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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4529 5083 5665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.39% 11.34% 11.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.50% 41.99% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3937 4341 4758
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 £77,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
10177 12104 13762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.59% 27.01% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8910 10445 11844
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +5 790 £60,000 +4.34% 143
Wimbledon -3 41 £37,000 -29.52%
Canary Wharf +19 30 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Croydon +20 25 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +15 21 £37,500 -1.48% 2
Ealing +3 18 £67,500 +15.38%
Hammersmith +10 14 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Uxbridge +9 14 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Twickenham +19 9 £60,000 +60.00%
Mayfair +4 9 £100,000 +150.00%
Harrow +4 9 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Chiswick +1 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Docklands, London +7 4 £29,000 -52.65%
Feltham -1 4 £47,500 +3.82%
Brentford +8 3 £37,500 -12.28%
Southwark +1 3 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Hayes -6 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Orpington - 3 £35,000 -
Bromley - 3 £35,000 - 3
Westminster -13 2 £63,000 -
Northwood - 2 £50,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £67,500 -
Hounslow +6 1 £50,000 -2.53%
Greenwich +1 1 £33,500 -25.55%
Stanmore - 1 £60,000 -
Hendon - 1 £34,637 -
Barnet - 1 £45,000 -
Edgware - 1 £62,500 - 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2919 (31.35%) Windows
2 2894 (31.08%) Python
3 2658 (28.54%) Unix
4 2639 (28.34%) Java
5 2563 (27.52%) Finance
6 2562 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2535 (27.22%) SQL
8 2164 (23.24%) DevOps
9 2149 (23.08%) Puppet
10 1990 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
11 1768 (18.99%) MySQL
12 1634 (17.55%) VMware
13 1523 (16.36%) Oracle
14 1515 (16.27%) Degree
15 1512 (16.24%) Bash Shell
16 1470 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 1458 (15.66%) JavaScript
18 1445 (15.52%) Jenkins
19 1350 (14.50%) Red Hat
20 1343 (14.42%) Apache
21 1336 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
22 1315 (14.12%) Perl
23 1288 (13.83%) Ruby
24 1215 (13.05%) Microsoft
25 1181 (12.68%) Ansible
26 1171 (12.58%) PHP
27 1160 (12.46%) C++
28 1131 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
29 1109 (11.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 1102 (11.83%) HTML

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 1343 (14.42%) Apache
2 920 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 448 (4.81%) IIS
4 378 (4.06%) nginx
5 345 (3.70%) JBoss
6 289 (3.10%) OpenStack
7 276 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
8 264 (2.84%) WebSphere
9 254 (2.73%) MS Exchange
10 230 (2.47%) Confluence
11 217 (2.33%) WebLogic
12 212 (2.28%) SharePoint
13 130 (1.40%) Apache Spark
14 124 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 111 (1.19%) Jetty
16 95 (1.02%) CMS
17 90 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
18 84 (0.90%) Drupal
19 82 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
20 77 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 459 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 219 (2.35%) MS Office
3 62 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 40 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.17%) Gliffy
7 16 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 13 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
8 13 (0.14%) MODO
9 10 (0.11%) MS Project
10 7 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.075%) HipChat
11 6 (0.064%) S-PLUS
12 5 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (0.054%) SPSS
13 4 (0.043%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.043%) Maya
14 2 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.20%) MetaTrader
4 19 (0.20%) Salerio
5 17 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 16 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 13 (0.14%) assyst
7 13 (0.14%) RMDS
8 12 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 11 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 11 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 10 (0.11%) Summit
11 9 (0.097%) Cognos Planning
11 9 (0.097%) ResourceLink
11 9 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1990 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
2 422 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (3.41%) SaaS
4 219 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
5 217 (2.33%) GitHub
6 205 (2.20%) Office 365
7 174 (1.87%) IaaS
8 160 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 152 (1.63%) PaaS
10 116 (1.25%) Amazon S3
11 111 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 106 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 81 (0.87%) Route 53
14 60 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
15 49 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 34 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
17 29 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
18 27 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 24 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 24 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1028 (11.04%) Firewall
2 851 (9.14%) DNS
3 793 (8.52%) TCP/IP
4 615 (6.60%) SAN
5 439 (4.71%) HTTP
6 423 (4.54%) LAN
7 409 (4.39%) WAN
8 361 (3.88%) Internet
9 331 (3.55%) LDAP
10 292 (3.14%) DHCP
11 282 (3.03%) VPN
12 250 (2.68%) NAS
13 187 (2.01%) SSL
14 163 (1.75%) Network Security
15 147 (1.58%) VoIP
16 146 (1.57%) iSCSI
17 144 (1.55%) FTP
18 123 (1.32%) Multicast
19 121 (1.30%) SMTP
20 112 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1768 (18.99%) MySQL
2 1030 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 610 (6.55%) MongoDB
4 597 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 553 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 535 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
7 461 (4.95%) Big Data
8 382 (4.10%) Hadoop
9 375 (4.03%) Oracle Database
10 272 (2.92%) Redis
11 268 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 264 (2.84%) RDBMS
13 124 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 120 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 115 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
16 108 (1.16%) HBase
17 104 (1.12%) DB2
18 100 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 87 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 87 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1470 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1445 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 602 (6.46%) JIRA
4 504 (5.41%) Subversion
5 476 (5.11%) Maven
6 283 (3.04%) JUnit
7 247 (2.65%) Selenium
8 213 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 191 (2.05%) Cucumber
10 152 (1.63%) Hudson
11 148 (1.59%) Vagrant
12 147 (1.58%) Gradle
13 144 (1.55%) Ant
14 135 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 97 (1.04%) Mockito
16 88 (0.95%) Eclipse
17 85 (0.91%) Grunt
18 70 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
19 66 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
20 64 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 2563 (27.52%) Finance
2 775 (8.32%) Banking
3 434 (4.66%) Games
4 404 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 304 (3.26%) Marketing
6 298 (3.20%) Retail
7 279 (3.00%) Law
8 275 (2.95%) Front Office
9 187 (2.01%) Advertising
10 181 (1.94%) Publishing
11 169 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 153 (1.64%) Investment Banking
13 123 (1.32%) Back Office
14 56 (0.60%) Electronics
15 52 (0.56%) Legal
16 44 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 39 (0.42%) Manufacturing
18 37 (0.40%) Billing
19 30 (0.32%) International Banking
20 23 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2499 (26.84%) Developer
2 1124 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 1048 (11.25%) Linux Engineer
4 922 (9.90%) Administrator
5 781 (8.39%) Java Developer
6 774 (8.31%) Analyst
7 634 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
8 572 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
9 566 (6.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 481 (5.17%) Applications Support
11 464 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 454 (4.88%) Senior Developer
13 430 (4.62%) C++ Developer
14 421 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 411 (4.41%) Support Analyst
16 384 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
17 367 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
18 351 (3.77%) Support Engineer
19 330 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 323 (3.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1102 (11.83%) HTML
2 996 (10.70%) Web Services
3 970 (10.42%) CSS
4 819 (8.80%) LAMP
5 572 (6.14%) AngularJS
6 566 (6.08%) Spring
7 474 (5.09%) .NET
8 455 (4.89%) jQuery
9 442 (4.75%) XML
10 436 (4.68%) HTML5
11 401 (4.31%) REST
12 383 (4.11%) Node.js
13 350 (3.76%) Middleware
14 317 (3.40%) RESTful
15 291 (3.13%) J2EE
16 289 (3.10%) JSON
17 284 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
18 248 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
19 246 (2.64%) CSS3
20 231 (2.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1022 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 663 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 507 (5.44%) Data Centre
4 357 (3.83%) Fintech
5 336 (3.61%) Hedge funds
6 303 (3.25%) Equities
7 286 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 262 (2.81%) Algorithms
9 261 (2.80%) Management Information System
10 247 (2.65%) Clustering
10 247 (2.65%) Mathematics
11 234 (2.51%) User Experience
12 218 (2.34%) Derivative
13 174 (1.87%) Mobile App
14 173 (1.86%) Replication
15 164 (1.76%) Fixed Income
16 158 (1.70%) Data Structures
17 153 (1.64%) Visualisation
18 112 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
19 106 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2919 (31.35%) Windows
2 2658 (28.54%) Unix
3 1109 (11.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1016 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 734 (7.88%) CentOS
6 673 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 428 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 405 (4.35%) Solaris
9 317 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 260 (2.79%) Debian
11 227 (2.44%) AIX
12 208 (2.23%) Android
13 182 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 164 (1.76%) Mac OS X
15 151 (1.62%) SUSE
16 141 (1.51%) Windows 7
17 125 (1.34%) Apple iOS
18 102 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
19 66 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 65 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2562 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2164 (23.24%) DevOps
3 1131 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
4 1086 (11.66%) Configuration Management
5 922 (9.90%) Software Engineering
6 880 (9.45%) TDD
7 798 (8.57%) Open Source
8 752 (8.08%) Scrum
9 749 (8.04%) ITIL
10 657 (7.06%) OO
11 567 (6.09%) High Availability
12 533 (5.72%) E-Commerce
13 495 (5.32%) Multithreading
14 467 (5.02%) Continuous Delivery
15 415 (4.46%) Analytics
16 406 (4.36%) MVC
17 381 (4.09%) Web Development
18 380 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
19 379 (4.07%) Low Latency
20 365 (3.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2894 (31.08%) Python
2 2639 (28.34%) Java
3 2535 (27.22%) SQL
4 1512 (16.24%) Bash Shell
5 1458 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 1315 (14.12%) Perl
7 1288 (13.83%) Ruby
8 1171 (12.58%) PHP
9 1160 (12.46%) C++
10 691 (7.42%) Shell Script
11 633 (6.80%) PowerShell
12 473 (5.08%) C#
13 449 (4.82%) C
14 284 (3.05%) Scala
15 228 (2.45%) PL/SQL
16 130 (1.40%) Korn
17 122 (1.31%) T-SQL
18 98 (1.05%) VB
19 88 (0.95%) Go
20 84 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1515 (16.27%) Degree
2 295 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 234 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 199 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 196 (2.10%) CCNA
6 153 (1.64%) MCSE
7 136 (1.46%) CISSP
7 136 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 135 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 114 (1.22%) CCNP
10 88 (0.95%) RHCE
11 84 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 76 (0.82%) CISM
13 72 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 69 (0.74%) PhD
15 65 (0.70%) MCSA
16 64 (0.69%) ISEB
17 62 (0.67%) GIAC
18 59 (0.63%) SANS
19 57 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (5.15%) QA
2 158 (1.70%) SLA
3 81 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.19%) HL7
6 17 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.097%) COBIT
10 9 (0.097%) SAS 70
11 8 (0.086%) SEPA
12 6 (0.064%) DICOM
12 6 (0.064%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.064%) MiFID
13 4 (0.043%) SDET
14 3 (0.032%) BS7799
15 2 (0.021%) SSAE 16
16 1 (0.011%) COSHH
16 1 (0.011%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1085 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 854 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 799 (8.58%) Docker
4 314 (3.37%) NFS
5 283 (3.04%) Hyper-V
6 241 (2.59%) vSphere
7 228 (2.45%) KVM
8 219 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
9 177 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
10 158 (1.70%) Xen
11 136 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
12 130 (1.40%) VMware ESX
13 95 (1.02%) Varnish
14 78 (0.84%) XenServer
15 72 (0.77%) Squid
16 70 (0.75%) XenApp
17 61 (0.66%) HDFS
18 60 (0.64%) iptables
19 55 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
20 50 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2149 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1336 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1181 (12.68%) Ansible
4 682 (7.32%) Nagios
5 240 (2.58%) Salt
6 180 (1.93%) ZABBIX
7 142 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 136 (1.46%) SCCM
9 127 (1.36%) HAProxy
10 113 (1.21%) logstash
11 83 (0.89%) Control-M
12 79 (0.85%) SCOM
13 72 (0.77%) OpenView
14 64 (0.69%) Data Guard
15 63 (0.68%) CFEngine
15 63 (0.68%) Nessus
15 63 (0.68%) NetBackup
16 62 (0.67%) Backup Exec
17 61 (0.66%) WSUS
18 59 (0.63%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1634 (17.55%) VMware
2 1523 (16.36%) Oracle
3 1350 (14.50%) Red Hat
4 1215 (13.05%) Microsoft
5 828 (8.89%) Cisco
6 470 (5.05%) HP
7 339 (3.64%) IBM
8 282 (3.03%) Citrix
9 266 (2.86%) Splunk
10 240 (2.58%) NetApp
11 235 (2.52%) Google
12 202 (2.17%) EMC
13 179 (1.92%) Sybase
14 152 (1.63%) Rackspace
15 130 (1.40%) Juniper
16 119 (1.28%) Apple
17 115 (1.23%) Sun
18 112 (1.20%) SAP
19 107 (1.15%) F5
20 106 (1.14%) SolarWinds
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus great package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, medical etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package + shares
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Vesta Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North London
Tech
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits (on-site gym & restaurant, pension,
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, health, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago