The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.41% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Ubuntu
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 142 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.56% 25.91% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 124 94
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Lancashire

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) Varnish
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) Junos
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) RIP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (40.00%) LPIC
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
1 3 (60.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
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