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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 98 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
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
267 332 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.96% 24.20% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 170 197 226
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (14.29%) SMTP
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) NFS
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) JBoss
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Nagios
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Munin
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat