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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 257 288 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 18.79% 23.86% 19.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.24% 68.41% 59.83%
Number of salaries quoted 200 238 259
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 388 421 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 28.36% 34.88% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 308 361 407
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 256 (47.58%) Python
2 223 (41.45%) Windows
3 206 (38.29%) Degree
4 193 (35.87%) Java
5 192 (35.69%) C++
6 156 (29.00%) Perl
6 156 (29.00%) Software Engineering
7 136 (25.28%) C
8 119 (22.12%) Computer Science
9 118 (21.93%) Mathematics
10 114 (21.19%) JavaScript
11 99 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (16.91%) Bash Shell
13 84 (15.61%) VMware
14 82 (15.24%) MySQL
15 81 (15.06%) Unix
16 76 (14.13%) SQL
17 68 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
17 68 (12.64%) DevOps
18 64 (11.90%) Physics
19 63 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 61 (11.34%) Machine Learning
21 59 (10.97%) Windows Server
22 58 (10.78%) Firewall
23 57 (10.59%) Puppet
24 56 (10.41%) Wireless
24 56 (10.41%) Apache
25 52 (9.67%) C#
26 50 (9.29%) Microsoft
27 49 (9.11%) HTML

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 56 (10.41%) Apache
2 37 (6.88%) IIS
3 24 (4.46%) OpenStack
4 21 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.72%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.97%) nginx
7 14 (2.60%) CMS
7 14 (2.60%) Drupal
7 14 (2.60%) WordPress
8 12 (2.23%) ColdFusion
9 11 (2.04%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.49%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.12%) DNN
13 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.56%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.04%) Office 365
5 8 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.30%) SaaS
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.74%) GitHub
7 4 (0.74%) IaaS
7 4 (0.74%) Route 53
7 4 (0.74%) Twilio
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.78%) Firewall
2 56 (10.41%) Wireless
3 40 (7.43%) Wi-Fi
4 39 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.09%) DNS
5 22 (4.09%) Internet
6 20 (3.72%) Bluetooth
7 18 (3.35%) DHCP
8 15 (2.79%) Network Security
9 14 (2.60%) LAN
10 13 (2.42%) SAN
10 13 (2.42%) VLAN
11 12 (2.23%) ZigBee
12 11 (2.04%) Ethernet
13 10 (1.86%) 802.11
13 10 (1.86%) WAN
14 8 (1.49%) LDAP
14 8 (1.49%) Skype
14 8 (1.49%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.24%) MySQL
2 29 (5.39%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (2.79%) Big Data
5 13 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.30%) Text Mining
9 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.74%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.79%) TeamCity
4 14 (2.60%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.74%) GCC
5 4 (0.74%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.56%) JIRA
6 3 (0.56%) Maven
7 2 (0.37%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.37%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
8 1 (0.19%) jMock
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) Mockito
8 1 (0.19%) Selenium
8 1 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 31 (5.76%) Finance
2 23 (4.28%) Electronics
3 12 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.67%) Automotive
5 9 (1.67%) Games
6 6 (1.12%) Banking
6 6 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.93%) Law
7 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.74%) Marketing
8 4 (0.74%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (27.14%) Software Engineer
2 144 (26.77%) Developer
3 81 (15.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 56 (10.41%) Graduate
5 54 (10.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 51 (9.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 50 (9.29%) Linux Engineer
8 49 (9.11%) Software Developer
9 42 (7.81%) C++ Developer
10 39 (7.25%) C++ Software Developer
11 35 (6.51%) Graduate Developer
12 34 (6.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 31 (5.76%) C Software Engineer
13 31 (5.76%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 31 (5.76%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
13 31 (5.76%) Graduate Software Developer
13 31 (5.76%) Java Developer
14 29 (5.39%) Development Engineer
14 29 (5.39%) Support Engineer
15 28 (5.20%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.11%) HTML
2 45 (8.36%) CSS
3 44 (8.18%) .NET
3 44 (8.18%) Web Services
4 25 (4.65%) HTML5
5 23 (4.28%) AngularJS
6 22 (4.09%) LAMP
7 20 (3.72%) Node.js
8 16 (2.97%) CSS3
9 13 (2.42%) RESTful
10 12 (2.23%) jQuery
10 12 (2.23%) Natural Language Processing
11 11 (2.04%) Spring
12 10 (1.86%) 802.1X
12 10 (1.86%) Apache Axis
12 10 (1.86%) Django
12 10 (1.86%) REST
13 9 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (1.67%) STL
13 9 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 40 (7.43%) Algorithms
3 28 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.28%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (2.60%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.23%) 3D Printing
6 12 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.04%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.04%) Life Science
8 10 (1.86%) Smart Home
9 9 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.12%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.74%) Clustering
12 4 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.74%) User Experience
13 3 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.56%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 223 (41.45%) Windows
2 81 (15.06%) Unix
3 59 (10.97%) Windows Server
4 48 (8.92%) Android
5 26 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.35%) Embedded Linux
6 18 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.16%) CentOS
8 16 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.60%) Solaris
10 13 (2.42%) Debian
11 9 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.12%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 4 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (29.00%) Software Engineering
2 118 (21.93%) Mathematics
3 99 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (12.64%) DevOps
5 64 (11.90%) Physics
6 61 (11.34%) Machine Learning
7 38 (7.06%) OO
8 36 (6.69%) Web Development
9 35 (6.51%) Artificial Intelligence
10 34 (6.32%) Configuration Management
10 34 (6.32%) SDLC
11 32 (5.95%) Mentoring
12 31 (5.76%) Multithreading
13 30 (5.58%) Visualisation
14 28 (5.20%) Scrum
15 27 (5.02%) Test Automation
16 26 (4.83%) ITIL
17 25 (4.65%) Data Visualisation
18 21 (3.90%) Android Development
19 18 (3.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 256 (47.58%) Python
2 193 (35.87%) Java
3 192 (35.69%) C++
4 156 (29.00%) Perl
5 136 (25.28%) C
6 114 (21.19%) JavaScript
7 91 (16.91%) Bash Shell
8 76 (14.13%) SQL
9 52 (9.67%) C#
10 38 (7.06%) PowerShell
11 34 (6.32%) PHP
12 25 (4.65%) Ruby
13 13 (2.42%) Embedded C
13 13 (2.42%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.86%) Scala
15 7 (1.30%) Lua
16 6 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.93%) Embedded C++
18 3 (0.56%) Assembly Language
19 2 (0.37%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 206 (38.29%) Degree
2 39 (7.25%) PhD
3 8 (1.49%) CCNP
3 8 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.30%) LPIC
5 5 (0.93%) MCSA
5 5 (0.93%) MCSE
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.93%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.93%) RHCE
6 3 (0.56%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) CCSA
7 1 (0.19%) CCSE
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.13%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ISO13485
System Software
1 63 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (8.55%) Docker
3 38 (7.06%) Firmware
4 32 (5.95%) Active Directory
5 27 (5.02%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.28%) KVM
7 8 (1.49%) Xen
8 6 (1.12%) iptables
8 6 (1.12%) pfSense
8 6 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.12%) vSphere
9 5 (0.93%) LXC
9 5 (0.93%) XenApp
9 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.74%) QEMU
10 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) GFS2
11 1 (0.19%) HDFS
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (10.59%) Puppet
2 47 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.53%) Nagios
4 18 (3.35%) Ansible
5 16 (2.97%) Salt
6 15 (2.79%) Grafana
7 14 (2.60%) Munin
7 14 (2.60%) Packer
7 14 (2.60%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.49%) SCCM
9 7 (1.30%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.93%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.19%) Consul
11 1 (0.19%) Graphite
11 1 (0.19%) Kibana
11 1 (0.19%) logstash
11 1 (0.19%) Oozie
11 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (15.61%) VMware
2 50 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.69%) Cisco
4 28 (5.20%) Oracle
5 19 (3.53%) Sun
6 8 (1.49%) Apple
7 7 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.12%) Citrix
8 6 (1.12%) NETGEAR
9 5 (0.93%) Brocade
9 5 (0.93%) CA
9 5 (0.93%) NetApp
9 5 (0.93%) Pegasus
9 5 (0.93%) QNX
9 5 (0.93%) Riverbed
9 5 (0.93%) Serena
9 5 (0.93%) Vyatta
10 4 (0.74%) F5
10 4 (0.74%) Perforce
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 55k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Very best around++Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cloudscope
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 5 days ago