The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 79 42 68
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 3.92% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 3.97% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 17
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 781 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.45% 98.74% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 649 852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Fedora
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Debian
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) RTP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Fedora
3 3 (60.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (20.00%) Kamailio
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
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