The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4394 4992 5593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.15% 11.23% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.05% 41.70% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4263 4706
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
9976 11971 13233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.32% 26.92% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8744 10297 11392
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in London

Linux
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 730 £60,000 +4.34% 155
Canary Wharf +17 37 £60,000 +9.09%
Wimbledon -3 35 £35,500 -32.38%
Uxbridge +16 30 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +15 19 £37,974 -0.24% 2
Croydon -1 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Chiswick +13 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Harrow +10 11 £50,000 -13.04%
Ealing +3 11 £67,500 +17.39%
Twickenham +21 9 £60,000 +41.17%
Hammersmith +4 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Clapham +1 7 £52,500 +35.48%
Hayes -1 6 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Feltham +4 5 £47,500 +10.46% 1
Docklands, London +6 3 £44,500 -36.42%
Mayfair +4 3 £90,000 +125.00%
Hounslow +9 2 £50,000 -2.53% 1
Greenwich +1 2 £48,000 +6.66%
Coulsdon -2 2 £22,250 -3.26%
Hackney - 2 - - 1
Surbiton - 2 £67,500 - 3
Brentford +3 1 £25,000 -43.18%
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Chessington - 1 £35,000 - 1
Mitcham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Northwood - 1 £50,000 -
Stanmore - 1 £60,000 -
Hendon - 1 £34,637 -
Westminster - 1 £68,500 -
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Finchley - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2935 (31.81%) Windows
2 2913 (31.57%) Python
3 2602 (28.20%) Java
4 2579 (27.95%) Finance
5 2561 (27.75%) Unix
6 2522 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2476 (26.83%) SQL
8 2218 (24.04%) Puppet
9 2213 (23.98%) DevOps
10 2033 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
11 1732 (18.77%) MySQL
12 1606 (17.40%) VMware
13 1515 (16.42%) Bash Shell
14 1498 (16.23%) Degree
15 1472 (15.95%) Oracle
16 1447 (15.68%) Git (software)
16 1447 (15.68%) Jenkins
17 1442 (15.63%) JavaScript
18 1367 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
19 1366 (14.80%) Red Hat
20 1363 (14.77%) Apache
21 1332 (14.43%) Perl
22 1307 (14.16%) Ruby
23 1259 (13.64%) Ansible
24 1162 (12.59%) Microsoft
25 1156 (12.53%) PHP
26 1121 (12.15%) C++
27 1110 (12.03%) HTML
28 1107 (12.00%) Configuration Management
29 1088 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1363 (14.77%) Apache
2 928 (10.06%) Tomcat
3 459 (4.97%) IIS
4 371 (4.02%) JBoss
5 367 (3.98%) nginx
6 286 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 285 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 264 (2.86%) OpenStack
9 248 (2.69%) Confluence
10 242 (2.62%) MS Exchange
11 220 (2.38%) WebLogic
12 201 (2.18%) SharePoint
13 126 (1.37%) Apache Spark
14 118 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 107 (1.16%) Jetty
16 100 (1.08%) CMS
17 84 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
18 82 (0.89%) Drupal
18 82 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
19 78 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 444 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 199 (2.16%) MS Office
3 52 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 45 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
7 16 (0.17%) Gliffy
7 16 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 13 (0.14%) MODO
9 10 (0.11%) MS Project
10 7 (0.076%) SPSS
11 6 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.054%) HipChat
13 4 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.043%) Maya
14 3 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 26 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 18 (0.20%) Salerio
5 17 (0.18%) MetaTrader
5 17 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.17%) RMDS
7 14 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 13 (0.14%) assyst
9 12 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (0.11%) Magento
12 9 (0.098%) Cognos Planning
12 9 (0.098%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 9 (0.098%) ResourceLink
12 9 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2033 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
2 454 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (3.68%) SaaS
4 215 (2.33%) Office 365
5 212 (2.30%) GitHub
6 211 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 177 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 176 (1.91%) IaaS
9 158 (1.71%) PaaS
10 119 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 118 (1.28%) Amazon S3
12 86 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 81 (0.88%) Route 53
14 68 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
15 51 (0.55%) OpenShift
16 33 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
17 32 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
18 31 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
19 30 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 29 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1010 (10.94%) Firewall
2 826 (8.95%) DNS
3 785 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 604 (6.55%) SAN
5 479 (5.19%) HTTP
6 424 (4.59%) LAN
7 404 (4.38%) WAN
8 349 (3.78%) Internet
9 309 (3.35%) LDAP
10 289 (3.13%) DHCP
11 286 (3.10%) VPN
12 255 (2.76%) NAS
13 192 (2.08%) SSL
14 158 (1.71%) Network Security
15 146 (1.58%) FTP
15 146 (1.58%) iSCSI
16 127 (1.38%) Multicast
17 121 (1.31%) MPLS
17 121 (1.31%) VoIP
18 114 (1.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1732 (18.77%) MySQL
2 1032 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 624 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 621 (6.73%) NoSQL
5 556 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 532 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
7 427 (4.63%) Big Data
8 373 (4.04%) Hadoop
9 320 (3.47%) Oracle Database
10 281 (3.05%) Redis
11 274 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 272 (2.95%) RDBMS
13 128 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 121 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
15 118 (1.28%) HBase
16 112 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 108 (1.17%) DB2
18 103 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
19 84 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 82 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1447 (15.68%) Git (software)
1 1447 (15.68%) Jenkins
2 643 (6.97%) JIRA
3 488 (5.29%) Subversion
4 474 (5.14%) Maven
5 294 (3.19%) JUnit
6 251 (2.72%) Selenium
7 216 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 190 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 169 (1.83%) Gradle
10 164 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 143 (1.55%) Vagrant
12 140 (1.52%) Hudson
13 132 (1.43%) Ant
14 109 (1.18%) Mockito
15 88 (0.95%) Eclipse
16 84 (0.91%) Grunt
17 76 (0.82%) RSpec
18 75 (0.81%) Bitbucket
18 75 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2579 (27.95%) Finance
2 823 (8.92%) Banking
3 410 (4.44%) Games
4 394 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 296 (3.21%) Retail
6 295 (3.20%) Marketing
7 263 (2.85%) Front Office
8 250 (2.71%) Law
9 197 (2.13%) Advertising
10 190 (2.06%) Publishing
11 171 (1.85%) Financial Institution
12 153 (1.66%) Investment Banking
13 131 (1.42%) Back Office
14 66 (0.72%) Legal
15 52 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 48 (0.52%) Electronics
17 43 (0.47%) Billing
18 37 (0.40%) Manufacturing
19 26 (0.28%) International Banking
20 24 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2472 (26.79%) Developer
2 1160 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1041 (11.28%) Linux Engineer
4 908 (9.84%) Administrator
5 761 (8.25%) Java Developer
6 749 (8.12%) Analyst
7 637 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 571 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
9 570 (6.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 488 (5.29%) Applications Support
11 469 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 457 (4.95%) Senior Developer
13 437 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 413 (4.48%) C++ Developer
15 401 (4.35%) Support Analyst
16 392 (4.25%) AWS Engineer
17 378 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
18 343 (3.72%) Support Engineer
19 333 (3.61%) Python Developer
20 304 (3.29%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1110 (12.03%) HTML
2 1034 (11.21%) Web Services
3 982 (10.64%) CSS
4 789 (8.55%) LAMP
5 576 (6.24%) AngularJS
6 537 (5.82%) Spring
7 478 (5.18%) XML
8 474 (5.14%) .NET
9 463 (5.02%) jQuery
10 417 (4.52%) HTML5
11 416 (4.51%) REST
12 395 (4.28%) Node.js
13 367 (3.98%) Middleware
14 337 (3.65%) RESTful
15 319 (3.46%) JSON
16 289 (3.13%) J2EE
17 277 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
18 252 (2.73%) CSS3
19 250 (2.71%) JMS
20 249 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1013 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 640 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 523 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 369 (4.00%) Fintech
5 344 (3.73%) Hedge funds
6 302 (3.27%) Equities
7 257 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 257 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 242 (2.62%) User Experience
9 239 (2.59%) Algorithms
10 235 (2.55%) Clustering
11 231 (2.50%) Mathematics
12 220 (2.38%) Derivative
13 192 (2.08%) Mobile App
14 174 (1.89%) Replication
15 163 (1.77%) Fixed Income
16 152 (1.65%) Data Structures
17 133 (1.44%) Visualisation
18 117 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
19 106 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2935 (31.81%) Windows
2 2561 (27.75%) Unix
3 1088 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1000 (10.84%) Windows Server
5 709 (7.68%) CentOS
6 658 (7.13%) Ubuntu
7 402 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 385 (4.17%) Solaris
9 317 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 239 (2.59%) Debian
11 218 (2.36%) AIX
12 190 (2.06%) Android
13 172 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 165 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 160 (1.73%) SUSE
16 137 (1.48%) Windows 7
17 121 (1.31%) Apple iOS
18 99 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
19 64 (0.69%) Mac OS
20 62 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2522 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2213 (23.98%) DevOps
3 1107 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 1076 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
5 873 (9.46%) Software Engineering
6 850 (9.21%) TDD
7 768 (8.32%) Scrum
8 764 (8.28%) Open Source
9 743 (8.05%) ITIL
10 685 (7.42%) OO
11 527 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 522 (5.66%) High Availability
13 459 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 432 (4.68%) Multithreading
15 421 (4.56%) MVC
16 398 (4.31%) Analytics
17 377 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
18 374 (4.05%) Web Development
19 361 (3.91%) BDD
20 350 (3.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2913 (31.57%) Python
2 2602 (28.20%) Java
3 2476 (26.83%) SQL
4 1515 (16.42%) Bash Shell
5 1442 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 1332 (14.43%) Perl
7 1307 (14.16%) Ruby
8 1156 (12.53%) PHP
9 1121 (12.15%) C++
10 664 (7.20%) Shell Script
11 660 (7.15%) PowerShell
12 475 (5.15%) C#
13 441 (4.78%) C
14 313 (3.39%) Scala
15 214 (2.32%) PL/SQL
16 133 (1.44%) Korn
17 127 (1.38%) T-SQL
18 101 (1.09%) VB
19 97 (1.05%) Go
20 89 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1498 (16.23%) Degree
2 279 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
3 208 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 181 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 177 (1.92%) CCNA
6 161 (1.74%) CISSP
7 155 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 133 (1.44%) MCSE
9 115 (1.25%) SC Cleared
10 112 (1.21%) CCNP
11 90 (0.98%) CISM
12 83 (0.90%) GIAC
13 77 (0.83%) RHCE
14 76 (0.82%) DV Cleared
15 64 (0.69%) ISEB
15 64 (0.69%) MCSA
15 64 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 62 (0.67%) SANS
17 58 (0.63%) PhD
18 57 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (5.19%) QA
2 139 (1.51%) SLA
3 79 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.20%) HL7
7 13 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 11 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.098%) SAS 70
9 9 (0.098%) SEPA
10 7 (0.076%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.065%) DICOM
11 6 (0.065%) MiFID
12 5 (0.054%) SDET
12 5 (0.054%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.043%) COBIT
13 4 (0.043%) GCP
14 3 (0.033%) BS7799
14 3 (0.033%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1065 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 852 (9.23%) Docker
3 825 (8.94%) Active Directory
4 300 (3.25%) Hyper-V
5 299 (3.24%) NFS
6 248 (2.69%) vSphere
7 228 (2.47%) KVM
8 214 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
9 178 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
10 152 (1.65%) Xen
11 138 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
12 129 (1.40%) VMware ESX
13 102 (1.11%) Varnish
14 81 (0.88%) XenServer
15 70 (0.76%) Squid
16 63 (0.68%) XenApp
17 62 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
18 59 (0.64%) HDFS
19 56 (0.61%) iptables
20 54 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2218 (24.04%) Puppet
2 1367 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1259 (13.64%) Ansible
4 630 (6.83%) Nagios
5 259 (2.81%) Salt
6 164 (1.78%) Kubernetes
6 164 (1.78%) SCCM
7 156 (1.69%) ZABBIX
8 124 (1.34%) HAProxy
9 111 (1.20%) Control-M
10 109 (1.18%) logstash
11 82 (0.89%) SCOM
12 80 (0.87%) OpenView
13 77 (0.83%) WSUS
14 69 (0.75%) Packer
15 66 (0.72%) Terraform
16 65 (0.70%) NetBackup
17 64 (0.69%) Nessus
18 61 (0.66%) Backup Exec
19 59 (0.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1606 (17.40%) VMware
2 1472 (15.95%) Oracle
3 1366 (14.80%) Red Hat
4 1162 (12.59%) Microsoft
5 812 (8.80%) Cisco
6 460 (4.98%) HP
7 316 (3.42%) IBM
8 272 (2.95%) Citrix
9 264 (2.86%) Splunk
10 238 (2.58%) Google
11 233 (2.52%) NetApp
12 216 (2.34%) EMC
13 184 (1.99%) Sybase
14 162 (1.76%) Rackspace
15 134 (1.45%) Juniper
16 122 (1.32%) Sun
17 120 (1.30%) Apple
18 108 (1.17%) Zend
19 107 (1.16%) SAP
20 99 (1.07%) F5
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Discretionary bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + options
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago