Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 881 540 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.62% 21.78% 19.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.09% 66.67% 65.24%
Number of salaries quoted 551 420 424
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 1,257 810 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 36.55% 32.67% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 758 637 693
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.56% +7.50% -

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 462 (52.44%) Python
2 454 (51.53%) Software Engineering
3 402 (45.63%) C++
4 331 (37.57%) C
5 305 (34.62%) Degree
6 266 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
7 247 (28.04%) Computer Science
8 242 (27.47%) Windows
9 221 (25.09%) Java
10 219 (24.86%) Mathematics
11 151 (17.14%) Machine Learning
12 141 (16.00%) Scrum
13 125 (14.19%) Test Automation
14 121 (13.73%) JavaScript
15 116 (13.17%) OO
15 116 (13.17%) Git (software)
16 115 (13.05%) Artificial Intelligence
17 114 (12.94%) WorldPay
18 112 (12.71%) Physics
19 109 (12.37%) Bash Shell
20 107 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
21 106 (12.03%) Multithreading
22 104 (11.80%) Unix
23 102 (11.58%) DevOps
24 94 (10.67%) SQL
24 94 (10.67%) JIRA
25 92 (10.44%) Oracle
26 90 (10.22%) Algorithms
27 83 (9.42%) Internet
28 80 (9.08%) Ansible

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 24 (2.72%) Apache
2 23 (2.61%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.93%) OpenStack
4 15 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.36%) nginx
6 9 (1.02%) Confluence
6 9 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.23%) Drupal
9 2 (0.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.11%) Jetty
10 1 (0.11%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.57%) HipChat
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.45%) Weka
4 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 107 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.72%) GitHub
4 18 (2.04%) SaaS
5 17 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.25%) IaaS
8 9 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.57%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.57%) Office 365
11 4 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (0.45%) G Suite
11 4 (0.45%) Heroku
11 4 (0.45%) Slack
12 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.23%) npm
13 2 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.42%) Internet
2 65 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 48 (5.45%) DNS
3 48 (5.45%) Firewall
3 48 (5.45%) Wireless
4 20 (2.27%) WAN
5 16 (1.82%) SNMP
6 13 (1.48%) SMTP
7 11 (1.25%) Network Security
8 10 (1.14%) Bluetooth
8 10 (1.14%) DHCP
8 10 (1.14%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.14%) SSH
8 10 (1.14%) VoIP
9 9 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.91%) FTP
10 8 (0.91%) HTTP
10 8 (0.91%) ICMP
10 8 (0.91%) OpenVPN
10 8 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.24%) MySQL
2 48 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.82%) Big Data
3 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.25%) SQL Server
8 10 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.57%) Text Mining
12 4 (0.45%) GIS
12 4 (0.45%) HBase
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 116 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.67%) JIRA
3 57 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.41%) Mercurial
5 14 (1.59%) Gerrit
6 12 (1.36%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.36%) GitLab
7 11 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.79%) CircleCI
10 6 (0.68%) Maven
10 6 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.68%) Subversion
11 5 (0.57%) Buildbot
11 5 (0.57%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.45%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.45%) Hudson
12 4 (0.45%) Selenium
12 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 48 (5.45%) Electronics
2 44 (4.99%) Finance
3 39 (4.43%) Retail
4 36 (4.09%) Marketing
5 16 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.25%) Multimedia
7 10 (1.14%) Automotive
7 10 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.57%) Publishing
9 5 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 369 (41.88%) Software Engineer
2 249 (28.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 153 (17.37%) Linux Engineer
4 151 (17.14%) Developer
5 136 (15.44%) Embedded Engineer
6 133 (15.10%) C Software Engineer
7 123 (13.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 101 (11.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 91 (10.33%) Software Developer
10 89 (10.10%) Graduate
11 88 (9.99%) Python Engineer
12 84 (9.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 83 (9.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 81 (9.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 80 (9.08%) C++ Developer
16 78 (8.85%) C++ Software Developer
17 77 (8.74%) Embedded C Engineer
18 75 (8.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
19 72 (8.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
20 65 (7.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.08%) Web Services
2 61 (6.92%) HTML
3 59 (6.70%) RESTful
4 53 (6.02%) Middleware
5 43 (4.88%) OpenGL
6 34 (3.86%) TensorFlow
7 32 (3.63%) CSS
8 28 (3.18%) Django
9 27 (3.06%) jQuery
10 25 (2.84%) HTML5
11 24 (2.72%) CSS3
12 23 (2.61%) Spring
13 22 (2.50%) HEVC
14 19 (2.16%) Natural Language Processing
15 15 (1.70%) .NET
15 15 (1.70%) Flask
16 13 (1.48%) Node.js
17 12 (1.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (1.36%) STL
18 9 (1.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 247 (28.04%) Computer Science
2 90 (10.22%) Algorithms
3 49 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.54%) Life Science
5 38 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
5 38 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
6 35 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 35 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 28 (3.18%) CUDA
8 24 (2.72%) Data Structures
9 21 (2.38%) Internet of Things
10 20 (2.27%) Fintech
11 16 (1.82%) Device Driver
12 14 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
13 12 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (1.25%) Smart Energy
15 10 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 242 (27.47%) Windows
2 104 (11.80%) Unix
3 62 (7.04%) Embedded Linux
4 32 (3.63%) Android
5 27 (3.06%) Debian
6 26 (2.95%) Mac OS
7 25 (2.84%) Mac OS X
8 20 (2.27%) Solaris
9 19 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (2.04%) CentOS
11 14 (1.59%) Windows Server
12 12 (1.36%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.45%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
17 2 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (51.53%) Software Engineering
2 266 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (24.86%) Mathematics
4 151 (17.14%) Machine Learning
5 141 (16.00%) Scrum
6 125 (14.19%) Test Automation
7 116 (13.17%) OO
8 115 (13.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 112 (12.71%) Physics
10 106 (12.03%) Multithreading
11 102 (11.58%) DevOps
12 80 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (7.72%) Collaborative Working
15 66 (7.49%) TDD
16 64 (7.26%) SDLC
17 53 (6.02%) Computer Vision
18 50 (5.68%) Configuration Management
19 48 (5.45%) Image Processing
20 46 (5.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 462 (52.44%) Python
2 402 (45.63%) C++
3 331 (37.57%) C
4 221 (25.09%) Java
5 121 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 109 (12.37%) Bash Shell
7 94 (10.67%) SQL
8 71 (8.06%) Embedded C
9 66 (7.49%) Embedded C++
10 65 (7.38%) PHP
11 56 (6.36%) C#
12 51 (5.79%) MATLAB
13 50 (5.68%) Ruby
14 40 (4.54%) Perl
15 36 (4.09%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.59%) Assembly Language
18 12 (1.36%) VC++
19 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
19 9 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 305 (34.62%) Degree
2 53 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.27%) PhD
4 18 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.70%) ISEB
7 12 (1.36%) CCNP
8 10 (1.14%) CCNA
8 10 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.79%) JNCIP
10 5 (0.57%) CCIE
10 5 (0.57%) RHCE
10 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.34%) JNCIE
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.27%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.45%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 73 (8.29%) Docker
2 51 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.77%) Active Directory
4 27 (3.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 27 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
4 27 (3.06%) vSphere
5 10 (1.14%) Firmware
5 10 (1.14%) LXC
6 8 (0.91%) KVM
6 8 (0.91%) Xen
7 7 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.79%) Samba
8 6 (0.68%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.45%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.45%) QEMU
10 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 80 (9.08%) Ansible
2 78 (8.85%) Puppet
3 59 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (3.75%) vRealize
5 27 (3.06%) vCenter Server
6 25 (2.84%) Kubernetes
7 22 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 22 (2.50%) Terraform
8 19 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 11 (1.25%) Nagios
10 9 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 9 (1.02%) Grafana
10 9 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 6 (0.68%) logstash
11 6 (0.68%) Rancher
11 6 (0.68%) Sysdig
12 5 (0.57%) Graphite
12 5 (0.57%) Graylog
12 5 (0.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 114 (12.94%) WorldPay
2 92 (10.44%) Oracle
3 57 (6.47%) VMware
4 47 (5.33%) Cisco
5 39 (4.43%) Splunk
6 33 (3.75%) AppDynamics
6 33 (3.75%) BMC
7 32 (3.63%) F5
7 32 (3.63%) Fortinet
8 29 (3.29%) HP
9 28 (3.18%) Citrix
10 24 (2.72%) Microsoft
11 23 (2.61%) ServiceNow
12 22 (2.50%) Dell
13 15 (1.70%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.48%) Juniper
15 9 (1.02%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.79%) IBM
17 6 (0.68%) Intel
17 6 (0.68%) Wind River