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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 111 105 136
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 29 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.16% 1.36% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 17
Average salary £51,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
2390 2117 2921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.41% 96.05% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1859 1797 2536
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 28 £51,000 +20.00% 6
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 22 (47.83%) C
4 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.26%) Python
5 13 (28.26%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (23.91%) Degree
6 11 (23.91%) Memory Management
7 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (21.74%) Perl
8 9 (19.57%) Java
8 9 (19.57%) UNIX
8 9 (19.57%) Open Source
9 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
9 8 (17.39%) GCC
9 8 (17.39%) Xen
9 8 (17.39%) C++
10 7 (15.22%) CentOS
11 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.04%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
12 5 (10.87%) Citrix
12 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
12 5 (10.87%) XenServer
12 5 (10.87%) Android
12 5 (10.87%) Android Development
12 5 (10.87%) DevOps
13 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
13 4 (8.70%) Wind River
13 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (2.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) UPnP
4 1 (2.17%) LTE
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) 4G
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) GCC
2 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) CMake
4 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
1 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (19.57%) Open Source
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) DTV
6 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (19.57%) UNIX
4 7 (15.22%) CentOS
5 6 (13.04%) Windows
6 5 (10.87%) Android
7 3 (6.52%) Debian
7 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.91%) Memory Management
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Android Development
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Release Management
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.17%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.17%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.17%) Product Management
7 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) C
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 10 (21.74%) Perl
4 9 (19.57%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
7 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 3 (6.52%) SQL
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Xen
2 5 (10.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Citrix
2 4 (8.70%) Wind River
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.17%) New Relic
5 1 (2.17%) MKS
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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