Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 84 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 118 67 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.77% 2.92% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.00% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 99 56 92
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £35,000 £43,125 £36,200
90th Percentile £71,500 £62,500 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer 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 in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Cambridge

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (62.71%) Software Engineering
3 71 (60.17%) C
4 67 (56.78%) Degree
5 54 (45.76%) Python
6 33 (27.97%) Wireless
7 31 (26.27%) Computer Science
8 29 (24.58%) Embedded Linux
9 27 (22.88%) C++
10 25 (21.19%) Multithreading
10 25 (21.19%) Bash Shell
11 24 (20.34%) Mathematics
12 23 (19.49%) Multithreaded Programming
13 21 (17.80%) SDLC
14 19 (16.10%) DevOps
15 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (13.56%) Perl
17 15 (12.71%) Windows
18 14 (11.86%) TCP/IP
18 14 (11.86%) Physics
19 13 (11.02%) Device Driver
19 13 (11.02%) Puppet
20 12 (10.17%) Machine Learning
20 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (10.17%) Device Driver Development
20 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
21 11 (9.32%) Scrum
21 11 (9.32%) VMware
21 11 (9.32%) SQL
21 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.24%) Apache
3 3 (2.54%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.85%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.97%) Wireless
2 14 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.63%) WAN
4 5 (4.24%) Network Security
4 5 (4.24%) SMS
5 4 (3.39%) Internet
5 4 (3.39%) SNMP
6 3 (2.54%) DHCP
6 3 (2.54%) DNS
6 3 (2.54%) Firewall
6 3 (2.54%) LDAP
6 3 (2.54%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.69%) VPN
7 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.85%) 4G
8 1 (0.85%) 5G
8 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (4.24%) MySQL
3 3 (2.54%) Big Data
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.69%) Hudson
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.85%) GCC
4 1 (0.85%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.85%) GitLab
4 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.24%) Multimedia
2 4 (3.39%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Django
2 3 (2.54%) LAMP
3 2 (1.69%) HEVC
3 2 (1.69%) Middleware
3 2 (1.69%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (1.69%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.69%) POSIX
3 2 (1.69%) Qt
3 2 (1.69%) Yocto
4 1 (0.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.02%) Device Driver
3 5 (4.24%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) CCTV
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Robotics
6 1 (0.85%) Smart City
6 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (24.58%) Embedded Linux
3 15 (12.71%) Windows
4 9 (7.63%) Mac OS
4 9 (7.63%) Unix
5 6 (5.08%) CentOS
5 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.54%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (62.71%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.19%) Multithreading
3 24 (20.34%) Mathematics
4 23 (19.49%) Multithreaded Programming
5 21 (17.80%) SDLC
6 19 (16.10%) DevOps
7 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.86%) Physics
9 12 (10.17%) Device Driver Development
9 12 (10.17%) Machine Learning
10 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.32%) Scrum
11 10 (8.47%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.63%) Open Source
13 7 (5.93%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.93%) Embedded Software Development
14 6 (5.08%) Linux Kernel Development
14 6 (5.08%) OO
14 6 (5.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.17%) C
2 54 (45.76%) Python
3 27 (22.88%) C++
4 25 (21.19%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.56%) Perl
6 11 (9.32%) SQL
7 8 (6.78%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.93%) Java
9 5 (4.24%) Ruby
9 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.39%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.54%) VBScript
12 2 (1.69%) Groovy
12 2 (1.69%) PHP
13 1 (0.85%) C#
13 1 (0.85%) OCaml
13 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (56.78%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Docker
2 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.54%) iptables
4 3 (2.54%) KVM
4 3 (2.54%) NFS
5 2 (1.69%) Samba
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Puppet
2 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.24%) Ansible
3 5 (4.24%) Grafana
3 5 (4.24%) Munin
3 5 (4.24%) Salt
3 5 (4.24%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.54%) Terraform
5 1 (0.85%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) VMware
2 6 (5.08%) Cisco
2 6 (5.08%) Dell
2 6 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (2.54%) Perforce
3 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.69%) Wind River
5 1 (0.85%) NEC
5 1 (0.85%) NetApp