The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 114 116
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 4 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% 0.97% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 5.58% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 6
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 296 412 345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.05% 17.37% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 352 300
Median salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) SMS
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Billing
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Fintech
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Billing
1 4 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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