The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 106 108
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.59% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +23.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1322 1149 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 967 1189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 8 (53.33%) C
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) Unix
6 6 (40.00%) Wireless
7 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 5 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) Test Management
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) Docker
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Puppet
8 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) Perforce
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) POSIX
9 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Perforce
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
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