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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 72 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.91% 1.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.92% 7.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +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
240 153 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.09% 21.37% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 178 141 215
Average salary £41,000 £32,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.19% -24.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 31 August 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Oxford

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Debian
3 12 (70.59%) CentOS
3 12 (70.59%) Python
3 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
5 10 (58.82%) Apache
6 9 (52.94%) Perl
7 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 8 (47.06%) Puppet
7 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (35.29%) LDAP
9 6 (35.29%) LAN
9 6 (35.29%) WAN
9 6 (35.29%) ITIL
9 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
10 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (23.53%) JIRA
11 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 4 (23.53%) Confluence
11 4 (23.53%) Wiki
12 3 (17.65%) SUSE
12 3 (17.65%) Nagios
12 3 (17.65%) UNIX
12 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
12 3 (17.65%) MySQL
12 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
13 2 (11.76%) Clustering
13 2 (11.76%) Information Security

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (58.82%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) LDAP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (52.94%) Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) STL
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Wiki
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.88%) Robotics
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Debian
3 12 (70.59%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) SUSE
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Gluster
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) qmail
2 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
1 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (17.65%) Nagios
2 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.76%) logstash
4 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Sophos
2 2 (11.76%) Websense
2 2 (11.76%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) Percona
3 1 (5.88%) Apple