The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 60 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% 0.34% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £29,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% -
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 169 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.75% 28.40% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 122
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Merseyside

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Liverpool +10 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Ubuntu
North West

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware