Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 835 627 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.33% 19.25% 15.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.78% 57.58% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 616 508 484
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £52,180 £45,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +14.68% +2.25% -1.11%

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 1,330 1,089 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.79% 33.44% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 971 867 884
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,700
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -4 772 £52,500 +16.67% 173
Peterborough -9 20 £35,000 -30.00% 9
Huntingdon -5 1 £30,000 -37.50%
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 457 (54.73%) Software Engineering
2 413 (49.46%) Python
3 393 (47.07%) C++
4 353 (42.28%) C
5 345 (41.32%) Degree
6 266 (31.86%) Computer Science
7 264 (31.62%) Windows
8 241 (28.86%) Java
9 227 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
10 187 (22.40%) Mathematics
11 126 (15.09%) Machine Learning
11 126 (15.09%) Multithreading
12 123 (14.73%) OO
13 112 (13.41%) Scrum
14 109 (13.05%) SQL
15 107 (12.81%) JavaScript
16 106 (12.69%) Physics
17 103 (12.34%) Unix
18 97 (11.62%) Git (software)
19 96 (11.50%) Wireless
20 86 (10.30%) Embedded Linux
21 82 (9.82%) SDLC
22 80 (9.58%) DevOps
23 77 (9.22%) Algorithms
24 76 (9.10%) Internet
25 73 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
25 73 (8.74%) Bash Shell
26 70 (8.38%) TDD
27 69 (8.26%) HTML
27 69 (8.26%) Relational Database

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 34 (4.07%) Apache
2 16 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.96%) GlassFish
5 8 (0.96%) JBoss
6 7 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.60%) nginx
8 3 (0.36%) Confluence
8 3 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) DNN
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.12%) uWSGI
Applications
1 12 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.48%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 73 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.11%) GitHub
3 22 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.04%) SaaS
5 13 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.48%) G Suite
10 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.48%) IaaS
10 4 (0.48%) Office 365
10 4 (0.48%) Slack
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.24%) Heroku
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 96 (11.50%) Wireless
2 76 (9.10%) Internet
3 66 (7.90%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.99%) Firewall
5 23 (2.75%) WAN
6 21 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (2.16%) DNS
8 17 (2.04%) Bluetooth
9 14 (1.68%) Ethernet
10 13 (1.56%) VoIP
11 12 (1.44%) Network Security
12 11 (1.32%) BGP
13 10 (1.20%) OpenVPN
13 10 (1.20%) SMTP
13 10 (1.20%) SNMP
13 10 (1.20%) VPN
14 9 (1.08%) LAN
14 9 (1.08%) MPLS
15 7 (0.84%) 3G
15 7 (0.84%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.26%) Relational Database
2 48 (5.75%) MySQL
3 29 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (2.51%) Big Data
6 18 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.16%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.60%) GIS
10 5 (0.60%) HBase
11 4 (0.48%) Text Mining
12 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.24%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 97 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.07%) JIRA
3 37 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.47%) Mercurial
5 15 (1.80%) Bitbucket
6 13 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (1.56%) GitLab
6 13 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.20%) Gerrit
8 8 (0.96%) PROIV
8 8 (0.96%) Subversion
8 8 (0.96%) webpack
9 6 (0.72%) CircleCI
9 6 (0.72%) Maven
10 5 (0.60%) Buildbot
10 5 (0.60%) CppUnit
10 5 (0.60%) Hudson
11 4 (0.48%) Selenium
12 3 (0.36%) Mocha
12 3 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 50 (5.99%) Electronics
2 36 (4.31%) Finance
3 28 (3.35%) Retail
4 19 (2.28%) Marketing
4 19 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.84%) Automotive
8 6 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.36%) Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 382 (45.75%) Software Engineer
2 247 (29.58%) C++ Software Engineer
3 166 (19.88%) Linux Engineer
4 162 (19.40%) Developer
5 147 (17.60%) C Software Engineer
6 137 (16.41%) Embedded Engineer
7 121 (14.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 109 (13.05%) Senior Software Engineer
9 94 (11.26%) Software Developer
10 89 (10.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 80 (9.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 78 (9.34%) Embedded C Engineer
12 78 (9.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 75 (8.98%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 72 (8.62%) C++ Developer
14 72 (8.62%) Graduate
15 66 (7.90%) C++ Software Developer
16 64 (7.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 62 (7.43%) Java Engineer
18 61 (7.31%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.26%) HTML
2 58 (6.95%) Web Services
3 38 (4.55%) RESTful
4 37 (4.43%) HTML5
5 33 (3.95%) CSS
6 32 (3.83%) Django
7 29 (3.47%) jQuery
8 26 (3.11%) CSS3
9 24 (2.87%) HEVC
9 24 (2.87%) OpenGL
9 24 (2.87%) Spring
10 19 (2.28%) Flask
11 15 (1.80%) React
12 14 (1.68%) Middleware
12 14 (1.68%) TensorFlow
13 13 (1.56%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.44%) Natural Language Processing
15 11 (1.32%) Moose
16 10 (1.20%) .NET
16 10 (1.20%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 266 (31.86%) Computer Science
2 77 (9.22%) Algorithms
3 52 (6.23%) Embedded Systems
4 41 (4.91%) Life Science
5 39 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.47%) Device Driver
7 24 (2.87%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.87%) Internet of Things
8 16 (1.92%) Fintech
9 13 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
11 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.20%) User Experience
12 9 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.08%) Smart Energy
13 8 (0.96%) 3D Printing
14 7 (0.84%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 264 (31.62%) Windows
2 103 (12.34%) Unix
3 86 (10.30%) Embedded Linux
4 33 (3.95%) Android
5 27 (3.23%) Debian
6 26 (3.11%) Mac OS
7 23 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 22 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.28%) Mac OS X
10 18 (2.16%) Solaris
11 16 (1.92%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (1.20%) CentOS
14 6 (0.72%) AIX
15 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
17 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (54.73%) Software Engineering
2 227 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (22.40%) Mathematics
4 126 (15.09%) Machine Learning
4 126 (15.09%) Multithreading
5 123 (14.73%) OO
6 112 (13.41%) Scrum
7 106 (12.69%) Physics
8 82 (9.82%) SDLC
9 80 (9.58%) DevOps
10 70 (8.38%) TDD
11 61 (7.31%) Test Automation
12 56 (6.71%) Open Source
13 44 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (5.03%) Statistics
15 40 (4.79%) Artificial Intelligence
16 38 (4.55%) Data Science
17 37 (4.43%) Linux Kernel Development
18 36 (4.31%) Collaborative Working
19 34 (4.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (49.46%) Python
2 393 (47.07%) C++
3 353 (42.28%) C
4 241 (28.86%) Java
5 109 (13.05%) SQL
6 107 (12.81%) JavaScript
7 73 (8.74%) Bash Shell
8 65 (7.78%) Embedded C
9 62 (7.43%) C#
10 54 (6.47%) Embedded C++
11 49 (5.87%) Perl
12 46 (5.51%) PHP
13 39 (4.67%) MATLAB
14 38 (4.55%) Ruby
15 19 (2.28%) Scala
16 13 (1.56%) Assembly Language
16 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.08%) Go
17 9 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 345 (41.32%) Degree
2 55 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.04%) PhD
5 15 (1.80%) CCNP
6 13 (1.56%) ISEB
7 11 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.08%) CCNA
9 8 (0.96%) JNCIP
9 8 (0.96%) MCDBA
9 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.72%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.60%) CCIE
11 5 (0.60%) RHCE
11 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.68%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) SLA
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.24%) JTAG
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (6.83%) Docker
2 21 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.08%) Firmware
5 8 (0.96%) LXC
6 7 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.72%) KVM
8 5 (0.60%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.60%) Xen
9 4 (0.48%) iptables
9 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.48%) XenServer
10 3 (0.36%) NFS
10 3 (0.36%) vSphere
11 2 (0.24%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
11 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.24%) Samba
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (5.63%) Puppet
2 40 (4.79%) Ansible
3 34 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 10 (1.20%) Terraform
7 5 (0.60%) Grafana
7 5 (0.60%) logstash
7 5 (0.60%) Nagios
7 5 (0.60%) Oozie
8 4 (0.48%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.48%) Graphite
8 4 (0.48%) Graylog
8 4 (0.48%) Kibana
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.24%) vRealize
9 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (8.02%) Oracle
2 39 (4.67%) WorldPay
3 30 (3.59%) VMware
4 27 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 21 (2.51%) Cisco
5 21 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.16%) Dell
6 18 (2.16%) HP
7 16 (1.92%) Juniper
8 12 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.96%) F5
10 7 (0.84%) Fortinet
10 7 (0.84%) Palo Alto
10 7 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.84%) Sun
10 7 (0.84%) Wind River
11 6 (0.72%) Google
11 6 (0.72%) Splunk
12 5 (0.60%) Brocade
12 5 (0.60%) SaltStack