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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 213 174 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.96% 9.66% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.81% 40.09% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 163 133 215
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,875 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
455 434 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.82% 24.10% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 353 365 467
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +15 124 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Abingdon +16 23 £35,000 -12.50%
Faringdon 0 10 £40,000 -
Kidlington +1 5 - - 4
Wallingford -11 3 £30,000 -13.31%
Chinnor - 3 - -
Bicester +10 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Banbury -8 1 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 183 (46.10%) Windows
2 119 (29.97%) Python
3 117 (29.47%) VMware
4 109 (27.46%) JavaScript
5 101 (25.44%) PHP
5 101 (25.44%) SQL
6 97 (24.43%) CSS
7 91 (22.92%) HTML
8 86 (21.66%) MySQL
9 83 (20.91%) Java
10 73 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (17.88%) Computer Science
11 71 (17.88%) OO
12 67 (16.88%) Cisco
13 65 (16.37%) UNIX
14 63 (15.87%) Perl
15 61 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
16 59 (14.86%) Firewall
17 57 (14.36%) Open Source
17 57 (14.36%) Software Engineering
18 56 (14.11%) SAN
19 51 (12.85%) CentOS
20 50 (12.59%) C++
21 49 (12.34%) .NET
21 49 (12.34%) Red Hat
21 49 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 49 (12.34%) Puppet
22 48 (12.09%) Ruby
22 48 (12.09%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.09%) Apache
2 28 (7.05%) Node.js
3 21 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.79%) Lync
5 14 (3.53%) Confluence
6 12 (3.02%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.77%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.77%) nginx
8 9 (2.27%) IIS
9 8 (2.02%) JBoss
9 8 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.51%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.51%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.26%) WordPress
13 3 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.76%) Drupal
14 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 25 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) SPSS
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.01%) Retail-J
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (3.78%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.52%) GitHub
6 9 (2.27%) AWS OpsWorks
7 8 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.76%) SaaS
9 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.86%) Firewall
2 56 (14.11%) SAN
3 41 (10.33%) WAN
4 29 (7.30%) Internet
5 22 (5.54%) Network Security
6 21 (5.29%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.53%) DNS
8 15 (3.78%) OSPF
9 14 (3.53%) BGP
9 14 (3.53%) SMTP
10 12 (3.02%) HTTP
11 11 (2.77%) DHCP
11 11 (2.77%) VoIP
12 10 (2.52%) LAN
12 10 (2.52%) HSRP
13 9 (2.27%) LDAP
14 8 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (1.51%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.66%) MySQL
2 35 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 26 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (3.53%) Big Data
5 13 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.51%) Redis
11 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.01%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.76%) Siebel EIM
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (11.84%) Subversion
2 26 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.54%) Eclipse
4 18 (4.53%) PHPUnit
5 17 (4.28%) JIRA
6 13 (3.27%) Behat
7 9 (2.27%) JUnit
8 4 (1.01%) Selenium
8 4 (1.01%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.50%) Grunt
10 2 (0.50%) Redmine
10 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.50%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.25%) Valgrind
General
1 22 (5.54%) Finance
2 15 (3.78%) Games
3 12 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.76%) Electronics
4 7 (1.76%) Banking
5 6 (1.51%) Retail
5 6 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 131 (33.00%) Developer
2 61 (15.37%) Administrator
3 58 (14.61%) Systems Administrator
4 36 (9.07%) PHP Developer
4 36 (9.07%) Linux Administrator
5 35 (8.82%) Architect
5 35 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 32 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 32 (8.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (7.30%) Senior Developer
9 25 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (5.04%) IT Support
11 16 (4.03%) Team Leader
11 16 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.27%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (3.27%) Analyst
13 13 (3.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (24.43%) CSS
2 91 (22.92%) HTML
3 49 (12.34%) .NET
4 46 (11.59%) XML
5 38 (9.57%) LAMP
6 34 (8.56%) Ajax
6 34 (8.56%) Web Services
7 31 (7.81%) jQuery
7 31 (7.81%) AngularJS
8 22 (5.54%) REST
8 22 (5.54%) Symfony
9 20 (5.04%) SOAP
10 17 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (3.78%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.27%) Middleware
12 13 (3.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (3.27%) Doctrine
13 12 (3.02%) Qt
14 11 (2.77%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.88%) Computer Science
2 57 (14.36%) Open Source
3 18 (4.53%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.28%) Web 2.0
5 16 (4.03%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.03%) Clustering
5 16 (4.03%) iPhone
6 15 (3.78%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.27%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.02%) Semantic Web
9 10 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (2.02%) User Experience
11 7 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.51%) EqualLogic
12 6 (1.51%) Wiki
12 6 (1.51%) Statistics
12 6 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 183 (46.10%) Windows
2 65 (16.37%) UNIX
3 51 (12.85%) CentOS
4 49 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.81%) Ubuntu
7 26 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (6.05%) Android
8 24 (6.05%) Solaris
9 22 (5.54%) Debian
10 16 (4.03%) Windows Phone
11 10 (2.52%) Windows 7
12 9 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.26%) NetWare
14 5 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.26%) AIX
15 4 (1.01%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.88%) OO
1 71 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (14.36%) Software Engineering
3 43 (10.83%) TDD
4 40 (10.08%) Web Development
5 37 (9.32%) Mentoring
6 36 (9.07%) DevOps
7 32 (8.06%) Project Management
8 31 (7.81%) Load Balancing
9 30 (7.56%) ITIL
10 25 (6.30%) BDD
11 23 (5.79%) MVC
12 22 (5.54%) Migration
13 21 (5.29%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (4.53%) Kanban
14 18 (4.53%) Scrum
15 17 (4.28%) Service Delivery
15 17 (4.28%) OOD
15 17 (4.28%) Web Application Development
16 16 (4.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (29.97%) Python
2 109 (27.46%) JavaScript
3 101 (25.44%) PHP
3 101 (25.44%) SQL
4 83 (20.91%) Java
5 63 (15.87%) Perl
6 50 (12.59%) C++
7 48 (12.09%) Ruby
8 35 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 27 (6.80%) C#
10 26 (6.55%) C
11 11 (2.77%) Groovy
12 10 (2.52%) SPARQL
13 9 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.51%) Tcl
15 6 (1.51%) VB
16 4 (1.01%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (8.82%) Degree
2 24 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.53%) CCNA
4 14 (3.53%) MCITP
5 11 (2.77%) CCNP
6 10 (2.52%) CCDP
7 7 (1.76%) MCSE
7 7 (1.76%) PhD
7 7 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.26%) RHCE
10 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.76%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.25%) MCP
12 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.79%) QA
3 18 (4.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.05%) vSphere
4 18 (4.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.51%) Firmware
5 6 (1.51%) KVM
6 4 (1.01%) vCloud
7 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.50%) XenApp
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
7 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (12.34%) Puppet
2 29 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.27%) Nagios
4 7 (1.76%) SCCM
5 6 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.51%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.26%) Icinga
6 5 (1.26%) Legato
7 4 (1.01%) Cacti
7 4 (1.01%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.76%) SELinux
9 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.25%) Ansible
10 1 (0.25%) SCOM
10 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 117 (29.47%) VMware
2 67 (16.88%) Cisco
3 49 (12.34%) Red Hat
4 41 (10.33%) Juniper
5 38 (9.57%) Oracle
6 28 (7.05%) Microsoft
7 23 (5.79%) CommVault
7 23 (5.79%) Veeam
8 17 (4.28%) Zend
8 17 (4.28%) Twitter
9 16 (4.03%) HP
10 15 (3.78%) IBM
11 12 (3.02%) Dell
12 11 (2.77%) Atlassian
12 11 (2.77%) Google
13 10 (2.52%) Perforce
13 10 (2.52%) SAP
14 7 (1.76%) NetApp
15 6 (1.51%) Avaya
15 6 (1.51%) Lotus
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IAD
Salary: Competitive salary depending on skills and experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
abrs Limited
Salary: package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65,000 to £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 22 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 22 days ago