Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 758 514 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.29% 20.25% 20.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.32% 65.98% 66.34%
Number of salaries quoted 441 407 426
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,126 779 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 37.57% 30.69% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 641 610 678
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% +2.35% +2.41%

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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 381 (50.26%) Python
2 337 (44.46%) Software Engineering
3 310 (40.90%) C++
4 237 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (31.00%) C
6 213 (28.10%) Degree
7 207 (27.31%) Windows
8 179 (23.61%) Java
9 177 (23.35%) Mathematics
10 171 (22.56%) Computer Science
11 146 (19.26%) Machine Learning
12 135 (17.81%) WorldPay
13 126 (16.62%) Scrum
14 124 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
15 121 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
16 120 (15.83%) Test Automation
17 117 (15.44%) JavaScript
18 112 (14.78%) Oracle
19 107 (14.12%) Git (software)
20 106 (13.98%) DevOps
21 105 (13.85%) JIRA
22 102 (13.46%) Physics
23 101 (13.32%) Unix
24 96 (12.66%) Ansible
25 90 (11.87%) Bash Shell
26 89 (11.74%) Puppet
27 84 (11.08%) SQL
28 79 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
28 79 (10.42%) Docker
29 77 (10.16%) Multithreading

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 25 (3.30%) OpenStack
2 24 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.64%) Apache
4 14 (1.85%) Confluence
5 12 (1.58%) nginx
5 12 (1.58%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.26%) Drupal
8 2 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Jetty
9 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.92%) HipChat
1 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.53%) Weka
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Documaker
2 4 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.83%) GitHub
4 19 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.24%) IaaS
6 16 (2.11%) SaaS
7 9 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 9 (1.19%) Office 365
8 8 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.92%) Dropbox
10 6 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
12 3 (0.40%) Heroku
13 2 (0.26%) G Suite
13 2 (0.26%) npm
13 2 (0.26%) Route 53
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.50%) Internet
2 63 (8.31%) TCP/IP
3 61 (8.05%) DNS
4 54 (7.12%) Firewall
5 30 (3.96%) Wireless
6 21 (2.77%) SMTP
6 21 (2.77%) SNMP
7 18 (2.37%) SSH
8 17 (2.24%) DHCP
9 16 (2.11%) FTP
9 16 (2.11%) HTTP
9 16 (2.11%) SSL
9 16 (2.11%) WAN
10 14 (1.85%) ICMP
11 12 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (1.58%) HTTPS
11 12 (1.58%) IMAP
11 12 (1.58%) IPsec
11 12 (1.58%) POP3
11 12 (1.58%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.28%) MySQL
2 33 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 26 (3.43%) SQL Server
4 21 (2.77%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.85%) Big Data
6 13 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.66%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.66%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.53%) Power BI
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 105 (13.85%) JIRA
3 56 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 12 (1.58%) Gerrit
5 12 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.19%) GitLab
7 8 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.92%) Bugzilla
8 7 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.92%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.79%) CircleCI
9 6 (0.79%) Subversion
10 5 (0.66%) Buildbot
10 5 (0.66%) webpack
11 4 (0.53%) Hudson
11 4 (0.53%) Selenium
12 3 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 50 (6.60%) Finance
2 36 (4.75%) Retail
3 32 (4.22%) Electronics
4 27 (3.56%) Marketing
5 8 (1.06%) Automotive
5 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 7 (0.92%) Multimedia
6 7 (0.92%) Publishing
7 5 (0.66%) Legal
8 4 (0.53%) Law
8 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.26%) Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Games
9 2 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 276 (36.41%) Software Engineer
2 188 (24.80%) C++ Software Engineer
3 138 (18.21%) Developer
4 118 (15.57%) Linux Engineer
5 92 (12.14%) C Software Engineer
6 89 (11.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 86 (11.35%) Embedded Engineer
8 82 (10.82%) Software Developer
9 79 (10.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 72 (9.50%) C++ Developer
11 67 (8.84%) C++ Software Developer
11 67 (8.84%) Graduate
12 63 (8.31%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 62 (8.18%) Python Engineer
14 60 (7.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 59 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
16 56 (7.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 56 (7.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 55 (7.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 52 (6.86%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.76%) Web Services
2 61 (8.05%) Middleware
3 59 (7.78%) RESTful
4 42 (5.54%) HTML
5 33 (4.35%) OpenGL
6 30 (3.96%) TensorFlow
7 21 (2.77%) .NET
7 21 (2.77%) CSS
8 18 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
9 17 (2.24%) AngularJS
10 16 (2.11%) jQuery
11 14 (1.85%) Django
11 14 (1.85%) Node.js
12 13 (1.72%) SOAP
12 13 (1.72%) STL
12 13 (1.72%) YAML
13 12 (1.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 12 (1.58%) HEVC
13 12 (1.58%) HTML5
14 11 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 171 (22.56%) Computer Science
2 76 (10.03%) Algorithms
3 45 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.94%) Linux Command Line
4 35 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 32 (4.22%) Life Science
6 30 (3.96%) CUDA
7 26 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (2.77%) Fintech
9 16 (2.11%) Internet of Things
10 11 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.19%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (0.92%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (0.79%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 207 (27.31%) Windows
2 101 (13.32%) Unix
3 38 (5.01%) Embedded Linux
4 32 (4.22%) Android
5 27 (3.56%) Solaris
6 25 (3.30%) CentOS
6 25 (3.30%) Mac OS X
7 22 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.77%) Mac OS
9 17 (2.24%) Debian
10 16 (2.11%) Windows Server
11 15 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (1.58%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.53%) VMS
15 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (44.46%) Software Engineering
2 237 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (23.35%) Mathematics
4 146 (19.26%) Machine Learning
5 126 (16.62%) Scrum
6 124 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
7 120 (15.83%) Test Automation
8 106 (13.98%) DevOps
9 102 (13.46%) Physics
10 79 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (10.16%) Multithreading
12 71 (9.37%) OO
13 62 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
13 62 (8.18%) TDD
14 55 (7.26%) Collaborative Working
15 51 (6.73%) Configuration Management
15 51 (6.73%) Kanban
16 47 (6.20%) Image Processing
17 41 (5.41%) Computer Vision
18 39 (5.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 381 (50.26%) Python
2 310 (40.90%) C++
3 235 (31.00%) C
4 179 (23.61%) Java
5 117 (15.44%) JavaScript
6 90 (11.87%) Bash Shell
7 84 (11.08%) SQL
8 66 (8.71%) PHP
9 52 (6.86%) Ruby
10 46 (6.07%) C#
10 46 (6.07%) Embedded C
11 45 (5.94%) PowerShell
12 44 (5.80%) Embedded C++
13 35 (4.62%) MATLAB
13 35 (4.62%) Perl
14 19 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.32%) Go
17 9 (1.19%) VB
18 8 (1.06%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 213 (28.10%) Degree
2 43 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.43%) PhD
4 17 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.24%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.58%) CCNP
6 10 (1.32%) CCNA
7 7 (0.92%) ISEB
7 7 (0.92%) JNCIP
8 5 (0.66%) CCIE
8 5 (0.66%) RHCE
8 5 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.40%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.17%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) GCP
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.13%) PSD2
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (10.42%) Docker
2 56 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.54%) Active Directory
4 30 (3.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
4 30 (3.96%) vSphere
5 12 (1.58%) Samba
5 12 (1.58%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.32%) LXC
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.19%) KVM
8 8 (1.06%) Xen
9 7 (0.92%) QEMU
9 7 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.53%) Firmware
13 2 (0.26%) HDFS
13 2 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 96 (12.66%) Ansible
2 89 (11.74%) Puppet
3 68 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (5.54%) vRealize
5 30 (3.96%) vCenter Server
6 24 (3.17%) Kubernetes
7 22 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 22 (2.90%) Terraform
8 19 (2.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 13 (1.72%) Data Guard
9 13 (1.72%) Nagios
9 13 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (1.58%) Rancher
10 12 (1.58%) Sysdig
11 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 10 (1.32%) Grafana
12 6 (0.79%) logstash
13 5 (0.66%) Graylog
13 5 (0.66%) Kibana
13 5 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (17.81%) WorldPay
2 112 (14.78%) Oracle
3 64 (8.44%) Cisco
4 59 (7.78%) VMware
5 48 (6.33%) Splunk
6 42 (5.54%) AppDynamics
6 42 (5.54%) BMC
7 35 (4.62%) F5
7 35 (4.62%) Fortinet
8 34 (4.49%) HP
9 31 (4.09%) Citrix
9 31 (4.09%) ServiceNow
10 28 (3.69%) Microsoft
11 22 (2.90%) Juniper
12 17 (2.24%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.72%) Intel
14 12 (1.58%) Dell
14 12 (1.58%) IBM
14 12 (1.58%) New Relic
15 7 (0.92%) Perforce