The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 71 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.32% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 1.42% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £25,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ubuntu
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
241 212 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.71% 23.48% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 192 175 236
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Oxford region.

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Oxford

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
1 20 (95.24%) Debian
2 17 (80.95%) Puppet
2 17 (80.95%) Python
3 16 (76.19%) CentOS
4 14 (66.67%) Perl
5 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 11 (52.38%) Ruby
6 11 (52.38%) Open Source
6 11 (52.38%) Windows
7 10 (47.62%) Solaris
7 10 (47.62%) Juniper
7 10 (47.62%) SAN
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 10 (47.62%) Blackberry
7 10 (47.62%) Android
7 10 (47.62%) iPhone
7 10 (47.62%) LAMP
7 10 (47.62%) VMware
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Phone
8 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (23.81%) Apache
10 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 4 (19.05%) Confluence
11 4 (19.05%) Wiki
11 4 (19.05%) JIRA
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) LDAP
11 4 (19.05%) LAN

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Administrator
1 17 (80.95%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 12 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) NumPy
2 1 (4.76%) Twisted
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) CSS3
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) Pandas
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Open Source
2 10 (47.62%) iPhone
2 10 (47.62%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Wiki
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Statistics
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
1 20 (95.24%) Debian
2 16 (76.19%) CentOS
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Phone
4 10 (47.62%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) DNA
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) TDD
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Perl
3 11 (52.38%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper