Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 160 193 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.46% 11.96% 12.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.47% 54.67% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 150 186 163
Oxford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £83,500 £62,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 317 353 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 24.69% 21.87% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 300 324 337
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,206 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,750 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% +14.63% -5.75%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Oxford

Linux
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Linux in Oxford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 84 (52.50%) Python
2 64 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (40.00%) DevOps
3 57 (35.63%) Docker
4 49 (30.63%) Windows
5 44 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 44 (27.50%) Jenkins
6 40 (25.00%) Ansible
6 40 (25.00%) C++
7 39 (24.38%) Puppet
8 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (21.25%) Kubernetes
10 31 (19.38%) Java
11 29 (18.13%) Bash Shell
12 28 (17.50%) Git (software)
13 27 (16.88%) C#
14 26 (16.25%) Firewall
15 25 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (15.00%) JavaScript
17 23 (14.38%) Google
17 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (13.75%) Security Cleared
18 22 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
18 22 (13.75%) Machine Learning
19 21 (13.13%) Computer Vision
20 20 (12.50%) Open Source
20 20 (12.50%) Computer Science
21 19 (11.88%) Robotics

Linux
Co-occurring 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 5 (3.13%) CMS
1 5 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.50%) nginx
3 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.25%) Confluence
4 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (4.38%) GitHub
6 5 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.50%) npm
8 3 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.88%) Office 365
8 3 (1.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.25%) Firewall
2 12 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.38%) DNS
3 7 (4.38%) HTTP
4 4 (2.50%) DHCP
4 4 (2.50%) IPsec
4 4 (2.50%) SSL
4 4 (2.50%) VPN
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.25%) BGP
6 2 (1.25%) Broadband
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (1.25%) IPv4
6 2 (1.25%) IPv6
6 2 (1.25%) LAN
6 2 (1.25%) Network Security
6 2 (1.25%) OSPF
6 2 (1.25%) SNMP
6 2 (1.25%) WAN
6 2 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (10.00%) Redis
3 14 (8.75%) MySQL
4 11 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.75%) Big Data
5 6 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.50%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 28 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.13%) Maven
3 5 (3.13%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.50%) Grunt
4 4 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.50%) Mocha
5 3 (1.88%) JIRA
5 3 (1.88%) JUnit
5 3 (1.88%) NUnit
5 3 (1.88%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.25%) Ant
6 2 (1.25%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) JMeter
7 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (5.00%) Games
2 3 (1.88%) Electronics
3 2 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 24 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (14.38%) Developer
5 17 (10.63%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (10.00%) Administrator
7 14 (8.75%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (8.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
11 8 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Network Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) QA Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.75%) WPF
2 13 (8.13%) Web Services
3 12 (7.50%) STL
4 11 (6.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (6.25%) OpenCV
6 9 (5.63%) RESTful
7 8 (5.00%) JSON
8 7 (4.38%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (4.38%) REST
9 6 (3.75%) jQuery
9 6 (3.75%) XML
10 5 (3.13%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.13%) CSS
10 5 (3.13%) HTML
10 5 (3.13%) Node.js
11 4 (2.50%) CSS3
11 4 (2.50%) HTML5
11 4 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (2.50%) SOAP
11 4 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Robotics
2 8 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.13%) User Experience
4 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.50%) Fintech
4 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.88%) VHDL
6 2 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) Animation
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.63%) Windows
2 16 (10.00%) Unix
3 10 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.63%) CentOS
4 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.88%) Android
7 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Debian
9 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.00%) DevOps
2 44 (27.50%) Software Engineering
3 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (13.75%) Machine Learning
6 21 (13.13%) Computer Vision
7 20 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 20 (12.50%) Open Source
8 16 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 16 (10.00%) Time Management
9 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
9 14 (8.75%) Prototyping
10 12 (7.50%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.25%) Neural Network
11 10 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (6.25%) TDD
12 9 (5.63%) Network Management
13 8 (5.00%) Mathematics
13 8 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.50%) Python
2 40 (25.00%) C++
3 31 (19.38%) Java
4 29 (18.13%) Bash Shell
5 27 (16.88%) C#
6 24 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.75%) C
8 10 (6.25%) SQL
9 9 (5.63%) PHP
9 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.00%) Java 8
11 7 (4.38%) Go
11 7 (4.38%) Perl
11 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.50%) ES6
13 3 (1.88%) Ruby
14 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.00%) Degree
3 10 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) CCNA
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.50%) MPhil
4 4 (2.50%) PhD
5 2 (1.25%) CCNP
5 2 (1.25%) CISSP
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (35.63%) Docker
2 17 (10.63%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.13%) Active Directory
5 12 (7.50%) KVM
6 9 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.63%) pfSense
7 1 (0.63%) Postfix
7 1 (0.63%) Varnish
7 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (25.00%) Ansible
2 39 (24.38%) Puppet
3 34 (21.25%) Kubernetes
4 25 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.63%) Terraform
6 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 6 (3.75%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.13%) Salt
7 5 (3.13%) SCCM
8 3 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.25%) Icinga
10 1 (0.63%) Clonezilla
10 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) Graphite
10 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.63%) WSUS
10 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Google
2 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 11 (6.88%) VMware
4 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.00%) Cisco
6 5 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.50%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.88%) Arista
8 3 (1.88%) GUPTA
8 3 (1.88%) New Relic
9 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.25%) Citrix
9 2 (1.25%) Facebook
9 2 (1.25%) Isilon
9 2 (1.25%) Juniper
9 2 (1.25%) NetApp
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) BMC
10 1 (0.63%) Synology