The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
UK
Rank 440 466 527
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 476 555 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.37% 2.13% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 379 484 403
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%

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
20058 26098 28919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.17% 26.14% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16963 22035 24212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 453 £50,000 +4.16% 60
London -2 218 £57,500 - 23
South East +67 104 £45,000 +12.50% 23
West Midlands +10 37 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands -1 36 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +26 31 £40,000 +6.66% 1
City of London +23 29 £50,000 -16.66% 8
Berkshire +52 28 £50,000 - 4
East Sussex +35 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Brighton +31 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Nottingham +18 26 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire +7 22 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Surrey +37 20 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Warwickshire +41 19 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Warwick - 19 £50,000 - 1
Reading +33 18 £46,250 -7.50% 2
East of England +26 16 £48,500 +38.22% 3
Yorkshire +10 15 £41,000 -20.00% 1
Lichfield - 15 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 15 £40,000 -
South West +21 13 £40,000 -23.80% 1
West Yorkshire +17 13 £41,000 -21.90% 1
North West -4 13 £29,800 -44.03% 6
Leeds +24 11 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Edinburgh +14 9 £46,250 - 1
Scotland +13 9 £46,250 +85.00% 1
Luton - 9 £48,500 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £48,500 -
Basingstoke +1 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Manchester -12 8 £31,600 -40.65% 5

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1014 (99.71%) Linux
2 420 (41.30%) DevOps
3 405 (39.82%) Puppet
3 405 (39.82%) Python
4 378 (37.17%) CentOS
5 346 (34.02%) MySQL
6 327 (32.15%) Red Hat
7 297 (29.20%) Ansible
8 285 (28.02%) Debian
9 278 (27.34%) Windows
10 263 (25.86%) Apache
11 261 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
12 251 (24.68%) VMware
13 250 (24.58%) Bash Shell
14 241 (23.70%) Opscode Chef
15 239 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
16 225 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 201 (19.76%) Jenkins
18 196 (19.27%) Ruby
19 184 (18.09%) Configuration Management
20 182 (17.90%) PHP
21 177 (17.40%) TCP/IP
21 177 (17.40%) Docker
22 176 (17.31%) Java
23 174 (17.11%) JavaScript
23 174 (17.11%) LAMP
24 167 (16.42%) Git (software)
25 163 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
26 161 (15.83%) HTML
27 157 (15.44%) Firewall

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 263 (25.86%) Apache
2 112 (11.01%) nginx
3 101 (9.93%) Tomcat
4 73 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
5 71 (6.98%) IIS
6 51 (5.01%) OpenStack
7 41 (4.03%) MS Exchange
8 25 (2.46%) WildFly
9 17 (1.67%) WordPress
10 16 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (1.47%) Confluence
11 15 (1.47%) JBoss
11 15 (1.47%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.18%) Alfresco
12 12 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.08%) CMS
13 11 (1.08%) Drupal
13 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 24 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.98%) MS Office
2 10 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.29%) InDesign
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.098%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.098%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 261 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (3.05%) SaaS
6 30 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (2.95%) Office 365
7 26 (2.56%) Amazon S3
8 25 (2.46%) Heroku
9 23 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (2.06%) GitHub
10 21 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (1.87%) G Suite
12 15 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (1.47%) Google Compute Engine
13 11 (1.08%) IaaS
13 11 (1.08%) Route 53
14 8 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.79%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 177 (17.40%) TCP/IP
2 157 (15.44%) Firewall
3 138 (13.57%) DNS
4 73 (7.18%) SAN
5 71 (6.98%) VPN
6 61 (6.00%) VLAN
7 56 (5.51%) LAN
8 49 (4.82%) WAN
9 46 (4.52%) DHCP
10 31 (3.05%) iSCSI
10 31 (3.05%) LDAP
10 31 (3.05%) VoIP
11 23 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (2.06%) MPLS
13 20 (1.97%) BGP
13 20 (1.97%) Network Security
14 19 (1.87%) NAS
14 19 (1.87%) SSH
15 18 (1.77%) HTTP
15 18 (1.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (34.02%) MySQL
2 113 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 81 (7.96%) MongoDB
5 53 (5.21%) Big Data
6 48 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (4.23%) Redis
8 40 (3.93%) Hadoop
9 32 (3.15%) Neo4j
10 30 (2.95%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (1.97%) HBase
12 17 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.38%) MariaDB
14 13 (1.28%) Relational Database
15 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.18%) Pentaho
16 11 (1.08%) SAP HANA
17 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 201 (19.76%) Jenkins
2 167 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 84 (8.26%) JIRA
4 42 (4.13%) Subversion
5 32 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (3.05%) GitLab
6 31 (3.05%) Vagrant
7 24 (2.36%) Maven
8 22 (2.16%) IntelliJ
9 17 (1.67%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.08%) Grunt
11 11 (1.08%) Travis CI
12 10 (0.98%) Hudson
13 8 (0.79%) gulp
13 8 (0.79%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (9.24%) Finance
2 34 (3.34%) Games
3 31 (3.05%) Publishing
4 28 (2.75%) Marketing
4 28 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.65%) Banking
6 23 (2.26%) Retail
7 19 (1.87%) Advertising
7 19 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.18%) Billing
8 12 (1.18%) Electronics
8 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.49%) Front Office
9 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Back Office
11 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.20%) Law
11 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.098%) Legal
Job Titles
1 286 (28.12%) Administrator
2 272 (26.75%) Systems Administrator
3 217 (21.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 217 (21.34%) Linux Engineer
4 193 (18.98%) Developer
5 176 (17.31%) Linux Administrator
6 172 (16.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 121 (11.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 90 (8.85%) Systems Engineer
9 85 (8.36%) DevOps Administrator
10 83 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 66 (6.49%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 56 (5.51%) Senior DevOps
13 55 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 50 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 44 (4.33%) PHP Developer
16 43 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
17 41 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
18 39 (3.83%) Java Developer
19 37 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (17.11%) LAMP
2 161 (15.83%) HTML
3 145 (14.26%) Web Services
4 126 (12.39%) CSS
5 83 (8.16%) Node.js
6 69 (6.78%) jQuery
7 66 (6.49%) LEMP Stack
8 65 (6.39%) Ruby on Rails
9 52 (5.11%) AngularJS
10 47 (4.62%) ELK Stack
11 42 (4.13%) JSON
12 41 (4.03%) RESTful
12 41 (4.03%) XML
13 38 (3.74%) HTML5
14 37 (3.64%) Django
15 36 (3.54%) .NET
16 35 (3.44%) Spring
17 32 (3.15%) ActiveMQ
18 30 (2.95%) Ajax
19 24 (2.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.80%) User Experience
2 50 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 43 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.74%) Clustering
6 24 (2.36%) Fintech
7 19 (1.87%) Replication
8 18 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.28%) EMC VNX
10 13 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (1.28%) Social Media
11 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.18%) Smart Meter
12 11 (1.08%) iPad
13 10 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
14 9 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1014 (99.71%) Linux
2 378 (37.17%) CentOS
3 285 (28.02%) Debian
4 278 (27.34%) Windows
5 225 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 151 (14.85%) Windows Server
7 133 (13.08%) Unix
8 64 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (3.93%) Fedora
11 31 (3.05%) SUSE
12 30 (2.95%) Mac OS X
13 25 (2.46%) Solaris
13 25 (2.46%) Windows 7
14 23 (2.26%) HPUX
15 21 (2.06%) Windows 8
16 17 (1.67%) Android
17 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (1.28%) Windows 10
19 12 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (41.30%) DevOps
2 239 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (18.09%) Configuration Management
4 150 (14.75%) Open Source
5 133 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (9.44%) Scrum
7 73 (7.18%) E-Commerce
8 65 (6.39%) Software Engineering
9 63 (6.19%) Web Development
10 59 (5.80%) ITIL
11 57 (5.60%) Microservices
12 51 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 48 (4.72%) Analytics
13 48 (4.72%) Load Balancing
14 42 (4.13%) Continuous Deployment
15 36 (3.54%) TDD
16 35 (3.44%) Project Management
17 34 (3.34%) High Availability
18 33 (3.24%) MVC
18 33 (3.24%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 405 (39.82%) Python
2 250 (24.58%) Bash Shell
3 196 (19.27%) Ruby
4 182 (17.90%) PHP
5 176 (17.31%) Java
6 174 (17.11%) JavaScript
7 134 (13.18%) Perl
8 132 (12.98%) SQL
9 71 (6.98%) PowerShell
10 62 (6.10%) Shell Script
11 59 (5.80%) C++
12 45 (4.42%) Scala
13 36 (3.54%) Groovy
14 30 (2.95%) C#
15 25 (2.46%) Korn
16 22 (2.16%) C
17 19 (1.87%) Go
18 18 (1.77%) Bourne shell
19 14 (1.38%) Erlang
20 12 (1.18%) Jython
Qualifications
1 74 (7.28%) Degree
2 31 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.06%) CCNA
6 20 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (1.57%) MCSA
8 16 (1.57%) MCSE
9 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.69%) LPIC
11 6 (0.59%) CISSP
11 6 (0.59%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.59%) VCP6
12 5 (0.49%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.49%) CISM
12 5 (0.49%) RHCE
12 5 (0.49%) VCP5
13 4 (0.39%) CCDP
13 4 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.85%) QA
2 16 (1.57%) SLA
3 11 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 177 (17.40%) Docker
2 163 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (13.18%) Active Directory
4 70 (6.88%) Hyper-V
5 44 (4.33%) vSphere
6 35 (3.44%) KVM
7 26 (2.56%) NFS
7 26 (2.56%) Varnish
8 24 (2.36%) VirtualBox
9 20 (1.97%) HDFS
9 20 (1.97%) Xen
10 19 (1.87%) XenServer
11 18 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.57%) VMware ESX
13 15 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (1.47%) Samba
13 15 (1.47%) Squid
14 14 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (1.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 405 (39.82%) Puppet
2 297 (29.20%) Ansible
3 241 (23.70%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (12.19%) Nagios
5 82 (8.06%) Salt
6 52 (5.11%) Kubernetes
7 34 (3.34%) HAProxy
8 31 (3.05%) ZABBIX
9 27 (2.65%) Terraform
10 20 (1.97%) Mesos
11 19 (1.87%) Capistrano
12 16 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
13 15 (1.47%) logstash
14 14 (1.38%) Kibana
15 13 (1.28%) Backup Exec
15 13 (1.28%) cPanel
15 13 (1.28%) EMC VPLEX
16 12 (1.18%) Consul
16 12 (1.18%) NetIQ Identity Manager
16 12 (1.18%) Simpana
Vendors
1 327 (32.15%) Red Hat
2 251 (24.68%) VMware
3 101 (9.93%) Cisco
4 93 (9.14%) Microsoft
5 60 (5.90%) Google
6 32 (3.15%) Oracle
7 30 (2.95%) Citrix
8 28 (2.75%) Atlassian
8 28 (2.75%) HP
9 24 (2.36%) New Relic
10 23 (2.26%) CommVault
11 18 (1.77%) NetApp
11 18 (1.77%) SolarWinds
12 17 (1.67%) EMC
12 17 (1.67%) Juniper
12 17 (1.67%) Percona
13 16 (1.57%) WatchGuard
14 13 (1.28%) Palo Alto
14 13 (1.28%) SAP
15 12 (1.18%) Talend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
E-Frontiers
Salary: Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + PHI, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive training programme + pensi
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago