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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 182 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 33 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.24% 0.100%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 1.09% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 5
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 1098 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.43% 22.38% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 963 994
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -6 10 £77,500 +91.35%
Coventry - 8 £38,750 -
Shropshire - 6 £30,000 -
Birmingham -7 5 £27,000 -48.57% 7
Solihull - 4 £28,500 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 50 (94.34%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) AIX
5 14 (26.42%) IBM
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) SAN
5 14 (26.42%) Firewall
6 12 (22.64%) Manufacturing
6 12 (22.64%) VMware
7 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
7 11 (20.75%) Apache
7 11 (20.75%) DNS
8 10 (18.87%) SQL
8 10 (18.87%) MySQL
8 10 (18.87%) HP
8 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (18.87%) CCNA
8 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
8 10 (18.87%) Change Control
9 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.98%) Zend
9 9 (16.98%) DDNS
9 9 (16.98%) Citrix
9 9 (16.98%) HTML
9 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.98%) PHP
9 9 (16.98%) CSS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (20.75%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) WordPress
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) SAN
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) DNS
3 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
4 9 (16.98%) DDNS
5 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 7 (13.21%) VLAN
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.32%) IPv4
6 6 (11.32%) IPv6
6 6 (11.32%) LAN
6 6 (11.32%) WAN
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.77%) DHCP
8 2 (3.77%) SNMP
8 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 12 (22.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) AIX Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Support
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.89%) DevOps Architect
10 1 (1.89%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
1 9 (16.98%) CSS
2 8 (15.09%) HTML5
3 7 (13.21%) Symfony
4 6 (11.32%) Zend Framework
5 5 (9.43%) CSS3
6 4 (7.55%) jQuery
6 4 (7.55%) LAMP
7 3 (5.66%) Laravel
7 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.77%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (1.89%) JSON
9 1 (1.89%) XML
9 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.89%) Replication
1 1 (1.89%) Statistics
1 1 (1.89%) Blog
1 1 (1.89%) LPAR
1 1 (1.89%) Open Source
1 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (94.34%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) AIX
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.09%) UNIX
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.89%) Debian
10 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Change Control
2 6 (11.32%) Network Design
3 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (9.43%) DevOps
4 4 (7.55%) MVC
5 3 (5.66%) Web Development
5 3 (5.66%) Web Design
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.89%) OOD
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL
7 1 (1.89%) OOP
7 1 (1.89%) OO
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.89%) TDD
7 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.98%) PHP
3 5 (9.43%) PHP5
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) CCNA
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) RHCE
5 1 (1.89%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Nagios
1 8 (15.09%) Tivoli
2 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Foglight
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
2 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 14 (26.42%) IBM
3 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.64%) VMware
5 10 (18.87%) HP
6 9 (16.98%) Citrix
6 9 (16.98%) Zend
7 7 (13.21%) Brocade
8 5 (9.43%) SAP
9 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
10 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.77%) Symantec
10 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.77%) Mitel
10 2 (3.77%) Avaya
10 2 (3.77%) Juniper
11 1 (1.89%) CommVault
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