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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 27 7
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 104 79 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.63% 9.19% 18.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.93% 37.98% 58.51%
Number of salaries quoted 85 50 166
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -4.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,675 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
217 208 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.52% 24.19% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 174 164 294
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £60,000 £55,000
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 31 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 95 (47.98%) Windows
2 71 (35.86%) Python
3 66 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 60 (30.30%) SQL
5 51 (25.76%) Java
6 50 (25.25%) VMware
7 49 (24.75%) .NET
8 48 (24.24%) PHP
9 47 (23.74%) CSS
10 44 (22.22%) HTML
11 41 (20.71%) Computer Science
12 40 (20.20%) Open Source
13 34 (17.17%) CentOS
14 33 (16.67%) OO
14 33 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 32 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (16.16%) C++
16 31 (15.66%) Red Hat
17 30 (15.15%) Ruby
18 29 (14.65%) Cisco
18 29 (14.65%) Perl
19 28 (14.14%) MySQL
20 27 (13.64%) Web Development
20 27 (13.64%) Puppet
21 24 (12.12%) Node.js
22 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
22 23 (11.62%) SAN
23 22 (11.11%) Ajax
23 22 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 21 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (12.12%) Node.js
2 19 (9.60%) Apache
3 13 (6.57%) Lync
4 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.04%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.54%) nginx
7 6 (3.03%) Confluence
8 5 (2.53%) WordPress
9 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.52%) IIS
9 3 (1.52%) JBoss
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.53%) Retail-J
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.54%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.53%) GitHub
3 5 (2.53%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.62%) SAN
2 12 (6.06%) DNS
3 10 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.05%) Firewall
4 7 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (3.54%) DHCP
4 7 (3.54%) OSPF
4 7 (3.54%) BGP
5 6 (3.03%) WAN
5 6 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.53%) HSRP
6 5 (2.53%) VoIP
6 5 (2.53%) HTTP
7 4 (2.02%) VPN
7 4 (2.02%) LDAP
7 4 (2.02%) Internet
7 4 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.02%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) MySQL
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.56%) Big Data
5 11 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.01%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (10.61%) Subversion
2 16 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.04%) JIRA
4 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.02%) Selenium
5 4 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.52%) JUnit
6 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Redmine
8 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (4.55%) Finance
2 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.03%) Banking
3 5 (2.53%) Retail
4 4 (2.02%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (37.88%) Developer
2 30 (15.15%) Administrator
3 29 (14.65%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (11.62%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (10.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (10.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (9.60%) Software Engineer
7 19 (9.60%) Architect
8 15 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.07%) Support Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Data Architect
11 11 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) Senior Architect
12 10 (5.05%) Applications Support
12 10 (5.05%) C++ Developer
13 8 (4.04%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (4.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.75%) .NET
2 47 (23.74%) CSS
3 44 (22.22%) HTML
4 22 (11.11%) Ajax
5 19 (9.60%) ASP.NET
6 17 (8.59%) AngularJS
7 15 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 15 (7.58%) XML
8 14 (7.07%) LAMP
9 12 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 11 (5.56%) Web Services
11 9 (4.55%) XSD
11 9 (4.55%) Qt
11 9 (4.55%) jQuery
11 9 (4.55%) REST
12 7 (3.54%) Flask
12 7 (3.54%) Django
12 7 (3.54%) SOAP
13 6 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.71%) Computer Science
2 40 (20.20%) Open Source
3 16 (8.08%) Blackberry
4 15 (7.58%) iPhone
5 13 (6.57%) Web 2.0
5 13 (6.57%) Algorithms
6 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (5.56%) Data Structures
8 8 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.54%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (3.54%) Clustering
10 6 (3.03%) Physics
11 5 (2.53%) Visualisation
11 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (2.53%) User Experience
12 4 (2.02%) PMI
12 4 (2.02%) Wiki
13 3 (1.52%) Semantic Web
13 3 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (47.98%) Windows
2 34 (17.17%) CentOS
3 22 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.09%) Android
5 17 (8.59%) Debian
5 17 (8.59%) UNIX
6 16 (8.08%) Ubuntu
7 15 (7.58%) Windows Phone
8 14 (7.07%) Solaris
9 8 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.51%) Fedora
13 1 (0.51%) zOS
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.67%) OO
1 33 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 32 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.64%) Web Development
4 20 (10.10%) Web Application Development
5 18 (9.09%) DevOps
6 16 (8.08%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.58%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (7.58%) TDD
8 12 (6.06%) Migration
8 12 (6.06%) Analytics
8 12 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.05%) BDD
9 10 (5.05%) OOP
9 10 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.55%) ITIL
11 8 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.04%) Video Processing
12 7 (3.54%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.86%) Python
2 66 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.30%) SQL
4 51 (25.76%) Java
5 48 (24.24%) PHP
6 32 (16.16%) C++
7 30 (15.15%) Ruby
8 29 (14.65%) Perl
9 20 (10.10%) C#
10 10 (5.05%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.04%) C
12 7 (3.54%) Groovy
13 5 (2.53%) Scala
14 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.52%) SPARQL
16 2 (1.01%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.51%) Tcl
17 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.53%) PhD
3 5 (2.53%) CCNP
3 5 (2.53%) CCDP
4 4 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.52%) RHCE
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.01%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) MCSE
6 2 (1.01%) CCNA
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) SLA
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.57%) vSphere
4 5 (2.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (13.64%) Puppet
2 13 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.03%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.01%) Nagios
4 2 (1.01%) SELinux
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (25.25%) VMware
2 31 (15.66%) Red Hat
3 29 (14.65%) Cisco
4 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.58%) Oracle
6 11 (5.56%) Juniper
7 10 (5.05%) HP
8 8 (4.04%) IBM
9 6 (3.03%) NetApp
9 6 (3.03%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.53%) Twitter
10 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.02%) JDA
11 4 (2.02%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.02%) Sophos
11 4 (2.02%) Perforce
12 2 (1.01%) Zend
12 2 (1.01%) hybris
12 2 (1.01%) F5
12 2 (1.01%) Informatica
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