The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 182 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
995 944 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.36% 25.36% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 843 815 956
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Manchester

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Manchester

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (90.91%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Debian
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 2 (18.18%) Zend
6 2 (18.18%) CakePHP
6 2 (18.18%) WordPress
6 2 (18.18%) XenServer
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Sophos

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) WordPress
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) IMAP
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (9.09%) IPv4
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) XHTML
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) CakePHP
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) Dovecot
3 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Sage
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Zend
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) HP
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago