The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / South West
Rank 213 225 230
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 14 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 0.85% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 23
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,828 £47,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1182 1656 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.80% 30.20% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1501 1330
Median salary £35,094 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the South West

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in the South West

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -19 6 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +23 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Bristol +7 4 £34,961 -33.40%
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 16 (57.14%) MySQL
3 16 (57.14%) Debian
3 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (50.00%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Puppet
7 10 (35.71%) CentOS
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 8 (28.57%) Apache
9 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (28.57%) KVM
10 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (25.00%) ZABBIX
10 7 (25.00%) SSL
10 7 (25.00%) Nagios
11 6 (21.43%) SAN
11 6 (21.43%) VPN
11 6 (21.43%) Python
11 6 (21.43%) QA
11 6 (21.43%) High Availability
11 6 (21.43%) MariaDB
11 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
12 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (17.86%) Samba
12 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) SSL
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) FTP
5 4 (14.29%) NAS
5 4 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (10.71%) DKIM
6 3 (10.71%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
6 3 (10.71%) X.509
7 2 (7.14%) SNMP
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) MariaDB
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
4 3 (10.71%) Redis
4 3 (10.71%) Riak
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) GitLab
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Travis CI
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Administrator
2 13 (46.43%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CAdES
1 3 (10.71%) PAdES
1 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (10.71%) XAdES
2 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Debian
3 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (35.71%) CentOS
5 9 (32.14%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) Solaris
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) Fedora
9 2 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) High Availability
2 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Document Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Erlang
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) VCP6
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) KVM
3 5 (17.86%) Samba
4 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) Docker
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Xen
6 2 (7.14%) Corosync
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) RHEV
7 1 (3.57%) Squid
7 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
2 7 (25.00%) Nagios
2 7 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (14.29%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 4 (14.29%) Capistrano
5 3 (10.71%) Ganeti
5 3 (10.71%) Marathon
5 3 (10.71%) Mesos
5 3 (10.71%) Rundeck
6 2 (7.14%) CFEngine
6 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
6 2 (7.14%) Linux-HA
6 2 (7.14%) Pacemaker
7 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.57%) Salt
7 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Veritas
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Zend