The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 201 209 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 32 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% 0.76% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 20
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1724 1451 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.97% 27.84% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1288 1492
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Ubuntu
England

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 July 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 31 July 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 +8 18 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Somerset -11 14 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (73.13%) MySQL
3 45 (67.16%) Zend
4 35 (52.24%) Apache
5 33 (49.25%) Degree
6 32 (47.76%) Web Services
7 31 (46.27%) PHP
8 29 (43.28%) Java
9 27 (40.30%) jQuery
10 24 (35.82%) Python
11 23 (34.33%) Open Source
12 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
12 21 (31.34%) Cisco
12 21 (31.34%) Firewall
13 19 (28.36%) Ruby
13 19 (28.36%) E-Commerce
13 19 (28.36%) SQL
13 19 (28.36%) CentOS
13 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
14 18 (26.87%) Wiki
14 18 (26.87%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (26.87%) RESTful
14 18 (26.87%) Citrix
14 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (26.87%) CCNA
15 17 (25.37%) SLA
15 17 (25.37%) Document Management
15 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (25.37%) E-business
15 17 (25.37%) NetScaler

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (52.24%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) nginx
3 3 (4.48%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Magento
2 14 (20.90%) Shopify
3 1 (1.49%) Zen Cart
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (20.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Firewall
2 17 (25.37%) NetScaler
3 14 (20.90%) Internet
4 5 (7.46%) LDAP
5 4 (5.97%) SAN
5 4 (5.97%) HTTP
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) IPv6
7 2 (2.99%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) SSH
7 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.99%) OpenVPN
7 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.99%) NAS
8 1 (1.49%) Network Security
8 1 (1.49%) IPsec
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (73.13%) MySQL
2 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
3 14 (20.90%) Hazelcast
3 14 (20.90%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.96%) CouchDB
5 5 (7.46%) Redis
6 4 (5.97%) Riak
6 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.97%) Big Data
7 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Hudson
4 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Software Developer
3 15 (22.39%) PHP Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Web Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (17.91%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (16.42%) Applications Developer
6 11 (16.42%) Web Applications Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.46%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Junior
9 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Support
10 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) Web Services
2 27 (40.30%) jQuery
3 18 (26.87%) RESTful
4 15 (22.39%) JSON
5 14 (20.90%) CakePHP
5 14 (20.90%) Symfony
5 14 (20.90%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (20.90%) Spring
5 14 (20.90%) LAMP
5 14 (20.90%) CSS
5 14 (20.90%) SOAP
5 14 (20.90%) HTML
6 13 (19.40%) XHTML
6 13 (19.40%) XML
6 13 (19.40%) XML-RPC
6 13 (19.40%) Zend Framework
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.49%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.49%) Kohana
8 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Open Source
2 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.87%) Wiki
4 13 (19.40%) W3C
5 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (28.36%) CentOS
3 16 (23.88%) Fedora
4 12 (17.91%) Debian
4 12 (17.91%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) UNIX
6 2 (2.99%) Solaris
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) SUSE
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) E-Commerce
2 18 (26.87%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (25.37%) Document Management
3 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.37%) E-business
4 15 (22.39%) Scrum
5 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
5 14 (20.90%) MVC
5 14 (20.90%) OO
6 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
6 13 (19.40%) Web Development
7 12 (17.91%) DevOps
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
9 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) PHP
2 29 (43.28%) Java
3 24 (35.82%) Python
4 19 (28.36%) Ruby
4 19 (28.36%) SQL
5 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
6 15 (22.39%) PHP5
7 13 (19.40%) ECMAScript
8 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
9 8 (11.94%) Perl
10 4 (5.97%) Erlang
11 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) C
12 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Degree
2 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.87%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) CNA
3 1 (1.49%) Novell Certification
3 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) Samba
3 4 (5.97%) NFS
4 3 (4.48%) Xen
4 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.49%) XenServer
6 1 (1.49%) Postfix
6 1 (1.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Nagios
2 3 (4.48%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.49%) logstash
3 1 (1.49%) YUM
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.49%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Zend
2 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
2 21 (31.34%) Cisco
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Scalix
6 2 (2.99%) ZyXEL
7 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.49%) hybris
7 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.49%) Splunk
7 1 (1.49%) Intershop
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago