Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 397 336 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.12% 12.33% 15.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.29% 45.16% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 367 282 364
Oxfordshire median annual salary £53,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.30% -8.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 590 744 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.99% 27.31% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 537 633 798
Oxfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.03% +11.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,345
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 242 £55,000 +15.79% 47
Abingdon -7 23 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Witney +13 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Banbury -11 6 £27,500 -45.00% 5
Thame -11 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Kidlington -5 3 £70,000 -16.67% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £37,500 -
Bicester - 2 £46,250 -
Wantage - 2 £46,250 - 1
Wallingford -8 1 £37,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 176 (44.33%) Python
2 121 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (27.46%) C++
4 105 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (25.69%) DevOps
6 100 (25.19%) Software Engineering
7 98 (24.69%) Windows
8 93 (23.43%) JavaScript
9 73 (18.39%) Git (software)
10 70 (17.63%) Java
11 69 (17.38%) MySQL
12 61 (15.37%) SQL
13 57 (14.36%) HTML
13 57 (14.36%) Computer Vision
14 53 (13.35%) Bash Shell
14 53 (13.35%) Puppet
15 52 (13.10%) Jenkins
15 52 (13.10%) CSS
15 52 (13.10%) Docker
16 51 (12.85%) Machine Learning
17 48 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 48 (12.09%) Degree
17 48 (12.09%) Artificial Intelligence
17 48 (12.09%) SDLC
18 47 (11.84%) MVC
18 47 (11.84%) Perl
18 47 (11.84%) jQuery
19 44 (11.08%) Unix
19 44 (11.08%) Configuration Management
20 43 (10.83%) Scrum

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 27 (6.80%) Apache
2 26 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.52%) nginx
5 9 (2.27%) CMS
5 9 (2.27%) JBoss
5 9 (2.27%) Jetty
5 9 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.02%) Confluence
7 7 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.76%) Drupal
9 3 (0.76%) IIS
9 3 (0.76%) WordPress
10 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.25%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Simulink
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 121 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (6.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (4.79%) GitHub
6 17 (4.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (4.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.02%) Office 365
9 5 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.01%) Akamai
10 4 (1.01%) Cloudflare
10 4 (1.01%) npm
11 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.50%) Slack
13 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.25%) Serverless
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.81%) Firewall
2 30 (7.56%) DNS
3 21 (5.29%) HTTP
4 18 (4.53%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.28%) DHCP
6 13 (3.27%) VLAN
7 11 (2.77%) SAN
8 10 (2.52%) Internet
9 9 (2.27%) Network Security
9 9 (2.27%) VPN
10 8 (2.02%) WAN
11 7 (1.76%) LAN
12 6 (1.51%) VoIP
13 5 (1.26%) IPv6
13 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.26%) Wireless
13 5 (1.26%) WPA
14 4 (1.01%) BGP
15 3 (0.76%) Broadband
15 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.38%) MySQL
2 17 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.52%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.02%) Redis
6 8 (2.02%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.01%) Big Data
8 4 (1.01%) SQLite
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.76%) GIS
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.50%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 73 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 32 (8.06%) Subversion
4 25 (6.30%) JIRA
5 13 (3.27%) Mocha
6 11 (2.77%) JUnit
6 11 (2.77%) Maven
7 9 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 9 (2.27%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.02%) PHPUnit
9 7 (1.76%) git-flow
10 6 (1.51%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.51%) Mockito
11 5 (1.26%) Protractor
11 5 (1.26%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.01%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.01%) CMake
12 4 (1.01%) Gradle
12 4 (1.01%) Grunt
12 4 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 23 (5.79%) Publishing
2 18 (4.53%) Games
3 14 (3.53%) Finance
4 11 (2.77%) Legal
5 6 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.50%) Automotive
6 2 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Billing
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (34.76%) Developer
2 49 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (10.58%) Software Developer
4 40 (10.08%) Software Engineer
5 39 (9.82%) Administrator
6 32 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
7 31 (7.81%) C++ Developer
7 31 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (7.56%) Java Developer
9 28 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 26 (6.55%) Computer Engineer
10 26 (6.55%) Linux Administrator
11 25 (6.30%) C++ Software Developer
11 25 (6.30%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 23 (5.79%) Analyst
12 23 (5.79%) Python Developer
13 22 (5.54%) PHP Developer
14 20 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 18 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.36%) HTML
2 52 (13.10%) CSS
3 47 (11.84%) jQuery
4 38 (9.57%) Web Services
5 35 (8.82%) Spring
6 30 (7.56%) HTML5
7 29 (7.30%) OpenCV
8 28 (7.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 28 (7.05%) STL
9 24 (6.05%) Laravel
10 23 (5.79%) AngularJS
10 23 (5.79%) Node.js
10 23 (5.79%) REST
11 22 (5.54%) Django
11 22 (5.54%) Spring Boot
12 21 (5.29%) Dropwizard
13 19 (4.79%) React
14 18 (4.53%) CSS3
14 18 (4.53%) SOAP
15 17 (4.28%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.32%) CUDA
2 35 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 32 (8.06%) Robotics
4 24 (6.05%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (4.53%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.53%) User Experience
6 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.02%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.76%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.51%) Fintech
10 6 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.01%) Life Science
13 3 (0.76%) CAN bus
13 3 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.76%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.69%) Windows
2 44 (11.08%) Unix
3 31 (7.81%) CentOS
4 18 (4.53%) Debian
5 16 (4.03%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.27%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.77%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.76%) Android
10 7 (1.76%) Solaris
11 5 (1.26%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.76%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.76%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.69%) DevOps
3 100 (25.19%) Software Engineering
4 57 (14.36%) Computer Vision
5 51 (12.85%) Machine Learning
6 48 (12.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 48 (12.09%) SDLC
7 47 (11.84%) MVC
8 44 (11.08%) Configuration Management
9 43 (10.83%) Scrum
10 40 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (9.32%) Mathematics
12 31 (7.81%) OOP
13 29 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (7.05%) Mentoring
14 28 (7.05%) Microservices
15 26 (6.55%) Kanban
15 26 (6.55%) Neural Network
15 26 (6.55%) Test Automation
15 26 (6.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (44.33%) Python
2 109 (27.46%) C++
3 93 (23.43%) JavaScript
4 70 (17.63%) Java
5 61 (15.37%) SQL
6 53 (13.35%) Bash Shell
7 47 (11.84%) Perl
8 41 (10.33%) C
8 41 (10.33%) PHP
8 41 (10.33%) Ruby
9 29 (7.30%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.29%) C#
11 19 (4.79%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.77%) Go
13 10 (2.52%) Java 8
14 9 (2.27%) ES6
15 8 (2.02%) Apple Swift
15 8 (2.02%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.26%) Clojure
16 5 (1.26%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 48 (12.09%) Degree
2 23 (5.79%) PhD
3 12 (3.02%) CISSP
4 9 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.26%) HNC
6 3 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) CCNA
7 2 (0.50%) MCP
7 2 (0.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCENT
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CEH
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.30%) QA
2 12 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.51%) SLA
4 3 (0.76%) GCP
4 3 (0.76%) JTAG
4 3 (0.76%) MISRA
5 1 (0.25%) GAMP
System Software
1 52 (13.10%) Docker
2 27 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.04%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.02%) pfSense
4 8 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.51%) KVM
5 6 (1.51%) Xen
6 5 (1.26%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Postfix
7 1 (0.25%) Varnish
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (13.35%) Puppet
2 43 (10.83%) Ansible
3 40 (10.08%) Terraform
4 34 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (6.55%) Kubernetes
6 14 (3.53%) Nagios
7 13 (3.27%) Packer
8 12 (3.02%) Kibana
8 12 (3.02%) logstash
9 9 (2.27%) SCOM
10 8 (2.02%) SCCM
11 7 (1.76%) Salt
12 6 (1.51%) Cacti
12 6 (1.51%) Icinga
13 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.26%) ZABBIX
14 4 (1.01%) Pingdom
15 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
16 1 (0.25%) CFEngine
16 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (7.81%) VMware
2 29 (7.30%) Google
3 25 (6.30%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.54%) Oracle
5 15 (3.78%) New Relic
6 13 (3.27%) SolarWinds
7 10 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.27%) Cisco
9 8 (2.02%) Perforce
9 8 (2.02%) SaltStack
10 7 (1.76%) Sophos
11 6 (1.51%) SonicWALL
11 6 (1.51%) WatchGuard
12 5 (1.26%) Veeam
12 5 (1.26%) Zend
13 4 (1.01%) CommVault
13 4 (1.01%) Freshdesk
13 4 (1.01%) PagerDuty
13 4 (1.01%) Splunk
14 3 (0.76%) Juniper