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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 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 4021 4624 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.07% 11.38% 10.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.07% 43.13% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3386 3989 3690
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
8194 10720 11718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.60% 26.38% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7066 9191 10043
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 £29,000 £27,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +2 635 £65,000 +8.33% 148
Chiswick +8 39 £57,500 -4.16%
Canary Wharf -3 37 £80,000 +52.38%
Croydon +11 24 £47,500 +9.19% 3
Uxbridge +11 21 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Hounslow +9 20 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +14 18 £42,500 -15.00%
Bromley -2 15 £37,500 -
Chessington +1 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Hammersmith -8 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Surbiton +2 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Wimbledon +1 6 £55,000 -
Teddington - 4 £35,000 -
Barnet - 3 £44,000 -
Edgware 0 2 £36,750 +7.36%
Westminster -8 2 £47,500 -15.55%
Finchley +1 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Hendon +1 1 £34,983 -22.26%
Greenwich 0 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Mayfair -4 1 £40,000 -45.76%
Twickenham -9 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hayes - 1 £82,500 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2741 (33.31%) Python
2 2661 (32.34%) Windows
3 2395 (29.11%) Java
4 2331 (28.33%) Finance
5 2207 (26.82%) Unix
6 2166 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 2151 (26.14%) SQL
8 1893 (23.01%) DevOps
9 1746 (21.22%) Puppet
10 1702 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
11 1315 (15.98%) Opscode Chef
12 1293 (15.71%) JavaScript
13 1283 (15.59%) Bash Shell
14 1268 (15.41%) MySQL
15 1245 (15.13%) Ansible
16 1241 (15.08%) Jenkins
17 1207 (14.67%) Git (software)
18 1199 (14.57%) VMware
19 1160 (14.10%) Degree
20 1145 (13.92%) Oracle
21 1115 (13.55%) C++
22 1020 (12.40%) Banking
23 1019 (12.38%) Ruby
24 980 (11.91%) Apache
25 977 (11.87%) Perl
26 953 (11.58%) Red Hat
27 950 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
28 948 (11.52%) HTML
29 897 (10.90%) Configuration Management
30 894 (10.87%) Docker

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
1 980 (11.91%) Apache
2 573 (6.96%) Tomcat
3 477 (5.80%) IIS
4 339 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 285 (3.46%) WebSphere
6 260 (3.16%) nginx
7 210 (2.55%) JBoss
8 206 (2.50%) Confluence
9 193 (2.35%) Apache Spark
10 178 (2.16%) OpenStack
11 147 (1.79%) WebLogic
12 142 (1.73%) MS Exchange
13 87 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 82 (1.00%) Apache Solr
15 76 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 72 (0.88%) CMS
17 69 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
18 66 (0.80%) Apache Pig
19 61 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
19 61 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 344 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 121 (1.47%) MS Office
3 38 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.18%) SPSS
7 12 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.12%) Baselight
8 10 (0.12%) MS Project
9 8 (0.097%) Autodesk Smoke
9 8 (0.097%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 6 (0.073%) Autodesk Flame
11 5 (0.061%) Final Cut Pro
11 5 (0.061%) GNU Octave
12 4 (0.049%) HipChat
13 3 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.036%) Stata
14 2 (0.024%) EngageOne
15 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (0.46%) Magento
2 31 (0.38%) RMDS
3 15 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 12 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.13%) Summit
8 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.097%) Eagle PACE
10 8 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.073%) EQXanite
11 6 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.073%) Salerio
11 6 (0.073%) Shopify
11 6 (0.073%) Temenos T24
11 6 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1702 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 512 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 358 (4.35%) SaaS
4 154 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 154 (1.87%) Office 365
5 148 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 136 (1.65%) IaaS
7 133 (1.62%) PaaS
8 125 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 118 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 115 (1.40%) GitHub
11 99 (1.20%) Amazon S3
12 61 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 47 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 41 (0.50%) Slack
15 40 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
15 40 (0.49%) Heroku
16 39 (0.47%) G Suite
17 37 (0.45%) Route 53
18 29 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 737 (8.96%) Firewall
2 656 (7.97%) TCP/IP
3 494 (6.00%) DNS
4 353 (4.29%) HTTP
5 352 (4.28%) Internet
6 334 (4.06%) SAN
7 277 (3.37%) WAN
8 267 (3.25%) LAN
9 254 (3.09%) VPN
10 217 (2.64%) DHCP
11 187 (2.27%) Network Security
11 187 (2.27%) SSL
12 181 (2.20%) BGP
13 161 (1.96%) LDAP
14 149 (1.81%) NAS
15 140 (1.70%) Multicast
15 140 (1.70%) VoIP
16 137 (1.67%) MPLS
17 129 (1.57%) iSCSI
18 121 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1268 (15.41%) MySQL
2 786 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 681 (8.28%) NoSQL
4 637 (7.74%) MongoDB
5 558 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 456 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
7 445 (5.41%) Hadoop
8 384 (4.67%) Big Data
9 277 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 273 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 242 (2.94%) Redis
12 228 (2.77%) Oracle Database
13 193 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
14 168 (2.04%) HBase
15 115 (1.40%) DB2
16 106 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
17 101 (1.23%) Apache Hive
18 87 (1.06%) KDB
19 83 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
19 83 (1.01%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1241 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 1207 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 565 (6.87%) JIRA
4 443 (5.38%) Maven
5 412 (5.01%) Subversion
6 281 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 280 (3.40%) JUnit
8 250 (3.04%) Selenium
9 208 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 188 (2.28%) Gradle
11 180 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 160 (1.94%) Vagrant
13 120 (1.46%) Hudson
14 96 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 87 (1.06%) Ant
16 76 (0.92%) JMeter
17 75 (0.91%) Eclipse
18 72 (0.88%) IntelliJ
19 71 (0.86%) Travis CI
20 69 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 2331 (28.33%) Finance
2 1020 (12.40%) Banking
3 463 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 304 (3.69%) Games
5 299 (3.63%) Front Office
6 295 (3.59%) Retail
7 277 (3.37%) Investment Banking
8 246 (2.99%) Marketing
9 184 (2.24%) Advertising
10 162 (1.97%) Back Office
11 161 (1.96%) Financial Institution
12 106 (1.29%) Law
13 99 (1.20%) Publishing
14 80 (0.97%) Legal
15 61 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
16 44 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 38 (0.46%) Billing
18 33 (0.40%) French Language
19 32 (0.39%) Manufacturing
20 26 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2297 (27.92%) Developer
2 1005 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 883 (10.73%) Administrator
4 761 (9.25%) Linux Engineer
5 718 (8.73%) Java Developer
6 658 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 537 (6.53%) Linux Administrator
8 525 (6.38%) Analyst
9 443 (5.38%) C++ Developer
10 415 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 411 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 356 (4.33%) Applications Support
13 344 (4.18%) Python Developer
14 339 (4.12%) Architect
15 332 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 330 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
17 328 (3.99%) Software Engineer
18 320 (3.89%) Consultant
19 298 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
20 292 (3.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 948 (11.52%) HTML
2 770 (9.36%) Web Services
3 742 (9.02%) CSS
4 519 (6.31%) LAMP
5 515 (6.26%) XML
6 514 (6.25%) Node.js
7 476 (5.79%) Spring
8 472 (5.74%) .NET
9 408 (4.96%) AngularJS
10 398 (4.84%) REST
11 325 (3.95%) HTML5
12 321 (3.90%) jQuery
13 309 (3.76%) Middleware
14 295 (3.59%) RESTful
15 273 (3.32%) JSON
16 202 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
17 201 (2.44%) SOAP
18 195 (2.37%) Django
19 187 (2.27%) JMS
20 186 (2.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 754 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 480 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 463 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 377 (4.58%) Fintech
5 315 (3.83%) Equities
6 262 (3.18%) Algorithms
7 261 (3.17%) Hedge funds
8 234 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 225 (2.73%) Management Information System
10 197 (2.39%) User Experience
11 187 (2.27%) Derivative
12 186 (2.26%) Mathematics
13 155 (1.88%) Mobile App
14 145 (1.76%) Data Structures
15 135 (1.64%) Fixed Income
16 130 (1.58%) Visualisation
17 124 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
17 124 (1.51%) Public Cloud
18 119 (1.45%) Clustering
19 86 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2661 (32.34%) Windows
2 2207 (26.82%) Unix
3 776 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 725 (8.81%) Windows Server
5 557 (6.77%) CentOS
6 511 (6.21%) Ubuntu
7 307 (3.73%) Solaris
8 271 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 243 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 204 (2.48%) Mac OS X
11 185 (2.25%) Debian
12 108 (1.31%) Android
13 87 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 84 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 80 (0.97%) Windows 7
16 67 (0.81%) AIX
17 63 (0.77%) SUSE
18 55 (0.67%) CoreOS
19 39 (0.47%) Mac OS
20 37 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2166 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1893 (23.01%) DevOps
3 950 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
4 897 (10.90%) Configuration Management
5 844 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 724 (8.80%) TDD
7 691 (8.40%) Open Source
8 601 (7.30%) ITIL
9 595 (7.23%) Scrum
10 506 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 506 (6.15%) OO
11 481 (5.85%) Multithreading
12 409 (4.97%) Analytics
13 408 (4.96%) Low Latency
14 359 (4.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 351 (4.27%) Microservices
16 340 (4.13%) MVC
17 324 (3.94%) SDLC
18 301 (3.66%) Mentoring
19 299 (3.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2741 (33.31%) Python
2 2395 (29.11%) Java
3 2151 (26.14%) SQL
4 1293 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 1283 (15.59%) Bash Shell
6 1115 (13.55%) C++
7 1019 (12.38%) Ruby
8 977 (11.87%) Perl
9 742 (9.02%) PHP
10 510 (6.20%) Shell Script
11 484 (5.88%) C
12 479 (5.82%) C#
13 478 (5.81%) PowerShell
14 411 (5.00%) Scala
15 208 (2.53%) Go
16 194 (2.36%) PL/SQL
17 145 (1.76%) Groovy
18 100 (1.22%) R
19 75 (0.91%) Korn
20 72 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1160 (14.10%) Degree
2 251 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
3 181 (2.20%) CISSP
4 157 (1.91%) CCNA
5 142 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 126 (1.53%) CISM
6 126 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 120 (1.46%) CCNP
8 89 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 76 (0.92%) MCSE
10 69 (0.84%) CISA
11 61 (0.74%) GIAC
12 59 (0.72%) AWS Certification
13 55 (0.67%) CEH
14 52 (0.63%) MCSA
14 52 (0.63%) PhD
15 50 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 42 (0.51%) SC Cleared
17 40 (0.49%) ISEB
18 39 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (5.49%) QA
2 164 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 140 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (1.30%) SLA
5 36 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.34%) SDET
8 26 (0.32%) GCP
9 16 (0.19%) MiFID
10 11 (0.13%) ISO27005
11 10 (0.12%) HL7
12 8 (0.097%) COBIT
13 6 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.061%) GPG13
15 4 (0.049%) GAAP
15 4 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.049%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.049%) Solvency II
16 3 (0.036%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 894 (10.87%) Docker
2 814 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 654 (7.95%) Active Directory
4 286 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 179 (2.18%) vSphere
6 168 (2.04%) NFS
7 161 (1.96%) Xen
8 153 (1.86%) KVM
9 119 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 109 (1.32%) XenApp
11 105 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
12 69 (0.84%) HDFS
13 64 (0.78%) Varnish
13 64 (0.78%) VMware ESX
14 58 (0.70%) SRDF
15 51 (0.62%) XenServer
16 49 (0.60%) Terminal Services
17 45 (0.55%) vCloud
18 44 (0.53%) iptables
19 43 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1746 (21.22%) Puppet
2 1315 (15.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1245 (15.13%) Ansible
4 411 (5.00%) Nagios
5 245 (2.98%) Kubernetes
6 224 (2.72%) Salt
7 172 (2.09%) Terraform
8 149 (1.81%) SCCM
9 99 (1.20%) Mesos
10 95 (1.15%) ZABBIX
11 92 (1.12%) Graphite
12 81 (0.98%) Control-M
13 71 (0.86%) Nessus
14 65 (0.79%) WSUS
15 62 (0.75%) Kibana
15 62 (0.75%) logstash
16 60 (0.73%) SCOM
17 57 (0.69%) HAProxy
18 54 (0.66%) Packer
19 45 (0.55%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1199 (14.57%) VMware
2 1145 (13.92%) Oracle
3 953 (11.58%) Red Hat
4 806 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 648 (7.88%) Cisco
6 267 (3.25%) Splunk
7 263 (3.20%) Citrix
8 256 (3.11%) Google
9 255 (3.10%) HP
10 235 (2.86%) IBM
11 228 (2.77%) Sybase
12 186 (2.26%) Atlassian
13 171 (2.08%) NetApp
14 166 (2.02%) EMC
15 165 (2.01%) Juniper
16 133 (1.62%) SaltStack
17 121 (1.47%) TIBCO
18 100 (1.22%) CheckPoint
19 89 (1.08%) Informatica
20 88 (1.07%) Intel
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum amazing benefits packages
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday