The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 378 428 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.43% 18.00% 15.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.60% 55.44% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 305 388 354
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,661 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
747 772 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.50% 32.46% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 593 676 695
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Linux
East of England

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 29 July 2014.

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 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 -3 326 £43,000 +1.17% 64
Peterborough +2 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Huntingdon -2 9 £47,500 +53.22%
St Neots - 2 £32,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 274 (34.68%) Python
2 234 (29.62%) Windows
3 229 (28.99%) Degree
4 224 (28.35%) Java
5 193 (24.43%) Perl
6 190 (24.05%) UNIX
7 168 (21.27%) C
7 168 (21.27%) Software Engineering
8 158 (20.00%) SQL
9 145 (18.35%) C++
10 138 (17.47%) Oracle
11 121 (15.32%) Computer Science
12 120 (15.19%) JavaScript
13 115 (14.56%) OO
14 108 (13.67%) MySQL
15 107 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
16 105 (13.29%) PHP
17 100 (12.66%) C#
18 89 (11.27%) HTML
19 85 (10.76%) Solaris
20 82 (10.38%) Multithreading
21 81 (10.25%) QA
22 80 (10.13%) Apache
23 77 (9.75%) VMware
24 75 (9.49%) CSS
24 75 (9.49%) Red Hat
25 74 (9.37%) Ruby
26 73 (9.24%) Microsoft
27 72 (9.11%) Bash Shell
28 70 (8.86%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 80 (10.13%) Apache
2 45 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.27%) nginx
7 9 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.89%) IIS
9 6 (0.76%) CMS
10 4 (0.51%) Drupal
11 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.38%) Node.js
11 3 (0.38%) Documentum
11 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.13%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (3.42%) MS Office
2 25 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.14%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.63%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (2.15%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (1.52%) SunGard APT
4 11 (1.39%) FastVal
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.25%) CubeCart
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.52%) SaaS
3 9 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.76%) PaaS
4 6 (0.76%) IaaS
5 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.38%) Route 53
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (8.86%) TCP/IP
2 54 (6.84%) Firewall
3 46 (5.82%) HTTP
4 42 (5.32%) Wireless
5 41 (5.19%) Internet
6 37 (4.68%) LTE
7 28 (3.54%) SS7
8 26 (3.29%) DNS
9 25 (3.16%) VoLTE
10 22 (2.78%) SAN
11 21 (2.66%) Ethernet
12 20 (2.53%) 3GPP
12 20 (2.53%) VLAN
13 19 (2.41%) IGMP
13 19 (2.41%) DHCP
14 18 (2.28%) LDAP
14 18 (2.28%) RTSP
15 17 (2.15%) VPN
16 15 (1.90%) Network Security
17 12 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (13.67%) MySQL
2 64 (8.10%) Oracle Database
3 44 (5.57%) NoSQL
4 37 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.68%) SQL Server
5 27 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.14%) OLAP
8 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.76%) Big Data
11 5 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.63%) Text Mining
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.82%) Subversion
3 20 (2.53%) Bugzilla
4 19 (2.41%) JIRA
4 19 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.15%) Maven
6 16 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (1.52%) Hudson
8 11 (1.39%) Selenium
9 10 (1.27%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.27%) GCC
10 8 (1.01%) CMake
10 8 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.01%) Ant
11 7 (0.89%) FitNesse
11 7 (0.89%) LLVM
12 6 (0.76%) Firebug
12 6 (0.76%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.63%) Toad
13 5 (0.63%) Redmine
General
1 64 (8.10%) Finance
2 61 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.56%) Automotive
3 36 (4.56%) Electronics
4 28 (3.54%) Games
5 25 (3.16%) Billing
6 15 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.65%) Marketing
8 12 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.63%) French Language
10 5 (0.63%) German Language
10 5 (0.63%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.51%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Back Office
12 3 (0.38%) Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Retail
13 2 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 229 (28.99%) Developer
2 160 (20.25%) Software Engineer
3 106 (13.42%) Administrator
4 99 (12.53%) Systems Administrator
5 69 (8.73%) Linux Administrator
6 63 (7.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 61 (7.72%) Software Developer
8 59 (7.47%) Support Engineer
9 55 (6.96%) Analyst
10 52 (6.58%) Test Engineer
11 39 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
12 37 (4.68%) PHP Developer
13 35 (4.43%) Software Test Engineer
14 33 (4.18%) Consultant
15 27 (3.42%) Java Developer
16 25 (3.16%) C++ Software Engineer
16 25 (3.16%) Web Developer
17 23 (2.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 21 (2.66%) DBA
18 21 (2.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (11.27%) HTML
2 75 (9.49%) CSS
3 57 (7.22%) Web Services
4 52 (6.58%) .NET
5 45 (5.70%) XML
6 43 (5.44%) jQuery
7 28 (3.54%) J2EE
8 25 (3.16%) JSON
9 24 (3.04%) Spring
10 23 (2.91%) Middleware
11 19 (2.41%) Qt
12 18 (2.28%) Ajax
13 17 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (2.15%) HTML5
14 16 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
15 15 (1.90%) RESTful
15 15 (1.90%) Django
16 13 (1.65%) LAMP
16 13 (1.65%) WebKit
16 13 (1.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 67 (8.48%) Mathematics
3 59 (7.47%) Open Source
4 48 (6.08%) Device Driver
5 28 (3.54%) Streaming Video
6 26 (3.29%) MPEG
6 26 (3.29%) Firmware
7 25 (3.16%) IPTV
8 24 (3.04%) Physics
9 22 (2.78%) Informatics
9 22 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.66%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (2.15%) PKI
12 16 (2.03%) Clustering
13 15 (1.90%) LIMS
13 15 (1.90%) Grid Computing
14 13 (1.65%) STB
14 13 (1.65%) Biology
14 13 (1.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 234 (29.62%) Windows
2 190 (24.05%) UNIX
3 85 (10.76%) Solaris
4 51 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (5.82%) Android
6 36 (4.56%) Embedded Linux
7 35 (4.43%) CentOS
8 34 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (4.18%) Mac OS X
10 32 (4.05%) Ubuntu
11 26 (3.29%) Debian
11 26 (3.29%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.52%) Windows CE
13 9 (1.14%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.89%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.89%) HPUX
16 6 (0.76%) AIX
16 6 (0.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.27%) Software Engineering
2 115 (14.56%) OO
3 107 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (10.38%) Multithreading
5 58 (7.34%) Scrum
6 57 (7.22%) OOD
7 56 (7.09%) ITIL
8 44 (5.57%) E-Commerce
9 42 (5.32%) DevOps
10 34 (4.30%) Automated Testing
11 31 (3.92%) OOP
11 31 (3.92%) MVC
12 30 (3.80%) Test Automation
13 29 (3.67%) Unit Testing
14 27 (3.42%) Test Scripting
14 27 (3.42%) Load Balancing
15 26 (3.29%) Web Development
16 24 (3.04%) Migration
16 24 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (2.91%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (34.68%) Python
2 224 (28.35%) Java
3 193 (24.43%) Perl
4 168 (21.27%) C
5 158 (20.00%) SQL
6 145 (18.35%) C++
7 120 (15.19%) JavaScript
8 105 (13.29%) PHP
9 100 (12.66%) C#
10 74 (9.37%) Ruby
11 72 (9.11%) Bash Shell
12 36 (4.56%) Embedded C
13 28 (3.54%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.54%) Shell Script
14 20 (2.53%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.03%) Bourne shell
16 13 (1.65%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.52%) PHP5
18 11 (1.39%) Embedded C++
19 10 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 229 (28.99%) Degree
2 18 (2.28%) RHCE
3 15 (1.90%) CISSP
4 14 (1.77%) ISEB
5 12 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.39%) OCP
6 11 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.89%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.76%) CCNA
9 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.63%) PhD
10 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.51%) MCSE
11 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.38%) CEH
12 3 (0.38%) CISMP
13 2 (0.25%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.25%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (10.25%) QA
2 19 (2.41%) JTAG
3 7 (0.89%) SLA
4 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 63 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 57 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.91%) KVM
4 18 (2.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.77%) vSphere
6 13 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.89%) QEMU
8 4 (0.51%) Corosync
8 4 (0.51%) Squid
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.25%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) Varnish
10 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 52 (6.58%) Puppet
2 37 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (1.90%) SCCM
5 13 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (1.39%) Nagios
7 10 (1.27%) SCOM
8 5 (0.63%) Ansible
9 4 (0.51%) Nessus
9 4 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.25%) Munin
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.25%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 138 (17.47%) Oracle
2 77 (9.75%) VMware
3 75 (9.49%) Red Hat
4 73 (9.24%) Microsoft
5 43 (5.44%) Sun
6 21 (2.66%) HP
7 19 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.28%) Perforce
8 18 (2.28%) Sybase
8 18 (2.28%) Cisco
9 17 (2.15%) SAP
10 14 (1.77%) Citrix
10 14 (1.77%) NetApp
11 13 (1.65%) EMC
12 12 (1.52%) SunGard
12 12 (1.52%) MKS
13 11 (1.39%) QNX
13 11 (1.39%) Apple
14 10 (1.27%) Cognos
14 10 (1.27%) Red Gate
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago