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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 122 198 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.98% 11.65% 11.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.31% 41.60% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 100 170 158
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
336 476 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.98% 28.02% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 289 419 377
Average salary £32,750 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.08% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 2 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 2 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 -6 70 £38,500 -23.00% 10
Abingdon -21 6 £43,250 +69.60% 3
Wallingford -11 4 £30,000 +36.36%
Banbury -6 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Bicester - 2 £45,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Faringdon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 122 (39.48%) Python
2 92 (29.77%) Windows
3 87 (28.16%) MySQL
4 84 (27.18%) Degree
5 79 (25.57%) Software Engineering
6 76 (24.60%) Java
7 75 (24.27%) Perl
8 69 (22.33%) PHP
8 69 (22.33%) Git (software)
9 68 (22.01%) Apache
10 67 (21.68%) JavaScript
11 62 (20.06%) HTML
12 60 (19.42%) C++
13 59 (19.09%) OO
13 59 (19.09%) Computer Science
14 58 (18.77%) CSS
15 52 (16.83%) Ruby
16 46 (14.89%) SQL
17 43 (13.92%) C
17 43 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (13.92%) QA
17 43 (13.92%) Open Source
18 40 (12.94%) Debian
18 40 (12.94%) C#
19 38 (12.30%) Red Hat
20 36 (11.65%) LAMP
21 33 (10.68%) nginx
22 32 (10.36%) XML
23 31 (10.03%) TDD
23 31 (10.03%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 68 (22.01%) Apache
2 33 (10.68%) nginx
3 25 (8.09%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.85%) Drupal
5 13 (4.21%) CMS
6 10 (3.24%) Confluence
7 7 (2.27%) IIS
8 5 (1.62%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.62%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.65%) FormScape
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 18 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.62%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.56%) Retail-J
2 5 (1.62%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.91%) SaaS
2 8 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.62%) GitHub
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.39%) HTTP
2 24 (7.77%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.47%) DNS
3 20 (6.47%) Firewall
4 12 (3.88%) SNMP
4 12 (3.88%) DHCP
5 11 (3.56%) SSH
6 9 (2.91%) VPN
7 8 (2.59%) Internet
8 7 (2.27%) OSPF
8 7 (2.27%) BGP
8 7 (2.27%) WAN
9 6 (1.94%) SAN
9 6 (1.94%) Network Security
9 6 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.62%) LLU
10 5 (1.62%) ZigBee
10 5 (1.62%) 3G
10 5 (1.62%) DSL
10 5 (1.62%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (28.16%) MySQL
2 22 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (5.50%) Big Data
4 15 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.53%) Apache Hive
6 13 (4.21%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.03%) Subversion
3 18 (5.83%) JIRA
4 16 (5.18%) Eclipse
5 15 (4.85%) CMake
6 14 (4.53%) JUnit
6 14 (4.53%) PyUnit
7 11 (3.56%) Mercurial
8 10 (3.24%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.24%) Ant
9 8 (2.59%) Gerrit
9 8 (2.59%) InstallShield
9 8 (2.59%) Maven
10 6 (1.94%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.62%) Behat
12 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.65%) GCC
13 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.15%) Retail
3 15 (4.85%) Finance
4 14 (4.53%) Marketing
5 7 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.94%) French Language
7 5 (1.62%) Electronics
8 4 (1.29%) Games
8 4 (1.29%) Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Publishing
9 3 (0.97%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (28.80%) Developer
2 60 (19.42%) Administrator
3 58 (18.77%) Systems Administrator
4 50 (16.18%) Software Engineer
5 29 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (8.41%) Linux Administrator
6 26 (8.41%) Analyst
7 22 (7.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 19 (6.15%) PHP Developer
10 18 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (5.50%) Graduate
11 17 (5.50%) Support Engineer
12 16 (5.18%) Junior
13 15 (4.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 15 (4.85%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (4.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 14 (4.53%) Web Developer
15 13 (4.21%) Senior Developer
15 13 (4.21%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.06%) HTML
2 58 (18.77%) CSS
3 36 (11.65%) LAMP
4 32 (10.36%) XML
5 22 (7.12%) .NET
6 17 (5.50%) jQuery
7 15 (4.85%) HTML5
8 14 (4.53%) JDBC
9 13 (4.21%) Web Services
10 12 (3.88%) XHTML
10 12 (3.88%) ASP.NET
11 10 (3.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (2.91%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (2.59%) CSS3
14 7 (2.27%) JSON
15 6 (1.94%) Symfony
15 6 (1.94%) EDI
16 5 (1.62%) OpenGL
16 5 (1.62%) OpenCL
16 5 (1.62%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.09%) Computer Science
2 43 (13.92%) Open Source
3 18 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.85%) Robotics
4 15 (4.85%) Physics
5 12 (3.88%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.62%) CUDA
8 5 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.62%) Telematics
9 4 (1.29%) Wiki
9 4 (1.29%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.29%) Statistics
10 3 (0.97%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.65%) SCADA
11 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) MPEG
12 1 (0.32%) W3C
12 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.77%) Windows
2 40 (12.94%) Debian
3 29 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (8.74%) UNIX
5 23 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 22 (7.12%) Android
7 19 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (4.85%) Ubuntu
9 13 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (2.59%) CentOS
12 7 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.27%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.62%) Fedora
13 5 (1.62%) Solaris
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.57%) Software Engineering
2 59 (19.09%) OO
3 43 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (10.03%) TDD
5 27 (8.74%) Unit Testing
6 26 (8.41%) E-Commerce
7 23 (7.44%) DevOps
8 21 (6.80%) Project Management
9 19 (6.15%) Content Management
10 18 (5.83%) OOD
10 18 (5.83%) Mentoring
11 17 (5.50%) ITIL
11 17 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (4.85%) Regression Testing
12 15 (4.85%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.85%) Reverse Engineering
12 15 (4.85%) Machine Learning
12 15 (4.85%) Android Development
12 15 (4.85%) iOS Development
13 14 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.48%) Python
2 76 (24.60%) Java
3 75 (24.27%) Perl
4 69 (22.33%) PHP
5 67 (21.68%) JavaScript
6 60 (19.42%) C++
7 52 (16.83%) Ruby
8 46 (14.89%) SQL
9 43 (13.92%) C
10 40 (12.94%) C#
11 23 (7.44%) Shell Script
11 23 (7.44%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.56%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.91%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.27%) Scala
15 4 (1.29%) R
16 2 (0.65%) tcsh
16 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.65%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.65%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 84 (27.18%) Degree
2 13 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.24%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.62%) PhD
6 4 (1.29%) RHCE
6 4 (1.29%) CEH
7 2 (0.65%) CISSP
7 2 (0.65%) OSCP
7 2 (0.65%) OSCE
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.92%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.50%) XenServer
3 16 (5.18%) Xen
4 14 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.62%) Postfix
6 5 (1.62%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.62%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.29%) vSphere
7 4 (1.29%) NFS
8 3 (0.97%) GPFS
9 2 (0.65%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.65%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (5.18%) Puppet
2 9 (2.91%) Nagios
3 7 (2.27%) Cacti
4 6 (1.94%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.62%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.97%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 38 (12.30%) Red Hat
2 25 (8.09%) Citrix
3 21 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.83%) VMware
5 17 (5.50%) Cisco
6 13 (4.21%) Coverity
7 12 (3.88%) Wind River
8 11 (3.56%) JDA
9 8 (2.59%) Perforce
9 8 (2.59%) IBM
10 7 (2.27%) SAP
11 6 (1.94%) Apple
12 5 (1.62%) QAD
12 5 (1.62%) Juniper
12 5 (1.62%) EMC
12 5 (1.62%) Huawei
12 5 (1.62%) Brocade
12 5 (1.62%) Zend
12 5 (1.62%) Lotus
12 5 (1.62%) Twitter
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire, South West
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Salary: £28,384 - £29,566 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Faringdon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + equity share + more
Posted: 21 days ago
Abingdon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Healthcare, Generous Holidays
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago