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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 235 157 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.79% 9.40% 7.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.11% 39.55% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 198 134 113
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
451 397 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.38% 23.77% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 391 349 367
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +10 147 £42,500 +11.84% 19
Abingdon +26 22 £31,250 -30.55% 1
Kidlington - 11 £56,500 -
Banbury +3 9 £33,750 -35.71% 2
Wallingford +11 4 £19,500 -64.54%
Faringdon 0 3 £40,000 - 1
Chinnor - 2 - -
Bicester +7 1 - - 1
Witney - 1 £60,000 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 184 (42.59%) Windows
2 119 (27.55%) VMware
3 115 (26.62%) SQL
4 114 (26.39%) Python
5 102 (23.61%) PHP
5 102 (23.61%) CSS
6 101 (23.38%) JavaScript
7 100 (23.15%) HTML
8 93 (21.53%) MySQL
9 91 (21.06%) UNIX
10 90 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 89 (20.60%) Java
12 85 (19.68%) Computer Science
12 85 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
13 65 (15.05%) OO
14 64 (14.81%) Firewall
15 63 (14.58%) Degree
16 59 (13.66%) Software Engineering
17 58 (13.43%) C++
17 58 (13.43%) Cisco
18 57 (13.19%) Subversion
19 55 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 54 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (12.27%) Data Centre
22 51 (11.81%) Ruby
22 51 (11.81%) Red Hat
22 51 (11.81%) Perl
22 51 (11.81%) ITIL
23 50 (11.57%) Oracle
24 49 (11.34%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (9.72%) Apache
2 23 (5.32%) Node.js
3 16 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.70%) IIS
4 15 (3.47%) Lync
5 12 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.31%) JBoss
7 9 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.08%) Confluence
8 8 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.16%) Drupal
9 5 (1.16%) nginx
9 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.46%) CMS
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) MS Office
2 3 (0.69%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.46%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.85%) SaaS
6 8 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.62%) GitHub
8 6 (1.39%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.46%) Office 365
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 64 (14.81%) Firewall
2 39 (9.03%) WAN
3 31 (7.18%) SAN
4 30 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.71%) DNS
5 29 (6.71%) Internet
6 16 (3.70%) Network Security
7 15 (3.47%) OSPF
8 14 (3.24%) BGP
9 13 (3.01%) SMTP
9 13 (3.01%) LAN
9 13 (3.01%) VoIP
10 12 (2.78%) DHCP
10 12 (2.78%) HSRP
11 11 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.55%) VPN
11 11 (2.55%) HTTP
12 10 (2.31%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (21.53%) MySQL
2 31 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (3.70%) Big Data
4 16 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.16%) Siebel EIM
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.93%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.46%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 57 (13.19%) Subversion
2 36 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.09%) Eclipse
4 21 (4.86%) PHPUnit
5 16 (3.70%) JIRA
6 13 (3.01%) Behat
7 10 (2.31%) JUnit
8 8 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.93%) Selenium
11 3 (0.69%) Valgrind
11 3 (0.69%) GCC
11 3 (0.69%) GDB
12 2 (0.46%) Redmine
12 2 (0.46%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.46%) Grunt
13 1 (0.23%) Maven
13 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (7.18%) Games
1 31 (7.18%) Finance
2 17 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.55%) Electronics
3 11 (2.55%) Banking
4 8 (1.85%) Publishing
5 6 (1.39%) Back Office
6 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.16%) Retail
6 5 (1.16%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) French Language
7 1 (0.23%) German Language
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 151 (34.95%) Developer
2 47 (10.88%) Administrator
3 44 (10.19%) PHP Developer
4 43 (9.95%) Software Engineer
4 43 (9.95%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (9.03%) Support Engineer
6 37 (8.56%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 31 (7.18%) Architect
9 30 (6.94%) Linux Administrator
10 26 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 23 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.86%) Web Developer
14 19 (4.40%) Software Developer
14 19 (4.40%) Analyst
15 17 (3.94%) Support Analyst
16 16 (3.70%) Team Leader
16 16 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
17 14 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (23.61%) CSS
2 100 (23.15%) HTML
3 38 (8.80%) XML
4 37 (8.56%) jQuery
5 36 (8.33%) .NET
6 32 (7.41%) Ajax
7 29 (6.71%) AngularJS
8 28 (6.48%) Symfony
9 27 (6.25%) Web Services
10 26 (6.02%) LAMP
11 21 (4.86%) Laravel
12 15 (3.47%) Qt
13 14 (3.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (3.01%) Doctrine
15 10 (2.31%) HTML5
15 10 (2.31%) CodeIgniter
15 10 (2.31%) Middleware
15 10 (2.31%) EDI
15 10 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.68%) Computer Science
2 53 (12.27%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.63%) Clustering
4 19 (4.40%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.94%) Semantic Web
6 15 (3.47%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.01%) Web 2.0
8 13 (3.01%) Statistics
9 12 (2.78%) Data Integration
9 12 (2.78%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (2.31%) Public Cloud
11 9 (2.08%) Social Gaming
12 8 (1.85%) User Experience
13 7 (1.62%) iPhone
13 7 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (1.62%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.39%) Graphic Design
14 6 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 184 (42.59%) Windows
2 91 (21.06%) UNIX
3 55 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (9.49%) CentOS
5 27 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.09%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.09%) Solaris
7 17 (3.94%) Debian
7 17 (3.94%) Android
8 15 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.24%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.31%) AIX
12 9 (2.08%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.85%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.62%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.39%) NetWare
16 4 (0.93%) SUSE
16 4 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.05%) OO
3 59 (13.66%) Software Engineering
4 51 (11.81%) ITIL
5 49 (11.34%) Open Source
6 48 (11.11%) TDD
7 42 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 34 (7.87%) Web Development
9 30 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 28 (6.48%) MVC
10 28 (6.48%) DevOps
10 28 (6.48%) BDD
11 27 (6.25%) Kanban
12 26 (6.02%) Load Balancing
12 26 (6.02%) Scrum
12 26 (6.02%) Project Management
13 23 (5.32%) Migration
13 23 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (5.09%) PRINCE2
15 21 (4.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 115 (26.62%) SQL
2 114 (26.39%) Python
3 102 (23.61%) PHP
4 101 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 89 (20.60%) Java
6 58 (13.43%) C++
7 51 (11.81%) Perl
7 51 (11.81%) Ruby
8 43 (9.95%) C
9 38 (8.80%) C#
10 32 (7.41%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.78%) Groovy
12 10 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.08%) Tcl
14 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.39%) SPARQL
16 4 (0.93%) Jython
16 4 (0.93%) Korn
16 4 (0.93%) PHP5
16 4 (0.93%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 63 (14.58%) Degree
2 43 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (8.80%) MCITP
5 29 (6.71%) CCNA
6 15 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (3.01%) CCNP
8 12 (2.78%) CCDP
9 8 (1.85%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.62%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.39%) RHCE
12 5 (1.16%) MCSE
12 5 (1.16%) PhD
12 5 (1.16%) Siebel Certification
13 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.86%) QA
2 19 (4.40%) SLA
3 14 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.63%) vSphere
4 6 (1.39%) KVM
5 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.69%) qmail
6 3 (0.69%) Firmware
6 3 (0.69%) Squid
6 3 (0.69%) vCloud
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) XenServer
8 1 (0.23%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 42 (9.72%) Puppet
2 21 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.94%) Nagios
4 7 (1.62%) SCCM
4 7 (1.62%) SELinux
5 6 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.16%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.93%) Nessus
8 2 (0.46%) Nmap
8 2 (0.46%) WSUS
8 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.46%) Cacti
8 2 (0.46%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.23%) SCOM
9 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 119 (27.55%) VMware
2 58 (13.43%) Cisco
3 51 (11.81%) Red Hat
4 50 (11.57%) Oracle
5 38 (8.80%) Microsoft
6 29 (6.71%) Juniper
7 19 (4.40%) HP
7 19 (4.40%) Perforce
8 15 (3.47%) Google
8 15 (3.47%) CommVault
8 15 (3.47%) IBM
8 15 (3.47%) Veeam
9 14 (3.24%) Twitter
9 14 (3.24%) Zend
10 13 (3.01%) Informatica
11 12 (2.78%) SAP
12 11 (2.55%) Siebel
12 11 (2.55%) Citrix
13 9 (2.08%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.39%) Dell
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
ABRS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very negotiable salary with outstanding benefits package i
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Comprehensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago