Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 234 459 852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.20% 24.99% 25.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.56% 68.71% 71.48%
Number of salaries quoted 135 345 596
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.00% - +11.11%

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 327 668 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.62% 36.36% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 182 456 775
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,875 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.47% - +11.76%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Linux in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Cambridge over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 102 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.03%) Java
3 85 (36.32%) Software Engineering
4 75 (32.05%) Python
5 74 (31.62%) Windows
6 70 (29.91%) Git (software)
7 68 (29.06%) AWS
8 59 (25.21%) Degree
9 57 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
10 54 (23.08%) C++
11 51 (21.79%) WorldPay
12 49 (20.94%) Test Automation
12 49 (20.94%) Spring
13 47 (20.09%) Scrum
13 47 (20.09%) Oracle
14 46 (19.66%) JavaScript
15 45 (19.23%) Computer Science
16 42 (17.95%) Banking
16 42 (17.95%) FIS
17 40 (17.09%) C
18 36 (15.38%) SQL
19 32 (13.68%) Machine Learning
19 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (13.25%) Computer Science Degree
21 30 (12.82%) Technical Leadership
21 30 (12.82%) DevOps
22 29 (12.39%) TDD
22 29 (12.39%) PHP
22 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
23 28 (11.97%) Jenkins

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 11 (4.70%) OpenStack
2 8 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.14%) Apache
4 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) Confluence
5 2 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) DNN
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 68 (29.06%) AWS
2 15 (6.41%) Azure
3 11 (4.70%) Office 365
4 10 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.42%) OpenShift
5 8 (3.42%) Serverless
6 7 (2.99%) GCP
7 5 (2.14%) GitHub
7 5 (2.14%) Trello
8 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.43%) AWS IoT
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.70%) Firewall
2 7 (2.99%) Internet
2 7 (2.99%) Wireless
2 7 (2.99%) Wireshark
3 5 (2.14%) GSM
3 5 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.14%) LTE
3 5 (2.14%) Network Security
3 5 (2.14%) UMTS
4 4 (1.71%) SSL
4 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.71%) VLAN
5 3 (1.28%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.28%) NAS
5 3 (1.28%) SAN
5 3 (1.28%) VPN
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.85%) DHCP
6 2 (0.85%) VoIP
6 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.68%) MySQL
2 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.84%) MS Access
4 11 (4.70%) Text Mining
5 10 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.56%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.71%) Big Data
8 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (29.91%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.97%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.54%) JIRA
4 17 (7.26%) Maven
5 8 (3.42%) Selenium
5 8 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.56%) GitLab
6 6 (2.56%) Gradle
7 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.14%) YouTrack
8 4 (1.71%) Subversion
8 4 (1.71%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.85%) CMake
10 2 (0.85%) JMeter
10 2 (0.85%) JUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.85%) Postman
10 2 (0.85%) REST Assured
10 2 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 42 (17.95%) Banking
2 12 (5.13%) Finance
3 11 (4.70%) Electronics
4 9 (3.85%) Law
5 8 (3.42%) Automotive
6 6 (2.56%) Legal
6 6 (2.56%) Retail
7 5 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.14%) Military
8 3 (1.28%) Games
8 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (29.91%) Software Engineer
2 55 (23.50%) Developer
3 35 (14.96%) Java Engineer
3 35 (14.96%) Java Software Engineer
4 31 (13.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (6.41%) Graduate
6 15 (6.41%) Senior Java Engineer
6 15 (6.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 14 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.56%) C++ Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Junior
9 10 (4.27%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Junior Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.42%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.94%) Spring
2 25 (10.68%) .NET
3 17 (7.26%) AngularJS
3 17 (7.26%) RESTful
3 17 (7.26%) Web Services
4 16 (6.84%) CSS
4 16 (6.84%) HTML
5 13 (5.56%) React
6 12 (5.13%) OpenGL
7 11 (4.70%) Spring Boot
8 10 (4.27%) XML
9 8 (3.42%) jQuery
10 7 (2.99%) Java EE
10 7 (2.99%) LAMP
11 6 (2.56%) JSON
11 6 (2.56%) React Native
12 5 (2.14%) REST
13 4 (1.71%) LDAP
13 4 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (1.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.68%) User Experience
3 12 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.85%) Life Science
5 9 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.42%) Animation
6 8 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.42%) Photography
7 7 (2.99%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.56%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.56%) PKI
8 6 (2.56%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.71%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.62%) Windows
2 24 (10.26%) Unix
3 17 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.13%) Mac OS
5 11 (4.70%) Android
6 10 (4.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (2.14%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.28%) CentOS
10 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.85%) Debian
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.32%) Software Engineering
3 57 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (20.94%) Test Automation
5 47 (20.09%) Scrum
6 45 (19.23%) Computer Science
7 32 (13.68%) Machine Learning
8 30 (12.82%) DevOps
8 30 (12.82%) Technical Leadership
9 29 (12.39%) TDD
10 28 (11.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (11.11%) Kanban
12 22 (9.40%) Analytics
13 18 (7.69%) Mathematics
14 17 (7.26%) Time Management
15 16 (6.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (6.84%) Data Analytics
15 16 (6.84%) Development Roadmap
15 16 (6.84%) Performance Metrics
15 16 (6.84%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.03%) Java
2 75 (32.05%) Python
3 54 (23.08%) C++
4 46 (19.66%) JavaScript
5 40 (17.09%) C
6 36 (15.38%) SQL
7 29 (12.39%) PHP
8 20 (8.55%) C#
9 17 (7.26%) VB
10 16 (6.84%) Bash Shell
10 16 (6.84%) VBA
11 8 (3.42%) Go
11 8 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.42%) Ruby
12 6 (2.56%) Perl
13 4 (1.71%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.71%) Groovy
13 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.28%) Java 8
15 2 (0.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 59 (25.21%) Degree
2 31 (13.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.14%) GCFA
3 5 (2.14%) GCIH
3 5 (2.14%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.71%) PhD
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.85%) SANS
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.42%) QA
2 7 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.85%) AICPA
4 2 (0.85%) COBIT
4 2 (0.85%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.85%) NIST
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.43%) JTAG
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (9.83%) Docker
2 16 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.14%) Snort
5 3 (1.28%) Firmware
5 3 (1.28%) pfSense
5 3 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.84%) Ansible
2 14 (5.98%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.13%) Puppet
4 6 (2.56%) Terraform
5 5 (2.14%) EnCase
5 5 (2.14%) FTK
5 5 (2.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.85%) Nagios
7 2 (0.85%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.43%) SCCM
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (21.79%) WorldPay
2 47 (20.09%) Oracle
3 42 (17.95%) FIS
4 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.13%) VMware
6 8 (3.42%) Google
7 5 (2.14%) Carbon Black
7 5 (2.14%) Cisco
7 5 (2.14%) CrowdStrike
7 5 (2.14%) FireEye
7 5 (2.14%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.28%) Coverity
8 3 (1.28%) Klocwork
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
10 1 (0.43%) Intel
10 1 (0.43%) Juniper
10 1 (0.43%) NetApp
10 1 (0.43%) QNX