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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 370 405 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.80% 18.19% 18.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.94% 51.46% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 295 313 419
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 £30,000 £26,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
756 787 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.24% 35.34% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 599 626 788
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 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -4 330 £45,000 +12.50% 79
Peterborough +2 11 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Huntingdon -7 2 £50,000 +100.00%
St Neots - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 308 (41.51%) Python
2 238 (32.08%) Software Engineering
3 220 (29.65%) Windows
4 215 (28.98%) Degree
5 211 (28.44%) Java
6 203 (27.36%) C
7 185 (24.93%) Perl
8 157 (21.16%) UNIX
9 150 (20.22%) SQL
10 148 (19.95%) C++
11 145 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (15.50%) Computer Science
13 106 (14.29%) Oracle
14 104 (14.02%) JavaScript
15 88 (11.86%) Microsoft
16 86 (11.59%) Active Directory
17 78 (10.51%) Telecoms
18 76 (10.24%) HTML
19 74 (9.97%) Finance
20 73 (9.84%) OO
21 72 (9.70%) QA
22 71 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (9.43%) VMware
24 67 (9.03%) TCP/IP
24 67 (9.03%) Wireless
24 67 (9.03%) Red Hat
24 67 (9.03%) Open Source
25 66 (8.89%) Git (software)
26 65 (8.76%) MySQL
27 64 (8.63%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 50 (6.74%) Tomcat
2 41 (5.53%) Apache
3 23 (3.10%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.43%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.08%) nginx
7 5 (0.67%) Documentum
7 5 (0.67%) Lync
7 5 (0.67%) LiveCycle
7 5 (0.67%) Node.js
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.54%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.54%) WildFly
8 4 (0.54%) JBoss
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.40%) iPlanet
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.27%) WordPress
10 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.96%) MS Office
3 8 (1.08%) Simulink
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Agresso
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.75%) SaaS
3 12 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.21%) IaaS
4 9 (1.21%) PaaS
5 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.03%) TCP/IP
1 67 (9.03%) Wireless
2 53 (7.14%) Firewall
3 48 (6.47%) Internet
4 40 (5.39%) DNS
5 34 (4.58%) HTTP
6 32 (4.31%) DHCP
7 31 (4.18%) SNMP
8 30 (4.04%) SAN
9 26 (3.50%) LTE
10 25 (3.37%) Ethernet
11 24 (3.23%) WAN
12 20 (2.70%) LAN
13 19 (2.56%) 3G
14 18 (2.43%) Network Security
15 17 (2.29%) Intranet
16 16 (2.16%) NAS
17 15 (2.02%) iSCSI
17 15 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
17 15 (2.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.76%) MySQL
2 50 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 27 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 23 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.56%) Big Data
6 18 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.21%) Text Mining
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.27%) Firebird
12 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 66 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.91%) Maven
4 27 (3.64%) Subversion
5 24 (3.23%) GCC
6 23 (3.10%) JIRA
7 21 (2.83%) Bugzilla
8 16 (2.16%) Ant
9 15 (2.02%) Hudson
10 14 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.75%) LLVM
12 12 (1.62%) Selenium
13 11 (1.48%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.81%) CMake
16 5 (0.67%) TestLink
16 5 (0.67%) Valgrind
16 5 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 78 (10.51%) Telecoms
2 74 (9.97%) Finance
3 19 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (2.29%) Electronics
4 17 (2.29%) Billing
5 11 (1.48%) Automotive
6 10 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.35%) Games
6 10 (1.35%) Military
7 8 (1.08%) Multimedia
8 7 (0.94%) Marketing
9 6 (0.81%) Avionics
10 5 (0.67%) Retail
11 4 (0.54%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
12 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 201 (27.09%) Software Engineer
2 155 (20.89%) Developer
3 101 (13.61%) Systems Administrator
3 101 (13.61%) Administrator
4 53 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 49 (6.60%) Linux Administrator
6 47 (6.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 44 (5.93%) Support Engineer
8 42 (5.66%) Test Engineer
9 40 (5.39%) Consultant
10 38 (5.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 37 (4.99%) Linux Engineer
12 33 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
12 33 (4.45%) Analyst
13 32 (4.31%) Graduate
14 27 (3.64%) Web Developer
15 24 (3.23%) Java Developer
16 22 (2.96%) Software Test Engineer
16 22 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
17 20 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.24%) HTML
2 56 (7.55%) CSS
3 40 (5.39%) Web Services
4 33 (4.45%) jQuery
5 31 (4.18%) XML
6 28 (3.77%) Spring
7 26 (3.50%) .NET
8 18 (2.43%) J2EE
9 17 (2.29%) CGI
9 17 (2.29%) Middleware
9 17 (2.29%) HTML5
10 13 (1.75%) REST
10 13 (1.75%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.62%) Dojo
11 12 (1.62%) AngularJS
12 10 (1.35%) CSS3
12 10 (1.35%) LAMP
12 10 (1.35%) SAML
13 9 (1.21%) JCE
13 9 (1.21%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 71 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (9.03%) Open Source
4 64 (8.63%) Device Driver
5 60 (8.09%) Mathematics
6 35 (4.72%) Algorithms
7 32 (4.31%) PKI
8 23 (3.10%) Embedded Systems
9 22 (2.96%) Wiki
10 20 (2.70%) Informatics
11 19 (2.56%) Smart Meter
12 18 (2.43%) IPTV
13 16 (2.16%) Physics
14 15 (2.02%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.62%) Statistics
16 11 (1.48%) Cryptography
16 11 (1.48%) Life Science
17 10 (1.35%) LIMS
18 9 (1.21%) STB
19 8 (1.08%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 220 (29.65%) Windows
2 157 (21.16%) UNIX
3 62 (8.36%) Solaris
4 58 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (7.55%) Embedded Linux
6 39 (5.26%) Android
7 30 (4.04%) CentOS
8 20 (2.70%) Debian
9 18 (2.43%) Ubuntu
9 18 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (2.02%) HPUX
12 14 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.75%) AIX
14 10 (1.35%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.35%) Windows CE
14 10 (1.35%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.94%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (32.08%) Software Engineering
2 145 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (9.84%) OO
4 50 (6.74%) OOD
4 50 (6.74%) Automated Testing
5 47 (6.33%) Scrum
6 46 (6.20%) Test Scripting
7 45 (6.06%) DevOps
8 44 (5.93%) ITIL
9 41 (5.53%) Web Development
10 36 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
12 33 (4.45%) Multithreading
12 33 (4.45%) Migration
13 30 (4.04%) UML
14 27 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (3.64%) Mentoring
15 26 (3.50%) Configuration Management
16 25 (3.37%) Network Management
17 24 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 308 (41.51%) Python
2 211 (28.44%) Java
3 203 (27.36%) C
4 185 (24.93%) Perl
5 150 (20.22%) SQL
6 148 (19.95%) C++
7 104 (14.02%) JavaScript
8 64 (8.63%) C#
9 56 (7.55%) PHP
10 53 (7.14%) Bash Shell
11 45 (6.06%) Ruby
12 40 (5.39%) Embedded C
13 34 (4.58%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.43%) T-SQL
15 17 (2.29%) MATLAB
16 16 (2.16%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.75%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.62%) Embedded C++
18 12 (1.62%) Bourne shell
19 10 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 215 (28.98%) Degree
2 19 (2.56%) RHCE
3 17 (2.29%) CISSP
4 13 (1.75%) OCP
4 13 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.48%) ISEB
6 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.35%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.21%) PhD
8 9 (1.21%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.08%) Postgraduate
9 8 (1.08%) MCSA
10 6 (0.81%) MCSE
11 5 (0.67%) MCP
11 5 (0.67%) CCNA
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.54%) MOS
13 3 (0.40%) CEH
13 3 (0.40%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.70%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) SLA
3 6 (0.81%) IEC 61508
3 6 (0.81%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 86 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.10%) KVM
4 19 (2.56%) vSphere
5 16 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 13 (1.75%) QEMU
8 12 (1.62%) Xen
9 10 (1.35%) Firmware
9 10 (1.35%) XenServer
10 6 (0.81%) NFS
11 3 (0.40%) Squid
11 3 (0.40%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.40%) Corosync
12 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.13%) Varnish
13 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (5.39%) Puppet
2 20 (2.70%) SCCM
2 20 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.02%) SCOM
3 15 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (1.35%) Ansible
5 4 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.40%) Munin
6 3 (0.40%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.27%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (14.29%) Oracle
2 88 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 70 (9.43%) VMware
4 67 (9.03%) Red Hat
5 39 (5.26%) Sun
6 37 (4.99%) SAP
7 32 (4.31%) HP
8 31 (4.18%) EMC
9 21 (2.83%) Cisco
10 16 (2.16%) Citrix
10 16 (2.16%) Perforce
11 15 (2.02%) Apple
12 14 (1.89%) Dell
13 13 (1.75%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.75%) Red Gate
14 12 (1.62%) Sybase
15 11 (1.48%) NetApp
16 9 (1.21%) QNX
17 8 (1.08%) MKS
17 8 (1.08%) Google
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Salary: 50-60k
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Salary: 40-45k
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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