The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 321 372 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.40% 22.61% 19.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.22% 65.84% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 273 336 300
Average salary £43,500 £42,756 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,831 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
592 565 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.93% 34.35% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 480 502 540
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Cambridgeshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 236 (36.59%) Python
2 212 (32.87%) Java
3 194 (30.08%) Windows
4 191 (29.61%) Degree
5 172 (26.67%) UNIX
6 163 (25.27%) Perl
7 129 (20.00%) C
8 128 (19.84%) Software Engineering
9 119 (18.45%) SQL
10 111 (17.21%) Oracle
11 110 (17.05%) C++
12 102 (15.81%) JavaScript
13 95 (14.73%) MySQL
14 93 (14.42%) Computer Science
15 92 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (14.11%) PHP
17 84 (13.02%) OO
18 76 (11.78%) C#
19 70 (10.85%) Apache
20 69 (10.70%) QA
21 68 (10.54%) Solaris
22 66 (10.23%) HTML
22 66 (10.23%) VMware
23 65 (10.08%) Red Hat
23 65 (10.08%) Ruby
24 60 (9.30%) Telecoms
24 60 (9.30%) TCP/IP
25 59 (9.15%) CSS
25 59 (9.15%) Web Services
26 57 (8.84%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (10.85%) Apache
2 44 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.71%) IIS
4 10 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.40%) nginx
6 6 (0.93%) Node.js
6 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.93%) CMS
7 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.47%) Documentum
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.47%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (2.17%) MS Office
2 10 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.78%) MS Project
4 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.71%) SunGard APT
2 10 (1.55%) FastVal
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) CubeCart
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.55%) SaaS
3 8 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.62%) PaaS
4 4 (0.62%) IaaS
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.31%) Route 53
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 46 (7.13%) Firewall
3 44 (6.82%) HTTP
4 39 (6.05%) LTE
5 37 (5.74%) Internet
6 32 (4.96%) Wireless
7 30 (4.65%) SS7
8 27 (4.19%) VoLTE
9 20 (3.10%) VLAN
9 20 (3.10%) SAN
9 20 (3.10%) 3GPP
10 19 (2.95%) Ethernet
10 19 (2.95%) DNS
11 18 (2.79%) RTSP
11 18 (2.79%) IGMP
12 16 (2.48%) LDAP
13 14 (2.17%) VPN
14 13 (2.02%) SSL
14 13 (2.02%) DHCP
14 13 (2.02%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.73%) MySQL
2 39 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 36 (5.58%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (0.78%) Big Data
8 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.62%) Text Mining
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.47%) TKPROF
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.16%) Redis
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.82%) Subversion
3 18 (2.79%) Bugzilla
4 17 (2.64%) JIRA
5 16 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (2.33%) Maven
6 15 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.71%) Hudson
7 11 (1.71%) Selenium
8 8 (1.24%) Ant
8 8 (1.24%) CMake
9 7 (1.09%) GCC
9 7 (1.09%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.09%) FitNesse
10 6 (0.93%) Firebug
10 6 (0.93%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.93%) LLVM
11 5 (0.78%) Redmine
12 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 56 (8.68%) Finance
3 28 (4.34%) Games
4 27 (4.19%) Billing
5 23 (3.57%) Electronics
6 22 (3.41%) Automotive
7 13 (2.02%) Marketing
8 12 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.71%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.62%) Back Office
12 4 (0.62%) Advertising
12 4 (0.62%) French Language
12 4 (0.62%) German Language
12 4 (0.62%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.47%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.47%) Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 171 (26.51%) Developer
2 128 (19.84%) Software Engineer
3 80 (12.40%) Systems Administrator
3 80 (12.40%) Administrator
4 60 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
5 55 (8.53%) Support Engineer
6 54 (8.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 48 (7.44%) Test Engineer
8 39 (6.05%) Analyst
9 38 (5.89%) Software Developer
10 36 (5.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 34 (5.27%) Linux Engineer
12 29 (4.50%) PHP Developer
12 29 (4.50%) Consultant
13 24 (3.72%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.10%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.95%) Web Developer
16 18 (2.79%) Junior
16 18 (2.79%) Support Analyst
17 17 (2.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.23%) HTML
2 59 (9.15%) CSS
2 59 (9.15%) Web Services
3 36 (5.58%) XML
3 36 (5.58%) jQuery
4 29 (4.50%) J2EE
5 27 (4.19%) .NET
5 27 (4.19%) JSON
6 15 (2.33%) HTML5
7 14 (2.17%) Spring
7 14 (2.17%) Ajax
7 14 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (2.02%) WebKit
9 12 (1.86%) RESTful
10 11 (1.71%) Symfony
10 11 (1.71%) SOAP
10 11 (1.71%) J2SE
11 10 (1.55%) Django
11 10 (1.55%) Middleware
11 10 (1.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.42%) Computer Science
2 55 (8.53%) Mathematics
3 48 (7.44%) Open Source
4 28 (4.34%) Device Driver
5 27 (4.19%) Streaming Video
6 25 (3.88%) MPEG
7 20 (3.10%) Firmware
7 20 (3.10%) IPTV
8 19 (2.95%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.79%) Physics
10 16 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.17%) Clustering
12 13 (2.02%) Grid Computing
13 11 (1.71%) STB
13 11 (1.71%) PKI
14 10 (1.55%) Wiki
14 10 (1.55%) Smart Meter
15 8 (1.24%) Informatics
16 7 (1.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 194 (30.08%) Windows
2 172 (26.67%) UNIX
3 68 (10.54%) Solaris
4 43 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (5.43%) Android
6 31 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.81%) Ubuntu
7 29 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
8 28 (4.34%) CentOS
9 26 (4.03%) Mac OS X
10 23 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 22 (3.41%) Debian
12 10 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.09%) Windows CE
15 5 (0.78%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.62%) HPUX
17 3 (0.47%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (19.84%) Software Engineering
2 92 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (13.02%) OO
4 56 (8.68%) Multithreading
5 50 (7.75%) ITIL
6 47 (7.29%) OOD
7 46 (7.13%) Scrum
8 37 (5.74%) E-Commerce
9 32 (4.96%) Automated Testing
9 32 (4.96%) Test Automation
10 31 (4.81%) DevOps
11 26 (4.03%) Test Scripting
12 25 (3.88%) Manual Testing
13 24 (3.72%) Load Balancing
13 24 (3.72%) Web Development
13 24 (3.72%) OOP
14 23 (3.57%) Configuration Management
14 23 (3.57%) TDD
14 23 (3.57%) Unit Testing
15 21 (3.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (36.59%) Python
2 212 (32.87%) Java
3 163 (25.27%) Perl
4 129 (20.00%) C
5 119 (18.45%) SQL
6 110 (17.05%) C++
7 102 (15.81%) JavaScript
8 91 (14.11%) PHP
9 76 (11.78%) C#
10 65 (10.08%) Ruby
11 50 (7.75%) Bash Shell
12 33 (5.12%) Embedded C
13 20 (3.10%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.02%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.86%) Bourne shell
16 10 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.09%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.09%) Scala
18 6 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.93%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 191 (29.61%) Degree
2 13 (2.02%) RHCE
2 13 (2.02%) ISEB
3 11 (1.71%) CISSP
4 10 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.93%) OCP
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.78%) PhD
7 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.62%) CCNA
8 4 (0.62%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.47%) MCSE
10 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) RHCA
11 1 (0.16%) CEH
11 1 (0.16%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.70%) QA
2 20 (3.10%) JTAG
3 11 (1.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.26%) KVM
4 12 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.40%) vSphere
5 9 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.24%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.93%) QEMU
8 4 (0.62%) Corosync
8 4 (0.62%) Squid
9 2 (0.31%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) Varnish
10 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 47 (7.29%) Puppet
2 31 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.86%) Nagios
4 10 (1.55%) SCCM
5 8 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.09%) SCOM
7 4 (0.62%) Nessus
7 4 (0.62%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.47%) Ansible
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.47%) Munin
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.16%) Control-M
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 111 (17.21%) Oracle
2 66 (10.23%) VMware
3 65 (10.08%) Red Hat
4 45 (6.98%) Sun
5 42 (6.51%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.10%) Sybase
7 19 (2.95%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.79%) Cisco
8 18 (2.79%) HP
9 15 (2.33%) Perforce
10 14 (2.17%) NetApp
10 14 (2.17%) SAP
11 12 (1.86%) MKS
12 11 (1.71%) SunGard
13 9 (1.40%) Hitachi
14 8 (1.24%) Citrix
14 8 (1.24%) EMC
15 7 (1.09%) Apple
15 7 (1.09%) Red Gate
16 6 (0.93%) QNX
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