Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 604 650 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.12% 17.15% 15.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.41% 56.52% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 483 542 581
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +3.53%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1034 1150 1185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.60% 30.35% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 814 971 1006
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 -6 535 £50,000 +11.11% 76
Peterborough +2 36 £39,000 -17.89% 2
Huntingdon - 9 £31,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 281 (46.52%) Python
2 249 (41.23%) Windows
3 240 (39.74%) Software Engineering
4 237 (39.24%) C++
5 234 (38.74%) Java
6 228 (37.75%) Degree
7 190 (31.46%) C
8 139 (23.01%) Mathematics
9 127 (21.03%) Computer Science
10 114 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
11 113 (18.71%) Perl
12 96 (15.89%) JavaScript
13 94 (15.56%) Wireless
14 91 (15.07%) Physics
15 87 (14.40%) OO
16 86 (14.24%) Machine Learning
17 84 (13.91%) DevOps
18 81 (13.41%) C#
19 76 (12.58%) SQL
20 72 (11.92%) Multithreading
21 71 (11.75%) Bash Shell
21 71 (11.75%) Docker
22 70 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
23 66 (10.93%) Unix
24 65 (10.76%) VMware
24 65 (10.76%) Algorithms
25 64 (10.60%) Web Services
26 62 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
27 61 (10.10%) Git (software)
28 59 (9.77%) Android

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 45 (7.45%) Apache
2 23 (3.81%) IIS
3 21 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.32%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.15%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.15%) nginx
6 11 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.66%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.32%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.83%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.50%) CMS
11 3 (0.50%) Drupal
11 3 (0.50%) JBoss
11 3 (0.50%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.50%) WordPress
12 2 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.30%) SaaS
3 19 (3.15%) GitHub
4 13 (2.15%) Office 365
5 10 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (1.66%) IaaS
6 8 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 94 (15.56%) Wireless
2 44 (7.28%) Firewall
3 39 (6.46%) TCP/IP
4 37 (6.13%) Wi-Fi
5 28 (4.64%) Internet
6 22 (3.64%) DNS
7 20 (3.31%) Network Security
8 18 (2.98%) Bluetooth
9 12 (1.99%) SAN
9 12 (1.99%) VLAN
10 10 (1.66%) DHCP
10 10 (1.66%) SMS
10 10 (1.66%) ZigBee
11 8 (1.32%) Skype
11 8 (1.32%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.16%) NAS
13 6 (0.99%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.99%) PPP
13 6 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.11%) MySQL
2 33 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.15%) Big Data
5 18 (2.98%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.32%) Text Mining
7 7 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.50%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.33%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.33%) GIS
11 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.33%) HBase
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.31%) JIRA
4 19 (3.15%) Mercurial
5 11 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.16%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.99%) Maven
9 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.50%) GitLab
10 3 (0.50%) Hudson
10 3 (0.50%) Mockito
10 3 (0.50%) PROIV
10 3 (0.50%) RSpec
10 3 (0.50%) TestNG
11 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.33%) GCC
11 2 (0.33%) QUnit
11 2 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 43 (7.12%) Finance
2 33 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.15%) Electronics
4 17 (2.81%) Banking
4 17 (2.81%) Marketing
5 14 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.83%) Automotive
8 4 (0.66%) Law
9 3 (0.50%) Games
9 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 202 (33.44%) Developer
2 180 (29.80%) Software Engineer
3 125 (20.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 88 (14.57%) Graduate
4 88 (14.57%) Software Developer
5 72 (11.92%) C++ Developer
6 69 (11.42%) C Software Engineer
6 69 (11.42%) Graduate Developer
7 62 (10.26%) C++ Software Developer
8 60 (9.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 56 (9.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 53 (8.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 51 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
12 43 (7.12%) Embedded Engineer
13 41 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
14 40 (6.62%) Graduate Software Developer
15 39 (6.46%) Java Developer
16 34 (5.63%) C Developer
16 34 (5.63%) Graduate C++ Developer
16 34 (5.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.60%) Web Services
2 48 (7.95%) HTML
3 41 (6.79%) CSS
4 39 (6.46%) .NET
5 32 (5.30%) HTML5
6 31 (5.13%) Apache Axis
7 27 (4.47%) CSS3
7 27 (4.47%) Spring
8 25 (4.14%) JSON
9 22 (3.64%) REST
10 20 (3.31%) RESTful
11 19 (3.15%) jQuery
12 17 (2.81%) AngularJS
13 16 (2.65%) Node.js
14 15 (2.48%) J2EE
15 12 (1.99%) ASP.NET
16 10 (1.66%) LAMP
17 9 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (1.32%) Lucene
19 7 (1.16%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 127 (21.03%) Computer Science
2 65 (10.76%) Algorithms
3 33 (5.46%) 3D Printing
4 24 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.48%) Internet of Things
8 12 (1.99%) Life Science
9 11 (1.82%) User Experience
10 9 (1.49%) Smart Energy
10 9 (1.49%) Smart Home
11 8 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.16%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 249 (41.23%) Windows
2 66 (10.93%) Unix
3 59 (9.77%) Android
4 45 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 31 (5.13%) Debian
6 26 (4.30%) CentOS
7 25 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
9 19 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.81%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 13 (2.15%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.82%) Solaris
13 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.50%) AIX
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (39.74%) Software Engineering
2 139 (23.01%) Mathematics
3 114 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (15.07%) Physics
5 87 (14.40%) OO
6 86 (14.24%) Machine Learning
7 84 (13.91%) DevOps
8 72 (11.92%) Multithreading
9 58 (9.60%) TDD
10 51 (8.44%) SDLC
11 49 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 41 (6.79%) Scrum
13 38 (6.29%) Configuration Management
14 35 (5.79%) Mentoring
14 35 (5.79%) Test Automation
15 34 (5.63%) Web Development
16 33 (5.46%) CAD
16 33 (5.46%) CAE
17 32 (5.30%) OOD
18 31 (5.13%) Content Writing
Programming Languages
1 281 (46.52%) Python
2 237 (39.24%) C++
3 234 (38.74%) Java
4 190 (31.46%) C
5 113 (18.71%) Perl
6 96 (15.89%) JavaScript
7 81 (13.41%) C#
8 76 (12.58%) SQL
9 71 (11.75%) Bash Shell
10 43 (7.12%) PHP
11 38 (6.29%) PowerShell
12 30 (4.97%) MATLAB
13 22 (3.64%) Shell Script
14 21 (3.48%) Ruby
15 11 (1.82%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.16%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.16%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.66%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.66%) Scala
18 3 (0.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 228 (37.75%) Degree
2 70 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (7.78%) Numerate Degree
4 25 (4.14%) PhD
5 11 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.99%) CCNA
7 5 (0.83%) CCNP
7 5 (0.83%) LPIC
8 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.50%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.33%) MCP
10 2 (0.33%) MCSA
10 2 (0.33%) RHCE
11 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.64%) QA
2 9 (1.49%) SLA
3 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 71 (11.75%) Docker
2 47 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.13%) Firmware
4 21 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.32%) Active Directory
5 14 (2.32%) KVM
6 11 (1.82%) LXC
7 6 (0.99%) Xen
8 5 (0.83%) XenApp
8 5 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.33%) iptables
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) pfSense
10 2 (0.33%) QEMU
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.33%) vSphere
11 1 (0.17%) HDFS
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (9.77%) Puppet
2 52 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.47%) Ansible
4 25 (4.14%) Grafana
5 24 (3.97%) Munin
5 24 (3.97%) ZABBIX
6 17 (2.81%) Salt
7 9 (1.49%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.16%) Graphite
8 7 (1.16%) Kibana
8 7 (1.16%) logstash
8 7 (1.16%) Packer
8 7 (1.16%) SCCM
9 6 (0.99%) Graylog
10 5 (0.83%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.17%) Consul
11 1 (0.17%) Oozie
11 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (10.76%) VMware
2 29 (4.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.80%) Oracle
3 22 (3.64%) Cisco
4 10 (1.66%) Perforce
5 8 (1.32%) Apple
5 8 (1.32%) NETGEAR
6 7 (1.16%) F5
7 6 (0.99%) Citrix
7 6 (0.99%) Splunk
8 5 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.83%) Sun
9 4 (0.66%) Brocade
9 4 (0.66%) CA
9 4 (0.66%) Riverbed
9 4 (0.66%) SAP
9 4 (0.66%) Vyatta
10 3 (0.50%) NetApp
10 3 (0.50%) Tableau