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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 87 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.87% 9.07% 8.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.05% 47.28% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 80 67 45
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,400 £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
171 184 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.80% 19.19% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 160 155 137
Average salary £35,000 £43,250 £32,594
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% +32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 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 (41.30%) Python
2 51 (27.72%) Computer Science
2 51 (27.72%) Git (software)
3 50 (27.17%) Degree
4 48 (26.09%) MySQL
5 46 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 45 (24.46%) Java
7 43 (23.37%) Windows
8 41 (22.28%) Perl
9 38 (20.65%) Apache
9 38 (20.65%) Open Source
10 37 (20.11%) Ruby
11 34 (18.48%) Debian
11 34 (18.48%) JavaScript
12 33 (17.93%) QA
13 31 (16.85%) Red Hat
14 29 (15.76%) PHP
14 29 (15.76%) C++
14 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (14.13%) SQL
16 24 (13.04%) Unit Testing
17 23 (12.50%) Tomcat
17 23 (12.50%) HTTP
18 22 (11.96%) CSS
18 22 (11.96%) Management Information System
18 22 (11.96%) Citrix
18 22 (11.96%) nginx
19 21 (11.41%) HTML
20 20 (10.87%) UNIX
21 19 (10.33%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 38 (20.65%) Apache
2 23 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 22 (11.96%) nginx
4 9 (4.89%) Drupal
5 7 (3.80%) CMS
6 5 (2.72%) IIS
7 4 (2.17%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.09%) Confluence
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.54%) FormScape
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.54%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) GitHub
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.50%) HTTP
2 15 (8.15%) DNS
3 12 (6.52%) DHCP
4 9 (4.89%) Internet
4 9 (4.89%) OSPF
4 9 (4.89%) BGP
4 9 (4.89%) Firewall
5 6 (3.26%) RIP
5 6 (3.26%) WAN
6 5 (2.72%) Broadband
6 5 (2.72%) SNMP
6 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.72%) DSL
6 5 (2.72%) ICMP
6 5 (2.72%) SSH
6 5 (2.72%) LLU
6 5 (2.72%) SAN
7 3 (1.63%) NAS
7 3 (1.63%) RTP
7 3 (1.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.09%) MySQL
2 17 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.07%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.07%) Big Data
4 12 (6.52%) Apache Hive
5 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.54%) OLAP
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (27.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.15%) CMake
2 15 (8.15%) Subversion
3 12 (6.52%) JUnit
3 12 (6.52%) PyUnit
4 10 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.43%) Ant
4 10 (5.43%) JIRA
5 8 (4.35%) InstallShield
5 8 (4.35%) Maven
5 8 (4.35%) Gerrit
5 8 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.72%) GCC
8 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (4.89%) Retail
2 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.26%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Finance
5 2 (1.09%) Publishing
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (23.91%) Developer
2 42 (22.83%) Administrator
3 38 (20.65%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (16.85%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (14.67%) Software Engineer
6 18 (9.78%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 16 (8.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 16 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (8.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.07%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.07%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.07%) Junior
10 12 (6.52%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Development Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Development Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Applications Support Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Graduate
12 9 (4.89%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.96%) CSS
2 21 (11.41%) HTML
3 13 (7.07%) XML
4 12 (6.52%) JDBC
5 11 (5.98%) .NET
6 10 (5.43%) LAMP
7 8 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (3.80%) HTML5
9 6 (3.26%) jQuery
10 5 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.72%) OpenCL
10 5 (2.72%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.72%) STL
11 4 (2.17%) Web Services
11 4 (2.17%) MCollective
12 3 (1.63%) XHTML
12 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.72%) Computer Science
2 38 (20.65%) Open Source
3 22 (11.96%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.15%) Robotics
5 10 (5.43%) Physics
6 9 (4.89%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.72%) CUDA
7 5 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.09%) Statistics
9 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.09%) Wiki
10 1 (0.54%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.54%) Social Media
10 1 (0.54%) New Media
10 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.37%) Windows
2 34 (18.48%) Debian
3 20 (10.87%) UNIX
4 19 (10.33%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.72%) Fedora
7 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.17%) CentOS
8 4 (2.17%) Android
8 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.63%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.09%) Solaris
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 19 (10.33%) OO
5 17 (9.24%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.15%) Regression Testing
6 15 (8.15%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.15%) TDD
6 15 (8.15%) Machine Learning
7 13 (7.07%) DevOps
7 13 (7.07%) Asset Management
7 13 (7.07%) Business Continuity
7 13 (7.07%) ITIL
8 12 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (6.52%) BCP
8 12 (6.52%) Business Continuity Planning
8 12 (6.52%) Stress Testing
8 12 (6.52%) Computer Security
9 10 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.89%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.30%) Python
2 45 (24.46%) Java
3 41 (22.28%) Perl
4 37 (20.11%) Ruby
5 34 (18.48%) JavaScript
6 29 (15.76%) PHP
6 29 (15.76%) C++
7 26 (14.13%) SQL
8 17 (9.24%) C
9 12 (6.52%) C#
10 7 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.80%) MATLAB
10 7 (3.80%) Scala
10 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.63%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.54%) Fortran
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (27.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) RHCE
3 2 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.93%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (8.15%) Xen
1 15 (8.15%) XenServer
2 10 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.17%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) Postfix
6 1 (0.54%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.54%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9 (4.89%) Nagios
2 8 (4.35%) Cacti
3 7 (3.80%) Puppet
4 5 (2.72%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (16.85%) Red Hat
2 22 (11.96%) Citrix
3 9 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.89%) Perforce
3 9 (4.89%) JDA
4 8 (4.35%) Cisco
5 6 (3.26%) Juniper
5 6 (3.26%) VMware
6 5 (2.72%) Huawei
6 5 (2.72%) Brocade
6 5 (2.72%) Apple
7 4 (2.17%) Lotus
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
8 3 (1.63%) Percona
9 2 (1.09%) New Relic
9 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.09%) Ektron
9 2 (1.09%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) NetApp
10 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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