The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.05% 15.01% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.75% 51.46% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 41
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Linux
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 103 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.61% 29.18% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 57 79 108
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Linux
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Linux Salary Trend in Ipswich

Linux
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 48 (56.47%) Windows
2 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (36.47%) UNIX
4 28 (32.94%) SQL
5 27 (31.76%) PowerShell
6 23 (27.06%) TCP/IP
6 23 (27.06%) HTML
6 23 (27.06%) jQuery
7 21 (24.71%) CSS
7 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
8 20 (23.53%) MySQL
8 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.35%) Java
10 18 (21.18%) SAN
11 17 (20.00%) ITIL
11 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (18.82%) VMware
12 16 (18.82%) Bash Shell
12 16 (18.82%) Puppet
12 16 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (17.65%) Open Source
13 15 (17.65%) DNS
14 14 (16.47%) PHP
14 14 (16.47%) Web Services
15 13 (15.29%) XML
15 13 (15.29%) Apache
15 13 (15.29%) Configuration Management
16 12 (14.12%) VPN
17 11 (12.94%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) CMS
2 9 (10.59%) Joomla!
2 9 (10.59%) Drupal
2 9 (10.59%) WordPress
3 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.71%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.71%) SaaS
5 3 (3.53%) PaaS
5 3 (3.53%) IaaS
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.18%) SAN
3 15 (17.65%) DNS
4 12 (14.12%) VPN
5 11 (12.94%) Firewall
6 6 (7.06%) VoIP
7 5 (5.88%) DHCP
7 5 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (3.53%) WAN
9 2 (2.35%) HTTP
9 2 (2.35%) LAN
10 1 (1.18%) Network Security
10 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) MySQL
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
2 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 11 (12.94%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Server Support
7 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Support
8 5 (5.88%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) HTML
1 23 (27.06%) jQuery
2 21 (24.71%) CSS
3 14 (16.47%) Web Services
4 13 (15.29%) XML
5 10 (11.76%) HTML5
6 9 (10.59%) Laravel
6 9 (10.59%) JSON
6 9 (10.59%) Symfony
7 6 (7.06%) LAMP
8 5 (5.88%) J2EE
8 5 (5.88%) Qt
8 5 (5.88%) CSS3
9 4 (4.71%) QML
9 4 (4.71%) OpenCL
9 4 (4.71%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.18%) JPA
10 1 (1.18%) CGI
10 1 (1.18%) Servlets
10 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Open Source
2 7 (8.24%) Replication
2 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.71%) CUDA
4 3 (3.53%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) MPEG
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (56.47%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) UNIX
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ITIL
1 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.76%) OO
3 10 (11.76%) Service Management
4 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
4 9 (10.59%) MVC
4 9 (10.59%) OO PHP
5 8 (9.41%) DevOps
5 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.88%) Line Management
6 5 (5.88%) TDD
6 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.71%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (4.71%) Build Automation
7 4 (4.71%) Data Management
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) SQL
2 27 (31.76%) PowerShell
3 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.35%) Java
5 16 (18.82%) Bash Shell
6 14 (16.47%) PHP
7 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.59%) Python
8 9 (10.59%) C++
9 5 (5.88%) Ruby
10 4 (4.71%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.71%) R
10 4 (4.71%) GLSL
11 1 (1.18%) Tcl
11 1 (1.18%) C#
11 1 (1.18%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) CCNP
1 4 (4.71%) CCNA
1 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.71%) Sun Certification
1 4 (4.71%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.53%) MCSE
2 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Puppet
1 16 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
3 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) VMware
3 9 (10.59%) Zend
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Juniper
7 1 (1.18%) Siemens
7 1 (1.18%) Dell
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