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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 88 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.95% 9.59% 15.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.08% 40.93% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 96 60 143
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
231 215 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.22% 23.42% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 181 176 259
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (47.39%) Windows
2 77 (36.49%) Python
3 65 (30.81%) SQL
4 63 (29.86%) JavaScript
5 57 (27.01%) VMware
6 50 (23.70%) Java
7 48 (22.75%) PHP
8 47 (22.27%) .NET
8 47 (22.27%) CSS
9 43 (20.38%) HTML
10 41 (19.43%) Open Source
11 39 (18.48%) Computer Science
12 38 (18.01%) CentOS
13 34 (16.11%) Software Engineering
13 34 (16.11%) Perl
13 34 (16.11%) Cisco
14 33 (15.64%) Red Hat
14 33 (15.64%) OO
15 32 (15.17%) Ruby
15 32 (15.17%) Puppet
16 31 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (14.69%) C++
17 28 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (12.32%) MySQL
18 26 (12.32%) Web Development
19 25 (11.85%) Ajax
19 25 (11.85%) UNIX
19 25 (11.85%) Node.js
20 23 (10.90%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.85%) Node.js
2 20 (9.48%) Apache
3 17 (8.06%) Lync
4 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.84%) Confluence
7 5 (2.37%) WordPress
7 5 (2.37%) nginx
8 4 (1.90%) IIS
8 4 (1.90%) JBoss
9 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.90%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.32%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.37%) GitHub
4 5 (2.37%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.90%) SAN
2 18 (8.53%) Firewall
3 15 (7.11%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.69%) DNS
5 11 (5.21%) WAN
6 9 (4.27%) VoIP
6 9 (4.27%) HSRP
7 8 (3.79%) OSPF
7 8 (3.79%) BGP
8 7 (3.32%) Internet
8 7 (3.32%) LAN
8 7 (3.32%) DHCP
8 7 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.37%) HTTP
11 4 (1.90%) VPN
11 4 (1.90%) LDAP
11 4 (1.90%) MPLS
11 4 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.32%) MySQL
2 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.21%) Big Data
5 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.95%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (0.95%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Subversion
2 14 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) JIRA
4 4 (1.90%) Selenium
4 4 (1.90%) JUnit
4 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.47%) GCC
6 1 (0.47%) GDB
6 1 (0.47%) Redmine
6 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (4.74%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Banking
2 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.90%) Games
3 4 (1.90%) Retail
3 4 (1.90%) Advertising
4 1 (0.47%) Publishing
4 1 (0.47%) Back Office
4 1 (0.47%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) French Language
4 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (33.18%) Developer
2 35 (16.59%) Administrator
3 34 (16.11%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (11.85%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (10.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (9.95%) Software Engineer
6 21 (9.95%) Architect
6 21 (9.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.06%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Data Architect
8 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Senior Architect
9 11 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) Team Leader
9 11 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.27%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.27%) .NET
1 47 (22.27%) CSS
2 43 (20.38%) HTML
3 25 (11.85%) Ajax
4 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET
5 15 (7.11%) XML
6 14 (6.64%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (5.69%) LAMP
8 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (5.21%) .NET Framework
10 10 (4.74%) Web Services
11 9 (4.27%) XSD
11 9 (4.27%) Qt
12 7 (3.32%) REST
12 7 (3.32%) jQuery
13 6 (2.84%) Django
13 6 (2.84%) Middleware
13 6 (2.84%) SOAP
13 6 (2.84%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.43%) Open Source
2 39 (18.48%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.58%) iPhone
3 16 (7.58%) Blackberry
4 15 (7.11%) Web 2.0
5 13 (6.16%) Algorithms
6 11 (5.21%) Data Structures
6 11 (5.21%) Clustering
7 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.32%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.37%) User Experience
11 4 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.90%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.90%) Wiki
11 4 (1.90%) Statistics
11 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.90%) PMI
12 3 (1.42%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 100 (47.39%) Windows
2 38 (18.01%) CentOS
3 26 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (11.85%) UNIX
5 19 (9.00%) Debian
5 19 (9.00%) Ubuntu
5 19 (9.00%) Android
6 16 (7.58%) Solaris
6 16 (7.58%) Windows Phone
7 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.37%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) zOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.11%) Software Engineering
2 33 (15.64%) OO
3 31 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.32%) Web Development
5 20 (9.48%) DevOps
6 18 (8.53%) Mentoring
7 17 (8.06%) Web Application Development
8 16 (7.58%) TDD
9 15 (7.11%) ITIL
10 13 (6.16%) Incident Management
11 12 (5.69%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (5.69%) Migration
12 11 (5.21%) BDD
13 10 (4.74%) OOP
13 10 (4.74%) Analytics
14 9 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.27%) Business Continuity
14 9 (4.27%) High Availability
14 9 (4.27%) Load Balancing
15 8 (3.79%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.49%) Python
2 65 (30.81%) SQL
3 63 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 50 (23.70%) Java
5 48 (22.75%) PHP
6 34 (16.11%) Perl
7 32 (15.17%) Ruby
8 31 (14.69%) C++
9 20 (9.48%) C#
10 13 (6.16%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.79%) C
12 7 (3.32%) Groovy
13 5 (2.37%) Scala
14 4 (1.90%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.95%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.47%) Tcl
16 1 (0.47%) Fortran
16 1 (0.47%) Korn
16 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.74%) Degree
4 9 (4.27%) CCDP
4 9 (4.27%) CCNP
5 8 (3.79%) MCITP
6 6 (2.84%) CCNA
7 4 (1.90%) MCSE
7 4 (1.90%) PhD
7 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.90%) RHCE
7 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.95%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) SLA
2 7 (3.32%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.53%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.16%) vSphere
4 6 (2.84%) KVM
5 1 (0.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (15.17%) Puppet
2 17 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.84%) SCCM
4 3 (1.42%) Nagios
5 2 (0.95%) SELinux
5 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (27.01%) VMware
2 34 (16.11%) Cisco
3 33 (15.64%) Red Hat
4 17 (8.06%) Oracle
5 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.16%) Juniper
7 11 (5.21%) HP
8 8 (3.79%) IBM
9 6 (2.84%) NetApp
9 6 (2.84%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.37%) Perforce
10 5 (2.37%) Twitter
11 4 (1.90%) Sophos
11 4 (1.90%) F5
11 4 (1.90%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.42%) JDA
13 2 (0.95%) Informatica
13 2 (0.95%) Siebel
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60,000 to £68,000 + Bonus
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Salary: to £34,000
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Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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