The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 107 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 31 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.26% 1.47% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.51% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 42
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1756 2051 2127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.06% 97.11% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1650 1754
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -17 21 £46,250 -7.50% 7
Peterborough - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) Bash Shell
3 31 (53.45%) Python
4 28 (48.28%) Perl
5 23 (39.66%) Windows
6 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (36.21%) Degree
7 21 (36.21%) Computer Science
8 16 (27.59%) Java
9 15 (25.86%) QA
10 14 (24.14%) SQL
11 13 (22.41%) MySQL
11 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
12 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
12 11 (18.97%) Puppet
12 11 (18.97%) VMware
12 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (18.97%) C
12 11 (18.97%) Nagios
13 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.52%) Unix
13 9 (15.52%) Visualisation
13 9 (15.52%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.52%) DevOps
14 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
14 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (10.34%) Docker
15 6 (10.34%) WAN

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.72%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) WAN
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 3 (5.17%) PPP
5 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) POSIX
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) Unix
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.17%) CentOS
6 2 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.52%) Data Visualisation
4 9 (15.52%) DevOps
4 9 (15.52%) Visualisation
5 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Open Source
7 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (6.90%) SDLC
8 4 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Bash Shell
2 31 (53.45%) Python
3 28 (48.28%) Perl
4 16 (27.59%) Java
5 14 (24.14%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) C
7 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.34%) C++
9 5 (8.62%) Embedded C
9 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.90%) Ruby
11 2 (3.45%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.45%) C#
11 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.45%) F#
11 2 (3.45%) Haskell
11 2 (3.45%) ML
11 2 (3.45%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) LPIC
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) RHCE
3 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Docker
3 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) GFS2
5 2 (3.45%) NFS
5 2 (3.45%) QEMU
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Nagios
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Ansible
4 3 (5.17%) Grafana
4 3 (5.17%) Munin
4 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.45%) Salt
6 1 (1.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) VMware
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco
2 5 (8.62%) Sun
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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