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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 246 231 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 6 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 0.40% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 18
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £23,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £38,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
1741 1741 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.40% 25.42% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1514 1609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 August 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 -8 5 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Cheshire -9 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
2 12 (54.55%) Puppet
3 10 (45.45%) Ruby
3 10 (45.45%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) Apache
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
4 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (40.91%) CentOS
4 9 (40.91%) nginx
4 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (27.27%) PHP
7 6 (27.27%) MySQL
7 6 (27.27%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) SMTP
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) Subversion
8 5 (22.73%) Replication
8 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
8 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
8 5 (22.73%) Nagios
8 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
1 9 (40.91%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) ElastiCache
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) SMTP
2 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
2 5 (22.73%) tcpdump
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) RSpec
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
4 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (22.73%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Support Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) RESTful
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) Phusion Passenger
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (13.64%) LAMP
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) Java EE
4 3 (13.64%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.55%) J2SE
5 1 (4.55%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 9 (40.91%) CentOS
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Fedora
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) Debian
7 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Ruby
1 10 (45.45%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Groovy
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Squid
1 5 (22.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) Nagios
2 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) Capistrano
4 1 (4.55%) YUM
4 1 (4.55%) logstash
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) Rackspace
2 3 (13.64%) SaltStack
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago