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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 204 202 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 33 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.95% 1.84% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 27
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,876
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
1692 1470 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.80% 27.03% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1294 1412
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
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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 +8 27 £67,500 +58.82% 12
Gloucestershire -13 4 £70,000 +52.17% 6
Somerset +9 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (64.41%) PHP
2 38 (64.41%) Apache
3 36 (61.02%) Red Hat
3 36 (61.02%) Debian
3 36 (61.02%) Puppet
4 35 (59.32%) CentOS
4 35 (59.32%) Python
5 34 (57.63%) Bash Shell
6 33 (55.93%) Perl
7 32 (54.24%) Windows
7 32 (54.24%) DevOps
8 31 (52.54%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (49.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (47.46%) MySQL
11 23 (38.98%) Ruby
11 23 (38.98%) nginx
12 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
13 20 (33.90%) Configuration Management
14 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (30.51%) Open Source
14 18 (30.51%) Hudson
15 16 (27.12%) Zenoss
15 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
15 16 (27.12%) ZABBIX
15 16 (27.12%) Firewall
15 16 (27.12%) Subversion
15 16 (27.12%) Nagios
16 15 (25.42%) VPN
16 15 (25.42%) Java

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 38 (64.41%) Apache
2 23 (38.98%) nginx
3 8 (13.56%) IIS
4 7 (11.86%) MediaWiki
4 7 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (11.86%) Apache Solr
4 7 (11.86%) Confluence
5 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Firewall
2 15 (25.42%) VPN
3 14 (23.73%) LAN
3 14 (23.73%) WAN
4 7 (11.86%) IPv6
4 7 (11.86%) OSPF
4 7 (11.86%) BGP
4 7 (11.86%) EIGRP
4 7 (11.86%) IPsec
4 7 (11.86%) Network Security
4 7 (11.86%) LDAP
5 3 (5.08%) SAN
6 2 (3.39%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) MySQL
2 14 (23.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.86%) MariaDB
4 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 18 (30.51%) Hudson
3 16 (27.12%) Subversion
3 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.86%) Mercurial
4 7 (11.86%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Administrator
4 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Systems Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) DevOps Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Support Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) LAMP
2 7 (11.86%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.17%) LINQ
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) Zend Framework
5 3 (5.08%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) libvirt
6 2 (3.39%) CakePHP
6 2 (3.39%) jQuery
6 2 (3.39%) SOAP
6 2 (3.39%) XML
6 2 (3.39%) XHTML
6 2 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) Symfony
6 2 (3.39%) XML-RPC
7 1 (1.69%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Open Source
2 9 (15.25%) Wiki
3 7 (11.86%) Derivative
4 5 (8.47%) Clustering
4 5 (8.47%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.39%) W3C
6 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (61.02%) Debian
3 35 (59.32%) CentOS
4 32 (54.24%) Windows
5 29 (49.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (20.34%) Fedora
6 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (16.95%) UNIX
8 9 (15.25%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) DevOps
2 20 (33.90%) Configuration Management
3 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.86%) Build Automation
7 7 (11.86%) Time Management
8 6 (10.17%) Database Theory
8 6 (10.17%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.17%) Data Security
9 2 (3.39%) MVC
9 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.39%) Document Management
9 2 (3.39%) Web Development
9 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) PHP
2 35 (59.32%) Python
3 34 (57.63%) Bash Shell
4 33 (55.93%) Perl
5 23 (38.98%) Ruby
6 15 (25.42%) Java
7 9 (15.25%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (10.17%) C#
10 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.39%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) CCNA
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Samba
2 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
3 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.86%) Postfix
4 7 (11.86%) XenServer
4 7 (11.86%) Varnish
4 7 (11.86%) iptables
5 2 (3.39%) Gluster
5 2 (3.39%) KVM
5 2 (3.39%) Docker
5 2 (3.39%) RHEV
5 2 (3.39%) oVirt
5 2 (3.39%) GFS2
5 2 (3.39%) NFS
5 2 (3.39%) Squid
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (61.02%) Puppet
2 31 (52.54%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (27.12%) Zenoss
3 16 (27.12%) Nagios
3 16 (27.12%) ZABBIX
4 14 (23.73%) Ansible
5 13 (22.03%) Salt
6 7 (11.86%) Icinga
6 7 (11.86%) HAProxy
6 7 (11.86%) Munin
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.39%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.39%) SELinux
7 2 (3.39%) Pacemaker
8 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Red Hat
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) Percona
6 5 (8.47%) Zend
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk
8 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
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