The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5513 4684 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.44% 10.56% 10.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.69% 38.32% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4645 3834 4810
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13223 12224 14031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.45% 27.56% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11386 10376 12289
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 1357 £55,000 - 253
Docklands, London -2 32 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +8 24 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hammersmith -5 19 £60,000 +33.33%
Harrow -7 19 £41,250 -4.06% 2
Uxbridge -5 16 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Croydon -11 16 £38,750 +6.89% 2
Canary Wharf -8 15 £110,000 +29.41%
Clapham -2 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Surbiton 0 10 £52,000 +30.00%
New Malden +2 9 - -
Hounslow -10 8 £43,500 - 2
Westminster - 8 £51,250 -
West Drayton +4 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Chiswick -8 6 £28,000 -34.11%
Dagenham - 6 £35,000 -
Teddington -1 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Isleworth - 5 £65,250 - 2
Twickenham +3 4 £42,500 +20.56%
Wembley -4 4 £42,250 +12.66% 2
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Southwark - 3 £50,000 -
Ealing -3 2 £55,000 +77.41%
Bromley -12 2 £41,250 -19.51% 2
Hackney -7 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Hayes -9 1 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Wimbledon -11 1 - - 1
Greenwich - 1 £22,000 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4025 (37.49%) UNIX
2 3802 (35.42%) Windows
3 3628 (33.80%) Java
4 3195 (29.76%) SQL
5 2742 (25.54%) Finance
6 2406 (22.41%) Oracle
7 2404 (22.39%) MySQL
8 2398 (22.34%) Python
9 1924 (17.92%) Degree
10 1870 (17.42%) Perl
11 1848 (17.21%) Apache
12 1782 (16.60%) JavaScript
13 1658 (15.44%) PHP
14 1570 (14.63%) VMware
15 1525 (14.21%) HTML
16 1514 (14.10%) Red Hat
17 1458 (13.58%) C++
18 1403 (13.07%) Puppet
19 1294 (12.05%) Git (software)
20 1281 (11.93%) DevOps
21 1257 (11.71%) Bash Shell
22 1252 (11.66%) Computer Science
23 1251 (11.65%) SQL Server
24 1234 (11.50%) CSS
25 1160 (10.81%) Tomcat
26 1141 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 1139 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
28 1117 (10.41%) Banking
29 1101 (10.26%) Ruby
30 1041 (9.70%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1848 (17.21%) Apache
2 1160 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 531 (4.95%) IIS
4 464 (4.32%) nginx
5 334 (3.11%) MS Exchange
6 333 (3.10%) Node.js
7 307 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 300 (2.79%) CMS
9 298 (2.78%) WebLogic
10 262 (2.44%) Drupal
11 252 (2.35%) Apache Solr
12 239 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
13 181 (1.69%) SharePoint
14 150 (1.40%) Confluence
15 149 (1.39%) WordPress
16 148 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 138 (1.29%) OpenStack
18 105 (0.98%) Jetty
19 93 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
20 77 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 490 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 215 (2.00%) MS Office
3 52 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 46 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 30 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (0.17%) SPSS
8 13 (0.12%) MS Project
9 7 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.056%) Maya
10 6 (0.056%) Quicktime
11 5 (0.047%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.037%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.037%) Stata
12 4 (0.037%) InDesign
12 4 (0.037%) Blender
13 3 (0.028%) GIMP
13 3 (0.028%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.028%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.028%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 87 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 80 (0.75%) Magento
3 71 (0.66%) RMDS
4 69 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 67 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
6 44 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 33 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
8 27 (0.25%) Temenos T24
9 26 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
10 21 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (0.18%) WebTrends
12 18 (0.17%) ION MarketView
13 16 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
14 15 (0.14%) Summit
15 14 (0.13%) Maximo
15 14 (0.13%) SunGard AvantGard
16 13 (0.12%) SAP Business One
16 13 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
17 12 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
18 11 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 656 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (2.58%) SaaS
3 246 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 162 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 147 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 118 (1.10%) IaaS
7 104 (0.97%) GitHub
7 104 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 78 (0.73%) PaaS
9 59 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
10 57 (0.53%) Joyent
11 41 (0.38%) Office 365
12 33 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
13 24 (0.22%) ElastiCache
13 24 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 23 (0.21%) Google Apps
15 19 (0.18%) CloudFront
16 12 (0.11%) Heroku
17 11 (0.10%) Route 53
18 6 (0.056%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1033 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 1024 (9.54%) Firewall
3 815 (7.59%) DNS
4 801 (7.46%) SAN
5 543 (5.06%) Internet
5 543 (5.06%) HTTP
6 445 (4.15%) VPN
7 408 (3.80%) LAN
8 368 (3.43%) WAN
9 352 (3.28%) DHCP
10 348 (3.24%) NAS
11 270 (2.52%) LDAP
12 222 (2.07%) SSL
13 190 (1.77%) SMTP
14 186 (1.73%) VoIP
15 185 (1.72%) Network Security
16 162 (1.51%) FTP
17 159 (1.48%) BGP
18 154 (1.43%) SSH
19 153 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2404 (22.39%) MySQL
2 1251 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 750 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 687 (6.40%) Oracle Database
5 642 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 616 (5.74%) NoSQL
7 544 (5.07%) Big Data
8 542 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
9 425 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 417 (3.88%) RDBMS
11 340 (3.17%) Redis
12 300 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 299 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
14 270 (2.52%) DB2
15 245 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 190 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
17 145 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 145 (1.35%) Apache Hive
18 125 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
19 121 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1294 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 898 (8.37%) Subversion
3 792 (7.38%) Jenkins
4 505 (4.70%) Maven
5 493 (4.59%) JIRA
6 335 (3.12%) JUnit
7 301 (2.80%) Selenium
8 279 (2.60%) Ant
9 242 (2.25%) Hudson
10 203 (1.89%) Eclipse
11 161 (1.50%) TeamCity
12 150 (1.40%) Cucumber
13 131 (1.22%) Mercurial
14 76 (0.71%) JMeter
15 74 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 72 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 62 (0.58%) SoapUI
18 60 (0.56%) PHPUnit
19 55 (0.51%) Mockito
20 50 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 2742 (25.54%) Finance
2 1117 (10.41%) Banking
3 581 (5.41%) Front Office
4 478 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 453 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 448 (4.17%) Games
7 331 (3.08%) Marketing
8 295 (2.75%) Retail
9 262 (2.44%) Advertising
10 209 (1.95%) Publishing
11 175 (1.63%) Financial Institution
12 147 (1.37%) Back Office
13 117 (1.09%) Law
14 101 (0.94%) Legal
15 49 (0.46%) Electronics
16 43 (0.40%) Online Betting
17 39 (0.36%) Billing
18 31 (0.29%) Spanish Language
19 30 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 30 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3372 (31.41%) Developer
2 1194 (11.12%) Administrator
3 990 (9.22%) Java Developer
4 967 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
5 878 (8.18%) Analyst
6 670 (6.24%) Linux Administrator
7 622 (5.79%) C++ Developer
8 593 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 569 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 546 (5.09%) Architect
11 507 (4.72%) Applications Support
12 487 (4.54%) DevOps Engineer
13 425 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
14 414 (3.86%) Support Analyst
15 412 (3.84%) Linux Engineer
16 378 (3.52%) Software Engineer
17 370 (3.45%) PHP Developer
18 346 (3.22%) Support Engineer
19 335 (3.12%) DBA
20 264 (2.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1525 (14.21%) HTML
2 1234 (11.50%) CSS
3 1028 (9.58%) XML
4 1004 (9.35%) Web Services
5 807 (7.52%) jQuery
6 755 (7.03%) Spring
7 646 (6.02%) LAMP
8 527 (4.91%) .NET
9 441 (4.11%) J2EE
10 439 (4.09%) HTML5
11 389 (3.62%) Middleware
12 376 (3.50%) Ajax
13 361 (3.36%) Hibernate
14 358 (3.33%) STL
15 347 (3.23%) REST
16 318 (2.96%) SOAP
17 315 (2.93%) JSON
18 300 (2.79%) RESTful
19 296 (2.76%) JSP
20 269 (2.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1252 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 914 (8.51%) Open Source
3 379 (3.53%) Clustering
4 362 (3.37%) Hedge funds
5 341 (3.18%) Equities
6 314 (2.93%) Derivative
7 307 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 305 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 292 (2.72%) Replication
10 280 (2.61%) Mathematics
11 237 (2.21%) Fixed Income
12 212 (1.97%) Mobile App
13 185 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
14 161 (1.50%) Social Media
15 158 (1.47%) Client/Server
16 130 (1.21%) Digital Media
17 124 (1.16%) Statistics
18 117 (1.09%) Visualisation
19 113 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
20 112 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4025 (37.49%) UNIX
2 3802 (35.42%) Windows
3 1141 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1041 (9.70%) Solaris
5 695 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 671 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 660 (6.15%) CentOS
8 415 (3.87%) Debian
9 398 (3.71%) Android
10 375 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 316 (2.94%) Apple iOS
12 305 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 290 (2.70%) Windows 7
14 234 (2.18%) Mac OS X
15 216 (2.01%) AIX
16 119 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
17 113 (1.05%) Windows XP
18 103 (0.96%) SUSE
19 84 (0.78%) Windows 8
20 79 (0.74%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1281 (11.93%) DevOps
2 1139 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1039 (9.68%) OO
4 1018 (9.48%) E-Commerce
5 919 (8.56%) TDD
6 898 (8.37%) Software Engineering
7 846 (7.88%) ITIL
8 815 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 739 (6.88%) Scrum
10 738 (6.87%) Multithreading
11 669 (6.23%) Configuration Management
12 667 (6.21%) Low Latency
13 534 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
14 511 (4.76%) MVC
15 490 (4.56%) Analytics
16 425 (3.96%) Load Balancing
17 415 (3.87%) Project Management
18 399 (3.72%) BDD
19 387 (3.61%) Web Development
20 357 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3628 (33.80%) Java
2 3195 (29.76%) SQL
3 2398 (22.34%) Python
4 1870 (17.42%) Perl
5 1782 (16.60%) JavaScript
6 1658 (15.44%) PHP
7 1458 (13.58%) C++
8 1257 (11.71%) Bash Shell
9 1101 (10.26%) Ruby
10 828 (7.71%) Shell Script
11 689 (6.42%) C#
12 671 (6.25%) C
13 393 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 308 (2.87%) PL/SQL
15 250 (2.33%) PHP5
16 225 (2.10%) Scala
17 124 (1.16%) Objective-C
18 111 (1.03%) Korn
19 108 (1.01%) VB
20 87 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1924 (17.92%) Degree
2 325 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 240 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 210 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 202 (1.88%) CCNA
6 177 (1.65%) MCSE
7 142 (1.32%) CCNP
8 127 (1.18%) PhD
9 117 (1.09%) CISSP
10 109 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 98 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 97 (0.90%) MCP
13 78 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 68 (0.63%) MCITP
15 63 (0.59%) MCSA
16 61 (0.57%) RHCE
17 60 (0.56%) DV Cleared
18 52 (0.48%) CCSE
19 46 (0.43%) CISM
20 45 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 737 (6.87%) QA
2 217 (2.02%) SLA
3 124 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 84 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 12 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.10%) COBIT
10 10 (0.093%) Basel III
11 9 (0.084%) EMIR
12 6 (0.056%) WCAG
13 5 (0.047%) HL7
13 5 (0.047%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.047%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.047%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.037%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 4 (0.037%) BS7799
15 3 (0.028%) MiFID
System Software
1 1035 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 831 (7.74%) Active Directory
3 273 (2.54%) vSphere
4 253 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
5 233 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 227 (2.11%) NFS
7 215 (2.00%) KVM
8 205 (1.91%) Hyper-V
9 180 (1.68%) Varnish
10 158 (1.47%) XenApp
11 137 (1.28%) Xen
12 123 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
13 115 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
14 75 (0.70%) Samba
15 62 (0.58%) vCloud
16 57 (0.53%) Postfix
16 57 (0.53%) XenServer
17 53 (0.49%) HDFS
18 49 (0.46%) SRDF
19 46 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1403 (13.07%) Puppet
2 1036 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
3 731 (6.81%) Nagios
4 254 (2.37%) ZABBIX
5 183 (1.70%) Cacti
6 163 (1.52%) Data Guard
7 147 (1.37%) Ansible
8 127 (1.18%) Salt
9 117 (1.09%) SCOM
10 106 (0.99%) Tivoli
11 105 (0.98%) Vagrant
12 104 (0.97%) logstash
12 104 (0.97%) OpenView
13 86 (0.80%) HAProxy
14 82 (0.76%) SCCM
15 81 (0.75%) CFEngine
16 75 (0.70%) Opsview
17 74 (0.69%) NetBackup
18 62 (0.58%) Ganglia
19 61 (0.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2406 (22.41%) Oracle
2 1570 (14.63%) VMware
3 1514 (14.10%) Red Hat
4 986 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 971 (9.05%) Cisco
6 556 (5.18%) HP
7 522 (4.86%) JBoss
8 416 (3.88%) Sybase
9 374 (3.48%) Citrix
10 346 (3.22%) EMC
11 342 (3.19%) IBM
12 326 (3.04%) NetApp
13 238 (2.22%) Zend
14 223 (2.08%) Google
15 218 (2.03%) Juniper
16 181 (1.69%) Sun
17 169 (1.57%) CheckPoint
18 156 (1.45%) F5
19 154 (1.43%) Rackspace
20 146 (1.36%) Dell
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent package!
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum £75-£95K + Hybris training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 14 hours ago