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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.53% 13.38% 9.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.67% 39.56% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 29
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
86 91 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.38% 33.83% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 95
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,200 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) UNIX
3 33 (48.53%) SQL
4 26 (38.24%) PowerShell
5 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 21 (30.88%) DNS
6 21 (30.88%) Web Services
6 21 (30.88%) Bash Shell
7 19 (27.94%) Puppet
7 19 (27.94%) jQuery
7 19 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (27.94%) CSS
7 19 (27.94%) HTML
7 19 (27.94%) VPN
8 18 (26.47%) SAN
8 18 (26.47%) XML
9 17 (25.00%) ITIL
10 16 (23.53%) Java
10 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 16 (23.53%) JSON
11 15 (22.06%) MySQL
11 15 (22.06%) Configuration Management
12 14 (20.59%) Firewall
12 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (20.59%) Open Source
12 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
13 12 (17.65%) PHP
14 11 (16.18%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (14.71%) Apache
2 9 (13.24%) CMS
3 8 (11.76%) Joomla!
3 8 (11.76%) WordPress
3 8 (11.76%) Drupal
4 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Mathematica
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) SaaS
4 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) IaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 21 (30.88%) DNS
3 19 (27.94%) VPN
4 18 (26.47%) SAN
5 14 (20.59%) Firewall
6 7 (10.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (7.35%) DHCP
8 4 (5.88%) VoIP
9 2 (2.94%) Multicast
9 2 (2.94%) WAN
9 2 (2.94%) DVB
10 1 (1.47%) Internet
10 1 (1.47%) Telnet
10 1 (1.47%) SSL
10 1 (1.47%) LAN
10 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) MySQL
2 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Games
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Developer
2 8 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
2 8 (11.76%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) Web Services
2 19 (27.94%) jQuery
2 19 (27.94%) CSS
2 19 (27.94%) HTML
3 18 (26.47%) XML
4 16 (23.53%) JSON
5 9 (13.24%) HTML5
6 8 (11.76%) Laravel
6 8 (11.76%) Symfony
7 6 (8.82%) CSS3
8 5 (7.35%) J2EE
8 5 (7.35%) Qt
9 4 (5.88%) QML
9 4 (5.88%) OpenCL
9 4 (5.88%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.94%) Flash
11 1 (1.47%) CGI
11 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Open Source
2 9 (13.24%) Replication
3 7 (10.29%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.88%) CUDA
5 3 (4.41%) Statistics
6 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) MPEG
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Configuration Management
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) DevOps
5 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 9 (13.24%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 8 (11.76%) Line Management
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.76%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) Service Management
8 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.82%) Information Security
10 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (5.88%) Build Automation
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.88%) Data Management
12 3 (4.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) PowerShell
3 21 (30.88%) Bash Shell
4 16 (23.53%) Java
4 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.65%) PHP
6 10 (14.71%) C++
7 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
8 8 (11.76%) Python
9 6 (8.82%) Ruby
10 4 (5.88%) R
10 4 (5.88%) GLSL
10 4 (5.88%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.94%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.94%) C
11 2 (2.94%) C#
12 1 (1.47%) Tcl
12 1 (1.47%) VC++
12 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Sun Certification
1 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) CCNP
3 2 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.41%) vCloud
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) KVM
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Puppet
1 19 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Zend
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Siemens
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Google
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