The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 250 283 284
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 66 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 1.52% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 60
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +22.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Ubuntu
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3079 3150 3484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.03% 26.60% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2713 2834 3240
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in the City of London

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 113 (95.76%) Linux
2 68 (57.63%) Nagios
3 67 (56.78%) MySQL
4 65 (55.08%) Puppet
5 63 (53.39%) Red Hat
6 62 (52.54%) Python
7 55 (46.61%) Ruby
8 54 (45.76%) Apache
9 49 (41.53%) VMware
10 46 (38.98%) DevOps
11 45 (38.14%) Perl
12 44 (37.29%) Bash Shell
13 43 (36.44%) CentOS
13 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (35.59%) Tomcat
14 42 (35.59%) nginx
15 41 (34.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (32.20%) Debian
18 36 (30.51%) Opscode Chef
18 36 (30.51%) KVM
19 35 (29.66%) Oracle
20 34 (28.81%) JBoss
20 34 (28.81%) Ansible
21 33 (27.97%) Load Balancing
22 30 (25.42%) Open Source
22 30 (25.42%) CFEngine
22 30 (25.42%) Windows
22 30 (25.42%) Salt
23 29 (24.58%) Xen

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 54 (45.76%) Apache
2 42 (35.59%) Tomcat
2 42 (35.59%) nginx
3 28 (23.73%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.24%) Jetty
6 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 4 (3.39%) Zope
6 4 (3.39%) Plone
7 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Drupal
8 1 (0.85%) Lync
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.85%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Joyent
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Heroku
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.73%) BIG-IP
1 28 (23.73%) NetScaler
1 28 (23.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (12.71%) Firewall
3 13 (11.02%) DNS
4 12 (10.17%) DHCP
5 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.08%) SSH
7 6 (5.08%) HTTP
8 5 (4.24%) Network Security
9 4 (3.39%) IMAP
9 4 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (3.39%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (3.39%) OpenVPN
9 4 (3.39%) SMTP
9 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.39%) OSPF
9 4 (3.39%) BGP
10 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (56.78%) MySQL
2 28 (23.73%) DB2
3 17 (14.41%) MongoDB
4 14 (11.86%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.32%) Big Data
6 8 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.39%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.69%) Redis
10 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.02%) JIRA
4 5 (4.24%) Subversion
4 5 (4.24%) Maven
5 4 (3.39%) Emacs
6 3 (2.54%) Ant
7 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.69%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.69%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.69%) dbdeploy
7 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) Psake
8 1 (0.85%) Juju
8 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.85%) Behat
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 12 (10.17%) Law
2 8 (6.78%) Games
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
3 6 (5.08%) Finance
4 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Administrator
2 50 (42.37%) Linux Administrator
3 41 (34.75%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (19.49%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) Cisco Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) DevOps Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (1.69%) Linux Support Engineer
11 2 (1.69%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) XML
1 15 (12.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (10.17%) Web Services
2 12 (10.17%) RESTful
2 12 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (5.08%) jQuery
3 6 (5.08%) CSS
3 6 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (2.54%) Ajax
5 2 (1.69%) Symfony
5 2 (1.69%) Java EE
5 2 (1.69%) LAMP
5 2 (1.69%) Yii
5 2 (1.69%) Laravel
6 1 (0.85%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.85%) CSS3
6 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) Open Source
2 12 (10.17%) Blog
3 11 (9.32%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.69%) Physics
6 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 113 (95.76%) Linux
2 43 (36.44%) CentOS
3 41 (34.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (32.20%) Debian
5 30 (25.42%) Windows
6 23 (19.49%) UNIX
7 4 (3.39%) OpenBSD
7 4 (3.39%) Solaris
7 4 (3.39%) FreeBSD
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Android
9 2 (1.69%) VMS
9 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) DevOps
2 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.97%) Load Balancing
4 28 (23.73%) Statistical Analysis
4 28 (23.73%) ITIL
5 14 (11.86%) OO
5 14 (11.86%) Information Security
6 11 (9.32%) Data Analysis
6 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.63%) Web Development
9 4 (3.39%) Web Design
9 4 (3.39%) Web Services Management
9 4 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.54%) MVC
11 2 (1.69%) Workflow
11 2 (1.69%) Data Security
11 2 (1.69%) TDD
11 2 (1.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.54%) Python
2 55 (46.61%) Ruby
3 45 (38.14%) Perl
4 44 (37.29%) Bash Shell
5 25 (21.19%) Shell Script
6 21 (17.80%) SQL
7 14 (11.86%) Java
8 9 (7.63%) PHP
9 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.85%) PHP5
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
11 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) CCNA
2 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 40 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (30.51%) KVM
3 29 (24.58%) Xen
4 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.24%) XenServer
6 4 (3.39%) Varnish
6 4 (3.39%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (2.54%) Samba
8 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (57.63%) Nagios
2 65 (55.08%) Puppet
3 36 (30.51%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (28.81%) Ansible
5 30 (25.42%) Salt
5 30 (25.42%) CFEngine
6 28 (23.73%) ZABBIX
6 28 (23.73%) Cacti
7 12 (10.17%) Capistrano
8 9 (7.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.69%) Munin
10 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.85%) SCCM
10 1 (0.85%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 63 (53.39%) Red Hat
2 49 (41.53%) VMware
3 35 (29.66%) Oracle
4 34 (28.81%) JBoss
5 28 (23.73%) Citrix
5 28 (23.73%) F5
6 17 (14.41%) Cisco
7 12 (10.17%) HP
7 12 (10.17%) Twitter
8 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
9 6 (5.08%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.39%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.54%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.54%) Juniper
11 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.69%) Zend
12 2 (1.69%) Apple
12 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.69%) Zoho
13 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago