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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 42 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.03% 11.20% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.65% 37.33% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 30
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
92 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.78% 30.00% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 87 70 88
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 50 (58.82%) Windows
2 37 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (31.76%) PowerShell
4 22 (25.88%) UNIX
5 20 (23.53%) SAN
5 20 (23.53%) VMware
6 18 (21.18%) HTML
6 18 (21.18%) jQuery
7 16 (18.82%) Java
7 16 (18.82%) MySQL
7 16 (18.82%) CSS
8 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
9 14 (16.47%) SQL
9 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
9 14 (16.47%) Puppet
9 14 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (14.12%) Service Management
10 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.94%) Web Services
11 11 (12.94%) Apache
11 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (11.76%) PHP
13 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
13 9 (10.59%) DNS
13 9 (10.59%) Firewall
13 9 (10.59%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (12.94%) Apache
2 7 (8.24%) CMS
2 7 (8.24%) Joomla!
2 7 (8.24%) Drupal
2 7 (8.24%) WordPress
3 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.53%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.71%) Dropbox
3 4 (4.71%) Google Apps
4 3 (3.53%) SaaS
5 2 (2.35%) PaaS
5 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.35%) IaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) SAN
2 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.59%) Firewall
3 9 (10.59%) DNS
4 5 (5.88%) VPN
4 5 (5.88%) VoIP
5 4 (4.71%) DHCP
5 4 (4.71%) HTTP
6 3 (3.53%) Wireless
7 2 (2.35%) SSH
7 2 (2.35%) SMTP
8 1 (1.18%) LAN
8 1 (1.18%) WAN
8 1 (1.18%) VDSL
8 1 (1.18%) Internet
8 1 (1.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) MySQL
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (12.94%) Systems Support
4 11 (12.94%) Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Server Support
4 11 (12.94%) Server Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (8.24%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) HTML
1 18 (21.18%) jQuery
2 16 (18.82%) CSS
3 11 (12.94%) Web Services
4 7 (8.24%) Symfony
4 7 (8.24%) HTML5
4 7 (8.24%) LAMP
4 7 (8.24%) Laravel
5 4 (4.71%) CSS3
5 4 (4.71%) Qt
5 4 (4.71%) XML
6 3 (3.53%) OpenGL
6 3 (3.53%) J2EE
6 3 (3.53%) QML
6 3 (3.53%) OpenCL
7 1 (1.18%) Servlets
7 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.18%) Spring
7 1 (1.18%) JTA
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.53%) CUDA
4 2 (2.35%) MPEG
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (58.82%) Windows
2 22 (25.88%) UNIX
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Service Management
1 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.59%) Open Source
2 9 (10.59%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (9.41%) DevOps
3 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.41%) Release Management
3 8 (9.41%) OO
3 8 (9.41%) SDLC
4 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.24%) ITIL
4 7 (8.24%) MVC
4 7 (8.24%) OO PHP
5 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.71%) Project Management
6 4 (4.71%) Data Management
6 4 (4.71%) Build Automation
6 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.82%) Java
3 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) SQL
3 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.76%) PHP
5 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.41%) Python
7 7 (8.24%) C++
8 5 (5.88%) Ruby
9 3 (3.53%) R
9 3 (3.53%) GLSL
9 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) MCSE
1 8 (9.41%) CCNP
1 8 (9.41%) CCNA
1 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.06%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) KVM
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Puppet
1 14 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
3 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) VMware
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) Zend
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
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