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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 394 447 458
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 718 504 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 1.73% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 648 468 493
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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
31187 29054 32607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.32% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25876 24714 27872
Average salary £40,000 £40,997 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +51 676 £47,500 +7.95% 60
London +72 400 £52,500 +5.00% 35
South East +30 146 £40,000 -1.23% 9
City of London +24 71 £46,250 -5.12% 11
Brighton +1 48 £40,000 +17.64%
East Sussex -5 48 £40,000 +17.64%
East of England +17 47 £45,000 +23.28% 4
Hampshire -6 31 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Berkshire -7 29 £30,000 -42.85% 3
South West -1 28 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +3 27 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Cambridge +2 25 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Yorkshire -65 24 £30,000 -14.28%
Scotland -2 22 £42,500 +3.67%
West Midlands -8 19 £35,000 - 1
Bristol +7 16 £37,500 - 2
Fareham +5 16 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Surrey -13 16 £47,500 +9.19%
Birmingham +15 15 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Edinburgh - 15 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 14 £45,000 - 2
Basingstoke +9 12 £44,000 +7.31%
Oxford - 12 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -55 11 £24,690 -38.27%
Reading -1 10 £22,000 -58.09%
East Midlands -14 10 £35,000 -
Somerset -14 10 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Leeds -44 10 £24,667 -38.33%
Slough +8 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1252 (91.25%) Linux
2 597 (43.51%) MySQL
3 575 (41.91%) Puppet
4 546 (39.80%) Python
5 505 (36.81%) Red Hat
6 490 (35.71%) Debian
7 474 (34.55%) Windows
8 432 (31.49%) Apache
9 425 (30.98%) DevOps
10 415 (30.25%) CentOS
11 379 (27.62%) Ruby
12 378 (27.55%) Perl
13 365 (26.60%) Opscode Chef
14 348 (25.36%) Bash Shell
15 345 (25.15%) Nagios
16 337 (24.56%) PHP
17 298 (21.72%) Java
18 295 (21.50%) VMware
19 285 (20.77%) Git (software)
20 283 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 263 (19.17%) Open Source
22 261 (19.02%) UNIX
23 243 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
24 231 (16.84%) TCP/IP
25 222 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
26 213 (15.52%) Tomcat
27 208 (15.16%) nginx
28 199 (14.50%) JavaScript
29 193 (14.07%) Jenkins
30 185 (13.48%) Firewall

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 432 (31.49%) Apache
2 213 (15.52%) Tomcat
3 208 (15.16%) nginx
4 101 (7.36%) IIS
5 74 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
6 67 (4.88%) Node.js
7 63 (4.59%) Drupal
8 62 (4.52%) OpenStack
9 50 (3.64%) CMS
10 44 (3.21%) Apache Solr
11 42 (3.06%) WebLogic
12 32 (2.33%) MS Exchange
13 27 (1.97%) Jetty
14 25 (1.82%) WordPress
14 25 (1.82%) Confluence
15 24 (1.75%) Escenic
16 17 (1.24%) WebSphere
17 15 (1.09%) SharePoint
18 14 (1.02%) Lync
18 14 (1.02%) CloudStack
Applications
1 41 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.53%) Magento
2 12 (0.87%) Shopify
3 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.15%) Summit
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Line 500
4 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.073%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 243 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (5.98%) SaaS
3 77 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
3 77 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
4 49 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (3.28%) PaaS
6 42 (3.06%) IaaS
7 24 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
7 24 (1.75%) Amazon S3
8 18 (1.31%) Joyent
9 17 (1.24%) GitHub
10 14 (1.02%) Office 365
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.44%) Heroku
12 6 (0.44%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.22%) Route 53
14 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.073%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 231 (16.84%) TCP/IP
2 185 (13.48%) Firewall
3 165 (12.03%) DNS
4 102 (7.43%) LDAP
5 101 (7.36%) VPN
6 88 (6.41%) Internet
7 87 (6.34%) HTTP
8 66 (4.81%) SAN
9 58 (4.23%) VoIP
10 49 (3.57%) SMTP
11 47 (3.43%) WAN
12 42 (3.06%) LAN
12 42 (3.06%) DHCP
12 42 (3.06%) SNMP
12 42 (3.06%) NetScaler
13 39 (2.84%) NAS
14 36 (2.62%) Asterisk PBX
14 36 (2.62%) VLAN
15 32 (2.33%) SSH
16 31 (2.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (43.51%) MySQL
2 180 (13.12%) MongoDB
3 141 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
4 109 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 104 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 97 (7.07%) Big Data
7 90 (6.56%) Redis
8 80 (5.83%) Relational Database
9 78 (5.69%) Hadoop
10 56 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 29 (2.11%) DB2
13 21 (1.53%) HBase
13 21 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.38%) Couchbase
15 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.95%) Pentaho
16 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.87%) Hazelcast
18 9 (0.66%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 285 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 193 (14.07%) Jenkins
3 155 (11.30%) Subversion
4 78 (5.69%) JIRA
5 59 (4.30%) Maven
6 39 (2.84%) TeamCity
7 33 (2.41%) Mercurial
8 29 (2.11%) Ant
9 22 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.60%) Hudson
10 16 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 15 (1.09%) PHPUnit
12 14 (1.02%) Selenium
12 14 (1.02%) Grunt
13 13 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.73%) Bugzilla
15 9 (0.66%) Metasploit
16 8 (0.58%) JUnit
16 8 (0.58%) FishEye
16 8 (0.58%) Behat
General
1 118 (8.60%) Finance
2 109 (7.94%) Games
3 53 (3.86%) Marketing
4 50 (3.64%) Publishing
5 36 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.26%) Retail
6 31 (2.26%) Music Industry
7 27 (1.97%) Advertising
8 26 (1.90%) Law
9 21 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.46%) Banking
11 11 (0.80%) Back Office
12 10 (0.73%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.66%) Legal
14 8 (0.58%) Automotive
15 5 (0.36%) Billing
15 5 (0.36%) Local Government
16 1 (0.073%) Electronics
16 1 (0.073%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.073%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 465 (33.89%) Administrator
2 422 (30.76%) Systems Administrator
3 367 (26.75%) Linux Administrator
4 306 (22.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 235 (17.13%) Developer
6 159 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
7 119 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 107 (7.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 97 (7.07%) Support Engineer
10 90 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
11 86 (6.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 85 (6.20%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 70 (5.10%) Web Developer
14 59 (4.30%) PHP Developer
14 59 (4.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 45 (3.28%) Junior
16 44 (3.21%) Web Engineer
17 41 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
18 39 (2.84%) Technical Support
19 38 (2.77%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (12.97%) Web Services
2 133 (9.69%) CSS
3 131 (9.55%) LAMP
4 118 (8.60%) HTML
5 107 (7.80%) jQuery
6 66 (4.81%) HTML5
7 64 (4.66%) XML
8 61 (4.45%) .NET
8 61 (4.45%) Ajax
8 61 (4.45%) Django
9 58 (4.23%) JSON
10 52 (3.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 51 (3.72%) CSS3
12 49 (3.57%) RESTful
13 47 (3.43%) Symfony
14 43 (3.13%) AngularJS
15 40 (2.92%) ASP.NET
16 35 (2.55%) J2EE
17 34 (2.48%) Backbone.js
18 32 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 263 (19.17%) Open Source
2 72 (5.25%) Mobile App
3 69 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.88%) Replication
5 66 (4.81%) Digital Media
6 54 (3.94%) Social Media
7 33 (2.41%) Clustering
8 32 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.38%) Wiki
10 18 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 18 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.24%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.09%) Blog
13 14 (1.02%) W3C
14 13 (0.95%) Physics
15 11 (0.80%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.73%) Online Games
17 9 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (0.66%) Streaming Video
18 7 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1252 (91.25%) Linux
2 490 (35.71%) Debian
3 474 (34.55%) Windows
4 415 (30.25%) CentOS
5 283 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 261 (19.02%) UNIX
7 135 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (7.29%) Solaris
9 80 (5.83%) Windows 7
10 74 (5.39%) SUSE
11 66 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (4.66%) Mac OS X
13 54 (3.94%) Android
14 52 (3.79%) Apple iOS
15 51 (3.72%) Fedora
15 51 (3.72%) Mac OS
16 41 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (2.99%) OpenBSD
17 40 (2.92%) FreeBSD
18 23 (1.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (30.98%) DevOps
2 173 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (11.66%) Load Balancing
4 129 (9.40%) Configuration Management
5 116 (8.45%) ITIL
6 114 (8.31%) E-Commerce
7 106 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (6.92%) Scrum
9 86 (6.27%) Capacity Planning
10 80 (5.83%) OO
11 72 (5.25%) Build Automation
12 66 (4.81%) Analytics
13 63 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
14 60 (4.37%) MVC
15 57 (4.15%) OOP
16 56 (4.08%) TDD
17 52 (3.79%) Web Development
18 50 (3.64%) Information Security
19 45 (3.28%) Workflow
20 42 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 546 (39.80%) Python
2 379 (27.62%) Ruby
3 378 (27.55%) Perl
4 348 (25.36%) Bash Shell
5 337 (24.56%) PHP
6 298 (21.72%) Java
7 199 (14.50%) JavaScript
8 171 (12.46%) SQL
9 135 (9.84%) Shell Script
10 45 (3.28%) PHP5
11 34 (2.48%) Scala
12 32 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.75%) C
14 23 (1.68%) AWK
15 21 (1.53%) Erlang
15 21 (1.53%) C++
16 14 (1.02%) sed
17 13 (0.95%) Jython
18 12 (0.87%) ECMAScript
19 11 (0.80%) C#
Qualifications
1 135 (9.84%) Degree
2 47 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (3.35%) CCNA
4 34 (2.48%) RHCE
5 33 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.46%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.17%) OSCP
7 16 (1.17%) OSCE
7 16 (1.17%) CEH
8 14 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (1.02%) LPIC
9 10 (0.73%) ISEB
9 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.66%) MCSE
11 8 (0.58%) PhD
11 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.44%) CISSP
14 4 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.69%) SLA
2 73 (5.32%) QA
3 46 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.66%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) GPG13
System Software
1 222 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (10.28%) KVM
3 90 (6.56%) Xen
4 86 (6.27%) Active Directory
5 77 (5.61%) Samba
6 62 (4.52%) NFS
7 51 (3.72%) Varnish
8 49 (3.57%) Hyper-V
9 38 (2.77%) vSphere
10 37 (2.70%) Postfix
11 26 (1.90%) XenServer
12 22 (1.60%) Sendmail
13 20 (1.46%) VMware ESX
14 16 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (1.09%) vCloud
16 12 (0.87%) Docker
17 11 (0.80%) Squid
18 10 (0.73%) Snort
19 9 (0.66%) Nmap
20 6 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 575 (41.91%) Puppet
2 365 (26.60%) Opscode Chef
3 345 (25.15%) Nagios
4 131 (9.55%) ZABBIX
5 106 (7.73%) Salt
6 81 (5.90%) Ansible
7 66 (4.81%) logstash
8 61 (4.45%) CFEngine
9 60 (4.37%) Cacti
10 57 (4.15%) HAProxy
11 41 (2.99%) Kibana
12 39 (2.84%) Zenoss
13 33 (2.41%) StatsD
14 31 (2.26%) Vagrant
15 28 (2.04%) Ganglia
16 19 (1.38%) Opsview
17 18 (1.31%) Capistrano
18 15 (1.09%) Munin
19 14 (1.02%) Icinga
20 12 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 505 (36.81%) Red Hat
2 295 (21.50%) VMware
3 144 (10.50%) Oracle
4 127 (9.26%) Cisco
5 90 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 77 (5.61%) Zend
7 73 (5.32%) JBoss
8 72 (5.25%) HP
9 71 (5.17%) Citrix
10 64 (4.66%) Dell
11 62 (4.52%) Rackspace
12 51 (3.72%) Juniper
13 47 (3.43%) New Relic
14 38 (2.77%) F5
15 36 (2.62%) Splunk
15 36 (2.62%) Google
15 36 (2.62%) Apple
15 36 (2.62%) Sony
15 36 (2.62%) SaltStack
16 33 (2.41%) NetApp
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £22000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ensighten
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
WTG Technologies Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £18k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago