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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 119 220 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.09% 13.00% 12.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.28% 43.65% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 108 186 184
Average salary £37,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.68% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £65,000 £65,000
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
328 504 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.30% 29.79% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 290 432 439
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -13 63 £38,000 -21.64% 13
Abingdon -7 9 £50,000 +117.39% 2
Wallingford 0 6 £30,000 +27.65%
Banbury -5 2 £26,250 -30.00%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 96 (34.53%) Python
2 86 (30.94%) Windows
3 75 (26.98%) Degree
4 73 (26.26%) Java
4 73 (26.26%) MySQL
5 70 (25.18%) Software Engineering
6 64 (23.02%) Perl
7 62 (22.30%) PHP
8 60 (21.58%) JavaScript
9 59 (21.22%) C++
10 58 (20.86%) Git (software)
11 57 (20.50%) Computer Science
11 57 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (19.42%) Apache
13 53 (19.06%) OO
14 51 (18.35%) HTML
15 46 (16.55%) CSS
16 40 (14.39%) C#
16 40 (14.39%) Ruby
17 37 (13.31%) C
18 36 (12.95%) SQL
19 35 (12.59%) LAMP
19 35 (12.59%) Debian
20 33 (11.87%) Open Source
21 32 (11.51%) XML
22 31 (11.15%) Subversion
23 30 (10.79%) UNIX
24 28 (10.07%) Tomcat
24 28 (10.07%) E-Commerce
24 28 (10.07%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (19.42%) Apache
2 28 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 27 (9.71%) nginx
4 11 (3.96%) Drupal
5 10 (3.60%) Confluence
6 9 (3.24%) CMS
7 7 (2.52%) IIS
8 5 (1.80%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.72%) FormScape
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.36%) Node.js
10 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 21 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.80%) MS Office
2 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.80%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.68%) Retail-J
2 5 (1.80%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.52%) SaaS
3 6 (2.16%) GitHub
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.99%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.27%) HTTP
3 21 (7.55%) DNS
4 20 (7.19%) Firewall
5 13 (4.68%) SNMP
5 13 (4.68%) SSH
6 12 (4.32%) DHCP
7 9 (3.24%) VPN
7 9 (3.24%) Internet
8 7 (2.52%) GPRS
8 7 (2.52%) GSM
8 7 (2.52%) BGP
8 7 (2.52%) OSPF
8 7 (2.52%) WAN
8 7 (2.52%) Bluetooth
9 6 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.80%) LAN
10 5 (1.80%) SAN
10 5 (1.80%) DSL
10 5 (1.80%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (26.26%) MySQL
2 15 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.04%) Big Data
4 11 (3.96%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.60%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (20.86%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.15%) Subversion
3 15 (5.40%) CMake
4 13 (4.68%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.32%) JIRA
6 10 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 10 (3.60%) PyUnit
6 10 (3.60%) JUnit
7 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.80%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.44%) Behat
9 4 (1.44%) Ant
10 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.72%) Maven
10 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.72%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (8.27%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.47%) Retail
3 16 (5.76%) Finance
4 14 (5.04%) Marketing
5 7 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.16%) French Language
7 5 (1.80%) Electronics
8 4 (1.44%) Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Games
8 4 (1.44%) Publishing
9 3 (1.08%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Automotive
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (29.14%) Developer
2 55 (19.78%) Administrator
3 53 (19.06%) Systems Administrator
4 49 (17.63%) Software Engineer
5 26 (9.35%) Analyst
6 24 (8.63%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.63%) Linux Administrator
7 22 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (7.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 18 (6.47%) Support Engineer
10 17 (6.12%) Graduate
10 17 (6.12%) PHP Developer
11 16 (5.76%) Applications Support
12 15 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (5.40%) Support Analyst
12 15 (5.40%) Java Developer
13 14 (5.04%) Graduate Developer
14 13 (4.68%) Web Developer
15 12 (4.32%) Applications Support Engineer
16 11 (3.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.35%) HTML
2 46 (16.55%) CSS
3 35 (12.59%) LAMP
4 32 (11.51%) XML
5 20 (7.19%) .NET
6 15 (5.40%) jQuery
7 14 (5.04%) Web Services
8 13 (4.68%) HTML5
9 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.60%) XHTML
10 10 (3.60%) JDBC
11 9 (3.24%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (2.88%) Qt
12 8 (2.88%) CSS3
13 5 (1.80%) OpenGL
13 5 (1.80%) EDI
13 5 (1.80%) OpenCL
13 5 (1.80%) REST
13 5 (1.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.50%) Computer Science
2 33 (11.87%) Open Source
3 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.83%) Physics
4 17 (6.12%) Mathematics
5 15 (5.40%) Robotics
6 13 (4.68%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.80%) CUDA
10 5 (1.80%) Telematics
11 4 (1.44%) Wiki
11 4 (1.44%) Statistics
12 3 (1.08%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.08%) User Experience
13 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.94%) Windows
2 35 (12.59%) Debian
3 30 (10.79%) UNIX
4 25 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 16 (5.76%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (5.40%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.40%) Android
7 11 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.24%) Fedora
9 8 (2.88%) CentOS
9 8 (2.88%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.80%) Solaris
11 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.36%) SELinux
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.18%) Software Engineering
2 57 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (19.06%) OO
4 28 (10.07%) E-Commerce
4 28 (10.07%) Unit Testing
5 24 (8.63%) TDD
6 22 (7.91%) ITIL
7 20 (7.19%) OOD
8 19 (6.83%) Content Management
8 19 (6.83%) DevOps
9 17 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.76%) Regression Testing
11 15 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.40%) Project Management
11 15 (5.40%) Problem Management
12 14 (5.04%) Incident Management
13 12 (4.32%) Android Development
13 12 (4.32%) iOS Development
14 11 (3.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 96 (34.53%) Python
2 73 (26.26%) Java
3 64 (23.02%) Perl
4 62 (22.30%) PHP
5 60 (21.58%) JavaScript
6 59 (21.22%) C++
7 40 (14.39%) C#
7 40 (14.39%) Ruby
8 37 (13.31%) C
9 36 (12.95%) SQL
10 25 (8.99%) Shell Script
11 22 (7.91%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.96%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.52%) Scala
14 6 (2.16%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.44%) R
16 2 (0.72%) PHP5
16 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.72%) tcsh
16 2 (0.72%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 75 (26.98%) Degree
2 11 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.88%) PhD
4 7 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) CEH
6 2 (0.72%) OSCP
6 2 (0.72%) OSCE
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) RHCE
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.71%) QA
2 6 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.32%) XenServer
3 12 (4.32%) Xen
4 8 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.16%) Postfix
5 6 (2.16%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.80%) NFS
6 5 (1.80%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.08%) Firmware
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.72%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.72%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) Puppet
2 9 (3.24%) Nagios
3 7 (2.52%) Cacti
4 6 (2.16%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.80%) SmokePing
6 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.72%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (10.07%) Red Hat
2 21 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.47%) Citrix
4 15 (5.40%) VMware
5 14 (5.04%) Cisco
6 13 (4.68%) JDA
7 11 (3.96%) Coverity
8 10 (3.60%) Wind River
9 6 (2.16%) Apple
9 6 (2.16%) SAP
10 5 (1.80%) Juniper
10 5 (1.80%) EMC
10 5 (1.80%) Lotus
10 5 (1.80%) IBM
10 5 (1.80%) QAD
10 5 (1.80%) Huawei
10 5 (1.80%) Brocade
11 4 (1.44%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.44%) Zend
11 4 (1.44%) Twitter
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Salary: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago