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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 122 180 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.03% 10.34% 10.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.78% 39.39% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 100 153 144
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,975 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
341 457 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.45% 26.25% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 294 397 360
Average salary £32,750 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.93% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 -4 72 £38,000 -21.64% 15
Banbury -7 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Abingdon -14 4 £48,750 +91.17% 1
Bicester - 3 £45,000 -
Wallingford -14 2 £30,000 +36.36%
Faringdon - 2 £40,000 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 130 (41.01%) Python
2 97 (30.60%) Windows
3 89 (28.08%) MySQL
4 82 (25.87%) Java
5 80 (25.24%) Degree
6 79 (24.92%) Perl
7 78 (24.61%) Software Engineering
8 74 (23.34%) PHP
9 72 (22.71%) JavaScript
10 70 (22.08%) Apache
10 70 (22.08%) Git (software)
11 67 (21.14%) HTML
12 65 (20.50%) CSS
13 64 (20.19%) OO
14 60 (18.93%) C++
15 58 (18.30%) Computer Science
16 55 (17.35%) Ruby
17 51 (16.09%) SQL
18 48 (15.14%) C
19 46 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
20 45 (14.20%) QA
21 42 (13.25%) Open Source
21 42 (13.25%) C#
22 40 (12.62%) Debian
23 38 (11.99%) Red Hat
24 34 (10.73%) TDD
25 33 (10.41%) LAMP
25 33 (10.41%) XML
25 33 (10.41%) nginx
26 32 (10.09%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 70 (22.08%) Apache
2 33 (10.41%) nginx
3 25 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.05%) Drupal
5 13 (4.10%) CMS
6 10 (3.15%) Confluence
7 8 (2.52%) IIS
8 5 (1.58%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.63%) FormScape
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 16 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.58%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.47%) Retail-J
2 3 (0.95%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) SaaS
2 7 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.95%) GitHub
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.52%) HTTP
2 20 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.31%) DNS
3 19 (5.99%) Firewall
4 13 (4.10%) DHCP
5 10 (3.15%) SNMP
5 10 (3.15%) Internet
6 9 (2.84%) SSH
6 9 (2.84%) OSPF
6 9 (2.84%) BGP
6 9 (2.84%) VPN
7 8 (2.52%) WAN
8 6 (1.89%) RIP
8 6 (1.89%) SAN
8 6 (1.89%) Network Security
8 6 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.58%) LLU
9 5 (1.58%) ZigBee
9 5 (1.58%) DSL
9 5 (1.58%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (28.08%) MySQL
2 23 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (5.36%) Big Data
4 15 (4.73%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.42%) Apache Hive
6 11 (3.47%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) HSQLDB
10 1 (0.32%) OLAP
10 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.09%) Subversion
3 19 (5.99%) Eclipse
4 18 (5.68%) JIRA
5 15 (4.73%) CMake
6 14 (4.42%) JUnit
6 14 (4.42%) PyUnit
7 11 (3.47%) Mercurial
8 10 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.15%) Ant
9 8 (2.52%) Gerrit
9 8 (2.52%) InstallShield
9 8 (2.52%) Maven
10 7 (2.21%) PHPUnit
11 6 (1.89%) Behat
12 3 (0.95%) GCC
12 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (7.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.31%) Retail
3 16 (5.05%) Marketing
4 13 (4.10%) Finance
5 6 (1.89%) French Language
6 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.58%) Electronics
7 4 (1.26%) Games
7 4 (1.26%) Banking
8 3 (0.95%) Publishing
8 3 (0.95%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (30.28%) Developer
2 56 (17.67%) Administrator
3 53 (16.72%) Systems Administrator
4 47 (14.83%) Software Engineer
5 32 (10.09%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
7 25 (7.89%) Analyst
8 22 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 21 (6.62%) Software Developer
10 20 (6.31%) PHP Developer
11 19 (5.99%) Support Engineer
12 18 (5.68%) Junior
12 18 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (5.36%) Graduate
14 16 (5.05%) Senior Developer
15 15 (4.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 15 (4.73%) Graduate Developer
15 15 (4.73%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 13 (4.10%) Technical Director
16 13 (4.10%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (21.14%) HTML
2 65 (20.50%) CSS
3 33 (10.41%) XML
3 33 (10.41%) LAMP
4 25 (7.89%) .NET
5 18 (5.68%) jQuery
6 17 (5.36%) HTML5
7 14 (4.42%) JDBC
7 14 (4.42%) XHTML
8 12 (3.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (3.79%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.79%) Web Services
9 9 (2.84%) CodeIgniter
10 8 (2.52%) CSS3
11 7 (2.21%) Symfony
11 7 (2.21%) JSON
11 7 (2.21%) EDI
12 6 (1.89%) Ajax
12 6 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (1.58%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.30%) Computer Science
2 42 (13.25%) Open Source
3 19 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.73%) Robotics
4 15 (4.73%) Physics
5 12 (3.79%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.47%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.58%) CUDA
8 5 (1.58%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.58%) Telematics
9 4 (1.26%) Wiki
9 4 (1.26%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.95%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.95%) Statistics
11 2 (0.63%) SCADA
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) Social Media
12 1 (0.32%) New Media
12 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 97 (30.60%) Windows
2 40 (12.62%) Debian
3 28 (8.83%) UNIX
3 28 (8.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (7.57%) Apple iOS
4 24 (7.57%) Android
5 20 (6.31%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.10%) Ubuntu
8 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.84%) CentOS
10 7 (2.21%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.21%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.89%) Solaris
12 5 (1.58%) Fedora
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.32%) SUSE
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.61%) Software Engineering
2 64 (20.19%) OO
3 46 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (10.73%) TDD
5 27 (8.52%) Unit Testing
6 25 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 24 (7.57%) DevOps
8 23 (7.26%) Project Management
9 19 (5.99%) PRINCE2
9 19 (5.99%) Content Management
10 18 (5.68%) Reverse Engineering
11 17 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (5.36%) ITIL
12 16 (5.05%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.05%) OOD
12 16 (5.05%) Static Code Analysis
12 16 (5.05%) Machine Learning
12 16 (5.05%) Cyber Security
12 16 (5.05%) Android Development
12 16 (5.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (41.01%) Python
2 82 (25.87%) Java
3 79 (24.92%) Perl
4 74 (23.34%) PHP
5 72 (22.71%) JavaScript
6 60 (18.93%) C++
7 55 (17.35%) Ruby
8 51 (16.09%) SQL
9 48 (15.14%) C
10 42 (13.25%) C#
11 22 (6.94%) Shell Script
11 22 (6.94%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.15%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.84%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.21%) Scala
15 3 (0.95%) R
16 2 (0.63%) tcsh
16 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.63%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.63%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 80 (25.24%) Degree
2 15 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.79%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.89%) CEH
6 4 (1.26%) PhD
6 4 (1.26%) RHCE
7 2 (0.63%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) OSCP
7 2 (0.63%) OSCE
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.20%) QA
2 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.36%) XenServer
3 16 (5.05%) Xen
4 15 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.89%) vSphere
7 5 (1.58%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.58%) GPFS
8 4 (1.26%) Postfix
9 3 (0.95%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.63%) NFS
10 2 (0.63%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.63%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.32%) KVM
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (5.36%) Puppet
2 10 (3.15%) Nagios
3 8 (2.52%) Cacti
4 7 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.58%) SmokePing
7 3 (0.95%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 38 (11.99%) Red Hat
2 25 (7.89%) Citrix
3 21 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.62%) VMware
4 20 (6.31%) Cisco
5 16 (5.05%) Coverity
6 14 (4.42%) Wind River
7 11 (3.47%) JDA
8 10 (3.15%) IBM
9 8 (2.52%) SAP
9 8 (2.52%) Perforce
10 6 (1.89%) Apple
10 6 (1.89%) Juniper
10 6 (1.89%) Zend
10 6 (1.89%) Twitter
11 5 (1.58%) Lotus
11 5 (1.58%) Huawei
11 5 (1.58%) Brocade
11 5 (1.58%) EMC
12 4 (1.26%) Percona
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Faringdon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + equity + relocation offered
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + equity share + more
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Healthcare, Generous Holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago