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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / London
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3887 4709 4569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.56% 11.24% 10.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.67% 42.70% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3230 4005 3832
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 8154 11029 11902
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.26% 26.32% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6909 9449 10154
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 25 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 25 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 +4 625 £62,500 +4.16% 161
Canary Wharf +6 36 £67,500 +5.88%
Chiswick +18 28 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West End of London +7 21 £52,500 -12.50% 28
Hammersmith -11 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Croydon +9 16 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hackney - 13 - -
Chessington +10 11 £37,500 -25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 10 £34,359 -34.55% 1
Hounslow +2 10 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Uxbridge +11 8 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Bromley -3 7 £37,500 -2.59%
Wimbledon -11 7 £63,750 +6.25% 1
Dagenham - 7 £41,500 - 2
Moorgate - 5 £40,000 -
Mayfair +3 4 £50,000 -47.36%
Heathrow -2 4 £60,000 -
Westminster - 4 £37,500 -
Feltham +4 2 £47,500 - 1
Surbiton +3 2 - - 3
Docklands, London -9 2 - - 1
Wembley - 2 £60,000 -
Teddington +10 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Enfield +9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Harrow +1 1 £80,000 -
Orpington 0 1 - -
South Kensington -1 1 £57,770 +5.89%
Greenwich -4 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Barnet -6 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Brentford -11 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Hayes - 1 £42,000 - 2
Southwark - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 2727 (33.32%) Python
2 2644 (32.30%) Windows
3 2441 (29.82%) Java
4 2382 (29.10%) Finance
5 2158 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
6 2098 (25.63%) Unix
7 2027 (24.76%) DevOps
8 2016 (24.63%) SQL
9 1816 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
10 1672 (20.43%) Puppet
11 1297 (15.85%) Git (software)
12 1272 (15.54%) Ansible
13 1253 (15.31%) JavaScript
14 1239 (15.14%) Bash Shell
14 1239 (15.14%) Jenkins
15 1234 (15.08%) MySQL
16 1229 (15.02%) Opscode Chef
17 1182 (14.44%) Degree
18 1165 (14.23%) VMware
19 1118 (13.66%) Oracle
20 1075 (13.13%) C++
21 999 (12.21%) Ruby
21 999 (12.21%) Docker
22 997 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
23 996 (12.17%) Banking
24 985 (12.03%) Red Hat
25 977 (11.94%) Perl
26 907 (11.08%) Apache
27 872 (10.65%) Configuration Management
28 862 (10.53%) HTML

Linux
Top Related 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
1 907 (11.08%) Apache
2 559 (6.83%) Tomcat
3 436 (5.33%) IIS
4 373 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
5 277 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 247 (3.02%) nginx
7 223 (2.72%) Apache Spark
8 216 (2.64%) JBoss
9 204 (2.49%) OpenStack
10 186 (2.27%) Confluence
11 158 (1.93%) WebLogic
12 152 (1.86%) MS Exchange
13 80 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 77 (0.94%) CMS
15 76 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 74 (0.90%) Apache Solr
17 67 (0.82%) Apache Pig
17 67 (0.82%) Jetty
18 63 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
19 55 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 359 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 139 (1.70%) MS Office
3 30 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.28%) 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 5 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.049%) Baselight
10 4 (0.049%) HipChat
11 3 (0.037%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.024%) Autodesk Smoke
12 2 (0.024%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.024%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 2 (0.024%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (0.40%) RMDS
3 24 (0.29%) Magento
4 22 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.11%) Sage X3
8 8 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.086%) Eikon
9 7 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.073%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.061%) thinkFolio
12 4 (0.049%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.049%) Salerio
12 4 (0.049%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
13 3 (0.037%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1816 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
2 576 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (3.89%) SaaS
4 174 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 169 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 160 (1.95%) GitHub
7 156 (1.91%) Office 365
8 154 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 134 (1.64%) IaaS
10 117 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 109 (1.33%) PaaS
12 100 (1.22%) Amazon S3
13 76 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 60 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 47 (0.57%) Route 53
16 43 (0.53%) Slack
17 40 (0.49%) G Suite
18 39 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
19 36 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
19 36 (0.44%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 722 (8.82%) Firewall
2 612 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 500 (6.11%) DNS
4 356 (4.35%) Internet
5 341 (4.17%) SAN
6 315 (3.85%) HTTP
7 281 (3.43%) LAN
8 267 (3.26%) WAN
9 229 (2.80%) DHCP
10 220 (2.69%) VPN
11 193 (2.36%) LDAP
12 186 (2.27%) Network Security
13 167 (2.04%) SSL
14 158 (1.93%) BGP
15 157 (1.92%) NAS
16 139 (1.70%) OSPF
17 128 (1.56%) MPLS
18 118 (1.44%) Multicast
19 116 (1.42%) iSCSI
20 112 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1234 (15.08%) MySQL
2 747 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 640 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 585 (7.15%) MongoDB
5 573 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 458 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 424 (5.18%) Hadoop
8 386 (4.72%) Big Data
9 274 (3.35%) RDBMS
10 273 (3.34%) Redis
11 271 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 213 (2.60%) Oracle Database
13 182 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
14 175 (2.14%) HBase
15 115 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 112 (1.37%) Apache Hive
17 104 (1.27%) DB2
18 101 (1.23%) KDB
19 95 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
20 85 (1.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1297 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 1239 (15.14%) Jenkins
3 536 (6.55%) JIRA
4 462 (5.64%) Subversion
5 404 (4.94%) Maven
6 289 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 272 (3.32%) Selenium
8 264 (3.23%) JUnit
9 241 (2.94%) TeamCity
10 197 (2.41%) Vagrant
11 179 (2.19%) Gradle
12 163 (1.99%) Cucumber
13 151 (1.84%) Hudson
14 119 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
15 104 (1.27%) JMeter
16 97 (1.19%) Ant
17 87 (1.06%) Eclipse
18 82 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 80 (0.98%) Grunt
20 72 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2382 (29.10%) Finance
2 996 (12.17%) Banking
3 424 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 332 (4.06%) Front Office
5 282 (3.45%) Games
6 267 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 257 (3.14%) Retail
8 217 (2.65%) Marketing
9 184 (2.25%) Financial Institution
10 136 (1.66%) Advertising
11 118 (1.44%) Back Office
12 83 (1.01%) Legal
13 75 (0.92%) Publishing
14 60 (0.73%) Law
15 52 (0.64%) Electronics
16 34 (0.42%) Online Betting
17 33 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 31 (0.38%) Billing
19 29 (0.35%) Manufacturing
20 24 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2168 (26.49%) Developer
2 1116 (13.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 777 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
4 763 (9.32%) Administrator
5 653 (7.98%) Java Developer
6 582 (7.11%) Analyst
7 548 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
8 443 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
9 411 (5.02%) C++ Developer
10 387 (4.73%) Senior Developer
11 377 (4.61%) Architect
12 326 (3.98%) Applications Support
12 326 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 320 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 310 (3.79%) Consultant
15 309 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
16 297 (3.63%) Software Engineer
17 289 (3.53%) Python Developer
18 258 (3.15%) AWS Engineer
19 253 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (10.53%) HTML
2 751 (9.18%) Web Services
3 695 (8.49%) CSS
4 509 (6.22%) Node.js
5 494 (6.04%) .NET
6 486 (5.94%) Spring
7 471 (5.75%) XML
8 420 (5.13%) LAMP
9 374 (4.57%) AngularJS
10 370 (4.52%) REST
11 346 (4.23%) RESTful
12 313 (3.82%) jQuery
13 293 (3.58%) Middleware
14 292 (3.57%) HTML5
15 227 (2.77%) JSON
16 222 (2.71%) SOAP
17 209 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
17 209 (2.55%) Hibernate
18 207 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
19 194 (2.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 815 (9.96%) Computer Science
2 520 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 488 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 384 (4.69%) Fintech
5 294 (3.59%) Algorithms
6 291 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
7 285 (3.48%) Equities
8 270 (3.30%) Management Information System
9 239 (2.92%) Hedge funds
10 222 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 192 (2.35%) User Experience
12 182 (2.22%) Derivative
13 153 (1.87%) Fixed Income
14 149 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 139 (1.70%) Clustering
15 139 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
16 111 (1.36%) Public Cloud
17 105 (1.28%) Mobile App
18 75 (0.92%) Client/Server
19 72 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2644 (32.30%) Windows
2 2098 (25.63%) Unix
3 815 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 694 (8.48%) Windows Server
5 551 (6.73%) CentOS
6 441 (5.39%) Ubuntu
7 346 (4.23%) Solaris
8 314 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 283 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 183 (2.24%) Mac OS X
11 177 (2.16%) Debian
12 104 (1.27%) Android
13 88 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 80 (0.98%) CoreOS
15 79 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 73 (0.89%) Windows 7
17 65 (0.79%) AIX
18 52 (0.64%) SUSE
19 48 (0.59%) Mac OS
20 28 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2158 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2027 (24.76%) DevOps
3 997 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
4 872 (10.65%) Configuration Management
5 815 (9.96%) Software Engineering
6 735 (8.98%) Open Source
7 702 (8.58%) TDD
8 596 (7.28%) Scrum
9 568 (6.94%) ITIL
10 531 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 507 (6.19%) OO
12 451 (5.51%) Analytics
13 446 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
14 444 (5.42%) Low Latency
15 420 (5.13%) SDLC
16 392 (4.79%) Microservices
17 375 (4.58%) Multithreading
18 358 (4.37%) Information Security
19 343 (4.19%) Mentoring
20 331 (4.04%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2727 (33.32%) Python
2 2441 (29.82%) Java
3 2016 (24.63%) SQL
4 1253 (15.31%) JavaScript
5 1239 (15.14%) Bash Shell
6 1075 (13.13%) C++
7 999 (12.21%) Ruby
8 977 (11.94%) Perl
9 738 (9.02%) PHP
10 519 (6.34%) PowerShell
11 510 (6.23%) Shell Script
12 490 (5.99%) C#
13 409 (5.00%) C
14 383 (4.68%) Scala
15 243 (2.97%) Go
16 176 (2.15%) Groovy
17 142 (1.73%) PL/SQL
18 104 (1.27%) R
19 73 (0.89%) Korn
20 68 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1182 (14.44%) Degree
2 301 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 229 (2.80%) CISSP
4 198 (2.42%) CISM
5 184 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 157 (1.92%) CCNP
7 143 (1.75%) CCNA
8 131 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 94 (1.15%) CISA
10 89 (1.09%) GIAC
11 82 (1.00%) MCSE
12 79 (0.97%) SANS
13 75 (0.92%) PhD
14 74 (0.90%) GCIH
15 73 (0.89%) SC Cleared
16 68 (0.83%) GCIA
16 68 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 66 (0.81%) RHCE
18 62 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
19 53 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (6.10%) QA
2 181 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 164 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 117 (1.43%) SLA
5 47 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.32%) PMO
7 22 (0.27%) SDET
8 21 (0.26%) GCP
9 20 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.23%) MiFID
11 14 (0.17%) HL7
12 11 (0.13%) COBIT
12 11 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 5 (0.061%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.049%) GPG13
14 4 (0.049%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.037%) EMIR
15 3 (0.037%) FISMA
15 3 (0.037%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 999 (12.21%) Docker
2 786 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 655 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 270 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 163 (1.99%) NFS
6 153 (1.87%) KVM
7 145 (1.77%) Xen
8 141 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
9 140 (1.71%) vSphere
10 100 (1.22%) XenApp
11 84 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
12 67 (0.82%) HDFS
13 64 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 55 (0.67%) Varnish
15 53 (0.65%) SRDF
16 50 (0.61%) iptables
17 48 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
18 47 (0.57%) Snort
19 46 (0.56%) VMware ESX
20 39 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1672 (20.43%) Puppet
2 1272 (15.54%) Ansible
3 1229 (15.02%) Opscode Chef
4 433 (5.29%) Nagios
5 361 (4.41%) Kubernetes
6 223 (2.72%) Terraform
7 201 (2.46%) Salt
8 136 (1.66%) SCCM
9 109 (1.33%) Mesos
10 108 (1.32%) ZABBIX
11 103 (1.26%) Graphite
12 85 (1.04%) logstash
13 75 (0.92%) Kibana
14 73 (0.89%) Nessus
15 65 (0.79%) Control-M
16 52 (0.64%) Grafana
16 52 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
17 49 (0.60%) HAProxy
17 49 (0.60%) WSUS
18 48 (0.59%) Packer
Vendors
1 1165 (14.23%) VMware
2 1118 (13.66%) Oracle
3 985 (12.03%) Red Hat
4 822 (10.04%) Microsoft
5 611 (7.46%) Cisco
6 305 (3.73%) Splunk
7 276 (3.37%) Google
8 272 (3.32%) HP
9 251 (3.07%) Citrix
10 235 (2.87%) IBM
11 213 (2.60%) Sybase
12 189 (2.31%) Juniper
13 185 (2.26%) NetApp
14 176 (2.15%) EMC
15 170 (2.08%) Atlassian
16 155 (1.89%) SaltStack
17 142 (1.73%) TIBCO
18 133 (1.62%) CheckPoint
19 106 (1.30%) New Relic
20 100 (1.22%) Sun
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Pension Plan, Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £999,999 per annum 75000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday