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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5407 4760 5664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.39% 10.75% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.62% 39.00% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 3930 4868
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 £77,500 £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
12990 12204 13902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.36% 27.55% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11154 10406 12170
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 1357 £52,500 -4.54% 255
Docklands, London +5 32 £72,500 +11.53%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 29 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Harrow -3 25 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Hammersmith -2 17 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Croydon -14 17 £41,250 +17.85% 4
Canary Wharf -1 12 £110,000 +29.41%
New Malden +2 9 - - 1
Uxbridge -13 9 £43,750 -12.50% 2
West Drayton +3 8 £43,750 +25.00%
Surbiton +2 8 £52,000 +30.00% 2
Clapham -4 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Westminster - 7 £35,000 -
Isleworth - 7 £72,500 - 2
Hounslow - 6 £43,500 - 3
Chiswick -10 4 £28,000 -44.00%
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Ealing +1 3 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Teddington -5 3 £40,000 - 1
Twickenham -6 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Bromley -22 3 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Wembley - 3 £42,500 -
Romford +12 2 £40,000 -46.66%
Dagenham - 2 £35,000 -
Southwark - 2 £52,500 -
Hayes -5 1 £60,000 +106.89% 4
Hackney -6 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Wimbledon -10 1 - - 1
Beckenham - 1 £20,000 - 1
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3887 (36.47%) UNIX
2 3834 (35.97%) Windows
3 3525 (33.07%) Java
4 3136 (29.42%) SQL
5 2704 (25.37%) Finance
6 2464 (23.12%) MySQL
7 2408 (22.59%) Python
8 2344 (21.99%) Oracle
9 1879 (17.63%) Perl
10 1841 (17.27%) Degree
11 1809 (16.97%) Apache
12 1726 (16.19%) JavaScript
13 1615 (15.15%) PHP
14 1609 (15.10%) VMware
15 1522 (14.28%) Red Hat
16 1484 (13.92%) Puppet
17 1477 (13.86%) HTML
18 1413 (13.26%) C++
19 1353 (12.69%) DevOps
20 1331 (12.49%) Bash Shell
21 1297 (12.17%) SQL Server
22 1290 (12.10%) Git (software)
23 1205 (11.31%) CSS
24 1186 (11.13%) Computer Science
25 1182 (11.09%) Tomcat
26 1146 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 1144 (10.73%) Ruby
28 1096 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
29 1094 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
30 1085 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1809 (16.97%) Apache
2 1182 (11.09%) Tomcat
3 517 (4.85%) IIS
4 502 (4.71%) nginx
5 330 (3.10%) MS Exchange
6 320 (3.00%) Node.js
7 318 (2.98%) WebLogic
8 283 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 280 (2.63%) CMS
10 264 (2.48%) Apache Solr
11 254 (2.38%) Drupal
12 233 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
13 176 (1.65%) SharePoint
14 145 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
15 144 (1.35%) OpenStack
16 142 (1.33%) Confluence
17 141 (1.32%) WordPress
18 113 (1.06%) Jetty
19 106 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
20 77 (0.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 479 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 201 (1.89%) MS Office
3 52 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 50 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.18%) SPSS
8 9 (0.084%) MS Project
8 9 (0.084%) Maya
9 8 (0.075%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.066%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.056%) Quicktime
12 5 (0.047%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (0.047%) GIMP
12 5 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
13 4 (0.038%) Blender
13 4 (0.038%) InDesign
14 3 (0.028%) Stata
14 3 (0.028%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 100 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 84 (0.79%) Magento
3 83 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 81 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 76 (0.71%) RMDS
6 51 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 34 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
8 27 (0.25%) Temenos T24
9 24 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
10 22 (0.21%) WebTrends
11 20 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
12 19 (0.18%) ION MarketView
13 16 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
15 12 (0.11%) SAP Business One
15 12 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
15 12 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
15 12 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
16 11 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
16 11 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 688 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 319 (2.99%) SaaS
3 237 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 169 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 166 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 119 (1.12%) IaaS
7 101 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 99 (0.93%) GitHub
9 88 (0.83%) PaaS
10 60 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
11 53 (0.50%) Joyent
12 48 (0.45%) Office 365
13 35 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
14 26 (0.24%) ElastiCache
14 26 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 25 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 25 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
16 24 (0.23%) Google Apps
17 18 (0.17%) CloudFront
18 14 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1031 (9.67%) TCP/IP
2 1007 (9.45%) Firewall
3 802 (7.52%) DNS
4 777 (7.29%) SAN
5 558 (5.24%) HTTP
6 500 (4.69%) Internet
7 434 (4.07%) VPN
8 412 (3.87%) LAN
9 389 (3.65%) WAN
10 353 (3.31%) DHCP
11 312 (2.93%) NAS
12 302 (2.83%) LDAP
13 241 (2.26%) SSL
14 191 (1.79%) SMTP
15 187 (1.75%) Network Security
16 179 (1.68%) SSH
17 176 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
18 168 (1.58%) FTP
19 166 (1.56%) VoIP
20 158 (1.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2464 (23.12%) MySQL
2 1297 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 696 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 662 (6.21%) Oracle Database
5 658 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 633 (5.94%) NoSQL
7 540 (5.07%) Big Data
8 539 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
9 432 (4.05%) Hadoop
10 373 (3.50%) RDBMS
11 346 (3.25%) Redis
12 304 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 296 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
14 283 (2.66%) DB2
15 255 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 185 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 153 (1.44%) Apache Hive
18 137 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
19 136 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
20 127 (1.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1290 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 902 (8.46%) Subversion
3 807 (7.57%) Jenkins
4 511 (4.79%) JIRA
5 493 (4.63%) Maven
6 318 (2.98%) JUnit
7 278 (2.61%) Selenium
8 255 (2.39%) Ant
9 239 (2.24%) Hudson
10 205 (1.92%) Eclipse
11 161 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 155 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 123 (1.15%) Mercurial
14 75 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 70 (0.66%) JMeter
16 66 (0.62%) WebDriver
17 61 (0.57%) PHPUnit
18 55 (0.52%) SoapUI
19 50 (0.47%) Mockito
20 47 (0.44%) FishEye
General
1 2704 (25.37%) Finance
2 1077 (10.10%) Banking
3 567 (5.32%) Front Office
4 485 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 459 (4.31%) Games
6 418 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 331 (3.11%) Marketing
8 271 (2.54%) Retail
9 269 (2.52%) Advertising
10 227 (2.13%) Publishing
11 176 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 133 (1.25%) Back Office
13 120 (1.13%) Law
14 103 (0.97%) Legal
15 50 (0.47%) Electronics
16 44 (0.41%) Billing
17 33 (0.31%) Music Industry
18 32 (0.30%) Online Betting
18 32 (0.30%) Multimedia
19 31 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3281 (30.78%) Developer
2 1197 (11.23%) Administrator
3 990 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
4 967 (9.07%) Java Developer
5 869 (8.15%) Analyst
6 677 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
7 611 (5.73%) C++ Developer
8 584 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 575 (5.39%) Senior Developer
10 551 (5.17%) Architect
11 518 (4.86%) Applications Support
12 488 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 419 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
14 404 (3.79%) Support Analyst
15 402 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
16 355 (3.33%) PHP Developer
17 350 (3.28%) Software Engineer
18 347 (3.26%) Support Engineer
19 344 (3.23%) DBA
20 251 (2.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1477 (13.86%) HTML
2 1205 (11.31%) CSS
3 1008 (9.46%) Web Services
4 991 (9.30%) XML
5 758 (7.11%) jQuery
6 726 (6.81%) Spring
7 667 (6.26%) LAMP
8 497 (4.66%) .NET
9 429 (4.02%) J2EE
10 399 (3.74%) HTML5
11 366 (3.43%) Middleware
12 365 (3.42%) Ajax
13 357 (3.35%) Hibernate
14 354 (3.32%) REST
15 341 (3.20%) STL
16 324 (3.04%) JSON
17 302 (2.83%) SOAP
18 301 (2.82%) RESTful
19 280 (2.63%) JSP
20 273 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1186 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 938 (8.80%) Open Source
3 358 (3.36%) Clustering
4 357 (3.35%) Hedge funds
5 330 (3.10%) Equities
6 302 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 297 (2.79%) Replication
8 285 (2.67%) Derivative
9 275 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 259 (2.43%) Mathematics
11 219 (2.05%) Fixed Income
12 189 (1.77%) Mobile App
13 150 (1.41%) Client/Server
14 135 (1.27%) Social Media
15 133 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 130 (1.22%) Visualisation
17 129 (1.21%) Statistics
18 125 (1.17%) Digital Media
19 112 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
20 99 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3887 (36.47%) UNIX
2 3834 (35.97%) Windows
3 1146 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1023 (9.60%) Solaris
5 706 (6.62%) Ubuntu
6 700 (6.57%) CentOS
7 656 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 421 (3.95%) Debian
9 364 (3.41%) Android
10 345 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 329 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 295 (2.77%) Apple iOS
13 254 (2.38%) Windows 7
14 230 (2.16%) AIX
15 228 (2.14%) Mac OS X
16 104 (0.98%) SUSE
17 101 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
18 100 (0.94%) Windows XP
19 81 (0.76%) Fedora
19 81 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1353 (12.69%) DevOps
2 1096 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
3 999 (9.37%) OO
4 984 (9.23%) E-Commerce
5 901 (8.45%) ITIL
6 896 (8.41%) TDD
7 863 (8.10%) Software Engineering
8 838 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 742 (6.96%) Scrum
10 726 (6.81%) Multithreading
11 692 (6.49%) Configuration Management
12 614 (5.76%) Low Latency
13 552 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
14 502 (4.71%) Analytics
15 460 (4.32%) MVC
16 424 (3.98%) Project Management
17 415 (3.89%) Load Balancing
18 391 (3.67%) BDD
19 369 (3.46%) Web Development
20 345 (3.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3525 (33.07%) Java
2 3136 (29.42%) SQL
3 2408 (22.59%) Python
4 1879 (17.63%) Perl
5 1726 (16.19%) JavaScript
6 1615 (15.15%) PHP
7 1413 (13.26%) C++
8 1331 (12.49%) Bash Shell
9 1144 (10.73%) Ruby
10 838 (7.86%) Shell Script
11 650 (6.10%) C
12 646 (6.06%) C#
13 391 (3.67%) PowerShell
14 314 (2.95%) PL/SQL
15 234 (2.20%) PHP5
16 230 (2.16%) Scala
17 118 (1.11%) Korn
18 110 (1.03%) Objective-C
19 99 (0.93%) VB
20 93 (0.87%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1841 (17.27%) Degree
2 350 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 228 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 214 (2.01%) CCNA
5 197 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 170 (1.59%) MCSE
7 148 (1.39%) CCNP
8 127 (1.19%) PhD
9 114 (1.07%) CISSP
10 104 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 101 (0.95%) SC Cleared
12 95 (0.89%) MCP
13 91 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 67 (0.63%) RHCE
15 66 (0.62%) MCITP
16 64 (0.60%) MCSA
17 50 (0.47%) CCSE
18 45 (0.42%) DV Cleared
19 41 (0.38%) ISEB
20 39 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 718 (6.74%) QA
2 247 (2.32%) SLA
3 131 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 91 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.19%) COBIT
8 15 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 13 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.10%) EMIR
11 8 (0.075%) HL7
12 7 (0.066%) Basel III
13 6 (0.056%) DICOM
13 6 (0.056%) WCAG
14 5 (0.047%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.047%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.038%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.038%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 2 (0.019%) BS7799
System Software
1 1085 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 785 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 295 (2.77%) vSphere
4 264 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
5 228 (2.14%) NFS
6 227 (2.13%) KVM
7 217 (2.04%) Hyper-V
8 211 (1.98%) VMware ESX
9 194 (1.82%) Varnish
10 166 (1.56%) Xen
11 157 (1.47%) XenApp
12 119 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
13 113 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
14 80 (0.75%) Samba
15 63 (0.59%) HDFS
16 59 (0.55%) vCloud
17 53 (0.50%) XenServer
18 52 (0.49%) Postfix
19 51 (0.48%) Snort
20 48 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1484 (13.92%) Puppet
2 1094 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 790 (7.41%) Nagios
4 257 (2.41%) ZABBIX
5 207 (1.94%) Cacti
6 176 (1.65%) Data Guard
7 160 (1.50%) Ansible
8 153 (1.44%) Salt
9 111 (1.04%) SCOM
10 108 (1.01%) logstash
11 105 (0.99%) Vagrant
12 103 (0.97%) Tivoli
13 100 (0.94%) OpenView
14 86 (0.81%) HAProxy
15 82 (0.77%) SCCM
16 79 (0.74%) CFEngine
17 77 (0.72%) Opsview
18 72 (0.68%) NetBackup
19 70 (0.66%) Zenoss
20 67 (0.63%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2344 (21.99%) Oracle
2 1609 (15.10%) VMware
3 1522 (14.28%) Red Hat
4 1011 (9.48%) Cisco
5 1006 (9.44%) Microsoft
6 529 (4.96%) HP
7 522 (4.90%) JBoss
8 384 (3.60%) Sybase
9 356 (3.34%) EMC
10 350 (3.28%) IBM
11 348 (3.26%) Citrix
12 346 (3.25%) NetApp
13 241 (2.26%) Zend
14 229 (2.15%) Juniper
15 217 (2.04%) Google
16 188 (1.76%) Sun
17 173 (1.62%) F5
18 167 (1.57%) CheckPoint
19 148 (1.39%) Dell
20 146 (1.37%) Rackspace
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 33 minutes ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 36 minutes ago
North West London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + On-call
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
avsnet
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago