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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4983 4864 5620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.03% 10.80% 11.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.36% 39.50% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4257 4116 4857
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
12346 12315 13748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.33% 27.35% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10531 10615 12001
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +1 1234 £55,000 - 192
Kingston Upon Thames +14 30 £37,500 +40.18% 3
Docklands, London +2 27 £61,250 -15.51%
Harrow -3 24 £54,000 +140.00% 3
Hammersmith 0 13 £37,500 -16.66%
New Malden - 13 £55,000 -
Croydon -9 12 £41,250 -6.25% 4
Uxbridge -12 11 £38,250 -23.50% 1
Canary Wharf +5 9 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Romford +12 6 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Surbiton -1 6 £52,000 +5.58% 1
Ealing +2 5 £55,000 +47.65% 1
Twickenham -3 5 £47,500 - 2
West Drayton - 5 £42,500 - 1
Isleworth -7 4 £72,500 +38.09% 2
Greenford -5 3 - -
Wimbledon - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow -6 2 £75,000 +127.27% 3
Bromley -18 2 £86,250 +187.50%
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £20,000 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Southwark - 2 £55,000 -
Feltham +2 1 - -
Chessington -1 1 - -
Clapham -3 1 £50,000 -
Hackney -3 1 £50,000 -
Paddington -8 1 - -
Chiswick -11 1 £62,500 +8.69%
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Westminster - 1 - - 1
Greenwich - 1 £28,000 -
Wembley - 1 £42,500 -
Edgware - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3843 (36.29%) Windows
2 3780 (35.70%) UNIX
3 3372 (31.84%) Java
4 3080 (29.09%) SQL
5 2716 (25.65%) Finance
6 2488 (23.50%) MySQL
7 2446 (23.10%) Python
8 2314 (21.85%) Oracle
9 2239 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
10 1876 (17.72%) Perl
11 1772 (16.73%) Apache
12 1719 (16.23%) Degree
13 1619 (15.29%) JavaScript
14 1610 (15.20%) VMware
15 1577 (14.89%) PHP
16 1570 (14.83%) Puppet
17 1533 (14.48%) Red Hat
18 1426 (13.47%) DevOps
19 1367 (12.91%) HTML
20 1362 (12.86%) C++
21 1357 (12.82%) SQL Server
21 1357 (12.82%) Bash Shell
22 1270 (11.99%) Git (software)
23 1187 (11.21%) Tomcat
24 1185 (11.19%) Ruby
25 1148 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 1144 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
27 1106 (10.44%) Computer Science
28 1088 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
29 1080 (10.20%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1772 (16.73%) Apache
2 1187 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 519 (4.90%) nginx
4 496 (4.68%) IIS
5 335 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 331 (3.13%) MS Exchange
7 323 (3.05%) Node.js
8 303 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 250 (2.36%) Apache Solr
10 242 (2.29%) CMS
11 235 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
12 232 (2.19%) Drupal
13 178 (1.68%) SharePoint
14 154 (1.45%) OpenStack
15 133 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 125 (1.18%) WordPress
17 122 (1.15%) Confluence
18 118 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
19 107 (1.01%) Jetty
20 73 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 476 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 197 (1.86%) MS Office
3 65 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (0.13%) SPSS
8 11 (0.10%) Maya
9 10 (0.094%) 3ds Max
10 9 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.076%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.066%) MS Project
12 7 (0.066%) CINEMA 4D
13 5 (0.047%) FrameMaker
13 5 (0.047%) GIMP
14 4 (0.038%) Final Cut Pro
15 3 (0.028%) InDesign
15 3 (0.028%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.028%) Blender
Business Applications
1 114 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 99 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 98 (0.93%) RMDS
4 96 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 79 (0.75%) Magento
6 49 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 36 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 36 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 25 (0.24%) Temenos T24
8 25 (0.24%) ION MarketView
9 18 (0.17%) WebTrends
10 17 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 16 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 16 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 16 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 16 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
12 13 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
12 13 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 12 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 665 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (2.99%) SaaS
3 206 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
4 174 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 166 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 121 (1.14%) IaaS
7 111 (1.05%) GitHub
8 104 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 99 (0.93%) PaaS
10 69 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
11 58 (0.55%) Office 365
12 44 (0.42%) Joyent
13 29 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
14 23 (0.22%) Google Apps
14 23 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
15 21 (0.20%) ElastiCache
15 21 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 20 (0.19%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 18 (0.17%) CloudFront
18 14 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1058 (9.99%) TCP/IP
2 1009 (9.53%) Firewall
3 822 (7.76%) DNS
4 765 (7.22%) SAN
5 541 (5.11%) HTTP
6 455 (4.30%) VPN
7 437 (4.13%) LAN
8 418 (3.95%) WAN
9 411 (3.88%) Internet
10 381 (3.60%) DHCP
11 321 (3.03%) LDAP
12 257 (2.43%) NAS
13 245 (2.31%) SSL
14 225 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
15 206 (1.95%) SSH
16 191 (1.80%) BGP
17 187 (1.77%) FTP
18 186 (1.76%) Network Security
19 181 (1.71%) MPLS
20 179 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2488 (23.50%) MySQL
2 1357 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 671 (6.34%) MongoDB
4 662 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 658 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 656 (6.20%) Relational Database
7 562 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
8 510 (4.82%) Big Data
9 421 (3.98%) Hadoop
10 346 (3.27%) Redis
11 324 (3.06%) RDBMS
12 313 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 310 (2.93%) DB2
14 302 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
15 250 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 170 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
17 145 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
18 135 (1.27%) Apache Hive
19 129 (1.22%) HBase
20 107 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1270 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 863 (8.15%) Subversion
3 785 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 485 (4.58%) Maven
5 478 (4.51%) JIRA
6 270 (2.55%) JUnit
7 253 (2.39%) Selenium
8 224 (2.12%) Hudson
9 219 (2.07%) Ant
10 195 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 188 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 186 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 115 (1.09%) Mercurial
14 73 (0.69%) WebDriver
14 73 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 68 (0.64%) JMeter
16 61 (0.58%) PHPUnit
17 55 (0.52%) Jasmine
18 47 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
19 45 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 2716 (25.65%) Finance
2 1075 (10.15%) Banking
3 569 (5.37%) Front Office
4 489 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 458 (4.33%) Games
6 445 (4.20%) Investment Banking
7 314 (2.97%) Marketing
8 264 (2.49%) Advertising
9 256 (2.42%) Retail
10 223 (2.11%) Publishing
11 186 (1.76%) Financial Institution
12 133 (1.26%) Law
13 128 (1.21%) Back Office
14 96 (0.91%) Legal
15 49 (0.46%) Billing
16 46 (0.43%) Electronics
17 33 (0.31%) Music Industry
18 28 (0.26%) Multimedia
19 26 (0.25%) French Language
19 26 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3115 (29.42%) Developer
2 1248 (11.79%) Administrator
3 1043 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
4 923 (8.72%) Analyst
5 918 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 693 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
7 597 (5.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 570 (5.38%) C++ Developer
9 568 (5.36%) Applications Support
10 538 (5.08%) Architect
11 535 (5.05%) Senior Developer
12 485 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 458 (4.33%) Support Analyst
14 410 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
15 399 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
16 355 (3.35%) DBA
17 347 (3.28%) PHP Developer
18 340 (3.21%) Support Engineer
19 336 (3.17%) Software Engineer
20 249 (2.35%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1367 (12.91%) HTML
2 1080 (10.20%) CSS
3 988 (9.33%) Web Services
4 936 (8.84%) XML
5 701 (6.62%) LAMP
6 692 (6.54%) Spring
7 689 (6.51%) jQuery
8 478 (4.51%) .NET
9 430 (4.06%) J2EE
10 396 (3.74%) HTML5
11 366 (3.46%) Middleware
12 350 (3.31%) Hibernate
13 330 (3.12%) Ajax
14 321 (3.03%) STL
15 320 (3.02%) REST
16 316 (2.98%) JSON
17 304 (2.87%) SOAP
18 287 (2.71%) RESTful
19 275 (2.60%) Java EE
20 248 (2.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1106 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 946 (8.93%) Open Source
3 723 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 455 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 361 (3.41%) Clustering
6 356 (3.36%) Hedge funds
7 325 (3.07%) Equities
8 307 (2.90%) Data Structures
9 291 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 284 (2.68%) Replication
11 278 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 254 (2.40%) Derivative
13 220 (2.08%) Mathematics
14 219 (2.07%) Fixed Income
15 158 (1.49%) Mobile App
16 136 (1.28%) User Experience
17 131 (1.24%) Visualisation
18 126 (1.19%) Digital Media
19 118 (1.11%) Client/Server
19 118 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3843 (36.29%) Windows
2 3780 (35.70%) UNIX
3 1148 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 960 (9.07%) Solaris
5 739 (6.98%) CentOS
6 717 (6.77%) Ubuntu
7 604 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 414 (3.91%) Debian
9 346 (3.27%) Android
10 321 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 307 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 251 (2.37%) Apple iOS
13 243 (2.29%) AIX
14 232 (2.19%) Windows 7
15 213 (2.01%) Mac OS X
16 102 (0.96%) SUSE
17 96 (0.91%) Windows XP
18 77 (0.73%) Windows 8
19 76 (0.72%) Fedora
20 68 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2239 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1426 (13.47%) DevOps
3 975 (9.21%) E-Commerce
4 962 (9.08%) OO
5 939 (8.87%) ITIL
6 858 (8.10%) TDD
7 819 (7.73%) Software Engineering
8 812 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
9 729 (6.88%) Scrum
10 699 (6.60%) Multithreading
11 671 (6.34%) Configuration Management
12 569 (5.37%) Low Latency
13 538 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
14 456 (4.31%) Analytics
15 438 (4.14%) Project Management
16 411 (3.88%) Load Balancing
17 400 (3.78%) MVC
18 386 (3.65%) BDD
19 350 (3.31%) Mentoring
20 339 (3.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3372 (31.84%) Java
2 3080 (29.09%) SQL
3 2446 (23.10%) Python
4 1876 (17.72%) Perl
5 1619 (15.29%) JavaScript
6 1577 (14.89%) PHP
7 1362 (12.86%) C++
8 1357 (12.82%) Bash Shell
9 1185 (11.19%) Ruby
10 842 (7.95%) Shell Script
11 647 (6.11%) C
12 572 (5.40%) C#
13 395 (3.73%) PowerShell
14 293 (2.77%) PL/SQL
15 247 (2.33%) PHP5
16 212 (2.00%) Scala
17 116 (1.10%) Korn
18 107 (1.01%) AWK
19 93 (0.88%) Objective-C
20 91 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1719 (16.23%) Degree
2 407 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
3 241 (2.28%) CCNA
4 231 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 180 (1.70%) CCNP
6 176 (1.66%) Security Cleared
7 171 (1.61%) MCSE
8 118 (1.11%) PhD
9 113 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 110 (1.04%) CISSP
11 108 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 92 (0.87%) MCP
12 92 (0.87%) SC Cleared
13 77 (0.73%) MCITP
14 75 (0.71%) RHCE
15 59 (0.56%) MCSA
16 52 (0.49%) CCIE
17 43 (0.41%) CCSE
18 38 (0.36%) ISEB
18 38 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 678 (6.40%) QA
2 278 (2.63%) SLA
3 127 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 88 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 66 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.24%) COBIT
7 23 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 19 (0.18%) EMIR
9 19 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.085%) ISO 8583
10 9 (0.085%) HL7
11 7 (0.066%) DICOM
12 6 (0.057%) WCAG
13 5 (0.047%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.047%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.038%) Basel III
14 4 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 4 (0.038%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 1088 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 724 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 289 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
4 287 (2.71%) vSphere
5 228 (2.15%) KVM
6 221 (2.09%) NFS
7 209 (1.97%) Xen
8 198 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 198 (1.87%) Varnish
9 192 (1.81%) VMware ESX
10 141 (1.33%) XenApp
11 119 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
12 113 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
13 86 (0.81%) Samba
14 69 (0.65%) Snort
14 69 (0.65%) HDFS
15 54 (0.51%) Postfix
16 53 (0.50%) vCloud
17 52 (0.49%) UAG
17 52 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1570 (14.83%) Puppet
2 1144 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
3 845 (7.98%) Nagios
4 253 (2.39%) ZABBIX
5 221 (2.09%) Cacti
6 215 (2.03%) Ansible
7 191 (1.80%) Data Guard
8 157 (1.48%) Salt
9 121 (1.14%) Vagrant
10 117 (1.10%) logstash
11 101 (0.95%) SCOM
12 92 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 89 (0.84%) HAProxy
14 85 (0.80%) OpenView
15 84 (0.79%) Opsview
16 79 (0.75%) SCCM
17 76 (0.72%) NetBackup
18 74 (0.70%) Zenoss
19 68 (0.64%) CFEngine
20 61 (0.58%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2314 (21.85%) Oracle
2 1610 (15.20%) VMware
3 1533 (14.48%) Red Hat
4 1055 (9.96%) Cisco
4 1055 (9.96%) Microsoft
5 515 (4.86%) HP
6 487 (4.60%) JBoss
7 418 (3.95%) Sybase
8 354 (3.34%) IBM
9 335 (3.16%) EMC
10 333 (3.14%) NetApp
11 318 (3.00%) Citrix
12 251 (2.37%) Zend
13 244 (2.30%) Juniper
14 198 (1.87%) F5
15 193 (1.82%) Google
16 182 (1.72%) Sun
17 178 (1.68%) CheckPoint
18 152 (1.44%) Dell
19 141 (1.33%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £32000 to £60000 per annum
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
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Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: 50000
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Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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