Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 414 674 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.27% 17.51% 16.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.18% 58.56% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 234 387 488
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £66,625
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 724 1,151 1,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.95% 29.90% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 437 689 819
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +2 388 £53,250 +1.43% 159
Peterborough +13 12 £45,000 -3.23% 5
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 209 (50.48%) Python
2 151 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (34.54%) Windows
4 142 (34.30%) Software Engineering
5 135 (32.61%) Java
6 125 (30.19%) C++
7 108 (26.09%) Degree
8 102 (24.64%) DevOps
9 85 (20.53%) C
10 80 (19.32%) Computer Science
11 76 (18.36%) SQL
12 75 (18.12%) Test Automation
12 75 (18.12%) AWS
13 67 (16.18%) Docker
14 65 (15.70%) Oracle
15 63 (15.22%) Ansible
16 62 (14.98%) Git (software)
17 60 (14.49%) WorldPay
18 57 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
19 52 (12.56%) TDD
20 51 (12.32%) C#
21 50 (12.08%) Unix
22 45 (10.87%) OpenGL
22 45 (10.87%) Android
23 44 (10.63%) Scrum
23 44 (10.63%) Relational Database
24 42 (10.14%) Machine Learning
25 41 (9.90%) Computer Science Degree
26 40 (9.66%) Kubernetes
27 39 (9.42%) Ubuntu

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 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 16 (3.86%) nginx
3 14 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (3.14%) CloudStack
4 13 (3.14%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.17%) WordPress
6 6 (1.45%) Apache
7 5 (1.21%) IIS
8 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.48%) Confluence
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.97%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.62%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.48%) Odoo
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 75 (18.12%) AWS
2 24 (5.80%) GCP
3 23 (5.56%) Azure
4 18 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (3.14%) DigitalOcean
5 13 (3.14%) Heroku
5 13 (3.14%) IaaS
5 13 (3.14%) PaaS
6 9 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.93%) GitHub
8 7 (1.69%) Office 365
9 4 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.83%) Internet
2 16 (3.86%) Firewall
3 15 (3.62%) VPN
4 10 (2.42%) LAN
4 10 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (2.42%) Wireless
5 8 (1.93%) WAN
6 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.45%) NAS
8 5 (1.21%) DNS
8 5 (1.21%) IPv6
9 4 (0.97%) DHCP
9 4 (0.97%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.97%) VoIP
10 3 (0.72%) IPv4
10 3 (0.72%) SAN
11 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.48%) NGN
11 2 (0.48%) SNMP
11 2 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.63%) Relational Database
2 37 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (8.21%) MySQL
4 23 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (5.07%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.86%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.69%) Big Data
7 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.72%) HBase
10 2 (0.48%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.48%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (14.98%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.42%) JIRA
3 35 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 34 (8.21%) Selenium
5 29 (7.00%) Cucumber
6 21 (5.07%) Gradle
7 19 (4.59%) JUnit
8 17 (4.11%) JBehave
8 17 (4.11%) WebDriver
9 16 (3.86%) Maven
9 16 (3.86%) Subversion
10 12 (2.90%) TestNG
10 12 (2.90%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.42%) JMeter
12 9 (2.17%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.45%) GitLab
14 5 (1.21%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.21%) GoCD
15 4 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 25 (6.04%) Games
2 18 (4.35%) Finance
3 17 (4.11%) Banking
4 13 (3.14%) Marketing
5 12 (2.90%) Electronics
5 12 (2.90%) Retail
6 11 (2.66%) Automotive
7 10 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.69%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 96 (23.19%) Software Engineer
2 75 (18.12%) Developer
3 49 (11.84%) Senior Software Engineer
4 41 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (9.66%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 24 (5.80%) Administrator
8 23 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (4.83%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 19 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
11 18 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 18 (4.35%) Site Engineer
11 18 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 17 (4.11%) C++ Developer
12 17 (4.11%) IT Manager
12 17 (4.11%) Java Engineer
12 17 (4.11%) Python Engineer
13 16 (3.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 16 (3.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.87%) OpenGL
2 35 (8.45%) .NET
3 25 (6.04%) HTML
4 24 (5.80%) CSS
4 24 (5.80%) JSON
5 23 (5.56%) Kafka
5 23 (5.56%) Vulkan
5 23 (5.56%) Web Services
6 20 (4.83%) Spring
7 18 (4.35%) OpenGL ES
8 16 (3.86%) Qt
8 16 (3.86%) XML
9 15 (3.62%) LEMP Stack
10 12 (2.90%) RESTful
11 10 (2.42%) jOOQ
12 8 (1.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 8 (1.93%) Unreal Engine
13 7 (1.69%) Vue.js
14 6 (1.45%) LAMP
14 6 (1.45%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.25%) Client/Server
2 29 (7.00%) Algorithms
3 23 (5.56%) Renewable Energy
4 17 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (4.11%) Smartphone
5 16 (3.86%) Internet of Things
5 16 (3.86%) Life Science
6 15 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.14%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.90%) Animation
8 12 (2.90%) Photography
9 11 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.66%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.66%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.93%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.93%) Mobile Games
10 8 (1.93%) SIMD
11 7 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.21%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 143 (34.54%) Windows
2 50 (12.08%) Unix
3 45 (10.87%) Android
4 39 (9.42%) Ubuntu
5 29 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.56%) CentOS
7 18 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (4.11%) Debian
9 11 (2.66%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.42%) Windows Server
11 8 (1.93%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.21%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.48%) Fedora
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.24%) Solaris
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (34.30%) Software Engineering
3 102 (24.64%) DevOps
4 80 (19.32%) Computer Science
5 75 (18.12%) Test Automation
6 57 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (12.56%) TDD
8 44 (10.63%) Scrum
9 42 (10.14%) Machine Learning
10 39 (9.42%) Mathematics
11 30 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 30 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
13 27 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.56%) Configuration Management
14 23 (5.56%) Line Management
14 23 (5.56%) Microservices
15 22 (5.31%) Bioinformatics
16 21 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (4.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 209 (50.48%) Python
2 135 (32.61%) Java
3 125 (30.19%) C++
4 85 (20.53%) C
5 76 (18.36%) SQL
6 51 (12.32%) C#
7 38 (9.18%) Perl
8 37 (8.94%) JavaScript
9 29 (7.00%) Bash Shell
10 27 (6.52%) PHP
11 25 (6.04%) Ruby
12 22 (5.31%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.86%) Go
14 13 (3.14%) R
15 10 (2.42%) Groovy
15 10 (2.42%) MATLAB
15 10 (2.42%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.93%) Embedded C
17 5 (1.21%) ES6
18 3 (0.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 108 (26.09%) Degree
2 41 (9.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.62%) PhD
4 7 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.72%) CCNA
8 2 (0.48%) CISSP
8 2 (0.48%) LPIC
8 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.48%) MCSA
8 2 (0.48%) MCSE
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.24%) CCNP
9 1 (0.24%) CCSA
9 1 (0.24%) CCSP
9 1 (0.24%) ISACA
9 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.28%) QA
2 15 (3.62%) PSD2
3 4 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.24%) NIST
System Software
1 67 (16.18%) Docker
2 15 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.69%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.21%) vSphere
7 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.97%) Samba
8 3 (0.72%) Firmware
9 2 (0.48%) KVM
9 2 (0.48%) SRDF
9 2 (0.48%) vCloud
9 2 (0.48%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (15.22%) Ansible
2 40 (9.66%) Kubernetes
3 37 (8.94%) Puppet
4 22 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (4.59%) Terraform
6 13 (3.14%) Packer
7 7 (1.69%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.97%) rkt
9 3 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.48%) Avamar
10 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.48%) Icinga
10 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.48%) WSUS
11 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (15.70%) Oracle
2 60 (14.49%) WorldPay
3 21 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.86%) VMware
6 15 (3.62%) Cisco
7 13 (3.14%) Rackspace
8 10 (2.42%) Google
9 7 (1.69%) Qualys
10 6 (1.45%) Juniper
11 5 (1.21%) Apple
12 4 (0.97%) Draytek
12 4 (0.97%) QNX
12 4 (0.97%) Synology
13 3 (0.72%) Citrix
13 3 (0.72%) HP
13 3 (0.72%) Intel
13 3 (0.72%) Splunk
14 2 (0.48%) EMC
14 2 (0.48%) Veritas