The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 21.43% 11.43% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 30.77% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 Bicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 42.86% 37.14% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

Linux
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bicester

Linux
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 4 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (16.67%) People Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) Rackspace