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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 372 427 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.17% 19.18% 16.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.88% 55.10% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 293 360 398
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £31,350
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
777 775 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.69% 34.82% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 623 646 754
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 2 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 2 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 -4 345 £42,500 +6.25% 110
Peterborough -3 10 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Huntingdon -8 3 £45,000 +50.00% 2
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 287 (37.91%) Python
2 206 (27.21%) Java
3 199 (26.29%) Windows
4 195 (25.76%) Software Engineering
5 182 (24.04%) Degree
6 180 (23.78%) UNIX
7 174 (22.99%) C
8 170 (22.46%) Perl
9 147 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
10 144 (19.02%) SQL
11 126 (16.64%) C++
12 119 (15.72%) Computer Science
13 114 (15.06%) Oracle
14 99 (13.08%) JavaScript
15 91 (12.02%) OO
16 86 (11.36%) Microsoft
17 85 (11.23%) Telecoms
18 81 (10.70%) QA
19 77 (10.17%) Solaris
20 76 (10.04%) VMware
21 75 (9.91%) Active Directory
21 75 (9.91%) Finance
21 75 (9.91%) Git (software)
22 73 (9.64%) Red Hat
23 72 (9.51%) HTML
24 71 (9.38%) Bash Shell
25 69 (9.11%) MySQL
26 68 (8.98%) PHP
26 68 (8.98%) Open Source
27 65 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 61 (8.06%) Apache
2 54 (7.13%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.77%) OpenStack
4 20 (2.64%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.59%) nginx
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.66%) Documentum
8 5 (0.66%) IIS
8 5 (0.66%) Drupal
8 5 (0.66%) LiveCycle
8 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.53%) Node.js
10 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.40%) CMS
11 2 (0.26%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.26%) Lync
11 2 (0.26%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (3.17%) MS Office
2 23 (3.04%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.92%) Simulink
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.26%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.45%) SaaS
3 8 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.92%) PaaS
4 7 (0.92%) IaaS
5 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.40%) Route 53
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (8.19%) Wireless
2 61 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 55 (7.27%) Firewall
4 44 (5.81%) HTTP
5 42 (5.55%) Internet
6 33 (4.36%) DNS
7 32 (4.23%) LTE
8 26 (3.43%) SAN
9 25 (3.30%) DHCP
10 21 (2.77%) Ethernet
11 19 (2.51%) SNMP
11 19 (2.51%) 3G
12 18 (2.38%) 3GPP
13 17 (2.25%) VLAN
14 16 (2.11%) Intranet
14 16 (2.11%) SS7
15 15 (1.98%) WAN
15 15 (1.98%) Network Security
16 13 (1.72%) 2G
16 13 (1.72%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.11%) MySQL
2 63 (8.32%) Oracle Database
3 30 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 23 (3.04%) SQL Server
6 20 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.72%) Big Data
7 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.66%) Text Mining
10 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.13%) Redis
13 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 75 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.23%) Subversion
4 25 (3.30%) Bugzilla
5 24 (3.17%) Maven
6 21 (2.77%) JIRA
7 20 (2.64%) GCC
8 16 (2.11%) LLVM
8 16 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.85%) Hudson
10 13 (1.72%) Ant
11 12 (1.59%) Selenium
12 7 (0.92%) CMake
13 6 (0.79%) TestLink
13 6 (0.79%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.66%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.66%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.66%) Valgrind
15 4 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (11.23%) Telecoms
2 75 (9.91%) Finance
3 19 (2.51%) Games
3 19 (2.51%) Billing
4 17 (2.25%) Electronics
4 17 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (1.85%) Automotive
6 13 (1.72%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.19%) Military
7 9 (1.19%) Marketing
8 5 (0.66%) Retail
8 5 (0.66%) Back Office
8 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.66%) Avionics
9 4 (0.53%) French Language
9 4 (0.53%) German Language
9 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 180 (23.78%) Developer
2 165 (21.80%) Software Engineer
3 111 (14.66%) Systems Administrator
4 106 (14.00%) Administrator
5 65 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
6 64 (8.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 59 (7.79%) Support Engineer
8 52 (6.87%) Software Developer
9 44 (5.81%) Consultant
10 43 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
11 37 (4.89%) Analyst
11 37 (4.89%) Test Engineer
12 25 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
12 25 (3.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 24 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.04%) Web Developer
14 23 (3.04%) Graduate
15 22 (2.91%) Applications Support
16 21 (2.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.51%) HTML
2 50 (6.61%) CSS
2 50 (6.61%) Web Services
3 33 (4.36%) XML
4 31 (4.10%) Spring
5 25 (3.30%) Middleware
6 23 (3.04%) .NET
7 22 (2.91%) JSON
8 20 (2.64%) J2EE
8 20 (2.64%) jQuery
9 18 (2.38%) HTML5
10 17 (2.25%) CGI
11 15 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (1.85%) Qt
13 12 (1.59%) Django
14 11 (1.45%) LAMP
15 10 (1.32%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.32%) RESTful
15 10 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (1.19%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 119 (15.72%) Computer Science
2 68 (8.98%) Open Source
3 62 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (8.19%) Mathematics
4 48 (6.34%) Device Driver
5 29 (3.83%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.57%) IPTV
7 25 (3.30%) PKI
7 25 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (2.91%) Physics
9 20 (2.64%) Wiki
10 19 (2.51%) Streaming Video
11 18 (2.38%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.38%) Informatics
12 17 (2.25%) MPEG
13 14 (1.85%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.59%) Smart Meter
15 11 (1.45%) Statistics
15 11 (1.45%) LIMS
15 11 (1.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 199 (26.29%) Windows
2 180 (23.78%) UNIX
3 77 (10.17%) Solaris
4 65 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (5.15%) Embedded Linux
6 38 (5.02%) CentOS
7 35 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 34 (4.49%) Android
9 31 (4.10%) Debian
10 27 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (3.04%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.64%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (1.32%) Windows CE
14 10 (1.32%) HPUX
15 8 (1.06%) AIX
15 8 (1.06%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.92%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (25.76%) Software Engineering
2 147 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (12.02%) OO
4 57 (7.53%) OOD
5 54 (7.13%) DevOps
6 51 (6.74%) Scrum
7 50 (6.61%) Multithreading
8 39 (5.15%) Test Scripting
9 38 (5.02%) ITIL
9 38 (5.02%) Automated Testing
10 36 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 33 (4.36%) Migration
13 32 (4.23%) UML
14 30 (3.96%) E-Commerce
15 29 (3.83%) Web Development
16 27 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (3.04%) Configuration Management
18 22 (2.91%) Memory Management
19 21 (2.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (37.91%) Python
2 206 (27.21%) Java
3 174 (22.99%) C
4 170 (22.46%) Perl
5 144 (19.02%) SQL
6 126 (16.64%) C++
7 99 (13.08%) JavaScript
8 71 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 68 (8.98%) PHP
10 65 (8.59%) C#
11 61 (8.06%) Ruby
12 38 (5.02%) Embedded C
13 27 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 20 (2.64%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.38%) T-SQL
16 16 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 16 (2.11%) Bourne shell
17 13 (1.72%) MATLAB
18 11 (1.45%) Embedded C++
19 8 (1.06%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 182 (24.04%) Degree
2 21 (2.77%) RHCE
3 19 (2.51%) CISSP
4 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.72%) OCP
5 13 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.19%) A+ Certification
6 9 (1.19%) ISEB
7 8 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.06%) MCSA
8 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.66%) CCNA
9 5 (0.66%) MCP
9 5 (0.66%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.66%) MCSE
9 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.53%) MOS
11 3 (0.40%) CEH
11 3 (0.40%) CISMP
12 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (10.70%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) JTAG
3 6 (0.79%) SLA
4 5 (0.66%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.66%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.57%) KVM
4 19 (2.51%) vSphere
4 19 (2.51%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 16 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (2.11%) QEMU
6 10 (1.32%) Firmware
7 8 (1.06%) Xen
8 6 (0.79%) XenServer
9 5 (0.66%) Corosync
9 5 (0.66%) Squid
10 4 (0.53%) NFS
11 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.13%) Samba
12 1 (0.13%) Docker
12 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.13%) Varnish
12 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 45 (5.94%) Puppet
2 27 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.38%) SCCM
4 15 (1.98%) SCOM
4 15 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.79%) Nagios
6 6 (0.79%) Ansible
7 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.53%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.26%) Munin
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 114 (15.06%) Oracle
2 86 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 76 (10.04%) VMware
4 73 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 43 (5.68%) Sun
6 29 (3.83%) SAP
7 25 (3.30%) EMC
8 24 (3.17%) HP
9 19 (2.51%) Citrix
9 19 (2.51%) Cisco
10 17 (2.25%) Perforce
11 16 (2.11%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.85%) Sybase
13 12 (1.59%) NetApp
14 11 (1.45%) Apple
14 11 (1.45%) Dell
14 11 (1.45%) Red Gate
15 10 (1.32%) MKS
16 9 (1.19%) QNX
17 6 (0.79%) CheckPoint
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