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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.69% 8.14% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.87% 34.88% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 55 44 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
158 129 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.83% 23.33% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 142 123 118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 28 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Bury St Edmunds +7 8 £37,000 -27.80%
Newmarket - 4 £27,500 -
Woodbridge - 4 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (54.95%) Windows
2 40 (36.04%) UNIX
3 35 (31.53%) Web Services
3 35 (31.53%) PHP
3 35 (31.53%) MySQL
4 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
5 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
6 32 (28.83%) HTML
7 31 (27.93%) SQL
7 31 (27.93%) DNS
8 29 (26.13%) SAN
8 29 (26.13%) PowerShell
8 29 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (24.32%) LAMP
10 25 (22.52%) Shell Script
10 25 (22.52%) VPN
11 24 (21.62%) Apache
12 23 (20.72%) Firewall
13 22 (19.82%) Puppet
13 22 (19.82%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (18.02%) Software Engineering
14 20 (18.02%) XML
14 20 (18.02%) CSS
15 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 18 (16.22%) MVC
16 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
16 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
16 17 (15.32%) jQuery
16 17 (15.32%) HTML5
17 16 (14.41%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (21.62%) Apache
2 9 (8.11%) CMS
2 9 (8.11%) Joomla!
2 9 (8.11%) WordPress
3 8 (7.21%) IIS
4 7 (6.31%) Drupal
5 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.50%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.80%) SilverStripe
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) osCommerce
2 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.21%) SaaS
4 3 (2.70%) IaaS
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.90%) Office 365
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 31 (27.93%) DNS
3 29 (26.13%) SAN
4 25 (22.52%) VPN
5 23 (20.72%) Firewall
6 15 (13.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 15 (13.51%) Asterisk PBX
6 15 (13.51%) DHCP
7 11 (9.91%) SMS
8 5 (4.50%) WAN
9 4 (3.60%) VoIP
9 4 (3.60%) SSL
10 3 (2.70%) LAN
10 3 (2.70%) HTTP
10 3 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.80%) SSH
11 2 (1.80%) DVB
11 2 (1.80%) Telnet
11 2 (1.80%) SMTP
11 2 (1.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.53%) MySQL
2 15 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.41%) Big Data
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Subversion
2 3 (2.70%) Maven
2 3 (2.70%) Ant
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.80%) JUnit
3 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (13.51%) Administrator
4 11 (9.91%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Network Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Architect
5 10 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Junior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Junior
9 4 (3.60%) Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) Web Services
2 32 (28.83%) HTML
3 27 (24.32%) LAMP
4 20 (18.02%) CSS
4 20 (18.02%) XML
5 17 (15.32%) jQuery
5 17 (15.32%) HTML5
6 15 (13.51%) JSON
7 11 (9.91%) FreeSWITCH
8 7 (6.31%) Laravel
8 7 (6.31%) Symfony
9 6 (5.41%) WCF
10 4 (3.60%) CSS3
10 4 (3.60%) Ext JS
11 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.70%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.70%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.70%) JSP
11 3 (2.70%) .NET
11 3 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Replication
2 12 (10.81%) Open Source
3 3 (2.70%) MPEG
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) User Experience
4 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 61 (54.95%) Windows
2 40 (36.04%) UNIX
3 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.90%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.22%) MVC
3 16 (14.41%) DevOps
4 11 (9.91%) OO
4 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
6 7 (6.31%) Release Management
6 7 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.31%) OO PHP
6 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.50%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.50%) Web Development
7 5 (4.50%) ERP
7 5 (4.50%) ITIL
8 4 (3.60%) OOP
8 4 (3.60%) TDD
8 4 (3.60%) SOA
8 4 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) PHP
2 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.93%) SQL
4 29 (26.13%) PowerShell
5 25 (22.52%) Shell Script
6 13 (11.71%) Java
7 11 (9.91%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.31%) C#
9 6 (5.41%) C
9 6 (5.41%) Ruby
10 5 (4.50%) Perl
11 3 (2.70%) PHP5
12 2 (1.80%) Groovy
12 2 (1.80%) Python
12 2 (1.80%) C++
13 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.41%) MCSE
2 6 (5.41%) CCNP
2 6 (5.41%) CCNA
2 6 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.60%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V
2 13 (11.71%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (11.71%) KVM
3 11 (9.91%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) Puppet
1 22 (19.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.41%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Cisco
3 9 (8.11%) Oracle
4 7 (6.31%) VMware
4 7 (6.31%) Zend
4 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.50%) New Relic
5 5 (4.50%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.60%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.60%) F5
6 4 (3.60%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.60%) Juniper
6 4 (3.60%) Crossbeam
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) Percona
8 1 (0.90%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.90%) Xilinx
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago