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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 447 406 471
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +65
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 550 711 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 2.31% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 487 641 473
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%

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
28912 30808 29028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.12% 26.82% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24411 25553 24696
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -38 533 £50,000 +5.26% 64
London -25 321 £55,000 +4.76% 23
City of London +28 81 £60,000 +29.72% 3
South East -52 75 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Hampshire +34 39 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South West +3 36 £63,750 +70.00% 5
West Midlands -1 34 £60,000 +71.42% 5
North West +26 23 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Yorkshire 0 21 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Birmingham +9 20 £60,000 +166.66% 4
Berkshire +1 20 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Manchester +16 17 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Reading +3 16 £42,250 +92.04% 5
East of England -21 16 £45,000 - 5
Bristol -24 15 £67,500 +80.00%
Leeds +13 12 £44,298 +79.58% 5
West Yorkshire +5 12 £44,298 +79.41% 6
Oxfordshire -4 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Farnborough -5 12 £32,500 -27.77%
Portsmouth - 11 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge -1 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +3 8 £39,000 +30.00%
Sheffield +2 8 £39,000 +30.00%
East Midlands -6 8 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Northamptonshire +11 7 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Northampton +1 7 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Oxford -8 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -9 7 £45,000 - 3

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1081 (90.84%) Linux
2 578 (48.57%) Python
3 525 (44.12%) Puppet
4 483 (40.59%) DevOps
5 467 (39.24%) MySQL
6 448 (37.65%) Red Hat
7 415 (34.87%) CentOS
8 393 (33.03%) Opscode Chef
9 372 (31.26%) Ruby
10 365 (30.67%) Debian
11 364 (30.59%) Bash Shell
12 353 (29.66%) Windows
13 352 (29.58%) Apache
13 352 (29.58%) Perl
14 344 (28.91%) Amazon AWS
15 335 (28.15%) Git (software)
16 315 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 313 (26.30%) VMware
18 291 (24.45%) PHP
19 288 (24.20%) Jenkins
20 280 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
21 277 (23.28%) Java
22 263 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
23 223 (18.74%) UNIX
24 213 (17.90%) Ansible
25 208 (17.48%) Firewall
26 205 (17.23%) Nagios
27 188 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
28 187 (15.71%) Configuration Management
29 185 (15.55%) JavaScript

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 352 (29.58%) Apache
2 171 (14.37%) nginx
3 126 (10.59%) Tomcat
4 81 (6.81%) IIS
5 70 (5.88%) OpenStack
6 58 (4.87%) MS Exchange
7 57 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (4.37%) Confluence
9 43 (3.61%) Drupal
10 42 (3.53%) WordPress
11 37 (3.11%) Apache Solr
12 34 (2.86%) Node.js
13 26 (2.18%) MediaWiki
14 23 (1.93%) CMS
15 20 (1.68%) JBoss
15 20 (1.68%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (0.84%) Joomla!
17 10 (0.84%) Apache Spark
18 9 (0.76%) Alfresco
Applications
1 32 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.02%) MS Office
3 14 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (1.26%) Magento
2 5 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.084%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 344 (28.91%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (6.30%) IaaS
4 65 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (4.37%) PaaS
6 48 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (2.44%) Route 53
8 24 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (1.93%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (1.68%) Office 365
12 14 (1.18%) SaaS
12 14 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (1.09%) GitHub
14 7 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.50%) Amazon Glacier
16 5 (0.42%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.42%) Heroku
17 4 (0.34%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 208 (17.48%) Firewall
2 174 (14.62%) TCP/IP
3 169 (14.20%) DNS
4 102 (8.57%) VPN
5 82 (6.89%) HTTP
6 79 (6.64%) LDAP
7 64 (5.38%) LAN
8 62 (5.21%) WAN
9 60 (5.04%) Internet
10 56 (4.71%) SAN
11 49 (4.12%) Network Security
12 45 (3.78%) SMTP
13 44 (3.70%) DHCP
14 43 (3.61%) BGP
15 41 (3.45%) IPsec
16 38 (3.19%) VLAN
17 31 (2.61%) OSPF
18 29 (2.44%) SSL
18 29 (2.44%) FTP
19 27 (2.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (39.24%) MySQL
2 137 (11.51%) MongoDB
3 134 (11.26%) SQL Server
4 128 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
5 106 (8.91%) Relational Database
6 70 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.94%) Redis
7 35 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (2.61%) Big Data
9 27 (2.27%) Couchbase
9 27 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.68%) MariaDB
13 17 (1.43%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.92%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.84%) Informix
15 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 335 (28.15%) Git (software)
2 288 (24.20%) Jenkins
3 157 (13.19%) Subversion
4 89 (7.48%) JIRA
5 84 (7.06%) Maven
6 74 (6.22%) Hudson
7 40 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 29 (2.44%) Selenium
9 14 (1.18%) JUnit
10 13 (1.09%) Gradle
10 13 (1.09%) Mercurial
11 11 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.84%) SonarQube
13 9 (0.76%) LoadRunner
13 9 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
14 8 (0.67%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.67%) TestNG
14 8 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.59%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.59%) Cucumber
General
1 113 (9.50%) Finance
2 63 (5.29%) Games
3 40 (3.36%) Marketing
4 36 (3.03%) Publishing
5 29 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.44%) Retail
6 27 (2.27%) Advertising
7 26 (2.18%) Automotive
7 26 (2.18%) Banking
8 21 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.84%) Billing
10 7 (0.59%) Law
11 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.084%) German Language
15 1 (0.084%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 293 (24.62%) Administrator
2 291 (24.45%) Systems Administrator
3 244 (20.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 175 (14.71%) Developer
5 166 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
6 150 (12.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 119 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
8 82 (6.89%) Systems Engineer
9 69 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 59 (4.96%) Support Engineer
11 51 (4.29%) Analyst
12 50 (4.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 48 (4.03%) PHP Developer
14 36 (3.03%) Linux Support
15 33 (2.77%) Consultant
16 32 (2.69%) Web Developer
17 30 (2.52%) Architect
17 30 (2.52%) Junior
18 27 (2.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
19 26 (2.18%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (14.79%) HTML
2 161 (13.53%) CSS
3 114 (9.58%) Web Services
4 101 (8.49%) LAMP
5 93 (7.82%) jQuery
6 91 (7.65%) .NET
7 73 (6.13%) HTML5
8 58 (4.87%) Ruby on Rails
9 55 (4.62%) XML
10 45 (3.78%) Symfony
11 41 (3.45%) CSS3
12 38 (3.19%) Django
13 37 (3.11%) Sensu
14 35 (2.94%) Ajax
15 34 (2.86%) AngularJS
16 33 (2.77%) ASP.NET
16 33 (2.77%) JSON
16 33 (2.77%) RabbitMQ
16 33 (2.77%) RESTful
17 32 (2.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 148 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 77 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.78%) Wiki
4 41 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.35%) Public Cloud
6 27 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 27 (2.27%) Clustering
6 27 (2.27%) BBC
7 23 (1.93%) Replication
7 23 (1.93%) Mathematics
8 22 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 18 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.34%) Xbox
11 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.01%) Eurex
13 10 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.76%) Tandem
14 9 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1081 (90.84%) Linux
2 415 (34.87%) CentOS
3 365 (30.67%) Debian
4 353 (29.66%) Windows
5 315 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 223 (18.74%) UNIX
7 89 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 63 (5.29%) Windows 7
10 60 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (4.71%) SUSE
11 56 (4.71%) Fedora
12 55 (4.62%) Solaris
13 28 (2.35%) AIX
14 24 (2.02%) Android
14 24 (2.02%) Windows 8
15 18 (1.51%) Windows XP
15 18 (1.51%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.84%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (40.59%) DevOps
2 280 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
4 187 (15.71%) Configuration Management
5 112 (9.41%) E-Commerce
6 96 (8.07%) Open Source
7 90 (7.56%) Software Engineering
8 89 (7.48%) Scrum
9 85 (7.14%) ITIL
10 77 (6.47%) TDD
11 71 (5.97%) OO
12 64 (5.38%) Load Balancing
13 63 (5.29%) Build Automation
14 57 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 55 (4.62%) Content Management
16 44 (3.70%) MVC
17 42 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (3.36%) OOP
19 39 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
19 39 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 578 (48.57%) Python
2 372 (31.26%) Ruby
3 364 (30.59%) Bash Shell
4 352 (29.58%) Perl
5 291 (24.45%) PHP
6 277 (23.28%) Java
7 185 (15.55%) JavaScript
8 174 (14.62%) SQL
9 97 (8.15%) Shell Script
10 76 (6.39%) PowerShell
11 48 (4.03%) C++
12 44 (3.70%) Groovy
13 41 (3.45%) Bourne shell
14 38 (3.19%) C
15 34 (2.86%) C#
16 29 (2.44%) Korn
17 23 (1.93%) VB
18 19 (1.60%) PL/SQL
19 15 (1.26%) PHP5
20 13 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 129 (10.84%) Degree
2 46 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (2.10%) CCNP
5 21 (1.76%) RHCE
6 15 (1.26%) CCNA
7 9 (0.76%) RHCSA
7 9 (0.76%) LPIC
7 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (0.50%) MCP
9 6 (0.50%) MCSE
10 4 (0.34%) MCSA
10 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.25%) CEH
11 3 (0.25%) CCIE
12 2 (0.17%) HND
12 2 (0.17%) MCITP
12 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.71%) QA
2 16 (1.34%) SLA
3 12 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.084%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 263 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (10.00%) Docker
3 102 (8.57%) KVM
4 85 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 73 (6.13%) Varnish
6 62 (5.21%) Xen
7 57 (4.79%) Samba
8 48 (4.03%) Hyper-V
9 43 (3.61%) vSphere
10 42 (3.53%) Postfix
10 42 (3.53%) XenServer
11 30 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
12 29 (2.44%) NFS
12 29 (2.44%) iptables
13 27 (2.27%) GlusterFS
14 20 (1.68%) LXC
15 19 (1.60%) VirtualBox
16 14 (1.18%) VMware ESX
16 14 (1.18%) vCloud
17 10 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 525 (44.12%) Puppet
2 393 (33.03%) Opscode Chef
3 213 (17.90%) Ansible
4 205 (17.23%) Nagios
5 139 (11.68%) ZABBIX
6 63 (5.29%) Vagrant
7 60 (5.04%) Salt
8 56 (4.71%) logstash
9 43 (3.61%) Zenoss
10 34 (2.86%) Kibana
10 34 (2.86%) HAProxy
11 32 (2.69%) Graphite
12 29 (2.44%) StatsD
13 16 (1.34%) cPanel
14 15 (1.26%) Cacti
14 15 (1.26%) Tivoli
15 14 (1.18%) Munin
16 13 (1.09%) Backup Exec
17 12 (1.01%) Plesk
17 12 (1.01%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 448 (37.65%) Red Hat
2 313 (26.30%) VMware
3 163 (13.70%) Cisco
4 103 (8.66%) Oracle
5 80 (6.72%) Microsoft
6 58 (4.87%) Juniper
7 52 (4.37%) Citrix
8 40 (3.36%) HP
9 36 (3.03%) Splunk
10 32 (2.69%) Zend
10 32 (2.69%) Google
11 29 (2.44%) Dell
12 28 (2.35%) New Relic
13 27 (2.27%) IBM
13 27 (2.27%) Rackspace
14 20 (1.68%) AppDynamics
14 20 (1.68%) SaltStack
15 19 (1.60%) EMC
16 18 (1.51%) Adobe
17 17 (1.43%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
Stream Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NetTalent
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000+ outstanding bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £3000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago