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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 116 90 140
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 1.91% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.02% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 14
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £71,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
2355 2124 2804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.31% 94.40% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1866 1823 2478
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -26 14 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) UNIX
2 20 (47.62%) Python
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
3 12 (28.57%) C
3 12 (28.57%) Perl
3 12 (28.57%) Device Driver
4 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 9 (21.43%) CentOS
5 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.67%) Debian
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (14.29%) DevOps
8 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) C++
8 5 (11.90%) Java
9 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (9.52%) Open Source
9 4 (9.52%) Memory Management
9 4 (9.52%) Assembly Language
9 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.14%) Finance
10 3 (7.14%) VMware
10 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) GCC
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Ant
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
2 1 (2.38%) CMake
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) LAMP
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) Qt
1 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) UNIX
3 9 (21.43%) CentOS
3 9 (21.43%) Windows
4 7 (16.67%) Debian
4 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 7 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) FreeBSD
6 3 (7.14%) Android
6 3 (7.14%) SUSE
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.52%) Memory Management
5 3 (7.14%) Android Development
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.76%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) OOD
7 1 (2.38%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.38%) UML
7 1 (2.38%) OO
7 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 12 (28.57%) C
2 12 (28.57%) Perl
3 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Assembly Language
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) RHCE
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Wind River
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) MKS
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.38%) New Relic
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