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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 68 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.51% 1.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 5.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,123 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
125 91 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.40% 19.70% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 113 82 108
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Preston -10 2 - -
Ubuntu
North West

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (83.33%) MySQL
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 10 (83.33%) CentOS
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (50.00%) Nagios
3 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (33.33%) nginx
4 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (16.67%) Replication
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) OpenBSD
5 2 (16.67%) Symfony
5 2 (16.67%) Zend
5 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Drupal

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) SilverStripe
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (16.67%) OpenVPN
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) Symfony
1 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) Ext JS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) Yii
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) Laravel
1 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) li3
1 2 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) CentOS
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) OpenBSD
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (8.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Postfix
1 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
1 2 (16.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (16.67%) Openswan
1 2 (16.67%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (16.67%) Corosync
1 2 (16.67%) KVM
1 2 (16.67%) Ceph
1 2 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (16.67%) Munin
2 2 (16.67%) yum
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (16.67%) logstash
2 2 (16.67%) Rsyslog
2 2 (16.67%) Bacula
2 2 (16.67%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Percona
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Zend
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper