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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.54% 12.61% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.84% 36.71% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 23
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
89 79 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.45% 34.35% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 70 66
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 £20,900 £22,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 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 (67.57%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (33.78%) PowerShell
4 21 (28.38%) VMware
5 20 (27.03%) SAN
6 18 (24.32%) UNIX
7 14 (18.92%) Puppet
7 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 12 (16.22%) Java
8 12 (16.22%) Service Management
9 11 (14.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
9 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (13.51%) MySQL
11 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.16%) SQL
11 9 (12.16%) HTML
11 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
11 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.16%) jQuery
11 9 (12.16%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (10.81%) DevOps
12 8 (10.81%) Release Management
12 8 (10.81%) Firewall
12 8 (10.81%) CCNP
12 8 (10.81%) CCNA
12 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (10.81%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) Joomla!
2 5 (6.76%) Drupal
2 5 (6.76%) WordPress
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (41.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.05%) Dropbox
3 3 (4.05%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) SAN
2 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 8 (10.81%) DNS
4 5 (6.76%) VPN
5 4 (5.41%) HTTP
6 3 (4.05%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) VoIP
6 3 (4.05%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) SSH
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) WAN
8 1 (1.35%) VDSL
8 1 (1.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Support Engineer
1 17 (22.97%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (18.92%) Server Support
2 14 (18.92%) Server Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Systems Support
5 9 (12.16%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Administrator
7 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) HTML
1 9 (12.16%) jQuery
2 8 (10.81%) Web Services
3 7 (9.46%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) LAMP
4 5 (6.76%) Symfony
4 5 (6.76%) Laravel
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) JPA
6 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) JTA
6 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.35%) Java EE
6 1 (1.35%) Servlets
6 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) MPEG
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) UNIX
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Service Management
2 9 (12.16%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (10.81%) DevOps
3 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (10.81%) Release Management
4 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.11%) OO
4 6 (8.11%) Open Source
4 6 (8.11%) SDLC
5 5 (6.76%) OO PHP
5 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.76%) MVC
6 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL
6 4 (5.41%) Build Automation
6 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.70%) TDD
9 1 (1.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.22%) Java
3 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.46%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) Ruby
6 5 (6.76%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) MCSE
1 8 (10.81%) CCNP
1 8 (10.81%) CCNA
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) KVM
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Puppet
1 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) VMware
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Zend
4 3 (4.05%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + shares and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago