The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 482 496 441
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -55
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 499 551 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 1.93% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 438 489 654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,596 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.95% +8.98%

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
24354 28537 31413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.89% 26.07% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20860 24057 26054
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 474 £50,000 - 96
London +18 274 £60,000 +9.09% 49
South East +72 127 £45,000 +5.88% 18
City of London +32 53 £57,500 -4.16% 9
Berkshire +25 45 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Hampshire +4 36 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Reading +21 28 £50,000 +31.57% 4
East of England +33 23 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Surrey +46 22 £42,500 -12.82%
Yorkshire +24 15 £47,500 +21.79% 6
West Yorkshire +18 14 £47,500 +8.95% 4
South West -21 14 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Leeds +24 13 £48,750 +11.82% 4
East Midlands +12 11 £35,000 -6.66% 3
East Sussex -1 11 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -7 11 £42,500 - 1
Basingstoke -9 11 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Leatherhead - 10 £41,500 -
Brighton +5 9 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Nottinghamshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Scotland +12 8 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Fareham 0 8 £46,250 +42.30% 1
Oxford -7 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Nottingham - 8 £33,750 - 2
Southampton - 8 £45,000 -
Windsor - 8 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +20 7 £69,000 +53.33% 3
Gloucester +3 7 £52,500 +200.00%
Gloucestershire -9 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Luton - 7 £50,000 -

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1121 (100.00%) Linux
2 457 (40.77%) Puppet
3 456 (40.68%) DevOps
4 403 (35.95%) MySQL
5 391 (34.88%) CentOS
6 385 (34.34%) Python
7 379 (33.81%) Red Hat
8 319 (28.46%) Ansible
9 299 (26.67%) VMware
10 298 (26.58%) Amazon AWS
11 289 (25.78%) Apache
12 282 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
13 258 (23.02%) Windows
14 254 (22.66%) Java
15 252 (22.48%) Bash Shell
16 245 (21.86%) JavaScript
17 241 (21.50%) Ruby
18 237 (21.14%) Debian
19 234 (20.87%) Jenkins
20 228 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
20 228 (20.34%) SQL
21 227 (20.25%) PHP
22 219 (19.54%) HTML
23 214 (19.09%) CSS
24 207 (18.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 203 (18.11%) Git (software)
26 193 (17.22%) Perl
27 184 (16.41%) Open Source
28 180 (16.06%) Configuration Management
29 175 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 289 (25.78%) Apache
2 161 (14.36%) Tomcat
3 120 (10.70%) nginx
4 84 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
5 67 (5.98%) IIS
6 48 (4.28%) OpenStack
7 39 (3.48%) JBoss
8 36 (3.21%) WordPress
9 32 (2.85%) CMS
10 28 (2.50%) WebSphere
11 23 (2.05%) MS Exchange
12 21 (1.87%) Confluence
13 20 (1.78%) WildFly
14 19 (1.69%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.98%) Moodle
16 11 (0.98%) Totara
16 11 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.89%) Skype for Business
18 9 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 43 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.089%) InDesign
3 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (2.14%) Magento
2 12 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.36%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.18%) Line 500
4 2 (0.18%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.089%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 298 (26.58%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (9.55%) Amazon EC2
3 83 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (4.10%) Amazon S3
5 43 (3.84%) Route 53
6 38 (3.39%) GitHub
7 26 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (2.32%) SaaS
8 24 (2.14%) CloudBees
8 24 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.69%) IaaS
11 16 (1.43%) AWS OpsWorks
11 16 (1.43%) Office 365
12 12 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.98%) PaaS
14 9 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.71%) Google Apps
15 8 (0.71%) Heroku
16 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (15.17%) DNS
2 164 (14.63%) Firewall
3 119 (10.62%) SAN
4 109 (9.72%) TCP/IP
5 76 (6.78%) VPN
6 50 (4.46%) DHCP
7 46 (4.10%) LDAP
8 38 (3.39%) VLAN
9 37 (3.30%) LAN
10 32 (2.85%) WAN
11 28 (2.50%) NAS
11 28 (2.50%) SSL
12 27 (2.41%) VoIP
13 25 (2.23%) HTTP
14 24 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (1.87%) SNMP
16 20 (1.78%) BGP
17 17 (1.52%) iSCSI
18 16 (1.43%) Network Security
18 16 (1.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (35.95%) MySQL
2 129 (11.51%) MongoDB
3 125 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
4 124 (11.06%) SQL Server
5 67 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 63 (5.62%) Big Data
7 46 (4.10%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 38 (3.39%) Redis
10 33 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
11 28 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
14 15 (1.34%) MariaDB
15 14 (1.25%) HBase
15 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (1.16%) Neo4j
17 12 (1.07%) CouchDB
18 11 (0.98%) Couchbase
19 10 (0.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 234 (20.87%) Jenkins
2 203 (18.11%) Git (software)
3 107 (9.55%) JIRA
4 63 (5.62%) Maven
5 50 (4.46%) Subversion
6 44 (3.93%) JUnit
7 42 (3.75%) TeamCity
8 40 (3.57%) Vagrant
9 29 (2.59%) Bitbucket
10 25 (2.23%) Selenium
11 22 (1.96%) Gradle
11 22 (1.96%) TestNG
12 20 (1.78%) Cucumber
12 20 (1.78%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.61%) GitLab
14 17 (1.52%) jMock
14 17 (1.52%) Log4j
14 17 (1.52%) Mockito
15 16 (1.43%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 101 (9.01%) Finance
2 44 (3.93%) Games
3 38 (3.39%) Marketing
4 23 (2.05%) Banking
5 21 (1.87%) Publishing
5 21 (1.87%) Retail
6 19 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.25%) Advertising
9 8 (0.71%) Front Office
9 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.45%) Back Office
11 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.089%) Billing
14 1 (0.089%) iGaming
14 1 (0.089%) Legal
Job Titles
1 261 (23.28%) Developer
2 252 (22.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 227 (20.25%) Administrator
3 227 (20.25%) Linux Engineer
4 186 (16.59%) Systems Administrator
5 161 (14.36%) Linux Administrator
6 145 (12.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 137 (12.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 123 (10.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 98 (8.74%) Systems Engineer
10 85 (7.58%) Java Developer
11 74 (6.60%) Senior DevOps
12 73 (6.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 59 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
13 59 (5.26%) PHP Developer
14 57 (5.08%) Consultant
15 53 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 53 (4.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 45 (4.01%) Python Developer
17 44 (3.93%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (19.54%) HTML
2 214 (19.09%) CSS
3 152 (13.56%) LAMP
4 117 (10.44%) Web Services
5 97 (8.65%) jQuery
6 76 (6.78%) XML
7 75 (6.69%) Spring
8 70 (6.24%) LEMP Stack
9 68 (6.07%) AngularJS
10 57 (5.08%) Django
10 57 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 54 (4.82%) HTML5
11 54 (4.82%) Node.js
11 54 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
12 52 (4.64%) RESTful
13 51 (4.55%) JSON
14 50 (4.46%) ELK Stack
15 48 (4.28%) REST
16 47 (4.19%) Ajax
17 44 (3.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.87%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.26%) User Experience
3 49 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.30%) Fintech
5 23 (2.05%) Mobile Payment
6 21 (1.87%) Clustering
7 19 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 18 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (1.34%) iPad
11 14 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.16%) Replication
13 12 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.98%) Learning Management System
14 11 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
14 11 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1121 (100.00%) Linux
2 391 (34.88%) CentOS
3 258 (23.02%) Windows
4 237 (21.14%) Debian
5 207 (18.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 160 (14.27%) Windows Server
7 131 (11.69%) Unix
8 57 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (3.12%) Solaris
10 33 (2.94%) Android
11 28 (2.50%) SUSE
12 24 (2.14%) Fedora
13 23 (2.05%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.52%) HPUX
14 17 (1.52%) openSUSE
15 16 (1.43%) AIX
16 15 (1.34%) Windows 7
17 13 (1.16%) CoreOS
18 11 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (40.68%) DevOps
2 282 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (16.41%) Open Source
4 180 (16.06%) Configuration Management
5 152 (13.56%) Scrum
6 143 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (9.81%) Software Engineering
8 98 (8.74%) TDD
9 79 (7.05%) Web Development
10 66 (5.89%) OO
11 60 (5.35%) MVC
12 58 (5.17%) E-Commerce
13 57 (5.08%) BDD
14 56 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (4.73%) Test Automation
16 51 (4.55%) Analytics
17 45 (4.01%) Security Patching
18 44 (3.93%) High Availability
18 44 (3.93%) Load Balancing
19 41 (3.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 385 (34.34%) Python
2 254 (22.66%) Java
3 252 (22.48%) Bash Shell
4 245 (21.86%) JavaScript
5 241 (21.50%) Ruby
6 228 (20.34%) SQL
7 227 (20.25%) PHP
8 193 (17.22%) Perl
9 100 (8.92%) PowerShell
10 56 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 47 (4.19%) C++
12 36 (3.21%) C
13 33 (2.94%) PHP 5
14 29 (2.59%) C#
15 26 (2.32%) Korn
16 16 (1.43%) Groovy
17 13 (1.16%) Scala
18 10 (0.89%) Bourne shell
18 10 (0.89%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (5.44%) Degree
2 35 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.23%) MCSE
6 16 (1.43%) CCNA
7 14 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.16%) CCNP
9 9 (0.80%) VCP6
10 8 (0.71%) MCSA
11 6 (0.54%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.45%) MCITP
13 4 (0.36%) LPIC
13 4 (0.36%) MCP
13 4 (0.36%) MCTS
13 4 (0.36%) RHCE
14 3 (0.27%) CCA
14 3 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.87%) QA
2 18 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.43%) SLA
4 13 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.089%) COSHH
6 1 (0.089%) DICOM
System Software
1 175 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (14.63%) Docker
3 94 (8.39%) Active Directory
4 88 (7.85%) NFS
5 73 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (5.71%) vSphere
7 59 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 36 (3.21%) KVM
9 32 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.69%) Firmware
11 18 (1.61%) Xen
12 16 (1.43%) Squid
13 14 (1.25%) LXC
14 13 (1.16%) Varnish
15 9 (0.80%) vCloud
15 9 (0.80%) VMware ESX
16 8 (0.71%) Btrfs
16 8 (0.71%) HDFS
16 8 (0.71%) Postfix
17 7 (0.62%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 457 (40.77%) Puppet
2 319 (28.46%) Ansible
3 228 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
4 169 (15.08%) Nagios
5 74 (6.60%) Salt
6 48 (4.28%) HAProxy
7 37 (3.30%) ZABBIX
8 35 (3.12%) Kubernetes
9 20 (1.78%) logstash
10 19 (1.69%) Graphite
11 17 (1.52%) Capistrano
12 16 (1.43%) Kibana
12 16 (1.43%) Zenoss
13 13 (1.16%) yum
14 11 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (0.98%) Icinga
15 10 (0.89%) CFEngine
16 8 (0.71%) Cacti
16 8 (0.71%) Cobbler
16 8 (0.71%) cPanel
Vendors
1 379 (33.81%) Red Hat
2 299 (26.67%) VMware
3 174 (15.52%) Cisco
4 126 (11.24%) Microsoft
5 72 (6.42%) HP
6 70 (6.24%) Oracle
7 53 (4.73%) Google
8 39 (3.48%) SaltStack
9 35 (3.12%) NetApp
10 31 (2.77%) Zend
11 28 (2.50%) F5
12 26 (2.32%) IBM
13 25 (2.23%) Atlassian
14 22 (1.96%) SolarWinds
15 21 (1.87%) Juniper
16 18 (1.61%) New Relic
17 16 (1.43%) Percona
18 15 (1.34%) Adobe
19 14 (1.25%) Brocade
19 14 (1.25%) Citrix
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
GridCell
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonuses, Flexible Working, Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £53000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonu
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: potentially higher
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent bens and package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago