The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 of the Operating Systems category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 83 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.93% 8.59% 8.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.57% 45.86% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 45
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 181 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.70% 18.74% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 154 130
Average salary £36,500 £43,500 £33,272
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.09% +30.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Oxfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (41.53%) Python
2 50 (27.32%) Computer Science
3 49 (26.78%) Git (software)
4 48 (26.23%) Degree
5 47 (25.68%) MySQL
6 44 (24.04%) Java
6 44 (24.04%) Software Engineering
7 42 (22.95%) Windows
8 41 (22.40%) Perl
9 39 (21.31%) Open Source
10 37 (20.22%) Apache
10 37 (20.22%) Ruby
11 34 (18.58%) Debian
12 33 (18.03%) QA
12 33 (18.03%) JavaScript
13 32 (17.49%) Red Hat
14 29 (15.85%) C++
15 28 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (14.75%) PHP
17 25 (13.66%) SQL
18 24 (13.11%) Unit Testing
19 23 (12.57%) HTTP
19 23 (12.57%) Citrix
20 22 (12.02%) Management Information System
20 22 (12.02%) Tomcat
20 22 (12.02%) nginx
21 21 (11.48%) CSS
22 20 (10.93%) UNIX
22 20 (10.93%) HTML
23 19 (10.38%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (20.22%) Apache
2 22 (12.02%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.02%) nginx
3 8 (4.37%) Drupal
4 6 (3.28%) CMS
5 5 (2.73%) IIS
6 4 (2.19%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.19%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.55%) FormScape
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.55%) Confluence
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.55%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.57%) HTTP
2 15 (8.20%) DNS
3 12 (6.56%) DHCP
4 9 (4.92%) Internet
4 9 (4.92%) OSPF
4 9 (4.92%) BGP
4 9 (4.92%) Firewall
5 6 (3.28%) RIP
5 6 (3.28%) WAN
6 5 (2.73%) Broadband
6 5 (2.73%) SNMP
6 5 (2.73%) DSL
6 5 (2.73%) ICMP
6 5 (2.73%) SSH
6 5 (2.73%) LLU
6 5 (2.73%) SAN
7 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.64%) VPN
8 3 (1.64%) RTP
8 3 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) MySQL
2 16 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.56%) Hadoop
3 12 (6.56%) Big Data
4 11 (6.01%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.55%) OLAP
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (26.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.20%) CMake
3 14 (7.65%) Subversion
4 11 (6.01%) JUnit
4 11 (6.01%) PyUnit
5 10 (5.46%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.92%) JIRA
6 9 (4.92%) Ant
7 8 (4.37%) InstallShield
7 8 (4.37%) Maven
7 8 (4.37%) Mercurial
7 8 (4.37%) Gerrit
8 7 (3.83%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.28%) GCC
10 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (4.92%) Retail
2 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.28%) Marketing
4 5 (2.73%) Finance
5 2 (1.09%) Publishing
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (22.95%) Administrator
2 41 (22.40%) Developer
3 38 (20.77%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (18.58%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (13.66%) Software Engineer
6 18 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 16 (8.74%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 15 (8.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (7.65%) Junior
11 13 (7.10%) Support Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (6.56%) PHP Developer
13 10 (5.46%) Development Engineer
13 10 (5.46%) Senior Development Engineer
14 9 (4.92%) Applications Support Engineer
14 9 (4.92%) Java Developer
14 9 (4.92%) Applications Support
14 9 (4.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.48%) CSS
2 20 (10.93%) HTML
3 13 (7.10%) XML
4 11 (6.01%) JDBC
5 10 (5.46%) .NET
6 8 (4.37%) LAMP
6 8 (4.37%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (3.83%) HTML5
8 6 (3.28%) jQuery
9 5 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (2.73%) OpenCL
9 5 (2.73%) OpenGL
9 5 (2.73%) STL
10 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (2.19%) MCollective
11 3 (1.64%) XHTML
11 3 (1.64%) Web Services
12 2 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.32%) Computer Science
2 39 (21.31%) Open Source
3 22 (12.02%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.20%) Robotics
5 10 (5.46%) Physics
6 9 (4.92%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.73%) CUDA
7 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.09%) Statistics
10 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.55%) Replication
11 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.55%) MPEG
11 1 (0.55%) Social Media
11 1 (0.55%) New Media
11 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.95%) Windows
2 34 (18.58%) Debian
3 20 (10.93%) UNIX
4 19 (10.38%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.73%) Fedora
6 5 (2.73%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.19%) Android
7 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.19%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.19%) CentOS
8 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.09%) Solaris
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.04%) Software Engineering
2 28 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.11%) Unit Testing
4 19 (10.38%) OO
5 17 (9.29%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.20%) Regression Testing
6 15 (8.20%) Machine Learning
7 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.65%) TDD
7 14 (7.65%) Asset Management
7 14 (7.65%) Business Continuity
8 13 (7.10%) ITIL
8 13 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.10%) BCP
8 13 (7.10%) Stress Testing
8 13 (7.10%) Computer Security
8 13 (7.10%) Business Continuity Planning
8 13 (7.10%) DevOps
9 10 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.92%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.53%) Python
2 44 (24.04%) Java
3 41 (22.40%) Perl
4 37 (20.22%) Ruby
5 33 (18.03%) JavaScript
6 29 (15.85%) C++
7 27 (14.75%) PHP
8 25 (13.66%) SQL
9 17 (9.29%) C
10 11 (6.01%) C#
11 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.83%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.83%) Scala
11 7 (3.83%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.64%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.55%) Fortran
13 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (26.23%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) RHCE
3 2 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.03%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.74%) XenServer
2 15 (8.20%) Xen
3 9 (4.92%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.19%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.55%) Postfix
7 1 (0.55%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.55%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9 (4.92%) Nagios
2 8 (4.37%) Cacti
3 7 (3.83%) Puppet
4 5 (2.73%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (17.49%) Red Hat
2 23 (12.57%) Citrix
3 9 (4.92%) Perforce
3 9 (4.92%) JDA
4 8 (4.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.37%) Cisco
5 6 (3.28%) Juniper
5 6 (3.28%) VMware
6 5 (2.73%) Huawei
6 5 (2.73%) Brocade
6 5 (2.73%) Apple
7 4 (2.19%) Lotus
7 4 (2.19%) IBM
8 3 (1.64%) Percona
9 2 (1.09%) Ektron
9 2 (1.09%) New Relic
9 2 (1.09%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) NetApp
10 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.55%) QAD
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago