The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 462 446 462
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 526 567 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 2.00% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 461 480 461
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29123 28383 29437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24376 23316 24832
Average salary £41,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ubuntu
Salary Trend

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

Ubuntu Salary Trend in the UK

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Ubuntu Salary Histogram in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 503 £50,000 +11.11% 84
London +17 296 £55,000 +10.00% 50
South East -21 103 £42,000 -1.17% 11
City of London +21 52 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Berkshire -16 45 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +9 29 £37,500 -6.83% 6
South West -12 29 £67,500 +50.00% 6
Bristol +5 26 £67,500 +58.82% 5
Reading +9 24 £22,000 -38.02%
North West 0 17 £32,000 -11.72% 3
Hampshire -12 16 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Slough -16 13 £42,000 -9.67%
Yorkshire -36 13 £31,000 +3.33% 3
Farnborough +10 11 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Surrey -16 11 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East of England -19 10 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Oxfordshire +8 9 £43,000 +7.50% 3
West Yorkshire -13 9 £35,000 +11.72% 3
Leeds -19 9 £35,000 +11.72% 3
Lancashire - 9 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +3 8 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Warwickshire -4 8 £42,500 +4.93%
East Midlands +31 7 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Manchester +1 7 £28,500 -24.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 7 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East Sussex -15 7 £40,000 - 1
Brighton -17 7 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +13 6 £29,000 -31.76% 2
Nottingham +12 6 £29,000 -35.55% 2
Scotland -31 6 £30,000 -36.84% 2

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 980 (93.07%) Linux
2 432 (41.03%) Red Hat
3 416 (39.51%) Puppet
4 411 (39.03%) Windows
5 407 (38.65%) Python
6 405 (38.46%) MySQL
7 388 (36.85%) CentOS
8 326 (30.96%) DevOps
9 318 (30.20%) VMware
10 314 (29.82%) Bash Shell
11 311 (29.53%) Debian
12 291 (27.64%) PHP
13 284 (26.97%) Apache
14 270 (25.64%) Ruby
15 268 (25.45%) Perl
16 257 (24.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 251 (23.84%) Opscode Chef
18 245 (23.27%) Nagios
19 223 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
20 214 (20.32%) Java
21 208 (19.75%) Firewall
22 197 (18.71%) Git (software)
23 183 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
24 175 (16.62%) UNIX
25 174 (16.52%) Open Source
26 169 (16.05%) TCP/IP
27 163 (15.48%) DNS
28 162 (15.38%) Cisco
29 158 (15.00%) Jenkins
30 154 (14.62%) SQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 284 (26.97%) Apache
2 148 (14.06%) nginx
3 113 (10.73%) Tomcat
4 89 (8.45%) IIS
5 45 (4.27%) OpenStack
6 44 (4.18%) Drupal
6 44 (4.18%) MS Exchange
7 31 (2.94%) CMS
8 30 (2.85%) SharePoint
9 29 (2.75%) WordPress
9 29 (2.75%) Node.js
10 28 (2.66%) Confluence
11 26 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (2.37%) JBoss
13 15 (1.42%) Apache Solr
14 14 (1.33%) MediaWiki
15 13 (1.23%) WebLogic
15 13 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.28%) Photoshop
3 19 (1.80%) MS Office
4 5 (0.47%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.47%) Magento
3 4 (0.38%) Summit
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.095%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 149 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (2.85%) PaaS
4 29 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (2.47%) Amazon S3
7 21 (1.99%) Office 365
8 18 (1.71%) SaaS
9 15 (1.42%) Route 53
9 15 (1.42%) IaaS
10 14 (1.33%) Heroku
11 13 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (0.95%) Engine Yard
13 9 (0.85%) GitHub
13 9 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
14 8 (0.76%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.66%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.66%) Google Apps
16 6 (0.57%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (19.75%) Firewall
2 169 (16.05%) TCP/IP
3 163 (15.48%) DNS
4 84 (7.98%) VPN
5 82 (7.79%) SAN
6 66 (6.27%) HTTP
7 60 (5.70%) WAN
8 58 (5.51%) LAN
9 54 (5.13%) DHCP
9 54 (5.13%) BGP
10 52 (4.94%) LDAP
11 51 (4.84%) VoIP
12 50 (4.75%) Internet
13 44 (4.18%) SMTP
14 41 (3.89%) OSPF
15 40 (3.80%) VLAN
16 32 (3.04%) OpenVPN
17 29 (2.75%) Network Security
17 29 (2.75%) SSH
18 28 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (38.46%) MySQL
2 115 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 109 (10.35%) PostgreSQL
4 99 (9.40%) NoSQL
5 92 (8.74%) MongoDB
6 51 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 45 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 43 (4.08%) Redis
9 39 (3.70%) MariaDB
10 33 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (2.56%) Big Data
12 21 (1.99%) Couchbase
13 15 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.33%) Data Mining
14 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.95%) Informix
17 8 (0.76%) QlikView
17 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
18 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 197 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 158 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 103 (9.78%) Subversion
4 59 (5.60%) JIRA
5 46 (4.37%) Maven
6 32 (3.04%) Hudson
7 23 (2.18%) Mercurial
8 20 (1.90%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.42%) Ant
10 12 (1.14%) Behat
11 11 (1.04%) Gradle
12 10 (0.95%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.85%) PHPUnit
14 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.66%) Selenium
15 7 (0.66%) JUnit
15 7 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 6 (0.57%) Grunt
16 6 (0.57%) Yeoman
General
1 108 (10.26%) Finance
2 65 (6.17%) Games
3 37 (3.51%) Retail
4 35 (3.32%) Marketing
5 21 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.71%) Law
6 18 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.42%) Banking
8 12 (1.14%) Advertising
9 10 (0.95%) Publishing
10 9 (0.85%) Legal
11 8 (0.76%) Billing
12 5 (0.47%) Electronics
12 5 (0.47%) Automotive
13 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Local Government
14 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 400 (37.99%) Systems Administrator
2 399 (37.89%) Administrator
3 260 (24.69%) Linux Administrator
4 251 (23.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 147 (13.96%) Developer
6 144 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 87 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
8 62 (5.89%) Systems Engineer
8 62 (5.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 56 (5.32%) Support Engineer
10 52 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 47 (4.46%) Web Developer
12 39 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 37 (3.51%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 35 (3.32%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
14 35 (3.32%) PHP Developer
15 31 (2.94%) Analyst
16 28 (2.66%) Network Engineer
17 26 (2.47%) Linux Support
18 23 (2.18%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (12.92%) Web Services
2 109 (10.35%) LAMP
3 97 (9.21%) CSS
4 94 (8.93%) HTML
5 62 (5.89%) jQuery
6 61 (5.79%) .NET
7 49 (4.65%) HTML5
8 40 (3.80%) Django
9 39 (3.70%) XML
10 36 (3.42%) Sass
11 34 (3.23%) CSS3
12 29 (2.75%) Ajax
13 27 (2.56%) Memcached
14 26 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (2.37%) JSON
15 25 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (2.09%) AngularJS
17 21 (1.99%) REST
18 20 (1.90%) MCollective
19 18 (1.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 174 (16.52%) Open Source
2 54 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 49 (4.65%) Clustering
4 32 (3.04%) Wiki
5 30 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.47%) Replication
7 22 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (1.80%) User Experience
9 18 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 18 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.33%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.23%) W3C
12 12 (1.14%) Social Media
13 11 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
13 11 (1.04%) NHS
14 10 (0.95%) Device Driver
14 10 (0.95%) Derivative
14 10 (0.95%) FMCG
14 10 (0.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 980 (93.07%) Linux
2 411 (39.03%) Windows
3 388 (36.85%) CentOS
4 311 (29.53%) Debian
5 257 (24.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 175 (16.62%) UNIX
7 77 (7.31%) SUSE
8 72 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (6.74%) Solaris
10 63 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (5.60%) Fedora
13 55 (5.22%) Windows 7
14 41 (3.89%) Android
15 27 (2.56%) AIX
16 26 (2.47%) Apple iOS
17 24 (2.28%) Mac OS X
18 18 (1.71%) Windows 8
19 17 (1.61%) OpenBSD
20 15 (1.42%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (30.96%) DevOps
2 223 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (11.78%) Configuration Management
4 112 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 111 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (8.36%) OO
7 81 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 78 (7.41%) Scrum
9 54 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 51 (4.84%) ITIL
11 48 (4.56%) Build Automation
12 44 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
13 39 (3.70%) MVC
13 39 (3.70%) TDD
14 37 (3.51%) Web Development
15 36 (3.42%) Project Management
15 36 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
15 36 (3.42%) Mentoring
16 31 (2.94%) OOP
16 31 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 407 (38.65%) Python
2 314 (29.82%) Bash Shell
3 291 (27.64%) PHP
4 270 (25.64%) Ruby
5 268 (25.45%) Perl
6 214 (20.32%) Java
7 154 (14.62%) SQL
8 121 (11.49%) JavaScript
9 91 (8.64%) Shell Script
10 48 (4.56%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.13%) PHP5
12 29 (2.75%) C
13 28 (2.66%) C#
14 23 (2.18%) C++
15 14 (1.33%) Scala
15 14 (1.33%) Erlang
16 13 (1.23%) Korn
17 9 (0.85%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.76%) Tcl
18 8 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 125 (11.87%) Degree
2 76 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (6.84%) CCNA
4 21 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.80%) LPIC
6 17 (1.61%) CCNP
6 17 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.23%) VCP4
8 10 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.85%) JNCIA
9 9 (0.85%) RHCE
9 9 (0.85%) MCSE
10 8 (0.76%) SSCP
10 8 (0.76%) CISSP
10 8 (0.76%) CCSA
11 6 (0.57%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.57%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.47%) MCITP
12 5 (0.47%) MCSA
13 4 (0.38%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.08%) QA
2 27 (2.56%) SLA
3 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 72 (6.84%) Varnish
4 57 (5.41%) KVM
5 45 (4.27%) XenServer
6 43 (4.08%) Xen
7 42 (3.99%) Samba
7 42 (3.99%) Docker
8 41 (3.89%) Postfix
9 40 (3.80%) Hyper-V
10 39 (3.70%) NFS
11 32 (3.04%) vSphere
12 29 (2.75%) VMware ESX
13 20 (1.90%) Openswan
14 17 (1.61%) LXC
14 17 (1.61%) Sendmail
15 13 (1.23%) Ceph
16 11 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (1.04%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.95%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 416 (39.51%) Puppet
2 251 (23.84%) Opscode Chef
3 245 (23.27%) Nagios
4 115 (10.92%) Ansible
5 84 (7.98%) ZABBIX
6 70 (6.65%) Salt
7 51 (4.84%) Cacti
8 37 (3.51%) HAProxy
9 31 (2.94%) Zenoss
10 25 (2.37%) Graphite
11 24 (2.28%) logstash
12 22 (2.09%) Ganglia
13 21 (1.99%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.71%) Cobbler
14 18 (1.71%) Plesk
15 17 (1.61%) Capistrano
16 16 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
16 16 (1.52%) Tivoli
17 14 (1.33%) cPanel
18 12 (1.14%) Webmin
Vendors
1 432 (41.03%) Red Hat
2 318 (30.20%) VMware
3 162 (15.38%) Cisco
4 109 (10.35%) Microsoft
5 103 (9.78%) Oracle
6 54 (5.13%) HP
6 54 (5.13%) Juniper
7 47 (4.46%) Citrix
8 42 (3.99%) Zend
9 32 (3.04%) Splunk
10 29 (2.75%) Percona
10 29 (2.75%) NetApp
11 28 (2.66%) Rackspace
12 26 (2.47%) SolarWinds
13 24 (2.28%) Dell
14 22 (2.09%) Sun
15 21 (1.99%) IBM
16 19 (1.80%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.80%) SaltStack
17 18 (1.71%) NYFIX
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum Negotiable package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £45K PA doe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Permanent - £65,000 to £70,000 - Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago