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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 192 177 205
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 33 43 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.80% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 2.74% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1531 1570 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.39% 29.18% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1378 1224
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 23 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Somerset -6 6 £45,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +4 4 £46,000 +31.42% 2
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (76.67%) MySQL
3 44 (73.33%) Zend
4 36 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 32 (53.33%) Degree
6 28 (46.67%) Apache
7 27 (45.00%) Firewall
8 25 (41.67%) E-business
8 25 (41.67%) Citrix
8 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (41.67%) SLA
8 25 (41.67%) Cisco
8 25 (41.67%) CCNA
8 25 (41.67%) Wiki
8 25 (41.67%) Document Management
8 25 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (41.67%) NetScaler
9 24 (40.00%) Web Services
10 20 (33.33%) Java
11 19 (31.67%) PHP
12 18 (30.00%) jQuery
13 15 (25.00%) Python
13 15 (25.00%) Open Source
13 15 (25.00%) Retail
14 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
15 13 (21.67%) Subversion
16 12 (20.00%) CakePHP
16 12 (20.00%) Symfony
16 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 12 (20.00%) CSS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (46.67%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.33%) nginx
2 2 (3.33%) Zimbra
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Magento
2 7 (11.67%) Shopify
3 1 (1.67%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) SaaS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Firewall
2 25 (41.67%) NetScaler
3 12 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.33%) SSH
5 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (76.67%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.67%) Hazelcast
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Redis
3 3 (5.00%) Riak
3 3 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Subversion
General
1 15 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (21.67%) PHP Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Technical Support
5 11 (18.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Server Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Linux Support
10 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Administrator
11 2 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
11 2 (3.33%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.33%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) Web Services
2 18 (30.00%) jQuery
3 12 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 12 (20.00%) Symfony
3 12 (20.00%) CSS
3 12 (20.00%) SOAP
3 12 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) XML-RPC
4 11 (18.33%) XML
4 11 (18.33%) XHTML
4 11 (18.33%) Zend Framework
4 11 (18.33%) JSON
5 10 (16.67%) RESTful
6 7 (11.67%) Spring
6 7 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) LAMP
8 1 (1.67%) Kohana
8 1 (1.67%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Wiki
2 15 (25.00%) Open Source
3 11 (18.33%) W3C
4 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Debian
4 7 (11.67%) Fedora
4 7 (11.67%) CentOS
5 4 (6.67%) Solaris
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 4 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 25 (41.67%) E-business
2 25 (41.67%) Document Management
2 25 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (20.00%) MVC
4 11 (18.33%) OO
4 11 (18.33%) Risk Management
4 11 (18.33%) Web Development
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
8 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.00%) Analytics
9 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL
10 1 (1.67%) OOP
10 1 (1.67%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) PHP
3 15 (25.00%) Python
4 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.33%) SQL
5 11 (18.33%) ECMAScript
5 11 (18.33%) Ruby
6 8 (13.33%) PHP5
7 3 (5.00%) Erlang
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Degree
2 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (41.67%) CCNA
3 9 (15.00%) CNA
3 9 (15.00%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.67%) RHCE
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) NFS
2 2 (3.33%) Samba
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Nagios
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Cacti
2 2 (3.33%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 44 (73.33%) Zend
2 25 (41.67%) Citrix
2 25 (41.67%) Cisco
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Scalix
5 2 (3.33%) ZyXEL
5 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
5 2 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Intershop
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
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