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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 48 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.97% 10.26% 13.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.10% 36.92% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 87
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
138 130 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.17% 27.78% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130 105 184
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,632 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -6 44 £37,000 -7.50% 9
Newmarket +3 5 £27,500 -
Bury St Edmunds +10 1 £32,500 +4.83% 1
Woodbridge +1 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 74 (65.49%) Windows
2 37 (32.74%) TCP/IP
2 37 (32.74%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (23.89%) PowerShell
4 23 (20.35%) UNIX
5 22 (19.47%) Juniper
5 22 (19.47%) CheckPoint
5 22 (19.47%) Blue Coat
5 22 (19.47%) F5
6 20 (17.70%) SAN
6 20 (17.70%) VMware
7 19 (16.81%) HTML
7 19 (16.81%) jQuery
8 18 (15.93%) Java
8 18 (15.93%) MySQL
9 17 (15.04%) SQL
9 17 (15.04%) CSS
10 16 (14.16%) Trend Micro
10 16 (14.16%) Crossbeam
11 15 (13.27%) Firewall
11 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
11 15 (13.27%) DNS
12 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
12 14 (12.39%) Puppet
12 14 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (10.62%) Service Management
14 11 (9.73%) VPN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (9.73%) Apache
2 7 (6.19%) CMS
2 7 (6.19%) Joomla!
2 7 (6.19%) Drupal
2 7 (6.19%) WordPress
3 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.65%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (32.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.54%) Dropbox
3 4 (3.54%) Google Apps
4 3 (2.65%) SaaS
5 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.74%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.70%) SAN
3 15 (13.27%) Firewall
3 15 (13.27%) DNS
4 11 (9.73%) VPN
5 10 (8.85%) DHCP
6 5 (4.42%) VoIP
7 4 (3.54%) HTTP
8 3 (2.65%) Wireless
9 2 (1.77%) SSH
9 2 (1.77%) SMTP
10 1 (0.88%) LAN
10 1 (0.88%) WAN
10 1 (0.88%) VDSL
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
10 1 (0.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) MySQL
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Support Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Developer
3 19 (16.81%) Network Engineer
4 16 (14.16%) Network Support Engineer
4 16 (14.16%) Network Support
5 14 (12.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (9.73%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Server Support
6 11 (9.73%) Systems Support
6 11 (9.73%) Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Server Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Administrator
8 8 (7.08%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 7 (6.19%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (6.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) HTML
1 19 (16.81%) jQuery
2 17 (15.04%) CSS
3 11 (9.73%) Web Services
4 7 (6.19%) Symfony
4 7 (6.19%) HTML5
4 7 (6.19%) LAMP
4 7 (6.19%) Laravel
5 4 (3.54%) CSS3
5 4 (3.54%) Qt
5 4 (3.54%) XML
6 3 (2.65%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.65%) JPA
6 3 (2.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.65%) Spring
6 3 (2.65%) JTA
6 3 (2.65%) Servlets
6 3 (2.65%) J2EE
6 3 (2.65%) QML
6 3 (2.65%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.65%) CUDA
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) MPEG
4 2 (1.77%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 74 (65.49%) Windows
2 23 (20.35%) UNIX
3 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Solaris
5 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.62%) Service Management
3 10 (8.85%) SDLC
4 9 (7.96%) Open Source
4 9 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.96%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.08%) Release Management
5 8 (7.08%) OO
5 8 (7.08%) DevOps
6 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.19%) ITIL
6 7 (6.19%) MVC
6 7 (6.19%) OO PHP
7 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.54%) Project Management
8 4 (3.54%) Data Management
8 4 (3.54%) Build Automation
8 4 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.93%) Java
3 17 (15.04%) SQL
4 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
6 11 (9.73%) PHP
7 9 (7.96%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.08%) Python
9 7 (6.19%) C++
10 5 (4.42%) Ruby
11 3 (2.65%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.65%) R
11 3 (2.65%) GLSL
12 1 (0.88%) Pascal
12 1 (0.88%) Delphi
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) C#
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) MCSE
1 8 (7.08%) CCNP
1 8 (7.08%) CCNA
1 8 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) KVM
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Puppet
1 14 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Juniper
1 22 (19.47%) CheckPoint
1 22 (19.47%) Blue Coat
1 22 (19.47%) F5
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 16 (14.16%) Trend Micro
3 16 (14.16%) Crossbeam
4 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle
5 7 (6.19%) Zend
6 4 (3.54%) Google
7 2 (1.77%) Citrix
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £35662 - £41140 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago