Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 126 144
Rank change year-on-year +39 +18 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 156 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.41% 1.72% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 1.78% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 121 45 49
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £55,325
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.71% +7.78% -

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 4,435 3,321 3,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.74% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,089 2,616 3,204
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +39 152 £57,500 +21.05% 20
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (60.90%) C
3 92 (58.97%) Software Engineering
3 92 (58.97%) Degree
4 73 (46.79%) Python
5 56 (35.90%) Computer Science
6 53 (33.97%) Embedded Linux
7 46 (29.49%) Mathematics
8 45 (28.85%) C++
9 29 (18.59%) Physics
10 28 (17.95%) SDLC
11 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
13 21 (13.46%) Wireless
14 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
14 17 (10.90%) HP
14 17 (10.90%) Multithreading
15 16 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
15 16 (10.26%) Multithreaded Programming
15 16 (10.26%) Dell
16 15 (9.62%) Scrum
16 15 (9.62%) Test Automation
17 14 (8.97%) Puppet
17 14 (8.97%) SQL
18 13 (8.33%) Windows
18 13 (8.33%) WAN
18 13 (8.33%) Device Driver
18 13 (8.33%) DevOps
18 13 (8.33%) Ansible
19 12 (7.69%) Machine Learning

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 10 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.21%) Apache
3 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.64%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.56%) DigitalOcean
2 4 (2.56%) Heroku
3 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.46%) Wireless
2 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.33%) WAN
4 9 (5.77%) Internet
4 9 (5.77%) SNMP
5 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.92%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.28%) DHCP
7 2 (1.28%) DNS
7 2 (1.28%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.28%) Modbus
7 2 (1.28%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.28%) SAN
7 2 (1.28%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.64%) Firewall
8 1 (0.64%) NAS
8 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (3.85%) Big Data
3 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.28%) GCC
3 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.64%) Buildbot
3 1 (0.64%) CMake
3 1 (0.64%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.64%) GitLab
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (7.05%) Electronics
2 5 (3.21%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.77%) Django
2 3 (1.92%) OpenEmbedded
2 3 (1.92%) Yocto
3 2 (1.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.28%) LDAP
3 2 (1.28%) STL
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 56 (35.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.28%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.64%) Robotics
6 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (33.97%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (8.33%) Windows
4 9 (5.77%) Mac OS
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.49%) Unix
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) CentOS
8 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (58.97%) Software Engineering
2 46 (29.49%) Mathematics
3 29 (18.59%) Physics
4 28 (17.95%) SDLC
5 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.90%) Multithreading
7 16 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 16 (10.26%) Multithreaded Programming
8 15 (9.62%) Scrum
8 15 (9.62%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.33%) DevOps
10 12 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.69%) Machine Learning
11 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.41%) Device Driver Development
12 10 (6.41%) Linux Kernel Development
12 10 (6.41%) OO
12 10 (6.41%) OOD
12 10 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 95 (60.90%) C
2 73 (46.79%) Python
3 45 (28.85%) C++
4 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
5 14 (8.97%) SQL
6 10 (6.41%) Ruby
7 9 (5.77%) Embedded C
8 6 (3.85%) Java
9 4 (2.56%) C#
9 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.92%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.92%) Perl
10 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (58.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) ISEB
4 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) JTAG
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) iptables
2 2 (1.28%) NFS
2 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.64%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.64%) Samba
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.64%) Xen
3 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) Puppet
2 13 (8.33%) Ansible
3 10 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.28%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.64%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (10.90%) HP
2 16 (10.26%) Dell
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.56%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.92%) Wind River
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco
5 1 (0.64%) Citrix
5 1 (0.64%) Juniper
5 1 (0.64%) VMware