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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 75 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.87% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 1.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
263 201 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.79% 24.13% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 234 183 156
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Debian
3 10 (71.43%) Puppet
4 9 (64.29%) Python
4 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
5 8 (57.14%) CentOS
5 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (42.86%) Apache
7 6 (42.86%) Perl
7 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (28.57%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) Wiki
9 4 (28.57%) Confluence
9 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 4 (28.57%) LDAP
10 3 (21.43%) MySQL
11 2 (14.29%) Windows
11 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
11 2 (14.29%) DevOps
11 2 (14.29%) Ruby
11 2 (14.29%) Clustering
12 1 (7.14%) Information Management

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Administrator
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) STL
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Wiki
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Robotics
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Debian
3 8 (57.14%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) DNA
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Gluster
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Puppet
2 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Percona
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper