The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 300 285 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.06% 20.00% 19.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.34% 60.51% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 247 251 319
Median salary £47,500 £43,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £29,829
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
439 471 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.20% 33.05% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 376 394 507
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 220 (39.15%) Windows
2 208 (37.01%) Degree
3 174 (30.96%) Java
4 149 (26.51%) C++
5 143 (25.44%) Python
6 140 (24.91%) Software Engineering
7 138 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (22.78%) SQL
9 116 (20.64%) Unix
10 113 (20.11%) Computer Science
11 87 (15.48%) Perl
12 81 (14.41%) C
13 76 (13.52%) Firewall
14 73 (12.99%) Git (software)
15 68 (12.10%) Oracle
16 66 (11.74%) Finance
17 65 (11.57%) Multithreading
18 63 (11.21%) Windows Server
19 60 (10.68%) Mathematics
20 59 (10.50%) HTML
21 57 (10.14%) OO
22 56 (9.96%) JavaScript
22 56 (9.96%) XML
23 55 (9.79%) CSS
24 54 (9.61%) Apache
25 53 (9.43%) Bash Shell
26 51 (9.07%) MySQL
27 48 (8.54%) Internet
28 47 (8.36%) Scrum
29 45 (8.01%) TCP/IP

Linux
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 54 (9.61%) Apache
2 30 (5.34%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.38%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.67%) IIS
5 8 (1.42%) Node.js
6 5 (0.89%) Confluence
6 5 (0.89%) JBoss
7 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.53%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.27%) SaaS
3 9 (1.60%) GitHub
4 5 (0.89%) Office 365
5 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (13.52%) Firewall
2 48 (8.54%) Internet
3 45 (8.01%) DNS
3 45 (8.01%) TCP/IP
4 35 (6.23%) HTTP
5 21 (3.74%) Network Security
6 18 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (2.49%) Ethernet
8 13 (2.31%) DHCP
8 13 (2.31%) SAN
8 13 (2.31%) VoIP
9 12 (2.14%) VPN
10 11 (1.96%) LAN
10 11 (1.96%) WAN
11 10 (1.78%) LTE
12 9 (1.60%) Value-Added Service
12 9 (1.60%) VoLTE
13 8 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.07%) OSPF
14 6 (1.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.07%) MySQL
2 21 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.02%) Big Data
4 11 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.71%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.53%) DB2
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.36%) Redis
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 73 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.12%) JIRA
3 20 (3.56%) Eclipse
4 19 (3.38%) IntelliJ
5 16 (2.85%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.85%) Selenium
6 8 (1.42%) Subversion
7 7 (1.25%) Maven
8 6 (1.07%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.71%) Bower
9 4 (0.71%) Grunt
9 4 (0.71%) gulp
10 3 (0.53%) CMake
10 3 (0.53%) Gradle
10 3 (0.53%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.36%) git-flow
12 1 (0.18%) Hudson
12 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.18%) Robot Framework
General
1 66 (11.74%) Finance
2 29 (5.16%) Automotive
3 28 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.20%) Legal
5 11 (1.96%) Electronics
6 9 (1.60%) Marketing
7 8 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.25%) Games
9 6 (1.07%) Banking
9 6 (1.07%) Retail
10 5 (0.89%) Billing
11 4 (0.71%) Advertising
11 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 153 (27.22%) Developer
2 80 (14.23%) Software Engineer
3 59 (10.50%) Linux Engineer
4 53 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
5 46 (8.19%) Linux Developer
6 45 (8.01%) Graduate
7 38 (6.76%) C++ Developer
8 37 (6.58%) Support Engineer
9 36 (6.41%) Administrator
10 34 (6.05%) Java Developer
10 34 (6.05%) Java Engineer
11 33 (5.87%) Architect
11 33 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
12 31 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
12 31 (5.52%) Senior Developer
13 30 (5.34%) Junior
14 29 (5.16%) Python Developer
14 29 (5.16%) Software Developer
15 26 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (4.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.50%) HTML
2 56 (9.96%) XML
3 55 (9.79%) CSS
4 30 (5.34%) Spring
5 28 (4.98%) J2EE
6 24 (4.27%) .NET
6 24 (4.27%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.27%) jQuery
6 24 (4.27%) REST
6 24 (4.27%) SOAP
7 21 (3.74%) JSON
7 21 (3.74%) LAMP
8 19 (3.38%) HTML5
8 19 (3.38%) J2SE
9 18 (3.20%) POSIX
10 17 (3.02%) Web Services
11 16 (2.85%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.85%) Middleware
12 13 (2.31%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 113 (20.11%) Computer Science
2 60 (10.68%) Mathematics
3 38 (6.76%) Algorithms
4 37 (6.58%) Physics
5 26 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.27%) Clustering
7 23 (4.09%) PKI
8 21 (3.74%) Data Centre
9 20 (3.56%) Fintech
10 14 (2.49%) Life Science
11 13 (2.31%) Biology
11 13 (2.31%) Smart Meter
12 11 (1.96%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.96%) Replication
13 10 (1.78%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (1.42%) CAN bus
15 8 (1.42%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.42%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 220 (39.15%) Windows
2 116 (20.64%) Unix
3 63 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 29 (5.16%) Solaris
5 21 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
6 19 (3.38%) CentOS
6 19 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.49%) Android
8 12 (2.14%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.42%) Windows CE
12 7 (1.25%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.07%) HPUX
14 5 (0.89%) Debian
14 5 (0.89%) VMS
14 5 (0.89%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.71%) AIX
15 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (24.91%) Software Engineering
2 138 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (11.57%) Multithreading
4 57 (10.14%) OO
5 47 (8.36%) Scrum
6 43 (7.65%) DevOps
7 39 (6.94%) TDD
8 34 (6.05%) Load Balancing
9 32 (5.69%) Open Source
9 32 (5.69%) SDLC
10 30 (5.34%) ITIL
11 25 (4.45%) Bioinformatics
11 25 (4.45%) Web Development
12 24 (4.27%) Server Building
13 23 (4.09%) Configuration Management
13 23 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.09%) Information Security
14 22 (3.91%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.74%) Front End Development
15 21 (3.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 174 (30.96%) Java
2 149 (26.51%) C++
3 143 (25.44%) Python
4 128 (22.78%) SQL
5 87 (15.48%) Perl
6 81 (14.41%) C
7 56 (9.96%) JavaScript
8 53 (9.43%) Bash Shell
9 39 (6.94%) PHP
10 32 (5.69%) C#
11 17 (3.02%) Embedded C
12 13 (2.31%) Erlang
12 13 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.31%) Scala
13 10 (1.78%) Ruby
14 6 (1.07%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 208 (37.01%) Degree
2 21 (3.74%) PhD
3 15 (2.67%) CCNP
3 15 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.60%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.71%) LPIC
6 4 (0.71%) RHCE
7 3 (0.53%) CCNA
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) MCSE
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CCIE
9 1 (0.18%) CCSA
9 1 (0.18%) CCSE
9 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.45%) QA
2 24 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.96%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.98%) Xen
4 10 (1.78%) Firmware
5 9 (1.60%) KVM
6 7 (1.25%) Docker
7 5 (0.89%) iptables
7 5 (0.89%) pfSense
7 5 (0.89%) Postfix
7 5 (0.89%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.53%) Corosync
9 3 (0.53%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.53%) vSphere
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) LXC
11 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.18%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (4.45%) Puppet
2 24 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.96%) Ansible
4 6 (1.07%) Nagios
5 5 (0.89%) Cacti
5 5 (0.89%) RANCID
5 5 (0.89%) SmokePing
6 4 (0.71%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.71%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.53%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (12.10%) Oracle
2 44 (7.83%) VMware
3 28 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.98%) Sun
4 20 (3.56%) Cisco
4 20 (3.56%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.85%) F5
5 16 (2.85%) WorldPay
6 12 (2.14%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.42%) QNX
8 7 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.07%) Juniper
9 6 (1.07%) Perforce
9 6 (1.07%) Splunk
10 5 (0.89%) HP
10 5 (0.89%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.71%) Citrix
11 4 (0.71%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.53%) Coverity
12 3 (0.53%) SAP
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