The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 325 370 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.33% 22.33% 19.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.17% 63.79% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 276 330 299
Average salary £43,500 £42,506 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,966 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
600 580 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.84% 35.00% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 485 506 523
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 247 (37.25%) Python
2 202 (30.47%) Java
3 192 (28.96%) Windows
3 192 (28.96%) Degree
4 171 (25.79%) UNIX
5 164 (24.74%) Perl
6 141 (21.27%) C
7 136 (20.51%) Software Engineering
8 118 (17.80%) SQL
9 117 (17.65%) C++
10 108 (16.29%) JavaScript
11 103 (15.54%) Oracle
12 98 (14.78%) Computer Science
13 93 (14.03%) MySQL
14 92 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
15 89 (13.42%) PHP
16 83 (12.52%) OO
17 76 (11.46%) C#
18 72 (10.86%) HTML
19 70 (10.56%) Apache
20 69 (10.41%) Solaris
20 69 (10.41%) Red Hat
20 69 (10.41%) VMware
21 68 (10.26%) QA
22 63 (9.50%) Ruby
23 62 (9.35%) CSS
24 60 (9.05%) TCP/IP
24 60 (9.05%) Telecoms
25 59 (8.90%) Git (software)
26 58 (8.75%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 70 (10.56%) Apache
2 43 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.51%) nginx
5 8 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.06%) IIS
7 6 (0.90%) CMS
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
9 3 (0.45%) Node.js
9 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.45%) Documentum
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
10 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (2.41%) MS Office
2 9 (1.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.75%) MS Project
4 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.66%) SunGard APT
3 10 (1.51%) FastVal
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.30%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.81%) SaaS
3 8 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.90%) IaaS
4 6 (0.90%) PaaS
5 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.30%) Route 53
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.05%) TCP/IP
2 51 (7.69%) Firewall
3 43 (6.49%) HTTP
4 38 (5.73%) Internet
5 37 (5.58%) Wireless
5 37 (5.58%) LTE
6 28 (4.22%) SS7
7 25 (3.77%) VoLTE
8 23 (3.47%) DNS
9 20 (3.02%) VLAN
9 20 (3.02%) SAN
9 20 (3.02%) 3GPP
9 20 (3.02%) Ethernet
10 19 (2.87%) IGMP
11 18 (2.71%) RTSP
12 16 (2.41%) LDAP
12 16 (2.41%) DHCP
13 15 (2.26%) VPN
14 14 (2.11%) Network Security
15 11 (1.66%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.03%) MySQL
2 42 (6.33%) NoSQL
2 42 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.36%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.90%) Big Data
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (0.75%) Text Mining
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.45%) TKPROF
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.88%) Subversion
3 20 (3.02%) Bugzilla
4 19 (2.87%) JIRA
5 16 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.26%) Maven
7 12 (1.81%) Hudson
8 11 (1.66%) Selenium
9 9 (1.36%) GCC
10 8 (1.21%) Ant
10 8 (1.21%) CMake
11 7 (1.06%) LLVM
11 7 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.06%) FitNesse
12 6 (0.90%) Firebug
12 6 (0.90%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.75%) Redmine
14 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (9.05%) Telecoms
2 55 (8.30%) Finance
3 28 (4.22%) Games
4 25 (3.77%) Billing
5 24 (3.62%) Electronics
6 23 (3.47%) Automotive
7 14 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.81%) Marketing
9 11 (1.66%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.75%) French Language
11 5 (0.75%) German Language
11 5 (0.75%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.60%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.60%) Back Office
13 3 (0.45%) Advertising
13 3 (0.45%) Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 176 (26.55%) Developer
2 129 (19.46%) Software Engineer
3 85 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
3 85 (12.82%) Administrator
4 64 (9.65%) Linux Administrator
5 58 (8.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 57 (8.60%) Support Engineer
7 47 (7.09%) Test Engineer
8 39 (5.88%) Analyst
9 37 (5.58%) Software Developer
10 36 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
11 33 (4.98%) Software Test Engineer
12 28 (4.22%) PHP Developer
12 28 (4.22%) Consultant
13 23 (3.47%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.02%) Junior
14 20 (3.02%) Web Developer
14 20 (3.02%) Graduate
15 19 (2.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 18 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.86%) HTML
2 62 (9.35%) CSS
3 54 (8.14%) Web Services
4 34 (5.13%) jQuery
4 34 (5.13%) XML
5 28 (4.22%) .NET
6 26 (3.92%) J2EE
7 25 (3.77%) JSON
8 13 (1.96%) WebKit
8 13 (1.96%) Ajax
9 12 (1.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (1.81%) Spring
9 12 (1.81%) HTML5
10 11 (1.66%) Qt
10 11 (1.66%) Symfony
11 10 (1.51%) Django
11 10 (1.51%) RESTful
12 9 (1.36%) LAMP
12 9 (1.36%) Middleware
12 9 (1.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.78%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.45%) Mathematics
3 49 (7.39%) Open Source
4 31 (4.68%) Device Driver
5 27 (4.07%) Streaming Video
6 26 (3.92%) MPEG
7 24 (3.62%) IPTV
8 22 (3.32%) Firmware
9 19 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.87%) Physics
10 18 (2.71%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (2.26%) PKI
13 14 (2.11%) Clustering
14 13 (1.96%) Grid Computing
15 12 (1.81%) STB
16 11 (1.66%) Wiki
17 10 (1.51%) Smart Meter
18 7 (1.06%) Visualisation
18 7 (1.06%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 192 (28.96%) Windows
2 171 (25.79%) UNIX
3 69 (10.41%) Solaris
4 49 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (5.88%) Android
6 35 (5.28%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (4.52%) CentOS
8 30 (4.52%) Ubuntu
9 25 (3.77%) Apple iOS
10 24 (3.62%) Mac OS X
11 23 (3.47%) Debian
12 12 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.51%) Windows CE
14 9 (1.36%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (1.06%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.90%) HPUX
18 5 (0.75%) VxWorks
19 4 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 92 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (12.52%) OO
4 58 (8.75%) Multithreading
5 54 (8.14%) ITIL
5 54 (8.14%) Scrum
6 46 (6.94%) OOD
7 34 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 34 (5.13%) DevOps
8 33 (4.98%) E-Commerce
9 30 (4.52%) Test Automation
10 27 (4.07%) Test Scripting
11 24 (3.62%) Load Balancing
11 24 (3.62%) Web Development
11 24 (3.62%) Manual Testing
11 24 (3.62%) OOP
12 22 (3.32%) TDD
12 22 (3.32%) Unit Testing
12 22 (3.32%) Migration
12 22 (3.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (37.25%) Python
2 202 (30.47%) Java
3 164 (24.74%) Perl
4 141 (21.27%) C
5 118 (17.80%) SQL
6 117 (17.65%) C++
7 108 (16.29%) JavaScript
8 89 (13.42%) PHP
9 76 (11.46%) C#
10 63 (9.50%) Ruby
11 53 (7.99%) Bash Shell
12 33 (4.98%) Embedded C
13 21 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.96%) Bourne shell
14 13 (1.96%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.51%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.36%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.90%) PHP5
19 5 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 192 (28.96%) Degree
2 17 (2.56%) RHCE
3 13 (1.96%) ISEB
3 13 (1.96%) CISSP
4 10 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.51%) OCP
4 10 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.90%) CCNA
7 5 (0.75%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.75%) PhD
8 4 (0.60%) MCSE
8 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.45%) CISMP
9 3 (0.45%) CEH
10 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) MCSA
11 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (10.26%) QA
2 20 (3.02%) JTAG
3 7 (1.06%) SLA
4 6 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 50 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.47%) KVM
4 14 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.96%) vSphere
5 13 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (1.81%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.06%) QEMU
8 4 (0.60%) Squid
8 4 (0.60%) Corosync
9 2 (0.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.15%) Varnish
10 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 47 (7.09%) Puppet
2 33 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.11%) SCCM
4 12 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 12 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (1.81%) Nagios
5 9 (1.36%) SCOM
6 4 (0.60%) Nessus
6 4 (0.60%) Ansible
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.45%) Munin
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.15%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 103 (15.54%) Oracle
2 69 (10.41%) Red Hat
2 69 (10.41%) VMware
3 47 (7.09%) Microsoft
4 42 (6.33%) Sun
5 19 (2.87%) HP
5 19 (2.87%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.71%) Cisco
7 17 (2.56%) Sybase
7 17 (2.56%) Perforce
8 16 (2.41%) SAP
9 14 (2.11%) NetApp
10 12 (1.81%) EMC
10 12 (1.81%) MKS
11 11 (1.66%) SunGard
12 10 (1.51%) Apple
12 10 (1.51%) Red Gate
13 9 (1.36%) QNX
13 9 (1.36%) Hitachi
14 7 (1.06%) Citrix
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