Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Linux Systems Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 160 173
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.19% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -21.74% -11.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £58,875 £52,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% -2.56%

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 2,515 2,891 2,905
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.92% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,178 2,421 2,360
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,875 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Linux Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 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 -11 2 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Abingdon - 2 £45,000 -
Thame - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) IPv6
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) Salt

Linux Systems 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPv4
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Packer
3 1 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat