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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 204 124 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.25% 8.06% 11.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.68% 36.47% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 146 102 169
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
437 340 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.38% 22.09% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 332 291 413
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +6 118 £45,000 +18.42% 12
Banbury +8 25 £30,000 -46.66%
Abingdon +26 20 £45,000 +4.04% 9
Faringdon 0 6 £40,000 - 2
Kidlington - 6 £56,500 -
Bicester +3 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 161 (37.53%) Windows
2 128 (29.84%) SQL
3 116 (27.04%) Python
4 110 (25.64%) VMware
5 109 (25.41%) UNIX
6 99 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 99 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 98 (22.84%) PHP
8 97 (22.61%) Java
9 93 (21.68%) JavaScript
10 88 (20.51%) HTML
11 87 (20.28%) Degree
12 84 (19.58%) MySQL
13 80 (18.65%) CSS
14 79 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
15 78 (18.18%) Firewall
16 72 (16.78%) ITIL
16 72 (16.78%) Software Engineering
17 65 (15.15%) Oracle
18 58 (13.52%) C++
19 54 (12.59%) Red Hat
20 52 (12.12%) Active Directory
21 51 (11.89%) OO
21 51 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
22 50 (11.66%) Ruby
23 48 (11.19%) Open Source
24 47 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 47 (10.96%) Perl
24 47 (10.96%) Cisco
25 46 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (8.86%) Apache
2 24 (5.59%) Node.js
3 16 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.73%) IIS
4 13 (3.03%) Lync
5 11 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.86%) JBoss
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.86%) Drupal
7 7 (1.63%) Confluence
8 5 (1.17%) nginx
8 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.70%) CMS
10 3 (0.70%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.17%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Simulink
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.70%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.33%) SaaS
5 9 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.93%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.93%) Office 365
7 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.47%) GitHub
8 2 (0.47%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 78 (18.18%) Firewall
2 39 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 37 (8.62%) DNS
4 34 (7.93%) WAN
5 28 (6.53%) SAN
6 27 (6.29%) Internet
7 19 (4.43%) Network Security
8 17 (3.96%) VPN
9 16 (3.73%) LAN
9 16 (3.73%) OSPF
9 16 (3.73%) BGP
10 14 (3.26%) DHCP
11 13 (3.03%) DMZ
12 12 (2.80%) HTTP
12 12 (2.80%) SMTP
12 12 (2.80%) VoIP
12 12 (2.80%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (2.56%) HSRP
13 11 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.58%) MySQL
2 34 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.53%) Big Data
4 21 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 19 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.26%) Oracle OWB
7 12 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.86%) DB2
10 7 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.17%) Siebel EIM
12 4 (0.93%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.47%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 43 (10.02%) Subversion
2 38 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.43%) JUnit
4 15 (3.50%) PHPUnit
4 15 (3.50%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.26%) Maven
5 14 (3.26%) JIRA
6 12 (2.80%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.63%) Mockito
7 7 (1.63%) Behat
7 7 (1.63%) Ant
7 7 (1.63%) GCC
8 5 (1.17%) GDB
9 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.93%) Valgrind
9 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.93%) Selenium
10 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.47%) Xcode
10 2 (0.47%) Redmine
General
1 35 (8.16%) Games
2 25 (5.83%) Finance
3 18 (4.20%) Publishing
4 15 (3.50%) Electronics
5 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.86%) Back Office
7 7 (1.63%) Banking
8 6 (1.40%) Retail
9 5 (1.17%) Billing
9 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 137 (31.93%) Developer
2 55 (12.82%) Software Engineer
3 44 (10.26%) Administrator
4 37 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.93%) PHP Developer
6 32 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (5.83%) Linux Administrator
9 23 (5.36%) Software Developer
10 22 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 21 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (4.90%) Web Developer
12 19 (4.43%) Analyst
12 19 (4.43%) Junior
13 18 (4.20%) Architect
13 18 (4.20%) Consultant
13 18 (4.20%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.73%) Team Leader
14 16 (3.73%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.51%) HTML
2 80 (18.65%) CSS
3 39 (9.09%) jQuery
4 38 (8.86%) Ajax
5 29 (6.76%) Web Services
6 27 (6.29%) XML
6 27 (6.29%) .NET
7 22 (5.13%) LAMP
8 19 (4.43%) AngularJS
9 17 (3.96%) Laravel
9 17 (3.96%) Symfony
10 13 (3.03%) REST
10 13 (3.03%) Spring
11 12 (2.80%) JMS
12 11 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (2.33%) OpenMP
13 10 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
14 9 (2.10%) Middleware
15 8 (1.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (1.86%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 99 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.49%) Data Centre
3 27 (6.29%) Semantic Web
4 20 (4.66%) Clustering
5 18 (4.20%) Data Integration
5 18 (4.20%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.73%) Mathematics
7 14 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.03%) Statistics
9 12 (2.80%) Web 2.0
9 12 (2.80%) CUDA
9 12 (2.80%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.33%) Social Gaming
11 9 (2.10%) Physics
11 9 (2.10%) User Experience
12 7 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.63%) Wiki
13 6 (1.40%) Graphic Design
14 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 161 (37.53%) Windows
2 109 (25.41%) UNIX
3 47 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (7.46%) CentOS
5 27 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.29%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.13%) Solaris
7 17 (3.96%) Debian
8 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.03%) Android
10 12 (2.80%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.33%) Windows 7
12 10 (2.33%) AIX
13 7 (1.63%) SUSE
14 6 (1.40%) NetWare
14 6 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.78%) ITIL
2 72 (16.78%) Software Engineering
3 51 (11.89%) OO
4 48 (11.19%) Open Source
5 43 (10.02%) TDD
6 36 (8.39%) Mentoring
7 35 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (6.76%) Web Development
9 28 (6.53%) Project Management
10 26 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 25 (5.83%) ETL
11 25 (5.83%) Service Delivery
11 25 (5.83%) MVC
11 25 (5.83%) DevOps
12 24 (5.59%) OOD
13 23 (5.36%) Kanban
13 23 (5.36%) Load Balancing
14 22 (5.13%) Migration
14 22 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 128 (29.84%) SQL
2 116 (27.04%) Python
3 98 (22.84%) PHP
4 97 (22.61%) Java
5 93 (21.68%) JavaScript
6 58 (13.52%) C++
7 50 (11.66%) Ruby
8 47 (10.96%) Perl
9 46 (10.72%) C
10 38 (8.86%) C#
11 34 (7.93%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.63%) Tcl
14 7 (1.63%) XPath
14 7 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.17%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.17%) PHP5
15 5 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 87 (20.28%) Degree
2 46 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (9.56%) MCITP
4 38 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.29%) CCNA
6 15 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (3.26%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (3.03%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.80%) CCNP
10 11 (2.56%) CCDP
11 8 (1.86%) PhD
12 7 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.17%) RHCE
13 5 (1.17%) MCSE
13 5 (1.17%) Siebel Certification
14 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.73%) QA
2 15 (3.50%) SLA
3 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) JTAG
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 99 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.10%) vSphere
3 9 (2.10%) KVM
4 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.93%) qmail
5 4 (0.93%) XenServer
5 4 (0.93%) Firmware
5 4 (0.93%) Squid
6 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.47%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
7 1 (0.23%) Gluster
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) Docker
7 1 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (10.49%) Puppet
2 25 (5.83%) Nagios
3 22 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.33%) ZABBIX
5 9 (2.10%) SELinux
6 8 (1.86%) Ansible
7 7 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.17%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.93%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.70%) Nessus
10 3 (0.70%) WSUS
11 2 (0.47%) Nmap
11 2 (0.47%) Cacti
11 2 (0.47%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 110 (25.64%) VMware
2 65 (15.15%) Oracle
3 54 (12.59%) Red Hat
4 47 (10.96%) Cisco
5 41 (9.56%) Microsoft
6 22 (5.13%) Juniper
6 22 (5.13%) Informatica
7 20 (4.66%) Google
8 19 (4.43%) Perforce
9 14 (3.26%) Citrix
9 14 (3.26%) CommVault
10 12 (2.80%) HP
11 11 (2.56%) Siebel
11 11 (2.56%) Veeam
12 10 (2.33%) IBM
13 8 (1.86%) SAP
13 8 (1.86%) Twitter
14 6 (1.40%) Sun
14 6 (1.40%) Zend
14 6 (1.40%) Sophos
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Highly competitive salary + discretionary annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago