The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 98 106 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Median salary £53,750 £44,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.15% -37.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Degree
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Puppet
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (22.22%) Ansible
7 4 (22.22%) Network Management
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) C
9 2 (11.11%) C++
9 2 (11.11%) PhD
9 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
9 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
9 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 2 (11.11%) Big Data
10 1 (5.56%) Jenkins

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Network Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce
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