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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 178 191 197
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 35 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.29% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.93% 1.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 4
Average salary £43,596 £28,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.96% -14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
1193 1087 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.62% 21.18% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 967 987
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 10 £41,750 -20.47% 6
Warwickshire -6 9 £80,000 +100.00%
Coventry - 8 £44,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £30,000 -
Solihull - 3 £25,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £43,596 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (96.72%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
4 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
4 15 (24.59%) IBM
4 15 (24.59%) Windows
4 15 (24.59%) AIX
5 14 (22.95%) MySQL
5 14 (22.95%) Cisco
5 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
6 13 (21.31%) Firewall
6 13 (21.31%) VMware
6 13 (21.31%) PHP
6 13 (21.31%) SAN
7 12 (19.67%) HTML
7 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.67%) CSS
7 12 (19.67%) UNIX
8 11 (18.03%) Apache
8 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.03%) Zend
8 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.03%) Change Control
8 11 (18.03%) DevOps
9 10 (16.39%) HTML5
9 10 (16.39%) DNS
10 9 (14.75%) CCNA
10 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (14.75%) Tivoli

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.03%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) IaaS
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Firewall
1 13 (21.31%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) DNS
3 9 (14.75%) IP Telephony
4 8 (13.11%) DDNS
5 6 (9.84%) VLAN
6 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 5 (8.20%) VPN
6 5 (8.20%) IPv4
6 5 (8.20%) IPv6
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.64%) DHCP
8 1 (1.64%) SNMP
8 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.64%) DMZ
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) AIX Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Network Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) PHP Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 7 (11.48%) Administrator
6 7 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Linux Support
8 5 (8.20%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.20%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Junior
11 2 (3.28%) UNIX Administrator
12 1 (1.64%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) HTML
1 12 (19.67%) CSS
2 10 (16.39%) HTML5
3 9 (14.75%) Symfony
4 8 (13.11%) Zend Framework
5 7 (11.48%) jQuery
5 7 (11.48%) CSS3
6 6 (9.84%) LAMP
7 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.92%) Sensu
8 3 (4.92%) Laravel
9 2 (3.28%) PHP-FPM
9 2 (3.28%) XML
10 1 (1.64%) XSLT
10 1 (1.64%) JSON
10 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Open Source
1 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Statistics
2 1 (1.64%) Blog
2 1 (1.64%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 59 (96.72%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (24.59%) Windows
3 15 (24.59%) AIX
4 12 (19.67%) UNIX
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Debian
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (18.03%) Change Control
1 11 (18.03%) DevOps
2 6 (9.84%) MVC
3 5 (8.20%) Network Design
3 5 (8.20%) Web Design
3 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.56%) Web Development
5 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.28%) Scrum
5 2 (3.28%) CRM
5 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.64%) OOD
6 1 (1.64%) OOP
6 1 (1.64%) OO
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL
6 1 (1.64%) Migration
6 1 (1.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) PHP
2 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) PHP5
4 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.56%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) Bourne shell
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) CCNA
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
3 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) RHCE
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Docker
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) Samba
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.64%) KVM
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Tivoli
1 9 (14.75%) Nagios
2 6 (9.84%) Puppet
3 5 (8.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Ansible
5 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.28%) Foglight
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
2 15 (24.59%) IBM
3 14 (22.95%) Cisco
4 13 (21.31%) VMware
5 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.03%) Zend
6 7 (11.48%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) Citrix
7 6 (9.84%) SAP
8 4 (6.56%) Brocade
9 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) CommVault
10 1 (1.64%) NetApp
10 1 (1.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago