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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3876 4758 4601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.46% 11.22% 10.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.27% 42.78% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 4038 3878
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8200 11123 11976
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.25% 26.24% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6961 9530 10239
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in London

Linux
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux in London

Linux
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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 +4 635 £60,000 - 158
Canary Wharf +8 37 £66,250 +3.92%
Chiswick +15 25 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West End of London +6 21 £52,500 -12.50% 46
Hammersmith -9 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Croydon +6 15 £50,000 +8.10% 4
Hackney - 13 - -
Hounslow +8 12 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Chessington +10 11 £37,500 -25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 10 £34,359 -34.55% 1
Dagenham - 8 £41,500 - 2
Wimbledon -7 7 £63,750 +6.25% 1
Bromley -1 6 £37,500 -2.59%
Uxbridge +9 5 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Moorgate - 5 £40,000 -
Mayfair +2 4 £50,000 -47.36%
Heathrow -1 4 £60,000 -
Westminster - 4 £37,500 -
Feltham +4 3 £51,250 -
Surbiton +3 3 - - 3
Barnet -5 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Docklands, London -10 2 - - 1
Wembley - 2 £60,000 -
Enfield +8 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Harrow +3 1 £80,000 -
Orpington 0 1 - -
South Kensington -2 1 £57,770 +5.89%
Greenwich -4 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Brentford -13 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Southwark - 1 £50,000 -
Hayes - 1 £42,000 - 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 2714 (33.41%) Python
2 2606 (32.08%) Windows
3 2422 (29.81%) Java
4 2357 (29.01%) Finance
5 2137 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
6 2084 (25.65%) Unix
7 2021 (24.88%) DevOps
8 2005 (24.68%) SQL
9 1813 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
10 1652 (20.33%) Puppet
11 1280 (15.76%) Git (software)
12 1260 (15.51%) Ansible
13 1259 (15.50%) JavaScript
14 1243 (15.30%) MySQL
15 1235 (15.20%) Bash Shell
16 1227 (15.10%) Jenkins
17 1195 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
18 1170 (14.40%) Degree
19 1149 (14.14%) VMware
20 1109 (13.65%) Oracle
21 1057 (13.01%) C++
22 994 (12.24%) Red Hat
23 992 (12.21%) Banking
24 991 (12.20%) Ruby
25 990 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
26 983 (12.10%) Docker
27 977 (12.03%) Perl
28 909 (11.19%) Apache
29 865 (10.65%) HTML
30 858 (10.56%) Configuration Management

Linux
Co-occurring 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
1 909 (11.19%) Apache
2 556 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 427 (5.26%) IIS
4 367 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
5 273 (3.36%) WebSphere
6 248 (3.05%) nginx
7 222 (2.73%) Apache Spark
8 215 (2.65%) JBoss
9 210 (2.58%) OpenStack
10 184 (2.26%) Confluence
11 159 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 152 (1.87%) MS Exchange
13 80 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 78 (0.96%) CMS
15 75 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 73 (0.90%) Apache Solr
17 68 (0.84%) Jetty
18 67 (0.82%) Apache Pig
19 64 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
20 57 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 354 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 140 (1.72%) MS Office
3 30 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.16%) SPSS
7 9 (0.11%) MS Project
8 7 (0.086%) GNU Octave
8 7 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.049%) Baselight
9 4 (0.049%) HipChat
10 3 (0.037%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.025%) Autodesk Smoke
11 2 (0.025%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.025%) Weka
12 1 (0.012%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 37 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (0.41%) RMDS
3 27 (0.33%) Magento
4 22 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.11%) Sage X3
8 8 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.086%) Eikon
9 7 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.074%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.062%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.062%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.062%) thinkFolio
12 4 (0.049%) Salerio
13 3 (0.037%) Eagle PACE
13 3 (0.037%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1813 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
2 576 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 313 (3.85%) SaaS
4 175 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 169 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 161 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 157 (1.93%) GitHub
8 154 (1.90%) Office 365
9 129 (1.59%) IaaS
10 118 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 106 (1.30%) PaaS
12 102 (1.26%) Amazon S3
13 77 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 61 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 49 (0.60%) Route 53
16 41 (0.50%) Slack
17 39 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
17 39 (0.48%) G Suite
18 37 (0.46%) CloudBees
19 36 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 716 (8.81%) Firewall
2 607 (7.47%) TCP/IP
3 496 (6.11%) DNS
4 350 (4.31%) Internet
5 334 (4.11%) SAN
6 311 (3.83%) HTTP
7 277 (3.41%) LAN
8 261 (3.21%) WAN
9 224 (2.76%) VPN
10 222 (2.73%) DHCP
11 194 (2.39%) LDAP
12 187 (2.30%) Network Security
13 165 (2.03%) SSL
14 159 (1.96%) BGP
15 158 (1.94%) NAS
16 140 (1.72%) OSPF
17 132 (1.62%) MPLS
18 116 (1.43%) iSCSI
18 116 (1.43%) Multicast
19 113 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1243 (15.30%) MySQL
2 737 (9.07%) SQL Server
3 636 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 585 (7.20%) MongoDB
5 562 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 463 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
7 419 (5.16%) Hadoop
8 383 (4.71%) Big Data
9 274 (3.37%) Redis
10 271 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 270 (3.32%) RDBMS
12 210 (2.58%) Oracle Database
13 180 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
14 175 (2.15%) HBase
15 114 (1.40%) Apache Hive
16 112 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
17 101 (1.24%) KDB
18 100 (1.23%) DB2
19 99 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
20 82 (1.01%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1280 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 1227 (15.10%) Jenkins
3 536 (6.60%) JIRA
4 461 (5.67%) Subversion
5 403 (4.96%) Maven
6 287 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 267 (3.29%) Selenium
8 259 (3.19%) JUnit
9 239 (2.94%) TeamCity
10 196 (2.41%) Vagrant
11 174 (2.14%) Gradle
12 161 (1.98%) Cucumber
13 150 (1.85%) Hudson
14 120 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 102 (1.26%) JMeter
16 94 (1.16%) Ant
17 89 (1.10%) Eclipse
18 84 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
19 77 (0.95%) Grunt
20 71 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2357 (29.01%) Finance
2 992 (12.21%) Banking
3 414 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 330 (4.06%) Front Office
5 277 (3.41%) Games
6 266 (3.27%) Investment Banking
7 262 (3.23%) Retail
8 214 (2.63%) Marketing
9 181 (2.23%) Financial Institution
10 132 (1.62%) Advertising
11 114 (1.40%) Back Office
12 91 (1.12%) Legal
13 74 (0.91%) Publishing
14 60 (0.74%) Law
15 53 (0.65%) Electronics
16 35 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.42%) Online Betting
18 30 (0.37%) Billing
19 29 (0.36%) Manufacturing
20 23 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2148 (26.44%) Developer
2 1108 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 768 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
4 760 (9.35%) Administrator
5 644 (7.93%) Java Developer
6 579 (7.13%) Analyst
7 541 (6.66%) Systems Administrator
8 447 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
9 400 (4.92%) C++ Developer
10 388 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 373 (4.59%) Architect
12 322 (3.96%) Applications Support
13 320 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 320 (3.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 314 (3.87%) Consultant
15 297 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
16 290 (3.57%) Software Engineer
17 288 (3.55%) Python Developer
18 258 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
19 252 (3.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (10.65%) HTML
2 757 (9.32%) Web Services
3 699 (8.60%) CSS
4 502 (6.18%) Node.js
5 491 (6.04%) .NET
6 486 (5.98%) Spring
7 469 (5.77%) XML
8 424 (5.22%) LAMP
9 363 (4.47%) AngularJS
10 362 (4.46%) REST
11 342 (4.21%) RESTful
12 314 (3.87%) jQuery
13 295 (3.63%) HTML5
14 287 (3.53%) Middleware
15 223 (2.74%) JSON
16 221 (2.72%) SOAP
17 212 (2.61%) Hibernate
18 209 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
19 205 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
20 197 (2.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 816 (10.04%) Computer Science
2 518 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 477 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 379 (4.67%) Fintech
5 293 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
6 288 (3.55%) Algorithms
7 281 (3.46%) Equities
8 269 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 229 (2.82%) Hedge funds
10 218 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 196 (2.41%) User Experience
12 181 (2.23%) Derivative
13 150 (1.85%) Fixed Income
14 148 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 141 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
16 140 (1.72%) Clustering
17 108 (1.33%) Public Cloud
18 101 (1.24%) Mobile App
19 74 (0.91%) Client/Server
20 72 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2606 (32.08%) Windows
2 2084 (25.65%) Unix
3 808 (9.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 690 (8.49%) Windows Server
5 551 (6.78%) CentOS
6 446 (5.49%) Ubuntu
7 341 (4.20%) Solaris
8 309 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 282 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 184 (2.26%) Debian
11 178 (2.19%) Mac OS X
12 103 (1.27%) Android
13 88 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 79 (0.97%) CoreOS
15 78 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 76 (0.94%) Windows 7
17 67 (0.82%) AIX
18 53 (0.65%) SUSE
19 48 (0.59%) Mac OS
20 29 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2137 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2021 (24.88%) DevOps
3 990 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
4 858 (10.56%) Configuration Management
5 800 (9.85%) Software Engineering
6 719 (8.85%) Open Source
7 708 (8.71%) TDD
8 589 (7.25%) Scrum
9 564 (6.94%) ITIL
10 543 (6.68%) E-Commerce
11 501 (6.17%) OO
12 456 (5.61%) Analytics
13 449 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
14 441 (5.43%) Low Latency
15 414 (5.10%) SDLC
16 389 (4.79%) Microservices
17 370 (4.55%) Multithreading
18 358 (4.41%) Information Security
19 347 (4.27%) Mentoring
20 334 (4.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2714 (33.41%) Python
2 2422 (29.81%) Java
3 2005 (24.68%) SQL
4 1259 (15.50%) JavaScript
5 1235 (15.20%) Bash Shell
6 1057 (13.01%) C++
7 991 (12.20%) Ruby
8 977 (12.03%) Perl
9 749 (9.22%) PHP
10 516 (6.35%) PowerShell
11 512 (6.30%) Shell Script
12 478 (5.88%) C#
13 404 (4.97%) C
14 383 (4.71%) Scala
15 244 (3.00%) Go
16 168 (2.07%) Groovy
17 140 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 103 (1.27%) R
19 76 (0.94%) Korn
20 73 (0.90%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1170 (14.40%) Degree
2 300 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
3 231 (2.84%) CISSP
4 199 (2.45%) CISM
5 185 (2.28%) Security Cleared
6 156 (1.92%) CCNP
7 141 (1.74%) CCNA
8 129 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 97 (1.19%) CISA
10 90 (1.11%) GIAC
11 80 (0.98%) MCSE
11 80 (0.98%) SANS
12 75 (0.92%) GCIH
13 74 (0.91%) PhD
13 74 (0.91%) SC Cleared
14 70 (0.86%) GCIA
14 70 (0.86%) RHCE
15 67 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 60 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
17 54 (0.66%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 495 (6.09%) QA
2 184 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 163 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 116 (1.43%) SLA
5 48 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.32%) PMO
7 20 (0.25%) GCP
7 20 (0.25%) MiFID
7 20 (0.25%) SDET
8 19 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.17%) HL7
10 11 (0.14%) COBIT
10 11 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.062%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.049%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.049%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.037%) EMIR
13 3 (0.037%) GDPR
13 3 (0.037%) GPG13
System Software
1 983 (12.10%) Docker
2 775 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 644 (7.93%) Active Directory
4 268 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 164 (2.02%) NFS
6 152 (1.87%) KVM
7 143 (1.76%) Xen
8 139 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
9 137 (1.69%) vSphere
10 97 (1.19%) XenApp
11 81 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 65 (0.80%) HDFS
13 62 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
14 53 (0.65%) Varnish
15 52 (0.64%) SRDF
16 50 (0.62%) iptables
17 48 (0.59%) Snort
18 45 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
19 43 (0.53%) VMware ESX
20 41 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1652 (20.33%) Puppet
2 1260 (15.51%) Ansible
3 1195 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
4 435 (5.35%) Nagios
5 365 (4.49%) Kubernetes
6 219 (2.70%) Terraform
7 197 (2.42%) Salt
8 138 (1.70%) SCCM
9 111 (1.37%) ZABBIX
10 109 (1.34%) Mesos
11 101 (1.24%) Graphite
12 86 (1.06%) logstash
13 78 (0.96%) Nessus
14 75 (0.92%) Kibana
15 64 (0.79%) Control-M
16 56 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
17 52 (0.64%) HAProxy
18 50 (0.62%) Grafana
19 48 (0.59%) WSUS
20 46 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 1149 (14.14%) VMware
2 1109 (13.65%) Oracle
3 994 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 823 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 609 (7.50%) Cisco
6 304 (3.74%) Splunk
7 275 (3.39%) HP
8 273 (3.36%) Google
9 244 (3.00%) Citrix
10 237 (2.92%) IBM
11 208 (2.56%) Sybase
12 193 (2.38%) Juniper
13 190 (2.34%) NetApp
14 174 (2.14%) EMC
15 164 (2.02%) Atlassian
16 158 (1.94%) SaltStack
17 142 (1.75%) TIBCO
18 132 (1.62%) CheckPoint
19 108 (1.33%) New Relic
20 98 (1.21%) Sun
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 60k +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus Pension Private Health
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago