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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 86 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 22 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.48% 0.95% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.00% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 8
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -0.31%
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
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) Apache
3 19 (54.29%) Tomcat
4 17 (48.57%) C
5 16 (45.71%) Python
5 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
6 13 (37.14%) Oracle
6 13 (37.14%) Debian
6 13 (37.14%) VMware
7 12 (34.29%) Zope
7 12 (34.29%) Plone
7 12 (34.29%) Device Driver
8 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (22.86%) Firewall
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
10 7 (20.00%) Perl
10 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.14%) Varnish
11 6 (17.14%) Memory Management
11 6 (17.14%) LPIC
12 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
12 5 (14.29%) Java
12 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (14.29%) Linux Kernel Development
13 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.43%) SSL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (57.14%) Apache
2 19 (54.29%) Tomcat
3 12 (34.29%) Zope
3 12 (34.29%) Plone
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) GCC
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Device Driver
2 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Debian
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.57%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Memory Management
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C
2 16 (45.71%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) LPIC
3 1 (2.86%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Varnish
2 4 (11.43%) Squid
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Postfix
3 3 (8.57%) iptables
4 2 (5.71%) qmail
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
5 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.71%) systemd
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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