The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 140 154 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.77% 8.76% 9.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.63% 36.41% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 119 126 115
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,975 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
372 423 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.31% 24.08% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 325 367 291
Average salary £32,959 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.60% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 91 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Banbury -7 8 £52,500 +61.53%
Bicester - 5 £45,000 -
Abingdon -17 4 £42,000 +64.70% 1
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £45,000 - 1
Faringdon - 2 £40,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 134 (42.41%) Python
2 101 (31.96%) Windows
3 87 (27.53%) Java
3 87 (27.53%) MySQL
4 80 (25.32%) Perl
5 76 (24.05%) Software Engineering
6 74 (23.42%) Degree
6 74 (23.42%) PHP
6 74 (23.42%) JavaScript
7 68 (21.52%) HTML
8 66 (20.89%) CSS
8 66 (20.89%) OO
8 66 (20.89%) Apache
9 63 (19.94%) Git (software)
10 61 (19.30%) C++
11 56 (17.72%) C
11 56 (17.72%) SQL
11 56 (17.72%) Computer Science
12 54 (17.09%) Ruby
13 48 (15.19%) C#
14 47 (14.87%) QA
15 45 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (13.61%) Open Source
17 37 (11.71%) Debian
17 37 (11.71%) Red Hat
18 36 (11.39%) XML
19 32 (10.13%) TDD
20 30 (9.49%) nginx
21 29 (9.18%) Subversion
22 28 (8.86%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (20.89%) Apache
2 30 (9.49%) nginx
3 24 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.43%) Drupal
5 11 (3.48%) CMS
6 8 (2.53%) Confluence
7 7 (2.22%) IIS
8 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.27%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.63%) FormScape
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) Tornado
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
2 5 (1.58%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.48%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.63%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.53%) SaaS
2 3 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.54%) HTTP
2 20 (6.33%) DNS
3 16 (5.06%) Firewall
4 15 (4.75%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.43%) DHCP
6 11 (3.48%) Internet
7 9 (2.85%) BGP
7 9 (2.85%) OSPF
7 9 (2.85%) WAN
8 8 (2.53%) VPN
8 8 (2.53%) SNMP
9 7 (2.22%) SAN
10 6 (1.90%) RIP
10 6 (1.90%) Network Security
11 5 (1.58%) ZigBee
11 5 (1.58%) LLU
11 5 (1.58%) SSH
11 5 (1.58%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.58%) DSL
11 5 (1.58%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.53%) MySQL
2 20 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.11%) Big Data
4 12 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.48%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.85%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.53%) 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 63 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.18%) Subversion
3 20 (6.33%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.06%) JIRA
5 15 (4.75%) CMake
6 11 (3.48%) JUnit
6 11 (3.48%) PyUnit
7 10 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.16%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.85%) Ant
9 8 (2.53%) InstallShield
9 8 (2.53%) Maven
9 8 (2.53%) PHPUnit
9 8 (2.53%) Gerrit
10 6 (1.90%) Behat
11 5 (1.58%) GCC
12 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.33%) Marketing
3 19 (6.01%) Retail
4 12 (3.80%) Finance
5 6 (1.90%) French Language
6 5 (1.58%) Electronics
7 4 (1.27%) Games
7 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Banking
8 3 (0.95%) Automotive
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (30.38%) Developer
2 49 (15.51%) Administrator
3 47 (14.87%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (14.56%) Software Engineer
5 37 (11.71%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (8.23%) Analyst
7 25 (7.91%) Linux Administrator
8 22 (6.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 21 (6.65%) PHP Developer
9 21 (6.65%) Software Developer
9 21 (6.65%) Support Engineer
10 20 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Senior Developer
11 19 (6.01%) Junior
12 17 (5.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 17 (5.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 16 (5.06%) Graduate
14 15 (4.75%) Technical Director
15 14 (4.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
16 13 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.52%) HTML
2 66 (20.89%) CSS
3 36 (11.39%) XML
4 28 (8.86%) .NET
5 25 (7.91%) LAMP
6 19 (6.01%) HTML5
7 18 (5.70%) XHTML
8 17 (5.38%) jQuery
9 15 (4.75%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.48%) JDBC
10 11 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (2.53%) Web Services
11 8 (2.53%) Ajax
11 8 (2.53%) Symfony
11 8 (2.53%) CodeIgniter
12 7 (2.22%) JSON
12 7 (2.22%) EDI
13 6 (1.90%) CSS3
13 6 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.58%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.72%) Computer Science
2 43 (13.61%) Open Source
3 21 (6.65%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.06%) Physics
5 15 (4.75%) Robotics
6 11 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.16%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.58%) CUDA
8 5 (1.58%) Telematics
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.27%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.95%) SCADA
10 3 (0.95%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) Statistics
11 2 (0.63%) Wiki
11 2 (0.63%) Social Media
12 1 (0.32%) New Media
12 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 101 (31.96%) Windows
2 37 (11.71%) Debian
3 26 (8.23%) Android
3 26 (8.23%) Apple iOS
4 25 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.91%) UNIX
5 21 (6.65%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.22%) CentOS
9 6 (1.90%) Solaris
9 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.58%) Fedora
11 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) SELinux
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.05%) Software Engineering
2 66 (20.89%) OO
3 45 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (10.13%) TDD
5 25 (7.91%) Unit Testing
5 25 (7.91%) Project Management
6 24 (7.59%) PRINCE2
6 24 (7.59%) Reverse Engineering
6 24 (7.59%) DevOps
7 22 (6.96%) E-Commerce
8 21 (6.65%) Static Code Analysis
8 21 (6.65%) Cyber Security
9 18 (5.70%) Android Development
9 18 (5.70%) iOS Development
9 18 (5.70%) Content Management
9 18 (5.70%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.06%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.06%) ITIL
12 15 (4.75%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (42.41%) Python
2 87 (27.53%) Java
3 80 (25.32%) Perl
4 74 (23.42%) PHP
4 74 (23.42%) JavaScript
5 61 (19.30%) C++
6 56 (17.72%) C
6 56 (17.72%) SQL
7 54 (17.09%) Ruby
8 48 (15.19%) C#
9 17 (5.38%) Bash Shell
10 16 (5.06%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.85%) Embedded C
12 8 (2.53%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.22%) Scala
14 2 (0.63%) Fortran
14 2 (0.63%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.32%) HQL
15 1 (0.32%) R
15 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 74 (23.42%) Degree
2 18 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.90%) RHCE
6 4 (1.27%) CEH
7 2 (0.63%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) SCSA
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.87%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (5.70%) XenServer
2 16 (5.06%) Xen
2 16 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.22%) vSphere
4 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.58%) GPFS
6 4 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.63%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.32%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (5.70%) Puppet
2 9 (2.85%) Nagios
3 8 (2.53%) Cacti
4 7 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.90%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.58%) SmokePing
7 3 (0.95%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (11.71%) Red Hat
2 25 (7.91%) Citrix
3 24 (7.59%) VMware
4 21 (6.65%) Coverity
5 20 (6.33%) Cisco
6 18 (5.70%) Microsoft
7 17 (5.38%) Wind River
8 11 (3.48%) JDA
9 9 (2.85%) Perforce
9 9 (2.85%) IBM
10 8 (2.53%) SAP
11 7 (2.22%) Juniper
12 6 (1.90%) EMC
12 6 (1.90%) Zend
12 6 (1.90%) Twitter
13 5 (1.58%) Huawei
13 5 (1.58%) Brocade
13 5 (1.58%) Apple
14 4 (1.27%) Lotus
14 4 (1.27%) Percona
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT People First
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Company Shares + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 4 days ago
London / Oxford
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 days ago