Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 363 475 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.97% 16.21% 12.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.59% 52.20% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 286 364 380
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,975 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £81,750 £62,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +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 747 910 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.64% 31.05% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 607 730 752
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,775
90th Percentile £63,000 £67,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -9 153 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Abingdon 0 81 £50,000 +21.95% 10
Banbury +3 27 £55,000 -35.29% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 8 £42,500 - 1
Witney 0 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Bicester - 4 £33,500 -
Kidlington - 3 £84,000 - 2
Thame - 2 £45,000 -
Wallingford +4 1 £37,500 +68.74%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 177 (48.76%) Python
2 137 (37.74%) Windows
3 134 (36.91%) C++
4 131 (36.09%) Java
5 121 (33.33%) Degree
6 115 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (30.85%) Software Engineering
8 94 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
9 89 (24.52%) Computer Science
10 83 (22.87%) Web Services
11 76 (20.94%) C
12 59 (16.25%) Unix
13 57 (15.70%) SQL
13 57 (15.70%) Test Automation
14 55 (15.15%) Git (software)
14 55 (15.15%) JavaScript
15 54 (14.88%) C#
15 54 (14.88%) DevOps
16 51 (14.05%) Bash Shell
17 48 (13.22%) Mentoring
17 48 (13.22%) Jenkins
17 48 (13.22%) Cybersecurity
18 46 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (12.12%) OO
20 42 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
21 40 (11.02%) HTML
21 40 (11.02%) MySQL
21 40 (11.02%) Sophos
21 40 (11.02%) Microsoft
22 38 (10.47%) Docker

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 26 (7.16%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.23%) nginx
3 18 (4.96%) Apache
4 12 (3.31%) Confluence
4 12 (3.31%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.75%) CMS
5 10 (2.75%) JBoss
6 9 (2.48%) Jetty
7 7 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.65%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
8 6 (1.65%) IIS
8 6 (1.65%) WordPress
9 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.83%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.03%) SaaS
5 7 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.93%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.93%) Office 365
6 6 (1.65%) npm
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.10%) GitHub
9 3 (0.83%) IaaS
9 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.55%) Route 53
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.92%) Ethernet
2 34 (9.37%) Firewall
3 29 (7.99%) TCP/IP
4 26 (7.16%) Internet
4 26 (7.16%) VPN
5 25 (6.89%) BGP
5 25 (6.89%) DNS
5 25 (6.89%) Network Security
6 19 (5.23%) SS7
7 17 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (3.86%) Broadband
8 14 (3.86%) LAN
8 14 (3.86%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (3.86%) VoLTE
8 14 (3.86%) WAN
9 13 (3.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (3.31%) VLAN
11 11 (3.03%) DHCP
11 11 (3.03%) OSPF
11 11 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.02%) MySQL
2 35 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (7.71%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.20%) Big Data
8 6 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.38%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.38%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.83%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.83%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.83%) Redis
11 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.22%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.16%) JIRA
4 24 (6.61%) Subversion
5 14 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (3.03%) Hudson
7 10 (2.75%) Selenium
8 9 (2.48%) Maven
9 8 (2.20%) GitLab
10 7 (1.93%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.93%) TestRail
11 6 (1.65%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.65%) Gradle
11 6 (1.65%) Grunt
11 6 (1.65%) gulp
11 6 (1.65%) JUnit
11 6 (1.65%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.38%) WinDbg
13 4 (1.10%) Gitweb
14 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (9.64%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.89%) Automotive
3 20 (5.51%) Games
4 18 (4.96%) Electronics
5 16 (4.41%) Publishing
6 11 (3.03%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.75%) Back Office
8 9 (2.48%) Marketing
9 8 (2.20%) Finance
10 5 (1.38%) Legal
10 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.83%) Retail
12 2 (0.55%) Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (23.69%) Developer
2 85 (23.42%) Software Engineer
3 47 (12.95%) Network Engineer
4 39 (10.74%) C++ Software Engineer
5 34 (9.37%) Java Developer
6 31 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (8.54%) Graduate
7 29 (7.99%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (7.44%) Software Developer
9 26 (7.16%) Junior
10 24 (6.61%) Administrator
10 24 (6.61%) AWS Engineer
10 24 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (5.51%) Senior Developer
12 19 (5.23%) Security Engineer
13 18 (4.96%) Python Developer
14 17 (4.68%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (4.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 17 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (4.41%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.87%) Web Services
2 40 (11.02%) HTML
3 37 (10.19%) SOAP
4 36 (9.92%) CSS
5 35 (9.64%) RESTful
6 33 (9.09%) Spring
7 31 (8.54%) jQuery
7 31 (8.54%) Qt
8 22 (6.06%) Dropwizard
8 22 (6.06%) Spring Boot
9 19 (5.23%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.96%) HTML5
11 17 (4.68%) JSON
11 17 (4.68%) REST
12 16 (4.41%) .NET
12 16 (4.41%) Node.js
13 15 (4.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 14 (3.86%) CSS3
15 12 (3.31%) Django
16 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (24.52%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.51%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.96%) User Experience
5 14 (3.86%) Smartphone
6 13 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.48%) Life Science
10 8 (2.20%) Robotics
10 8 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.65%) Fintech
11 6 (1.65%) Replication
11 6 (1.65%) Verilog
11 6 (1.65%) VHDL
12 5 (1.38%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.38%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 137 (37.74%) Windows
2 59 (16.25%) Unix
3 23 (6.34%) CentOS
4 14 (3.86%) Android
5 10 (2.75%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.93%) AIX
7 7 (1.93%) Solaris
7 7 (1.93%) VxWorks
8 5 (1.38%) Debian
8 5 (1.38%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.83%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (30.85%) Software Engineering
3 57 (15.70%) Test Automation
4 54 (14.88%) DevOps
5 48 (13.22%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (13.22%) Mentoring
6 46 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (12.12%) OO
8 42 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (9.37%) Configuration Management
10 28 (7.71%) Microservices
10 28 (7.71%) Time Management
11 26 (7.16%) Penetration Testing
12 25 (6.89%) ITIL
12 25 (6.89%) Network Design
13 24 (6.61%) Open Source
14 23 (6.34%) Physics
14 23 (6.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 22 (6.06%) TDD
15 22 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (48.76%) Python
2 134 (36.91%) C++
3 131 (36.09%) Java
4 76 (20.94%) C
5 57 (15.70%) SQL
6 55 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 54 (14.88%) C#
8 51 (14.05%) Bash Shell
9 32 (8.82%) PHP
10 30 (8.26%) Ruby
11 26 (7.16%) Perl
12 24 (6.61%) PowerShell
13 20 (5.51%) Shell Script
14 13 (3.58%) Scala
15 10 (2.75%) Korn
16 6 (1.65%) VBScript
17 5 (1.38%) Go
17 5 (1.38%) T-SQL
18 4 (1.10%) HQL
18 4 (1.10%) Rust
Qualifications
1 121 (33.33%) Degree
2 34 (9.37%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (7.16%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.75%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.48%) CCNA
8 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.38%) GCFA
9 5 (1.38%) GCFE
9 5 (1.38%) GCIH
9 5 (1.38%) GREM
10 4 (1.10%) CCNP
10 4 (1.10%) PhD
11 3 (0.83%) CEH
11 3 (0.83%) CHECK Team Leader
11 3 (0.83%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (0.83%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.83%) Cyber Scheme
11 3 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.61%) QA
2 12 (3.31%) PMO
3 8 (2.20%) ECSS
4 5 (1.38%) SLA
5 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.10%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) IASME
6 1 (0.28%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.28%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.28%) JTAG
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 38 (10.47%) Docker
2 20 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.48%) Firmware
5 8 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.65%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.10%) KVM
10 3 (0.83%) Postfix
10 3 (0.83%) Varnish
11 2 (0.55%) Xen
12 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (9.09%) Ansible
1 33 (9.09%) Puppet
2 26 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.23%) Terraform
4 17 (4.68%) Nagios
5 12 (3.31%) SCOM
6 8 (2.20%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.93%) SCCM
8 5 (1.38%) Cacti
9 4 (1.10%) Kibana
9 4 (1.10%) logstash
10 3 (0.83%) Nessus
10 3 (0.83%) Nmap
10 3 (0.83%) Salt
11 2 (0.55%) Rancher
11 2 (0.55%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (11.02%) Microsoft
1 40 (11.02%) Sophos
2 33 (9.09%) Cisco
3 24 (6.61%) VMware
4 16 (4.41%) Oracle
5 13 (3.58%) Palo Alto
6 12 (3.31%) Juniper
6 12 (3.31%) SolarWinds
7 11 (3.03%) HP
7 11 (3.03%) Perforce
8 8 (2.20%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.93%) Apple
9 7 (1.93%) Sun
10 6 (1.65%) Google
10 6 (1.65%) Splunk
11 5 (1.38%) Progress
12 4 (1.10%) Cadence
13 3 (0.83%) EMC