Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 112 283 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.48% 14.14% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.01% 49.56% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 104 247 396
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%
10th Percentile £36,005 £31,767 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,875 £78,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 311 571 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.31% 28.54% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 278 484 617
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,900 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,100 £75,000 £71,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Oxfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Oxfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 -15 48 £52,500 -8.70% 16
Abingdon -3 5 £45,000 - 1
Bicester -2 2 £55,000 +46.67%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 41 (36.61%) Windows
2 36 (32.14%) Degree
3 34 (30.36%) Docker
4 32 (28.57%) DevOps
4 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.68%) Python
6 27 (24.11%) AWS
7 26 (23.21%) Azure
8 23 (20.54%) C++
9 22 (19.64%) OpenStack
10 20 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (16.96%) C
12 18 (16.07%) SQL
12 18 (16.07%) VMware
12 18 (16.07%) Physics
13 17 (15.18%) Git (software)
13 17 (15.18%) Java
13 17 (15.18%) Active Directory
13 17 (15.18%) Kubernetes
13 17 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 16 (14.29%) Ansible
14 16 (14.29%) REST
15 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
15 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
15 15 (13.39%) Middleware
15 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
16 13 (11.61%) Firewall
16 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 22 (19.64%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.11%) AWS
2 26 (23.21%) Azure
3 12 (10.71%) GCP
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.46%) Office 365
4 5 (4.46%) Slack
5 2 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.79%) GitHub
5 2 (1.79%) Serverless
6 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) Firewall
2 12 (10.71%) DNS
3 11 (9.82%) Internet
4 9 (8.04%) BGP
4 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (7.14%) SAN
6 7 (6.25%) LAN
6 7 (6.25%) WAN
7 5 (4.46%) OSPF
8 4 (3.57%) SSH
9 3 (2.68%) HTTP
10 2 (1.79%) Broadband
10 2 (1.79%) DHCP
10 2 (1.79%) LTE
10 2 (1.79%) Modbus
11 1 (0.89%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 8 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.36%) Neo4j
2 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.46%) Big Data
3 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) Redis
5 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.93%) CircleCI
4 5 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.46%) JIRA
4 5 (4.46%) JUnit
4 5 (4.46%) Mockito
4 5 (4.46%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.89%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (7.14%) Legal
2 5 (4.46%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.46%) Games
3 4 (3.57%) Automotive
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (25.89%) Developer
2 16 (14.29%) Administrator
2 16 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Architect
5 9 (8.04%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 8 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) REST
2 15 (13.39%) Middleware
3 11 (9.82%) Node.js
4 9 (8.04%) Web Services
5 8 (7.14%) Spring
6 5 (4.46%) Apache Camel
6 5 (4.46%) J2EE
6 5 (4.46%) React
6 5 (4.46%) Spring Boot
6 5 (4.46%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.46%) WireMock
7 4 (3.57%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.57%) CSS
7 4 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
7 4 (3.57%) HTML
7 4 (3.57%) pytest
7 4 (3.57%) Qt
7 4 (3.57%) Sass
8 3 (2.68%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.04%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.57%) User Experience
8 3 (2.68%) Robotics
9 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.79%) SystemC
10 1 (0.89%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.89%) NHS
10 1 (0.89%) Verilog
10 1 (0.89%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.61%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.36%) Unix
4 4 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.68%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.79%) Android
6 2 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (28.57%) DevOps
2 20 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (16.07%) Physics
4 17 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (8.93%) Pair Programming
6 10 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (7.14%) Forensic Analysis
8 8 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 8 (7.14%) Information Governance
8 8 (7.14%) Microservices
8 8 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.14%) Open Source
8 8 (7.14%) Security Patching
8 8 (7.14%) Server Hardening
8 8 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) Python
2 23 (20.54%) C++
3 19 (16.96%) C
4 18 (16.07%) SQL
5 17 (15.18%) Java
6 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
8 9 (8.04%) PHP
8 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.57%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.57%) ES6
9 4 (3.57%) Rust
9 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.68%) C#
11 2 (1.79%) Haskell
11 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.79%) Perl
11 2 (1.79%) R
11 2 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (32.14%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) CISA
2 8 (7.14%) CISM
2 8 (7.14%) CISSP
3 6 (5.36%) CCNP
3 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) MCITP
5 2 (1.79%) MCP
5 2 (1.79%) MCSA
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
5 2 (1.79%) MCTS
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (7.14%) GDPR
3 4 (3.57%) ISO 22301
3 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (30.36%) Docker
2 17 (15.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) Kubernetes
2 16 (14.29%) Ansible
3 8 (7.14%) Puppet
3 8 (7.14%) Terraform
4 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.89%) Grafana
7 1 (0.89%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) VMware
2 10 (8.93%) Cisco
2 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.04%) Juniper
4 7 (6.25%) Google
4 7 (6.25%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.46%) F5
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle
7 4 (3.57%) QNX
8 3 (2.68%) Apple
8 3 (2.68%) Sun
9 2 (1.79%) Aruba
9 2 (1.79%) Huawei
9 2 (1.79%) Meraki
9 2 (1.79%) Perforce