Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 337 328
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 49 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 0.67% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 30
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +4.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,800 £24,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £44,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2988 2538 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.07% 21.41% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2115 2518
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,825
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the North West

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the North West

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the North West

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 23 £38,750 -0.64% 2
Merseyside +17 16 £43,750 - 1
Cheshire -26 5 £36,500 - 1
Lancashire 0 2 £36,250 +9.02% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) MySQL
3 20 (40.82%) CentOS
4 17 (34.69%) DevOps
5 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (32.65%) PHP
6 15 (30.61%) LAMP
7 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 13 (26.53%) Puppet
8 13 (26.53%) jQuery
8 13 (26.53%) Apache
9 12 (24.49%) HTML
9 12 (24.49%) CSS
9 12 (24.49%) Windows
9 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
9 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
9 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
10 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
10 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.45%) Unix
10 11 (22.45%) VMware
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.41%) Web Services
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (20.41%) Ansible
12 9 (18.37%) GitHub
12 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.37%) Python
13 8 (16.33%) XML

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.24%) WordPress
4 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.16%) nginx
6 2 (4.08%) CMS
6 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.04%) JBoss
7 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.37%) GitHub
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.12%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (6.12%) Route 53
6 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) HTTP
3 5 (10.20%) AMQP
4 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) SSH
7 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.04%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.04%) IPsec
7 1 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (2.04%) OpenVPN
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) VoIP
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) MySQL
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.20%) Big Data
4 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (6.12%) MariaDB
5 3 (6.12%) OLTP
5 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) gulp
4 7 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 5 (10.20%) Ant
5 5 (10.20%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (10.20%) Gradle
5 5 (10.20%) JIRA
5 5 (10.20%) JUnit
5 5 (10.20%) Maven
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium
5 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
5 5 (10.20%) Subversion
6 4 (8.16%) Grunt
7 2 (4.08%) PhpStorm
8 1 (2.04%) GitLab
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Database Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) DBA
8 3 (6.12%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) LAMP
2 13 (26.53%) jQuery
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
4 10 (20.41%) Web Services
5 8 (16.33%) SOAP
5 8 (16.33%) XML
6 6 (12.24%) Ajax
7 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) Kafka
7 5 (10.20%) Laravel
7 5 (10.20%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (8.16%) JSON
8 4 (8.16%) REST
8 4 (8.16%) Sass
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) CentOS
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
4 11 (22.45%) Unix
5 8 (16.33%) Debian
5 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.24%) SUSE
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.12%) AIX
9 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.04%) Solaris
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) DevOps
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 7 (14.29%) MVC
4 7 (14.29%) Web Development
5 6 (12.24%) High Availability
5 6 (12.24%) SDLC
6 5 (10.20%) Build Automation
6 5 (10.20%) Dependency Management
6 5 (10.20%) OOP
6 5 (10.20%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 4 (8.16%) API Design
7 4 (8.16%) CRM
7 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.16%) Kanban
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) PHP
2 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) PHP 5
6 3 (6.12%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCITP
1 3 (6.12%) MCSA
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) Puppet
2 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.41%) Ansible
4 5 (10.20%) ZABBIX
5 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.08%) Terraform
7 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (12.24%) IBM
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) Sophos
6 3 (6.12%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) CyberSource
7 2 (4.08%) Google
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.08%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.08%) Sandvine
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
8 1 (2.04%) Zerto