Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 143 393 661
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.34% 25.79% 24.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.96% 73.60% 66.57%
Number of salaries quoted 111 235 393
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £28,800
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -0.99% +9.78%

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 196 534 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.63% 35.04% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 127 314 574
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,300 £65,000 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 58 (40.56%) Python
2 57 (39.86%) AWS
3 54 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (32.87%) Software Engineering
5 45 (31.47%) Git (software)
6 44 (30.77%) C++
7 43 (30.07%) Degree
8 41 (28.67%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (27.97%) JavaScript
10 37 (25.87%) Machine Learning
11 36 (25.17%) Docker
12 32 (22.38%) Java
12 32 (22.38%) Windows
13 30 (20.98%) Jenkins
14 24 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (16.78%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (16.08%) Computer Science
15 23 (16.08%) SQL
16 21 (14.69%) Scrum
16 21 (14.69%) Mathematics
16 21 (14.69%) DevOps
17 20 (13.99%) Web Services
18 19 (13.29%) RESTful
19 18 (12.59%) Azure
19 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
19 18 (12.59%) Computer Science Degree
20 17 (11.89%) User Experience
20 17 (11.89%) React
21 16 (11.19%) Spring
22 15 (10.49%) Life Science

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.10%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.10%) WordPress
4 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 57 (39.86%) AWS
2 18 (12.59%) Azure
3 11 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (6.29%) Serverless
5 7 (4.90%) Slack
6 6 (4.20%) Office 365
7 3 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.40%) GCP
9 1 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.70%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) Internet
1 9 (6.29%) Network Security
2 7 (4.90%) IPv4
2 7 (4.90%) IPv6
3 6 (4.20%) Firewall
4 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.10%) HTTP
5 3 (2.10%) LAN
5 3 (2.10%) NAS
5 3 (2.10%) SAN
5 3 (2.10%) VLAN
5 3 (2.10%) VPN
5 3 (2.10%) WAN
5 3 (2.10%) Wireless
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.40%) SNMP
6 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.70%) DHCP
7 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) Text Mining
2 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.39%) MySQL
3 12 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.29%) MS Access
5 6 (4.20%) Blockchain
6 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.10%) Big Data
7 3 (2.10%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (31.47%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.98%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.49%) CMake
4 14 (9.79%) JIRA
5 13 (9.09%) Maven
6 7 (4.90%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.50%) GitLab
7 5 (3.50%) GNU Toolchain
8 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.10%) Gradle
9 3 (2.10%) Subversion
10 2 (1.40%) GCC
11 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.70%) GoCD
11 1 (0.70%) Hudson
11 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.70%) Redmine
11 1 (0.70%) Selenium
11 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.09%) Law
2 10 (6.99%) Finance
3 8 (5.59%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.70%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 46 (32.17%) Developer
2 34 (23.78%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Junior
8 8 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (4.90%) Principal Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Principal Software Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Python Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) Web Services
2 19 (13.29%) RESTful
3 17 (11.89%) React
4 16 (11.19%) Spring
5 12 (8.39%) .NET
5 12 (8.39%) Spring Boot
6 11 (7.69%) Node.js
7 10 (6.99%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.99%) jQuery
8 6 (4.20%) React Native
9 5 (3.50%) OpenGL
10 4 (2.80%) HTML
10 4 (2.80%) LAMP
10 4 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (2.10%) CSS
11 3 (2.10%) Django
11 3 (2.10%) PyTorch
11 3 (2.10%) REST
11 3 (2.10%) TensorFlow
11 3 (2.10%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.89%) User Experience
3 15 (10.49%) Life Science
4 10 (6.99%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (4.90%) Cloud Native
5 7 (4.90%) Wiki
6 5 (3.50%) Blog
6 5 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.80%) Animation
7 4 (2.80%) NHS
7 4 (2.80%) Photography
7 4 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.10%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.10%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.38%) Windows
2 4 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (2.80%) Mac OS
2 4 (2.80%) Mac OS X
2 4 (2.80%) Unix
3 3 (2.10%) Android
3 3 (2.10%) CentOS
3 3 (2.10%) Fedora
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.40%) Robot Operating System
4 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.70%) Debian
5 1 (0.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.87%) Software Engineering
3 41 (28.67%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (25.87%) Machine Learning
5 24 (16.78%) Artificial Intelligence
6 23 (16.08%) Computer Science
7 21 (14.69%) DevOps
7 21 (14.69%) Mathematics
7 21 (14.69%) Scrum
8 14 (9.79%) Rapid Prototyping
9 12 (8.39%) Analytics
10 11 (7.69%) Data Analytics
11 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (6.99%) Product Management
11 10 (6.99%) Time Management
12 9 (6.29%) Development Roadmap
12 9 (6.29%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (6.29%) Server Management
13 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.56%) Python
2 44 (30.77%) C++
3 40 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 32 (22.38%) Java
5 23 (16.08%) SQL
6 13 (9.09%) C
7 10 (6.99%) Bash Shell
7 10 (6.99%) C#
7 10 (6.99%) PHP
8 9 (6.29%) VB
8 9 (6.29%) VBA
9 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.20%) Java 8
12 5 (3.50%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.50%) Go
13 4 (2.80%) Rust
14 2 (1.40%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.40%) Perl
15 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 43 (30.07%) Degree
2 18 (12.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.50%) SANS
4 4 (2.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) AICPA
1 5 (3.50%) COBIT
1 5 (3.50%) NIST
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.40%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) JTAG
5 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (25.17%) Docker
2 9 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) Firmware
4 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.40%) pfSense
5 2 (1.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) KVM
6 1 (0.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) Ansible
2 6 (4.20%) Puppet
2 6 (4.20%) Terraform
3 5 (3.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.10%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.10%) Icinga
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.39%) VMware
3 9 (6.29%) Cisco
4 7 (4.90%) Autodesk
5 4 (2.80%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) HP
6 2 (1.40%) Spotify
7 1 (0.70%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.70%) Apple
7 1 (0.70%) Aruba
7 1 (0.70%) Intel
7 1 (0.70%) Juniper
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.70%) Veeam