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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 112 129 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.75% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 8
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -0.31%
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
2053 2393 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.93% 95.19% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 2012 2386
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) Apache
3 19 (52.78%) Tomcat
4 17 (47.22%) C
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
5 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 16 (44.44%) Python
6 13 (36.11%) Oracle
6 13 (36.11%) Debian
6 13 (36.11%) VMware
7 12 (33.33%) Zope
7 12 (33.33%) Plone
7 12 (33.33%) Device Driver
8 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (22.22%) Firewall
9 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
10 7 (19.44%) Perl
10 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.67%) LPIC
11 6 (16.67%) Varnish
11 6 (16.67%) Memory Management
12 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (13.89%) Linux Kernel Development
12 5 (13.89%) Java
12 5 (13.89%) Assembly Language
12 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.11%) SSL
13 4 (11.11%) Squid

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (55.56%) Apache
2 19 (52.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (33.33%) Zope
3 12 (33.33%) Plone
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
1 2 (5.56%) GCC
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Physics
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) Debian
4 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 5 (13.89%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C
2 16 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) Assembly Language
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) LPIC
3 1 (2.78%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Varnish
2 4 (11.11%) Squid
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) Postfix
3 3 (8.33%) iptables
4 2 (5.56%) qmail
5 1 (2.78%) Xen
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.56%) systemd
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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