The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 791 768 786
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs citing Oracle Linux 75 107 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 88
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28567 28606 30546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.43% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23973 23567 26175
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle Linux within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Linux
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle Linux within the UK.

Oracle Linux Salary Trend in the UK

Oracle Linux
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Oracle Linux Salary Histogram in the UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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
England -20 63 £49,000 +4.25% 5
South East -30 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -22 16 £45,000 +18.42% 1
London -40 15 £57,500 +4.54%
South West -8 10 £25,000 -46.80% 3
Manchester 0 9 £50,000 +52.67% 1
North West -8 9 £50,000 +52.67% 1
Northern Ireland - 9 - -
County Londonderry - 9 - -
Havant +10 6 £37,500 -46.23%
Bristol - 6 £25,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 - 1
City of London +8 5 £49,000 -37.17%
East of England -20 4 £54,000 +54.28%
Wiltshire - 4 - - 1
Swindon - 4 - - 1
Cambridge -1 3 £54,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £54,000 -
Berkshire -20 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey -25 3 £38,500 -18.94%
Scotland - 3 £36,250 -
Wigan - 3 £42,500 - 1
Staines +12 2 £41,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £36,125 -
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +21 1 £72,500 -7.05%
Hertfordshire -27 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Oracle 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 Oracle Linux.

1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
1 128 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (63.28%) Red Hat
3 76 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (47.66%) Shell Script
5 56 (43.75%) UNIX
6 50 (39.06%) Oracle Database
7 49 (38.28%) CentOS
8 48 (37.50%) Windows
9 47 (36.72%) VMware
10 44 (34.38%) Solaris
11 43 (33.59%) SQL
12 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
13 39 (30.47%) ITIL
14 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
15 36 (28.13%) Security Cleared
16 35 (27.34%) Finance
17 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (26.56%) Apache
18 28 (21.88%) Java
18 28 (21.88%) Firewall
19 26 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
20 25 (19.53%) Perl
21 24 (18.75%) Derivative
21 24 (18.75%) Open Source
22 23 (17.97%) Python
23 22 (17.19%) Bash Shell
23 22 (17.19%) Puppet
24 21 (16.41%) Service Delivery

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Oracle 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 Oracle Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (26.56%) Apache
2 19 (14.84%) WebLogic
3 18 (14.06%) Tomcat
4 12 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 11 (8.59%) Node.js
6 10 (7.81%) IIS
7 8 (6.25%) nginx
8 7 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (5.47%) Apache Solr
9 4 (3.13%) JBoss
10 2 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.56%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.56%) Jetty
11 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.88%) Firewall
2 18 (14.06%) SAN
3 17 (13.28%) DNS
4 15 (11.72%) Kerberos
4 15 (11.72%) LDAP
5 13 (10.16%) HTTP
6 12 (9.38%) NAS
7 11 (8.59%) FTP
8 10 (7.81%) DHCP
9 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (7.03%) SSL
10 6 (4.69%) LAN
10 6 (4.69%) Internet
11 4 (3.13%) WAN
11 4 (3.13%) VPN
12 2 (1.56%) WLAN
12 2 (1.56%) ISDN
12 2 (1.56%) BGP
12 2 (1.56%) Wireless
12 2 (1.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) Oracle Database
2 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.63%) MySQL
3 20 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (14.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (8.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (5.47%) MariaDB
7 7 (5.47%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (3.13%) Essbase
10 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.03%) Mercurial
2 9 (7.03%) Subversion
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.56%) Ant
4 2 (1.56%) ProC
4 2 (1.56%) Maven
4 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Psake
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 35 (27.34%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Retail
3 15 (11.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (14.06%) DBA
1 18 (14.06%) Oracle DBA
2 16 (12.50%) Administrator
3 15 (11.72%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.94%) Linux Specialist
4 14 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.16%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.16%) Architect
6 12 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.59%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Systems Support
11 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) ActiveMQ
1 18 (14.06%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (5.47%) Middleware
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.34%) CSS3
5 3 (2.34%) HTML5
5 3 (2.34%) HTML
5 3 (2.34%) J2EE
5 3 (2.34%) CSS
6 2 (1.56%) .NET
6 2 (1.56%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.56%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (1.56%) OC4J
7 1 (0.78%) libvirt
7 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.78%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.78%) Ajax
7 1 (0.78%) LAMP
7 1 (0.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Derivative
1 24 (18.75%) Open Source
2 10 (7.81%) Clustering
2 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Replication
4 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.34%) LPAR
6 3 (2.34%) Physics
7 2 (1.56%) HACMP
7 2 (1.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) EPoS
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 56 (43.75%) UNIX
4 49 (38.28%) CentOS
5 48 (37.50%) Windows
6 44 (34.38%) Solaris
7 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (14.84%) AIX
9 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (11.72%) HPUX
11 14 (10.94%) VMS
12 11 (8.59%) Ubuntu
12 11 (8.59%) Fedora
13 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (6.25%) Debian
15 4 (3.13%) SUSE
16 1 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) ITIL
2 21 (16.41%) Service Delivery
3 16 (12.50%) Security Management
4 15 (11.72%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.94%) Software Testing
5 14 (10.94%) E-business
6 12 (9.38%) SOA
6 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.81%) PRINCE
7 10 (7.81%) Time Management
8 9 (7.03%) Project Management
9 8 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 7 (5.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (5.47%) Migration
10 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.47%) Change Management
11 6 (4.69%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.69%) Supply Chain Management
11 6 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (47.66%) Shell Script
2 43 (33.59%) SQL
3 28 (21.88%) Java
4 25 (19.53%) Perl
5 23 (17.97%) Python
6 22 (17.19%) Bash Shell
7 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.81%) C
9 7 (5.47%) Ruby
9 7 (5.47%) PHP
10 4 (3.13%) C++
10 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.56%) ABAP
12 2 (1.56%) Uniface
13 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.28%) RHCE
3 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.94%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.94%) RHCSA
5 8 (6.25%) PMP
5 8 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.91%) Degree
7 3 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.34%) HND
8 1 (0.78%) OCP
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.13%) SLA
4 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.56%) QA
6 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (8.59%) vSphere
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (7.03%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.47%) Varnish
7 6 (4.69%) Sendmail
8 5 (3.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.78%) KVM
10 1 (0.78%) Docker
10 1 (0.78%) RHEV
10 1 (0.78%) oVirt
10 1 (0.78%) Gluster
10 1 (0.78%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.78%) Squid
10 1 (0.78%) Samba
10 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (17.19%) Puppet
2 14 (10.94%) Control-M
3 11 (8.59%) Data Guard
4 9 (7.03%) NetBackup
4 9 (7.03%) Tivoli
5 8 (6.25%) Nagios
5 8 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.47%) HAProxy
6 7 (5.47%) Icinga
6 7 (5.47%) Ansible
6 7 (5.47%) ZABBIX
6 7 (5.47%) Munin
6 7 (5.47%) Zenoss
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.78%) SELinux
8 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.78%) Foglight
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 81 (63.28%) Red Hat
3 47 (36.72%) VMware
4 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.06%) Fujitsu
6 17 (13.28%) HP
7 16 (12.50%) Sun
8 15 (11.72%) IBM
9 14 (10.94%) Intel
10 11 (8.59%) F5
10 11 (8.59%) Cisco
11 10 (7.81%) Citrix
12 9 (7.03%) SAP
13 8 (6.25%) Juniper
14 7 (5.47%) Percona
15 5 (3.91%) NetApp
15 5 (3.91%) Veritas
16 4 (3.13%) Hyperion
17 3 (2.34%) Brocade
18 2 (1.56%) Compuware
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