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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 68 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 39 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.13% 3.37% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 3.45% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 62
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 £37,500 £38,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
1215 1393 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 97.75% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1179 1530
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
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 27 May 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) Python
3 24 (40.68%) Perl
4 22 (37.29%) Bash Shell
5 15 (25.42%) Windows
6 14 (23.73%) Open Source
7 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
8 12 (20.34%) Degree
8 12 (20.34%) C
8 12 (20.34%) Java
9 11 (18.64%) Apache
9 11 (18.64%) CentOS
9 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.25%) Xen
11 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
11 9 (15.25%) ITIL
11 9 (15.25%) KVM
11 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (13.56%) SQL
12 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
12 8 (13.56%) Ruby
12 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
12 8 (13.56%) VMware
13 7 (11.86%) Scrum
13 7 (11.86%) MySQL
13 7 (11.86%) C++

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 11 (18.64%) Apache
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
4 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.17%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) Ethernet
3 5 (8.47%) VLAN
4 4 (6.78%) DHCP
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (6.78%) LTE
4 4 (6.78%) SAN
4 4 (6.78%) SSL
4 4 (6.78%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (6.78%) VoIP
4 4 (6.78%) VoLTE
4 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.69%) HTTP
5 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) LAMP
2 4 (6.78%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (5.08%) HEVC
4 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 1 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.69%) Middleware
5 1 (1.69%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.69%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.69%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
2 4 (6.78%) STB
3 3 (5.08%) CCTV
3 3 (5.08%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.08%) Physics
4 2 (3.39%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.69%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) CentOS
3 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.86%) Unix
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Open Source
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
4 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) Scrum
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.78%) Network Management
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) SDLC
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Code Optimisation
8 3 (5.08%) Image Processing
8 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) Perl
3 22 (37.29%) Bash Shell
4 12 (20.34%) C
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) Ruby
5 8 (13.56%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) C++
7 6 (10.17%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.69%) C#
10 1 (1.69%) Fortran
10 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) CCNP
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.78%) LPIC
2 4 (6.78%) RHCE
3 3 (5.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) KVM
1 9 (15.25%) Xen
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) Firmware
3 5 (8.47%) iptables
3 5 (8.47%) Postfix
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Docker
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.47%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
3 4 (6.78%) F5
3 4 (6.78%) Sun
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) Wall Street Systems
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