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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / South West
Rank 220 243 215
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 9 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 0.54% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 29
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% -27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 1138 1657 1624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 22.70% 28.40% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1442 1376
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £54,250
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 23 March 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 23 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
Cornwall - 3 £55,000 - 1
Bristol +5 2 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Gloucestershire +3 2 £57,500 +35.29%
Somerset -12 2 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) MySQL
3 14 (53.85%) Debian
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) Unix
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (38.46%) Puppet
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) Apache
6 9 (34.62%) Nagios
7 8 (30.77%) SSL
7 8 (30.77%) CentOS
8 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
8 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
8 6 (23.08%) Clustering
8 6 (23.08%) Samba
8 6 (23.08%) QA
8 6 (23.08%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 6 (23.08%) SAN
8 6 (23.08%) Security Hardening
8 6 (23.08%) MariaDB
8 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (23.08%) High Availability
9 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (19.23%) KVM
9 5 (19.23%) Veritas

Ubuntu
Top Related 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) SSL
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) NAS
4 5 (19.23%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) FTP
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) DKIM
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) X.509
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) Junos
7 1 (3.85%) LDAP
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
1 11 (42.31%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Junior
8 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CAdES
1 3 (11.54%) PAdES
1 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (11.54%) XAdES
2 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Debian
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Unix
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) CentOS
5 5 (19.23%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.69%) Fedora
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) High Availability
2 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Security Hardening
3 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Document Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Social Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
1 5 (19.23%) PHP
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Jython
4 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.69%) CCA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Samba
3 5 (19.23%) KVM
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) Docker
5 3 (11.54%) NFS
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (3.85%) Corosync
7 1 (3.85%) Dovecot
7 1 (3.85%) Postfix
7 1 (3.85%) RHEV
7 1 (3.85%) Squid
7 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 9 (34.62%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
3 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (19.23%) ZABBIX
5 4 (15.38%) Ansible
6 3 (11.54%) Rundeck
7 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (3.85%) Ganeti
8 1 (3.85%) Grafana
8 1 (3.85%) Graphite
8 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
8 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
8 1 (3.85%) Linux-HA
8 1 (3.85%) Mesos
8 1 (3.85%) Pacemaker
8 1 (3.85%) Pingdom
8 1 (3.85%) Salt
8 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) Veritas
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
6 2 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Infobright
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) New Relic
7 1 (3.85%) PagerDuty
7 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Zend
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + more
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago