The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 145 137 154
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 10 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.89% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 3.10% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 1
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +75.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Ubuntu
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
775 935 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.20% 28.58% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 472 552 520
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Scotland

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Scotland

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 6 £37,000 -
Edinburgh -5 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Glasgow -8 1 £40,000 -20.79%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 19 (55.88%) Windows
4 17 (50.00%) Python
4 17 (50.00%) VMware
5 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
6 13 (38.24%) Perl
6 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
9 10 (29.41%) MySQL
9 10 (29.41%) IIS
9 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (26.47%) Apache
10 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
10 9 (26.47%) Firewall
10 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
10 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco
11 8 (23.53%) Ruby
11 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
12 7 (20.59%) Nagios
12 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (29.41%) IIS
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
4 6 (17.65%) nginx
4 6 (17.65%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Drupal
5 2 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
6 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) IaaS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
2 12 (35.29%) DNS
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) SNMP
6 2 (5.88%) SMS
7 1 (2.94%) LDAP
7 1 (2.94%) SMTP
7 1 (2.94%) HTTP
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) Intranet
7 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (50.00%) Administrator
3 8 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) Flash
1 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.88%) Spring
1 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (5.88%) WEBrick
2 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) COM
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Statistics
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) CentOS
6 6 (17.65%) Fedora
7 5 (14.71%) Solaris
7 5 (14.71%) OpenSolaris
8 3 (8.82%) OS/2
9 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.88%) Debian
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Workflow
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Line Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (38.24%) Perl
2 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
3 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
4 8 (23.53%) Ruby
5 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 5 (14.71%) PHP
7 4 (11.76%) C++
7 4 (11.76%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.82%) SQL
9 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
9 2 (5.88%) Jython
9 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) MCSA
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nagios
1 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.71%) Salt
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) New Relic
6 5 (14.71%) SaltStack
6 5 (14.71%) NetApp
6 5 (14.71%) Veeam
6 5 (14.71%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.94%) Rackspace