The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 340 365 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.34% 23.92% 19.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.76% 61.04% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 279 324 338
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
599 598 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.07% 39.19% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 520 563
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 261 (38.90%) Python
2 184 (27.42%) Java
3 172 (25.63%) Windows
4 168 (25.04%) UNIX
5 166 (24.74%) Degree
6 163 (24.29%) Software Engineering
7 149 (22.21%) Perl
8 137 (20.42%) C
9 128 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
10 117 (17.44%) SQL
11 106 (15.80%) C++
12 100 (14.90%) Computer Science
13 99 (14.75%) JavaScript
14 97 (14.46%) Oracle
15 78 (11.62%) Telecoms
16 75 (11.18%) Microsoft
17 71 (10.58%) MySQL
17 71 (10.58%) Finance
17 71 (10.58%) Red Hat
18 70 (10.43%) OO
18 70 (10.43%) QA
19 69 (10.28%) Solaris
19 69 (10.28%) Active Directory
19 69 (10.28%) Git (software)
20 68 (10.13%) VMware
21 67 (9.99%) HTML
22 65 (9.69%) C#
22 65 (9.69%) PHP
23 61 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 59 (8.79%) Wireless

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 59 (8.79%) Apache
2 54 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.83%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.79%) nginx
6 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.89%) IIS
8 5 (0.75%) Drupal
9 4 (0.60%) LiveCycle
9 4 (0.60%) Node.js
9 4 (0.60%) Documentum
10 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.45%) CMS
10 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.30%) Lync
11 2 (0.30%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.30%) WordPress
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (3.58%) MS Office
2 18 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.75%) Simulink
3 5 (0.75%) MS Project
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.45%) SunGard APT
2 3 (0.45%) FastVal
3 2 (0.30%) CubeCart
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.79%) SaaS
3 8 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.04%) PaaS
4 7 (1.04%) IaaS
5 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.30%) Route 53
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.79%) Wireless
1 59 (8.79%) TCP/IP
2 53 (7.90%) Firewall
3 43 (6.41%) HTTP
4 36 (5.37%) Internet
5 32 (4.77%) DNS
5 32 (4.77%) LTE
6 23 (3.43%) DHCP
7 20 (2.98%) Ethernet
7 20 (2.98%) 3GPP
8 19 (2.83%) SNMP
8 19 (2.83%) VLAN
9 18 (2.68%) SS7
9 18 (2.68%) 3G
9 18 (2.68%) SAN
10 15 (2.24%) Intranet
10 15 (2.24%) VoLTE
11 14 (2.09%) WAN
11 14 (2.09%) Network Security
12 13 (1.94%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.58%) MySQL
2 52 (7.75%) Oracle Database
3 34 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.09%) SQL Server
6 13 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.64%) Big Data
9 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.89%) Text Mining
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.15%) MS Access
15 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 69 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 31 (4.62%) Subversion
3 24 (3.58%) Bugzilla
4 21 (3.13%) JIRA
5 19 (2.83%) Maven
6 18 (2.68%) GCC
7 16 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.09%) LLVM
9 12 (1.79%) Hudson
10 11 (1.64%) Selenium
10 11 (1.64%) Ant
11 7 (1.04%) CMake
12 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.89%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.75%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.75%) Firebug
13 5 (0.75%) Valgrind
14 4 (0.60%) CppUnit
14 4 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 78 (11.62%) Telecoms
2 71 (10.58%) Finance
3 21 (3.13%) Games
4 20 (2.98%) Billing
5 17 (2.53%) Electronics
6 16 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.24%) Automotive
8 13 (1.94%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.34%) Marketing
10 9 (1.34%) Military
11 5 (0.75%) French Language
11 5 (0.75%) German Language
11 5 (0.75%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.75%) Back Office
11 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.75%) Avionics
12 4 (0.60%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.60%) Retail
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 145 (21.61%) Developer
2 137 (20.42%) Software Engineer
3 102 (15.20%) Systems Administrator
4 99 (14.75%) Administrator
5 64 (9.54%) Linux Administrator
6 62 (9.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 61 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 40 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
9 38 (5.66%) Test Engineer
10 34 (5.07%) Consultant
11 33 (4.92%) Analyst
12 27 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
13 23 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (3.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 22 (3.28%) Applications Support
15 21 (3.13%) Web Developer
16 20 (2.98%) Software Test Engineer
16 20 (2.98%) Graduate
17 19 (2.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.99%) HTML
2 51 (7.60%) CSS
3 47 (7.00%) Web Services
4 25 (3.73%) XML
5 21 (3.13%) J2EE
5 21 (3.13%) JSON
6 20 (2.98%) jQuery
6 20 (2.98%) .NET
7 16 (2.38%) Spring
8 15 (2.24%) CGI
9 14 (2.09%) HTML5
10 13 (1.94%) Middleware
11 12 (1.79%) LAMP
12 11 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (1.49%) WebKit
14 9 (1.34%) Symfony
14 9 (1.34%) Django
14 9 (1.34%) Dojo
15 8 (1.19%) ASP.NET
15 8 (1.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.90%) Computer Science
2 59 (8.79%) Mathematics
3 52 (7.75%) Open Source
4 50 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (5.81%) Device Driver
6 29 (4.32%) IPTV
7 24 (3.58%) PKI
8 21 (3.13%) Streaming Video
9 20 (2.98%) Embedded Systems
9 20 (2.98%) MPEG
10 19 (2.83%) Wiki
11 16 (2.38%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.38%) Physics
12 14 (2.09%) Firmware
12 14 (2.09%) STB
13 13 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.49%) Smart Meter
15 9 (1.34%) User Experience
16 8 (1.19%) Visualisation
17 7 (1.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 172 (25.63%) Windows
2 168 (25.04%) UNIX
3 69 (10.28%) Solaris
4 61 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
6 36 (5.37%) CentOS
7 33 (4.92%) Ubuntu
8 32 (4.77%) Android
9 29 (4.32%) Debian
10 28 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.98%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (2.24%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.49%) Windows CE
15 8 (1.19%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.19%) HPUX
16 7 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.89%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.89%) AIX
18 5 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (24.29%) Software Engineering
2 128 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (10.43%) OO
4 52 (7.75%) Scrum
5 47 (7.00%) OOD
6 46 (6.86%) Multithreading
7 44 (6.56%) DevOps
8 42 (6.26%) ITIL
9 38 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 35 (5.22%) Test Scripting
11 30 (4.47%) UML
11 30 (4.47%) Migration
11 30 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (4.32%) Mentoring
13 27 (4.02%) E-Commerce
14 25 (3.73%) Web Development
15 23 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.13%) Line Management
17 20 (2.98%) Network Management
18 19 (2.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (38.90%) Python
2 184 (27.42%) Java
3 149 (22.21%) Perl
4 137 (20.42%) C
5 117 (17.44%) SQL
6 106 (15.80%) C++
7 99 (14.75%) JavaScript
8 65 (9.69%) C#
8 65 (9.69%) PHP
9 54 (8.05%) Bash Shell
10 51 (7.60%) Ruby
11 35 (5.22%) Embedded C
12 23 (3.43%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.68%) T-SQL
14 15 (2.24%) Bourne shell
15 12 (1.79%) Embedded C++
16 11 (1.64%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.89%) Assembly Language
18 6 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 166 (24.74%) Degree
2 23 (3.43%) RHCE
3 17 (2.53%) CISSP
4 15 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.94%) OCP
5 13 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.34%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.19%) MCSA
8 7 (1.04%) ISEB
9 6 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.89%) CCNA
9 6 (0.89%) MCSE
10 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.75%) MCP
10 5 (0.75%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.60%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.60%) MOS
12 3 (0.45%) CISMP
12 3 (0.45%) CEH
13 1 (0.15%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.43%) QA
2 13 (1.94%) JTAG
3 5 (0.75%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.75%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (10.28%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.02%) KVM
4 20 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.68%) vSphere
6 16 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (2.09%) QEMU
8 5 (0.75%) Squid
8 5 (0.75%) Corosync
9 3 (0.45%) NFS
10 2 (0.30%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) Varnish
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 45 (6.71%) Puppet
2 30 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.68%) SCCM
4 15 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 15 (2.24%) SCOM
4 15 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.04%) Nagios
6 5 (0.75%) Ansible
7 4 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.60%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.15%) Munin
9 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 97 (14.46%) Oracle
2 75 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 71 (10.58%) Red Hat
4 68 (10.13%) VMware
5 44 (6.56%) Sun
6 29 (4.32%) SAP
7 20 (2.98%) EMC
8 19 (2.83%) HP
9 18 (2.68%) Cisco
10 16 (2.38%) Atlassian
11 14 (2.09%) Sybase
11 14 (2.09%) Perforce
12 12 (1.79%) Apple
13 11 (1.64%) Dell
13 11 (1.64%) Red Gate
14 10 (1.49%) NetApp
14 10 (1.49%) MKS
15 9 (1.34%) QNX
16 7 (1.04%) Citrix
17 6 (0.89%) IBM
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