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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4956 5205 4605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.11% 10.61% 10.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.95% 38.81% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4295 3891
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
12406 13411 12062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.81% 27.34% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10654 11407 10340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +6 1162 £55,000 +10.00% 172
Docklands, London -2 32 £50,000 -28.57%
Ealing +3 19 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +3 18 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Canary Wharf -12 15 £37,500 -55.88%
Surbiton +7 11 £35,000 -30.00%
Harrow +5 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Hammersmith -14 10 £60,750 +50.93% 2
Bermondsey - 10 - -
Wimbledon -1 8 £32,500 +18.18%
Westminster +9 7 £45,000 +32.35%
Twickenham 0 6 - - 1
Uxbridge -17 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Rainham - 6 £33,375 -
Brentford -4 5 £65,000 +36.84%
Chiswick -12 4 £50,000 +30.71%
Bromley +14 3 £19,000 -49.33%
Hounslow +2 3 £45,000 +3.44%
Greenwich -9 3 £28,500 -32.94%
Feltham - 3 £48,500 - 2
Chessington - 3 £35,000 -
Mayfair +1 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Sidcup - 2 £23,750 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Clapham +6 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Romford -3 1 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Wembley -3 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Southwark -7 1 £57,500 +94.58%
Croydon -16 1 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3465 (37.32%) Windows
2 3242 (34.92%) UNIX
3 2994 (32.25%) Finance
4 2899 (31.22%) Java
5 2837 (30.55%) SQL
6 2284 (24.60%) Python
7 2094 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2030 (21.86%) Oracle
9 1817 (19.57%) MySQL
10 1659 (17.87%) VMware
11 1603 (17.26%) Perl
12 1507 (16.23%) DevOps
13 1437 (15.48%) JavaScript
14 1417 (15.26%) Puppet
15 1407 (15.15%) Red Hat
16 1403 (15.11%) Apache
17 1368 (14.73%) Degree
18 1292 (13.91%) Git (software)
19 1281 (13.80%) Bash Shell
20 1258 (13.55%) SQL Server
21 1136 (12.23%) C++
22 1132 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 1108 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
24 1096 (11.80%) Cisco
25 1094 (11.78%) HTML
26 1082 (11.65%) Opscode Chef
27 1063 (11.45%) PHP
28 1050 (11.31%) Ruby
29 1044 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
30 1006 (10.83%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1403 (15.11%) Apache
2 901 (9.70%) Tomcat
3 521 (5.61%) IIS
4 498 (5.36%) nginx
5 443 (4.77%) WebSphere
6 357 (3.84%) JBoss
7 332 (3.58%) MS Exchange
8 267 (2.88%) Node.js
9 266 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
10 216 (2.33%) WebLogic
11 205 (2.21%) OpenStack
12 189 (2.04%) SharePoint
13 141 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
14 136 (1.46%) Apache Solr
15 124 (1.34%) Drupal
16 114 (1.23%) CMS
17 96 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
18 95 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
19 91 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 88 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 529 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 197 (2.12%) MS Office
3 50 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.22%) SPSS
7 15 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.11%) MS Project
9 8 (0.086%) CPLEX
10 7 (0.075%) Maya
11 5 (0.054%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.032%) Houdini
12 3 (0.032%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.022%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.022%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.011%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.011%) Mudbox
14 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.011%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 92 (0.99%) RMDS
2 84 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 76 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 71 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 70 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
6 41 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 36 (0.39%) ION MarketView
8 35 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 34 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
9 34 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
10 31 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
10 31 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
11 28 (0.30%) Magento
12 19 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
13 18 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
14 14 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
15 13 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
16 11 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
16 11 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1044 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (2.54%) SaaS
3 199 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 192 (2.07%) IaaS
5 183 (1.97%) PaaS
6 180 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 146 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 102 (1.10%) Office 365
9 100 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 98 (1.06%) Amazon S3
11 85 (0.92%) GitHub
12 59 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 46 (0.50%) Route 53
14 44 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
15 32 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
16 29 (0.31%) OpenShift
17 26 (0.28%) CloudFront
18 25 (0.27%) Heroku
19 21 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 21 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 927 (9.98%) Firewall
2 842 (9.07%) TCP/IP
3 802 (8.64%) SAN
4 777 (8.37%) DNS
5 524 (5.64%) HTTP
6 480 (5.17%) VPN
7 463 (4.99%) WAN
8 460 (4.95%) LAN
9 407 (4.38%) Internet
10 340 (3.66%) NAS
11 306 (3.30%) DHCP
12 282 (3.04%) LDAP
13 240 (2.58%) BGP
14 236 (2.54%) iSCSI
15 217 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
16 211 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
17 200 (2.15%) Multicast
18 191 (2.06%) Network Security
19 189 (2.04%) SSL
20 183 (1.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1817 (19.57%) MySQL
2 1258 (13.55%) SQL Server
3 683 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 657 (7.08%) NoSQL
5 643 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 609 (6.56%) Oracle Database
7 498 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
8 367 (3.95%) RDBMS
9 352 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 342 (3.68%) Big Data
11 312 (3.36%) Redis
12 254 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 248 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 242 (2.61%) DB2
15 149 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
16 146 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 144 (1.55%) HBase
18 130 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
19 120 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
20 105 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1292 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 894 (9.63%) Jenkins
3 584 (6.29%) Subversion
4 530 (5.71%) Maven
5 411 (4.43%) JIRA
6 272 (2.93%) JUnit
7 240 (2.58%) Ant
8 233 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 223 (2.40%) Cucumber
10 195 (2.10%) Selenium
11 143 (1.54%) Hudson
12 137 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 132 (1.42%) Mercurial
14 119 (1.28%) WebDriver
15 90 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 88 (0.95%) Jasmine
17 75 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
18 68 (0.73%) Gradle
19 67 (0.72%) Visual Studio
20 65 (0.70%) RSpec
General
1 2994 (32.25%) Finance
2 987 (10.63%) Banking
3 403 (4.34%) Front Office
4 384 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 371 (4.00%) Games
6 334 (3.60%) Retail
7 301 (3.24%) Investment Banking
8 255 (2.75%) Financial Institution
9 217 (2.34%) Marketing
10 193 (2.08%) Advertising
11 160 (1.72%) Back Office
12 158 (1.70%) Publishing
13 111 (1.20%) Legal
14 100 (1.08%) Law
15 49 (0.53%) Electronics
16 46 (0.50%) Billing
17 40 (0.43%) Manufacturing
18 33 (0.36%) Automotive
19 25 (0.27%) French Language
20 22 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2437 (26.25%) Developer
2 1106 (11.91%) Administrator
3 870 (9.37%) Systems Administrator
4 849 (9.14%) Analyst
5 711 (7.66%) Java Developer
6 700 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 561 (6.04%) Linux Administrator
8 522 (5.62%) Architect
9 508 (5.47%) Applications Support
10 483 (5.20%) Support Analyst
11 478 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 460 (4.95%) C++ Developer
13 385 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
14 369 (3.97%) Senior Developer
15 355 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
16 329 (3.54%) Consultant
17 317 (3.41%) Support Engineer
18 315 (3.39%) DBA
19 267 (2.88%) Network Engineer
20 246 (2.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (11.78%) HTML
2 954 (10.27%) Web Services
3 808 (8.70%) XML
4 805 (8.67%) CSS
5 708 (7.63%) Spring
6 503 (5.42%) jQuery
7 497 (5.35%) .NET
8 429 (4.62%) Middleware
9 394 (4.24%) HTML5
10 370 (3.98%) J2EE
11 355 (3.82%) LAMP
12 339 (3.65%) Hibernate
13 327 (3.52%) RESTful
14 324 (3.49%) REST
15 308 (3.32%) JSON
16 284 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
17 277 (2.98%) Ajax
18 256 (2.76%) SOAP
19 251 (2.70%) Java EE
20 246 (2.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 884 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 790 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 624 (6.72%) Open Source
4 318 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 302 (3.25%) Hedge funds
6 281 (3.03%) Replication
7 271 (2.92%) Equities
8 263 (2.83%) Clustering
9 251 (2.70%) Derivative
9 251 (2.70%) Fixed Income
10 224 (2.41%) Algorithms
11 202 (2.18%) Data Structures
12 187 (2.01%) Management Information System
13 184 (1.98%) Mobile App
14 161 (1.73%) Mathematics
15 158 (1.70%) User Experience
16 156 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
17 106 (1.14%) Digital Media
18 99 (1.07%) Public Cloud
19 98 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3465 (37.32%) Windows
2 3242 (34.92%) UNIX
3 1132 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 765 (8.24%) Solaris
5 666 (7.17%) CentOS
6 578 (6.23%) Ubuntu
7 545 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 330 (3.55%) Debian
9 324 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 247 (2.66%) Android
11 225 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 200 (2.15%) Windows 7
13 179 (1.93%) Apple iOS
14 151 (1.63%) AIX
15 140 (1.51%) Mac OS X
16 90 (0.97%) Windows 8
17 81 (0.87%) Windows XP
18 76 (0.82%) Fedora
19 72 (0.78%) SUSE
20 38 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2094 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1507 (16.23%) DevOps
3 974 (10.49%) TDD
4 857 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
5 827 (8.91%) OO
6 785 (8.45%) ITIL
7 757 (8.15%) E-Commerce
8 727 (7.83%) Configuration Management
9 706 (7.60%) Scrum
10 703 (7.57%) Software Engineering
11 613 (6.60%) Multithreading
12 553 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
13 453 (4.88%) Low Latency
14 431 (4.64%) BDD
15 418 (4.50%) Load Balancing
16 362 (3.90%) Mentoring
17 338 (3.64%) SOA
18 335 (3.61%) Project Management
19 321 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
20 310 (3.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2899 (31.22%) Java
2 2837 (30.55%) SQL
3 2284 (24.60%) Python
4 1603 (17.26%) Perl
5 1437 (15.48%) JavaScript
6 1281 (13.80%) Bash Shell
7 1136 (12.23%) C++
8 1063 (11.45%) PHP
9 1050 (11.31%) Ruby
10 702 (7.56%) Shell Script
11 495 (5.33%) C#
12 471 (5.07%) C
13 449 (4.84%) PowerShell
14 355 (3.82%) PL/SQL
15 241 (2.60%) Scala
16 126 (1.36%) Groovy
17 101 (1.09%) T-SQL
18 83 (0.89%) Korn
19 71 (0.76%) PHP5
20 66 (0.71%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1368 (14.73%) Degree
2 391 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
3 257 (2.77%) CCNA
4 223 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 209 (2.25%) CCNP
6 177 (1.91%) Security Cleared
7 146 (1.57%) MCSE
8 96 (1.03%) PhD
9 92 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 89 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
11 78 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 78 (0.84%) OCP
11 78 (0.84%) CISSP
11 78 (0.84%) RHCE
12 71 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 70 (0.75%) MCITP
14 65 (0.70%) DV Cleared
15 60 (0.65%) MCSA
16 57 (0.61%) CCIE
17 53 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 590 (6.35%) QA
2 238 (2.56%) SLA
3 108 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 103 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.26%) FISMA
6 23 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.17%) COBIT
9 14 (0.15%) EMIR
9 14 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.065%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.054%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.032%) Basel II
13 3 (0.032%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.022%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.022%) MiFID
15 1 (0.011%) JTAG
System Software
1 1108 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 699 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 313 (3.37%) NFS
4 274 (2.95%) vSphere
5 242 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
6 225 (2.42%) Hyper-V
7 197 (2.12%) VMware ESX
8 184 (1.98%) Docker
9 179 (1.93%) Varnish
10 163 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
11 149 (1.60%) KVM
12 143 (1.54%) Xen
13 124 (1.34%) XenApp
14 118 (1.27%) SRDF
15 88 (0.95%) XenServer
16 73 (0.79%) Samba
17 65 (0.70%) iptables
18 61 (0.66%) Squid
19 56 (0.60%) XenDesktop
20 53 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1417 (15.26%) Puppet
2 1082 (11.65%) Opscode Chef
3 669 (7.21%) Nagios
4 458 (4.93%) Ansible
5 236 (2.54%) ZABBIX
6 174 (1.87%) Salt
7 166 (1.79%) Vagrant
8 144 (1.55%) Cacti
9 134 (1.44%) logstash
10 115 (1.24%) SCCM
11 112 (1.21%) Graphite
12 111 (1.20%) Data Guard
13 110 (1.18%) SCOM
14 86 (0.93%) OpenView
15 84 (0.90%) Tivoli
16 77 (0.83%) HAProxy
17 76 (0.82%) Kibana
18 71 (0.76%) NetBackup
19 57 (0.61%) CFEngine
20 50 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2030 (21.86%) Oracle
2 1659 (17.87%) VMware
3 1407 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 1096 (11.80%) Cisco
5 1006 (10.83%) Microsoft
6 555 (5.98%) HP
7 421 (4.53%) IBM
8 388 (4.18%) NetApp
9 373 (4.02%) Citrix
10 371 (4.00%) Sybase
11 343 (3.69%) EMC
12 268 (2.89%) Juniper
13 166 (1.79%) F5
14 163 (1.76%) Splunk
15 160 (1.72%) CheckPoint
16 158 (1.70%) Dell
17 155 (1.67%) Google
18 153 (1.65%) Sun
19 142 (1.53%) Intel
20 133 (1.43%) TIBCO
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday