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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 153 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.14% 15.60% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.10% 47.37% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 126 106
Average salary £38,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.64% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
163 323 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.24% 32.93% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 149 278 245
Average salary £29,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 23 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (32.08%) Java
2 49 (30.82%) Windows
3 48 (30.19%) Python
4 46 (28.93%) Computer Science
5 44 (27.67%) Degree
6 41 (25.79%) Software Engineering
7 40 (25.16%) Git (software)
8 38 (23.90%) MySQL
9 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
10 31 (19.50%) C++
11 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (17.61%) Ruby
12 28 (17.61%) Apache
13 27 (16.98%) Debian
14 26 (16.35%) Tomcat
15 25 (15.72%) HTML
16 24 (15.09%) PHP
16 24 (15.09%) Unit Testing
17 23 (14.47%) Open Source
18 22 (13.84%) C#
18 22 (13.84%) CSS
18 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
19 21 (13.21%) Perl
20 20 (12.58%) Subversion
21 19 (11.95%) OO
22 18 (11.32%) SQL
22 18 (11.32%) ITIL
22 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
23 17 (10.69%) .NET
23 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (17.61%) Apache
2 26 (16.35%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.18%) nginx
4 8 (5.03%) CMS
5 7 (4.40%) Drupal
6 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.77%) IIS
7 5 (3.14%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.14%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.52%) Confluence
9 2 (1.26%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.26%) JBoss
10 1 (0.63%) WordPress
10 1 (0.63%) FormScape
10 1 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.63%) Node.js
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Retail-J
2 4 (2.52%) MFGPRO
3 2 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) GitHub
1 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) HTTP
1 13 (8.18%) DNS
2 10 (6.29%) DHCP
3 8 (5.03%) Internet
3 8 (5.03%) Firewall
3 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.40%) OSPF
4 7 (4.40%) BGP
5 5 (3.14%) Broadband
5 5 (3.14%) RIP
5 5 (3.14%) SNMP
5 5 (3.14%) DSL
5 5 (3.14%) ICMP
5 5 (3.14%) LLU
5 5 (3.14%) SSH
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.52%) RTP
6 4 (2.52%) LDAP
6 4 (2.52%) VPN
6 4 (2.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.90%) MySQL
2 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.92%) Big Data
4 9 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.03%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.40%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (25.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.58%) Subversion
3 15 (9.43%) CMake
4 9 (5.66%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.40%) JUnit
5 7 (4.40%) PyUnit
6 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.52%) JIRA
9 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.26%) Ant
General
1 15 (9.43%) Retail
2 8 (5.03%) Finance
3 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Marketing
4 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.89%) Publishing
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (32.08%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) Software Engineer
3 30 (18.87%) Administrator
4 27 (16.98%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (8.81%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Software Developer
7 13 (8.18%) Applications Support
7 13 (8.18%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.55%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.55%) Applications Support Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Graduate
8 12 (7.55%) Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (6.29%) .NET Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.03%) Network Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.72%) HTML
2 22 (13.84%) CSS
3 17 (10.69%) .NET
4 12 (7.55%) LAMP
5 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.29%) XML
6 8 (5.03%) Web Services
7 7 (4.40%) JDBC
7 7 (4.40%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (4.40%) jQuery
7 7 (4.40%) Qt
7 7 (4.40%) HTML5
8 6 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (3.14%) OpenGL
9 5 (3.14%) OpenCL
10 4 (2.52%) Pandas
10 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (2.52%) CSS3
10 4 (2.52%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.47%) Open Source
3 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (10.69%) Physics
5 16 (10.06%) Mathematics
6 15 (9.43%) Robotics
7 9 (5.66%) Algorithms
7 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.77%) Blackberry
10 5 (3.14%) CUDA
11 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.52%) Statistics
11 4 (2.52%) Wiki
12 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.26%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.63%) Replication
13 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.82%) Windows
2 27 (16.98%) Debian
3 16 (10.06%) UNIX
4 13 (8.18%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.03%) Fedora
6 8 (5.03%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.40%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.52%) CentOS
9 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.89%) Android
10 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) Software Engineering
2 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.09%) Unit Testing
4 19 (11.95%) OO
5 18 (11.32%) ITIL
6 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.06%) Regression Testing
8 13 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (7.55%) Analytics
9 12 (7.55%) Incident Management
9 12 (7.55%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.92%) TDD
10 11 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.29%) Content Management
11 10 (6.29%) Web Development
12 7 (4.40%) Project Management
12 7 (4.40%) DevOps
12 7 (4.40%) Coaching
13 6 (3.77%) BDD
13 6 (3.77%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.08%) Java
2 48 (30.19%) Python
3 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.50%) C++
5 28 (17.61%) Ruby
6 24 (15.09%) PHP
7 22 (13.84%) C#
8 21 (13.21%) Perl
9 18 (11.32%) SQL
10 11 (6.92%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.92%) C
11 10 (6.29%) MATLAB
12 6 (3.77%) Scala
13 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.52%) R
15 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.26%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 44 (27.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) PhD
3 2 (1.26%) OSCP
3 2 (1.26%) OSCE
3 2 (1.26%) CEH
3 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
2 6 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) Xen
2 9 (5.66%) XenServer
3 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.14%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.26%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.26%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) Nagios
2 7 (4.40%) Cacti
3 5 (3.14%) SmokePing
4 4 (2.52%) Puppet
5 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.81%) Citrix
2 14 (8.81%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.55%) JDA
4 10 (6.29%) Cisco
5 9 (5.66%) VMware
6 6 (3.77%) Apple
7 5 (3.14%) Lotus
7 5 (3.14%) IBM
7 5 (3.14%) Juniper
7 5 (3.14%) Huawei
7 5 (3.14%) Brocade
8 4 (2.52%) QAD
8 4 (2.52%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.26%) New Relic
9 2 (1.26%) Percona
9 2 (1.26%) Ektron
9 2 (1.26%) Zend
9 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle
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