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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 161 145 154
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 4 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.60% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 2.31% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 6
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
845 953 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.55% 25.90% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 478 573 494
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh -18 2 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £38,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Django
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) Perl

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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