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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.32% 9.39% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.66% 29.29% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 20
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 99 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.40% 32.04% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 95 74
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £48,800
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 23 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) UNIX
3 28 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (41.07%) Web Services
4 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
5 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 20 (35.71%) DNS
5 20 (35.71%) SAN
6 19 (33.93%) Puppet
6 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (32.14%) VPN
8 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 15 (26.79%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) JSON
10 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 13 (23.21%) CSS
11 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
11 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 12 (21.43%) MVC
12 12 (21.43%) Firewall
13 11 (19.64%) Apache
13 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (19.64%) DevOps
14 10 (17.86%) Open Source
14 10 (17.86%) Java
14 10 (17.86%) Replication
15 9 (16.07%) CMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) CMS
3 8 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 8 (14.29%) WordPress
3 8 (14.29%) Drupal
4 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 20 (35.71%) DNS
1 20 (35.71%) SAN
2 18 (32.14%) VPN
3 12 (21.43%) Firewall
4 9 (16.07%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (7.14%) DHCP
5 4 (7.14%) SSL
6 2 (3.57%) DVB
6 2 (3.57%) Telnet
6 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (3.57%) Multicast
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) 802.11
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.79%) IPv4
7 1 (1.79%) IPv6
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.07%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.57%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
1 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) Web Services
2 15 (26.79%) XML
2 15 (26.79%) JSON
3 13 (23.21%) HTML
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) Symfony
4 8 (14.29%) jQuery
4 8 (14.29%) Laravel
5 6 (10.71%) WCF
6 4 (7.14%) CSS3
6 4 (7.14%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.36%) CakePHP
7 3 (5.36%) LAMP
7 3 (5.36%) .NET
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.57%) Flash
8 2 (3.57%) J2EE
8 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Open Source
1 10 (17.86%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) MPEG
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Debian
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) MVC
2 11 (19.64%) DevOps
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 8 (14.29%) OO
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Line Management
5 5 (8.93%) Information Security
5 5 (8.93%) ERP
6 4 (7.14%) SOA
6 4 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) ETL
7 3 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
5 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 10 (17.86%) Java
7 9 (16.07%) PHP
8 7 (12.50%) C#
9 6 (10.71%) Ruby
10 5 (8.93%) C
11 3 (5.36%) PHP5
11 3 (5.36%) Python
12 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
12 2 (3.57%) C++
12 2 (3.57%) Groovy
13 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Sun Certification
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) KVM
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.57%) Firmware
3 2 (3.57%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Puppet
1 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Zend
4 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
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