Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 130 239 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 13.01% 14.84% 10.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.37% 71.99% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 124 231 129
Oxford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £79,625 £72,500 £84,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%

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 293 332 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 29.33% 20.62% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 271 311 280
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £53,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.89% +19.55% -0.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £49,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -19.19% +16.47% -4.49%

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 15 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Oxford

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 62 (47.69%) Python
2 53 (40.77%) AWS
2 53 (40.77%) DevOps
3 47 (36.15%) Docker
4 42 (32.31%) Software Engineering
5 39 (30.00%) Ansible
6 38 (29.23%) Jenkins
7 37 (28.46%) Puppet
8 36 (27.69%) Git (software)
9 32 (24.62%) Kubernetes
10 30 (23.08%) GCP
10 30 (23.08%) Azure
10 30 (23.08%) C++
11 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
12 26 (20.00%) Java
12 26 (20.00%) Windows
12 26 (20.00%) Google
12 26 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 25 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (17.69%) MySQL
14 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.15%) Open Source
16 18 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (12.31%) Games
17 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
17 16 (12.31%) Cloud Computing
18 15 (11.54%) Red Hat
18 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
19 14 (10.77%) Internet

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 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.31%) Apache
3 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.54%) JBoss
3 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (40.77%) AWS
2 30 (23.08%) Azure
2 30 (23.08%) GCP
3 16 (12.31%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.15%) GitHub
5 3 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.31%) Serverless
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.77%) Internet
3 5 (3.85%) Broadband
3 5 (3.85%) Firewall
4 3 (2.31%) DMZ
5 1 (0.77%) BGP
5 1 (0.77%) DHCP
5 1 (0.77%) DNS
5 1 (0.77%) Skype
5 1 (0.77%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.77%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.69%) MySQL
2 18 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.92%) Big Data
3 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.92%) Redis
4 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.77%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (29.23%) Jenkins
2 36 (27.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.69%) Subversion
4 7 (5.38%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.85%) Maven
5 5 (3.85%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.08%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.31%) Ant
7 3 (2.31%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.54%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.77%) Selenium
9 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.31%) Games
2 7 (5.38%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.62%) Finance
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.92%) Software Engineer
2 32 (24.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (23.08%) Developer
4 22 (16.92%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Administrator
6 12 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (6.92%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (6.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Java Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) Web Services
2 9 (6.92%) jQuery
3 8 (6.15%) REST
4 7 (5.38%) .NET
5 6 (4.62%) Django
5 6 (4.62%) HTML
5 6 (4.62%) OpenMP
6 5 (3.85%) Ajax
6 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.85%) CSS
6 5 (3.85%) JSON
6 5 (3.85%) WCF
7 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.08%) Spring
7 4 (3.08%) STL
8 3 (2.31%) Flask
8 3 (2.31%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.31%) Laravel
8 3 (2.31%) RESTful
8 3 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Cyberthreat
1 8 (6.15%) User Experience
2 7 (5.38%) Internet of Things
3 6 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.62%) CUDA
4 5 (3.85%) Lidar
5 4 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.31%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.31%) Robotics
7 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.54%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.77%) Animation
8 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (8.46%) CentOS
3 8 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 6 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.31%) Android
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Debian
6 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.77%) VMS
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.77%) DevOps
2 42 (32.31%) Software Engineering
3 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.15%) Open Source
5 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.77%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.00%) Time Management
8 12 (9.23%) Cryptography
8 12 (9.23%) OO
9 10 (7.69%) Analytics
9 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
9 10 (7.69%) Service Management
10 9 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.92%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.38%) Microservices
12 7 (5.38%) Migration
12 7 (5.38%) TDD
13 6 (4.62%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.69%) Python
2 30 (23.08%) C++
3 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 26 (20.00%) Java
5 13 (10.00%) PHP
5 13 (10.00%) SQL
6 7 (5.38%) C#
7 4 (3.08%) Go
7 4 (3.08%) Java 8
8 3 (2.31%) Ruby
9 2 (1.54%) C
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.46%) Degree
3 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) CCNA
4 3 (2.31%) CCNP
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.77%) CEH
6 1 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (36.15%) Docker
2 14 (10.77%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (8.46%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.46%) KVM
4 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.77%) Varnish
7 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (30.00%) Ansible
2 37 (28.46%) Puppet
3 32 (24.62%) Kubernetes
4 25 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (10.77%) Terraform
6 4 (3.08%) Salt
7 3 (2.31%) Fluentd
7 3 (2.31%) Istio
7 3 (2.31%) Kibana
7 3 (2.31%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (2.31%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.54%) SCCM
9 1 (0.77%) Consul
9 1 (0.77%) Icinga
9 1 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) Google
2 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.15%) Actuate
5 7 (5.38%) VMware
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle
6 4 (3.08%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.31%) Facebook
8 2 (1.54%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco
9 1 (0.77%) New Relic
9 1 (0.77%) Sophos