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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 79 113 88
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 28 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.04% 0.66% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.70% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 28
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
1307 1707 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 94.47% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1370 1355
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 3 August 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (74.51%) Apache
3 37 (72.55%) Red Hat
4 34 (66.67%) Windows
4 34 (66.67%) Python
5 33 (64.71%) Tomcat
6 27 (52.94%) VMware
7 26 (50.98%) Oracle
8 19 (37.25%) Perl
8 19 (37.25%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (33.33%) Firewall
9 17 (33.33%) Debian
10 14 (27.45%) Zope
10 14 (27.45%) Plone
11 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
11 12 (23.53%) SQL
11 12 (23.53%) SSL
12 11 (21.57%) DNS
12 11 (21.57%) Java
12 11 (21.57%) CentOS
12 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (21.57%) Marketing
12 11 (21.57%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
13 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
14 8 (15.69%) SAN
14 8 (15.69%) C
14 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (13.73%) Postfix

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (74.51%) Apache
2 33 (64.71%) Tomcat
3 14 (27.45%) Zope
3 14 (27.45%) Plone
4 6 (11.76%) nginx
4 6 (11.76%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Tridion
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) SSL
3 11 (21.57%) DNS
4 8 (15.69%) SAN
5 6 (11.76%) LDAP
6 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.96%) Modbus
7 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) GCC
General
1 11 (21.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) HTML
1 6 (11.76%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (3.92%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (33.33%) Debian
4 11 (21.57%) CentOS
4 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (9.80%) UNIX
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL
4 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Scrum
6 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Matrix Management
6 1 (1.96%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) Memory Management
6 1 (1.96%) Android Development
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps
6 1 (1.96%) Line Management
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (1.96%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Python
2 19 (37.25%) Perl
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) C
6 4 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) LPIC
3 1 (1.96%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Postfix
3 7 (13.73%) Varnish
4 6 (11.76%) qmail
5 4 (7.84%) vSphere
6 3 (5.88%) iptables
7 1 (1.96%) KVM
7 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.96%) Squid
7 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HAProxy
2 6 (11.76%) systemd
3 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Red Hat
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 26 (50.98%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.84%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Wind River
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
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