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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 227 213
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 37 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 0.27% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 1.03% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 36
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1288 1356 1878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.66% 25.81% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1177 1584
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Bristol -7 16 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Cornwall - 9 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +13 5 £40,000 -6.97%
Somerset +2 4 £47,500 -15.17% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Dorset - 1 £23,000 - 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (61.70%) Puppet
3 28 (59.57%) Ansible
4 26 (55.32%) Python
5 25 (53.19%) Docker
6 24 (51.06%) Configuration Management
7 22 (46.81%) DevOps
8 21 (44.68%) Telecoms
8 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
9 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (38.30%) PHP
9 18 (38.30%) MySQL
10 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (34.04%) Bash Shell
11 16 (34.04%) Cisco
11 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
11 16 (34.04%) CentOS
12 15 (31.91%) Perl
12 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
13 13 (27.66%) SDLC
14 12 (25.53%) Open Source
15 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (23.40%) Finance
15 11 (23.40%) Internet
15 11 (23.40%) Junos
15 11 (23.40%) Juju
15 11 (23.40%) Private Cloud
15 11 (23.40%) Task Automation
16 10 (21.28%) Flask
16 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing

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 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) nginx
3 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (23.40%) Internet
1 11 (23.40%) Junos
2 6 (12.77%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) SNMP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) ICMP
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Redis
4 3 (6.38%) Riak
5 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
5 2 (4.26%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) GitLab
4 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.13%) FishEye
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (44.68%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Electronics
3 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
3 10 (21.28%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Administrator
3 11 (23.40%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (21.28%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (21.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (19.15%) Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Junior
7 5 (10.64%) Django Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Junior Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Junior Python Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Python Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Data Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (8.51%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Flask
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.77%) CSS3
4 6 (12.77%) HTML5
4 6 (12.77%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) Django
5 5 (10.64%) PyGTK
5 5 (10.64%) SQLAlchemy
5 5 (10.64%) Twisted
6 4 (8.51%) LAMP
7 3 (6.38%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (6.38%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (6.38%) XML
8 2 (4.26%) jQuery
8 2 (4.26%) JSON
8 2 (4.26%) Laravel
8 2 (4.26%) RESTful
8 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Private Cloud
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) CentOS
3 6 (12.77%) Debian
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Fedora
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Configuration Management
2 22 (46.81%) DevOps
3 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.66%) SDLC
5 12 (25.53%) Open Source
6 11 (23.40%) Task Automation
7 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (21.28%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (21.28%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Data Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) Data Governance
9 4 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
10 3 (6.38%) High Availability
11 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) PHP
3 16 (34.04%) Bash Shell
4 15 (31.91%) Perl
5 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Jython
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Erlang
8 1 (2.13%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) CCA
1 2 (4.26%) CCNA
1 2 (4.26%) CCNP
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.26%) MCSE
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) KVM
4 2 (4.26%) Corosync
4 2 (4.26%) Dovecot
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Postfix
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) RHEV
5 1 (2.13%) Samba
5 1 (2.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (61.70%) Puppet
2 28 (59.57%) Ansible
3 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (23.40%) Juju
5 7 (14.89%) Nagios
6 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
7 2 (4.26%) CFEngine
7 2 (4.26%) Check_MK
7 2 (4.26%) Ganeti
7 2 (4.26%) Grafana
7 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.26%) Linux-HA
7 2 (4.26%) Marathon
7 2 (4.26%) Mesos
7 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.26%) Pacemaker
7 2 (4.26%) Pingdom
8 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco
1 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
2 10 (21.28%) SAP
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Infobright
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) New Relic
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) PagerDuty
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Sophos
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Meraki
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas
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