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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 486 502 479
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 523 524 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 1.82% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 458 456 503
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
26177 28725 28866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.37% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22070 24144 23775
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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 +14 500 £45,000 - 75
London +11 258 £55,000 +4.76% 38
South East -5 106 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire +31 40 £53,750 +70.63% 5
East Midlands +33 39 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Hampshire +36 36 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Northamptonshire - 35 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +29 34 £55,000 +47.65% 3
Northampton - 34 £45,000 -
Berkshire -15 27 £50,000 +25.00% 4
City of London +36 26 £52,500 +16.66% 10
West Midlands -21 26 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Leeds +18 23 £52,500 +40.93% 2
Portsmouth +41 21 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Birmingham +11 18 £30,000 +5.26% 2
Reading -5 18 £50,000 +127.27% 2
Surrey +11 17 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Scotland +5 15 £25,000 -13.79%
Brentford - 15 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -4 14 £45,000 +4.65% 1
South West -17 14 £52,500 -19.23% 5
Glasgow -9 13 £25,000 -37.50%
East Sussex +16 11 £40,000 -
Guildford +11 11 £42,500 -
Brighton +5 11 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 11 £65,000 -
East of England +6 10 £42,044 -19.91% 7
North West +18 7 £45,000 +40.62% 4
Oxford -7 7 £45,000 +4.65%
Farnborough -23 6 £31,250 -21.38%

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 962 (92.23%) Linux
2 416 (39.88%) DevOps
3 387 (37.10%) Python
4 377 (36.15%) MySQL
5 360 (34.52%) Red Hat
6 351 (33.65%) CentOS
7 337 (32.31%) Puppet
8 336 (32.21%) Apache
9 289 (27.71%) Debian
10 286 (27.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 286 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
11 278 (26.65%) Bash Shell
12 247 (23.68%) Ruby
13 243 (23.30%) Opscode Chef
14 235 (22.53%) JavaScript
15 232 (22.24%) LAMP
16 231 (22.15%) PHP
17 230 (22.05%) Git (software)
18 229 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
19 227 (21.76%) Java
19 227 (21.76%) Windows
19 227 (21.76%) Ansible
20 206 (19.75%) Firewall
21 205 (19.65%) VMware
22 185 (17.74%) CSS
23 182 (17.45%) HTML
24 181 (17.35%) Perl
24 181 (17.35%) Jenkins
25 174 (16.68%) SQL
26 171 (16.40%) DNS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 336 (32.21%) Apache
2 143 (13.71%) nginx
3 77 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 59 (5.66%) OpenStack
5 57 (5.47%) IIS
6 56 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (4.03%) Drupal
8 41 (3.93%) Confluence
9 38 (3.64%) Node.js
10 37 (3.55%) Apache Solr
11 22 (2.11%) JBoss
12 21 (2.01%) WordPress
13 19 (1.82%) Joomla!
14 17 (1.63%) CMS
15 16 (1.53%) MS Exchange
15 16 (1.53%) WebSphere
16 13 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
17 11 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
19 7 (0.67%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 31 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.34%) MS Office
3 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (3.84%) Magento
2 12 (1.15%) osCommerce
3 11 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Odoo
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.096%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 286 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (6.23%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.45%) SaaS
5 35 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 27 (2.59%) GitHub
7 26 (2.49%) IaaS
8 16 (1.53%) PaaS
9 14 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.25%) Google Apps
10 13 (1.25%) Joyent
11 11 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.86%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.58%) CloudBees
14 6 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
15 5 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.38%) Office 365
16 4 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 206 (19.75%) Firewall
2 171 (16.40%) DNS
3 115 (11.03%) TCP/IP
4 73 (7.00%) VPN
5 62 (5.94%) SAN
6 56 (5.37%) LDAP
7 50 (4.79%) LAN
8 48 (4.60%) WAN
9 39 (3.74%) VLAN
10 31 (2.97%) Internet
11 30 (2.88%) DHCP
12 28 (2.68%) Network Security
13 27 (2.59%) VoIP
14 24 (2.30%) SSL
15 23 (2.21%) HTTP
16 17 (1.63%) FTP
17 16 (1.53%) BGP
18 13 (1.25%) NAS
19 12 (1.15%) IPsec
19 12 (1.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (36.15%) MySQL
2 101 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 94 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (5.37%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.51%) SQL Server
6 43 (4.12%) Redis
7 41 (3.93%) Big Data
8 39 (3.74%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.53%) MariaDB
12 13 (1.25%) CouchDB
13 12 (1.15%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.15%) Pentaho
14 11 (1.05%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.96%) Riak
16 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database
18 6 (0.58%) MemSQL
19 4 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 230 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 181 (17.35%) Jenkins
3 79 (7.57%) JIRA
4 40 (3.84%) Hudson
4 40 (3.84%) Maven
5 36 (3.45%) Vagrant
6 32 (3.07%) TeamCity
7 30 (2.88%) Subversion
8 19 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (1.63%) Selenium
10 12 (1.15%) Mocha
11 11 (1.05%) SonarQube
12 10 (0.96%) Appium
13 8 (0.77%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.67%) Gerrit
14 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.48%) PhpStorm
15 5 (0.48%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.48%) Redmine
General
1 76 (7.29%) Finance
2 39 (3.74%) Publishing
3 32 (3.07%) Games
4 26 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.30%) Marketing
6 16 (1.53%) Advertising
7 11 (1.05%) Law
8 9 (0.86%) French Language
9 8 (0.77%) Retail
10 7 (0.67%) Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.29%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Electronics
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.096%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.096%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 269 (25.79%) Administrator
2 258 (24.74%) Systems Administrator
3 234 (22.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 221 (21.19%) Linux Administrator
5 202 (19.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 198 (18.98%) Developer
7 193 (18.50%) Linux Engineer
8 95 (9.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 93 (8.92%) Linux Support
10 81 (7.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 81 (7.77%) PHP Developer
11 76 (7.29%) Support Engineer
12 69 (6.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 68 (6.52%) Web Developer
14 63 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
15 61 (5.85%) Analyst
16 57 (5.47%) Ubuntu Administrator
17 51 (4.89%) Linux Support Engineer
18 44 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 41 (3.93%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (22.24%) LAMP
2 185 (17.74%) CSS
3 182 (17.45%) HTML
4 111 (10.64%) Web Services
5 99 (9.49%) LEMP Stack
6 93 (8.92%) XML
7 87 (8.34%) jQuery
8 74 (7.09%) JSON
9 71 (6.81%) REST
10 60 (5.75%) Symfony
11 52 (4.99%) Django
12 50 (4.79%) HTML5
13 49 (4.70%) RabbitMQ
14 34 (3.26%) Ajax
14 34 (3.26%) AngularJS
14 34 (3.26%) Zend Framework
15 31 (2.97%) .NET
15 31 (2.97%) LAPP Stack
16 27 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
17 21 (2.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.53%) Data Centre
2 57 (5.47%) Replication
3 56 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.49%) Mathematics
6 20 (1.92%) Wiki
7 18 (1.73%) Private Cloud
8 17 (1.63%) User Experience
9 15 (1.44%) Eurex
10 14 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.05%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.86%) Xbox
14 8 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.77%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.67%) Blog
15 7 (0.67%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.67%) Streaming Video
15 7 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 962 (92.23%) Linux
2 351 (33.65%) CentOS
3 289 (27.71%) Debian
4 286 (27.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 227 (21.76%) Windows
6 122 (11.70%) Windows Server
7 118 (11.31%) Unix
8 50 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (3.93%) SUSE
11 40 (3.84%) Fedora
12 38 (3.64%) Solaris
13 22 (2.11%) Windows 7
14 19 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (1.15%) Android
15 12 (1.15%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.96%) SmartOS
17 9 (0.86%) AIX
17 9 (0.86%) Windows 10
18 8 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (39.88%) DevOps
2 229 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (16.20%) Configuration Management
4 163 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 156 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (12.56%) Open Source
7 96 (9.20%) Scrum
8 78 (7.48%) High Availability
9 65 (6.23%) OO
10 62 (5.94%) Incident Management
11 61 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 58 (5.56%) Problem Management
13 56 (5.37%) Web Development
14 55 (5.27%) ITIL
15 53 (5.08%) Load Balancing
16 52 (4.99%) Build Automation
17 50 (4.79%) Mentoring
18 49 (4.70%) Performance Analysis
19 41 (3.93%) TDD
20 40 (3.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 387 (37.10%) Python
2 278 (26.65%) Bash Shell
3 247 (23.68%) Ruby
4 235 (22.53%) JavaScript
5 231 (22.15%) PHP
6 227 (21.76%) Java
7 181 (17.35%) Perl
8 174 (16.68%) SQL
9 69 (6.62%) PowerShell
10 48 (4.60%) PHP 5
11 45 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 31 (2.97%) C
13 29 (2.78%) C#
14 23 (2.21%) C++
14 23 (2.21%) Korn
15 14 (1.34%) Tcl
16 4 (0.38%) Clojure
16 4 (0.38%) Scala
17 3 (0.29%) Go
17 3 (0.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 96 (9.20%) Degree
2 31 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (2.30%) CCNP
3 24 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.34%) CCNA
5 14 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.05%) MCSE
8 8 (0.77%) CCIE
9 7 (0.67%) CFA
9 7 (0.67%) MBA
9 7 (0.67%) PhD
10 6 (0.58%) RHCE
11 4 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (0.29%) CCSA
12 3 (0.29%) CCSE
12 3 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.29%) MCP
12 3 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 13 (1.25%) SLA
3 9 (0.86%) QA
4 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) HL7
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 137 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (10.07%) Docker
3 76 (7.29%) Active Directory
4 50 (4.79%) Xen
5 34 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.26%) KVM
6 33 (3.16%) Varnish
7 31 (2.97%) vSphere
8 29 (2.78%) NFS
9 24 (2.30%) LXC
10 20 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.25%) Postfix
11 13 (1.25%) XenServer
12 12 (1.15%) iptables
12 12 (1.15%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.86%) XenApp
14 8 (0.77%) Samba
14 8 (0.77%) vCloud
15 5 (0.48%) Corosync
15 5 (0.48%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 337 (32.31%) Puppet
2 243 (23.30%) Opscode Chef
3 227 (21.76%) Ansible
4 100 (9.59%) Nagios
5 70 (6.71%) ZABBIX
6 39 (3.74%) Salt
7 23 (2.21%) CFEngine
8 22 (2.11%) logstash
9 21 (2.01%) Zenoss
10 20 (1.92%) Graphite
11 18 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
12 12 (1.15%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.96%) Munin
14 9 (0.86%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.86%) cPanel
14 9 (0.86%) Rundeck
15 8 (0.77%) Terraform
16 7 (0.67%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.67%) Icinga
16 7 (0.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 360 (34.52%) Red Hat
2 205 (19.65%) VMware
3 100 (9.59%) Cisco
4 86 (8.25%) Google
5 82 (7.86%) Oracle
6 67 (6.42%) Microsoft
7 48 (4.60%) Zend
8 44 (4.22%) hybris
9 37 (3.55%) SaltStack
10 31 (2.97%) HP
11 30 (2.88%) Citrix
12 29 (2.78%) Rackspace
13 24 (2.30%) NetApp
14 20 (1.92%) IBM
14 20 (1.92%) Percona
15 17 (1.63%) Atlassian
16 15 (1.44%) Bloomberg
16 15 (1.44%) Facebook
16 15 (1.44%) NYFIX
16 15 (1.44%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + great bens ...!!
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive salary and share schemes, benefits include pension scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 35% Bonus, 25 days, Flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago