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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 125 204 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.27% 12.20% 12.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.82% 42.68% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 107 174 172
Average salary £38,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
322 478 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.30% 28.59% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 281 417 408
Average salary £32,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.33% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -11 67 £38,000 -24.00% 8
Abingdon -9 8 £43,250 +69.60% 2
Wallingford -6 6 £30,000 +36.36%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Bicester - 1 £45,000 -
Faringdon - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 117 (38.74%) Python
2 88 (29.14%) Windows
3 86 (28.48%) MySQL
4 84 (27.81%) Degree
5 81 (26.82%) Software Engineering
6 76 (25.17%) Perl
7 74 (24.50%) Java
8 69 (22.85%) PHP
8 69 (22.85%) Apache
9 68 (22.52%) Git (software)
10 66 (21.85%) JavaScript
11 62 (20.53%) Computer Science
12 61 (20.20%) C++
13 59 (19.54%) OO
14 58 (19.21%) HTML
15 57 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (17.55%) CSS
17 49 (16.23%) Ruby
18 42 (13.91%) QA
19 41 (13.58%) Debian
19 41 (13.58%) C#
20 40 (13.25%) C
21 39 (12.91%) SQL
21 39 (12.91%) LAMP
22 38 (12.58%) Open Source
23 36 (11.92%) Red Hat
24 34 (11.26%) nginx
25 33 (10.93%) XML
26 32 (10.60%) Subversion
27 30 (9.93%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 69 (22.85%) Apache
2 34 (11.26%) nginx
3 26 (8.61%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.97%) Drupal
5 12 (3.97%) CMS
6 10 (3.31%) Confluence
7 7 (2.32%) IIS
8 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.66%) FormScape
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 19 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.66%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.64%) Retail-J
2 5 (1.66%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.65%) SaaS
3 6 (1.99%) GitHub
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.93%) HTTP
2 25 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.95%) DNS
4 20 (6.62%) Firewall
5 13 (4.30%) SSH
5 13 (4.30%) SNMP
6 12 (3.97%) DHCP
7 9 (2.98%) VPN
8 8 (2.65%) Internet
9 7 (2.32%) OSPF
9 7 (2.32%) BGP
9 7 (2.32%) WAN
10 6 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.66%) LLU
11 5 (1.66%) ZigBee
11 5 (1.66%) Network Security
11 5 (1.66%) SMTP
11 5 (1.66%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.66%) Bluetooth
11 5 (1.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (28.48%) MySQL
2 20 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (5.30%) Big Data
4 15 (4.97%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.64%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.30%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (22.52%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.60%) Subversion
3 17 (5.63%) JIRA
4 15 (4.97%) Eclipse
4 15 (4.97%) CMake
5 13 (4.30%) JUnit
5 13 (4.30%) PyUnit
6 11 (3.64%) Mercurial
7 9 (2.98%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.98%) Ant
8 7 (2.32%) Gerrit
8 7 (2.32%) InstallShield
8 7 (2.32%) Maven
9 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.99%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.66%) Behat
11 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.33%) GCC
12 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.96%) Retail
3 17 (5.63%) Finance
4 15 (4.97%) Marketing
5 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.99%) French Language
7 5 (1.66%) Electronics
8 4 (1.32%) Games
8 4 (1.32%) Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Advertising
9 3 (0.99%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (29.47%) Developer
2 63 (20.86%) Administrator
3 61 (20.20%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (17.22%) Software Engineer
5 27 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
6 26 (8.61%) Analyst
7 25 (8.28%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (7.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 22 (7.28%) Software Developer
10 21 (6.95%) PHP Developer
11 19 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (5.63%) Graduate
13 16 (5.30%) Support Engineer
14 15 (4.97%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 15 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
14 15 (4.97%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 13 (4.30%) Applications Support
15 13 (4.30%) Support Analyst
16 12 (3.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.21%) HTML
2 53 (17.55%) CSS
3 39 (12.91%) LAMP
4 33 (10.93%) XML
5 22 (7.28%) .NET
6 17 (5.63%) jQuery
7 14 (4.64%) Web Services
8 13 (4.30%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.30%) JDBC
8 13 (4.30%) HTML5
9 11 (3.64%) XHTML
10 9 (2.98%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (2.98%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (2.32%) CSS3
11 7 (2.32%) JSON
12 6 (1.99%) Symfony
12 6 (1.99%) EDI
12 6 (1.99%) Qt
13 5 (1.66%) OpenCL
13 5 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.53%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.58%) Open Source
3 18 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.63%) Physics
5 15 (4.97%) Robotics
6 14 (4.64%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.65%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.66%) User Experience
9 5 (1.66%) CUDA
9 5 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.66%) Telematics
10 4 (1.32%) Wiki
10 4 (1.32%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.32%) Statistics
11 3 (0.99%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.33%) W3C
13 1 (0.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.14%) Windows
2 41 (13.58%) Debian
3 30 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (9.60%) UNIX
5 19 (6.29%) Embedded Linux
5 19 (6.29%) Apple iOS
6 18 (5.96%) Android
7 14 (4.64%) Ubuntu
8 11 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.65%) CentOS
10 7 (2.32%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.32%) Fedora
10 7 (2.32%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.99%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.66%) Solaris
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.82%) Software Engineering
2 59 (19.54%) OO
3 57 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (9.60%) TDD
5 27 (8.94%) E-Commerce
5 27 (8.94%) Unit Testing
6 21 (6.95%) DevOps
7 20 (6.62%) OOD
7 20 (6.62%) Content Management
8 19 (6.29%) ITIL
9 18 (5.96%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.63%) Project Management
10 17 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.97%) Regression Testing
12 14 (4.64%) Machine Learning
12 14 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.30%) Android Development
13 13 (4.30%) iOS Development
13 13 (4.30%) Coaching
13 13 (4.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (38.74%) Python
2 76 (25.17%) Perl
3 74 (24.50%) Java
4 69 (22.85%) PHP
5 66 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 61 (20.20%) C++
7 49 (16.23%) Ruby
8 41 (13.58%) C#
9 40 (13.25%) C
10 39 (12.91%) SQL
11 24 (7.95%) Shell Script
11 24 (7.95%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.64%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.65%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.32%) Scala
15 4 (1.32%) R
16 2 (0.66%) tcsh
16 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.66%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 84 (27.81%) Degree
2 11 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.32%) PhD
5 4 (1.32%) RHCE
5 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) CEH
7 2 (0.66%) CISSP
7 2 (0.66%) OSCP
7 2 (0.66%) OSCE
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.91%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.63%) XenServer
3 16 (5.30%) Xen
4 15 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.99%) Postfix
6 6 (1.99%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.66%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.66%) NFS
8 2 (0.66%) vSphere
8 2 (0.66%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.66%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.66%) GPFS
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.97%) Puppet
2 9 (2.98%) Nagios
3 7 (2.32%) Cacti
4 6 (1.99%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.66%) SmokePing
6 2 (0.66%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (11.92%) Red Hat
2 25 (8.28%) Citrix
3 21 (6.95%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.63%) VMware
5 16 (5.30%) Cisco
6 11 (3.64%) JDA
6 11 (3.64%) Coverity
6 11 (3.64%) Wind River
7 7 (2.32%) Perforce
7 7 (2.32%) IBM
7 7 (2.32%) SAP
8 6 (1.99%) Apple
9 5 (1.66%) QAD
9 5 (1.66%) Juniper
9 5 (1.66%) EMC
9 5 (1.66%) Huawei
9 5 (1.66%) Brocade
9 5 (1.66%) Zend
9 5 (1.66%) Lotus
9 5 (1.66%) Twitter
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitX
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 DOE Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Pension, Insurance, Gym Membership
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago