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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 218 247
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 14 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 0.81% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 9
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,050 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,650 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.23% -7.22%  

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1616 1238 1473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.56% 22.10% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2271 3045
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £36,500 - 4
Merseyside - 5 £31,000 - 1
Manchester -35 4 £49,500 +29.41% 4
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (34.78%) Puppet
3 14 (30.43%) DevOps
3 14 (30.43%) MySQL
3 14 (30.43%) Debian
4 13 (28.26%) PHP
4 13 (28.26%) Unix
4 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
4 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (26.09%) Python
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) VMware
6 11 (23.91%) jQuery
7 10 (21.74%) Ruby
7 10 (21.74%) LAMP
7 10 (21.74%) MVC
7 10 (21.74%) CSS
7 10 (21.74%) Apache
7 10 (21.74%) DNS
8 9 (19.57%) Perl
9 8 (17.39%) CentOS
9 8 (17.39%) OO
9 8 (17.39%) Ansible
9 8 (17.39%) HTML5
9 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
10 7 (15.22%) nginx
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (21.74%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) nginx
3 6 (13.04%) CMS
3 6 (13.04%) WordPress
4 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.17%) CloudStack
7 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
7 1 (2.17%) Jetty
7 1 (2.17%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.17%) Heroku
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) DHCP
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) SSH
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) AMQP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.17%) IPsec
4 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) OLTP
5 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) RSpec
4 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.17%) GoCD
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
1 10 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Linux Support
3 8 (17.39%) Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) jQuery
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
3 10 (21.74%) LAMP
4 8 (17.39%) HTML5
5 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (8.70%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.52%) Web Services
9 2 (4.35%) .NET
9 2 (4.35%) Google Maps API
9 2 (4.35%) Kafka
9 2 (4.35%) Phusion Passenger
9 2 (4.35%) RESTful
9 2 (4.35%) SAML
9 2 (4.35%) Smarty
9 2 (4.35%) SOAP
10 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Debian
3 13 (28.26%) Unix
4 8 (17.39%) CentOS
5 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.04%) Windows
7 5 (10.87%) Solaris
7 5 (10.87%) SUSE
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.70%) Mac OS
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) DevOps
2 10 (21.74%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
3 8 (17.39%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Open Source
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) User Stories
8 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PHP
2 12 (26.09%) Python
3 10 (21.74%) Ruby
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
5 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) PHP 5
7 2 (4.35%) PHP 7
7 2 (4.35%) Smalltalk
7 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) Go
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCITP
1 4 (8.70%) MCSA
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Docker
3 4 (8.70%) NFS
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) KVM
5 2 (4.35%) Postfix
5 2 (4.35%) qmail
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Puppet
2 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.39%) Ansible
4 7 (15.22%) Nagios
5 5 (10.87%) Kibana
5 5 (10.87%) logstash
6 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
6 4 (8.70%) Graphite
7 3 (6.52%) Terraform
8 1 (2.17%) Icinga
8 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 4 (8.70%) Sophos
5 3 (6.52%) Google
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) CyberSource
6 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.35%) Sandvine
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) Mitel
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago