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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 38 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.43% 12.55% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.78% 38.16% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 24
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.33% 32.90% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 66 61
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 19 (28.79%) SAN
5 16 (24.24%) Java
6 15 (22.73%) UNIX
6 15 (22.73%) VMware
7 14 (21.21%) Puppet
7 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (18.18%) CCNA
8 12 (18.18%) MCSE
8 12 (18.18%) Service Management
9 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
10 10 (15.15%) Firewall
11 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
11 9 (13.64%) Web Services
12 8 (12.12%) CCNP
12 8 (12.12%) Release Management
12 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (12.12%) DevOps
12 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (9.09%) DNS
13 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.09%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (6.06%) Apache
1 4 (6.06%) Drupal
1 4 (6.06%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.55%) WordPress
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.55%) Dropbox
3 3 (4.55%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) SAN
2 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.15%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (7.58%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) HTTP
6 3 (4.55%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) SSH
7 2 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.52%) DHCP
8 1 (1.52%) VoIP
8 1 (1.52%) DSL
8 1 (1.52%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
1 14 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (19.70%) Server Support
2 13 (19.70%) Server Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Systems Support
5 8 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Server Support Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
8 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) AWS Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 6 (9.09%) jQuery
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 5 (7.58%) Java EE
4 4 (6.06%) STL
4 4 (6.06%) LAMP
4 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 3 (4.55%) Symfony
5 3 (4.55%) Laravel
6 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.03%) Spring
6 2 (3.03%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) J2EE
7 1 (1.52%) JSP
7 1 (1.52%) Servlets
7 1 (1.52%) SOAP
7 1 (1.52%) JSF
7 1 (1.52%) JTA
7 1 (1.52%) Ajax
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.06%) Cybercrime
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) MPEG
3 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) UNIX
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Debian
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Service Management
2 8 (12.12%) Release Management
2 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (12.12%) DevOps
3 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.06%) OO
4 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
4 4 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (6.06%) Build Automation
4 4 (6.06%) Coaching
4 4 (6.06%) Mobile Development
4 4 (6.06%) SDLC
4 4 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 3 (4.55%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 16 (24.24%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) C++
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
6 5 (7.58%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) C
7 4 (6.06%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) MCSE
1 12 (18.18%) CCNA
1 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) CCNP
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) AWS Certification
4 4 (6.06%) CISSP
4 4 (6.06%) SSCP
4 4 (6.06%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (6.06%) GIAC
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.03%) KVM
2 2 (3.03%) NFS
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Puppet
1 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Salt
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) VMware
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago