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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 339 370 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.42% 23.84% 20.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.88% 59.20% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 275 319 354
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,687 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
596 625 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.14% 40.27% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 491 531 580
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £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
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 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 258 (38.57%) Python
2 181 (27.06%) Java
3 175 (26.16%) Software Engineering
4 167 (24.96%) UNIX
4 167 (24.96%) Windows
5 160 (23.92%) Degree
6 145 (21.67%) Perl
7 143 (21.38%) C
8 134 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (17.49%) SQL
10 105 (15.70%) C++
11 102 (15.25%) Computer Science
12 97 (14.50%) Oracle
13 93 (13.90%) JavaScript
14 80 (11.96%) Telecoms
15 72 (10.76%) Finance
15 72 (10.76%) Microsoft
16 71 (10.61%) QA
17 69 (10.31%) Git (software)
18 68 (10.16%) Solaris
19 67 (10.01%) OO
19 67 (10.01%) Active Directory
20 66 (9.87%) Red Hat
21 65 (9.72%) MySQL
22 64 (9.57%) HTML
23 63 (9.42%) C#
24 61 (9.12%) PHP
24 61 (9.12%) VMware
25 60 (8.97%) Wireless
25 60 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 56 (8.37%) Apache
2 54 (8.07%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.14%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.69%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.79%) nginx
6 8 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.75%) Documentum
7 5 (0.75%) IIS
7 5 (0.75%) Drupal
7 5 (0.75%) LiveCycle
8 4 (0.60%) Node.js
9 3 (0.45%) CMS
9 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.30%) Lync
10 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.30%) WordPress
10 2 (0.30%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (3.44%) MS Office
2 18 (2.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.90%) Simulink
4 5 (0.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.30%) CubeCart
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.64%) SaaS
3 7 (1.05%) IaaS
3 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.05%) PaaS
4 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.30%) Route 53
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.97%) Wireless
2 54 (8.07%) TCP/IP
3 52 (7.77%) Firewall
4 41 (6.13%) HTTP
5 38 (5.68%) Internet
6 32 (4.78%) DNS
7 29 (4.33%) LTE
8 24 (3.59%) DHCP
9 22 (3.29%) SAN
10 20 (2.99%) Ethernet
11 19 (2.84%) SNMP
11 19 (2.84%) 3G
12 18 (2.69%) 3GPP
13 17 (2.54%) VLAN
14 16 (2.39%) SS7
14 16 (2.39%) Intranet
15 14 (2.09%) Network Security
15 14 (2.09%) WAN
16 13 (1.94%) 2G
16 13 (1.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.72%) MySQL
2 49 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.33%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.09%) SQL Server
6 13 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.79%) Big Data
8 11 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.75%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.15%) MS Access
14 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.33%) Subversion
4 24 (3.59%) Bugzilla
5 21 (3.14%) JIRA
6 19 (2.84%) Maven
6 19 (2.84%) GCC
7 16 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (2.39%) LLVM
8 12 (1.79%) Hudson
8 12 (1.79%) Ant
9 11 (1.64%) Selenium
10 7 (1.05%) CMake
11 6 (0.90%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.90%) TestLink
11 6 (0.90%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.75%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.75%) Valgrind
13 4 (0.60%) CppUnit
13 4 (0.60%) Firebug
General
1 80 (11.96%) Telecoms
2 72 (10.76%) Finance
3 19 (2.84%) Games
3 19 (2.84%) Billing
4 17 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (2.39%) Electronics
6 12 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 12 (1.79%) Automotive
7 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.35%) Military
8 6 (0.90%) Marketing
9 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.75%) Back Office
9 5 (0.75%) Avionics
10 4 (0.60%) French Language
10 4 (0.60%) German Language
10 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.60%) Retail
11 3 (0.45%) Advertising
11 3 (0.45%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 148 (22.12%) Software Engineer
2 142 (21.23%) Developer
3 102 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
4 98 (14.65%) Administrator
5 63 (9.42%) Linux Administrator
6 61 (9.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 60 (8.97%) Support Engineer
8 42 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
9 35 (5.23%) Test Engineer
10 34 (5.08%) Consultant
11 30 (4.48%) Analyst
12 26 (3.89%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 23 (3.44%) Graduate
15 22 (3.29%) Applications Support
15 22 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
16 21 (3.14%) Junior
16 21 (3.14%) Web Developer
16 21 (3.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 21 (3.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.57%) HTML
2 47 (7.03%) CSS
3 46 (6.88%) Web Services
4 25 (3.74%) XML
5 21 (3.14%) JSON
6 19 (2.84%) .NET
6 19 (2.84%) J2EE
6 19 (2.84%) Spring
7 17 (2.54%) CGI
7 17 (2.54%) jQuery
8 13 (1.94%) HTML5
9 12 (1.79%) Middleware
10 11 (1.64%) LAMP
10 11 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (1.35%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.35%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.35%) Dojo
11 9 (1.35%) WebKit
12 8 (1.20%) Symfony
12 8 (1.20%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 59 (8.82%) Open Source
3 57 (8.52%) Mathematics
4 50 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (6.73%) Device Driver
6 27 (4.04%) IPTV
7 25 (3.74%) PKI
7 25 (3.74%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (2.99%) Wiki
9 19 (2.84%) Streaming Video
10 18 (2.69%) MPEG
11 17 (2.54%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.54%) Physics
12 16 (2.39%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.64%) STB
15 10 (1.49%) Smart Meter
16 8 (1.20%) User Experience
17 7 (1.05%) Cryptography
17 7 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 167 (24.96%) UNIX
1 167 (24.96%) Windows
2 68 (10.16%) Solaris
3 60 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (5.53%) Embedded Linux
5 35 (5.23%) CentOS
6 31 (4.63%) Ubuntu
7 30 (4.48%) Android
8 27 (4.04%) Debian
9 25 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (2.69%) Apple iOS
10 18 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.35%) Windows CE
12 9 (1.35%) HPUX
13 8 (1.20%) Windows Phone
14 7 (1.05%) AIX
14 7 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.90%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.16%) Software Engineering
2 134 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (10.01%) OO
4 51 (7.62%) Scrum
5 47 (7.03%) OOD
6 45 (6.73%) DevOps
7 40 (5.98%) Multithreading
8 38 (5.68%) Automated Testing
8 38 (5.68%) ITIL
9 37 (5.53%) Test Scripting
10 32 (4.78%) UML
11 31 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (4.48%) Mentoring
13 28 (4.19%) Migration
14 26 (3.89%) Web Development
14 26 (3.89%) E-Commerce
15 23 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.14%) Line Management
17 19 (2.84%) Configuration Management
17 19 (2.84%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 258 (38.57%) Python
2 181 (27.06%) Java
3 145 (21.67%) Perl
4 143 (21.38%) C
5 117 (17.49%) SQL
6 105 (15.70%) C++
7 93 (13.90%) JavaScript
8 63 (9.42%) C#
9 61 (9.12%) PHP
10 50 (7.47%) Ruby
11 49 (7.32%) Bash Shell
12 33 (4.93%) Embedded C
13 24 (3.59%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.69%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.24%) Bourne shell
16 12 (1.79%) MATLAB
17 10 (1.49%) Embedded C++
18 9 (1.35%) PowerShell
19 7 (1.05%) Assembly Language
20 5 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 160 (23.92%) Degree
2 22 (3.29%) RHCE
3 17 (2.54%) CISSP
4 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.94%) OCP
5 13 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.35%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.20%) MCSA
7 8 (1.20%) ISEB
8 5 (0.75%) CCNA
8 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.75%) MCSE
8 5 (0.75%) MCP
8 5 (0.75%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.60%) MOS
10 3 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.45%) CEH
10 3 (0.45%) CISMP
11 1 (0.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.61%) QA
2 11 (1.64%) JTAG
3 6 (0.90%) SLA
4 5 (0.75%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.75%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (10.01%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.04%) KVM
4 19 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.84%) vSphere
5 16 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (2.39%) VMware ESX
5 16 (2.39%) QEMU
6 10 (1.49%) Firmware
7 8 (1.20%) Xen
8 6 (0.90%) XenServer
9 5 (0.75%) Squid
9 5 (0.75%) Corosync
10 3 (0.45%) NFS
11 2 (0.30%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.15%) Docker
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.15%) Varnish
12 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 42 (6.28%) Puppet
2 26 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.69%) SCCM
4 15 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (2.24%) SCOM
4 15 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (0.90%) Ansible
5 6 (0.90%) Nagios
6 4 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.60%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.30%) Munin
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 97 (14.50%) Oracle
2 72 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.87%) Red Hat
4 61 (9.12%) VMware
5 43 (6.43%) Sun
6 28 (4.19%) SAP
7 21 (3.14%) EMC
8 18 (2.69%) Cisco
9 17 (2.54%) HP
10 16 (2.39%) Atlassian
11 14 (2.09%) Sybase
11 14 (2.09%) Perforce
12 12 (1.79%) Citrix
13 11 (1.64%) Apple
13 11 (1.64%) Dell
13 11 (1.64%) Red Gate
14 10 (1.49%) MKS
15 8 (1.20%) QNX
15 8 (1.20%) NetApp
16 6 (0.90%) IBM
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