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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 91 165 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.76% 16.24% 9.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 58.10% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 146 50
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
221 284 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.71% 27.95% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 179 262 132
Average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 60 (33.15%) Python
2 52 (28.73%) MySQL
3 50 (27.62%) Open Source
4 43 (23.76%) Red Hat
5 42 (23.20%) Computer Science
6 40 (22.10%) Perl
7 38 (20.99%) Windows
8 34 (18.78%) Software Engineering
9 32 (17.68%) Degree
9 32 (17.68%) QA
10 31 (17.13%) PHP
11 30 (16.57%) Management Information System
11 30 (16.57%) Debian
12 29 (16.02%) Java
12 29 (16.02%) Apache
13 27 (14.92%) JavaScript
13 27 (14.92%) Computer Security
14 25 (13.81%) Business Continuity
15 24 (13.26%) Asset Management
15 24 (13.26%) Stress Testing
15 24 (13.26%) C++
15 24 (13.26%) HTML
15 24 (13.26%) BCP
15 24 (13.26%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (13.26%) Business Continuity Planning
16 21 (11.60%) Citrix
16 21 (11.60%) SQL
16 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
17 20 (11.05%) C
17 20 (11.05%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (16.02%) Apache
2 14 (7.73%) nginx
3 10 (5.52%) Drupal
4 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.31%) CMS
5 5 (2.76%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.76%) Confluence
6 4 (2.21%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.66%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.10%) Node.js
8 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.66%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.66%) GitHub
3 2 (1.10%) Heroku
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) HTTP
2 9 (4.97%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.87%) LDAP
3 7 (3.87%) Firewall
3 7 (3.87%) DNS
4 4 (2.21%) DHCP
4 4 (2.21%) WAN
5 3 (1.66%) LAN
5 3 (1.66%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.66%) SAN
5 3 (1.66%) Internet
6 2 (1.10%) SPDY
6 2 (1.10%) OSPF
6 2 (1.10%) BGP
6 2 (1.10%) VPN
6 2 (1.10%) Wireless
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
7 1 (0.55%) VLAN
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.73%) MySQL
2 16 (8.84%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.29%) Big Data
4 13 (7.18%) Apache Hive
5 10 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.31%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.31%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.76%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.10%) Redis
10 2 (1.10%) Riak
10 2 (1.10%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.10%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.18%) GCC
2 13 (7.18%) JIRA
3 8 (4.42%) Maven
3 8 (4.42%) InstallShield
3 8 (4.42%) Ant
3 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.42%) Gerrit
4 6 (3.31%) PyUnit
4 6 (3.31%) JUnit
5 4 (2.21%) Subversion
6 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (11.05%) Finance
2 8 (4.42%) Publishing
3 7 (3.87%) Marketing
4 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) French Language
5 2 (1.10%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Front Office
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (30.94%) Linux Engineer
2 42 (23.20%) Administrator
3 39 (21.55%) Systems Administrator
4 37 (20.44%) Developer
5 32 (17.68%) Linux Administrator
6 31 (17.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 23 (12.71%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (10.50%) Software Engineer
9 18 (9.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 18 (9.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 17 (9.39%) Junior
10 17 (9.39%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (7.18%) Build Engineer
12 10 (5.52%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.52%) PHP Developer
13 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.97%) C++ Developer
14 6 (3.31%) Development Engineer
14 6 (3.31%) Senior Development Engineer
15 5 (2.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) HTML
2 18 (9.94%) CSS
3 14 (7.73%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (7.18%) .NET
5 12 (6.63%) XML
6 11 (6.08%) HTML5
7 9 (4.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (4.97%) STL
8 8 (4.42%) LAMP
8 8 (4.42%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.87%) J2EE
9 7 (3.87%) SOAP
10 6 (3.31%) JDBC
10 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.31%) MapReduce
11 5 (2.76%) RESTful
11 5 (2.76%) Ajax
11 5 (2.76%) JSON
12 4 (2.21%) Java EE
12 4 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.62%) Open Source
2 42 (23.20%) Computer Science
3 30 (16.57%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.63%) Machine Learning
5 7 (3.87%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.31%) Physics
6 6 (3.31%) Clustering
7 5 (2.76%) Statistics
7 5 (2.76%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.76%) Wiki
8 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.66%) Social Media
8 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) New Media
9 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.55%) MPEG
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.99%) Windows
2 30 (16.57%) Debian
3 18 (9.94%) UNIX
4 12 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.42%) CentOS
5 8 (4.42%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.87%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.10%) NetWare
8 2 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) SUSE
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) Software Engineering
2 27 (14.92%) Computer Security
3 25 (13.81%) Business Continuity
4 24 (13.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (13.26%) Asset Management
4 24 (13.26%) BCP
4 24 (13.26%) Stress Testing
4 24 (13.26%) Business Continuity Planning
5 20 (11.05%) Configuration Management
6 19 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.84%) OO
7 16 (8.84%) Investment Management
8 13 (7.18%) OOP
9 8 (4.42%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.42%) TDD
10 7 (3.87%) Scrum
11 6 (3.31%) Project Management
12 5 (2.76%) MVC
12 5 (2.76%) Data Security
13 4 (2.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.15%) Python
2 40 (22.10%) Perl
3 31 (17.13%) PHP
4 29 (16.02%) Java
5 27 (14.92%) JavaScript
6 24 (13.26%) C++
7 21 (11.60%) SQL
8 20 (11.05%) C
9 19 (10.50%) Ruby
10 9 (4.97%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.42%) C#
12 3 (1.66%) Scala
13 2 (1.10%) PHP5
13 2 (1.10%) VBScript
13 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.55%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.55%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 32 (17.68%) Degree
2 14 (7.73%) RHCE
3 3 (1.66%) PhD
4 2 (1.10%) CISSP
4 2 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.10%) MCITP
4 2 (1.10%) MCSE
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.68%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) XenServer
2 13 (7.18%) Xen
3 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (7.73%) Puppet
2 6 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 43 (23.76%) Red Hat
2 21 (11.60%) Citrix
3 9 (4.97%) Perforce
4 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.76%) Percona
5 5 (2.76%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.66%) Facebook
6 3 (1.66%) Twitter
6 3 (1.66%) VMware
6 3 (1.66%) Cisco
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle
7 2 (1.10%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.55%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.55%) Dell
8 1 (0.55%) EMC
8 1 (0.55%) Juniper
8 1 (0.55%) JDA
8 1 (0.55%) NetApp
8 1 (0.55%) NETGEAR
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