Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 365 442 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.02% 14.27% 14.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.79% 43.12% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 312 340 401
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.55% +18.45% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £64,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.63%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 815 1025 886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 29.07% 33.10% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 707 784 694
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,550 £24,345 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 159 £47,500 -7.32% 15
Banbury +12 51 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Abingdon +3 25 £45,000 +57.89% 7
Kidlington - 11 £84,000 -
Witney +1 5 £37,500 +66.67%
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Wallingford - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 124 (33.97%) Windows
2 106 (29.04%) Degree
3 104 (28.49%) C
3 104 (28.49%) Java
4 101 (27.67%) Python
5 100 (27.40%) C++
6 88 (24.11%) Computer Science
6 88 (24.11%) Security Cleared
7 82 (22.47%) JavaScript
8 81 (22.19%) Web Services
9 80 (21.92%) Software Engineering
10 78 (21.37%) Telecoms
11 76 (20.82%) Cybersecurity
12 71 (19.45%) DV Cleared
13 68 (18.63%) HTML
14 65 (17.81%) CSS
14 65 (17.81%) Unix
15 64 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
16 63 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
17 60 (16.44%) Microsoft
18 57 (15.62%) VMware
18 57 (15.62%) AngularJS
19 56 (15.34%) Git (software)
19 56 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
21 51 (13.97%) Ruby
22 50 (13.70%) MySQL
22 50 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
23 48 (13.15%) Shell Script
24 47 (12.88%) PHP

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 37 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 23 (6.30%) Apache
3 19 (5.21%) nginx
4 16 (4.38%) CMS
5 15 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.01%) JBoss
6 11 (3.01%) Jetty
7 10 (2.74%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.74%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.74%) WordPress
8 8 (2.19%) Drupal
8 8 (2.19%) IIS
9 7 (1.92%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.64%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.37%) GeoServer
11 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.10%) Confluence
12 4 (1.10%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.55%) Simulink
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.29%) Office 365
4 9 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (2.47%) SaaS
5 7 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.37%) BrowserStack
7 3 (0.82%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.55%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.23%) Firewall
1 41 (11.23%) SS7
2 39 (10.68%) Internet
3 30 (8.22%) DNS
4 28 (7.67%) Ethernet
5 21 (5.75%) BGP
6 20 (5.48%) Network Security
7 18 (4.93%) Radio Access Network
8 17 (4.66%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.66%) VoLTE
9 16 (4.38%) DHCP
10 15 (4.11%) HTTP
10 15 (4.11%) VPN
11 10 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (2.47%) WAN
13 8 (2.19%) LAN
13 8 (2.19%) SSL
14 7 (1.92%) MPLS
15 6 (1.64%) IPv6
15 6 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.70%) MySQL
2 22 (6.03%) MongoDB
3 20 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.47%) Big Data
5 9 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.47%) Text Mining
6 6 (1.64%) QGIS
7 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.82%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.55%) KDB
9 2 (0.55%) Redis
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 31 (8.49%) Subversion
4 20 (5.48%) Selenium
5 15 (4.11%) JIRA
6 10 (2.74%) Gradle
7 9 (2.47%) Jasmine
7 9 (2.47%) Mocha
8 8 (2.19%) JUnit
9 7 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.92%) Hudson
10 6 (1.64%) Grunt
11 5 (1.37%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.37%) Maven
11 5 (1.37%) NUnit
11 5 (1.37%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.10%) gulp
12 4 (1.10%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.82%) Metasploit
General
1 78 (21.37%) Telecoms
2 19 (5.21%) Automotive
3 18 (4.93%) Finance
4 17 (4.66%) Publishing
5 11 (3.01%) Back Office
6 10 (2.74%) Electronics
7 9 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.47%) Marketing
7 9 (2.47%) Retail
8 7 (1.92%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.64%) Banking
9 6 (1.64%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 136 (37.26%) Developer
2 56 (15.34%) Administrator
3 55 (15.07%) Network Engineer
4 51 (13.97%) Software Developer
5 48 (13.15%) Graduate
6 35 (9.59%) Junior
7 33 (9.04%) Java Developer
8 32 (8.77%) Graduate Developer
9 30 (8.22%) Junior Developer
10 29 (7.95%) Graduate Software Developer
10 29 (7.95%) IT Administrator
10 29 (7.95%) Software Engineer
11 28 (7.67%) IT Graduate
11 28 (7.67%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (7.12%) Senior Developer
13 25 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (6.58%) IP Network Engineer
14 24 (6.58%) Junior Software Developer
14 24 (6.58%) Telecoms Engineer
14 24 (6.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (22.19%) Web Services
2 68 (18.63%) HTML
3 65 (17.81%) CSS
4 57 (15.62%) AngularJS
5 46 (12.60%) RESTful
6 40 (10.96%) SOAP
7 32 (8.77%) Spring
8 30 (8.22%) HTML5
9 28 (7.67%) JSON
10 26 (7.12%) CSS3
11 24 (6.58%) jQuery
12 22 (6.03%) Node.js
12 22 (6.03%) REST
13 21 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (5.21%) .NET
15 15 (4.11%) Ajax
15 15 (4.11%) Dropwizard
15 15 (4.11%) Spring Boot
16 13 (3.56%) Hibernate
17 12 (3.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.11%) Computer Science
2 64 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (11.23%) Data Centre
4 24 (6.58%) Smartphone
5 22 (6.03%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.47%) Linked Data
9 8 (2.19%) Fintech
9 8 (2.19%) Life Science
10 7 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.64%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.64%) iPad
11 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.64%) User Experience
12 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.37%) Replication
12 5 (1.37%) Robotics
13 4 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.97%) Windows
2 65 (17.81%) Unix
3 29 (7.95%) VxWorks
4 26 (7.12%) Android
5 25 (6.85%) CentOS
6 18 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (4.66%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.38%) Windows 10
9 11 (3.01%) Windows Server
10 9 (2.47%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (1.92%) Debian
11 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.64%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.10%) Solaris
15 3 (0.82%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.92%) Software Engineering
2 76 (20.82%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (12.88%) DevOps
6 46 (12.60%) Penetration Testing
7 44 (12.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 43 (11.78%) Network Design
9 41 (11.23%) Web Development
10 35 (9.59%) E-Commerce
10 35 (9.59%) Software Testing
11 34 (9.32%) Test Automation
12 33 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (7.95%) TDD
14 24 (6.58%) Mentoring
15 23 (6.30%) Open Source
16 20 (5.48%) ITIL
16 20 (5.48%) OO
17 19 (5.21%) High Availability
18 17 (4.66%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 104 (28.49%) C
1 104 (28.49%) Java
2 101 (27.67%) Python
3 100 (27.40%) C++
4 82 (22.47%) JavaScript
5 51 (13.97%) Ruby
6 48 (13.15%) Shell Script
7 47 (12.88%) PHP
8 34 (9.32%) Bash Shell
8 34 (9.32%) SQL
9 27 (7.40%) Perl
10 15 (4.11%) C#
10 15 (4.11%) Scala
11 10 (2.74%) Korn
11 10 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.47%) HQL
13 5 (1.37%) VB
14 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.10%) Rust
Qualifications
1 106 (29.04%) Degree
2 88 (24.11%) Security Cleared
3 71 (19.45%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (3.56%) PhD
5 13 (3.56%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.74%) HND
7 9 (2.47%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.64%) CEH
8 6 (1.64%) GCFA
8 6 (1.64%) GCFE
8 6 (1.64%) GCIH
8 6 (1.64%) GREM
8 6 (1.64%) OSCP
9 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.82%) CCNA
10 3 (0.82%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (0.82%) Cyber Scheme
10 3 (0.82%) GIAC
10 3 (0.82%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.74%) PMO
2 9 (2.47%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) ECSS
4 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) IASME
4 1 (0.27%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.27%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
4 1 (0.27%) MISRA
System Software
1 50 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (7.95%) Docker
4 23 (6.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.82%) Firmware
7 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.55%) KVM
7 2 (0.55%) NFS
7 2 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (10.68%) Ansible
2 29 (7.95%) Puppet
3 16 (4.38%) SCCM
4 11 (3.01%) Nagios
4 11 (3.01%) SCOM
5 9 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.64%) Nessus
6 6 (1.64%) Nmap
7 3 (0.82%) Defensics
7 3 (0.82%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.55%) Terraform
9 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.62%) VMware
3 32 (8.77%) Cisco
4 28 (7.67%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.93%) Oracle
6 15 (4.11%) Juniper
7 11 (3.01%) EMC
7 11 (3.01%) Palo Alto
7 11 (3.01%) SolarWinds
8 10 (2.74%) HP
9 7 (1.92%) Google
9 7 (1.92%) Sun
9 7 (1.92%) Zend
10 6 (1.64%) NetApp
11 5 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.37%) Twitter
12 3 (0.82%) Apple
12 3 (0.82%) Citrix
12 3 (0.82%) Coverity
12 3 (0.82%) Qualys