Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 35 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.14% 6.62% 8.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 24.32% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 52
Ipswich median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,625 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,375 £72,500 £59,750
Suffolk median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -15.00% +33.33%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 68 148 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 17.80% 27.21% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59 133 173
Ipswich median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,400 £22,150 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,750 £67,000 £58,750
Suffolk median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,243
% change year-on-year -17.14% -0.69% -10.78%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Ipswich

Linux
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Linux in Ipswich

Linux
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Ipswich over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Games
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) QA

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Linode
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Support
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Handlebars
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) JTA
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) VMware