The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 231 222 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.95% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 16
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,123 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1380 1676 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.65% 24.81% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1382 1595
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the North West

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in the North West

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Manchester +19 4 £33,750 +42.10% 3
Lancashire -13 3 £37,500 +1.01%
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 17 (70.83%) CentOS
4 14 (58.33%) MySQL
5 13 (54.17%) UNIX
6 10 (41.67%) PHP
6 10 (41.67%) Solaris
7 9 (37.50%) Nagios
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) nginx
10 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
10 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (25.00%) Apache
10 6 (25.00%) AIX
11 5 (20.83%) Windows
11 5 (20.83%) Perl
11 5 (20.83%) Python
11 5 (20.83%) Cisco
11 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (16.67%) WordPress
12 4 (16.67%) HTML5
12 4 (16.67%) Debian
12 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
12 4 (16.67%) Zend
12 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 4 (16.67%) DNS
12 4 (16.67%) JavaScript

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (25.00%) nginx
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) SilverStripe
4 2 (8.33%) Drupal
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
3 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (8.33%) OpenVPN
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) RIP
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) IPv4
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML5
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) Zend Framework
2 2 (8.33%) CakePHP
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
2 2 (8.33%) Symfony
2 2 (8.33%) XHTML
2 2 (8.33%) Yii
2 2 (8.33%) Laravel
2 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) React
2 2 (8.33%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) CentOS
3 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 10 (41.67%) Solaris
5 6 (25.00%) AIX
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Debian
8 2 (8.33%) SUSE
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) OpenBSD
8 2 (8.33%) Fedora
8 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.33%) FreeBSD
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) TDD
2 2 (8.33%) MVC
2 2 (8.33%) OO
2 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) PHP5
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) LPIC
2 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) KVM
2 3 (12.50%) Dovecot
2 3 (12.50%) NFS
2 3 (12.50%) Sendmail
3 2 (8.33%) Postfix
3 2 (8.33%) XenServer
3 2 (8.33%) Varnish
3 2 (8.33%) Openswan
3 2 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (8.33%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) iptables
3 2 (8.33%) Ceph
3 2 (8.33%) Corosync
4 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
3 2 (8.33%) Munin
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) logstash
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (8.33%) Pacemaker
3 2 (8.33%) Rsyslog
3 2 (8.33%) Bacula
3 2 (8.33%) yum
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) Zend
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Sophos
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Percona
8 1 (4.17%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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Posted: 4 days ago
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