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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4632 5126 5638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.40% 11.13% 11.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.44% 40.08% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 4349 4945
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £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
12371 12790 13697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.77% 27.77% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10602 10959 11955
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 0 1057 £55,000 +4.76% 179
Kingston Upon Thames +23 25 £47,500 -7.31% 4
Surbiton +11 22 £55,000 +12.82% 2
Uxbridge +5 19 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Wimbledon -1 18 £60,000 +105.12% 1
New Malden - 18 £53,250 - 2
Docklands, London -14 15 £45,000 -40.00%
Hammersmith -3 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Harrow -1 12 £57,500 +12.19%
Canary Wharf +1 11 £51,000 -36.25%
Greenwich -1 8 £30,000 -
Ealing +8 7 £50,000 -
Greenford +4 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Romford +3 6 £75,000 +36.36%
Hounslow -16 5 £40,750 -9.44%
Bermondsey - 4 - -
Twickenham +1 2 £50,000 -21.56%
Bromley -2 2 £50,750 +69.16%
Westminster -3 2 £28,500 -32.94%
Beckenham - 2 £20,500 -
Paddington +5 1 - -
Mayfair +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Feltham +3 1 - -
Croydon -14 1 £47,500 +2.70%
Edgware - 1 £37,500 -
Barnet - 1 £26,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3687 (36.87%) Windows
2 3590 (35.90%) UNIX
3 3033 (30.33%) Java
4 2854 (28.54%) SQL
5 2675 (26.75%) Finance
6 2377 (23.77%) Python
7 2329 (23.29%) MySQL
8 2097 (20.97%) Oracle
9 2080 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
10 1852 (18.52%) Perl
11 1693 (16.93%) Apache
12 1598 (15.98%) VMware
13 1588 (15.88%) Puppet
14 1545 (15.45%) Degree
15 1509 (15.09%) Red Hat
16 1480 (14.80%) PHP
17 1424 (14.24%) JavaScript
18 1361 (13.61%) DevOps
19 1319 (13.19%) SQL Server
20 1302 (13.02%) Bash Shell
21 1242 (12.42%) Git (software)
22 1206 (12.06%) HTML
23 1191 (11.91%) C++
24 1178 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 1156 (11.56%) Tomcat
26 1153 (11.53%) Ruby
27 1145 (11.45%) Opscode Chef
28 1106 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
29 1093 (10.93%) Microsoft
30 1036 (10.36%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1693 (16.93%) Apache
2 1156 (11.56%) Tomcat
3 528 (5.28%) nginx
4 471 (4.71%) IIS
5 421 (4.21%) JBoss
6 332 (3.32%) MS Exchange
7 330 (3.30%) WebLogic
8 312 (3.12%) Node.js
9 287 (2.87%) WebSphere
10 227 (2.27%) CMS
11 223 (2.23%) Apache Solr
12 221 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 196 (1.96%) Drupal
14 178 (1.78%) OpenStack
15 145 (1.45%) SharePoint
16 133 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 113 (1.13%) WordPress
18 111 (1.11%) Confluence
19 91 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
20 84 (0.84%) Jetty
Applications
1 469 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 211 (2.11%) MS Office
3 65 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 60 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.17%) SPSS
7 13 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.12%) Maya
8 12 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.080%) CINEMA 4D
10 7 (0.070%) MS Project
11 6 (0.060%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.050%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.050%) FrameMaker
12 5 (0.050%) GIMP
13 4 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.040%) Stata
13 4 (0.040%) Mathematica
14 3 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 98 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 93 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 82 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 80 (0.80%) Magento
5 77 (0.77%) RMDS
6 46 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 32 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
8 28 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 20 (0.20%) ION MarketView
10 19 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
11 17 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
12 16 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 16 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 16 (0.16%) Temenos T24
12 16 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
13 15 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
14 14 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
15 12 (0.12%) WebTrends
15 12 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
15 12 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 642 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (2.98%) SaaS
3 196 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 193 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 177 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 132 (1.32%) IaaS
7 124 (1.24%) GitHub
8 105 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 103 (1.03%) PaaS
10 67 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
11 65 (0.65%) Office 365
12 28 (0.28%) Joyent
13 27 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
14 25 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
15 23 (0.23%) Google Apps
16 20 (0.20%) SoftLayer
17 19 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
19 14 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 14 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1022 (10.22%) TCP/IP
2 992 (9.92%) Firewall
3 793 (7.93%) DNS
4 743 (7.43%) SAN
5 510 (5.10%) HTTP
6 426 (4.26%) LAN
7 416 (4.16%) VPN
8 400 (4.00%) WAN
9 362 (3.62%) DHCP
10 358 (3.58%) Internet
11 318 (3.18%) LDAP
12 267 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
13 229 (2.29%) SSL
14 226 (2.26%) NAS
15 215 (2.15%) FTP
16 212 (2.12%) BGP
16 212 (2.12%) SSH
17 211 (2.11%) MPLS
18 181 (1.81%) VLAN
19 173 (1.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2329 (23.29%) MySQL
2 1319 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 651 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 644 (6.44%) Oracle Database
5 633 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 614 (6.14%) Relational Database
7 495 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
8 423 (4.23%) Big Data
9 355 (3.55%) Hadoop
10 322 (3.22%) RDBMS
11 320 (3.20%) Redis
12 310 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 288 (2.88%) DB2
14 262 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
15 259 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 157 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
17 131 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
18 130 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
19 102 (1.02%) HBase
20 100 (1.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1242 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 787 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 786 (7.86%) Subversion
4 487 (4.87%) Maven
5 441 (4.41%) JIRA
6 242 (2.42%) Hudson
7 238 (2.38%) JUnit
8 215 (2.15%) Ant
9 214 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 211 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 194 (1.94%) Selenium
12 170 (1.70%) Eclipse
13 129 (1.29%) Mercurial
14 78 (0.78%) WebDriver
15 77 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 64 (0.64%) Jasmine
17 61 (0.61%) Visual Studio
18 57 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
18 57 (0.57%) RSpec
19 54 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 2675 (26.75%) Finance
2 1024 (10.24%) Banking
3 540 (5.40%) Front Office
4 445 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 419 (4.19%) Investment Banking
6 412 (4.12%) Games
7 304 (3.04%) Marketing
8 257 (2.57%) Advertising
9 254 (2.54%) Retail
10 208 (2.08%) Publishing
11 186 (1.86%) Financial Institution
12 140 (1.40%) Back Office
13 139 (1.39%) Law
14 85 (0.85%) Legal
15 45 (0.45%) Electronics
16 32 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 32 (0.32%) Billing
17 31 (0.31%) French Language
18 27 (0.27%) Aerospace
19 26 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2738 (27.38%) Developer
2 1305 (13.05%) Administrator
3 1085 (10.85%) Systems Administrator
4 927 (9.27%) Analyst
5 787 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 752 (7.52%) Linux Administrator
7 641 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 572 (5.72%) Applications Support
9 530 (5.30%) Architect
10 515 (5.15%) Support Analyst
11 495 (4.95%) C++ Developer
12 477 (4.77%) Senior Developer
12 477 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
13 396 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
14 368 (3.68%) DBA
15 361 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
16 316 (3.16%) PHP Developer
17 311 (3.11%) Support Engineer
18 273 (2.73%) Software Engineer
19 251 (2.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1206 (12.06%) HTML
2 992 (9.92%) Web Services
3 942 (9.42%) CSS
4 850 (8.50%) XML
5 655 (6.55%) LAMP
6 648 (6.48%) Spring
7 599 (5.99%) jQuery
8 434 (4.34%) .NET
9 423 (4.23%) HTML5
10 391 (3.91%) J2EE
11 335 (3.35%) Hibernate
12 330 (3.30%) Middleware
13 317 (3.17%) JSON
14 292 (2.92%) REST
15 286 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
16 284 (2.84%) Ajax
17 280 (2.80%) RESTful
18 275 (2.75%) SOAP
19 274 (2.74%) STL
20 254 (2.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 957 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 870 (8.70%) Open Source
3 663 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 348 (3.48%) Clustering
5 331 (3.31%) Hedge funds
6 330 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 303 (3.03%) Equities
8 282 (2.82%) Replication
9 271 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 259 (2.59%) Derivative
11 245 (2.45%) Management Information System
12 228 (2.28%) Fixed Income
13 212 (2.12%) Data Structures
14 194 (1.94%) Mathematics
15 148 (1.48%) Mobile App
16 131 (1.31%) User Experience
17 124 (1.24%) Digital Media
18 108 (1.08%) Client/Server
19 101 (1.01%) Visualisation
20 98 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3687 (36.87%) Windows
2 3590 (35.90%) UNIX
3 1178 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 906 (9.06%) Solaris
5 776 (7.76%) CentOS
6 623 (6.23%) Ubuntu
7 606 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 375 (3.75%) Debian
9 326 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 289 (2.89%) Android
11 252 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 240 (2.40%) AIX
13 205 (2.05%) Mac OS X
14 200 (2.00%) Windows 7
15 195 (1.95%) Apple iOS
16 94 (0.94%) SUSE
17 92 (0.92%) Windows XP
18 67 (0.67%) Fedora
18 67 (0.67%) Windows 8
19 63 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2080 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1361 (13.61%) DevOps
3 952 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 897 (8.97%) OO
5 884 (8.84%) ITIL
6 844 (8.44%) TDD
7 831 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
8 738 (7.38%) Software Engineering
9 695 (6.95%) Scrum
10 656 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 583 (5.83%) Multithreading
12 522 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
13 460 (4.60%) Low Latency
14 418 (4.18%) Project Management
15 395 (3.95%) Load Balancing
16 391 (3.91%) Analytics
17 388 (3.88%) MVC
18 378 (3.78%) BDD
19 314 (3.14%) SOA
20 307 (3.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3033 (30.33%) Java
2 2854 (28.54%) SQL
3 2377 (23.77%) Python
4 1852 (18.52%) Perl
5 1480 (14.80%) PHP
6 1424 (14.24%) JavaScript
7 1302 (13.02%) Bash Shell
8 1191 (11.91%) C++
9 1153 (11.53%) Ruby
10 821 (8.21%) Shell Script
11 510 (5.10%) C
12 503 (5.03%) C#
13 372 (3.72%) PowerShell
14 276 (2.76%) PL/SQL
15 197 (1.97%) PHP5
16 194 (1.94%) Scala
17 103 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 96 (0.96%) VB
18 96 (0.96%) Korn
19 92 (0.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1545 (15.45%) Degree
2 398 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
3 238 (2.38%) CCNA
4 198 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 181 (1.81%) CCNP
6 159 (1.59%) MCSE
7 156 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 112 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 107 (1.07%) PhD
10 100 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 96 (0.96%) CISSP
12 89 (0.89%) SC Cleared
13 85 (0.85%) RHCE
13 85 (0.85%) MCP
14 84 (0.84%) MCITP
15 62 (0.62%) CCIE
16 48 (0.48%) MCSA
17 42 (0.42%) ISEB
17 42 (0.42%) CISM
18 37 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 651 (6.51%) QA
2 262 (2.62%) SLA
3 104 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 93 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (0.27%) COBIT
8 24 (0.24%) EMIR
8 24 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 22 (0.22%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.080%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.080%) HL7
11 6 (0.060%) DICOM
11 6 (0.060%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.050%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.050%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.020%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.020%) BS7799
14 2 (0.020%) Basel II
System Software
1 1106 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 652 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 316 (3.16%) vSphere
4 261 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
5 219 (2.19%) NFS
6 217 (2.17%) KVM
7 198 (1.98%) Varnish
8 192 (1.92%) Hyper-V
9 190 (1.90%) Xen
10 163 (1.63%) XenApp
11 149 (1.49%) VMware ESX
12 132 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
13 113 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 89 (0.89%) Samba
15 85 (0.85%) HDFS
16 74 (0.74%) Snort
17 69 (0.69%) Firmware
18 62 (0.62%) Docker
19 60 (0.60%) Apache Flume
20 57 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1588 (15.88%) Puppet
2 1145 (11.45%) Opscode Chef
3 820 (8.20%) Nagios
4 274 (2.74%) Ansible
5 271 (2.71%) ZABBIX
6 202 (2.02%) Cacti
7 180 (1.80%) Data Guard
8 168 (1.68%) Salt
9 145 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 120 (1.20%) logstash
11 103 (1.03%) SCOM
12 97 (0.97%) SCCM
13 88 (0.88%) HAProxy
14 85 (0.85%) OpenView
15 84 (0.84%) NetBackup
16 75 (0.75%) YUM
17 70 (0.70%) Tivoli
18 67 (0.67%) Opsview
19 63 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
20 60 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2097 (20.97%) Oracle
2 1598 (15.98%) VMware
3 1509 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 1093 (10.93%) Microsoft
5 1036 (10.36%) Cisco
6 530 (5.30%) HP
7 380 (3.80%) Sybase
8 367 (3.67%) IBM
9 353 (3.53%) Citrix
10 319 (3.19%) NetApp
11 315 (3.15%) EMC
12 265 (2.65%) Juniper
13 224 (2.24%) Zend
14 190 (1.90%) F5
15 168 (1.68%) Sun
16 165 (1.65%) Google
17 161 (1.61%) CheckPoint
18 148 (1.48%) Dell
19 140 (1.40%) Bloomberg
20 128 (1.28%) Rackspace
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum 10% yearly bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: 21 minutes ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 minutes ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £4,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 30% bonuses
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Fidessa
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
XCM Rock
Posted: 17 hours ago