The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 204 138 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.03% 8.73% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.89% 37.60% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 170 118 128
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,780 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
426 367 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.30% 23.21% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 359 320 367
Average salary £40,000 £32,980 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.28% -17.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +7 130 £42,000 +12.00% 14
Abingdon +25 15 £33,000 -21.42% 6
Banbury +1 12 £32,500 -38.09%
Kidlington - 7 £56,500 -
Faringdon 0 6 £40,000 - 2
Wallingford - 2 £19,500 -
Bicester +5 1 - -
Witney - 1 £60,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 177 (41.65%) Windows
2 117 (27.53%) SQL
3 113 (26.59%) VMware
4 112 (26.35%) Python
5 96 (22.59%) UNIX
6 94 (22.12%) PHP
7 90 (21.18%) HTML
7 90 (21.18%) Java
7 90 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 89 (20.94%) Computer Science
8 89 (20.94%) JavaScript
9 88 (20.71%) CSS
10 86 (20.24%) MySQL
11 80 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (16.94%) Degree
13 69 (16.24%) Firewall
14 62 (14.59%) Software Engineering
15 58 (13.65%) C++
16 57 (13.41%) OO
16 57 (13.41%) ITIL
17 55 (12.94%) Subversion
17 55 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 54 (12.71%) Cisco
19 52 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
20 51 (12.00%) Ruby
20 51 (12.00%) Red Hat
20 51 (12.00%) Perl
20 51 (12.00%) Oracle
21 48 (11.29%) C
21 48 (11.29%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (9.65%) Apache
2 22 (5.18%) Node.js
3 15 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.53%) IIS
4 14 (3.29%) Lync
5 13 (3.06%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.12%) JBoss
7 8 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.88%) Confluence
8 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.41%) nginx
9 6 (1.41%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.18%) Drupal
11 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Office
2 4 (0.94%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.47%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.12%) SaaS
5 8 (1.88%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.94%) AWS OpsWorks
7 4 (0.94%) GitHub
8 3 (0.71%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
9 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (16.24%) Firewall
2 40 (9.41%) WAN
3 33 (7.76%) TCP/IP
4 31 (7.29%) DNS
5 29 (6.82%) Internet
6 27 (6.35%) SAN
7 18 (4.24%) Network Security
8 16 (3.76%) OSPF
9 15 (3.53%) BGP
9 15 (3.53%) LAN
10 14 (3.29%) VPN
11 13 (3.06%) VoIP
12 12 (2.82%) SMTP
12 12 (2.82%) DHCP
12 12 (2.82%) HTTP
12 12 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (2.82%) HSRP
13 11 (2.59%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (2.35%) DMZ
14 10 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.24%) MySQL
2 31 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.24%) Big Data
4 17 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.59%) Oracle OWB
8 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.18%) Siebel EIM
11 4 (0.94%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.71%) DB2
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.47%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.24%) HBase
14 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (12.94%) Subversion
2 38 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.94%) PHPUnit
4 20 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 16 (3.76%) JIRA
6 13 (3.06%) Behat
7 12 (2.82%) JUnit
8 11 (2.59%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.18%) Maven
10 5 (1.18%) GDB
11 4 (0.94%) Selenium
11 4 (0.94%) Valgrind
11 4 (0.94%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.94%) GCC
12 2 (0.47%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.47%) Redmine
12 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.47%) Grunt
General
1 34 (8.00%) Games
2 31 (7.29%) Finance
3 16 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.29%) Electronics
5 10 (2.35%) Banking
5 10 (2.35%) Publishing
6 6 (1.41%) Billing
6 6 (1.41%) Back Office
7 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (33.18%) Developer
2 46 (10.82%) Software Engineer
2 46 (10.82%) Administrator
3 39 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
4 38 (8.94%) PHP Developer
5 37 (8.71%) Support Engineer
6 34 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 31 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 28 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
9 27 (6.35%) Architect
10 25 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 22 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 21 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (4.71%) Web Developer
14 19 (4.47%) Analyst
15 17 (4.00%) Support Analyst
15 17 (4.00%) Team Leader
16 16 (3.76%) Windows Support Engineer
17 14 (3.29%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.18%) HTML
2 88 (20.71%) CSS
3 38 (8.94%) jQuery
4 35 (8.24%) Ajax
5 34 (8.00%) .NET
6 33 (7.76%) XML
7 27 (6.35%) Web Services
8 24 (5.65%) Symfony
8 24 (5.65%) AngularJS
9 20 (4.71%) LAMP
10 19 (4.47%) Laravel
11 14 (3.29%) Doctrine
12 13 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (2.59%) Qt
13 11 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (2.35%) EDI
14 10 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (2.35%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (2.12%) Middleware
16 7 (1.65%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.94%) Computer Science
2 48 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.71%) Clustering
4 17 (4.00%) Semantic Web
4 17 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.53%) Data Integration
5 15 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.06%) Web 2.0
7 13 (3.06%) Statistics
8 10 (2.35%) Social Gaming
9 9 (2.12%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.88%) User Experience
11 6 (1.41%) CUDA
11 6 (1.41%) iPhone
11 6 (1.41%) Wiki
11 6 (1.41%) Physics
11 6 (1.41%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 177 (41.65%) Windows
2 96 (22.59%) UNIX
3 55 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (9.18%) CentOS
5 25 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 20 (4.71%) Solaris
8 17 (4.00%) Debian
9 15 (3.53%) Android
9 15 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.35%) AIX
12 6 (1.41%) NetWare
12 6 (1.41%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.41%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.41%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (1.18%) SUSE
14 4 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (14.59%) Software Engineering
3 57 (13.41%) ITIL
3 57 (13.41%) OO
4 48 (11.29%) Open Source
5 47 (11.06%) TDD
6 43 (10.12%) Mentoring
7 33 (7.76%) Web Development
8 30 (7.06%) Service Delivery
9 29 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (6.59%) DevOps
11 27 (6.35%) Kanban
12 26 (6.12%) Project Management
12 26 (6.12%) BDD
13 25 (5.88%) Load Balancing
14 23 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 23 (5.41%) Migration
15 22 (5.18%) Scrum
15 22 (5.18%) ETL
16 21 (4.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 117 (27.53%) SQL
2 112 (26.35%) Python
3 94 (22.12%) PHP
4 90 (21.18%) Java
5 89 (20.94%) JavaScript
6 58 (13.65%) C++
7 51 (12.00%) Perl
7 51 (12.00%) Ruby
8 48 (11.29%) C
9 37 (8.71%) C#
10 34 (8.00%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.35%) Groovy
11 10 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.88%) Tcl
13 5 (1.18%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.18%) PHP5
14 4 (0.94%) Korn
14 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (16.94%) Degree
2 43 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (8.94%) MCITP
5 29 (6.82%) CCNA
6 15 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (3.06%) CCNP
8 12 (2.82%) CCDP
9 10 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.88%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.41%) RHCE
12 5 (1.18%) MCSE
12 5 (1.18%) PhD
12 5 (1.18%) Siebel Certification
13 4 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.65%) QA
2 19 (4.47%) SLA
3 12 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) JTAG
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.00%) vSphere
4 8 (1.88%) KVM
5 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.94%) qmail
6 4 (0.94%) Firmware
6 4 (0.94%) Squid
7 3 (0.71%) vCloud
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.47%) XenServer
9 1 (0.24%) NFS
9 1 (0.24%) LXC
9 1 (0.24%) Gluster
9 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (10.12%) Puppet
2 19 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.24%) Nagios
4 8 (1.88%) SELinux
5 7 (1.65%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.94%) Nessus
7 4 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.94%) SCCM
8 3 (0.71%) WSUS
9 2 (0.47%) Nmap
9 2 (0.47%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.47%) Cacti
9 2 (0.47%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.47%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.47%) Ansible
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 113 (26.59%) VMware
2 54 (12.71%) Cisco
3 51 (12.00%) Oracle
3 51 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 39 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 26 (6.12%) Juniper
6 20 (4.71%) Perforce
7 17 (4.00%) Informatica
8 16 (3.76%) HP
9 15 (3.53%) Google
10 13 (3.06%) Citrix
10 13 (3.06%) Veeam
10 13 (3.06%) CommVault
10 13 (3.06%) Twitter
11 12 (2.82%) IBM
11 12 (2.82%) SAP
11 12 (2.82%) Zend
12 11 (2.59%) Siebel
13 8 (1.88%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.18%) F5
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very negotiable salary with outstanding benefits package i
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IAD
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Tessella
Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT People First
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Posted: 8 days ago