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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 199 199 188
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 16 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 0.66% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 10
Average salary £33,250 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.76% +77.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
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
1378 1204 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.30% 24.27% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1027 1146
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,978 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Warwickshire - 5 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £32,500 -
Birmingham -12 3 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 24 (60.00%) CSS
3 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) MySQL
4 21 (52.50%) Zend
4 21 (52.50%) PHP
5 20 (50.00%) jQuery
6 19 (47.50%) Apache
7 17 (42.50%) Open Source
7 17 (42.50%) OOP
7 17 (42.50%) OOD
8 16 (40.00%) Windows
9 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 13 (32.50%) VMware
11 12 (30.00%) Web Development
11 12 (30.00%) Ember.js
11 12 (30.00%) Underscore.js
11 12 (30.00%) Subversion
11 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
11 12 (30.00%) SaaS
11 12 (30.00%) REST
11 12 (30.00%) Backbone.js
11 12 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (30.00%) JSON
11 12 (30.00%) Symfony
12 10 (25.00%) Firewall
12 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (47.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) WordPress
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 3 (7.50%) nginx
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) VPN
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (15.00%) SAN
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (10.00%) DDNS
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) SNMP
8 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) IPv4
8 1 (2.50%) IPv6
8 1 (2.50%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Subversion
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Applications Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Senior Web Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Graduate
6 6 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Graduate Web Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Junior
7 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Systems Manager
8 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
1 24 (60.00%) CSS
2 20 (50.00%) jQuery
3 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 12 (30.00%) Ember.js
4 12 (30.00%) Underscore.js
4 12 (30.00%) REST
4 12 (30.00%) Backbone.js
4 12 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (30.00%) JSON
4 12 (30.00%) Symfony
5 9 (22.50%) Zend Framework
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (7.50%) Ajax
7 3 (7.50%) Django
7 3 (7.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Open Source
2 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (15.00%) Blog
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) Debian
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) OOP
1 17 (42.50%) OOD
2 12 (30.00%) Web Development
3 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (22.50%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) OO PHP
5 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) MVC
5 5 (12.50%) SEO
6 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Software License Management
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 21 (52.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) VBA
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Delphi
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Zend
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 10 (25.00%) HP
5 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) Cisco
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (15.00%) Brocade
8 5 (12.50%) Juniper
9 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (7.50%) Mitel
10 3 (7.50%) Avaya
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle
11 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 2 (5.00%) Acronis
12 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.50%) CommVault
12 1 (2.50%) NetApp
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus £10,000 annual bonus budget
Posted: 8 days ago
Kidderminster
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago