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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 109 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.27% 1.21% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.25% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 15
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
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
1418 1757 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.47% 96.54% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1512 1647
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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
(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 0 4 £33,500 -36.19%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Debian
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Fedora
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) CentOS
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Nagios
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) RTP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) RTP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Debian
3 6 (42.86%) Fedora
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
5 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
1 1 (7.14%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Dovecot
2 2 (14.29%) Kamailio
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) HP