The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 124 96 133
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 1.85% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.98% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 16
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £78,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +5.29%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2333 2221 2652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.26% 93.40% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1916 2318
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -24 14 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £35,000 -
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) UNIX
3 19 (48.72%) Python
4 15 (38.46%) Device Driver
4 15 (38.46%) C
5 12 (30.77%) Degree
6 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Perl
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
8 8 (20.51%) CentOS
8 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (15.38%) DevOps
10 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
10 6 (15.38%) Debian
10 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.26%) Open Source
12 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (10.26%) Memory Management
12 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.26%) Assembly Language
13 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
13 3 (7.69%) DNS
13 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
13 3 (7.69%) RHCE
13 3 (7.69%) FreeBSD
13 3 (7.69%) IIS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) IGMP
4 1 (2.56%) RTSP
4 1 (2.56%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) GCC
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Qt
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Device Driver
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) STB
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) UNIX
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) CentOS
5 7 (17.95%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (15.38%) Debian
6 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.69%) Android
7 3 (7.69%) FreeBSD
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.69%) SUSE
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Memory Management
5 3 (7.69%) Android Development
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.56%) OOD
7 1 (2.56%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.56%) UML
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.56%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Python
2 15 (38.46%) C
3 9 (23.08%) Perl
4 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) Assembly Language
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Wind River
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