The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 117 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 1.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 8
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Linux Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2170 2043 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.09% 96.46% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1693 2121
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 12 £55,000 +29.41% 12
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) C
3 25 (62.50%) Device Driver
4 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (35.00%) Degree
6 12 (30.00%) Memory Management
7 10 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (22.50%) GCC
9 8 (20.00%) Xen
9 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (20.00%) Java
10 7 (17.50%) C++
11 6 (15.00%) Python
11 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
11 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.50%) Citrix
12 5 (12.50%) Perl
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) Open Source
12 5 (12.50%) XenServer
13 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 4 (10.00%) Firewall
14 3 (7.50%) Windows
14 3 (7.50%) SQL
14 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (7.50%) SAN
14 3 (7.50%) Apache
14 3 (7.50%) iSCSI

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.50%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) LTE
4 1 (2.50%) 3G
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) GCC
2 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) CMake
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
1 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (62.50%) Device Driver
2 10 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) DTV
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Memory Management
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Android Development
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Product Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C
2 8 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.50%) C++
4 6 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Xen
2 5 (12.50%) XenServer
3 2 (5.00%) Varnish
3 2 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (7.50%) Wind River
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.50%) New Relic
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) MKS
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
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