Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 231 191 294
Rank change year-on-year -40 +103 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 25 9 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 1.20% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 26
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £56,250 £52,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £91,250 £75,000 £85,625
90th Percentile £104,250 " £113,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 889 752 2,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.92% 20.80% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 807 671 1,971
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,000 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) Docker
3 19 (76.00%) Kubernetes
3 19 (76.00%) Python
4 17 (68.00%) AWS
4 17 (68.00%) Terraform
5 16 (64.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 15 (60.00%) Ansible
7 13 (52.00%) DevOps
7 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (44.00%) CentOS
8 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (36.00%) Puppet
9 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (32.00%) Java
10 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (28.00%) CoreOS
11 7 (28.00%) Automated Trading
11 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Automation
11 7 (28.00%) Web Services
11 7 (28.00%) Unix
11 7 (28.00%) nginx
12 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure as Code
13 5 (20.00%) Fintech
13 5 (20.00%) Azure
13 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (20.00%) Finance

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (28.00%) nginx
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Azure
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (16.00%) Serverless
4 3 (12.00%) GitHub
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.00%) GCP
5 2 (8.00%) IaaS
5 2 (8.00%) PaaS
5 2 (8.00%) SaaS
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) International Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Site Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) CentOS
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (28.00%) CoreOS
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE
6 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) DevOps
3 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (28.00%) Automated Trading
5 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (20.00%) Fintech
8 4 (16.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Availability Management
9 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Change Management
9 2 (8.00%) Data Security
9 2 (8.00%) Kernel Tuning
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.00%) Security Hardening
10 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (76.00%) Kubernetes
2 17 (68.00%) Terraform
3 15 (60.00%) Ansible
4 9 (36.00%) Puppet
5 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (8.00%) Control-M
6 2 (8.00%) Mesos
6 2 (8.00%) Nagios
6 2 (8.00%) Packer
7 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (4.00%) PaperCut
7 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Polycom
3 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL