The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 107 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.16% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -16.25%  

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 1178 1450 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.46% 97.25% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1133 1194
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 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 28 March 2017, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) C
7 1 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware