The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 114 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +35.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +4.54%
Linux Support
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
1408 1450 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.37% 96.28% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1247 1431
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux Support
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 Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 - 3 £35,000 -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Websense
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Websense
2 1 (20.00%) Intel