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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 262 330 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.17% 18.56% 23.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.41% 54.55% 66.55%
Number of salaries quoted 226 281 344
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
441 605 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.58% 34.03% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 365 492 512
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 265 (49.35%) Python
2 193 (35.94%) Windows
3 150 (27.93%) Perl
4 143 (26.63%) Degree
5 142 (26.44%) Java
5 142 (26.44%) C++
6 139 (25.88%) C
7 126 (23.46%) Software Engineering
8 120 (22.35%) UNIX
9 116 (21.60%) SQL
10 115 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (15.64%) Computer Science
11 84 (15.64%) VMware
12 83 (15.46%) Bash Shell
13 82 (15.27%) Tomcat
14 81 (15.08%) MySQL
15 80 (14.90%) Apache
16 74 (13.78%) JavaScript
17 71 (13.22%) HTML
17 71 (13.22%) Red Hat
18 64 (11.92%) Firewall
19 63 (11.73%) Oracle
20 59 (10.99%) Scrum
21 57 (10.61%) PHP
22 53 (9.87%) Web Services
22 53 (9.87%) TCP/IP
23 48 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
24 45 (8.38%) Android
24 45 (8.38%) Microsoft
25 43 (8.01%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 82 (15.27%) Tomcat
2 80 (14.90%) Apache
3 24 (4.47%) Zope
4 23 (4.28%) Plone
5 22 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.23%) IIS
7 9 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.49%) nginx
8 8 (1.49%) CMS
9 7 (1.30%) Node.js
9 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.12%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.93%) JBoss
12 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.37%) Confluence
12 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Tridion
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.84%) SaaS
3 12 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.37%) GitHub
5 2 (0.37%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.92%) Firewall
2 53 (9.87%) TCP/IP
3 43 (8.01%) DNS
4 32 (5.96%) Internet
5 24 (4.47%) HTTP
6 22 (4.10%) DHCP
7 21 (3.91%) SSL
8 19 (3.54%) SAN
8 19 (3.54%) Wireless
9 15 (2.79%) LDAP
10 14 (2.61%) LTE
11 12 (2.23%) Ethernet
12 11 (2.05%) Network Security
13 10 (1.86%) VoLTE
13 10 (1.86%) Bluetooth
13 10 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.86%) SS7
13 10 (1.86%) INAP
14 9 (1.68%) ICMP
15 8 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.08%) MySQL
2 34 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.72%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.61%) MariaDB
8 13 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.93%) Neo4j
9 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.93%) CouchDB
10 4 (0.74%) Big Data
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.56%) Firebird
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.47%) Subversion
4 18 (3.35%) JIRA
5 17 (3.17%) GCC
6 11 (2.05%) Selenium
6 11 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.30%) Bugzilla
7 7 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.30%) Mockito
7 7 (1.30%) LLVM
8 6 (1.12%) TestNG
8 6 (1.12%) QADirector
9 5 (0.93%) Hudson
10 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.56%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.37%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.37%) MSTest
General
1 35 (6.52%) Finance
2 34 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.10%) Marketing
4 11 (2.05%) Electronics
5 10 (1.86%) Billing
6 9 (1.68%) Games
7 7 (1.30%) Automotive
7 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 160 (29.80%) Developer
2 116 (21.60%) Software Engineer
3 67 (12.48%) Administrator
4 63 (11.73%) Software Developer
5 60 (11.17%) Systems Administrator
6 49 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
7 43 (8.01%) Linux Administrator
8 37 (6.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 28 (5.21%) Java Developer
10 27 (5.03%) Test Engineer
10 27 (5.03%) Consultant
11 26 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 26 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (4.10%) Programmer
13 21 (3.91%) Support Engineer
13 21 (3.91%) Linux Support
14 19 (3.54%) Architect
14 19 (3.54%) Senior Software Developer
14 19 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.35%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.22%) HTML
2 53 (9.87%) Web Services
3 42 (7.82%) CSS
4 37 (6.89%) XML
5 33 (6.15%) Spring
6 22 (4.10%) J2EE
7 20 (3.72%) .NET
8 19 (3.54%) jQuery
9 17 (3.17%) HTML5
9 17 (3.17%) SOAP
10 15 (2.79%) Hibernate
11 13 (2.42%) REST
12 12 (2.23%) JSP
13 10 (1.86%) Ajax
14 9 (1.68%) Dojo
14 9 (1.68%) POSIX
14 9 (1.68%) J2SE
15 8 (1.49%) CSS3
15 8 (1.49%) RESTful
16 6 (1.12%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.64%) Computer Science
2 26 (4.84%) Mathematics
3 23 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.54%) Device Driver
5 17 (3.17%) Physics
5 17 (3.17%) User Experience
6 14 (2.61%) Internet of Things
6 14 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.61%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.42%) Informatics
8 11 (2.05%) Clustering
9 10 (1.86%) CUDA
10 9 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.68%) LIMS
10 9 (1.68%) Robotics
10 9 (1.68%) Statistics
11 6 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 193 (35.94%) Windows
2 120 (22.35%) UNIX
3 45 (8.38%) Android
4 37 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (6.33%) Debian
6 33 (6.15%) CentOS
7 26 (4.84%) Apple iOS
8 23 (4.28%) Embedded Linux
9 22 (4.10%) Solaris
10 13 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.68%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.68%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.56%) AIX
14 3 (0.56%) HPUX
15 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.46%) Software Engineering
2 115 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (10.99%) Scrum
4 41 (7.64%) OO
4 41 (7.64%) Automated Testing
5 39 (7.26%) DevOps
6 34 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 32 (5.96%) Open Source
9 30 (5.59%) SDLC
10 28 (5.21%) ITIL
11 26 (4.84%) TDD
11 26 (4.84%) Test Automation
12 25 (4.66%) Test Scripting
13 24 (4.47%) Project Management
14 22 (4.10%) Mentoring
15 20 (3.72%) Load Balancing
16 19 (3.54%) Web Development
16 19 (3.54%) Network Management
17 18 (3.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 265 (49.35%) Python
2 150 (27.93%) Perl
3 142 (26.44%) C++
3 142 (26.44%) Java
4 139 (25.88%) C
5 116 (21.60%) SQL
6 83 (15.46%) Bash Shell
7 74 (13.78%) JavaScript
8 57 (10.61%) PHP
9 33 (6.15%) C#
10 32 (5.96%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.66%) Ruby
12 15 (2.79%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.05%) Embedded C++
13 11 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.93%) Haskell
15 5 (0.93%) R
15 5 (0.93%) Go
16 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (26.63%) Degree
2 11 (2.05%) LPIC
3 8 (1.49%) CCNA
3 8 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.30%) PhD
5 6 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.56%) CCNP
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.56%) RHCE
7 3 (0.56%) ISEB
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.64%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 48 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.35%) KVM
4 15 (2.79%) vSphere
5 13 (2.42%) Postfix
6 12 (2.23%) Varnish
7 10 (1.86%) qmail
8 9 (1.68%) Docker
8 9 (1.68%) Firmware
9 8 (1.49%) Xen
10 7 (1.30%) QEMU
11 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.93%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.93%) LXC
11 5 (0.93%) iptables
11 5 (0.93%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.74%) Squid
13 2 (0.37%) Ceph
13 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.91%) Puppet
2 17 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.79%) Nagios
4 12 (2.23%) SCCM
5 10 (1.86%) HAProxy
6 8 (1.49%) systemd
7 7 (1.30%) Ansible
7 7 (1.30%) OPNET
7 7 (1.30%) Cacti
8 6 (1.12%) OpenView
9 5 (0.93%) Mesos
10 3 (0.56%) Salt
11 2 (0.37%) Graylog
11 2 (0.37%) logstash
11 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.37%) Munin
11 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.37%) Graphite
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (15.64%) VMware
2 71 (13.22%) Red Hat
3 63 (11.73%) Oracle
4 45 (8.38%) Microsoft
5 38 (7.08%) Cisco
6 21 (3.91%) HP
7 19 (3.54%) Juniper
8 18 (3.35%) Perforce
9 15 (2.79%) NetApp
10 11 (2.05%) Sun
10 11 (2.05%) F5
10 11 (2.05%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.86%) WorldPay
11 10 (1.86%) Google
12 9 (1.68%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.30%) EMC
15 6 (1.12%) IBM
15 6 (1.12%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.12%) 3PAR
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