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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 50 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.89% 0.69% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,123 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
102 81 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.62% 18.62% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 86 75 91
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £19,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
2 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) MySQL
4 7 (41.18%) UNIX
4 7 (41.18%) Solaris
4 7 (41.18%) CentOS
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
5 6 (35.29%) LPIC
5 6 (35.29%) JNCIA
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) RIP
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Nagios
5 6 (35.29%) MPLS
5 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 6 (35.29%) BGP
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) AIX
6 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (29.41%) Junos
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.76%) nginx
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) RIP
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Junos
5 3 (17.65%) Broadband
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (11.76%) OpenVPN
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Operations Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) CentOS
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) FreeBSD
5 2 (11.76%) OpenBSD
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) JNCIA
1 6 (35.29%) LPIC
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Postfix
1 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
1 2 (11.76%) Varnish
1 2 (11.76%) Dovecot
1 2 (11.76%) Openswan
1 2 (11.76%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (11.76%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (11.76%) Corosync
1 2 (11.76%) KVM
1 2 (11.76%) Ceph
1 2 (11.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) Cacti
2 2 (11.76%) Munin
2 2 (11.76%) yum
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (11.76%) logstash
2 2 (11.76%) Rsyslog
2 2 (11.76%) Bacula
2 2 (11.76%) Pacemaker
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.76%) Percona
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) VMware