Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 317 496 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.43% 16.23% 12.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.41% 49.50% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 253 361 379
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £80,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 683 1002 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.62% 32.79% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 563 773 709
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,550 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £67,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -7 151 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Abingdon -3 43 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Banbury +6 35 £50,000 -41.18%
Kidlington - 5 £84,000 - 1
Witney +1 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Thame - 3 £43,750 -
Wallingford +10 1 £37,500 +68.74%
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £42,500 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 125 (39.43%) Python
2 110 (34.70%) C++
3 108 (34.07%) Java
4 104 (32.81%) Windows
5 100 (31.55%) Degree
6 92 (29.02%) Software Engineering
7 85 (26.81%) C
8 84 (26.50%) Computer Science
9 80 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (24.29%) Web Services
11 72 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
12 61 (19.24%) Unix
13 56 (17.67%) Git (software)
14 55 (17.35%) Cybersecurity
15 54 (17.03%) Security Cleared
16 50 (15.77%) JavaScript
16 50 (15.77%) Telecoms
17 47 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (14.51%) Test Automation
19 44 (13.88%) DV Cleared
19 44 (13.88%) DevOps
20 43 (13.56%) Bash Shell
20 43 (13.56%) HTML
20 43 (13.56%) Microsoft
21 41 (12.93%) SQL
21 41 (12.93%) Jenkins
22 40 (12.62%) RESTful
23 39 (12.30%) CSS
24 38 (11.99%) Mentoring
25 37 (11.67%) Analytical Skills

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 30 (9.46%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.05%) Apache
3 15 (4.73%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.42%) nginx
5 12 (3.79%) CMS
6 11 (3.47%) JBoss
6 11 (3.47%) Jetty
7 8 (2.52%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.52%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.52%) Confluence
7 8 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.52%) WordPress
8 7 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
9 6 (1.89%) IIS
10 3 (0.95%) Drupal
11 1 (0.32%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.32%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.79%) Office 365
4 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.52%) SaaS
5 7 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.89%) npm
7 5 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.95%) GitHub
8 3 (0.95%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.63%) Route 53
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Akamai
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.36%) Ethernet
2 28 (8.83%) Firewall
2 28 (8.83%) SS7
3 26 (8.20%) DNS
3 26 (8.20%) Internet
4 25 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.57%) VPN
6 22 (6.94%) BGP
6 22 (6.94%) Network Security
7 19 (5.99%) Radio Access Network
8 18 (5.68%) VoLTE
9 16 (5.05%) DHCP
10 13 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (3.79%) LAN
11 12 (3.79%) WAN
12 9 (2.84%) HTTP
12 9 (2.84%) OSPF
13 8 (2.52%) EIGRP
13 8 (2.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.78%) MySQL
2 25 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.79%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.52%) Big Data
8 7 (2.21%) Text Mining
9 5 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.95%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.32%) Redis
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (17.67%) Git (software)
2 41 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.20%) Subversion
4 20 (6.31%) JIRA
5 13 (4.10%) Selenium
6 11 (3.47%) Hudson
7 10 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.84%) Maven
9 8 (2.52%) Gradle
10 7 (2.21%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.21%) JUnit
11 6 (1.89%) Grunt
11 6 (1.89%) gulp
11 6 (1.89%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.26%) GitLab
12 4 (1.26%) Gitweb
13 3 (0.95%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.95%) Mocha
13 3 (0.95%) TestRail
General
1 50 (15.77%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.05%) Automotive
3 14 (4.42%) Publishing
4 13 (4.10%) Electronics
5 12 (3.79%) Finance
6 11 (3.47%) Back Office
7 9 (2.84%) Games
7 9 (2.84%) Marketing
8 8 (2.52%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.89%) Legal
10 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.95%) Retail
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (26.81%) Developer
2 60 (18.93%) Software Engineer
3 52 (16.40%) Network Engineer
4 34 (10.73%) Software Developer
5 33 (10.41%) Graduate
6 29 (9.15%) Administrator
6 29 (9.15%) Java Developer
7 25 (7.89%) Junior
7 25 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (7.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 21 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) Core Network Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) Graduate Developer
11 18 (5.68%) IP Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) IP Network Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) RAN Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.68%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (24.29%) Web Services
2 43 (13.56%) HTML
3 40 (12.62%) RESTful
4 39 (12.30%) CSS
5 36 (11.36%) SOAP
6 30 (9.46%) Spring
7 26 (8.20%) jQuery
8 23 (7.26%) JSON
9 22 (6.94%) AngularJS
9 22 (6.94%) HTML5
10 19 (5.99%) Dropwizard
10 19 (5.99%) Spring Boot
11 18 (5.68%) .NET
11 18 (5.68%) CSS3
11 18 (5.68%) REST
12 16 (5.05%) Qt
13 13 (4.10%) Node.js
14 11 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
15 10 (3.15%) ASP.NET
15 10 (3.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 84 (26.50%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.83%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.68%) Smartphone
5 14 (4.42%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (3.15%) Life Science
8 10 (3.15%) User Experience
9 9 (2.84%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.21%) Linked Data
10 7 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.89%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.89%) Fintech
11 6 (1.89%) Robotics
12 5 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.58%) Replication
13 3 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (32.81%) Windows
2 61 (19.24%) Unix
3 18 (5.68%) Android
4 16 (5.05%) VxWorks
5 15 (4.73%) CentOS
6 7 (2.21%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.89%) AIX
7 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.89%) Solaris
7 6 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.26%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) Debian
10 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (29.02%) Software Engineering
2 80 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (17.35%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (14.51%) Test Automation
6 44 (13.88%) DevOps
7 38 (11.99%) Mentoring
8 34 (10.73%) Network Design
9 32 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
10 30 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 29 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (8.52%) OO
13 22 (6.94%) Configuration Management
13 22 (6.94%) Microservices
14 21 (6.62%) ITIL
14 21 (6.62%) TDD
15 20 (6.31%) Software Testing
15 20 (6.31%) Time Management
16 19 (5.99%) E-Commerce
16 19 (5.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (39.43%) Python
2 110 (34.70%) C++
3 108 (34.07%) Java
4 85 (26.81%) C
5 50 (15.77%) JavaScript
6 43 (13.56%) Bash Shell
7 41 (12.93%) SQL
8 35 (11.04%) Ruby
9 34 (10.73%) C#
10 30 (9.46%) Shell Script
11 26 (8.20%) PHP
12 19 (5.99%) Perl
13 15 (4.73%) Scala
14 11 (3.47%) PowerShell
15 10 (3.15%) Korn
16 5 (1.58%) Go
16 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.26%) HQL
17 4 (1.26%) Rust
18 3 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (31.55%) Degree
2 54 (17.03%) Security Cleared
3 44 (13.88%) DV Cleared
4 24 (7.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.52%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.52%) PhD
7 6 (1.89%) CCNA
7 6 (1.89%) GCFA
7 6 (1.89%) GCFE
7 6 (1.89%) GCIH
7 6 (1.89%) GREM
8 4 (1.26%) CEH
8 4 (1.26%) OSCP
9 3 (0.95%) CHECK Team Leader
9 3 (0.95%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (0.95%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.95%) Cyber Scheme
10 2 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.42%) QA
2 12 (3.79%) PMO
3 5 (1.58%) ECSS
4 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) IASME
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) JTAG
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 32 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (8.83%) Docker
3 19 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.89%) Firmware
7 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) Varnish
8 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (10.73%) Ansible
2 24 (7.57%) Puppet
3 15 (4.73%) Nagios
3 15 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.79%) SCOM
5 11 (3.47%) Terraform
6 6 (1.89%) SCCM
7 4 (1.26%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.26%) Nessus
7 4 (1.26%) Nmap
8 3 (0.95%) Cacti
9 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.32%) Defensics
10 1 (0.32%) Kibana
10 1 (0.32%) logstash
10 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.32%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.32%) Rancher
10 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.36%) VMware
3 28 (8.83%) Cisco
4 17 (5.36%) Oracle
5 15 (4.73%) HP
6 13 (4.10%) Palo Alto
6 13 (4.10%) Sophos
7 12 (3.79%) Juniper
7 12 (3.79%) SolarWinds
8 8 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.21%) EMC
9 7 (2.21%) Sun
10 6 (1.89%) NetApp
10 6 (1.89%) Perforce
10 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.26%) Apple
11 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.95%) Google
12 3 (0.95%) Splunk
13 2 (0.63%) Zend