Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 149 122
Rank change year-on-year +41 -27 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 104 50 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.55% 1.33% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.37% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76 40 62
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £33,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £58,625
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +6.86%

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 3,932 3,638 3,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.91% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 2,768 3,179
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +45 104 £58,750 +17.50% 12
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (42.31%) Python
2 44 (42.31%) Degree
3 42 (40.38%) C
4 40 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 39 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 37 (35.58%) Mathematics
7 30 (28.85%) Computer Science
7 30 (28.85%) Machine Learning
8 26 (25.00%) Physics
9 25 (24.04%) Embedded Linux
10 24 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (19.23%) Ansible
12 19 (18.27%) HP
13 18 (17.31%) Puppet
14 17 (16.35%) C++
14 17 (16.35%) DevOps
15 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
17 12 (11.54%) Juniper
17 12 (11.54%) Cisco
17 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
17 12 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
17 12 (11.54%) SDLC
18 9 (8.65%) SQL
19 8 (7.69%) Scrum
20 7 (6.73%) PhD
20 7 (6.73%) Unix
20 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management

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 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.92%) Heroku
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) SNMP
1 7 (6.73%) WAN
2 6 (5.77%) Wireless
3 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.96%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.96%) NAS
5 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Big Data
2 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.96%) Buildbot
3 1 (0.96%) CMake
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (4.81%) Electronics
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Django
2 1 (0.96%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (24.04%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (6.73%) Unix
4 5 (4.81%) Windows
5 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 39 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 37 (35.58%) Mathematics
4 30 (28.85%) Machine Learning
5 26 (25.00%) Physics
6 17 (16.35%) DevOps
7 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (11.54%) SDLC
9 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.69%) Scrum
11 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.73%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (5.77%) OO
13 5 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (3.85%) API Testing
14 4 (3.85%) Linux Kernel Development
14 4 (3.85%) Multithreaded Programming
14 4 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.31%) Python
2 42 (40.38%) C
3 17 (16.35%) C++
4 9 (8.65%) SQL
5 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.73%) Ruby
6 3 (2.88%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (42.31%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) PhD
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.96%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.96%) Xen
3 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Ansible
2 18 (17.31%) Puppet
3 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.92%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) HP
2 12 (11.54%) Cisco
2 12 (11.54%) Juniper
3 7 (6.73%) Dell
4 2 (1.92%) Splunk
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix