Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +39 -4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 122 51 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.94% 2.00% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.07% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 42 51
Cambridge median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -7.22% +7.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -7.22% +7.78%

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 2,994 2,468 2,665
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.94% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,035 1,912 2,124
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (53.28%) C
3 64 (52.46%) Degree
4 62 (50.82%) Software Engineering
5 51 (41.80%) Python
6 43 (35.25%) Computer Science
7 41 (33.61%) Mathematics
8 36 (29.51%) Embedded Linux
9 28 (22.95%) Physics
9 28 (22.95%) C++
10 23 (18.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (15.57%) SDLC
12 18 (14.75%) HP
12 18 (14.75%) Machine Learning
13 17 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (12.30%) Ansible
14 15 (12.30%) Puppet
15 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
16 13 (10.66%) SQL
17 12 (9.84%) Dell
17 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
17 12 (9.84%) DevOps
17 12 (9.84%) Embedded Software Development
18 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (9.02%) Scrum
18 11 (9.02%) Wireless
19 10 (8.20%) Test Automation
19 10 (8.20%) Multithreading
19 10 (8.20%) Multithreaded Programming

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 7 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 3 (2.46%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) DigitalOcean
2 3 (2.46%) Heroku
3 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Wireless
2 9 (7.38%) SNMP
2 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.38%) WAN
3 5 (4.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.64%) SAN
4 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.82%) Modbus
5 1 (0.82%) NAS
5 1 (0.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) Big Data
2 7 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.82%) Buildbot
1 1 (0.82%) CMake
1 1 (0.82%) GCC
1 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.56%) Electronics
2 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) Django
2 1 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.82%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (0.82%) STL
2 1 (0.82%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.25%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.74%) Device Driver
3 6 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 122 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (29.51%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows
4 7 (5.74%) Mac OS
5 6 (4.92%) Unix
6 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Android
8 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.82%) Software Engineering
2 41 (33.61%) Mathematics
3 28 (22.95%) Physics
4 23 (18.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.57%) SDLC
6 18 (14.75%) Machine Learning
7 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
8 12 (9.84%) DevOps
8 12 (9.84%) Embedded Software Development
9 11 (9.02%) Scrum
10 10 (8.20%) Multithreaded Programming
10 10 (8.20%) Multithreading
10 10 (8.20%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.74%) Linux Kernel Development
11 7 (5.74%) OO
11 7 (5.74%) OOD
12 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) C
2 51 (41.80%) Python
3 28 (22.95%) C++
4 13 (10.66%) SQL
5 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.38%) Ruby
7 4 (3.28%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.82%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.82%) Java
10 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (52.46%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) PhD
3 1 (0.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) GCP
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Docker
1 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.82%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (0.82%) Xen
2 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Ansible
1 15 (12.30%) Puppet
2 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) HP
2 12 (9.84%) Dell
3 6 (4.92%) Cisco
3 6 (4.92%) Juniper
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.82%) Wind River