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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 142 151 147
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 22 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.37% 1.02% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 8
Average salary £37,000 £40,622 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.91% +24.99%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
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
930 788 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.07% 24.83% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 550 469 596
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Edinburgh 0 17 £35,000 -6.66%
Aberdeen - 3 £37,000 -
Dundee +13 1 £42,500 +3.67%
Glasgow 0 1 £32,500 -19.25%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
3 20 (52.63%) Python
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 15 (39.47%) VMware
5 13 (34.21%) Bash Shell
6 12 (31.58%) Perl
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.95%) MySQL
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) IIS
7 11 (28.95%) Apache
8 10 (26.32%) Java
8 10 (26.32%) Ruby
8 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
9 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
9 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
9 9 (23.68%) DNS
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco
10 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.42%) ZABBIX
11 7 (18.42%) New Relic

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (28.95%) Apache
1 11 (28.95%) IIS
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.79%) Lync
4 5 (13.16%) nginx
5 4 (10.53%) Drupal
5 4 (10.53%) JBoss
6 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) Joomla!
6 2 (5.26%) WordPress
6 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion MX
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) VoIP
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) SNMP
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) SMS
6 2 (5.26%) Intranet
6 2 (5.26%) Extranet
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Big Data
3 4 (10.53%) Pentaho
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.53%) NewSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) OLAP
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) OLTP
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.89%) Games
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (34.21%) Administrator
3 11 (28.95%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Technical Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Storage Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Junior DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) JDBC
1 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (10.53%) jQuery
1 4 (10.53%) WEBrick
2 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Flash
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.63%) Django
4 1 (2.63%) COM
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Statistics
1 4 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.42%) CentOS
6 5 (13.16%) OpenSolaris
6 5 (13.16%) Solaris
7 3 (7.89%) OS/2
7 3 (7.89%) Debian
7 3 (7.89%) Fedora
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Workflow
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Line Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) Bash Shell
3 12 (31.58%) Perl
4 10 (26.32%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) Ruby
5 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) PHP
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.53%) Jython
9 3 (7.89%) C++
10 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
10 2 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) MCSA
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Nagios
1 7 (18.42%) ZABBIX
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.16%) Salt
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) New Relic
6 5 (13.16%) SaltStack
6 5 (13.16%) Veeam
6 5 (13.16%) NetApp
6 5 (13.16%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.63%) 3PAR