The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 100 99 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.60% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 1.87% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
Ubuntu
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
375 268 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.22% 21.75% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 337 243 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Kent

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £27,500 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
2 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) Content Management
2 7 (77.78%) Appcelerator
2 7 (77.78%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) Photoshop
2 7 (77.78%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 7 (77.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Squid
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
3 2 (22.22%) SELinux
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) nginx

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) VRRP
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Web Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Front-End Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
1 7 (77.78%) CSS3
1 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 2 (22.22%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
2 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) FreeBSD
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
1 7 (77.78%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Squid
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
1 2 (22.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Appcelerator
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware