The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 102 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.06% 0.85% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ubuntu
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
378 355 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.83% 27.14% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 333 322 321
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,525 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
South Wales -12 2 £25,000 -44.44%
North Wales - 2 £25,000 -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL