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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 439 502 535
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +33
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 538 543 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 1.96% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 418 493 444
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
21990 27763 31052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.53% 26.26% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18475 23450 25896
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
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 11 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +37 508 £50,000 +5.26% 83
London +61 278 £57,500 - 36
South East +49 95 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England +34 31 £45,000 -5.26% 5
East Midlands 0 31 £40,000 - 2
City of London +11 30 £50,000 -23.07% 7
Surrey +20 29 £50,000 +16.31% 3
Nottinghamshire - 27 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +15 26 £40,000 +19.40% 2
North West -16 24 £31,600 -29.77% 6
West Midlands -32 22 £40,000 +20.75% 9
Brighton +45 21 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex +41 21 £45,000 - 3
Nottingham - 19 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +17 18 £46,250 +15.62% 6
Manchester -20 16 £40,000 -13.51% 5
South West +14 15 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 13 £37,500 -9.18% 2
Reading +10 13 £45,000 +89.47% 6
Scotland +29 11 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Cambridge +25 11 £36,250 -12.21% 1
Warwickshire +16 10 - - 3
Yorkshire +13 10 £38,500 -14.44% 6
Warwick - 10 - - 3
Luton - 9 £48,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £48,500 - 1
Edinburgh +19 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire +19 8 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Staffordshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke -4 7 £40,000 -

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 1038 (99.71%) Linux
2 409 (39.29%) DevOps
3 403 (38.71%) Python
4 398 (38.23%) Puppet
5 368 (35.35%) CentOS
6 351 (33.72%) Red Hat
7 347 (33.33%) MySQL
8 307 (29.49%) Windows
9 290 (27.86%) Ansible
10 277 (26.61%) Debian
11 263 (25.26%) Apache
12 258 (24.78%) VMware
12 258 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
13 251 (24.11%) Bash Shell
14 242 (23.25%) Opscode Chef
15 236 (22.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 219 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
17 197 (18.92%) Jenkins
17 197 (18.92%) Java
18 195 (18.73%) Ruby
19 192 (18.44%) PHP
20 191 (18.35%) Configuration Management
21 182 (17.48%) JavaScript
22 176 (16.91%) Windows Server
23 174 (16.71%) TCP/IP
24 170 (16.33%) SQL
25 169 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
26 167 (16.04%) HTML
27 164 (15.75%) LAMP
28 163 (15.66%) Perl

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 (25.26%) Apache
2 110 (10.57%) Tomcat
3 101 (9.70%) nginx
4 74 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
5 71 (6.82%) IIS
6 44 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 42 (4.03%) MS Exchange
8 27 (2.59%) WildFly
9 26 (2.50%) JBoss
10 20 (1.92%) WordPress
11 17 (1.63%) CMS
11 17 (1.63%) Confluence
11 17 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 16 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.25%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.96%) Moodle
14 10 (0.96%) Totara
15 9 (0.86%) Drupal
16 8 (0.77%) Alfresco
Applications
1 33 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.96%) MS Office
2 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.29%) InDesign
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.096%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 258 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (3.36%) Amazon S3
6 32 (3.07%) Office 365
7 31 (2.98%) SaaS
8 27 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 25 (2.40%) GitHub
10 21 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (1.54%) G Suite
12 14 (1.34%) Route 53
13 13 (1.25%) Heroku
14 12 (1.15%) AWS OpsWorks
14 12 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (1.15%) IaaS
15 11 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (16.71%) TCP/IP
2 162 (15.56%) Firewall
3 143 (13.74%) DNS
4 78 (7.49%) VPN
5 70 (6.72%) SAN
6 61 (5.86%) VLAN
7 57 (5.48%) LAN
8 49 (4.71%) WAN
9 46 (4.42%) DHCP
10 39 (3.75%) LDAP
11 32 (3.07%) VoIP
12 29 (2.79%) Network Security
13 25 (2.40%) SSL
14 24 (2.31%) BGP
14 24 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.21%) iSCSI
15 23 (2.21%) MPLS
16 22 (2.11%) HTTP
17 20 (1.92%) NAS
17 20 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (33.33%) MySQL
2 103 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 75 (7.20%) MongoDB
5 68 (6.53%) Big Data
6 45 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 37 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (3.55%) Redis
8 33 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 27 (2.59%) Neo4j
10 25 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (2.02%) Relational Database
12 20 (1.92%) HBase
13 13 (1.25%) MariaDB
13 13 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.15%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.96%) SAP HANA
17 8 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 197 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 155 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 101 (9.70%) JIRA
4 48 (4.61%) Subversion
5 31 (2.98%) TeamCity
6 25 (2.40%) GitLab
6 25 (2.40%) Maven
7 24 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (2.11%) IntelliJ
9 18 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.63%) Vagrant
11 13 (1.25%) PHPUnit
11 13 (1.25%) Travis CI
12 12 (1.15%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.86%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.86%) Grunt
13 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 113 (10.85%) Finance
2 33 (3.17%) Banking
2 33 (3.17%) Games
2 33 (3.17%) Marketing
3 27 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.31%) Advertising
5 22 (2.11%) Publishing
5 22 (2.11%) Retail
6 18 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.06%) Billing
8 8 (0.77%) Electronics
8 8 (0.77%) Front Office
8 8 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.19%) Law
10 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.096%) Automotive
11 1 (0.096%) Legal
Job Titles
1 269 (25.84%) Administrator
2 249 (23.92%) Systems Administrator
3 230 (22.09%) Linux Engineer
4 204 (19.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 196 (18.83%) Developer
6 162 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
7 152 (14.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 120 (11.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 108 (10.37%) Systems Engineer
10 85 (8.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 80 (7.68%) DevOps Administrator
12 77 (7.40%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 57 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (5.00%) Java Developer
15 49 (4.71%) PHP Developer
16 48 (4.61%) Senior DevOps
17 46 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
18 42 (4.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 39 (3.75%) Python Developer
20 36 (3.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (16.04%) HTML
2 164 (15.75%) LAMP
3 147 (14.12%) CSS
4 122 (11.72%) Web Services
5 67 (6.44%) jQuery
6 63 (6.05%) LEMP Stack
6 63 (6.05%) Node.js
7 60 (5.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 58 (5.57%) XML
9 56 (5.38%) AngularJS
10 44 (4.23%) Spring
11 41 (3.94%) JSON
12 40 (3.84%) ELK Stack
13 38 (3.65%) Django
14 36 (3.46%) .NET
15 31 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (2.79%) HTML5
16 29 (2.79%) RESTful
17 27 (2.59%) Backbone.js
18 23 (2.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 64 (6.15%) User Experience
3 39 (3.75%) Clustering
3 39 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.31%) Hedge funds
6 22 (2.11%) Fintech
7 18 (1.73%) iPad
8 17 (1.63%) Replication
9 15 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
10 14 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (1.06%) Social Media
12 11 (1.06%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (0.96%) Learning Management System
13 10 (0.96%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1038 (99.71%) Linux
2 368 (35.35%) CentOS
3 307 (29.49%) Windows
4 277 (26.61%) Debian
5 236 (22.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 176 (16.91%) Windows Server
7 127 (12.20%) Unix
8 74 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (3.75%) Fedora
11 33 (3.17%) Solaris
11 33 (3.17%) SUSE
12 31 (2.98%) Mac OS X
13 28 (2.69%) Windows 7
14 24 (2.31%) Windows 8
15 21 (2.02%) HPUX
16 18 (1.73%) Android
17 17 (1.63%) AIX
18 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (39.29%) DevOps
2 219 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (18.35%) Configuration Management
4 137 (13.16%) Open Source
5 126 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (7.11%) Scrum
7 63 (6.05%) E-Commerce
8 60 (5.76%) Software Engineering
9 56 (5.38%) Web Development
10 51 (4.90%) ITIL
11 48 (4.61%) Analytics
12 47 (4.51%) Load Balancing
13 44 (4.23%) Microservices
14 42 (4.03%) Continuous Deployment
14 42 (4.03%) Project Management
15 37 (3.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 37 (3.55%) High Availability
15 37 (3.55%) OO
16 35 (3.36%) MVC
17 34 (3.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 403 (38.71%) Python
2 251 (24.11%) Bash Shell
3 197 (18.92%) Java
4 195 (18.73%) Ruby
5 192 (18.44%) PHP
6 182 (17.48%) JavaScript
7 170 (16.33%) SQL
8 163 (15.66%) Perl
9 75 (7.20%) PowerShell
10 71 (6.82%) C++
11 60 (5.76%) Shell Script
12 33 (3.17%) C
12 33 (3.17%) Scala
13 29 (2.79%) C#
14 25 (2.40%) Groovy
15 24 (2.31%) Korn
16 18 (1.73%) Bourne shell
17 16 (1.54%) Go
18 12 (1.15%) Erlang
19 11 (1.06%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 67 (6.44%) Degree
2 37 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.02%) CCNA
7 19 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (1.73%) MCSE
9 16 (1.54%) MCSA
10 10 (0.96%) VCP6
11 9 (0.86%) LPIC
12 7 (0.67%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.58%) CCNP
13 6 (0.58%) CISSP
13 6 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.48%) CISM
14 5 (0.48%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.38%) CCDP
15 4 (0.38%) MCP
15 4 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.69%) QA
2 21 (2.02%) SLA
3 13 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.096%) HL7
System Software
1 169 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (14.60%) Docker
3 137 (13.16%) Active Directory
4 71 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 55 (5.28%) vSphere
6 38 (3.65%) KVM
7 28 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (2.11%) NFS
9 20 (1.92%) HDFS
9 20 (1.92%) Varnish
9 20 (1.92%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.92%) XenServer
10 18 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.54%) Xen
12 15 (1.44%) LXC
12 15 (1.44%) Squid
12 15 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.34%) Samba
14 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 398 (38.23%) Puppet
2 290 (27.86%) Ansible
3 242 (23.25%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (11.14%) Nagios
5 88 (8.45%) Salt
6 43 (4.13%) ZABBIX
7 39 (3.75%) Kubernetes
8 32 (3.07%) HAProxy
9 22 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
10 20 (1.92%) Capistrano
10 20 (1.92%) logstash
11 15 (1.44%) Kibana
12 14 (1.34%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.34%) Graphite
13 13 (1.25%) cPanel
14 12 (1.15%) WSUS
15 11 (1.06%) Terraform
15 11 (1.06%) yum
16 10 (0.96%) Icinga
17 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 351 (33.72%) Red Hat
2 258 (24.78%) VMware
3 113 (10.85%) Cisco
4 110 (10.57%) Microsoft
5 49 (4.71%) Google
6 38 (3.65%) Oracle
7 31 (2.98%) Atlassian
8 30 (2.88%) Citrix
8 30 (2.88%) HP
9 27 (2.59%) NetApp
10 21 (2.02%) WatchGuard
11 19 (1.83%) CommVault
12 17 (1.63%) Juniper
13 16 (1.54%) Percona
14 13 (1.25%) Brocade
14 13 (1.25%) EMC
14 13 (1.25%) New Relic
14 13 (1.25%) Palo Alto
15 12 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.15%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £41,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago