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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 277 286 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.18% 17.40% 18.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.68% 52.09% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 183 236 205
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
435 549 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.54% 33.39% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 319 458 403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 253 (46.34%) Windows
2 185 (33.88%) Degree
3 179 (32.78%) Software Engineering
4 148 (27.11%) Python
5 141 (25.82%) C++
6 117 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 100 (18.32%) Perl
7 100 (18.32%) Unix
8 93 (17.03%) Java
9 89 (16.30%) SQL
9 89 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (16.12%) C
11 86 (15.75%) Firewall
12 75 (13.74%) VMware
13 74 (13.55%) Windows Server
14 72 (13.19%) Git (software)
15 60 (10.99%) TCP/IP
16 59 (10.81%) HTML
17 56 (10.26%) DNS
17 56 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
18 54 (9.89%) DevOps
19 53 (9.71%) Multithreading
19 53 (9.71%) MySQL
20 52 (9.52%) Oracle
20 52 (9.52%) Apache
20 52 (9.52%) Puppet
21 51 (9.34%) Finance
22 50 (9.16%) Bash Shell
23 48 (8.79%) HTTP
24 46 (8.42%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 52 (9.52%) Apache
2 22 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.93%) IIS
3 16 (2.93%) Node.js
4 8 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.10%) JBoss
6 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.49%) SaaS
3 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.55%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) GitHub
5 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (15.75%) Firewall
2 60 (10.99%) TCP/IP
3 56 (10.26%) DNS
4 48 (8.79%) HTTP
5 44 (8.06%) Internet
6 27 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (3.66%) DHCP
7 20 (3.66%) SAN
8 19 (3.48%) LAN
9 17 (3.11%) VoIP
9 17 (3.11%) WAN
10 15 (2.75%) OSPF
10 15 (2.75%) Wireless
11 13 (2.38%) Ethernet
11 13 (2.38%) SSH
11 13 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.20%) VPN
13 10 (1.83%) BGP
14 8 (1.47%) LDAP
14 8 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.71%) MySQL
2 31 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.38%) Big Data
8 10 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.47%) Text Mining
11 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.68%) JIRA
3 20 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.01%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.01%) Selenium
5 10 (1.83%) Grunt
6 9 (1.65%) Bower
6 9 (1.65%) gulp
7 8 (1.47%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.92%) GCC
9 4 (0.73%) Subversion
10 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.37%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.37%) Maven
12 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.18%) Xdebug
General
1 51 (9.34%) Finance
2 27 (4.95%) Legal
3 17 (3.11%) Automotive
4 16 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.20%) Electronics
6 11 (2.01%) Banking
7 8 (1.47%) Marketing
8 7 (1.28%) Games
9 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Billing
11 2 (0.37%) Retail
11 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 130 (23.81%) Developer
2 105 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 84 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 51 (9.34%) Administrator
4 51 (9.34%) Linux Developer
5 39 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 37 (6.78%) Python Developer
6 37 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 34 (6.23%) Software Developer
8 31 (5.68%) Embedded Engineer
8 31 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 31 (5.68%) Support Engineer
9 30 (5.49%) Network Engineer
10 29 (5.31%) Information Security Specialist
10 29 (5.31%) Information Specialist
10 29 (5.31%) Security Specialist
10 29 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
11 28 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (5.13%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.81%) HTML
2 46 (8.42%) CSS
3 45 (8.24%) XML
4 38 (6.96%) Web Services
5 28 (5.13%) Middleware
6 19 (3.48%) SOAP
7 18 (3.30%) jQuery
7 18 (3.30%) JSON
7 18 (3.30%) REST
8 16 (2.93%) .NET
8 16 (2.93%) LAMP
9 15 (2.75%) HTML5
9 15 (2.75%) J2EE
9 15 (2.75%) Spring
10 13 (2.38%) Qt
11 11 (2.01%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (1.47%) J2SE
12 8 (1.47%) XSD
13 7 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 117 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.06%) Mathematics
3 42 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 26 (4.76%) Physics
5 22 (4.03%) Life Science
6 21 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.93%) PKI
8 15 (2.75%) Chemistry
9 14 (2.56%) Biology
10 12 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (2.01%) Clustering
11 11 (2.01%) Smart Meter
12 10 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.65%) Cryptography
14 8 (1.47%) Replication
15 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.28%) Fintech
16 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 253 (46.34%) Windows
2 100 (18.32%) Unix
3 74 (13.55%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.41%) Android
5 32 (5.86%) Embedded Linux
6 26 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (4.40%) Mac OS X
8 17 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.93%) Solaris
10 15 (2.75%) CentOS
11 14 (2.56%) Windows CE
12 11 (2.01%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.92%) HPUX
15 5 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.92%) VMS
15 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (32.78%) Software Engineering
2 89 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (9.89%) DevOps
4 53 (9.71%) Multithreading
5 44 (8.06%) Load Balancing
5 44 (8.06%) Web Development
6 42 (7.69%) ITIL
7 38 (6.96%) Configuration Management
8 35 (6.41%) Information Security
9 34 (6.23%) E-Commerce
10 33 (6.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 32 (5.86%) TDD
12 31 (5.68%) Bioinformatics
12 31 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (5.68%) Risk Analysis
13 29 (5.31%) OO
14 28 (5.13%) Data Protection
14 28 (5.13%) Scrum
15 27 (4.95%) Information Governance
16 26 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 148 (27.11%) Python
2 141 (25.82%) C++
3 100 (18.32%) Perl
4 93 (17.03%) Java
5 89 (16.30%) SQL
6 88 (16.12%) C
7 50 (9.16%) Bash Shell
8 38 (6.96%) JavaScript
9 32 (5.86%) Embedded C
10 23 (4.21%) C#
11 21 (3.85%) PHP
12 18 (3.30%) Embedded C++
13 15 (2.75%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.47%) Erlang
14 8 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.47%) Scala
15 6 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.92%) Ruby
17 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 185 (33.88%) Degree
2 20 (3.66%) CCNP
2 20 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.48%) PhD
4 8 (1.47%) RHCE
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.73%) CCNA
6 4 (0.73%) LPIC
6 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) RHCA
8 2 (0.37%) MCITP
8 2 (0.37%) MCSE
8 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) CCIE
9 1 (0.18%) CCSA
9 1 (0.18%) CCSE
9 1 (0.18%) RHCT
9 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (6.23%) QA
3 12 (2.20%) HIPAA
4 8 (1.47%) JTAG
5 4 (0.73%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.51%) Xen
3 40 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.01%) Firmware
4 11 (2.01%) KVM
5 10 (1.83%) Docker
6 8 (1.47%) iptables
6 8 (1.47%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.28%) NFS
8 5 (0.92%) pfSense
9 4 (0.73%) LXC
9 4 (0.73%) Postfix
9 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.55%) Dovecot
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.55%) vSphere
11 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.18%) Samba
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (9.52%) Puppet
2 39 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.47%) Ansible
3 8 (1.47%) Nagios
4 7 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.92%) Cacti
5 5 (0.92%) RANCID
5 5 (0.92%) SmokePing
6 4 (0.73%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.73%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.73%) SCCM
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (13.74%) VMware
2 52 (9.52%) Oracle
3 42 (7.69%) Cisco
4 31 (5.68%) Red Hat
5 27 (4.95%) Microsoft
6 21 (3.85%) Juniper
7 20 (3.66%) F5
7 20 (3.66%) Sun
8 17 (3.11%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.56%) QNX
10 10 (1.83%) Perforce
10 10 (1.83%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.10%) HP
11 6 (1.10%) Lauterbach
11 6 (1.10%) Splunk
11 6 (1.10%) Wind River
12 5 (0.92%) Citrix
12 5 (0.92%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.73%) NetApp
13 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands on training!
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + FAB BENEFITS + PERKS
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
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ECM Selection
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