Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 619 604 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.43% 16.42% 17.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.34% 59.74% 57.09%
Number of salaries quoted 369 479 542
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £64,875
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% -

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 1,061 1,011 1,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.17% 27.48% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 659 801 955
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,050
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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 +7 549 £52,500 +5.00% 150
Peterborough -26 51 £46,500 +17.72% 2
Ely - 3 - - 1
Huntingdon -3 1 £30,000 -1.64% 1
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 279 (45.07%) Python
2 201 (32.47%) Windows
3 177 (28.59%) C++
4 172 (27.79%) Software Engineering
5 169 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (23.10%) Degree
7 138 (22.29%) Java
8 136 (21.97%) Machine Learning
9 126 (20.36%) Artificial Intelligence
10 124 (20.03%) C
11 120 (19.39%) Computer Science
12 100 (16.16%) Git (software)
13 99 (15.99%) JavaScript
14 98 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
15 97 (15.67%) Finance
16 92 (14.86%) Mathematics
17 91 (14.70%) DevOps
18 88 (14.22%) Scrum
19 87 (14.05%) Ansible
20 86 (13.89%) Test Automation
21 82 (13.25%) TCP/IP
21 82 (13.25%) Puppet
22 77 (12.44%) Bash Shell
22 77 (12.44%) VMware
23 75 (12.12%) Unix
24 74 (11.95%) Docker
25 73 (11.79%) SQL
26 70 (11.31%) Firewall
26 70 (11.31%) WorldPay
27 69 (11.15%) Cisco

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 23 (3.72%) OpenStack
2 18 (2.91%) Confluence
3 14 (2.26%) Apache
3 14 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.45%) nginx
7 7 (1.13%) IIS
8 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.81%) SAS
10 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.65%) WordPress
11 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.45%) RoboHelp
4 7 (1.13%) HipChat
5 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Documaker
2 4 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.16%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.52%) Office 365
4 27 (4.36%) GitHub
5 16 (2.58%) IaaS
6 13 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.13%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.13%) Dropbox
8 7 (1.13%) SaaS
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.48%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.32%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.25%) TCP/IP
2 70 (11.31%) Firewall
3 62 (10.02%) DNS
4 35 (5.65%) SSL
5 28 (4.52%) Network Security
6 25 (4.04%) Internet
7 24 (3.88%) Wireless
8 23 (3.72%) DHCP
9 22 (3.55%) HTTP
10 21 (3.39%) VoIP
11 20 (3.23%) Ethernet
11 20 (3.23%) SSH
11 20 (3.23%) WebEx
12 19 (3.07%) LAN
12 19 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (2.91%) FTP
13 18 (2.91%) VLAN
13 18 (2.91%) WAN
14 17 (2.75%) HTTPS
15 14 (2.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.46%) Big Data
3 39 (6.30%) MySQL
4 27 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (1.62%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.13%) Power BI
12 6 (0.97%) HBase
13 5 (0.81%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.81%) Apache Zeppelin
13 5 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.81%) Sqoop
14 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 64 (10.34%) JIRA
3 52 (8.40%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.78%) Gerrit
4 11 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.45%) Selenium
7 8 (1.29%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.13%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.97%) Gradle
9 6 (0.97%) JUnit
9 6 (0.97%) Subversion
10 5 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.81%) CMake
10 5 (0.81%) GoCD
11 4 (0.65%) Clang
11 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.65%) Hudson
11 4 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 97 (15.67%) Finance
2 28 (4.52%) Retail
3 27 (4.36%) Automotive
4 25 (4.04%) Marketing
5 20 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.42%) Banking
7 9 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.45%) Law
8 8 (1.29%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.13%) Publishing
10 6 (0.97%) Electronics
11 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.48%) Games
12 3 (0.48%) Legal
12 3 (0.48%) Military
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (21.49%) Software Engineer
2 112 (18.09%) Developer
3 84 (13.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 71 (11.47%) Linux Engineer
5 53 (8.56%) Software Developer
6 52 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 47 (7.59%) Administrator
8 46 (7.43%) C++ Developer
8 46 (7.43%) Senior Software Engineer
9 38 (6.14%) Graduate
9 38 (6.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 37 (5.98%) C Software Engineer
11 35 (5.65%) C++ Software Developer
11 35 (5.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 35 (5.65%) Test Engineer
12 31 (5.01%) Embedded Engineer
13 29 (4.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 29 (4.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 27 (4.36%) Team Leader
15 26 (4.20%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.08%) Web Services
2 39 (6.30%) Middleware
3 34 (5.49%) RESTful
4 26 (4.20%) HTML
5 24 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 22 (3.55%) .NET
7 20 (3.23%) Node.js
7 20 (3.23%) SOAP
8 19 (3.07%) LDAP
9 18 (2.91%) TensorFlow
10 16 (2.58%) CSS
10 16 (2.58%) LAMP
11 14 (2.26%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (1.94%) OpenGL
13 11 (1.78%) YAML
14 10 (1.62%) ASP.NET
14 10 (1.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 10 (1.62%) REST
15 9 (1.45%) Angular 2
15 9 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 120 (19.39%) Computer Science
2 53 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.14%) Fintech
4 37 (5.98%) Data Centre
5 31 (5.01%) Algorithms
5 31 (5.01%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (4.20%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.91%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.42%) CUDA
10 14 (2.26%) Driving Licence
11 13 (2.10%) Device Driver
11 13 (2.10%) Life Science
12 11 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.45%) Internet of Things
15 8 (1.29%) Grid Computing
15 8 (1.29%) Replication
16 7 (1.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 201 (32.47%) Windows
2 75 (12.12%) Unix
3 53 (8.56%) Windows Server
4 48 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (5.65%) Android
6 35 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (5.33%) CentOS
8 25 (4.04%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (3.39%) Solaris
10 20 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (2.26%) Debian
13 12 (1.94%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.45%) AIX
15 9 (1.45%) VMS
16 7 (1.13%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (27.79%) Software Engineering
2 169 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (21.97%) Machine Learning
4 126 (20.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 92 (14.86%) Mathematics
6 91 (14.70%) DevOps
7 88 (14.22%) Scrum
8 86 (13.89%) Test Automation
9 66 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (9.69%) Configuration Management
10 60 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (8.56%) Physics
12 44 (7.11%) Multithreading
13 39 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (6.30%) Load Balancing
14 38 (6.14%) ITIL
15 35 (5.65%) OO
16 34 (5.49%) Collaborative Working
16 34 (5.49%) Open Source
17 33 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 279 (45.07%) Python
2 177 (28.59%) C++
3 138 (22.29%) Java
4 124 (20.03%) C
5 99 (15.99%) JavaScript
6 77 (12.44%) Bash Shell
7 73 (11.79%) SQL
8 57 (9.21%) PHP
9 55 (8.89%) PowerShell
10 42 (6.79%) C#
11 38 (6.14%) Perl
12 35 (5.65%) Ruby
13 23 (3.72%) Embedded C
14 20 (3.23%) Shell Script
15 19 (3.07%) Embedded C++
16 15 (2.42%) Go
17 13 (2.10%) MATLAB
18 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
19 9 (1.45%) VB
20 7 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (23.10%) Degree
2 30 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 30 (4.85%) PhD
3 12 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.29%) CCA
4 8 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (1.29%) MCSE
4 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.81%) CCNA
7 5 (0.81%) CEH
7 5 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (0.81%) GCIA
8 3 (0.48%) JNCIE
8 3 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.14%) SLA
2 32 (5.17%) QA
3 15 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 74 (11.95%) Docker
2 59 (9.53%) Active Directory
3 54 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (3.72%) vSphere
5 20 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.94%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (1.78%) Samba
9 11 (1.78%) VirtualBox
10 10 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (1.13%) KVM
11 7 (1.13%) QEMU
12 5 (0.81%) HDFS
13 4 (0.65%) XenApp
14 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.16%) Firmware
15 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 87 (14.05%) Ansible
2 82 (13.25%) Puppet
3 54 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (5.65%) Kubernetes
5 29 (4.68%) vRealize
6 18 (2.91%) Terraform
6 18 (2.91%) vCenter Server
7 11 (1.78%) Nagios
7 11 (1.78%) Rancher
7 11 (1.78%) Sysdig
8 10 (1.62%) Data Guard
8 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 10 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (1.62%) SCCM
9 9 (1.45%) Salt
10 8 (1.29%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.97%) Grafana
11 6 (0.97%) Munin
11 6 (0.97%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.81%) QRadar
Vendors
1 77 (12.44%) VMware
2 70 (11.31%) WorldPay
3 69 (11.15%) Cisco
4 68 (10.99%) Oracle
5 42 (6.79%) HP
6 41 (6.62%) Microsoft
7 34 (5.49%) Splunk
8 32 (5.17%) Citrix
9 29 (4.68%) AppDynamics
9 29 (4.68%) BMC
10 28 (4.52%) Intel
11 23 (3.72%) Red Hat
11 23 (3.72%) ServiceNow
12 21 (3.39%) Fortinet
13 20 (3.23%) IBM
14 19 (3.07%) Juniper
15 18 (2.91%) F5
16 14 (2.26%) Avaya
16 14 (2.26%) CheckPoint
16 14 (2.26%) Nortel