The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 105 115 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 20 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.73% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 3.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 2
Average salary £60,000 £26,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+128.57% -38.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ubuntu
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
440 501 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.18% 22.85% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 403 440 556
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Python
2 21 (67.74%) Perl
2 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (67.74%) Puppet
2 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
2 21 (67.74%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) Ansible
3 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (41.94%) ZABBIX
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (41.94%) Groovy
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (41.94%) Maven
4 13 (41.94%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) Nagios
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 13 (41.94%) Sensu
4 13 (41.94%) IaaS
4 13 (41.94%) Vagrant
4 13 (41.94%) Bourne shell
4 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Ruby
5 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
5 8 (25.81%) CentOS
5 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (41.94%) IaaS
2 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
2 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
3 13 (41.94%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.13%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Sensu
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) Symfony
3 6 (19.35%) Zend Framework
4 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) LAMP
4 5 (16.13%) CSS3
4 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) FMCG
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) UNIX
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
1 21 (67.74%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
2 5 (16.13%) Web Design
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
3 2 (6.45%) Web Development
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.23%) Kanban
4 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) OO
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Perl
1 21 (67.74%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Groovy
2 13 (41.94%) Bourne shell
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Puppet
1 21 (67.74%) Ansible
2 13 (41.94%) Vagrant
2 13 (41.94%) Nagios
2 13 (41.94%) ZABBIX
3 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) New Relic
3 1 (3.23%) IBM