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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 308 382 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.81% 16.07% 18.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.28% 53.65% 53.18%
Number of salaries quoted 268 313 416
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 £32,454 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
638 712 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.67% 29.95% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 551 584 797
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 £27,000 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 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 27 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 -2 272 £45,000 +12.50% 77
Peterborough +12 14 £65,000 +62.50% 5
St Neots +3 10 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Huntingdon -2 6 £72,500 +83.54%
Ely +1 1 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 265 (39.97%) Python
2 244 (36.80%) Windows
3 220 (33.18%) Software Engineering
4 219 (33.03%) C
5 210 (31.67%) Degree
6 184 (27.75%) C++
7 178 (26.85%) Java
8 173 (26.09%) Perl
9 159 (23.98%) SQL
10 154 (23.23%) UNIX
11 135 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (16.29%) Computer Science
12 108 (16.29%) JavaScript
13 89 (13.42%) HTML
14 77 (11.61%) MySQL
15 73 (11.01%) TCP/IP
16 71 (10.71%) Oracle
17 70 (10.56%) PHP
18 69 (10.41%) Bash Shell
19 66 (9.95%) VMware
20 58 (8.75%) Microsoft
21 57 (8.60%) Scrum
22 56 (8.45%) Web Services
22 56 (8.45%) Git (software)
23 55 (8.30%) Android
23 55 (8.30%) Tomcat
24 54 (8.14%) Embedded Linux
25 53 (7.99%) Device Driver
25 53 (7.99%) Automated Testing
26 52 (7.84%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 55 (8.30%) Tomcat
2 39 (5.88%) Apache
3 25 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 20 (3.02%) IIS
5 14 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.96%) JBoss
7 10 (1.51%) Node.js
8 9 (1.36%) Zope
8 9 (1.36%) Plone
9 7 (1.06%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.60%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.60%) Lync
11 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.45%) WildFly
13 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.30%) nginx
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Simulink
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Tridion
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.41%) SaaS
4 6 (0.90%) PaaS
5 5 (0.75%) IaaS
5 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.30%) Heroku
6 2 (0.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.01%) TCP/IP
2 51 (7.69%) Firewall
3 49 (7.39%) Wireless
4 44 (6.64%) Internet
5 34 (5.13%) DNS
6 33 (4.98%) HTTP
7 31 (4.68%) Ethernet
8 28 (4.22%) ZigBee
9 27 (4.07%) DHCP
10 22 (3.32%) Bluetooth
11 21 (3.17%) SAN
12 19 (2.87%) Network Security
13 17 (2.56%) SNMP
14 16 (2.41%) iSCSI
15 14 (2.11%) LTE
15 14 (2.11%) NAS
16 13 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (1.96%) SSL
17 12 (1.81%) LAN
17 12 (1.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.61%) MySQL
2 37 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 29 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.11%) Big Data
10 5 (0.75%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.75%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.75%) DB2
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.75%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.60%) Text Mining
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.30%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 56 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.47%) GCC
4 20 (3.02%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.02%) JIRA
5 17 (2.56%) Maven
6 15 (2.26%) Subversion
6 15 (2.26%) Ant
7 11 (1.66%) Hudson
8 10 (1.51%) Selenium
9 9 (1.36%) Bugzilla
9 9 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.36%) LLVM
10 8 (1.21%) Mockito
11 7 (1.06%) JUnit
12 6 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.90%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.75%) Concordion
13 5 (0.75%) JMeter
14 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (6.79%) Telecoms
1 45 (6.79%) Finance
2 15 (2.26%) Automotive
2 15 (2.26%) Electronics
3 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
3 10 (1.51%) Billing
4 9 (1.36%) Games
5 7 (1.06%) Marketing
6 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.75%) Advertising
7 3 (0.45%) German Language
7 3 (0.45%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.30%) French Language
8 2 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.15%) Avionics
9 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 190 (28.66%) Software Engineer
2 159 (23.98%) Developer
3 71 (10.71%) Administrator
4 66 (9.95%) Systems Administrator
5 60 (9.05%) Software Developer
6 50 (7.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 44 (6.64%) Test Engineer
8 41 (6.18%) Consultant
9 38 (5.73%) Web Developer
9 38 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
10 37 (5.58%) Linux Administrator
11 34 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 29 (4.37%) Support Engineer
12 29 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (4.07%) Software Test Engineer
13 27 (4.07%) Graduate
14 25 (3.77%) Architect
15 22 (3.32%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.32%) Java Developer
16 20 (3.02%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (13.42%) HTML
2 56 (8.45%) Web Services
3 45 (6.79%) CSS
4 39 (5.88%) jQuery
5 38 (5.73%) XML
6 34 (5.13%) .NET
7 31 (4.68%) Spring
8 24 (3.62%) REST
9 23 (3.47%) HTML5
10 15 (2.26%) JSON
10 15 (2.26%) SOAP
10 15 (2.26%) Hibernate
11 13 (1.96%) Ajax
11 13 (1.96%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.81%) JDBC
13 11 (1.66%) RESTful
14 10 (1.51%) J2EE
15 9 (1.36%) EJB
15 9 (1.36%) Middleware
16 7 (1.06%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 108 (16.29%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.99%) Device Driver
3 52 (7.84%) Open Source
4 42 (6.33%) Mathematics
5 37 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.52%) Algorithms
7 24 (3.62%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (2.87%) PKI
10 17 (2.56%) Informatics
10 17 (2.56%) Internet of Things
11 16 (2.41%) Smart Meter
11 16 (2.41%) Physics
12 13 (1.96%) LIMS
12 13 (1.96%) User Experience
13 12 (1.81%) Statistics
14 11 (1.66%) Clustering
15 10 (1.51%) Visualisation
16 9 (1.36%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 244 (36.80%) Windows
2 154 (23.23%) UNIX
3 55 (8.30%) Android
4 54 (8.14%) Embedded Linux
5 32 (4.83%) Solaris
6 25 (3.77%) CentOS
7 23 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (3.17%) Debian
9 20 (3.02%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.81%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.36%) AIX
13 9 (1.36%) HPUX
14 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.90%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.75%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (33.18%) Software Engineering
2 135 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (8.60%) Scrum
4 53 (7.99%) Automated Testing
5 51 (7.69%) OO
6 43 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (6.18%) Web Development
8 33 (4.98%) ITIL
9 32 (4.83%) DevOps
10 31 (4.68%) Test Scripting
11 26 (3.92%) OOD
12 25 (3.77%) Mentoring
12 25 (3.77%) Multithreading
12 25 (3.77%) Test Automation
13 24 (3.62%) Configuration Management
14 23 (3.47%) UML
15 21 (3.17%) Unit Testing
16 19 (2.87%) Software Testing
17 18 (2.71%) Project Management
17 18 (2.71%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (39.97%) Python
2 219 (33.03%) C
3 184 (27.75%) C++
4 178 (26.85%) Java
5 173 (26.09%) Perl
6 159 (23.98%) SQL
7 108 (16.29%) JavaScript
8 70 (10.56%) PHP
9 69 (10.41%) Bash Shell
10 50 (7.54%) C#
11 37 (5.58%) Ruby
12 34 (5.13%) Shell Script
13 32 (4.83%) Embedded C
14 21 (3.17%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.66%) Embedded C++
16 9 (1.36%) Assembly Language
16 9 (1.36%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.06%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 210 (31.67%) Degree
2 13 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.51%) PhD
4 9 (1.36%) LPIC
4 9 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.21%) ISEB
5 8 (1.21%) CISSP
6 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.90%) CCNA
7 5 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.60%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.45%) CCNP
9 3 (0.45%) RHCE
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.24%) QA
2 16 (2.41%) SLA
3 4 (0.60%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.45%) JTAG
5 2 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 50 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.32%) KVM
4 14 (2.11%) Xen
5 12 (1.81%) Firmware
5 12 (1.81%) vSphere
6 9 (1.36%) iptables
6 9 (1.36%) QEMU
7 8 (1.21%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.06%) XenServer
8 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.06%) Docker
9 5 (0.75%) LXC
9 5 (0.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.60%) Varnish
10 4 (0.60%) NFS
10 4 (0.60%) Squid
11 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.45%) Postfix
12 2 (0.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 27 (4.07%) Puppet
2 20 (3.02%) SCCM
3 16 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.81%) Nagios
5 11 (1.66%) Ansible
6 7 (1.06%) OPNET
6 7 (1.06%) Cacti
7 6 (0.90%) OpenView
8 5 (0.75%) Mesos
9 3 (0.45%) Munin
10 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.30%) Salt
10 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.15%) logstash
11 1 (0.15%) Graylog
11 1 (0.15%) Graphite
11 1 (0.15%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (10.71%) Oracle
2 66 (9.95%) VMware
3 58 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 48 (7.24%) Cisco
5 41 (6.18%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.37%) HP
7 18 (2.71%) Sun
8 15 (2.26%) IBM
8 15 (2.26%) SAP
8 15 (2.26%) Perforce
9 14 (2.11%) NetApp
10 13 (1.96%) Juniper
11 9 (1.36%) EMC
11 9 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.21%) Google
13 7 (1.06%) Dell
13 7 (1.06%) F5
13 7 (1.06%) Rackspace
14 6 (0.90%) 3PAR
14 6 (0.90%) Isilon
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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