The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 136 90 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.73% 12.11% 9.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.52% 52.02% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 114 81 74
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% -21.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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 Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
264 173 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.42% 23.28% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 222 163 163
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Oxford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

1 100 (38.02%) Windows
2 89 (33.84%) Python
3 74 (28.14%) SQL
4 66 (25.10%) VMware
5 60 (22.81%) Java
6 54 (20.53%) JavaScript
6 54 (20.53%) UNIX
7 52 (19.77%) PHP
8 51 (19.39%) HTML
8 51 (19.39%) CSS
9 50 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (18.25%) Computer Science
11 44 (16.73%) Firewall
12 43 (16.35%) C++
13 40 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (15.21%) Ruby
14 39 (14.83%) Perl
15 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 37 (14.07%) Open Source
17 36 (13.69%) MySQL
17 36 (13.69%) Software Engineering
17 36 (13.69%) Degree
18 35 (13.31%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (12.55%) Red Hat
19 33 (12.55%) Cisco
19 33 (12.55%) ITIL
19 33 (12.55%) OO
19 33 (12.55%) MCITP
20 32 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 30 (11.41%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 22 (8.37%) Apache
2 18 (6.84%) Node.js
3 13 (4.94%) Lync
4 9 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.66%) IIS
6 6 (2.28%) JBoss
6 6 (2.28%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.90%) nginx
7 5 (1.90%) Confluence
7 5 (1.90%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.76%) Drupal
10 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.76%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Simulink
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.90%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.52%) GitHub
6 3 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (0.76%) Office 365
7 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.73%) Firewall
2 23 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.60%) WAN
4 19 (7.22%) DNS
5 15 (5.70%) Internet
5 15 (5.70%) OSPF
6 14 (5.32%) BGP
7 13 (4.94%) VoIP
8 12 (4.56%) LAN
8 12 (4.56%) HSRP
9 11 (4.18%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (3.80%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (3.80%) SAN
11 9 (3.42%) VPN
11 9 (3.42%) LDAP
11 9 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.04%) IPsec
13 7 (2.66%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.66%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.69%) MySQL
2 15 (5.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.90%) Big Data
7 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.14%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.76%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.75%) Subversion
3 7 (2.66%) JIRA
3 7 (2.66%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.28%) JUnit
5 5 (1.90%) Maven
5 5 (1.90%) GDB
6 4 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.52%) Valgrind
6 4 (1.52%) GCC
6 4 (1.52%) Selenium
7 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.38%) Mockito
8 1 (0.38%) Redmine
8 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.38%) Grunt
8 1 (0.38%) Bower
General
1 20 (7.60%) Games
2 13 (4.94%) Finance
3 10 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.42%) Publishing
5 7 (2.66%) Back Office
5 7 (2.66%) Banking
6 6 (2.28%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 77 (29.28%) Developer
2 32 (12.17%) Administrator
3 30 (11.41%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (10.27%) Software Engineer
5 22 (8.37%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.37%) Linux Administrator
6 20 (7.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (6.46%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (6.46%) Team Leader
9 16 (6.08%) Architect
10 15 (5.70%) Web Developer
10 15 (5.70%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.32%) Windows Support Engineer
12 13 (4.94%) C++ Developer
13 12 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (4.56%) PHP Developer
13 12 (4.56%) Server Support
13 12 (4.56%) Desktop Support
13 12 (4.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.39%) HTML
1 51 (19.39%) CSS
2 25 (9.51%) Ajax
3 24 (9.13%) .NET
4 19 (7.22%) Web Services
5 15 (5.70%) jQuery
6 11 (4.18%) Laravel
6 11 (4.18%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (3.42%) Middleware
8 9 (3.42%) XML
9 8 (3.04%) LAMP
9 8 (3.04%) Qt
10 7 (2.66%) Symfony
10 7 (2.66%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (2.66%) HTML5
11 6 (2.28%) OpenMP
11 6 (2.28%) STL
12 5 (1.90%) XSD
12 5 (1.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.25%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.03%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.46%) Clustering
4 14 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 12 (4.56%) Web 2.0
6 11 (4.18%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.18%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.04%) Statistics
8 7 (2.66%) Physics
8 7 (2.66%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.28%) CUDA
9 6 (2.28%) iPhone
9 6 (2.28%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.90%) Social Gaming
11 4 (1.52%) Wiki
11 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.02%) Windows
2 54 (20.53%) UNIX
3 32 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (11.41%) CentOS
5 17 (6.46%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.70%) Debian
7 14 (5.32%) Solaris
8 12 (4.56%) Android
9 11 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.66%) SUSE
12 6 (2.28%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.28%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.14%) HPUX
15 2 (0.76%) AIX
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.07%) Open Source
3 36 (13.69%) Software Engineering
4 33 (12.55%) ITIL
4 33 (12.55%) OO
5 26 (9.89%) Mentoring
6 25 (9.51%) TDD
7 21 (7.98%) DevOps
8 20 (7.60%) Web Development
9 17 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (6.08%) BDD
11 15 (5.70%) Scrum
12 14 (5.32%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.94%) MVC
13 13 (4.94%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.94%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.56%) Business Continuity
14 12 (4.56%) High Availability
15 11 (4.18%) Time Management
15 11 (4.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.84%) Python
2 74 (28.14%) SQL
3 60 (22.81%) Java
4 54 (20.53%) JavaScript
5 52 (19.77%) PHP
6 43 (16.35%) C++
7 40 (15.21%) Ruby
8 39 (14.83%) Perl
9 28 (10.65%) C
10 24 (9.13%) Bash Shell
11 22 (8.37%) C#
12 5 (1.90%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.90%) Tcl
12 5 (1.90%) Groovy
13 4 (1.52%) Korn
13 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (13.69%) Degree
3 35 (13.31%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (12.55%) MCITP
5 23 (8.75%) CCNA
6 12 (4.56%) CCDP
6 12 (4.56%) CCNP
7 10 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.90%) RHCE
9 5 (1.90%) MCSE
9 5 (1.90%) PhD
10 3 (1.14%) Siebel Certification
10 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.66%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.80%) vSphere
4 6 (2.28%) KVM
5 4 (1.52%) Firmware
5 4 (1.52%) Squid
5 4 (1.52%) qmail
6 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) XenServer
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.38%) LXC
7 1 (0.38%) Gluster
7 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (10.27%) Puppet
2 17 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.56%) Nagios
4 7 (2.66%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.66%) SELinux
5 4 (1.52%) SCCM
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.76%) Nessus
7 2 (0.76%) Nmap
7 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.76%) logstash
7 2 (0.76%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (25.10%) VMware
2 33 (12.55%) Red Hat
2 33 (12.55%) Cisco
3 21 (7.98%) Oracle
4 17 (6.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.56%) HP
6 11 (4.18%) Perforce
7 9 (3.42%) Juniper
8 7 (2.66%) Informatica
8 7 (2.66%) Citrix
9 6 (2.28%) IBM
10 5 (1.90%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.90%) F5
11 3 (1.14%) Google
11 3 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.14%) Sophos
11 3 (1.14%) Siebel
11 3 (1.14%) Dell
11 3 (1.14%) NetApp
11 3 (1.14%) 3PAR
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