Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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

Linux Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 140 153
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 14 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.42% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 16
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% +20.83%

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 3,194 2,196 2,915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.13% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 1,807 2,395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in Cambridge

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Mac OS
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) NFS
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (14.29%) Samba
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (14.29%) Ansible
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) iptables
5 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand

Linux Support 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) OpenVPN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Mac OS
4 2 (14.29%) Debian
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
1 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco