Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 469 856 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.19% 24.91% 23.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.07% 72.24% 67.36%
Number of salaries quoted 315 596 432
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,625 £62,450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 679 1,185 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 36.47% 34.48% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 467 786 646
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.48% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.97% +11.76% +6.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Linux in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 219 (46.70%) Python
2 158 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (32.41%) Java
4 126 (26.87%) Git (software)
5 120 (25.59%) Degree
6 114 (24.31%) Software Engineering
7 108 (23.03%) Windows
8 107 (22.81%) C++
9 103 (21.96%) Scrum
10 91 (19.40%) Test Automation
11 83 (17.70%) Machine Learning
12 80 (17.06%) Oracle
13 78 (16.63%) PostgreSQL
13 78 (16.63%) Artificial Intelligence
13 78 (16.63%) Ansible
14 72 (15.35%) Computer Science
15 67 (14.29%) DevOps
16 65 (13.86%) C
17 64 (13.65%) WorldPay
18 62 (13.22%) Jenkins
19 61 (13.01%) Puppet
20 58 (12.37%) Kanban
20 58 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
20 58 (12.37%) JavaScript
21 57 (12.15%) Docker
22 54 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (11.30%) TDD
24 51 (10.87%) Finance
24 51 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
25 46 (9.81%) Configuration Management

Linux
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 13 (2.77%) IIS
1 13 (2.77%) WordPress
2 9 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.71%) JBoss
3 8 (1.71%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.71%) WildFly
4 6 (1.28%) Apache
5 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.85%) nginx
7 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (2.99%) Odoo
2 8 (1.71%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.69%) GitHub
3 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.71%) Office 365
5 6 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.07%) SaaS
7 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.64%) PaaS
7 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.59%) Wireless
2 24 (5.12%) Internet
3 22 (4.69%) Firewall
3 22 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.41%) DNS
5 13 (2.77%) WebEx
5 13 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.13%) VLAN
7 6 (1.28%) Bluetooth
8 5 (1.07%) DHCP
8 5 (1.07%) SSL
9 4 (0.85%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.64%) 802.11
10 3 (0.64%) LAN
10 3 (0.64%) WAN
11 2 (0.43%) IPv4
11 2 (0.43%) IPv6
11 2 (0.43%) NGN
11 2 (0.43%) SAN
11 2 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.63%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.48%) Big Data
3 21 (4.48%) MySQL
4 20 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.71%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.64%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.43%) HBase
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.21%) ArangoDB
11 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.21%) Power BI
11 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.21%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 126 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 62 (13.22%) Jenkins
3 31 (6.61%) Gradle
3 31 (6.61%) Maven
4 29 (6.18%) JIRA
4 29 (6.18%) TeamCity
5 20 (4.26%) Subversion
6 16 (3.41%) Selenium
7 15 (3.20%) Hudson
8 9 (1.92%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.64%) JBehave
10 3 (0.64%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.43%) GitLab
11 2 (0.43%) JUnit
11 2 (0.43%) QUnit
11 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 51 (10.87%) Finance
2 33 (7.04%) Banking
3 31 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.48%) Automotive
5 10 (2.13%) Multimedia
6 9 (1.92%) Games
6 9 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.92%) Retail
7 6 (1.28%) Electronics
8 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.43%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 103 (21.96%) Developer
2 83 (17.70%) Software Engineer
3 62 (13.22%) Linux Engineer
4 41 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (8.32%) Embedded Engineer
6 38 (8.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 34 (7.25%) Python Engineer
8 32 (6.82%) Java Engineer
9 30 (6.40%) Python Developer
10 26 (5.54%) C++ Developer
10 26 (5.54%) Test Engineer
11 25 (5.33%) Software Developer
12 24 (5.12%) Senior Developer
13 22 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
14 21 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
14 21 (4.48%) Support Engineer
15 20 (4.26%) Graduate
16 19 (4.05%) Senior Java Engineer
17 18 (3.84%) Applications Engineer
18 17 (3.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.10%) CSS
2 37 (7.89%) HTML
3 24 (5.12%) Spring
4 21 (4.48%) .NET
5 20 (4.26%) Web Services
6 17 (3.62%) XML
7 14 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (2.99%) Flask
7 14 (2.99%) JSON
7 14 (2.99%) STL
8 13 (2.77%) Django
9 11 (2.35%) CSS3
9 11 (2.35%) HTML5
9 11 (2.35%) Node.js
9 11 (2.35%) React
10 10 (2.13%) RESTful
10 10 (2.13%) Twisted
11 9 (1.92%) Yocto
12 8 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (6.40%) Fintech
3 20 (4.26%) Internet of Things
4 19 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.84%) Life Science
6 17 (3.62%) Client/Server
7 15 (3.20%) Device Driver
8 14 (2.99%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.56%) User Experience
10 10 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (0.64%) IPTV
15 3 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.64%) PKI
15 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 108 (23.03%) Windows
2 46 (9.81%) Android
3 40 (8.53%) Unix
4 37 (7.89%) Ubuntu
5 29 (6.18%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.35%) Debian
8 9 (1.92%) VMS
9 8 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.07%) CentOS
10 5 (1.07%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.43%) Fedora
13 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (24.31%) Software Engineering
3 103 (21.96%) Scrum
4 91 (19.40%) Test Automation
5 83 (17.70%) Machine Learning
6 78 (16.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 72 (15.35%) Computer Science
8 67 (14.29%) DevOps
9 58 (12.37%) Kanban
10 54 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (11.30%) TDD
12 51 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (9.81%) Configuration Management
14 39 (8.32%) Mathematics
15 38 (8.10%) Logistics
16 34 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (6.61%) Open Source
18 29 (6.18%) Technical Leadership
19 27 (5.76%) ERP
20 25 (5.33%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 219 (46.70%) Python
2 152 (32.41%) Java
3 107 (22.81%) C++
4 65 (13.86%) C
5 58 (12.37%) JavaScript
6 39 (8.32%) Bash Shell
7 35 (7.46%) SQL
8 34 (7.25%) PHP
9 24 (5.12%) Perl
10 20 (4.26%) C#
10 20 (4.26%) Ruby
11 19 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.35%) Embedded C++
13 8 (1.71%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.85%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.85%) ES6
14 4 (0.85%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 120 (25.59%) Degree
2 45 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.35%) PhD
4 7 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.85%) LPIC
6 2 (0.43%) CCNA
6 2 (0.43%) CCNP
6 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.61%) PSD2
1 31 (6.61%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) GDPR
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (12.15%) Docker
2 18 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.84%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.35%) VirtualBox
4 7 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) Firmware
6 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 78 (16.63%) Ansible
2 61 (13.01%) Puppet
3 24 (5.12%) Kubernetes
4 19 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.99%) Terraform
6 12 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.71%) Grafana
8 6 (1.28%) Packer
9 4 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.64%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.43%) Icinga
11 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.21%) Ambari
12 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.21%) Oozie
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 80 (17.06%) Oracle
2 64 (13.65%) WorldPay
3 39 (8.32%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.56%) Cisco
6 10 (2.13%) VMware
7 9 (1.92%) SAP
8 6 (1.28%) F5
8 6 (1.28%) Google
8 6 (1.28%) Juniper
9 5 (1.07%) HP
10 4 (0.85%) Splunk
11 2 (0.43%) Apple
11 2 (0.43%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.43%) Zend
12 1 (0.21%) BT
12 1 (0.21%) Citrix
12 1 (0.21%) Gemalto
12 1 (0.21%) Sophos
12 1 (0.21%) Terracotta