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

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 526 734 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.49% 17.40% 17.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.46% 61.73% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 373 579 499
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.29% +1.67%

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 870 1,189 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.28% 28.18% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 634 926 903
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%

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 November 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 November 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 +5 461 £52,500 +5.00% 200
Peterborough -22 40 £40,750 +1.88% 3
Ely - 3 - - 1
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 242 (46.01%) Python
2 154 (29.28%) Windows
3 138 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (25.48%) C++
5 132 (25.10%) Java
6 126 (23.95%) Software Engineering
7 122 (23.19%) Degree
8 118 (22.43%) Machine Learning
9 107 (20.34%) C
10 106 (20.15%) Artificial Intelligence
11 101 (19.20%) Git (software)
11 101 (19.20%) Finance
12 87 (16.54%) Scrum
12 87 (16.54%) Computer Science
13 78 (14.83%) Test Automation
14 71 (13.50%) Ansible
15 69 (13.12%) JavaScript
16 66 (12.55%) DevOps
17 63 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
18 62 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
19 61 (11.60%) Docker
19 61 (11.60%) Puppet
20 58 (11.03%) TCP/IP
21 56 (10.65%) Jenkins
22 51 (9.70%) Microsoft
23 50 (9.51%) Bash Shell
24 49 (9.32%) Configuration Management
25 48 (9.13%) SQL
25 48 (9.13%) Mathematics
26 46 (8.75%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.09%) Apache
3 11 (2.09%) OpenStack
4 10 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.71%) Confluence
6 8 (1.52%) IIS
7 6 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.14%) SAS
7 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.95%) nginx
9 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.76%) WordPress
10 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.71%) RoboHelp
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Odoo
2 4 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.38%) Documaker
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.18%) GitHub
4 20 (3.80%) Office 365
5 9 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.14%) SaaS
8 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.95%) IaaS
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.57%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) PaaS
11 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.03%) TCP/IP
2 43 (8.17%) Wireless
3 40 (7.60%) Firewall
4 29 (5.51%) DNS
5 26 (4.94%) SSL
6 25 (4.75%) WebEx
7 22 (4.18%) Network Security
8 21 (3.99%) VLAN
9 16 (3.04%) Ethernet
9 16 (3.04%) Internet
9 16 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.28%) SAN
11 11 (2.09%) DHCP
11 11 (2.09%) Kerberos
11 11 (2.09%) VoIP
11 11 (2.09%) VPN
12 10 (1.90%) Bluetooth
12 10 (1.90%) HTTP
12 10 (1.90%) LAN
13 8 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.37%) Big Data
2 38 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 30 (5.70%) MySQL
5 16 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.09%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.52%) Power BI
10 7 (1.33%) HBase
11 6 (1.14%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.14%) Apache Zeppelin
11 6 (1.14%) Sqoop
12 4 (0.76%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.76%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.57%) DB2
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 101 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 56 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.98%) JIRA
4 19 (3.61%) Selenium
5 13 (2.47%) Gradle
6 9 (1.71%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.71%) Maven
6 9 (1.71%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.52%) Subversion
7 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.33%) Hudson
8 7 (1.33%) JUnit
9 5 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.95%) CMake
9 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.95%) JMeter
10 4 (0.76%) Clang
10 4 (0.76%) Redmine
10 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 101 (19.20%) Finance
2 32 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.32%) Automotive
4 26 (4.94%) Retail
5 25 (4.75%) Banking
6 14 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.28%) Law
8 10 (1.90%) Marketing
9 7 (1.33%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.33%) Electronics
9 7 (1.33%) Games
10 3 (0.57%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (18.63%) Software Engineer
2 95 (18.06%) Developer
3 72 (13.69%) Linux Engineer
4 45 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 42 (7.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 37 (7.03%) Administrator
7 36 (6.84%) Test Engineer
8 31 (5.89%) Python Engineer
9 29 (5.51%) C++ Developer
10 25 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (4.75%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.75%) Technical Trainer
10 25 (4.75%) Trainer
11 24 (4.56%) Analyst
12 23 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.18%) Author
13 22 (4.18%) Embedded Engineer
13 22 (4.18%) Technical Author
14 21 (3.99%) Graduate
15 20 (3.80%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.94%) Web Services
2 21 (3.99%) HTML
3 19 (3.61%) LDAP
4 16 (3.04%) .NET
4 16 (3.04%) AngularJS
5 15 (2.85%) RESTful
6 14 (2.66%) CSS
7 12 (2.28%) Node.js
8 11 (2.09%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.71%) Django
10 9 (1.71%) LAMP
10 9 (1.71%) Middleware
10 9 (1.71%) SOAP
11 8 (1.52%) 802.1X
11 8 (1.52%) Flask
11 8 (1.52%) pytest
11 8 (1.52%) Spring
11 8 (1.52%) Twisted
12 7 (1.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.54%) Computer Science
2 40 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.60%) Fintech
3 29 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.04%) Device Driver
5 16 (3.04%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.28%) User Experience
8 11 (2.09%) Life Science
8 11 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.90%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (1.71%) Grid Computing
11 8 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.52%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.33%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.95%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.76%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 154 (29.28%) Windows
2 45 (8.56%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.98%) Unix
4 33 (6.27%) Android
5 31 (5.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (5.70%) Embedded Linux
7 27 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 24 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (4.37%) CentOS
10 21 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (2.28%) Debian
12 11 (2.09%) AIX
12 11 (2.09%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.52%) VMS
15 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.14%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.14%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (23.95%) Software Engineering
3 118 (22.43%) Machine Learning
4 106 (20.15%) Artificial Intelligence
5 87 (16.54%) Scrum
6 78 (14.83%) Test Automation
7 66 (12.55%) DevOps
8 63 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
9 49 (9.32%) Configuration Management
10 48 (9.13%) Mathematics
11 46 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (8.17%) Multithreading
13 39 (7.41%) Open Source
14 38 (7.22%) Logistics
15 34 (6.46%) TDD
16 31 (5.89%) ITIL
17 30 (5.70%) OO
18 27 (5.13%) Kanban
19 24 (4.56%) CRM
19 24 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 242 (46.01%) Python
2 134 (25.48%) C++
3 132 (25.10%) Java
4 107 (20.34%) C
5 69 (13.12%) JavaScript
6 50 (9.51%) Bash Shell
7 48 (9.13%) SQL
8 37 (7.03%) PHP
9 34 (6.46%) C#
9 34 (6.46%) Perl
10 33 (6.27%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.04%) Ruby
12 15 (2.85%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.47%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.33%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.33%) VB
14 7 (1.33%) VBA
15 6 (1.14%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.14%) Embedded C++
16 5 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (23.19%) Degree
2 26 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.75%) PhD
4 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.14%) CCNA
5 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) CEH
6 5 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (0.95%) GCIA
7 3 (0.57%) CCA
7 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.57%) MCSE
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.38%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.03%) QA
2 33 (6.27%) SLA
3 10 (1.90%) PSD2
4 7 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (11.60%) Docker
2 42 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 27 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (1.52%) vSphere
8 7 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (1.14%) HDFS
10 4 (0.76%) XenApp
11 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.38%) KVM
12 2 (0.38%) Samba
12 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.19%) Firmware
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.19%) QEMU
13 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (13.50%) Ansible
2 61 (11.60%) Puppet
3 28 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.18%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.66%) SCCM
6 9 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (1.71%) Terraform
7 8 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.14%) Ambari
8 6 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.14%) Oozie
8 6 (1.14%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.95%) CSIRT
9 5 (0.95%) Nessus
9 5 (0.95%) QRadar
10 4 (0.76%) Salt
11 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.57%) Icinga
11 3 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 51 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.56%) VMware
3 43 (8.17%) Oracle
4 31 (5.89%) Cisco
5 24 (4.56%) HP
6 22 (4.18%) WorldPay
7 17 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.47%) IBM
8 13 (2.47%) Intel
8 13 (2.47%) Juniper
9 12 (2.28%) SAP
10 10 (1.90%) Splunk
10 10 (1.90%) Symantec
11 9 (1.71%) Citrix
12 8 (1.52%) NetApp
13 7 (1.33%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.33%) Avaya
13 7 (1.33%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.33%) Nortel
13 7 (1.33%) Riverbed