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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 56 62 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.36% 10.99% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.22% 35.03% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 24
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,800 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £49,000
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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 177 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.10% 31.38% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 142 166 99
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,850 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 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
Ipswich -4 28 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Bury St Edmunds +2 6 £37,250 -15.81%
Woodbridge -2 3 £35,000 +94.44%
Newmarket - 2 £38,750 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 55 (50.93%) Windows
2 36 (33.33%) SQL
3 34 (31.48%) MySQL
3 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 34 (31.48%) PHP
4 33 (30.56%) UNIX
4 33 (30.56%) TCP/IP
5 32 (29.63%) HTML
6 31 (28.70%) DNS
7 29 (26.85%) PowerShell
8 27 (25.00%) Web Services
9 26 (24.07%) LAMP
9 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
10 25 (23.15%) Puppet
10 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (23.15%) VPN
11 24 (22.22%) XML
11 24 (22.22%) Apache
12 22 (20.37%) SAN
13 20 (18.52%) Firewall
13 20 (18.52%) CSS
13 20 (18.52%) JSON
14 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
15 18 (16.67%) Java
15 18 (16.67%) MVC
15 18 (16.67%) Telecoms
15 18 (16.67%) HTML5
15 18 (16.67%) NoSQL
16 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 24 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (9.26%) CMS
3 9 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 9 (8.33%) WordPress
3 9 (8.33%) IIS
4 8 (7.41%) Drupal
5 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.93%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 31 (28.70%) DNS
3 25 (23.15%) VPN
4 22 (20.37%) SAN
5 20 (18.52%) Firewall
6 15 (13.89%) Asterisk PBX
7 12 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (10.19%) SMS
9 10 (9.26%) DHCP
10 5 (4.63%) VoIP
10 5 (4.63%) WAN
11 4 (3.70%) SSL
12 3 (2.78%) HTTP
12 3 (2.78%) LAN
12 3 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.78%) DVB
13 2 (1.85%) Telnet
13 2 (1.85%) SSH
13 2 (1.85%) Multicast
13 2 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.48%) MySQL
2 18 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.70%) Big Data
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.85%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Subversion
2 3 (2.78%) Maven
2 3 (2.78%) Ant
2 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Developer
2 23 (21.30%) Software Engineer
3 12 (11.11%) Architect
4 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 9 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.33%) Administrator
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Junior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Junior
8 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.63%) HTML
2 27 (25.00%) Web Services
3 26 (24.07%) LAMP
4 24 (22.22%) XML
5 20 (18.52%) CSS
5 20 (18.52%) JSON
6 18 (16.67%) HTML5
7 16 (14.81%) jQuery
8 11 (10.19%) FreeSWITCH
9 8 (7.41%) Laravel
9 8 (7.41%) Symfony
10 6 (5.56%) WCF
11 4 (3.70%) .NET
11 4 (3.70%) Ext JS
11 4 (3.70%) CSS3
12 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.78%) J2EE
12 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.78%) Silverlight
12 3 (2.78%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Replication
2 16 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (2.78%) MPEG
4 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.93%) Windows
2 33 (30.56%) UNIX
3 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Debian
6 2 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.67%) MVC
3 14 (12.96%) DevOps
4 12 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.11%) OO
4 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 8 (7.41%) ITIL
5 8 (7.41%) OO PHP
5 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.48%) Service Management
7 6 (5.56%) Scrum
7 6 (5.56%) Web Development
8 5 (4.63%) OOP
8 5 (4.63%) Information Security
8 5 (4.63%) ERP
8 5 (4.63%) Line Management
8 5 (4.63%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (3.70%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.33%) SQL
2 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 34 (31.48%) PHP
3 29 (26.85%) PowerShell
4 18 (16.67%) Java
5 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell
6 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
7 11 (10.19%) C
8 9 (8.33%) C++
8 9 (8.33%) Ruby
9 7 (6.48%) C#
10 5 (4.63%) Perl
11 3 (2.78%) PHP5
11 3 (2.78%) Python
12 2 (1.85%) Groovy
12 2 (1.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.85%) Degree
4 2 (1.85%) MCSE
4 2 (1.85%) CCNP
4 2 (1.85%) CCNA
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) OpenSIPS
2 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.70%) Xen
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.70%) KVM
5 2 (1.85%) Firmware
5 2 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (23.15%) Puppet
1 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (7.41%) Cisco
3 8 (7.41%) Zend
4 7 (6.48%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.63%) New Relic
5 5 (4.63%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
6 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.70%) Juniper
6 4 (3.70%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.70%) F5
6 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.70%) Crossbeam
7 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.85%) Percona
8 2 (1.85%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.93%) ForgeRock
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