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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 76 92 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.75% 14.65% 10.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.71% 45.32% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 91 64
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 203 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.52% 32.32% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 132 188 146
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 53 £35,000 - 2
Bury St Edmunds -9 2 £38,000 +16.92%
Woodbridge - 2 £45,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 94 (67.63%) UNIX
2 80 (57.55%) Windows
3 62 (44.60%) Web Services
4 60 (43.17%) TCP/IP
5 50 (35.97%) SAN
6 48 (34.53%) Shell Script
7 44 (31.65%) Active Directory
7 44 (31.65%) Java
8 42 (30.22%) DNS
9 41 (29.50%) Firewall
9 41 (29.50%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (28.78%) PowerShell
11 36 (25.90%) Hyper-V
12 35 (25.18%) VPN
13 34 (24.46%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (24.46%) KVM
14 32 (23.02%) Reverse Proxy
15 30 (21.58%) Python
16 29 (20.86%) Subversion
17 27 (19.42%) Degree
17 27 (19.42%) Perl
18 25 (17.99%) Apache
18 25 (17.99%) DHCP
18 25 (17.99%) Release Management
19 24 (17.27%) SQL
20 22 (15.83%) PHP
20 22 (15.83%) Change Management
20 22 (15.83%) Scrum
20 22 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
21 21 (15.11%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (17.99%) Apache
2 19 (13.67%) MS Exchange
3 15 (10.79%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.19%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.19%) IIS
5 8 (5.76%) SilverStripe
5 8 (5.76%) Joomla!
5 8 (5.76%) WordPress
5 8 (5.76%) CMS
6 4 (2.88%) Resin
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.44%) nginx
8 2 (1.44%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.72%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) SaaS
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.16%) IaaS
5 2 (1.44%) Office 365
5 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (43.17%) TCP/IP
2 50 (35.97%) SAN
3 42 (30.22%) DNS
4 41 (29.50%) Firewall
5 35 (25.18%) VPN
6 32 (23.02%) Reverse Proxy
7 25 (17.99%) DHCP
8 9 (6.47%) IPv4
8 9 (6.47%) IPv6
9 3 (2.16%) LAN
9 3 (2.16%) SMTP
9 3 (2.16%) WAN
9 3 (2.16%) HTTP
9 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.44%) NAS
10 2 (1.44%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.44%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.44%) Internet
10 2 (1.44%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) MySQL
2 11 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.44%) Big Data
5 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Subversion
2 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.04%) Maven
4 7 (5.04%) Hudson
4 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.44%) Ant
General
1 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
1 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.46%) Developer
2 32 (23.02%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (22.30%) Administrator
4 17 (12.23%) Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) Support Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) Test Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Operations Manager
6 12 (8.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.91%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.19%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (7.19%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (7.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.47%) C Developer
10 8 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.76%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Development Manager
12 5 (3.60%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (44.60%) Web Services
2 17 (12.23%) XML
3 15 (10.79%) J2EE
4 14 (10.07%) JSON
5 13 (9.35%) jQuery
6 11 (7.91%) LAMP
7 5 (3.60%) HTML
8 4 (2.88%) JSF
8 4 (2.88%) SOAP
9 3 (2.16%) EJB
9 3 (2.16%) CSS
10 2 (1.44%) FFmpeg
10 2 (1.44%) JAX-RS
10 2 (1.44%) HTML5
10 2 (1.44%) REST
10 2 (1.44%) Sphinx
10 2 (1.44%) Java EE
10 2 (1.44%) Ajax
10 2 (1.44%) JPA
10 2 (1.44%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.07%) Replication
3 9 (6.47%) Open Source
4 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.16%) Online Games
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Physics
6 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.44%) MPEG
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 94 (67.63%) UNIX
2 80 (57.55%) Windows
3 12 (8.63%) CentOS
4 9 (6.47%) Android
5 6 (4.32%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.88%) Debian
7 3 (2.16%) Solaris
7 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) VMS
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.99%) Release Management
2 22 (15.83%) Change Management
2 22 (15.83%) Scrum
2 22 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.11%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.39%) Project Planning
5 18 (12.95%) ITIL
6 15 (10.79%) Test Scripting
6 15 (10.79%) Test Automation
7 14 (10.07%) Software Testing
8 13 (9.35%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.91%) Test Strategy
10 9 (6.47%) OO
10 9 (6.47%) TDD
10 9 (6.47%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.47%) Android Development
10 9 (6.47%) Software Architecture
11 7 (5.04%) Scalability Testing
12 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) Shell Script
2 44 (31.65%) Java
3 40 (28.78%) PowerShell
4 30 (21.58%) Python
5 27 (19.42%) Perl
6 24 (17.27%) SQL
7 22 (15.83%) PHP
8 14 (10.07%) C++
9 13 (9.35%) JavaScript
9 13 (9.35%) Tcl
10 9 (6.47%) C
11 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.16%) VB
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.72%) C#
13 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (19.42%) Degree
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.39%) MCSE
3 17 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (12.23%) CCNP
3 17 (12.23%) CCNA
4 11 (7.91%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
1 4 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (25.90%) Hyper-V
3 34 (24.46%) VMware ESXi
3 34 (24.46%) KVM
4 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.16%) NFS
5 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (15.11%) Puppet
2 19 (13.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.95%) Cisco
2 18 (12.95%) VMware
3 15 (10.79%) JBoss
4 8 (5.76%) Oracle
5 7 (5.04%) Agilent
6 3 (2.16%) NetApp
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.44%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.72%) F5
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter
Suffolk
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago