The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 150 152
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 15 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.64% 0.47% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.18% 2.18% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Median salary £50,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +122.22% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £22,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £24,250 £43,600
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 471 643 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.16% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 267 386 406
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,300 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in Scotland

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in Scotland

Ubuntu
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh - 13 £56,250 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £30,000 -
Ubuntu
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Puppet
3 16 (64.00%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (60.00%) VMware
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco
5 14 (56.00%) Citrix
5 14 (56.00%) WAN
5 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (48.00%) Python
7 11 (44.00%) LAMP
7 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
8 10 (40.00%) DNS
8 10 (40.00%) Apache
8 10 (40.00%) MySQL
8 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
8 10 (40.00%) Open Source
9 9 (36.00%) Riverbed
9 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
9 9 (36.00%) Percona
9 9 (36.00%) NAS
9 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
9 9 (36.00%) Brocade
9 9 (36.00%) IIS
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
9 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (36.00%) SAN

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (40.00%) Apache
2 9 (36.00%) IIS
2 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (12.00%) Confluence
5 2 (8.00%) JBoss
6 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.00%) SaaS
5 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.00%) GitHub
5 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) WAN
2 10 (40.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (36.00%) NAS
3 9 (36.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) DHCP
5 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) HTTP
7 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (16.00%) Big Data
5 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (36.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) LAMP
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.00%) Ext JS
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
6 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) DevOps
9 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (48.00%) Python
3 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
3 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) Puppet
2 16 (64.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (28.00%) Ansible
3 7 (28.00%) Check_MK
3 7 (28.00%) Nagios
4 5 (20.00%) SCCM
4 5 (20.00%) SCOM
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) Brocade
3 9 (36.00%) Percona
3 9 (36.00%) Riverbed
4 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (28.00%) Perforce
5 5 (20.00%) CA
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Symantec
5 5 (20.00%) Varonis
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
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