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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 227 241 235
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 12 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 0.80% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 20
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,123 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1490 1760 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.99% 24.79% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1452 1684
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 7 £37,500 +1.01%
Manchester +11 4 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Merseyside +10 1 £25,000 -7.40%
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 25 (80.65%) Red Hat
3 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
3 14 (45.16%) CentOS
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
5 12 (38.71%) UNIX
6 11 (35.48%) MySQL
6 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
6 11 (35.48%) Juniper
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (32.26%) WAN
8 9 (29.03%) Solaris
8 9 (29.03%) Nagios
9 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 7 (22.58%) BGP
10 7 (22.58%) MPLS
10 7 (22.58%) OSPF
10 7 (22.58%) CCNA
10 7 (22.58%) RIP
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (22.58%) PHP
10 7 (22.58%) JNCIA
10 7 (22.58%) LPIC
10 7 (22.58%) Change Management
10 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 6 (19.35%) Debian
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
11 6 (19.35%) Junos
11 6 (19.35%) Windows

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) nginx
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) WordPress
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) RIP
4 7 (22.58%) MPLS
4 7 (22.58%) OSPF
4 7 (22.58%) BGP
5 6 (19.35%) Junos
6 4 (12.90%) Broadband
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) LAN
8 2 (6.45%) SSL
8 2 (6.45%) OpenVPN
8 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (3.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Operations Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Operations Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) XHTML
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
1 2 (6.45%) CakePHP
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) CentOS
3 12 (38.71%) UNIX
4 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Solaris
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) Debian
7 5 (16.13%) AIX
8 2 (6.45%) OpenBSD
8 2 (6.45%) Fedora
8 2 (6.45%) FreeBSD
8 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) SUSE
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PHP
2 3 (9.68%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNA
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (22.58%) JNCIA
1 7 (22.58%) LPIC
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) NFS
2 3 (9.68%) Sendmail
2 3 (9.68%) KVM
2 3 (9.68%) Dovecot
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) Ceph
3 2 (6.45%) iptables
3 2 (6.45%) Openswan
3 2 (6.45%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (6.45%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (6.45%) Corosync
3 2 (6.45%) XenServer
3 2 (6.45%) Varnish
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) Postfix
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) Cacti
2 2 (6.45%) Munin
2 2 (6.45%) yum
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) logstash
2 2 (6.45%) Rsyslog
2 2 (6.45%) Bacula
2 2 (6.45%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Percona
6 2 (6.45%) Zend
6 2 (6.45%) Sage
6 2 (6.45%) Sophos
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago