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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 53 54 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.62% 9.15% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.55% 44.26% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 30
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £45,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 122 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 34.52% 20.68% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 122 120 108
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 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 30 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 +17 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 -
Woodbridge - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds -10 2 £31,000 -38.00%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 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 86 (67.19%) Windows
2 69 (53.91%) UNIX
3 62 (48.44%) Web Services
4 56 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 55 (42.97%) SAN
6 50 (39.06%) DNS
7 48 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 48 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 47 (36.72%) Firewall
9 46 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (32.81%) VPN
11 41 (32.03%) Active Directory
12 35 (27.34%) Hyper-V
12 35 (27.34%) Reverse Proxy
13 33 (25.78%) VMware ESXi
13 33 (25.78%) KVM
14 31 (24.22%) SQL
15 29 (22.66%) DHCP
16 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
17 27 (21.09%) MySQL
17 27 (21.09%) PHP
17 27 (21.09%) Puppet
18 25 (19.53%) Apache
18 25 (19.53%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (18.75%) XML
19 24 (18.75%) Java
19 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
20 23 (17.97%) HTML
21 22 (17.19%) Replication
21 22 (17.19%) Performance Tuning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (19.53%) Apache
2 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.25%) Joomla!
3 8 (6.25%) WordPress
3 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.25%) CMS
4 7 (5.47%) IIS
5 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.13%) SilverStripe
6 4 (3.13%) Drupal
7 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.78%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 46 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.47%) SaaS
4 3 (2.34%) IaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Office 365
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (42.97%) SAN
2 50 (39.06%) DNS
3 48 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 47 (36.72%) Firewall
5 42 (32.81%) VPN
6 35 (27.34%) Reverse Proxy
7 29 (22.66%) DHCP
8 6 (4.69%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (4.69%) HTTP
8 6 (4.69%) WAN
8 6 (4.69%) LAN
9 4 (3.13%) SMS
10 3 (2.34%) Internet
10 3 (2.34%) SMTP
10 3 (2.34%) SSL
11 2 (1.56%) SSH
11 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.56%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.56%) NAS
11 2 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) MySQL
2 16 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.13%) Big Data
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) CloverETL
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Subversion
2 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) Ant
4 4 (3.13%) Maven
4 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.56%) JUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Hudson
7 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.91%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 3 (2.34%) Games
4 2 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (28.91%) Developer
2 35 (27.34%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (26.56%) Administrator
4 14 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.59%) UNIX Administrator
5 11 (8.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Architect
11 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Junior Network Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (48.44%) Web Services
2 24 (18.75%) XML
3 23 (17.97%) HTML
4 18 (14.06%) CSS
4 18 (14.06%) jQuery
4 18 (14.06%) JSON
5 16 (12.50%) LAMP
6 11 (8.59%) HTML5
7 5 (3.91%) CSS3
7 5 (3.91%) WCF
8 4 (3.13%) Laravel
8 4 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (3.13%) Ext JS
8 4 (3.13%) Symfony
9 3 (2.34%) .NET
9 3 (2.34%) J2EE
9 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.34%) JSP
9 3 (2.34%) SOAP
9 3 (2.34%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Replication
2 8 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (2.34%) Online Games
3 3 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.56%) MPEG
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 86 (67.19%) Windows
2 69 (53.91%) UNIX
3 6 (4.69%) Ubuntu
3 6 (4.69%) CentOS
4 5 (3.91%) Debian
5 4 (3.13%) Android
6 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) AIX
7 2 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) VMS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.19%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (15.63%) Release Management
3 17 (13.28%) DevOps
4 15 (11.72%) MVC
5 13 (10.16%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.16%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.03%) ITIL
7 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.25%) OO
9 7 (5.47%) SOA
10 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.91%) UML
11 5 (3.91%) Web Development
12 4 (3.13%) TDD
12 4 (3.13%) OOP
12 4 (3.13%) ETL
12 4 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 48 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 31 (24.22%) SQL
4 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.09%) PHP
6 24 (18.75%) Java
7 8 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.91%) C#
8 5 (3.91%) Perl
9 4 (3.13%) Ruby
9 4 (3.13%) C
10 3 (2.34%) Python
10 3 (2.34%) PHP5
11 2 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.63%) MCSE
3 17 (13.28%) CCNP
3 17 (13.28%) CCNA
3 17 (13.28%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.38%) Sun Certification
5 6 (4.69%) Degree
6 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 41 (32.03%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.34%) Hyper-V
3 33 (25.78%) VMware ESXi
3 33 (25.78%) KVM
4 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.13%) OpenSIPS
6 3 (2.34%) NFS
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (21.09%) Puppet
2 25 (19.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.28%) Cisco
3 15 (11.72%) VMware
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.13%) Zend
6 4 (3.13%) JBoss
7 3 (2.34%) NetApp
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.56%) Crossbeam
8 2 (1.56%) Google
8 2 (1.56%) F5
8 2 (1.56%) Trend Micro
8 2 (1.56%) HP
8 2 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (0.78%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
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