The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 92 79
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.61% 1.41% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.45% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 26
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -11.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
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 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (54.39%) Python
3 29 (50.88%) Perl
4 28 (49.12%) Bash Shell
5 22 (38.60%) Windows
5 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (38.60%) Degree
6 21 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 15 (26.32%) QA
8 14 (24.56%) Java
8 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
9 12 (21.05%) VMware
9 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.05%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) MySQL
10 11 (19.30%) Nagios
10 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
10 11 (19.30%) Puppet
11 10 (17.54%) Scrum
12 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
12 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.79%) C
12 9 (15.79%) DevOps
12 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
13 7 (12.28%) ITIL
13 7 (12.28%) Unix
13 7 (12.28%) Ansible
14 6 (10.53%) Jenkins

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 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.75%) nginx
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) WAN
2 5 (8.77%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) PPP
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (38.60%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Android
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
3 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.54%) Scrum
5 9 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (15.79%) DevOps
5 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
6 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.77%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (8.77%) SDLC
9 4 (7.02%) Network Management
10 3 (5.26%) Signal Processing
10 3 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
11 2 (3.51%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.51%) Multithreaded Programming
11 2 (3.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) Python
2 29 (50.88%) Perl
3 28 (49.12%) Bash Shell
4 14 (24.56%) Java
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 9 (15.79%) C
6 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
8 4 (7.02%) C++
9 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby
11 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) PhD
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) LPIC
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) RHCE
4 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Docker
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) GFS2
5 1 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) NFS
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Nagios
1 11 (19.30%) Puppet
2 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.28%) Ansible
4 3 (5.26%) Grafana
4 3 (5.26%) Munin
4 3 (5.26%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.51%) Salt
6 1 (1.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) VMware
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco
2 5 (8.77%) Sun
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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