The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 19.67% 5.88% 15.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.57% 15.79% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 4
Average salary £30,000 £56,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £53,250 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 28.69% 37.25% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 10
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -39.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Linux
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

Linux Salary Trend in Banbury

Linux
Salary Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Banbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 18 (66.67%) UNIX
2 16 (59.26%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) PHP
6 7 (25.93%) C++
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) DB2
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) C
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) DHCP
8 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Sun
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Internet
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Junior
2 10 (37.04%) DBA
2 10 (37.04%) Junior DBA
3 7 (25.93%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (25.93%) Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Support Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Help Desk Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 3 (11.11%) Junior Technical Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (7.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) J2SE
2 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) UML
4 4 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (14.81%) OOD
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) People Management
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) MCITP
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Nessus
2 2 (7.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Sun
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Google