The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 105 81 103
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 2.11% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 2.27% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 16
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +5.29%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1686 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.56% 93.00% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1355 1518
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 29 July 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) UNIX
3 18 (48.65%) Python
4 14 (37.84%) Device Driver
4 14 (37.84%) C
5 12 (32.43%) Degree
6 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (21.62%) CentOS
8 8 (21.62%) Perl
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
10 6 (16.22%) Debian
10 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
11 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.81%) Assembly Language
12 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (10.81%) Open Source
12 4 (10.81%) Memory Management
13 3 (8.11%) Android
13 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
13 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
13 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (8.11%) Android Development
13 3 (8.11%) FreeBSD

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) IGMP
3 1 (2.70%) RTSP
3 1 (2.70%) UPnP
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) GCC
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Device Driver
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) STB
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) UNIX
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) CentOS
5 7 (18.92%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (16.22%) Debian
6 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.11%) Android
7 3 (8.11%) FreeBSD
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.11%) SUSE
8 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Memory Management
5 3 (8.11%) Android Development
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.70%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.70%) UML
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.70%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.70%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) C
3 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) RHCE
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Wind River
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