The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 88 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% - 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.85% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Ubuntu
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
281 371 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.44% 21.65% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 254 299 352
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Chester - 3 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Ubuntu
North West

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) CentOS
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
5 4 (44.44%) J2EE
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (44.44%) Big Data
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) GitLab
5 4 (44.44%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (44.44%) Rundeck
6 3 (33.33%) ANSI C
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) SaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (33.33%) POSIX

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Engine Yard
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Heroku
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) GitLab
2 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Administrator
6 1 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) POSIX
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (11.11%) MCollective
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Auto-Scaling
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) ANSI C
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Rundeck
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) VMware