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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / West Midlands
Rank 171 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -17
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 31 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.12% 2.06% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 27
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -

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
995 1165 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.49% 19.65% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 876 981 1071
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +43 17 £50,000 +66.66%
Staffordshire - 12 £40,000 -
Coventry - 2 £51,250 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (85.71%) Ruby
3 40 (81.63%) HTML
3 40 (81.63%) JavaScript
4 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (61.22%) DevOps
6 26 (53.06%) Docker
6 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (53.06%) CentOS
6 26 (53.06%) Bash Shell
6 26 (53.06%) Web Services
6 26 (53.06%) Python
6 26 (53.06%) Microservices
6 26 (53.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (51.02%) RESTful
8 23 (46.94%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (46.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (40.82%) VMware
11 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
11 18 (36.73%) Puppet
12 17 (34.69%) PHP
12 17 (34.69%) MySQL
13 16 (32.65%) Java
13 16 (32.65%) Nagios
13 16 (32.65%) Scrum
13 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
13 16 (32.65%) Redis
13 16 (32.65%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (32.65%) Terraform

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (30.61%) AWS CloudFormation
2 15 (30.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (30.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (30.61%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (30.61%) Heroku
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.12%) Office 365
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Skype
2 3 (6.12%) VoIP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (34.69%) MySQL
3 16 (32.65%) Redis
4 15 (30.61%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
1 15 (30.61%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) GDB
3 1 (2.04%) GitLab
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (30.61%) Publishing
2 12 (24.49%) Billing
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (48.98%) Senior DevOps
2 24 (48.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) Developer
4 14 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 14 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (18.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
7 5 (10.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (10.20%) HTML Developer
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) PHP Programmer
8 4 (8.16%) Programmer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Principal Software Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (81.63%) HTML
2 26 (53.06%) Web Services
3 25 (51.02%) RESTful
4 16 (32.65%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (30.61%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (30.61%) Ajax
5 15 (30.61%) CSS
5 15 (30.61%) CSS3
5 15 (30.61%) HornetQ
5 15 (30.61%) HTML5
5 15 (30.61%) JMS
5 15 (30.61%) jQuery
5 15 (30.61%) JSON
5 15 (30.61%) Kafka
5 15 (30.61%) Node.js
5 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (30.61%) Sass
5 15 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (30.61%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Smart Meter
3 5 (10.20%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (53.06%) CentOS
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Debian
4 1 (2.04%) Fedora
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) DevOps
3 26 (53.06%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (53.06%) Microservices
4 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
6 15 (30.61%) Analytics
6 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
6 15 (30.61%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (30.61%) Software Delivery
6 15 (30.61%) Web Design
7 10 (20.41%) Front End Development
7 10 (20.41%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.08%) Kanban
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.04%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) Ruby
2 40 (81.63%) JavaScript
3 26 (53.06%) Bash Shell
3 26 (53.06%) Python
4 17 (34.69%) PHP
5 16 (32.65%) Java
6 15 (30.61%) Groovy
6 15 (30.61%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Go
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Docker
2 15 (30.61%) VirtualBox
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Ceph
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
4 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) Puppet
2 16 (32.65%) Nagios
2 16 (32.65%) Terraform
3 15 (30.61%) Consul
3 15 (30.61%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (30.61%) Kubernetes
3 15 (30.61%) Mesos
3 15 (30.61%) StatsD
4 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.08%) Ansible
6 1 (2.04%) Grafana
6 1 (2.04%) Graphite
6 1 (2.04%) Icinga
6 1 (2.04%) Kibana
6 1 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Google
2 15 (30.61%) New Relic
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco