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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 199 190 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 40 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.74% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 2.71% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 32
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,514
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1880 1661 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.36% 27.24% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1427 1277
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 -25 21 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Somerset 0 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £47,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £28,750 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (61.11%) Puppet
3 43 (59.72%) Red Hat
4 41 (56.94%) DevOps
5 39 (54.17%) CentOS
6 37 (51.39%) Python
7 36 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 35 (48.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (47.22%) Apache
9 34 (47.22%) Perl
9 34 (47.22%) PHP
10 33 (45.83%) Debian
11 31 (43.06%) MySQL
12 28 (38.89%) Configuration Management
13 26 (36.11%) Jenkins
13 26 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (34.72%) Windows
15 24 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (30.56%) Ruby
17 20 (27.78%) VMware
18 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
19 18 (25.00%) Hudson
19 18 (25.00%) Firewall
19 18 (25.00%) Nagios
20 17 (23.61%) ZABBIX
21 16 (22.22%) nginx
21 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (20.83%) Samba
22 15 (20.83%) Active Directory

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (47.22%) Apache
2 16 (22.22%) nginx
3 10 (13.89%) IIS
4 8 (11.11%) Confluence
5 7 (9.72%) MediaWiki
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) JBoss
7 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.78%) Node.js
8 1 (1.39%) Lync
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Drupal
8 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Firewall
2 15 (20.83%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) LAN
4 9 (12.50%) VPN
5 7 (9.72%) IPv6
5 7 (9.72%) LDAP
5 7 (9.72%) IPsec
5 7 (9.72%) OSPF
5 7 (9.72%) BGP
5 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
5 7 (9.72%) Network Security
6 5 (6.94%) Internet
7 3 (4.17%) SAN
8 2 (2.78%) DNS
8 2 (2.78%) SSH
9 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
3 18 (25.00%) Hudson
4 10 (13.89%) Subversion
5 7 (9.72%) JIRA
6 5 (6.94%) Maven
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.39%) Selenium
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.72%) Administrator
7 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) DevOps Administrator
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Junior
11 2 (2.78%) Graduate
11 2 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) HTML
2 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) CSS
3 8 (11.11%) HTML5
4 6 (8.33%) jQuery
4 6 (8.33%) XHTML
4 6 (8.33%) LAMP
5 5 (6.94%) XML-RPC
5 5 (6.94%) Ajax
5 5 (6.94%) SOAP
5 5 (6.94%) JSON
5 5 (6.94%) Sass
5 5 (6.94%) Sensu
5 5 (6.94%) XML
6 2 (2.78%) libvirt
6 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 1 (1.39%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.39%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.39%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Wiki
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (54.17%) CentOS
3 35 (48.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (45.83%) Debian
5 25 (34.72%) Windows
6 15 (20.83%) UNIX
7 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (11.11%) Fedora
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) DevOps
2 28 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 24 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (18.06%) Open Source
6 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.33%) OO
8 6 (8.33%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.33%) Web Development
8 6 (8.33%) Database Theory
8 6 (8.33%) Relational Database Theory
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL
10 4 (5.56%) Network Design
11 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.78%) OOP
11 2 (2.78%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Python
2 36 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 34 (47.22%) Perl
3 34 (47.22%) PHP
4 22 (30.56%) Ruby
5 15 (20.83%) Java
6 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 8 (11.11%) SQL
9 5 (6.94%) Bourne shell
9 5 (6.94%) Groovy
10 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.17%) C#
11 1 (1.39%) C++
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) PHP4
11 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) CCNA
3 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.83%) Samba
3 8 (11.11%) iptables
4 7 (9.72%) Postfix
4 7 (9.72%) XenServer
5 3 (4.17%) KVM
6 2 (2.78%) Docker
6 2 (2.78%) RHEV
6 2 (2.78%) oVirt
6 2 (2.78%) GFS2
6 2 (2.78%) NFS
6 2 (2.78%) Gluster
6 2 (2.78%) Squid
7 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (61.11%) Puppet
2 26 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (25.00%) Nagios
4 17 (23.61%) ZABBIX
5 14 (19.44%) Ansible
6 13 (18.06%) Zenoss
7 11 (15.28%) Salt
8 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.17%) Capistrano
10 2 (2.78%) SELinux
10 2 (2.78%) Pacemaker
10 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (2.78%) Cobbler
11 1 (1.39%) Plesk
11 1 (1.39%) Cacti
11 1 (1.39%) SCCM
11 1 (1.39%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Red Hat
2 20 (27.78%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) Adobe
5 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (2.78%) Avaya
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Zend
8 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.39%) Splunk
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