The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 184 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 20 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.046% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 0.19% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Ubuntu
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1252 1036 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.10% 23.98% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 857 1068
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -3 7 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £35,000 -
Coventry - 3 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham -9 2 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) MySQL
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) VMware
5 13 (36.11%) Zend
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (36.11%) PHP
5 13 (36.11%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) Apache
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco
6 12 (33.33%) Firewall
7 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
7 11 (30.56%) HP
7 11 (30.56%) Citrix
8 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (25.00%) Open Source
9 9 (25.00%) OO PHP
9 9 (25.00%) VPN
9 9 (25.00%) OOD
9 9 (25.00%) OOP
9 9 (25.00%) OO
9 9 (25.00%) SAN
9 9 (25.00%) Nagios
9 9 (25.00%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) Zend Framework
9 9 (25.00%) jQuery

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (36.11%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) WordPress
3 5 (13.89%) CMS
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Magento
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) VPN
2 9 (25.00%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
5 6 (16.67%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) WAN
6 5 (13.89%) DDNS
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) IPv4
7 2 (5.56%) IPv6
7 2 (5.56%) SNMP
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Web Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Junior Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Junior
5 5 (13.89%) Junior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Manager
6 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 9 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 9 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) Symfony
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
3 4 (11.11%) Underscore.js
3 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 4 (11.11%) REST
3 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) Blog
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.33%) AIX
8 2 (5.56%) Debian
9 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 9 (25.00%) OOD
2 9 (25.00%) OOP
2 9 (25.00%) OO
2 9 (25.00%) Scrum
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) SEO
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNA
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) RHCE
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Nagios
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Foglight
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Zend
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco
4 11 (30.56%) HP
4 11 (30.56%) Citrix
5 8 (22.22%) Brocade
6 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
7 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
8 4 (11.11%) Juniper
9 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) Avaya
9 3 (8.33%) Mitel
10 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 2 (5.56%) Symantec
10 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.78%) Acronis
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago