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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 119 135
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.75% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £21,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -52.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
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
517 398 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.14% 24.03% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 445 342 423
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ElastiCache
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) ElastiCache
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing