The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 66 69
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.77% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.98% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £29,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Ubuntu
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 168 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.05% 25.77% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 171 157 195
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the North East

Ubuntu
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) YAML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace