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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4877 5305 4456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.24% 10.84% 10.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.94% 39.36% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4178 4393 3719
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
11912 13477 11815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.44% 27.54% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10286 11562 10090
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 £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 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 26 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 +4 1094 £55,000 +4.76% 173
Docklands, London +4 29 £60,000 -7.69%
Ealing +2 20 £49,750 -23.46%
Canary Wharf -7 16 £55,000 -35.29%
Wimbledon +3 15 £52,500 +90.90%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 12 £38,750 -13.88%
Hammersmith -8 11 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Harrow +9 10 £47,500 +31.94%
Twickenham -8 8 - - 2
Bermondsey - 8 - -
Uxbridge -22 7 £32,500 -18.18% 2
Westminster +1 5 - -
Surbiton -2 4 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Chiswick -10 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Mayfair +3 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Croydon -14 3 £44,000 -2.22%
New Malden - 3 - - 5
Rainham - 3 £32,500 -
Bromley +17 2 £19,000 -
Greenwich -10 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £23,750 -
Brentford -1 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Romford -1 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Hounslow -3 1 £30,000 -31.03%
Southwark -6 1 £57,500 +44.56%
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 3446 (36.77%) Windows
2 3251 (34.69%) UNIX
3 3056 (32.61%) Finance
4 2958 (31.57%) Java
5 2900 (30.95%) SQL
6 2383 (25.43%) Python
7 2176 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
8 2109 (22.51%) Oracle
9 1763 (18.81%) MySQL
10 1627 (17.36%) VMware
11 1595 (17.02%) Perl
12 1581 (16.87%) DevOps
13 1496 (15.96%) JavaScript
14 1453 (15.51%) Puppet
15 1410 (15.05%) Apache
16 1400 (14.94%) Degree
17 1371 (14.63%) Red Hat
18 1327 (14.16%) Git (software)
19 1305 (13.93%) Bash Shell
20 1275 (13.61%) SQL Server
21 1201 (12.82%) C++
22 1142 (12.19%) Opscode Chef
23 1111 (11.86%) HTML
24 1109 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 1097 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
25 1097 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
26 1084 (11.57%) Cisco
27 1083 (11.56%) PHP
28 1074 (11.46%) Ruby
29 995 (10.62%) Banking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 1410 (15.05%) Apache
2 893 (9.53%) Tomcat
3 527 (5.62%) IIS
4 503 (5.37%) nginx
5 468 (4.99%) WebSphere
6 357 (3.81%) JBoss
7 326 (3.48%) MS Exchange
8 280 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 263 (2.81%) Node.js
10 233 (2.49%) WebLogic
11 230 (2.45%) OpenStack
12 206 (2.20%) SharePoint
13 139 (1.48%) Apache Solr
14 130 (1.39%) Drupal
15 120 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 111 (1.18%) CMS
17 108 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
18 107 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
19 104 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 95 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 548 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 194 (2.07%) MS Office
3 58 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.27%) SPSS
5 22 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.11%) MS Project
9 8 (0.085%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.085%) CPLEX
10 7 (0.075%) Maya
11 4 (0.043%) GNU Octave
12 3 (0.032%) Houdini
13 2 (0.021%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.021%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.021%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.011%) FastStats
14 1 (0.011%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.011%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 113 (1.21%) RMDS
2 99 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 91 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 84 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 73 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
6 43 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 39 (0.42%) ION MarketView
8 36 (0.38%) Magento
8 36 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
9 35 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
10 34 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
11 32 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
12 31 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
13 20 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
14 18 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
15 16 (0.17%) SAP Business One
16 14 (0.15%) Markit EDM
17 13 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
17 13 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1097 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (2.40%) SaaS
3 220 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 183 (1.95%) IaaS
5 180 (1.92%) PaaS
6 179 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 153 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
8 100 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 92 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 91 (0.97%) Office 365
11 77 (0.82%) GitHub
12 55 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 46 (0.49%) Route 53
14 44 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
15 36 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
16 27 (0.29%) Heroku
17 25 (0.27%) CloudFront
18 23 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 23 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 22 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 883 (9.42%) Firewall
2 806 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 787 (8.40%) SAN
4 752 (8.02%) DNS
5 530 (5.66%) HTTP
6 470 (5.02%) VPN
7 461 (4.92%) WAN
8 440 (4.70%) LAN
9 394 (4.20%) Internet
10 347 (3.70%) NAS
11 281 (3.00%) DHCP
12 275 (2.93%) LDAP
13 233 (2.49%) iSCSI
14 228 (2.43%) BGP
15 221 (2.36%) Multicast
16 217 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
17 214 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
18 188 (2.01%) Network Security
19 187 (2.00%) SSL
20 184 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1763 (18.81%) MySQL
2 1275 (13.61%) SQL Server
3 733 (7.82%) Relational Database
4 675 (7.20%) Oracle Database
5 670 (7.15%) NoSQL
6 665 (7.10%) MongoDB
7 501 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
8 398 (4.25%) RDBMS
9 369 (3.94%) Hadoop
10 348 (3.71%) Big Data
11 301 (3.21%) Redis
12 284 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 254 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 246 (2.63%) DB2
15 180 (1.92%) HBase
16 154 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
17 140 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 138 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
19 115 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
20 113 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1327 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 948 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 590 (6.30%) Subversion
4 535 (5.71%) Maven
5 418 (4.46%) JIRA
6 262 (2.80%) JUnit
7 249 (2.66%) Ant
8 235 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 217 (2.32%) Cucumber
10 209 (2.23%) Selenium
11 153 (1.63%) Hudson
12 140 (1.49%) Mercurial
13 132 (1.41%) Eclipse
14 116 (1.24%) WebDriver
15 104 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 85 (0.91%) Jasmine
17 75 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
18 69 (0.74%) Visual Studio
18 69 (0.74%) Gradle
19 68 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3056 (32.61%) Finance
2 995 (10.62%) Banking
3 411 (4.39%) Front Office
4 392 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 360 (3.84%) Games
6 335 (3.57%) Retail
7 291 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 256 (2.73%) Financial Institution
9 207 (2.21%) Marketing
10 169 (1.80%) Advertising
11 160 (1.71%) Back Office
12 148 (1.58%) Publishing
13 117 (1.25%) Legal
14 93 (0.99%) Law
15 52 (0.55%) Billing
15 52 (0.55%) Electronics
16 38 (0.41%) Automotive
17 35 (0.37%) Manufacturing
18 26 (0.28%) Retail Banking
19 21 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2528 (26.98%) Developer
2 1072 (11.44%) Administrator
3 827 (8.83%) Systems Administrator
4 821 (8.76%) Analyst
5 741 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 723 (7.72%) Java Developer
7 531 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
8 513 (5.47%) Architect
9 505 (5.39%) Applications Support
10 473 (5.05%) C++ Developer
11 463 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 449 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 389 (4.15%) Senior Developer
14 364 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
15 346 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
16 332 (3.54%) Consultant
17 327 (3.49%) Support Engineer
18 322 (3.44%) DBA
19 271 (2.89%) Network Engineer
20 265 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1111 (11.86%) HTML
2 963 (10.28%) Web Services
3 817 (8.72%) XML
4 809 (8.63%) CSS
5 710 (7.58%) Spring
6 523 (5.58%) .NET
7 508 (5.42%) jQuery
8 461 (4.92%) Middleware
9 396 (4.23%) HTML5
10 375 (4.00%) J2EE
11 370 (3.95%) LAMP
12 349 (3.72%) REST
13 341 (3.64%) Hibernate
14 314 (3.35%) RESTful
15 296 (3.16%) JSON
16 294 (3.14%) FIX Protocol
17 274 (2.92%) Ajax
18 264 (2.82%) SOAP
19 256 (2.73%) Java EE
20 255 (2.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 926 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 810 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 594 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 318 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 308 (3.29%) Hedge funds
6 269 (2.87%) Equities
7 262 (2.80%) Replication
8 253 (2.70%) Algorithms
9 242 (2.58%) Fixed Income
9 242 (2.58%) Derivative
10 237 (2.53%) Clustering
11 223 (2.38%) Data Structures
12 184 (1.96%) Management Information System
13 175 (1.87%) Mobile App
14 169 (1.80%) Mathematics
15 162 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
16 149 (1.59%) User Experience
17 116 (1.24%) Statistics
18 113 (1.21%) Public Cloud
19 101 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3446 (36.77%) Windows
2 3251 (34.69%) UNIX
3 1109 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 743 (7.93%) Solaris
5 647 (6.90%) CentOS
6 608 (6.49%) Ubuntu
7 503 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 333 (3.55%) Debian
9 320 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 253 (2.70%) Android
11 212 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 187 (2.00%) Apple iOS
13 181 (1.93%) Windows 7
14 152 (1.62%) AIX
15 143 (1.53%) Mac OS X
16 78 (0.83%) Windows 8
17 75 (0.80%) Fedora
18 73 (0.78%) Windows XP
19 68 (0.73%) SUSE
20 50 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2176 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1581 (16.87%) DevOps
3 989 (10.55%) TDD
4 893 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
5 802 (8.56%) ITIL
6 801 (8.55%) OO
7 789 (8.42%) Configuration Management
8 743 (7.93%) Software Engineering
9 739 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 736 (7.85%) Scrum
11 647 (6.90%) Open Source
12 613 (6.54%) Multithreading
13 555 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
14 457 (4.88%) Low Latency
15 436 (4.65%) BDD
16 400 (4.27%) Load Balancing
17 370 (3.95%) SOA
18 356 (3.80%) Mentoring
19 322 (3.44%) Project Management
20 313 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2958 (31.57%) Java
2 2900 (30.95%) SQL
3 2383 (25.43%) Python
4 1595 (17.02%) Perl
5 1496 (15.96%) JavaScript
6 1305 (13.93%) Bash Shell
7 1201 (12.82%) C++
8 1083 (11.56%) PHP
9 1074 (11.46%) Ruby
10 751 (8.01%) Shell Script
11 525 (5.60%) C
12 508 (5.42%) C#
13 459 (4.90%) PowerShell
14 387 (4.13%) PL/SQL
15 273 (2.91%) Scala
16 120 (1.28%) Groovy
17 107 (1.14%) T-SQL
18 94 (1.00%) Korn
19 66 (0.70%) PHP5
20 63 (0.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1400 (14.94%) Degree
2 374 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
3 240 (2.56%) CCNA
4 211 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 197 (2.10%) CCNP
6 169 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 132 (1.41%) MCSE
8 101 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 100 (1.07%) PhD
10 92 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
11 79 (0.84%) OCP
12 71 (0.76%) CISSP
12 71 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 68 (0.73%) RHCE
14 66 (0.70%) MCITP
15 65 (0.69%) SC Cleared
16 63 (0.67%) DV Cleared
17 53 (0.57%) CCIE
17 53 (0.57%) MCSA
18 45 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 586 (6.25%) QA
2 232 (2.48%) SLA
3 104 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.21%) FISMA
8 17 (0.18%) COBIT
9 14 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 13 (0.14%) EMIR
11 9 (0.096%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.053%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.053%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.043%) MiFID
14 3 (0.032%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.021%) Basel II
15 2 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 1 (0.011%) JTAG
16 1 (0.011%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1097 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 661 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 309 (3.30%) NFS
4 268 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 246 (2.63%) vSphere
6 238 (2.54%) Hyper-V
7 216 (2.30%) Docker
8 198 (2.11%) VMware ESX
9 188 (2.01%) Varnish
10 158 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
11 151 (1.61%) KVM
12 150 (1.60%) Xen
13 132 (1.41%) SRDF
14 109 (1.16%) XenApp
15 84 (0.90%) XenServer
16 78 (0.83%) iptables
17 70 (0.75%) Samba
18 60 (0.64%) Squid
19 57 (0.61%) Postfix
20 47 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1453 (15.51%) Puppet
2 1142 (12.19%) Opscode Chef
3 670 (7.15%) Nagios
4 512 (5.46%) Ansible
5 237 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 194 (2.07%) Salt
7 169 (1.80%) Vagrant
8 142 (1.52%) Cacti
9 139 (1.48%) logstash
10 130 (1.39%) Data Guard
11 111 (1.18%) Graphite
12 107 (1.14%) SCCM
13 98 (1.05%) SCOM
14 97 (1.04%) Tivoli
15 81 (0.86%) Kibana
16 80 (0.85%) OpenView
17 77 (0.82%) HAProxy
18 65 (0.69%) NetBackup
19 59 (0.63%) CFEngine
20 51 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2109 (22.51%) Oracle
2 1627 (17.36%) VMware
3 1371 (14.63%) Red Hat
4 1084 (11.57%) Cisco
5 988 (10.54%) Microsoft
6 500 (5.34%) HP
7 441 (4.71%) IBM
8 384 (4.10%) Sybase
9 379 (4.04%) NetApp
10 351 (3.75%) Citrix
11 347 (3.70%) EMC
12 268 (2.86%) Juniper
13 173 (1.85%) Splunk
14 164 (1.75%) F5
15 157 (1.68%) Dell
16 153 (1.63%) Intel
17 152 (1.62%) TIBCO
18 150 (1.60%) Sun
19 148 (1.58%) Google
20 147 (1.57%) CheckPoint
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and bene
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum EXcellent salary + variable + excel
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £29500 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus. Pension. Seas
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Season Ticket Loan. 5 weeks paid h
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Performance Bonus. Dental/Health C
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago