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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 213 196 164
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -32
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 32 37 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.62% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 2.39% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 51
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,550 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -
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
1781 1546 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.49% 26.08% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1367 1305
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -9 19 £63,750 +50.00% 5
Somerset +12 6 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Wiltshire - 4 £47,500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £70,000 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (70.49%) Red Hat
3 42 (68.85%) Puppet
4 40 (65.57%) DevOps
5 39 (63.93%) CentOS
6 36 (59.02%) Bash Shell
6 36 (59.02%) Apache
7 34 (55.74%) Perl
8 33 (54.10%) PHP
8 33 (54.10%) Debian
8 33 (54.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (50.82%) Python
10 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (45.90%) MySQL
12 27 (44.26%) Configuration Management
13 25 (40.98%) Jenkins
14 24 (39.34%) Windows
15 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (34.43%) Ruby
17 20 (32.79%) Hudson
18 19 (31.15%) nginx
18 19 (31.15%) Firewall
19 18 (29.51%) VMware
19 18 (29.51%) ZABBIX
20 17 (27.87%) Samba
20 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (27.87%) Java
20 17 (27.87%) WAN
21 16 (26.23%) LAN
21 16 (26.23%) Nagios

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (59.02%) Apache
2 19 (31.15%) nginx
3 10 (16.39%) IIS
4 9 (14.75%) Confluence
4 9 (14.75%) MediaWiki
5 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Drupal
6 1 (1.64%) WordPress
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 17 (27.87%) WAN
3 16 (26.23%) LAN
4 11 (18.03%) VPN
5 9 (14.75%) IPv6
5 9 (14.75%) LDAP
5 9 (14.75%) IPsec
5 9 (14.75%) OSPF
5 9 (14.75%) BGP
5 9 (14.75%) EIGRP
5 9 (14.75%) Network Security
6 3 (4.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) DNS
7 2 (3.28%) SSH
8 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) MySQL
2 10 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Jenkins
2 20 (32.79%) Hudson
3 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.03%) Subversion
5 9 (14.75%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Administrator
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.20%) Developer
9 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.56%) DevOps Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Principal Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 1 (1.64%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) LAMP
3 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) CSS
4 4 (6.56%) HTML5
5 3 (4.92%) XHTML
5 3 (4.92%) jQuery
5 3 (4.92%) Sensu
6 2 (3.28%) libvirt
6 2 (3.28%) CSS3
6 2 (3.28%) Sass
6 2 (3.28%) Ajax
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) XML
6 2 (3.28%) XML-RPC
7 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.64%) Web Services
7 1 (1.64%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.64%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.39%) Wiki
3 5 (8.20%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (63.93%) CentOS
3 33 (54.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (54.10%) Debian
4 24 (39.34%) Windows
5 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (18.03%) UNIX
7 8 (13.11%) Fedora
8 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.64%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) DevOps
2 27 (44.26%) Configuration Management
3 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (21.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (18.03%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (16.39%) Open Source
8 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (13.11%) Database Theory
9 8 (13.11%) Relational Database Theory
9 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.48%) Build Automation
11 4 (6.56%) ITIL
12 3 (4.92%) Network Design
13 2 (3.28%) Web Development
13 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
13 2 (3.28%) MVC
13 2 (3.28%) OO
13 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
14 1 (1.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) Bash Shell
2 34 (55.74%) Perl
3 33 (54.10%) PHP
4 31 (50.82%) Python
5 21 (34.43%) Ruby
6 17 (27.87%) Java
7 9 (14.75%) SQL
7 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.92%) Bourne shell
9 3 (4.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.64%) C#
10 1 (1.64%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) CCNA
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Samba
1 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.39%) iptables
4 9 (14.75%) Postfix
4 9 (14.75%) XenServer
5 2 (3.28%) NFS
5 2 (3.28%) Squid
5 2 (3.28%) Gluster
5 2 (3.28%) KVM
5 2 (3.28%) Docker
5 2 (3.28%) RHEV
5 2 (3.28%) oVirt
5 2 (3.28%) GFS2
6 1 (1.64%) Varnish
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 42 (68.85%) Puppet
2 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (29.51%) ZABBIX
4 16 (26.23%) Nagios
5 14 (22.95%) Zenoss
6 13 (21.31%) Salt
7 11 (18.03%) Ansible
8 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.28%) Capistrano
9 2 (3.28%) SELinux
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (3.28%) Cobbler
9 2 (3.28%) Pacemaker
10 1 (1.64%) Plesk
10 1 (1.64%) SCCM
10 1 (1.64%) Cacti
10 1 (1.64%) Munin
10 1 (1.64%) Check_MK
10 1 (1.64%) Icinga
10 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (70.49%) Red Hat
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) Juniper
6 2 (3.28%) Zend
7 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.64%) Splunk
7 1 (1.64%) Percona
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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