The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bury St Edmunds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 13.11% 5.33% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 50.00% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £37,000 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.80% +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bury St Edmunds region.

Operating Systems Category
Bury St Edmunds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 40.98% 10.67% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 19
Average salary £39,500 £29,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.04% +53.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bury St Edmunds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

Linux
Salary Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bury St Edmunds region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bury St Edmunds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bury St Edmunds 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 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) ZABBIX
2 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Xen
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) New Relic
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Google Maps API
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bury St Edmunds 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 4 (50.00%) New Relic
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Percona
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VMware