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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 421 430 502
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +72
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 651 674 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 2.08% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 545 612 420
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,298 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.46% +4.16%

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
28876 32335 29588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.67% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24172 27218 25032
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 28 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 28 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 +29 632 £50,000 +17.64% 82
London +42 358 £55,000 +10.00% 43
South East +20 150 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Hampshire +22 59 £50,000 +58.73% 6
City of London +49 49 £50,000 - 12
West Midlands +20 35 £48,000 +68.42% 8
South West -4 35 £42,500 - 13
Brighton +6 33 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire +1 33 £32,500 +18.18% 1
East Sussex -3 33 £40,000 - 4
Bristol -5 21 £63,750 +50.00% 6
Yorkshire +9 20 £36,000 +24.13% 3
Reading +8 20 £22,750 -12.50% 1
Basingstoke +35 17 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +22 16 £50,000 +100.00% 1
East of England -6 16 £35,000 -9.67%
East Midlands +23 13 £35,000 +18.64%
Birmingham -1 12 £56,250 +7.14% 7
Oxford +19 11 £50,000 +100.00%
Nottingham - 11 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 11 £37,500 -
Sheffield +1 10 £36,000 +24.13% 1
South Yorkshire -2 10 £36,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +14 9 £37,548 +39.06% 2
Leeds +7 9 £37,548 +39.06% 2
Warwickshire -4 9 £80,000 +100.00%
Cambridgeshire -14 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Somerset +13 7 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cambridge -3 7 £37,500 +3.44%
North West -3 7 £37,500 +38.88% 3

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 1091 (92.69%) Linux
2 547 (46.47%) Puppet
3 528 (44.86%) Python
3 528 (44.86%) MySQL
4 473 (40.19%) Red Hat
5 457 (38.83%) DevOps
6 436 (37.04%) CentOS
7 413 (35.09%) Bash Shell
8 387 (32.88%) Opscode Chef
9 376 (31.95%) Windows
10 374 (31.78%) Debian
11 358 (30.42%) Ruby
12 357 (30.33%) Apache
13 354 (30.08%) Perl
14 329 (27.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 328 (27.87%) VMware
16 327 (27.78%) PHP
17 310 (26.34%) Git (software)
18 309 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
19 296 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
20 278 (23.62%) Java
21 253 (21.50%) Jenkins
22 245 (20.82%) Nagios
23 233 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
24 226 (19.20%) Firewall
25 208 (17.67%) UNIX
26 207 (17.59%) Configuration Management
27 201 (17.08%) DNS
28 196 (16.65%) nginx
29 187 (15.89%) TCP/IP

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 357 (30.33%) Apache
2 196 (16.65%) nginx
3 134 (11.38%) Tomcat
4 111 (9.43%) IIS
5 57 (4.84%) OpenStack
6 56 (4.76%) MS Exchange
7 54 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (4.25%) Confluence
9 49 (4.16%) Drupal
10 38 (3.23%) SharePoint
11 32 (2.72%) WordPress
12 28 (2.38%) Apache Solr
13 26 (2.21%) Node.js
14 25 (2.12%) CMS
15 21 (1.78%) MediaWiki
16 19 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
17 18 (1.53%) JBoss
18 14 (1.19%) Alfresco
19 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
20 10 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.44%) MS Office
2 17 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.42%) Magento
2 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 309 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
3 69 (5.86%) PaaS
4 65 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (3.99%) IaaS
6 39 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (3.06%) Route 53
8 27 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.12%) Office 365
10 22 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (1.70%) SaaS
12 16 (1.36%) Heroku
12 16 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.85%) GitHub
13 10 (0.85%) Engine Yard
13 10 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.51%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 226 (19.20%) Firewall
2 201 (17.08%) DNS
3 187 (15.89%) TCP/IP
4 120 (10.20%) VPN
5 97 (8.24%) HTTP
6 73 (6.20%) SAN
7 69 (5.86%) DHCP
7 69 (5.86%) Internet
8 67 (5.69%) LDAP
9 65 (5.52%) LAN
10 63 (5.35%) WAN
11 61 (5.18%) SMTP
12 60 (5.10%) BGP
13 49 (4.16%) VLAN
14 46 (3.91%) VoIP
15 43 (3.65%) Network Security
16 40 (3.40%) OSPF
17 39 (3.31%) IPsec
18 32 (2.72%) OpenVPN
19 28 (2.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (44.86%) MySQL
2 161 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 133 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
4 117 (9.94%) MongoDB
5 89 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 88 (7.48%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.97%) MariaDB
8 33 (2.80%) Couchbase
9 32 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (2.63%) Redis
11 25 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.61%) Big Data
14 18 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.27%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.10%) Informix
17 13 (1.10%) Data Mining
18 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 310 (26.34%) Git (software)
2 253 (21.50%) Jenkins
3 171 (14.53%) Subversion
4 84 (7.14%) Maven
5 73 (6.20%) JIRA
6 59 (5.01%) Hudson
7 29 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.87%) Gradle
9 21 (1.78%) Selenium
10 14 (1.19%) Ant
10 14 (1.19%) JUnit
11 12 (1.02%) Log4j
11 12 (1.02%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.02%) PHPUnit
11 12 (1.02%) TestNG
12 8 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.59%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.59%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.51%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 129 (10.96%) Finance
2 67 (5.69%) Games
3 50 (4.25%) Retail
4 32 (2.72%) Publishing
5 29 (2.46%) Banking
6 26 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.04%) Automotive
9 23 (1.95%) Marketing
10 14 (1.19%) Law
11 11 (0.93%) Advertising
12 10 (0.85%) Billing
13 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.34%) Electronics
13 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Legal
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.085%) German Language
16 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 378 (32.12%) Administrator
2 372 (31.61%) Systems Administrator
3 224 (19.03%) Linux Administrator
4 220 (18.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 211 (17.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 145 (12.32%) Developer
7 111 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
8 82 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
9 74 (6.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 63 (5.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 59 (5.01%) Support Engineer
12 42 (3.57%) PHP Developer
13 38 (3.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 35 (2.97%) Analyst
15 34 (2.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 33 (2.80%) DevOps Administrator
16 33 (2.80%) Linux Support
17 32 (2.72%) DBA
18 31 (2.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
19 28 (2.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (11.98%) Web Services
2 120 (10.20%) HTML
3 115 (9.77%) CSS
4 106 (9.01%) .NET
5 96 (8.16%) LAMP
6 64 (5.44%) jQuery
7 47 (3.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 45 (3.82%) XML
9 44 (3.74%) HTML5
10 40 (3.40%) Symfony
11 35 (2.97%) CSS3
12 34 (2.89%) ASP.NET
13 30 (2.55%) Django
14 27 (2.29%) Ajax
15 25 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (2.12%) Sass
16 24 (2.04%) RESTful
16 24 (2.04%) AngularJS
17 22 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
18 21 (1.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 69 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 51 (4.33%) Clustering
4 45 (3.82%) Wiki
5 36 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 28 (2.38%) Replication
8 26 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (2.04%) BBC
10 22 (1.87%) Eurex
11 18 (1.53%) Digital Media
11 18 (1.53%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.36%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.27%) User Experience
13 15 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
13 15 (1.27%) Fixed Income
14 12 (1.02%) IPTV
15 10 (0.85%) Device Driver
15 10 (0.85%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1091 (92.69%) Linux
2 436 (37.04%) CentOS
3 376 (31.95%) Windows
4 374 (31.78%) Debian
5 329 (27.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 208 (17.67%) UNIX
7 78 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (6.03%) Solaris
9 71 (6.03%) Windows 7
10 65 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (4.84%) SUSE
12 55 (4.67%) Fedora
13 35 (2.97%) Android
14 30 (2.55%) AIX
15 27 (2.29%) Windows 8
16 21 (1.78%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.61%) Apple iOS
17 19 (1.61%) Windows XP
18 12 (1.02%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (38.83%) DevOps
2 296 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (17.59%) Configuration Management
4 154 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (10.88%) E-Commerce
6 108 (9.18%) Open Source
7 95 (8.07%) Scrum
8 80 (6.80%) ITIL
9 70 (5.95%) Load Balancing
10 69 (5.86%) TDD
10 69 (5.86%) Build Automation
11 59 (5.01%) OO
12 56 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 50 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
14 49 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (3.99%) Software Engineering
16 45 (3.82%) MVC
17 44 (3.74%) Content Management
18 38 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
18 38 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 528 (44.86%) Python
2 413 (35.09%) Bash Shell
3 358 (30.42%) Ruby
4 354 (30.08%) Perl
5 327 (27.78%) PHP
6 278 (23.62%) Java
7 182 (15.46%) SQL
8 128 (10.88%) Shell Script
9 119 (10.11%) JavaScript
10 81 (6.88%) PowerShell
11 48 (4.08%) C
12 40 (3.40%) C++
13 31 (2.63%) C#
14 26 (2.21%) Korn
15 22 (1.87%) PHP5
16 20 (1.70%) Bourne shell
17 19 (1.61%) PL/SQL
18 15 (1.27%) Tcl
19 14 (1.19%) Groovy
20 12 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (9.52%) Degree
2 61 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.31%) CCNA
5 35 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.04%) CCNP
7 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.10%) RHCE
9 11 (0.93%) LPIC
9 11 (0.93%) MCSE
10 6 (0.51%) CCIE
10 6 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (0.42%) MCITP
11 5 (0.42%) MCSA
12 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.34%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.25%) MCP
13 3 (0.25%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.03%) QA
2 20 (1.70%) SLA
3 13 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 233 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (8.33%) Varnish
3 93 (7.90%) Docker
4 88 (7.48%) Active Directory
5 87 (7.39%) KVM
6 63 (5.35%) Samba
7 49 (4.16%) Hyper-V
8 44 (3.74%) vSphere
9 43 (3.65%) VMware ESX
9 43 (3.65%) Xen
10 42 (3.57%) Postfix
11 41 (3.48%) XenServer
12 33 (2.80%) NFS
13 31 (2.63%) iptables
14 24 (2.04%) GlusterFS
15 16 (1.36%) VirtualBox
15 16 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (1.27%) Openswan
17 13 (1.10%) Terminal Services
18 12 (1.02%) LXC
Systems Management
1 547 (46.47%) Puppet
2 387 (32.88%) Opscode Chef
3 245 (20.82%) Nagios
4 168 (14.27%) Ansible
5 115 (9.77%) ZABBIX
6 85 (7.22%) Salt
7 52 (4.42%) Zenoss
8 51 (4.33%) logstash
9 43 (3.65%) Cacti
10 34 (2.89%) Graphite
11 32 (2.72%) Kibana
12 31 (2.63%) HAProxy
13 28 (2.38%) Vagrant
14 25 (2.12%) StatsD
15 24 (2.04%) Cobbler
15 24 (2.04%) Tivoli
16 22 (1.87%) Plesk
17 19 (1.61%) cPanel
18 18 (1.53%) Capistrano
19 15 (1.27%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 473 (40.19%) Red Hat
2 328 (27.87%) VMware
3 175 (14.87%) Cisco
4 124 (10.54%) Oracle
5 99 (8.41%) Microsoft
6 64 (5.44%) Juniper
7 50 (4.25%) Citrix
8 42 (3.57%) Splunk
9 39 (3.31%) Zend
10 36 (3.06%) Dell
11 35 (2.97%) HP
12 28 (2.38%) New Relic
12 28 (2.38%) IBM
13 27 (2.29%) Rackspace
14 26 (2.21%) NetApp
15 25 (2.12%) SolarWinds
16 24 (2.04%) AppDynamics
16 24 (2.04%) Google
17 22 (1.87%) Patsystems
17 22 (1.87%) NYFIX
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: £40k - £50k Per Annum Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + 25 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
HSCIC
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: £45k - £60k per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus. Pension. Seas
Posted: Yesterday