Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 800 607 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.36% 16.11% 15.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.66% 56.05% 55.78%
Number of salaries quoted 470 481 521
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% +2.51%

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 1,341 1,083 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.45% 28.73% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 812 832 951
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.49% +4.71% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +5 735 £52,500 +5.00% 138
Peterborough -18 36 £46,500 +32.86% 4
Ely - 2 - - 1
Huntingdon 0 1 £30,000 -3.23% 1
St Neots - 1 £21,000 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 379 (47.38%) Python
2 309 (38.63%) Software Engineering
3 291 (36.38%) C++
4 246 (30.75%) Windows
5 235 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
6 228 (28.50%) Degree
7 217 (27.13%) C
8 182 (22.75%) Java
9 174 (21.75%) Computer Science
10 169 (21.13%) Mathematics
11 149 (18.63%) Machine Learning
12 147 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
13 130 (16.25%) Artificial Intelligence
14 125 (15.63%) JavaScript
15 123 (15.38%) WorldPay
16 120 (15.00%) Scrum
17 117 (14.63%) Test Automation
18 114 (14.25%) DevOps
19 109 (13.63%) Git (software)
19 109 (13.63%) Unix
20 105 (13.13%) Oracle
21 99 (12.38%) Physics
21 99 (12.38%) Ansible
22 98 (12.25%) JIRA
23 92 (11.50%) Docker
24 91 (11.38%) Bash Shell
25 90 (11.25%) Puppet
25 90 (11.25%) SQL
26 88 (11.00%) TCP/IP
27 85 (10.63%) Cisco

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 26 (3.25%) OpenStack
2 22 (2.75%) Apache
3 21 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.75%) Confluence
4 14 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.50%) nginx
5 12 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.38%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.38%) JBoss
8 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.25%) Drupal
9 2 (0.25%) IIS
9 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.88%) HipChat
2 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) Weka
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.38%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.50%) Documaker
2 4 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 147 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.38%) GitHub
4 26 (3.25%) Office 365
5 22 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.75%) IaaS
6 20 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.63%) SaaS
8 8 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.88%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.63%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (0.38%) Heroku
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.25%) npm
12 2 (0.25%) Route 53
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (11.00%) TCP/IP
2 75 (9.38%) Firewall
3 73 (9.13%) DNS
4 60 (7.50%) Internet
5 32 (4.00%) WAN
6 30 (3.75%) Wireless
7 28 (3.50%) VoIP
8 26 (3.25%) Ethernet
9 25 (3.13%) LAN
9 25 (3.13%) SSL
9 25 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (3.00%) Network Security
11 23 (2.88%) DHCP
11 23 (2.88%) SSH
12 20 (2.50%) FTP
12 20 (2.50%) SNMP
13 19 (2.38%) HTTP
13 19 (2.38%) SMTP
14 18 (2.25%) HTTPS
15 17 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.38%) MySQL
2 40 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 40 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.88%) Big Data
6 13 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.75%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.50%) Power BI
11 4 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.38%) HBase
13 2 (0.25%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 109 (13.63%) Git (software)
2 98 (12.25%) JIRA
3 58 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 12 (1.50%) Gerrit
5 12 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (1.13%) Subversion
6 9 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.00%) Bugzilla
7 8 (1.00%) GitLab
8 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.88%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.75%) webpack
10 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.63%) Buildbot
10 5 (0.63%) CircleCI
10 5 (0.63%) GoCD
11 4 (0.50%) Hudson
11 4 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 73 (9.13%) Finance
2 44 (5.50%) Retail
3 31 (3.88%) Electronics
4 27 (3.38%) Marketing
5 12 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.13%) Automotive
8 8 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.88%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.88%) Publishing
10 5 (0.63%) Banking
10 5 (0.63%) Legal
11 4 (0.50%) Law
11 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.38%) Military
13 2 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 254 (31.75%) Software Engineer
2 175 (21.88%) C++ Software Engineer
3 149 (18.63%) Developer
4 104 (13.00%) Linux Engineer
5 86 (10.75%) Software Developer
6 85 (10.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 83 (10.38%) C Software Engineer
8 76 (9.50%) Embedded Engineer
9 71 (8.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 69 (8.63%) C++ Developer
11 67 (8.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 65 (8.13%) C++ Software Developer
13 62 (7.75%) Graduate
14 61 (7.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 60 (7.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 55 (6.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 52 (6.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 52 (6.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 51 (6.38%) Python Engineer
19 47 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.50%) Web Services
2 64 (8.00%) Middleware
3 56 (7.00%) RESTful
4 47 (5.88%) HTML
5 30 (3.75%) OpenGL
5 30 (3.75%) TensorFlow
6 23 (2.88%) AngularJS
7 22 (2.75%) .NET
7 22 (2.75%) CSS
8 20 (2.50%) SOAP
9 19 (2.38%) jQuery
9 19 (2.38%) Node.js
10 17 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
11 16 (2.00%) HTML5
12 13 (1.63%) Django
12 13 (1.63%) YAML
13 12 (1.50%) Spring
14 11 (1.38%) CSS3
14 11 (1.38%) STL
14 11 (1.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 174 (21.75%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.00%) Algorithms
3 60 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (6.63%) Data Centre
5 45 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
6 35 (4.38%) Public Cloud
7 31 (3.88%) Life Science
8 30 (3.75%) CUDA
9 23 (2.88%) Fintech
10 22 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
11 18 (2.25%) Management Information System
12 17 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (1.88%) Internet of Things
14 14 (1.75%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.63%) Device Driver
16 12 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
19 8 (1.00%) Client/Server
19 8 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 246 (30.75%) Windows
2 109 (13.63%) Unix
3 40 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 40 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.13%) Android
4 33 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
5 32 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (3.38%) CentOS
6 27 (3.38%) Solaris
7 25 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 22 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 17 (2.13%) Debian
11 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.00%) VMS
14 4 (0.50%) AIX
14 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (38.63%) Software Engineering
2 235 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (21.13%) Mathematics
4 149 (18.63%) Machine Learning
5 130 (16.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 120 (15.00%) Scrum
7 117 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 114 (14.25%) DevOps
9 99 (12.38%) Physics
10 84 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
12 68 (8.50%) Configuration Management
13 64 (8.00%) Multithreading
13 64 (8.00%) OO
14 60 (7.50%) TDD
15 54 (6.75%) Load Balancing
16 50 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
17 46 (5.75%) Kanban
18 44 (5.50%) Image Processing
19 43 (5.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 379 (47.38%) Python
2 291 (36.38%) C++
3 217 (27.13%) C
4 182 (22.75%) Java
5 125 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 91 (11.38%) Bash Shell
7 90 (11.25%) SQL
8 67 (8.38%) PHP
9 62 (7.75%) PowerShell
10 53 (6.63%) Ruby
11 48 (6.00%) C#
12 44 (5.50%) Embedded C
13 41 (5.13%) Embedded C++
14 40 (5.00%) Perl
15 32 (4.00%) MATLAB
16 22 (2.75%) Shell Script
17 16 (2.00%) Go
18 10 (1.25%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.25%) VB
19 8 (1.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 228 (28.50%) Degree
2 46 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (4.00%) PhD
4 19 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.63%) CCA
8 13 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (1.63%) MCSE
9 12 (1.50%) CCNA
10 10 (1.25%) CCNP
11 7 (0.88%) ISEB
11 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.63%) CCIE
12 5 (0.63%) JNCIP
12 5 (0.63%) RHCE
13 4 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.38%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.38%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.63%) SLA
2 27 (3.38%) QA
3 10 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) GCP
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 92 (11.50%) Docker
2 63 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.88%) vSphere
5 30 (3.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.50%) Samba
7 12 (1.50%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.25%) LXC
8 10 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (1.13%) KVM
10 8 (1.00%) Xen
11 7 (0.88%) QEMU
11 7 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.50%) Firmware
15 2 (0.25%) Varnish
15 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (12.38%) Ansible
2 90 (11.25%) Puppet
3 69 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (5.25%) vRealize
5 31 (3.88%) Kubernetes
6 30 (3.75%) vCenter Server
7 26 (3.25%) Terraform
8 16 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 15 (1.88%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.63%) Nagios
11 12 (1.50%) Rancher
11 12 (1.50%) Sysdig
12 10 (1.25%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 10 (1.25%) Grafana
12 10 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.75%) Salt
14 5 (0.63%) Graylog
14 5 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 123 (15.38%) WorldPay
2 105 (13.13%) Oracle
3 85 (10.63%) Cisco
4 82 (10.25%) VMware
5 49 (6.13%) Splunk
6 47 (5.88%) Citrix
6 47 (5.88%) HP
7 42 (5.25%) AppDynamics
7 42 (5.25%) BMC
8 38 (4.75%) Fortinet
9 36 (4.50%) Microsoft
10 35 (4.38%) F5
11 31 (3.88%) ServiceNow
12 26 (3.25%) Intel
13 22 (2.75%) Juniper
14 21 (2.63%) NetApp
15 17 (2.13%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.00%) Avaya
16 16 (2.00%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.00%) Nortel