Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,240 1,411 1,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.60% 10.01% 12.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.98% 43.90% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 1,307 1,422
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,300 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,026 3,214 3,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.42% 22.81% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,651 2,897 2,969
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,700 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Central London

Linux
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Central London.

Salary trend for Linux in Central London

Linux
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Central London over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Central London

Linux
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 965 £72,500 +7.41% 269
West End of London +25 60 £65,000 +13.04%
City of Westminster +8 50 £71,250 +21.28% 1
Camden +3 21 £31,500 -47.50%
Kensington and Chelsea +13 11 £55,000 -5.98% 1
Southwark -2 11 £38,241 -23.52%
Lambeth - 10 £35,000 -
Linux
London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 577 (46.53%) Python
2 521 (42.02%) Amazon AWS
3 471 (37.98%) DevOps
4 385 (31.05%) Docker
4 385 (31.05%) Windows
5 378 (30.48%) Finance
6 289 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
7 277 (22.34%) Java
8 268 (21.61%) Unix
9 266 (21.45%) Ansible
10 262 (21.13%) Kubernetes
11 256 (20.65%) SQL
12 239 (19.27%) Bash Shell
13 221 (17.82%) Terraform
14 211 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 175 (14.11%) Puppet
16 168 (13.55%) MySQL
16 168 (13.55%) Degree
17 167 (13.47%) Google Cloud Platform
18 152 (12.26%) Software Engineering
19 147 (11.85%) JavaScript
20 139 (11.21%) Microservices
21 138 (11.13%) Git (software)
22 130 (10.48%) VMware
23 129 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
23 129 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
23 129 (10.40%) Jenkins
24 125 (10.08%) C++
24 125 (10.08%) Firewall
25 124 (10.00%) Computer Science

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 83 (6.69%) Apache
2 37 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 32 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.34%) Confluence
5 29 (2.34%) IIS
6 26 (2.10%) Apache Spark
7 22 (1.77%) nginx
8 21 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 13 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.40%) JCAPS
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.32%) CMS
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.24%) JBoss
15 3 (0.24%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.081%) LaTeX
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.081%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.081%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.081%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.081%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.081%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.081%) Shopify
2 1 (0.081%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 521 (42.02%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (13.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 44 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (3.39%) Serverless
7 39 (3.15%) PaaS
8 37 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (2.82%) Office 365
9 35 (2.82%) SaaS
10 30 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (2.42%) Amazon S3
10 30 (2.42%) OpenShift
10 30 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 25 (2.02%) IaaS
12 21 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
12 21 (1.69%) GitHub
13 19 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
14 18 (1.45%) Datadog
15 15 (1.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 125 (10.08%) Firewall
2 92 (7.42%) TCP/IP
3 75 (6.05%) DNS
4 68 (5.48%) HTTP
5 63 (5.08%) SAN
6 46 (3.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 34 (2.74%) DHCP
8 29 (2.34%) HTTPS
8 29 (2.34%) WAN
9 27 (2.18%) IPsec
10 26 (2.10%) SSL
11 23 (1.85%) LAN
11 23 (1.85%) VPN
12 21 (1.69%) Internet
13 17 (1.37%) Network Security
14 14 (1.13%) Wireless
15 9 (0.73%) WLAN
16 8 (0.65%) FIX Connectivity
16 8 (0.65%) VoIP
17 7 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (13.55%) MySQL
2 129 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
3 115 (9.27%) SQL Server
4 102 (8.23%) NoSQL
5 83 (6.69%) Big Data
6 56 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 44 (3.55%) Redis
9 32 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
11 29 (2.34%) MongoDB
12 26 (2.10%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (1.05%) Blockchain
15 11 (0.89%) Amazon Aurora
16 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 138 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 129 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 48 (3.87%) JIRA
4 36 (2.90%) Bitbucket
5 34 (2.74%) Maven
6 29 (2.34%) git-flow
7 21 (1.69%) GitLab
7 21 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 19 (1.53%) RSpec
9 18 (1.45%) Subversion
9 18 (1.45%) Travis CI
10 14 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (0.81%) gulp
11 10 (0.81%) SonarQube
11 10 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.81%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.73%) webpack
13 8 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 378 (30.48%) Finance
2 100 (8.06%) Banking
3 63 (5.08%) Retail
4 37 (2.98%) Front Office
5 36 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.34%) Public Sector
7 28 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.61%) Games
10 17 (1.37%) Advertising
11 15 (1.21%) Back Office
11 15 (1.21%) Law
12 12 (0.97%) Publishing
13 10 (0.81%) Marketing
14 4 (0.32%) Billing
15 3 (0.24%) Legal
16 2 (0.16%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 350 (28.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 249 (20.08%) Developer
3 168 (13.55%) AWS Engineer
4 158 (12.74%) AWS DevOps
5 149 (12.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 142 (11.45%) Linux Engineer
7 121 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 112 (9.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 112 (9.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 107 (8.63%) Python Engineer
10 71 (5.73%) Administrator
11 66 (5.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 65 (5.24%) Analyst
13 64 (5.16%) Senior Developer
13 64 (5.16%) Support Engineer
14 59 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
14 59 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 56 (4.52%) Java Developer
15 56 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
16 54 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (9.27%) Node.js
2 94 (7.58%) .NET
3 81 (6.53%) Web Services
4 69 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
5 61 (4.92%) HTML
6 55 (4.44%) Kafka
7 52 (4.19%) React
8 49 (3.95%) REST
9 46 (3.71%) CSS
9 46 (3.71%) Spring
10 40 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
11 37 (2.98%) RESTful
12 35 (2.82%) .NET Core
12 35 (2.82%) LAMP
12 35 (2.82%) XML
13 32 (2.58%) LDAP
14 30 (2.42%) Spring Boot
15 29 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
16 25 (2.02%) AngularJS
17 24 (1.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.53%) Data Centre
2 78 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (4.60%) Public Cloud
4 54 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 51 (4.11%) Fixed Income
6 50 (4.03%) Hedge funds
7 38 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (2.74%) Equities
9 32 (2.58%) Derivative
10 28 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (2.18%) Algorithms
12 26 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
13 25 (2.02%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
15 18 (1.45%) Replication
16 17 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (1.37%) User Experience
17 14 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
17 14 (1.13%) Data Structures
18 13 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 385 (31.05%) Windows
2 268 (21.61%) Unix
3 84 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 72 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (4.03%) Ubuntu
6 41 (3.31%) CentOS
7 39 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (2.18%) Mac OS
10 17 (1.37%) Solaris
11 15 (1.21%) Debian
12 10 (0.81%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.48%) AIX
16 6 (0.48%) Android
17 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (37.98%) DevOps
2 289 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (12.26%) Software Engineering
4 139 (11.21%) Microservices
5 124 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 120 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
7 118 (9.52%) Fintech
8 104 (8.39%) Configuration Management
9 102 (8.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 97 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
11 88 (7.10%) Low Latency
12 84 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
13 83 (6.69%) Machine Learning
13 83 (6.69%) Test Automation
14 79 (6.37%) Analytics
15 75 (6.05%) OO
16 73 (5.89%) Artificial Intelligence
17 70 (5.65%) Information Security
18 65 (5.24%) Migration
19 61 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 577 (46.53%) Python
2 277 (22.34%) Java
3 256 (20.65%) SQL
4 239 (19.27%) Bash Shell
5 147 (11.85%) JavaScript
6 125 (10.08%) C++
7 118 (9.52%) C#
8 104 (8.39%) Ruby
9 76 (6.13%) Perl
10 73 (5.89%) PowerShell
11 71 (5.73%) Shell Script
12 70 (5.65%) PHP
13 50 (4.03%) Go
14 37 (2.98%) TypeScript
15 31 (2.50%) Java 8
16 30 (2.42%) C
17 14 (1.13%) Scala
17 14 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 168 (13.55%) Degree
2 60 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.77%) CISSP
5 20 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.21%) AWS Certification
7 14 (1.13%) CCNP
8 12 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.81%) CISA
9 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.73%) CCNA
10 9 (0.73%) CISM
10 9 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.73%) RHCE
10 9 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (0.65%) GIAC
11 8 (0.65%) OCP
11 8 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.29%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) SLA
3 6 (0.48%) GDPR
4 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.40%) MiFID
4 5 (0.40%) NCSC
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 385 (31.05%) Docker
2 73 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (5.81%) Active Directory
4 40 (3.23%) vSphere
5 31 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 30 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.37%) KVM
8 16 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.81%) NFS
9 10 (0.81%) Varnish
10 9 (0.73%) Cronacle
10 9 (0.73%) Veritas File System
10 9 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 9 (0.73%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.65%) Xen
12 6 (0.48%) HDFS
13 5 (0.40%) Firmware
13 5 (0.40%) Gluster
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 266 (21.45%) Ansible
2 262 (21.13%) Kubernetes
3 221 (17.82%) Terraform
4 175 (14.11%) Puppet
5 129 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (3.71%) Prometheus
7 43 (3.47%) Packer
8 36 (2.90%) Salt
9 27 (2.18%) Grafana
10 23 (1.85%) Consul
11 19 (1.53%) Icinga
12 18 (1.45%) Kibana
13 17 (1.37%) Nagios
14 12 (0.97%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.73%) Data Guard
15 9 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (0.73%) Mesos
16 8 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
17 7 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 130 (10.48%) VMware
2 113 (9.11%) Oracle
3 109 (8.79%) Red Hat
4 90 (7.26%) Microsoft
5 62 (5.00%) Cisco
5 62 (5.00%) Google
6 27 (2.18%) CyberArk
6 27 (2.18%) Veritas
7 24 (1.94%) HP
7 24 (1.94%) Sybase
8 22 (1.77%) Citrix
9 21 (1.69%) NetApp
10 20 (1.61%) IBM
11 18 (1.45%) Dell
11 18 (1.45%) Reuters
11 18 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.37%) Tableau
13 16 (1.29%) Zend
14 15 (1.21%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.21%) Splunk