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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 111 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.00% 11.55% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.28% 48.68% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 63 91 62
Average salary £38,000 £48,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.64% +20.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
159 228 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.08% 23.73% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 147 195 169
Average salary £32,959 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.79% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £50,500 £60,000
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 20 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 77 (41.18%) Python
2 56 (29.95%) Degree
3 55 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 52 (27.81%) Computer Science
4 52 (27.81%) MySQL
5 50 (26.74%) Software Engineering
6 46 (24.60%) Java
6 46 (24.60%) Windows
7 40 (21.39%) Perl
8 39 (20.86%) Ruby
9 38 (20.32%) Debian
9 38 (20.32%) Apache
10 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
11 35 (18.72%) Open Source
12 31 (16.58%) PHP
12 31 (16.58%) QA
13 30 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (16.04%) C++
13 30 (16.04%) Red Hat
14 26 (13.90%) Unit Testing
15 25 (13.37%) SQL
16 24 (12.83%) HTML
16 24 (12.83%) CSS
17 23 (12.30%) Tomcat
17 23 (12.30%) HTTP
17 23 (12.30%) Citrix
18 22 (11.76%) nginx
19 20 (10.70%) UNIX
19 20 (10.70%) OO
20 19 (10.16%) Management Information System

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 38 (20.32%) Apache
2 23 (12.30%) Tomcat
3 22 (11.76%) nginx
4 10 (5.35%) Drupal
5 8 (4.28%) CMS
6 6 (3.21%) IIS
7 5 (2.67%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.67%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.14%) Confluence
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.53%) FormScape
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Retail-J
2 2 (1.07%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) GitHub
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) HTTP
2 14 (7.49%) DNS
3 11 (5.88%) Firewall
3 11 (5.88%) DHCP
4 9 (4.81%) Internet
4 9 (4.81%) OSPF
4 9 (4.81%) BGP
5 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.21%) RIP
6 6 (3.21%) WAN
7 5 (2.67%) Broadband
7 5 (2.67%) SNMP
7 5 (2.67%) DSL
7 5 (2.67%) ICMP
7 5 (2.67%) SAN
7 5 (2.67%) SSH
7 5 (2.67%) LLU
8 4 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.14%) RTP
8 4 (2.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.81%) MySQL
2 19 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.56%) Big Data
4 15 (8.02%) Hadoop
5 14 (7.49%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.53%) OLAP
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.56%) Subversion
3 15 (8.02%) CMake
4 14 (7.49%) PyUnit
4 14 (7.49%) JUnit
5 12 (6.42%) JIRA
6 10 (5.35%) Ant
6 10 (5.35%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.81%) Mercurial
8 8 (4.28%) Gerrit
8 8 (4.28%) InstallShield
8 8 (4.28%) Maven
9 7 (3.74%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.60%) GCC
General
1 11 (5.88%) Retail
2 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.21%) Finance
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Publishing
5 3 (1.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (26.20%) Developer
2 43 (22.99%) Administrator
3 38 (20.32%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (15.51%) Software Engineer
5 27 (14.44%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (10.16%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (8.56%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (8.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (7.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 14 (7.49%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.42%) PHP Developer
10 12 (6.42%) Junior
10 12 (6.42%) Development Engineer
10 12 (6.42%) Senior Development Engineer
11 11 (5.88%) Graduate
11 11 (5.88%) Analyst
11 11 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.88%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.35%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (5.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.83%) HTML
1 24 (12.83%) CSS
2 14 (7.49%) JDBC
3 13 (6.95%) .NET
4 12 (6.42%) LAMP
5 11 (5.88%) XML
6 9 (4.81%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (4.28%) HTML5
8 7 (3.74%) jQuery
9 6 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.21%) Web Services
10 5 (2.67%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.67%) OpenCL
11 4 (2.14%) MCollective
11 4 (2.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (2.14%) CSS3
11 4 (2.14%) STL
12 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.81%) Computer Science
2 35 (18.72%) Open Source
3 19 (10.16%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.02%) Robotics
5 11 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.35%) Physics
7 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.67%) CUDA
8 5 (2.67%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.14%) Wiki
10 3 (1.60%) Statistics
11 2 (1.07%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.53%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.53%) MPEG
12 1 (0.53%) Social Media
12 1 (0.53%) New Media
12 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.60%) Windows
2 38 (20.32%) Debian
3 20 (10.70%) UNIX
4 18 (9.63%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.21%) CentOS
8 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.67%) Fedora
8 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.14%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.14%) Android
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.74%) Software Engineering
2 30 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.90%) Unit Testing
4 20 (10.70%) OO
5 17 (9.09%) TDD
6 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
6 16 (8.56%) Machine Learning
7 15 (8.02%) Regression Testing
8 14 (7.49%) ITIL
8 14 (7.49%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.95%) DevOps
10 10 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.35%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.35%) Business Continuity
11 9 (4.81%) Content Management
11 9 (4.81%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.81%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.81%) BCP
11 9 (4.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.18%) Python
2 46 (24.60%) Java
3 40 (21.39%) Perl
4 39 (20.86%) Ruby
5 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
6 31 (16.58%) PHP
7 30 (16.04%) C++
8 25 (13.37%) SQL
9 17 (9.09%) C
10 13 (6.95%) C#
11 9 (4.81%) MATLAB
12 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
12 8 (4.28%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.74%) Scala
14 3 (1.60%) R
14 3 (1.60%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.53%) Fortran
16 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 56 (29.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.07%) OSCP
2 2 (1.07%) OSCE
2 2 (1.07%) PhD
2 2 (1.07%) RHCE
2 2 (1.07%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.58%) QA
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (8.02%) Xen
1 15 (8.02%) XenServer
2 14 (7.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.67%) DFS Replication
3 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.07%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.07%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Nagios
2 8 (4.28%) Cacti
3 7 (3.74%) Puppet
4 5 (2.67%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.07%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (16.04%) Red Hat
2 23 (12.30%) Citrix
3 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.35%) Cisco
5 9 (4.81%) JDA
6 8 (4.28%) Perforce
7 6 (3.21%) Apple
7 6 (3.21%) Juniper
8 5 (2.67%) IBM
8 5 (2.67%) Lotus
8 5 (2.67%) VMware
8 5 (2.67%) Huawei
8 5 (2.67%) Brocade
9 4 (2.14%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.60%) Percona
11 2 (1.07%) New Relic
11 2 (1.07%) QAD
11 2 (1.07%) Ektron
11 2 (1.07%) JBoss
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle
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