2.84%) SLA
3 116 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 90 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.29%) COBIT
5 27 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.19%) EMIR
6 17 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 8 (0.087%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.076%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (0.055%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.055%) HL7
11 5 (0.055%) DICOM
11 5 (0.055%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.033%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.033%) Basel II
13 1 (0.011%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1096 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 641 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 303 (3.31%) vSphere
4 252 (2.75%) NFS
5 244 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
6 188 (2.05%) Hyper-V
7 176 (1.92%) Xen
8 174 (1.90%) KVM
9 163 (1.78%) Varnish
10 159 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
11 157 (1.71%) VMware ESX
12 145 (1.58%) XenApp
13 85 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
14 84 (0.92%) XenServer
15 73 (0.80%) Docker
16 68 (0.74%) SRDF
17 67 (0.73%) Snort
18 64 (0.70%) Firmware
19 63 (0.69%) Samba
20 62 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1458 (15.91%) Puppet
2 999 (10.90%) Opscode Chef
3 747 (8.15%) Nagios
4 317 (3.46%) Ansible
5 236 (2.58%) ZABBIX
6 177 (1.93%) Cacti
7 154 (1.68%) Salt
8 146 (1.59%) Vagrant
9 145 (1.58%) Data Guard
10 125 (1.36%) Graphite
11 122 (1.33%) logstash
12 109 (1.19%) SCCM
13 102 (1.11%) SCOM
14 92 (1.00%) NetBackup
15 78 (0.85%) OpenView
15 78 (0.85%) HAProxy
16 62 (0.68%) yum
17 57 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
18 53 (0.58%) WSUS
19 51 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1940 (21.17%) Oracle
2 1600 (17.46%) VMware
3 1390 (15.17%) Red Hat
4 1100 (12.01%) Microsoft
5 1031 (11.25%) Cisco
6 527 (5.75%) HP
7 398 (4.34%) IBM
8 374 (4.08%) NetApp
9 366 (3.99%) Sybase
10 337 (3.68%) Citrix
11 305 (3.33%) EMC
12 277 (3.02%) Juniper
13 188 (2.05%) Zend
14 176 (1.92%) F5
15 162 (1.77%) CheckPoint
16 149 (1.63%) Sun
17 146 (1.59%) Dell
18 137 (1.50%) Bloomberg
19 122 (1.33%) Splunk
20 117 (1.28%) Veritas
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 3k & 28 days holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago