Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 38 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Suffolk 10.34% 12.71% 10.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.72% 57.58% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 51
Median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -27.27% +57.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £70,250 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +12.90%

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 58 66 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 20.00% 22.07% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 53 88
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £27,400 £22,000 £24,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £70,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +7.06%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Salary Trend in Suffolk

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Suffolk over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 -1 9 £52,500 +6.60%
Haverhill - 4 £32,500 - 1
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Python
4 12 (40.00%) C
4 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) Legal
5 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 9 (30.00%) Docker
6 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Big Data
8 7 (23.33%) SANS
8 7 (23.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (23.33%) CentOS
8 7 (23.33%) Azure
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) JIRA
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (23.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (23.33%) GIAC

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 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (13.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Azure
2 5 (16.67%) AWS
3 4 (13.33%) GCP
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 3 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) IPsec
3 4 (13.33%) IPv4
3 4 (13.33%) IPv6
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) LTE
3 4 (13.33%) Multicast
3 4 (13.33%) PPP
3 4 (13.33%) UPnP
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.00%) BGP
4 3 (10.00%) OSPF
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.67%) Impala
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.00%) git-flow
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Appium
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) TestRail
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.00%) Kafka
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (23.33%) CentOS
3 7 (23.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.67%) Fedora
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 5 (16.67%) V-Model
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) C
3 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) Tcl
8 2 (6.67%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) C++
8 2 (6.67%) Java
8 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) R
8 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) CCNA
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) GIAC
2 7 (23.33%) Linux+ Certification
2 7 (23.33%) MCSE
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (23.33%) SANS
2 7 (23.33%) SSCP
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) NFS
2 5 (16.67%) Samba
2 5 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Xen
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (20.00%) Ansible
3 5 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (16.67%) Nagios
3 5 (16.67%) OpenNMS
3 5 (16.67%) Puppet
3 5 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 5 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.67%) HP ALM
4 2 (6.67%) Oozie
5 1 (3.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 5 (16.67%) Dell
4 5 (16.67%) EMC
4 5 (16.67%) Hortonworks
4 5 (16.67%) NetApp
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.33%) BT
5 4 (13.33%) Google
5 4 (13.33%) SAP
5 4 (13.33%) T-Plan
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Splunk