Linux Jobs in London

Linux
England > London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 November 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
30 Nov 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 43 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,069 3,432 3,651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.69% 7.05% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.27% 44.72% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 866 2,346 2,567
10th Percentile £46,625 £47,500 £43,900
25th Percentile £58,668 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £121,250 £112,500 £107,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

All Operating Systems
London

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,947 7,674 8,158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 15.70% 15.77% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,506 5,339 5,802
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £106,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in London

Linux
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in London.

Salary trend for Linux in London

Linux
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in London over the 6 months to 30 November 2023.

Salary histogram for Linux 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 6 months to 30 November 2023. 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
Jobs
Central London -3 204 £78,000 -2.50% 54
South London +14 21 £72,500 +20.83% 7
West London +24 20 £60,000 +4.35% 11
East London -19 10 £57,500 - 94
North London +6 3 £60,500 -1.22%
Linux
England

Linux
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (5.14%) Confluence
2 23 (2.15%) nginx
3 22 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.96%) Apache
5 16 (1.50%) IIS
6 12 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.47%) JBoss
9 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.37%) Camunda
10 4 (0.37%) CMS
10 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.37%) WordPress
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.28%) Captiva
11 3 (0.28%) FileNet
11 3 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Fidessa
2 3 (0.28%) ION Anvil
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.19%) Salerio
3 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 404 (37.79%) AWS
2 316 (29.56%) Azure
3 147 (13.75%) GCP
4 90 (8.42%) Microsoft 365
5 74 (6.92%) OpenShift
6 59 (5.52%) Serverless
7 54 (5.05%) GitHub
8 38 (3.55%) Azure DevOps
9 34 (3.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (3.09%) SaaS
11 30 (2.81%) IaaS
12 26 (2.43%) Entra ID
13 24 (2.25%) PaaS
14 23 (2.15%) GitHub Actions
15 20 (1.87%) Amazon EKS
15 20 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
16 18 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 16 (1.50%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (15.62%) Firewall
2 81 (7.58%) DNS
2 81 (7.58%) VPN
3 74 (6.92%) TCP/IP
4 62 (5.80%) SAN
5 57 (5.33%) WAN
6 46 (4.30%) LAN
7 43 (4.02%) Internet
8 36 (3.37%) DHCP
9 30 (2.81%) HTTP
10 29 (2.71%) VLAN
11 22 (2.06%) OSPF
12 21 (1.96%) Network Security
12 21 (1.96%) Wireless
13 20 (1.87%) BGP
13 20 (1.87%) SSL
14 19 (1.78%) NAS
15 18 (1.68%) MPLS
15 18 (1.68%) VoIP
16 16 (1.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.24%) MySQL
2 56 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 36 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 35 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (2.99%) Big Data
7 23 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.78%) Redis
10 14 (1.31%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.22%) Tick Data
12 11 (1.03%) Power BI
13 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.94%) Metadata
14 9 (0.84%) Hazelcast
14 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.75%) KDB
15 8 (0.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 121 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 102 (9.54%) Git
3 74 (6.92%) GitLab
4 62 (5.80%) JIRA
5 36 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (2.90%) Maven
7 29 (2.71%) Artifactory
8 25 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 22 (2.06%) CircleCI
10 20 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (1.78%) Liquibase
12 18 (1.68%) JUnit
13 16 (1.50%) SonarQube
14 13 (1.22%) Travis CI
15 10 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.94%) Selenium
16 9 (0.84%) Mockito
17 8 (0.75%) GCC
17 8 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 343 (32.09%) Finance
2 260 (24.32%) Social Skills
3 112 (10.48%) Banking
4 64 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 43 (4.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 39 (3.65%) Financial Institution
8 37 (3.46%) Front Office
8 37 (3.46%) Retail
9 30 (2.81%) Investment Banking
10 22 (2.06%) Public Sector
11 19 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
12 18 (1.68%) Billing
13 17 (1.59%) Marketing
14 13 (1.22%) Back Office
14 13 (1.22%) Legal
15 12 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
15 12 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
16 10 (0.94%) Advertising
16 10 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 213 (19.93%) Senior
2 169 (15.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 121 (11.32%) Lead
4 115 (10.76%) Developer
5 81 (7.58%) Architect
6 75 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 74 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
8 71 (6.64%) Analyst
9 65 (6.08%) Software Engineer
10 63 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 58 (5.43%) Python Engineer
12 48 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
13 47 (4.40%) Senior Developer
14 45 (4.21%) Lead DevOps
15 44 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
16 43 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
17 42 (3.93%) AWS DevOps
17 42 (3.93%) Support Engineer
18 41 (3.84%) Lead DevOps Engineer
19 40 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.45%) Kafka
2 47 (4.40%) React
3 40 (3.74%) .NET
4 37 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
5 34 (3.18%) FIX Protocol
6 32 (2.99%) JSON
7 31 (2.90%) REST
7 31 (2.90%) Spring
8 29 (2.71%) Middleware
9 24 (2.25%) YAML
10 23 (2.15%) RESTful
11 21 (1.96%) LDAP
12 20 (1.87%) Hibernate
12 20 (1.87%) Node.js
13 19 (1.78%) AngularJS
13 19 (1.78%) Spring Boot
14 18 (1.68%) HTML
14 18 (1.68%) JPA
15 16 (1.50%) CSS
15 16 (1.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 54 (5.05%) Distributed Systems
4 46 (4.30%) Hedge funds
5 44 (4.12%) Cloud Native
6 35 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 31 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (2.62%) Equities
10 27 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 27 (2.53%) Onboarding
11 24 (2.25%) Fixed Income
12 23 (2.15%) Legacy Code
12 23 (2.15%) Product Ownership
12 23 (2.15%) Replication
13 22 (2.06%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.87%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.78%) PKI
16 18 (1.68%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 360 (33.68%) Windows
2 202 (18.90%) Unix
3 124 (11.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 121 (11.32%) Windows Server
5 82 (7.67%) Ubuntu
6 53 (4.96%) Mac OS
7 39 (3.65%) Solaris
8 35 (3.27%) CentOS
9 30 (2.81%) VMS
10 24 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (2.15%) Windows 10
12 22 (2.06%) AIX
13 16 (1.50%) SUSE
14 15 (1.40%) Debian
14 15 (1.40%) HPUX
15 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
16 11 (1.03%) Fedora
17 10 (0.94%) Android
18 9 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
18 9 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (33.68%) DevOps
2 293 (27.41%) CI/CD
3 211 (19.74%) Agile
4 175 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
5 174 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 156 (14.59%) Containerisation
7 124 (11.60%) Configuration Management
8 116 (10.85%) Infrastructure as Code
9 106 (9.92%) Computer Science
10 98 (9.17%) Microservices
11 91 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 79 (7.39%) High Availability
13 72 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 71 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
15 68 (6.36%) DevSecOps
16 56 (5.24%) Low Latency
16 56 (5.24%) Scrum
17 55 (5.14%) ITIL
18 53 (4.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 503 (47.05%) Python
2 244 (22.83%) Bash
3 211 (19.74%) PowerShell
4 200 (18.71%) Java
5 199 (18.62%) SQL
6 136 (12.72%) C++
7 79 (7.39%) JavaScript
8 72 (6.74%) C#
9 68 (6.36%) Perl
10 67 (6.27%) Shell Script
11 58 (5.43%) Go
12 54 (5.05%) Ruby
13 47 (4.40%) C
14 31 (2.90%) TypeScript
15 28 (2.62%) PHP
16 24 (2.25%) Rust
17 18 (1.68%) Groovy
18 17 (1.59%) VB
19 15 (1.40%) Korn
20 12 (1.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 145 (13.56%) Degree
2 76 (7.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 54 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 39 (3.65%) Master's Degree
7 29 (2.71%) CCNA
8 25 (2.34%) AWS Certification
9 23 (2.15%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (1.40%) CCNP
11 15 (1.40%) CISSP
11 15 (1.40%) MCSA
11 15 (1.40%) MCSE
12 14 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 12 (1.12%) CCSP
14 8 (0.75%) RHCE
15 6 (0.56%) Azure Certification
16 5 (0.47%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.02%) QA
2 26 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.59%) NIST
4 16 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.22%) GDPR
6 9 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.84%) NCSC
6 9 (0.84%) SLA
7 3 (0.28%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.19%) Software Quality Assurance
9 1 (0.094%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.094%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.094%) ITGC
9 1 (0.094%) PMO
9 1 (0.094%) SOC 2
System Software
1 234 (21.89%) Docker
2 129 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 99 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.81%) vSphere
6 24 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (1.22%) vCloud
10 9 (0.84%) OpenSIPS
10 9 (0.84%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 8 (0.75%) Firmware
11 8 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.65%) NFS
13 5 (0.47%) Ceph
13 5 (0.47%) Varnish
13 5 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.47%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 247 (23.11%) Kubernetes
2 233 (21.80%) Terraform
3 219 (20.49%) Ansible
4 77 (7.20%) Puppet
5 39 (3.65%) Grafana
6 37 (3.46%) Progress Chef
7 24 (2.25%) Prometheus
8 21 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (1.50%) Nagios
10 15 (1.40%) NetBackup
11 14 (1.31%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (1.03%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.84%) Salt
14 8 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 8 (0.75%) SCCM
14 8 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.65%) Packer
16 6 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
17 5 (0.47%) vCenter Server
18 4 (0.37%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 153 (14.31%) VMware
2 136 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 127 (11.88%) Red Hat
4 90 (8.42%) Oracle
5 73 (6.83%) Google
6 63 (5.89%) Cisco
7 61 (5.71%) Splunk
8 34 (3.18%) TOWER Software
9 32 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 30 (2.81%) HP
11 28 (2.62%) Palo Alto
12 24 (2.25%) Veeam
13 20 (1.87%) CyberArk
14 19 (1.78%) IBM
15 18 (1.68%) NetApp
15 18 (1.68%) New Relic
16 17 (1.59%) Bloomberg
16 17 (1.59%) ION Trading
16 17 (1.59%) Sun
17 15 (1.40%) Veritas