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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 230 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 23 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 7
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £45,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,750 £38,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1610 1742 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 23.41% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1418 1519
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +15 17 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cheshire +5 4 £24,250 -53.80%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) PHP
3 16 (53.33%) MySQL
4 14 (46.67%) Apache
5 13 (43.33%) Python
5 13 (43.33%) Ruby
5 13 (43.33%) CentOS
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
8 10 (33.33%) WordPress
9 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 9 (30.00%) Puppet
9 9 (30.00%) Debian
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) jQuery
10 8 (26.67%) DevOps
11 7 (23.33%) Drupal
11 7 (23.33%) Magento
11 7 (23.33%) nginx
11 7 (23.33%) HTML5
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (23.33%) Symfony
11 7 (23.33%) OO

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 10 (33.33%) WordPress
3 7 (23.33%) nginx
3 7 (23.33%) Drupal
4 6 (20.00%) Node.js
5 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (13.33%) SilverStripe
6 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.00%) Confluence
7 3 (10.00%) IIS
8 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (6.67%) CMS
9 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
9 1 (3.33%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Magento
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.67%) Redis
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Redmine
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) PhpStorm
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Graduate
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 7 (23.33%) Symfony
4 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) Zend Framework
6 4 (13.33%) Ext JS
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) Laravel
6 4 (13.33%) Yii
6 4 (13.33%) li3
6 4 (13.33%) Ember.js
6 4 (13.33%) React
7 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (6.67%) Sass
8 2 (6.67%) LESS
8 2 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) CentOS
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Debian
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Fedora
6 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) SUSE
7 2 (6.67%) AIX
7 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (26.67%) DevOps
2 7 (23.33%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Network Design
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) API Design
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) PHP
2 13 (43.33%) Python
2 13 (43.33%) Ruby
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) C
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (13.33%) pfSense
3 3 (10.00%) Xen
4 2 (6.67%) Docker
4 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.33%) Ceph
5 1 (3.33%) GlusterFS
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) Nagios
3 5 (16.67%) logstash
4 4 (13.33%) ARCserve
4 4 (13.33%) SCVMM
4 4 (13.33%) ZABBIX
4 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.67%) yum
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
6 1 (3.33%) cPanel
6 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) SaltStack
5 4 (13.33%) Zend
5 4 (13.33%) WatchGuard
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (10.00%) Twitter
7 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.67%) Splunk
7 2 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (6.67%) Sony
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
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