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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 112 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 22 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.05% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.61% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 32
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £37,750 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2014 2234 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.50% 96.88% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1808 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -10 22 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (36.47%) Software Engineering
3 28 (32.94%) Perl
4 27 (31.76%) Degree
5 25 (29.41%) Python
6 24 (28.24%) Windows
7 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (25.88%) Bash Shell
8 20 (23.53%) Java
9 19 (22.35%) C++
9 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
10 18 (21.18%) C
10 18 (21.18%) Unix
10 18 (21.18%) Embedded Linux
11 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
12 15 (17.65%) Internet
12 15 (17.65%) Apache
12 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
14 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.12%) Device Driver
15 11 (12.94%) Firewall
15 11 (12.94%) DNS
15 11 (12.94%) Cisco
15 11 (12.94%) Oracle
15 11 (12.94%) SQL
16 10 (11.76%) CentOS
16 10 (11.76%) Xen
16 10 (11.76%) Data Centre

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (17.65%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 4 (4.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) Internet
2 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.94%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) Firewall
4 8 (9.41%) HTTP
5 7 (8.24%) ZigBee
6 6 (7.06%) Bluetooth
6 6 (7.06%) SAN
6 6 (7.06%) SSH
6 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (7.06%) Wireless
7 4 (4.71%) BGP
7 4 (4.71%) DHCP
7 4 (4.71%) FTP
7 4 (4.71%) LAN
7 4 (4.71%) Modbus
7 4 (4.71%) SSL
7 4 (4.71%) VoIP
7 4 (4.71%) WAN
8 3 (3.53%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.41%) JIRA
3 5 (5.88%) GCC
3 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Games
3 3 (3.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 7 (8.24%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (5.88%) LAMP
4 4 (4.71%) J2EE
4 4 (4.71%) JNI
5 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.35%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) CSS
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Device Driver
2 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.06%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.88%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.71%) CAN bus
6 4 (4.71%) Replication
7 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.53%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.53%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) DTV
8 1 (1.18%) Life Science
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (1.18%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.18%) STB
8 1 (1.18%) Verilog
8 1 (1.18%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (28.24%) Windows
3 18 (21.18%) Embedded Linux
3 18 (21.18%) Unix
4 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.76%) CentOS
6 7 (8.24%) Android
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.18%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Software Engineering
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
4 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.76%) Scrum
6 9 (10.59%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Code Coverage
8 6 (7.06%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Open Source
8 6 (7.06%) SDLC
8 6 (7.06%) UML
9 5 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.71%) Android Development
10 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.71%) Market Research
10 4 (4.71%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) Perl
2 25 (29.41%) Python
3 22 (25.88%) Bash Shell
4 20 (23.53%) Java
5 19 (22.35%) C++
6 18 (21.18%) C
7 11 (12.94%) SQL
8 9 (10.59%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.71%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.71%) Ruby
10 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.53%) PHP
12 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (31.76%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) CCNP
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.88%) RHCE
3 4 (4.71%) LPIC
4 1 (1.18%) CCNA
4 1 (1.18%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) JTAG
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) KVM
1 10 (11.76%) Xen
2 8 (9.41%) iptables
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Postfix
5 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Puppet
2 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.71%) Cobbler
3 4 (4.71%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.94%) Cisco
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) VMware
4 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.71%) F5
5 4 (4.71%) Juniper
5 4 (4.71%) Lauterbach
5 4 (4.71%) Sun
5 4 (4.71%) Sybase
5 4 (4.71%) Wind River
6 3 (3.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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