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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 184 195 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 34 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 1.41% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 15
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,399 £19,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £37,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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
1104 1279 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 23.84% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1115 1206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 August 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 August 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
Birmingham +17 20 £60,000 +166.66% 4
Warwickshire - 7 £80,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £19,000 -
Coventry - 2 £60,000 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (49.28%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (47.83%) DevOps
4 25 (36.23%) Python
5 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 23 (33.33%) Puppet
7 21 (30.43%) Ansible
7 21 (30.43%) Perl
7 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 20 (28.99%) UNIX
9 19 (27.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (26.09%) Manufacturing
11 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
12 15 (21.74%) VMware
12 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (20.29%) PHP
13 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
14 13 (18.84%) Bourne shell
14 13 (18.84%) IaaS
14 13 (18.84%) Docker
14 13 (18.84%) Sensu
14 13 (18.84%) Vagrant
14 13 (18.84%) HTML
14 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.84%) CSS
14 13 (18.84%) Nagios
14 13 (18.84%) Groovy
14 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
14 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.25%) WordPress
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (18.84%) IaaS
2 8 (11.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) VLAN
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.35%) IPv4
3 3 (4.35%) IPv6
3 3 (4.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) DDNS
4 2 (2.90%) DMZ
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.84%) Maven
4 4 (5.80%) Subversion
General
1 18 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Architect
2 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Web Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Administrator
6 8 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.25%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Linux Support
8 5 (7.25%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Senior UNIX Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
11 2 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) HTML
1 13 (18.84%) CSS
1 13 (18.84%) Sensu
2 12 (17.39%) jQuery
3 10 (14.49%) HTML5
4 9 (13.04%) CSS3
5 8 (11.59%) Symfony
6 7 (10.14%) Zend Framework
7 6 (8.70%) LAMP
8 5 (7.25%) XML
8 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (5.80%) SQLAlchemy
9 4 (5.80%) Django
9 4 (5.80%) Sass
10 3 (4.35%) XSLT
11 2 (2.90%) JSON
11 2 (2.90%) REST
12 1 (1.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Blog
3 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (28.99%) UNIX
3 19 (27.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.49%) Windows
5 8 (11.59%) AIX
5 8 (11.59%) CentOS
6 6 (8.70%) Debian
7 3 (4.35%) Solaris
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (47.83%) DevOps
3 10 (14.49%) MVC
4 9 (13.04%) Web Design
4 9 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (10.14%) Web Development
6 6 (8.70%) OO
6 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.70%) Change Control
7 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.35%) Network Design
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum
8 3 (4.35%) Open Source
9 2 (2.90%) OOD
10 1 (1.45%) Change Management
10 1 (1.45%) OOP
10 1 (1.45%) SEO
10 1 (1.45%) Migration
10 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) Python
2 21 (30.43%) Perl
3 14 (20.29%) PHP
3 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) Bourne shell
4 13 (18.84%) Groovy
5 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.59%) Ruby
6 6 (8.70%) SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) CCNA
1 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.84%) Docker
3 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) Samba
4 1 (1.45%) Xen
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) Puppet
2 21 (30.43%) Ansible
3 13 (18.84%) Vagrant
3 13 (18.84%) Nagios
3 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
4 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
3 8 (11.59%) IBM
3 8 (11.59%) Zend
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Brocade
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.45%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) New Relic
Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £240000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago