The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 94
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.49% - 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Median salary £31,498 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 234 250 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.03% 23.26% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 188 183 236
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Essex

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in Essex

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Saffron Walden - 5 £31,498 -
Ubuntu
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) EDI
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (50.00%) Nagios

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) EDI
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (50.00%) CFEngine
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) Sophos
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) WatchGuard