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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 220 189 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.35% 10.78% 10.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.04% 43.45% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 176 160 154
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
431 435 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.11% 24.80% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 347 386 419
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +12 131 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Abingdon +19 24 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Wallingford -5 6 £24,750 -28.48%
Faringdon 0 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kidlington - 4 - -
Chinnor - 3 - -
Banbury -13 2 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Witney +16 1 £60,000 -
Bicester +9 1 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Henley-on-Thames -4 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 189 (46.21%) Windows
2 124 (30.32%) VMware
3 122 (29.83%) Python
4 110 (26.89%) JavaScript
5 105 (25.67%) CSS
6 104 (25.43%) SQL
7 99 (24.21%) PHP
8 98 (23.96%) HTML
9 87 (21.27%) Java
10 86 (21.03%) MySQL
11 83 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (17.60%) Computer Science
14 70 (17.11%) UNIX
15 69 (16.87%) OO
16 68 (16.63%) Cisco
17 64 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
18 60 (14.67%) Software Engineering
19 59 (14.43%) Perl
19 59 (14.43%) Firewall
20 52 (12.71%) Subversion
21 51 (12.47%) TDD
22 50 (12.22%) Open Source
22 50 (12.22%) CentOS
22 50 (12.22%) Red Hat
23 49 (11.98%) SAN
23 49 (11.98%) .NET
23 49 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 49 (11.98%) Ruby
24 48 (11.74%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (11.74%) Apache
2 30 (7.33%) Node.js
3 21 (5.13%) Lync
4 20 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.69%) IIS
5 11 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.69%) Confluence
6 10 (2.44%) JBoss
6 10 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.47%) nginx
8 6 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.98%) Drupal
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.49%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (3.91%) Amazon S3
4 12 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.44%) GitHub
6 9 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.20%) AWS OpsWorks
7 8 (1.96%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.43%) Firewall
2 49 (11.98%) SAN
3 42 (10.27%) WAN
4 31 (7.58%) Internet
5 23 (5.62%) DNS
6 22 (5.38%) Network Security
7 21 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.16%) SMTP
9 16 (3.91%) OSPF
10 15 (3.67%) BGP
11 13 (3.18%) VoIP
11 13 (3.18%) HTTP
12 12 (2.93%) HSRP
13 11 (2.69%) LAN
13 11 (2.69%) DHCP
14 8 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (1.96%) LDAP
15 7 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.03%) MySQL
2 33 (8.07%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (3.42%) Big Data
5 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.22%) Siebel EIM
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.98%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.73%) Redis
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (12.71%) Subversion
2 28 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.13%) PHPUnit
3 21 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 14 (3.42%) JIRA
5 13 (3.18%) Behat
6 8 (1.96%) JUnit
7 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.98%) Selenium
9 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.49%) Grunt
10 2 (0.49%) Redmine
10 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.49%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.24%) Valgrind
11 1 (0.24%) GCC
11 1 (0.24%) GDB
General
1 25 (6.11%) Finance
1 25 (6.11%) Games
2 16 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.20%) Banking
4 7 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (1.71%) Electronics
5 4 (0.98%) Billing
5 4 (0.98%) Retail
5 4 (0.98%) Advertising
5 4 (0.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.49%) French Language
6 2 (0.49%) German Language
6 2 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (33.50%) Developer
2 57 (13.94%) Administrator
3 54 (13.20%) Systems Administrator
4 41 (10.02%) PHP Developer
5 34 (8.31%) Software Engineer
5 34 (8.31%) Architect
5 34 (8.31%) Support Engineer
5 34 (8.31%) Linux Administrator
6 32 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
7 31 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 27 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (5.38%) IT Support
11 19 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (4.65%) Team Leader
11 19 (4.65%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.40%) Analyst
13 15 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.42%) Support Analyst
15 12 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.67%) CSS
2 98 (23.96%) HTML
3 49 (11.98%) .NET
4 39 (9.54%) XML
5 35 (8.56%) jQuery
5 35 (8.56%) Web Services
6 34 (8.31%) AngularJS
7 33 (8.07%) LAMP
8 32 (7.82%) Ajax
9 27 (6.60%) Symfony
10 18 (4.40%) Laravel
11 17 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (3.42%) Qt
12 14 (3.42%) Middleware
13 13 (3.18%) ASP.NET
13 13 (3.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 13 (3.18%) Doctrine
14 11 (2.69%) JSP
14 11 (2.69%) SOAP
14 11 (2.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.60%) Computer Science
2 50 (12.22%) Open Source
3 19 (4.65%) Clustering
4 18 (4.40%) Public Cloud
5 16 (3.91%) Web 2.0
6 15 (3.67%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.18%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.93%) iPhone
8 12 (2.93%) Semantic Web
8 12 (2.93%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (2.20%) Statistics
12 7 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (1.71%) Social Gaming
12 7 (1.71%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.47%) Wiki
13 6 (1.47%) Graphic Design
13 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 189 (46.21%) Windows
2 70 (17.11%) UNIX
3 50 (12.22%) CentOS
4 49 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.60%) Ubuntu
7 25 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (5.38%) Solaris
9 20 (4.89%) Debian
9 20 (4.89%) Android
10 12 (2.93%) Windows Phone
11 11 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.69%) Windows 7
12 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.71%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.47%) AIX
15 5 (1.22%) NetWare
15 5 (1.22%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.87%) OO
3 60 (14.67%) Software Engineering
4 51 (12.47%) TDD
5 40 (9.78%) Web Development
6 39 (9.54%) Mentoring
7 34 (8.31%) ITIL
8 33 (8.07%) Load Balancing
9 32 (7.82%) DevOps
10 31 (7.58%) Project Management
11 28 (6.85%) BDD
12 26 (6.36%) MVC
13 22 (5.38%) Service Delivery
14 21 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (5.13%) Kanban
14 21 (5.13%) Scrum
15 18 (4.40%) Migration
16 17 (4.16%) Analytics
16 17 (4.16%) Incident Management
17 16 (3.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.83%) Python
2 110 (26.89%) JavaScript
3 104 (25.43%) SQL
4 99 (24.21%) PHP
5 87 (21.27%) Java
6 59 (14.43%) Perl
7 49 (11.98%) Ruby
8 48 (11.74%) C++
9 32 (7.82%) C#
10 30 (7.33%) C
11 29 (7.09%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.69%) Groovy
13 9 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.96%) SPARQL
15 6 (1.47%) Tcl
15 6 (1.47%) VB
16 5 (1.22%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.98%) Scala
17 4 (0.98%) Jython
17 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (8.56%) Degree
2 30 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.89%) MCITP
5 18 (4.40%) CCNA
6 13 (3.18%) CCNP
7 12 (2.93%) CCDP
8 9 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.47%) RHCE
12 5 (1.22%) MCSE
12 5 (1.22%) Siebel Certification
13 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.49%) PhD
15 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (5.13%) QA
3 19 (4.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (10.02%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.87%) vSphere
4 15 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.71%) KVM
6 4 (0.98%) vCloud
7 2 (0.49%) Squid
7 2 (0.49%) qmail
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 44 (10.76%) Puppet
2 27 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.67%) Nagios
4 7 (1.71%) SCCM
5 5 (1.22%) Legato
5 5 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.22%) Icinga
6 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.98%) Cacti
6 4 (0.98%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.73%) Nessus
7 3 (0.73%) SELinux
8 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.24%) SCOM
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) Nmap
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 124 (30.32%) VMware
2 68 (16.63%) Cisco
3 50 (12.22%) Red Hat
4 40 (9.78%) Juniper
5 37 (9.05%) Oracle
6 29 (7.09%) Microsoft
7 23 (5.62%) Veeam
7 23 (5.62%) CommVault
8 17 (4.16%) Twitter
9 16 (3.91%) IBM
10 15 (3.67%) Perforce
10 15 (3.67%) HP
10 15 (3.67%) Zend
11 12 (2.93%) Google
12 11 (2.69%) Dell
13 10 (2.44%) SAP
14 8 (1.96%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.47%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.47%) Sophos
15 6 (1.47%) NetApp
Oxfordshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package + P
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package + P
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
The One Group
Salary: £23k - 28k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £34,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very negotiable salary with outstanding benefits package i
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65,000 to £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Road Safety Analysis Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago