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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 409 450 481
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +31
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 639 636 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 2.01% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 533 572 445
Average salary £50,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.99% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
29508 31612 30373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 26.50% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24670 26441 25528
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 2015 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 1 May 2015. 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 +31 615 £50,000 +11.11% 66
London +42 363 £55,000 +10.00% 34
South East -2 133 £45,000 +12.50% 11
City of London +29 44 £48,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire -7 38 £50,000 +53.84% 5
Berkshire -12 38 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Midlands +8 34 £37,500 - 7
South West -5 32 £60,000 +41.17% 3
East Sussex -3 29 £40,000 - 3
Brighton -7 29 £40,000 - 2
Bristol -1 24 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Reading +7 22 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Oxfordshire +27 16 £50,000 +100.00%
East Midlands +22 16 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Yorkshire -9 16 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Nottinghamshire - 14 £36,250 - 1
Nottingham - 14 £36,250 - 1
East of England -9 12 £31,250 -0.79% 4
Basingstoke +32 11 £45,000 - 2
Oxford +19 11 £50,000 +100.00%
North West -2 10 £37,500 +38.88% 2
West Yorkshire +5 9 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Leeds -3 9 £31,500 +4.45% 2
Warwickshire -6 9 £80,000 +97.53%
Coventry - 9 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £37,500 +12.78% 2
Cambridge +2 6 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Sheffield -7 6 £36,000 -15.29%
South Yorkshire -9 6 £36,000 -15.29%
Birmingham -12 6 £28,500 -45.71% 7

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1058 (93.22%) Linux
2 498 (43.88%) Python
2 498 (43.88%) Puppet
3 492 (43.35%) Red Hat
4 491 (43.26%) MySQL
5 420 (37.00%) CentOS
6 397 (34.98%) DevOps
7 389 (34.27%) Windows
8 388 (34.19%) Bash Shell
9 362 (31.89%) Debian
10 353 (31.10%) Opscode Chef
11 345 (30.40%) Apache
12 333 (29.34%) Perl
13 330 (29.07%) VMware
14 323 (28.46%) Ruby
15 320 (28.19%) PHP
16 311 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 279 (24.58%) Amazon AWS
18 265 (23.35%) Java
19 264 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
20 260 (22.91%) Git (software)
21 237 (20.88%) Nagios
22 221 (19.47%) Firewall
23 220 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
24 219 (19.30%) Jenkins
25 206 (18.15%) DNS
26 198 (17.44%) TCP/IP
27 192 (16.92%) Configuration Management
27 192 (16.92%) nginx
28 186 (16.39%) Cisco

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 345 (30.40%) Apache
2 192 (16.92%) nginx
3 129 (11.37%) Tomcat
4 115 (10.13%) IIS
5 55 (4.85%) MS Exchange
6 51 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
7 49 (4.32%) Confluence
8 48 (4.23%) Drupal
9 45 (3.96%) OpenStack
10 40 (3.52%) SharePoint
11 29 (2.56%) Node.js
11 29 (2.56%) CMS
12 28 (2.47%) WordPress
13 26 (2.29%) Apache Solr
14 19 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 19 (1.67%) MediaWiki
15 16 (1.41%) JBoss
16 13 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (1.15%) Alfresco
17 12 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 19 (1.67%) MS Office
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.18%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 279 (24.58%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (5.55%) PaaS
4 47 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (3.17%) Route 53
6 33 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (2.73%) IaaS
8 29 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 27 (2.38%) Office 365
10 24 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (1.76%) SaaS
12 17 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (1.32%) Heroku
14 11 (0.97%) GitHub
14 11 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.88%) Engine Yard
16 9 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.79%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.70%) OpenShift
18 6 (0.53%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 221 (19.47%) Firewall
2 206 (18.15%) DNS
3 198 (17.44%) TCP/IP
4 112 (9.87%) VPN
5 93 (8.19%) HTTP
6 81 (7.14%) SAN
7 70 (6.17%) DHCP
8 67 (5.90%) Internet
9 66 (5.81%) WAN
10 65 (5.73%) LAN
10 65 (5.73%) BGP
11 62 (5.46%) SMTP
12 58 (5.11%) LDAP
13 44 (3.88%) OSPF
13 44 (3.88%) VoIP
14 43 (3.79%) VLAN
15 37 (3.26%) IPsec
16 35 (3.08%) Network Security
17 32 (2.82%) OpenVPN
18 29 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (43.26%) MySQL
2 154 (13.57%) SQL Server
3 121 (10.66%) PostgreSQL
4 107 (9.43%) MongoDB
5 83 (7.31%) NoSQL
6 71 (6.26%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.44%) MariaDB
8 27 (2.38%) Redis
8 27 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (2.20%) Couchbase
10 23 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (1.59%) Big Data
13 14 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.23%) Informix
14 13 (1.15%) Data Mining
15 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 260 (22.91%) Git (software)
2 219 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 155 (13.66%) Subversion
4 73 (6.43%) JIRA
5 70 (6.17%) Maven
6 46 (4.05%) Hudson
7 24 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.59%) Selenium
8 18 (1.59%) Gradle
9 17 (1.50%) Ant
10 13 (1.15%) JUnit
11 12 (1.06%) Bitbucket
12 11 (0.97%) PHPUnit
12 11 (0.97%) TestNG
12 11 (0.97%) Log4j
13 10 (0.88%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.53%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.44%) Behat
16 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (10.22%) Finance
2 61 (5.37%) Games
3 51 (4.49%) Retail
4 26 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.20%) Publishing
6 24 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.11%) Banking
7 21 (1.85%) Marketing
8 18 (1.59%) Automotive
9 14 (1.23%) Law
10 10 (0.88%) Advertising
11 9 (0.79%) Billing
12 4 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.26%) Local Government
13 3 (0.26%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.26%) Legal
13 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 388 (34.19%) Administrator
2 378 (33.30%) Systems Administrator
3 241 (21.23%) Linux Administrator
4 228 (20.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 204 (17.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 137 (12.07%) Developer
7 104 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
8 80 (7.05%) Systems Engineer
9 68 (5.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 64 (5.64%) Support Engineer
11 60 (5.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 34 (3.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 33 (2.91%) Analyst
13 33 (2.91%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 33 (2.91%) PHP Developer
14 32 (2.82%) Network Engineer
15 31 (2.73%) Linux Support
16 28 (2.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 28 (2.47%) Java Developer
17 27 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (12.69%) Web Services
2 106 (9.34%) LAMP
3 99 (8.72%) .NET
3 99 (8.72%) HTML
4 96 (8.46%) CSS
5 59 (5.20%) jQuery
6 42 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 38 (3.35%) XML
8 36 (3.17%) HTML5
9 33 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 32 (2.82%) CSS3
11 30 (2.64%) Django
11 30 (2.64%) Symfony
12 29 (2.56%) Ajax
13 25 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
15 22 (1.94%) JSON
15 22 (1.94%) AngularJS
15 22 (1.94%) Sass
16 21 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 123 (10.84%) Open Source
2 60 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.58%) Clustering
4 43 (3.79%) Wiki
5 38 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.64%) Replication
6 30 (2.64%) Blackberry
7 26 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (2.03%) Eurex
9 18 (1.59%) BBC
9 18 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 17 (1.50%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.41%) User Experience
12 15 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
12 15 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.23%) Fixed Income
14 12 (1.06%) NHS
14 12 (1.06%) IPTV
15 11 (0.97%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.97%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1058 (93.22%) Linux
2 420 (37.00%) CentOS
3 389 (34.27%) Windows
4 362 (31.89%) Debian
5 311 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 181 (15.95%) UNIX
7 83 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (6.26%) Solaris
9 68 (5.99%) Windows 7
10 65 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 64 (5.64%) Fedora
12 61 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 54 (4.76%) SUSE
14 38 (3.35%) Android
15 29 (2.56%) AIX
16 27 (2.38%) Windows 8
17 21 (1.85%) Mac OS X
18 17 (1.50%) Apple iOS
18 17 (1.50%) Windows XP
19 12 (1.06%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (34.98%) DevOps
2 264 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (16.92%) Configuration Management
4 128 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (10.66%) E-Commerce
6 82 (7.22%) Scrum
7 74 (6.52%) ITIL
8 72 (6.34%) Load Balancing
9 63 (5.55%) Build Automation
10 57 (5.02%) TDD
11 54 (4.76%) OO
12 47 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 45 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
14 43 (3.79%) Software Engineering
14 43 (3.79%) Project Management
14 43 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (3.44%) MVC
16 38 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
17 37 (3.26%) Migration
17 37 (3.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 498 (43.88%) Python
2 388 (34.19%) Bash Shell
3 333 (29.34%) Perl
4 323 (28.46%) Ruby
5 320 (28.19%) PHP
6 265 (23.35%) Java
7 181 (15.95%) SQL
8 123 (10.84%) Shell Script
9 110 (9.69%) JavaScript
10 73 (6.43%) PowerShell
11 42 (3.70%) C
12 38 (3.35%) C++
13 33 (2.91%) C#
14 27 (2.38%) PHP5
15 23 (2.03%) Korn
16 18 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.32%) Tcl
18 11 (0.97%) Go
19 10 (0.88%) VB
19 10 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 110 (9.69%) Degree
2 74 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (4.93%) CCNA
4 35 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 27 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.11%) CCNP
7 23 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.41%) LPIC
9 14 (1.23%) MCSE
10 13 (1.15%) RHCE
11 7 (0.62%) MCSA
12 6 (0.53%) CCIE
12 6 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
12 6 (0.53%) JNCIA
12 6 (0.53%) MCITP
13 5 (0.44%) CCSA
13 5 (0.44%) CISSP
13 5 (0.44%) MCP
13 5 (0.44%) SSCP
14 4 (0.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.46%) QA
2 23 (2.03%) SLA
3 12 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 220 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (8.55%) Varnish
3 92 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 83 (7.31%) KVM
5 81 (7.14%) Docker
6 58 (5.11%) Samba
7 51 (4.49%) Hyper-V
8 44 (3.88%) Xen
9 43 (3.79%) VMware ESX
10 42 (3.70%) vSphere
11 39 (3.44%) XenServer
12 38 (3.35%) Postfix
13 33 (2.91%) NFS
14 29 (2.56%) iptables
15 21 (1.85%) GlusterFS
16 16 (1.41%) VirtualBox
17 15 (1.32%) Openswan
17 15 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (1.06%) Terminal Services
19 11 (0.97%) LXC
Systems Management
1 498 (43.88%) Puppet
2 353 (31.10%) Opscode Chef
3 237 (20.88%) Nagios
4 136 (11.98%) Ansible
5 102 (8.99%) ZABBIX
6 76 (6.70%) Salt
7 49 (4.32%) Zenoss
8 44 (3.88%) Cacti
9 42 (3.70%) logstash
10 38 (3.35%) HAProxy
11 29 (2.56%) Graphite
12 27 (2.38%) Kibana
13 24 (2.11%) Cobbler
14 23 (2.03%) Plesk
15 22 (1.94%) Tivoli
15 22 (1.94%) StatsD
16 19 (1.67%) cPanel
17 17 (1.50%) Vagrant
18 15 (1.32%) Capistrano
18 15 (1.32%) Munin
Vendors
1 492 (43.35%) Red Hat
2 330 (29.07%) VMware
3 186 (16.39%) Cisco
4 115 (10.13%) Oracle
5 108 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 72 (6.34%) Juniper
7 53 (4.67%) Citrix
8 42 (3.70%) HP
9 36 (3.17%) Dell
10 33 (2.91%) Zend
11 32 (2.82%) Splunk
12 31 (2.73%) SolarWinds
13 29 (2.56%) IBM
14 27 (2.38%) NetApp
15 26 (2.29%) Rackspace
16 25 (2.20%) AppDynamics
17 24 (2.11%) New Relic
18 23 (2.03%) Patsystems
18 23 (2.03%) CheckPoint
18 23 (2.03%) NYFIX
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