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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 174 195 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.44% 11.07% 12.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.07% 40.71% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139 151 228
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
404 479 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.56% 27.19% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 334 406 499
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 90 £40,000 -14.89% 18
Abingdon +6 27 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Banbury +2 8 £34,750 -44.40%
Thame +13 2 £28,750 -45.23%
Bicester -3 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Kidlington +2 1 £40,000 -
Wallingford -9 1 £30,000 -
Faringdon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 119 (39.14%) Windows
2 86 (28.29%) PHP
2 86 (28.29%) Python
3 74 (24.34%) Java
4 73 (24.01%) JavaScript
5 69 (22.70%) C++
5 69 (22.70%) MySQL
6 61 (20.07%) Software Engineering
7 58 (19.08%) OO
8 56 (18.42%) SQL
8 56 (18.42%) Computer Science
9 54 (17.76%) LAMP
9 54 (17.76%) Perl
9 54 (17.76%) HTML
10 51 (16.78%) CSS
10 51 (16.78%) Degree
10 51 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (15.79%) Apache
11 48 (15.79%) Open Source
12 47 (15.46%) VMware
13 43 (14.14%) XML
14 36 (11.84%) Web Services
14 36 (11.84%) Git (software)
14 36 (11.84%) .NET
14 36 (11.84%) Bash Shell
15 33 (10.86%) REST
16 32 (10.53%) UNIX
17 31 (10.20%) C
18 30 (9.87%) C#
18 30 (9.87%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (15.79%) Apache
2 24 (7.89%) nginx
3 20 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.93%) Confluence
4 15 (4.93%) Node.js
5 10 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.96%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.96%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (2.30%) WordPress
7 7 (2.30%) CMS
8 6 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.97%) Drupal
9 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.32%) Lync
11 3 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.99%) IIS
11 3 (0.99%) JBoss
12 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 30 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.64%) SPSS
3 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.33%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Retail-J
2 5 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.32%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.33%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.63%) GitHub
3 3 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.54%) SAN
2 27 (8.88%) Firewall
3 19 (6.25%) DNS
4 18 (5.92%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.28%) HTTP
5 13 (4.28%) GPRS
5 13 (4.28%) GSM
5 13 (4.28%) SMTP
6 11 (3.62%) Bluetooth
7 10 (3.29%) LDAP
7 10 (3.29%) WAN
7 10 (3.29%) SSH
7 10 (3.29%) Internet
8 9 (2.96%) DHCP
9 8 (2.63%) SNMP
9 8 (2.63%) Network Security
10 7 (2.30%) OSPF
10 7 (2.30%) BGP
11 6 (1.97%) FTP
12 5 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (22.70%) MySQL
2 25 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.93%) Big Data
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.64%) Redis
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 36 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.88%) Subversion
3 15 (4.93%) JIRA
4 8 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.30%) JUnit
6 6 (1.97%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.97%) CMake
7 5 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.32%) PyUnit
8 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.66%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.66%) Ant
9 2 (0.66%) Behat
10 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (5.26%) Finance
2 14 (4.61%) Retail
2 14 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.28%) Marketing
4 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.97%) French Language
6 5 (1.64%) Advertising
6 5 (1.64%) Electronics
7 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.32%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Games
7 4 (1.32%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (32.57%) Developer
2 54 (17.76%) Systems Administrator
3 53 (17.43%) Administrator
4 48 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 34 (11.18%) Software Developer
6 31 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (9.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.91%) Analyst
9 19 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 19 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 18 (5.92%) .NET Developer
11 15 (4.93%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.61%) Applications Support
13 13 (4.28%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.28%) IT Support
14 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (3.62%) Java Developer
15 11 (3.62%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (3.62%) Embedded Software Developer
16 10 (3.29%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.76%) HTML
1 54 (17.76%) LAMP
2 51 (16.78%) CSS
3 43 (14.14%) XML
4 36 (11.84%) Web Services
4 36 (11.84%) .NET
5 33 (10.86%) REST
6 29 (9.54%) SOAP
7 20 (6.58%) ASP.NET
8 17 (5.59%) XML-RPC
8 17 (5.59%) HTML5
9 14 (4.61%) jQuery
10 13 (4.28%) Ajax
11 12 (3.95%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (3.62%) CSS3
13 10 (3.29%) JSON
14 9 (2.96%) XHTML
15 8 (2.63%) XML Schema
15 8 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 48 (15.79%) Open Source
3 21 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.25%) Physics
5 15 (4.93%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.61%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.63%) User Experience
8 8 (2.63%) Robotics
8 8 (2.63%) iPhone
9 7 (2.30%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.97%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.64%) Wiki
11 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.64%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 119 (39.14%) Windows
2 32 (10.53%) UNIX
3 27 (8.88%) Ubuntu
4 26 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.24%) CentOS
7 21 (6.91%) Debian
8 17 (5.59%) Android
9 15 (4.93%) Solaris
9 15 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (3.29%) Windows 7
11 9 (2.96%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.96%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.63%) Windows Phone
13 7 (2.30%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.97%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.97%) Fedora
15 5 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.07%) Software Engineering
2 58 (19.08%) OO
3 51 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (8.88%) Content Management
5 24 (7.89%) Project Management
6 23 (7.57%) OOD
7 22 (7.24%) Web Application Development
7 22 (7.24%) Analytics
8 21 (6.91%) E-Commerce
8 21 (6.91%) ITIL
9 20 (6.58%) Web Development
9 20 (6.58%) DevOps
10 19 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (5.92%) TDD
11 18 (5.92%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.93%) Software Licensing
12 15 (4.93%) Information Management
13 13 (4.28%) MVC
13 13 (4.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.29%) PHP
1 86 (28.29%) Python
2 74 (24.34%) Java
3 73 (24.01%) JavaScript
4 69 (22.70%) C++
5 56 (18.42%) SQL
6 54 (17.76%) Perl
7 36 (11.84%) Bash Shell
8 31 (10.20%) C
9 30 (9.87%) C#
10 29 (9.54%) Ruby
11 26 (8.55%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.95%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.96%) R
14 7 (2.30%) SPARQL
14 7 (2.30%) XPath
15 6 (1.97%) Fortran
16 4 (1.32%) VB
16 4 (1.32%) Scala
17 3 (0.99%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (16.78%) Degree
2 19 (6.25%) PhD
3 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) OSCP
5 2 (0.66%) OSCE
5 2 (0.66%) MCSE
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.66%) CEH
6 1 (0.33%) MCP
6 1 (0.33%) CCNA
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.64%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.28%) Firmware
5 9 (2.96%) vSphere
6 6 (1.97%) NFS
6 6 (1.97%) Postfix
6 6 (1.97%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.64%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.99%) XenApp
8 3 (0.99%) XenServer
8 3 (0.99%) vCloud
9 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.33%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.33%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.33%) Samba
10 1 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.33%) KVM
10 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (7.24%) Puppet
2 15 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.29%) Vagrant
4 7 (2.30%) Nagios
5 6 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.64%) Cacti
6 5 (1.64%) Legato
6 5 (1.64%) Icinga
7 3 (0.99%) SELinux
7 3 (0.99%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.33%) Nessus
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.33%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.33%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 47 (15.46%) VMware
2 27 (8.88%) Cisco
3 25 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.22%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.59%) Juniper
5 16 (5.26%) Oracle
6 10 (3.29%) Zend
7 9 (2.96%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.96%) Lotus
7 9 (2.96%) IBM
8 8 (2.63%) Dell
8 8 (2.63%) CommVault
8 8 (2.63%) JDA
8 8 (2.63%) Veeam
9 6 (1.97%) Twitter
9 6 (1.97%) New Relic
10 5 (1.64%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.64%) Apple
10 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.64%) Citrix
Witney, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, share scheme, More
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + DOE, 12% Bonus, Share Options, Medical and Dental.
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Salary: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
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