Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 483 498
Rank change year-on-year -83 +15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 711 909 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% 2.33% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 640 803 1,003
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,225 £31,498 £30,300
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38,190 39,027 49,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.66% 24.46% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31,178 32,915 42,006
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,450
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.24% +4.59%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 335 £57,500 -4.17% 83
South East -49 180 £50,000 +11.11% 43
North of England -10 62 £40,000 +6.67% 20
East of England +17 49 £56,250 +37.20% 10
South West -7 45 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Midlands -49 38 £40,000 - 12
North West -19 32 £40,000 +9.59% 13
West Midlands -11 29 £41,250 +3.13% 10
Yorkshire +18 20 £36,000 -12.20% 5
North East -24 10 £40,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands -37 9 £30,000 -27.27% 2
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 708 (99.58%) Linux
2 304 (42.76%) DevOps
3 301 (42.33%) Python
4 288 (40.51%) CentOS
4 288 (40.51%) Amazon AWS
5 257 (36.15%) Puppet
6 256 (36.01%) Ansible
7 240 (33.76%) Docker
8 223 (31.36%) Red Hat
9 209 (29.40%) Debian
10 207 (29.11%) MySQL
11 199 (27.99%) Jenkins
12 195 (27.43%) Windows
13 192 (27.00%) Bash Shell
14 180 (25.32%) Git (software)
15 179 (25.18%) VMware
16 146 (20.53%) Apache
16 146 (20.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 146 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
17 144 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 138 (19.41%) Perl
19 131 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
20 128 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
20 128 (18.00%) Firewall
21 127 (17.86%) PHP
22 122 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 114 (16.03%) Configuration Management
23 114 (16.03%) Finance
24 112 (15.75%) Ruby
25 108 (15.19%) JavaScript

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 146 (20.53%) Apache
2 83 (11.67%) nginx
3 61 (8.58%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (7.03%) Tomcat
5 47 (6.61%) OpenStack
6 22 (3.09%) Confluence
7 18 (2.53%) JBoss
7 18 (2.53%) MS Exchange
8 17 (2.39%) Apache Spark
9 15 (2.11%) IIS
9 15 (2.11%) WordPress
10 10 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.13%) CMS
12 5 (0.70%) uWSGI
13 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.42%) Drupal
14 3 (0.42%) Smallworld
15 2 (0.28%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.28%) Zimbra
Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 288 (40.51%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 47 (6.61%) GitHub
5 44 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (4.78%) SaaS
8 33 (4.64%) IaaS
9 22 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
9 22 (3.09%) Amazon S3
10 21 (2.95%) npm
11 17 (2.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (2.25%) Office 365
13 15 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (2.11%) Datadog
13 15 (2.11%) PaaS
14 13 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (1.55%) Route 53
15 11 (1.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 128 (18.00%) Firewall
2 73 (10.27%) DNS
3 68 (9.56%) TCP/IP
4 48 (6.75%) VPN
5 30 (4.22%) LAN
5 30 (4.22%) WAN
6 29 (4.08%) SSH
7 27 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (3.80%) Network Security
7 27 (3.80%) SNMP
8 26 (3.66%) DHCP
9 24 (3.38%) HTTP
9 24 (3.38%) Internet
10 23 (3.23%) VLAN
11 20 (2.81%) SAN
12 19 (2.67%) VoIP
13 17 (2.39%) SSL
14 16 (2.25%) OpenVPN
15 15 (2.11%) SMS
16 14 (1.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (29.11%) MySQL
2 128 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
3 77 (10.83%) SQL Server
4 69 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 68 (9.56%) Redis
6 64 (9.00%) MongoDB
7 36 (5.06%) Big Data
8 35 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (4.08%) Hadoop
10 25 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.81%) MariaDB
12 18 (2.53%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (1.13%) Event Store
15 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.84%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.84%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 199 (27.99%) Jenkins
2 180 (25.32%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.16%) Subversion
4 49 (6.89%) JIRA
5 47 (6.61%) Vagrant
6 31 (4.36%) Eclipse
7 30 (4.22%) Maven
8 27 (3.80%) TeamCity
9 24 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (2.95%) gulp
10 21 (2.95%) Selenium
11 19 (2.67%) Bitbucket
11 19 (2.67%) Bower
11 19 (2.67%) Mocha
11 19 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (2.53%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.25%) Travis CI
14 15 (2.11%) GitLab
14 15 (2.11%) Gradle
14 15 (2.11%) WiX
General
1 114 (16.03%) Finance
2 39 (5.49%) Banking
3 36 (5.06%) Games
4 28 (3.94%) Retail
5 17 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.83%) Billing
7 12 (1.69%) Marketing
8 7 (0.98%) Automotive
8 7 (0.98%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Legal
9 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (24.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 151 (21.24%) Administrator
3 133 (18.71%) Systems Administrator
4 128 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
5 127 (17.86%) Developer
6 109 (15.33%) Linux Administrator
7 97 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 78 (10.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 64 (9.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 56 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
11 40 (5.63%) Java Developer
11 40 (5.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 38 (5.34%) Senior DevOps
13 37 (5.20%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 34 (4.78%) Cloud Engineer
15 34 (4.78%) DevOps Administrator
15 34 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (4.78%) Senior Developer
16 29 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (12.94%) HTML
2 75 (10.55%) CSS
3 70 (9.85%) Web Services
4 55 (7.74%) jQuery
4 55 (7.74%) LAMP
5 49 (6.89%) Elastic Stack
6 36 (5.06%) HTML5
7 35 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 34 (4.78%) LEMP Stack
9 33 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
10 30 (4.22%) Node.js
11 29 (4.08%) XML
12 27 (3.80%) Java EE
13 26 (3.66%) Ajax
13 26 (3.66%) LDAP
13 26 (3.66%) REST
14 25 (3.52%) Spring
15 24 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
16 22 (3.09%) Hibernate
17 20 (2.81%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.94%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 38 (5.34%) Replication
4 36 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.23%) Fintech
8 19 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.67%) Private Cloud
9 16 (2.25%) Clustering
10 15 (2.11%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.83%) BBC
13 11 (1.55%) Eurex
14 10 (1.41%) PKI
14 10 (1.41%) Robotics
15 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (0.84%) Spread Betting
17 5 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 708 (99.58%) Linux
2 288 (40.51%) CentOS
3 209 (29.40%) Debian
4 195 (27.43%) Windows
5 146 (20.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 101 (14.21%) Unix
7 87 (12.24%) Windows Server
8 38 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (4.22%) Fedora
11 29 (4.08%) SUSE
12 26 (3.66%) Android
13 25 (3.52%) Windows 10
14 20 (2.81%) Solaris
15 15 (2.11%) Amazon Linux
16 14 (1.97%) CoreOS
17 13 (1.83%) AIX
17 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (1.69%) Mac OS X
19 11 (1.55%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (42.76%) DevOps
2 131 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (16.03%) Configuration Management
4 104 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (14.06%) Open Source
6 84 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
8 55 (7.74%) Microservices
9 51 (7.17%) Load Balancing
10 49 (6.89%) Migration
11 48 (6.75%) Software Engineering
12 47 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (6.61%) Scrum
13 42 (5.91%) Web Development
14 41 (5.77%) E-Commerce
15 38 (5.34%) Test Automation
16 37 (5.20%) TDD
17 36 (5.06%) High Availability
18 35 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 301 (42.33%) Python
2 192 (27.00%) Bash Shell
3 138 (19.41%) Perl
4 127 (17.86%) PHP
5 112 (15.75%) Ruby
6 108 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 102 (14.35%) Java
8 101 (14.21%) SQL
9 55 (7.74%) PowerShell
10 45 (6.33%) Shell Script
11 38 (5.34%) C++
12 32 (4.50%) C#
13 28 (3.94%) C
14 26 (3.66%) Go
15 19 (2.67%) ES6
16 15 (2.11%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.69%) Bourne shell
17 12 (1.69%) Korn
18 8 (1.13%) Java 8
19 7 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (6.61%) Degree
2 22 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.53%) CCNA
6 16 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 16 (2.25%) CISSP
7 13 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.69%) LPIC
9 10 (1.41%) ISEB
10 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.13%) CCNP
11 8 (1.13%) MCSE
12 7 (0.98%) MCP
13 6 (0.84%) CEH
13 6 (0.84%) GIAC
13 6 (0.84%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (0.84%) RHCA
13 6 (0.84%) RHCE
13 6 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.67%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.53%) QA
3 13 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.69%) GCP
5 5 (0.70%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) DICOM
7 1 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 240 (33.76%) Docker
2 122 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (10.13%) Active Directory
4 55 (7.74%) Hyper-V
5 34 (4.78%) KVM
6 27 (3.80%) iptables
7 22 (3.09%) vSphere
8 21 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (2.39%) Ceph
10 16 (2.25%) VirtualBox
10 16 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.69%) pfSense
12 11 (1.55%) NFS
12 11 (1.55%) Snort
13 9 (1.27%) XenServer
14 8 (1.13%) Postfix
14 8 (1.13%) QEMU
15 7 (0.98%) Samba
16 6 (0.84%) HDFS
16 6 (0.84%) LXC
Systems Management
1 257 (36.15%) Puppet
2 256 (36.01%) Ansible
3 146 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (14.91%) Kubernetes
5 96 (13.50%) Terraform
6 68 (9.56%) ZABBIX
7 58 (8.16%) Nagios
8 31 (4.36%) Docker Swarm
8 31 (4.36%) Salt
9 25 (3.52%) Packer
10 24 (3.38%) HAProxy
11 17 (2.39%) Grafana
12 16 (2.25%) Kibana
13 14 (1.97%) Cacti
13 14 (1.97%) logstash
14 12 (1.69%) SCCM
15 11 (1.55%) FortiGate
15 11 (1.55%) Prometheus
16 9 (1.27%) Rancher
17 8 (1.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 223 (31.36%) Red Hat
2 179 (25.18%) VMware
3 84 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 82 (11.53%) Google
5 76 (10.69%) Cisco
6 42 (5.91%) Oracle
7 34 (4.78%) Juniper
8 33 (4.64%) SaltStack
9 31 (4.36%) IBM
9 31 (4.36%) SolarWinds
10 28 (3.94%) HP
11 25 (3.52%) NetApp
12 24 (3.38%) New Relic
13 22 (3.09%) Citrix
14 21 (2.95%) Splunk
15 17 (2.39%) Dell
16 15 (2.11%) Veeam
17 14 (1.97%) Percona
18 12 (1.69%) Atlassian
18 12 (1.69%) SonicWALL