The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 66 57
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.38% 0.16% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 0.86% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 6
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +54.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £42,250
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 116 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.46% 18.50% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 103 156
Median salary £50,000 £36,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.05% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Apache
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) Nagios
1 12 (100.00%) Xen
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (100.00%) nginx
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
1 12 (100.00%) Varnish
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
1 12 (100.00%) Debian
1 12 (100.00%) KVM
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) Cobbler
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 12 (100.00%) Apache
1 12 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Debian
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (100.00%) KVM
1 12 (100.00%) Varnish
1 12 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Nagios
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Cobbler
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper