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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 96 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 8 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 1.32% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.09% 3.90% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 16
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
383 615 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.49% 33.88% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 339 497 519
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,984
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) CentOS
3 7 (46.67%) Debian
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (26.67%) Twisted
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (66.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (26.67%) Twisted
2 1 (6.67%) POSIX
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) CentOS
3 7 (46.67%) Debian
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Solaris
8 1 (6.67%) AIX
8 1 (6.67%) HPUX
8 1 (6.67%) SUSE
8 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Docker
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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