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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 13 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 50 67 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.92% 13.54% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.21% 38.29% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41 58 44
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
142 175 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 31.00% 35.35% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 127 159 122
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +4 38 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Woodbridge +1 2 £48,750 +170.83%
Newmarket - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 58 (51.79%) Windows
2 41 (36.61%) UNIX
2 41 (36.61%) SQL
3 37 (33.04%) TCP/IP
4 34 (30.36%) DNS
5 33 (29.46%) PowerShell
6 30 (26.79%) MySQL
6 30 (26.79%) PHP
7 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
8 28 (25.00%) HTML
8 28 (25.00%) VPN
8 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 28 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 26 (23.21%) Puppet
9 26 (23.21%) Web Services
9 26 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (22.32%) Java
11 24 (21.43%) SAN
11 24 (21.43%) Firewall
12 23 (20.54%) LAMP
13 22 (19.64%) Bash Shell
14 21 (18.75%) JSON
14 21 (18.75%) Configuration Management
14 21 (18.75%) XML
15 18 (16.07%) Apache
15 18 (16.07%) Telecoms
15 18 (16.07%) HTML5
15 18 (16.07%) NoSQL
15 18 (16.07%) Open Source
16 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 18 (16.07%) Apache
2 9 (8.04%) CMS
3 8 (7.14%) Joomla!
3 8 (7.14%) Drupal
3 8 (7.14%) WordPress
3 8 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.89%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.04%) TCP/IP
2 34 (30.36%) DNS
3 28 (25.00%) VPN
4 24 (21.43%) SAN
4 24 (21.43%) Firewall
5 14 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
6 12 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
6 12 (10.71%) DHCP
7 11 (9.82%) SMS
8 7 (6.25%) WAN
9 5 (4.46%) VoIP
10 4 (3.57%) SSL
10 4 (3.57%) LAN
11 3 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.68%) DVB
12 2 (1.79%) Telnet
12 2 (1.79%) Internet
12 2 (1.79%) SMTP
12 2 (1.79%) HTTP
12 2 (1.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.79%) MySQL
2 18 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.46%) Big Data
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.89%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Subversion
1 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.79%) Maven
2 2 (1.79%) Ant
2 2 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 18 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 17 (15.18%) Developer
3 11 (9.82%) Architect
4 10 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (8.93%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Administrator
4 10 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Junior
8 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.46%) Junior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Network Support
9 4 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) HTML
2 26 (23.21%) Web Services
3 23 (20.54%) LAMP
4 21 (18.75%) JSON
4 21 (18.75%) XML
5 18 (16.07%) HTML5
6 16 (14.29%) CSS
7 15 (13.39%) jQuery
8 11 (9.82%) FreeSWITCH
9 8 (7.14%) Laravel
9 8 (7.14%) Symfony
10 6 (5.36%) J2EE
11 3 (2.68%) WCF
11 3 (2.68%) CSS3
12 2 (1.79%) Google Maps API
12 2 (1.79%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.79%) Sass
12 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.79%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Open Source
2 13 (11.61%) Replication
3 3 (2.68%) MPEG
3 3 (2.68%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.89%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 58 (51.79%) Windows
2 41 (36.61%) UNIX
3 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) Android
6 2 (1.79%) CentOS
6 2 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.79%) Debian
7 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.89%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 16 (14.29%) ITIL
3 16 (14.29%) DevOps
4 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.82%) MVC
5 11 (9.82%) Service Management
6 8 (7.14%) OO
6 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.14%) OO PHP
6 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.25%) Line Management
7 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.36%) Scrum
8 6 (5.36%) Information Security
8 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.36%) Build Automation
9 5 (4.46%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (4.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.61%) SQL
2 33 (29.46%) PowerShell
3 30 (26.79%) PHP
4 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
5 25 (22.32%) Java
6 22 (19.64%) Bash Shell
7 14 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.71%) C++
9 11 (9.82%) Ruby
10 10 (8.93%) C
11 6 (5.36%) Perl
12 5 (4.46%) Python
13 4 (3.57%) C#
14 2 (1.79%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.79%) Groovy
15 1 (0.89%) PHP5
15 1 (0.89%) Tcl
15 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.89%) VC++
15 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Sun Certification
2 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.46%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.68%) CCNP
4 3 (2.68%) CCNA
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) PhD
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) OpenSIPS
2 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.57%) Xen
6 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.68%) vCloud
6 3 (2.68%) KVM
7 2 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) Puppet
1 26 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.36%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Cisco
2 8 (7.14%) Zend
3 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.46%) Juniper
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle
4 5 (4.46%) SolarWinds
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 5 (4.46%) New Relic
5 4 (3.57%) Crossbeam
5 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.57%) Trend Micro
5 4 (3.57%) F5
5 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) Percona
6 2 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.89%) Siemens
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago