Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 124 99
Rank change year-on-year -25 -25 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 52 68 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.38% 1.70% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.76% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 62 98
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,125 £36,250 £35,465
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,625 £59,125
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 3651 3871 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.92% 96.94% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2787 3160 3485
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,410
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -24 49 £50,000 - 13
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 21 July 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (55.77%) Python
3 25 (48.08%) Bash Shell
4 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
5 22 (42.31%) Degree
5 22 (42.31%) Windows
6 20 (38.46%) C
7 19 (36.54%) Perl
8 18 (34.62%) DevOps
9 17 (32.69%) Puppet
10 15 (28.85%) VMware
11 13 (25.00%) Docker
12 12 (23.08%) Wireless
12 12 (23.08%) Unix
13 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
13 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (21.15%) Machine Learning
14 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
15 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
15 9 (17.31%) Multithreaded Programming
15 9 (17.31%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
16 8 (15.38%) CentOS
16 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
16 8 (15.38%) ZABBIX
16 8 (15.38%) Munin
16 8 (15.38%) Grafana

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 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.92%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Wireless
2 5 (9.62%) Network Security
2 5 (9.62%) SMS
3 4 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.77%) PPP
5 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.85%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) 4G
6 1 (1.92%) 5G
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) LDAP
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.92%) GCC
4 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.85%) Electronics
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) POSIX
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
3 1 (1.92%) OpenEmbedded
3 1 (1.92%) Qt
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.92%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (9.62%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Home Automation
4 1 (1.92%) CCTV
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (42.31%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Unix
4 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.38%) CentOS
6 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.85%) Debian
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 18 (34.62%) DevOps
3 11 (21.15%) Machine Learning
4 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.31%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (17.31%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
5 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) Reinforcement Learning
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Test Management
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL
9 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
9 4 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (5.77%) IT Strategy
11 2 (3.85%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Python
2 25 (48.08%) Bash Shell
3 20 (38.46%) C
4 19 (36.54%) Perl
5 8 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.46%) C++
7 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 5 (9.62%) SQL
8 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 4 (7.69%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.85%) C#
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.85%) F#
9 2 (3.85%) Haskell
9 2 (3.85%) ML
9 2 (3.85%) OCaml
10 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.92%) LPIC
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) RHCE
4 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Docker
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) GFS2
4 2 (3.85%) NFS
4 2 (3.85%) QEMU
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) Puppet
2 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.38%) Grafana
3 8 (15.38%) Munin
3 8 (15.38%) ZABBIX
4 7 (13.46%) Salt
5 3 (5.77%) Ansible
6 1 (1.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Perforce
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) NEC
5 1 (1.92%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.92%) Wind River
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