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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.43% 12.92% 7.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 36.97% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 38
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £34,400 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
112 165 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.82% 34.96% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 99 131 120
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -7 36 £32,500 -27.77% 6
Woodbridge - 1 £60,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 34 (39.53%) SQL
3 32 (37.21%) UNIX
4 27 (31.40%) TCP/IP
5 25 (29.07%) HTML
6 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
6 23 (26.74%) PowerShell
7 22 (25.58%) jQuery
7 22 (25.58%) Java
7 22 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 22 (25.58%) MySQL
8 21 (24.42%) CSS
8 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.09%) ITIL
9 19 (22.09%) PHP
9 19 (22.09%) DNS
10 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
11 17 (19.77%) Open Source
11 17 (19.77%) Web Services
11 17 (19.77%) XML
12 16 (18.60%) C++
12 16 (18.60%) VPN
12 16 (18.60%) SAN
12 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
12 16 (18.60%) Puppet
12 16 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.44%) Firewall
14 14 (16.28%) Apache
14 14 (16.28%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (16.28%) Apache
2 9 (10.47%) CMS
3 8 (9.30%) Drupal
3 8 (9.30%) Joomla!
3 8 (9.30%) WordPress
4 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) JBoss
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Mathematica
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.65%) SaaS
4 3 (3.49%) PaaS
4 3 (3.49%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) TCP/IP
2 19 (22.09%) DNS
3 16 (18.60%) VPN
3 16 (18.60%) SAN
4 15 (17.44%) Firewall
5 7 (8.14%) VoIP
5 7 (8.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 3 (3.49%) WAN
7 3 (3.49%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.33%) Multicast
8 2 (2.33%) DVB
8 2 (2.33%) SMS
8 2 (2.33%) LAN
9 1 (1.16%) Internet
9 1 (1.16%) HTTP
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) MySQL
2 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) ProC
General
1 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Electronics
2 1 (1.16%) Games
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Software Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) HTML
2 22 (25.58%) jQuery
3 21 (24.42%) CSS
4 17 (19.77%) Web Services
4 17 (19.77%) XML
5 14 (16.28%) JSON
6 13 (15.12%) HTML5
7 8 (9.30%) Laravel
7 8 (9.30%) Symfony
7 8 (9.30%) LAMP
8 6 (6.98%) CSS3
8 6 (6.98%) J2EE
9 5 (5.81%) Qt
10 4 (4.65%) OpenCL
10 4 (4.65%) QML
10 4 (4.65%) OpenGL
11 2 (2.33%) FreeSWITCH
11 2 (2.33%) Flash
12 1 (1.16%) .NET
12 1 (1.16%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Open Source
2 10 (11.63%) Replication
3 7 (8.14%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.65%) CUDA
5 3 (3.49%) MPEG
5 3 (3.49%) Statistics
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) UNIX
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) ITIL
3 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
4 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.63%) DevOps
6 9 (10.47%) MVC
6 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.30%) OO PHP
7 8 (9.30%) Service Management
7 8 (9.30%) OO
7 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.98%) Line Management
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
10 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.81%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (5.81%) Build Automation
11 4 (4.65%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (4.65%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) PowerShell
3 22 (25.58%) Java
3 22 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.09%) PHP
5 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 16 (18.60%) C++
7 9 (10.47%) Python
7 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.14%) C
9 6 (6.98%) Ruby
10 4 (4.65%) R
10 4 (4.65%) GLSL
10 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.16%) Delphi
12 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.16%) Perl
12 1 (1.16%) VC++
12 1 (1.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Sun Certification
2 4 (4.65%) AWS Certification
2 4 (4.65%) Degree
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PhD
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) vCloud
5 2 (2.33%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Puppet
1 16 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) WSUS
2 1 (1.16%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) VMware
3 8 (9.30%) Zend
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) Siemens
7 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.16%) F5
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