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 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
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 246 328 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.71% 18.27% 22.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.96% 53.68% 63.39%
Number of salaries quoted 212 275 327
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,864
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
397 611 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.58% 34.04% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 329 491 505
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 273 (49.10%) Python
2 197 (35.43%) Windows
3 153 (27.52%) Degree
4 150 (26.98%) Java
4 150 (26.98%) Perl
5 146 (26.26%) C++
6 139 (25.00%) C
7 124 (22.30%) Software Engineering
8 122 (21.94%) SQL
9 120 (21.58%) UNIX
10 116 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
11 94 (16.91%) Computer Science
12 91 (16.37%) Tomcat
13 88 (15.83%) Apache
14 85 (15.29%) VMware
14 85 (15.29%) Bash Shell
15 79 (14.21%) Red Hat
16 78 (14.03%) MySQL
17 77 (13.85%) Oracle
18 69 (12.41%) HTML
18 69 (12.41%) JavaScript
19 63 (11.33%) Firewall
20 62 (11.15%) TCP/IP
21 57 (10.25%) Web Services
22 56 (10.07%) PHP
22 56 (10.07%) Scrum
23 52 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 51 (9.17%) Git (software)
25 44 (7.91%) QA
25 44 (7.91%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 91 (16.37%) Tomcat
2 88 (15.83%) Apache
3 23 (4.14%) Zope
4 22 (3.96%) Plone
5 20 (3.60%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.62%) IIS
7 9 (1.62%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.44%) CMS
8 8 (1.44%) nginx
9 7 (1.26%) Node.js
9 7 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.08%) JBoss
10 6 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.36%) CloudStack
Applications
1 13 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Tridion
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.50%) SaaS
3 12 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.33%) Firewall
2 62 (11.15%) TCP/IP
3 44 (7.91%) DNS
4 30 (5.40%) Internet
5 25 (4.50%) HTTP
6 23 (4.14%) SAN
7 22 (3.96%) DHCP
8 21 (3.78%) SSL
9 19 (3.42%) LDAP
10 16 (2.88%) Ethernet
11 13 (2.34%) LTE
12 11 (1.98%) Wireless
13 10 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.80%) SS7
13 10 (1.80%) INAP
13 10 (1.80%) VoLTE
14 9 (1.62%) Network Security
14 9 (1.62%) SSH
14 9 (1.62%) VPN
15 8 (1.44%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.03%) MySQL
2 38 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (6.65%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 16 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.52%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.90%) CouchDB
7 5 (0.90%) Neo4j
7 5 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.72%) Big Data
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.36%) SQLite
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.36%) Firebird
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.18%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.68%) Subversion
4 19 (3.42%) JIRA
5 13 (2.34%) GCC
6 9 (1.62%) Selenium
7 7 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.26%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.26%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.26%) Mockito
8 6 (1.08%) QADirector
8 6 (1.08%) TestNG
9 5 (0.90%) LLVM
9 5 (0.90%) Hudson
10 4 (0.72%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.54%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.36%) JUnit
12 2 (0.36%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.36%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.36%) ClearCase
General
1 34 (6.12%) Finance
2 31 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.60%) Marketing
4 12 (2.16%) Electronics
5 10 (1.80%) Billing
6 9 (1.62%) Games
7 7 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.08%) Automotive
9 5 (0.90%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 172 (30.94%) Developer
2 112 (20.14%) Software Engineer
3 70 (12.59%) Administrator
4 66 (11.87%) Software Developer
5 61 (10.97%) Systems Administrator
6 53 (9.53%) Linux Engineer
7 45 (8.09%) Linux Administrator
8 37 (6.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 33 (5.94%) Java Developer
10 30 (5.40%) Support Engineer
11 29 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.86%) Consultant
12 27 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 25 (4.50%) Test Engineer
14 24 (4.32%) Linux Support
15 22 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
16 21 (3.78%) Programmer
16 21 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
17 18 (3.24%) Tester
18 17 (3.06%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.41%) HTML
2 57 (10.25%) Web Services
3 42 (7.55%) CSS
4 34 (6.12%) XML
5 33 (5.94%) Spring
6 28 (5.04%) J2EE
7 23 (4.14%) SOAP
8 20 (3.60%) REST
9 18 (3.24%) .NET
10 16 (2.88%) Hibernate
10 16 (2.88%) jQuery
10 16 (2.88%) HTML5
11 12 (2.16%) JSP
12 10 (1.80%) POSIX
12 10 (1.80%) Ajax
12 10 (1.80%) RESTful
13 9 (1.62%) J2SE
14 8 (1.44%) Dojo
15 7 (1.26%) WSDL
15 7 (1.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.91%) Computer Science
2 36 (6.47%) Mathematics
3 23 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.78%) Physics
4 21 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 15 (2.70%) User Experience
6 14 (2.52%) Internet of Things
6 14 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (2.52%) Informatics
7 13 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.80%) CUDA
9 10 (1.80%) Statistics
9 10 (1.80%) LIMS
9 10 (1.80%) Clustering
10 9 (1.62%) Robotics
10 9 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.44%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 197 (35.43%) Windows
2 120 (21.58%) UNIX
3 43 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (7.37%) Android
5 36 (6.47%) Debian
6 34 (6.12%) CentOS
7 24 (4.32%) Apple iOS
8 23 (4.14%) Embedded Linux
9 22 (3.96%) Solaris
10 14 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 14 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.34%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.54%) AIX
14 3 (0.54%) HPUX
15 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.18%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (22.30%) Software Engineering
2 116 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.07%) Scrum
4 43 (7.73%) OO
5 41 (7.37%) DevOps
6 38 (6.83%) Automated Testing
7 35 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (5.94%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.22%) Open Source
10 28 (5.04%) SDLC
11 27 (4.86%) Load Balancing
12 25 (4.50%) TDD
12 25 (4.50%) ITIL
13 24 (4.32%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.32%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.14%) Project Management
15 21 (3.78%) Test Scripting
16 19 (3.42%) Web Development
16 19 (3.42%) OOD
17 18 (3.24%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 273 (49.10%) Python
2 150 (26.98%) Perl
2 150 (26.98%) Java
3 146 (26.26%) C++
4 139 (25.00%) C
5 122 (21.94%) SQL
6 85 (15.29%) Bash Shell
7 69 (12.41%) JavaScript
8 56 (10.07%) PHP
9 30 (5.40%) C#
10 27 (4.86%) Shell Script
11 26 (4.68%) Ruby
12 19 (3.42%) Embedded C
13 13 (2.34%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.44%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.90%) Haskell
15 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.90%) R
15 5 (0.90%) Go
15 5 (0.90%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 153 (27.52%) Degree
2 16 (2.88%) PhD
3 10 (1.80%) LPIC
4 7 (1.26%) CCNA
4 7 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.90%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.72%) RHCE
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.36%) CCNP
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
10 1 (0.18%) CISM
10 1 (0.18%) RHCA
10 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.91%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 52 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.88%) KVM
4 13 (2.34%) vSphere
4 13 (2.34%) Postfix
5 12 (2.16%) Docker
6 11 (1.98%) Firmware
7 10 (1.80%) qmail
8 9 (1.62%) Varnish
9 8 (1.44%) Xen
10 5 (0.90%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.90%) QEMU
10 5 (0.90%) LXC
10 5 (0.90%) iptables
10 5 (0.90%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 2 (0.36%) Ceph
12 1 (0.18%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 24 (4.32%) Puppet
2 19 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.80%) HAProxy
3 10 (1.80%) Nagios
4 9 (1.62%) Ansible
5 8 (1.44%) systemd
6 5 (0.90%) Mesos
6 5 (0.90%) SCCM
7 3 (0.54%) OPNET
7 3 (0.54%) OpenView
7 3 (0.54%) Cacti
7 3 (0.54%) Salt
7 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.36%) Graphite
8 2 (0.36%) Graylog
8 2 (0.36%) logstash
8 2 (0.36%) Munin
8 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (15.29%) VMware
2 79 (14.21%) Red Hat
3 77 (13.85%) Oracle
4 37 (6.65%) Microsoft
5 30 (5.40%) Cisco
6 18 (3.24%) Juniper
7 17 (3.06%) Perforce
8 15 (2.70%) HP
9 13 (2.34%) NetApp
10 11 (1.98%) Google
10 11 (1.98%) Sun
10 11 (1.98%) F5
10 11 (1.98%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.80%) WorldPay
11 10 (1.80%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.62%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.44%) EMC
14 6 (1.08%) Splunk
14 6 (1.08%) Tableau
15 5 (0.90%) Wind River
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