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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 310 326 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.88% 14.17% 15.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.86% 47.04% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 213 268 251
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
555 693 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.64% 30.12% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 421 575 532
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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 0 273 £42,500 - 58
Peterborough +18 26 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 294 (47.19%) Windows
2 191 (30.66%) Degree
3 185 (29.70%) Software Engineering
4 166 (26.65%) C++
5 154 (24.72%) Python
6 132 (21.19%) Unix
7 123 (19.74%) Computer Science
8 115 (18.46%) C
9 106 (17.01%) Java
10 105 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
11 100 (16.05%) Perl
11 100 (16.05%) SQL
12 85 (13.64%) Firewall
13 83 (13.32%) TCP/IP
14 81 (13.00%) Git (software)
14 81 (13.00%) Windows Server
15 79 (12.68%) Multithreading
16 76 (12.20%) VMware
17 71 (11.40%) DevOps
18 65 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
19 63 (10.11%) HTML
20 59 (9.47%) Puppet
21 57 (9.15%) Finance
21 57 (9.15%) CSS
22 56 (8.99%) MySQL
22 56 (8.99%) Apache
23 55 (8.83%) JavaScript
23 55 (8.83%) XML
23 55 (8.83%) DNS
24 54 (8.67%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 56 (8.99%) Apache
2 23 (3.69%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.73%) IIS
3 17 (2.73%) Node.js
4 8 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.96%) JBoss
6 4 (0.64%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.32%) nginx
7 2 (0.32%) WordPress
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.82%) SaaS
3 8 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.64%) IaaS
5 3 (0.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (13.64%) Firewall
2 83 (13.32%) TCP/IP
3 55 (8.83%) DNS
4 49 (7.87%) HTTP
5 44 (7.06%) Internet
6 27 (4.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (3.53%) SAN
8 20 (3.21%) DHCP
9 19 (3.05%) LAN
10 17 (2.73%) VoIP
10 17 (2.73%) WAN
11 15 (2.41%) OSPF
11 15 (2.41%) Wireless
12 13 (2.09%) Ethernet
12 13 (2.09%) SSH
12 13 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (1.93%) VPN
14 10 (1.61%) BGP
15 9 (1.44%) FTP
16 8 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.99%) MySQL
2 39 (6.26%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 22 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.37%) Big Data
6 15 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.28%) Text Mining
10 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.98%) JIRA
3 22 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.93%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.77%) Selenium
6 10 (1.61%) Grunt
7 9 (1.44%) Bower
7 9 (1.44%) gulp
8 8 (1.28%) IntelliJ
9 5 (0.80%) GCC
9 5 (0.80%) Subversion
9 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.64%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.32%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.32%) Maven
12 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.16%) Xcode
General
1 57 (9.15%) Finance
2 27 (4.33%) Legal
3 19 (3.05%) Automotive
4 18 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.41%) Electronics
6 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.93%) Marketing
7 11 (1.77%) Banking
8 8 (1.28%) Games
9 4 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Retail
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 164 (26.32%) Developer
2 111 (17.82%) Software Engineer
3 85 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 60 (9.63%) Administrator
5 50 (8.03%) Linux Developer
6 49 (7.87%) C Developer
6 49 (7.87%) C++ Developer
7 40 (6.42%) C++ Software Engineer
8 39 (6.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 39 (6.26%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
10 37 (5.94%) Python Developer
11 35 (5.62%) Embedded Engineer
11 35 (5.62%) Software Developer
12 34 (5.46%) Senior Developer
13 32 (5.14%) Senior Software Engineer
14 31 (4.98%) C/C++ Developer
14 31 (4.98%) Support Engineer
15 30 (4.82%) Network Engineer
16 29 (4.65%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.11%) HTML
2 57 (9.15%) CSS
3 55 (8.83%) XML
4 40 (6.42%) Web Services
5 28 (4.49%) Middleware
6 25 (4.01%) STL
7 20 (3.21%) LAMP
7 20 (3.21%) REST
7 20 (3.21%) SOAP
8 19 (3.05%) jQuery
8 19 (3.05%) JSON
9 18 (2.89%) .NET
10 16 (2.57%) HTML5
11 15 (2.41%) J2EE
11 15 (2.41%) Spring
12 12 (1.93%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.93%) Qt
13 10 (1.61%) LESS
13 10 (1.61%) XSL
14 8 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 123 (19.74%) Computer Science
2 43 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 26 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 26 (4.17%) Physics
4 22 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.37%) Life Science
6 16 (2.57%) PKI
7 15 (2.41%) Biology
8 13 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.09%) Chemistry
9 12 (1.93%) Clustering
10 11 (1.77%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.77%) Smart Meter
11 10 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.44%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.28%) Replication
14 7 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.12%) Fintech
15 6 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 294 (47.19%) Windows
2 132 (21.19%) Unix
3 81 (13.00%) Windows Server
4 36 (5.78%) Android
5 32 (5.14%) Embedded Linux
6 30 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 19 (3.05%) CentOS
9 18 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.57%) Solaris
11 15 (2.41%) Windows CE
12 11 (1.77%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.80%) HPUX
15 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.80%) VMS
15 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (29.70%) Software Engineering
2 105 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (12.68%) Multithreading
4 71 (11.40%) DevOps
5 45 (7.22%) Web Development
6 44 (7.06%) Load Balancing
7 43 (6.90%) ITIL
8 42 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 38 (6.10%) Configuration Management
10 37 (5.94%) OO
10 37 (5.94%) TDD
11 35 (5.62%) Information Security
12 33 (5.30%) Bioinformatics
12 33 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
12 33 (5.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 31 (4.98%) Risk Analysis
14 30 (4.82%) Data Protection
14 30 (4.82%) Scrum
15 27 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (4.33%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 166 (26.65%) C++
2 154 (24.72%) Python
3 115 (18.46%) C
4 106 (17.01%) Java
5 100 (16.05%) Perl
5 100 (16.05%) SQL
6 55 (8.83%) JavaScript
7 54 (8.67%) Bash Shell
8 34 (5.46%) Embedded C
9 25 (4.01%) C#
9 25 (4.01%) PHP
10 17 (2.73%) Embedded C++
11 16 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.61%) Ruby
14 8 (1.28%) Erlang
14 8 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.28%) Scala
15 7 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 191 (30.66%) Degree
2 20 (3.21%) CCNP
2 20 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.05%) PhD
4 8 (1.28%) RHCE
5 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.64%) CCNA
6 4 (0.64%) LPIC
6 4 (0.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.48%) MCSE
7 3 (0.48%) RHCA
8 2 (0.32%) MCITP
8 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.16%) CCIE
9 1 (0.16%) CCSE
9 1 (0.16%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.16%) RHCT
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (5.30%) QA
3 12 (1.93%) HIPAA
4 8 (1.28%) JTAG
5 4 (0.64%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (7.70%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.90%) Xen
3 40 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.25%) Firmware
5 11 (1.77%) KVM
6 10 (1.61%) Docker
7 9 (1.44%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.28%) iptables
9 7 (1.12%) NFS
10 5 (0.80%) pfSense
10 5 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.64%) LXC
11 4 (0.64%) Postfix
11 4 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.32%) Dovecot
13 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.32%) vSphere
14 1 (0.16%) Samba
14 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (9.47%) Puppet
2 41 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.61%) Ansible
4 8 (1.28%) Nagios
5 7 (1.12%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.80%) Cacti
6 5 (0.80%) RANCID
6 5 (0.80%) SmokePing
7 4 (0.64%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.64%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.64%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.64%) SCCM
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.48%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Salt
9 2 (0.32%) WSUS
10 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.16%) Nessus
10 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 76 (12.20%) VMware
2 54 (8.67%) Oracle
3 44 (7.06%) Cisco
4 39 (6.26%) Microsoft
5 37 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 21 (3.37%) Juniper
7 20 (3.21%) F5
7 20 (3.21%) Sun
8 18 (2.89%) QNX
9 17 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.77%) Perforce
11 10 (1.61%) WorldPay
12 9 (1.44%) Splunk
13 8 (1.28%) HP
14 7 (1.12%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.96%) Lauterbach
15 6 (0.96%) Wind River
16 5 (0.80%) Citrix
16 5 (0.80%) Google
16 5 (0.80%) SolarWinds
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