The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 53 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.06% 13.29% 14.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.48% 33.90% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 43
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 118 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.69% 39.20% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 78 108 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Suffolk

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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 71 (76.34%) UNIX
2 57 (61.29%) Windows
3 53 (56.99%) TCP/IP
4 46 (49.46%) Web Services
5 37 (39.78%) Shell Script
6 36 (38.71%) SAN
7 35 (37.63%) DNS
7 35 (37.63%) PowerShell
8 34 (36.56%) Firewall
9 31 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 30 (32.26%) Hyper-V
11 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (31.18%) VPN
11 29 (31.18%) Java
12 28 (30.11%) Subversion
12 28 (30.11%) Python
12 28 (30.11%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (30.11%) KVM
13 27 (29.03%) Perl
14 26 (27.96%) Reverse Proxy
15 24 (25.81%) Degree
16 23 (24.73%) Release Management
17 22 (23.66%) DHCP
17 22 (23.66%) Change Management
17 22 (23.66%) Scrum
18 20 (21.51%) Project Planning
18 20 (21.51%) Performance Tuning
19 18 (19.35%) Computer Science
20 16 (17.20%) Puppet
20 16 (17.20%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (15.05%) Apache
1 14 (15.05%) Tomcat
1 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.68%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) Resin
4 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.08%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) SaaS
3 3 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (2.15%) Office 365
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 53 (56.99%) TCP/IP
2 36 (38.71%) SAN
3 35 (37.63%) DNS
4 34 (36.56%) Firewall
5 29 (31.18%) VPN
6 26 (27.96%) Reverse Proxy
7 22 (23.66%) DHCP
8 9 (9.68%) IPv4
8 9 (9.68%) IPv6
9 3 (3.23%) SMTP
9 3 (3.23%) HTTP
10 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.15%) tcpdump
10 2 (2.15%) NAS
10 2 (2.15%) RIP
10 2 (2.15%) Internet
10 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.45%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 28 (30.11%) Subversion
2 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.45%) Maven
3 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.45%) Hudson
4 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.15%) Ant
General
1 2 (2.15%) Games
2 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Systems Administrator
2 28 (30.11%) Administrator
3 20 (21.51%) Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Operations Manager
5 10 (10.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) UNIX Administrator
6 9 (9.68%) C Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.15%) IT Operations Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Architect
10 2 (2.15%) Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.15%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (49.46%) Web Services
2 10 (10.75%) XML
3 8 (8.60%) JSON
4 5 (5.38%) J2EE
5 4 (4.30%) JSF
5 4 (4.30%) SOAP
6 3 (3.23%) EJB
7 2 (2.15%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.15%) jQuery
7 2 (2.15%) Ajax
7 2 (2.15%) Java EE
7 2 (2.15%) Sphinx
7 2 (2.15%) JPA
7 2 (2.15%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (2.15%) LAMP
8 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.08%) JMS
8 1 (1.08%) CSS
8 1 (1.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.75%) Replication
3 8 (8.60%) Open Source
4 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.15%) Online Games
5 2 (2.15%) Physics
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) MPEG
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 71 (76.34%) UNIX
2 57 (61.29%) Windows
3 11 (11.83%) CentOS
4 9 (9.68%) Android
5 6 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.30%) Debian
7 3 (3.23%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.15%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) VMS
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Release Management
2 22 (23.66%) Change Management
2 22 (23.66%) Scrum
3 20 (21.51%) Project Planning
3 20 (21.51%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 14 (15.05%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.83%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
7 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.68%) TDD
7 9 (9.68%) OO
7 9 (9.68%) Software Architecture
7 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
7 9 (9.68%) Android Development
8 7 (7.53%) Scalability Testing
9 5 (5.38%) ITIL
10 4 (4.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.78%) Shell Script
2 35 (37.63%) PowerShell
3 29 (31.18%) Java
4 28 (30.11%) Python
5 27 (29.03%) Perl
6 15 (16.13%) SQL
7 13 (13.98%) Tcl
8 11 (11.83%) PHP
8 11 (11.83%) C++
9 9 (9.68%) C
10 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.23%) VB
12 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.08%) C#
13 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Degree
2 15 (16.13%) CCNP
2 15 (16.13%) CCNA
2 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.13%) MCSE
3 9 (9.68%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.26%) Hyper-V
3 28 (30.11%) VMware ESXi
3 28 (30.11%) KVM
4 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Puppet
2 14 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Cisco
2 13 (13.98%) JBoss
2 13 (13.98%) VMware
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.53%) Agilent
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle
6 3 (3.23%) NetApp
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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