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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 317 379 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.74% 15.95% 17.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.14% 51.71% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 279 307 389
Average salary £43,900 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
608 733 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.27% 30.85% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 509 587 679
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 0 257 £43,900 +0.91% 82
Peterborough +4 20 £42,500 - 8
Huntingdon -6 2 £53,250 +12.10%
St Neots -1 1 £45,000 +40.62%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 285 (45.09%) Python
2 240 (37.97%) Windows
3 176 (27.85%) C
4 172 (27.22%) C++
5 170 (26.90%) Java
6 167 (26.42%) Perl
6 167 (26.42%) Degree
7 155 (24.53%) Software Engineering
8 150 (23.73%) SQL
9 137 (21.68%) UNIX
10 134 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (15.19%) Bash Shell
12 94 (14.87%) JavaScript
12 94 (14.87%) Computer Science
13 91 (14.40%) VMware
14 90 (14.24%) MySQL
15 89 (14.08%) Apache
16 88 (13.92%) Tomcat
16 88 (13.92%) HTML
17 77 (12.18%) Red Hat
18 76 (12.03%) Oracle
19 74 (11.71%) Web Services
20 68 (10.76%) PHP
21 67 (10.60%) Firewall
21 67 (10.60%) Scrum
22 62 (9.81%) Android
23 60 (9.49%) TCP/IP
24 57 (9.02%) Microsoft
24 57 (9.02%) OO
25 55 (8.70%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 89 (14.08%) Apache
2 88 (13.92%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.80%) Zope
4 23 (3.64%) Plone
5 22 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 15 (2.37%) IIS
7 11 (1.74%) Node.js
8 10 (1.58%) nginx
8 10 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.42%) CMS
10 8 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.27%) JBoss
10 8 (1.27%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.95%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.32%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Tridion
1 5 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.11%) SaaS
3 19 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.47%) Office 365
7 2 (0.32%) GitHub
7 2 (0.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.60%) Firewall
2 60 (9.49%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.65%) DNS
4 39 (6.17%) Internet
5 30 (4.75%) Wireless
6 29 (4.59%) HTTP
7 23 (3.64%) SSL
8 21 (3.32%) DHCP
9 20 (3.16%) SAN
10 18 (2.85%) LDAP
11 15 (2.37%) LTE
12 13 (2.06%) Ethernet
13 12 (1.90%) Network Security
14 11 (1.74%) Bluetooth
14 11 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.58%) SS7
15 10 (1.58%) INAP
15 10 (1.58%) VoLTE
16 9 (1.42%) ICMP
17 8 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.24%) MySQL
2 42 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 39 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.22%) MariaDB
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.95%) Big Data
10 5 (0.79%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.79%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.63%) Firebird
12 3 (0.47%) DB2
13 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.11%) Subversion
4 20 (3.16%) JIRA
5 19 (3.01%) GCC
6 16 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.74%) Selenium
8 10 (1.58%) Mockito
8 10 (1.58%) Hudson
8 10 (1.58%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.42%) Bugzilla
10 7 (1.11%) LLVM
11 6 (0.95%) TestNG
11 6 (0.95%) QADirector
11 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.63%) JUnit
12 4 (0.63%) Maven
13 3 (0.47%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.47%) Ant
13 3 (0.47%) Concordion
General
1 41 (6.49%) Finance
2 38 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.96%) Marketing
4 17 (2.69%) Automotive
5 15 (2.37%) Electronics
6 12 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.58%) Billing
8 9 (1.42%) Games
9 5 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 186 (29.43%) Developer
2 132 (20.89%) Software Engineer
3 75 (11.87%) Administrator
4 64 (10.13%) Software Developer
5 62 (9.81%) Systems Administrator
6 51 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
7 44 (6.96%) Linux Administrator
8 38 (6.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 31 (4.91%) Support Engineer
9 31 (4.91%) Java Developer
10 30 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (4.43%) Test Engineer
12 28 (4.43%) Consultant
13 25 (3.96%) Architect
13 25 (3.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 23 (3.64%) Linux Support
15 22 (3.48%) Programmer
16 21 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
17 19 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.92%) HTML
2 74 (11.71%) Web Services
3 46 (7.28%) XML
4 45 (7.12%) CSS
5 41 (6.49%) Spring
6 30 (4.75%) .NET
7 24 (3.80%) J2EE
7 24 (3.80%) SOAP
8 23 (3.64%) HTML5
9 22 (3.48%) jQuery
10 21 (3.32%) REST
11 20 (3.16%) Hibernate
12 16 (2.53%) Ajax
12 16 (2.53%) JSP
13 13 (2.06%) JSON
14 12 (1.90%) RESTful
15 10 (1.58%) J2SE
16 9 (1.42%) POSIX
16 9 (1.42%) Dojo
17 8 (1.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.87%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.59%) Device Driver
3 28 (4.43%) Mathematics
4 27 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.32%) Internet of Things
7 18 (2.85%) Physics
8 17 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (2.69%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.53%) User Experience
9 16 (2.53%) Visualisation
10 15 (2.37%) Statistics
11 13 (2.06%) Informatics
11 13 (2.06%) LIMS
12 12 (1.90%) Clustering
12 12 (1.90%) Robotics
13 10 (1.58%) CUDA
13 10 (1.58%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 240 (37.97%) Windows
2 137 (21.68%) UNIX
3 62 (9.81%) Android
4 42 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (6.65%) Apple iOS
5 35 (5.54%) Debian
5 35 (5.54%) CentOS
6 34 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (4.91%) Solaris
8 16 (2.53%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (2.06%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.95%) AIX
13 3 (0.47%) HPUX
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.32%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (24.53%) Software Engineering
2 134 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (10.60%) Scrum
4 57 (9.02%) OO
5 47 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (7.44%) DevOps
6 42 (6.65%) Automated Testing
7 37 (5.85%) Open Source
8 36 (5.70%) SDLC
9 33 (5.22%) TDD
9 33 (5.22%) Configuration Management
10 31 (4.91%) ITIL
11 28 (4.43%) Multithreading
11 28 (4.43%) Mentoring
11 28 (4.43%) Test Automation
12 27 (4.27%) Test Scripting
13 26 (4.11%) MVC
14 25 (3.96%) Project Management
15 22 (3.48%) Web Development
16 21 (3.32%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 285 (45.09%) Python
2 176 (27.85%) C
3 172 (27.22%) C++
4 170 (26.90%) Java
5 167 (26.42%) Perl
6 150 (23.73%) SQL
7 96 (15.19%) Bash Shell
8 94 (14.87%) JavaScript
9 68 (10.76%) PHP
10 43 (6.80%) C#
11 41 (6.49%) Shell Script
12 34 (5.38%) Ruby
13 17 (2.69%) Embedded C
14 13 (2.06%) Embedded C++
14 13 (2.06%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.11%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.95%) Assembly Language
18 5 (0.79%) R
18 5 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 167 (26.42%) Degree
2 11 (1.74%) LPIC
3 10 (1.58%) PhD
4 8 (1.27%) CCNA
4 8 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.11%) RHCE
5 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.63%) RHCA
7 4 (0.63%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) MCSE
8 3 (0.47%) ISEB
8 3 (0.47%) CCNP
8 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.33%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) JTAG
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (6.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.85%) KVM
4 14 (2.22%) vSphere
5 13 (2.06%) Postfix
6 12 (1.90%) Varnish
6 12 (1.90%) Docker
7 10 (1.58%) qmail
7 10 (1.58%) Firmware
8 8 (1.27%) Xen
9 7 (1.11%) QEMU
10 6 (0.95%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.79%) LXC
11 5 (0.79%) iptables
11 5 (0.79%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.63%) Squid
13 2 (0.32%) Ceph
14 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (4.59%) Puppet
2 27 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.37%) Nagios
4 10 (1.58%) SCCM
4 10 (1.58%) HAProxy
5 8 (1.27%) systemd
6 7 (1.11%) Ansible
6 7 (1.11%) Cacti
6 7 (1.11%) OPNET
7 6 (0.95%) OpenView
8 5 (0.79%) Mesos
9 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.47%) Salt
10 2 (0.32%) Graylog
10 2 (0.32%) Graphite
10 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.32%) Munin
10 2 (0.32%) logstash
11 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 91 (14.40%) VMware
2 77 (12.18%) Red Hat
3 76 (12.03%) Oracle
4 57 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 37 (5.85%) Cisco
6 23 (3.64%) HP
7 21 (3.32%) NetApp
8 20 (3.16%) Juniper
9 19 (3.01%) Perforce
10 15 (2.37%) Rackspace
11 12 (1.90%) Google
11 12 (1.90%) Sun
11 12 (1.90%) IBM
12 11 (1.74%) WorldPay
12 11 (1.74%) F5
13 10 (1.58%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.42%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.11%) EMC
16 6 (0.95%) SAP
16 6 (0.95%) Citrix
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