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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 50 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.57% 12.76% 13.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.94% 48.05% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 43
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
77 77 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.28% 26.55% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 67 117
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 53 (59.55%) Windows
2 40 (44.94%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (31.46%) PowerShell
3 28 (31.46%) UNIX
4 22 (24.72%) SAN
5 21 (23.60%) HTML
5 21 (23.60%) jQuery
6 19 (21.35%) CSS
6 19 (21.35%) TCP/IP
6 19 (21.35%) VMware
7 18 (20.22%) MySQL
8 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
8 17 (19.10%) SQL
9 16 (17.98%) Java
9 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (15.73%) Bash Shell
10 14 (15.73%) Puppet
10 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (14.61%) Service Management
12 12 (13.48%) Web Services
12 12 (13.48%) PHP
12 12 (13.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (13.48%) Open Source
13 11 (12.36%) ITIL
13 11 (12.36%) Apache
14 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
14 10 (11.24%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (12.36%) Apache
2 7 (7.87%) CMS
2 7 (7.87%) Joomla!
2 7 (7.87%) Drupal
2 7 (7.87%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Mathematica
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.49%) SaaS
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Google Apps
4 3 (3.37%) IaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Dropbox
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) SAN
2 19 (21.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.24%) DNS
4 9 (10.11%) Firewall
5 6 (6.74%) VPN
5 6 (6.74%) VoIP
6 5 (5.62%) DHCP
7 2 (2.25%) HTTP
7 2 (2.25%) WAN
7 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.12%) Network Security
8 1 (1.12%) Internet
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) MySQL
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (12.36%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Systems Support
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Analyst
6 9 (10.11%) Server Support
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Server Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Server Support Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 7 (7.87%) PHP Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) HTML
1 21 (23.60%) jQuery
2 19 (21.35%) CSS
3 12 (13.48%) Web Services
4 10 (11.24%) HTML5
5 7 (7.87%) Symfony
5 7 (7.87%) LAMP
5 7 (7.87%) Laravel
6 6 (6.74%) XML
7 5 (5.62%) CSS3
7 5 (5.62%) Qt
8 4 (4.49%) QML
8 4 (4.49%) OpenCL
8 4 (4.49%) OpenGL
8 4 (4.49%) J2EE
9 2 (2.25%) JSON
10 1 (1.12%) JPA
10 1 (1.12%) Servlets
10 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.49%) CUDA
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Statistics
4 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) MPEG
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (59.55%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) UNIX
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) CentOS
7 1 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) Service Management
3 12 (13.48%) Open Source
4 11 (12.36%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.11%) SDLC
6 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.99%) Release Management
6 8 (8.99%) OO
7 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.87%) MVC
7 7 (7.87%) OO PHP
7 7 (7.87%) DevOps
8 5 (5.62%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.62%) TDD
8 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) PowerShell
2 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 16 (17.98%) Java
4 14 (15.73%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.48%) PHP
6 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.11%) Python
8 8 (8.99%) C++
9 6 (6.74%) Ruby
10 4 (4.49%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.49%) R
10 4 (4.49%) GLSL
11 1 (1.12%) C#
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) CCNP
1 9 (10.11%) CCNA
1 9 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) MCSE
3 5 (5.62%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.25%) KVM
5 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Puppet
1 14 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.12%) WSUS
3 1 (1.12%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) VMware
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) Zend
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) Google
5 3 (3.37%) Citrix
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Juniper
7 1 (1.12%) Dell