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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 99 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.36% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% 1.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
331 358 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.54% 26.09% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 198 232 162
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
3 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Nagios
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) ZABBIX
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) Puppet
4 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (35.29%) New Relic
5 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) CentOS
5 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) SNMP
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) SMS
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Administrator
1 10 (58.82%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) OS/2
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
6 2 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
1 6 (35.29%) ZABBIX
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) Salt
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) New Relic
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) SaltStack
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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