The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 94 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.29% 8.58% 12.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.98% 33.59% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 93 38 41
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
209 128 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.22% 25.55% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 195 112 127
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Linux
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Linux Salary Trend in Suffolk

Linux
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Linux
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Ipswich +8 74 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Newmarket - 11 £28,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £29,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 58 (43.28%) Windows
2 43 (32.09%) TCP/IP
3 38 (28.36%) Java
4 37 (27.61%) Mentoring
5 36 (26.87%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (26.12%) Software Engineering
7 34 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
8 31 (23.13%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (22.39%) CCNA
10 29 (21.64%) TDD
10 29 (21.64%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (20.90%) jQuery
11 28 (20.90%) PHP
11 28 (20.90%) C++
11 28 (20.90%) MySQL
12 27 (20.15%) Telecoms
12 27 (20.15%) Puppet
12 27 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (19.40%) High Availability
13 26 (19.40%) Android
13 26 (19.40%) LAMP
13 26 (19.40%) DevOps
14 24 (17.91%) Firewall
15 23 (17.16%) Objective-C
15 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
15 23 (17.16%) Apple iOS
16 21 (15.67%) Hadoop
16 21 (15.67%) Multithreading
16 21 (15.67%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 20 (14.93%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.49%) Apache
2 2 (1.49%) IIS
2 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.75%) Drupal
3 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.87%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (21.64%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (14.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (7.46%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.09%) TCP/IP
2 24 (17.91%) Firewall
3 12 (8.96%) VoIP
4 7 (5.22%) Internet
5 6 (4.48%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.48%) Wireless
5 6 (4.48%) xDSL
6 5 (3.73%) DNS
6 5 (3.73%) PBX
7 4 (2.99%) DHCP
7 4 (2.99%) VPN
8 3 (2.24%) SAN
9 2 (1.49%) BGP
9 2 (1.49%) LAN
9 2 (1.49%) OSPF
9 2 (1.49%) WAN
10 1 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) MySQL
2 21 (15.67%) Hadoop
3 20 (14.93%) Apache Hive
3 20 (14.93%) Big Data
4 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) JMeter
3 1 (0.75%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.75%) Selenium
3 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 27 (20.15%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.70%) French Language
2 13 (9.70%) German Language
2 13 (9.70%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.49%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Software Engineer
2 29 (21.64%) Architect
3 28 (20.90%) AWS Architect
4 22 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (11.94%) Developer
6 15 (11.19%) Support Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) NOC Engineer
9 12 (8.96%) AWS Developer
10 11 (8.21%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) Network Support
11 10 (7.46%) Lead Software Engineer
12 9 (6.72%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (6.72%) Cisco Support
12 9 (6.72%) Linux Software Architect
12 9 (6.72%) Software Architect
13 8 (5.97%) Network Engineer
14 7 (5.22%) C++ Software Engineer
15 6 (4.48%) C++ Programmer
15 6 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.90%) jQuery
2 26 (19.40%) LAMP
3 21 (15.67%) Java EE
4 20 (14.93%) STL
5 7 (5.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (3.73%) HTML
7 4 (2.99%) CSS
7 4 (2.99%) HTML5
8 3 (2.24%) PhoneGap
8 3 (2.24%) Web Services
9 2 (1.49%) REST
9 2 (1.49%) SOAP
9 2 (1.49%) XML
10 1 (0.75%) Ajax
10 1 (0.75%) CSS3
10 1 (0.75%) JSF
10 1 (0.75%) Memcached
10 1 (0.75%) OAuth
10 1 (0.75%) Qt
10 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Cybercrime
2 7 (5.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.24%) iPad
3 3 (2.24%) iPhone
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.28%) Windows
2 26 (19.40%) Android
3 23 (17.16%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.72%) Unix
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.61%) Mentoring
2 35 (26.12%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.64%) TDD
5 26 (19.40%) DevOps
5 26 (19.40%) High Availability
6 21 (15.67%) Multithreading
7 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (14.93%) Ethical Hacking
7 20 (14.93%) Mobile Development
7 20 (14.93%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (14.93%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (11.19%) Configuration Management
9 14 (10.45%) Coaching
10 12 (8.96%) Build Automation
11 10 (7.46%) Auto-Scaling
12 5 (3.73%) Presales
13 3 (2.24%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) Java
2 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
3 28 (20.90%) C++
3 28 (20.90%) PHP
4 23 (17.16%) Objective-C
5 20 (14.93%) C
5 20 (14.93%) C#
6 18 (13.43%) Bash Shell
7 17 (12.69%) SQL
8 15 (11.19%) Ruby
9 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.22%) Python
11 3 (2.24%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) Jython
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 31 (23.13%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (22.39%) CCNA
3 21 (15.67%) MCSE
3 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (14.93%) CISSP
4 20 (14.93%) GIAC
4 20 (14.93%) Linux+ Certification
4 20 (14.93%) SANS
4 20 (14.93%) SSCP
5 12 (8.96%) AWS Certification
6 10 (7.46%) CCNP
7 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.73%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.99%) Degree
9 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) CCIE
10 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.49%) QA
1 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Docker
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) KVM
4 1 (0.75%) NFS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (20.15%) Puppet
2 10 (7.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.94%) Blue Coat
2 16 (11.94%) CheckPoint
2 16 (11.94%) Juniper
3 11 (8.21%) Cisco
4 9 (6.72%) Apple
5 7 (5.22%) F5
6 5 (3.73%) Crossbeam
6 5 (3.73%) Trend Micro
7 3 (2.24%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.49%) VMware
9 1 (0.75%) arcserve
9 1 (0.75%) Avaya
9 1 (0.75%) Google
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) McAfee
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle
9 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.75%) SonicWALL
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