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

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 249 400 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.59% 15.39% 11.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.69% 63.59% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 207 366 273
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,625 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 545 629 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.57% 24.20% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 477 565 592
Oxfordshire median annual salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,300 £25,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 November 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 November 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 -9 129 £55,000 - 50
Abingdon 0 34 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Banbury +8 5 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Thame +11 3 £25,000 -54.55% 1
Wallingford +11 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Kidlington -8 1 £110,000 +131.58% 1
Carterton - 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £62,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 152 (61.04%) Python
2 122 (49.00%) Software Engineering
3 106 (42.57%) C++
4 86 (34.54%) DevOps
5 83 (33.33%) Degree
6 81 (32.53%) Java
7 71 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (23.69%) Jenkins
8 59 (23.69%) Git (software)
8 59 (23.69%) AWS
9 57 (22.89%) SQL
10 54 (21.69%) Bash Shell
11 49 (19.68%) C
11 49 (19.68%) Windows
12 48 (19.28%) Mathematics
13 46 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (17.67%) Web Services
14 44 (17.67%) Azure
15 42 (16.87%) Docker
16 40 (16.06%) RESTful
16 40 (16.06%) JavaScript
17 39 (15.66%) Ansible
18 38 (15.26%) GCP
19 37 (14.86%) MySQL
20 34 (13.65%) OO
20 34 (13.65%) SDLC
21 33 (13.25%) Google
22 29 (11.65%) Computer Science
23 27 (10.84%) Microsoft
23 27 (10.84%) Puppet

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 12 (4.82%) Apache
2 11 (4.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.80%) nginx
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.69%) AWS
2 44 (17.67%) Azure
3 38 (15.26%) GCP
4 17 (6.83%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.81%) Office 365
6 6 (2.41%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (2.01%) GitHub
8 4 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.61%) IaaS
8 4 (1.61%) SaaS
8 4 (1.61%) Serverless
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.20%) Datadog
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.80%) G Suite
10 2 (0.80%) npm
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.04%) TCP/IP
2 21 (8.43%) Internet
3 13 (5.22%) DNS
4 12 (4.82%) BGP
5 10 (4.02%) Firewall
6 6 (2.41%) DHCP
6 6 (2.41%) OSPF
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.20%) DMZ
7 3 (1.20%) IPsec
7 3 (1.20%) LAN
7 3 (1.20%) Multicast
7 3 (1.20%) SSH
7 3 (1.20%) SSL
7 3 (1.20%) VPN
7 3 (1.20%) WAN
8 2 (0.80%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.86%) MySQL
2 21 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.82%) Big Data
4 11 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.61%) Redis
6 6 (2.41%) MariaDB
6 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.40%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 59 (23.69%) Git (software)
1 59 (23.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.61%) Subversion
3 6 (2.41%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.01%) git-flow
5 4 (1.61%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.61%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.20%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.80%) FishEye
7 2 (0.80%) JIRA
7 2 (0.80%) Maven
7 2 (0.80%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.80%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) CMake
8 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (4.42%) Finance
2 10 (4.02%) Games
2 10 (4.02%) Retail
3 9 (3.61%) Electronics
4 8 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.41%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (43.78%) Software Engineer
2 39 (15.66%) Developer
3 36 (14.46%) Senior Software Engineer
4 32 (12.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (12.85%) Research Engineer
5 24 (9.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (4.42%) Administrator
6 11 (4.42%) Java Developer
6 11 (4.42%) Lead DevOps
6 11 (4.42%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (3.61%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.21%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (3.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (3.21%) DBA
8 8 (3.21%) Graduate
8 8 (3.21%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.67%) Web Services
2 40 (16.06%) RESTful
3 20 (8.03%) .NET
4 16 (6.43%) REST
5 14 (5.62%) OpenMP
6 13 (5.22%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.42%) HTML
8 10 (4.02%) CSS
8 10 (4.02%) Laravel
9 9 (3.61%) Spring
10 8 (3.21%) Vue.js
11 7 (2.81%) Node.js
11 7 (2.81%) STL
12 6 (2.41%) Ionic Framework
12 6 (2.41%) React Native
12 6 (2.41%) Sensu
13 5 (2.01%) Django
13 5 (2.01%) jQuery
13 5 (2.01%) LAMP
14 4 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.03%) User Experience
2 14 (5.62%) CUDA
3 12 (4.82%) Robotics
4 10 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.02%) Internet of Things
5 9 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.21%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.81%) Life Science
8 6 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.01%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.68%) Windows
2 14 (5.62%) Android
2 14 (5.62%) Unix
3 13 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.02%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.02%) VxWorks
5 9 (3.61%) CentOS
6 5 (2.01%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.80%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Debian
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.40%) VMS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (49.00%) Software Engineering
2 86 (34.54%) DevOps
3 71 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (19.28%) Mathematics
5 46 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (13.65%) OO
6 34 (13.65%) SDLC
7 29 (11.65%) Computer Science
8 24 (9.64%) Front End Development
9 21 (8.43%) Configuration Management
10 20 (8.03%) Open Source
11 18 (7.23%) OOD
11 18 (7.23%) Parallel Programming
11 18 (7.23%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.23%) Validation
12 17 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (6.83%) Web Development
13 16 (6.43%) Component Testing
13 16 (6.43%) Cross-Platform Development
13 16 (6.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (61.04%) Python
2 106 (42.57%) C++
3 81 (32.53%) Java
4 57 (22.89%) SQL
5 54 (21.69%) Bash Shell
6 49 (19.68%) C
7 40 (16.06%) JavaScript
8 24 (9.64%) PHP
9 21 (8.43%) Go
10 20 (8.03%) C#
11 13 (5.22%) Ruby
12 7 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.41%) Perl
14 5 (2.01%) Java 8
15 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.20%) ES6
16 3 (1.20%) Groovy
17 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.80%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (4.42%) DBS Check
3 10 (4.02%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.81%) PhD
5 6 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (2.41%) OCP
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) CEH
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) CISMP
9 1 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.40%) GSEC
9 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.81%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (16.87%) Docker
2 8 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.61%) Firmware
4 4 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.20%) KVM
6 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.80%) Xen
7 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.40%) oVirt
7 1 (0.40%) RHEV
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (15.66%) Ansible
2 27 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 27 (10.84%) Puppet
3 19 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.42%) Terraform
5 9 (3.61%) Grafana
6 7 (2.81%) Nagios
6 7 (2.81%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.61%) Kibana
8 3 (1.20%) Fluentd
8 3 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.20%) Istio
8 3 (1.20%) Salt
8 3 (1.20%) WSUS
9 2 (0.80%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.40%) Graylog
10 1 (0.40%) Icinga
10 1 (0.40%) logstash
10 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 33 (13.25%) Google
2 27 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.82%) Oracle
4 10 (4.02%) Cisco
5 9 (3.61%) VMware
6 7 (2.81%) Actuate
6 7 (2.81%) New Relic
6 7 (2.81%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.41%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.41%) Splunk
8 5 (2.01%) Sun
9 4 (1.61%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.20%) Arista
10 3 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.20%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.20%) Juniper
11 2 (0.80%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.80%) Sophos
12 1 (0.40%) PagerDuty