The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 194 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 19 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 1.56% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 24
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Ubuntu
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1233 1670 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.65% 29.69% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1225 1288
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Berkshire region.

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 15 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Bracknell +16 4 £47,500 +75.92%
Slough -14 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Maidenhead - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury - 3 £42,500 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (78.95%) CentOS
3 43 (75.44%) Red Hat
4 39 (68.42%) Debian
5 35 (61.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (59.65%) Windows
7 32 (56.14%) TCP/IP
8 21 (36.84%) Windows 7
9 20 (35.09%) Puppet
10 19 (33.33%) DevOps
11 18 (31.58%) Python
12 16 (28.07%) Perl
12 16 (28.07%) MySQL
12 16 (28.07%) Nagios
13 15 (26.32%) Apache
14 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
15 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
15 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
16 11 (19.30%) VPN
16 11 (19.30%) DNS
16 11 (19.30%) Degree
17 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (17.54%) Java
17 10 (17.54%) Web Services
17 10 (17.54%) UNIX
18 9 (15.79%) PHP
18 9 (15.79%) SSL
18 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (15.79%) Jenkins

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (26.32%) Apache
2 8 (14.04%) CMS
2 8 (14.04%) Drupal
2 8 (14.04%) Alfresco
2 8 (14.04%) WordPress
3 6 (10.53%) nginx
4 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.26%) MediaWiki
6 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 3 (5.26%) JBoss
6 3 (5.26%) Confluence
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.30%) VPN
2 11 (19.30%) DNS
3 9 (15.79%) SSL
4 6 (10.53%) LDAP
4 6 (10.53%) FTP
5 5 (8.77%) Firewall
6 3 (5.26%) IPsec
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
6 3 (5.26%) IPv6
6 3 (5.26%) OSPF
6 3 (5.26%) BGP
6 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.51%) SMTP
8 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) Big Data
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) Hudson
4 3 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Support Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) IT Support
3 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Linux Support
5 9 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) UNIX Administrator
11 1 (1.75%) Technical Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) RESTful
3 3 (5.26%) LAMP
3 3 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.26%) Wiki
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (78.95%) CentOS
3 39 (68.42%) Debian
4 35 (61.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (59.65%) Windows
6 21 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 10 (17.54%) UNIX
8 7 (12.28%) SUSE
9 6 (10.53%) Android
9 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
10 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) DevOps
2 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Kanban
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) Information Governance
7 3 (5.26%) Database Theory
7 3 (5.26%) Relational Database Theory
7 3 (5.26%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) Information Management
9 1 (1.75%) Service Management
9 1 (1.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Python
2 16 (28.07%) Perl
3 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.54%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) PHP
6 6 (10.53%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) XenServer
3 3 (5.26%) qmail
3 3 (5.26%) Postfix
3 3 (5.26%) Samba
3 3 (5.26%) Squid
3 3 (5.26%) iptables
4 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Puppet
2 16 (28.07%) Nagios
3 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (14.04%) Plesk
4 8 (14.04%) cPanel
5 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 6 (10.53%) Ansible
6 4 (7.02%) Rundeck
7 3 (5.26%) Zenoss
7 3 (5.26%) Salt
8 2 (3.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Intel
5 2 (3.51%) Sophos
5 2 (3.51%) Websense
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago