Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 261 288
Rank change year-on-year +61 +27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 32 16 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 1.06% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 38
10th Percentile £45,500 £41,250 £49,500
25th Percentile £56,563 £51,563 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £66,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +24.53% -8.62% +31.82%
75th Percentile £91,250 £76,250 £90,313
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +27.27%

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 761 1,503 2,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.38% 20.28% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 669 1,313 2,018
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £42,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,375 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.91% +2.29% +4.35%

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 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (96.88%) AWS
3 24 (75.00%) CentOS
4 20 (62.50%) Windows
5 18 (56.25%) DevOps
5 18 (56.25%) Kubernetes
6 17 (53.13%) Terraform
7 15 (46.88%) Ansible
8 13 (40.63%) Docker
8 13 (40.63%) Python
9 12 (37.50%) Cisco
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 12 (37.50%) HP
9 12 (37.50%) Firewall
9 12 (37.50%) VMware
9 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
10 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (34.38%) Puppet
10 11 (34.38%) Fintech
11 10 (31.25%) Azure
11 10 (31.25%) Finance
12 9 (28.13%) Unix
12 9 (28.13%) Automated Trading
12 9 (28.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 8 (25.00%) Dell
13 8 (25.00%) Juniper
13 8 (25.00%) SAN
13 8 (25.00%) vSphere

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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (96.88%) AWS
2 10 (31.25%) Azure
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
3 5 (15.63%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (15.63%) Serverless
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (9.38%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Cisco Support
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) Kafka
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) CentOS
3 20 (62.50%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (28.13%) Unix
7 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.25%) CoreOS
10 1 (3.13%) Android
10 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) Fintech
3 9 (28.13%) Automated Trading
3 9 (28.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Presales
5 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Docker
2 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 6 (18.75%) StorNext
4 6 (18.75%) Xsan
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Kubernetes
2 17 (53.13%) Terraform
3 15 (46.88%) Ansible
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
5 4 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (12.50%) SCDPM
6 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.25%) Mesos
7 2 (6.25%) Nagios
7 2 (6.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
1 12 (37.50%) HP
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Dell
2 8 (25.00%) Juniper
2 8 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 8 (25.00%) Supermicro
3 6 (18.75%) EMC
3 6 (18.75%) Isilon
4 4 (12.50%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) Aruba
4 4 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (12.50%) Synology
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat