The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux 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
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 324 413 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.30% 16.43% 18.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.09% 55.81% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 289 343 448
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
660 740 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.16% 29.44% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 571 606 858
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridgeshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux
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 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 -2 290 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Peterborough +9 14 £60,000 +50.00% 1
St Neots +3 9 £67,500 +107.69%
Huntingdon -4 5 £75,000 +89.87%
Ely +2 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 267 (41.27%) Python
2 240 (37.09%) Windows
3 201 (31.07%) C
4 194 (29.98%) Degree
5 186 (28.75%) Software Engineering
6 179 (27.67%) Perl
7 174 (26.89%) C++
8 161 (24.88%) Java
9 154 (23.80%) SQL
10 146 (22.57%) UNIX
11 130 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (16.54%) JavaScript
13 100 (15.46%) Computer Science
14 98 (15.15%) HTML
15 85 (13.14%) MySQL
16 78 (12.06%) Bash Shell
17 74 (11.44%) PHP
17 74 (11.44%) TCP/IP
18 71 (10.97%) VMware
19 69 (10.66%) Oracle
20 66 (10.20%) Web Services
21 60 (9.27%) Tomcat
22 59 (9.12%) Scrum
23 57 (8.81%) Automated Testing
24 56 (8.66%) Android
24 56 (8.66%) Firewall
25 55 (8.50%) Microsoft
25 55 (8.50%) Git (software)
26 53 (8.19%) QA
27 52 (8.04%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (9.27%) Tomcat
2 51 (7.88%) Apache
3 22 (3.40%) OpenStack
4 20 (3.09%) IIS
5 15 (2.32%) Zope
5 15 (2.32%) Plone
6 11 (1.70%) JBoss
6 11 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.70%) Node.js
7 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.62%) nginx
8 4 (0.62%) Lync
8 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.46%) CMS
9 3 (0.46%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.31%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Tridion
1 3 (0.46%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (3.09%) SaaS
4 7 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.93%) PaaS
6 5 (0.77%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.31%) Heroku
7 2 (0.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.44%) TCP/IP
2 56 (8.66%) Firewall
3 46 (7.11%) Wireless
4 42 (6.49%) Internet
5 38 (5.87%) DNS
6 33 (5.10%) HTTP
7 28 (4.33%) DHCP
7 28 (4.33%) Ethernet
8 26 (4.02%) ZigBee
9 23 (3.55%) Bluetooth
10 20 (3.09%) Network Security
11 19 (2.94%) SAN
12 14 (2.16%) SNMP
12 14 (2.16%) LTE
13 13 (2.01%) SSL
13 13 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.85%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.70%) NAS
15 11 (1.70%) LAN
15 11 (1.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.14%) MySQL
2 39 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 27 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.02%) SQL Server
5 23 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.32%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.55%) Big Data
9 7 (1.08%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.77%) DB2
10 5 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.77%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.77%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.46%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.31%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 55 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.71%) JIRA
4 20 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.63%) GCC
6 14 (2.16%) Subversion
7 13 (2.01%) Maven
7 13 (2.01%) Ant
8 11 (1.70%) Selenium
9 10 (1.55%) Hudson
10 9 (1.39%) Bugzilla
11 8 (1.24%) LLVM
11 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.08%) JUnit
13 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.93%) Mockito
13 6 (0.93%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.77%) Concordion
14 5 (0.77%) QADirector
14 5 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 43 (6.65%) Telecoms
2 39 (6.03%) Finance
3 15 (2.32%) Automotive
3 15 (2.32%) Electronics
4 11 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.39%) Games
5 9 (1.39%) Billing
5 9 (1.39%) Marketing
6 5 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.31%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.31%) French Language
8 2 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 168 (25.97%) Developer
2 165 (25.50%) Software Engineer
3 73 (11.28%) Administrator
4 68 (10.51%) Systems Administrator
5 67 (10.36%) Software Developer
6 46 (7.11%) Test Engineer
7 44 (6.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 42 (6.49%) Consultant
9 41 (6.34%) Linux Administrator
10 37 (5.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 37 (5.72%) Web Developer
11 36 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
12 30 (4.64%) Support Engineer
13 28 (4.33%) Software Test Engineer
14 26 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
15 25 (3.86%) Architect
16 23 (3.55%) Graduate
17 22 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (3.40%) Java Developer
18 19 (2.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.15%) HTML
2 66 (10.20%) Web Services
3 49 (7.57%) CSS
4 44 (6.80%) XML
5 37 (5.72%) jQuery
6 28 (4.33%) .NET
7 27 (4.17%) Spring
8 22 (3.40%) HTML5
8 22 (3.40%) REST
9 16 (2.47%) Ajax
10 15 (2.32%) SOAP
11 14 (2.16%) JSON
12 13 (2.01%) Hibernate
13 12 (1.85%) J2EE
13 12 (1.85%) RESTful
14 10 (1.55%) JDBC
15 9 (1.39%) Dojo
15 9 (1.39%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.24%) LAMP
17 7 (1.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 100 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.26%) Open Source
3 40 (6.18%) Device Driver
4 36 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 25 (3.86%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.09%) Internet of Things
9 18 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (2.32%) Physics
10 15 (2.32%) User Experience
10 15 (2.32%) Informatics
10 15 (2.32%) PKI
11 12 (1.85%) Statistics
11 12 (1.85%) Smart Meter
11 12 (1.85%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.70%) Clustering
12 11 (1.70%) LIMS
13 9 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 240 (37.09%) Windows
2 146 (22.57%) UNIX
3 56 (8.66%) Android
4 47 (7.26%) Embedded Linux
5 28 (4.33%) CentOS
5 28 (4.33%) Debian
6 27 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (3.55%) Apple iOS
7 23 (3.55%) Solaris
8 14 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (2.01%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.08%) AIX
12 7 (1.08%) HPUX
13 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.93%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (28.75%) Software Engineering
2 130 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (9.12%) Scrum
4 57 (8.81%) Automated Testing
5 46 (7.11%) OO
6 43 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (5.72%) Test Scripting
8 35 (5.41%) Web Development
9 32 (4.95%) ITIL
10 31 (4.79%) DevOps
11 28 (4.33%) Test Automation
12 26 (4.02%) Configuration Management
13 25 (3.86%) Mentoring
14 22 (3.40%) OOD
15 21 (3.25%) Project Management
16 20 (3.09%) UML
16 20 (3.09%) Software Testing
16 20 (3.09%) Multithreading
16 20 (3.09%) Network Management
17 18 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (41.27%) Python
2 201 (31.07%) C
3 179 (27.67%) Perl
4 174 (26.89%) C++
5 161 (24.88%) Java
6 154 (23.80%) SQL
7 107 (16.54%) JavaScript
8 78 (12.06%) Bash Shell
9 74 (11.44%) PHP
10 46 (7.11%) C#
11 36 (5.56%) Ruby
12 30 (4.64%) Shell Script
13 26 (4.02%) Embedded C
14 17 (2.63%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.70%) Embedded C++
16 10 (1.55%) Assembly Language
17 7 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.08%) R
17 7 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 194 (29.98%) Degree
2 10 (1.55%) ISTQB
2 10 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.39%) LPIC
3 9 (1.39%) CCNA
3 9 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.24%) ISEB
5 7 (1.08%) PhD
6 6 (0.93%) CISSP
6 6 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.46%) CCNP
8 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) RHCE
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.19%) QA
2 14 (2.16%) SLA
3 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.31%) JTAG
5 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
System Software
1 49 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.09%) KVM
4 13 (2.01%) vSphere
5 10 (1.55%) Firmware
6 8 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.24%) Docker
6 8 (1.24%) Xen
6 8 (1.24%) QEMU
7 7 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.93%) Varnish
9 5 (0.77%) Postfix
9 5 (0.77%) LXC
9 5 (0.77%) iptables
9 5 (0.77%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.62%) NFS
10 4 (0.62%) Squid
11 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.31%) qmail
12 2 (0.31%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 27 (4.17%) Puppet
2 20 (3.09%) SCCM
3 17 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.47%) Nagios
5 11 (1.70%) Ansible
6 7 (1.08%) OPNET
6 7 (1.08%) Cacti
7 6 (0.93%) OpenView
8 5 (0.77%) Mesos
9 4 (0.62%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.46%) Munin
11 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.31%) systemd
11 2 (0.31%) Graphite
11 2 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.31%) Salt
11 2 (0.31%) Graylog
Vendors
1 71 (10.97%) VMware
2 69 (10.66%) Oracle
3 55 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 52 (8.04%) Cisco
5 48 (7.42%) Red Hat
6 28 (4.33%) HP
7 19 (2.94%) Perforce
8 17 (2.63%) Juniper
9 15 (2.32%) IBM
9 15 (2.32%) SAP
10 13 (2.01%) Sun
10 13 (2.01%) NetApp
10 13 (2.01%) WorldPay
11 11 (1.70%) F5
11 11 (1.70%) Google
12 10 (1.55%) EMC
13 9 (1.39%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.39%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.08%) SonicWALL
14 7 (1.08%) Dell
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