Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 395 402 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.73% 15.34% 11.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.64% 47.74% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 299 338 311
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 780 842 1,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.13% 32.14% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 624 699 796
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -4.05% +15.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,525 £69,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -9 167 £50,000 - 41
Abingdon -3 116 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Henley-on-Thames - 15 £42,500 - 1
Banbury -13 10 £55,000 -38.89% 1
Bicester - 8 £90,000 - 2
Kidlington 0 4 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Wallingford -17 2 £33,750 +51.86%
Thame - 2 £45,000 -
Witney -4 1 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 211 (53.42%) Python
2 167 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (42.03%) C++
4 163 (41.27%) Windows
5 124 (31.39%) Software Engineering
6 122 (30.89%) Amazon AWS
7 121 (30.63%) Java
8 100 (25.32%) Degree
9 77 (19.49%) SQL
10 75 (18.99%) Sophos
11 73 (18.48%) OO
11 73 (18.48%) DevOps
12 70 (17.72%) C#
13 66 (16.71%) Computer Science
14 65 (16.46%) Jenkins
15 64 (16.20%) JavaScript
16 61 (15.44%) MySQL
17 60 (15.19%) Web Services
18 57 (14.43%) Test Automation
19 56 (14.18%) Docker
20 55 (13.92%) Git (software)
21 53 (13.42%) Puppet
22 51 (12.91%) Mathematics
23 50 (12.66%) Bash Shell
24 49 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
25 46 (11.65%) Configuration Management
25 46 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
26 45 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
27 44 (11.14%) Unix
28 42 (10.63%) PHP

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 21 (5.32%) Apache
2 16 (4.05%) nginx
3 15 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.78%) Confluence
5 7 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.27%) CMS
6 5 (1.27%) Jetty
7 4 (1.01%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.01%) WordPress
8 3 (0.76%) lighttpd
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.51%) IIS
9 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 122 (30.89%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.78%) GitHub
5 8 (2.03%) SaaS
6 6 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.52%) Slack
7 5 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.01%) npm
9 3 (0.76%) IaaS
10 2 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.51%) Office 365
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.25%) Route 53
11 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.08%) Ethernet
2 22 (5.57%) Firewall
3 19 (4.81%) DNS
4 17 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.05%) HTTP
5 16 (4.05%) SSL
6 15 (3.80%) BGP
6 15 (3.80%) Broadband
7 13 (3.29%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (3.29%) VPN
7 13 (3.29%) Wireshark
8 12 (3.04%) Internet
8 12 (3.04%) VLAN
8 12 (3.04%) WAN
9 11 (2.78%) LAN
10 8 (2.03%) Network Security
10 8 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.52%) IPsec
11 6 (1.52%) OSPF
11 6 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.44%) MySQL
2 34 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (7.34%) SQL Server
4 24 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 17 (4.30%) Big Data
8 14 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (2.53%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.52%) Redis
11 5 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.01%) GIS
13 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.51%) SQLite
15 1 (0.25%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (16.46%) Jenkins
2 55 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 35 (8.86%) JIRA
4 17 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (4.30%) Subversion
5 12 (3.04%) Bitbucket
5 12 (3.04%) TestRail
6 11 (2.78%) GitLab
6 11 (2.78%) WinDbg
7 7 (1.77%) Hudson
7 7 (1.77%) Maven
8 5 (1.27%) gulp
8 5 (1.27%) JUnit
9 4 (1.01%) Grunt
10 3 (0.76%) Gradle
10 3 (0.76%) TestLink
11 2 (0.51%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 26 (6.58%) Publishing
2 24 (6.08%) Games
3 23 (5.82%) Automotive
4 18 (4.56%) Electronics
5 16 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.77%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.27%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 104 (26.33%) Developer
2 97 (24.56%) Software Engineer
3 51 (12.91%) C++ Software Engineer
4 41 (10.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (8.35%) Java Developer
6 29 (7.34%) Software Developer
7 28 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (6.33%) Python Developer
9 23 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (5.57%) Network Engineer
11 21 (5.32%) Graduate
12 20 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
13 19 (4.81%) C++ Developer
13 19 (4.81%) PHP Developer
14 18 (4.56%) Administrator
14 18 (4.56%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (4.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 18 (4.56%) Junior
15 17 (4.30%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (4.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.19%) Web Services
2 41 (10.38%) CSS
3 39 (9.87%) HTML
4 37 (9.37%) Qt
5 34 (8.61%) jQuery
6 26 (6.58%) Spring
7 23 (5.82%) Node.js
8 22 (5.57%) SOAP
9 21 (5.32%) AngularJS
10 20 (5.06%) Spring Boot
11 19 (4.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 19 (4.81%) Dropwizard
12 17 (4.30%) REST
13 16 (4.05%) Symfony
14 15 (3.80%) Laravel
15 14 (3.54%) Django
15 14 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
16 13 (3.29%) OpenMP
17 9 (2.28%) LAMP
17 9 (2.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.71%) Computer Science
2 46 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.08%) CUDA
4 22 (5.57%) User Experience
5 14 (3.54%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.53%) Robotics
8 9 (2.28%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.52%) Clustering
10 6 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.52%) Replication
10 6 (1.52%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.52%) Verilog
10 6 (1.52%) VHDL
11 5 (1.27%) Life Science
12 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 163 (41.27%) Windows
2 44 (11.14%) Unix
3 18 (4.56%) CentOS
4 8 (2.03%) Android
4 8 (2.03%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.03%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.77%) AIX
5 7 (1.77%) Solaris
6 5 (1.27%) Debian
6 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.76%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (31.39%) Software Engineering
3 73 (18.48%) DevOps
3 73 (18.48%) OO
4 57 (14.43%) Test Automation
5 51 (12.91%) Mathematics
6 46 (11.65%) Configuration Management
7 42 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (9.87%) Open Source
9 38 (9.62%) Physics
10 36 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (8.86%) Cross-Platform Development
11 35 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.59%) Microservices
13 28 (7.09%) TDD
14 24 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (6.08%) Web Development
15 23 (5.82%) MVC
16 22 (5.57%) Migration
16 22 (5.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (53.42%) Python
2 166 (42.03%) C++
3 121 (30.63%) Java
4 77 (19.49%) SQL
5 70 (17.72%) C#
6 64 (16.20%) JavaScript
7 50 (12.66%) Bash Shell
8 42 (10.63%) PHP
9 38 (9.62%) PowerShell
10 36 (9.11%) C
11 22 (5.57%) Perl
12 12 (3.04%) Ruby
12 12 (3.04%) VBScript
13 3 (0.76%) Fortran
13 3 (0.76%) Scala
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) Tcl
15 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (25.32%) Degree
2 18 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.80%) PhD
4 13 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.53%) CCNA
6 9 (2.28%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.77%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.01%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.76%) CCENT
10 3 (0.76%) CCNP
10 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) MCSE
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.13%) QA
2 12 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.04%) SLA
3 10 (2.53%) SSAE 16
4 7 (1.77%) ECSS
5 6 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) PMO
7 1 (0.25%) DICOM
7 1 (0.25%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) JTAG
7 1 (0.25%) MISRA
System Software
1 56 (14.18%) Docker
2 17 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.78%) VirtualBox
6 9 (2.28%) KVM
7 8 (2.03%) Firmware
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.76%) Postfix
9 3 (0.76%) Varnish
10 2 (0.51%) Xen
11 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.25%) NFS
11 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (13.42%) Puppet
2 45 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (10.13%) Terraform
4 37 (9.37%) Ansible
5 13 (3.29%) Kibana
5 13 (3.29%) logstash
5 13 (3.29%) Packer
6 10 (2.53%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.77%) Nagios
8 6 (1.52%) Salt
9 5 (1.27%) Cacti
9 5 (1.27%) Data Guard
9 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.27%) SCCM
10 3 (0.76%) Rancher
11 2 (0.51%) SCOM
11 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Shiro
12 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (18.99%) Sophos
2 32 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.33%) Cisco
4 20 (5.06%) Perforce
4 20 (5.06%) VMware
5 19 (4.81%) Oracle
6 11 (2.78%) HP
6 11 (2.78%) Progress
6 11 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.28%) Cadence
8 7 (1.77%) Apple
9 6 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.52%) Google
9 6 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.52%) Splunk
10 5 (1.27%) Juniper
10 5 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (0.76%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.76%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.51%) EMC