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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4510 4593 5075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.45% 11.46% 11.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.90% 44.83% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3988 4339
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
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 9416 10245 12083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.99% 25.57% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7639 8966 10431
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 0 678 £60,000 - 128
Canary Wharf -5 32 £66,250 +10.41%
West End of London -4 25 £45,000 -21.73% 25
Hammersmith -15 22 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hounslow +13 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Chiswick +5 19 £57,500 +4.54%
Croydon -4 17 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Wimbledon -6 10 £55,000 +48.64%
Surbiton +6 8 - - 4
Uxbridge -2 8 £37,500 -23.46% 1
Twickenham -10 8 £53,750 -10.41%
Heathrow +6 7 £58,750 +39.88%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £52,500 +38.25% 4
Barnet -1 6 £36,250 -19.44%
Westminster -4 6 £35,000 -44.44% 4
Dagenham - 5 £45,000 -
Hayes +8 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Docklands, London +1 4 £50,000 +72.41%
Ealing -1 3 £72,500 +7.40% 1
Bromley -7 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Teddington - 3 - - 1
Feltham 0 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Brentford -6 2 £58,750 +56.66%
Chessington - 2 £37,500 -
Moorgate - 2 £41,250 -
Harrow +4 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Mayfair -9 1 £57,500 -42.50%
Hackney - 1 - -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2673 (31.85%) Python
2 2614 (31.15%) Java
3 2532 (30.17%) Windows
4 2460 (29.31%) Finance
5 2422 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2359 (28.11%) DevOps
7 2088 (24.88%) Unix
8 2057 (24.51%) SQL
9 1972 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
10 1572 (18.73%) Puppet
11 1428 (17.01%) Jenkins
12 1396 (16.63%) Git (software)
13 1346 (16.04%) Ansible
14 1342 (15.99%) MySQL
15 1284 (15.30%) JavaScript
16 1262 (15.04%) Degree
17 1238 (14.75%) Docker
18 1201 (14.31%) Bash Shell
19 1186 (14.13%) VMware
20 1156 (13.77%) Oracle
21 1098 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
22 1089 (12.98%) Red Hat
23 1055 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
24 996 (11.87%) Apache
25 990 (11.80%) Banking
26 986 (11.75%) Computer Science
27 968 (11.53%) Perl
28 938 (11.18%) C++
29 890 (10.60%) Ruby
30 879 (10.47%) HTML

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
1 996 (11.87%) Apache
2 606 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 418 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
4 298 (3.55%) IIS
5 293 (3.49%) nginx
6 250 (2.98%) OpenStack
7 238 (2.84%) Confluence
8 235 (2.80%) JBoss
9 203 (2.42%) Apache Spark
9 203 (2.42%) WebLogic
10 197 (2.35%) WebSphere
11 178 (2.12%) MS Exchange
12 112 (1.33%) CMS
13 99 (1.18%) Apache Solr
14 90 (1.07%) Jetty
15 87 (1.04%) SharePoint
16 85 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
17 75 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 74 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 68 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 140 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.20%) SPSS
6 15 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.083%) Campfire
9 4 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.036%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.036%) Autodesk Flame
10 3 (0.036%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.024%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.024%) LaTeX
11 2 (0.024%) OrCAD
11 2 (0.024%) Weka
12 1 (0.012%) Houdini
12 1 (0.012%) InCopy
12 1 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 61 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 50 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (0.36%) RMDS
4 27 (0.32%) Magento
5 20 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.095%) Sage X3
10 7 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.060%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.060%) Temenos T24
12 4 (0.048%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.048%) MetaTrader
12 4 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
12 4 (0.048%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.048%) Sentinel
12 4 (0.048%) thinkFolio
13 3 (0.036%) Eikon
13 3 (0.036%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1972 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
2 651 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (3.59%) SaaS
4 261 (3.11%) GitHub
5 221 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 213 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 196 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 183 (2.18%) Office 365
9 149 (1.78%) IaaS
10 138 (1.64%) Amazon S3
10 138 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
11 120 (1.43%) PaaS
12 83 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 51 (0.61%) Route 53
14 50 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 50 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
15 45 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
16 36 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
17 34 (0.41%) CloudBees
18 32 (0.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 863 (10.28%) Firewall
2 691 (8.23%) TCP/IP
3 532 (6.34%) DNS
4 378 (4.50%) SAN
5 340 (4.05%) Internet
6 322 (3.84%) WAN
7 313 (3.73%) HTTP
8 297 (3.54%) LAN
9 282 (3.36%) VPN
10 260 (3.10%) DHCP
11 236 (2.81%) LDAP
12 218 (2.60%) Network Security
13 191 (2.28%) BGP
14 159 (1.89%) NAS
15 155 (1.85%) OSPF
16 151 (1.80%) SSL
17 141 (1.68%) VLAN
18 137 (1.63%) MPLS
19 133 (1.58%) VoIP
20 128 (1.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1342 (15.99%) MySQL
2 717 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 628 (7.48%) NoSQL
4 606 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 563 (6.71%) Relational Database
6 482 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
7 412 (4.91%) Big Data
8 371 (4.42%) Hadoop
9 363 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 286 (3.41%) Redis
11 245 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 230 (2.74%) Oracle Database
13 169 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 139 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
15 123 (1.47%) HBase
16 106 (1.26%) Blockchain
17 99 (1.18%) Apache Hive
18 95 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
19 94 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 93 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1428 (17.01%) Jenkins
2 1396 (16.63%) Git (software)
3 656 (7.82%) JIRA
4 463 (5.52%) Maven
5 393 (4.68%) Subversion
6 339 (4.04%) TeamCity
7 287 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 284 (3.38%) Selenium
9 263 (3.13%) JUnit
10 189 (2.25%) Vagrant
11 180 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 165 (1.97%) Hudson
13 157 (1.87%) Gradle
14 127 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
15 126 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
16 121 (1.44%) Bitbucket
17 99 (1.18%) JMeter
18 97 (1.16%) Ant
19 96 (1.14%) Grunt
20 93 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2460 (29.31%) Finance
2 990 (11.80%) Banking
3 435 (5.18%) Retail
4 401 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 356 (4.24%) Investment Banking
6 317 (3.78%) Front Office
7 304 (3.62%) Games
8 270 (3.22%) Marketing
9 150 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 150 (1.79%) Retail Banking
10 132 (1.57%) Legal
11 112 (1.33%) Back Office
12 111 (1.32%) Advertising
13 107 (1.27%) Electronics
14 81 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 54 (0.64%) Publishing
16 50 (0.60%) Law
17 44 (0.52%) Online Betting
18 25 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2208 (26.31%) Developer
2 1238 (14.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 745 (8.88%) Linux Engineer
4 661 (7.88%) Analyst
5 635 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 586 (6.98%) Administrator
7 398 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 393 (4.68%) Architect
8 393 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
9 341 (4.06%) Support Engineer
10 334 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
11 333 (3.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 325 (3.87%) Consultant
13 323 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 309 (3.68%) Applications Support
15 296 (3.53%) Software Engineer
16 292 (3.48%) C++ Developer
17 276 (3.29%) PHP Developer
18 275 (3.28%) Python Developer
19 273 (3.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 879 (10.47%) HTML
2 779 (9.28%) Web Services
3 719 (8.57%) CSS
4 542 (6.46%) Spring
5 481 (5.73%) .NET
6 472 (5.62%) LAMP
7 461 (5.49%) Node.js
8 418 (4.98%) AngularJS
9 399 (4.75%) RESTful
10 394 (4.69%) REST
11 386 (4.60%) XML
12 358 (4.27%) HTML5
13 331 (3.94%) jQuery
14 308 (3.67%) Hibernate
15 239 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
15 239 (2.85%) JSON
16 237 (2.82%) React
16 237 (2.82%) SOAP
17 221 (2.63%) CSS3
18 215 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 986 (11.75%) Computer Science
2 567 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 538 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 418 (4.98%) Fintech
5 325 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
6 271 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 259 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 246 (2.93%) Algorithms
9 235 (2.80%) Equities
10 225 (2.68%) User Experience
11 199 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 198 (2.36%) Clustering
13 192 (2.29%) Fixed Income
13 192 (2.29%) Hedge funds
14 184 (2.19%) Derivative
15 179 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
16 160 (1.91%) Data Structures
17 129 (1.54%) Public Cloud
18 112 (1.33%) Mobile App
19 82 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2532 (30.17%) Windows
2 2088 (24.88%) Unix
3 860 (10.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 653 (7.78%) Windows Server
5 582 (6.93%) CentOS
6 435 (5.18%) Ubuntu
7 406 (4.84%) Solaris
8 260 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 241 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 203 (2.42%) Debian
11 142 (1.69%) Android
12 141 (1.68%) Mac OS X
13 130 (1.55%) Apple iOS
14 87 (1.04%) Windows 7
15 83 (0.99%) AIX
16 74 (0.88%) CoreOS
17 69 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
18 62 (0.74%) Mac OS
19 47 (0.56%) Windows 10
20 36 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2422 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2359 (28.11%) DevOps
3 1098 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
4 827 (9.85%) Configuration Management
5 795 (9.47%) TDD
6 767 (9.14%) Open Source
7 721 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 690 (8.22%) OO
9 679 (8.09%) Scrum
10 675 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 581 (6.92%) ITIL
12 565 (6.73%) E-Commerce
13 534 (6.36%) Microservices
14 496 (5.91%) Analytics
15 469 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
16 464 (5.53%) SDLC
17 428 (5.10%) Mentoring
18 400 (4.77%) BDD
19 378 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
20 370 (4.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2673 (31.85%) Python
2 2614 (31.15%) Java
3 2057 (24.51%) SQL
4 1284 (15.30%) JavaScript
5 1201 (14.31%) Bash Shell
6 968 (11.53%) Perl
7 938 (11.18%) C++
8 890 (10.60%) Ruby
9 813 (9.69%) PHP
10 609 (7.26%) Shell Script
11 540 (6.43%) PowerShell
12 490 (5.84%) C#
13 383 (4.56%) C
14 344 (4.10%) Scala
15 267 (3.18%) Go
16 222 (2.65%) Groovy
17 169 (2.01%) PL/SQL
18 113 (1.35%) ES6
19 112 (1.33%) T-SQL
20 88 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 1262 (15.04%) Degree
2 449 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 335 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
4 259 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 221 (2.63%) CISSP
6 199 (2.37%) CISM
7 181 (2.16%) CCNP
8 137 (1.63%) CCNA
9 117 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 109 (1.30%) GIAC
11 108 (1.29%) CISA
12 107 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 92 (1.10%) RHCE
14 91 (1.08%) PhD
14 91 (1.08%) SANS
15 85 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 78 (0.93%) GCIH
17 77 (0.92%) MCSE
18 71 (0.85%) CCSP
19 68 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 510 (6.08%) QA
2 160 (1.91%) SLA
3 156 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 46 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 25 (0.30%) GCP
7 25 (0.30%) MiFID
8 19 (0.23%) COBIT
9 15 (0.18%) NIST 800
9 15 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.17%) GDPR
11 11 (0.13%) PMO
12 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.11%) HL7
12 9 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.095%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.083%) SSAE 16
15 6 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1238 (14.75%) Docker
2 767 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 648 (7.72%) Active Directory
4 217 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 184 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
6 157 (1.87%) vSphere
7 155 (1.85%) NFS
8 138 (1.64%) KVM
9 127 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 104 (1.24%) Xen
11 91 (1.08%) iptables
12 82 (0.98%) XenApp
13 59 (0.70%) Varnish
13 59 (0.70%) XenServer
14 57 (0.68%) Snort
15 52 (0.62%) etcd
16 48 (0.57%) LXC
17 44 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 44 (0.52%) XenDesktop
18 41 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1572 (18.73%) Puppet
2 1346 (16.04%) Ansible
3 1055 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
4 549 (6.54%) Kubernetes
5 455 (5.42%) Nagios
6 369 (4.40%) Terraform
7 140 (1.67%) Salt
8 133 (1.58%) SCCM
9 121 (1.44%) ZABBIX
10 109 (1.30%) Mesos
11 108 (1.29%) logstash
12 102 (1.22%) Graphite
13 94 (1.12%) Control-M
13 94 (1.12%) Nessus
14 91 (1.08%) Kibana
15 75 (0.89%) Grafana
16 66 (0.79%) HAProxy
17 62 (0.74%) Consul
18 56 (0.67%) SELinux
19 54 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1186 (14.13%) VMware
2 1156 (13.77%) Oracle
3 1089 (12.98%) Red Hat
4 833 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 686 (8.17%) Cisco
6 292 (3.48%) HP
6 292 (3.48%) Splunk
7 290 (3.46%) Google
8 258 (3.07%) Citrix
9 247 (2.94%) Juniper
10 228 (2.72%) NetApp
11 203 (2.42%) Sybase
12 202 (2.41%) IBM
13 164 (1.95%) SaltStack
14 133 (1.58%) EMC
15 132 (1.57%) Atlassian
16 123 (1.47%) Palo Alto
17 120 (1.43%) TIBCO
18 119 (1.42%) CheckPoint
19 112 (1.33%) New Relic
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Freshtechit
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pearson Frank
Posted: 2 days ago