The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 191 194 192
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.060% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.25% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £40,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1103 1189 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.38% 23.73% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1010 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Ubuntu
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 5 £40,500 -
Birmingham +4 2 £52,500 +133.33% 2
Staffordshire -10 2 £22,500 - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Debian
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) nginx
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Talend

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (27.27%) nginx
4 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) PBX
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Web Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Symfony
1 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Debian
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) SUSE
6 2 (18.18%) FreeBSD
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Fedora
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) RHCE
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Talend
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Zend
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago