The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.29% 6.68% 10.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.96% 27.41% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 67
Median salary £33,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 83 135 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 20.24% 24.37% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 130 128
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Suffolk over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newmarket +1 12 £30,000 -13.04% 3
Stowmarket -2 8 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Ipswich -12 7 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Woodbridge - 4 £38,750 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (38.18%) Juniper
4 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
5 17 (30.91%) Firewall
5 17 (30.91%) Blue Coat
5 17 (30.91%) F5
6 14 (25.45%) VPN
6 14 (25.45%) DNS
7 11 (20.00%) Oracle
7 11 (20.00%) Degree
8 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.18%) Java
8 10 (18.18%) MySQL
8 10 (18.18%) Internet
9 9 (16.36%) Unix
9 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
9 9 (16.36%) Spring
9 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.55%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
10 8 (14.55%) DHCP
10 8 (14.55%) Open Source
10 8 (14.55%) High Availability
11 7 (12.73%) Office 365
11 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Jetty
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.82%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
3 14 (25.45%) DNS
3 14 (25.45%) VPN
4 10 (18.18%) Internet
5 8 (14.55%) DHCP
6 6 (10.91%) HTTP
6 6 (10.91%) IMAP
6 6 (10.91%) SMTP
7 5 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 5 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (3.64%) SAN
8 2 (3.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.82%) POP3
9 1 (1.82%) SSL
9 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) JasperReports
4 2 (3.64%) CloverETL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) jMock
2 1 (1.82%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Mockito
2 1 (1.82%) SCons
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
1 9 (16.36%) Spring
2 8 (14.55%) XML
3 7 (12.73%) jQuery
3 7 (12.73%) Web Services
4 6 (10.91%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (9.09%) NHibernate
6 4 (7.27%) FreeMarker
7 3 (5.45%) LAMP
8 2 (3.64%) CSS
8 2 (3.64%) CSS3
8 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.82%) Handlebars
9 1 (1.82%) HTML
9 1 (1.82%) J2EE
9 1 (1.82%) JPA
9 1 (1.82%) React
9 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) N-Tier
4 5 (9.09%) Clustering
4 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
2 8 (14.55%) High Availability
2 8 (14.55%) Open Source
2 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) B2B
4 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.91%) MVC
4 6 (10.91%) WFM
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (9.09%) MVVM
5 5 (9.09%) Presales
5 5 (9.09%) SOLID
5 5 (9.09%) Ticket Management
6 4 (7.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (7.27%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Groovy
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) CCNA
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCP
3 5 (9.09%) MCSA
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (5.45%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) CCSA
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) CCSE
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.82%) Postfix
4 1 (1.82%) qmail
4 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Juniper
2 17 (30.91%) Blue Coat
2 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
2 17 (30.91%) F5
3 11 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (3.64%) Twitter
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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