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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 80 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 29 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.01% 1.18% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 19
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,960 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
1374 1670 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.28% 93.93% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1377 1411
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 2 July 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) Apache
3 34 (69.39%) Red Hat
4 33 (67.35%) Python
5 32 (65.31%) Tomcat
6 30 (61.22%) Windows
7 23 (46.94%) VMware
8 22 (44.90%) Oracle
9 18 (36.73%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (36.73%) Firewall
10 17 (34.69%) Perl
11 16 (32.65%) Zope
11 16 (32.65%) Plone
11 16 (32.65%) Debian
12 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
13 12 (24.49%) SQL
13 12 (24.49%) SSL
14 11 (22.45%) DNS
14 11 (22.45%) CentOS
14 11 (22.45%) Marketing
14 11 (22.45%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (20.41%) Varnish
16 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
16 9 (18.37%) C
16 9 (18.37%) Java
16 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
17 8 (16.33%) Device Driver
17 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (14.29%) Postfix

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (75.51%) Apache
2 32 (65.31%) Tomcat
3 16 (32.65%) Zope
3 16 (32.65%) Plone
4 6 (12.24%) nginx
4 6 (12.24%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Tridion
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) SSL
3 11 (22.45%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) LDAP
6 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
7 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.04%) Modbus
7 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.04%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (12.24%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) GCC
General
1 11 (22.45%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
1 6 (12.24%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) Debian
4 11 (22.45%) CentOS
5 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.12%) UNIX
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.12%) Memory Management
5 2 (4.08%) Linux Kernel Development
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Scrum
6 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) Android Development
6 1 (2.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) Python
2 17 (34.69%) Perl
3 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) C
5 9 (18.37%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.12%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) LPIC
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Varnish
2 7 (14.29%) Postfix
3 6 (12.24%) qmail
3 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.16%) Squid
6 3 (6.12%) iptables
7 2 (4.08%) vSphere
8 1 (2.04%) Xen
8 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 6 (12.24%) systemd
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Red Hat
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 22 (44.90%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Wind River
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
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