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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 357 432 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.67% 19.41% 15.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.16% 55.96% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 284 377 380
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
757 772 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.11% 34.68% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 612 656 743
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -5 336 £43,000 +4.87% 77
Peterborough +1 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Huntingdon -12 2 £40,000 +25.00% 1
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 283 (37.43%) Python
2 204 (26.98%) Windows
3 200 (26.46%) Java
4 186 (24.60%) Software Engineering
4 186 (24.60%) Degree
5 180 (23.81%) UNIX
6 170 (22.49%) Perl
7 164 (21.69%) C
8 148 (19.58%) SQL
9 143 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 127 (16.80%) C++
11 118 (15.61%) Oracle
12 117 (15.48%) Computer Science
13 98 (12.96%) JavaScript
14 93 (12.30%) OO
15 88 (11.64%) Microsoft
16 82 (10.85%) Solaris
17 81 (10.71%) QA
18 79 (10.45%) Telecoms
18 79 (10.45%) VMware
19 78 (10.32%) Red Hat
20 75 (9.92%) Active Directory
20 75 (9.92%) Git (software)
21 73 (9.66%) C#
21 73 (9.66%) Bash Shell
22 72 (9.52%) Finance
23 70 (9.26%) HTML
23 70 (9.26%) MySQL
24 69 (9.13%) PHP
24 69 (9.13%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 62 (8.20%) Apache
2 54 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.51%) OpenStack
5 15 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (1.59%) nginx
7 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.79%) IIS
9 5 (0.66%) Drupal
9 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.53%) Node.js
10 4 (0.53%) LiveCycle
10 4 (0.53%) Documentum
11 3 (0.40%) CMS
11 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) WordPress
12 2 (0.26%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.26%) Lync
12 2 (0.26%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (3.44%) MS Office
2 24 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.66%) MS Project
3 5 (0.66%) Simulink
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.26%) FastVal
6 2 (0.26%) CubeCart
6 2 (0.26%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.59%) SaaS
3 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.93%) PaaS
4 7 (0.93%) IaaS
5 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.40%) Route 53
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 60 (7.94%) Wireless
3 55 (7.28%) Firewall
4 46 (6.08%) HTTP
5 42 (5.56%) Internet
6 34 (4.50%) DNS
7 31 (4.10%) LTE
8 25 (3.31%) DHCP
9 24 (3.17%) SAN
10 21 (2.78%) Ethernet
11 19 (2.51%) 3GPP
11 19 (2.51%) SNMP
12 18 (2.38%) 3G
12 18 (2.38%) VLAN
13 17 (2.25%) SS7
14 15 (1.98%) Intranet
14 15 (1.98%) WAN
14 15 (1.98%) Network Security
15 14 (1.85%) VoLTE
15 14 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.26%) MySQL
2 69 (9.13%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.37%) NoSQL
4 31 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (2.91%) SQL Server
7 18 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.46%) Big Data
11 6 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.79%) Text Mining
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 75 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.10%) Subversion
4 25 (3.31%) Bugzilla
5 21 (2.78%) Maven
5 21 (2.78%) JIRA
6 18 (2.38%) GCC
7 16 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (1.85%) LLVM
9 13 (1.72%) Hudson
10 12 (1.59%) Selenium
11 11 (1.46%) Ant
12 7 (0.93%) CMake
13 6 (0.79%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.79%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.66%) Toad
14 5 (0.66%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.66%) Firebug
14 5 (0.66%) Valgrind
15 4 (0.53%) CppUnit
General
1 79 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 72 (9.52%) Finance
3 22 (2.91%) Electronics
4 20 (2.65%) Games
5 19 (2.51%) Billing
6 18 (2.38%) Automotive
7 16 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.85%) Multimedia
9 12 (1.59%) Marketing
10 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.19%) Military
12 5 (0.66%) Retail
12 5 (0.66%) Back Office
12 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.66%) Avionics
13 4 (0.53%) French Language
13 4 (0.53%) German Language
13 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 177 (23.41%) Developer
2 159 (21.03%) Software Engineer
3 110 (14.55%) Administrator
4 109 (14.42%) Systems Administrator
5 66 (8.73%) Linux Administrator
6 64 (8.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 61 (8.07%) Support Engineer
8 52 (6.88%) Software Developer
9 44 (5.82%) Consultant
9 44 (5.82%) Linux Engineer
10 40 (5.29%) Analyst
10 40 (5.29%) Test Engineer
11 25 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 23 (3.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 23 (3.04%) Web Developer
14 22 (2.91%) Graduate
14 22 (2.91%) Applications Support
14 22 (2.91%) Java Developer
15 21 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.26%) HTML
2 51 (6.75%) Web Services
3 49 (6.48%) CSS
4 31 (4.10%) XML
5 28 (3.70%) .NET
5 28 (3.70%) Spring
6 27 (3.57%) Middleware
7 22 (2.91%) JSON
7 22 (2.91%) J2EE
8 18 (2.38%) jQuery
8 18 (2.38%) HTML5
9 16 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (1.98%) CGI
10 15 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (1.85%) Qt
11 14 (1.85%) Django
12 12 (1.59%) RESTful
13 11 (1.46%) LAMP
14 9 (1.19%) Dojo
14 9 (1.19%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 117 (15.48%) Computer Science
2 66 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (8.47%) Open Source
4 63 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 49 (6.48%) Device Driver
6 29 (3.84%) IPTV
7 24 (3.17%) PKI
8 22 (2.91%) Streaming Video
9 21 (2.78%) Physics
9 21 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (2.65%) MPEG
11 19 (2.51%) Wiki
12 17 (2.25%) Management Information System
12 17 (2.25%) Informatics
13 14 (1.85%) STB
13 14 (1.85%) Firmware
13 14 (1.85%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.59%) Statistics
15 11 (1.46%) LIMS
16 10 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 204 (26.98%) Windows
2 180 (23.81%) UNIX
3 82 (10.85%) Solaris
4 66 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (5.16%) CentOS
6 38 (5.03%) Embedded Linux
7 36 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 32 (4.23%) Android
8 32 (4.23%) Debian
9 29 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.51%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.32%) Windows CE
14 9 (1.19%) HPUX
15 8 (1.06%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.93%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.93%) AIX
17 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (24.60%) Software Engineering
2 143 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (12.30%) OO
4 58 (7.67%) Multithreading
5 56 (7.41%) OOD
6 53 (7.01%) Scrum
7 51 (6.75%) DevOps
8 41 (5.42%) ITIL
9 40 (5.29%) Automated Testing
10 39 (5.16%) Test Scripting
11 35 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (4.63%) Mentoring
11 35 (4.63%) Migration
12 30 (3.97%) UML
12 30 (3.97%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.44%) Web Development
13 26 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (3.04%) Identity Management
15 22 (2.91%) Configuration Management
16 21 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 283 (37.43%) Python
2 200 (26.46%) Java
3 170 (22.49%) Perl
4 164 (21.69%) C
5 148 (19.58%) SQL
6 127 (16.80%) C++
7 98 (12.96%) JavaScript
8 73 (9.66%) C#
8 73 (9.66%) Bash Shell
9 69 (9.13%) PHP
10 62 (8.20%) Ruby
11 36 (4.76%) Embedded C
12 25 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 24 (3.17%) PL/SQL
14 19 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.12%) Bourne shell
16 14 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.59%) Embedded C++
18 11 (1.46%) MATLAB
19 7 (0.93%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 186 (24.60%) Degree
2 23 (3.04%) RHCE
3 18 (2.38%) CISSP
4 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.72%) OCP
5 13 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.19%) A+ Certification
6 9 (1.19%) ISEB
7 8 (1.06%) MCSA
8 7 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.79%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.66%) MCSE
10 5 (0.66%) CCNA
10 5 (0.66%) MCP
10 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.53%) MOS
12 3 (0.40%) CEH
12 3 (0.40%) CISMP
13 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (10.71%) QA
2 13 (1.72%) JTAG
3 5 (0.66%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.66%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 50 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.57%) KVM
4 20 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.38%) vSphere
6 16 (2.12%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (1.85%) QEMU
8 5 (0.66%) Corosync
8 5 (0.66%) Squid
9 4 (0.53%) Xen
9 4 (0.53%) NFS
10 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.26%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.13%) Docker
11 1 (0.13%) Varnish
11 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 46 (6.08%) Puppet
2 30 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.38%) SCCM
4 15 (1.98%) SCOM
4 15 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.93%) Nagios
6 5 (0.66%) Ansible
7 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.53%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Munin
9 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 118 (15.61%) Oracle
2 88 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 79 (10.45%) VMware
4 78 (10.32%) Red Hat
5 44 (5.82%) Sun
6 30 (3.97%) SAP
7 26 (3.44%) HP
8 24 (3.17%) EMC
9 19 (2.51%) Cisco
10 17 (2.25%) Perforce
11 16 (2.12%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.98%) Citrix
13 14 (1.85%) NetApp
13 14 (1.85%) Sybase
14 12 (1.59%) Apple
15 11 (1.46%) Dell
15 11 (1.46%) Red Gate
16 10 (1.32%) MKS
17 9 (1.19%) QNX
18 7 (0.93%) Capita
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
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Salary: to £44,000
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