The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 87 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.27% 0.087% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 0.33% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Ubuntu
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
320 305 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.99% 26.52% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 296 283 238
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,825
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in South Wales

Ubuntu
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Cardiff -1 3 £45,000 -
Ubuntu
Wales

Ubuntu
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace