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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.33% 8.17% 6.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.65% 43.27% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 34
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £47,500
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
155 104 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.71% 18.87% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 137 101 111
Average salary £37,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +11 30 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Bury St Edmunds -1 4 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Woodbridge - 4 £35,000 - 1
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (61.16%) Windows
2 56 (46.28%) UNIX
3 49 (40.50%) Web Services
4 46 (38.02%) SAN
5 45 (37.19%) Shell Script
6 42 (34.71%) TCP/IP
6 42 (34.71%) DNS
7 40 (33.06%) PowerShell
7 40 (33.06%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (31.40%) Firewall
9 35 (28.93%) VPN
10 33 (27.27%) MySQL
11 32 (26.45%) JavaScript
11 32 (26.45%) PHP
12 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
13 29 (23.97%) SQL
14 28 (23.14%) HTML
15 27 (22.31%) Reverse Proxy
16 26 (21.49%) Hyper-V
17 25 (20.66%) VMware ESXi
17 25 (20.66%) KVM
18 24 (19.83%) Puppet
19 23 (19.01%) Apache
19 23 (19.01%) DHCP
20 22 (18.18%) LAMP
20 22 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
21 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
21 20 (16.53%) XML
22 19 (15.70%) CSS
23 18 (14.88%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (19.01%) Apache
2 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.61%) Joomla!
3 8 (6.61%) WordPress
3 8 (6.61%) IIS
3 8 (6.61%) CMS
4 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.13%) Drupal
6 4 (3.31%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.48%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.65%) nginx
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.83%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.61%) SaaS
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.48%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.02%) SAN
2 42 (34.71%) TCP/IP
2 42 (34.71%) DNS
3 38 (31.40%) Firewall
4 35 (28.93%) VPN
5 27 (22.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 23 (19.01%) DHCP
7 11 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (6.61%) SMS
9 6 (4.96%) HTTP
10 5 (4.13%) WAN
11 4 (3.31%) SMTP
11 4 (3.31%) LAN
11 4 (3.31%) SSL
12 3 (2.48%) Internet
12 3 (2.48%) VoIP
13 2 (1.65%) NAS
13 2 (1.65%) tcpdump
13 2 (1.65%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.27%) MySQL
2 14 (11.57%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.13%) Big Data
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.65%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) CloverETL
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Subversion
2 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Ant
2 3 (2.48%) Maven
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.65%) JUnit
General
1 17 (14.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (21.49%) Administrator
4 13 (10.74%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) PHP Developer
5 11 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.26%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (8.26%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.61%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (6.61%) Architect
9 7 (5.79%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Junior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Network Support
11 4 (3.31%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.50%) Web Services
2 28 (23.14%) HTML
3 22 (18.18%) LAMP
4 20 (16.53%) XML
5 19 (15.70%) CSS
6 18 (14.88%) jQuery
7 15 (12.40%) HTML5
7 15 (12.40%) JSON
8 8 (6.61%) FreeSWITCH
9 6 (4.96%) WCF
10 5 (4.13%) Symfony
10 5 (4.13%) CSS3
10 5 (4.13%) Laravel
11 4 (3.31%) Ext JS
12 3 (2.48%) JSP
12 3 (2.48%) .NET
12 3 (2.48%) J2EE
12 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.48%) Silverlight
12 3 (2.48%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Replication
2 8 (6.61%) Open Source
3 3 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) MPEG
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (61.16%) Windows
2 56 (46.28%) UNIX
3 5 (4.13%) Debian
3 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.31%) CentOS
4 4 (3.31%) Android
5 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.83%) VMS
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.05%) DevOps
2 16 (13.22%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (13.22%) MVC
3 15 (12.40%) Release Management
4 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.44%) OO
7 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.44%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.61%) ITIL
9 7 (5.79%) SOA
10 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.13%) ERP
11 5 (4.13%) Web Development
11 5 (4.13%) OO PHP
12 4 (3.31%) TDD
12 4 (3.31%) OOP
12 4 (3.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) Shell Script
2 40 (33.06%) PowerShell
3 32 (26.45%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.45%) PHP
4 29 (23.97%) SQL
5 18 (14.88%) Java
6 10 (8.26%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.79%) C#
8 5 (4.13%) Perl
9 4 (3.31%) Ruby
9 4 (3.31%) C
10 3 (2.48%) PHP5
11 2 (1.65%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.57%) MCSE
3 13 (10.74%) CCNP
3 13 (10.74%) CCNA
3 13 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.79%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.65%) Degree
5 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.49%) Hyper-V
3 25 (20.66%) VMware ESXi
3 25 (20.66%) KVM
4 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.61%) OpenSIPS
6 3 (2.48%) NFS
7 2 (1.65%) Xen
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (19.83%) Puppet
2 22 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.48%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Cisco
3 13 (10.74%) VMware
4 10 (8.26%) Oracle
5 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.13%) Zend
6 4 (3.31%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.31%) F5
6 4 (3.31%) Crossbeam
6 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.31%) Juniper
7 3 (2.48%) New Relic
8 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.65%) Google
8 2 (1.65%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) Percona
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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