Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Linux Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 160 165
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 27 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 17
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - -24.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £42,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,750
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +26.32% -2.56% -22.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,068 3,200 3,886
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.41% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,063 2,669 3,303
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 -23 27 £60,000 +26.32% 7
Senior Linux Engineer
East of England

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Senior Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (96.30%) C
3 25 (92.59%) Degree
4 21 (77.78%) Multithreading
4 21 (77.78%) Multithreaded Programming
5 20 (74.07%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Django
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Ruby
7 4 (14.81%) Python
7 4 (14.81%) WAN
7 4 (14.81%) SNMP
8 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
8 1 (3.70%) Video Processing
8 1 (3.70%) Qt
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) SNMP
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Django
2 1 (3.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (77.78%) Multithreaded Programming
2 21 (77.78%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
4 1 (3.70%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C
2 4 (14.81%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Degree