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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4442 4325 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.97% 10.54% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.87% 37.26% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3666 4097
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average 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
10608 11608 12302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.20% 28.28% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9087 9928 10313
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 0 647 £60,000 +9.09% 153
Ealing - 38 £65,000 -
Hammersmith +2 26 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Croydon +7 19 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Wimbledon +10 18 £60,000 +2.12% 1
Brentford +4 18 £37,500 -50.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 15 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Canary Wharf -5 14 £65,000 +8.33%
Hounslow -3 11 £52,500 +16.66%
Harrow +12 10 £47,500 -
Chessington +8 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Surbiton -3 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Twickenham +3 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Uxbridge +3 8 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Feltham +3 7 £50,000 -6.97%
Greenford -1 6 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Romford - 6 £82,500 - 2
Coulsdon - 6 £22,500 -
Hendon - 4 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 4 £60,000 -
Docklands, London +16 3 £29,000 -38.94%
Edgware +6 3 £34,230 -13.34%
Mayfair +5 3 £75,000 +87.50%
Enfield - 2 £45,000 - 1
Greenwich +5 1 £31,500 +7.69%
Westminster +4 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Barnet -2 1 £60,000 +126.41% 1
Grays - 1 £26,750 -
Teddington - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3191 (33.56%) Windows
2 3010 (31.65%) Unix
3 2906 (30.56%) Java
4 2822 (29.68%) Python
5 2781 (29.25%) SQL
6 2741 (28.83%) Finance
7 2336 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1727 (18.16%) DevOps
9 1645 (17.30%) Oracle
10 1605 (16.88%) MySQL
11 1589 (16.71%) VMware
12 1568 (16.49%) Degree
13 1563 (16.44%) Puppet
14 1515 (15.93%) JavaScript
15 1460 (15.35%) Perl
16 1453 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
17 1393 (14.65%) Bash Shell
18 1377 (14.48%) C++
19 1260 (13.25%) Git (software)
20 1184 (12.45%) Red Hat
21 1182 (12.43%) Apache
22 1118 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
23 1117 (11.75%) Software Engineering
24 1095 (11.52%) Jenkins
25 1079 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
26 1073 (11.28%) Ruby
26 1073 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
27 1070 (11.25%) Computer Science
28 1046 (11.00%) HTML
29 998 (10.50%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1182 (12.43%) Apache
2 847 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 340 (3.58%) IIS
4 332 (3.49%) Node.js
5 326 (3.43%) nginx
6 318 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
7 317 (3.33%) MS Exchange
8 286 (3.01%) OpenStack
9 236 (2.48%) JBoss
10 188 (1.98%) Confluence
11 164 (1.72%) WebSphere
12 158 (1.66%) WebLogic
13 135 (1.42%) SharePoint
14 105 (1.10%) Apache Spark
15 103 (1.08%) Apache Solr
16 100 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
17 98 (1.03%) Apache Pig
18 87 (0.91%) Drupal
19 86 (0.90%) CMS
20 79 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 377 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 213 (2.24%) MS Office
3 55 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 50 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 11 (0.12%) CPLEX
9 8 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.084%) MS Project
10 6 (0.063%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.032%) HipChat
11 3 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.021%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.011%) InDesign
13 1 (0.011%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.011%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 30 (0.32%) RMDS
4 28 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 25 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.20%) Magento
7 18 (0.19%) Salerio
8 16 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (0.16%) HFM
10 14 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 14 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
11 12 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
11 12 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
12 11 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
12 11 (0.12%) ResourceLink
13 9 (0.095%) MetaTrader
13 9 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
14 8 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1453 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (2.79%) SaaS
3 257 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 206 (2.17%) IaaS
5 180 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 151 (1.59%) GitHub
7 109 (1.15%) PaaS
8 106 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 105 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 104 (1.09%) Office 365
11 92 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 76 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 70 (0.74%) Joyent
14 39 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 33 (0.35%) Route 53
16 28 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
17 22 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 21 (0.22%) CloudFront
19 19 (0.20%) Google Apps
19 19 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 942 (9.91%) Firewall
2 925 (9.73%) TCP/IP
3 750 (7.89%) DNS
4 502 (5.28%) SAN
5 394 (4.14%) VPN
6 347 (3.65%) HTTP
7 330 (3.47%) WAN
8 322 (3.39%) LAN
9 304 (3.20%) Internet
10 282 (2.97%) DHCP
11 269 (2.83%) LDAP
12 235 (2.47%) Network Security
13 208 (2.19%) VoIP
14 204 (2.15%) SSL
15 190 (2.00%) VLAN
16 185 (1.95%) BGP
17 184 (1.94%) NAS
18 181 (1.90%) MPLS
19 156 (1.64%) iSCSI
20 151 (1.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1605 (16.88%) MySQL
2 911 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 617 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 613 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 564 (5.93%) Big Data
6 480 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 476 (5.01%) Hadoop
8 459 (4.83%) Oracle Database
9 457 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
10 271 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 258 (2.71%) Redis
12 203 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 175 (1.84%) Apache Hive
13 175 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
14 152 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 124 (1.30%) DB2
16 122 (1.28%) HBase
17 107 (1.13%) Hazelcast
18 99 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 87 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1260 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 1095 (11.52%) Jenkins
3 541 (5.69%) JIRA
4 490 (5.15%) Maven
5 488 (5.13%) Subversion
6 330 (3.47%) JUnit
7 248 (2.61%) Selenium
8 184 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 167 (1.76%) Ant
9 167 (1.76%) Hudson
10 130 (1.37%) Vagrant
11 104 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 101 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 99 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 96 (1.01%) Mockito
15 72 (0.76%) Mercurial
16 70 (0.74%) WebDriver
17 64 (0.67%) SpecFlow
18 63 (0.66%) Jasmine
19 62 (0.65%) Gradle
General
1 2741 (28.83%) Finance
2 850 (8.94%) Banking
3 578 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 490 (5.15%) Front Office
5 413 (4.34%) Games
6 295 (3.10%) Retail
7 294 (3.09%) Marketing
8 245 (2.58%) Law
9 222 (2.33%) Investment Banking
10 168 (1.77%) Back Office
11 151 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 120 (1.26%) Publishing
13 118 (1.24%) Advertising
14 82 (0.86%) Legal
15 70 (0.74%) Electronics
16 59 (0.62%) Manufacturing
17 55 (0.58%) Online Betting
18 34 (0.36%) Billing
19 29 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2766 (29.09%) Developer
2 1061 (11.16%) Administrator
3 964 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
4 938 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 855 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 846 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
7 843 (8.87%) Analyst
8 709 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
9 611 (6.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 577 (6.07%) C++ Developer
11 539 (5.67%) Applications Support
12 480 (5.05%) Support Analyst
13 454 (4.77%) Senior Developer
14 450 (4.73%) Architect
15 444 (4.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 409 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
17 390 (4.10%) Support Engineer
18 363 (3.82%) Linux Support
19 329 (3.46%) Linux Developer
20 317 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1046 (11.00%) HTML
2 909 (9.56%) Web Services
3 857 (9.01%) CSS
4 823 (8.65%) LAMP
5 701 (7.37%) Spring
6 552 (5.81%) XML
7 495 (5.21%) .NET
8 466 (4.90%) HTML5
9 428 (4.50%) jQuery
10 425 (4.47%) AngularJS
11 404 (4.25%) REST
12 360 (3.79%) Middleware
13 338 (3.55%) STL
14 335 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
15 299 (3.14%) J2EE
16 288 (3.03%) Hibernate
17 281 (2.96%) JSON
18 258 (2.71%) RESTful
19 226 (2.38%) CSS3
20 207 (2.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1070 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 806 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 464 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 405 (4.26%) Hedge funds
5 354 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 328 (3.45%) Equities
6 328 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 324 (3.41%) Mathematics
8 301 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 253 (2.66%) Derivative
10 241 (2.53%) Clustering
11 232 (2.44%) Fintech
12 221 (2.32%) Data Structures
13 209 (2.20%) Fixed Income
14 205 (2.16%) Replication
15 194 (2.04%) User Experience
16 139 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
16 139 (1.46%) Visualisation
17 137 (1.44%) Mobile App
18 136 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3191 (33.56%) Windows
2 3010 (31.65%) Unix
3 991 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 981 (10.32%) Windows Server
5 672 (7.07%) CentOS
6 624 (6.56%) Solaris
7 467 (4.91%) Ubuntu
8 400 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 288 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 265 (2.79%) Debian
11 242 (2.54%) Android
12 180 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 176 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 167 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 140 (1.47%) AIX
16 128 (1.35%) Windows 7
17 67 (0.70%) SUSE
18 53 (0.56%) Fedora
18 53 (0.56%) Mac OS
19 49 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2336 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1727 (18.16%) DevOps
3 1117 (11.75%) Software Engineering
4 1073 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
5 924 (9.72%) TDD
6 812 (8.54%) Configuration Management
7 764 (8.03%) Open Source
8 730 (7.68%) Multithreading
9 711 (7.48%) Scrum
10 709 (7.46%) OO
11 689 (7.25%) ITIL
12 640 (6.73%) High Availability
13 636 (6.69%) E-Commerce
14 595 (6.26%) Low Latency
15 414 (4.35%) BDD
16 388 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 384 (4.04%) Analytics
17 384 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 381 (4.01%) Load Balancing
19 370 (3.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2906 (30.56%) Java
2 2822 (29.68%) Python
3 2781 (29.25%) SQL
4 1515 (15.93%) JavaScript
5 1460 (15.35%) Perl
6 1393 (14.65%) Bash Shell
7 1377 (14.48%) C++
8 1073 (11.28%) Ruby
9 948 (9.97%) PHP
10 817 (8.59%) Shell Script
11 645 (6.78%) C#
12 617 (6.49%) C
13 498 (5.24%) PowerShell
14 258 (2.71%) PL/SQL
15 253 (2.66%) Scala
16 100 (1.05%) Objective-C
17 98 (1.03%) VB
18 97 (1.02%) AWK
19 84 (0.88%) Go
20 73 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1568 (16.49%) Degree
2 398 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
3 271 (2.85%) CCNA
4 260 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 208 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 185 (1.95%) MCSE
7 156 (1.64%) CCNP
8 133 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 114 (1.20%) CISSP
10 111 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 111 (1.17%) PhD
11 91 (0.96%) RHCE
12 76 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 73 (0.77%) SANS
14 55 (0.58%) GIAC
14 55 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (0.49%) CISM
16 44 (0.46%) CCIE
17 43 (0.45%) MCP
18 40 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (4.70%) QA
2 179 (1.88%) SLA
3 131 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 106 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.14%) COBIT
9 11 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
11 8 (0.084%) ISO 14001
12 6 (0.063%) Basel III
12 6 (0.063%) MiFID
12 6 (0.063%) SAS 70
12 6 (0.063%) SDET
13 4 (0.042%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.042%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.042%) SSAE 16
14 3 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.032%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1118 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 859 (9.03%) Active Directory
3 515 (5.42%) Docker
4 226 (2.38%) NFS
5 223 (2.35%) KVM
6 212 (2.23%) vSphere
7 204 (2.15%) Hyper-V
8 167 (1.76%) Xen
9 150 (1.58%) VMware ESX
10 126 (1.33%) Varnish
11 119 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
12 118 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
13 76 (0.80%) iptables
14 74 (0.78%) XenApp
15 70 (0.74%) XenServer
16 59 (0.62%) Samba
17 49 (0.52%) HDFS
18 48 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
19 47 (0.49%) Squid
20 46 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1563 (16.44%) Puppet
2 1079 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
3 770 (8.10%) Ansible
4 542 (5.70%) Nagios
5 214 (2.25%) ZABBIX
6 102 (1.07%) CFEngine
7 101 (1.06%) Salt
8 99 (1.04%) Data Guard
8 99 (1.04%) SCCM
9 86 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
10 82 (0.86%) logstash
11 77 (0.81%) Graphite
12 71 (0.75%) yum
13 64 (0.67%) Capistrano
14 62 (0.65%) Tivoli
15 60 (0.63%) Nessus
16 59 (0.62%) WSUS
17 57 (0.60%) SCOM
18 52 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
18 52 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 1645 (17.30%) Oracle
2 1589 (16.71%) VMware
3 1184 (12.45%) Red Hat
4 998 (10.50%) Microsoft
5 784 (8.24%) Cisco
6 376 (3.95%) Sybase
7 352 (3.70%) HP
8 327 (3.44%) Citrix
9 324 (3.41%) NetApp
10 287 (3.02%) IBM
11 233 (2.45%) Google
12 163 (1.71%) EMC
13 159 (1.67%) Splunk
13 159 (1.67%) Sun
14 141 (1.48%) Bloomberg
15 138 (1.45%) Juniper
16 136 (1.43%) F5
17 120 (1.26%) Rackspace
18 118 (1.24%) Apple
19 114 (1.20%) Zend
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 17% salary flex benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Utility
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday