The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 64 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 4.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Ubuntu
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
114 93 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.49% 17.19% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 90 82 149
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Swindon region.

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Swindon

Ubuntu
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) OSCP
1 2 (66.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware