The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 111 128 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.36% 16.49% 12.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.49% 50.79% 54.86%
Number of salaries quoted 89 113 85
Median salary £54,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
244 252 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.36% 32.47% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 205 224 162
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxford region.

Linux Salary Trend in Oxford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 111 (52.86%) C++
2 106 (50.48%) Python
3 76 (36.19%) Computer Science
4 73 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 48 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (21.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 46 (21.90%) STL
8 45 (21.43%) Degree
9 42 (20.00%) Windows
10 39 (18.57%) C
11 38 (18.10%) Java
11 38 (18.10%) JavaScript
12 37 (17.62%) Open Source
13 34 (16.19%) Algorithms
14 31 (14.76%) TDD
14 31 (14.76%) Hedge funds
15 30 (14.29%) Puppet
15 30 (14.29%) OO
16 28 (13.33%) Ruby
16 28 (13.33%) Git (software)
16 28 (13.33%) Signal Processing
17 27 (12.86%) MongoDB
17 27 (12.86%) HTML
18 26 (12.38%) MySQL
18 26 (12.38%) PHP
18 26 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
19 25 (11.90%) DevOps
19 25 (11.90%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.76%) Apache
2 8 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.86%) nginx
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
4 4 (1.90%) Jetty
5 3 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.19%) Internet
2 8 (3.81%) SSL
2 8 (3.81%) VPN
3 7 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (3.33%) FCoE
3 7 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (3.33%) Firewall
3 7 (3.33%) IPsec
3 7 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 7 (3.33%) SAN
3 7 (3.33%) WAN
4 5 (2.38%) LDAP
5 4 (1.90%) BGP
5 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.90%) OSPF
6 3 (1.43%) DNS
6 3 (1.43%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.95%) Skype
8 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.86%) MongoDB
2 26 (12.38%) MySQL
3 10 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.86%) Redis
6 5 (2.38%) KDB
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.43%) Big Data
7 3 (1.43%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.24%) Subversion
5 10 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (4.29%) Hudson
7 8 (3.81%) Maven
8 7 (3.33%) Gradle
9 6 (2.86%) Selenium
10 4 (1.90%) Bower
10 4 (1.90%) Grunt
11 3 (1.43%) TestNG
11 3 (1.43%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.48%) RSpec
General
1 17 (8.10%) Finance
2 6 (2.86%) Marketing
3 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.43%) Advertising
4 3 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.43%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Electronics
5 2 (0.95%) Games
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (36.19%) Developer
2 33 (15.71%) Software Engineer
3 27 (12.86%) Administrator
3 27 (12.86%) C++ Developer
4 24 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (10.95%) Embedded Engineer
5 23 (10.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 23 (10.95%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 21 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (7.62%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.19%) Linux Developer
8 13 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.24%) Linux Scripter
11 10 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
12 9 (4.29%) Consultant
12 9 (4.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 46 (21.90%) STL
2 27 (12.86%) HTML
3 22 (10.48%) OpenCL
4 21 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 21 (10.00%) OpenMP
5 20 (9.52%) CSS
6 19 (9.05%) OpenCV
7 14 (6.67%) Web Services
8 11 (5.24%) Node.js
9 10 (4.76%) XML
10 9 (4.29%) HTML5
10 9 (4.29%) jQuery
11 8 (3.81%) Pyramid
11 8 (3.81%) REST
11 8 (3.81%) RESTful
11 8 (3.81%) WebSockets
12 7 (3.33%) Ajax
12 7 (3.33%) Symfony
13 6 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 76 (36.19%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.19%) Algorithms
3 31 (14.76%) Hedge funds
4 21 (10.00%) CUDA
5 18 (8.57%) Mathematics
6 16 (7.62%) Physics
7 15 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (6.67%) Biotechnology
9 9 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (3.81%) Data Centre
10 8 (3.81%) Device Driver
10 8 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (3.81%) User Experience
11 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.90%) Fintech
12 4 (1.90%) Neural Network
13 3 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.43%) Statistics
14 2 (0.95%) Chemistry
14 2 (0.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.00%) Windows
2 16 (7.62%) Unix
3 10 (4.76%) CentOS
3 10 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.33%) FreeBSD
5 6 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.90%) Android
7 3 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.48%) Debian
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 48 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (17.62%) Open Source
5 31 (14.76%) TDD
6 30 (14.29%) OO
7 28 (13.33%) Signal Processing
8 26 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (11.90%) DevOps
10 24 (11.43%) Parallel Programming
11 23 (10.95%) High Availability
12 22 (10.48%) Cross-Platform Development
13 21 (10.00%) OOD
14 18 (8.57%) Data Analysis
15 17 (8.10%) Machine Learning
16 11 (5.24%) Software Testing
17 10 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
17 10 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
17 10 (4.76%) Prototyping
18 9 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 111 (52.86%) C++
2 106 (50.48%) Python
3 39 (18.57%) C
4 38 (18.10%) Java
4 38 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.33%) Ruby
6 26 (12.38%) PHP
7 23 (10.95%) SQL
8 20 (9.52%) Perl
9 16 (7.62%) MATLAB
10 13 (6.19%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.33%) R
12 4 (1.90%) C#
12 4 (1.90%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.90%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.90%) Scala
13 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.95%) VB
14 1 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 45 (21.43%) Degree
2 13 (6.19%) PhD
3 1 (0.48%) MCSE
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.90%) Docker
3 4 (1.90%) KVM
4 2 (0.95%) Postfix
5 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.48%) Firmware
5 1 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (14.29%) Puppet
2 26 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.67%) Ansible
4 7 (3.33%) SELinux
5 2 (0.95%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (11.90%) VMware
2 18 (8.57%) Intel
2 18 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.76%) Oracle
4 7 (3.33%) Cisco
5 4 (1.90%) NetApp
6 2 (0.95%) Google
6 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.48%) Acronis
7 1 (0.48%) Atmel
7 1 (0.48%) EMC
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