Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 152 216 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.53% 14.67% 13.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.65% 54.14% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 132 188 199
Oxford median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £33,686
90th Percentile £75,775 £63,750 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 333 399 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 20.88% 27.11% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 276 361 359
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +0.63% +20.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +15.94%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 83 (54.61%) Python
2 70 (46.05%) Java
3 65 (42.76%) C++
4 61 (40.13%) Degree
5 52 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (32.24%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
8 38 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 37 (24.34%) Windows
10 31 (20.39%) Bash Shell
11 29 (19.08%) Web Services
12 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
13 26 (17.11%) Qt
13 26 (17.11%) Git (software)
13 26 (17.11%) Time Management
14 25 (16.45%) Firewall
14 25 (16.45%) DevOps
15 24 (15.79%) Unix
15 24 (15.79%) C
15 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (14.47%) Ruby
18 21 (13.82%) OO
18 21 (13.82%) Puppet
19 20 (13.16%) Perl
19 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
19 20 (13.16%) Network Security
20 19 (12.50%) Configuration Management
20 19 (12.50%) Test Automation
20 19 (12.50%) Jenkins

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 18 (11.84%) nginx
2 14 (9.21%) Apache
3 10 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.92%) Jetty
5 6 (3.95%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.29%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.97%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.66%) CMS
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (32.24%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.95%) SaaS
4 5 (3.29%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Office 365
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.45%) Firewall
2 20 (13.16%) Network Security
3 18 (11.84%) BGP
4 17 (11.18%) VPN
5 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (7.24%) DNS
7 11 (7.24%) OSPF
8 10 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (6.58%) IPsec
9 8 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 8 (5.26%) Internet
9 8 (5.26%) VoIP
10 7 (4.61%) Ethernet
10 7 (4.61%) HSRP
10 7 (4.61%) LAN
10 7 (4.61%) MPLS
10 7 (4.61%) VRRP
10 7 (4.61%) WAN
11 6 (3.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.26%) MySQL
3 7 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.95%) Big Data
5 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.29%) Text Mining
6 3 (1.97%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.58%) Selenium
4 9 (5.92%) Subversion
5 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.29%) Gradle
5 5 (3.29%) JIRA
5 5 (3.29%) Maven
6 4 (2.63%) Gitweb
6 4 (2.63%) Hudson
7 3 (1.97%) JUnit
7 3 (1.97%) Metasploit
7 3 (1.97%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.66%) Mocha
9 1 (0.66%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (10.53%) Automotive
2 14 (9.21%) Electronics
3 13 (8.55%) Publishing
4 6 (3.95%) Finance
4 6 (3.95%) Games
5 5 (3.29%) Legal
6 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.97%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.97%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Software Engineer
2 30 (19.74%) Developer
3 27 (17.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (13.82%) Network Engineer
5 19 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 16 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (10.53%) Junior
7 15 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (9.87%) Graduate
7 15 (9.87%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (9.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (9.87%) Security Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Junior Software Engineer
9 12 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) Administrator
10 10 (6.58%) Consultant
10 10 (6.58%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.08%) Web Services
2 26 (17.11%) Qt
3 13 (8.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (8.55%) RESTful
3 13 (8.55%) Spring
4 10 (6.58%) HTML
5 9 (5.92%) .NET
5 9 (5.92%) Dropwizard
5 9 (5.92%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (5.92%) SOAP
5 9 (5.92%) Spring Boot
6 7 (4.61%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.61%) CSS
7 6 (3.95%) JSON
7 6 (3.95%) OpenMP
8 5 (3.29%) Kafka
8 5 (3.29%) Lucene
8 5 (3.29%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.55%) User Experience
3 12 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.95%) Fintech
4 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.29%) Cybercrime
5 5 (3.29%) Linked Data
6 4 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.97%) Life Science
7 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Xbox
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.66%) IVR
9 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.34%) Windows
2 24 (15.79%) Unix
3 11 (7.24%) CentOS
4 5 (3.29%) Debian
4 5 (3.29%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.97%) FreeBSD
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
3 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
4 26 (17.11%) Time Management
5 25 (16.45%) DevOps
6 21 (13.82%) OO
7 19 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 19 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 18 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.18%) Mathematics
10 15 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (9.87%) ITIL
10 15 (9.87%) Microservices
11 14 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (9.21%) Physics
12 13 (8.55%) Cross-Platform Development
12 13 (8.55%) Prototyping
13 12 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (7.89%) Service Design
13 12 (7.89%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 83 (54.61%) Python
2 70 (46.05%) Java
3 65 (42.76%) C++
4 31 (20.39%) Bash Shell
5 24 (15.79%) C
5 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 22 (14.47%) Ruby
7 20 (13.16%) Perl
8 17 (11.18%) C#
9 14 (9.21%) SQL
10 12 (7.89%) Shell Script
11 9 (5.92%) Korn
12 7 (4.61%) PHP
12 7 (4.61%) Scala
13 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.66%) Groovy
14 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (40.13%) Degree
2 19 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) GCFA
5 5 (3.29%) GCFE
5 5 (3.29%) GCIH
5 5 (3.29%) GREM
6 4 (2.63%) CCNP
7 3 (1.97%) CEH
7 3 (1.97%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (1.97%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (1.97%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.97%) Cyber Scheme
7 3 (1.97%) OSCP
8 2 (1.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.66%) MCSA
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) PMO
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) IASME
3 1 (0.66%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) Docker
2 7 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.97%) Postfix
5 3 (1.97%) Varnish
6 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) Puppet
2 17 (11.18%) Nagios
3 16 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.21%) Ansible
5 13 (8.55%) Terraform
6 12 (7.89%) SCOM
7 6 (3.95%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.29%) Cacti
9 3 (1.97%) Nessus
9 3 (1.97%) Nmap
10 2 (1.32%) Salt
10 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.84%) Cisco
3 13 (8.55%) Palo Alto
4 12 (7.89%) Juniper
4 12 (7.89%) SolarWinds
5 11 (7.24%) VMware
6 8 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.95%) Sun
8 5 (3.29%) Google
8 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.97%) HP
9 3 (1.97%) Perforce
10 2 (1.32%) EMC
11 1 (0.66%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.66%) Capita
11 1 (0.66%) Citrix
11 1 (0.66%) NetApp