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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 377 416 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.42% 19.29% 17.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.90% 53.61% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 286 332 420
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 £27,550 £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
771 776 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.53% 35.99% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 606 630 782
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -4 346 £45,000 +12.50% 66
Peterborough -2 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Huntingdon -8 3 £45,000 - 1
St Neots - 2 £37,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 307 (40.45%) Python
2 231 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 213 (28.06%) Java
4 204 (26.88%) Windows
5 193 (25.43%) C
6 186 (24.51%) Degree
7 177 (23.32%) UNIX
8 174 (22.92%) Perl
9 146 (19.24%) SQL
9 146 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
10 143 (18.84%) C++
11 120 (15.81%) Computer Science
12 109 (14.36%) Oracle
13 99 (13.04%) JavaScript
14 94 (12.38%) Microsoft
15 84 (11.07%) Telecoms
15 84 (11.07%) Finance
16 81 (10.67%) Active Directory
17 80 (10.54%) QA
18 76 (10.01%) Solaris
19 75 (9.88%) OO
20 71 (9.35%) VMware
21 70 (9.22%) HTML
21 70 (9.22%) Git (software)
22 69 (9.09%) Bash Shell
22 69 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
23 68 (8.96%) Red Hat
24 67 (8.83%) C#
24 67 (8.83%) Open Source
25 65 (8.56%) Wireless

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 51 (6.72%) Tomcat
2 50 (6.59%) Apache
3 26 (3.43%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.32%) nginx
7 7 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.79%) Node.js
9 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.66%) LiveCycle
9 5 (0.66%) JBoss
9 5 (0.66%) Documentum
10 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.53%) Drupal
10 4 (0.53%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.53%) WildFly
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Lync
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.26%) iPlanet
Applications
1 27 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.03%) MS Office
3 8 (1.05%) Simulink
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.32%) SaaS
4 7 (0.92%) PaaS
4 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.92%) IaaS
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.40%) Route 53
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.56%) Wireless
2 62 (8.17%) TCP/IP
3 54 (7.11%) Firewall
4 45 (5.93%) Internet
5 41 (5.40%) HTTP
6 38 (5.01%) DNS
7 29 (3.82%) SAN
7 29 (3.82%) SNMP
7 29 (3.82%) DHCP
7 29 (3.82%) LTE
8 21 (2.77%) Ethernet
8 21 (2.77%) WAN
9 18 (2.37%) 3G
10 17 (2.24%) Intranet
10 17 (2.24%) 3GPP
10 17 (2.24%) VLAN
11 16 (2.11%) Network Security
11 16 (2.11%) LAN
12 14 (1.84%) VPN
12 14 (1.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.17%) MySQL
2 54 (7.11%) Oracle Database
3 29 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 29 (3.82%) NoSQL
4 23 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.24%) Big Data
6 16 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.79%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.13%) SimpleDB
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 70 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.40%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.08%) Subversion
4 29 (3.82%) Maven
5 27 (3.56%) GCC
6 25 (3.29%) Bugzilla
7 24 (3.16%) JIRA
8 18 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.11%) LLVM
10 15 (1.98%) Hudson
11 14 (1.84%) Ant
12 12 (1.58%) Selenium
13 7 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.92%) CMake
14 6 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.79%) TestLink
14 6 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.79%) CruiseControl
15 5 (0.66%) Valgrind
16 4 (0.53%) Mockito
General
1 84 (11.07%) Telecoms
1 84 (11.07%) Finance
2 19 (2.50%) Billing
3 17 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (2.11%) Electronics
5 14 (1.84%) Games
6 12 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.58%) Multimedia
7 10 (1.32%) Automotive
7 10 (1.32%) Military
8 9 (1.19%) Marketing
9 6 (0.79%) Avionics
10 5 (0.66%) Retail
10 5 (0.66%) Back Office
10 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 195 (25.69%) Software Engineer
2 166 (21.87%) Developer
3 109 (14.36%) Systems Administrator
4 106 (13.97%) Administrator
5 56 (7.38%) Linux Administrator
6 54 (7.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 46 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 42 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
9 41 (5.40%) Software Developer
10 40 (5.27%) Analyst
11 39 (5.14%) Consultant
11 39 (5.14%) Test Engineer
12 33 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 31 (4.08%) Graduate
14 28 (3.69%) Java Developer
14 28 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
15 27 (3.56%) Web Developer
16 24 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
17 22 (2.90%) Junior
17 22 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.22%) HTML
2 53 (6.98%) CSS
3 43 (5.67%) Web Services
4 29 (3.82%) XML
5 26 (3.43%) jQuery
6 25 (3.29%) Spring
7 23 (3.03%) Middleware
7 23 (3.03%) .NET
8 20 (2.64%) J2EE
9 19 (2.50%) HTML5
10 17 (2.24%) CGI
11 15 (1.98%) JSON
11 15 (1.98%) REST
12 14 (1.84%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.71%) Qt
13 13 (1.71%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.58%) Dojo
15 10 (1.32%) CSS3
16 9 (1.19%) LAMP
16 9 (1.19%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 120 (15.81%) Computer Science
2 69 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (8.83%) Open Source
4 60 (7.91%) Mathematics
5 56 (7.38%) Device Driver
6 37 (4.87%) Algorithms
7 34 (4.48%) PKI
8 26 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (2.77%) Wiki
9 21 (2.77%) Management Information System
10 19 (2.50%) Smart Meter
11 18 (2.37%) IPTV
11 18 (2.37%) Physics
12 15 (1.98%) Informatics
13 14 (1.84%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.58%) Statistics
15 10 (1.32%) STB
15 10 (1.32%) Cryptography
15 10 (1.32%) Streaming Video
16 9 (1.19%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 204 (26.88%) Windows
2 177 (23.32%) UNIX
3 76 (10.01%) Solaris
4 59 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (6.32%) Embedded Linux
6 32 (4.22%) CentOS
7 30 (3.95%) Android
8 28 (3.69%) Ubuntu
9 27 (3.56%) Debian
10 24 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (2.50%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (1.84%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.84%) HPUX
14 12 (1.58%) AIX
15 10 (1.32%) Windows CE
16 8 (1.05%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.79%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 146 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (9.88%) OO
4 52 (6.85%) DevOps
5 51 (6.72%) OOD
6 46 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 45 (5.93%) Scrum
8 44 (5.80%) Automated Testing
9 40 (5.27%) ITIL
10 39 (5.14%) Multithreading
11 37 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
11 37 (4.87%) Web Development
12 36 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (4.48%) Migration
14 32 (4.22%) UML
15 28 (3.69%) Mentoring
16 25 (3.29%) E-Commerce
16 25 (3.29%) Configuration Management
17 24 (3.16%) Memory Management
18 20 (2.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (40.45%) Python
2 213 (28.06%) Java
3 193 (25.43%) C
4 174 (22.92%) Perl
5 146 (19.24%) SQL
6 143 (18.84%) C++
7 99 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 69 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 67 (8.83%) C#
10 62 (8.17%) PHP
11 50 (6.59%) Ruby
12 37 (4.87%) Embedded C
13 34 (4.48%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.37%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.37%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.11%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.98%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.84%) Bourne shell
18 12 (1.58%) Embedded C++
19 11 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 186 (24.51%) Degree
2 20 (2.64%) CISSP
3 19 (2.50%) RHCE
4 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.71%) OCP
5 13 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
5 13 (1.71%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.05%) MCSA
7 8 (1.05%) ISEB
8 7 (0.92%) PhD
9 6 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.66%) CCNA
10 5 (0.66%) MCP
10 5 (0.66%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.66%) MCSE
10 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.53%) MOS
12 3 (0.40%) CEH
12 3 (0.40%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.54%) QA
2 8 (1.05%) SLA
3 6 (0.79%) IEC 61508
3 6 (0.79%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.53%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 81 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.69%) KVM
4 19 (2.50%) vSphere
5 16 (2.11%) QEMU
5 16 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (1.84%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.84%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.58%) Xen
8 10 (1.32%) Firmware
9 9 (1.19%) XenServer
10 5 (0.66%) Corosync
10 5 (0.66%) NFS
10 5 (0.66%) Squid
11 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.13%) Varnish
12 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 43 (5.67%) Puppet
2 27 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.37%) SCCM
4 15 (1.98%) SCOM
4 15 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.66%) Ansible
7 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.40%) Nagios
8 3 (0.40%) Munin
9 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 109 (14.36%) Oracle
2 94 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 71 (9.35%) VMware
4 68 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 42 (5.53%) Sun
6 30 (3.95%) SAP
7 29 (3.82%) HP
7 29 (3.82%) EMC
8 22 (2.90%) Citrix
9 19 (2.50%) Perforce
10 18 (2.37%) Cisco
10 18 (2.37%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.84%) Sybase
12 13 (1.71%) Apple
13 12 (1.58%) NetApp
14 11 (1.45%) Dell
14 11 (1.45%) Red Gate
15 9 (1.19%) MKS
15 9 (1.19%) QNX
16 8 (1.05%) Google
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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