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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 75 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.46% 0.94% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.96% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
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
733 729 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.21% 97.59% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 626 608 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) DevOps
3 14 (46.67%) Python
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (36.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (36.67%) STL
5 11 (36.67%) C++
5 11 (36.67%) Electronics
5 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
5 11 (36.67%) GCC
5 11 (36.67%) GDB
6 8 (26.67%) Ruby
6 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (23.33%) Publishing
7 7 (23.33%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Google
7 7 (23.33%) Semantic Web
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (23.33%) Google App Engine
7 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (23.33%) API Integration
7 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (23.33%) Big Data
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (23.33%) Google App Engine
2 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DMZ
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) GCC
1 11 (36.67%) GDB
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (36.67%) Electronics
2 7 (23.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (36.67%) STL
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Semantic Web
2 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Debian
3 3 (10.00%) Fedora
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) API Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) ITSM
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Release Management
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
2 11 (36.67%) C++
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (23.33%) Google
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) hybris
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