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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 2.27% 9.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
25 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 56.82% 22.73% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 1
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) Telematics
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade