Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 101 95
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 146 71 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.47% 2.14% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 2.20% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 118 57 73
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,077 3,232 3,853
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.38% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,071 2,687 3,275
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +4.71%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +17 141 £55,000 +15.79% 22
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (64.38%) Software Engineering
3 91 (62.33%) C
4 88 (60.27%) Degree
5 67 (45.89%) Python
6 46 (31.51%) Computer Science
7 45 (30.82%) Embedded Linux
8 44 (30.14%) C++
9 35 (23.97%) Mathematics
10 32 (21.92%) Wireless
11 29 (19.86%) SDLC
12 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (17.12%) Bash Shell
14 24 (16.44%) Multithreading
15 22 (15.07%) Multithreaded Programming
16 20 (13.70%) Physics
17 18 (12.33%) TCP/IP
18 17 (11.64%) Device Driver
19 16 (10.96%) Scrum
20 15 (10.27%) SQL
20 15 (10.27%) Windows
20 15 (10.27%) Device Driver Development
21 14 (9.59%) Open Source
21 14 (9.59%) DevOps
22 13 (8.90%) Puppet
22 13 (8.90%) Embedded C
23 12 (8.22%) Java
23 12 (8.22%) Embedded Software Development
23 12 (8.22%) Test Automation
24 11 (7.53%) Perl

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 9 (6.16%) Apache
1 9 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.05%) JBoss
3 2 (1.37%) nginx
3 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.74%) SaaS
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (1.37%) Heroku
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.92%) Wireless
2 18 (12.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.53%) WAN
4 9 (6.16%) Internet
5 6 (4.11%) SNMP
6 3 (2.05%) DHCP
6 3 (2.05%) DNS
6 3 (2.05%) Firewall
6 3 (2.05%) LDAP
6 3 (2.05%) OpenVPN
6 3 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.37%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.37%) Modbus
7 2 (1.37%) VPN
7 2 (1.37%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (4.79%) Big Data
3 5 (3.42%) MySQL
4 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.37%) GCC
3 2 (1.37%) Hudson
4 1 (0.68%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.68%) GitLab
4 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (5.48%) Electronics
2 5 (3.42%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) Django
2 3 (2.05%) LAMP
2 3 (2.05%) OpenEmbedded
2 3 (2.05%) Yocto
3 2 (1.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.37%) HEVC
3 2 (1.37%) Middleware
3 2 (1.37%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.37%) STL
4 1 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.68%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.51%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.64%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.37%) CAN bus
4 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.37%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.68%) Robotics
5 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (30.82%) Embedded Linux
3 15 (10.27%) Windows
4 9 (6.16%) Mac OS
5 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.48%) Unix
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.37%) CentOS
8 2 (1.37%) Debian
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (64.38%) Software Engineering
2 35 (23.97%) Mathematics
3 29 (19.86%) SDLC
4 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.44%) Multithreading
6 22 (15.07%) Multithreaded Programming
7 20 (13.70%) Physics
8 16 (10.96%) Scrum
9 15 (10.27%) Device Driver Development
10 14 (9.59%) DevOps
10 14 (9.59%) Open Source
11 12 (8.22%) Embedded Software Development
11 12 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.16%) Linux Kernel Development
13 9 (6.16%) OO
13 9 (6.16%) OOD
14 8 (5.48%) Open Source Development
14 8 (5.48%) Project Planning
15 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 91 (62.33%) C
2 67 (45.89%) Python
3 44 (30.14%) C++
4 25 (17.12%) Bash Shell
5 15 (10.27%) SQL
6 13 (8.90%) Embedded C
7 12 (8.22%) Java
8 11 (7.53%) Perl
9 7 (4.79%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.79%) Ruby
10 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.74%) C#
11 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.05%) VBScript
13 2 (1.37%) Groovy
13 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (60.27%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) ISEB
4 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Docker
2 3 (2.05%) iptables
2 3 (2.05%) KVM
2 3 (2.05%) NFS
2 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) Samba
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (8.90%) Puppet
2 10 (6.85%) Ansible
3 9 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.05%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.68%) Grafana
5 1 (0.68%) Munin
5 1 (0.68%) Salt
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (7.53%) Dell
1 11 (7.53%) HP
2 6 (4.11%) VMware
3 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.74%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) WorldPay
5 3 (2.05%) Wind River
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.37%) Perforce