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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 54 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.78% 12.47% 9.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.23% 36.73% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 61
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
129 147 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.43% 33.95% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 118 122 131
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 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 30 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 -16 23 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Newmarket +1 3 £26,500 -3.63%
Woodbridge 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 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 (71.84%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
3 31 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (24.27%) PowerShell
5 22 (21.36%) Blue Coat
5 22 (21.36%) Juniper
5 22 (21.36%) CheckPoint
5 22 (21.36%) F5
6 21 (20.39%) VMware
7 20 (19.42%) SAN
8 19 (18.45%) UNIX
9 16 (15.53%) Crossbeam
9 16 (15.53%) Trend Micro
10 14 (13.59%) Firewall
10 14 (13.59%) DNS
10 14 (13.59%) Java
10 14 (13.59%) Puppet
10 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (11.65%) MySQL
11 12 (11.65%) SQL
11 12 (11.65%) Service Management
12 11 (10.68%) VPN
12 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (10.68%) Bash Shell
12 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (9.71%) jQuery
13 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
13 10 (9.71%) HTML
14 9 (8.74%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (7.77%) Apache
2 5 (4.85%) CMS
2 5 (4.85%) Joomla!
2 5 (4.85%) Drupal
2 5 (4.85%) WordPress
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.91%) Dropbox
3 3 (2.91%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
2 20 (19.42%) SAN
3 14 (13.59%) Firewall
3 14 (13.59%) DNS
4 11 (10.68%) VPN
5 9 (8.74%) DHCP
6 4 (3.88%) HTTP
7 3 (2.91%) VoIP
7 3 (2.91%) Wireless
8 2 (1.94%) SSH
8 2 (1.94%) SMTP
9 1 (0.97%) LAN
9 1 (0.97%) WAN
9 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.97%) VDSL
9 1 (0.97%) Internet
9 1 (0.97%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) MySQL
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.97%) ProC
General
1 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.94%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.45%) Network Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (15.53%) Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Network Support
5 14 (13.59%) Server Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) Server Support
6 11 (10.68%) Systems Support
6 11 (10.68%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Server Support Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Administrator
9 7 (6.80%) Junior
9 7 (6.80%) Technical Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) HTML
1 10 (9.71%) jQuery
2 8 (7.77%) Web Services
2 8 (7.77%) CSS
3 7 (6.80%) LAMP
4 5 (4.85%) Symfony
4 5 (4.85%) Laravel
5 3 (2.91%) JPA
5 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.91%) Spring
5 3 (2.91%) JTA
5 3 (2.91%) Servlets
6 2 (1.94%) HTML5
6 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.94%) XML
7 1 (0.97%) J2EE
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.94%) MPEG
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (71.84%) Windows
2 19 (18.45%) UNIX
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Solaris
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.97%) Debian
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.65%) Service Management
2 9 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (8.74%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (7.77%) Release Management
3 8 (7.77%) DevOps
3 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.77%) SDLC
4 6 (5.83%) OO
4 6 (5.83%) Open Source
5 5 (4.85%) OO PHP
5 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
5 5 (4.85%) MVC
6 4 (3.88%) ITIL
6 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.88%) Project Management
6 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.88%) Build Automation
7 3 (2.91%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.94%) TDD
8 2 (1.94%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.59%) Java
3 12 (11.65%) SQL
4 11 (10.68%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.74%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.77%) PHP
8 5 (4.85%) Ruby
8 5 (4.85%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) Delphi
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) C#
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Pascal
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) MCSE
1 8 (7.77%) CCNP
1 8 (7.77%) CCNA
1 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) KVM
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Puppet
1 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Juniper
1 22 (21.36%) CheckPoint
1 22 (21.36%) Blue Coat
1 22 (21.36%) F5
2 21 (20.39%) VMware
3 16 (15.53%) Trend Micro
3 16 (15.53%) Crossbeam
4 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle
6 5 (4.85%) Zend
7 3 (2.91%) Google
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.97%) Dell
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + shares and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago