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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 305 340 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.31% 15.36% 17.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.78% 50.22% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 260 274 380
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 £31,217 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
652 677 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.58% 30.59% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 547 559 747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £57,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -4 266 £45,000 +12.50% 91
Peterborough +9 14 £65,000 +62.50% 1
St Neots +2 10 £65,000 +100.00%
Huntingdon -1 6 £72,500 +83.54%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 263 (39.02%) Python
2 246 (36.50%) Windows
3 236 (35.01%) Software Engineering
4 234 (34.72%) C
5 215 (31.90%) Degree
6 189 (28.04%) Java
7 180 (26.71%) C++
8 165 (24.48%) Perl
9 158 (23.44%) SQL
10 146 (21.66%) UNIX
11 139 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (17.66%) Computer Science
13 104 (15.43%) JavaScript
14 85 (12.61%) HTML
15 74 (10.98%) Oracle
16 69 (10.24%) MySQL
17 67 (9.94%) Microsoft
18 66 (9.79%) TCP/IP
18 66 (9.79%) Device Driver
19 64 (9.50%) VMware
20 63 (9.35%) PHP
21 62 (9.20%) Bash Shell
22 61 (9.05%) Git (software)
23 58 (8.61%) Open Source
24 57 (8.46%) Embedded Linux
25 55 (8.16%) C#
25 55 (8.16%) Android
26 53 (7.86%) Web Services
26 53 (7.86%) Wireless
26 53 (7.86%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 51 (7.57%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.30%) Apache
3 23 (3.41%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.67%) IIS
5 15 (2.23%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.78%) JBoss
7 8 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.89%) Node.js
9 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.74%) Zope
9 5 (0.74%) Plone
10 4 (0.59%) WildFly
10 4 (0.59%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.59%) Lync
11 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.30%) nginx
12 2 (0.30%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) Simulink
4 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Tridion
2 2 (0.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.37%) SaaS
4 7 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.89%) PaaS
6 5 (0.74%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Heroku
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.79%) TCP/IP
2 53 (7.86%) Wireless
3 45 (6.68%) Firewall
4 42 (6.23%) Internet
5 32 (4.75%) DNS
6 31 (4.60%) Ethernet
7 28 (4.15%) SAN
8 27 (4.01%) HTTP
8 27 (4.01%) ZigBee
9 26 (3.86%) DHCP
10 21 (3.12%) Bluetooth
10 21 (3.12%) iSCSI
11 18 (2.67%) NAS
11 18 (2.67%) Network Security
12 17 (2.52%) SNMP
13 16 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (2.23%) LTE
15 13 (1.93%) WAN
15 13 (1.93%) LAN
16 11 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.24%) MySQL
2 31 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (4.45%) SQL Server
4 27 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.23%) Big Data
9 13 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.74%) DB2
11 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.74%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.74%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.74%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.59%) Text Mining
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 61 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.41%) Maven
3 23 (3.41%) GCC
4 20 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.67%) JIRA
6 17 (2.52%) Ant
7 15 (2.23%) Subversion
8 11 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.63%) Hudson
9 10 (1.48%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.34%) LLVM
10 9 (1.34%) Mockito
11 8 (1.19%) Selenium
12 7 (1.04%) JUnit
12 7 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.74%) JMeter
14 5 (0.74%) Concordion
14 5 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 46 (6.82%) Finance
3 14 (2.08%) Automotive
3 14 (2.08%) Electronics
4 10 (1.48%) Billing
5 9 (1.34%) Games
6 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.89%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.45%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.45%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 205 (30.42%) Software Engineer
2 150 (22.26%) Developer
3 62 (9.20%) Administrator
4 59 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
5 55 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 48 (7.12%) Test Engineer
7 47 (6.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 41 (6.08%) Consultant
9 40 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (5.34%) Web Developer
11 34 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 32 (4.75%) Graduate
12 32 (4.75%) Support Engineer
13 31 (4.60%) Linux Administrator
14 29 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 28 (4.15%) Software Test Engineer
16 24 (3.56%) Architect
17 22 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
18 21 (3.12%) C++ Software Engineer
19 19 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.61%) HTML
2 53 (7.86%) Web Services
3 41 (6.08%) CSS
4 40 (5.93%) jQuery
5 38 (5.64%) .NET
5 38 (5.64%) XML
6 37 (5.49%) Spring
7 24 (3.56%) REST
8 23 (3.41%) HTML5
9 19 (2.82%) Hibernate
10 16 (2.37%) JSON
11 14 (2.08%) AngularJS
11 14 (2.08%) JDBC
11 14 (2.08%) SOAP
12 13 (1.93%) J2EE
12 13 (1.93%) Middleware
13 11 (1.63%) Ajax
14 10 (1.48%) RESTful
14 10 (1.48%) EJB
15 8 (1.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.66%) Computer Science
2 66 (9.79%) Device Driver
3 58 (8.61%) Open Source
4 47 (6.97%) Mathematics
5 42 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.30%) Algorithms
7 28 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
8 24 (3.56%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.82%) PKI
9 19 (2.82%) Physics
9 19 (2.82%) Informatics
10 16 (2.37%) Smart Meter
11 15 (2.23%) LIMS
12 12 (1.78%) Internet of Things
12 12 (1.78%) Statistics
13 11 (1.63%) Wiki
13 11 (1.63%) Life Science
14 10 (1.48%) User Experience
14 10 (1.48%) Clustering
15 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 246 (36.50%) Windows
2 146 (21.66%) UNIX
3 57 (8.46%) Embedded Linux
4 55 (8.16%) Android
5 35 (5.19%) Solaris
6 21 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.97%) CentOS
8 19 (2.82%) Apple iOS
9 15 (2.23%) Debian
10 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.48%) HPUX
12 9 (1.34%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.34%) AIX
13 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (35.01%) Software Engineering
2 139 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (7.86%) Scrum
4 51 (7.57%) OO
5 49 (7.27%) Automated Testing
6 44 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (6.53%) Web Development
7 35 (5.19%) DevOps
8 34 (5.04%) Test Scripting
9 30 (4.45%) ITIL
10 29 (4.30%) OOD
11 25 (3.71%) Mentoring
11 25 (3.71%) Multithreading
12 23 (3.41%) Unit Testing
13 22 (3.26%) Test Automation
13 22 (3.26%) Memory Management
13 22 (3.26%) Configuration Management
13 22 (3.26%) UML
14 21 (3.12%) Network Management
15 18 (2.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 263 (39.02%) Python
2 234 (34.72%) C
3 189 (28.04%) Java
4 180 (26.71%) C++
5 165 (24.48%) Perl
6 158 (23.44%) SQL
7 104 (15.43%) JavaScript
8 63 (9.35%) PHP
9 62 (9.20%) Bash Shell
10 55 (8.16%) C#
11 35 (5.19%) Embedded C
11 35 (5.19%) Ruby
12 31 (4.60%) Shell Script
13 27 (4.01%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.93%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.78%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.63%) Assembly Language
17 7 (1.04%) R
18 6 (0.89%) Scala
18 6 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 215 (31.90%) Degree
2 19 (2.82%) VCP4
3 15 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.48%) PhD
4 10 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.34%) CISSP
5 9 (1.34%) ISEB
6 6 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.89%) LPIC
7 5 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.59%) CCNA
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.59%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.45%) CCNP
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.30%) RHCE
10 2 (0.30%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.97%) QA
2 18 (2.67%) SLA
3 4 (0.59%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.45%) JTAG
5 2 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.97%) KVM
4 17 (2.52%) Xen
5 14 (2.08%) vSphere
6 12 (1.78%) Firmware
7 10 (1.48%) XenServer
8 9 (1.34%) QEMU
9 7 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.74%) Squid
11 5 (0.74%) NFS
11 5 (0.74%) LXC
11 5 (0.74%) Docker
12 4 (0.59%) Varnish
13 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.30%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.30%) Ceph
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 28 (4.15%) Puppet
2 19 (2.82%) SCCM
3 14 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.48%) Ansible
5 9 (1.34%) Nagios
6 7 (1.04%) OPNET
6 7 (1.04%) Cacti
7 6 (0.89%) OpenView
8 5 (0.74%) Mesos
9 3 (0.45%) Munin
10 2 (0.30%) Salt
10 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.15%) SCOM
11 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 74 (10.98%) Oracle
2 67 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 64 (9.50%) VMware
4 45 (6.68%) Cisco
5 35 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 33 (4.90%) HP
7 21 (3.12%) Sun
8 16 (2.37%) NetApp
8 16 (2.37%) IBM
9 15 (2.23%) SAP
9 15 (2.23%) Perforce
10 14 (2.08%) EMC
11 11 (1.63%) Citrix
11 11 (1.63%) 3PAR
12 10 (1.48%) Google
13 8 (1.19%) Juniper
13 8 (1.19%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.89%) Isilon
14 6 (0.89%) Rackspace
14 6 (0.89%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £75k
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k+ superb benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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techfolk Limited
Salary: relocation + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k + benefits
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