Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 307 309
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 48 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 1.04% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 38
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21,425 £33,303 £32,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £72,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,678 2,683 3,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.53% 25.45% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 2,314 3,014
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 27 £48,750 +37.14% 2
Somerset -1 5 £48,750 -7.14% 2
Cornwall - 5 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire +28 4 £90,000 +100.00%
Dorset - 4 £23,000 - 1
Wiltshire +3 3 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Devon - 2 £54,297 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (70.83%) Puppet
3 30 (62.50%) MySQL
3 30 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 24 (50.00%) Python
5 21 (43.75%) DevOps
6 20 (41.67%) Apache
7 19 (39.58%) Internet
7 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (39.58%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (37.50%) Google
9 17 (35.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (33.33%) Web Services
11 15 (31.25%) Remedy
12 14 (29.17%) E-business
12 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
12 14 (29.17%) CentOS
13 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
13 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
14 11 (22.92%) Docker
15 10 (20.83%) Ruby
15 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
15 10 (20.83%) ZABBIX
16 9 (18.75%) Marketing
16 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
16 9 (18.75%) Finance
16 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
16 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
16 9 (18.75%) Electronics

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) nginx
2 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (35.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Internet
2 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) Junos
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) SMS
5 2 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.08%) SNMP
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.17%) Redis
4 2 (4.17%) Riak
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) GitLab
4 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Electronics
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Administrator
2 12 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 12 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 12 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (20.83%) Cloud Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Junior DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) OO PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) LAMP
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) CentOS
3 8 (16.67%) Debian
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 21 (43.75%) DevOps
3 14 (29.17%) E-business
3 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.67%) Open Source
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Task Automation
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) Ruby
3 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.75%) Go
3 9 (18.75%) Perl
3 9 (18.75%) PHP
4 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Java
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) CCA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.08%) GCFA
2 1 (2.08%) GCIA
2 1 (2.08%) GCIH
2 1 (2.08%) GIAC
2 1 (2.08%) GREM
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.08%) Corosync
4 1 (2.08%) NFS
4 1 (2.08%) RHEV
4 1 (2.08%) Samba
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (70.83%) Puppet
2 19 (39.58%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.83%) ZABBIX
4 9 (18.75%) Ansible
5 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
6 4 (8.33%) Juju
6 4 (8.33%) Nagios
7 2 (4.17%) Ganeti
7 2 (4.17%) Graphite
7 2 (4.17%) Marathon
7 2 (4.17%) Mesos
8 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.08%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.08%) Linux-HA
8 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.08%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Google
2 15 (31.25%) Remedy
3 9 (18.75%) SAP
4 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.58%) VMware
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec