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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 416 453 478
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 655 511 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 1.73% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 607 479 450
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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
30610 29497 32344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.91% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25291 25133 27617
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,960 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +34 623 £45,000 +5.88% 73
London +27 353 £52,500 +8.24% 27
South East +45 149 £37,500 -6.25% 11
City of London +12 59 £46,750 -11.37% 9
Berkshire +6 40 £32,500 -36.27% 3
Brighton +17 37 £42,500 +6.25%
East Sussex +10 37 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -7 37 £45,000 +33.82% 7
Hampshire +6 29 £32,000 -17.94% 5
Yorkshire -28 28 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Reading +12 26 £22,000 -57.07% 2
South West -16 24 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Scotland +12 22 £37,000 -8.91% 1
Surrey -15 19 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -20 18 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Edinburgh +6 17 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire -7 16 £43,500 +40.32% 5
Birmingham -8 16 £30,000 -29.41% 2
West Yorkshire -31 16 £25,000 -28.57% 5
Cambridge -5 15 £43,500 +40.32% 3
Oxfordshire - 15 £37,500 - 1
Fareham +20 14 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Bristol +10 14 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Hertfordshire -5 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leeds -38 12 £24,690 -29.45% 4
Guildford - 11 £37,500 -
East Midlands -2 10 £30,500 -20.77% 4
South Yorkshire -17 9 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Sheffield -20 9 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Basingstoke +12 8 £45,750 +17.30%

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1193 (90.17%) Linux
2 556 (42.03%) MySQL
3 543 (41.04%) Puppet
4 531 (40.14%) Python
5 500 (37.79%) Windows
6 483 (36.51%) Red Hat
7 468 (35.37%) Debian
8 436 (32.96%) CentOS
9 411 (31.07%) DevOps
10 382 (28.87%) Ruby
11 378 (28.57%) Apache
12 362 (27.36%) Perl
13 354 (26.76%) Bash Shell
14 345 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
15 344 (26.00%) Nagios
16 339 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
17 330 (24.94%) PHP
18 294 (22.22%) VMware
19 282 (21.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 268 (20.26%) Java
21 263 (19.88%) UNIX
22 262 (19.80%) Open Source
23 251 (18.97%) Git (software)
24 236 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
25 230 (17.38%) TCP/IP
26 201 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
27 191 (14.44%) Jenkins
28 187 (14.13%) Web Services
29 183 (13.83%) Tomcat
30 180 (13.61%) JavaScript

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 378 (28.57%) Apache
2 183 (13.83%) Tomcat
3 180 (13.61%) nginx
4 83 (6.27%) IIS
5 78 (5.90%) OpenStack
6 63 (4.76%) JBoss
7 60 (4.54%) Node.js
8 58 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
9 57 (4.31%) Drupal
10 47 (3.55%) WebLogic
11 45 (3.40%) CMS
12 32 (2.42%) Apache Solr
13 31 (2.34%) WordPress
14 25 (1.89%) MS Exchange
15 24 (1.81%) Confluence
16 21 (1.59%) Jetty
17 19 (1.44%) WebSphere
18 18 (1.36%) Escenic
19 16 (1.21%) CloudStack
20 14 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (1.66%) Magento
2 10 (0.76%) Shopify
3 4 (0.30%) Summit
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 236 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.90%) Cloud Computing
3 77 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
4 68 (5.14%) SaaS
5 46 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (2.95%) IaaS
7 37 (2.80%) PaaS
8 28 (2.12%) Rackspace Cloud
9 24 (1.81%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.66%) GitHub
11 15 (1.13%) Office 365
12 13 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.76%) Joyent
14 7 (0.53%) Heroku
14 7 (0.53%) Google Apps
15 5 (0.38%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.30%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.076%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 1 (0.076%) ElastiCache
17 1 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 230 (17.38%) TCP/IP
2 172 (13.00%) Firewall
3 155 (11.72%) DNS
4 84 (6.35%) VPN
5 83 (6.27%) HTTP
6 76 (5.74%) LDAP
7 72 (5.44%) Internet
8 62 (4.69%) VoIP
9 57 (4.31%) SAN
10 53 (4.01%) SMTP
11 51 (3.85%) WAN
11 51 (3.85%) LAN
12 44 (3.33%) SSH
13 41 (3.10%) SNMP
14 39 (2.95%) DHCP
15 37 (2.80%) NetScaler
16 34 (2.57%) VLAN
16 34 (2.57%) BIG-IP
17 32 (2.42%) Asterisk PBX
18 31 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (42.03%) MySQL
2 153 (11.56%) MongoDB
3 131 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 112 (8.47%) NoSQL
5 93 (7.03%) SQL Server
6 87 (6.58%) Hadoop
6 87 (6.58%) Big Data
7 76 (5.74%) Relational Database
8 71 (5.37%) Redis
9 50 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (2.57%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.12%) DB2
12 19 (1.44%) MariaDB
13 17 (1.28%) HBase
14 16 (1.21%) Couchbase
15 15 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (0.76%) Hazelcast
18 9 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 251 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 191 (14.44%) Jenkins
3 115 (8.69%) Subversion
4 67 (5.06%) JIRA
5 57 (4.31%) Maven
6 38 (2.87%) Mercurial
7 35 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 24 (1.81%) Hudson
9 23 (1.74%) Ant
10 21 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (1.21%) Behat
12 15 (1.13%) Grunt
13 14 (1.06%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.06%) PHPUnit
13 14 (1.06%) Selenium
14 11 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.76%) Bugzilla
16 8 (0.60%) FishEye
17 6 (0.45%) Yeoman
General
1 132 (9.98%) Finance
2 109 (8.24%) Games
3 59 (4.46%) Marketing
4 43 (3.25%) Publishing
5 37 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.12%) Music Industry
7 27 (2.04%) Retail
7 27 (2.04%) Law
8 24 (1.81%) Banking
8 24 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.66%) Advertising
10 14 (1.06%) Legal
11 7 (0.53%) Automotive
12 5 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.38%) Back Office
13 4 (0.30%) Local Government
13 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.15%) Electronics
16 1 (0.076%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 451 (34.09%) Administrator
2 423 (31.97%) Systems Administrator
3 337 (25.47%) Linux Administrator
4 286 (21.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 223 (16.86%) Developer
6 139 (10.51%) Linux Engineer
7 119 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 90 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
9 87 (6.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 85 (6.42%) Support Engineer
11 83 (6.27%) Web Developer
12 70 (5.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 69 (5.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
14 62 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 58 (4.38%) PHP Developer
16 40 (3.02%) Front-End Developer
17 38 (2.87%) Junior
17 38 (2.87%) Linux Support
18 34 (2.57%) Web Engineer
19 33 (2.49%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (14.13%) Web Services
2 142 (10.73%) LAMP
3 130 (9.83%) CSS
4 116 (8.77%) HTML
5 96 (7.26%) jQuery
6 66 (4.99%) HTML5
7 63 (4.76%) XML
8 62 (4.69%) Django
9 57 (4.31%) .NET
10 52 (3.93%) JSON
11 50 (3.78%) Symfony
12 47 (3.55%) AngularJS
12 47 (3.55%) CSS3
13 46 (3.48%) Ajax
14 35 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
15 34 (2.57%) Backbone.js
16 33 (2.49%) ASP.NET
17 30 (2.27%) Sass
18 29 (2.19%) SOAP
19 27 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 262 (19.80%) Open Source
2 71 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 59 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.38%) Digital Media
5 44 (3.33%) Replication
6 37 (2.80%) Social Media
7 31 (2.34%) Clustering
8 29 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.51%) Wiki
11 17 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (1.21%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.13%) W3C
13 15 (1.13%) Physics
14 14 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.91%) Blog
16 11 (0.83%) Smartphone
17 9 (0.68%) Streaming Video
18 8 (0.60%) FMCG
19 6 (0.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1193 (90.17%) Linux
2 500 (37.79%) Windows
3 468 (35.37%) Debian
4 436 (32.96%) CentOS
5 282 (21.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 263 (19.88%) UNIX
7 120 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 95 (7.18%) SUSE
9 88 (6.65%) Solaris
10 76 (5.74%) Windows 7
11 62 (4.69%) Fedora
12 59 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (3.93%) Mac OS X
14 51 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (3.48%) OpenBSD
15 46 (3.48%) Android
16 45 (3.40%) Apple iOS
17 38 (2.87%) FreeBSD
18 30 (2.27%) Mac OS
19 27 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (31.07%) DevOps
2 345 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (10.36%) Load Balancing
4 125 (9.45%) Scrum
5 107 (8.09%) Configuration Management
6 104 (7.86%) E-Commerce
7 103 (7.79%) ITIL
8 101 (7.63%) OO
9 98 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
11 71 (5.37%) Build Automation
12 59 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
12 59 (4.46%) Web Development
13 55 (4.16%) TDD
14 54 (4.08%) OOP
15 49 (3.70%) Mentoring
15 49 (3.70%) MVC
16 48 (3.63%) Analytics
17 45 (3.40%) Software Engineering
18 41 (3.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 531 (40.14%) Python
2 382 (28.87%) Ruby
3 362 (27.36%) Perl
4 354 (26.76%) Bash Shell
5 330 (24.94%) PHP
6 268 (20.26%) Java
7 180 (13.61%) JavaScript
8 156 (11.79%) SQL
9 133 (10.05%) Shell Script
10 43 (3.25%) PHP5
11 32 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 29 (2.19%) Scala
13 25 (1.89%) AWK
14 23 (1.74%) Erlang
15 20 (1.51%) C
16 18 (1.36%) C++
17 13 (0.98%) ECMAScript
18 12 (0.91%) sed
19 11 (0.83%) C#
20 10 (0.76%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 128 (9.67%) Degree
2 46 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (3.40%) CCNA
4 36 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.28%) RHCE
5 17 (1.28%) LPIC
6 16 (1.21%) Linux+ Certification
7 14 (1.06%) CEH
7 14 (1.06%) OSCP
7 14 (1.06%) OSCE
8 8 (0.60%) PhD
8 8 (0.60%) ISEB
9 7 (0.53%) CCNP
9 7 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.45%) CISSP
10 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.38%) MCSE
11 5 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.97%) QA
2 63 (4.76%) SLA
3 34 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.45%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 201 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (10.36%) KVM
3 101 (7.63%) Xen
4 83 (6.27%) Active Directory
5 62 (4.69%) Samba
6 58 (4.38%) NFS
7 49 (3.70%) Varnish
8 47 (3.55%) Hyper-V
9 40 (3.02%) Postfix
10 35 (2.65%) vSphere
10 35 (2.65%) LXC
11 30 (2.27%) XenServer
12 26 (1.97%) Sendmail
13 17 (1.28%) vCloud
13 17 (1.28%) Ceph
14 16 (1.21%) Docker
15 9 (0.68%) VMware ESX
16 8 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (0.53%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 543 (41.04%) Puppet
2 344 (26.00%) Nagios
3 339 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (9.37%) ZABBIX
5 110 (8.31%) Ansible
6 106 (8.01%) Salt
7 61 (4.61%) Cacti
8 54 (4.08%) CFEngine
9 53 (4.01%) HAProxy
10 52 (3.93%) logstash
11 37 (2.80%) Kibana
12 35 (2.65%) Ganglia
13 31 (2.34%) Zenoss
13 31 (2.34%) Vagrant
14 30 (2.27%) StatsD
15 19 (1.44%) Opsview
16 15 (1.13%) Capistrano
16 15 (1.13%) Icinga
17 14 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
18 13 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 483 (36.51%) Red Hat
2 294 (22.22%) VMware
3 141 (10.66%) Oracle
4 127 (9.60%) Cisco
5 88 (6.65%) Microsoft
6 78 (5.90%) HP
7 76 (5.74%) Zend
8 59 (4.46%) Citrix
9 54 (4.08%) Dell
10 52 (3.93%) Rackspace
11 48 (3.63%) Juniper
12 39 (2.95%) New Relic
12 39 (2.95%) Sony
13 37 (2.80%) Splunk
13 37 (2.80%) SaltStack
14 36 (2.72%) F5
15 35 (2.65%) Google
16 29 (2.19%) Apple
17 28 (2.12%) Toshiba
17 28 (2.12%) Perforce
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Head Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ADI UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Attractive Package Available
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, shares +
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
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