The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 126 116 137
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 13 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 1.08% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% 3.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 5
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -48.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Ubuntu
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
3 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) CentOS
4 16 (72.73%) TCP/IP
5 13 (59.09%) Debian
6 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (50.00%) SUSE
7 8 (36.36%) Migration
7 8 (36.36%) CMS
7 8 (36.36%) SLA
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) FTP
7 8 (36.36%) Python
7 8 (36.36%) IIS
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) Drupal
7 8 (36.36%) Alfresco
7 8 (36.36%) WordPress
7 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 8 (36.36%) Plesk
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
8 7 (31.82%) Perl
8 7 (31.82%) MySQL
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
10 5 (22.73%) vSphere
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (22.73%) nginx

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
1 8 (36.36%) IIS
1 8 (36.36%) Drupal
1 8 (36.36%) Alfresco
1 8 (36.36%) WordPress
2 5 (22.73%) nginx
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (36.36%) FTP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Administrator
3 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Linux Support
6 4 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Consultant
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.55%) Trainee
9 1 (4.55%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) Resque
2 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Wiki
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) CentOS
3 13 (59.09%) Debian
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (50.00%) SUSE
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) FreeBSD
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) HND
3 3 (13.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Plesk
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian