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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 194 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 19 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.29% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 1.16% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,700 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,500 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
1304 1382 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.91% 25.33% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1212 995
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Birmingham +15 15 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Debian
3 17 (51.52%) HTML
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) MySQL
5 15 (45.45%) Apache
5 15 (45.45%) jQuery
5 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 14 (42.42%) SaaS
6 14 (42.42%) Zend
6 14 (42.42%) PHP
7 13 (39.39%) Web Development
8 12 (36.36%) JSON
8 12 (36.36%) Symfony
8 12 (36.36%) Subversion
8 12 (36.36%) Ember.js
8 12 (36.36%) Underscore.js
8 12 (36.36%) Backbone.js
8 12 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (36.36%) Open Source
8 12 (36.36%) REST
8 12 (36.36%) OOP
8 12 (36.36%) OOD
8 12 (36.36%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (30.30%) IIS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (45.45%) Apache
2 10 (30.30%) IIS
3 6 (18.18%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) LDAP
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) HTTP
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
2 8 (24.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Automotive
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Applications Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Applications Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Graduate Web Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Graduate
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) HTML
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
2 15 (45.45%) jQuery
2 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 12 (36.36%) Ember.js
3 12 (36.36%) Underscore.js
3 12 (36.36%) REST
3 12 (36.36%) Backbone.js
3 12 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
3 12 (36.36%) Symfony
4 3 (9.09%) Ajax
4 3 (9.09%) Django
4 3 (9.09%) Sass
4 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) Zend Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Open Source
2 6 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Debian
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) FreeBSD
5 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Web Development
2 12 (36.36%) OOP
2 12 (36.36%) OOD
3 6 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) PHP
4 6 (18.18%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Delphi
6 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) RHCE
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) logstash
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Zend
2 8 (24.24%) Talend
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Acronis
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