The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 226 190
Rank change year-on-year +27 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 34 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.04% 1.64% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 33
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% -45.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1117 1162 1233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.92% 19.06% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 967 953 1094
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the West Midlands

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +9 14 £40,500 +51.40% 2
Warwickshire +18 11 £34,500 -
Halesowen - 5 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 £28,500 -
Solihull - 2 £22,000 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) CentOS
3 29 (54.72%) MySQL
4 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
5 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (47.17%) Puppet
5 25 (47.17%) Docker
6 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
6 23 (43.40%) DevOps
7 22 (41.51%) Nagios
7 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
8 20 (37.74%) Redis
8 20 (37.74%) XML
9 18 (33.96%) Apache
9 18 (33.96%) Web Services
9 18 (33.96%) Java
9 18 (33.96%) Games
9 18 (33.96%) Node.js
9 18 (33.96%) New Relic
9 18 (33.96%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
9 18 (33.96%) Microservices
9 18 (33.96%) Consul
10 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
11 16 (30.19%) Ruby
11 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
11 16 (30.19%) HTML
11 16 (30.19%) PHP
11 16 (30.19%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (28.30%) Python

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (33.96%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) nginx
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (16.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (16.98%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (13.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (13.21%) Google Compute Engine
3 7 (13.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (24.53%) SMS
3 9 (16.98%) DNS
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 5 (9.43%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (9.43%) DHCP
5 5 (9.43%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) MySQL
2 20 (37.74%) Redis
3 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
3 13 (24.53%) NoSQL
4 9 (16.98%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (16.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (16.98%) InfluxDB
4 9 (16.98%) MariaDB
5 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) Vagrant
3 13 (24.53%) Eclipse
3 13 (24.53%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.96%) Games
2 13 (24.53%) Billing
3 7 (13.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Administrator
1 13 (24.53%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (16.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) C++ Programmer
3 7 (13.21%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) PHP Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Programmer
3 7 (13.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.66%) HTML Developer
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) XML
2 18 (33.96%) Node.js
2 18 (33.96%) Web Services
3 16 (30.19%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (30.19%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (16.98%) HornetQ
4 9 (16.98%) JMS
4 9 (16.98%) Kafka
4 9 (16.98%) LAMP
4 9 (16.98%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (16.98%) RESTful
5 7 (13.21%) Ajax
5 7 (13.21%) CSS3
5 7 (13.21%) HTML5
5 7 (13.21%) jQuery
5 7 (13.21%) JSON
5 7 (13.21%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (13.21%) Sass
5 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (16.98%) Smart Meter
3 6 (11.32%) BBC
4 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) CentOS
3 14 (26.42%) Debian
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.77%) Fedora
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
2 23 (43.40%) DevOps
3 18 (33.96%) Microservices
3 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
4 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (22.64%) Web Development
6 9 (16.98%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.21%) Analytics
7 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (13.21%) Web Design
8 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) PHP
3 16 (30.19%) Ruby
4 15 (28.30%) Python
5 13 (24.53%) C++
6 9 (16.98%) Groovy
6 9 (16.98%) Scala
7 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.55%) Perl
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) Docker
2 14 (26.42%) VirtualBox
3 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) KVM
4 5 (9.43%) pfSense
4 5 (9.43%) Samba
4 5 (9.43%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) Puppet
2 22 (41.51%) Nagios
3 18 (33.96%) Consul
4 13 (24.53%) Icinga
5 9 (16.98%) Docker Swarm
5 9 (16.98%) Kubernetes
5 9 (16.98%) Mesos
5 9 (16.98%) StatsD
5 9 (16.98%) Terraform
6 7 (13.21%) Ansible
7 5 (9.43%) Salt
8 4 (7.55%) Cacti
9 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
2 18 (33.96%) New Relic
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 9 (16.98%) AppDynamics
5 7 (13.21%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) arcserve
6 2 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.77%) McAfee
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum , good benefits inc. share scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Posted: 23 days ago