The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 98 120 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 7 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.29% 0.36% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.37% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 35
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,250 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £39,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1693 1884 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.79% 96.07% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1648 1692
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 24 April 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (53.33%) C
3 20 (44.44%) Python
4 16 (35.56%) C++
5 15 (33.33%) UNIX
6 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
7 12 (26.67%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) Device Driver
8 10 (22.22%) Degree
9 9 (20.00%) Assembly Language
10 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.56%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (13.33%) SNMP
12 6 (13.33%) MATLAB
13 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
13 5 (11.11%) Perl
13 5 (11.11%) Debian
13 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
13 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
13 5 (11.11%) CentOS
14 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
14 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
15 3 (6.67%) VMware
15 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
15 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (6.67%) JTAG
15 3 (6.67%) SUSE
15 3 (6.67%) RHCE
15 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) SNMP
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) IGMP
4 2 (4.44%) RTSP
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.44%) IPTV
2 2 (4.44%) STB
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (26.67%) Windows
4 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 5 (11.11%) Debian
4 5 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (6.67%) SUSE
5 3 (6.67%) FreeBSD
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.44%) Memory Management
5 2 (4.44%) Scrum
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Code Coverage
6 1 (2.22%) UML
6 1 (2.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C
2 20 (44.44%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) C++
4 9 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 5 (11.11%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago