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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 337 420 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.86% 16.94% 18.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.45% 55.56% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 298 345 416
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
655 756 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.82% 30.48% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 553 609 771
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 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 May 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 May 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 +1 288 £43,950 +3.41% 60
Peterborough +11 15 £42,500 -5.55% 6
St Neots 0 2 £67,500 +100.00%
Huntingdon -5 2 £67,500 +42.10%
Ely +2 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 273 (41.43%) Python
2 244 (37.03%) Windows
3 193 (29.29%) C
4 184 (27.92%) C++
5 176 (26.71%) Degree
6 174 (26.40%) Software Engineering
7 169 (25.64%) Java
7 169 (25.64%) Perl
8 160 (24.28%) SQL
9 152 (23.07%) UNIX
10 134 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (15.78%) JavaScript
12 99 (15.02%) Computer Science
13 94 (14.26%) HTML
14 92 (13.96%) MySQL
15 86 (13.05%) Bash Shell
16 85 (12.90%) VMware
17 77 (11.68%) Web Services
18 76 (11.53%) Tomcat
19 75 (11.38%) PHP
20 74 (11.23%) Oracle
21 70 (10.62%) Scrum
21 70 (10.62%) Android
22 67 (10.17%) Apache
23 64 (9.71%) Microsoft
24 63 (9.56%) TCP/IP
25 60 (9.10%) Red Hat
26 59 (8.95%) Firewall
27 56 (8.50%) Git (software)
28 55 (8.35%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 76 (11.53%) Tomcat
2 67 (10.17%) Apache
3 21 (3.19%) IIS
4 20 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 18 (2.73%) Zope
5 18 (2.73%) Plone
6 11 (1.67%) JBoss
6 11 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.67%) Node.js
7 10 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.37%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.06%) nginx
9 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.91%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.91%) CMS
11 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.30%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Tridion
2 3 (0.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.10%) SaaS
3 22 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.61%) PaaS
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.30%) Heroku
7 2 (0.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.56%) TCP/IP
2 59 (8.95%) Firewall
3 41 (6.22%) Wireless
3 41 (6.22%) Internet
4 39 (5.92%) DNS
5 30 (4.55%) HTTP
6 27 (4.10%) DHCP
7 21 (3.19%) SAN
8 18 (2.73%) Bluetooth
9 17 (2.58%) Ethernet
9 17 (2.58%) ZigBee
10 16 (2.43%) LTE
11 15 (2.28%) LDAP
11 15 (2.28%) SSL
12 14 (2.12%) Network Security
13 11 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.52%) SS7
14 10 (1.52%) INAP
14 10 (1.52%) VoLTE
15 9 (1.37%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (13.96%) MySQL
2 38 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 37 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 36 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.34%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.52%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.21%) Big Data
11 5 (0.76%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.76%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.76%) DB2
11 5 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.61%) Firebird
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.92%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.34%) JIRA
4 19 (2.88%) Subversion
4 19 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.73%) GCC
6 12 (1.82%) Mockito
7 11 (1.67%) Ant
8 10 (1.52%) Selenium
8 10 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.52%) Hudson
9 9 (1.37%) Bugzilla
10 8 (1.21%) Maven
11 7 (1.06%) JUnit
11 7 (1.06%) LLVM
12 6 (0.91%) TestNG
12 6 (0.91%) QADirector
13 5 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 37 (5.61%) Telecoms
1 37 (5.61%) Finance
2 18 (2.73%) Automotive
2 18 (2.73%) Electronics
3 14 (2.12%) Marketing
4 10 (1.52%) Billing
4 10 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.30%) Banking
7 2 (0.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.15%) French Language
8 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 186 (28.22%) Developer
2 156 (23.67%) Software Engineer
3 74 (11.23%) Administrator
4 67 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
4 67 (10.17%) Software Developer
5 46 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 40 (6.07%) Linux Administrator
7 38 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 37 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 36 (5.46%) Consultant
10 34 (5.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 31 (4.70%) Support Engineer
12 30 (4.55%) Architect
13 28 (4.25%) Web Developer
14 26 (3.95%) Java Developer
14 26 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
15 25 (3.79%) Senior Developer
16 22 (3.34%) Software Test Engineer
17 21 (3.19%) Programmer
18 20 (3.03%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (14.26%) HTML
2 77 (11.68%) Web Services
3 47 (7.13%) XML
3 47 (7.13%) CSS
4 38 (5.77%) Spring
5 33 (5.01%) .NET
6 31 (4.70%) jQuery
7 24 (3.64%) HTML5
8 23 (3.49%) J2EE
8 23 (3.49%) SOAP
9 20 (3.03%) REST
10 18 (2.73%) Hibernate
11 16 (2.43%) Ajax
12 15 (2.28%) JSP
13 13 (1.97%) JSON
14 12 (1.82%) RESTful
15 9 (1.37%) Dojo
16 8 (1.21%) Middleware
17 7 (1.06%) JSF
17 7 (1.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.61%) Device Driver
3 29 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 28 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 25 (3.79%) Internet of Things
7 22 (3.34%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.19%) User Experience
9 19 (2.88%) Physics
9 19 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
10 18 (2.73%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.58%) Visualisation
12 15 (2.28%) Statistics
12 15 (2.28%) Clustering
13 12 (1.82%) LIMS
13 12 (1.82%) Informatics
14 11 (1.67%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.52%) PKI
15 10 (1.52%) CUDA
16 9 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 244 (37.03%) Windows
2 152 (23.07%) UNIX
3 70 (10.62%) Android
4 45 (6.83%) Embedded Linux
5 43 (6.53%) Apple iOS
6 33 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (4.86%) Debian
8 30 (4.55%) CentOS
9 28 (4.25%) Solaris
10 15 (2.28%) Ubuntu
10 15 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.97%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.06%) AIX
14 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (26.40%) Software Engineering
2 134 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (10.62%) Scrum
4 55 (8.35%) OO
5 50 (7.59%) Automated Testing
6 47 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (6.53%) Open Source
7 43 (6.53%) SDLC
8 36 (5.46%) DevOps
9 32 (4.86%) ITIL
10 29 (4.40%) Test Scripting
11 28 (4.25%) Multithreading
11 28 (4.25%) Web Development
12 27 (4.10%) Test Automation
12 27 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 26 (3.95%) TDD
14 24 (3.64%) Configuration Management
14 24 (3.64%) Project Management
14 24 (3.64%) MVC
15 23 (3.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 273 (41.43%) Python
2 193 (29.29%) C
3 184 (27.92%) C++
4 169 (25.64%) Java
4 169 (25.64%) Perl
5 160 (24.28%) SQL
6 104 (15.78%) JavaScript
7 86 (13.05%) Bash Shell
8 75 (11.38%) PHP
9 49 (7.44%) C#
10 35 (5.31%) Ruby
11 33 (5.01%) Shell Script
12 21 (3.19%) Embedded C
13 19 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.82%) Embedded C++
15 11 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.91%) Assembly Language
18 5 (0.76%) Haskell
18 5 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 176 (26.71%) Degree
2 9 (1.37%) LPIC
2 9 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.37%) CCNA
2 9 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.06%) RHCE
3 7 (1.06%) CISSP
3 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.91%) PhD
5 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) RHCA
6 4 (0.61%) CCNP
7 3 (0.46%) ISEB
7 3 (0.46%) MCSE
7 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.30%) MCSA
8 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.13%) QA
2 14 (2.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.61%) JTAG
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
System Software
1 46 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.73%) KVM
4 16 (2.43%) vSphere
5 10 (1.52%) Firmware
5 10 (1.52%) Docker
6 9 (1.37%) Varnish
7 8 (1.21%) Xen
7 8 (1.21%) Postfix
8 7 (1.06%) QEMU
8 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.76%) qmail
9 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.76%) LXC
9 5 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.61%) iptables
10 4 (0.61%) Squid
10 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.30%) NFS
11 2 (0.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 26 (3.95%) Puppet
2 20 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.88%) SCCM
4 16 (2.43%) Nagios
5 7 (1.06%) OPNET
5 7 (1.06%) Cacti
5 7 (1.06%) HAProxy
5 7 (1.06%) Ansible
6 6 (0.91%) OpenView
7 5 (0.76%) Mesos
7 5 (0.76%) systemd
8 2 (0.30%) Graphite
8 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.30%) Munin
8 2 (0.30%) logstash
8 2 (0.30%) Salt
8 2 (0.30%) Graylog
8 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 85 (12.90%) VMware
2 74 (11.23%) Oracle
3 64 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 60 (9.10%) Red Hat
5 45 (6.83%) Cisco
6 23 (3.49%) HP
7 20 (3.03%) Juniper
8 19 (2.88%) Perforce
9 18 (2.73%) NetApp
10 17 (2.58%) IBM
11 13 (1.97%) Google
11 13 (1.97%) Rackspace
12 12 (1.82%) Sun
13 11 (1.67%) WorldPay
13 11 (1.67%) F5
13 11 (1.67%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.37%) SAP
15 8 (1.21%) EMC
16 7 (1.06%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.06%) SonicWALL
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