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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 69 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.12% 1.99% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.04% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 31
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
1089 1419 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.15% 97.19% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1137 1253
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (53.73%) Perl
3 36 (53.73%) Python
4 30 (44.78%) Bash Shell
5 24 (35.82%) Scrum
6 23 (34.33%) QA
7 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
8 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
9 19 (28.36%) Degree
10 18 (26.87%) Windows
11 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
12 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (22.39%) VMware
13 14 (20.90%) MySQL
14 13 (19.40%) Java
14 13 (19.40%) Puppet
14 13 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (19.40%) Ansible
14 13 (19.40%) DevOps
15 11 (16.42%) C
15 11 (16.42%) SQL
15 11 (16.42%) Nagios
16 10 (14.93%) SDLC
16 10 (14.93%) Manual Testing
16 10 (14.93%) Network Management
16 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
16 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
17 9 (13.43%) Data Visualisation
17 9 (13.43%) Visualisation

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 3 (4.48%) Apache
1 3 (4.48%) nginx
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) LAN
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 3 (4.48%) LDAP
4 3 (4.48%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) SSL
4 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.48%) WPA
5 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Buildbot
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.48%) JIRA
1 3 (4.48%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) LAMP
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) JSON
2 3 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (4.48%) SAML
2 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.97%) Biology
4 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 3 (4.48%) CentOS
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Android
5 2 (2.99%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Scrum
3 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
4 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) DevOps
6 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Manual Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Network Management
6 10 (14.93%) SDLC
6 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
7 9 (13.43%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (13.43%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.97%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (5.97%) ITIL
9 4 (5.97%) Open Source
9 4 (5.97%) Signal Processing
10 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) Perl
1 36 (53.73%) Python
2 30 (44.78%) Bash Shell
3 13 (19.40%) Java
4 11 (16.42%) C
4 11 (16.42%) SQL
5 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.46%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) MCP
2 2 (2.99%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) NFS
3 3 (4.48%) Samba
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Ansible
1 13 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (19.40%) Puppet
2 11 (16.42%) Nagios
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) VMware
2 5 (7.46%) Sun
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
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