Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 742 624 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.61% 17.86% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.68% 56.88% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 582 505 516
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 1203 1097 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.55% 31.41% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 933 916 893
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £25,800
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,600
East of England median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -7 679 £50,000 +11.11% 86
Peterborough -13 29 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Huntingdon +16 10 £30,500 -36.46%
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 391 (52.70%) Software Engineering
2 370 (49.87%) Python
3 342 (46.09%) C++
4 325 (43.80%) Degree
5 296 (39.89%) C
6 272 (36.66%) Windows
7 248 (33.42%) Java
8 232 (31.27%) Computer Science
9 178 (23.99%) Mathematics
10 163 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (16.98%) Wireless
12 121 (16.31%) OO
13 115 (15.50%) Physics
14 112 (15.09%) Multithreading
15 100 (13.48%) JavaScript
16 99 (13.34%) Machine Learning
17 95 (12.80%) SQL
18 91 (12.26%) C#
19 89 (11.99%) Unix
20 86 (11.59%) SDLC
21 84 (11.32%) Algorithms
22 79 (10.65%) DevOps
23 78 (10.51%) Git (software)
24 75 (10.11%) TDD
25 73 (9.84%) Bash Shell
26 72 (9.70%) Relational Database
26 72 (9.70%) Scrum
26 72 (9.70%) Perl
27 70 (9.43%) HTML
28 66 (8.89%) Embedded Linux

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 29 (3.91%) Apache
2 19 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 13 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 6 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.54%) IIS
7 4 (0.54%) nginx
8 3 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) DNN
9 1 (0.13%) Drupal
9 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.13%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.29%) GitHub
2 17 (2.29%) SaaS
3 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (0.81%) IaaS
6 4 (0.54%) Office 365
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.27%) G Suite
8 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.27%) Slack
9 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 126 (16.98%) Wireless
2 59 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 40 (5.39%) Internet
4 34 (4.58%) Firewall
5 26 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (2.70%) Bluetooth
7 17 (2.29%) Network Security
8 15 (2.02%) DNS
9 14 (1.89%) OpenVPN
10 13 (1.75%) WAN
11 11 (1.48%) 4G
11 11 (1.48%) SMS
12 10 (1.35%) 3G
13 9 (1.21%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.08%) LDAP
14 8 (1.08%) NAS
15 7 (0.94%) SAN
16 6 (0.81%) DHCP
17 5 (0.67%) SNMP
17 5 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.70%) Relational Database
2 53 (7.14%) MySQL
3 29 (3.91%) NoSQL
4 23 (3.10%) Big Data
5 20 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 17 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.21%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.67%) GIS
10 5 (0.67%) HBase
11 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.27%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.27%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 78 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.72%) Mercurial
3 24 (3.23%) JIRA
4 10 (1.35%) Maven
5 9 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.21%) GitLab
5 9 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.94%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.94%) Subversion
7 6 (0.81%) Hudson
8 5 (0.67%) CppUnit
8 5 (0.67%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.27%) GCC
10 2 (0.27%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.27%) QUnit
10 2 (0.27%) Selenium
10 2 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 37 (4.99%) Finance
2 32 (4.31%) Electronics
3 28 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.23%) Marketing
5 13 (1.75%) Banking
5 13 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.21%) Retail
7 8 (1.08%) Automotive
7 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.67%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 316 (42.59%) Software Engineer
2 209 (28.17%) C++ Software Engineer
2 209 (28.17%) Developer
3 130 (17.52%) C Software Engineer
4 126 (16.98%) Linux Engineer
5 104 (14.02%) Software Developer
6 100 (13.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 98 (13.21%) Graduate
8 91 (12.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 90 (12.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 89 (11.99%) C++ Developer
10 89 (11.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 76 (10.24%) C++ Software Developer
12 74 (9.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 71 (9.57%) Graduate Developer
14 63 (8.49%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 62 (8.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 59 (7.95%) Embedded C Engineer
17 57 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
17 57 (7.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.43%) HTML
2 55 (7.41%) Web Services
3 47 (6.33%) CSS
4 43 (5.80%) HTML5
5 34 (4.58%) CSS3
5 34 (4.58%) Spring
6 31 (4.18%) jQuery
7 28 (3.77%) Apache Axis
8 26 (3.50%) RESTful
9 23 (3.10%) .NET
10 19 (2.56%) Django
11 17 (2.29%) J2EE
11 17 (2.29%) JSON
12 15 (2.02%) ASP.NET
13 13 (1.75%) Yocto
14 12 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.62%) Flask
14 12 (1.62%) HEVC
15 11 (1.48%) OpenGL
15 11 (1.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 232 (31.27%) Computer Science
2 84 (11.32%) Algorithms
3 36 (4.85%) Embedded Systems
4 31 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.77%) 3D Printing
5 28 (3.77%) Life Science
6 25 (3.37%) Data Structures
7 24 (3.23%) Device Driver
8 23 (3.10%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.29%) Internet of Things
9 17 (2.29%) User Experience
10 14 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.48%) Smart Energy
12 10 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.08%) Clustering
13 8 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (0.67%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 272 (36.66%) Windows
2 89 (11.99%) Unix
3 66 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
4 56 (7.55%) Android
5 43 (5.80%) Debian
6 27 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 26 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (3.23%) Mac OS
9 23 (3.10%) Windows Server
10 18 (2.43%) CentOS
11 14 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.89%) Solaris
12 9 (1.21%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.67%) AIX
15 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (52.70%) Software Engineering
2 178 (23.99%) Mathematics
3 163 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (16.31%) OO
5 115 (15.50%) Physics
6 112 (15.09%) Multithreading
7 99 (13.34%) Machine Learning
8 86 (11.59%) SDLC
9 79 (10.65%) DevOps
10 75 (10.11%) TDD
11 72 (9.70%) Scrum
12 47 (6.33%) Test Automation
12 47 (6.33%) Web Development
13 46 (6.20%) Open Source
14 42 (5.66%) Multithreaded Programming
15 40 (5.39%) Artificial Intelligence
16 37 (4.99%) OOD
16 37 (4.99%) OOP
17 36 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (4.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (49.87%) Python
2 342 (46.09%) C++
3 296 (39.89%) C
4 248 (33.42%) Java
5 100 (13.48%) JavaScript
6 95 (12.80%) SQL
7 91 (12.26%) C#
8 73 (9.84%) Bash Shell
9 72 (9.70%) Perl
10 47 (6.33%) Embedded C
11 44 (5.93%) PHP
12 40 (5.39%) MATLAB
13 35 (4.72%) Embedded C++
14 23 (3.10%) Ruby
15 19 (2.56%) Shell Script
16 18 (2.43%) PowerShell
17 17 (2.29%) Scala
18 11 (1.48%) Objective-C
19 8 (1.08%) Assembly Language
20 5 (0.67%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 325 (43.80%) Degree
2 60 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (2.83%) PhD
5 13 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.94%) CCNP
7 6 (0.81%) CCNA
7 6 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.67%) ISEB
8 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) LPIC
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.43%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.08%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) JTAG
5 1 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.13%) MISRA
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (6.47%) Docker
2 18 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.89%) Firmware
5 8 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.94%) LXC
7 5 (0.67%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.67%) NFS
8 4 (0.54%) iptables
8 4 (0.54%) KVM
9 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.27%) Samba
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) GFS2
11 1 (0.13%) QEMU
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (6.06%) Puppet
2 37 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.91%) Ansible
4 14 (1.89%) ZABBIX
5 13 (1.75%) Grafana
5 13 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.75%) Munin
6 8 (1.08%) Salt
7 6 (0.81%) Graphite
7 6 (0.81%) Graylog
7 6 (0.81%) Kibana
7 6 (0.81%) logstash
8 5 (0.67%) Oozie
8 5 (0.67%) Terraform
9 4 (0.54%) Nagios
10 3 (0.40%) SCCM
11 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (4.85%) VMware
2 32 (4.31%) Oracle
3 18 (2.43%) Red Hat
4 17 (2.29%) Cisco
5 13 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.21%) Dell
6 9 (1.21%) HP
6 9 (1.21%) Perforce
7 8 (1.08%) Sun
8 7 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.81%) F5
9 6 (0.81%) Splunk
10 5 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.67%) Wind River
11 4 (0.54%) Juniper
12 3 (0.40%) Google
12 3 (0.40%) IBM
12 3 (0.40%) QNX
12 3 (0.40%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.40%) Tableau