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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 101 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.11% 10.67% 13.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 39.61% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 73 137
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,100 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £62,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
207 255 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.24% 26.93% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 180 212 268
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (44.38%) Windows
2 57 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 52 (32.50%) Python
4 46 (28.75%) Java
5 41 (25.63%) Software Engineering
6 39 (24.38%) PHP
6 39 (24.38%) Computer Science
7 38 (23.75%) HTML
8 36 (22.50%) CSS
8 36 (22.50%) Open Source
9 35 (21.88%) .NET
10 31 (19.38%) SQL
11 30 (18.75%) C++
11 30 (18.75%) OO
12 29 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (16.25%) MySQL
14 25 (15.63%) Degree
15 24 (15.00%) C#
16 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
17 22 (13.75%) Microsoft
18 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
18 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
18 21 (13.13%) LAMP
18 21 (13.13%) VMware
18 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (11.88%) Apache
19 19 (11.88%) Debian
19 19 (11.88%) Subversion
19 19 (11.88%) Ruby
20 18 (11.25%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (11.88%) Apache
2 16 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.38%) Node.js
4 7 (4.38%) nginx
5 6 (3.75%) WordPress
5 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.75%) CMS
6 5 (3.13%) Drupal
6 5 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.13%) Lync
7 4 (2.50%) Confluence
8 3 (1.88%) IIS
8 3 (1.88%) JBoss
9 2 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Retail-J
2 5 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.88%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.75%) GitHub
3 4 (2.50%) SaaS
4 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) SAN
2 10 (6.25%) DNS
3 8 (5.00%) DHCP
4 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.50%) LDAP
6 4 (2.50%) Firewall
7 3 (1.88%) Internet
7 3 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.25%) IPsec
8 2 (1.25%) VPN
8 2 (1.25%) HTTP
9 1 (0.63%) RIP
9 1 (0.63%) SNMP
9 1 (0.63%) Broadband
9 1 (0.63%) WAN
9 1 (0.63%) SSH
9 1 (0.63%) LLU
9 1 (0.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) MySQL
2 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.75%) Big Data
4 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.50%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.88%) Subversion
3 6 (3.75%) JUnit
3 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.13%) CMake
4 5 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.50%) PyUnit
5 4 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.25%) Ant
General
1 10 (6.25%) Retail
2 6 (3.75%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Publishing
4 2 (1.25%) Games
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (39.38%) Developer
2 31 (19.38%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Administrator
4 20 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (11.25%) .NET Developer
5 18 (11.25%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (10.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 14 (8.75%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Software Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Analyst
9 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.88%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (6.25%) Java Developer
12 9 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Applications Support
13 8 (5.00%) Support Analyst
14 7 (4.38%) Graduate
14 7 (4.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.75%) HTML
2 36 (22.50%) CSS
3 35 (21.88%) .NET
4 21 (13.13%) LAMP
5 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET
6 13 (8.13%) Ajax
7 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (6.88%) HTML5
9 10 (6.25%) REST
9 10 (6.25%) Web Services
10 9 (5.63%) jQuery
10 9 (5.63%) CSS3
10 9 (5.63%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.00%) SOAP
12 7 (4.38%) Django
12 7 (4.38%) XML
12 7 (4.38%) Flask
13 5 (3.13%) Qt
13 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
14 4 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.38%) Computer Science
2 36 (22.50%) Open Source
3 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.38%) Blackberry
5 13 (8.13%) Physics
6 11 (6.88%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.63%) iPhone
7 9 (5.63%) Algorithms
8 8 (5.00%) Web 2.0
9 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.13%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.13%) User Experience
10 5 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (3.13%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.13%) Robotics
10 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.50%) Statistics
11 4 (2.50%) Wiki
12 2 (1.25%) Semantic Web
12 2 (1.25%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 71 (44.38%) Windows
2 19 (11.88%) Debian
3 17 (10.63%) CentOS
4 16 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 10 (6.25%) Solaris
5 10 (6.25%) Android
6 9 (5.63%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.63%) Windows Phone
7 8 (5.00%) UNIX
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (2.50%) Fedora
11 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.63%) Software Engineering
2 30 (18.75%) OO
3 29 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.25%) Web Development
5 17 (10.63%) Web Application Development
6 16 (10.00%) Analytics
7 14 (8.75%) ITIL
8 12 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.50%) TDD
8 12 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (6.88%) Content Management
9 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.38%) BDD
12 7 (4.38%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.38%) Scrum
12 7 (4.38%) Regression Testing
13 6 (3.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.63%) JavaScript
2 52 (32.50%) Python
3 46 (28.75%) Java
4 39 (24.38%) PHP
5 31 (19.38%) SQL
6 30 (18.75%) C++
7 24 (15.00%) C#
8 19 (11.88%) Ruby
9 18 (11.25%) Perl
10 6 (3.75%) C
10 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.75%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.50%) R
11 4 (2.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.25%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.25%) Fortran
13 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.63%) XPath
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (15.63%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) PhD
3 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.25%) CEH
3 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) OSCP
3 2 (1.25%) OSCE
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.25%) vSphere
4 2 (1.25%) KVM
5 1 (0.63%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.63%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Cacti
3 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.63%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.13%) VMware
3 17 (10.63%) Cisco
4 14 (8.75%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.25%) Juniper
6 9 (5.63%) Oracle
7 7 (4.38%) JDA
8 5 (3.13%) Lotus
8 5 (3.13%) IBM
8 5 (3.13%) Apple
8 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.50%) Twitter
10 3 (1.88%) Sophos
10 3 (1.88%) QAD
11 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.25%) Citrix
11 2 (1.25%) Zend
11 2 (1.25%) hybris
12 1 (0.63%) Ektron
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + DOE, 12% Bonus, Share Options, Medical and Dental.
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Salary: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 12 days ago