Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 640 534 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.65% 19.77% 22.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.25% 65.28% 65.85%
Number of salaries quoted 365 420 452
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% -

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 966 818 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 37.21% 30.29% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 551 639 717
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 322 (50.31%) Python
2 239 (37.34%) Software Engineering
3 236 (36.88%) C++
4 202 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (27.50%) Windows
6 164 (25.63%) C
7 160 (25.00%) Degree
8 148 (23.13%) Java
9 138 (21.56%) Mathematics
9 138 (21.56%) Machine Learning
10 126 (19.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 124 (19.38%) Computer Science
12 112 (17.50%) Test Automation
13 106 (16.56%) WorldPay
14 105 (16.41%) Git (software)
15 104 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
15 104 (16.25%) JavaScript
16 102 (15.94%) Scrum
16 102 (15.94%) Ansible
16 102 (15.94%) DevOps
17 89 (13.91%) Unix
17 89 (13.91%) Puppet
18 87 (13.59%) Bash Shell
19 79 (12.34%) Physics
19 79 (12.34%) Oracle
20 77 (12.03%) JIRA
21 73 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
22 69 (10.78%) Docker
23 67 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
24 66 (10.31%) VMware

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 (3.91%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.03%) Apache
2 13 (2.03%) Confluence
3 12 (1.88%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.88%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.56%) nginx
5 9 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.47%) WordPress
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.31%) Drupal
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) RoboHelp
2 7 (1.09%) HipChat
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Documaker
2 4 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 104 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.53%) GitHub
4 14 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.03%) IaaS
6 11 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.72%) Office 365
7 10 (1.56%) SaaS
8 7 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.09%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.63%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.31%) G Suite
11 2 (0.31%) Heroku
12 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 60 (9.38%) DNS
3 55 (8.59%) Firewall
4 38 (5.94%) Internet
5 23 (3.59%) DHCP
6 21 (3.28%) Wireless
7 20 (3.13%) SSH
8 18 (2.81%) SNMP
8 18 (2.81%) SSL
9 17 (2.66%) HTTP
10 16 (2.50%) FTP
11 14 (2.19%) ICMP
11 14 (2.19%) SMTP
11 14 (2.19%) WebEx
12 12 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (1.88%) HTTPS
12 12 (1.88%) IMAP
12 12 (1.88%) IPsec
12 12 (1.88%) POP3
12 12 (1.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.78%) MySQL
2 32 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.84%) SQL Server
4 27 (4.22%) Big Data
5 22 (3.44%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.63%) Power BI
11 3 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.47%) HBase
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Zeppelin
12 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 105 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 77 (12.03%) JIRA
3 53 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.03%) Mercurial
5 12 (1.88%) Gerrit
5 12 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.25%) Subversion
8 7 (1.09%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.09%) Selenium
9 6 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.63%) GitLab
11 4 (0.63%) Gradle
12 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.47%) Clang
12 3 (0.47%) CMake
12 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.47%) Hudson
12 3 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 63 (9.84%) Finance
2 26 (4.06%) Marketing
3 18 (2.81%) Automotive
3 18 (2.81%) Retail
4 17 (2.66%) Electronics
5 11 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.25%) Banking
8 7 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.09%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.09%) Publishing
9 5 (0.78%) Legal
10 4 (0.63%) Law
11 3 (0.47%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 195 (30.47%) Software Engineer
2 132 (20.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 116 (18.13%) Developer
4 88 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
5 69 (10.78%) Software Developer
6 62 (9.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 59 (9.22%) Embedded Engineer
8 57 (8.91%) C Software Engineer
8 57 (8.91%) C++ Developer
9 56 (8.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 54 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 53 (8.28%) Graduate
12 52 (8.13%) C++ Software Developer
13 47 (7.34%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 45 (7.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 44 (6.88%) Test Engineer
16 42 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 42 (6.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 42 (6.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 41 (6.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.75%) Middleware
2 51 (7.97%) Web Services
3 43 (6.72%) RESTful
4 34 (5.31%) HTML
5 25 (3.91%) OpenGL
6 22 (3.44%) TensorFlow
7 20 (3.13%) .NET
7 20 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.13%) CSS
8 18 (2.81%) Natural Language Processing
9 15 (2.34%) SOAP
10 14 (2.19%) Node.js
11 13 (2.03%) YAML
12 11 (1.72%) HTML5
12 11 (1.72%) STL
13 10 (1.56%) Angular 2
13 10 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (1.56%) CSS3
13 10 (1.56%) LAMP
13 10 (1.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 124 (19.38%) Computer Science
2 53 (8.28%) Algorithms
3 43 (6.72%) Linux Command Line
4 38 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.94%) Data Centre
5 31 (4.84%) Fintech
5 31 (4.84%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.59%) CUDA
6 23 (3.59%) Life Science
7 17 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (1.72%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.72%) Internet of Things
10 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.25%) Grid Computing
12 8 (1.25%) Replication
13 7 (1.09%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 176 (27.50%) Windows
2 89 (13.91%) Unix
3 31 (4.84%) Android
4 29 (4.53%) CentOS
5 27 (4.22%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (3.59%) Solaris
7 22 (3.44%) Mac OS X
8 21 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.13%) Windows Server
10 18 (2.81%) Debian
11 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (2.03%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.63%) VMS
17 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
19 1 (0.16%) Fedora
19 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (37.34%) Software Engineering
2 202 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (21.56%) Machine Learning
3 138 (21.56%) Mathematics
4 126 (19.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 112 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 102 (15.94%) DevOps
6 102 (15.94%) Scrum
7 79 (12.34%) Physics
8 73 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 50 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (7.50%) OO
11 46 (7.19%) Multithreading
12 45 (7.03%) Collaborative Working
13 41 (6.41%) TDD
14 40 (6.25%) Load Balancing
15 38 (5.94%) Image Processing
16 37 (5.78%) Kanban
17 32 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 322 (50.31%) Python
2 236 (36.88%) C++
3 164 (25.63%) C
4 148 (23.13%) Java
5 104 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 87 (13.59%) Bash Shell
7 65 (10.16%) SQL
8 60 (9.38%) PHP
9 49 (7.66%) C#
10 46 (7.19%) Ruby
11 45 (7.03%) PowerShell
12 35 (5.47%) Perl
13 33 (5.16%) Embedded C
13 33 (5.16%) Embedded C++
14 26 (4.06%) MATLAB
15 16 (2.50%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.88%) VB
17 10 (1.56%) Go
17 10 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 7 (1.09%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 160 (25.00%) Degree
2 35 (5.47%) PhD
3 32 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.94%) ISEB
6 3 (0.47%) JNCIE
7 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CCNA
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.38%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) GCP
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.16%) PSD2
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (10.78%) Docker
2 58 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 34 (5.31%) vSphere
5 30 (4.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (1.88%) Samba
6 12 (1.88%) VirtualBox
7 10 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (1.41%) KVM
8 9 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.09%) QEMU
9 7 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.47%) Firmware
12 3 (0.47%) Xen
13 2 (0.31%) HDFS
13 2 (0.31%) Varnish
13 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (15.94%) Ansible
2 89 (13.91%) Puppet
3 67 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (6.56%) vRealize
5 30 (4.69%) vCenter Server
6 29 (4.53%) Kubernetes
7 21 (3.28%) Terraform
8 12 (1.88%) Nagios
8 12 (1.88%) Rancher
8 12 (1.88%) Sysdig
9 10 (1.56%) Data Guard
9 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 10 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 9 (1.41%) Salt
11 7 (1.09%) Grafana
12 6 (0.94%) Munin
12 6 (0.94%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 106 (16.56%) WorldPay
2 79 (12.34%) Oracle
3 66 (10.31%) VMware
4 62 (9.69%) Cisco
5 48 (7.50%) Splunk
6 42 (6.56%) AppDynamics
6 42 (6.56%) BMC
7 34 (5.31%) HP
8 33 (5.16%) Citrix
8 33 (5.16%) Fortinet
9 31 (4.84%) ServiceNow
10 30 (4.69%) F5
11 28 (4.38%) Microsoft
12 16 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.34%) Juniper
14 13 (2.03%) Intel
15 12 (1.88%) IBM
15 12 (1.88%) New Relic
16 7 (1.09%) Dell
16 7 (1.09%) Perforce