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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 93 74 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 2.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 4
Average salary £56,250 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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
1674 1406 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.11% 96.57% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1127 1499
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Device Driver
3 25 (65.79%) C
4 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) Degree
6 11 (28.95%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (28.95%) Memory Management
7 10 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (23.68%) C++
8 9 (23.68%) GCC
9 8 (21.05%) Java
9 8 (21.05%) Xen
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) Open Source
10 6 (15.79%) Assembly Language
10 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
10 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (13.16%) Citrix
11 5 (13.16%) XenServer
12 4 (10.53%) Wind River
12 4 (10.53%) Android Development
12 4 (10.53%) Android
12 4 (10.53%) Python
12 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
13 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (7.89%) Windows
13 3 (7.89%) SQL
13 3 (7.89%) SAN
13 3 (7.89%) iSCSI

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.63%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) 4G
5 1 (2.63%) LTE
5 1 (2.63%) 3G
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) GCC
2 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) CMake
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LAMP
1 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Device Driver
2 10 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (15.79%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) DTV
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.63%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) Memory Management
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Release Management
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Video Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Product Management
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C
2 9 (23.68%) C++
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) Assembly Language
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Xen
2 5 (13.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Citrix
2 4 (10.53%) Wind River
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.63%) New Relic
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) MKS
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
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