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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 228 230 265
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 19 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.091% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 4
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £26,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £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
1815 1685 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.39% 25.50% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1457 1722
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 £52,500 £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
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Lancashire - 11 £32,000 - 3
Manchester -3 8 £28,500 -24.00% 3
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) Juniper
4 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (37.50%) WAN
8 8 (33.33%) RIP
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (33.33%) MPLS
8 8 (33.33%) OSPF
8 8 (33.33%) BGP
8 8 (33.33%) Project Management
8 8 (33.33%) CCNA
8 8 (33.33%) Change Management
8 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (33.33%) LPIC
8 8 (33.33%) JNCIA
8 8 (33.33%) Junos
9 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (25.00%) Retail
9 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) MySQL
10 5 (20.83%) PHP
10 5 (20.83%) Broadband
10 5 (20.83%) Games
11 4 (16.67%) Debian
11 4 (16.67%) CentOS
11 4 (16.67%) Apache

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) WordPress
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
3 8 (33.33%) RIP
3 8 (33.33%) MPLS
3 8 (33.33%) OSPF
3 8 (33.33%) BGP
3 8 (33.33%) Junos
4 5 (20.83%) Broadband
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) IPv4
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) IMAP
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Network Operations Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) XHTML
1 2 (8.33%) Ajax
1 2 (8.33%) Java EE
1 2 (8.33%) CakePHP
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
1 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Debian
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) FreeBSD
6 1 (4.17%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 8 (33.33%) LPIC
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Dovecot
1 2 (8.33%) Sendmail
1 2 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) Ceph
2 1 (4.17%) Varnish
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.17%) Openswan
2 1 (4.17%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (4.17%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (4.17%) Corosync
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Munin
2 1 (4.17%) yum
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Rsyslog
2 1 (4.17%) Bacula
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (54.17%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Zend
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Sage
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Percona
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 p/annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago