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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 122 70 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.97% 9.76% 13.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.62% 45.75% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 61 107
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
241 153 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.54% 21.34% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 179 141 215
Average salary £41,000 £32,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.19% -24.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 89 (34.50%) Python
2 87 (33.72%) Windows
3 80 (31.01%) SQL
4 66 (25.58%) Java
5 62 (24.03%) VMware
6 59 (22.87%) UNIX
7 58 (22.48%) JavaScript
8 52 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (18.99%) PHP
10 48 (18.60%) Firewall
10 48 (18.60%) Computer Science
11 47 (18.22%) HTML
11 47 (18.22%) CSS
12 44 (17.05%) Software Engineering
13 41 (15.89%) Degree
13 41 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (15.50%) C++
15 39 (15.12%) Ruby
16 38 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 36 (13.95%) Perl
17 36 (13.95%) Oracle
17 36 (13.95%) ITIL
18 35 (13.57%) MySQL
18 35 (13.57%) Red Hat
18 35 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (13.18%) Open Source
20 33 (12.79%) MCITP
21 32 (12.40%) Puppet
22 31 (12.02%) Cisco
22 31 (12.02%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (8.91%) Apache
2 20 (7.75%) Node.js
3 13 (5.04%) Lync
4 9 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.71%) IIS
6 6 (2.33%) JBoss
7 5 (1.94%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.94%) nginx
7 5 (1.94%) Confluence
8 4 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.55%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.78%) Drupal
10 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.78%) CMS
11 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.39%) WordPress
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Simulink
2 1 (0.39%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.55%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) Office 365
7 2 (0.78%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.60%) Firewall
2 21 (8.14%) WAN
3 20 (7.75%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.36%) DNS
5 15 (5.81%) Internet
5 15 (5.81%) OSPF
6 14 (5.43%) BGP
7 13 (5.04%) VoIP
8 12 (4.65%) LAN
8 12 (4.65%) HSRP
9 11 (4.26%) VPN
9 11 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (3.88%) SAN
11 9 (3.49%) LDAP
11 9 (3.49%) IPsec
12 8 (3.10%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.10%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.57%) MySQL
2 16 (6.20%) Big Data
3 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.71%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.71%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.16%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (0.78%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.36%) Subversion
3 15 (5.81%) JUnit
4 14 (5.43%) Maven
5 10 (3.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.71%) Mockito
6 7 (2.71%) Ant
6 7 (2.71%) GCC
7 5 (1.94%) GDB
7 5 (1.94%) JIRA
8 4 (1.55%) Selenium
8 4 (1.55%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.55%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.55%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.78%) Xcode
10 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.39%) Redmine
10 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (7.75%) Games
2 18 (6.98%) Publishing
3 10 (3.88%) Finance
4 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.71%) Back Office
6 6 (2.33%) Electronics
7 5 (1.94%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 71 (27.52%) Developer
2 33 (12.79%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.08%) Administrator
4 24 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (8.53%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.14%) Linux Administrator
7 18 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.59%) Team Leader
8 17 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (5.81%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.43%) Windows Support Engineer
11 13 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (4.65%) Server Support
12 12 (4.65%) Desktop Support
12 12 (4.65%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
13 11 (4.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.22%) HTML
1 47 (18.22%) CSS
2 24 (9.30%) Ajax
3 21 (8.14%) Web Services
4 20 (7.75%) jQuery
5 18 (6.98%) .NET
6 12 (4.65%) XML
7 10 (3.88%) JMS
7 10 (3.88%) Laravel
8 9 (3.49%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.10%) REST
9 8 (3.10%) Middleware
9 8 (3.10%) LAMP
9 8 (3.10%) Spring
10 7 (2.71%) JSF
10 7 (2.71%) Java EE
10 7 (2.71%) Spring MVC
10 7 (2.71%) Symfony
10 7 (2.71%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (2.71%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.59%) Clustering
4 16 (6.20%) Semantic Web
5 15 (5.81%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.26%) Web 2.0
6 11 (4.26%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.88%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.88%) Data Integration
8 9 (3.49%) CUDA
8 9 (3.49%) Physics
9 8 (3.10%) Statistics
9 8 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.94%) Social Gaming
10 5 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.94%) Wiki
11 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.55%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 87 (33.72%) Windows
2 59 (22.87%) UNIX
3 29 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (9.69%) CentOS
5 18 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 16 (6.20%) Debian
7 14 (5.43%) Solaris
8 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.10%) Android
11 7 (2.71%) SUSE
12 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.16%) HPUX
14 3 (1.16%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.78%) AIX
16 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.39%) zOS
16 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.05%) Software Engineering
2 41 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.95%) ITIL
4 34 (13.18%) Open Source
5 31 (12.02%) OO
6 26 (10.08%) TDD
7 24 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 20 (7.75%) DevOps
8 20 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (6.98%) MVC
10 16 (6.20%) Web Development
11 14 (5.43%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.43%) BDD
12 13 (5.04%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.04%) Load Balancing
12 13 (5.04%) Scrum
13 12 (4.65%) Business Continuity
13 12 (4.65%) OOD
13 12 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.50%) Python
2 80 (31.01%) SQL
3 66 (25.58%) Java
4 58 (22.48%) JavaScript
5 49 (18.99%) PHP
6 40 (15.50%) C++
7 39 (15.12%) Ruby
8 36 (13.95%) Perl
9 29 (11.24%) Bash Shell
10 27 (10.47%) C
11 24 (9.30%) C#
12 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.71%) XPath
13 6 (2.33%) Tcl
14 5 (1.94%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.55%) Korn
15 4 (1.55%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (15.89%) Degree
2 38 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (12.79%) MCITP
5 23 (8.91%) CCNA
6 12 (4.65%) CCDP
6 12 (4.65%) CCNP
7 10 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.94%) MCSE
9 5 (1.94%) PhD
10 4 (1.55%) RHCE
11 3 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.16%) Siebel Certification
12 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.49%) SLA
2 5 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 52 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.33%) KVM
4 5 (1.94%) vSphere
5 4 (1.55%) Firmware
5 4 (1.55%) Squid
5 4 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.55%) qmail
6 2 (0.78%) XenServer
7 1 (0.39%) NFS
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.39%) Gluster
7 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 32 (12.40%) Puppet
2 21 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.65%) Nagios
4 9 (3.49%) Ansible
5 8 (3.10%) SELinux
6 7 (2.71%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.16%) WSUS
8 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.78%) Nessus
8 2 (0.78%) Nmap
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.78%) logstash
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.39%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.39%) SCCM
9 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (24.03%) VMware
2 36 (13.95%) Oracle
3 35 (13.57%) Red Hat
4 31 (12.02%) Cisco
5 17 (6.59%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.88%) Informatica
6 10 (3.88%) Perforce
7 9 (3.49%) Juniper
7 9 (3.49%) Google
8 7 (2.71%) HP
8 7 (2.71%) Citrix
9 5 (1.94%) F5
9 5 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.16%) Sophos
10 3 (1.16%) Intel
10 3 (1.16%) Dell
10 3 (1.16%) CommVault
10 3 (1.16%) Siebel
11 2 (0.78%) SAP
11 2 (0.78%) Adobe
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