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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 21 14 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.27% 14.21% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 42.36% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 85 44
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £55,000 £42,500
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 69 203 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 23.88% 33.55% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 191 99
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Ipswich -6 10 £30,000 -24.05% 2
Newmarket 0 9 £29,000 +3.57% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £27,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 39 (62.90%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) TCP/IP
3 21 (33.87%) Juniper
3 21 (33.87%) Firewall
4 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
4 20 (32.26%) F5
5 19 (30.65%) VPN
6 18 (29.03%) DNS
7 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 15 (24.19%) Unix
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
9 14 (22.58%) High Availability
9 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
10 13 (20.97%) Degree
10 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
11 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
12 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
12 11 (17.74%) DHCP
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
13 10 (16.13%) Internet
13 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
15 8 (12.90%) Games
15 8 (12.90%) VMware
15 8 (12.90%) C++
15 8 (12.90%) Java
15 8 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries

Linux
Top Related 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 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Jetty
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Office 365
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) TCP/IP
2 21 (33.87%) Firewall
3 19 (30.65%) VPN
4 18 (29.03%) DNS
5 11 (17.74%) DHCP
6 10 (16.13%) Internet
7 7 (11.29%) HTTP
8 6 (9.68%) SMTP
9 5 (8.06%) HTTPS
9 5 (8.06%) IMAP
9 5 (8.06%) LAN
9 5 (8.06%) WAN
10 3 (4.84%) Network Security
11 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.61%) DMVPN
11 1 (1.61%) GPRS
11 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.61%) LDAP
11 1 (1.61%) SAN
11 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) CloverETL
4 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) Presto
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) GoCD
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Ant
2 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) jMock
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Mockito
2 1 (1.61%) SCons
2 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.90%) Games
4 7 (11.29%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) NOC Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) C++ Developer
4 7 (11.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (11.29%) Senior C++ Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) IT Support
6 5 (8.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Graduate
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) jQuery
2 3 (4.84%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) CSS3
3 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.23%) JMS
3 2 (3.23%) LAMP
3 2 (3.23%) MLlib
3 2 (3.23%) Node.js
3 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.23%) Spring
3 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.61%) FreeMarker
4 1 (1.61%) JPA
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 7 (11.29%) Virtual Team
5 5 (8.06%) Clustering
6 3 (4.84%) Cybercrime
7 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Windows
2 15 (24.19%) Unix
2 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Mac OS
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.45%) CentOS
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) High Availability
2 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.90%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.29%) Low Latency
5 7 (11.29%) OO
5 7 (11.29%) OOD
5 7 (11.29%) Physics
6 6 (9.68%) Presales
7 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.06%) Ticket Management
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.45%) CRM
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) Line Management
10 2 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) C++
2 8 (12.90%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Clojure
6 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.23%) R
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) Jython
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) CCNA
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) A+ Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
3 5 (8.06%) MCSA
3 5 (8.06%) MCSE
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (4.84%) CCSA
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) JNCIA
4 3 (4.84%) JNCIS
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.61%) iptables
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Juniper
2 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
2 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
2 20 (32.26%) F5
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Google
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Twitter
7 1 (1.61%) Apigee
7 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Fiorano
7 1 (1.61%) Mashery
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) WSO2
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