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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 233 240 272
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 17 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.059% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,100 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
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
1945 1736 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.40% 25.56% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1501 1779
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 19 December 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
Lancashire - 10 £32,000 - 2
Manchester -8 7 £28,750 +17.34% 4
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
5 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
7 8 (34.78%) RIP
7 8 (34.78%) Junos
7 8 (34.78%) CCNA
7 8 (34.78%) MPLS
7 8 (34.78%) OSPF
7 8 (34.78%) BGP
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) Change Management
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (34.78%) JNCIA
7 8 (34.78%) LPIC
7 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
8 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Games
9 5 (21.74%) Retail
9 5 (21.74%) Broadband
10 4 (17.39%) Java EE
10 4 (17.39%) Apache
10 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
1 1 (4.35%) ElastiCache
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) RIP
3 8 (34.78%) MPLS
3 8 (34.78%) OSPF
3 8 (34.78%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) Junos
4 5 (21.74%) Broadband
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) IPv4
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) IMAP
6 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
General
1 5 (21.74%) Games
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Operations Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Network Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Network Operations Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
2 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) CakePHP
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (34.78%) JNCIA
1 8 (34.78%) LPIC
1 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
1 1 (4.35%) Dovecot
1 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.35%) KVM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Sage
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Zend
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) HP
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