Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 142 155
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.77% 0.92% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.95% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 15
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,350 £42,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,550 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,516 2,833 2,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.95% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,181 2,383 2,335
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 16 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Abingdon +6 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Thame - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (60.00%) DevOps
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (45.00%) MySQL
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) Docker
6 8 (40.00%) Puppet
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (35.00%) Google
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) C++
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
8 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (25.00%) Ansible
9 5 (25.00%) Ruby
9 5 (25.00%) Time Management
9 5 (25.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (20.00%) DHCP
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (20.00%) Service Design
10 4 (20.00%) Terraform

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (10.00%) GitHub
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) IPv4
4 2 (10.00%) IPv6
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) LAMP
2 3 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (15.00%) TensorFlow
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.00%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Service Design
6 3 (15.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (15.00%) Biology
6 3 (15.00%) Computational Linguistics
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Vision
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Deep Learning
6 3 (15.00%) Distributed Algorithms
6 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (15.00%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) Go
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MPhil
1 3 (15.00%) PhD
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
4 4 (20.00%) Terraform
5 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (15.00%) Packer
6 2 (10.00%) Kibana
6 2 (10.00%) logstash
6 2 (10.00%) Nagios
6 2 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) New Relic
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat