The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 93 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.70% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
Average salary £41,950 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £37,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +23.33%
Linux Support 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
1368 1780 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.00% 95.09% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1496 1529
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Zope
3 5 (50.00%) Plone
3 5 (50.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) SSL

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) Zope
3 5 (50.00%) Plone
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) LPIC
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) Postfix
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP