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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.49% 8.22% 6.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 32.47% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
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
72 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.64% 25.33% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 61 75 62
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 15 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) UNIX
3 31 (48.44%) Web Services
4 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
5 28 (43.75%) SAN
6 25 (39.06%) SQL
7 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 24 (37.50%) DNS
7 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
8 22 (34.38%) VPN
8 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (29.69%) Firewall
9 19 (29.69%) Puppet
10 18 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
13 14 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (21.88%) KVM
14 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
14 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
15 12 (18.75%) HTML
15 12 (18.75%) CSS
16 11 (17.19%) Java
16 11 (17.19%) XML
16 11 (17.19%) Apache
16 11 (17.19%) DHCP
16 11 (17.19%) JSON
17 10 (15.63%) DevOps
17 10 (15.63%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (17.19%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) Joomla!
2 7 (10.94%) Drupal
2 7 (10.94%) WordPress
2 7 (10.94%) CMS
3 6 (9.38%) IIS
4 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.50%) SaaS
4 3 (4.69%) IaaS
5 2 (3.13%) Office 365
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) SAN
2 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 24 (37.50%) DNS
3 22 (34.38%) VPN
4 19 (29.69%) Firewall
5 16 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (17.19%) DHCP
7 4 (6.25%) SSL
8 2 (3.13%) HTTP
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 2 (3.13%) Telnet
9 1 (1.56%) 802.11
9 1 (1.56%) NAS
9 1 (1.56%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.56%) RIP
9 1 (1.56%) LDAP
9 1 (1.56%) SMTP
9 1 (1.56%) IPv4
9 1 (1.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) MySQL
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.56%) CloverETL
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
1 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (25.00%) Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) Web Services
2 12 (18.75%) HTML
2 12 (18.75%) CSS
3 11 (17.19%) XML
3 11 (17.19%) JSON
4 8 (12.50%) jQuery
5 7 (10.94%) Symfony
5 7 (10.94%) Laravel
6 6 (9.38%) WCF
7 5 (7.81%) LAMP
8 4 (6.25%) HTML5
8 4 (6.25%) CSS3
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.69%) CakePHP
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.69%) .NET
10 2 (3.13%) J2EE
10 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Replication
2 7 (10.94%) Open Source
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) MPEG
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) VMS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) MVC
1 10 (15.63%) DevOps
2 9 (14.06%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (14.06%) Release Management
3 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.94%) OO
4 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.94%) OO PHP
4 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (9.38%) ITIL
5 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) SOA
7 4 (6.25%) ETL
7 4 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (4.69%) Web Development
8 3 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.19%) Java
6 9 (14.06%) PHP
7 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 7 (10.94%) C#
9 3 (4.69%) C
9 3 (4.69%) Ruby
9 3 (4.69%) PHP5
10 2 (3.13%) Groovy
10 2 (3.13%) Perl
11 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) MCSE
2 7 (10.94%) CCNP
2 7 (10.94%) CCNA
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
2 14 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (21.88%) KVM
3 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Puppet
2 18 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) Cisco
3 7 (10.94%) Zend
4 6 (9.38%) VMware
5 5 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter
7 1 (1.56%) ForgeRock
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