The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 403 474 485
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 685 481 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 1.62% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 607 437 443
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 £28,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31320 29729 32245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26164 25155 27648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +58 641 £45,000 +2.27% 82
London +35 373 £50,000 - 46
South East +34 135 £40,000 +3.22% 13
City of London +16 63 £45,000 +2.27% 16
East of England +23 47 £45,000 +23.28% 5
East Sussex -3 40 £40,000 +25.00%
Brighton -4 40 £40,000 +25.00%
South West +8 33 £37,500 - 6
Cambridgeshire +19 31 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Hampshire -8 29 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Cambridge +15 26 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Berkshire -2 25 £29,000 -44.76% 4
Surrey -3 23 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Scotland +7 19 £42,500 +3.67% 3
Bristol +5 18 £40,000 +10.34% 2
West Midlands +5 17 £25,000 -27.53% 1
Fareham -2 17 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire -55 17 £27,500 -21.42% 11
Somerset -5 15 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands -12 10 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £42,500 - 4
Birmingham +9 9 £22,500 -47.05%
North West +7 9 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Bridgwater +1 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £41,250 - 2
Slough +12 8 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Sussex +2 8 £40,610 -4.44%
Leeds -49 7 £24,645 -38.38% 7
West Yorkshire -59 7 £24,645 -38.38% 7
Oxford - 7 £75,000 - 1

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1230 (92.13%) Linux
2 596 (44.64%) MySQL
3 552 (41.35%) Puppet
4 534 (40.00%) Python
5 508 (38.05%) Red Hat
6 476 (35.66%) Debian
7 443 (33.18%) Apache
8 415 (31.09%) Windows
9 413 (30.94%) CentOS
10 386 (28.91%) DevOps
11 376 (28.16%) Perl
12 342 (25.62%) PHP
12 342 (25.62%) Ruby
13 337 (25.24%) Opscode Chef
14 327 (24.49%) Bash Shell
15 326 (24.42%) Java
16 295 (22.10%) Nagios
17 280 (20.97%) VMware
18 273 (20.45%) Git (software)
19 272 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 260 (19.48%) UNIX
21 254 (19.03%) Open Source
22 236 (17.68%) Amazon AWS
23 229 (17.15%) TCP/IP
24 206 (15.43%) Tomcat
25 205 (15.36%) JavaScript
26 204 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
27 200 (14.98%) nginx
28 188 (14.08%) Jenkins
29 185 (13.86%) Firewall

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 443 (33.18%) Apache
2 206 (15.43%) Tomcat
3 200 (14.98%) nginx
4 99 (7.42%) IIS
5 79 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
6 74 (5.54%) Drupal
7 70 (5.24%) Node.js
8 62 (4.64%) CMS
9 55 (4.12%) OpenStack
10 39 (2.92%) Apache Solr
11 35 (2.62%) WebLogic
11 35 (2.62%) Jetty
12 34 (2.55%) MS Exchange
13 33 (2.47%) WordPress
14 26 (1.95%) Confluence
15 24 (1.80%) Escenic
16 18 (1.35%) Alfresco
17 16 (1.20%) SharePoint
18 15 (1.12%) Lync
18 15 (1.12%) CloudStack
Applications
1 38 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (1.72%) Magento
2 15 (1.12%) Shopify
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.075%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.075%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 236 (17.68%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (6.14%) SaaS
3 73 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 40 (3.00%) PaaS
7 35 (2.62%) IaaS
8 28 (2.10%) Amazon S3
9 27 (2.02%) Joyent
10 18 (1.35%) Rackspace Cloud
11 17 (1.27%) GitHub
12 13 (0.97%) Office 365
13 6 (0.45%) Heroku
13 6 (0.45%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.30%) Route 53
14 4 (0.30%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.075%) Engine Yard
16 1 (0.075%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 229 (17.15%) TCP/IP
2 185 (13.86%) Firewall
3 169 (12.66%) DNS
4 115 (8.61%) VPN
5 98 (7.34%) LDAP
6 95 (7.12%) Internet
7 79 (5.92%) HTTP
8 75 (5.62%) SAN
9 53 (3.97%) NAS
10 52 (3.90%) VoIP
11 46 (3.45%) NetScaler
12 40 (3.00%) SMTP
13 37 (2.77%) VLAN
14 36 (2.70%) LAN
15 34 (2.55%) Asterisk PBX
15 34 (2.55%) WAN
16 33 (2.47%) SNMP
17 31 (2.32%) DHCP
18 29 (2.17%) tcpdump
19 26 (1.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (44.64%) MySQL
2 178 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 147 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
4 114 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 113 (8.46%) Redis
6 111 (8.31%) SQL Server
7 90 (6.74%) Big Data
8 74 (5.54%) Relational Database
9 73 (5.47%) Hadoop
10 59 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (2.47%) RDBMS
12 28 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (1.87%) DB2
14 20 (1.50%) HBase
15 19 (1.42%) Couchbase
16 18 (1.35%) Hazelcast
16 18 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (1.05%) Pentaho
18 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 273 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 188 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 165 (12.36%) Subversion
4 75 (5.62%) JIRA
5 55 (4.12%) Maven
6 33 (2.47%) Mercurial
7 32 (2.40%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.32%) Ant
9 20 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (1.35%) Hudson
11 17 (1.27%) Selenium
12 13 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.97%) PHPUnit
12 13 (0.97%) Metasploit
13 12 (0.90%) JUnit
14 11 (0.82%) FishEye
15 10 (0.75%) Grunt
16 9 (0.67%) Bugzilla
17 8 (0.60%) Xdebug
General
1 99 (7.42%) Finance
2 83 (6.22%) Games
3 57 (4.27%) Marketing
4 42 (3.15%) Publishing
5 30 (2.25%) Retail
6 29 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.17%) Advertising
7 24 (1.80%) Music Industry
8 21 (1.57%) Law
9 19 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.35%) Banking
11 12 (0.90%) Back Office
12 10 (0.75%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.67%) Automotive
14 6 (0.45%) Billing
15 5 (0.37%) Local Government
15 5 (0.37%) Legal
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.075%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 463 (34.68%) Administrator
2 412 (30.86%) Systems Administrator
3 384 (28.76%) Linux Administrator
4 315 (23.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 232 (17.38%) Developer
6 174 (13.03%) Linux Engineer
7 127 (9.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 118 (8.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 97 (7.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 96 (7.19%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 96 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
11 95 (7.12%) Support Engineer
12 64 (4.79%) PHP Developer
13 59 (4.42%) Web Developer
14 43 (3.22%) Junior
15 42 (3.15%) Technical Support
16 41 (3.07%) Linux Support
17 37 (2.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 37 (2.77%) Web Engineer
18 36 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (12.21%) Web Services
2 135 (10.11%) CSS
3 118 (8.84%) LAMP
4 116 (8.69%) HTML
5 112 (8.39%) jQuery
6 66 (4.94%) XML
7 65 (4.87%) HTML5
8 64 (4.79%) JSON
9 63 (4.72%) Django
10 62 (4.64%) .NET
11 59 (4.42%) RESTful
12 56 (4.19%) Ajax
13 53 (3.97%) Ruby on Rails
13 53 (3.97%) CSS3
14 48 (3.60%) Symfony
15 41 (3.07%) J2EE
16 39 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (2.77%) Spring
18 34 (2.55%) AngularJS
18 34 (2.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 254 (19.03%) Open Source
2 73 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 71 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 67 (5.02%) Replication
5 55 (4.12%) Digital Media
6 51 (3.82%) Social Media
7 39 (2.92%) Clustering
8 25 (1.87%) Blackberry
9 21 (1.57%) Wiki
10 18 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.27%) Blog
12 16 (1.20%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.97%) W3C
14 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (0.82%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.82%) Physics
15 10 (0.75%) Online Games
16 9 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
16 9 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1230 (92.13%) Linux
2 476 (35.66%) Debian
3 415 (31.09%) Windows
4 413 (30.94%) CentOS
5 272 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 260 (19.48%) UNIX
7 133 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (7.87%) Solaris
9 76 (5.69%) Windows 7
10 71 (5.32%) Mac OS X
11 63 (4.72%) Android
12 61 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 61 (4.57%) Apple iOS
13 58 (4.34%) SUSE
14 54 (4.04%) Fedora
15 41 (3.07%) Mac OS
16 39 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (2.85%) OpenBSD
17 38 (2.85%) FreeBSD
18 22 (1.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (28.91%) DevOps
2 166 (12.43%) Load Balancing
3 158 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 126 (9.44%) Configuration Management
6 107 (8.01%) ITIL
7 102 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (6.89%) Capacity Planning
9 75 (5.62%) OO
10 68 (5.09%) MVC
10 68 (5.09%) Build Automation
11 67 (5.02%) Analytics
11 67 (5.02%) Scrum
12 63 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
13 60 (4.49%) TDD
14 57 (4.27%) OOP
15 56 (4.19%) Web Development
16 50 (3.75%) Information Security
17 41 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
18 38 (2.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 534 (40.00%) Python
2 376 (28.16%) Perl
3 342 (25.62%) PHP
3 342 (25.62%) Ruby
4 327 (24.49%) Bash Shell
5 326 (24.42%) Java
6 205 (15.36%) JavaScript
7 178 (13.33%) SQL
8 122 (9.14%) Shell Script
9 51 (3.82%) PHP5
10 37 (2.77%) Scala
11 32 (2.40%) PowerShell
12 28 (2.10%) C
12 28 (2.10%) C++
13 21 (1.57%) AWK
14 20 (1.50%) Erlang
15 19 (1.42%) C#
16 15 (1.12%) Jython
17 14 (1.05%) sed
18 13 (0.97%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 138 (10.34%) Degree
2 47 (3.52%) CCNA
2 47 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (2.62%) RHCE
4 29 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.20%) OSCP
6 16 (1.20%) OSCE
6 16 (1.20%) CEH
7 13 (0.97%) PhD
8 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
8 12 (0.90%) LPIC
9 11 (0.82%) MCSE
10 10 (0.75%) CISSP
10 10 (0.75%) ISEB
11 9 (0.67%) MBA
12 8 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.37%) SLA
2 75 (5.62%) QA
3 37 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.97%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.15%) GPG13
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 204 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (9.29%) KVM
3 81 (6.07%) Active Directory
4 73 (5.47%) Xen
5 65 (4.87%) NFS
5 65 (4.87%) Samba
6 44 (3.30%) Varnish
7 40 (3.00%) vSphere
8 39 (2.92%) Hyper-V
9 38 (2.85%) Postfix
10 21 (1.57%) VMware ESX
10 21 (1.57%) Sendmail
10 21 (1.57%) XenServer
11 19 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (1.12%) Snort
13 13 (0.97%) Nmap
14 12 (0.90%) vCloud
14 12 (0.90%) Squid
15 11 (0.82%) Docker
16 7 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 552 (41.35%) Puppet
2 337 (25.24%) Opscode Chef
3 295 (22.10%) Nagios
4 119 (8.91%) ZABBIX
5 83 (6.22%) Salt
6 67 (5.02%) Ansible
7 64 (4.79%) CFEngine
8 62 (4.64%) logstash
9 52 (3.90%) Cacti
10 50 (3.75%) HAProxy
11 34 (2.55%) Zenoss
11 34 (2.55%) Vagrant
12 33 (2.47%) Kibana
13 26 (1.95%) StatsD
14 24 (1.80%) Ganglia
15 20 (1.50%) Plesk
16 19 (1.42%) Capistrano
16 19 (1.42%) Opsview
17 17 (1.27%) Munin
18 15 (1.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 508 (38.05%) Red Hat
2 280 (20.97%) VMware
3 138 (10.34%) Oracle
4 113 (8.46%) Cisco
5 86 (6.44%) Zend
6 82 (6.14%) Microsoft
7 71 (5.32%) JBoss
7 71 (5.32%) Rackspace
8 70 (5.24%) Citrix
9 63 (4.72%) HP
10 62 (4.64%) Dell
11 51 (3.82%) Juniper
12 40 (3.00%) NetApp
13 39 (2.92%) Google
14 38 (2.85%) New Relic
15 34 (2.55%) Splunk
16 33 (2.47%) F5
17 29 (2.17%) Apple
17 29 (2.17%) SaltStack
18 26 (1.95%) Sony
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 9% Pension, Healthcare, Life Insur
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £90,000 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago