The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 99 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% - 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% - 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £41,250 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 299 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.76% 24.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 218 207
Average salary £36,895 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Ubuntu
Scotland

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Big Data
6 4 (33.33%) NewSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Debian
6 4 (33.33%) OLAP
6 4 (33.33%) JDBC
6 4 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) OLTP
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Games
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Analytics

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) L2TP
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) OLTP
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) NewSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) COM
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) CentOS
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) OS/2
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Telemarketing
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Openswan
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Salt
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) New Relic
4 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
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