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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 49 74 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.32% 12.98% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.50% 40.00% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 70
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
121 185 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.54% 32.46% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 106 141 161
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -10 42 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bury St Edmunds +10 1 £27,500 -27.63%
Newmarket -3 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 33 (35.48%) SQL
3 30 (32.26%) UNIX
4 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
5 25 (26.88%) HTML
5 25 (26.88%) jQuery
6 23 (24.73%) CSS
7 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 22 (23.66%) PowerShell
8 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.58%) MySQL
9 20 (21.51%) Java
9 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.35%) ITIL
11 17 (18.28%) PHP
12 16 (17.20%) DNS
12 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
13 15 (16.13%) Configuration Management
13 15 (16.13%) VMware
13 15 (16.13%) Open Source
14 14 (15.05%) Web Services
14 14 (15.05%) XML
14 14 (15.05%) Apache
14 14 (15.05%) SAN
14 14 (15.05%) Puppet
14 14 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (13.98%) C++
15 13 (13.98%) VPN
15 13 (13.98%) Firewall
15 13 (13.98%) AWS CloudFormation

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (15.05%) Apache
2 10 (10.75%) CMS
3 9 (9.68%) Joomla!
3 9 (9.68%) Drupal
3 9 (9.68%) WordPress
4 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.30%) SaaS
5 3 (3.23%) PaaS
5 3 (3.23%) IaaS
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
2 16 (17.20%) DNS
3 14 (15.05%) SAN
4 13 (13.98%) VPN
4 13 (13.98%) Firewall
5 6 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (6.45%) VoIP
5 6 (6.45%) DHCP
6 3 (3.23%) WAN
7 2 (2.15%) HTTP
7 2 (2.15%) LAN
8 1 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (1.08%) Multicast
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) MySQL
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) HBase
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) ProC
General
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
2 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Architect
7 6 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) AWS Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Server Support
8 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) HTML
1 25 (26.88%) jQuery
2 23 (24.73%) CSS
3 14 (15.05%) Web Services
3 14 (15.05%) XML
4 11 (11.83%) HTML5
5 10 (10.75%) JSON
6 9 (9.68%) Symfony
6 9 (9.68%) Laravel
7 7 (7.53%) LAMP
8 6 (6.45%) CSS3
8 6 (6.45%) J2EE
9 5 (5.38%) Qt
10 4 (4.30%) QML
10 4 (4.30%) OpenCL
10 4 (4.30%) OpenGL
11 1 (1.08%) .NET
11 1 (1.08%) Flash
11 1 (1.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Open Source
2 8 (8.60%) Replication
3 7 (7.53%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.30%) CUDA
5 3 (3.23%) MPEG
5 3 (3.23%) Statistics
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 30 (32.26%) UNIX
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.75%) MVC
5 9 (9.68%) Service Management
5 9 (9.68%) OO
5 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.68%) OO PHP
6 8 (8.60%) DevOps
6 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.38%) Line Management
7 5 (5.38%) TDD
7 5 (5.38%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.30%) Scrum
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.30%) 3D Modelling
8 4 (4.30%) Data Management
8 4 (4.30%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) PowerShell
3 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.51%) Java
5 17 (18.28%) PHP
6 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
7 13 (13.98%) C++
8 9 (9.68%) Python
9 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.38%) C
11 4 (4.30%) R
11 4 (4.30%) GLSL
11 4 (4.30%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.30%) Ruby
12 1 (1.08%) Tcl
12 1 (1.08%) Pascal
12 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.08%) VC++
12 1 (1.08%) Delphi
12 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Sun Certification
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCNP
4 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) vCloud
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Puppet
1 14 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) VMware
3 9 (9.68%) Zend
4 6 (6.45%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) Juniper
5 5 (5.38%) F5
5 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
5 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.30%) Crossbeam
6 4 (4.30%) Trend Micro
7 3 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.08%) Siemens
9 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.08%) Dell
9 1 (1.08%) Google
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Stowmarket, Suffolk (IP14)
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Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newmarket
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago