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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 226 176 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.75% 12.49% 10.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.44% 44.56% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 155 138 104
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
573 395 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.85% 28.03% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 414 326 339
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -5 130 £45,000 +4.65% 12
Abingdon -8 27 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Faringdon +1 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Thame +1 6 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Chinnor - 4 - -
Kidlington - 3 £50,000 -
Wallingford - 3 £37,500 -
Bicester -5 2 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Banbury -22 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames 0 1 £92,500 +105.55% 1
Witney -8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 172 (41.65%) Python
2 150 (36.32%) Windows
3 128 (30.99%) Java
4 124 (30.02%) C++
5 115 (27.85%) Software Engineering
6 107 (25.91%) JavaScript
7 98 (23.73%) SQL
8 93 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (21.31%) Degree
10 78 (18.89%) Computer Science
10 78 (18.89%) VMware
11 77 (18.64%) Open Source
12 75 (18.16%) Git (software)
13 71 (17.19%) HTML
14 70 (16.95%) Puppet
15 69 (16.71%) Oracle
16 68 (16.46%) CSS
17 66 (15.98%) Bash Shell
18 65 (15.74%) Unix
19 62 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
20 60 (14.53%) PHP
20 60 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
21 59 (14.29%) Ruby
21 59 (14.29%) Apache
22 57 (13.80%) MySQL
23 55 (13.32%) Tomcat
23 55 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
24 54 (13.08%) Big Data
25 50 (12.11%) Subversion
26 49 (11.86%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (14.29%) Apache
2 55 (13.32%) Tomcat
3 32 (7.75%) IIS
4 28 (6.78%) Node.js
5 27 (6.54%) nginx
6 20 (4.84%) Jetty
7 17 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.66%) Confluence
9 6 (1.45%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.97%) Drupal
11 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.48%) CMS
12 2 (0.48%) JBoss
12 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.48%) WordPress
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.24%) Lync
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) MS Office
3 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.73%) Magento
4 3 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (4.60%) SaaS
5 8 (1.94%) Google App Engine
5 8 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.73%) Heroku
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.48%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.62%) Firewall
2 32 (7.75%) DNS
3 31 (7.51%) SAN
4 26 (6.30%) Network Security
4 26 (6.30%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.84%) VPN
6 18 (4.36%) SSL
7 17 (4.12%) WAN
8 14 (3.39%) Internet
9 12 (2.91%) DHCP
10 11 (2.66%) LDAP
11 10 (2.42%) DMZ
11 10 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (2.42%) LAN
12 9 (2.18%) Wireless
13 8 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.69%) IPsec
14 7 (1.69%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.80%) MySQL
2 54 (13.08%) Big Data
3 35 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 30 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.57%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 18 (4.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.36%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (2.91%) Oracle OWB
11 11 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.18%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (1.94%) Oracle Exadata
14 7 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (1.45%) Redis
16 4 (0.97%) DB2
16 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 75 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 50 (12.11%) Subversion
3 37 (8.96%) Maven
4 30 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.81%) JUnit
6 19 (4.60%) GCC
7 18 (4.36%) JIRA
8 17 (4.12%) Ant
8 17 (4.12%) Mockito
9 16 (3.87%) Gradle
10 14 (3.39%) CMake
11 12 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (2.66%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.66%) GDB
12 11 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.42%) Selenium
14 7 (1.69%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.45%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.45%) PHPUnit
16 5 (1.21%) NetBeans
General
1 34 (8.23%) Publishing
2 30 (7.26%) Finance
3 12 (2.91%) Electronics
4 11 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.94%) Retail
6 6 (1.45%) Back Office
6 6 (1.45%) Billing
6 6 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.21%) Advertising
7 5 (1.21%) Games
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (34.87%) Developer
2 67 (16.22%) Administrator
3 62 (15.01%) Software Engineer
4 57 (13.80%) Systems Administrator
5 52 (12.59%) Linux Administrator
6 48 (11.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 44 (10.65%) Linux Engineer
8 39 (9.44%) Java Developer
9 33 (7.99%) C++ Developer
10 30 (7.26%) Software Developer
11 27 (6.54%) C++ Software Engineer
11 27 (6.54%) DBA
12 26 (6.30%) Python Developer
13 24 (5.81%) Senior Developer
14 21 (5.08%) Java Engineer
14 21 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
14 21 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
15 19 (4.60%) Architect
16 18 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (4.36%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.19%) HTML
2 68 (16.46%) CSS
3 47 (11.38%) Web Services
4 41 (9.93%) Spring
5 32 (7.75%) AngularJS
6 31 (7.51%) LAMP
7 28 (6.78%) XML
8 27 (6.54%) .NET
8 27 (6.54%) STL
9 26 (6.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 26 (6.30%) jQuery
9 26 (6.30%) RESTful
10 24 (5.81%) Middleware
11 21 (5.08%) Ajax
12 19 (4.60%) HTML5
13 17 (4.12%) REST
14 14 (3.39%) OpenMP
15 13 (3.15%) SOAP
16 11 (2.66%) J2SE
17 10 (2.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.89%) Computer Science
2 48 (11.62%) Semantic Web
3 33 (7.99%) Data Centre
4 26 (6.30%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.36%) CUDA
6 17 (4.12%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.91%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.91%) iPhone
8 11 (2.66%) Replication
9 10 (2.42%) BBC
9 10 (2.42%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.42%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.94%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.69%) Clustering
11 7 (1.69%) Physics
11 7 (1.69%) User Experience
12 6 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.45%) Biotechnology
13 5 (1.21%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 150 (36.32%) Windows
2 65 (15.74%) Unix
3 48 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (11.14%) CentOS
5 44 (10.65%) Windows Server
6 26 (6.30%) Ubuntu
7 20 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (4.12%) Solaris
10 15 (3.63%) Android
11 12 (2.91%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.91%) Windows Phone
12 11 (2.66%) Debian
13 10 (2.42%) Fedora
14 9 (2.18%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (27.85%) Software Engineering
2 93 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (18.64%) Open Source
4 60 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (11.86%) OO
6 44 (10.65%) TDD
7 42 (10.17%) DevOps
8 41 (9.93%) ITIL
9 38 (9.20%) Configuration Management
10 35 (8.47%) Scrum
11 29 (7.02%) Project Management
12 28 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 27 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (6.30%) Kanban
15 24 (5.81%) Analytics
16 23 (5.57%) Mentoring
17 21 (5.08%) High Availability
18 19 (4.60%) Load Balancing
18 19 (4.60%) OOD
18 19 (4.60%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (41.65%) Python
2 128 (30.99%) Java
3 124 (30.02%) C++
4 107 (25.91%) JavaScript
5 98 (23.73%) SQL
6 66 (15.98%) Bash Shell
7 60 (14.53%) PHP
8 59 (14.29%) Ruby
9 47 (11.38%) Perl
10 40 (9.69%) C
11 26 (6.30%) C#
12 23 (5.57%) Scala
13 12 (2.91%) MATLAB
14 11 (2.66%) T-SQL
15 10 (2.42%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.42%) XPath
16 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.97%) VB
19 3 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (21.31%) Degree
2 25 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (3.15%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.66%) PhD
6 10 (2.42%) CEH
6 10 (2.42%) CREST Certified
6 10 (2.42%) GIAC
6 10 (2.42%) OSCP
7 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.97%) CCNA
9 4 (0.97%) CISSP
9 4 (0.97%) LPIC
9 4 (0.97%) MCP
10 3 (0.73%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.73%) CCNP
10 3 (0.73%) ISEB
10 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.94%) KVM
5 8 (1.94%) Postfix
6 6 (1.45%) Docker
7 4 (0.97%) Samba
8 3 (0.73%) Corosync
8 3 (0.73%) NFS
8 3 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.73%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.73%) vSphere
9 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.48%) Xen
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) Ceph
10 1 (0.24%) qmail
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 70 (16.95%) Puppet
2 28 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.60%) Ansible
4 17 (4.12%) Nagios
5 12 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (2.42%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.42%) Nessus
7 10 (2.42%) Nmap
7 10 (2.42%) OpenVAS
8 7 (1.69%) SELinux
8 7 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.45%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.97%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.73%) Legato
12 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.48%) Mesos
13 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 78 (18.89%) VMware
2 69 (16.71%) Oracle
3 46 (11.14%) Red Hat
4 35 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 29 (7.02%) Cisco
6 16 (3.87%) Sophos
7 15 (3.63%) Google
7 15 (3.63%) Sun
8 14 (3.39%) CommVault
9 12 (2.91%) Informatica
10 11 (2.66%) Atlassian
11 10 (2.42%) Coverity
11 10 (2.42%) Qualys
11 10 (2.42%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.18%) Hyperion
13 8 (1.94%) Capita
13 8 (1.94%) Juniper
13 8 (1.94%) Veeam
14 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.97%) NetApp
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £49500.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits culture
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Redberry Digital Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum depending on experience PLUS bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Thame
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire
MP Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Thame
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £27,355 to £38,163 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £21,733 to £29,248 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago