Period
to 9 August 2020

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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 168 416 720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.94% 18.18% 18.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.79% 57.30% 58.73%
Number of salaries quoted 136 252 424
Median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.32% +0.49% +10.87%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £29,225
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.13%

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 281 726 1,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.68% 31.73% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 202 447 735
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,775 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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 9 August 2020. 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 -2 143 £55,000 +4.76% 62
Huntingdon - 6 £40,000 - 1
Peterborough +19 2 £40,000 -11.11% 4
St Neots - 2 - -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 64 (38.10%) Python
2 59 (35.12%) AWS
3 57 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 56 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 55 (32.74%) C++
6 54 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (26.79%) Windows
8 44 (26.19%) Degree
9 42 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 42 (25.00%) Docker
10 41 (24.40%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (22.02%) Machine Learning
12 36 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 32 (19.05%) Java
14 31 (18.45%) SQL
14 31 (18.45%) Microsoft
15 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (14.88%) Azure
17 24 (14.29%) C
17 24 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 24 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
18 23 (13.69%) DevOps
19 21 (12.50%) Mathematics
19 21 (12.50%) Scrum
20 20 (11.90%) Web Services
21 19 (11.31%) SQL Server
21 19 (11.31%) VMware
21 19 (11.31%) RESTful
22 18 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
23 17 (10.12%) User Experience

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 12 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.79%) WordPress
4 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (35.12%) AWS
2 25 (14.88%) Azure
3 13 (7.74%) Office 365
4 12 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (5.36%) Serverless
6 7 (4.17%) Slack
7 3 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.19%) GCP
8 2 (1.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.60%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) Internet
2 9 (5.36%) Network Security
3 8 (4.76%) IPv4
3 8 (4.76%) IPv6
4 6 (3.57%) Firewall
4 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.38%) VLAN
6 3 (1.79%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.79%) HTTP
6 3 (1.79%) LAN
6 3 (1.79%) NAS
6 3 (1.79%) SAN
6 3 (1.79%) VPN
6 3 (1.79%) WAN
6 3 (1.79%) Wireless
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.19%) DHCP
7 2 (1.19%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.19%) SNMP
7 2 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.33%) MySQL
2 14 (8.33%) Text Mining
3 12 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.36%) MS Access
5 6 (3.57%) Blockchain
5 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.79%) Big Data
7 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 36 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.93%) CMake
4 14 (8.33%) JIRA
5 13 (7.74%) Maven
6 7 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.57%) Redmine
8 5 (2.98%) GitLab
8 5 (2.98%) GNU Toolchain
9 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.79%) Gradle
10 3 (1.79%) Subversion
11 2 (1.19%) GCC
11 2 (1.19%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.19%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.60%) GoCD
12 1 (0.60%) Hudson
12 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (9.52%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Law
2 14 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.17%) Electronics
3 7 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.57%) Marketing
4 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Advertising
5 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.60%) Military
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (29.17%) Developer
2 42 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (10.12%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (7.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) C++ Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) Junior
10 8 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.17%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) Python Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.90%) Web Services
2 19 (11.31%) RESTful
3 17 (10.12%) React
4 16 (9.52%) Spring
5 13 (7.74%) .NET
6 12 (7.14%) jQuery
6 12 (7.14%) Spring Boot
7 11 (6.55%) Node.js
8 10 (5.95%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.57%) HTML
9 6 (3.57%) LAMP
9 6 (3.57%) React Native
10 5 (2.98%) CSS
10 5 (2.98%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.98%) Qt
10 5 (2.98%) REST
11 4 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (1.79%) CSS3
12 3 (1.79%) TensorFlow
12 3 (1.79%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.12%) User Experience
3 15 (8.93%) Life Science
4 10 (5.95%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.76%) Music Streaming
6 7 (4.17%) Cloud Native
6 7 (4.17%) Wiki
7 6 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.57%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.98%) Blog
8 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.38%) Animation
9 4 (2.38%) NHS
9 4 (2.38%) Photography
9 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.79%) Windows
2 11 (6.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.38%) Unix
6 3 (1.79%) Android
6 3 (1.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.79%) Fedora
7 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.93%) Software Engineering
2 54 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.40%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (22.02%) Machine Learning
5 24 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 24 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 23 (13.69%) DevOps
7 21 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 21 (12.50%) Scrum
8 14 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 12 (7.14%) Analytics
10 11 (6.55%) Data Analytics
10 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (6.55%) Server Management
11 10 (5.95%) Product Management
11 10 (5.95%) Time Management
12 9 (5.36%) Development Roadmap
12 9 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.10%) Python
2 55 (32.74%) C++
3 42 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.05%) Java
5 31 (18.45%) SQL
6 24 (14.29%) C
7 15 (8.93%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.14%) PHP
8 12 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.55%) C#
10 9 (5.36%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.36%) VB
10 9 (5.36%) VBA
11 8 (4.76%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.57%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.57%) Java 8
12 6 (3.57%) MATLAB
12 6 (3.57%) Ruby
13 5 (2.98%) Go
14 4 (2.38%) Rust
Qualifications
1 44 (26.19%) Degree
2 18 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.98%) SANS
4 4 (2.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) AICPA
2 5 (2.98%) COBIT
2 5 (2.98%) NIST
3 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.19%) QA
6 1 (0.60%) JTAG
System Software
1 42 (25.00%) Docker
2 16 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.76%) vSphere
6 6 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.38%) Firmware
8 2 (1.19%) pfSense
9 1 (0.60%) KVM
9 1 (0.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (9.52%) Ansible
2 7 (4.17%) Terraform
3 6 (3.57%) Puppet
4 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.79%) Icinga
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) Packer
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.31%) VMware
3 9 (5.36%) Cisco
4 8 (4.76%) HP
5 7 (4.17%) Autodesk
5 7 (4.17%) Veeam
6 6 (3.57%) SAP
7 5 (2.98%) Spotify
8 4 (2.38%) Google
9 3 (1.79%) Apple
10 2 (1.19%) Zend
11 1 (0.60%) Alibaba
11 1 (0.60%) Aruba
11 1 (0.60%) Intel
11 1 (0.60%) Juniper
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat