Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 320 330
Rank change year-on-year +30 +10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 72 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 1.39% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 28
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.90% -20.56% +40.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £29,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,625 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3,019 2,799 2,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.54% 22.60% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,366 2,299 2,378
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 +28 43 £37,500 +2.74% 11
Merseyside +25 13 £52,500 -
Cheshire -35 13 £29,500 +5.36% 1
Lancashire +7 3 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (68.06%) MySQL
3 28 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (34.72%) CentOS
5 25 (34.72%) Apache
5 25 (34.72%) Windows
6 18 (25.00%) Web Services
7 17 (23.61%) HTML
7 17 (23.61%) PHP
7 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
8 16 (22.22%) DevOps
8 16 (22.22%) LAMP
9 15 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (20.83%) CSS
9 15 (20.83%) jQuery
10 14 (19.44%) Puppet
10 14 (19.44%) Big Data
10 14 (19.44%) Java
10 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
11 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
11 13 (18.06%) XML
11 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
11 13 (18.06%) OOP
11 13 (18.06%) JBoss
11 13 (18.06%) VMware
11 13 (18.06%) High Availability
11 13 (18.06%) Ansible
12 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell

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 25 (34.72%) Apache
2 13 (18.06%) JBoss
2 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.33%) WordPress
4 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 4 (5.56%) IIS
6 3 (4.17%) nginx
7 1 (1.39%) CMS
7 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) GitHub
3 7 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (4.17%) Route 53
6 2 (2.78%) Office 365
7 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.39%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.39%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) AMQP
2 5 (6.94%) Broadband
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.94%) VoIP
2 5 (6.94%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.78%) DHCP
4 2 (2.78%) LAN
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (2.78%) VSAN
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.39%) H.323
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.39%) PABX
5 1 (1.39%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (68.06%) MySQL
2 15 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (19.44%) Big Data
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
5 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.56%) OLTP
8 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.39%) phpMyAdmin
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) gulp
3 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
4 10 (13.89%) Subversion
5 8 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 8 (11.11%) Grunt
6 6 (8.33%) JUnit
7 5 (6.94%) Ant
7 5 (6.94%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (6.94%) Gradle
7 5 (6.94%) JIRA
7 5 (6.94%) Maven
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium
7 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.56%) PhpStorm
9 3 (4.17%) GitLab
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Administrator
3 12 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Web Services
2 17 (23.61%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) LAMP
4 15 (20.83%) CSS
4 15 (20.83%) jQuery
5 13 (18.06%) XML
6 12 (16.67%) SOAP
7 10 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (12.50%) Dropwizard
8 9 (12.50%) JSON
8 9 (12.50%) Laravel
8 9 (12.50%) REST
8 9 (12.50%) Sass
9 8 (11.11%) Ajax
10 6 (8.33%) HTML5
11 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.94%) Kafka
12 3 (4.17%) CSS3
12 3 (4.17%) J2EE
12 3 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Cloud Native
2 5 (6.94%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.17%) Life Science
4 3 (4.17%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.39%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (34.72%) CentOS
2 25 (34.72%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Unix
4 9 (12.50%) Debian
5 8 (11.11%) SUSE
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.17%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.78%) AIX
11 2 (2.78%) Solaris
11 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.39%) VMS
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) DevOps
3 13 (18.06%) High Availability
3 13 (18.06%) OOP
4 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.50%) MVC
5 9 (12.50%) Telematics
6 8 (11.11%) API Design
6 8 (11.11%) CRM
6 8 (11.11%) Kanban
6 8 (11.11%) Scrum
6 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.11%) TDD
7 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.33%) Web Development
9 5 (6.94%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.94%) Requirements Management
9 5 (6.94%) SDLC
9 5 (6.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) PHP
2 14 (19.44%) Java
2 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.28%) SQL
5 6 (8.33%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Go
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) MCSE
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
1 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) XenServer
4 3 (4.17%) NFS
5 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
2 13 (18.06%) Ansible
3 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.72%) ZABBIX
4 5 (6.94%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.94%) Mesos
4 5 (6.94%) Simian Army
4 5 (6.94%) systemd
5 2 (2.78%) Terraform
6 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) Google
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Sophos
7 3 (4.17%) Zerto
8 2 (2.78%) Avaya
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) Dell
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) Twitter
9 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.39%) CommVault
9 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.39%) HP
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) Zend