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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 99 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 1.55% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.60% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 8
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £39,400
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
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (69.05%) C
3 26 (61.90%) Device Driver
4 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
5 15 (35.71%) Degree
6 13 (30.95%) Memory Management
7 11 (26.19%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (19.05%) Xen
9 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
9 8 (19.05%) C++
9 8 (19.05%) Python
10 7 (16.67%) Java
10 7 (16.67%) Assembly Language
10 7 (16.67%) GCC
11 6 (14.29%) Perl
11 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.90%) Apache
12 5 (11.90%) Citrix
12 5 (11.90%) Firewall
12 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
12 5 (11.90%) XenServer
12 5 (11.90%) Open Source
13 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
13 4 (9.52%) Finance
13 4 (9.52%) Windows
13 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
14 3 (7.14%) SAN

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Zope
3 1 (2.38%) Plone
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) GCC
2 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Hudson
3 1 (2.38%) CMake
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) LAMP
1 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Device Driver
2 11 (26.19%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.76%) DTV
5 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Debian
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Memory Management
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.76%) Android Development
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Release Management
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Product Management
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C
2 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 8 (19.05%) C++
2 8 (19.05%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) LPIC
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Xen
2 5 (11.90%) XenServer
3 3 (7.14%) Squid
3 3 (7.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Citrix
2 2 (4.76%) Wind River
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) MKS
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Sun
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Perforce
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.38%) New Relic
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