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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 218 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 20 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 0.95% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 24
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,850 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Ubuntu
England

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
1722 1481 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.69% 29.11% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1297 1526
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Bristol +6 14 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Somerset -16 4 £43,750 +75.00% 2
Wiltshire +3 2 £50,000 +35.13%
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (61.90%) MySQL
3 33 (52.38%) Zend
4 30 (47.62%) Apache
5 28 (44.44%) Web Services
6 27 (42.86%) PHP
6 27 (42.86%) Degree
7 26 (41.27%) Java
8 25 (39.68%) Open Source
9 24 (38.10%) jQuery
10 23 (36.51%) Python
10 23 (36.51%) Red Hat
11 22 (34.92%) CentOS
12 18 (28.57%) Ruby
12 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (26.98%) Fedora
13 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
14 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
14 16 (25.40%) RESTful
15 15 (23.81%) Windows
15 15 (23.81%) SQL
15 15 (23.81%) Firewall
15 15 (23.81%) Debian
16 14 (22.22%) LAMP
16 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
16 14 (22.22%) Internet
16 14 (22.22%) SaaS
16 14 (22.22%) JSON
16 14 (22.22%) DevOps
17 13 (20.63%) Relational Database

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (47.62%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.76%) nginx
3 3 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) Zimbra
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Magento
1 12 (19.05%) Shopify
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) SaaS
2 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) Firewall
2 14 (22.22%) Internet
3 9 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 6 (9.52%) SAN
5 5 (7.94%) LDAP
5 5 (7.94%) OSPF
5 5 (7.94%) BGP
5 5 (7.94%) VLAN
6 4 (6.35%) HTTP
7 3 (4.76%) VPN
8 2 (3.17%) DNS
8 2 (3.17%) IPv6
8 2 (3.17%) SSH
8 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.17%) NAS
8 2 (3.17%) OpenVPN
8 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.59%) IPv4
9 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (61.90%) MySQL
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 12 (19.05%) Hazelcast
4 6 (9.52%) CouchDB
5 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.94%) Redis
6 4 (6.35%) Riak
6 4 (6.35%) Big Data
6 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.63%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Software Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 12 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 12 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Web Applications Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (17.46%) Applications Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Junior
7 6 (9.52%) Systems Support
7 6 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Graduate
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) Web Services
2 24 (38.10%) jQuery
3 16 (25.40%) RESTful
4 14 (22.22%) JSON
4 14 (22.22%) LAMP
5 12 (19.05%) XML-RPC
5 12 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (19.05%) Spring
5 12 (19.05%) HTML
5 12 (19.05%) CSS
5 12 (19.05%) SOAP
5 12 (19.05%) Symfony
5 12 (19.05%) Zend Framework
5 12 (19.05%) CakePHP
5 12 (19.05%) XML
5 12 (19.05%) XHTML
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.59%) .NET
7 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Open Source
2 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
3 12 (19.05%) W3C
4 10 (15.87%) Wiki
5 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) DTV
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) CentOS
3 17 (26.98%) Fedora
4 15 (23.81%) Windows
4 15 (23.81%) Debian
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.94%) SUSE
7 4 (6.35%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) openSUSE
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.76%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 13 (20.63%) OO
4 12 (19.05%) MVC
4 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 12 (19.05%) Scrum
4 12 (19.05%) Web Development
4 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.87%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (14.29%) Document Management
6 9 (14.29%) E-business
6 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.17%) Test Management
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) PHP
2 26 (41.27%) Java
3 23 (36.51%) Python
4 18 (28.57%) Ruby
5 15 (23.81%) SQL
6 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
8 12 (19.05%) PHP5
8 12 (19.05%) ECMAScript
9 8 (12.70%) Perl
10 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
11 4 (6.35%) Erlang
12 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.59%) C
13 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) CCNA
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CEH
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) OSCP
3 2 (3.17%) OSCE
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Samba
3 4 (6.35%) NFS
4 3 (4.76%) Xen
5 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.59%) Postfix
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
6 1 (1.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Nagios
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) Cacti
3 4 (6.35%) Icinga
4 3 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.59%) YUM
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.59%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.59%) logstash
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Zend
2 23 (36.51%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco
4 10 (15.87%) Citrix
5 7 (11.11%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle
7 3 (4.76%) Splunk
8 2 (3.17%) Scalix
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Juniper
9 1 (1.59%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.59%) SaltStack
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ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
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Somerset
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Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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