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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / London
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4496 4682 4967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.68% 11.57% 11.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.96% 44.58% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3720 4012 4231
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 9183 10503 11978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.91% 25.96% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7665 9155 10330
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 728 £60,000 - 131
Canary Wharf +6 42 £67,500 +12.50%
Hammersmith -6 29 £60,000 +14.28%
West End of London -5 22 £35,000 -41.66% 33
Croydon -4 18 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Chiswick +10 17 £57,500 +36.90% 3
Hounslow - 16 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 10 £51,250 +5.12% 2
Chessington - 10 £37,250 -
Hackney - 9 - - 1
Surbiton +6 8 - - 2
Wimbledon -2 8 £67,500 +82.43%
Westminster -3 8 £35,000 -44.44% 1
Twickenham -11 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Heathrow +3 6 £60,000 +42.85%
Dagenham - 6 £45,000 -
Barnet -7 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Uxbridge +9 4 £67,500 +37.75% 1
Feltham +1 4 £51,250 +7.89%
Docklands, London -3 3 £66,250 +128.44%
Mayfair -5 3 £57,500 -42.50%
Bromley -8 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Teddington - 3 - - 1
Brentford -4 2 £58,750 +56.66%
Harrow +8 1 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Enfield +3 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Ealing -1 1 - -
South Kensington -5 1 £57,770 +5.89%
Moorgate - 1 £40,000 -
Hayes - 1 £36,500 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2711 (32.87%) Python
2 2525 (30.61%) Windows
3 2516 (30.50%) Java
4 2373 (28.77%) Finance
5 2298 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2214 (26.84%) DevOps
7 2058 (24.95%) Unix
8 2014 (24.42%) SQL
9 1939 (23.51%) Amazon AWS
10 1598 (19.37%) Puppet
11 1336 (16.20%) Ansible
12 1334 (16.17%) Jenkins
13 1330 (16.13%) Git (software)
14 1325 (16.06%) MySQL
15 1290 (15.64%) JavaScript
16 1218 (14.77%) Degree
17 1201 (14.56%) VMware
18 1191 (14.44%) Bash Shell
19 1155 (14.00%) Docker
20 1116 (13.53%) Oracle
21 1110 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
22 1071 (12.98%) Red Hat
23 1043 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
24 958 (11.61%) Perl
24 958 (11.61%) C++
25 953 (11.55%) Apache
26 943 (11.43%) Computer Science
27 913 (11.07%) Ruby
27 913 (11.07%) Banking
28 880 (10.67%) 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
1 953 (11.55%) Apache
2 566 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 397 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
4 329 (3.99%) IIS
5 274 (3.32%) nginx
6 237 (2.87%) OpenStack
7 223 (2.70%) JBoss
8 217 (2.63%) Apache Spark
9 216 (2.62%) Confluence
10 211 (2.56%) WebSphere
11 187 (2.27%) WebLogic
12 157 (1.90%) MS Exchange
13 100 (1.21%) CMS
14 91 (1.10%) Apache Solr
15 81 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
16 80 (0.97%) Jetty
17 68 (0.82%) SharePoint
18 65 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
19 64 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 58 (0.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 130 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 20 (0.24%) SPSS
4 14 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.085%) Campfire
7 6 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.048%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.036%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.036%) Autodesk Flame
9 3 (0.036%) Baselight
9 3 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.024%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.024%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.024%) Weka
11 1 (0.012%) Houdini
11 1 (0.012%) Maya
Business Applications
1 52 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 48 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.34%) Magento
4 21 (0.25%) RMDS
5 19 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.12%) Sage X3
6 10 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 8 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.061%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.061%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.048%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.048%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.048%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.036%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.036%) MetaTrader
11 3 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1939 (23.51%) Amazon AWS
2 654 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 309 (3.75%) SaaS
4 232 (2.81%) GitHub
5 195 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 187 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 178 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 168 (2.04%) Office 365
9 141 (1.71%) IaaS
10 137 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
11 119 (1.44%) Amazon S3
12 110 (1.33%) PaaS
13 88 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 57 (0.69%) Route 53
15 51 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 47 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
17 41 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
18 35 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
18 35 (0.42%) Slack
19 30 (0.36%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 798 (9.68%) Firewall
2 636 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 485 (5.88%) DNS
4 372 (4.51%) SAN
5 336 (4.07%) Internet
6 301 (3.65%) WAN
7 292 (3.54%) LAN
8 279 (3.38%) HTTP
9 252 (3.06%) VPN
10 243 (2.95%) DHCP
11 224 (2.72%) Network Security
12 216 (2.62%) LDAP
13 182 (2.21%) BGP
14 163 (1.98%) NAS
15 154 (1.87%) OSPF
16 151 (1.83%) SSL
17 142 (1.72%) MPLS
18 132 (1.60%) VLAN
18 132 (1.60%) VoIP
19 127 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1325 (16.06%) MySQL
2 713 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 646 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 602 (7.30%) MongoDB
5 562 (6.81%) Relational Database
6 472 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
7 428 (5.19%) Big Data
8 403 (4.89%) Hadoop
9 315 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 283 (3.43%) Redis
11 254 (3.08%) RDBMS
12 210 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 164 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
14 148 (1.79%) HBase
15 116 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
16 114 (1.38%) Apache Hive
17 99 (1.20%) KDB
18 96 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
19 93 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 91 (1.10%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1334 (16.17%) Jenkins
2 1330 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 626 (7.59%) JIRA
4 431 (5.23%) Maven
5 422 (5.12%) Subversion
6 294 (3.56%) TeamCity
7 289 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 269 (3.26%) JUnit
9 264 (3.20%) Selenium
10 192 (2.33%) Vagrant
11 176 (2.13%) Hudson
12 172 (2.09%) Cucumber
13 156 (1.89%) Gradle
14 127 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
15 107 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 98 (1.19%) Bitbucket
16 98 (1.19%) Eclipse
17 96 (1.16%) Ant
17 96 (1.16%) JMeter
18 94 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 2373 (28.77%) Finance
2 913 (11.07%) Banking
3 400 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 352 (4.27%) Retail
5 334 (4.05%) Front Office
6 309 (3.75%) Games
7 295 (3.58%) Investment Banking
8 260 (3.15%) Marketing
9 156 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 126 (1.53%) Legal
11 109 (1.32%) Advertising
12 106 (1.29%) Back Office
13 95 (1.15%) Electronics
14 64 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 63 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 59 (0.72%) Publishing
17 57 (0.69%) Law
18 36 (0.44%) Online Betting
19 26 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 23 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2212 (26.82%) Developer
2 1186 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 763 (9.25%) Linux Engineer
4 630 (7.64%) Administrator
5 621 (7.53%) Java Developer
6 599 (7.26%) Analyst
7 417 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
8 398 (4.83%) Architect
9 394 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 363 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
11 330 (4.00%) C++ Developer
12 326 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 320 (3.88%) Consultant
14 310 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 306 (3.71%) Support Engineer
16 304 (3.69%) Applications Support
17 277 (3.36%) Software Engineer
18 276 (3.35%) Python Developer
19 260 (3.15%) PHP Developer
20 255 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 880 (10.67%) HTML
2 778 (9.43%) Web Services
3 728 (8.83%) CSS
4 512 (6.21%) Spring
5 484 (5.87%) Node.js
6 470 (5.70%) .NET
7 444 (5.38%) LAMP
8 409 (4.96%) AngularJS
9 403 (4.89%) XML
10 384 (4.66%) RESTful
11 372 (4.51%) REST
12 350 (4.24%) jQuery
13 342 (4.15%) HTML5
14 271 (3.29%) Hibernate
15 239 (2.90%) React
16 232 (2.81%) JSON
17 227 (2.75%) Elastic Stack
18 224 (2.72%) SOAP
19 220 (2.67%) CSS3
20 216 (2.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 943 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 535 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 499 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 409 (4.96%) Fintech
5 297 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 272 (3.30%) Algorithms
6 272 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 262 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 234 (2.84%) User Experience
9 232 (2.81%) Equities
10 201 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 196 (2.38%) Hedge funds
12 184 (2.23%) Clustering
13 173 (2.10%) Derivative
14 169 (2.05%) Fixed Income
15 163 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
16 155 (1.88%) Data Structures
17 117 (1.42%) Public Cloud
18 111 (1.35%) Mobile App
19 68 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2525 (30.61%) Windows
2 2058 (24.95%) Unix
3 824 (9.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 650 (7.88%) Windows Server
5 563 (6.83%) CentOS
6 433 (5.25%) Ubuntu
7 378 (4.58%) Solaris
8 258 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 245 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 200 (2.42%) Debian
11 136 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 131 (1.59%) Android
13 117 (1.42%) Apple iOS
14 83 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
15 77 (0.93%) AIX
16 72 (0.87%) CoreOS
17 71 (0.86%) Windows 7
18 55 (0.67%) Mac OS
19 36 (0.44%) SUSE
20 31 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2298 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2214 (26.84%) DevOps
3 1043 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
4 824 (9.99%) Configuration Management
5 768 (9.31%) TDD
6 736 (8.92%) Software Engineering
7 732 (8.87%) Open Source
8 665 (8.06%) Scrum
9 642 (7.78%) OO
10 636 (7.71%) Test Automation
11 554 (6.72%) ITIL
12 551 (6.68%) E-Commerce
13 496 (6.01%) Analytics
14 485 (5.88%) Microservices
15 462 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 454 (5.50%) SDLC
17 411 (4.98%) Mentoring
18 394 (4.78%) Low Latency
19 371 (4.50%) BDD
20 369 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2711 (32.87%) Python
2 2516 (30.50%) Java
3 2014 (24.42%) SQL
4 1290 (15.64%) JavaScript
5 1191 (14.44%) Bash Shell
6 958 (11.61%) C++
6 958 (11.61%) Perl
7 913 (11.07%) Ruby
8 803 (9.74%) PHP
9 567 (6.87%) Shell Script
10 560 (6.79%) PowerShell
11 493 (5.98%) C#
12 366 (4.44%) Scala
13 363 (4.40%) C
14 274 (3.32%) Go
15 205 (2.49%) Groovy
16 138 (1.67%) PL/SQL
17 106 (1.29%) R
18 102 (1.24%) ES6
18 102 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1218 (14.77%) Degree
2 341 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 221 (2.68%) CISSP
5 203 (2.46%) CISM
6 186 (2.26%) CCNP
7 142 (1.72%) CCNA
8 123 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 116 (1.41%) CISA
10 106 (1.29%) GIAC
11 95 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 89 (1.08%) RHCE
12 89 (1.08%) SANS
12 89 (1.08%) SC Cleared
13 84 (1.02%) PhD
14 82 (0.99%) MCSE
15 79 (0.96%) GCIH
16 73 (0.89%) CCSP
17 68 (0.82%) GCIA
18 64 (0.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (5.86%) QA
2 149 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 148 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (1.59%) SLA
5 44 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 36 (0.44%) ISO27002
7 29 (0.35%) MiFID
8 20 (0.24%) COBIT
8 20 (0.24%) PMO
9 18 (0.22%) GCP
10 11 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.13%) HL7
11 10 (0.12%) GDPR
11 10 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 5 (0.061%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.061%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.048%) EMIR
14 4 (0.048%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.036%) SEPA
System Software
1 1155 (14.00%) Docker
2 776 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 627 (7.60%) Active Directory
4 243 (2.95%) Hyper-V
5 176 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 151 (1.83%) vSphere
7 148 (1.79%) NFS
8 144 (1.75%) KVM
9 122 (1.48%) Xen
10 118 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 92 (1.12%) XenApp
12 84 (1.02%) iptables
13 60 (0.73%) Snort
14 52 (0.63%) HDFS
14 52 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 52 (0.63%) XenServer
15 47 (0.57%) Varnish
15 47 (0.57%) XenDesktop
16 45 (0.55%) etcd
17 43 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1598 (19.37%) Puppet
2 1336 (16.20%) Ansible
3 1110 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 485 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 449 (5.44%) Nagios
6 311 (3.77%) Terraform
7 166 (2.01%) Salt
8 130 (1.58%) SCCM
9 114 (1.38%) ZABBIX
10 108 (1.31%) Mesos
11 100 (1.21%) logstash
12 98 (1.19%) Nessus
13 94 (1.14%) Graphite
14 89 (1.08%) Kibana
15 81 (0.98%) Control-M
16 66 (0.80%) Grafana
17 58 (0.70%) HAProxy
17 58 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
17 58 (0.70%) SELinux
18 51 (0.62%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1201 (14.56%) VMware
2 1116 (13.53%) Oracle
3 1071 (12.98%) Red Hat
4 822 (9.97%) Microsoft
5 660 (8.00%) Cisco
6 304 (3.69%) Splunk
7 292 (3.54%) HP
8 285 (3.46%) Google
9 265 (3.21%) Citrix
10 238 (2.89%) Juniper
11 236 (2.86%) NetApp
12 201 (2.44%) IBM
12 201 (2.44%) Sybase
13 161 (1.95%) SaltStack
14 159 (1.93%) EMC
15 134 (1.62%) Atlassian
16 123 (1.49%) TIBCO
17 120 (1.45%) CheckPoint
18 116 (1.41%) New Relic
19 110 (1.33%) Palo Alto
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives.
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Remote working, holidays & more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + competitive shift allowance +bonus + benefit
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Stocks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £130k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago