Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 273 267
Rank change year-on-year +41 -6 +57
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 35 21 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 1.24% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 45
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,300 £34,625 £30,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% -4.76%

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 1,596 1,694 2,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.64% 18.56% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,368 1,846
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £53,750
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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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
Birmingham +47 12 £50,000 +21.21% 10
Warwickshire - 10 £41,000 -
Coventry - 9 £40,000 -
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Worcestershire -10 1 £57,500 +21.05%
Solihull -11 1 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 18 (51.43%) CentOS
3 14 (40.00%) MySQL
3 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) ITIL
5 12 (34.29%) Apache
5 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
5 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (31.43%) Veeam
6 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (31.43%) Degree
6 11 (31.43%) SCCM
6 11 (31.43%) PHP
6 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
7 10 (28.57%) Change Management
7 10 (28.57%) VoIP
7 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.71%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (25.71%) HAProxy
8 9 (25.71%) Nimble Storage
8 9 (25.71%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (25.71%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) SUSE
9 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.86%) DevOps
10 7 (20.00%) Office 365

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 12 (34.29%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) Drupal
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 5 (14.29%) CMS
3 5 (14.29%) Confluence
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.57%) nginx
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Office 365
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) Fastly
4 5 (14.29%) Heroku
4 5 (14.29%) Route 53
4 5 (14.29%) Serverless
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.71%) CloudFront
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.86%) Datadog
7 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) VoIP
3 9 (25.71%) DHCP
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.00%) Network Security
6 6 (17.14%) Firewall
7 3 (8.57%) OpenVPN
7 3 (8.57%) VLAN
7 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (8.57%) Redis
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.14%) Vagrant
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) GitLab
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 5 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Pensions Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 5 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 5 (14.29%) PHP Web Applications Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (20.00%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 5 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (14.29%) React
3 5 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) CSS3
4 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Sass
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) CentOS
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 8 (22.86%) SUSE
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (17.14%) Debian
9 5 (14.29%) Fedora
10 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
10 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (5.71%) Unix
12 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (2.86%) DC/OS
13 1 (2.86%) HPUX
13 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
13 1 (2.86%) Solaris
13 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (28.57%) Change Management
5 9 (25.71%) Technical Leadership
6 8 (22.86%) DevOps
7 5 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 5 (14.29%) OOP
7 5 (14.29%) Open Source
7 5 (14.29%) Release Management
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) BCP
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (8.57%) Microservices
9 3 (8.57%) Statistics
9 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PHP
2 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MBA
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (11.43%) Docker
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) KVM
5 1 (2.86%) LXC
5 1 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) Squid
5 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 9 (25.71%) HAProxy
3 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 5 (14.29%) Puppet
4 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.86%) Grafana
6 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.86%) Packer
6 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.86%) Rsyslog
6 1 (2.86%) Terraform
6 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Veeam
2 9 (25.71%) Nimble Storage
3 7 (20.00%) Imperva
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Acronis
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Meraki
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) New Relic
6 1 (2.86%) Percona
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk