Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 119 88
Rank change year-on-year +42 -31 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 88 50 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.40% 1.84% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 1.89% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 68
Cambridge median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,675 £31,125 £39,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% - +11.11%

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 2,493 2,650 2,381
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.61% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,027 1,962
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (51.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 38 (43.18%) Python
4 36 (40.91%) Machine Learning
5 32 (36.36%) Mathematics
6 29 (32.95%) Degree
7 28 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (31.82%) Ansible
8 24 (27.27%) C
8 24 (27.27%) Puppet
9 23 (26.14%) Physics
9 23 (26.14%) Computer Science
10 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 20 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (21.59%) DevOps
12 19 (21.59%) HP
13 15 (17.05%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
14 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.91%) Cisco
14 14 (15.91%) Juniper
15 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
16 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
16 10 (11.36%) C++
17 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
17 9 (10.23%) Docker
17 9 (10.23%) SDLC
18 7 (7.95%) SQL
18 7 (7.95%) PhD
18 7 (7.95%) Unix

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 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (2.27%) Heroku
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) SNMP
1 5 (5.68%) WAN
2 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Big Data
2 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Django
2 1 (1.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Unix
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 2 (2.27%) CentOS
5 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Artificial Intelligence
2 36 (40.91%) Machine Learning
3 32 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 23 (26.14%) Physics
5 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (21.59%) DevOps
7 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.23%) SDLC
10 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.68%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.68%) Scrum
12 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.55%) Decision-Making
12 4 (4.55%) OO
12 4 (4.55%) Reinforcement Learning
12 4 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.18%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) C
3 10 (11.36%) C++
4 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.95%) SQL
5 5 (5.68%) Ruby
6 3 (3.41%) C#
6 3 (3.41%) Java
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) PhD
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (31.82%) Ansible
2 24 (27.27%) Puppet
3 20 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) HP
2 14 (15.91%) Cisco
2 14 (15.91%) Juniper
3 5 (5.68%) Dell
4 4 (4.55%) Splunk
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat