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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 137 210 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.13% 11.54% 12.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.92% 41.75% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 122 176 198
Average salary £38,250 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.13% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,500
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
352 503 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.45% 27.64% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 306 439 448
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 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 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 31 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 -3 70 £38,000 -24.00% 16
Abingdon +4 15 £50,000 +117.39% 3
Wallingford +5 7 £30,000 -
Banbury -4 3 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Thame +15 1 £22,500 -57.14%
Kidlington - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 90 (33.21%) Windows
2 78 (28.78%) Python
3 70 (25.83%) Java
4 68 (25.09%) MySQL
4 68 (25.09%) Degree
5 65 (23.99%) C++
6 63 (23.25%) PHP
7 62 (22.88%) Software Engineering
8 57 (21.03%) Perl
9 56 (20.66%) JavaScript
10 54 (19.93%) Computer Science
11 49 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (17.71%) Git (software)
13 47 (17.34%) Apache
14 46 (16.97%) OO
15 43 (15.87%) HTML
16 39 (14.39%) SQL
16 39 (14.39%) CSS
16 39 (14.39%) LAMP
17 35 (12.92%) XML
17 35 (12.92%) C
17 35 (12.92%) Open Source
18 34 (12.55%) Ruby
18 34 (12.55%) C#
19 31 (11.44%) Tomcat
19 31 (11.44%) E-Commerce
20 28 (10.33%) UNIX
21 27 (9.96%) ITIL
21 27 (9.96%) Debian
21 27 (9.96%) Physics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 47 (17.34%) Apache
2 31 (11.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.49%) nginx
4 10 (3.69%) Confluence
5 9 (3.32%) CMS
6 8 (2.95%) Drupal
7 7 (2.58%) IIS
8 6 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.85%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.11%) WordPress
10 3 (1.11%) Node.js
11 2 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.74%) FormScape
11 2 (0.74%) JBoss
11 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.85%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.54%) Retail-J
2 5 (1.85%) MFGPRO
3 3 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.37%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.21%) GitHub
3 3 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.49%) TCP/IP
1 23 (8.49%) DNS
2 17 (6.27%) Firewall
3 16 (5.90%) HTTP
4 14 (5.17%) SSH
5 13 (4.80%) SNMP
5 13 (4.80%) GPRS
5 13 (4.80%) GSM
5 13 (4.80%) Bluetooth
6 12 (4.43%) DHCP
7 9 (3.32%) LDAP
7 9 (3.32%) Internet
8 8 (2.95%) OSPF
8 8 (2.95%) BGP
9 7 (2.58%) VPN
10 6 (2.21%) WAN
10 6 (2.21%) SAN
11 5 (1.85%) DSL
11 5 (1.85%) ICMP
11 5 (1.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.09%) MySQL
2 18 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.06%) Big Data
5 7 (2.58%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.21%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.23%) Subversion
3 15 (5.54%) CMake
4 10 (3.69%) JIRA
5 8 (2.95%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.58%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.21%) JUnit
7 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.21%) PyUnit
8 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.74%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.74%) Ant
9 2 (0.74%) Behat
10 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (8.49%) Retail
2 22 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.90%) Finance
3 16 (5.90%) Marketing
4 8 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.58%) Electronics
6 6 (2.21%) French Language
7 4 (1.48%) Publishing
7 4 (1.48%) Games
7 4 (1.48%) Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (31.73%) Developer
2 48 (17.71%) Software Engineer
3 47 (17.34%) Administrator
4 46 (16.97%) Systems Administrator
5 33 (12.18%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.86%) Analyst
7 23 (8.49%) Linux Administrator
8 21 (7.75%) Applications Support
9 20 (7.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.90%) Web Developer
10 16 (5.90%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.54%) Support Analyst
12 14 (5.17%) Graduate
12 14 (5.17%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (4.80%) Applications Support Engineer
14 12 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (4.06%) PHP Developer
15 11 (4.06%) .NET Developer
15 11 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.87%) HTML
2 39 (14.39%) CSS
2 39 (14.39%) LAMP
3 35 (12.92%) XML
4 24 (8.86%) Web Services
5 21 (7.75%) .NET
6 17 (6.27%) REST
7 15 (5.54%) SOAP
8 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET
9 13 (4.80%) jQuery
9 13 (4.80%) HTML5
10 12 (4.43%) XML-RPC
11 10 (3.69%) XHTML
12 8 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (2.95%) JSON
12 8 (2.95%) Qt
13 7 (2.58%) CSS3
13 7 (2.58%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.21%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (2.21%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.93%) Computer Science
2 35 (12.92%) Open Source
3 27 (9.96%) Physics
4 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.01%) Mathematics
6 15 (5.54%) Robotics
7 11 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.58%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.85%) Telematics
10 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.85%) Wiki
10 5 (1.85%) CUDA
11 4 (1.48%) Statistics
11 4 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.48%) User Experience
12 3 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (1.11%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.11%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 90 (33.21%) Windows
2 28 (10.33%) UNIX
3 27 (9.96%) Debian
4 23 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.90%) Ubuntu
6 14 (5.17%) Android
6 14 (5.17%) Apple iOS
7 13 (4.80%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.32%) CentOS
9 9 (3.32%) Fedora
10 8 (2.95%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.58%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.21%) Solaris
12 6 (2.21%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.11%) SELinux
16 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.88%) Software Engineering
2 49 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (16.97%) OO
4 31 (11.44%) E-Commerce
5 27 (9.96%) ITIL
6 25 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (8.86%) Content Management
8 23 (8.49%) Unit Testing
9 21 (7.75%) OOD
10 18 (6.64%) TDD
11 17 (6.27%) Regression Testing
11 17 (6.27%) Incident Management
12 16 (5.90%) Problem Management
13 15 (5.54%) Project Management
14 14 (5.17%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.17%) Software Licensing
15 13 (4.80%) DevOps
15 13 (4.80%) Analytics
15 13 (4.80%) Information Management
16 12 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.78%) Python
2 70 (25.83%) Java
3 65 (23.99%) C++
4 63 (23.25%) PHP
5 57 (21.03%) Perl
6 56 (20.66%) JavaScript
7 39 (14.39%) SQL
8 35 (12.92%) C
9 34 (12.55%) C#
9 34 (12.55%) Ruby
10 25 (9.23%) Bash Shell
11 24 (8.86%) Shell Script
12 13 (4.80%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.95%) R
14 6 (2.21%) Fortran
15 5 (1.85%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.85%) Scala
16 4 (1.48%) SPARQL
16 4 (1.48%) XPath
17 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (25.09%) Degree
2 17 (6.27%) PhD
3 9 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) CEH
6 2 (0.74%) OSCP
6 2 (0.74%) OSCE
7 1 (0.37%) SCSA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.17%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.32%) Firmware
4 8 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.95%) Xen
4 8 (2.95%) XenServer
5 6 (2.21%) Postfix
5 6 (2.21%) Sendmail
5 6 (2.21%) NFS
6 5 (1.85%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.74%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.74%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.37%) Docker
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.37%) Samba
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.69%) Puppet
2 9 (3.32%) Nagios
3 7 (2.58%) Cacti
4 6 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.85%) SmokePing
5 5 (1.85%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) Nessus
7 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.12%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.64%) VMware
4 15 (5.54%) JDA
4 15 (5.54%) Cisco
5 12 (4.43%) Citrix
6 9 (3.32%) Oracle
7 8 (2.95%) Coverity
7 8 (2.95%) Zend
8 7 (2.58%) Wind River
9 6 (2.21%) Juniper
9 6 (2.21%) EMC
9 6 (2.21%) Apple
10 5 (1.85%) Lotus
10 5 (1.85%) SAP
10 5 (1.85%) IBM
10 5 (1.85%) Huawei
10 5 (1.85%) Brocade
10 5 (1.85%) QAD
11 4 (1.48%) Atlassian
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum total package including Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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