Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 274 330
Rank change year-on-year -5 +56 -48
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 58 65 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 2.52% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 24
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -28.00%
10th Percentile £30,200 £28,200 £31,700
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%

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 2,944 2,583 2,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.23% 24.71% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,299 2,229 2,582
South West median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Gloucestershire +28 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bristol -13 15 £40,000 +16.79% 5
Somerset +32 14 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Wiltshire -3 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Dorset -28 4 £45,000 +95.65%
Cornwall -20 2 £34,000 -38.18%
Devon - 1 £80,000 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (56.90%) MySQL
3 27 (46.55%) Windows
4 26 (44.83%) CentOS
5 25 (43.10%) Puppet
6 23 (39.66%) Python
7 22 (37.93%) Open Source
8 20 (34.48%) ZABBIX
8 20 (34.48%) Apache
8 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
9 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
10 18 (31.03%) Debian
11 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
11 17 (29.31%) PHP
12 16 (27.59%) Retail
12 16 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (25.86%) DevOps
13 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
13 15 (25.86%) Unix
14 13 (22.41%) ITIL
14 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
14 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
14 13 (22.41%) LAMP
15 12 (20.69%) VMware
15 12 (20.69%) Cisco
16 11 (18.97%) CCNA
16 11 (18.97%) CISSP
16 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (18.97%) SSCP
16 11 (18.97%) Finance

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 (34.48%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
3 4 (6.90%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) SSH
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) IPv4
4 2 (3.45%) SNMP
4 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.72%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) HTTP
5 1 (1.72%) IPsec
5 1 (1.72%) L2TP
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (56.90%) MySQL
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.34%) Redis
4 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.90%) Couchbase
5 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.17%) Big Data
7 2 (3.45%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (27.59%) Retail
2 11 (18.97%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Military
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) IT Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Junior
6 4 (6.90%) Junior DBA
6 4 (6.90%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) LAMP
2 8 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.72%) Celery
6 1 (1.72%) CGI
6 1 (1.72%) COM
6 1 (1.72%) Django
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (46.55%) Windows
3 26 (44.83%) CentOS
4 18 (31.03%) Debian
5 15 (25.86%) Unix
6 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.17%) Solaris
10 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.45%) SUSE
12 1 (1.72%) Android
12 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.72%) CoreOS
12 1 (1.72%) Fedora
12 1 (1.72%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Open Source
2 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
3 16 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (25.86%) DevOps
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 11 (18.97%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.90%) High Availability
10 4 (6.90%) Migration
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.17%) E-business
11 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.17%) Microservices
12 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (3.45%) Open Source Development
12 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Python
2 17 (29.31%) PHP
3 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.24%) Perl
5 8 (13.79%) Java
6 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.34%) Ruby
7 5 (8.62%) C++
8 4 (6.90%) C#
8 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.17%) C
9 3 (5.17%) SQL
10 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.72%) Erlang
11 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) CCNA
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (18.97%) CISSP
1 11 (18.97%) LPIC
1 11 (18.97%) SSCP
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Docker
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) RHEV
4 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) Puppet
2 20 (34.48%) ZABBIX
3 11 (18.97%) Cacti
4 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (13.79%) Ansible
6 6 (10.34%) SCCM
7 4 (6.90%) Grafana
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (6.90%) SCOrch
8 2 (3.45%) Cobbler
8 2 (3.45%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
8 2 (3.45%) Nagios
8 2 (3.45%) WSUS
9 1 (1.72%) Ambari
9 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.72%) Nessus
9 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
3 12 (20.69%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) Percona
4 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.17%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Qualys
6 1 (1.72%) SAP