Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 338 325
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 +43
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 60 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.01% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 35
North West median annual salary £38,750 £31,600 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.63% -21.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £28,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year - +3.63% +7.22%

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 2986 2769 3168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.53% 22.52% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2371 2304 2556
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,525 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +12 35 £37,500 +4.75% 3
Merseyside +32 15 £52,500 -
Cheshire -32 5 £29,500 +5.36% 2
Lancashire +2 2 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (66.67%) MySQL
3 24 (40.00%) Apache
4 23 (38.33%) CentOS
5 22 (36.67%) Red Hat
6 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (30.00%) LAMP
8 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (28.33%) PHP
8 17 (28.33%) Web Services
8 17 (28.33%) DevOps
9 16 (26.67%) Puppet
9 16 (26.67%) Ansible
10 15 (25.00%) CSS
10 15 (25.00%) Windows
10 15 (25.00%) jQuery
11 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
11 14 (23.33%) HTML
11 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
11 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
12 13 (21.67%) Unix
13 12 (20.00%) XML
13 12 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (20.00%) gulp
14 11 (18.33%) SOAP
14 11 (18.33%) SQL
14 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
15 10 (16.67%) OOP

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 24 (40.00%) Apache
2 10 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (10.00%) JBoss
4 6 (10.00%) WordPress
5 4 (6.67%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) GitHub
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.00%) Route 53
6 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) AMQP
1 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) Broadband
3 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) DHCP
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.67%) IPsec
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) MySQL
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.00%) Big Data
3 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.67%) OLTP
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (20.00%) gulp
4 9 (15.00%) Bitbucket
5 8 (13.33%) Grunt
5 8 (13.33%) Subversion
6 5 (8.33%) Ant
6 5 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (8.33%) Gradle
6 5 (8.33%) JIRA
6 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 5 (8.33%) Maven
6 5 (8.33%) Selenium
6 5 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.67%) PhpStorm
8 2 (3.33%) GitLab
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Administrator
3 12 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) DBA
7 4 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.67%) MySQL DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Automation Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) LAMP
2 17 (28.33%) Web Services
3 15 (25.00%) CSS
3 15 (25.00%) jQuery
4 14 (23.33%) HTML
5 12 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (20.00%) XML
6 11 (18.33%) SOAP
7 9 (15.00%) Laravel
8 8 (13.33%) Ajax
8 8 (13.33%) JSON
8 8 (13.33%) REST
8 8 (13.33%) Sass
9 7 (11.67%) Kafka
10 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.67%) Dropwizard
11 4 (6.67%) HTML5
11 4 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (5.00%) CSS3
12 3 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) CentOS
3 15 (25.00%) Windows
4 13 (21.67%) Unix
5 9 (15.00%) Debian
6 8 (13.33%) SUSE
7 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.67%) AIX
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.33%) Solaris
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.67%) VMS
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (28.33%) DevOps
2 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.67%) OOP
4 9 (15.00%) MVC
5 8 (13.33%) API Design
5 8 (13.33%) CRM
5 8 (13.33%) High Availability
5 8 (13.33%) Kanban
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.00%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.33%) Dependency Management
8 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) PHP
2 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
2 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) Go
7 4 (6.67%) Java
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) PHP 5
8 2 (3.33%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) MCITP
1 1 (1.67%) MCSA
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) NFS
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Ansible
1 16 (26.67%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.33%) Mesos
3 5 (8.33%) systemd
3 5 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Google
5 3 (5.00%) Sophos
6 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) CommVault
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.67%) Veeam
7 1 (1.67%) Zerto