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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 392 455 455
Rank change year-on-year
+63 0
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 720 510 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% 1.75% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 659 470 491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
30719 29145 32386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25403 24923 27688
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +54 682 £45,000 +5.88% 67
London +53 401 £52,500 +5.00% 40
South East +48 160 £40,000 - 8
City of London +28 67 £47,500 -17.39% 12
East of England -3 44 £45,000 +30.43% 2
East Sussex -2 43 £42,500 +6.25%
Brighton -3 43 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire +8 41 £31,250 -38.72% 2
Hampshire +5 31 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +2 24 £30,000 -15.49%
Scotland +3 22 £41,250 +0.62% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 22 £45,000 +37.93% 1
Yorkshire -51 22 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Birmingham +11 21 £30,000 -29.41%
Cambridge -4 21 £44,250 +39.37% 1
Reading +10 20 £22,000 -59.06% 1
South West -21 20 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Surrey -2 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxfordshire - 18 £38,750 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Edinburgh - 16 £40,000 -
Bristol +6 14 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Fareham +6 13 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Basingstoke +7 12 £44,000 +8.64%
West Yorkshire -48 12 £24,845 -37.88% 3
Oxford - 11 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -44 10 £24,690 -38.27% 2
Slough +6 9 £32,500 -13.33%
East Midlands -1 8 £35,000 -4.76% 3
South Yorkshire -15 7 £30,000 -6.25% 2

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1292 (91.57%) Linux
2 610 (43.23%) MySQL
3 590 (41.81%) Puppet
4 563 (39.90%) Python
5 523 (37.07%) Red Hat
6 518 (36.71%) Windows
7 508 (36.00%) Debian
8 448 (31.75%) CentOS
9 438 (31.04%) DevOps
10 431 (30.55%) Apache
11 408 (28.92%) Ruby
12 390 (27.64%) Perl
13 373 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
14 366 (25.94%) Nagios
15 357 (25.30%) Bash Shell
16 353 (25.02%) PHP
17 351 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
18 307 (21.76%) VMware
19 300 (21.26%) Java
20 294 (20.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 291 (20.62%) Git (software)
22 270 (19.14%) Open Source
23 269 (19.06%) UNIX
24 241 (17.08%) TCP/IP
25 238 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
26 225 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
27 209 (14.81%) nginx
28 207 (14.67%) Tomcat
29 202 (14.32%) Jenkins
30 199 (14.10%) JavaScript

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 431 (30.55%) Apache
2 209 (14.81%) nginx
3 207 (14.67%) Tomcat
4 98 (6.95%) IIS
5 71 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
6 69 (4.89%) OpenStack
6 69 (4.89%) Node.js
7 64 (4.54%) Drupal
8 49 (3.47%) CMS
9 46 (3.26%) WebLogic
10 40 (2.83%) Apache Solr
11 32 (2.27%) MS Exchange
12 30 (2.13%) WordPress
13 25 (1.77%) Confluence
14 24 (1.70%) Escenic
15 22 (1.56%) Jetty
16 21 (1.49%) WebSphere
17 18 (1.28%) CloudStack
18 15 (1.06%) SharePoint
19 14 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.56%) Magento
2 12 (0.85%) Shopify
3 3 (0.21%) Summit
4 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (5.67%) SaaS
3 75 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
3 75 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
4 49 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (3.19%) PaaS
6 43 (3.05%) IaaS
7 27 (1.91%) Rackspace Cloud
8 23 (1.63%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.28%) Joyent
9 18 (1.28%) GitHub
10 15 (1.06%) Office 365
11 10 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.43%) Heroku
12 6 (0.43%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.28%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.21%) Route 53
14 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.071%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.071%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 241 (17.08%) TCP/IP
2 184 (13.04%) Firewall
3 166 (11.76%) DNS
4 106 (7.51%) LDAP
5 98 (6.95%) VPN
6 84 (5.95%) HTTP
7 78 (5.53%) Internet
8 66 (4.68%) VoIP
9 65 (4.61%) SAN
10 56 (3.97%) WAN
11 52 (3.69%) SMTP
11 52 (3.69%) LAN
12 45 (3.19%) DHCP
13 43 (3.05%) SNMP
14 42 (2.98%) Asterisk PBX
15 38 (2.69%) SSH
16 37 (2.62%) NetScaler
17 35 (2.48%) VLAN
18 34 (2.41%) NAS
19 31 (2.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 610 (43.23%) MySQL
2 183 (12.97%) MongoDB
3 152 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 114 (8.08%) NoSQL
5 102 (7.23%) SQL Server
6 97 (6.87%) Big Data
7 87 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 85 (6.02%) Hadoop
9 82 (5.81%) Redis
10 52 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.48%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.98%) DB2
13 19 (1.35%) HBase
14 17 (1.20%) Couchbase
14 17 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.85%) Hazelcast
15 12 (0.85%) MariaDB
15 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 291 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 202 (14.32%) Jenkins
3 144 (10.21%) Subversion
4 77 (5.46%) JIRA
5 60 (4.25%) Maven
6 39 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 34 (2.41%) Mercurial
8 25 (1.77%) Ant
9 24 (1.70%) Hudson
10 20 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.06%) Selenium
11 15 (1.06%) PHPUnit
12 13 (0.92%) Behat
12 13 (0.92%) Grunt
12 13 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.71%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.57%) Metasploit
15 8 (0.57%) FishEye
General
1 130 (9.21%) Finance
2 116 (8.22%) Games
3 55 (3.90%) Marketing
4 49 (3.47%) Publishing
5 39 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.20%) Retail
6 31 (2.20%) Music Industry
7 30 (2.13%) Law
8 27 (1.91%) Advertising
9 23 (1.63%) Banking
10 20 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.85%) Legal
12 9 (0.64%) Back Office
12 9 (0.64%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.57%) Automotive
14 5 (0.35%) Billing
14 5 (0.35%) Local Government
15 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.071%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 480 (34.02%) Administrator
2 435 (30.83%) Systems Administrator
3 365 (25.87%) Linux Administrator
4 305 (21.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 236 (16.73%) Developer
6 160 (11.34%) Linux Engineer
7 124 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 101 (7.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 100 (7.09%) Support Engineer
10 97 (6.87%) Systems Engineer
11 80 (5.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 79 (5.60%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 76 (5.39%) Web Developer
14 67 (4.75%) PHP Developer
15 64 (4.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 45 (3.19%) Junior
17 44 (3.12%) Web Engineer
18 42 (2.98%) Linux Support
19 41 (2.91%) Operations Engineer
20 34 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (12.83%) Web Services
2 150 (10.63%) LAMP
3 139 (9.85%) CSS
4 123 (8.72%) HTML
5 113 (8.01%) jQuery
6 69 (4.89%) HTML5
7 65 (4.61%) XML
8 64 (4.54%) .NET
9 63 (4.46%) Ajax
10 61 (4.32%) Django
11 55 (3.90%) JSON
12 52 (3.69%) Ruby on Rails
13 50 (3.54%) Symfony
14 49 (3.47%) CSS3
15 47 (3.33%) RESTful
16 46 (3.26%) AngularJS
17 39 (2.76%) Backbone.js
17 39 (2.76%) ASP.NET
18 34 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
19 30 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 270 (19.14%) Open Source
2 75 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 66 (4.68%) Digital Media
3 66 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.39%) Replication
5 55 (3.90%) Social Media
6 33 (2.34%) Clustering
7 32 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 30 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 17 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.13%) Wiki
11 16 (1.13%) Blog
12 14 (0.99%) Physics
12 14 (0.99%) W3C
13 9 (0.64%) Online Games
13 9 (0.64%) Streaming Video
13 9 (0.64%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1292 (91.57%) Linux
2 518 (36.71%) Windows
3 508 (36.00%) Debian
4 448 (31.75%) CentOS
5 294 (20.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 269 (19.06%) UNIX
7 137 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 106 (7.51%) Solaris
9 94 (6.66%) SUSE
10 91 (6.45%) Windows 7
11 68 (4.82%) Mac OS X
12 67 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (3.97%) Fedora
14 52 (3.69%) Android
14 52 (3.69%) Mac OS
15 51 (3.61%) Apple iOS
16 48 (3.40%) OpenBSD
17 47 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 44 (3.12%) FreeBSD
19 25 (1.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (31.04%) DevOps
2 351 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (10.99%) Load Balancing
4 127 (9.00%) Configuration Management
5 122 (8.65%) ITIL
6 114 (8.08%) Scrum
6 114 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (7.58%) E-Commerce
8 94 (6.66%) OO
9 81 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
10 76 (5.39%) Build Automation
11 65 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
11 65 (4.61%) TDD
12 63 (4.46%) Analytics
13 60 (4.25%) OOP
14 58 (4.11%) MVC
15 56 (3.97%) Web Development
16 52 (3.69%) Mentoring
17 49 (3.47%) Information Security
18 44 (3.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 563 (39.90%) Python
2 408 (28.92%) Ruby
3 390 (27.64%) Perl
4 357 (25.30%) Bash Shell
5 353 (25.02%) PHP
6 300 (21.26%) Java
7 199 (14.10%) JavaScript
8 165 (11.69%) SQL
9 131 (9.28%) Shell Script
10 46 (3.26%) PHP5
11 35 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 34 (2.41%) Scala
13 25 (1.77%) AWK
14 24 (1.70%) Erlang
15 23 (1.63%) C
16 19 (1.35%) C++
17 14 (0.99%) sed
18 12 (0.85%) ECMAScript
19 11 (0.78%) BeanShell
20 10 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 138 (9.78%) Degree
2 49 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (3.40%) CCNA
4 35 (2.48%) RHCE
5 32 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.35%) LPIC
7 18 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (1.06%) OSCP
8 15 (1.06%) OSCE
8 15 (1.06%) CEH
9 11 (0.78%) ISEB
10 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.64%) MCSE
12 8 (0.57%) PhD
12 8 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.35%) CCNP
14 5 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.39%) QA
2 72 (5.10%) SLA
3 47 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.57%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.071%) GPG13
System Software
1 225 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (10.49%) KVM
3 97 (6.87%) Xen
4 89 (6.31%) Active Directory
5 82 (5.81%) Samba
6 65 (4.61%) NFS
7 55 (3.90%) Varnish
8 49 (3.47%) Hyper-V
9 45 (3.19%) Postfix
10 39 (2.76%) vSphere
11 33 (2.34%) XenServer
12 28 (1.98%) Sendmail
13 18 (1.28%) VMware ESX
14 17 (1.20%) vCloud
15 13 (0.92%) Docker
16 11 (0.78%) Squid
16 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (0.64%) Snort
18 8 (0.57%) Nmap
19 6 (0.43%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 590 (41.81%) Puppet
2 373 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
3 366 (25.94%) Nagios
4 133 (9.43%) ZABBIX
5 108 (7.65%) Salt
6 93 (6.59%) Ansible
7 64 (4.54%) logstash
8 61 (4.32%) Cacti
9 59 (4.18%) HAProxy
9 59 (4.18%) CFEngine
10 42 (2.98%) Kibana
11 40 (2.83%) Zenoss
12 33 (2.34%) StatsD
13 32 (2.27%) Vagrant
14 30 (2.13%) Ganglia
15 22 (1.56%) Capistrano
16 21 (1.49%) Opsview
17 14 (0.99%) Icinga
17 14 (0.99%) Munin
17 14 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 523 (37.07%) Red Hat
2 307 (21.76%) VMware
3 147 (10.42%) Oracle
4 128 (9.07%) Cisco
5 94 (6.66%) Microsoft
6 82 (5.81%) HP
6 82 (5.81%) Zend
7 69 (4.89%) JBoss
8 68 (4.82%) Citrix
9 64 (4.54%) Rackspace
10 63 (4.46%) Dell
11 52 (3.69%) Juniper
12 44 (3.12%) New Relic
13 39 (2.76%) Sony
14 38 (2.69%) Splunk
15 37 (2.62%) F5
16 36 (2.55%) Google
17 35 (2.48%) Apple
18 34 (2.41%) SaltStack
19 31 (2.20%) Toshiba
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum share options
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago