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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 261 271 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 18.82% 22.95% 18.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.56% 65.14% 59.77%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 225
Median salary £50,000 £46,750 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.95% +6.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 424 416 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.57% 35.22% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 345 362 359
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £25,860
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 257 (49.33%) Python
2 212 (40.69%) Windows
3 200 (38.39%) C++
4 199 (38.20%) Java
4 199 (38.20%) Degree
5 175 (33.59%) Software Engineering
6 153 (29.37%) C
7 126 (24.18%) Perl
8 125 (23.99%) Mathematics
9 103 (19.77%) Computer Science
10 88 (16.89%) JavaScript
11 83 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (14.78%) DevOps
13 74 (14.20%) Physics
14 73 (14.01%) Bash Shell
15 72 (13.82%) Wireless
15 72 (13.82%) VMware
15 72 (13.82%) Machine Learning
16 71 (13.63%) Unix
17 67 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
18 62 (11.90%) C#
19 61 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
20 60 (11.52%) Puppet
21 59 (11.32%) MySQL
22 58 (11.13%) Android
22 58 (11.13%) Docker
23 57 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
24 55 (10.56%) SQL
25 52 (9.98%) Windows Server
26 50 (9.60%) Opscode Chef

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 49 (9.40%) Apache
2 34 (6.53%) IIS
3 23 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.84%) OpenStack
5 15 (2.88%) nginx
6 14 (2.69%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 11 (2.11%) ColdFusion
8 10 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.73%) CMS
9 9 (1.73%) Drupal
9 9 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.73%) WordPress
10 8 (1.54%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.15%) DNN
12 5 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.58%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.50%) Office 365
4 11 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.15%) IaaS
5 6 (1.15%) SaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.77%) GitHub
6 4 (0.77%) Route 53
6 4 (0.77%) Twilio
7 3 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.82%) Wireless
2 47 (9.02%) Firewall
3 44 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
4 32 (6.14%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.61%) Internet
6 19 (3.65%) Bluetooth
7 17 (3.26%) DNS
7 17 (3.26%) Network Security
8 14 (2.69%) DHCP
8 14 (2.69%) SAN
9 12 (2.30%) VLAN
9 12 (2.30%) ZigBee
10 9 (1.73%) LAN
11 8 (1.54%) Skype
11 8 (1.54%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.15%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.15%) LDAP
12 6 (1.15%) PPP
12 6 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.32%) MySQL
2 25 (4.80%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (2.50%) Big Data
6 11 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.34%) Text Mining
8 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.77%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (0.58%) GIS
10 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.07%) TeamCity
4 13 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.92%) Mercurial
6 5 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.96%) GCC
6 5 (0.96%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
8 1 (0.19%) JMeter
8 1 (0.19%) jMock
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.19%) Mockito
8 1 (0.19%) Selenium
8 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (5.37%) Finance
2 20 (3.84%) Electronics
2 20 (3.84%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.54%) Games
5 7 (1.34%) Banking
6 6 (1.15%) Automotive
6 6 (1.15%) Marketing
7 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.96%) Law
7 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.58%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) French Language
9 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 148 (28.41%) Developer
2 140 (26.87%) Software Engineer
3 90 (17.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 69 (13.24%) Graduate
5 60 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 60 (11.52%) Software Developer
6 51 (9.79%) C++ Developer
7 48 (9.21%) C++ Software Developer
7 48 (9.21%) Graduate Developer
8 47 (9.02%) Embedded Engineer
9 41 (7.87%) C Software Engineer
9 41 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (6.91%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 36 (6.91%) Graduate Software Developer
11 33 (6.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 33 (6.33%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
12 32 (6.14%) Java Developer
13 30 (5.76%) Senior Software Engineer
14 29 (5.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 28 (5.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.02%) HTML
2 46 (8.83%) CSS
3 44 (8.45%) .NET
3 44 (8.45%) Web Services
4 28 (5.37%) HTML5
5 22 (4.22%) CSS3
6 18 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 18 (3.45%) Apache Axis
7 15 (2.88%) LAMP
7 15 (2.88%) Spring
8 14 (2.69%) jQuery
8 14 (2.69%) Node.js
9 11 (2.11%) RESTful
10 8 (1.54%) J2EE
11 7 (1.34%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.34%) Django
11 7 (1.34%) XML
12 6 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (1.15%) REST
12 6 (1.15%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.77%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.02%) Algorithms
3 26 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.84%) 3D Printing
5 15 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.11%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.73%) Life Science
8 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.73%) Smart Home
9 7 (1.34%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.96%) Clustering
11 5 (0.96%) Smart Energy
12 4 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.77%) User Experience
13 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 212 (40.69%) Windows
2 71 (13.63%) Unix
3 58 (11.13%) Android
4 52 (9.98%) Windows Server
5 26 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (3.84%) CentOS
7 20 (3.84%) Debian
8 18 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.69%) Solaris
10 14 (2.69%) Ubuntu
11 12 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (33.59%) Software Engineering
2 125 (23.99%) Mathematics
3 83 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (14.78%) DevOps
5 74 (14.20%) Physics
6 72 (13.82%) Machine Learning
7 45 (8.64%) OO
8 44 (8.45%) Multithreading
9 42 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (7.10%) Mentoring
11 36 (6.91%) Configuration Management
11 36 (6.91%) Web Development
12 33 (6.33%) SDLC
13 31 (5.95%) Test Automation
14 29 (5.57%) TDD
15 27 (5.18%) Scrum
16 25 (4.80%) ITIL
17 22 (4.22%) Android Development
18 20 (3.84%) CAD
18 20 (3.84%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 257 (49.33%) Python
2 200 (38.39%) C++
3 199 (38.20%) Java
4 153 (29.37%) C
5 126 (24.18%) Perl
6 88 (16.89%) JavaScript
7 73 (14.01%) Bash Shell
8 62 (11.90%) C#
9 55 (10.56%) SQL
10 38 (7.29%) PowerShell
11 28 (5.37%) PHP
12 23 (4.41%) Ruby
13 20 (3.84%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.92%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.54%) Scala
16 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.96%) Embedded C++
18 4 (0.77%) Lua
19 3 (0.58%) Assembly Language
20 2 (0.38%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 199 (38.20%) Degree
2 61 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (8.64%) Numerate Degree
4 35 (6.72%) PhD
5 7 (1.34%) LPIC
6 6 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.96%) MCSA
7 5 (0.96%) MCSE
7 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.96%) RHCE
8 4 (0.77%) CCNP
9 3 (0.58%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.58%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.41%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 58 (11.13%) Docker
2 57 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.68%) Firmware
4 27 (5.18%) Active Directory
5 26 (4.99%) Hyper-V
6 22 (4.22%) KVM
7 9 (1.73%) Xen
8 8 (1.54%) LXC
9 5 (0.96%) vSphere
9 5 (0.96%) XenApp
9 5 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.77%) iptables
10 4 (0.77%) pfSense
10 4 (0.77%) QEMU
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.19%) GFS2
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (11.52%) Puppet
2 50 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.84%) Ansible
4 19 (3.65%) Grafana
5 18 (3.45%) Munin
5 18 (3.45%) ZABBIX
6 15 (2.88%) Salt
7 13 (2.50%) Packer
8 8 (1.54%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.54%) SCCM
9 5 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.77%) Nagios
11 3 (0.58%) Graphite
11 3 (0.58%) Kibana
11 3 (0.58%) logstash
12 2 (0.38%) Graylog
13 1 (0.19%) Oozie
13 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (13.82%) VMware
2 45 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.80%) Cisco
4 24 (4.61%) Oracle
5 9 (1.73%) Apple
5 9 (1.73%) Sun
6 8 (1.54%) NETGEAR
7 6 (1.15%) Citrix
7 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.96%) Brocade
8 5 (0.96%) CA
8 5 (0.96%) NetApp
8 5 (0.96%) Pegasus
8 5 (0.96%) Perforce
8 5 (0.96%) Riverbed
8 5 (0.96%) Vyatta
9 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.58%) F5
10 3 (0.58%) SAP
10 3 (0.58%) Serena
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