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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4248 5126 4810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.11% 11.75% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.99% 43.94% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3569 4329 4110
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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
8671 11666 12717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.71% 26.73% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7441 9961 10906
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -3 615 £62,500 +4.16% 133
Canary Wharf -1 38 £77,500 +6.89%
Chiswick +10 35 £53,750 - 2
Croydon +6 35 £44,500 -8.71% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 25 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Uxbridge +3 23 £47,500 -5.00%
Hounslow +19 17 £55,000 +10.11% 3
Chessington -2 15 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Clapham - 12 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +12 9 £50,000 -23.07%
Bromley +11 8 £37,500 - 1
Surbiton +6 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Twickenham 0 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Mayfair +7 3 £40,000 -43.85%
Westminster -14 3 £55,000 -2.22%
Barnet - 3 £44,000 -
New Malden +10 2 £38,750 -
Edgware -2 2 £36,750 +7.36%
Wimbledon -5 2 - -
Docklands, London -8 2 £40,000 +3.89%
Hayes - 2 £62,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £76,500 -
Enfield +2 1 - -
Paddington +1 1 £39,000 -
Southwark 0 1 £67,500 +42.10%
Finchley -1 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Greenwich -6 1 £65,000 +85.71%
Hackney - 1 £42,500 - 1
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 - 2
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Hendon - 1 £34,983 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2934 (33.92%) Windows
2 2867 (33.14%) Python
3 2526 (29.20%) Finance
4 2425 (28.03%) Java
5 2317 (26.79%) Unix
6 2263 (26.16%) SQL
7 2253 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
8 1999 (23.11%) DevOps
9 1886 (21.80%) Puppet
10 1842 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
11 1416 (16.37%) Bash Shell
12 1402 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
13 1372 (15.86%) JavaScript
14 1367 (15.80%) MySQL
15 1307 (15.11%) Jenkins
16 1272 (14.71%) Ansible
17 1263 (14.60%) VMware
18 1261 (14.58%) Degree
19 1246 (14.40%) Git (software)
20 1174 (13.57%) Oracle
21 1147 (13.26%) Ruby
22 1129 (13.05%) C++
23 1111 (12.84%) Apache
24 1094 (12.65%) Perl
25 1088 (12.58%) Banking
26 1078 (12.46%) Red Hat
27 1024 (11.84%) HTML
28 948 (10.96%) Configuration Management
29 933 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
30 916 (10.59%) Microsoft

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 1111 (12.84%) Apache
2 661 (7.64%) Tomcat
3 505 (5.84%) IIS
4 346 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 305 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 301 (3.48%) nginx
7 280 (3.24%) JBoss
8 233 (2.69%) Confluence
9 186 (2.15%) MS Exchange
10 172 (1.99%) OpenStack
11 159 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 145 (1.68%) Apache Spark
13 100 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 94 (1.09%) SharePoint
15 92 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 86 (0.99%) CMS
17 79 (0.91%) Apache Solr
18 78 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 68 (0.79%) Apache Pig
19 68 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 358 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 150 (1.73%) MS Office
3 50 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 41 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.20%) SPSS
7 14 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.10%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 9 (0.10%) MS Project
9 8 (0.092%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.046%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.046%) HipChat
10 4 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.035%) Stata
12 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.012%) Maya
12 1 (0.012%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (0.40%) Magento
2 32 (0.37%) RMDS
3 17 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.15%) Summit
5 13 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 12 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 10 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.069%) EQXanite
11 6 (0.069%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.069%) Salerio
11 6 (0.069%) Shopify
11 6 (0.069%) Temenos T24
12 5 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1842 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
2 496 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 373 (4.31%) SaaS
4 181 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 180 (2.08%) Office 365
6 171 (1.98%) PaaS
7 162 (1.87%) IaaS
8 152 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 143 (1.65%) GitHub
10 128 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 124 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 114 (1.32%) Amazon S3
13 64 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 48 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 47 (0.54%) Slack
16 41 (0.47%) Heroku
17 40 (0.46%) Route 53
18 39 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
19 36 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
20 33 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 830 (9.60%) Firewall
2 721 (8.34%) TCP/IP
3 583 (6.74%) DNS
4 429 (4.96%) HTTP
5 372 (4.30%) SAN
6 350 (4.05%) Internet
7 316 (3.65%) WAN
8 302 (3.49%) LAN
9 296 (3.42%) VPN
10 257 (2.97%) DHCP
11 203 (2.35%) Network Security
12 186 (2.15%) BGP
13 185 (2.14%) SSL
14 183 (2.12%) LDAP
15 157 (1.82%) MPLS
15 157 (1.82%) NAS
16 148 (1.71%) Multicast
17 138 (1.60%) VoIP
18 126 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
19 122 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1367 (15.80%) MySQL
2 867 (10.02%) SQL Server
3 711 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 681 (7.87%) MongoDB
5 551 (6.37%) Relational Database
6 464 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 408 (4.72%) Hadoop
8 373 (4.31%) Big Data
9 280 (3.24%) RDBMS
10 272 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 272 (3.14%) Redis
11 224 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 187 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
13 141 (1.63%) HBase
14 128 (1.48%) DB2
15 97 (1.12%) Apache Hive
16 96 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
17 87 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
18 82 (0.95%) KDB
19 64 (0.74%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1307 (15.11%) Jenkins
2 1246 (14.40%) Git (software)
3 630 (7.28%) JIRA
4 442 (5.11%) Subversion
5 440 (5.09%) Maven
6 271 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 268 (3.10%) JUnit
8 263 (3.04%) Selenium
9 208 (2.40%) TeamCity
10 199 (2.30%) Gradle
11 161 (1.86%) Cucumber
12 148 (1.71%) Vagrant
13 97 (1.12%) Hudson
14 95 (1.10%) Ant
15 90 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
16 80 (0.92%) Mockito
17 73 (0.84%) JMeter
17 73 (0.84%) RSpec
18 70 (0.81%) IntelliJ
19 69 (0.80%) Travis CI
General
1 2526 (29.20%) Finance
2 1088 (12.58%) Banking
3 460 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 311 (3.60%) Games
4 311 (3.60%) Retail
5 282 (3.26%) Front Office
6 266 (3.08%) Marketing
7 254 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 217 (2.51%) Advertising
9 181 (2.09%) Financial Institution
10 174 (2.01%) Back Office
11 142 (1.64%) Publishing
12 132 (1.53%) Law
13 88 (1.02%) Legal
14 76 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 48 (0.55%) Billing
16 38 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 38 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 35 (0.40%) French Language
18 21 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2437 (28.17%) Developer
2 1039 (12.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 902 (10.43%) Administrator
4 876 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
5 728 (8.42%) Java Developer
6 699 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
7 552 (6.38%) Analyst
8 543 (6.28%) Linux Administrator
9 472 (5.46%) C++ Developer
10 450 (5.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 439 (5.08%) Senior Developer
12 424 (4.90%) Applications Support
13 403 (4.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 394 (4.55%) Python Developer
15 374 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
16 355 (4.10%) Architect
17 344 (3.98%) AWS Engineer
18 326 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 323 (3.73%) Software Engineer
20 322 (3.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1024 (11.84%) HTML
2 865 (10.00%) Web Services
3 829 (9.58%) CSS
4 611 (7.06%) LAMP
5 538 (6.22%) XML
6 507 (5.86%) AngularJS
7 492 (5.69%) Node.js
8 478 (5.53%) .NET
9 453 (5.24%) Spring
10 426 (4.92%) REST
11 358 (4.14%) jQuery
12 353 (4.08%) HTML5
13 338 (3.91%) Middleware
14 316 (3.65%) JSON
15 291 (3.36%) RESTful
16 248 (2.87%) Django
17 229 (2.65%) JMS
18 220 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
19 208 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
20 201 (2.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 790 (9.13%) Computer Science
2 504 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 482 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 365 (4.22%) Fintech
5 300 (3.47%) Equities
6 285 (3.29%) Hedge funds
7 257 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 240 (2.77%) Algorithms
9 233 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 214 (2.47%) Mobile App
11 207 (2.39%) User Experience
12 195 (2.25%) Derivative
13 183 (2.12%) Mathematics
14 153 (1.77%) Fixed Income
15 143 (1.65%) Data Structures
16 136 (1.57%) Clustering
17 129 (1.49%) Public Cloud
18 128 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
19 112 (1.29%) Visualisation
20 108 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2934 (33.92%) Windows
2 2317 (26.79%) Unix
3 862 (9.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 821 (9.49%) Windows Server
5 620 (7.17%) CentOS
6 544 (6.29%) Ubuntu
7 331 (3.83%) Solaris
8 281 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 263 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 235 (2.72%) Mac OS X
11 188 (2.17%) Debian
12 138 (1.60%) Android
13 110 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 90 (1.04%) AIX
15 88 (1.02%) Windows 7
16 85 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
17 72 (0.83%) SUSE
18 50 (0.58%) Mac OS
19 44 (0.51%) Windows 8
20 43 (0.50%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2253 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1999 (23.11%) DevOps
3 948 (10.96%) Configuration Management
4 933 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
5 816 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 762 (8.81%) TDD
7 712 (8.23%) Open Source
8 677 (7.83%) ITIL
9 620 (7.17%) Scrum
10 542 (6.27%) OO
11 500 (5.78%) E-Commerce
12 472 (5.46%) Multithreading
13 375 (4.34%) Analytics
14 372 (4.30%) MVC
15 357 (4.13%) Information Security
16 355 (4.10%) Low Latency
17 344 (3.98%) Project Management
18 341 (3.94%) Continuous Delivery
19 339 (3.92%) Mentoring
20 324 (3.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2867 (33.14%) Python
2 2425 (28.03%) Java
3 2263 (26.16%) SQL
4 1416 (16.37%) Bash Shell
5 1372 (15.86%) JavaScript
6 1147 (13.26%) Ruby
7 1129 (13.05%) C++
8 1094 (12.65%) Perl
9 837 (9.68%) PHP
10 525 (6.07%) PowerShell
11 520 (6.01%) Shell Script
12 489 (5.65%) C
13 487 (5.63%) C#
14 392 (4.53%) Scala
15 216 (2.50%) PL/SQL
16 179 (2.07%) Go
17 144 (1.66%) Groovy
18 88 (1.02%) T-SQL
19 85 (0.98%) Korn
20 81 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 1261 (14.58%) Degree
2 290 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 219 (2.53%) CISSP
4 169 (1.95%) CCNA
5 149 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 136 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 131 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 123 (1.42%) CISM
9 119 (1.38%) CCNP
10 99 (1.14%) MCSE
11 81 (0.94%) GIAC
12 69 (0.80%) CEH
13 66 (0.76%) AWS Certification
14 65 (0.75%) CISA
14 65 (0.75%) MCSA
15 56 (0.65%) SANS
16 54 (0.62%) CREST Certified
17 53 (0.61%) SC Cleared
18 50 (0.58%) DV Cleared
19 44 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 481 (5.56%) QA
2 159 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 135 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (1.40%) SLA
5 46 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (0.31%) GCP
7 23 (0.27%) SDET
8 19 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.13%) ISO27005
10 8 (0.092%) COBIT
10 8 (0.092%) MiFID
11 6 (0.069%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.058%) HL7
12 5 (0.058%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.058%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.046%) GAAP
13 4 (0.046%) GPG13
13 4 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.035%) SEPA
System Software
1 898 (10.38%) Docker
2 850 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 721 (8.34%) Active Directory
4 310 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 189 (2.18%) vSphere
6 174 (2.01%) KVM
7 171 (1.98%) NFS
8 147 (1.70%) Xen
9 110 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 110 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 108 (1.25%) XenApp
11 83 (0.96%) Varnish
12 74 (0.86%) VMware ESX
13 65 (0.75%) XenServer
14 61 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 59 (0.68%) HDFS
16 51 (0.59%) SRDF
17 45 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
18 44 (0.51%) iptables
18 44 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1886 (21.80%) Puppet
2 1402 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1272 (14.71%) Ansible
4 422 (4.88%) Nagios
5 230 (2.66%) Salt
6 204 (2.36%) Kubernetes
7 189 (2.18%) SCCM
8 143 (1.65%) Terraform
9 105 (1.21%) ZABBIX
10 103 (1.19%) Control-M
11 88 (1.02%) WSUS
12 80 (0.92%) Graphite
13 79 (0.91%) SCOM
14 70 (0.81%) Nessus
15 65 (0.75%) Mesos
15 65 (0.75%) Packer
16 63 (0.73%) HAProxy
17 55 (0.64%) OpenView
18 50 (0.58%) Cobbler
19 47 (0.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1263 (14.60%) VMware
2 1174 (13.57%) Oracle
3 1078 (12.46%) Red Hat
4 916 (10.59%) Microsoft
5 720 (8.32%) Cisco
6 287 (3.32%) HP
7 261 (3.02%) Citrix
8 253 (2.92%) Google
9 241 (2.79%) IBM
10 234 (2.71%) Splunk
11 212 (2.45%) Sybase
12 182 (2.10%) Atlassian
13 169 (1.95%) EMC
14 167 (1.93%) NetApp
15 149 (1.72%) Juniper
16 116 (1.34%) Rackspace
17 105 (1.21%) SaltStack
18 102 (1.18%) CheckPoint
19 100 (1.16%) Apple
19 100 (1.16%) Zend
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension,Private Health, Life Insurance+
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £38500 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65'000
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday