Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 32 23
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.16% 7.14% 8.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.85% 27.24% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 72
Suffolk median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £19,500 £25,700 £24,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £72,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.29% +1.67% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 108 257 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 19.22% 26.20% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 99 231 222
Suffolk median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,486
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% -1.37% -11.29%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,000 £19,525
90th Percentile £52,500 £63,750 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -13 12 £46,250 -7.50%
Stowmarket -2 5 £21,000 -40.00%
Woodbridge - 3 £42,500 -
Newmarket -1 2 £31,000 +6.90% 1
Haverhill - 1 £27,500 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
6 7 (24.14%) MySQL
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 5 (17.24%) High Availability
9 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.79%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) XML
9 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (10.34%) Release Management
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (10.34%) SAN

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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Linode
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) IMAP
5 1 (3.45%) POP3
5 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (6.90%) GWT
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) JPA
4 2 (6.90%) JSF
4 2 (6.90%) JTA
4 2 (6.90%) Servlets
4 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.45%) FreeMarker
5 1 (3.45%) Handlebars
5 1 (3.45%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) React
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (3.45%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GCP
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.45%) Postfix
2 1 (3.45%) qmail
2 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
2 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.90%) F5
2 2 (6.90%) Juniper
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) VMware