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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 175 176 191
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 29 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +75.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,800 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,400 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1189 943 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.30% 23.04% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 782 991
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 7 £40,000 +15.94%
Shropshire - 7 £30,000 -
Birmingham -5 5 £29,000 -27.50% 5
Coventry - 5 £37,500 -
Solihull - 3 £28,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco
4 14 (31.82%) MySQL
4 14 (31.82%) Firewall
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) Zend
5 12 (27.27%) HTML
5 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 12 (27.27%) PHP
5 12 (27.27%) CSS
5 12 (27.27%) Apache
5 12 (27.27%) SAN
6 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.00%) HP
6 11 (25.00%) Citrix
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (22.73%) DNS
8 9 (20.45%) Nagios
8 9 (20.45%) IBM
8 9 (20.45%) VPN
8 9 (20.45%) AIX
8 9 (20.45%) Zend Framework
8 9 (20.45%) IP Telephony
9 8 (18.18%) Brocade
9 8 (18.18%) CCNA

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 5 (11.36%) WordPress
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.82%) nginx
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Magento
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) SAN
3 10 (22.73%) DNS
4 9 (20.45%) IP Telephony
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
5 7 (15.91%) DDNS
6 6 (13.64%) LAN
6 6 (13.64%) WAN
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.09%) VLAN
8 4 (9.09%) IPv4
8 4 (9.09%) IPv6
9 2 (4.55%) DHCP
9 2 (4.55%) SNMP
9 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) AIX Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Junior
6 5 (11.36%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Junior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) Linux Support Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
1 12 (27.27%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) Zend Framework
3 7 (15.91%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) jQuery
5 5 (11.36%) Symfony
6 3 (6.82%) CSS3
6 3 (6.82%) Laravel
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.27%) REST
7 1 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) LAMP
7 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Blog
1 5 (11.36%) Open Source
1 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) LPAR
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.45%) AIX
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.55%) Debian
10 1 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
2 6 (13.64%) MVC
2 6 (13.64%) OO
2 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) TDD
2 6 (13.64%) Scrum
2 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
3 5 (11.36%) Change Control
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (11.36%) OOP
3 5 (11.36%) SEO
3 5 (11.36%) OOD
4 4 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PHP
1 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) PHP5
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) CCNA
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) VCP4
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) RHCE
6 1 (2.27%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Nagios
2 5 (11.36%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Cisco
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Zend
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (25.00%) HP
4 11 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (20.45%) IBM
6 8 (18.18%) Brocade
7 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.09%) Juniper
9 3 (6.82%) Mitel
9 3 (6.82%) Avaya
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle
10 2 (4.55%) SAP
10 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.55%) LogRhythm
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