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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 113 136
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.50% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £50,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
464 401 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.81% 25.66% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 401 337 460
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £23,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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