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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 91 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 2.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,298 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.46% +4.16%
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
319 345 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.66% 21.36% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 204 191 168
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,259
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware