The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 100 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.94% 1.65% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.70% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 20
Average salary £36,250 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.95% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -5.95%
Linux Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1331 1647 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.10% 97.00% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1387 1544
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 9 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 8 (57.14%) Confluence
3 6 (42.86%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 5 (35.71%) Wiki
4 5 (35.71%) LDAP
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) RHCE
6 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
6 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (21.43%) KVM
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 2 (14.29%) Python

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) OSPF
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Wiki
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Debian
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) AIX
7 1 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) New Relic
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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