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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 99 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.084% - 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
365 260 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.60% 25.79% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 319 235 241
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 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
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Ubuntu
Wales

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Zenoss
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) VMware

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Zenoss
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle