Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 480 575 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.95% 21.12% 23.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.48% 69.44% 66.06%
Number of salaries quoted 328 460 431
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 733 828 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.52% 30.42% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 501 659 687
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +10.36% -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 217 (45.21%) Python
2 137 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (27.29%) Machine Learning
4 129 (26.88%) C++
5 127 (26.46%) Java
6 123 (25.63%) Software Engineering
7 122 (25.42%) Windows
8 116 (24.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 108 (22.50%) Degree
10 97 (20.21%) C
11 91 (18.96%) Git (software)
12 76 (15.83%) Ansible
13 75 (15.63%) Test Automation
13 75 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 74 (15.42%) Finance
15 73 (15.21%) Scrum
16 71 (14.79%) Puppet
16 71 (14.79%) DevOps
17 67 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
18 61 (12.71%) Unix
19 59 (12.29%) Bash Shell
20 58 (12.08%) JavaScript
21 57 (11.88%) Mathematics
21 57 (11.88%) Docker
22 51 (10.63%) TCP/IP
23 50 (10.42%) SQL
24 49 (10.21%) Oracle
25 47 (9.79%) JIRA
26 46 (9.58%) Jenkins
27 43 (8.96%) Big Data

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 14 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (2.92%) OpenStack
2 12 (2.50%) Confluence
3 10 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.46%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.46%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.46%) SAS
5 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) nginx
7 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.63%) WordPress
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.88%) RoboHelp
3 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Documaker
2 4 (0.83%) Odoo
2 4 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.79%) GitHub
3 19 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.33%) Office 365
5 12 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.46%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.46%) IaaS
7 6 (1.25%) SaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.63%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.42%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.42%) G Suite
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.63%) TCP/IP
2 40 (8.33%) Firewall
3 37 (7.71%) DNS
4 33 (6.88%) Wireless
5 22 (4.58%) WebEx
6 19 (3.96%) DHCP
7 18 (3.75%) Internet
7 18 (3.75%) SSL
8 15 (3.13%) VLAN
9 11 (2.29%) SSH
10 10 (2.08%) HTTP
11 9 (1.88%) FTP
11 9 (1.88%) Network Security
11 9 (1.88%) SMTP
11 9 (1.88%) SNMP
12 8 (1.67%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.46%) IMAP
13 7 (1.46%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.46%) POP3
13 7 (1.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.96%) Big Data
2 28 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.58%) MySQL
4 20 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (2.71%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.88%) Power BI
9 8 (1.67%) HBase
9 8 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.46%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.46%) Apache Zeppelin
10 7 (1.46%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 91 (18.96%) Git (software)
2 47 (9.79%) JIRA
3 46 (9.58%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.71%) Selenium
5 8 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 8 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.46%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.46%) Gerrit
6 7 (1.46%) Gradle
6 7 (1.46%) JUnit
6 7 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.04%) JMeter
8 4 (0.83%) Clang
8 4 (0.83%) CMake
8 4 (0.83%) Hudson
8 4 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.83%) Subversion
9 3 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 74 (15.42%) Finance
2 26 (5.42%) Automotive
3 21 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.75%) Banking
5 12 (2.50%) Law
6 9 (1.88%) Retail
7 7 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.46%) Marketing
8 5 (1.04%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Military
9 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.42%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 96 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 86 (17.92%) Developer
3 73 (15.21%) Linux Engineer
4 50 (10.42%) C++ Software Engineer
5 45 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (8.96%) Administrator
7 34 (7.08%) Test Engineer
8 31 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 31 (6.46%) Software Developer
9 30 (6.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 29 (6.04%) C++ Developer
11 28 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (5.21%) Graduate
12 25 (5.21%) Python Engineer
13 23 (4.79%) Linux Administrator
14 22 (4.58%) Author
14 22 (4.58%) Technical Author
14 22 (4.58%) Technical Trainer
14 22 (4.58%) Trainer
15 21 (4.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.58%) Web Services
2 20 (4.17%) RESTful
3 19 (3.96%) AngularJS
4 18 (3.75%) Middleware
5 15 (3.13%) HTML
6 14 (2.92%) .NET
7 13 (2.71%) LDAP
8 12 (2.50%) SOAP
9 11 (2.29%) CSS
10 10 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
10 10 (2.08%) Node.js
11 8 (1.67%) Kafka
12 7 (1.46%) Angular 2
12 7 (1.46%) Django
12 7 (1.46%) SparkR
12 7 (1.46%) Spring
12 7 (1.46%) Symfony
12 7 (1.46%) TensorFlow
12 7 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (1.46%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.33%) Fintech
3 28 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.71%) Device Driver
6 13 (2.71%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.08%) Life Science
8 10 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.08%) User Experience
9 9 (1.88%) Grid Computing
9 9 (1.88%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.04%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 122 (25.42%) Windows
2 61 (12.71%) Unix
3 35 (7.29%) Android
4 26 (5.42%) Embedded Linux
5 25 (5.21%) CentOS
5 25 (5.21%) Windows Server
6 17 (3.54%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.71%) Debian
7 13 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.71%) Solaris
8 12 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 12 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.88%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.46%) VMS
13 6 (1.25%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.42%) Fedora
15 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (27.29%) Machine Learning
3 123 (25.63%) Software Engineering
4 116 (24.17%) Artificial Intelligence
5 75 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 73 (15.21%) Scrum
7 71 (14.79%) DevOps
8 57 (11.88%) Mathematics
9 43 (8.96%) Multithreading
10 40 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (7.29%) Configuration Management
13 31 (6.46%) Physics
13 31 (6.46%) TDD
14 27 (5.63%) Open Source
15 26 (5.42%) OO
16 25 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
17 22 (4.58%) Kanban
18 20 (4.17%) Logistics
19 19 (3.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 217 (45.21%) Python
2 129 (26.88%) C++
3 127 (26.46%) Java
4 97 (20.21%) C
5 59 (12.29%) Bash Shell
6 58 (12.08%) JavaScript
7 50 (10.42%) SQL
8 34 (7.08%) C#
9 27 (5.63%) PHP
10 26 (5.42%) Perl
11 19 (3.96%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.13%) Ruby
12 15 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.08%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.46%) VB
15 6 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.04%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.04%) Go
16 5 (1.04%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.83%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 108 (22.50%) Degree
2 31 (6.46%) PhD
3 25 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) CCNA
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.04%) PSD2
4 4 (0.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (11.88%) Docker
2 36 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.71%) vSphere
6 8 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.67%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.46%) HDFS
7 7 (1.46%) Samba
8 6 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.83%) KVM
10 3 (0.63%) QEMU
11 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) Xen
12 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (15.83%) Ansible
2 71 (14.79%) Puppet
3 41 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.38%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.71%) vRealize
6 7 (1.46%) Ambari
6 7 (1.46%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.46%) Nagios
6 7 (1.46%) Oozie
6 7 (1.46%) Rancher
6 7 (1.46%) Sysdig
7 6 (1.25%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.25%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.25%) Terraform
7 6 (1.25%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.04%) Salt
9 3 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (10.21%) Oracle
2 41 (8.54%) WorldPay
3 39 (8.13%) Cisco
4 35 (7.29%) VMware
5 30 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.00%) HP
7 19 (3.96%) Splunk
8 18 (3.75%) Juniper
9 16 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.71%) AppDynamics
10 13 (2.71%) BMC
11 11 (2.29%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.88%) Citrix
12 9 (1.88%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.67%) Google
13 8 (1.67%) Intel
14 7 (1.46%) IBM
14 7 (1.46%) New Relic
14 7 (1.46%) SAP
15 6 (1.25%) F5