Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 585 766 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.62% 18.04% 19.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.58% 61.13% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 405 570 553
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.57%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £63,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 950 1,253 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.24% 29.52% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 669 926 916
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +6 509 £50,170 -3.05% 175
Peterborough -12 39 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 246 (42.05%) Python
2 184 (31.45%) Java
3 181 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (25.30%) Windows
5 147 (25.13%) Git (software)
6 137 (23.42%) C++
7 132 (22.56%) Software Engineering
8 126 (21.54%) Degree
9 116 (19.83%) Machine Learning
10 111 (18.97%) Scrum
11 103 (17.61%) C
12 102 (17.44%) Artificial Intelligence
13 100 (17.09%) Test Automation
14 94 (16.07%) Computer Science
15 91 (15.56%) JavaScript
16 85 (14.53%) Finance
17 78 (13.33%) Ansible
18 74 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
18 74 (12.65%) Microsoft
18 74 (12.65%) Puppet
19 71 (12.14%) Oracle
19 71 (12.14%) Jenkins
20 69 (11.79%) PostgreSQL
21 68 (11.62%) DevOps
22 63 (10.77%) Docker
23 60 (10.26%) WorldPay
24 57 (9.74%) Kanban
25 54 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
25 54 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
26 53 (9.06%) PHP

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 19 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.08%) OpenStack
3 16 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.39%) IIS
5 11 (1.88%) Apache
6 8 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.20%) nginx
8 6 (1.03%) JBoss
8 6 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.03%) WildFly
9 5 (0.85%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.85%) Confluence
9 5 (0.85%) SAS
9 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.68%) WordPress
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.85%) RoboHelp
3 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (2.39%) Odoo
2 5 (0.85%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.17%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.44%) GitHub
3 19 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.91%) Office 365
5 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.85%) PaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.51%) SaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.55%) Wireless
2 38 (6.50%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.32%) Firewall
4 27 (4.62%) WebEx
5 25 (4.27%) DNS
6 20 (3.42%) VLAN
7 18 (3.08%) SSL
8 17 (2.91%) Internet
9 12 (2.05%) Network Security
9 12 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (1.71%) Kerberos
11 9 (1.54%) Bluetooth
11 9 (1.54%) SAN
12 8 (1.37%) DHCP
13 6 (1.03%) 802.11
13 6 (1.03%) MPLS
13 6 (1.03%) VPN
14 5 (0.85%) HTTP
14 5 (0.85%) LAN
14 5 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.79%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (7.52%) Big Data
3 36 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 29 (4.96%) MySQL
5 17 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.20%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Zeppelin
11 5 (0.85%) HBase
11 5 (0.85%) Power BI
11 5 (0.85%) Sqoop
12 4 (0.68%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon Athena
13 1 (0.17%) ArangoDB
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 147 (25.13%) Git (software)
2 71 (12.14%) Jenkins
3 45 (7.69%) JIRA
4 25 (4.27%) Gradle
5 24 (4.10%) Maven
5 24 (4.10%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.42%) Selenium
7 16 (2.74%) Hudson
8 15 (2.56%) Subversion
9 13 (2.22%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.20%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.85%) JUnit
11 5 (0.85%) Redmine
11 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.51%) CMake
13 3 (0.51%) JMeter
13 3 (0.51%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 85 (14.53%) Finance
2 40 (6.84%) Banking
2 40 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.47%) Retail
4 30 (5.13%) Automotive
5 13 (2.22%) Games
5 13 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.88%) Marketing
7 8 (1.37%) Electronics
7 8 (1.37%) Law
8 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (22.22%) Developer
2 107 (18.29%) Software Engineer
3 68 (11.62%) Linux Engineer
4 41 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (7.01%) Software Developer
5 38 (6.50%) Python Engineer
6 36 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
7 35 (5.98%) C++ Developer
8 33 (5.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 33 (5.64%) Java Engineer
8 33 (5.64%) Test Engineer
9 32 (5.47%) Administrator
10 29 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
11 27 (4.62%) Python Developer
11 27 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 27 (4.62%) Technical Trainer
11 27 (4.62%) Trainer
12 26 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
13 25 (4.27%) Support Engineer
14 23 (3.93%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.32%) HTML
2 34 (5.81%) CSS
3 30 (5.13%) Web Services
4 27 (4.62%) .NET
5 25 (4.27%) Spring
6 21 (3.59%) LDAP
7 17 (2.91%) XML
8 15 (2.56%) RESTful
9 14 (2.39%) AngularJS
10 13 (2.22%) Django
10 13 (2.22%) JSON
10 13 (2.22%) Node.js
10 13 (2.22%) React
11 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (2.05%) STL
12 11 (1.88%) Flask
12 11 (1.88%) Twisted
13 10 (1.71%) HTML5
13 10 (1.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.55%) Fintech
2 37 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
6 16 (2.74%) User Experience
7 14 (2.39%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.22%) Internet of Things
8 13 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
10 10 (1.71%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.54%) Life Science
12 8 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.20%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.85%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.85%) Media Streaming
14 5 (0.85%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 148 (25.30%) Windows
2 50 (8.55%) Unix
3 49 (8.38%) Windows Server
4 47 (8.03%) Android
5 38 (6.50%) Embedded Linux
6 33 (5.64%) Ubuntu
7 31 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.25%) AIX
10 18 (3.08%) CentOS
11 16 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.39%) Debian
13 10 (1.71%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.20%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.85%) VMS
16 5 (0.85%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.51%) Fedora
18 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (22.56%) Software Engineering
3 116 (19.83%) Machine Learning
4 111 (18.97%) Scrum
5 102 (17.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 100 (17.09%) Test Automation
7 94 (16.07%) Computer Science
8 74 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (11.62%) DevOps
10 57 (9.74%) Kanban
11 54 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (8.89%) Configuration Management
13 51 (8.72%) TDD
14 48 (8.21%) Mathematics
15 47 (8.03%) Open Source
16 44 (7.52%) Logistics
17 38 (6.50%) Multithreading
18 36 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
19 32 (5.47%) CRM
20 30 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 246 (42.05%) Python
2 184 (31.45%) Java
3 137 (23.42%) C++
4 103 (17.61%) C
5 91 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 53 (9.06%) PHP
7 52 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 46 (7.86%) SQL
9 40 (6.84%) PowerShell
10 36 (6.15%) Perl
11 28 (4.79%) Ruby
12 27 (4.62%) C#
13 17 (2.91%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.88%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.37%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.20%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.03%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.03%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.85%) VB
18 5 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 126 (21.54%) Degree
2 37 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.88%) PhD
4 9 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.85%) CCNA
6 5 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) LPIC
8 3 (0.51%) CEH
8 3 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.51%) GCIA
9 2 (0.34%) CCNP
9 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.34%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.32%) QA
2 30 (5.13%) SLA
3 29 (4.96%) PSD2
4 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.51%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (10.77%) Docker
2 50 (8.55%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (1.88%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.20%) vSphere
8 5 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.85%) HDFS
9 3 (0.51%) XenApp
10 2 (0.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) KVM
11 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (13.33%) Ansible
2 74 (12.65%) Puppet
3 28 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 22 (3.76%) SCCM
6 19 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 19 (3.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 13 (2.22%) Terraform
8 12 (2.05%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.37%) Grafana
10 6 (1.03%) Packer
11 5 (0.85%) Ambari
11 5 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.85%) Nessus
11 5 (0.85%) Oozie
12 4 (0.68%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.51%) Icinga
13 3 (0.51%) QRadar
13 3 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.14%) Oracle
3 60 (10.26%) WorldPay
4 47 (8.03%) VMware
5 20 (3.42%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.42%) Symantec
6 19 (3.25%) IBM
7 16 (2.74%) Cisco
7 16 (2.74%) HP
8 15 (2.56%) SAP
9 11 (1.88%) Juniper
10 7 (1.20%) Splunk
11 6 (1.03%) F5
11 6 (1.03%) Google
12 5 (0.85%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.85%) Veeam
12 5 (0.85%) WatchGuard
13 3 (0.51%) Citrix
13 3 (0.51%) CommVault
13 3 (0.51%) Intel