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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 280 262 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.59% 17.65% 18.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.46% 64.53% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 220 179 240
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%

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
409 406 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.46% 27.36% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 319 306 465
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 232 (42.57%) Python
2 229 (42.02%) Windows
3 208 (38.17%) Degree
4 204 (37.43%) Java
5 149 (27.34%) C++
6 136 (24.95%) Software Engineering
7 135 (24.77%) Perl
8 132 (24.22%) Computer Science
9 128 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (21.28%) Mathematics
11 112 (20.55%) Unix
12 106 (19.45%) C
13 104 (19.08%) JavaScript
14 97 (17.80%) SQL
15 85 (15.60%) Bash Shell
16 80 (14.68%) MySQL
17 77 (14.13%) Firewall
18 74 (13.58%) VMware
19 69 (12.66%) HTML
20 63 (11.56%) C#
21 58 (10.64%) Apache
22 56 (10.28%) Windows Server
23 55 (10.09%) .NET
24 54 (9.91%) Physics
24 54 (9.91%) Git (software)
24 54 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
25 51 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
25 51 (9.36%) Microsoft
26 50 (9.17%) Scrum
27 49 (8.99%) CSS

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 58 (10.64%) Apache
2 33 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.22%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.04%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.85%) IIS
7 15 (2.75%) Drupal
7 15 (2.75%) WordPress
8 14 (2.57%) JBoss
8 14 (2.57%) nginx
9 13 (2.39%) CMS
10 9 (1.65%) ColdFusion
10 9 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.10%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.92%) Jetty
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.73%) DNN
15 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.47%) Office 365
7 5 (0.92%) SaaS
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.73%) GitHub
8 4 (0.73%) Route 53
8 4 (0.73%) Twilio
9 2 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 77 (14.13%) Firewall
2 40 (7.34%) TCP/IP
3 39 (7.16%) Wireless
4 34 (6.24%) DNS
5 28 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (4.95%) DHCP
7 23 (4.22%) Internet
8 22 (4.04%) LAN
8 22 (4.04%) Network Security
9 20 (3.67%) Bluetooth
10 19 (3.49%) HTTP
11 18 (3.30%) SAN
12 16 (2.94%) VPN
13 15 (2.75%) 802.11
14 14 (2.57%) LDAP
15 13 (2.39%) WAN
16 10 (1.83%) VLAN
17 9 (1.65%) Ethernet
18 8 (1.47%) SSL
19 6 (1.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.68%) MySQL
2 25 (4.59%) Big Data
2 25 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.55%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.37%) GIS
8 2 (0.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 54 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.12%) JIRA
4 13 (2.39%) Subversion
5 10 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.65%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.92%) GCC
7 5 (0.92%) Selenium
8 4 (0.73%) Buildbot
9 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.55%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.55%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.55%) Maven
10 2 (0.37%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.37%) Mocha
11 1 (0.18%) GitLab
11 1 (0.18%) Mockito
11 1 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 42 (7.71%) Finance
2 20 (3.67%) Electronics
3 15 (2.75%) Automotive
4 14 (2.57%) Games
5 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.92%) French Language
6 5 (0.92%) Italian Language
6 5 (0.92%) Marketing
7 4 (0.73%) German Language
7 4 (0.73%) Japanese Language
7 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.55%) Banking
8 3 (0.55%) Legal
8 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (26.42%) Developer
2 125 (22.94%) Software Engineer
3 70 (12.84%) Graduate
4 59 (10.83%) Linux Engineer
5 47 (8.62%) Software Developer
6 44 (8.07%) Java Developer
7 41 (7.52%) Embedded Engineer
8 38 (6.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 37 (6.79%) Development Engineer
10 33 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
11 32 (5.87%) C++ Developer
11 32 (5.87%) Java Engineer
12 31 (5.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 29 (5.32%) Java Software Engineer
14 27 (4.95%) Support Engineer
15 26 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (4.77%) Test Engineer
16 25 (4.59%) Administrator
16 25 (4.59%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.66%) HTML
2 55 (10.09%) .NET
3 49 (8.99%) CSS
4 42 (7.71%) Web Services
5 40 (7.34%) HTML5
5 40 (7.34%) XML
6 27 (4.95%) LAMP
7 26 (4.77%) J2EE
8 25 (4.59%) REST
9 23 (4.22%) jQuery
9 23 (4.22%) Spring
10 21 (3.85%) Hibernate
11 20 (3.67%) RESTful
12 19 (3.49%) AngularJS
12 19 (3.49%) ASP.NET
12 19 (3.49%) JSON
12 19 (3.49%) Node.js
13 18 (3.30%) JSP
14 17 (3.12%) Natural Language Processing
15 15 (2.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 132 (24.22%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.16%) Algorithms
3 39 (7.16%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (3.12%) User Experience
5 11 (2.02%) Clustering
5 11 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.02%) Life Science
5 11 (2.02%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 5 (0.92%) Device Driver
7 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.73%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.55%) Handset
9 3 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 229 (42.02%) Windows
2 112 (20.55%) Unix
3 56 (10.28%) Windows Server
4 40 (7.34%) Android
5 20 (3.67%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.12%) Solaris
6 17 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (2.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 12 (2.20%) CentOS
9 12 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.47%) Debian
11 8 (1.47%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.92%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (24.95%) Software Engineering
2 128 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (21.28%) Mathematics
4 54 (9.91%) Physics
5 50 (9.17%) Scrum
6 43 (7.89%) DevOps
6 43 (7.89%) SDLC
7 41 (7.52%) Visualisation
8 31 (5.69%) OO
8 31 (5.69%) Web Development
9 30 (5.50%) Data Visualisation
10 27 (4.95%) Cross-Platform Development
10 27 (4.95%) Test Automation
11 26 (4.77%) ITIL
11 26 (4.77%) Multithreading
12 23 (4.22%) Analytics
13 21 (3.85%) Android Development
13 21 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (3.49%) Configuration Management
14 19 (3.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 232 (42.57%) Python
2 204 (37.43%) Java
3 149 (27.34%) C++
4 135 (24.77%) Perl
5 106 (19.45%) C
6 104 (19.08%) JavaScript
7 97 (17.80%) SQL
8 85 (15.60%) Bash Shell
9 63 (11.56%) C#
10 36 (6.61%) PHP
11 29 (5.32%) Ruby
12 22 (4.04%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.02%) Scala
14 10 (1.83%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.83%) Lua
15 6 (1.10%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.55%) Erlang
16 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.18%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 208 (38.17%) Degree
2 38 (6.97%) PhD
3 10 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.47%) CCNP
5 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.92%) MCSE
6 5 (0.92%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) CCSA
7 3 (0.55%) CCSE
7 3 (0.55%) LPIC
7 3 (0.55%) MCSA
7 3 (0.55%) RHCE
7 3 (0.55%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) CCNA
8 2 (0.37%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.37%) MCP
8 2 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.24%) QA
2 9 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.92%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO13485
System Software
1 51 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (6.97%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.30%) Firmware
4 17 (3.12%) Docker
4 17 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.57%) KVM
5 14 (2.57%) vSphere
6 8 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.10%) NFS
8 5 (0.92%) iptables
8 5 (0.92%) pfSense
8 5 (0.92%) QEMU
8 5 (0.92%) Samba
9 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.73%) Xen
10 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.37%) XenApp
11 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (5.87%) Puppet
2 27 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.49%) Nagios
4 14 (2.57%) Ansible
5 9 (1.65%) Packer
6 7 (1.28%) Salt
7 4 (0.73%) Kibana
7 4 (0.73%) logstash
8 3 (0.55%) Grafana
8 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.55%) SCCM
9 2 (0.37%) Munin
9 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.18%) Consul
10 1 (0.18%) Graphite
10 1 (0.18%) rkt
Vendors
1 74 (13.58%) VMware
2 51 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.52%) Oracle
4 38 (6.97%) Cisco
5 28 (5.14%) Sun
6 12 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.02%) QNX
8 8 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.47%) Intel
9 6 (1.10%) Pegasus
10 5 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.92%) IBM
10 5 (0.92%) NetApp
10 5 (0.92%) Serena
11 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.73%) SAP
12 3 (0.55%) Veeam
13 2 (0.37%) Apple
13 2 (0.37%) Atmel
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix
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