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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 308 370 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.21% 15.10% 18.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.04% 50.00% 55.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 301 389
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
570 740 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.30% 30.20% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 479 589 678
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +3 246 £45,000 +4.65% 81
Peterborough +5 22 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Huntingdon -6 2 £61,500 +29.47%
St Neots -2 1 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Chatteris - 1 £18,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 289 (44.67%) Python
2 236 (36.48%) Windows
3 177 (27.36%) C++
4 172 (26.58%) C
5 171 (26.43%) Java
5 171 (26.43%) Degree
6 162 (25.04%) Perl
7 154 (23.80%) SQL
8 153 (23.65%) Software Engineering
9 144 (22.26%) UNIX
10 137 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
11 101 (15.61%) Computer Science
12 97 (14.99%) Bash Shell
13 96 (14.84%) VMware
14 94 (14.53%) Apache
15 90 (13.91%) Tomcat
15 90 (13.91%) Oracle
16 85 (13.14%) MySQL
16 85 (13.14%) Red Hat
17 84 (12.98%) JavaScript
18 82 (12.67%) HTML
19 73 (11.28%) Web Services
20 69 (10.66%) TCP/IP
21 65 (10.05%) PHP
21 65 (10.05%) Scrum
21 65 (10.05%) Firewall
22 60 (9.27%) Git (software)
23 57 (8.81%) Android
24 56 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
24 56 (8.66%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 94 (14.53%) Apache
2 90 (13.91%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.55%) Zope
4 22 (3.40%) Plone
5 20 (3.09%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.01%) IIS
7 12 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.70%) Node.js
9 10 (1.55%) nginx
10 9 (1.39%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.24%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.24%) CMS
12 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.93%) JBoss
14 5 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
Applications
1 20 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Tridion
1 5 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.86%) SaaS
3 18 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.62%) Office 365
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.66%) TCP/IP
2 65 (10.05%) Firewall
3 44 (6.80%) DNS
4 36 (5.56%) Internet
5 29 (4.48%) HTTP
6 24 (3.71%) SAN
7 23 (3.55%) SSL
8 22 (3.40%) Wireless
8 22 (3.40%) DHCP
8 22 (3.40%) LDAP
9 18 (2.78%) Ethernet
10 14 (2.16%) LTE
11 11 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.55%) SS7
12 10 (1.55%) INAP
12 10 (1.55%) WAN
12 10 (1.55%) Network Security
12 10 (1.55%) VoLTE
13 9 (1.39%) SSH
13 9 (1.39%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.14%) MySQL
2 43 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 40 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.16%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.39%) Big Data
10 5 (0.77%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.77%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.46%) SQLite
12 3 (0.46%) Firebird
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.65%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.17%) Subversion
4 20 (3.09%) JIRA
5 14 (2.16%) GCC
6 12 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.55%) Selenium
8 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.08%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.08%) Mockito
8 7 (1.08%) Hudson
9 6 (0.93%) TestNG
9 6 (0.93%) QADirector
10 5 (0.77%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.77%) LLVM
11 3 (0.46%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.31%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.31%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 39 (6.03%) Finance
2 35 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.55%) Marketing
4 17 (2.63%) Electronics
5 16 (2.47%) Automotive
6 12 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.55%) Billing
8 9 (1.39%) Games
9 5 (0.77%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Retail
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 190 (29.37%) Developer
2 131 (20.25%) Software Engineer
3 79 (12.21%) Administrator
4 67 (10.36%) Software Developer
5 62 (9.58%) Systems Administrator
6 54 (8.35%) Linux Engineer
7 46 (7.11%) Linux Administrator
8 40 (6.18%) Support Engineer
9 38 (5.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 34 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 28 (4.33%) Consultant
12 28 (4.33%) Test Engineer
13 25 (3.86%) Linux Support
14 23 (3.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 23 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (3.40%) Senior Software Developer
16 21 (3.25%) Programmer
17 20 (3.09%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.67%) HTML
2 73 (11.28%) Web Services
3 45 (6.96%) CSS
4 41 (6.34%) XML
5 33 (5.10%) Spring
6 29 (4.48%) J2EE
7 27 (4.17%) .NET
8 26 (4.02%) SOAP
9 24 (3.71%) REST
10 21 (3.25%) HTML5
11 19 (2.94%) jQuery
12 16 (2.47%) Hibernate
12 16 (2.47%) Ajax
13 13 (2.01%) JSP
14 11 (1.70%) JSON
15 10 (1.55%) POSIX
15 10 (1.55%) RESTful
16 9 (1.39%) J2SE
17 8 (1.24%) Dojo
18 7 (1.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.61%) Computer Science
2 38 (5.87%) Mathematics
3 32 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.02%) Device Driver
5 22 (3.40%) Physics
6 21 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.09%) Internet of Things
8 17 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (2.63%) Statistics
9 15 (2.32%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.32%) User Experience
10 14 (2.16%) Informatics
11 12 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.70%) Clustering
13 10 (1.55%) LIMS
13 10 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.55%) CUDA
14 9 (1.39%) GIS
14 9 (1.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 236 (36.48%) Windows
2 144 (22.26%) UNIX
3 57 (8.81%) Android
4 49 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (6.03%) Apple iOS
6 37 (5.72%) Debian
7 36 (5.56%) CentOS
8 34 (5.26%) Solaris
8 34 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.32%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.93%) AIX
15 3 (0.46%) HPUX
16 2 (0.31%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (23.65%) Software Engineering
2 137 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (10.05%) Scrum
4 54 (8.35%) OO
5 48 (7.42%) DevOps
6 46 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (6.34%) Automated Testing
8 33 (5.10%) Configuration Management
9 32 (4.95%) Open Source
10 31 (4.79%) SDLC
11 30 (4.64%) TDD
12 28 (4.33%) ITIL
13 27 (4.17%) Multithreading
14 26 (4.02%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.02%) Project Management
14 26 (4.02%) Load Balancing
15 25 (3.86%) Test Automation
16 23 (3.55%) Test Scripting
17 22 (3.40%) Web Development
17 22 (3.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 289 (44.67%) Python
2 177 (27.36%) C++
3 172 (26.58%) C
4 171 (26.43%) Java
5 162 (25.04%) Perl
6 154 (23.80%) SQL
7 97 (14.99%) Bash Shell
8 84 (12.98%) JavaScript
9 65 (10.05%) PHP
10 41 (6.34%) C#
11 36 (5.56%) Shell Script
12 31 (4.79%) Ruby
13 20 (3.09%) Embedded C
14 14 (2.16%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.85%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.93%) Assembly Language
19 5 (0.77%) Fortran
19 5 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 171 (26.43%) Degree
2 19 (2.94%) PhD
3 10 (1.55%) LPIC
4 9 (1.39%) RHCE
5 7 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.08%) CCNA
5 7 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.93%) RHCA
7 5 (0.77%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.62%) MCSE
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.31%) MCSA
10 2 (0.31%) ISEB
10 2 (0.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.11%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) SLA
3 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.62%) JTAG
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 56 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.47%) KVM
4 15 (2.32%) Docker
5 13 (2.01%) Postfix
5 13 (2.01%) vSphere
6 12 (1.85%) Firmware
7 10 (1.55%) qmail
8 9 (1.39%) Varnish
9 8 (1.24%) Xen
10 6 (0.93%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.77%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.77%) LXC
11 5 (0.77%) iptables
11 5 (0.77%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 5 (0.77%) QEMU
12 3 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.31%) Ceph
14 1 (0.15%) XenServer
14 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (4.64%) Puppet
2 27 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.55%) HAProxy
3 10 (1.55%) Nagios
4 9 (1.39%) Ansible
5 8 (1.24%) systemd
6 5 (0.77%) Mesos
6 5 (0.77%) SCCM
7 3 (0.46%) Cacti
7 3 (0.46%) OPNET
7 3 (0.46%) OpenView
7 3 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.46%) Salt
8 2 (0.31%) Graylog
8 2 (0.31%) Graphite
8 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.31%) logstash
8 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) Munin
9 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (14.84%) VMware
2 90 (13.91%) Oracle
3 85 (13.14%) Red Hat
4 56 (8.66%) Microsoft
5 30 (4.64%) Cisco
6 20 (3.09%) NetApp
7 19 (2.94%) Juniper
8 18 (2.78%) Perforce
9 17 (2.63%) HP
10 15 (2.32%) Rackspace
11 14 (2.16%) Google
12 12 (1.85%) F5
13 11 (1.70%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.70%) Sun
14 10 (1.55%) WorldPay
15 9 (1.39%) Atlassian
16 8 (1.24%) EMC
17 6 (0.93%) Citrix
17 6 (0.93%) IBM
17 6 (0.93%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Immediate and summer start
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Abcam Plc
Salary: Excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent + Benefits
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Salary: 25k-60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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