Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 859 611 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.00% 17.36% 16.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.48% 57.97% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 510 496 511
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% +5.11% +1.15%

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 1,469 1,054 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.19% 29.94% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 884 815 936
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +3 794 £50,000 +11.11% 135
Peterborough -12 28 £46,500 +32.86% 6
Huntingdon -6 1 £30,000 -35.14% 1
St Neots - 1 £21,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 412 (47.96%) Python
2 392 (45.63%) Software Engineering
3 349 (40.63%) C++
4 274 (31.90%) C
5 273 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
6 266 (30.97%) Windows
7 262 (30.50%) Degree
8 212 (24.68%) Java
8 212 (24.68%) Computer Science
9 199 (23.17%) Mathematics
10 146 (17.00%) Machine Learning
11 137 (15.95%) JavaScript
12 132 (15.37%) Scrum
12 132 (15.37%) WorldPay
13 128 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
14 120 (13.97%) Test Automation
15 118 (13.74%) Artificial Intelligence
16 115 (13.39%) Unix
17 114 (13.27%) Oracle
17 114 (13.27%) Physics
18 112 (13.04%) Git (software)
19 106 (12.34%) DevOps
20 104 (12.11%) Bash Shell
21 103 (11.99%) JIRA
22 100 (11.64%) SQL
23 91 (10.59%) OO
24 88 (10.24%) Multithreading
25 87 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
26 86 (10.01%) Docker
27 84 (9.78%) Ansible

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 30 (3.49%) Apache
2 27 (3.14%) OpenStack
3 24 (2.79%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.51%) Confluence
6 12 (1.40%) nginx
7 11 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.93%) GlassFish
9 8 (0.93%) JBoss
10 2 (0.23%) Drupal
10 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Jetty
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.81%) HipChat
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.47%) Weka
5 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Documaker
2 5 (0.58%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 128 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.54%) GitHub
4 20 (2.33%) Office 365
5 19 (2.21%) IaaS
6 18 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.98%) SaaS
8 16 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.81%) Dropbox
12 6 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.58%) G Suite
14 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
15 3 (0.35%) Heroku
15 3 (0.35%) Slack
16 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.23%) npm
16 2 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.73%) Internet
1 75 (8.73%) TCP/IP
2 68 (7.92%) Firewall
3 64 (7.45%) DNS
4 42 (4.89%) Wireless
5 27 (3.14%) WAN
6 23 (2.68%) VoIP
7 20 (2.33%) SMTP
7 20 (2.33%) SNMP
8 19 (2.21%) Ethernet
9 18 (2.10%) LAN
9 18 (2.10%) Network Security
9 18 (2.10%) SSH
9 18 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (1.98%) DHCP
11 16 (1.86%) FTP
11 16 (1.86%) SAN
12 15 (1.75%) SSL
13 14 (1.63%) HTTP
14 12 (1.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.24%) MySQL
2 43 (5.01%) Relational Database
3 32 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 31 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 16 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.40%) Big Data
9 10 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.70%) Text Mining
13 5 (0.58%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.23%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.12%) HBase
16 1 (0.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 112 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 103 (11.99%) JIRA
3 54 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.21%) Mercurial
5 15 (1.75%) Gerrit
6 11 (1.28%) GitLab
7 10 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.05%) webpack
9 8 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.93%) PROIV
10 7 (0.81%) CircleCI
10 7 (0.81%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.70%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.58%) Buildbot
12 5 (0.58%) Subversion
12 5 (0.58%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.47%) GoCD
13 4 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 51 (5.94%) Finance
2 43 (5.01%) Retail
3 39 (4.54%) Electronics
4 35 (4.07%) Marketing
5 13 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 7 (0.81%) Publishing
9 6 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.70%) Automotive
10 5 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (37.02%) Software Engineer
2 215 (25.03%) C++ Software Engineer
3 162 (18.86%) Developer
4 126 (14.67%) Linux Engineer
5 110 (12.81%) C Software Engineer
6 107 (12.46%) Embedded Engineer
7 103 (11.99%) Software Developer
8 95 (11.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 94 (10.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 77 (8.96%) C++ Developer
10 77 (8.96%) Graduate
11 74 (8.61%) C++ Software Developer
12 69 (8.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 68 (7.92%) Python Engineer
14 67 (7.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 66 (7.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 66 (7.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 65 (7.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 62 (7.22%) Embedded C Engineer
17 62 (7.22%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.20%) Web Services
2 62 (7.22%) RESTful
3 59 (6.87%) Middleware
4 57 (6.64%) HTML
5 38 (4.42%) OpenGL
6 30 (3.49%) TensorFlow
7 27 (3.14%) CSS
8 22 (2.56%) HTML5
8 22 (2.56%) jQuery
9 21 (2.44%) Django
9 21 (2.44%) Node.js
10 20 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 19 (2.21%) .NET
12 18 (2.10%) Natural Language Processing
13 17 (1.98%) HEVC
14 16 (1.86%) CSS3
14 16 (1.86%) Spring
15 14 (1.63%) SOAP
16 11 (1.28%) STL
16 11 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 212 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 81 (9.43%) Algorithms
3 52 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
5 44 (5.12%) Data Centre
6 35 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
6 35 (4.07%) Life Science
6 35 (4.07%) Public Cloud
7 30 (3.49%) CUDA
8 21 (2.44%) Fintech
9 18 (2.10%) Internet of Things
10 17 (1.98%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.40%) Device Driver
13 11 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (1.05%) Smart Energy
16 8 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 266 (30.97%) Windows
2 115 (13.39%) Unix
3 47 (5.47%) Embedded Linux
4 38 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 34 (3.96%) Android
6 29 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 26 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 26 (3.03%) Solaris
8 25 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (2.68%) CentOS
9 23 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.56%) Debian
11 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.58%) VMS
14 3 (0.35%) AIX
14 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (45.63%) Software Engineering
2 273 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (23.17%) Mathematics
4 146 (17.00%) Machine Learning
5 132 (15.37%) Scrum
6 120 (13.97%) Test Automation
7 118 (13.74%) Artificial Intelligence
8 114 (13.27%) Physics
9 106 (12.34%) DevOps
10 91 (10.59%) OO
11 88 (10.24%) Multithreading
12 87 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
13 79 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (7.57%) TDD
15 61 (7.10%) Collaborative Working
16 54 (6.29%) Configuration Management
17 53 (6.17%) SDLC
18 51 (5.94%) Image Processing
19 50 (5.82%) Kanban
20 48 (5.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 412 (47.96%) Python
2 349 (40.63%) C++
3 274 (31.90%) C
4 212 (24.68%) Java
5 137 (15.95%) JavaScript
6 104 (12.11%) Bash Shell
7 100 (11.64%) SQL
8 71 (8.27%) PHP
9 61 (7.10%) Ruby
10 56 (6.52%) Embedded C
11 55 (6.40%) Embedded C++
12 54 (6.29%) PowerShell
13 46 (5.36%) C#
14 43 (5.01%) MATLAB
15 42 (4.89%) Perl
16 18 (2.10%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.86%) Go
18 12 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.28%) Assembly Language
19 11 (1.28%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 262 (30.50%) Degree
2 50 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.33%) PhD
4 18 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (1.51%) CCNP
7 13 (1.51%) ISEB
8 10 (1.16%) CCA
8 10 (1.16%) CCNA
8 10 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (1.16%) MCSE
9 8 (0.93%) JNCIP
9 8 (0.93%) MCDBA
10 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.58%) CCIE
11 5 (0.58%) RHCE
12 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.21%) SLA
2 18 (2.10%) QA
3 9 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 86 (10.01%) Docker
2 59 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (6.05%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.61%) vSphere
5 30 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
6 18 (2.10%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.16%) KVM
7 10 (1.16%) LXC
7 10 (1.16%) Samba
7 10 (1.16%) VirtualBox
8 9 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.93%) Xen
10 7 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.70%) QEMU
12 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.35%) Firmware
14 3 (0.35%) XenServer
15 2 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (9.78%) Ansible
2 81 (9.43%) Puppet
3 62 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (4.66%) vRealize
5 30 (3.49%) vCenter Server
6 27 (3.14%) Kubernetes
6 27 (3.14%) Terraform
7 22 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (2.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 14 (1.63%) Nagios
10 12 (1.40%) Data Guard
10 12 (1.40%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (1.16%) Grafana
11 10 (1.16%) Rancher
11 10 (1.16%) Sysdig
12 9 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 6 (0.70%) logstash
13 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.58%) Munin
Vendors
1 132 (15.37%) WorldPay
2 114 (13.27%) Oracle
3 76 (8.85%) VMware
4 68 (7.92%) Cisco
5 46 (5.36%) Splunk
6 41 (4.77%) Citrix
6 41 (4.77%) HP
7 40 (4.66%) AppDynamics
7 40 (4.66%) BMC
8 35 (4.07%) F5
8 35 (4.07%) Fortinet
8 35 (4.07%) Microsoft
9 34 (3.96%) ServiceNow
10 19 (2.21%) Juniper
11 17 (1.98%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.86%) Intel
13 15 (1.75%) Dell
13 15 (1.75%) NetApp
14 12 (1.40%) IBM
15 10 (1.16%) New Relic