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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 122 126 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.06% 16.71% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.91% 50.60% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 67
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 £30,000 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +5.00%
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
235 249 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.01% 33.02% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 208 188 150
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £32,959
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +24.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 24 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 109 (53.43%) C++
2 101 (49.51%) Python
3 78 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 60 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 54 (26.47%) STL
6 54 (26.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 41 (20.10%) Java
8 38 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 36 (17.65%) C
9 36 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 33 (16.18%) Windows
10 33 (16.18%) Degree
11 32 (15.69%) Open Source
12 31 (15.20%) OpenCL
13 30 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (14.71%) Algorithms
13 30 (14.71%) Puppet
13 30 (14.71%) OO
13 30 (14.71%) PHP
14 29 (14.22%) MySQL
14 29 (14.22%) Ruby
14 29 (14.22%) Parallel Programming
15 28 (13.73%) Signal Processing
16 27 (13.24%) Intel
16 27 (13.24%) MongoDB
16 27 (13.24%) OpenCV
17 26 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (12.75%) Jenkins

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 11 (5.39%) Apache
2 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.43%) nginx
4 5 (2.45%) IIS
5 4 (1.96%) Jetty
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Heroku
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.84%) Internet
2 6 (2.94%) BGP
2 6 (2.94%) Kerberos
2 6 (2.94%) LDAP
2 6 (2.94%) OSPF
3 4 (1.96%) DNS
4 3 (1.47%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.47%) VPN
4 3 (1.47%) WAN
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.98%) FCoE
5 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.98%) Firewall
5 2 (0.98%) IPsec
5 2 (0.98%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.98%) SAN
5 2 (0.98%) Skype
5 2 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.22%) MySQL
2 27 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.94%) Redis
6 5 (2.45%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.96%) KDB
8 3 (1.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.75%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.39%) Subversion
4 7 (3.43%) Gradle
4 7 (3.43%) Maven
4 7 (3.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.94%) Selenium
6 5 (2.45%) Bower
6 5 (2.45%) Grunt
7 3 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.47%) Hudson
7 3 (1.47%) TestNG
7 3 (1.47%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) RSpec
General
1 11 (5.39%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Aerospace
2 7 (3.43%) Marketing
2 7 (3.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.96%) Games
4 3 (1.47%) Advertising
4 3 (1.47%) Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (34.80%) Developer
2 32 (15.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (14.22%) Administrator
4 28 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
5 25 (12.25%) Linux Administrator
5 25 (12.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (12.25%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (11.27%) C++ Developer
6 23 (11.27%) Software Engineer
7 19 (9.31%) Python Developer
8 14 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) Junior
9 13 (6.37%) Linux Scripter
10 12 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.39%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 9 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (4.41%) PHP Developer
13 9 (4.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 54 (26.47%) STL
2 31 (15.20%) OpenCL
3 27 (13.24%) OpenCV
4 22 (10.78%) AngularJS
4 22 (10.78%) HTML
4 22 (10.78%) OpenMP
5 15 (7.35%) CSS
5 15 (7.35%) Web Services
6 12 (5.88%) Node.js
7 10 (4.90%) jQuery
8 9 (4.41%) REST
8 9 (4.41%) RESTful
8 9 (4.41%) Symfony
9 8 (3.92%) Doctrine
9 8 (3.92%) HTML5
9 8 (3.92%) XML
10 7 (3.43%) LAMP
10 7 (3.43%) Spark Streaming
10 7 (3.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 30 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 24 (11.76%) Hedge funds
4 22 (10.78%) CUDA
5 20 (9.80%) Mathematics
6 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (7.84%) Physics
7 13 (6.37%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (4.41%) User Experience
9 7 (3.43%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.96%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.96%) Fintech
10 4 (1.96%) Neural Network
11 3 (1.47%) Biology
11 3 (1.47%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.47%) Statistics
11 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.18%) Windows
2 21 (10.29%) Unix
3 8 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.94%) CentOS
4 6 (2.94%) FreeBSD
5 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.98%) Android
6 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.98%) Debian
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 38 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (15.69%) Open Source
5 30 (14.71%) OO
6 29 (14.22%) Parallel Programming
7 28 (13.73%) Signal Processing
8 26 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (12.25%) High Availability
9 25 (12.25%) TDD
10 23 (11.27%) Cross-Platform Development
11 22 (10.78%) OOD
12 18 (8.82%) DevOps
13 15 (7.35%) Software Testing
14 13 (6.37%) Computer Vision
14 13 (6.37%) Data Analysis
15 12 (5.88%) Machine Learning
15 12 (5.88%) SDLC
16 10 (4.90%) Test Automation
17 9 (4.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (53.43%) C++
2 101 (49.51%) Python
3 41 (20.10%) Java
4 36 (17.65%) C
4 36 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 30 (14.71%) PHP
6 29 (14.22%) Ruby
7 20 (9.80%) Perl
7 20 (9.80%) SQL
8 12 (5.88%) MATLAB
9 8 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.43%) R
11 5 (2.45%) C#
11 5 (2.45%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.96%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.96%) Scala
12 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.47%) VB
14 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (16.18%) Degree
2 14 (6.86%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) CCNA
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.94%) Docker
2 6 (2.94%) KVM
3 3 (1.47%) Postfix
4 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) LXC
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (14.71%) Puppet
2 19 (9.31%) Ansible
3 2 (0.98%) SELinux
4 1 (0.49%) Cacti
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (13.24%) Intel
2 21 (10.29%) VMware
3 16 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.94%) NetApp
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle
6 3 (1.47%) Cisco
6 3 (1.47%) Google
6 3 (1.47%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.49%) Acronis
7 1 (0.49%) Atmel
7 1 (0.49%) EMC
7 1 (0.49%) Juniper
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