The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 104 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.39% 1.04% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.10% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 12
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £67,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1803 1726 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 94.16% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1552 1407
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Engineer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Oxford +15 25 £47,500 -5.00%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (70.18%) Open Source
3 25 (43.86%) Management Information System
4 23 (40.35%) Business Continuity
4 23 (40.35%) Asset Management
4 23 (40.35%) Stress Testing
4 23 (40.35%) BCP
4 23 (40.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (40.35%) Business Continuity Planning
4 23 (40.35%) Computer Security
5 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
5 17 (29.82%) Python
6 16 (28.07%) Investment Management
7 13 (22.81%) GCC
8 7 (12.28%) MySQL
8 7 (12.28%) Debian
9 6 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (10.53%) C
9 6 (10.53%) Citrix
9 6 (10.53%) RHCE
9 6 (10.53%) XenServer
10 5 (8.77%) Finance
10 5 (8.77%) QA
11 4 (7.02%) Degree
11 4 (7.02%) UNIX
11 4 (7.02%) SQL
12 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
12 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
12 3 (5.26%) CentOS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.75%) IPsec
2 1 (1.75%) NAS
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) GCC
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (70.18%) Open Source
2 25 (43.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Debian
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Business Continuity
1 23 (40.35%) Asset Management
1 23 (40.35%) Stress Testing
1 23 (40.35%) BCP
1 23 (40.35%) Disaster Recovery
1 23 (40.35%) Business Continuity Planning
1 23 (40.35%) Computer Security
2 16 (28.07%) Investment Management
3 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
3 1 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
3 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
3 1 (1.75%) Scrum
3 1 (1.75%) Information Security
3 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Python
2 6 (10.53%) C
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) RHCE
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Nagios
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Cacti
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.53%) Citrix
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Percona