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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 133 98 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.99% 12.89% 9.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.19% 43.56% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 88 49
Average salary £46,000 £44,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.79% -14.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
265 225 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.84% 29.61% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 213 198 172
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (49.55%) Python
2 95 (42.79%) Java
3 79 (35.59%) Software Engineering
4 74 (33.33%) SQL
5 73 (32.88%) JavaScript
6 71 (31.98%) C++
7 64 (28.83%) Windows
8 60 (27.03%) Open Source
9 54 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (23.42%) Puppet
11 50 (22.52%) Degree
12 49 (22.07%) Big Data
13 45 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
13 45 (20.27%) Semantic Web
13 45 (20.27%) Git (software)
13 45 (20.27%) Computer Science
14 43 (19.37%) Ruby
14 43 (19.37%) VMware
15 40 (18.02%) Tomcat
16 39 (17.57%) CSS
16 39 (17.57%) HTML
16 39 (17.57%) Oracle
16 39 (17.57%) Bash Shell
17 38 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (16.67%) Red Hat
19 35 (15.77%) TDD
19 35 (15.77%) Subversion
19 35 (15.77%) Spring
19 35 (15.77%) Maven
19 35 (15.77%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 40 (18.02%) Tomcat
2 35 (15.77%) Apache
3 25 (11.26%) nginx
3 25 (11.26%) Node.js
4 18 (8.11%) Jetty
5 17 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (6.31%) IIS
7 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.90%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.45%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.66%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (3.15%) Google App Engine
3 7 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.70%) SaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Firewall
2 13 (5.86%) DNS
2 13 (5.86%) SAN
3 12 (5.41%) SSL
4 10 (4.50%) VPN
5 9 (4.05%) LDAP
6 8 (3.60%) DMZ
6 8 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (3.60%) Internet
7 6 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.70%) FCoE
7 6 (2.70%) IPsec
7 6 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.70%) WAN
8 5 (2.25%) NAS
8 5 (2.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.25%) VoIP
9 3 (1.35%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.07%) Big Data
2 21 (9.46%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.56%) MySQL
4 13 (5.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) Redis
11 1 (0.45%) KDB
11 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 45 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.77%) Maven
2 35 (15.77%) Subversion
3 20 (9.01%) JUnit
4 17 (7.66%) Ant
4 17 (7.66%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.66%) Mockito
5 15 (6.76%) GCC
6 14 (6.31%) Gradle
7 11 (4.95%) GDB
8 8 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.15%) Selenium
9 7 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.35%) CMake
11 3 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.35%) Xcode
12 2 (0.90%) Hudson
13 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.45%) PhantomJS
General
1 33 (14.86%) Publishing
2 12 (5.41%) Electronics
3 11 (4.95%) Finance
4 3 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.45%) Front Office
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (42.79%) Developer
2 45 (20.27%) Software Engineer
3 41 (18.47%) Administrator
3 41 (18.47%) Linux Administrator
4 39 (17.57%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 35 (15.77%) Java Developer
7 30 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
8 26 (11.71%) Software Developer
9 25 (11.26%) C++ Software Engineer
10 22 (9.91%) C++ Developer
11 20 (9.01%) Senior Developer
12 19 (8.56%) Python Developer
13 18 (8.11%) Java Engineer
13 18 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (7.66%) Java Software Developer
14 17 (7.66%) Linux Developer
15 15 (6.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 14 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
17 11 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.57%) CSS
1 39 (17.57%) HTML
2 35 (15.77%) Spring
3 33 (14.86%) Web Services
4 25 (11.26%) AngularJS
5 24 (10.81%) RESTful
6 22 (9.91%) .NET
7 19 (8.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (8.56%) jQuery
7 19 (8.56%) STL
8 14 (6.31%) Ajax
8 14 (6.31%) HTML5
8 14 (6.31%) XML
9 10 (4.50%) Grails
9 10 (4.50%) Java EE
9 10 (4.50%) JMS
9 10 (4.50%) JSF
9 10 (4.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (4.50%) Play Framework
9 10 (4.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.27%) Computer Science
1 45 (20.27%) Semantic Web
2 28 (12.61%) Algorithms
3 20 (9.01%) Hedge funds
4 14 (6.31%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.95%) CUDA
6 10 (4.50%) Data Structures
7 9 (4.05%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.05%) iPhone
8 8 (3.60%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.70%) Biotechnology
9 6 (2.70%) Physics
9 6 (2.70%) Replication
10 4 (1.80%) User Experience
11 3 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.35%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.83%) Windows
2 38 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (10.81%) Unix
4 22 (9.91%) CentOS
5 15 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.05%) Android
7 9 (4.05%) Windows Phone
8 5 (2.25%) Debian
8 5 (2.25%) Fedora
9 2 (0.90%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.59%) Software Engineering
2 60 (27.03%) Open Source
3 54 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (15.77%) TDD
5 31 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (13.06%) OO
7 25 (11.26%) Unit Testing
8 22 (9.91%) DevOps
9 20 (9.01%) Kanban
9 20 (9.01%) Scrum
10 19 (8.56%) Configuration Management
11 17 (7.66%) Process Improvement
12 16 (7.21%) Analytics
12 16 (7.21%) Data Analysis
12 16 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (6.31%) Build Automation
13 14 (6.31%) High Availability
13 14 (6.31%) Machine Learning
14 13 (5.86%) ITIL
15 12 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (49.55%) Python
2 95 (42.79%) Java
3 74 (33.33%) SQL
4 73 (32.88%) JavaScript
5 71 (31.98%) C++
6 43 (19.37%) Ruby
7 39 (17.57%) Bash Shell
8 27 (12.16%) Perl
9 25 (11.26%) PHP
10 21 (9.46%) Scala
11 17 (7.66%) C#
12 13 (5.86%) MATLAB
13 12 (5.41%) C
14 10 (4.50%) XPath
15 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.35%) Lua
16 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.90%) R
17 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (22.52%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.45%) CCNA
3 1 (0.45%) CCNP
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.45%) LPIC
3 1 (0.45%) MCSE
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.25%) Postfix
5 3 (1.35%) Samba
6 2 (0.90%) KVM
6 2 (0.90%) NFS
7 1 (0.45%) qmail
7 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (23.42%) Puppet
2 24 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.11%) Ansible
4 10 (4.50%) Nagios
5 6 (2.70%) SELinux
6 4 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.80%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.45%) logstash
8 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (19.37%) VMware
2 39 (17.57%) Oracle
3 37 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.41%) Google
5 11 (4.95%) Cisco
6 9 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.80%) CommVault
7 4 (1.80%) NetApp
8 3 (1.35%) Adobe
8 3 (1.35%) Informatica
9 2 (0.90%) Sun
10 1 (0.45%) Apple
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) Intel
10 1 (0.45%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.45%) Splunk
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Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago