The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 82 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.25% 3.07% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 3.12% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 56
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1326 1473 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.30% 98.27% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1240 1535
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) Python
3 22 (36.67%) Perl
4 19 (31.67%) Bash Shell
5 18 (30.00%) Windows
6 16 (26.67%) Degree
7 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 14 (23.33%) Java
8 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (21.67%) Apache
10 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) C
11 11 (18.33%) CentOS
12 10 (16.67%) SQL
12 10 (16.67%) Unix
13 9 (15.00%) ITIL
13 9 (15.00%) C++
13 9 (15.00%) Open Source
13 9 (15.00%) Xen
13 9 (15.00%) KVM
14 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
14 8 (13.33%) MySQL
14 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
15 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
15 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
15 7 (11.67%) Ruby
15 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
16 6 (10.00%) Data Centre

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 13 (21.67%) Apache
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.00%) DNS
2 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) SAN
3 5 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) SSL
4 4 (6.67%) VLAN
4 4 (6.67%) VoIP
5 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.00%) LTE
5 3 (5.00%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (5.00%) VoLTE
5 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.33%) 802.15
6 2 (3.33%) tcpdump
6 2 (3.33%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.67%) Ethereal
7 1 (1.67%) NAS
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) LAMP
2 4 (6.67%) J2EE
2 4 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) HEVC
4 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.67%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Replication
2 4 (6.67%) STB
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) CCTV
4 2 (3.33%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.67%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (30.00%) Windows
3 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (18.33%) CentOS
5 10 (16.67%) Unix
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Open Source
4 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.00%) DevOps
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.00%) Code Optimisation
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.00%) Image Processing
8 3 (5.00%) Network Management
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Python
2 22 (36.67%) Perl
3 19 (31.67%) Bash Shell
4 14 (23.33%) Java
5 11 (18.33%) C
6 10 (16.67%) SQL
7 9 (15.00%) C++
8 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
8 7 (11.67%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.00%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.67%) Fortran
12 1 (1.67%) PHP
12 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) CCNP
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) RHCE
3 4 (6.67%) LPIC
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) KVM
1 9 (15.00%) Xen
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) iptables
3 5 (8.33%) Postfix
4 4 (6.67%) Firmware
5 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.67%) HAProxy
2 4 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) F5
4 4 (6.67%) Sun
4 4 (6.67%) Sybase
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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