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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 372 363 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.77% 16.93% 17.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.13% 48.66% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 295 269 389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
742 746 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.47% 34.79% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 590 580 771
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 335 £43,250 +8.12% 61
Peterborough -4 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Huntingdon -7 1 £55,000 +33.33% 1
St Neots - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 293 (39.92%) Python
2 253 (34.47%) Software Engineering
3 227 (30.93%) Windows
4 220 (29.97%) Degree
5 211 (28.75%) C
6 202 (27.52%) Java
7 175 (23.84%) Perl
8 159 (21.66%) SQL
9 158 (21.53%) C++
10 144 (19.62%) UNIX
11 137 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
12 112 (15.26%) Computer Science
13 111 (15.12%) JavaScript
14 97 (13.22%) Oracle
15 91 (12.40%) Microsoft
16 82 (11.17%) Active Directory
17 80 (10.90%) HTML
18 78 (10.63%) Telecoms
19 76 (10.35%) Wireless
19 76 (10.35%) Device Driver
20 73 (9.95%) TCP/IP
21 72 (9.81%) VMware
22 71 (9.67%) Finance
23 69 (9.40%) MySQL
24 64 (8.72%) C#
24 64 (8.72%) Embedded Linux
24 64 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
25 62 (8.45%) Open Source
25 62 (8.45%) Git (software)
26 61 (8.31%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 35 (4.77%) Apache
3 23 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.45%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.95%) IIS
7 5 (0.68%) JBoss
7 5 (0.68%) Documentum
7 5 (0.68%) LiveCycle
7 5 (0.68%) nginx
7 5 (0.68%) Lync
7 5 (0.68%) Node.js
8 4 (0.54%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.54%) WildFly
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.54%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.27%) Drupal
10 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 33 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.13%) MS Office
3 8 (1.09%) Simulink
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.41%) Magento
3 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.91%) SaaS
4 11 (1.50%) PaaS
5 10 (1.36%) IaaS
6 8 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (10.35%) Wireless
2 73 (9.95%) TCP/IP
3 53 (7.22%) Firewall
4 52 (7.08%) Internet
5 40 (5.45%) DNS
6 33 (4.50%) HTTP
7 31 (4.22%) SAN
7 31 (4.22%) SNMP
8 30 (4.09%) DHCP
9 29 (3.95%) Ethernet
10 25 (3.41%) LTE
11 24 (3.27%) WAN
12 20 (2.72%) LAN
12 20 (2.72%) 3G
13 19 (2.59%) ZigBee
14 18 (2.45%) Network Security
14 18 (2.45%) iSCSI
15 16 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (2.18%) NAS
15 16 (2.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.40%) MySQL
2 44 (5.99%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.81%) SQL Server
4 26 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.59%) Big Data
6 19 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.50%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.23%) Text Mining
8 9 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.41%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.27%) Firebird
12 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 28 (3.81%) Maven
4 24 (3.27%) GCC
5 23 (3.13%) Subversion
6 18 (2.45%) Ant
7 17 (2.32%) JIRA
7 17 (2.32%) Bugzilla
8 13 (1.77%) LLVM
9 11 (1.50%) Hudson
9 11 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.09%) Selenium
11 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.54%) JUnit
12 4 (0.54%) JMeter
12 4 (0.54%) CMake
12 4 (0.54%) TestLink
12 4 (0.54%) Valgrind
General
1 78 (10.63%) Telecoms
2 71 (9.67%) Finance
3 19 (2.59%) Electronics
4 16 (2.18%) Billing
4 16 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (2.04%) Automotive
6 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.36%) Military
7 8 (1.09%) Games
8 6 (0.82%) Marketing
8 6 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.82%) Avionics
9 4 (0.54%) Japanese Language
9 4 (0.54%) Retail
10 3 (0.41%) French Language
10 3 (0.41%) German Language
10 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (28.34%) Software Engineer
2 149 (20.30%) Developer
3 90 (12.26%) Administrator
4 86 (11.72%) Systems Administrator
5 46 (6.27%) Software Developer
5 46 (6.27%) Consultant
5 46 (6.27%) Test Engineer
6 45 (6.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 42 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
8 41 (5.59%) Support Engineer
9 40 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 40 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
10 35 (4.77%) Senior Software Engineer
11 33 (4.50%) Graduate
11 33 (4.50%) Web Developer
12 27 (3.68%) Analyst
13 25 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.27%) Software Test Engineer
15 22 (3.00%) Java Developer
16 21 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (10.90%) HTML
2 61 (8.31%) CSS
3 46 (6.27%) Web Services
4 39 (5.31%) jQuery
5 33 (4.50%) XML
6 31 (4.22%) .NET
7 29 (3.95%) Spring
8 17 (2.32%) J2EE
9 16 (2.18%) CGI
10 15 (2.04%) Middleware
11 14 (1.91%) Hibernate
11 14 (1.91%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.77%) HTML5
12 13 (1.77%) REST
13 12 (1.63%) Dojo
14 10 (1.36%) SAML
15 9 (1.23%) JCE
15 9 (1.23%) LAMP
15 9 (1.23%) JDBC
15 9 (1.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.26%) Computer Science
2 76 (10.35%) Device Driver
3 64 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (8.45%) Open Source
5 52 (7.08%) Mathematics
6 31 (4.22%) PKI
7 27 (3.68%) Algorithms
8 24 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (2.45%) Wiki
9 18 (2.45%) Smart Meter
10 16 (2.18%) IPTV
11 15 (2.04%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.77%) Informatics
13 12 (1.63%) Physics
13 12 (1.63%) Cryptography
13 12 (1.63%) Life Science
14 11 (1.50%) LIMS
15 10 (1.36%) User Experience
16 9 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 8 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 227 (30.93%) Windows
2 144 (19.62%) UNIX
3 64 (8.72%) Embedded Linux
4 55 (7.49%) Solaris
5 47 (6.40%) Android
6 45 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.81%) CentOS
8 18 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.45%) Debian
8 18 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.32%) Ubuntu
9 17 (2.32%) Apple iOS
10 15 (2.04%) HPUX
11 14 (1.91%) AIX
12 12 (1.63%) Windows Phone
13 10 (1.36%) Windows CE
14 8 (1.09%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.68%) VxWorks
16 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (34.47%) Software Engineering
2 137 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (7.49%) OO
4 53 (7.22%) Automated Testing
5 50 (6.81%) Scrum
6 46 (6.27%) Web Development
7 40 (5.45%) DevOps
8 39 (5.31%) Test Scripting
8 39 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (4.90%) ITIL
9 36 (4.90%) OOD
10 32 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (4.22%) Multithreading
12 29 (3.95%) Migration
13 28 (3.81%) UML
14 27 (3.68%) Mentoring
15 26 (3.54%) Network Management
15 26 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (3.41%) Configuration Management
17 24 (3.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (39.92%) Python
2 211 (28.75%) C
3 202 (27.52%) Java
4 175 (23.84%) Perl
5 159 (21.66%) SQL
6 158 (21.53%) C++
7 111 (15.12%) JavaScript
8 64 (8.72%) C#
9 60 (8.17%) PHP
10 48 (6.54%) Bash Shell
11 43 (5.86%) Embedded C
12 35 (4.77%) Ruby
13 32 (4.36%) Shell Script
14 22 (3.00%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.32%) MATLAB
15 17 (2.32%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.91%) Embedded C++
17 13 (1.77%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.23%) Bourne shell
19 8 (1.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 220 (29.97%) Degree
2 16 (2.18%) CISSP
3 15 (2.04%) RHCE
3 15 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.36%) A+ Certification
4 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.36%) OCP
4 10 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.23%) PhD
5 9 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.09%) ISEB
6 8 (1.09%) Postgraduate
6 8 (1.09%) MCSA
7 6 (0.82%) MCSE
7 6 (0.82%) CCNA
7 6 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.68%) MCP
8 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.17%) QA
2 13 (1.77%) SLA
3 6 (0.82%) IEC 61508
3 6 (0.82%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.41%) JTAG
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.86%) KVM
4 18 (2.45%) vSphere
5 15 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.77%) QEMU
7 12 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (1.63%) Xen
8 11 (1.50%) Firmware
8 11 (1.50%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.36%) XenServer
10 7 (0.95%) NFS
11 4 (0.54%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.27%) Squid
12 2 (0.27%) Corosync
13 1 (0.14%) Docker
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.14%) Samba
13 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 39 (5.31%) Puppet
2 22 (3.00%) SCCM
3 18 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.63%) SCOM
5 11 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (1.36%) Ansible
7 4 (0.54%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.41%) Munin
9 2 (0.27%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 97 (13.22%) Oracle
2 91 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 72 (9.81%) VMware
4 56 (7.63%) Red Hat
5 34 (4.63%) Sun
5 34 (4.63%) HP
6 33 (4.50%) SAP
7 27 (3.68%) EMC
8 26 (3.54%) Cisco
9 17 (2.32%) Perforce
10 16 (2.18%) Apple
10 16 (2.18%) Dell
11 14 (1.91%) Citrix
12 12 (1.63%) Red Gate
13 11 (1.50%) Google
14 10 (1.36%) NetApp
14 10 (1.36%) Sybase
15 9 (1.23%) IBM
15 9 (1.23%) QNX
16 6 (0.82%) MathWorks
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