Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 337 363 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.52% 11.95% 16.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.07% 49.52% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 294 268 335
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,125 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,400 £80,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 561 733 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.17% 24.14% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 487 574 657
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +14.46% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,050 £67,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +2.41%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +16 218 £57,000 +14.00% 42
Abingdon -12 21 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Banbury +1 15 £25,000 -54.55% 2
Witney - 10 £47,500 - 1
Thame +1 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Wantage - 2 £42,500 - 2
Kidlington - 2 £47,500 - 3
Bicester +3 1 £22,500 -32.84% 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 205 (60.83%) Python
2 121 (35.91%) Software Engineering
3 111 (32.94%) C++
4 98 (29.08%) Amazon AWS
5 96 (28.49%) Java
6 89 (26.41%) Windows
7 82 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (21.96%) Degree
9 73 (21.66%) DevOps
10 71 (21.07%) Computer Science
11 68 (20.18%) Bash Shell
11 68 (20.18%) JavaScript
12 62 (18.40%) Git (software)
13 58 (17.21%) Docker
14 56 (16.62%) Artificial Intelligence
15 55 (16.32%) C#
15 55 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
16 51 (15.13%) Machine Learning
17 50 (14.84%) Robotics
18 49 (14.54%) Computer Vision
19 42 (12.46%) Puppet
19 42 (12.46%) Unix
20 41 (12.17%) MySQL
21 40 (11.87%) Jenkins
21 40 (11.87%) Firewall
22 39 (11.57%) HTML
23 38 (11.28%) Perl
23 38 (11.28%) Google
23 38 (11.28%) Ansible
24 37 (10.98%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 16 (4.75%) Apache
1 16 (4.75%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.86%) CMS
3 9 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.67%) IIS
3 9 (2.67%) nginx
4 8 (2.37%) JBoss
4 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.48%) Jetty
5 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.59%) Confluence
7 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 98 (29.08%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (4.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (3.26%) GitHub
7 10 (2.97%) Office 365
8 8 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (2.08%) npm
10 5 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.89%) Serverless
12 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.30%) Akamai
13 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.87%) Firewall
2 21 (6.23%) DNS
3 18 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.26%) DHCP
4 11 (3.26%) HTTP
5 6 (1.78%) SAN
5 6 (1.78%) VLAN
6 5 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.48%) Wireless
6 5 (1.48%) WPA
7 4 (1.19%) SSL
8 3 (0.89%) Internet
8 3 (0.89%) IPv6
8 3 (0.89%) LAN
8 3 (0.89%) Network Security
9 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.59%) VoIP
9 2 (0.59%) VPN
9 2 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.17%) MySQL
2 24 (7.12%) Redis
3 20 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (4.75%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.56%) Big Data
6 11 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.26%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.89%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.59%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.59%) GIS
9 2 (0.59%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.59%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 62 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.87%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.75%) JUnit
3 16 (4.75%) Maven
4 11 (3.26%) Grunt
5 10 (2.97%) JIRA
5 10 (2.97%) Subversion
6 8 (2.37%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.08%) Mocha
8 5 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.48%) git-flow
8 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.19%) Ant
9 4 (1.19%) gulp
9 4 (1.19%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.19%) Mockito
9 4 (1.19%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 11 (3.26%) Legal
2 10 (2.97%) Games
3 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.08%) Publishing
4 6 (1.78%) Finance
4 6 (1.78%) Retail
5 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.89%) Advertising
6 3 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (27.60%) Developer
2 67 (19.88%) Software Engineer
3 41 (12.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (9.20%) Software Developer
5 30 (8.90%) Administrator
6 28 (8.31%) Java Developer
7 26 (7.72%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (7.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (6.53%) Analyst
10 20 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (5.34%) Graduate
12 17 (5.04%) Senior Developer
13 15 (4.45%) Computer Engineer
13 15 (4.45%) Computer Vision Engineer
13 15 (4.45%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (4.45%) Linux Administrator
13 15 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (3.86%) C++ Developer
14 13 (3.86%) C++ Software Developer
14 13 (3.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.57%) HTML
2 37 (10.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 36 (10.68%) CSS
3 36 (10.68%) STL
4 35 (10.39%) AngularJS
4 35 (10.39%) OpenCV
5 29 (8.61%) Web Services
6 28 (8.31%) REST
7 25 (7.42%) jQuery
8 24 (7.12%) Spring
9 22 (6.53%) Django
10 18 (5.34%) WPF
11 17 (5.04%) .NET
11 17 (5.04%) Hibernate
11 17 (5.04%) HTML5
12 15 (4.45%) JSON
12 15 (4.45%) SOAP
13 14 (4.15%) React
14 12 (3.56%) RESTful
15 10 (2.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.84%) Robotics
2 14 (4.15%) User Experience
3 13 (3.86%) Algorithms
3 13 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (3.56%) Life Science
5 11 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (3.26%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.97%) CUDA
6 10 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.78%) Fintech
10 5 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.48%) FMCG
10 5 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.89%) VHDL
11 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.41%) Windows
2 42 (12.46%) Unix
3 26 (7.72%) CentOS
4 17 (5.04%) Debian
5 13 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.56%) Android
7 11 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.26%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.67%) Solaris
9 8 (2.37%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.37%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.48%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.91%) Software Engineering
2 82 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (21.66%) DevOps
4 71 (21.07%) Computer Science
5 56 (16.62%) Artificial Intelligence
6 51 (15.13%) Machine Learning
7 49 (14.54%) Computer Vision
8 36 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (10.09%) Neural Network
10 32 (9.50%) Mentoring
11 31 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.90%) Mathematics
13 29 (8.61%) SDLC
14 28 (8.31%) Microservices
15 26 (7.72%) Time Management
16 25 (7.42%) Configuration Management
17 24 (7.12%) MVC
17 24 (7.12%) Test Automation
18 22 (6.53%) Scrum
19 20 (5.93%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 205 (60.83%) Python
2 111 (32.94%) C++
3 96 (28.49%) Java
4 68 (20.18%) Bash Shell
4 68 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.32%) C#
6 38 (11.28%) Perl
7 33 (9.79%) SQL
8 30 (8.90%) PowerShell
8 30 (8.90%) Ruby
9 27 (8.01%) PHP
10 25 (7.42%) C
11 13 (3.86%) Java 8
12 12 (3.56%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.37%) Apple Swift
13 8 (2.37%) Go
13 8 (2.37%) Kotlin
13 8 (2.37%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.37%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 74 (21.96%) Degree
2 14 (4.15%) PhD
3 12 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.26%) CISSP
5 4 (1.19%) MPhil
5 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.59%) MCP
8 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CCENT
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
8 1 (0.30%) MCTS
8 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.34%) QA
2 11 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) GAMP
System Software
1 58 (17.21%) Docker
2 15 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.08%) pfSense
3 7 (2.08%) Xen
4 6 (1.78%) KVM
5 5 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.59%) Firmware
6 2 (0.59%) XenApp
7 1 (0.30%) Postfix
7 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (12.46%) Puppet
2 38 (11.28%) Ansible
3 36 (10.68%) Kubernetes
4 26 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (7.12%) Terraform
6 13 (3.86%) Nagios
7 11 (3.26%) Salt
8 8 (2.37%) Icinga
9 6 (1.78%) Packer
10 5 (1.48%) Cacti
10 5 (1.48%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.48%) Kibana
10 5 (1.48%) logstash
10 5 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (1.48%) SCCM
11 4 (1.19%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.30%) Clonezilla
13 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (11.28%) Google
2 20 (5.93%) Oracle
3 19 (5.64%) VMware
4 14 (4.15%) New Relic
5 13 (3.86%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.78%) Cisco
6 6 (1.78%) SonicWALL
6 6 (1.78%) Sophos
6 6 (1.78%) WatchGuard
7 5 (1.48%) Veeam
8 4 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.89%) GUPTA
9 3 (0.89%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.59%) Juniper
11 1 (0.30%) BMC
11 1 (0.30%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.30%) Splunk