Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 646 622 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.93% 17.70% 14.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.17% 58.08% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 523 514 560
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1056 1071 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.67% 30.48% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 840 900 961
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,045 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £62,500 £60,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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 -8 587 £50,000 +11.11% 67
Peterborough -6 32 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Huntingdon - 10 £30,500 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 329 (50.93%) Software Engineering
2 320 (49.54%) Python
3 301 (46.59%) C++
4 279 (43.19%) Degree
5 263 (40.71%) Windows
6 249 (38.54%) C
7 230 (35.60%) Java
8 185 (28.64%) Computer Science
9 167 (25.85%) Mathematics
10 133 (20.59%) Wireless
11 130 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
12 117 (18.11%) Physics
13 101 (15.63%) OO
14 97 (15.02%) Multithreading
15 93 (14.40%) JavaScript
15 93 (14.40%) Machine Learning
16 86 (13.31%) C#
17 83 (12.85%) Perl
18 79 (12.23%) Algorithms
19 78 (12.07%) Unix
20 77 (11.92%) SQL
21 74 (11.46%) TDD
22 73 (11.30%) SDLC
23 72 (11.15%) DevOps
24 65 (10.06%) Android
25 63 (9.75%) Git (software)
26 61 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
26 61 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
27 59 (9.13%) Scrum
27 59 (9.13%) HTML

Linux
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 27 (4.18%) Apache
2 17 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 15 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.77%) IIS
9 3 (0.46%) JBoss
9 3 (0.46%) nginx
10 2 (0.31%) DNN
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) Drupal
11 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.10%) SaaS
3 19 (2.94%) GitHub
4 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.08%) Office 365
7 6 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.93%) IaaS
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 133 (20.59%) Wireless
2 47 (7.28%) TCP/IP
3 37 (5.73%) Firewall
4 28 (4.33%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (3.41%) Bluetooth
5 22 (3.41%) Internet
6 18 (2.79%) Network Security
7 13 (2.01%) DNS
8 12 (1.86%) OpenVPN
9 11 (1.70%) 4G
9 11 (1.70%) SMS
10 10 (1.55%) 3G
11 9 (1.39%) VLAN
12 8 (1.24%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.24%) NAS
12 8 (1.24%) SAN
13 7 (1.08%) WAN
14 5 (0.77%) Cisco Wireless
15 4 (0.62%) DHCP
15 4 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 42 (6.50%) MySQL
3 23 (3.56%) Big Data
4 22 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.77%) Text Mining
9 4 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.46%) HBase
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.15%) Flink
11 1 (0.15%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.15%) GIS
11 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.72%) Mercurial
4 23 (3.56%) JIRA
5 9 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.08%) GitLab
6 7 (1.08%) Hudson
6 7 (1.08%) Maven
7 6 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.62%) Subversion
8 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.46%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.31%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.31%) QUnit
10 2 (0.31%) Selenium
10 2 (0.31%) Xcode
11 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (5.11%) Finance
1 33 (5.11%) Telecoms
2 27 (4.18%) Electronics
3 15 (2.32%) Marketing
4 12 (1.86%) Banking
4 12 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (0.93%) Retail
6 5 (0.77%) Advertising
7 4 (0.62%) Games
7 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (40.40%) Software Engineer
2 208 (32.20%) Developer
3 182 (28.17%) C++ Software Engineer
4 111 (17.18%) C Software Engineer
5 107 (16.56%) Software Developer
6 90 (13.93%) C++ Developer
6 90 (13.93%) Graduate
7 87 (13.47%) Linux Engineer
8 84 (13.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 81 (12.54%) Senior Software Engineer
10 77 (11.92%) C++ Software Developer
11 74 (11.46%) Embedded Engineer
12 71 (10.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 69 (10.68%) Graduate Developer
14 63 (9.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 54 (8.36%) DevOps Engineer
16 50 (7.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 49 (7.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 46 (7.12%) Embedded C Engineer
19 45 (6.97%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.13%) HTML
2 52 (8.05%) Web Services
3 41 (6.35%) CSS
4 35 (5.42%) HTML5
5 33 (5.11%) Apache Axis
6 28 (4.33%) Spring
7 27 (4.18%) .NET
8 26 (4.02%) CSS3
9 24 (3.72%) jQuery
10 23 (3.56%) JSON
11 20 (3.10%) RESTful
12 16 (2.48%) J2EE
12 16 (2.48%) Node.js
13 15 (2.32%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.86%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.86%) REST
15 11 (1.70%) Yocto
16 9 (1.39%) Django
16 9 (1.39%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 185 (28.64%) Computer Science
2 79 (12.23%) Algorithms
3 33 (5.11%) 3D Printing
4 30 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.56%) Data Structures
7 22 (3.41%) Life Science
8 19 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.94%) Device Driver
9 14 (2.17%) User Experience
10 11 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.55%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.55%) Internet of Things
11 10 (1.55%) Smart Energy
12 6 (0.93%) Clustering
13 5 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.62%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 263 (40.71%) Windows
2 78 (12.07%) Unix
3 65 (10.06%) Android
4 45 (6.97%) Embedded Linux
5 36 (5.57%) Debian
6 25 (3.87%) Ubuntu
7 24 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (3.56%) Windows Server
9 21 (3.25%) Mac OS
10 16 (2.48%) CentOS
11 13 (2.01%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.70%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.55%) Solaris
14 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.62%) AIX
17 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (50.93%) Software Engineering
2 167 (25.85%) Mathematics
3 130 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (18.11%) Physics
5 101 (15.63%) OO
6 97 (15.02%) Multithreading
7 93 (14.40%) Machine Learning
8 74 (11.46%) TDD
9 73 (11.30%) SDLC
10 72 (11.15%) DevOps
11 59 (9.13%) Scrum
12 46 (7.12%) Artificial Intelligence
12 46 (7.12%) Web Development
13 38 (5.88%) OOD
14 37 (5.73%) Configuration Management
14 37 (5.73%) Open Source
14 37 (5.73%) Test Automation
15 36 (5.57%) Mentoring
15 36 (5.57%) Multithreaded Programming
16 34 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 320 (49.54%) Python
2 301 (46.59%) C++
3 249 (38.54%) C
4 230 (35.60%) Java
5 93 (14.40%) JavaScript
6 86 (13.31%) C#
7 83 (12.85%) Perl
8 77 (11.92%) SQL
9 52 (8.05%) Bash Shell
10 39 (6.04%) MATLAB
11 34 (5.26%) PHP
12 32 (4.95%) Embedded C
13 24 (3.72%) PowerShell
14 22 (3.41%) Embedded C++
15 21 (3.25%) Ruby
16 17 (2.63%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.70%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.77%) Assembly Language
18 5 (0.77%) Scala
19 4 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 279 (43.19%) Degree
2 61 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (5.73%) Numerate Degree
4 22 (3.41%) PhD
5 13 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.08%) CCNP
7 6 (0.93%) CCNA
8 3 (0.46%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.31%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.15%) LPIC
10 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.10%) QA
2 8 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.08%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) JTAG
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 52 (8.05%) Docker
2 16 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.32%) Firmware
4 8 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.08%) LXC
6 3 (0.46%) KVM
6 3 (0.46%) NFS
6 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) GFS2
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) iptables
7 1 (0.15%) QEMU
7 1 (0.15%) Samba
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (5.57%) Puppet
2 35 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.72%) Ansible
4 13 (2.01%) Grafana
4 13 (2.01%) Munin
4 13 (2.01%) ZABBIX
5 11 (1.70%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.39%) Salt
7 6 (0.93%) Graphite
7 6 (0.93%) Graylog
7 6 (0.93%) Kibana
7 6 (0.93%) logstash
8 3 (0.46%) Terraform
9 2 (0.31%) Oozie
10 1 (0.15%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (4.95%) VMware
2 26 (4.02%) Oracle
3 16 (2.48%) Cisco
3 16 (2.48%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.01%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.55%) Perforce
6 7 (1.08%) Apple
6 7 (1.08%) NETGEAR
7 6 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.93%) F5
7 6 (0.93%) Splunk
7 6 (0.93%) Sun
8 5 (0.77%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.62%) Dell
9 4 (0.62%) HP
9 4 (0.62%) Juniper
10 3 (0.46%) Google
10 3 (0.46%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.31%) Palo Alto