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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 103 73 111
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 2.43% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.56% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 17
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,250 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) UNIX
3 17 (41.46%) Python
4 14 (34.15%) Device Driver
5 13 (31.71%) C
6 11 (26.83%) Perl
6 11 (26.83%) Degree
7 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
7 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
8 9 (21.95%) CentOS
9 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.51%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
10 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.07%) Windows
10 7 (17.07%) Debian
11 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (14.63%) Memory Management
11 6 (14.63%) DevOps
12 5 (12.20%) Open Source
12 5 (12.20%) Assembly Language
12 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
13 4 (9.76%) C++
13 4 (9.76%) Java
13 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
13 4 (9.76%) Android
13 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (9.76%) Android Development
14 3 (7.32%) GCC
14 3 (7.32%) Wind River

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) UPnP
4 1 (2.44%) LTE
4 1 (2.44%) 4G
4 1 (2.44%) 3G
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) GCC
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) CMake
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
1 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.44%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Device Driver
2 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) UNIX
3 9 (21.95%) CentOS
4 8 (19.51%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Debian
5 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.07%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) Android
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.32%) SUSE
7 3 (7.32%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) Memory Management
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.76%) Android Development
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.44%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.44%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Python
2 13 (31.71%) C
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.20%) Assembly Language
6 4 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) SQL
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) Wind River
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) New Relic
4 1 (2.44%) MKS
4 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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