The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 127 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 17 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 1.36% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Ubuntu
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
714 738 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.96% 29.66% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 458 575 497
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Reading

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (76.32%) Debian
3 27 (71.05%) CentOS
4 26 (68.42%) Red Hat
5 22 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (55.26%) Windows
7 19 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 16 (42.11%) SUSE
8 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
10 8 (21.05%) Perl
10 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.05%) Open Source
10 8 (21.05%) Puppet
10 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (18.42%) PHP
11 7 (18.42%) DevOps
12 6 (15.79%) MySQL
12 6 (15.79%) Apache
12 6 (15.79%) Python
13 5 (13.16%) DNS
13 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
13 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
14 4 (10.53%) Finance
14 4 (10.53%) VMware
14 4 (10.53%) Office 365
14 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
15 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
15 3 (7.89%) Telecoms

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (15.79%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) IPv4
3 2 (5.26%) IPv6
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
3 2 (5.26%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) VRRP
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) IPsec
3 2 (5.26%) HSRP
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (23.68%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (23.68%) Administrator
2 9 (23.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) IT Support
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Open Source
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (76.32%) Debian
3 27 (71.05%) CentOS
4 22 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (55.26%) Windows
6 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 16 (42.11%) SUSE
7 3 (7.89%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Data Management
4 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
2 8 (21.05%) Perl
3 7 (18.42%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) AWK
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CEH
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) OSCP
1 2 (5.26%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Xen
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) Ceph
4 1 (2.63%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.63%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) Juniper
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Foundry