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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 66 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.17% 15.64% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.12% 40.99% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 59 40
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
113 161 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.35% 38.15% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 100 146 109
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -17 16 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Bury St Edmunds +5 2 £55,000 +48.64%
Felixstowe - 2 £55,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 71 (71.72%) Windows
2 33 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 30 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (24.24%) PowerShell
5 21 (21.21%) F5
5 21 (21.21%) Blue Coat
5 21 (21.21%) Juniper
5 21 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 21 (21.21%) Java
6 19 (19.19%) SAN
7 17 (17.17%) Firewall
8 16 (16.16%) UNIX
9 15 (15.15%) VMware
9 15 (15.15%) Trend Micro
9 15 (15.15%) Crossbeam
10 14 (14.14%) Puppet
10 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (13.13%) MCSE
11 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (13.13%) CCNA
12 12 (12.12%) DNS
12 12 (12.12%) Service Management
13 11 (11.11%) VPN
13 11 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (10.10%) Bash Shell
15 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
15 9 (9.09%) Web Services
15 9 (9.09%) SQL
16 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (5.05%) Apache
1 5 (5.05%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.04%) Drupal
3 3 (3.03%) WordPress
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.03%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.03%) Dropbox
3 3 (3.03%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (19.19%) SAN
3 17 (17.17%) Firewall
4 12 (12.12%) DNS
5 11 (11.11%) VPN
6 7 (7.07%) DHCP
7 4 (4.04%) VoIP
8 3 (3.03%) HTTP
8 3 (3.03%) PBX
8 3 (3.03%) Wireless
9 2 (2.02%) SSH
9 2 (2.02%) SMTP
10 1 (1.01%) PuTTY
10 1 (1.01%) VDSL
10 1 (1.01%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) MySQL
2 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.05%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.05%) Big Data
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) JMeter
3 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Network Support
3 15 (15.15%) Network Support Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (14.14%) Server Support
5 13 (13.13%) Server Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Architect
7 9 (9.09%) Systems Support
8 8 (8.08%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) Technical Architect
8 8 (8.08%) Server Support Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 7 (7.07%) Administrator
10 6 (6.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) Web Services
2 7 (7.07%) jQuery
3 6 (6.06%) HTML
3 6 (6.06%) Java EE
4 5 (5.05%) CSS
4 5 (5.05%) STL
5 4 (4.04%) LAMP
5 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.04%) Spring
6 3 (3.03%) JTA
6 3 (3.03%) XML
6 3 (3.03%) Servlets
6 3 (3.03%) Symfony
6 3 (3.03%) JPA
6 3 (3.03%) Laravel
7 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.02%) REST
7 2 (2.02%) SOAP
8 1 (1.01%) JSP
8 1 (1.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) Cybercrime
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) MPEG
5 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.72%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) UNIX
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.05%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Service Management
2 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.08%) Release Management
2 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (8.08%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (8.08%) DevOps
3 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (6.06%) SDLC
5 5 (5.05%) Coaching
5 5 (5.05%) Cyber Security
5 5 (5.05%) Mobile Development
5 5 (5.05%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
5 5 (5.05%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (4.04%) Open Source
6 4 (4.04%) Build Automation
6 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.21%) Java
3 10 (10.10%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.09%) SQL
5 7 (7.07%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.06%) PHP
6 6 (6.06%) C#
7 5 (5.05%) C
7 5 (5.05%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.05%) Ruby
8 4 (4.04%) Python
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) MCSE
1 13 (13.13%) CCNA
1 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.08%) CCNP
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) CISSP
4 5 (5.05%) SSCP
4 5 (5.05%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (5.05%) GIAC
5 4 (4.04%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.02%) KVM
2 2 (2.02%) NFS
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) Puppet
1 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) Salt
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Juniper
1 21 (21.21%) CheckPoint
1 21 (21.21%) Blue Coat
1 21 (21.21%) F5
2 15 (15.15%) VMware
2 15 (15.15%) Trend Micro
2 15 (15.15%) Crossbeam
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle
5 3 (3.03%) Zend
5 3 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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