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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.16% 10.57% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 35.54% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 25
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £48,750
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
160 166 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.09% 29.75% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 156 106
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 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +3 30 £38,750 -6.06% 7
Bury St Edmunds +8 6 £37,250 -15.81%
Woodbridge -2 4 £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 24 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 57 (51.35%) Windows
2 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
2 35 (31.53%) PHP
2 35 (31.53%) SQL
3 34 (30.63%) MySQL
3 34 (30.63%) UNIX
4 33 (29.73%) HTML
4 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 30 (27.03%) DNS
6 29 (26.13%) PowerShell
7 28 (25.23%) Web Services
8 26 (23.42%) LAMP
8 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
9 25 (22.52%) Puppet
9 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (21.62%) XML
10 24 (21.62%) Apache
10 24 (21.62%) VPN
11 23 (20.72%) SAN
12 21 (18.92%) Firewall
12 21 (18.92%) CSS
13 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
14 19 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (17.12%) JSON
15 18 (16.22%) HTML5
15 18 (16.22%) MVC
15 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
16 17 (15.32%) Java
16 17 (15.32%) Bash Shell
16 17 (15.32%) NoSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (21.62%) Apache
2 10 (9.01%) CMS
3 9 (8.11%) Joomla!
3 9 (8.11%) WordPress
4 8 (7.21%) Drupal
4 8 (7.21%) IIS
5 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.90%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 30 (27.03%) DNS
3 24 (21.62%) VPN
4 23 (20.72%) SAN
5 21 (18.92%) Firewall
6 15 (13.51%) Asterisk PBX
7 11 (9.91%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (9.91%) SMS
8 10 (9.01%) DHCP
9 5 (4.50%) VoIP
9 5 (4.50%) WAN
10 4 (3.60%) SSL
11 3 (2.70%) HTTP
11 3 (2.70%) LAN
11 3 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.70%) DVB
12 2 (1.80%) Telnet
12 2 (1.80%) SSH
12 2 (1.80%) Multicast
12 2 (1.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) MySQL
2 17 (15.32%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.60%) Big Data
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Subversion
2 3 (2.70%) Maven
2 3 (2.70%) Ant
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.80%) JUnit
4 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Developer
2 23 (20.72%) Software Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
4 10 (9.01%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Administrator
5 9 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Junior
9 5 (4.50%) Junior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.73%) HTML
2 28 (25.23%) Web Services
3 26 (23.42%) LAMP
4 24 (21.62%) XML
5 21 (18.92%) CSS
6 19 (17.12%) JSON
7 18 (16.22%) HTML5
8 16 (14.41%) jQuery
9 11 (9.91%) FreeSWITCH
10 8 (7.21%) Laravel
10 8 (7.21%) Symfony
11 6 (5.41%) WCF
12 5 (4.50%) CSS3
13 4 (3.60%) Ext JS
13 4 (3.60%) .NET
14 3 (2.70%) J2EE
14 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
14 3 (2.70%) Silverlight
14 3 (2.70%) CakePHP
14 3 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Replication
1 16 (14.41%) Open Source
2 3 (2.70%) MPEG
2 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.80%) User Experience
3 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 57 (51.35%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) UNIX
3 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) CentOS
6 2 (1.80%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.90%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.22%) MVC
3 16 (14.41%) DevOps
4 12 (10.81%) OO
4 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.21%) ITIL
6 8 (7.21%) TOGAF
6 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.21%) OO PHP
7 6 (5.41%) Web Development
7 6 (5.41%) Service Management
7 6 (5.41%) Scrum
8 5 (4.50%) ERP
8 5 (4.50%) OOP
8 5 (4.50%) Information Security
8 5 (4.50%) Line Management
8 5 (4.50%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (3.60%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
1 35 (31.53%) PHP
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 29 (26.13%) PowerShell
3 17 (15.32%) Bash Shell
3 17 (15.32%) Java
4 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.91%) C
6 9 (8.11%) C++
6 9 (8.11%) Ruby
7 7 (6.31%) C#
8 5 (4.50%) Perl
9 3 (2.70%) PHP5
9 3 (2.70%) Python
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.80%) MCSE
4 2 (1.80%) CCNP
4 2 (1.80%) CCNA
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) OpenSIPS
2 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.50%) KVM
4 4 (3.60%) Xen
4 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.80%) Firmware
5 2 (1.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (22.52%) Puppet
1 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.41%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) Cisco
3 8 (7.21%) Zend
4 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.50%) New Relic
5 5 (4.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.50%) VMware
6 4 (3.60%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.60%) Juniper
6 4 (3.60%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.60%) F5
6 4 (3.60%) Crossbeam
7 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.80%) Percona
8 2 (1.80%) Google
9 1 (0.90%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.90%) ForgeRock
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