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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 89 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 0.094% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
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
256 246 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.45% 23.16% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 233 215 165
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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