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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 135 116 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.22% 12.92% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.02% 50.88% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 113 90 75
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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 Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
241 228 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.52% 25.39% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 193 201 176
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 101 (43.53%) Windows
2 82 (35.34%) Python
3 67 (28.88%) SQL
4 66 (28.45%) VMware
5 60 (25.86%) JavaScript
6 54 (23.28%) PHP
7 53 (22.84%) CSS
8 52 (22.41%) Java
9 51 (21.98%) HTML
10 42 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (17.67%) .NET
12 40 (17.24%) Computer Science
13 39 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (16.38%) CentOS
14 38 (16.38%) Perl
15 37 (15.95%) Cisco
15 37 (15.95%) Open Source
16 36 (15.52%) Software Engineering
16 36 (15.52%) Ruby
17 35 (15.09%) Red Hat
17 35 (15.09%) MySQL
18 33 (14.22%) C++
18 33 (14.22%) UNIX
18 33 (14.22%) Puppet
19 32 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 31 (13.36%) OO
21 28 (12.07%) Data Centre
22 25 (10.78%) Node.js
22 25 (10.78%) Apache
22 25 (10.78%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (10.78%) Apache
1 25 (10.78%) Node.js
2 20 (8.62%) Lync
3 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.59%) Confluence
5 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.16%) IIS
5 5 (2.16%) JBoss
6 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.29%) nginx
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.02%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.16%) GitHub
4 5 (2.16%) AWS OpsWorks
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.86%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.34%) Firewall
2 18 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.76%) SAN
3 17 (7.33%) DNS
4 15 (6.47%) WAN
5 13 (5.60%) Internet
5 13 (5.60%) VoIP
6 12 (5.17%) HSRP
7 11 (4.74%) LAN
8 10 (4.31%) OSPF
9 9 (3.88%) BGP
10 8 (3.45%) DHCP
11 7 (3.02%) HTTP
11 7 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.59%) LDAP
13 5 (2.16%) MPLS
13 5 (2.16%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (2.16%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.09%) MySQL
2 19 (8.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.31%) Big Data
4 7 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.29%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (0.86%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (10.78%) Subversion
2 20 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.45%) JIRA
4 4 (1.72%) Selenium
4 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.72%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.29%) JUnit
5 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.43%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.43%) GCC
7 1 (0.43%) GDB
7 1 (0.43%) Redmine
General
1 15 (6.47%) Games
2 12 (5.17%) Finance
3 9 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Advertising
5 4 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (0.86%) Back Office
6 2 (0.86%) French Language
6 2 (0.86%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (31.90%) Developer
2 37 (15.95%) Administrator
3 36 (15.52%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (10.78%) Linux Administrator
5 24 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (9.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 21 (9.05%) Architect
8 20 (8.62%) Support Engineer
8 20 (8.62%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.47%) Web Developer
10 14 (6.03%) Team Leader
10 14 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (5.60%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (5.17%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.17%) Network Team Leader
12 12 (5.17%) Senior Architect
13 11 (4.74%) Data Architect
14 10 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (3.88%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.84%) CSS
2 51 (21.98%) HTML
3 41 (17.67%) .NET
4 22 (9.48%) Ajax
5 16 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.47%) Web Services
7 14 (6.03%) XML
8 13 (5.60%) LAMP
8 13 (5.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (5.17%) jQuery
9 12 (5.17%) Qt
10 11 (4.74%) Laravel
10 11 (4.74%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.74%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.88%) XSD
12 8 (3.45%) Middleware
13 7 (3.02%) Symfony
13 7 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (2.59%) CodeIgniter
15 5 (2.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.90%) Clustering
4 14 (6.03%) Web 2.0
4 14 (6.03%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.17%) Data Structures
6 11 (4.74%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.74%) iPhone
7 8 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (3.02%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (2.59%) Statistics
9 6 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.16%) Social Gaming
10 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.72%) PMI
11 4 (1.72%) Wiki
12 3 (1.29%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.29%) Semantic Web
12 3 (1.29%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 101 (43.53%) Windows
2 38 (16.38%) CentOS
3 33 (14.22%) UNIX
4 32 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.33%) Debian
6 16 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 15 (6.47%) Solaris
8 14 (6.03%) Android
9 11 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.74%) Windows Phone
10 8 (3.45%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.29%) SUSE
13 3 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.86%) AIX
15 1 (0.43%) HPUX
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.95%) Open Source
3 36 (15.52%) Software Engineering
4 31 (13.36%) OO
5 24 (10.34%) Web Development
6 23 (9.91%) ITIL
6 23 (9.91%) TDD
7 22 (9.48%) DevOps
8 20 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.03%) BDD
10 12 (5.17%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.17%) Business Continuity
10 12 (5.17%) MVC
10 12 (5.17%) OOP
10 12 (5.17%) High Availability
11 11 (4.74%) Scrum
11 11 (4.74%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.31%) Analytics
13 9 (3.88%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 82 (35.34%) Python
2 67 (28.88%) SQL
3 60 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 54 (23.28%) PHP
5 52 (22.41%) Java
6 38 (16.38%) Perl
7 36 (15.52%) Ruby
8 33 (14.22%) C++
9 20 (8.62%) C#
10 14 (6.03%) Bash Shell
11 13 (5.60%) C
12 7 (3.02%) Groovy
13 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.72%) Scala
14 3 (1.29%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.86%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.43%) Tcl
16 1 (0.43%) Korn
16 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.33%) MCITP
4 14 (6.03%) Degree
5 12 (5.17%) CCNP
5 12 (5.17%) CCNA
5 12 (5.17%) CCDP
6 6 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.16%) RHCE
7 5 (2.16%) MCSE
8 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.29%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.74%) SLA
2 8 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.48%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.03%) vSphere
4 7 (3.02%) KVM
5 2 (0.86%) Squid
5 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.86%) qmail
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (14.22%) Puppet
2 20 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.02%) Nagios
3 7 (3.02%) SCCM
4 3 (1.29%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.86%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.86%) SELinux
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.43%) Nessus
6 1 (0.43%) Nmap
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (28.45%) VMware
2 37 (15.95%) Cisco
3 35 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.90%) Oracle
5 14 (6.03%) HP
6 12 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.17%) Juniper
7 10 (4.31%) Perforce
8 9 (3.88%) IBM
9 6 (2.59%) NetApp
9 6 (2.59%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.16%) F5
10 5 (2.16%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.72%) Twitter
11 4 (1.72%) Sophos
11 4 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.29%) Informatica
12 3 (1.29%) Siebel
13 2 (0.86%) Citrix
13 2 (0.86%) Adobe
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Salary: Very negotiable salary with outstanding benefits package included
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
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IT Connections
Salary: to £34,000
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IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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