Period
to 28 February 2020

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 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 269 283
Rank change year-on-year +39 +14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 12 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 1.07% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 40
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.58% -3.13%
10th Percentile £34,000 £24,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £64,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,411 1,588 2,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.92% 19.94% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 1,268 1,669
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,625 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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
Coventry - 5 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +28 3 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Dudley -1 1 £25,500 +2.00%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) CentOS
3 7 (58.33%) AWS
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Icinga
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) MySQL
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Debian
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) DMZ
7 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (25.00%) Ansible
7 3 (25.00%) Docker
7 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
8 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
8 2 (16.67%) Terraform
8 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
8 2 (16.67%) Microservices

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (16.67%) GCP
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DMZ
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) MariaDB
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) CloudOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Debian
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Icinga
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (16.67%) Terraform
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) yum
4 1 (8.33%) Grafana
4 1 (8.33%) Packer
4 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau