The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 112 128 109
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.049% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
410 556 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.76% 27.38% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 370 490 342
Average salary £36,479 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Ubuntu
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) OOP
2 8 (66.67%) Apache
2 8 (66.67%) OOD
2 8 (66.67%) Subversion
2 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 8 (66.67%) JSON
2 8 (66.67%) Symfony
2 8 (66.67%) Zend
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 8 (66.67%) SaaS
2 8 (66.67%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 8 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 8 (66.67%) Underscore.js
2 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Tomcat

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Web Applications Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Web Applications Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) JSON
1 8 (66.67%) Symfony
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) REST
1 8 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 8 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 8 (66.67%) Underscore.js
1 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Debian
2 3 (25.00%) FreeBSD
2 3 (25.00%) SUSE
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OOD
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Zend
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Acronis