The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 237 239 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 10 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.097% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.38% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 21
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1747 1840 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.48% 25.39% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1589 1739
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Ubuntu
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +11 5 £60,000 +75.18% 1
Cheshire -7 3 £22,500 -39.59%
Lancashire - 2 £37,123 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Puppet
3 12 (46.15%) Ruby
3 12 (46.15%) UNIX
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (38.46%) CentOS
4 10 (38.46%) nginx
4 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 9 (34.62%) Perl
5 9 (34.62%) Apache
6 8 (30.77%) MySQL
6 8 (30.77%) RESTful
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 7 (26.92%) Subversion
7 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (26.92%) Open Source
7 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) DNS
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (38.46%) nginx
2 9 (34.62%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) ElastiCache
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) Wireshark
2 5 (19.23%) tcpdump
2 5 (19.23%) SMTP
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 5 (19.23%) RSpec
3 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (19.23%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Support Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) RESTful
3 6 (23.08%) HTML5
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (19.23%) Ajax
4 5 (19.23%) Phusion Passenger
5 4 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (7.69%) Java ME
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Flex
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) J2SE
7 1 (3.85%) Symfony
7 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) STB
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 10 (38.46%) CentOS
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Debian
5 3 (11.54%) Fedora
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Ruby
2 9 (34.62%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) Groovy
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Squid
1 5 (19.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
2 5 (19.23%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.85%) YUM
3 1 (3.85%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) Rackspace
2 3 (11.54%) SaltStack
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Percona
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
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