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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 219 240
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 33 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.49% 1.35% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 14
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  

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 1324 1331 1624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.62% 23.16% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1110 1374
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Manchester -12 19 £36,500 -6.41% 4
Lancashire 0 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Merseyside - 7 £31,000 - 1
Cheshire -1 2 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) CentOS
3 24 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (44.44%) PHP
4 23 (42.59%) Python
5 22 (40.74%) HTML
5 22 (40.74%) Perl
6 20 (37.04%) Apache
6 20 (37.04%) Debian
6 20 (37.04%) Puppet
7 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
8 17 (31.48%) nginx
9 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (29.63%) DNS
9 16 (29.63%) MySQL
10 15 (27.78%) Nagios
11 14 (25.93%) SQL
11 14 (25.93%) jQuery
11 14 (25.93%) DevOps
11 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (24.07%) Ruby
12 13 (24.07%) VMware
13 12 (22.22%) CSS
13 12 (22.22%) Unix
13 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (18.52%) qmail
14 10 (18.52%) Postfix
14 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
14 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
14 10 (18.52%) OO

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 20 (37.04%) Apache
2 17 (31.48%) nginx
3 10 (18.52%) CMS
3 10 (18.52%) WordPress
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.85%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.85%) Jetty
6 1 (1.85%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
3 2 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) Heroku
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) IPsec
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (3.70%) RSpec
3 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.85%) GoCD
4 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Support
4 8 (14.81%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) HPUX Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) HTML
2 14 (25.93%) jQuery
3 12 (22.22%) CSS
4 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.67%) LAMP
5 9 (16.67%) Web Services
6 8 (14.81%) HTML5
7 5 (9.26%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (7.41%) Laravel
8 4 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.70%) .NET
9 2 (3.70%) Ajax
9 2 (3.70%) Phusion Passenger
9 2 (3.70%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) SOAP
10 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.85%) Kafka
10 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) CentOS
3 20 (37.04%) Debian
4 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (22.22%) Unix
5 7 (12.96%) Windows
6 6 (11.11%) Solaris
7 4 (7.41%) Fedora
7 4 (7.41%) SUSE
8 3 (5.56%) HPUX
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) DevOps
2 10 (18.52%) OO
3 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) Open Source
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.41%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) SEO
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) Release Management
8 3 (5.56%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) PHP
2 23 (42.59%) Python
3 22 (40.74%) Perl
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) Ruby
6 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.26%) C++
8 5 (9.26%) Java
8 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.41%) Korn
10 3 (5.56%) Bourne shell
11 2 (3.70%) C#
11 2 (3.70%) Smalltalk
11 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.85%) Go
12 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) MCITP
1 1 (1.85%) MCSA
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Postfix
1 10 (18.52%) qmail
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) KVM
4 3 (5.56%) NFS
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.85%) vCloud
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Puppet
2 15 (27.78%) Nagios
3 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (14.81%) Ansible
5 5 (9.26%) Kibana
5 5 (9.26%) logstash
6 4 (7.41%) cPanel
6 4 (7.41%) Graphite
6 4 (7.41%) Terraform
7 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.85%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.85%) Icinga
7 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
2 13 (24.07%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Google
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Facebook
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Twitter
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Mitel
6 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.85%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago