Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 281 408 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.39% 13.32% 13.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.27% 62.10% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 230 383 328
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,767 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £74,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 559 657 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.62% 21.45% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 475 609 754
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,189 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.18% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,800 £24,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Oxfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Oxfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Oxfordshire

Linux
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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 -3 146 £55,000 - 33
Abingdon 0 25 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Banbury +3 4 £27,500 -
Wallingford +21 3 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Carterton - 3 - - 1
Thame +15 2 £55,000 - 3
Kidlington +8 1 £110,000 +57.14%
Bicester -2 1 £37,500 -58.33%
Henley-on-Thames -6 1 £62,500 +66.67%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 142 (50.53%) Python
2 112 (39.86%) DevOps
3 109 (38.79%) Software Engineering
4 96 (34.16%) C++
5 86 (30.60%) Degree
6 85 (30.25%) Jenkins
7 83 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (28.47%) Java
9 78 (27.76%) Amazon AWS
10 75 (26.69%) Docker
11 65 (23.13%) Windows
12 64 (22.78%) SQL
13 56 (19.93%) Kubernetes
14 55 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 54 (19.22%) Git (software)
15 54 (19.22%) JavaScript
15 54 (19.22%) Web Services
16 53 (18.86%) Ansible
17 50 (17.79%) Puppet
17 50 (17.79%) C
18 47 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (16.73%) SDLC
19 45 (16.01%) RESTful
20 42 (14.95%) Bash Shell
21 41 (14.59%) Computer Science
22 40 (14.23%) Google Cloud Platform
23 35 (12.46%) Open Source
24 34 (12.10%) Google
25 33 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
26 32 (11.39%) MySQL

Linux
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 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.07%) Apache
3 3 (1.07%) CMS
3 3 (1.07%) JBoss
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.71%) Confluence
4 2 (0.71%) nginx
4 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (27.76%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (14.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (8.19%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.56%) Cloudflare
6 9 (3.20%) GitHub
7 7 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.49%) Serverless
8 6 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.14%) Office 365
9 5 (1.78%) IaaS
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.07%) Datadog
11 3 (1.07%) npm
11 3 (1.07%) SaaS
12 2 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.20%) Firewall
3 7 (2.49%) DNS
4 6 (2.14%) Broadband
5 4 (1.42%) DHCP
5 4 (1.42%) HTTP
5 4 (1.42%) Internet
5 4 (1.42%) SSH
6 3 (1.07%) VPN
7 2 (0.71%) BGP
7 2 (0.71%) IPsec
7 2 (0.71%) Skype
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.36%) OSPF
8 1 (0.36%) RS-232
8 1 (0.36%) RS-485
8 1 (0.36%) RTP
8 1 (0.36%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.39%) MySQL
2 29 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.83%) Redis
4 18 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.63%) Big Data
6 10 (3.56%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.56%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.14%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.42%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (30.25%) Jenkins
2 54 (19.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.98%) JIRA
4 8 (2.85%) IntelliJ
5 7 (2.49%) Subversion
5 7 (2.49%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.14%) Maven
6 6 (2.14%) Travis CI
7 5 (1.78%) git-flow
8 4 (1.42%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.07%) Ant
9 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.71%) FishEye
10 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.36%) CMake
11 1 (0.36%) Mocha
General
1 15 (5.34%) Games
2 12 (4.27%) Finance
3 11 (3.91%) Retail
4 10 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.78%) Law
6 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.07%) Electronics
6 3 (1.07%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (31.67%) Software Engineer
2 59 (21.00%) Developer
3 47 (16.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (13.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (11.74%) Research Engineer
6 24 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (7.47%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (7.12%) Administrator
9 19 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (6.41%) Java Developer
10 18 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
10 18 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 17 (6.05%) .NET Developer
12 15 (5.34%) Principal Engineer
12 15 (5.34%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 14 (4.98%) Software Developer
14 13 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
15 12 (4.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 12 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.22%) Web Services
2 45 (16.01%) RESTful
3 24 (8.54%) REST
4 22 (7.83%) .NET
5 17 (6.05%) ASP.NET
5 17 (6.05%) HTML
6 16 (5.69%) WCF
7 15 (5.34%) CSS
8 13 (4.63%) JSON
9 11 (3.91%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.91%) jQuery
10 10 (3.56%) Ajax
11 9 (3.20%) Django
11 9 (3.20%) HTML5
11 9 (3.20%) Spring
11 9 (3.20%) STL
12 8 (2.85%) Node.js
13 7 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.49%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.98%) Robotics
2 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.85%) Algorithms
3 8 (2.85%) User Experience
4 7 (2.49%) FMCG
5 6 (2.14%) Lidar
6 5 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.78%) Life Science
6 5 (1.78%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.07%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.71%) CUDA
9 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.13%) Windows
2 22 (7.83%) Unix
3 14 (4.98%) CentOS
3 14 (4.98%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.91%) VxWorks
5 10 (3.56%) Android
5 10 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.78%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.07%) Debian
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.71%) VMS
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.86%) DevOps
2 109 (38.79%) Software Engineering
3 83 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (16.73%) SDLC
5 41 (14.59%) Computer Science
6 35 (12.46%) Open Source
7 32 (11.39%) Configuration Management
8 24 (8.54%) Mathematics
9 23 (8.19%) Mentoring
9 23 (8.19%) OO
10 21 (7.47%) Cryptography
11 20 (7.12%) Time Management
12 17 (6.05%) Machine Learning
13 15 (5.34%) Analytics
14 14 (4.98%) Microservices
15 13 (4.63%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (4.63%) Data Analytics
15 13 (4.63%) Validation
16 12 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 142 (50.53%) Python
2 96 (34.16%) C++
3 80 (28.47%) Java
4 64 (22.78%) SQL
5 54 (19.22%) JavaScript
6 50 (17.79%) C
7 42 (14.95%) Bash Shell
8 22 (7.83%) C#
9 18 (6.41%) PHP
10 11 (3.91%) Java 8
11 7 (2.49%) Go
11 7 (2.49%) Ruby
12 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.07%) ES6
15 2 (0.71%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.36%) VB
16 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (30.60%) Degree
2 25 (8.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.91%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.85%) PhD
6 6 (2.14%) CCNA
6 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.78%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.42%) CCNP
9 2 (0.71%) CEH
9 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.49%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (26.69%) Docker
2 21 (7.47%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (6.05%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.69%) Active Directory
5 15 (5.34%) KVM
6 10 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.36%) GPFS
7 1 (0.36%) oVirt
7 1 (0.36%) RHEV
7 1 (0.36%) Varnish
7 1 (0.36%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (19.93%) Kubernetes
2 53 (18.86%) Ansible
3 50 (17.79%) Puppet
4 33 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.34%) Terraform
6 10 (3.56%) SCOM
7 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 6 (2.14%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.78%) SCCM
9 4 (1.42%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.07%) Salt
11 2 (0.71%) Fluentd
11 2 (0.71%) Icinga
11 2 (0.71%) Istio
11 2 (0.71%) Kibana
12 1 (0.36%) Graphite
12 1 (0.36%) Graylog
12 1 (0.36%) Packer
12 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.36%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 34 (12.10%) Google
2 31 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (4.98%) VMware
5 11 (3.91%) New Relic
6 10 (3.56%) CommVault
6 10 (3.56%) Freshdesk
6 10 (3.56%) PagerDuty
6 10 (3.56%) SolarWinds
7 8 (2.85%) Cisco
8 7 (2.49%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.78%) Actuate
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle
9 5 (1.78%) Sun
10 3 (1.07%) Citrix
10 3 (1.07%) Facebook
10 3 (1.07%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.71%) Isilon
11 2 (0.71%) NetApp
11 2 (0.71%) Palo Alto