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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 432 426 484
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +58
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 590 686 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 2.19% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 514 608 428
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%

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
28810 31338 29723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.31% 26.79% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24177 26170 25172
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 574 £50,000 +11.11% 79
London +2 344 £55,000 +10.00% 38
South East -44 90 £45,000 +12.50% 13
City of London +43 81 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Hampshire +23 50 £50,000 +66.66% 4
South West 0 44 £56,250 +50.00% 5
West Midlands +12 39 £65,000 +160.00% 5
Yorkshire +12 25 £39,000 +41.81% 4
Birmingham +8 24 £65,000 +188.88% 5
Bristol -9 20 £65,000 +62.50% 1
North West +2 16 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Berkshire -4 16 £27,500 -5.17% 4
East of England -26 16 £45,000 - 4
East Sussex +1 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Brighton -1 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds +22 13 £43,596 +76.89% 3
West Yorkshire +16 13 £43,596 +76.89% 4
Reading +16 13 £24,000 +9.09% 3
South Yorkshire +10 12 £39,000 +34.48%
Sheffield +3 12 £39,000 +34.48%
Farnborough -16 12 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Manchester +12 11 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Portsmouth +28 9 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Warwickshire -7 8 £80,000 +100.00%
Cambridge -8 8 £38,500 -14.44%
Cambridgeshire -9 8 £38,500 -14.44%
Basingstoke +20 7 £47,500 +13.09%
Oxfordshire +11 7 £42,500 -43.33% 2
Hertfordshire -16 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bridgwater +3 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1126 (91.40%) Linux
2 580 (47.08%) Python
3 567 (46.02%) Puppet
4 502 (40.75%) DevOps
4 502 (40.75%) MySQL
5 468 (37.99%) Red Hat
6 441 (35.80%) CentOS
7 408 (33.12%) Opscode Chef
8 393 (31.90%) Bash Shell
9 392 (31.82%) Ruby
10 384 (31.17%) Debian
11 374 (30.36%) Windows
12 359 (29.14%) Apache
13 354 (28.73%) Git (software)
14 350 (28.41%) Perl
15 347 (28.17%) VMware
15 347 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
16 323 (26.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 304 (24.68%) Jenkins
18 298 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
19 292 (23.70%) PHP
20 280 (22.73%) Java
21 276 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 244 (19.81%) UNIX
23 231 (18.75%) Firewall
24 230 (18.67%) Nagios
25 216 (17.53%) Configuration Management
25 216 (17.53%) Ansible
26 199 (16.15%) nginx
27 196 (15.91%) Continuous Integration

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 359 (29.14%) Apache
2 199 (16.15%) nginx
3 133 (10.80%) Tomcat
4 88 (7.14%) IIS
5 79 (6.41%) OpenStack
6 66 (5.36%) MS Exchange
7 59 (4.79%) Confluence
8 55 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
9 47 (3.81%) Drupal
10 38 (3.08%) WordPress
11 33 (2.68%) Apache Solr
12 27 (2.19%) SharePoint
12 27 (2.19%) Node.js
12 27 (2.19%) MediaWiki
13 24 (1.95%) JBoss
14 20 (1.62%) CMS
15 15 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (0.73%) Alfresco
Applications
1 35 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.38%) MS Office
3 14 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (1.06%) Magento
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 347 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
4 68 (5.52%) IaaS
5 60 (4.87%) PaaS
6 48 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (2.84%) Route 53
8 26 (2.11%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.03%) Office 365
10 20 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (1.14%) SaaS
14 10 (0.81%) GitHub
15 9 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.73%) Heroku
16 8 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
17 6 (0.49%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.49%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 231 (18.75%) Firewall
2 191 (15.50%) DNS
3 183 (14.85%) TCP/IP
4 107 (8.69%) VPN
5 99 (8.04%) HTTP
6 78 (6.33%) LDAP
7 74 (6.01%) LAN
8 72 (5.84%) WAN
9 69 (5.60%) Internet
10 66 (5.36%) SAN
11 61 (4.95%) SMTP
12 55 (4.46%) Network Security
13 54 (4.38%) BGP
14 51 (4.14%) DHCP
15 42 (3.41%) IPsec
16 38 (3.08%) VLAN
17 36 (2.92%) OSPF
18 35 (2.84%) SSL
19 33 (2.68%) VoIP
20 28 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (40.75%) MySQL
2 148 (12.01%) MongoDB
3 144 (11.69%) SQL Server
4 133 (10.80%) PostgreSQL
5 107 (8.69%) Relational Database
6 85 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 38 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (2.84%) Couchbase
9 32 (2.60%) Redis
10 30 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (2.11%) Big Data
12 25 (2.03%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.95%) MariaDB
14 22 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.46%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.14%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.89%) Informix
17 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 354 (28.73%) Git (software)
2 304 (24.68%) Jenkins
3 173 (14.04%) Subversion
4 95 (7.71%) Maven
5 94 (7.63%) JIRA
6 78 (6.33%) Hudson
7 35 (2.84%) TeamCity
8 25 (2.03%) Selenium
9 15 (1.22%) Gradle
10 13 (1.06%) JUnit
11 12 (0.97%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.81%) SonarQube
14 9 (0.73%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.65%) TestNG
15 8 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.65%) PHPUnit
16 7 (0.57%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 125 (10.15%) Finance
2 69 (5.60%) Games
3 38 (3.08%) Publishing
4 37 (3.00%) Retail
5 36 (2.92%) Marketing
6 30 (2.44%) Banking
6 30 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.11%) Automotive
7 26 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.87%) Advertising
9 11 (0.89%) Billing
10 9 (0.73%) Law
11 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
13 2 (0.16%) Back Office
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 330 (26.79%) Administrator
2 326 (26.46%) Systems Administrator
3 240 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 194 (15.75%) Linux Administrator
5 178 (14.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 175 (14.20%) Developer
7 124 (10.06%) Linux Engineer
8 86 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
9 76 (6.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 59 (4.79%) Support Engineer
11 55 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 51 (4.14%) PHP Developer
13 46 (3.73%) Analyst
14 37 (3.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 37 (3.00%) Linux Support
15 34 (2.76%) Consultant
16 31 (2.52%) Architect
17 29 (2.35%) Web Developer
18 28 (2.27%) DevOps Administrator
18 28 (2.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (13.31%) HTML
2 149 (12.09%) CSS
3 121 (9.82%) Web Services
4 99 (8.04%) LAMP
5 98 (7.95%) .NET
6 85 (6.90%) jQuery
7 68 (5.52%) HTML5
8 56 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
9 53 (4.30%) XML
10 47 (3.81%) Symfony
11 41 (3.33%) CSS3
12 36 (2.92%) AngularJS
12 36 (2.92%) Sensu
13 34 (2.76%) ASP.NET
14 32 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (2.60%) Django
15 31 (2.52%) RESTful
16 29 (2.35%) Laravel
16 29 (2.35%) JSON
17 28 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 153 (12.42%) Data Centre
2 79 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 53 (4.30%) Wiki
4 43 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 39 (3.17%) Clustering
7 30 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 27 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 26 (2.11%) BBC
10 25 (2.03%) Replication
11 23 (1.87%) Digital Media
12 18 (1.46%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.30%) Mathematics
14 14 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.14%) Eurex
15 12 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
16 10 (0.81%) Xbox
16 10 (0.81%) IPTV
16 10 (0.81%) NHS
17 9 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1126 (91.40%) Linux
2 441 (35.80%) CentOS
3 384 (31.17%) Debian
4 374 (30.36%) Windows
5 323 (26.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 244 (19.81%) UNIX
7 87 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (5.68%) Windows 7
10 69 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (4.95%) Solaris
12 59 (4.79%) SUSE
13 53 (4.30%) Fedora
14 34 (2.76%) AIX
15 27 (2.19%) Android
15 27 (2.19%) Windows 8
16 23 (1.87%) Apple iOS
17 21 (1.70%) Windows XP
18 17 (1.38%) Mac OS X
19 11 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (40.75%) DevOps
2 298 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (17.53%) Configuration Management
4 196 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (9.33%) E-Commerce
6 103 (8.36%) Open Source
7 101 (8.20%) Scrum
8 93 (7.55%) ITIL
9 79 (6.41%) Software Engineering
10 78 (6.33%) TDD
10 78 (6.33%) Load Balancing
11 72 (5.84%) OO
12 71 (5.76%) Build Automation
13 60 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 55 (4.46%) Content Management
15 46 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
16 43 (3.49%) MVC
17 41 (3.33%) OOP
18 39 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
19 38 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 580 (47.08%) Python
2 393 (31.90%) Bash Shell
3 392 (31.82%) Ruby
4 350 (28.41%) Perl
5 292 (23.70%) PHP
6 280 (22.73%) Java
7 181 (14.69%) SQL
8 165 (13.39%) JavaScript
9 114 (9.25%) Shell Script
10 71 (5.76%) PowerShell
11 49 (3.98%) C++
12 46 (3.73%) C
13 44 (3.57%) Groovy
14 41 (3.33%) Bourne shell
15 34 (2.76%) C#
16 31 (2.52%) Korn
17 24 (1.95%) VB
18 20 (1.62%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.62%) PHP5
19 14 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (11.36%) Degree
2 52 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (4.14%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.19%) CCNP
6 26 (2.11%) CCNA
7 21 (1.70%) RHCE
8 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.89%) LPIC
10 8 (0.65%) RHCSA
10 8 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
10 8 (0.65%) MCSE
11 6 (0.49%) MCSA
11 6 (0.49%) CCIE
12 5 (0.41%) MCP
13 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.16%) MCITP
14 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.76%) QA
2 15 (1.22%) SLA
3 11 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 276 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (9.01%) Docker
3 102 (8.28%) KVM
4 90 (7.31%) Active Directory
5 85 (6.90%) Varnish
6 68 (5.52%) Samba
7 57 (4.63%) Xen
8 51 (4.14%) Hyper-V
9 47 (3.81%) Postfix
9 47 (3.81%) XenServer
10 44 (3.57%) vSphere
11 39 (3.17%) NFS
12 32 (2.60%) iptables
13 31 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
14 28 (2.27%) VMware ESX
15 27 (2.19%) GlusterFS
16 20 (1.62%) VirtualBox
17 17 (1.38%) LXC
18 13 (1.06%) vCloud
19 12 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 567 (46.02%) Puppet
2 408 (33.12%) Opscode Chef
3 230 (18.67%) Nagios
4 216 (17.53%) Ansible
5 140 (11.36%) ZABBIX
6 78 (6.33%) Salt
7 56 (4.55%) Vagrant
8 55 (4.46%) logstash
9 41 (3.33%) Zenoss
10 35 (2.84%) HAProxy
10 35 (2.84%) Graphite
11 34 (2.76%) Kibana
12 29 (2.35%) StatsD
13 25 (2.03%) Cacti
14 19 (1.54%) Tivoli
15 17 (1.38%) Cobbler
16 16 (1.30%) Capistrano
17 13 (1.06%) Backup Exec
17 13 (1.06%) cPanel
18 12 (0.97%) Plesk
Vendors
1 468 (37.99%) Red Hat
2 347 (28.17%) VMware
3 175 (14.20%) Cisco
4 119 (9.66%) Oracle
5 82 (6.66%) Microsoft
6 61 (4.95%) Juniper
7 58 (4.71%) Citrix
8 44 (3.57%) HP
9 39 (3.17%) Zend
10 38 (3.08%) Splunk
11 32 (2.60%) Dell
11 32 (2.60%) IBM
12 29 (2.35%) New Relic
13 28 (2.27%) Google
14 25 (2.03%) AppDynamics
15 22 (1.79%) Rackspace
16 19 (1.54%) SolarWinds
16 19 (1.54%) EMC
17 18 (1.46%) NetApp
17 18 (1.46%) hybris
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