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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 102 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.056% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
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 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 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 20 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 20 (83.33%) Python
3 20 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 20 (83.33%) VMware
4 19 (79.17%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (79.17%) Apache
4 19 (79.17%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) Debian
6 8 (33.33%) Zope
6 8 (33.33%) Plone
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (25.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.83%) Perl
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) Project Management
10 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (12.50%) Line Management
11 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
11 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 3 (12.50%) SAN
11 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 3 (12.50%) Java
11 3 (12.50%) LDAP
12 2 (8.33%) LPIC
13 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (4.17%) Marketing

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (79.17%) Apache
3 8 (33.33%) Zope
3 8 (33.33%) Plone
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Debian
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) LPIC
2 1 (4.17%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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