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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 64 148 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.12% 16.23% 11.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.03% 49.66% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 124 85
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
156 298 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.22% 32.68% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 251 220
Average salary £28,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.94% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 62 (36.47%) Python
2 53 (31.18%) Java
3 52 (30.59%) Degree
4 49 (28.82%) Computer Science
4 49 (28.82%) Software Engineering
5 46 (27.06%) MySQL
5 46 (27.06%) Git (software)
6 44 (25.88%) Windows
7 36 (21.18%) JavaScript
8 35 (20.59%) Ruby
9 34 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (20.00%) Debian
10 33 (19.41%) Apache
11 32 (18.82%) C++
12 30 (17.65%) Perl
13 28 (16.47%) PHP
14 26 (15.29%) Tomcat
14 26 (15.29%) Unit Testing
15 25 (14.71%) HTML
15 25 (14.71%) Open Source
16 22 (12.94%) CSS
17 21 (12.35%) C#
17 21 (12.35%) Red Hat
18 20 (11.76%) OO
19 19 (11.18%) SQL
19 19 (11.18%) HTTP
19 19 (11.18%) Citrix
19 19 (11.18%) QA
19 19 (11.18%) Subversion
20 18 (10.59%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 33 (19.41%) Apache
2 26 (15.29%) Tomcat
3 17 (10.00%) nginx
4 9 (5.29%) Drupal
5 8 (4.71%) CMS
6 5 (2.94%) IIS
6 5 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.35%) Confluence
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.59%) FormScape
9 1 (0.59%) WordPress
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Retail-J
2 4 (2.35%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) GitHub
2 4 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.18%) HTTP
2 12 (7.06%) DNS
3 10 (5.88%) DHCP
4 9 (5.29%) Firewall
5 8 (4.71%) Internet
5 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.12%) OSPF
6 7 (4.12%) BGP
7 5 (2.94%) DSL
7 5 (2.94%) ICMP
7 5 (2.94%) RIP
7 5 (2.94%) SNMP
7 5 (2.94%) Broadband
7 5 (2.94%) WAN
7 5 (2.94%) SSH
7 5 (2.94%) LLU
8 4 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.35%) LDAP
8 4 (2.35%) VPN
8 4 (2.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.06%) MySQL
2 14 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (8.24%) Big Data
3 12 (7.06%) Hadoop
4 11 (6.47%) Apache Hive
5 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (27.06%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.18%) Subversion
3 15 (8.82%) CMake
4 11 (6.47%) PyUnit
4 11 (6.47%) JUnit
5 9 (5.29%) Mercurial
6 7 (4.12%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.53%) JIRA
8 4 (2.35%) Ant
8 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.18%) Maven
9 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (8.24%) Retail
2 8 (4.71%) Finance
3 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Publishing
5 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (30.00%) Developer
2 38 (22.35%) Administrator
3 34 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 34 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (10.59%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.24%) Graduate
7 13 (7.65%) Analyst
7 13 (7.65%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.65%) Graduate Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Applications Support
8 12 (7.06%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Web Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Applications Support Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 10 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.71%) HTML
2 22 (12.94%) CSS
3 14 (8.24%) .NET
4 12 (7.06%) LAMP
5 11 (6.47%) XML
5 11 (6.47%) JDBC
6 9 (5.29%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.12%) Qt
8 7 (4.12%) HTML5
9 6 (3.53%) jQuery
9 6 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.94%) Web Services
10 5 (2.94%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.94%) OpenCL
11 4 (2.35%) NumPy
11 4 (2.35%) CSS3
11 4 (2.35%) Pandas
12 3 (1.76%) MCollective
12 3 (1.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.82%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.71%) Open Source
3 16 (9.41%) Mathematics
4 15 (8.82%) Robotics
4 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.24%) Algorithms
5 14 (8.24%) Physics
6 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.94%) CUDA
7 5 (2.94%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.35%) Statistics
8 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.35%) Wiki
9 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.59%) Replication
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.88%) Windows
2 34 (20.00%) Debian
3 18 (10.59%) UNIX
4 15 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.71%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.12%) Fedora
8 6 (3.53%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.94%) CentOS
9 5 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.76%) Android
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.82%) Software Engineering
2 34 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.29%) Unit Testing
4 20 (11.76%) OO
5 17 (10.00%) ITIL
6 15 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.82%) Regression Testing
7 14 (8.24%) TDD
8 12 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.47%) Machine Learning
9 11 (6.47%) Coaching
9 11 (6.47%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.47%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.88%) DevOps
10 10 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.88%) Analytics
11 9 (5.29%) Content Management
12 8 (4.71%) OOD
13 7 (4.12%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.47%) Python
2 53 (31.18%) Java
3 36 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 35 (20.59%) Ruby
5 32 (18.82%) C++
6 30 (17.65%) Perl
7 28 (16.47%) PHP
8 21 (12.35%) C#
9 19 (11.18%) SQL
10 14 (8.24%) C
11 10 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.88%) MATLAB
12 7 (4.12%) Scala
12 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.35%) R
14 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.59%) Fortran
15 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (30.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) OSCP
2 2 (1.18%) OSCE
2 2 (1.18%) PhD
2 2 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.18%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) Xen
2 12 (7.06%) XenServer
3 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.94%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.18%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.18%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Nagios
2 7 (4.12%) Cacti
3 5 (2.94%) Puppet
3 5 (2.94%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (12.35%) Red Hat
2 19 (11.18%) Citrix
3 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.47%) JDA
5 9 (5.29%) Cisco
6 7 (4.12%) VMware
7 6 (3.53%) Apple
8 5 (2.94%) Lotus
8 5 (2.94%) Huawei
8 5 (2.94%) Brocade
8 5 (2.94%) IBM
8 5 (2.94%) Juniper
9 4 (2.35%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.35%) QAD
10 2 (1.18%) Perforce
10 2 (1.18%) Ektron
10 2 (1.18%) Percona
10 2 (1.18%) New Relic
10 2 (1.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £58000 Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Salary: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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