Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 390 572 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.02% 23.20% 20.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.04% 66.28% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 212 338 424
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,625 £30,350 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 549 863 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.21% 35.00% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 305 521 641
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,200 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £70,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 195 (50.00%) Python
2 152 (38.97%) Java
2 152 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (35.38%) Software Engineering
3 138 (35.38%) Windows
4 121 (31.03%) C++
5 102 (26.15%) Degree
6 93 (23.85%) DevOps
7 84 (21.54%) C
8 80 (20.51%) Test Automation
9 76 (19.49%) Computer Science
10 75 (19.23%) WorldPay
11 74 (18.97%) SQL
12 72 (18.46%) Oracle
13 70 (17.95%) AWS
14 62 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (15.64%) TDD
16 54 (13.85%) Git (software)
16 54 (13.85%) Ansible
16 54 (13.85%) Docker
17 51 (13.08%) C#
18 45 (11.54%) OpenGL
18 45 (11.54%) Relational Database
19 43 (11.03%) Kubernetes
19 43 (11.03%) Android
19 43 (11.03%) Unix
19 43 (11.03%) Scrum
20 42 (10.77%) MySQL
20 42 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
21 41 (10.51%) JavaScript

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 19 (4.87%) nginx
2 17 (4.36%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (3.33%) CloudStack
4 13 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.31%) Apache
6 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.79%) WordPress
7 5 (1.28%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.87%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 70 (17.95%) AWS
2 22 (5.64%) Azure
2 22 (5.64%) GCP
3 18 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (3.33%) DigitalOcean
4 13 (3.33%) Heroku
4 13 (3.33%) IaaS
4 13 (3.33%) PaaS
5 9 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.28%) GitHub
7 4 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.10%) Internet
2 15 (3.85%) VPN
3 13 (3.33%) Firewall
4 11 (2.82%) LAN
5 9 (2.31%) WAN
5 9 (2.31%) Wireless
6 6 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.28%) IPv6
8 4 (1.03%) DNS
8 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.77%) DHCP
9 3 (0.77%) IPv4
9 3 (0.77%) SAN
10 2 (0.51%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.51%) NAS
10 2 (0.51%) SNMP
10 2 (0.51%) VSAN
10 2 (0.51%) WebEx
11 1 (0.26%) 5G
11 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 42 (10.77%) MySQL
3 32 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.08%) Big Data
8 5 (1.28%) Text Mining
9 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.77%) HBase
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.00%) JIRA
3 37 (9.49%) Selenium
4 32 (8.21%) Cucumber
5 27 (6.92%) Jenkins
6 20 (5.13%) JBehave
6 20 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 19 (4.87%) JUnit
8 17 (4.36%) Gradle
9 13 (3.33%) TestNG
10 12 (3.08%) Maven
10 12 (3.08%) Subversion
10 12 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.82%) JMeter
12 5 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.28%) GitLab
12 5 (1.28%) GoCD
13 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.77%) Android Studio
14 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (6.41%) Games
2 22 (5.64%) Banking
3 20 (5.13%) Automotive
4 19 (4.87%) Electronics
4 19 (4.87%) Finance
5 13 (3.33%) Marketing
6 10 (2.56%) Military
7 9 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.54%) Advertising
9 5 (1.28%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.28%) Retail
10 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 102 (26.15%) Software Engineer
2 65 (16.67%) Developer
3 54 (13.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 37 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
5 36 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 32 (8.21%) Support Engineer
7 28 (7.18%) Java Engineer
8 27 (6.92%) Java Software Engineer
9 25 (6.41%) C++ Software Engineer
10 22 (5.64%) Administrator
10 22 (5.64%) Site Engineer
10 22 (5.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 20 (5.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 19 (4.87%) Senior Java Engineer
12 19 (4.87%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 18 (4.62%) Automation Test Lead
13 18 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
13 18 (4.62%) Test Leader
14 16 (4.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 16 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.54%) OpenGL
2 38 (9.74%) .NET
3 28 (7.18%) JSON
4 25 (6.41%) Spring
5 24 (6.15%) Kafka
6 23 (5.90%) Vulkan
7 22 (5.64%) Web Services
8 21 (5.38%) CSS
8 21 (5.38%) HTML
9 18 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
9 18 (4.62%) OpenGL ES
9 18 (4.62%) XML
10 16 (4.10%) Qt
11 15 (3.85%) LAMP
12 12 (3.08%) RESTful
13 11 (2.82%) jOOQ
14 8 (2.05%) Java EE
14 8 (2.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 8 (2.05%) Unreal Engine
15 7 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.49%) Client/Server
2 26 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 24 (6.15%) Renewable Energy
4 17 (4.36%) Smartphone
5 16 (4.10%) Internet of Things
5 16 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 12 (3.08%) Animation
7 12 (3.08%) Photography
8 11 (2.82%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.56%) Device Driver
9 10 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.05%) Mobile Games
11 8 (2.05%) SIMD
12 7 (1.79%) Life Science
13 6 (1.54%) Blog
13 6 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 138 (35.38%) Windows
2 43 (11.03%) Android
2 43 (11.03%) Unix
3 32 (8.21%) Ubuntu
4 21 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (4.87%) CentOS
6 16 (4.10%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (3.59%) Mac OS
8 12 (3.08%) Debian
9 10 (2.56%) Windows Server
10 8 (2.05%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.54%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.51%) Fedora
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (35.38%) Software Engineering
3 93 (23.85%) DevOps
4 80 (20.51%) Test Automation
5 76 (19.49%) Computer Science
6 62 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (15.64%) TDD
8 43 (11.03%) Scrum
9 34 (8.72%) Machine Learning
9 34 (8.72%) Mathematics
10 29 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (7.18%) Technical Leadership
12 27 (6.92%) Artificial Intelligence
12 27 (6.92%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (6.41%) Line Management
14 24 (6.15%) Coaching
14 24 (6.15%) Microservices
15 22 (5.64%) Configuration Management
15 22 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 195 (50.00%) Python
2 152 (38.97%) Java
3 121 (31.03%) C++
4 84 (21.54%) C
5 74 (18.97%) SQL
6 51 (13.08%) C#
7 41 (10.51%) JavaScript
8 37 (9.49%) PHP
9 36 (9.23%) Perl
10 27 (6.92%) Ruby
11 21 (5.38%) Bash Shell
12 18 (4.62%) PowerShell
13 15 (3.85%) Go
14 11 (2.82%) Groovy
14 11 (2.82%) R
15 8 (2.05%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.79%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.03%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.77%) ES6
Qualifications
1 102 (26.15%) Degree
2 42 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.59%) PhD
4 8 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.51%) LPIC
7 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
7 2 (0.51%) MCSE
7 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.13%) QA
2 18 (4.62%) PSD2
3 4 (1.03%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 54 (13.85%) Docker
2 9 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.28%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.28%) vSphere
6 3 (0.77%) Firmware
6 3 (0.77%) vCloud
7 2 (0.51%) KVM
7 2 (0.51%) SRDF
8 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 54 (13.85%) Ansible
2 43 (11.03%) Kubernetes
3 31 (7.95%) Puppet
4 22 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (4.62%) Terraform
6 13 (3.33%) Packer
7 6 (1.54%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.28%) Opsgenie
9 4 (1.03%) rkt
10 2 (0.51%) Avamar
10 2 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.51%) Icinga
10 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.51%) WSUS
11 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (19.23%) WorldPay
2 72 (18.46%) Oracle
3 17 (4.36%) VMware
4 14 (3.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 11 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.56%) Cisco
8 9 (2.31%) Google
9 6 (1.54%) Juniper
10 4 (1.03%) QNX
11 3 (0.77%) HP
12 2 (0.51%) Brocade
12 2 (0.51%) EMC
12 2 (0.51%) F5
12 2 (0.51%) Freshdesk
12 2 (0.51%) Splunk
12 2 (0.51%) Symantec
12 2 (0.51%) Veritas
13 1 (0.26%) Gemalto
13 1 (0.26%) YouTube