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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / London
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3809 4516 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.40% 10.98% 10.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.80% 42.05% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3171 3869 3791
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
7968 10739 11872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.84% 26.10% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6786 9172 10123
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +4 636 £65,000 +8.33% 140
Chiswick +16 38 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Canary Wharf -3 26 £65,000 +15.55%
Uxbridge +6 14 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Hounslow +5 14 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Croydon +2 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hammersmith -18 11 £55,000 -15.38%
Bromley - 11 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +9 8 £33,750 -35.71% 3
Wimbledon -8 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Dagenham - 5 £40,000 -
Teddington +11 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Chessington +5 4 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Hackney - 4 - - 2
Mayfair -2 3 £50,000 -33.33%
Surbiton 0 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Docklands, London -6 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £60,000 -
Harrow -1 1 £80,000 +68.42%
Greenwich -2 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Brentford -17 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Southwark - 1 £50,000 -
Hayes - 1 £42,000 -
Orpington - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2742 (33.79%) Python
2 2621 (32.30%) Windows
3 2411 (29.71%) Java
4 2332 (28.74%) Finance
5 2138 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2115 (26.06%) Unix
7 2063 (25.42%) SQL
8 1946 (23.98%) DevOps
9 1760 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
10 1688 (20.80%) Puppet
11 1271 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
12 1257 (15.49%) Ansible
13 1251 (15.42%) Bash Shell
14 1241 (15.29%) JavaScript
15 1227 (15.12%) Jenkins
16 1225 (15.10%) Git (software)
17 1184 (14.59%) MySQL
18 1165 (14.36%) Degree
19 1150 (14.17%) VMware
20 1123 (13.84%) Oracle
21 1121 (13.81%) C++
22 1017 (12.53%) Banking
23 1006 (12.40%) Ruby
24 973 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
25 962 (11.85%) Perl
26 948 (11.68%) Docker
27 942 (11.61%) Red Hat
28 929 (11.45%) Apache
29 891 (10.98%) HTML
30 880 (10.84%) Configuration Management

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
1 929 (11.45%) Apache
2 551 (6.79%) Tomcat
3 453 (5.58%) IIS
4 355 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
5 286 (3.52%) WebSphere
6 253 (3.12%) nginx
7 214 (2.64%) Apache Spark
8 204 (2.51%) JBoss
9 187 (2.30%) OpenStack
10 179 (2.21%) Confluence
11 145 (1.79%) WebLogic
12 142 (1.75%) MS Exchange
13 89 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 76 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 73 (0.90%) Apache Solr
16 72 (0.89%) CMS
17 70 (0.86%) Apache Pig
18 66 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 64 (0.79%) Jetty
20 59 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 333 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 123 (1.52%) MS Office
3 31 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 26 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.20%) SPSS
6 9 (0.11%) MS Project
7 8 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.062%) Baselight
8 5 (0.062%) GNU Octave
8 5 (0.062%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 4 (0.049%) HipChat
10 3 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.037%) Autodesk Smoke
10 3 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.037%) Stata
11 2 (0.025%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (0.41%) Magento
1 33 (0.41%) RMDS
2 27 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.099%) Summit
9 7 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.074%) EQXanite
10 6 (0.074%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.074%) Sage X3
10 6 (0.074%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.062%) Eagle PACE
11 5 (0.062%) Shopify
11 5 (0.062%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1760 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 535 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 316 (3.89%) SaaS
4 163 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 162 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
6 158 (1.95%) Office 365
7 146 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 127 (1.57%) GitHub
9 126 (1.55%) IaaS
10 116 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 108 (1.33%) PaaS
12 95 (1.17%) Amazon S3
13 67 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 58 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 46 (0.57%) Slack
16 37 (0.46%) G Suite
16 37 (0.46%) Heroku
17 36 (0.44%) Route 53
18 35 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
19 34 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 702 (8.65%) Firewall
2 635 (7.83%) TCP/IP
3 474 (5.84%) DNS
4 360 (4.44%) Internet
5 333 (4.10%) HTTP
6 309 (3.81%) SAN
7 283 (3.49%) LAN
8 265 (3.27%) WAN
9 221 (2.72%) VPN
10 220 (2.71%) DHCP
11 185 (2.28%) Network Security
12 179 (2.21%) LDAP
13 175 (2.16%) SSL
14 155 (1.91%) BGP
15 143 (1.76%) NAS
16 129 (1.59%) Multicast
17 123 (1.52%) OSPF
18 120 (1.48%) iSCSI
19 118 (1.45%) MPLS
20 114 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1184 (14.59%) MySQL
2 744 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 653 (8.05%) NoSQL
4 593 (7.31%) MongoDB
5 552 (6.80%) Relational Database
6 445 (5.48%) Hadoop
7 443 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
8 375 (4.62%) Big Data
9 266 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 259 (3.19%) RDBMS
11 252 (3.11%) Redis
12 211 (2.60%) Oracle Database
13 202 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
14 171 (2.11%) HBase
15 116 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 106 (1.31%) Apache Hive
17 98 (1.21%) DB2
18 88 (1.08%) KDB
18 88 (1.08%) Neo4j
19 84 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1227 (15.12%) Jenkins
2 1225 (15.10%) Git (software)
3 489 (6.03%) JIRA
4 435 (5.36%) Subversion
5 410 (5.05%) Maven
6 278 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 273 (3.36%) JUnit
8 252 (3.11%) Selenium
9 226 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 193 (2.38%) Gradle
11 183 (2.26%) Vagrant
12 162 (2.00%) Cucumber
13 140 (1.73%) Hudson
14 106 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
15 95 (1.17%) Ant
16 87 (1.07%) JMeter
17 81 (1.00%) Eclipse
18 72 (0.89%) Grunt
18 72 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
19 71 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2332 (28.74%) Finance
2 1017 (12.53%) Banking
3 455 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 328 (4.04%) Front Office
5 281 (3.46%) Retail
6 267 (3.29%) Investment Banking
7 260 (3.20%) Games
8 217 (2.67%) Marketing
9 176 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 153 (1.89%) Advertising
11 135 (1.66%) Back Office
12 88 (1.08%) Publishing
13 86 (1.06%) Legal
14 77 (0.95%) Law
15 49 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 36 (0.44%) Electronics
17 31 (0.38%) Online Betting
18 30 (0.37%) Billing
18 30 (0.37%) French Language
18 30 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2153 (26.53%) Developer
2 1067 (13.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 821 (10.12%) Administrator
4 771 (9.50%) Linux Engineer
5 661 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 603 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
7 540 (6.65%) Analyst
8 487 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
9 433 (5.34%) C++ Developer
10 385 (4.74%) Senior Developer
11 368 (4.53%) Architect
12 363 (4.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 339 (4.18%) Applications Support
14 328 (4.04%) Software Engineer
15 323 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 311 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
17 309 (3.81%) Consultant
18 308 (3.80%) Python Developer
19 278 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
20 257 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 891 (10.98%) HTML
2 735 (9.06%) Web Services
3 699 (8.61%) CSS
4 497 (6.12%) Node.js
5 479 (5.90%) Spring
6 478 (5.89%) XML
7 469 (5.78%) .NET
8 465 (5.73%) LAMP
9 369 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 357 (4.40%) REST
11 328 (4.04%) RESTful
12 302 (3.72%) HTML5
13 296 (3.65%) jQuery
14 293 (3.61%) Middleware
15 220 (2.71%) JSON
16 210 (2.59%) SOAP
17 201 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
18 196 (2.42%) React
19 193 (2.38%) Hibernate
20 183 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 771 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 496 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 445 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 377 (4.65%) Fintech
5 307 (3.78%) Equities
6 270 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 259 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
8 248 (3.06%) Hedge funds
9 233 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 220 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 176 (2.17%) Derivative
12 170 (2.09%) User Experience
13 155 (1.91%) Data Structures
14 148 (1.82%) Fixed Income
15 124 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
16 123 (1.52%) Mobile App
17 119 (1.47%) Clustering
18 103 (1.27%) Public Cloud
19 84 (1.04%) Client/Server
20 71 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2621 (32.30%) Windows
2 2115 (26.06%) Unix
3 780 (9.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 677 (8.34%) Windows Server
5 554 (6.83%) CentOS
6 473 (5.83%) Ubuntu
7 334 (4.12%) Solaris
8 277 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 255 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 194 (2.39%) Mac OS X
11 183 (2.26%) Debian
12 105 (1.29%) Android
13 87 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 79 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 72 (0.89%) Windows 7
16 70 (0.86%) CoreOS
17 68 (0.84%) AIX
18 54 (0.67%) SUSE
19 47 (0.58%) Mac OS
20 31 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2138 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1946 (23.98%) DevOps
3 973 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
4 880 (10.84%) Configuration Management
5 854 (10.52%) Software Engineering
6 750 (9.24%) Open Source
7 713 (8.79%) TDD
8 577 (7.11%) Scrum
9 567 (6.99%) ITIL
10 516 (6.36%) E-Commerce
11 510 (6.28%) OO
12 435 (5.36%) Analytics
13 424 (5.22%) Low Latency
14 420 (5.18%) Multithreading
15 410 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
16 370 (4.56%) SDLC
17 362 (4.46%) Microservices
18 351 (4.33%) Information Security
19 320 (3.94%) Mentoring
20 316 (3.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2742 (33.79%) Python
2 2411 (29.71%) Java
3 2063 (25.42%) SQL
4 1251 (15.42%) Bash Shell
5 1241 (15.29%) JavaScript
6 1121 (13.81%) C++
7 1006 (12.40%) Ruby
8 962 (11.85%) Perl
9 735 (9.06%) PHP
10 517 (6.37%) Shell Script
11 488 (6.01%) C#
12 486 (5.99%) PowerShell
13 458 (5.64%) C
14 397 (4.89%) Scala
15 231 (2.85%) Go
16 176 (2.17%) Groovy
17 155 (1.91%) PL/SQL
18 108 (1.33%) R
19 77 (0.95%) Korn
20 61 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1165 (14.36%) Degree
2 270 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 209 (2.58%) CISSP
4 177 (2.18%) CISM
5 162 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 147 (1.81%) CCNA
7 132 (1.63%) CCNP
8 123 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 86 (1.06%) CISA
10 80 (0.99%) GIAC
11 75 (0.92%) MCSE
12 71 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 68 (0.84%) PhD
14 67 (0.83%) SANS
15 62 (0.76%) GCIH
16 60 (0.74%) SC Cleared
17 58 (0.71%) GCIA
18 57 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 56 (0.69%) AWS Certification
20 51 (0.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (5.91%) QA
2 170 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 150 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 106 (1.31%) SLA
5 37 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.35%) SDET
7 25 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.28%) GCP
9 22 (0.27%) MiFID
10 12 (0.15%) COBIT
10 12 (0.15%) HL7
11 9 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.086%) ISO27005
13 5 (0.062%) GPG13
13 5 (0.062%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.049%) EMIR
14 4 (0.049%) GAAP
15 3 (0.037%) FISMA
16 2 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
16 2 (0.025%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 948 (11.68%) Docker
2 781 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 641 (7.90%) Active Directory
4 270 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 162 (2.00%) NFS
6 157 (1.93%) Xen
7 154 (1.90%) KVM
8 149 (1.84%) vSphere
9 132 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 106 (1.31%) XenApp
11 97 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
12 70 (0.86%) HDFS
13 63 (0.78%) Varnish
14 59 (0.73%) SRDF
15 46 (0.57%) VMware ESX
16 44 (0.54%) Snort
17 43 (0.53%) Terminal Services
18 42 (0.52%) iptables
18 42 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
18 42 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1688 (20.80%) Puppet
2 1271 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1257 (15.49%) Ansible
4 422 (5.20%) Nagios
5 313 (3.86%) Kubernetes
6 209 (2.58%) Salt
7 200 (2.46%) Terraform
8 130 (1.60%) SCCM
9 107 (1.32%) Mesos
9 107 (1.32%) ZABBIX
10 104 (1.28%) Graphite
11 77 (0.95%) logstash
12 74 (0.91%) Nessus
13 69 (0.85%) Kibana
14 52 (0.64%) SCOM
15 51 (0.63%) Packer
16 49 (0.60%) Control-M
16 49 (0.60%) Grafana
16 49 (0.60%) WSUS
17 48 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1150 (14.17%) VMware
2 1123 (13.84%) Oracle
3 942 (11.61%) Red Hat
4 800 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 593 (7.31%) Cisco
6 291 (3.59%) Splunk
7 270 (3.33%) Google
8 256 (3.15%) Citrix
9 249 (3.07%) HP
10 215 (2.65%) IBM
11 208 (2.56%) Sybase
12 180 (2.22%) Juniper
13 178 (2.19%) NetApp
14 176 (2.17%) EMC
15 166 (2.05%) Atlassian
16 141 (1.74%) SaltStack
17 132 (1.63%) TIBCO
18 123 (1.52%) CheckPoint
19 98 (1.21%) Sun
20 92 (1.13%) Intel
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 9 minutes ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 28 Days Hol, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 40% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Share Options + Flexi Working
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £5000065 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cheapside DT
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call.
Posted: 59 minutes ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £50000 per annum + shift allowance + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70 - £100 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 16% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday