The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 67 62
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 22 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.62% 3.80% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.90% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 53
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £41,625 £36,210
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1331 1153 1384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.80% 97.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5030 4410 5775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Python
3 20 (47.62%) Bash Shell
4 19 (45.24%) Windows
5 18 (42.86%) Perl
5 18 (42.86%) Degree
6 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 14 (33.33%) DevOps
8 13 (30.95%) Puppet
8 13 (30.95%) C
9 12 (28.57%) Unix
9 12 (28.57%) VMware
10 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
11 9 (21.43%) Docker
11 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (19.05%) Machine Learning
12 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
13 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (16.67%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) Java
14 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 6 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (11.90%) Multithreaded Programming
15 5 (11.90%) Grafana
15 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) PPP
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) SMS
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.38%) GCC
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) POSIX
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (2.38%) Qt
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.76%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Unix
4 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.90%) CentOS
6 2 (4.76%) Debian
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.05%) Machine Learning
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) Test Management
8 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.76%) Signal Processing
9 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Python
2 20 (47.62%) Bash Shell
3 18 (42.86%) Perl
4 13 (30.95%) C
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) C++
6 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) PhD
4 1 (2.38%) LPIC
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) RHCE
4 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Docker
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) GFS2
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.90%) Grafana
3 5 (11.90%) Munin
3 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
4 4 (9.52%) Salt
5 3 (7.14%) Ansible
6 2 (4.76%) Nagios
7 1 (2.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Perforce
3 2 (4.76%) NetApp
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) NEC
4 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.38%) Wind River
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