Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 322 246
Rank change year-on-year +53 -76 +55
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 59 21 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 0.91% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 4 63
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £46,250 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% +6.09% +45.32%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,875 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 2077 2308 2205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.49% 20.10% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 1928 1912
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Halesowen - 25 £45,000 -
Birmingham +45 19 £40,500 -
Warwickshire +2 15 £34,500 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (77.97%) CentOS
3 42 (71.19%) MySQL
4 39 (66.10%) Red Hat
5 37 (62.71%) Debian
6 36 (61.02%) Games
6 36 (61.02%) Apache
7 31 (52.54%) XML
7 31 (52.54%) Git (software)
7 31 (52.54%) MongoDB
7 31 (52.54%) NoSQL
7 31 (52.54%) Redis
8 30 (50.85%) C++
8 30 (50.85%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (50.85%) Eclipse
8 30 (50.85%) SMS
8 30 (50.85%) Billing
8 30 (50.85%) Subversion
9 27 (45.76%) Mobile Payment
10 25 (42.37%) BBC
11 18 (30.51%) Windows
12 17 (28.81%) DNS
12 17 (28.81%) LAMP
12 17 (28.81%) LEMP Stack
13 16 (27.12%) DevOps
14 15 (25.42%) Bash Shell
15 14 (23.73%) Puppet
15 14 (23.73%) Docker
16 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
17 12 (20.34%) PHP

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 36 (61.02%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) nginx
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.39%) Datadog
3 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) SMS
2 17 (28.81%) DNS
3 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) VPN
5 6 (10.17%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (10.17%) DHCP
5 6 (10.17%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (71.19%) MySQL
2 31 (52.54%) MongoDB
2 31 (52.54%) NoSQL
2 31 (52.54%) Redis
3 10 (16.95%) MariaDB
4 5 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (8.47%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Git (software)
2 30 (50.85%) Eclipse
2 30 (50.85%) Subversion
3 8 (13.56%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (61.02%) Games
2 30 (50.85%) Billing
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Administrator
1 17 (28.81%) C++ Programmer
1 17 (28.81%) Linux Administrator
1 17 (28.81%) Programmer
2 13 (22.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (20.34%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) IT Support
6 2 (3.39%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) XML
2 17 (28.81%) LAMP
2 17 (28.81%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (11.86%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (10.17%) Web Services
5 5 (8.47%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) HTML
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) Laravel
6 1 (1.69%) LESS
6 1 (1.69%) Symfony
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) Mobile Payment
2 25 (42.37%) BBC
3 12 (20.34%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.47%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (77.97%) CentOS
3 37 (62.71%) Debian
4 18 (30.51%) Windows
5 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (16.95%) Mac OS X
7 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.39%) DC/OS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (27.12%) DevOps
3 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.86%) Web Development
6 6 (10.17%) Open Source
7 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.47%) Microservices
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Network Management
8 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.39%) SDLC
9 2 (3.39%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.39%) Service Design
10 1 (1.69%) API Development
10 1 (1.69%) Mobile First
10 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C++
2 15 (25.42%) Bash Shell
3 12 (20.34%) PHP
4 6 (10.17%) Java
4 6 (10.17%) Python
4 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.78%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Docker
2 9 (15.25%) VirtualBox
3 7 (11.86%) KVM
4 6 (10.17%) pfSense
4 6 (10.17%) Samba
4 6 (10.17%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Nagios
3 9 (15.25%) Icinga
4 8 (13.56%) Ansible
5 6 (10.17%) Salt
6 5 (8.47%) Consul
7 4 (6.78%) Cacti
8 2 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.39%) Packer
8 2 (3.39%) Terraform
9 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.86%) New Relic
3 5 (8.47%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Splunk
6 1 (1.69%) Cognos