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

Ubuntu Linux
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 221 181
Rank change year-on-year +32 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 18 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 2.12% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 29
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £44,500
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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 981 1226 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.57% 19.86% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1037 1050
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,638 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 28 March 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 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
Warwickshire +33 8 £50,000 +81.81%
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham -6 4 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Coventry - 1 £28,500 -
Ubuntu
England

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

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (84.00%) Ruby
3 40 (80.00%) HTML
3 40 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (62.00%) CentOS
6 27 (54.00%) Bash Shell
6 27 (54.00%) Docker
6 27 (54.00%) Python
6 27 (54.00%) DevOps
7 26 (52.00%) Microservices
7 26 (52.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (52.00%) Web Services
7 26 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (50.00%) RESTful
9 23 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (46.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (40.00%) Redis
10 20 (40.00%) MySQL
11 19 (38.00%) XML
11 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
12 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (36.00%) Puppet
13 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
13 17 (34.00%) VMware
14 16 (32.00%) Scrum
14 16 (32.00%) Nagios
14 16 (32.00%) Billing
14 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
14 16 (32.00%) 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 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 15 (30.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (30.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (30.00%) Heroku
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SMS
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) Skype
3 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 20 (40.00%) Redis
3 15 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (10.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.00%) GDB
6 1 (2.00%) GitLab
6 1 (2.00%) Hudson
6 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (32.00%) Billing
2 15 (30.00%) Publishing
3 4 (8.00%) Games
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (48.00%) Senior DevOps
2 24 (48.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Developer
4 14 (28.00%) PHP Developer
4 14 (28.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 11 (22.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (18.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (16.00%) Programmer
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Developer
8 5 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (10.00%) HTML Developer
9 4 (8.00%) C++ Programmer
9 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Principal Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) HTML
2 26 (52.00%) Web Services
3 25 (50.00%) RESTful
4 19 (38.00%) XML
5 16 (32.00%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (30.00%) Ajax
6 15 (30.00%) CSS
6 15 (30.00%) CSS3
6 15 (30.00%) HornetQ
6 15 (30.00%) HTML5
6 15 (30.00%) JMS
6 15 (30.00%) jQuery
6 15 (30.00%) JSON
6 15 (30.00%) Kafka
6 15 (30.00%) Node.js
6 15 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (30.00%) Sass
6 15 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) CentOS
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Debian
6 1 (2.00%) Fedora
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) DevOps
3 26 (52.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (52.00%) Microservices
4 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
5 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (30.00%) Analytics
6 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 15 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (30.00%) Web Design
7 14 (28.00%) Software Delivery
8 10 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 10 (20.00%) Web Development
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.00%) Kanban
10 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
11 1 (2.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) Ruby
2 40 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (54.00%) Bash Shell
3 27 (54.00%) Python
4 16 (32.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) PHP
5 15 (30.00%) Groovy
5 15 (30.00%) Scala
6 5 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) Korn
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
1 5 (10.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Docker
2 15 (30.00%) VirtualBox
2 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Ceph
3 1 (2.00%) KVM
3 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) Puppet
2 16 (32.00%) Nagios
2 16 (32.00%) Terraform
3 15 (30.00%) Consul
3 15 (30.00%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 15 (30.00%) Mesos
3 15 (30.00%) StatsD
4 3 (6.00%) Ansible
4 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) Grafana
5 1 (2.00%) Graphite
5 1 (2.00%) Icinga
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) VMware
2 15 (30.00%) Google
2 15 (30.00%) New Relic
3 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago