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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 117 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 22 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.30% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 1.00% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 18
Average salary £23,000 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
653 698 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.67% 30.32% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 445 539 481
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 28 January 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (76.00%) Red Hat
3 36 (72.00%) Debian
3 36 (72.00%) CentOS
4 32 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (56.00%) Windows
6 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
7 23 (46.00%) Windows 7
8 20 (40.00%) SUSE
9 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
9 12 (24.00%) PHP
10 11 (22.00%) Perl
10 11 (22.00%) MySQL
10 11 (22.00%) Apache
10 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (22.00%) Puppet
10 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (20.00%) DevOps
12 9 (18.00%) Python
13 8 (16.00%) Open Source
13 8 (16.00%) Office 365
14 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
14 5 (10.00%) VMware
14 5 (10.00%) DNS
14 5 (10.00%) IIS
14 5 (10.00%) Java
14 5 (10.00%) .NET
14 5 (10.00%) Nagios
14 5 (10.00%) Zenoss

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) IPv4
3 2 (4.00%) IPv6
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) OSPF
3 2 (4.00%) BGP
3 2 (4.00%) VRRP
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) IPsec
3 2 (4.00%) HSRP
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) 1st Line Support
2 13 (26.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (22.00%) Administrator
4 10 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) IT Support
4 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Network Administrator
9 1 (2.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Open Source
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (72.00%) Debian
2 36 (72.00%) CentOS
3 32 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (56.00%) Windows
5 23 (46.00%) Windows 7
6 20 (40.00%) SUSE
7 3 (6.00%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (2.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Data Management
4 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Test Management
4 2 (4.00%) Project Management
4 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PHP
1 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (22.00%) Perl
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 5 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) AWK
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CEH
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) OSCP
1 2 (4.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) Xen
3 2 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.00%) Ceph
4 1 (2.00%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
1 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.00%) Nagios
2 5 (10.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.00%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Foundry
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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