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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 115 125 130
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.62% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 11
Average salary £56,250 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2154 2102 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.20% 95.81% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1770 2136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 +4 18 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (70.00%) C
3 24 (60.00%) Device Driver
4 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) Memory Management
6 12 (30.00%) Python
7 11 (27.50%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (22.50%) Apache
9 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
10 8 (20.00%) GCC
11 7 (17.50%) Xen
11 7 (17.50%) Assembly Language
12 6 (15.00%) C++
12 6 (15.00%) Java
12 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (12.50%) Open Source
13 5 (12.50%) LPIC
13 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.50%) XenServer
13 5 (12.50%) Debian
13 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (12.50%) VMware
13 5 (12.50%) Zope
13 5 (12.50%) Plone
13 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (22.50%) Apache
1 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) Zope
2 5 (12.50%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) GCC
2 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.50%) Electronics
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Device Driver
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) Debian
5 2 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (32.50%) Memory Management
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.50%) Assembly Language
5 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) LPIC
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Xen
2 5 (12.50%) XenServer
3 4 (10.00%) Varnish
3 4 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Citrix
1 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Wind River
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
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