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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 376 419 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.04% 18.62% 15.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.52% 55.87% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 294 375 369
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
775 750 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.00% 33.33% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 626 647 750
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 347 £43,500 +2.35% 66
Peterborough +8 12 £40,000 - 1
Huntingdon -9 3 £35,000 +9.37% 1
St Neots - 2 £32,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 291 (37.31%) Python
2 217 (27.82%) Windows
3 208 (26.67%) Java
4 207 (26.54%) Degree
5 184 (23.59%) UNIX
6 179 (22.95%) Perl
6 179 (22.95%) Software Engineering
7 161 (20.64%) C
8 151 (19.36%) SQL
9 131 (16.79%) C++
10 129 (16.54%) Oracle
11 117 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 115 (14.74%) JavaScript
13 109 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
14 104 (13.33%) OO
15 87 (11.15%) Solaris
15 87 (11.15%) MySQL
16 86 (11.03%) PHP
16 86 (11.03%) QA
17 85 (10.90%) HTML
18 84 (10.77%) Microsoft
19 82 (10.51%) VMware
20 79 (10.13%) C#
21 77 (9.87%) Apache
21 77 (9.87%) Red Hat
22 76 (9.74%) Active Directory
23 75 (9.62%) Bash Shell
24 73 (9.36%) Telecoms
24 73 (9.36%) Finance
25 72 (9.23%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (9.87%) Apache
2 54 (6.92%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.18%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.05%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (1.41%) nginx
5 11 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.90%) IIS
7 6 (0.77%) CMS
7 6 (0.77%) Documentum
8 5 (0.64%) Drupal
9 4 (0.51%) Node.js
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.38%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.26%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.26%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 29 (3.72%) MS Office
2 20 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.64%) MS Project
3 5 (0.64%) Simulink
4 4 (0.51%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (2.18%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.90%) FastVal
3 7 (0.90%) SunGard APT
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.26%) CubeCart
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.79%) SaaS
3 11 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.90%) PaaS
4 7 (0.90%) IaaS
5 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.38%) Route 53
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.85%) TCP/IP
2 56 (7.18%) Wireless
3 55 (7.05%) Firewall
4 47 (6.03%) HTTP
5 42 (5.38%) Internet
6 35 (4.49%) DNS
7 34 (4.36%) LTE
8 24 (3.08%) DHCP
9 21 (2.69%) SAN
9 21 (2.69%) SS7
10 20 (2.56%) Ethernet
10 20 (2.56%) 3GPP
11 19 (2.44%) VLAN
12 18 (2.31%) VoLTE
12 18 (2.31%) SNMP
13 16 (2.05%) Intranet
13 16 (2.05%) IGMP
14 15 (1.92%) Network Security
14 15 (1.92%) RTSP
14 15 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.15%) MySQL
2 70 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 40 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 32 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (3.08%) SQL Server
7 18 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.41%) Big Data
11 9 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.64%) Text Mining
13 5 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.51%) OLAP
14 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.38%) Subversion
3 30 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.95%) Bugzilla
5 21 (2.69%) JIRA
6 19 (2.44%) Maven
7 16 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.92%) GCC
9 13 (1.67%) Hudson
9 13 (1.67%) Selenium
10 12 (1.54%) LLVM
11 11 (1.41%) Ant
12 8 (1.03%) CMake
13 7 (0.90%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.90%) Firebug
14 6 (0.77%) FitNesse
14 6 (0.77%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.64%) Valgrind
15 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 73 (9.36%) Telecoms
1 73 (9.36%) Finance
2 27 (3.46%) Electronics
3 25 (3.21%) Automotive
4 24 (3.08%) Games
5 19 (2.44%) Billing
6 16 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (1.92%) Marketing
7 15 (1.92%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.15%) Military
10 5 (0.64%) French Language
10 5 (0.64%) German Language
10 5 (0.64%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.64%) Avionics
11 4 (0.51%) Retail
11 4 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.51%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 200 (25.64%) Developer
2 155 (19.87%) Software Engineer
3 112 (14.36%) Administrator
4 109 (13.97%) Systems Administrator
5 68 (8.72%) Linux Administrator
6 64 (8.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 62 (7.95%) Support Engineer
8 53 (6.79%) Software Developer
9 48 (6.15%) Analyst
10 45 (5.77%) Test Engineer
11 42 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
12 37 (4.74%) Consultant
13 26 (3.33%) Web Developer
13 26 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 25 (3.21%) Software Test Engineer
15 23 (2.95%) PHP Developer
15 23 (2.95%) Java Developer
16 22 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
16 22 (2.82%) Junior
16 22 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.90%) HTML
2 66 (8.46%) CSS
3 53 (6.79%) Web Services
4 40 (5.13%) XML
5 34 (4.36%) .NET
6 29 (3.72%) jQuery
7 25 (3.21%) J2EE
7 25 (3.21%) Middleware
8 23 (2.95%) Spring
9 22 (2.82%) JSON
10 20 (2.56%) HTML5
11 17 (2.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (2.05%) Django
12 16 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (1.92%) Qt
14 14 (1.79%) LAMP
14 14 (1.79%) CGI
15 13 (1.67%) RESTful
16 12 (1.54%) Ajax
16 12 (1.54%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 117 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 68 (8.72%) Mathematics
3 58 (7.44%) Open Source
4 43 (5.51%) Device Driver
5 30 (3.85%) IPTV
6 26 (3.33%) Streaming Video
7 24 (3.08%) PKI
7 24 (3.08%) MPEG
8 21 (2.69%) Physics
9 20 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.31%) Firmware
10 18 (2.31%) Informatics
10 18 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (2.18%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.92%) Wiki
12 15 (1.92%) STB
13 12 (1.54%) Statistics
13 12 (1.54%) LIMS
14 11 (1.41%) Smart Meter
15 10 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 217 (27.82%) Windows
2 184 (23.59%) UNIX
3 87 (11.15%) Solaris
4 59 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (5.13%) CentOS
6 38 (4.87%) Android
7 37 (4.74%) Embedded Linux
8 36 (4.62%) Ubuntu
9 32 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (3.85%) Debian
11 27 (3.46%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.95%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.41%) Windows CE
15 8 (1.03%) HPUX
15 8 (1.03%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.03%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.90%) AIX
17 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (22.95%) Software Engineering
2 109 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (13.33%) OO
4 70 (8.97%) Multithreading
5 59 (7.56%) OOD
5 59 (7.56%) Scrum
6 52 (6.67%) ITIL
7 45 (5.77%) DevOps
8 39 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 38 (4.87%) E-Commerce
10 34 (4.36%) Test Scripting
11 31 (3.97%) Migration
12 29 (3.72%) UML
13 27 (3.46%) Web Development
14 25 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (3.08%) Identity Management
16 23 (2.95%) OOP
17 21 (2.69%) Configuration Management
17 21 (2.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (37.31%) Python
2 208 (26.67%) Java
3 179 (22.95%) Perl
4 161 (20.64%) C
5 151 (19.36%) SQL
6 131 (16.79%) C++
7 115 (14.74%) JavaScript
8 86 (11.03%) PHP
9 79 (10.13%) C#
10 75 (9.62%) Bash Shell
11 66 (8.46%) Ruby
12 36 (4.62%) Embedded C
13 29 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.95%) PL/SQL
15 21 (2.69%) T-SQL
16 20 (2.56%) Bourne shell
17 13 (1.67%) MATLAB
18 11 (1.41%) Embedded C++
19 9 (1.15%) PowerShell
20 8 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 207 (26.54%) Degree
2 22 (2.82%) RHCE
3 17 (2.18%) CISSP
4 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.67%) OCP
4 13 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (1.54%) ISEB
6 10 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 7 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.90%) CCNA
9 6 (0.77%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.77%) MCSE
10 5 (0.64%) MCSA
10 5 (0.64%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.51%) MCP
12 3 (0.38%) MOS
12 3 (0.38%) CEH
12 3 (0.38%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.03%) QA
2 16 (2.05%) JTAG
3 5 (0.64%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.64%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.51%) SLA
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (9.74%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.46%) KVM
4 19 (2.44%) vSphere
5 18 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.05%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (1.54%) QEMU
8 4 (0.51%) Corosync
8 4 (0.51%) Squid
9 3 (0.38%) NFS
10 2 (0.26%) Varnish
10 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (6.41%) Puppet
2 34 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.31%) SCCM
4 16 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (1.79%) SCOM
7 9 (1.15%) Nagios
8 5 (0.64%) Ansible
9 4 (0.51%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.13%) Munin
12 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 129 (16.54%) Oracle
2 84 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 82 (10.51%) VMware
4 77 (9.87%) Red Hat
5 48 (6.15%) Sun
6 27 (3.46%) SAP
7 22 (2.82%) HP
8 19 (2.44%) Sybase
9 18 (2.31%) EMC
9 18 (2.31%) Perforce
10 17 (2.18%) Cisco
11 16 (2.05%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.67%) Apple
12 13 (1.67%) Citrix
13 12 (1.54%) NetApp
14 11 (1.41%) MKS
14 11 (1.41%) Dell
14 11 (1.41%) Red Gate
15 10 (1.28%) QNX
16 8 (1.03%) Hitachi
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