The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 94 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 21 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 1.09% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 2.76% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 22
Average salary £44,250 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.74% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Ubuntu
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
599 617 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.88% 39.40% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 494 532 572
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 33 (64.71%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) Python
2 29 (56.86%) Perl
2 29 (56.86%) Red Hat
3 27 (52.94%) UNIX
4 24 (47.06%) CentOS
5 23 (45.10%) Bash Shell
6 20 (39.22%) MySQL
6 20 (39.22%) Debian
7 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 11 (21.57%) Puppet
8 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) IBM
9 10 (19.61%) HP
9 10 (19.61%) Dell
9 10 (19.61%) Oracle
9 10 (19.61%) Solaris
10 9 (17.65%) Perforce
10 9 (17.65%) SQL
11 8 (15.69%) ITIL
11 8 (15.69%) VMware
11 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
11 8 (15.69%) Bugzilla
11 8 (15.69%) DevOps
12 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
12 7 (13.73%) Firewall
12 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
13 6 (11.76%) OSPF

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.61%) DNS
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) OSPF
4 6 (11.76%) HTTP
5 5 (9.80%) WAN
5 5 (9.80%) Internet
5 5 (9.80%) BGP
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) LDAP
6 3 (5.88%) 3G
6 3 (5.88%) LTE
7 2 (3.92%) Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
8 1 (1.96%) RIP
8 1 (1.96%) IPv4
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.96%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Bugzilla
2 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) Hudson
4 4 (7.84%) CMake
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
4 4 (7.84%) Maven
4 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
4 4 (7.84%) Ant
5 3 (5.88%) Redmine
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Administrator
2 11 (21.57%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (19.61%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (17.65%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (17.65%) Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
7 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Build and Release Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Release Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) CSS
1 5 (9.80%) jQuery
2 4 (7.84%) Twisted
2 4 (7.84%) JSON
2 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.84%) D3.js
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) LAMP
3 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) Django
4 1 (1.96%) Ajax
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.80%) Streaming Media
2 4 (7.84%) Smart Meter
2 4 (7.84%) Biotechnology
2 4 (7.84%) IPTV
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Linux
2 27 (52.94%) UNIX
3 24 (47.06%) CentOS
4 20 (39.22%) Debian
5 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (19.61%) Solaris
7 5 (9.80%) Windows
8 3 (5.88%) FreeBSD
8 3 (5.88%) SUSE
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) ITIL
1 8 (15.69%) DevOps
2 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
3 5 (9.80%) Online Security
3 5 (9.80%) Scrum
3 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.84%) Analytics
4 4 (7.84%) Functional Programming
4 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.88%) Bug Management
6 2 (3.92%) Test Management
6 2 (3.92%) Web Development
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Python
1 29 (56.86%) Perl
2 23 (45.10%) Bash Shell
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) Ruby
4 5 (9.80%) Erlang
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) C
8 1 (1.96%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) CCNA
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) NFS
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.92%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.84%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Munin
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (19.61%) IBM
2 10 (19.61%) HP
2 10 (19.61%) Dell
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) Perforce
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) MKS
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Vertica
6 2 (3.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix