The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 67 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.20% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £35,750 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +5.29%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
720 930 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.00% 96.98% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 661 806 619
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
Oxfordshire

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 29 July 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (80.65%) Open Source
3 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
4 13 (41.94%) Asset Management
5 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity
5 12 (38.71%) Stress Testing
5 12 (38.71%) Computer Security
5 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (38.71%) BCP
5 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity Planning
6 10 (32.26%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
7 8 (25.81%) Investment Management
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) C
9 5 (16.13%) Apache
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) Ruby
9 5 (16.13%) GCC
10 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
10 4 (12.90%) Debian
10 4 (12.90%) VMware
10 4 (12.90%) Fedora
10 4 (12.90%) Subversion
10 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.90%) CentOS
10 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
10 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) NAS
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) RTP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) GCC
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (80.65%) Open Source
2 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) CentOS
3 4 (12.90%) Debian
3 4 (12.90%) Fedora
3 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Asset Management
2 12 (38.71%) Stress Testing
2 12 (38.71%) BCP
2 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity
2 12 (38.71%) Computer Security
2 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (25.81%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby
3 5 (16.13%) C
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.23%) Kamailio
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Cacti
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Percona
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix