Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 694 555 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.02% 25.30% 18.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.99% 67.19% 63.57%
Number of salaries quoted 523 458 423
Cambridge median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £67,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%

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 964 826 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.58% 37.65% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 704 700 702
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 410 (59.08%) Software Engineering
2 371 (53.46%) Python
3 352 (50.72%) C++
4 310 (44.67%) Degree
5 305 (43.95%) C
6 243 (35.01%) Computer Science
7 235 (33.86%) Windows
8 204 (29.39%) Java
9 175 (25.22%) Mathematics
10 170 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (16.43%) OO
12 108 (15.56%) Multithreading
13 104 (14.99%) Physics
14 102 (14.70%) Machine Learning
15 94 (13.54%) Wireless
15 94 (13.54%) Scrum
16 90 (12.97%) JavaScript
17 82 (11.82%) SQL
18 79 (11.38%) Git (software)
19 77 (11.10%) SDLC
20 74 (10.66%) Unix
21 71 (10.23%) Embedded Linux
22 70 (10.09%) Algorithms
23 66 (9.51%) Bash Shell
23 66 (9.51%) C#
24 63 (9.08%) TDD
24 63 (9.08%) DevOps
25 61 (8.79%) TCP/IP
26 60 (8.65%) Embedded C
26 60 (8.65%) HTML

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 21 (3.03%) Apache
2 13 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.43%) Confluence
6 3 (0.43%) IIS
6 3 (0.43%) nginx
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.29%) JBoss
7 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) DNN
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.14%) uWSGI
Applications
1 8 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.45%) SaaS
3 13 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.44%) GitHub
5 7 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.58%) G Suite
7 4 (0.58%) Slack
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.43%) Office 365
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (0.29%) Heroku
9 2 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.54%) Wireless
2 61 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 56 (8.07%) Internet
4 17 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (2.31%) Bluetooth
6 14 (2.02%) WAN
7 12 (1.73%) Ethernet
7 12 (1.73%) Firewall
7 12 (1.73%) OpenVPN
8 11 (1.59%) DNS
9 8 (1.15%) 3G
9 8 (1.15%) 4G
9 8 (1.15%) SNMP
10 7 (1.01%) Network Security
10 7 (1.01%) VoIP
11 5 (0.72%) BGP
11 5 (0.72%) DHCP
11 5 (0.72%) MPLS
11 5 (0.72%) VPN
12 4 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.21%) Relational Database
2 45 (6.48%) MySQL
3 24 (3.46%) Big Data
4 22 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.72%) HBase
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.58%) GIS
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.04%) JIRA
3 29 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.18%) Mercurial
4 13 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (1.87%) Bitbucket
5 12 (1.73%) GitLab
6 8 (1.15%) Gerrit
7 6 (0.86%) Hudson
7 6 (0.86%) Maven
7 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.43%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.43%) Selenium
8 3 (0.43%) Toad
9 2 (0.29%) GCC
9 2 (0.29%) git-flow
9 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.29%) Mocha
9 2 (0.29%) Subversion
10 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
General
1 38 (5.48%) Electronics
2 26 (3.75%) Marketing
3 23 (3.31%) Finance
4 17 (2.45%) Retail
5 16 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.15%) Automotive
9 6 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 333 (47.98%) Software Engineer
2 218 (31.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 147 (21.18%) Developer
4 142 (20.46%) Linux Engineer
5 128 (18.44%) C Software Engineer
6 117 (16.86%) Embedded Engineer
7 104 (14.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 91 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 84 (12.10%) Graduate
10 80 (11.53%) Software Developer
11 78 (11.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 74 (10.66%) C++ Developer
13 71 (10.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 70 (10.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 66 (9.51%) Embedded C Engineer
16 64 (9.22%) C++ Software Developer
16 64 (9.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 59 (8.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 58 (8.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 54 (7.78%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.65%) HTML
2 41 (5.91%) Web Services
3 34 (4.90%) CSS
4 32 (4.61%) HTML5
5 30 (4.32%) RESTful
6 27 (3.89%) CSS3
6 27 (3.89%) Django
7 26 (3.75%) jQuery
7 26 (3.75%) Spring
8 21 (3.03%) HEVC
9 20 (2.88%) OpenGL
10 16 (2.31%) Flask
11 14 (2.02%) Apache Axis
11 14 (2.02%) React
12 12 (1.73%) .NET
12 12 (1.73%) J2EE
13 11 (1.59%) Yocto
14 9 (1.30%) JSON
14 9 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
15 8 (1.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 243 (35.01%) Computer Science
2 70 (10.09%) Algorithms
3 47 (6.77%) Embedded Systems
4 33 (4.76%) Life Science
5 29 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.60%) Data Structures
6 25 (3.60%) Device Driver
7 16 (2.31%) Internet of Things
8 14 (2.02%) 3D Printing
9 13 (1.87%) User Experience
10 11 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
11 10 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.44%) Fintech
12 7 (1.01%) Clustering
12 7 (1.01%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.01%) Smart Energy
13 6 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.72%) Smart Home
15 4 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 235 (33.86%) Windows
2 74 (10.66%) Unix
3 71 (10.23%) Embedded Linux
4 35 (5.04%) Android
5 30 (4.32%) Debian
6 22 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 20 (2.88%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.87%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.15%) Solaris
12 7 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.01%) CentOS
12 7 (1.01%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (59.08%) Software Engineering
2 175 (25.22%) Mathematics
3 170 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (16.43%) OO
5 108 (15.56%) Multithreading
6 104 (14.99%) Physics
7 102 (14.70%) Machine Learning
8 94 (13.54%) Scrum
9 77 (11.10%) SDLC
10 63 (9.08%) DevOps
10 63 (9.08%) TDD
11 48 (6.92%) Test Automation
12 38 (5.48%) Open Source
12 38 (5.48%) Web Development
13 37 (5.33%) OOD
14 34 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.90%) Software Architecture
15 32 (4.61%) Artificial Intelligence
15 32 (4.61%) Linux Kernel Development
15 32 (4.61%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 371 (53.46%) Python
2 352 (50.72%) C++
3 305 (43.95%) C
4 204 (29.39%) Java
5 90 (12.97%) JavaScript
6 82 (11.82%) SQL
7 66 (9.51%) Bash Shell
7 66 (9.51%) C#
8 60 (8.65%) Embedded C
9 49 (7.06%) Embedded C++
9 49 (7.06%) Perl
10 39 (5.62%) PHP
11 38 (5.48%) MATLAB
12 30 (4.32%) Ruby
13 12 (1.73%) Scala
14 11 (1.59%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.01%) VC++
16 6 (0.86%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 310 (44.67%) Degree
2 46 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.31%) PhD
4 12 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.30%) ISEB
5 9 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.72%) CCNP
8 4 (0.58%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.43%) CCNA
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CCIE
10 1 (0.14%) LPIC
10 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.01%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.29%) JTAG
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) MISRA
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (4.61%) Docker
2 14 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.15%) Firmware
5 6 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.72%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.72%) KVM
7 4 (0.58%) iptables
7 4 (0.58%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) LXC
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.29%) Samba
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) XenServer
9 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (5.76%) Puppet
2 31 (4.47%) Ansible
3 27 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.01%) Terraform
7 5 (0.72%) Oozie
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.58%) Nagios
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.58%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.43%) Grafana
9 3 (0.43%) logstash
9 3 (0.43%) Munin
10 2 (0.29%) Graphite
10 2 (0.29%) Graylog
10 2 (0.29%) Kibana
10 2 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (5.19%) Oracle
2 23 (3.31%) WorldPay
3 21 (3.03%) VMware
4 18 (2.59%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.02%) Dell
5 14 (2.02%) HP
6 12 (1.73%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.30%) Cisco
7 9 (1.30%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.01%) Juniper
8 7 (1.01%) Sun
8 7 (1.01%) Wind River
9 5 (0.72%) Google
9 5 (0.72%) QNX
10 4 (0.58%) Bomgar
10 4 (0.58%) Perforce
10 4 (0.58%) Proofpoint
10 4 (0.58%) Snow
11 3 (0.43%) Tableau
11 3 (0.43%) Xamarin