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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.53% 9.63% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.97% 29.25% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 20
Average salary £38,750 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
79 106 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.72% 32.92% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 62 101 74
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,750
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 24 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 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 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) UNIX
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 23 (40.35%) Web Services
3 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
4 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
4 20 (35.09%) DNS
4 20 (35.09%) SAN
5 19 (33.33%) Puppet
5 19 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (31.58%) VPN
7 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.32%) XML
8 15 (26.32%) JSON
9 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
10 13 (22.81%) HTML
10 13 (22.81%) CSS
10 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
10 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
11 12 (21.05%) Firewall
11 12 (21.05%) MVC
12 11 (19.30%) Apache
12 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (19.30%) DevOps
13 10 (17.54%) Open Source
13 10 (17.54%) Java
13 10 (17.54%) Replication
14 9 (15.79%) CMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (19.30%) Apache
2 9 (15.79%) CMS
3 8 (14.04%) Joomla!
3 8 (14.04%) Drupal
3 8 (14.04%) WordPress
4 6 (10.53%) IIS
5 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
1 20 (35.09%) DNS
1 20 (35.09%) SAN
2 18 (31.58%) VPN
3 12 (21.05%) Firewall
4 9 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (7.02%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) SSL
6 2 (3.51%) Multicast
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) DVB
6 2 (3.51%) Telnet
7 1 (1.75%) 802.11
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
7 1 (1.75%) IPv4
7 1 (1.75%) IPv6
7 1 (1.75%) HTTP
7 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) MySQL
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.51%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) XML
2 15 (26.32%) JSON
3 13 (22.81%) HTML
3 13 (22.81%) CSS
4 8 (14.04%) Symfony
4 8 (14.04%) jQuery
4 8 (14.04%) Laravel
5 6 (10.53%) WCF
6 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 4 (7.02%) CSS3
7 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.26%) LAMP
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.26%) CakePHP
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.26%) .NET
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) Flash
8 2 (3.51%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Replication
1 10 (17.54%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) MPEG
3 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) MVC
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
3 8 (14.04%) OO PHP
3 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.04%) OO
3 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) ERP
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security
5 5 (8.77%) Line Management
6 4 (7.02%) SOA
6 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) ETL
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
5 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 10 (17.54%) Java
7 9 (15.79%) PHP
8 7 (12.28%) C#
9 6 (10.53%) Ruby
10 5 (8.77%) C
11 3 (5.26%) PHP5
11 3 (5.26%) Python
12 2 (3.51%) Groovy
12 2 (3.51%) C++
12 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Sun Certification
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.02%) KVM
3 2 (3.51%) vCloud
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Puppet
1 19 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Zend
4 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
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