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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 404 453 459
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 717 501 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.31% 1.71% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 652 466 489
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%

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
31084 29322 32694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 27.31% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25803 24971 27934
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 2014. 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 +52 678 £47,500 +9.19% 57
London +63 403 £50,000 - 33
South East +31 150 £40,000 -3.61% 9
City of London +37 71 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Brighton +1 48 £42,500 +25.00%
East Sussex -2 48 £42,500 +25.00%
East of England +6 45 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Berkshire -6 32 £30,000 -42.85% 3
Hampshire +1 30 £30,000 -14.28% 4
South West -10 26 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 25 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Cambridge -1 24 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Yorkshire -67 22 £30,000 -14.28%
Scotland +3 21 £42,500 +3.67%
West Midlands +2 20 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Surrey -11 17 £46,250 +6.32%
Birmingham +13 16 £26,250 -38.23% 1
Oxfordshire - 16 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +11 15 £37,500 - 1
Fareham +5 15 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Edinburgh - 14 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 14 £45,000 - 2
Reading +2 13 £22,000 -58.09%
Basingstoke 0 12 £44,000 +7.31%
Oxford - 12 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -41 11 £24,690 -38.27%
Leeds -48 10 £24,667 -38.33%
Slough +5 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +2 9 £35,000 -
Somerset -12 9 £37,500 +50.00% 3

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1268 (91.35%) Linux
2 606 (43.66%) MySQL
3 579 (41.71%) Puppet
4 552 (39.77%) Python
5 514 (37.03%) Red Hat
6 499 (35.95%) Debian
7 485 (34.94%) Windows
8 436 (31.41%) Apache
9 427 (30.76%) DevOps
10 424 (30.55%) CentOS
11 387 (27.88%) Ruby
12 382 (27.52%) Perl
13 368 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
14 356 (25.65%) Bash Shell
15 348 (25.07%) Nagios
16 344 (24.78%) PHP
17 301 (21.69%) Java
18 298 (21.47%) VMware
19 290 (20.89%) Git (software)
20 286 (20.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 267 (19.24%) Open Source
22 264 (19.02%) UNIX
23 246 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
24 236 (17.00%) TCP/IP
25 223 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
26 215 (15.49%) Tomcat
27 210 (15.13%) nginx
28 202 (14.55%) JavaScript
29 193 (13.90%) Jenkins
30 185 (13.33%) Firewall

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 436 (31.41%) Apache
2 215 (15.49%) Tomcat
3 210 (15.13%) nginx
4 101 (7.28%) IIS
5 74 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
6 68 (4.90%) Node.js
7 65 (4.68%) Drupal
8 64 (4.61%) OpenStack
9 51 (3.67%) CMS
10 44 (3.17%) Apache Solr
11 43 (3.10%) WebLogic
12 32 (2.31%) MS Exchange
13 28 (2.02%) WordPress
14 25 (1.80%) Jetty
14 25 (1.80%) Confluence
15 24 (1.73%) Escenic
16 18 (1.30%) WebSphere
17 15 (1.08%) SharePoint
17 15 (1.08%) CloudStack
18 14 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.59%) Magento
2 12 (0.86%) Shopify
3 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.14%) Summit
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.072%) Line 500
4 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.072%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 246 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (5.91%) SaaS
3 78 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
4 76 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (3.24%) PaaS
7 42 (3.03%) IaaS
8 25 (1.80%) Rackspace Cloud
9 24 (1.73%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.30%) Joyent
11 17 (1.22%) GitHub
12 14 (1.01%) Office 365
13 7 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.43%) Heroku
14 6 (0.43%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.22%) Route 53
17 1 (0.072%) Amazon EMR
17 1 (0.072%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 236 (17.00%) TCP/IP
2 185 (13.33%) Firewall
3 169 (12.18%) DNS
4 104 (7.49%) LDAP
5 103 (7.42%) VPN
6 90 (6.48%) HTTP
7 87 (6.27%) Internet
8 66 (4.76%) SAN
9 59 (4.25%) VoIP
10 52 (3.75%) SMTP
11 50 (3.60%) WAN
12 45 (3.24%) LAN
13 43 (3.10%) DHCP
13 43 (3.10%) SNMP
14 40 (2.88%) NetScaler
15 38 (2.74%) NAS
16 37 (2.67%) Asterisk PBX
17 36 (2.59%) VLAN
18 34 (2.45%) SSH
19 31 (2.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (43.66%) MySQL
2 183 (13.18%) MongoDB
3 145 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 111 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 104 (7.49%) SQL Server
6 98 (7.06%) Big Data
7 90 (6.48%) Redis
8 83 (5.98%) Relational Database
9 79 (5.69%) Hadoop
10 56 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 29 (2.09%) DB2
13 21 (1.51%) HBase
13 21 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.37%) Couchbase
15 17 (1.22%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.94%) Pentaho
16 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.86%) Hazelcast
18 9 (0.65%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 290 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 193 (13.90%) Jenkins
3 155 (11.17%) Subversion
4 78 (5.62%) JIRA
5 58 (4.18%) Maven
6 39 (2.81%) TeamCity
7 32 (2.31%) Mercurial
8 27 (1.95%) Ant
9 22 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.59%) Hudson
10 16 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
11 15 (1.08%) PHPUnit
12 14 (1.01%) Selenium
12 14 (1.01%) Grunt
13 13 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.72%) Behat
15 9 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.65%) Bugzilla
15 9 (0.65%) Metasploit
16 8 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 120 (8.65%) Finance
2 110 (7.93%) Games
3 53 (3.82%) Marketing
4 50 (3.60%) Publishing
5 37 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.23%) Retail
6 31 (2.23%) Music Industry
7 28 (2.02%) Law
8 27 (1.95%) Advertising
9 21 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.51%) Banking
10 11 (0.79%) Back Office
11 10 (0.72%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.65%) Legal
13 8 (0.58%) Automotive
14 5 (0.36%) Billing
14 5 (0.36%) Local Government
15 1 (0.072%) Electronics
15 1 (0.072%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.072%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 475 (34.22%) Administrator
2 431 (31.05%) Systems Administrator
3 373 (26.87%) Linux Administrator
4 312 (22.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 238 (17.15%) Developer
6 161 (11.60%) Linux Engineer
7 120 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 108 (7.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 97 (6.99%) Support Engineer
10 92 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
11 86 (6.20%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 85 (6.12%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 71 (5.12%) Web Developer
14 61 (4.39%) PHP Developer
15 60 (4.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 46 (3.31%) Junior
17 44 (3.17%) Web Engineer
18 41 (2.95%) Operations Engineer
19 39 (2.81%) Linux Support
20 38 (2.74%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (12.97%) Web Services
2 136 (9.80%) CSS
3 135 (9.73%) LAMP
4 121 (8.72%) HTML
5 110 (7.93%) jQuery
6 68 (4.90%) HTML5
7 65 (4.68%) XML
8 63 (4.54%) .NET
9 62 (4.47%) Django
10 61 (4.39%) Ajax
11 58 (4.18%) JSON
12 52 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
13 51 (3.67%) CSS3
14 49 (3.53%) RESTful
14 49 (3.53%) Symfony
15 45 (3.24%) AngularJS
16 40 (2.88%) ASP.NET
17 36 (2.59%) Backbone.js
18 34 (2.45%) J2EE
19 32 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 267 (19.24%) Open Source
2 74 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 69 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.83%) Digital Media
4 67 (4.83%) Replication
5 55 (3.96%) Social Media
6 34 (2.45%) Clustering
7 32 (2.31%) Blackberry
8 18 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 17 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 17 (1.22%) Wiki
10 16 (1.15%) Blog
11 14 (1.01%) W3C
12 13 (0.94%) Physics
13 11 (0.79%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.72%) Online Games
15 9 (0.65%) Streaming Video
16 8 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1268 (91.35%) Linux
2 499 (35.95%) Debian
3 485 (34.94%) Windows
4 424 (30.55%) CentOS
5 286 (20.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 264 (19.02%) UNIX
7 137 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (7.42%) Solaris
9 83 (5.98%) Windows 7
10 78 (5.62%) SUSE
11 67 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 65 (4.68%) Mac OS X
13 54 (3.89%) Android
14 52 (3.75%) Apple iOS
15 51 (3.67%) Fedora
15 51 (3.67%) Mac OS
16 43 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (3.10%) OpenBSD
17 42 (3.03%) FreeBSD
18 23 (1.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (30.76%) DevOps
2 176 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (11.46%) Load Balancing
4 129 (9.29%) Configuration Management
5 117 (8.43%) ITIL
6 115 (8.29%) E-Commerce
7 108 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (7.06%) Scrum
9 84 (6.05%) Capacity Planning
10 83 (5.98%) OO
11 72 (5.19%) Build Automation
12 67 (4.83%) Analytics
13 64 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
14 61 (4.39%) MVC
15 59 (4.25%) TDD
16 58 (4.18%) OOP
17 53 (3.82%) Web Development
18 50 (3.60%) Information Security
18 50 (3.60%) Mentoring
19 45 (3.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 552 (39.77%) Python
2 387 (27.88%) Ruby
3 382 (27.52%) Perl
4 356 (25.65%) Bash Shell
5 344 (24.78%) PHP
6 301 (21.69%) Java
7 202 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 172 (12.39%) SQL
9 136 (9.80%) Shell Script
10 45 (3.24%) PHP5
11 34 (2.45%) Scala
12 32 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.73%) AWK
13 24 (1.73%) C
14 21 (1.51%) C++
14 21 (1.51%) Erlang
15 14 (1.01%) sed
16 13 (0.94%) Jython
17 12 (0.86%) ECMAScript
18 11 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 136 (9.80%) Degree
2 46 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (3.24%) CCNA
4 35 (2.52%) RHCE
5 33 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.15%) OSCP
7 16 (1.15%) OSCE
7 16 (1.15%) CEH
8 15 (1.08%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (1.08%) LPIC
9 11 (0.79%) ISEB
10 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.65%) MCSE
12 8 (0.58%) PhD
12 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.43%) CISSP
15 4 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.48%) SLA
2 75 (5.40%) QA
3 46 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.65%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.072%) GPG13
System Software
1 223 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (10.45%) KVM
3 92 (6.63%) Xen
4 88 (6.34%) Active Directory
5 78 (5.62%) Samba
6 64 (4.61%) NFS
7 52 (3.75%) Varnish
8 49 (3.53%) Hyper-V
9 39 (2.81%) Postfix
10 38 (2.74%) vSphere
11 27 (1.95%) XenServer
12 24 (1.73%) Sendmail
13 20 (1.44%) VMware ESX
14 15 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (1.08%) vCloud
15 12 (0.86%) Docker
16 11 (0.79%) Squid
17 10 (0.72%) Snort
18 9 (0.65%) Nmap
19 6 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 579 (41.71%) Puppet
2 368 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
3 348 (25.07%) Nagios
4 133 (9.58%) ZABBIX
5 106 (7.64%) Salt
6 82 (5.91%) Ansible
7 66 (4.76%) logstash
8 61 (4.39%) CFEngine
8 61 (4.39%) Cacti
9 58 (4.18%) HAProxy
10 41 (2.95%) Kibana
11 39 (2.81%) Zenoss
12 33 (2.38%) StatsD
13 31 (2.23%) Vagrant
14 28 (2.02%) Ganglia
15 20 (1.44%) Capistrano
16 19 (1.37%) Opsview
17 15 (1.08%) Munin
18 14 (1.01%) Icinga
19 12 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 514 (37.03%) Red Hat
2 298 (21.47%) VMware
3 147 (10.59%) Oracle
4 126 (9.08%) Cisco
5 90 (6.48%) Microsoft
6 78 (5.62%) Zend
7 73 (5.26%) JBoss
7 73 (5.26%) HP
8 69 (4.97%) Citrix
9 64 (4.61%) Dell
10 63 (4.54%) Rackspace
11 51 (3.67%) Juniper
12 47 (3.39%) New Relic
13 38 (2.74%) F5
14 36 (2.59%) Splunk
14 36 (2.59%) Google
14 36 (2.59%) Apple
14 36 (2.59%) Sony
14 36 (2.59%) SaltStack
15 32 (2.31%) NetApp
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £22000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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