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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4250 5062 5169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.20% 11.52% 11.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.71% 42.18% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3646 4340 4384
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
9298 12001 12546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.49% 27.31% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8081 10366 10701
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
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 September 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 September 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 -1 682 £60,000 +4.34% 124
Chiswick +14 44 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Uxbridge +9 41 £47,500 - 3
Canary Wharf +6 30 £60,000 -17.24%
Hammersmith +17 19 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Croydon 0 18 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Clapham -1 17 £50,000 +29.03%
Wimbledon +3 16 £70,000 +37.25%
Hayes - 8 £57,500 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -10 6 £25,000 -45.65% 3
Twickenham +9 5 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Hounslow +8 5 £55,000 +182.05%
Docklands, London +2 4 £40,000 -42.85%
Mayfair +8 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Harrow 0 3 £30,000 -36.17% 1
Hackney - 3 - -
Chessington - 3 £37,000 - 1
Coulsdon - 3 £22,000 -
Mitcham +5 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Surbiton +3 2 £60,750 - 1
Southwark -5 2 £67,500 +107.69%
Isleworth - 2 £76,500 -
Wembley - 2 £44,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £63,750 -
Bromley +5 1 £26,000 - 1
Feltham +2 1 £32,500 -38.67%
Westminster -15 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Finchley - 1 £37,500 -
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Upminster - 1 £30,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2884 (32.85%) Python
2 2870 (32.69%) Windows
3 2498 (28.45%) Finance
4 2418 (27.54%) Java
5 2397 (27.30%) Unix
6 2329 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2298 (26.18%) SQL
8 2100 (23.92%) DevOps
9 2034 (23.17%) Puppet
10 1919 (21.86%) Amazon AWS
11 1587 (18.08%) MySQL
12 1444 (16.45%) Bash Shell
13 1418 (16.15%) VMware
14 1414 (16.11%) Opscode Chef
15 1412 (16.08%) JavaScript
16 1357 (15.46%) Degree
17 1351 (15.39%) Jenkins
18 1285 (14.64%) Ansible
19 1278 (14.56%) Git (software)
20 1271 (14.48%) Oracle
21 1254 (14.28%) Apache
22 1238 (14.10%) Ruby
23 1219 (13.89%) Red Hat
24 1203 (13.70%) Perl
25 1101 (12.54%) C++
26 1086 (12.37%) HTML
27 1052 (11.98%) PHP
28 1020 (11.62%) Configuration Management
29 1003 (11.42%) Microsoft
30 956 (10.89%) CSS

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 1254 (14.28%) Apache
2 781 (8.90%) Tomcat
3 478 (5.44%) IIS
4 335 (3.82%) JBoss
5 334 (3.80%) nginx
6 316 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
7 280 (3.19%) WebSphere
8 249 (2.84%) Confluence
9 211 (2.40%) MS Exchange
10 193 (2.20%) OpenStack
11 187 (2.13%) WebLogic
12 146 (1.66%) SharePoint
13 105 (1.20%) Apache Spark
14 96 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 94 (1.07%) WordPress
16 84 (0.96%) Apache Solr
16 84 (0.96%) Jetty
17 83 (0.95%) CMS
18 79 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 78 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 368 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 163 (1.86%) MS Office
3 48 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 26 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.14%) SPSS
7 11 (0.13%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 11 (0.13%) MS Project
8 10 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
9 5 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.046%) MODO
10 4 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.034%) Gliffy
11 3 (0.034%) HipChat
11 3 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (0.28%) Magento
2 22 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.18%) Summit
4 16 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 14 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 14 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.15%) assyst
6 13 (0.15%) RMDS
7 12 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 11 (0.13%) Salerio
9 10 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 10 (0.11%) MetaTrader
9 10 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.091%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.068%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 6 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.068%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1919 (21.86%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 349 (3.98%) SaaS
4 200 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
5 194 (2.21%) Office 365
6 186 (2.12%) PaaS
7 173 (1.97%) GitHub
8 159 (1.81%) IaaS
9 150 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 116 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 114 (1.30%) Amazon S3
12 100 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 64 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 62 (0.71%) Route 53
15 47 (0.54%) OpenShift
16 41 (0.47%) Slack
17 38 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
18 32 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 31 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
19 31 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 905 (10.31%) Firewall
2 736 (8.38%) TCP/IP
3 660 (7.52%) DNS
4 518 (5.90%) SAN
5 432 (4.92%) HTTP
6 377 (4.29%) LAN
7 369 (4.20%) WAN
8 323 (3.68%) Internet
9 298 (3.39%) VPN
10 260 (2.96%) DHCP
11 230 (2.62%) LDAP
12 204 (2.32%) NAS
13 202 (2.30%) Network Security
14 173 (1.97%) SSL
15 162 (1.85%) BGP
16 160 (1.82%) MPLS
17 143 (1.63%) Multicast
18 137 (1.56%) iSCSI
18 137 (1.56%) VoIP
19 127 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1587 (18.08%) MySQL
2 920 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 673 (7.67%) MongoDB
4 651 (7.42%) NoSQL
5 548 (6.24%) Relational Database
6 515 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
7 352 (4.01%) Big Data
8 335 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 286 (3.26%) RDBMS
10 278 (3.17%) Redis
11 256 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 251 (2.86%) Oracle Database
13 174 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
14 114 (1.30%) DB2
15 109 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
16 101 (1.15%) HBase
17 88 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 77 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
19 72 (0.82%) KDB
20 71 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1351 (15.39%) Jenkins
2 1278 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 633 (7.21%) JIRA
4 459 (5.23%) Subversion
5 455 (5.18%) Maven
6 268 (3.05%) JUnit
7 238 (2.71%) Selenium
8 217 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 206 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 202 (2.30%) Gradle
11 163 (1.86%) Cucumber
12 134 (1.53%) Vagrant
13 125 (1.42%) Ant
14 107 (1.22%) Mockito
15 98 (1.12%) Hudson
16 81 (0.92%) Grunt
17 80 (0.91%) RSpec
18 77 (0.88%) Bitbucket
19 74 (0.84%) Eclipse
20 68 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 2498 (28.45%) Finance
2 913 (10.40%) Banking
3 419 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 349 (3.98%) Games
5 326 (3.71%) Retail
6 300 (3.42%) Marketing
7 267 (3.04%) Front Office
8 223 (2.54%) Advertising
9 197 (2.24%) Law
10 181 (2.06%) Investment Banking
11 170 (1.94%) Back Office
12 165 (1.88%) Financial Institution
12 165 (1.88%) Publishing
13 86 (0.98%) Legal
14 77 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 46 (0.52%) Billing
16 45 (0.51%) Manufacturing
17 39 (0.44%) French Language
18 32 (0.36%) Electronics
19 28 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2477 (28.22%) Developer
2 1070 (12.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 907 (10.33%) Linux Engineer
4 862 (9.82%) Administrator
5 699 (7.96%) Java Developer
6 645 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
7 619 (7.05%) Analyst
8 535 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
9 463 (5.27%) Senior Developer
10 461 (5.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 458 (5.22%) Applications Support
12 451 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 436 (4.97%) C++ Developer
14 377 (4.29%) Python Developer
15 369 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
16 366 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
17 363 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 357 (4.07%) Support Analyst
19 309 (3.52%) Architect
20 295 (3.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1086 (12.37%) HTML
2 956 (10.89%) CSS
3 915 (10.42%) Web Services
4 745 (8.49%) LAMP
5 588 (6.70%) AngularJS
6 486 (5.54%) XML
7 449 (5.11%) Node.js
8 445 (5.07%) Spring
9 443 (5.05%) .NET
10 433 (4.93%) REST
11 423 (4.82%) jQuery
12 383 (4.36%) HTML5
13 334 (3.80%) Middleware
14 329 (3.75%) JSON
15 279 (3.18%) RESTful
16 258 (2.94%) JMS
17 244 (2.78%) Django
18 235 (2.68%) J2EE
19 228 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
20 219 (2.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 922 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 549 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 534 (6.08%) Data Centre
4 383 (4.36%) Fintech
5 309 (3.52%) Hedge funds
6 282 (3.21%) Equities
7 248 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 238 (2.71%) Derivative
8 238 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 226 (2.57%) Mobile App
10 210 (2.39%) User Experience
11 201 (2.29%) Algorithms
12 185 (2.11%) Mathematics
13 180 (2.05%) Clustering
14 164 (1.87%) Fixed Income
15 146 (1.66%) Data Structures
16 144 (1.64%) Replication
17 126 (1.44%) Visualisation
18 125 (1.42%) Public Cloud
19 124 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2870 (32.69%) Windows
2 2397 (27.30%) Unix
3 947 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 873 (9.94%) Windows Server
5 655 (7.46%) CentOS
6 642 (7.31%) Ubuntu
7 343 (3.91%) Solaris
8 299 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 260 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 204 (2.32%) Debian
11 202 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 170 (1.94%) Android
13 147 (1.67%) AIX
14 131 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 113 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 107 (1.22%) SUSE
17 105 (1.20%) Windows 7
18 57 (0.65%) Windows 8
19 54 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
20 51 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2329 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2100 (23.92%) DevOps
3 1020 (11.62%) Configuration Management
4 940 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 833 (9.49%) Software Engineering
6 787 (8.96%) TDD
7 717 (8.17%) Open Source
8 716 (8.16%) ITIL
9 690 (7.86%) Scrum
10 643 (7.32%) OO
11 472 (5.38%) E-Commerce
12 443 (5.05%) Multithreading
13 402 (4.58%) MVC
14 380 (4.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 371 (4.23%) Analytics
16 358 (4.08%) High Availability
17 357 (4.07%) Web Development
18 344 (3.92%) Information Security
19 339 (3.86%) Mentoring
20 337 (3.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2884 (32.85%) Python
2 2418 (27.54%) Java
3 2298 (26.18%) SQL
4 1444 (16.45%) Bash Shell
5 1412 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 1238 (14.10%) Ruby
7 1203 (13.70%) Perl
8 1101 (12.54%) C++
9 1052 (11.98%) PHP
10 614 (6.99%) Shell Script
11 589 (6.71%) PowerShell
12 467 (5.32%) C
13 427 (4.86%) C#
14 356 (4.06%) Scala
15 232 (2.64%) PL/SQL
16 136 (1.55%) Go
17 121 (1.38%) Groovy
18 120 (1.37%) Korn
19 111 (1.26%) VB
20 106 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1357 (15.46%) Degree
2 273 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
3 206 (2.35%) CISSP
4 165 (1.88%) CCNA
5 161 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 160 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 137 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 117 (1.33%) MCSE
9 109 (1.24%) CISM
10 108 (1.23%) CCNP
11 89 (1.01%) GIAC
12 69 (0.79%) MCSA
13 66 (0.75%) CISA
14 61 (0.69%) SANS
15 60 (0.68%) CEH
16 57 (0.65%) SC Cleared
17 54 (0.62%) DV Cleared
17 54 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 53 (0.60%) RHCE
19 48 (0.55%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (4.97%) QA
2 109 (1.24%) SLA
3 102 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.18%) GCP
7 13 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 13 (0.15%) SDET
8 11 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.10%) COBIT
9 9 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.10%) ISO27005
9 9 (0.10%) SEPA
10 8 (0.091%) MiFID
11 6 (0.068%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.046%) HL7
13 4 (0.046%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.034%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.023%) EMIR
System Software
1 897 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 894 (10.18%) Docker
3 730 (8.32%) Active Directory
4 304 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 256 (2.92%) NFS
6 249 (2.84%) vSphere
7 191 (2.18%) KVM
8 146 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
9 134 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
10 118 (1.34%) Xen
11 112 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
12 94 (1.07%) VMware ESX
13 90 (1.03%) Varnish
14 78 (0.89%) XenServer
15 69 (0.79%) XenApp
16 65 (0.74%) vCloud
17 57 (0.65%) Terminal Services
18 47 (0.54%) iptables
19 45 (0.51%) HDFS
20 44 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2034 (23.17%) Puppet
2 1414 (16.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1285 (14.64%) Ansible
4 510 (5.81%) Nagios
5 246 (2.80%) Salt
6 187 (2.13%) SCCM
7 186 (2.12%) Kubernetes
8 123 (1.40%) Control-M
9 114 (1.30%) Terraform
10 110 (1.25%) ZABBIX
11 103 (1.17%) HAProxy
12 85 (0.97%) WSUS
13 84 (0.96%) SCOM
14 74 (0.84%) Packer
15 71 (0.81%) OpenView
16 70 (0.80%) logstash
17 67 (0.76%) NetBackup
18 59 (0.67%) Nessus
19 56 (0.64%) Mesos
20 52 (0.59%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1418 (16.15%) VMware
2 1271 (14.48%) Oracle
3 1219 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 1003 (11.42%) Microsoft
5 805 (9.17%) Cisco
6 387 (4.41%) HP
7 278 (3.17%) Citrix
8 261 (2.97%) IBM
9 241 (2.75%) Google
10 240 (2.73%) Splunk
11 215 (2.45%) EMC
12 185 (2.11%) NetApp
13 170 (1.94%) Sybase
14 153 (1.74%) Rackspace
15 140 (1.59%) Atlassian
16 139 (1.58%) Juniper
17 118 (1.34%) Zend
18 108 (1.23%) Sun
19 102 (1.16%) Apple
20 95 (1.08%) F5
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Good benefits / 20% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Fantastic Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified 5% flex benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Digimobjobs Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum bonus / equity / benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago