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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 143 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.77% 15.71% 11.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.40% 50.35% 43.22%
Number of salaries quoted 64 121 83
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
159 284 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.52% 31.21% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 146 245 210
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,238 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 68 (37.99%) Python
2 54 (30.17%) Degree
3 53 (29.61%) Java
4 51 (28.49%) Computer Science
5 50 (27.93%) Software Engineering
5 50 (27.93%) MySQL
5 50 (27.93%) Git (software)
6 46 (25.70%) Windows
7 38 (21.23%) Ruby
8 37 (20.67%) Debian
8 37 (20.67%) JavaScript
9 36 (20.11%) Apache
10 35 (19.55%) Perl
11 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (17.88%) C++
13 29 (16.20%) PHP
14 27 (15.08%) Tomcat
14 27 (15.08%) Open Source
15 26 (14.53%) HTML
15 26 (14.53%) Unit Testing
16 25 (13.97%) QA
17 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
18 23 (12.85%) CSS
19 21 (11.73%) HTTP
19 21 (11.73%) Citrix
20 20 (11.17%) OO
20 20 (11.17%) C#
21 19 (10.61%) SQL
21 19 (10.61%) UNIX
21 19 (10.61%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (20.11%) Apache
2 27 (15.08%) Tomcat
3 19 (10.61%) nginx
4 9 (5.03%) Drupal
5 8 (4.47%) CMS
6 5 (2.79%) IIS
6 5 (2.79%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.79%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.23%) Confluence
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) FormScape
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Retail-J
2 4 (2.23%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) GitHub
2 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) HTTP
2 12 (6.70%) DNS
3 10 (5.59%) DHCP
4 9 (5.03%) Firewall
5 8 (4.47%) Internet
5 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.91%) OSPF
6 7 (3.91%) BGP
7 5 (2.79%) DSL
7 5 (2.79%) ICMP
7 5 (2.79%) RIP
7 5 (2.79%) SNMP
7 5 (2.79%) Broadband
7 5 (2.79%) WAN
7 5 (2.79%) SSH
7 5 (2.79%) LLU
8 4 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.23%) LDAP
8 4 (2.23%) VPN
8 4 (2.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.93%) MySQL
2 16 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.38%) Big Data
4 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.70%) Apache Hive
6 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (27.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.61%) Subversion
3 15 (8.38%) CMake
4 12 (6.70%) PyUnit
4 12 (6.70%) JUnit
5 9 (5.03%) Mercurial
6 8 (4.47%) JIRA
7 7 (3.91%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.35%) Ant
8 6 (3.35%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.23%) Gerrit
9 4 (2.23%) Maven
9 4 (2.23%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (7.82%) Retail
2 9 (5.03%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.68%) Publishing
5 3 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (29.05%) Developer
2 42 (23.46%) Administrator
3 38 (21.23%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (18.99%) Software Engineer
5 21 (11.73%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (9.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.82%) Analyst
8 14 (7.82%) Graduate
8 14 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (7.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 13 (7.26%) Graduate Developer
10 12 (6.70%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.70%) Applications Support
11 11 (6.15%) Support Engineer
11 11 (6.15%) Web Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (6.15%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.53%) HTML
2 23 (12.85%) CSS
3 14 (7.82%) .NET
4 13 (7.26%) LAMP
5 12 (6.70%) JDBC
6 11 (6.15%) XML
7 9 (5.03%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.91%) jQuery
9 7 (3.91%) HTML5
10 6 (3.35%) Qt
10 6 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (2.79%) OpenGL
11 5 (2.79%) Web Services
11 5 (2.79%) OpenCL
12 4 (2.23%) CSS3
12 4 (2.23%) MCollective
12 4 (2.23%) Pandas
12 4 (2.23%) NumPy
13 3 (1.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.49%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.08%) Open Source
3 15 (8.38%) Robotics
3 15 (8.38%) Mathematics
3 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.26%) Physics
5 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.79%) CUDA
7 5 (2.79%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.23%) Statistics
8 4 (2.23%) Wiki
8 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.12%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.56%) Firmware
10 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.56%) New Media
10 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.70%) Windows
2 37 (20.67%) Debian
3 19 (10.61%) UNIX
4 15 (8.38%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.47%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.91%) Fedora
7 6 (3.35%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.79%) CentOS
8 5 (2.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.68%) Android
11 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.93%) Software Engineering
2 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.53%) Unit Testing
4 20 (11.17%) OO
5 17 (9.50%) ITIL
6 15 (8.38%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.38%) Regression Testing
6 15 (8.38%) TDD
7 12 (6.70%) Machine Learning
7 12 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.70%) DevOps
7 12 (6.70%) Coaching
8 11 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 11 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.59%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.59%) Analytics
10 9 (5.03%) Content Management
11 8 (4.47%) OOD
12 7 (3.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.99%) Python
2 53 (29.61%) Java
3 38 (21.23%) Ruby
4 37 (20.67%) JavaScript
5 35 (19.55%) Perl
6 32 (17.88%) C++
7 29 (16.20%) PHP
8 20 (11.17%) C#
9 19 (10.61%) SQL
10 16 (8.94%) C
11 10 (5.59%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.59%) MATLAB
12 8 (4.47%) Bash Shell
13 7 (3.91%) Scala
14 4 (2.23%) R
15 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.56%) Fortran
16 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (30.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) OSCP
2 2 (1.12%) OSCE
2 2 (1.12%) PhD
2 2 (1.12%) RHCE
2 2 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.97%) QA
2 6 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.82%) Xen
1 14 (7.82%) XenServer
2 7 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.79%) DFS Replication
4 3 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.12%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.12%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Nagios
2 7 (3.91%) Cacti
3 6 (3.35%) Puppet
4 5 (2.79%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
2 21 (11.73%) Citrix
3 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.15%) JDA
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco
6 7 (3.91%) VMware
7 6 (3.35%) Apple
8 5 (2.79%) Lotus
8 5 (2.79%) Huawei
8 5 (2.79%) Brocade
8 5 (2.79%) IBM
8 5 (2.79%) Juniper
9 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.23%) Perforce
9 4 (2.23%) QAD
10 2 (1.12%) Ektron
10 2 (1.12%) Percona
10 2 (1.12%) New Relic
10 2 (1.12%) JBoss
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £58000 Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Salary: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Equity Bonus, Home Work
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago