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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 68 74 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.63% 12.09% 16.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.84% 43.79% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 66 48 110
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 169 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.38% 27.61% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 128 224
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £25,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Ipswich -9 53 £35,000 - 9
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 -
Bury St Edmunds +7 2 £30,000 -21.05%
Woodbridge +1 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 70 (63.06%) Windows
2 40 (36.04%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (31.53%) UNIX
4 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 31 (27.93%) PowerShell
6 27 (24.32%) SQL
7 24 (21.62%) SAN
8 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
9 22 (19.82%) HTML
9 22 (19.82%) Java
9 22 (19.82%) jQuery
10 20 (18.02%) VMware
10 20 (18.02%) MySQL
10 20 (18.02%) CSS
11 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 18 (16.22%) DNS
11 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (15.32%) Puppet
12 17 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
13 16 (14.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (13.51%) ITIL
15 14 (12.61%) Web Services
15 14 (12.61%) VPN
15 14 (12.61%) Firewall
15 14 (12.61%) Service Management
15 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (11.71%) Open Source
16 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 12 (10.81%) Apache
2 8 (7.21%) Drupal
2 8 (7.21%) WordPress
2 8 (7.21%) Joomla!
2 8 (7.21%) CMS
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Mathematica
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.04%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) SaaS
4 3 (2.70%) IaaS
4 3 (2.70%) PaaS
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.90%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.90%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 24 (21.62%) SAN
3 18 (16.22%) DNS
4 14 (12.61%) VPN
4 14 (12.61%) Firewall
5 9 (8.11%) DHCP
6 6 (5.41%) VoIP
7 4 (3.60%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.70%) WAN
9 2 (1.80%) LAN
9 2 (1.80%) HTTP
10 1 (0.90%) Internet
10 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) MySQL
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.80%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) HBase
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) ProC
General
1 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.90%) Games
2 1 (0.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Developer
2 22 (19.82%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
3 12 (10.81%) Analyst
3 12 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Server Support
5 9 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Network Support
6 8 (7.21%) Systems Support
6 8 (7.21%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.31%) Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.31%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) HTML
1 22 (19.82%) jQuery
2 20 (18.02%) CSS
3 14 (12.61%) Web Services
4 10 (9.01%) HTML5
4 10 (9.01%) XML
5 8 (7.21%) Symfony
5 8 (7.21%) Laravel
6 6 (5.41%) JSON
6 6 (5.41%) J2EE
6 6 (5.41%) LAMP
7 5 (4.50%) CSS3
7 5 (4.50%) Qt
8 4 (3.60%) OpenCL
8 4 (3.60%) QML
8 4 (3.60%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.80%) Spring
9 2 (1.80%) JTA
9 2 (1.80%) JPA
9 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Open Source
2 7 (6.31%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.50%) Replication
4 4 (3.60%) CUDA
5 3 (2.70%) Statistics
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) MPEG
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (63.06%) Windows
2 35 (31.53%) UNIX
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.51%) ITIL
3 14 (12.61%) Service Management
4 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.11%) OO
6 8 (7.21%) OO PHP
6 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.21%) MVC
7 7 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.31%) DevOps
8 6 (5.41%) Release Management
9 5 (4.50%) Build Automation
9 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.50%) TDD
10 4 (3.60%) Data Management
10 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.60%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) PowerShell
2 27 (24.32%) SQL
3 22 (19.82%) Java
4 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
6 13 (11.71%) PHP
7 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
8 9 (8.11%) Python
8 9 (8.11%) C++
9 6 (5.41%) Ruby
10 4 (3.60%) R
10 4 (3.60%) GLSL
10 4 (3.60%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.90%) VC++
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Delphi
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) CCNP
1 7 (6.31%) CCNA
1 7 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.41%) MCSE
3 5 (4.50%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.70%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) KVM
4 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) Puppet
1 17 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.02%) VMware
3 12 (10.81%) Juniper
4 11 (9.91%) CheckPoint
4 11 (9.91%) F5
4 11 (9.91%) Blue Coat
5 8 (7.21%) Crossbeam
5 8 (7.21%) Zend
5 8 (7.21%) Trend Micro
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix
8 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.90%) Dell
9 1 (0.90%) Siemens
9 1 (0.90%) Google
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