Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 469 691 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.66% 21.89% 23.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.67% 71.09% 65.05%
Number of salaries quoted 329 533 426
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,700 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £70,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 683 972 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.46% 30.80% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 492 735 700
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,100 £24,750
90th Percentile £73,625 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 220 (46.91%) Python
2 147 (31.34%) Java
3 146 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (25.59%) C++
5 117 (24.95%) Machine Learning
6 113 (24.09%) Git (software)
7 111 (23.67%) Software Engineering
8 106 (22.60%) Artificial Intelligence
9 103 (21.96%) C
10 99 (21.11%) Windows
11 96 (20.47%) Scrum
12 90 (19.19%) Degree
13 81 (17.27%) Finance
13 81 (17.27%) Test Automation
14 74 (15.78%) Ansible
15 68 (14.50%) Computer Science
16 67 (14.29%) Puppet
17 59 (12.58%) DevOps
18 56 (11.94%) Jenkins
19 53 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (11.09%) Docker
20 52 (11.09%) PostgreSQL
20 52 (11.09%) JavaScript
21 50 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (10.02%) Oracle
23 46 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (9.81%) JIRA
23 46 (9.81%) Fintech
24 45 (9.59%) Big Data
25 44 (9.38%) Bash Shell

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 18 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.77%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.28%) Apache
5 5 (1.07%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.07%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.07%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.07%) Confluence
5 5 (1.07%) JBoss
5 5 (1.07%) nginx
5 5 (1.07%) SAS
5 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.07%) WildFly
5 5 (1.07%) WordPress
6 4 (0.85%) IIS
7 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 20 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.92%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Odoo
2 2 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.69%) GitHub
3 15 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.13%) Office 365
5 9 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.07%) SaaS
8 3 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.96%) Wireless
2 34 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.97%) Firewall
3 28 (5.97%) WebEx
4 17 (3.62%) DNS
5 16 (3.41%) VLAN
6 12 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (2.35%) Internet
8 10 (2.13%) Bluetooth
8 10 (2.13%) Network Security
8 10 (2.13%) SSL
9 9 (1.92%) DHCP
9 9 (1.92%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.28%) 802.11
10 6 (1.28%) SAN
11 5 (1.07%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.85%) BGP
12 4 (0.85%) IPv4
12 4 (0.85%) LAN
12 4 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.09%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (9.59%) Big Data
3 28 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 22 (4.69%) MySQL
5 14 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.28%) HBase
10 6 (1.28%) Power BI
11 5 (1.07%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.07%) Apache Zeppelin
11 5 (1.07%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.07%) Sqoop
12 4 (0.85%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 113 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 46 (9.81%) JIRA
4 19 (4.05%) Gradle
4 19 (4.05%) Selenium
5 15 (3.20%) Maven
5 15 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.13%) Hudson
7 8 (1.71%) Subversion
8 7 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.49%) JUnit
8 7 (1.49%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.07%) JMeter
11 4 (0.85%) Clang
11 4 (0.85%) CMake
11 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.64%) Travis CI
General
1 81 (17.27%) Finance
2 31 (6.61%) Banking
3 29 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.76%) Automotive
5 10 (2.13%) Law
6 9 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.71%) Games
8 6 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.28%) Retail
9 2 (0.43%) Electronics
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (19.19%) Developer
2 88 (18.76%) Software Engineer
3 70 (14.93%) Linux Engineer
4 43 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 33 (7.04%) Python Engineer
6 31 (6.61%) Test Engineer
7 29 (6.18%) Administrator
7 29 (6.18%) C++ Developer
8 28 (5.97%) Technical Trainer
8 28 (5.97%) Trainer
9 25 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.12%) Embedded Engineer
11 23 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (4.69%) Author
12 22 (4.69%) C Software Engineer
12 22 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 22 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.69%) Technical Author
13 20 (4.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.48%) HTML
2 20 (4.26%) Web Services
3 18 (3.84%) CSS
4 15 (3.20%) RESTful
5 13 (2.77%) .NET
5 13 (2.77%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.56%) LDAP
6 12 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 12 (2.56%) Spring
7 10 (2.13%) Django
7 10 (2.13%) Node.js
8 9 (1.92%) XML
9 8 (1.71%) Flask
9 8 (1.71%) TensorFlow
9 8 (1.71%) Twisted
10 7 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (1.49%) Caffe
10 7 (1.49%) pytest
10 7 (1.49%) STL
10 7 (1.49%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.81%) Fintech
2 25 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (3.20%) Device Driver
7 11 (2.35%) User Experience
8 10 (2.13%) Life Science
9 9 (1.92%) Grid Computing
9 9 (1.92%) Internet of Things
9 9 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.49%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.28%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.64%) IPTV
14 3 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 99 (21.11%) Windows
2 44 (9.38%) Unix
3 35 (7.46%) Embedded Linux
4 29 (6.18%) Ubuntu
5 28 (5.97%) Android
6 20 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 18 (3.84%) CentOS
8 10 (2.13%) Debian
9 7 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.07%) VMS
12 4 (0.85%) Fedora
12 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (24.95%) Machine Learning
3 111 (23.67%) Software Engineering
4 106 (22.60%) Artificial Intelligence
5 96 (20.47%) Scrum
6 81 (17.27%) Test Automation
7 68 (14.50%) Computer Science
8 59 (12.58%) DevOps
9 53 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (9.17%) Configuration Management
12 40 (8.53%) Kanban
13 39 (8.32%) TDD
14 38 (8.10%) Mathematics
15 37 (7.89%) Multithreading
16 36 (7.68%) Open Source
17 32 (6.82%) Logistics
18 23 (4.90%) OO
19 21 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
20 20 (4.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 220 (46.91%) Python
2 147 (31.34%) Java
3 120 (25.59%) C++
4 103 (21.96%) C
5 52 (11.09%) JavaScript
6 44 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 34 (7.25%) SQL
8 30 (6.40%) C#
9 26 (5.54%) Perl
10 22 (4.69%) PHP
11 16 (3.41%) Ruby
12 15 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.35%) Embedded C
14 10 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.28%) VB
17 4 (0.85%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.85%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.85%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (19.19%) Degree
2 23 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.26%) PhD
4 7 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.43%) CCNA
7 2 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.21%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.89%) QA
2 18 (3.84%) PSD2
3 4 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (11.09%) Docker
2 23 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.71%) vSphere
6 6 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.07%) HDFS
8 3 (0.64%) Firmware
9 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.43%) KVM
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) QEMU
10 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 74 (15.78%) Ansible
2 67 (14.29%) Puppet
3 28 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.05%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.35%) Terraform
6 8 (1.71%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.28%) Packer
8 5 (1.07%) Ambari
8 5 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (1.07%) Oozie
9 4 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.85%) Icinga
9 4 (0.85%) Salt
10 3 (0.64%) Grafana
11 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.43%) SCCM
11 2 (0.43%) SCSM
11 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (10.02%) Oracle
2 39 (8.32%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.46%) WorldPay
4 22 (4.69%) VMware
5 21 (4.48%) Cisco
6 14 (2.99%) Juniper
7 12 (2.56%) HP
8 10 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.28%) Google
9 6 (1.28%) SAP
9 6 (1.28%) Splunk
10 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.85%) Sophos
12 3 (0.64%) Citrix
12 3 (0.64%) Fortinet
12 3 (0.64%) NetApp
13 2 (0.43%) Bomgar
13 2 (0.43%) QNX
13 2 (0.43%) Snow
13 2 (0.43%) Zend