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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.51% 13.54% 8.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.30% 37.27% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 43
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
131 161 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.18% 36.34% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 117 140 137
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -4 38 £36,250 -19.44% 10
Woodbridge - 1 £60,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (46.39%) Windows
2 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 36 (37.11%) UNIX
3 29 (29.90%) PowerShell
4 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
5 26 (26.80%) MySQL
5 26 (26.80%) HTML
6 24 (24.74%) DNS
7 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
7 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
7 23 (23.71%) PHP
7 23 (23.71%) Web Services
7 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
7 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
7 23 (23.71%) Puppet
7 23 (23.71%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (21.65%) Java
8 21 (21.65%) VPN
9 19 (19.59%) SAN
9 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
9 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (18.56%) CSS
10 18 (18.56%) XML
10 18 (18.56%) jQuery
11 17 (17.53%) JSON
11 17 (17.53%) HTML5
11 17 (17.53%) Open Source
11 17 (17.53%) ITIL
11 17 (17.53%) C++
11 17 (17.53%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (13.40%) Apache
2 8 (8.25%) CMS
3 7 (7.22%) Joomla!
3 7 (7.22%) Drupal
3 7 (7.22%) WordPress
4 5 (5.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.09%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Mathematica
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) SaaS
4 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
2 24 (24.74%) DNS
3 21 (21.65%) VPN
4 19 (19.59%) SAN
5 15 (15.46%) Firewall
6 9 (9.28%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (8.25%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (7.22%) SMS
9 5 (5.15%) VoIP
9 5 (5.15%) DHCP
10 4 (4.12%) WAN
11 3 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.09%) DVB
12 2 (2.06%) SMTP
12 2 (2.06%) Multicast
13 1 (1.03%) LAN
13 1 (1.03%) Telnet
13 1 (1.03%) SSL
13 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) MySQL
2 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.12%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) HBase
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.03%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Software Engineer
2 18 (18.56%) Developer
3 10 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) HTML
2 23 (23.71%) Web Services
3 18 (18.56%) XML
3 18 (18.56%) CSS
3 18 (18.56%) jQuery
4 17 (17.53%) HTML5
4 17 (17.53%) LAMP
4 17 (17.53%) JSON
5 7 (7.22%) Symfony
5 7 (7.22%) FreeSWITCH
5 7 (7.22%) Laravel
6 6 (6.19%) CSS3
6 6 (6.19%) J2EE
7 5 (5.15%) Qt
8 4 (4.12%) OpenGL
8 4 (4.12%) QML
8 4 (4.12%) OpenCL
9 2 (2.06%) Flash
10 1 (1.03%) CGI
10 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Open Source
2 10 (10.31%) Replication
3 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.12%) CUDA
5 3 (3.09%) Statistics
5 3 (3.09%) MPEG
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.39%) Windows
2 36 (37.11%) UNIX
3 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.03%) Debian
6 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
2 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
2 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.53%) ITIL
4 13 (13.40%) DevOps
5 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
5 9 (9.28%) Service Management
6 8 (8.25%) MVC
7 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) OO
7 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.22%) Line Management
7 7 (7.22%) OO PHP
8 6 (6.19%) Build Automation
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) Information Security
8 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.15%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (4.12%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 29 (29.90%) PowerShell
3 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
3 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.71%) PHP
4 21 (21.65%) Java
5 17 (17.53%) C++
6 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.22%) Python
7 7 (7.22%) C
7 7 (7.22%) Ruby
8 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.12%) R
8 4 (4.12%) GLSL
9 3 (3.09%) Perl
10 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.06%) C#
11 1 (1.03%) VC++
11 1 (1.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Sun Certification
2 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.15%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) CCNP
3 2 (2.06%) CCNA
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (7.22%) OpenSIPS
2 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) Xen
5 3 (3.09%) vCloud
6 2 (2.06%) Firmware
7 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (23.71%) Puppet
1 23 (23.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.19%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco
2 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.22%) VMware
2 7 (7.22%) Zend
3 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
3 5 (5.15%) New Relic
4 3 (3.09%) Juniper
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.06%) Trend Micro
5 2 (2.06%) F5
5 2 (2.06%) Percona
5 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.06%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.03%) Siemens
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