The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 102 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 2.07% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Ubuntu
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
365 386 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.02% 26.99% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 223 243 144
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Nagios
4 7 (35.00%) ZABBIX
4 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (35.00%) Puppet
4 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (35.00%) New Relic
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) Workflow
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby
5 6 (30.00%) CentOS
5 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) Office 365
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) SaltStack
6 5 (25.00%) Salt
7 4 (20.00%) MySQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) IaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) SNMP
5 2 (10.00%) SMS
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
6 1 (5.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (55.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Flash
2 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.00%) COM
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) CentOS
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) OS/2
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Telemarketing
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (30.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
1 7 (35.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (25.00%) Salt
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) New Relic
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) SaltStack
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com