The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.09% 10.57% 6.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.29% 44.97% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 31
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £29,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 149 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.33% 23.50% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 148 103
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
East of England

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 July 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 July 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 +12 27 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Bury St Edmunds -17 2 £31,000 -11.42%
Newmarket - 2 £27,500 - 1
Woodbridge - 2 £35,000 - 2
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 82 (66.13%) Windows
2 68 (54.84%) UNIX
3 61 (49.19%) Web Services
4 57 (45.97%) Shell Script
5 55 (44.35%) SAN
6 49 (39.52%) DNS
7 48 (38.71%) PowerShell
8 47 (37.90%) TCP/IP
9 46 (37.10%) Firewall
10 45 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
11 42 (33.87%) VPN
12 41 (33.06%) Active Directory
13 36 (29.03%) Hyper-V
13 36 (29.03%) Reverse Proxy
14 34 (27.42%) VMware ESXi
14 34 (27.42%) KVM
15 29 (23.39%) SQL
16 28 (22.58%) DHCP
17 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
17 27 (21.77%) Puppet
18 26 (20.97%) Java
18 26 (20.97%) PHP
19 25 (20.16%) MySQL
19 25 (20.16%) XML
19 25 (20.16%) Apache
19 25 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
20 23 (18.55%) Performance Tuning
20 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
21 22 (17.74%) HTML
21 22 (17.74%) Replication

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (20.16%) Apache
2 19 (15.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.45%) CMS
3 8 (6.45%) WordPress
3 8 (6.45%) Joomla!
4 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.23%) IIS
5 4 (3.23%) Drupal
5 4 (3.23%) SilverStripe
6 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.61%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.81%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 45 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.65%) SaaS
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 3 (2.42%) Office 365
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (44.35%) SAN
2 49 (39.52%) DNS
3 47 (37.90%) TCP/IP
4 46 (37.10%) Firewall
5 42 (33.87%) VPN
6 36 (29.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 28 (22.58%) DHCP
8 6 (4.84%) HTTP
9 5 (4.03%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (4.03%) WAN
9 5 (4.03%) LAN
10 3 (2.42%) SMS
10 3 (2.42%) SMTP
11 2 (1.61%) VoIP
11 2 (1.61%) Internet
11 2 (1.61%) SSH
11 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.61%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.61%) NAS
12 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) MySQL
2 16 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.23%) Big Data
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Subversion
2 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.03%) Ant
4 4 (3.23%) Maven
4 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 11 (8.87%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Games
4 2 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (29.84%) Developer
2 32 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (25.00%) Administrator
4 14 (11.29%) PHP Developer
5 11 (8.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (8.06%) UNIX Administrator
6 10 (8.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Network Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (49.19%) Web Services
2 25 (20.16%) XML
3 22 (17.74%) HTML
4 18 (14.52%) CSS
4 18 (14.52%) jQuery
4 18 (14.52%) JSON
5 15 (12.10%) LAMP
6 10 (8.06%) HTML5
7 5 (4.03%) CSS3
7 5 (4.03%) J2EE
8 4 (3.23%) Ext JS
8 4 (3.23%) Symfony
8 4 (3.23%) Laravel
9 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.42%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (2.42%) CakePHP
9 3 (2.42%) WCF
9 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
9 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Replication
2 9 (7.26%) Open Source
3 3 (2.42%) Online Games
3 3 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.61%) MPEG
4 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 82 (66.13%) Windows
2 68 (54.84%) UNIX
3 5 (4.03%) CentOS
3 5 (4.03%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.23%) Debian
4 4 (3.23%) Android
5 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.61%) AIX
6 2 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (16.94%) Release Management
3 17 (13.71%) DevOps
4 15 (12.10%) MVC
5 14 (11.29%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.87%) ITIL
8 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.45%) OO
9 8 (6.45%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.65%) SOA
11 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.03%) Web Development
12 5 (4.03%) UML
13 4 (3.23%) OOP
13 4 (3.23%) ETL
13 4 (3.23%) ERP
13 4 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.97%) Shell Script
2 48 (38.71%) PowerShell
3 29 (23.39%) SQL
4 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
5 26 (20.97%) Java
5 26 (20.97%) PHP
6 8 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.03%) Perl
8 4 (3.23%) C
8 4 (3.23%) Ruby
9 3 (2.42%) PHP5
9 3 (2.42%) C#
9 3 (2.42%) Python
10 2 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.94%) MCSE
3 18 (14.52%) CCNP
3 18 (14.52%) CCNA
3 18 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.68%) Sun Certification
5 7 (5.65%) Degree
6 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 41 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 36 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 34 (27.42%) VMware ESXi
3 34 (27.42%) KVM
4 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.42%) OpenSIPS
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (21.77%) Puppet
2 25 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) Cisco
3 15 (12.10%) VMware
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle
5 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.23%) JBoss
6 4 (3.23%) Zend
7 3 (2.42%) NetApp
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.61%) HP
8 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.81%) F5
9 1 (0.81%) Twitter
9 1 (0.81%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.81%) Crossbeam
9 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.81%) Juniper
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