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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 109 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.059% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.061% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
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
1472 1651 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.27% 97.17% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1463 1382
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Fedora
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Debian
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Debian
2 4 (50.00%) Fedora
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago