The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 90 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.72% 1.80% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.86% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 29
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £66,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 28 (33.33%) Perl
4 26 (30.95%) Degree
5 25 (29.76%) Python
6 23 (27.38%) Windows
7 22 (26.19%) Bash Shell
8 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.62%) C
9 19 (22.62%) C++
9 19 (22.62%) Java
9 19 (22.62%) Red Hat
9 19 (22.62%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (20.24%) Unix
11 16 (19.05%) Configuration Management
12 15 (17.86%) Internet
12 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (16.67%) Load Balancing
13 14 (16.67%) Apache
14 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.29%) Device Driver
14 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.10%) Firewall
15 11 (13.10%) DNS
15 11 (13.10%) Cisco
16 10 (11.90%) SQL
16 10 (11.90%) Oracle
16 10 (11.90%) Scrum
16 10 (11.90%) CentOS
16 10 (11.90%) Xen

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Internet
2 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.10%) DNS
3 11 (13.10%) Firewall
4 8 (9.52%) HTTP
5 7 (8.33%) ZigBee
6 6 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 6 (7.14%) SAN
6 6 (7.14%) SSH
6 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (7.14%) Wireless
7 4 (4.76%) BGP
7 4 (4.76%) DHCP
7 4 (4.76%) FTP
7 4 (4.76%) LAN
7 4 (4.76%) Modbus
7 4 (4.76%) SSL
7 4 (4.76%) VoIP
7 4 (4.76%) WAN
8 3 (3.57%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) GCC
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Web Services
2 7 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (5.95%) LAMP
4 4 (4.76%) JNI
5 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.57%) J2EE
6 2 (2.38%) HTML
7 1 (1.19%) CSS
7 1 (1.19%) Middleware
7 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.76%) CAN bus
6 4 (4.76%) Replication
7 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.57%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.19%) DTV
8 1 (1.19%) Life Science
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) PKI
8 1 (1.19%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.19%) STB
8 1 (1.19%) Verilog
8 1 (1.19%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (27.38%) Windows
3 19 (22.62%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (20.24%) Unix
5 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (11.90%) CentOS
7 7 (8.33%) Android
8 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.19%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 14 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) ITIL
7 7 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.14%) Code Coverage
8 6 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.14%) Open Source
8 6 (7.14%) SDLC
8 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.14%) UML
9 5 (5.95%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.76%) Android Development
10 4 (4.76%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.76%) Market Research
10 4 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) Perl
2 25 (29.76%) Python
3 22 (26.19%) Bash Shell
4 19 (22.62%) C
4 19 (22.62%) C++
4 19 (22.62%) Java
5 10 (11.90%) SQL
6 9 (10.71%) Embedded C
7 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.76%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.76%) Ruby
8 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.57%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) CCNP
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) RHCE
3 4 (4.76%) LPIC
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) JTAG
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) KVM
1 10 (11.90%) Xen
2 8 (9.52%) iptables
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.76%) Postfix
5 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
2 9 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.76%) Cobbler
3 4 (4.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Red Hat
2 11 (13.10%) Cisco
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle
4 8 (9.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.76%) F5
6 4 (4.76%) Juniper
6 4 (4.76%) Lauterbach
6 4 (4.76%) Sun
6 4 (4.76%) Wind River
7 3 (3.57%) Sybase
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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