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

Ubuntu Linux
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 324 319
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 31 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.59% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 24
North West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,800 £27,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,950 £44,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 2,667 2,888 2,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.66% 22.50% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,130 2,364 2,122
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 June 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 June 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 +13 15 £40,000 +9.59% 7
Cheshire -13 12 £37,500 +13.64%
Lancashire -11 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Merseyside +4 1 £30,000 -3.23% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) MySQL
4 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (32.26%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) Google
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
8 7 (22.58%) VoIP
8 7 (22.58%) CentOS
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) Apache
9 6 (19.35%) JBoss
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) HTML
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Replication
10 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) OOP
10 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (16.13%) Office 365

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 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) CloudStack
5 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) nginx
5 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Office 365
3 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (3.23%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VoIP
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) VLAN
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) Skype
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) VSAN
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.23%) ISDN
6 1 (3.23%) PBX
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) Dropwizard
2 5 (16.13%) HTML5 Canvas
3 4 (12.90%) GWT
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) J2EE
3 4 (12.90%) WebSockets
4 3 (9.68%) LAMP
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (6.45%) Laravel
5 2 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (6.45%) OpenVZ
5 2 (6.45%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (3.23%) LESS
6 1 (3.23%) Sass
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) FreeBSD
7 2 (6.45%) OpenBSD
7 2 (6.45%) SUSE
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Fedora
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) OOP
3 5 (16.13%) Telematics
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Email Filtering
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Presales
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) Security Hardening
7 1 (3.23%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) PHP
3 4 (12.90%) Java 8
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Ceph
3 2 (6.45%) Corosync
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) DRBD
3 2 (6.45%) iptables
3 2 (6.45%) KVM
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) Munin
3 2 (6.45%) Pacemaker
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 9 (29.03%) Google
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Percona
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) Zerto
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) New Relic
7 1 (3.23%) Optimizely
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Tableau
7 1 (3.23%) Zend