Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 643 505
Rank change year-on-year +154 -138 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 264 393 810
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 1.51% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 245 357 780
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £79,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +10.00%

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 11,742 25,960 32,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.58% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,669 21,208 26,789
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in England.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +133 82 £57,000 -0.87% 27
South East +118 60 £55,000 +27.91% 26
South West +73 49 £45,000 -7.69% 15
North of England +94 30 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Midlands +85 25 £55,000 +30.95% 11
West Midlands +77 20 £55,000 +30.95% 9
East of England +102 15 £52,000 +15.56% 13
Yorkshire +33 13 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West +75 12 £48,500 +29.33% 11
East Midlands +63 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East +22 5 £44,000 - 4
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 264 (100.00%) Linux
2 120 (45.45%) AWS
3 119 (45.08%) CentOS
4 99 (37.50%) Python
5 97 (36.74%) DevOps
6 86 (32.58%) Ansible
7 83 (31.44%) Windows
8 81 (30.68%) Bash Shell
9 80 (30.30%) Docker
10 71 (26.89%) Red Hat
11 69 (26.14%) JavaScript
12 66 (25.00%) Azure
13 63 (23.86%) Firewall
14 62 (23.48%) VMware
14 62 (23.48%) Git (software)
15 58 (21.97%) PowerShell
15 58 (21.97%) Terraform
16 57 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (21.21%) Puppet
18 53 (20.08%) Kubernetes
19 52 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (19.32%) Jenkins
21 50 (18.94%) Apache
22 49 (18.56%) MySQL
23 45 (17.05%) TCP/IP
24 42 (15.91%) DNS
25 41 (15.53%) Windows Server
26 39 (14.77%) Debian
26 39 (14.77%) Finance
26 39 (14.77%) Web Development

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 50 (18.94%) Apache
2 29 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (9.85%) nginx
4 20 (7.58%) Confluence
5 16 (6.06%) Apache Spark
6 12 (4.55%) IIS
7 9 (3.41%) CMS
8 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.52%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.52%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.76%) WordPress
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 120 (45.45%) AWS
2 66 (25.00%) Azure
3 21 (7.95%) GCP
4 16 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (6.06%) Serverless
5 14 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (3.41%) GitHub
9 9 (3.41%) Logic Apps
9 9 (3.41%) PaaS
10 8 (3.03%) Amazon S3
11 7 (2.65%) G Suite
11 7 (2.65%) Office 365
11 7 (2.65%) SaaS
12 6 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (23.86%) Firewall
2 45 (17.05%) TCP/IP
3 42 (15.91%) DNS
4 38 (14.39%) HTTP
5 34 (12.88%) VPN
6 31 (11.74%) DHCP
7 24 (9.09%) Internet
8 18 (6.82%) VLAN
9 14 (5.30%) OSPF
10 13 (4.92%) SAN
11 12 (4.55%) SSL
12 9 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (3.03%) BGP
13 8 (3.03%) Ethernet
13 8 (3.03%) MPLS
13 8 (3.03%) SNMP
13 8 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.65%) Network Security
15 6 (2.27%) LAN
15 6 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.56%) MySQL
2 34 (12.88%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.17%) CouchDB
6 9 (3.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.41%) Geospatial Data
6 9 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.65%) Big Data
7 7 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.65%) Redis
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.14%) HBase
9 3 (1.14%) Impala
9 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 62 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 51 (19.32%) Jenkins
3 38 (14.39%) JIRA
4 23 (8.71%) GitLab
5 13 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.65%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.89%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.52%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.52%) GoCD
12 3 (1.14%) Subversion
13 2 (0.76%) Maven
13 2 (0.76%) RSpec
13 2 (0.76%) Selenium
14 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket Server
14 1 (0.38%) GCC
14 1 (0.38%) Spinnaker
General
1 39 (14.77%) Finance
2 18 (6.82%) Marketing
3 17 (6.44%) Law
4 8 (3.03%) Publishing
4 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.27%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.27%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Games
6 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (25.00%) Developer
2 52 (19.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (9.09%) Administrator
5 20 (7.58%) Consultant
5 20 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 17 (6.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (6.44%) Python Developer
7 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (5.30%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.64%) HTML
2 30 (11.36%) Web Services
3 29 (10.98%) CSS
4 21 (7.95%) Laravel
5 19 (7.20%) JSON
5 19 (7.20%) LAMP
5 19 (7.20%) Node.js
6 17 (6.44%) jQuery
6 17 (6.44%) Kafka
6 17 (6.44%) Vue.js
7 15 (5.68%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.68%) React
7 15 (5.68%) RESTful
8 14 (5.30%) Django
8 14 (5.30%) REST
9 13 (4.92%) .NET
10 12 (4.55%) Ajax
10 12 (4.55%) Apache NiFi
10 12 (4.55%) XML
11 11 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.30%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.79%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.41%) Clustering
5 7 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.89%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.89%) NHS
7 4 (1.52%) Replication
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.76%) RIA
9 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 264 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (45.08%) CentOS
3 83 (31.44%) Windows
4 41 (15.53%) Windows Server
5 39 (14.77%) Debian
6 24 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (7.58%) Unix
8 15 (5.68%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (4.55%) Fedora
9 12 (4.55%) Windows 10
10 11 (4.17%) Mac OS X
11 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.65%) Mac OS
13 6 (2.27%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.14%) VMS
16 2 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.74%) DevOps
2 57 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.77%) Web Development
4 38 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 28 (10.61%) Open Source
8 25 (9.47%) Migration
9 22 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
9 22 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (7.95%) Analytics
10 21 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (7.95%) Data Science
10 21 (7.95%) High Availability
11 20 (7.58%) Machine Learning
12 17 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (6.44%) E-Commerce
13 16 (6.06%) Fintech
13 16 (6.06%) MVC
13 16 (6.06%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.50%) Python
2 81 (30.68%) Bash Shell
3 69 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 58 (21.97%) PowerShell
5 33 (12.50%) PHP
5 33 (12.50%) SQL
6 30 (11.36%) Java
7 25 (9.47%) Shell Script
8 21 (7.95%) Ruby
9 18 (6.82%) Perl
10 16 (6.06%) C#
11 11 (4.17%) C
12 8 (3.03%) C++
12 8 (3.03%) PHP 5
13 6 (2.27%) Bourne shell
13 6 (2.27%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.14%) F#
15 3 (1.14%) Groovy
16 2 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.17%) Degree
4 10 (3.79%) AWS Certification
4 10 (3.79%) CCNA
5 9 (3.41%) CCNP
5 9 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.65%) JNCIP
7 4 (1.52%) CISSP
7 4 (1.52%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.14%) CISA
8 3 (1.14%) CRISC
8 3 (1.14%) GCFE
8 3 (1.14%) GCIH
8 3 (1.14%) GIAC
8 3 (1.14%) GSEC
8 3 (1.14%) SANS
9 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.38%) LPIC
10 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.98%) QA
2 10 (3.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 80 (30.30%) Docker
2 52 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 25 (9.47%) Hyper-V
5 21 (7.95%) Xen
6 17 (6.44%) KVM
7 13 (4.92%) Ceph
8 8 (3.03%) LXC
9 7 (2.65%) Btrfs
9 7 (2.65%) DRBD
9 7 (2.65%) Samba
10 6 (2.27%) NFS
11 5 (1.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.14%) vSphere
13 2 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.76%) StorNext
13 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.76%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 86 (32.58%) Ansible
2 58 (21.97%) Terraform
3 56 (21.21%) Puppet
4 53 (20.08%) Kubernetes
5 20 (7.58%) Nagios
6 15 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.79%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (3.03%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.27%) Capistrano
9 6 (2.27%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.27%) Kibana
9 6 (2.27%) Proxmox
10 5 (1.89%) Check_MK
10 5 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.52%) Cacti
11 4 (1.52%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.52%) Nmap
11 4 (1.52%) Packer
11 4 (1.52%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 71 (26.89%) Red Hat
2 62 (23.48%) VMware
3 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.85%) Oracle
5 22 (8.33%) Google
6 20 (7.58%) Cisco
7 10 (3.79%) Juniper
8 7 (2.65%) HP
9 6 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.27%) New Relic
10 5 (1.89%) Dell
10 5 (1.89%) Sophos
11 4 (1.52%) D-Link
11 4 (1.52%) Draytek
11 4 (1.52%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.14%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.14%) Citrix
13 2 (0.76%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (0.76%) EMC
13 2 (0.76%) Veeam