Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 534 560 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 19.77% 22.91% 18.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.28% 65.50% 61.18%
Number of salaries quoted 419 450 487
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,550 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 818 855 868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.29% 34.98% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 638 719 740
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, 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.

1 273 (51.12%) Python
2 228 (42.70%) Windows
3 226 (42.32%) C++
3 226 (42.32%) Software Engineering
4 221 (41.39%) Java
5 219 (41.01%) Degree
6 177 (33.15%) C
7 134 (25.09%) Mathematics
8 119 (22.28%) Computer Science
9 113 (21.16%) Perl
10 94 (17.60%) Wireless
10 94 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (16.10%) Physics
12 84 (15.73%) JavaScript
12 84 (15.73%) DevOps
13 83 (15.54%) Machine Learning
14 72 (13.48%) C#
15 71 (13.30%) Bash Shell
16 70 (13.11%) Multithreading
17 69 (12.92%) Docker
17 69 (12.92%) Computer Science Degree
18 68 (12.73%) OO
19 63 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
19 63 (11.80%) Unix
20 61 (11.42%) Puppet
20 61 (11.42%) Android
21 59 (11.05%) Algorithms
22 54 (10.11%) VMware
23 52 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
24 51 (9.55%) MySQL

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 35 (6.55%) Apache
2 27 (5.06%) IIS
3 19 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.43%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (2.06%) nginx
7 8 (1.50%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.50%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.12%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.56%) JBoss
9 3 (0.56%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 2 (0.37%) DNN
10 2 (0.37%) Drupal
10 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 63 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.43%) Office 365
3 10 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (1.87%) IaaS
3 10 (1.87%) SaaS
4 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.56%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Route 53
8 1 (0.19%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.60%) Wireless
2 38 (7.12%) Firewall
2 38 (7.12%) Wi-Fi
3 35 (6.55%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.06%) Internet
5 19 (3.56%) Bluetooth
6 18 (3.37%) Network Security
7 12 (2.25%) DNS
7 12 (2.25%) VLAN
8 10 (1.87%) SMS
8 10 (1.87%) ZigBee
9 9 (1.69%) DHCP
9 9 (1.69%) SAN
10 8 (1.50%) Skype
10 8 (1.50%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.12%) PPP
11 6 (1.12%) VoIP
12 5 (0.94%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.55%) MySQL
2 26 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.18%) Big Data
4 14 (2.62%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.50%) Text Mining
7 7 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.56%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.37%) GIS
10 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.37%) HBase
10 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.19%) Flink
11 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (7.68%) Jenkins
2 39 (7.30%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.56%) Mercurial
4 12 (2.25%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.50%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.12%) Maven
7 5 (0.94%) JIRA
8 3 (0.56%) GitLab
8 3 (0.56%) Hudson
9 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.37%) GCC
9 2 (0.37%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.37%) QUnit
9 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.19%) JMeter
10 1 (0.19%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 23 (4.31%) Finance
3 16 (3.00%) Electronics
4 13 (2.43%) Marketing
5 10 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.12%) Automotive
6 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.94%) Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Law
9 3 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 176 (32.96%) Developer
2 168 (31.46%) Software Engineer
3 114 (21.35%) C++ Software Engineer
4 87 (16.29%) Graduate
5 82 (15.36%) Software Developer
6 72 (13.48%) C++ Developer
7 68 (12.73%) Graduate Developer
8 64 (11.99%) C Software Engineer
9 62 (11.61%) C++ Software Developer
10 60 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 52 (9.74%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 51 (9.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 49 (9.18%) Linux Engineer
14 43 (8.05%) Embedded Engineer
15 41 (7.68%) Graduate Software Developer
15 41 (7.68%) Senior Software Engineer
16 38 (7.12%) Java Developer
17 35 (6.55%) Graduate C++ Developer
17 35 (6.55%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
18 33 (6.18%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.18%) Web Services
2 43 (8.05%) HTML
3 40 (7.49%) CSS
4 36 (6.74%) .NET
5 30 (5.62%) Apache Axis
5 30 (5.62%) HTML5
6 28 (5.24%) CSS3
7 24 (4.49%) Spring
8 19 (3.56%) jQuery
9 18 (3.37%) RESTful
10 14 (2.62%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.06%) J2EE
12 9 (1.69%) LAMP
12 9 (1.69%) Node.js
13 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.50%) JSON
13 8 (1.50%) Lucene
14 7 (1.31%) POSIX
14 7 (1.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 119 (22.28%) Computer Science
2 59 (11.05%) Algorithms
3 32 (5.99%) 3D Printing
4 22 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.81%) Internet of Things
7 10 (1.87%) Life Science
8 9 (1.69%) Smart Energy
8 9 (1.69%) Smart Home
9 8 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.50%) User Experience
10 7 (1.31%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.12%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 228 (42.70%) Windows
2 63 (11.80%) Unix
3 61 (11.42%) Android
4 40 (7.49%) Windows Server
5 32 (5.99%) Debian
6 26 (4.87%) CentOS
6 26 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (3.18%) Ubuntu
8 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.00%) Mac OS
10 13 (2.43%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.50%) Solaris
13 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (42.32%) Software Engineering
2 134 (25.09%) Mathematics
3 94 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (16.10%) Physics
5 84 (15.73%) DevOps
6 83 (15.54%) Machine Learning
7 70 (13.11%) Multithreading
8 68 (12.73%) OO
9 48 (8.99%) Artificial Intelligence
10 47 (8.80%) TDD
11 43 (8.05%) SDLC
12 37 (6.93%) Configuration Management
13 34 (6.37%) Scrum
14 33 (6.18%) Mentoring
14 33 (6.18%) Test Automation
14 33 (6.18%) Web Development
15 32 (5.99%) CAD
15 32 (5.99%) CAE
16 30 (5.62%) Content Writing
17 23 (4.31%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 273 (51.12%) Python
2 226 (42.32%) C++
3 221 (41.39%) Java
4 177 (33.15%) C
5 113 (21.16%) Perl
6 84 (15.73%) JavaScript
7 72 (13.48%) C#
8 71 (13.30%) Bash Shell
9 36 (6.74%) SQL
10 34 (6.37%) PowerShell
11 26 (4.87%) MATLAB
12 24 (4.49%) PHP
13 18 (3.37%) Ruby
14 9 (1.69%) Embedded C
14 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.94%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.75%) Scala
18 3 (0.56%) Lua
18 3 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 219 (41.01%) Degree
2 69 (12.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (8.99%) Numerate Degree
4 25 (4.68%) PhD
5 11 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.31%) LPIC
7 6 (1.12%) CCNA
8 5 (0.94%) CCNP
8 5 (0.94%) MCSE
8 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.75%) MCSA
9 4 (0.75%) RHCE
10 3 (0.56%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.37%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.19%) MISRA
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (12.92%) Docker
2 44 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.99%) Firmware
4 23 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.81%) KVM
6 13 (2.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (2.06%) LXC
8 6 (1.12%) Xen
9 5 (0.94%) XenApp
9 5 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.56%) iptables
10 3 (0.56%) pfSense
10 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.37%) QEMU
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.19%) HDFS
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
12 1 (0.19%) vSphere
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 61 (11.42%) Puppet
2 52 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (5.06%) Ansible
4 25 (4.68%) Grafana
5 24 (4.49%) Munin
5 24 (4.49%) ZABBIX
6 17 (3.18%) Salt
7 9 (1.69%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.50%) Packer
9 7 (1.31%) Graphite
9 7 (1.31%) Kibana
9 7 (1.31%) logstash
10 6 (1.12%) Graylog
10 6 (1.12%) SCCM
11 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.19%) Consul
12 1 (0.19%) Oozie
12 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (10.11%) VMware
2 28 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.12%) Cisco
4 11 (2.06%) Oracle
5 8 (1.50%) Apple
5 8 (1.50%) NETGEAR
5 8 (1.50%) Perforce
6 7 (1.31%) F5
7 6 (1.12%) Citrix
7 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.12%) Splunk
8 5 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.94%) Sun
9 4 (0.75%) Brocade
9 4 (0.75%) CA
9 4 (0.75%) Riverbed
9 4 (0.75%) Vyatta
10 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.37%) NetApp
10 2 (0.37%) Pegasus