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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 328 370 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.17% 22.26% 19.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.25% 63.25% 55.95%
Number of salaries quoted 273 330 309
Average salary £43,500 £42,756 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,661 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
616 585 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.13% 35.20% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 490 511 530
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 252 (37.78%) Python
2 201 (30.13%) Java
3 194 (29.09%) Degree
4 189 (28.34%) Windows
5 171 (25.64%) UNIX
6 162 (24.29%) Perl
7 143 (21.44%) Software Engineering
8 141 (21.14%) C
9 116 (17.39%) SQL
10 114 (17.09%) C++
11 110 (16.49%) JavaScript
12 103 (15.44%) Oracle
13 100 (14.99%) Computer Science
14 95 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
15 92 (13.79%) MySQL
16 88 (13.19%) PHP
17 84 (12.59%) OO
18 74 (11.09%) HTML
18 74 (11.09%) C#
19 72 (10.79%) Solaris
20 71 (10.64%) QA
21 69 (10.34%) Apache
22 68 (10.19%) Red Hat
22 68 (10.19%) VMware
23 65 (9.75%) TCP/IP
24 64 (9.60%) CSS
25 62 (9.30%) Ruby
26 61 (9.15%) Finance
26 61 (9.15%) Git (software)
27 60 (9.00%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 69 (10.34%) Apache
2 47 (7.05%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.50%) nginx
6 7 (1.05%) IIS
7 6 (0.90%) CMS
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
9 3 (0.45%) Node.js
9 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.45%) Documentum
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.30%) WordPress
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (2.85%) MS Office
2 11 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.75%) MS Project
4 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Simulink
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.65%) SunGard APT
3 10 (1.50%) FastVal
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.30%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.10%) SaaS
3 9 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.05%) PaaS
4 7 (1.05%) IaaS
5 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.30%) Route 53
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (9.75%) TCP/IP
2 50 (7.50%) Firewall
3 44 (6.60%) HTTP
4 41 (6.15%) Internet
5 39 (5.85%) Wireless
6 36 (5.40%) LTE
7 26 (3.90%) DNS
7 26 (3.90%) SS7
8 24 (3.60%) VoLTE
9 21 (3.15%) Ethernet
10 20 (3.00%) VLAN
10 20 (3.00%) 3GPP
11 19 (2.85%) IGMP
12 18 (2.70%) RTSP
12 18 (2.70%) SAN
12 18 (2.70%) DHCP
13 14 (2.10%) LDAP
14 13 (1.95%) WAN
14 13 (1.95%) Network Security
15 12 (1.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (13.79%) MySQL
2 42 (6.30%) NoSQL
2 42 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 23 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.10%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.90%) Big Data
6 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (0.75%) Text Mining
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.45%) TKPROF
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.15%) Subversion
3 21 (3.15%) Bugzilla
4 20 (3.00%) JIRA
5 17 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (2.10%) Maven
8 12 (1.80%) Selenium
8 12 (1.80%) GCC
9 11 (1.65%) Hudson
10 9 (1.35%) LLVM
11 7 (1.05%) CMake
11 7 (1.05%) Ant
11 7 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.05%) Firebug
11 7 (1.05%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.75%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.75%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.60%) Redmine
General
1 61 (9.15%) Finance
2 60 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.75%) Games
4 24 (3.60%) Billing
4 24 (3.60%) Electronics
5 22 (3.30%) Automotive
6 15 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.95%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.65%) Marketing
9 10 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.75%) French Language
10 5 (0.75%) German Language
10 5 (0.75%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.60%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Retail
13 2 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 175 (26.24%) Developer
2 132 (19.79%) Software Engineer
3 87 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 86 (12.89%) Administrator
5 65 (9.75%) Linux Administrator
6 59 (8.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 58 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 48 (7.20%) Test Engineer
9 38 (5.70%) Analyst
10 36 (5.40%) Linux Engineer
11 35 (5.25%) Software Developer
12 32 (4.80%) Software Test Engineer
13 28 (4.20%) PHP Developer
14 27 (4.05%) Consultant
15 23 (3.45%) Java Developer
16 22 (3.30%) Web Developer
17 21 (3.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 20 (3.00%) Junior
19 19 (2.85%) Graduate
20 17 (2.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (11.09%) HTML
2 64 (9.60%) CSS
3 54 (8.10%) Web Services
4 35 (5.25%) XML
5 33 (4.95%) jQuery
6 27 (4.05%) .NET
7 25 (3.75%) J2EE
7 25 (3.75%) JSON
8 14 (2.10%) Ajax
8 14 (2.10%) HTML5
9 13 (1.95%) WebKit
10 12 (1.80%) Symfony
10 12 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (1.80%) Spring
11 11 (1.65%) LAMP
11 11 (1.65%) Django
12 10 (1.50%) Middleware
12 10 (1.50%) Qt
12 10 (1.50%) RESTful
13 9 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.99%) Computer Science
2 58 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 50 (7.50%) Open Source
4 32 (4.80%) Device Driver
5 28 (4.20%) IPTV
5 28 (4.20%) Streaming Video
6 27 (4.05%) MPEG
7 22 (3.30%) Firmware
8 19 (2.85%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.85%) Physics
9 18 (2.70%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.55%) PKI
11 16 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (2.10%) Clustering
12 14 (2.10%) STB
13 13 (1.95%) Grid Computing
14 12 (1.80%) Wiki
15 10 (1.50%) Smart Meter
16 7 (1.05%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 189 (28.34%) Windows
2 171 (25.64%) UNIX
3 72 (10.79%) Solaris
4 51 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (6.30%) Android
6 35 (5.25%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (4.35%) CentOS
9 28 (4.20%) Ubuntu
10 26 (3.90%) Apple iOS
11 23 (3.45%) Mac OS X
12 22 (3.30%) Debian
13 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (1.50%) Windows CE
15 9 (1.35%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.20%) Windows Phone
16 8 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (1.05%) HPUX
18 5 (0.75%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.44%) Software Engineering
2 95 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (12.59%) OO
4 59 (8.85%) Scrum
5 56 (8.40%) Multithreading
6 55 (8.25%) ITIL
7 47 (7.05%) OOD
8 35 (5.25%) Automated Testing
9 34 (5.10%) DevOps
10 33 (4.95%) E-Commerce
11 29 (4.35%) Test Scripting
12 28 (4.20%) Test Automation
13 25 (3.75%) OOP
13 25 (3.75%) Web Development
14 24 (3.60%) Load Balancing
15 23 (3.45%) Migration
15 23 (3.45%) Manual Testing
15 23 (3.45%) Unit Testing
16 22 (3.30%) TDD
16 22 (3.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 252 (37.78%) Python
2 201 (30.13%) Java
3 162 (24.29%) Perl
4 141 (21.14%) C
5 116 (17.39%) SQL
6 114 (17.09%) C++
7 110 (16.49%) JavaScript
8 88 (13.19%) PHP
9 74 (11.09%) C#
10 62 (9.30%) Ruby
11 52 (7.80%) Bash Shell
12 35 (5.25%) Embedded C
13 23 (3.45%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.25%) Bourne shell
15 12 (1.80%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.35%) Embedded C++
18 6 (0.90%) PHP5
18 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 194 (29.09%) Degree
2 18 (2.70%) RHCE
3 13 (1.95%) CISSP
4 12 (1.80%) ISEB
5 11 (1.65%) OCP
5 11 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.05%) CCNA
8 7 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.75%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.75%) PhD
10 4 (0.60%) MCSE
11 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.45%) CEH
11 3 (0.45%) CISMP
12 2 (0.30%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.64%) QA
2 19 (2.85%) JTAG
3 6 (0.90%) SLA
4 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 56 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 49 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.60%) KVM
4 15 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (2.10%) vSphere
6 13 (1.95%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.35%) QEMU
8 4 (0.60%) Squid
8 4 (0.60%) Corosync
9 1 (0.15%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (7.20%) Puppet
2 34 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.40%) SCCM
4 13 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 11 (1.65%) Nagios
6 10 (1.50%) SCOM
7 5 (0.75%) Ansible
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.45%) Nessus
9 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.15%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.15%) Munin
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 103 (15.44%) Oracle
2 68 (10.19%) Red Hat
2 68 (10.19%) VMware
3 50 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 44 (6.60%) Sun
5 19 (2.85%) Sybase
5 19 (2.85%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.70%) HP
7 17 (2.55%) Cisco
7 17 (2.55%) SAP
7 17 (2.55%) Perforce
8 13 (1.95%) EMC
9 12 (1.80%) NetApp
10 11 (1.65%) Red Gate
10 11 (1.65%) SunGard
10 11 (1.65%) Apple
10 11 (1.65%) MKS
11 9 (1.35%) QNX
12 8 (1.20%) Hitachi
13 7 (1.05%) Dell
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
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