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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.26% 13.31% 13.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.77% 48.81% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 73 37 34
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
173 84 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 38.02% 27.27% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 161 77 80
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,750
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 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (34.91%) Mentoring
2 36 (33.96%) Amazon EC2
2 36 (33.96%) Java
3 34 (32.08%) Windows
3 34 (32.08%) Software Engineering
4 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
6 29 (27.36%) TDD
7 28 (26.42%) jQuery
7 28 (26.42%) C++
7 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (25.47%) PHP
8 27 (25.47%) Telecoms
9 26 (24.53%) MySQL
9 26 (24.53%) LAMP
9 26 (24.53%) Android
9 26 (24.53%) Puppet
9 26 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (22.64%) High Availability
10 24 (22.64%) DevOps
10 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
11 23 (21.70%) Objective-C
11 23 (21.70%) Apple iOS
12 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (19.81%) CCNA
13 21 (19.81%) Firewall
13 21 (19.81%) MCSE
13 21 (19.81%) Multithreading
13 21 (19.81%) Hadoop

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (18.87%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) Drupal
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.96%) Amazon EC2
2 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (16.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (9.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
2 21 (19.81%) Firewall
3 8 (7.55%) VoIP
4 6 (5.66%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.66%) Internet
4 6 (5.66%) Wireless
4 6 (5.66%) xDSL
5 3 (2.83%) SAN
6 2 (1.89%) BGP
6 2 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.89%) DNS
6 2 (1.89%) LAN
6 2 (1.89%) OSPF
6 2 (1.89%) PBX
6 2 (1.89%) VPN
6 2 (1.89%) WAN
7 1 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) MySQL
2 21 (19.81%) Hadoop
3 20 (18.87%) Apache Hive
3 20 (18.87%) Big Data
4 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 27 (25.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Software Engineer
2 29 (27.36%) Architect
3 28 (26.42%) AWS Architect
4 22 (20.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) AWS Developer
8 11 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (9.43%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (8.49%) Linux Software Architect
10 9 (8.49%) Software Architect
11 7 (6.60%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (5.66%) C++ Programmer
12 6 (5.66%) Programmer
12 6 (5.66%) Software Programmer
12 6 (5.66%) Telecoms Engineer
12 6 (5.66%) Telecoms Software Engineer
13 5 (4.72%) Analyst
14 4 (3.77%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) jQuery
2 26 (24.53%) LAMP
3 20 (18.87%) Java EE
3 20 (18.87%) STL
4 7 (6.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (3.77%) CSS
5 4 (3.77%) HTML
5 4 (3.77%) HTML5
6 3 (2.83%) PhoneGap
6 3 (2.83%) Web Services
7 1 (0.94%) Ajax
7 1 (0.94%) CSS3
7 1 (0.94%) JSON
7 1 (0.94%) JSP
7 1 (0.94%) Memcached
7 1 (0.94%) OAuth
7 1 (0.94%) Qt
7 1 (0.94%) REST
7 1 (0.94%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Cybercrime
2 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.83%) iPad
4 3 (2.83%) iPhone
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.08%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Android
3 23 (21.70%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.49%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Mentoring
2 34 (32.08%) Software Engineering
3 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (27.36%) TDD
5 24 (22.64%) DevOps
5 24 (22.64%) High Availability
6 21 (19.81%) Multithreading
7 20 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (18.87%) Ethical Hacking
7 20 (18.87%) Mobile Development
7 20 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (18.87%) Reverse Engineering
8 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.21%) Coaching
9 14 (13.21%) Configuration Management
10 11 (10.38%) Build Automation
11 10 (9.43%) Auto-Scaling
12 3 (2.83%) iOS Development
12 3 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) Java
2 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 28 (26.42%) C++
4 27 (25.47%) PHP
5 23 (21.70%) Objective-C
6 20 (18.87%) C
6 20 (18.87%) C#
7 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
8 14 (13.21%) Ruby
9 13 (12.26%) SQL
10 7 (6.60%) Python
11 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.89%) Perl
13 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (19.81%) CCNA
2 21 (19.81%) MCSE
2 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (18.87%) CISSP
3 20 (18.87%) GIAC
3 20 (18.87%) Linux+ Certification
3 20 (18.87%) SANS
3 20 (18.87%) SSCP
4 11 (10.38%) AWS Certification
5 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.72%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) Degree
9 1 (0.94%) CCIE
9 1 (0.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) KVM
3 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (24.53%) Puppet
2 10 (9.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Apple
3 3 (2.83%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco
4 1 (0.94%) Google
4 1 (0.94%) VMware
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