Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 663 546 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.87% 23.92% 17.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.76% 64.69% 62.41%
Number of salaries quoted 516 426 436
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.69%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,275 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 937 844 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.91% 36.97% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 721 703 703
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 362 (54.60%) Software Engineering
2 355 (53.54%) Python
3 322 (48.57%) C++
4 308 (46.46%) Degree
5 275 (41.48%) C
6 246 (37.10%) Windows
7 233 (35.14%) Java
8 219 (33.03%) Computer Science
9 176 (26.55%) Mathematics
10 139 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
11 124 (18.70%) Wireless
12 116 (17.50%) Physics
13 106 (15.99%) Multithreading
14 103 (15.54%) OO
15 97 (14.63%) Machine Learning
16 88 (13.27%) JavaScript
17 86 (12.97%) C#
18 82 (12.37%) Algorithms
19 78 (11.76%) Unix
20 73 (11.01%) SDLC
21 71 (10.71%) DevOps
22 69 (10.41%) Git (software)
23 68 (10.26%) TDD
23 68 (10.26%) Perl
24 67 (10.11%) Scrum
25 65 (9.80%) SQL
26 63 (9.50%) Bash Shell
27 61 (9.20%) HTML
27 61 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
28 59 (8.90%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (2.56%) Apache
2 11 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.51%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.60%) nginx
8 3 (0.45%) IIS
8 3 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.15%) DNN
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.66%) SaaS
4 9 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.06%) GitHub
6 6 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.90%) IaaS
7 5 (0.75%) Office 365
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) G Suite
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 124 (18.70%) Wireless
2 54 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.43%) Internet
4 25 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (3.32%) Firewall
6 19 (2.87%) Bluetooth
7 13 (1.96%) Network Security
7 13 (1.96%) OpenVPN
8 11 (1.66%) 4G
8 11 (1.66%) SMS
8 11 (1.66%) WAN
9 10 (1.51%) 3G
10 7 (1.06%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.90%) LDAP
12 5 (0.75%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (0.75%) DNS
12 5 (0.75%) SAN
12 5 (0.75%) SNMP
12 5 (0.75%) VLAN
13 4 (0.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 45 (6.79%) MySQL
3 26 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.62%) Big Data
5 15 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.90%) HBase
9 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.60%) GIS
10 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.45%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.45%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (10.41%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.83%) Mercurial
4 14 (2.11%) JIRA
5 10 (1.51%) Maven
5 10 (1.51%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.06%) GitLab
8 6 (0.90%) Hudson
9 4 (0.60%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.30%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.30%) QUnit
10 2 (0.30%) Selenium
10 2 (0.30%) Subversion
10 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.15%) JMeter
11 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (4.37%) Electronics
2 25 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.17%) Finance
4 20 (3.02%) Marketing
5 11 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.36%) Retail
7 8 (1.21%) Automotive
8 7 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.75%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Banking
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 292 (44.04%) Software Engineer
2 195 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 191 (28.81%) Developer
4 119 (17.95%) C Software Engineer
5 110 (16.59%) Linux Engineer
6 99 (14.93%) Software Developer
7 95 (14.33%) Graduate
8 90 (13.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 89 (13.42%) C++ Developer
10 88 (13.27%) Embedded Engineer
11 81 (12.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 79 (11.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 76 (11.46%) C++ Software Developer
14 71 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 69 (10.41%) Graduate Developer
16 56 (8.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 56 (8.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 53 (7.99%) DevOps Engineer
18 52 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
19 51 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.20%) HTML
2 43 (6.49%) CSS
3 42 (6.33%) Web Services
4 37 (5.58%) HTML5
5 32 (4.83%) CSS3
5 32 (4.83%) Spring
6 29 (4.37%) Apache Axis
6 29 (4.37%) jQuery
7 23 (3.47%) RESTful
8 21 (3.17%) .NET
9 17 (2.56%) Django
9 17 (2.56%) J2EE
10 12 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.81%) Yocto
11 11 (1.66%) Flask
11 11 (1.66%) HEVC
11 11 (1.66%) JSON
12 10 (1.51%) OpenGL
12 10 (1.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 219 (33.03%) Computer Science
2 82 (12.37%) Algorithms
3 32 (4.83%) Embedded Systems
4 29 (4.37%) 3D Printing
5 26 (3.92%) Life Science
6 25 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 24 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.71%) Device Driver
9 16 (2.41%) User Experience
10 14 (2.11%) Internet of Things
11 13 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.81%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.66%) Smart Energy
14 10 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (1.21%) Clustering
15 8 (1.21%) Driving Licence
15 8 (1.21%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
16 5 (0.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 246 (37.10%) Windows
2 78 (11.76%) Unix
3 58 (8.75%) Android
4 56 (8.45%) Embedded Linux
5 41 (6.18%) Debian
6 26 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 23 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (3.32%) Mac OS
9 17 (2.56%) CentOS
10 12 (1.81%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.66%) Windows Server
12 10 (1.51%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.36%) Solaris
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (54.60%) Software Engineering
2 176 (26.55%) Mathematics
3 139 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (17.50%) Physics
5 106 (15.99%) Multithreading
6 103 (15.54%) OO
7 97 (14.63%) Machine Learning
8 73 (11.01%) SDLC
9 71 (10.71%) DevOps
10 68 (10.26%) TDD
11 67 (10.11%) Scrum
12 46 (6.94%) Web Development
13 45 (6.79%) Test Automation
14 42 (6.33%) Artificial Intelligence
14 42 (6.33%) Multithreaded Programming
15 34 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (5.13%) Open Source
16 33 (4.98%) Configuration Management
16 33 (4.98%) OOD
16 33 (4.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 355 (53.54%) Python
2 322 (48.57%) C++
3 275 (41.48%) C
4 233 (35.14%) Java
5 88 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 86 (12.97%) C#
7 68 (10.26%) Perl
8 65 (9.80%) SQL
9 63 (9.50%) Bash Shell
10 43 (6.49%) Embedded C
11 37 (5.58%) MATLAB
12 32 (4.83%) PHP
13 30 (4.52%) Embedded C++
14 22 (3.32%) Ruby
15 14 (2.11%) Scala
16 11 (1.66%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.06%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.75%) Assembly Language
20 4 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 308 (46.46%) Degree
2 61 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (4.68%) Numerate Degree
4 22 (3.32%) PhD
5 11 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.90%) CCNA
7 5 (0.75%) CCNP
8 4 (0.60%) ISEB
8 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.15%) LPIC
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.11%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) JTAG
4 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.15%) MISRA
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.79%) Docker
2 14 (2.11%) Firmware
3 13 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.06%) LXC
6 5 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.60%) iptables
7 4 (0.60%) KVM
8 3 (0.45%) NFS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.30%) Samba
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) HDFS
10 1 (0.15%) QEMU
10 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (6.33%) Puppet
2 36 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (3.92%) Ansible
4 13 (1.96%) Grafana
4 13 (1.96%) Munin
4 13 (1.96%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.81%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.21%) Salt
7 6 (0.90%) Graphite
7 6 (0.90%) Graylog
7 6 (0.90%) Kibana
7 6 (0.90%) logstash
7 6 (0.90%) Oozie
8 3 (0.45%) Terraform
9 2 (0.30%) Nagios
9 2 (0.30%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (3.62%) VMware
2 15 (2.26%) Red Hat
3 14 (2.11%) Cisco
4 12 (1.81%) Oracle
5 8 (1.21%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.21%) Sun
6 7 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.06%) Dell
6 7 (1.06%) HP
6 7 (1.06%) Perforce
7 6 (0.90%) F5
7 6 (0.90%) Splunk
8 5 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.60%) Wind River
10 3 (0.45%) Apple
10 3 (0.45%) IBM
10 3 (0.45%) NETGEAR
10 3 (0.45%) QNX
10 3 (0.45%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.45%) Tableau