The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 109 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 0.43% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.45% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Senior Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) JIRA
4 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) C
6 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 4 (18.18%) F5
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) IIS
7 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Unix
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) CCNP
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (18.18%) SAN

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) IGMP
5 1 (4.55%) Junos
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) RTSP
5 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.09%) Code Coverage
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Server Building
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) KVM
2 2 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
1 4 (18.18%) F5
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) WorldPay
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper