The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 69 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.60% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.26% 1.17% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £29,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.58% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,075 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.41% -6.11%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 171 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.51% 24.43% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 167 331 413
Median salary £34,000 £36,378 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.53% +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,080 £43,517 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Cardiff

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Debian
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 4 (57.14%) SonicWALL
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Acme Packet
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) PBX
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Xbox

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) PBX
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Acme Packet
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SonicWALL