The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu 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
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 86 77 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 3 1 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.33% 0.15% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 0.70% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 33
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Ubuntu
East Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
223 143 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 24.67% 20.85% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 198 118 270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £20,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Brighton

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) UNIX
4 16 (45.71%) Open Source
5 14 (40.00%) KVM
6 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
6 13 (37.14%) Debian
7 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
7 12 (34.29%) Mac OS X
7 12 (34.29%) OpenStack
8 11 (31.43%) Perl
8 11 (31.43%) MySQL
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (28.57%) Mac OS
9 10 (28.57%) HTTP
9 10 (28.57%) SMTP
10 9 (25.71%) Python
10 9 (25.71%) VoIP
10 9 (25.71%) Ruby
11 8 (22.86%) Puppet
12 7 (20.00%) Node.js
12 7 (20.00%) Digital Media
12 7 (20.00%) LXC
12 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 12 (34.29%) OpenStack
2 7 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 10 (28.57%) SMTP
3 9 (25.71%) VoIP
4 5 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 3 (8.57%) BGP
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.86%) Firewall
7 1 (2.86%) OSPF
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
1 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 15 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
1 15 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (42.86%) Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) UNIX
4 13 (37.14%) Debian
5 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
5 12 (34.29%) Mac OS X
6 10 (28.57%) Mac OS
7 5 (14.29%) Android
7 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.86%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
3 1 (2.86%) Analytics
3 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Perl
2 9 (25.71%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) Ruby
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) KVM
2 7 (20.00%) LXC
3 5 (14.29%) NFS
4 2 (5.71%) Xen
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Varnish
5 1 (2.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) VMware