Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 584 553 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.23% 23.96% 18.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.61% 66.39% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 466 441 460
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,150
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 839 833 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.50% 36.09% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 666 698 718
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.97% +9.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,900
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 318 (54.45%) Python
2 313 (53.60%) Software Engineering
3 286 (48.97%) C++
4 268 (45.89%) Degree
5 242 (41.44%) Windows
6 232 (39.73%) C
7 225 (38.53%) Java
8 179 (30.65%) Computer Science
9 168 (28.77%) Mathematics
10 130 (22.26%) Wireless
11 119 (20.38%) Physics
12 111 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
13 95 (16.27%) Machine Learning
14 88 (15.07%) Multithreading
15 84 (14.38%) JavaScript
15 84 (14.38%) Perl
15 84 (14.38%) OO
16 82 (14.04%) C#
17 77 (13.18%) Algorithms
18 76 (13.01%) DevOps
19 70 (11.99%) Unix
20 66 (11.30%) Android
21 65 (11.13%) TDD
22 64 (10.96%) SDLC
23 62 (10.62%) Computer Science Degree
23 62 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
24 54 (9.25%) Bash Shell
24 54 (9.25%) Docker
25 52 (8.90%) Git (software)
25 52 (8.90%) Scrum

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 20 (3.42%) Apache
2 16 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (1.37%) IIS
5 7 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.51%) JBoss
9 2 (0.34%) DNN
9 2 (0.34%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.05%) SaaS
4 10 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (1.20%) IaaS
5 7 (1.20%) Office 365
6 6 (1.03%) GitHub
7 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 130 (22.26%) Wireless
2 43 (7.36%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.97%) Wi-Fi
4 27 (4.62%) Firewall
5 22 (3.77%) Bluetooth
6 20 (3.42%) Internet
7 14 (2.40%) Network Security
8 11 (1.88%) OpenVPN
8 11 (1.88%) SMS
9 10 (1.71%) 4G
10 9 (1.54%) 3G
10 9 (1.54%) VLAN
11 7 (1.20%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (0.86%) DNS
12 5 (0.86%) SAN
12 5 (0.86%) WAN
13 4 (0.68%) DHCP
13 4 (0.68%) LDAP
13 4 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.53%) Relational Database
2 36 (6.16%) MySQL
3 23 (3.94%) Big Data
4 21 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.86%) Text Mining
7 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.51%) HBase
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.17%) Flink
10 1 (0.17%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.17%) GIS
10 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 52 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.65%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.94%) Mercurial
4 10 (1.71%) JIRA
5 9 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.20%) GitLab
6 7 (1.20%) Hudson
6 7 (1.20%) Maven
6 7 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.86%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.34%) QUnit
8 2 (0.34%) Selenium
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.17%) GCC
9 1 (0.17%) GoCD
9 1 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.17%) Mocha
9 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (4.97%) Telecoms
2 24 (4.11%) Electronics
3 17 (2.91%) Finance
4 13 (2.23%) Marketing
5 11 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.86%) Advertising
7 4 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.34%) Automotive
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 245 (41.95%) Software Engineer
2 187 (32.02%) Developer
3 172 (29.45%) C++ Software Engineer
4 105 (17.98%) C Software Engineer
5 104 (17.81%) Software Developer
6 92 (15.75%) C++ Developer
7 90 (15.41%) Graduate
8 82 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
9 79 (13.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 79 (13.53%) C++ Software Developer
10 75 (12.84%) Senior Software Engineer
11 72 (12.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 69 (11.82%) Graduate Developer
13 67 (11.47%) Embedded Engineer
14 56 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
14 56 (9.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 46 (7.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 46 (7.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 43 (7.36%) Embedded C Engineer
16 43 (7.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.90%) HTML
2 41 (7.02%) Web Services
3 38 (6.51%) CSS
4 34 (5.82%) Apache Axis
5 30 (5.14%) HTML5
6 27 (4.62%) .NET
7 26 (4.45%) Spring
8 25 (4.28%) CSS3
9 23 (3.94%) jQuery
10 18 (3.08%) RESTful
11 15 (2.57%) J2EE
12 13 (2.23%) JSON
13 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.88%) AngularJS
15 10 (1.71%) Node.js
15 10 (1.71%) Yocto
16 9 (1.54%) Django
17 8 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
18 7 (1.20%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 179 (30.65%) Computer Science
2 77 (13.18%) Algorithms
3 34 (5.82%) 3D Printing
4 28 (4.79%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 21 (3.60%) Life Science
7 20 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.57%) Device Driver
9 13 (2.23%) User Experience
10 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.54%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.54%) Smart Energy
12 8 (1.37%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.37%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.03%) Clustering
13 6 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 242 (41.44%) Windows
2 70 (11.99%) Unix
3 66 (11.30%) Android
4 39 (6.68%) Embedded Linux
5 35 (5.99%) Debian
6 25 (4.28%) Ubuntu
7 24 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (3.42%) Mac OS
9 18 (3.08%) CentOS
10 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.05%) Windows Server
12 8 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (53.60%) Software Engineering
2 168 (28.77%) Mathematics
3 119 (20.38%) Physics
4 111 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (16.27%) Machine Learning
6 88 (15.07%) Multithreading
7 84 (14.38%) OO
8 76 (13.01%) DevOps
9 65 (11.13%) TDD
10 64 (10.96%) SDLC
11 52 (8.90%) Scrum
12 49 (8.39%) Artificial Intelligence
13 45 (7.71%) Web Development
14 38 (6.51%) Configuration Management
15 35 (5.99%) CAD
15 35 (5.99%) CAE
15 35 (5.99%) Test Automation
16 34 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (5.82%) Mentoring
16 34 (5.82%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 318 (54.45%) Python
2 286 (48.97%) C++
3 232 (39.73%) C
4 225 (38.53%) Java
5 84 (14.38%) JavaScript
5 84 (14.38%) Perl
6 82 (14.04%) C#
7 54 (9.25%) Bash Shell
8 51 (8.73%) SQL
9 36 (6.16%) MATLAB
10 29 (4.97%) Embedded C
11 22 (3.77%) PHP
12 20 (3.42%) Embedded C++
13 19 (3.25%) Ruby
14 18 (3.08%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.88%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.86%) Scala
18 4 (0.68%) Groovy
19 3 (0.51%) Lua
Qualifications
1 268 (45.89%) Degree
2 62 (10.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (6.85%) Numerate Degree
4 22 (3.77%) PhD
5 11 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.03%) CCNA
7 5 (0.86%) CCNP
8 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.34%) LPIC
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.08%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.17%) JTAG
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 54 (9.25%) Docker
2 15 (2.57%) Firmware
2 15 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.20%) LXC
5 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.51%) KVM
7 2 (0.34%) NFS
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) iptables
8 1 (0.17%) QEMU
8 1 (0.17%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (6.85%) Puppet
2 37 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (4.28%) Ansible
4 15 (2.57%) Grafana
4 15 (2.57%) Munin
4 15 (2.57%) ZABBIX
5 11 (1.88%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.71%) Salt
7 6 (1.03%) Graphite
7 6 (1.03%) Graylog
7 6 (1.03%) Kibana
7 6 (1.03%) logstash
8 3 (0.51%) Terraform
9 2 (0.34%) Oozie
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (4.28%) VMware
2 14 (2.40%) Red Hat
3 13 (2.23%) Cisco
4 12 (2.05%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.54%) Perforce
6 7 (1.20%) Apple
6 7 (1.20%) F5
6 7 (1.20%) NETGEAR
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle
7 6 (1.03%) Splunk
7 6 (1.03%) Sun
8 5 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.51%) Google
9 3 (0.51%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.34%) Dell
10 2 (0.34%) HP
10 2 (0.34%) Juniper
10 2 (0.34%) Wind River