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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 294 373 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.92% 15.06% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.21% 48.76% 55.82%
Number of salaries quoted 266 289 375
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
523 765 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.76% 30.90% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 448 612 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +1 245 £45,000 +3.44% 77
Peterborough +3 19 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Huntingdon -4 2 £61,500 +75.71%
St Neots -3 1 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Chatteris - 1 £18,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 262 (42.26%) Python
2 231 (37.26%) Windows
3 163 (26.29%) C++
4 155 (25.00%) Java
5 154 (24.84%) C
6 147 (23.71%) Software Engineering
7 140 (22.58%) SQL
8 139 (22.42%) Perl
8 139 (22.42%) Degree
9 131 (21.13%) UNIX
10 120 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 113 (18.23%) Apache
12 94 (15.16%) Oracle
12 94 (15.16%) VMware
13 87 (14.03%) Tomcat
14 86 (13.87%) Red Hat
14 86 (13.87%) Computer Science
15 77 (12.42%) Bash Shell
16 71 (11.45%) MySQL
17 68 (10.97%) Web Services
18 66 (10.65%) HTML
18 66 (10.65%) TCP/IP
18 66 (10.65%) Git (software)
19 64 (10.32%) Firewall
20 61 (9.84%) JavaScript
21 59 (9.52%) DevOps
22 55 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
23 54 (8.71%) Microsoft
24 52 (8.39%) Scrum
24 52 (8.39%) Android

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 113 (18.23%) Apache
2 87 (14.03%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.06%) Zope
4 18 (2.90%) Plone
5 12 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.61%) nginx
7 9 (1.45%) Node.js
7 9 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.29%) CMS
8 8 (1.29%) IIS
9 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.97%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.65%) JBoss
12 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.48%) Tridion
3 2 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.74%) SaaS
3 12 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.48%) Office 365
6 2 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.32%) IaaS
6 2 (0.32%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.65%) TCP/IP
2 64 (10.32%) Firewall
3 42 (6.77%) DNS
4 36 (5.81%) Internet
5 35 (5.65%) HTTP
6 22 (3.55%) SSL
6 22 (3.55%) SAN
7 20 (3.23%) LDAP
8 18 (2.90%) Wireless
9 17 (2.74%) WAN
9 17 (2.74%) Ethernet
10 16 (2.58%) LAN
11 14 (2.26%) DHCP
12 11 (1.77%) SSH
13 10 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.45%) LTE
15 8 (1.29%) VPN
16 7 (1.13%) SS7
16 7 (1.13%) INAP
16 7 (1.13%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.45%) MySQL
2 47 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.58%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.77%) Big Data
8 9 (1.45%) MariaDB
9 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.48%) Firebird
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.48%) SQLite
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.03%) JIRA
4 24 (3.87%) Subversion
5 12 (1.94%) GCC
6 10 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.29%) Selenium
8 7 (1.13%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.13%) Mockito
9 6 (0.97%) TestNG
10 5 (0.81%) QADirector
10 5 (0.81%) Hudson
11 4 (0.65%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.48%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.48%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.48%) LLVM
13 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.32%) Redmine
General
1 41 (6.61%) Finance
2 29 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.87%) Marketing
4 17 (2.74%) Electronics
5 14 (2.26%) Automotive
6 12 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.13%) Billing
8 5 (0.81%) Games
8 5 (0.81%) Retail
9 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (27.74%) Developer
2 124 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 76 (12.26%) Administrator
4 61 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 57 (9.19%) Linux Engineer
6 53 (8.55%) Systems Administrator
7 45 (7.26%) Support Engineer
8 39 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
9 36 (5.81%) Senior Software Engineer
10 32 (5.16%) Java Developer
11 31 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 31 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.52%) Linux Support
13 25 (4.03%) Test Engineer
14 23 (3.71%) Senior Developer
14 23 (3.71%) Consultant
15 22 (3.55%) UNIX Administrator
15 22 (3.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 21 (3.39%) C++ Developer
16 21 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.97%) Web Services
2 66 (10.65%) HTML
3 46 (7.42%) CSS
4 39 (6.29%) XML
5 29 (4.68%) J2EE
5 29 (4.68%) Spring
6 26 (4.19%) SOAP
7 23 (3.71%) .NET
8 19 (3.06%) REST
9 16 (2.58%) jQuery
10 13 (2.10%) HTML5
10 13 (2.10%) JSP
10 13 (2.10%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.94%) Ajax
12 11 (1.77%) Qt
13 10 (1.61%) Dojo
14 9 (1.45%) CSS3
15 8 (1.29%) RESTful
15 8 (1.29%) JSON
15 8 (1.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.48%) Mathematics
3 27 (4.35%) Device Driver
4 24 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.06%) Internet of Things
6 18 (2.90%) Physics
7 16 (2.58%) Chemistry
8 15 (2.42%) User Experience
9 14 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.94%) Clustering
10 12 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (1.77%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.77%) LIMS
11 11 (1.77%) Statistics
12 10 (1.61%) CUDA
12 10 (1.61%) GIS
12 10 (1.61%) Robotics
12 10 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.61%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 231 (37.26%) Windows
2 131 (21.13%) UNIX
3 52 (8.39%) Android
4 50 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (6.29%) Apple iOS
5 39 (6.29%) Embedded Linux
6 36 (5.81%) Solaris
7 32 (5.16%) Debian
8 31 (5.00%) CentOS
9 27 (4.35%) Mac OS X
10 16 (2.58%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.81%) AIX
16 2 (0.32%) HPUX
16 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
17 1 (0.16%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (23.71%) Software Engineering
2 120 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (9.52%) DevOps
4 52 (8.39%) Scrum
5 44 (7.10%) OO
6 41 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 38 (6.13%) Configuration Management
9 33 (5.32%) SDLC
10 31 (5.00%) TDD
11 28 (4.52%) Multithreading
11 28 (4.52%) Load Balancing
11 28 (4.52%) Open Source
12 23 (3.71%) Test Automation
13 22 (3.55%) Mentoring
13 22 (3.55%) ITIL
14 21 (3.39%) Web Development
14 21 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
15 20 (3.23%) Project Management
16 18 (2.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 262 (42.26%) Python
2 163 (26.29%) C++
3 155 (25.00%) Java
4 154 (24.84%) C
5 140 (22.58%) SQL
6 139 (22.42%) Perl
7 77 (12.42%) Bash Shell
8 61 (9.84%) JavaScript
9 48 (7.74%) PHP
10 37 (5.97%) Shell Script
11 35 (5.65%) C#
12 26 (4.19%) Embedded C
13 23 (3.71%) Ruby
14 19 (3.06%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.94%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.29%) Fortran
18 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.65%) Assembly Language
20 3 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 139 (22.42%) Degree
2 25 (4.03%) PhD
3 11 (1.77%) RHCE
4 9 (1.45%) RHCA
5 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.13%) CCNA
7 6 (0.97%) Postgraduate
7 6 (0.97%) MCSE
7 6 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.81%) LPIC
9 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.32%) MCSA
10 2 (0.32%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.32%) CCNP
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.39%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) JTAG
2 7 (1.13%) SLA
3 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 55 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.94%) vSphere
3 12 (1.94%) Postfix
3 12 (1.94%) Docker
4 10 (1.61%) qmail
5 8 (1.29%) Varnish
6 7 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (1.13%) Firmware
7 5 (0.81%) NFS
7 5 (0.81%) KVM
8 4 (0.65%) iptables
8 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.65%) Dovecot
9 3 (0.48%) QEMU
9 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.32%) Xen
11 1 (0.16%) XenServer
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (5.32%) Puppet
2 23 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.61%) HAProxy
4 8 (1.29%) Ansible
4 8 (1.29%) systemd
5 7 (1.13%) Nagios
6 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.32%) Graylog
7 2 (0.32%) Graphite
7 2 (0.32%) logstash
7 2 (0.32%) SCCM
7 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.32%) Munin
8 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 94 (15.16%) Oracle
1 94 (15.16%) VMware
2 86 (13.87%) Red Hat
3 54 (8.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.55%) Cisco
5 17 (2.74%) Perforce
6 16 (2.58%) NetApp
7 15 (2.42%) Juniper
8 14 (2.26%) Rackspace
9 13 (2.10%) WorldPay
9 13 (2.10%) Google
10 12 (1.94%) Sun
10 12 (1.94%) F5
11 10 (1.61%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.45%) HP
13 7 (1.13%) EMC
13 7 (1.13%) Citrix
14 6 (0.97%) Splunk
14 6 (0.97%) Tableau
14 6 (0.97%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Pluse Share Options
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago