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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 95 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £43,900 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.22%
Linux Support
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
1326 1721 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.58% 94.40% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1340 1310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 23 (92.00%) Apache
3 23 (92.00%) Tomcat
3 23 (92.00%) Python
3 23 (92.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (92.00%) VMware
4 22 (88.00%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (88.00%) Oracle
5 10 (40.00%) Debian
6 8 (32.00%) Zope
6 8 (32.00%) Plone
7 6 (24.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (12.00%) LDAP
10 3 (12.00%) Line Management
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) Matrix Management
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) SAN
11 2 (8.00%) LPIC
12 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (4.00%) Marketing
12 1 (4.00%) Xen

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (92.00%) Apache
1 23 (92.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (32.00%) Zope
2 8 (32.00%) Plone
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Debian
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (12.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) LPIC
2 1 (4.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
2 1 (4.00%) Postfix
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Red Hat
1 23 (92.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) SAP