Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 578 511 508
Rank change year-on-year -67 -3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 484 796 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 2.31% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 397 698 818
England median annual salary £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.04% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.00% -

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 28,001 34,423 41,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.79% 23.26% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22,555 27,795 33,805
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 -75 193 £60,000 -4.00% 44
South East +39 120 £42,750 -18.57% 29
South West -8 66 £50,000 +12.36% 5
North of England -12 38 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Midlands +37 33 £42,000 -1.18% 14
East of England +18 32 £39,000 -27.44% 10
North West +20 27 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Midlands +46 21 £42,000 +6.33% 11
East Midlands +20 12 £46,250 -19.57% 3
Yorkshire +1 7 £35,000 +11.55% 6
North East +14 4 £48,750 - 7
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 484 (100.00%) Linux
2 270 (55.79%) CentOS
3 211 (43.60%) Windows
4 190 (39.26%) AWS
5 188 (38.84%) Python
6 178 (36.78%) Red Hat
7 155 (32.02%) DevOps
8 153 (31.61%) Bash Shell
9 133 (27.48%) Puppet
10 125 (25.83%) Docker
11 120 (24.79%) MySQL
12 119 (24.59%) Ansible
13 114 (23.55%) Debian
13 114 (23.55%) Git (software)
14 110 (22.73%) Azure
15 108 (22.31%) VMware
16 107 (22.11%) Firewall
17 102 (21.07%) JavaScript
17 102 (21.07%) Windows Server
18 100 (20.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 100 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
19 95 (19.63%) Microsoft
20 93 (19.21%) Cisco
21 88 (18.18%) DNS
22 87 (17.98%) Degree
23 85 (17.56%) PowerShell
23 85 (17.56%) TCP/IP
24 82 (16.94%) Active Directory
25 77 (15.91%) Kubernetes
26 71 (14.67%) VPN

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 64 (13.22%) MS Exchange
2 58 (11.98%) Apache
3 45 (9.30%) nginx
4 37 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (5.58%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.93%) OpenStack
7 18 (3.72%) Confluence
7 18 (3.72%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.72%) WordPress
8 17 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (3.10%) IIS
10 10 (2.07%) CMS
11 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.62%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.21%) Drupal
14 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.21%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 190 (39.26%) AWS
2 110 (22.73%) Azure
3 62 (12.81%) GCP
4 49 (10.12%) Office 365
5 28 (5.79%) SaaS
6 22 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (4.34%) GitHub
8 20 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (3.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (3.10%) Amazon S3
10 15 (3.10%) Serverless
11 11 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.07%) IaaS
13 9 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
13 9 (1.86%) npm
13 9 (1.86%) PaaS
14 7 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (1.45%) OpenShift
15 6 (1.24%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 107 (22.11%) Firewall
2 88 (18.18%) DNS
3 85 (17.56%) TCP/IP
4 71 (14.67%) VPN
5 55 (11.36%) HTTP
6 53 (10.95%) DHCP
7 49 (10.12%) SNMP
8 38 (7.85%) WAN
9 36 (7.44%) LAN
10 35 (7.23%) Wireless
11 34 (7.02%) VLAN
12 33 (6.82%) SMTP
13 31 (6.40%) SAN
14 29 (5.99%) Multicast
15 28 (5.79%) WLAN
16 27 (5.58%) IGMP
16 27 (5.58%) Structured Cabling
17 26 (5.37%) BGP
17 26 (5.37%) OSPF
18 20 (4.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.79%) MySQL
2 42 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (5.58%) SQL Server
4 26 (5.37%) Big Data
5 17 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.27%) MariaDB
7 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.86%) Redis
9 7 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.24%) InfluxDB
10 6 (1.24%) Ingres
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.62%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.41%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 114 (23.55%) Git (software)
2 68 (14.05%) Jenkins
3 64 (13.22%) JIRA
4 35 (7.23%) Subversion
5 27 (5.58%) Bitbucket
6 17 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (3.51%) GitLab
7 12 (2.48%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.07%) Vagrant
9 9 (1.86%) Gerrit
10 8 (1.65%) gulp
10 8 (1.65%) NetBeans
10 8 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.65%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.45%) CircleCI
12 6 (1.24%) Selenium
13 5 (1.03%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.03%) Postman
14 4 (0.83%) Robot Framework
14 4 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (11.98%) Finance
2 24 (4.96%) Retail
3 23 (4.75%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.89%) Marketing
6 13 (2.69%) Legal
7 12 (2.48%) Automotive
8 10 (2.07%) Law
9 9 (1.86%) Banking
10 7 (1.45%) Back Office
10 7 (1.45%) Electronics
10 7 (1.45%) Games
11 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.83%) Police
12 4 (0.83%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Local Government
14 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (18.39%) Administrator
2 87 (17.98%) Developer
3 84 (17.36%) Systems Administrator
4 71 (14.67%) Linux Engineer
5 66 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (5.58%) Linux Administrator
7 27 (5.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 26 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 26 (5.37%) Network Administrator
8 26 (5.37%) PHP Developer
8 26 (5.37%) Support Engineer
9 25 (5.17%) Linux Support
10 22 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 22 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 20 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
12 19 (3.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.72%) IT Engineer
14 16 (3.31%) Analyst
14 16 (3.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (13.64%) LAMP
2 63 (13.02%) HTML
3 52 (10.74%) CSS
4 43 (8.88%) jQuery
5 39 (8.06%) Node.js
6 34 (7.02%) LDAP
7 31 (6.40%) Web Services
8 27 (5.58%) REST
9 26 (5.37%) Elastic Stack
10 25 (5.17%) HTML5
10 25 (5.17%) XML
11 22 (4.55%) Sass
12 21 (4.34%) React
12 21 (4.34%) SOAP
13 20 (4.13%) AngularJS
14 19 (3.93%) JSON
15 18 (3.72%) 802.1X
16 17 (3.51%) RESTful
16 17 (3.51%) Vue.js
17 16 (3.31%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 40 (8.26%) Linux Command Line
3 39 (8.06%) Public Cloud
4 38 (7.85%) Clustering
5 33 (6.82%) Replication
6 27 (5.58%) IPTV
6 27 (5.58%) MPEG
6 27 (5.58%) Video\Live Streaming
7 26 (5.37%) Data Centre
8 21 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (3.51%) Smartphone
10 14 (2.89%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.89%) User Experience
10 14 (2.89%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.86%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.86%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.65%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.24%) BBC
14 6 (1.24%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 484 (100.00%) Linux
2 270 (55.79%) CentOS
3 211 (43.60%) Windows
4 114 (23.55%) Debian
5 102 (21.07%) Windows Server
6 100 (20.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (8.26%) Windows 10
8 38 (7.85%) Unix
9 35 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (6.61%) Fedora
11 27 (5.58%) Solaris
12 26 (5.37%) SUSE
12 26 (5.37%) Windows 7
13 16 (3.31%) Mac OS
14 10 (2.07%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (1.03%) Android
16 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.02%) DevOps
2 100 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (13.22%) Computer Science
4 58 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
5 57 (11.78%) Open Source
6 56 (11.57%) Configuration Management
7 55 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 55 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 50 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (8.68%) Test Automation
11 40 (8.26%) High Availability
12 34 (7.02%) Project Delivery
13 32 (6.61%) ITIL
14 31 (6.40%) Infrastructure as Code
14 31 (6.40%) Web Development
15 28 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (5.58%) TDD
16 27 (5.58%) Time Management
17 26 (5.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 188 (38.84%) Python
2 153 (31.61%) Bash Shell
3 102 (21.07%) JavaScript
4 85 (17.56%) PowerShell
5 68 (14.05%) PHP
6 65 (13.43%) Java
6 65 (13.43%) SQL
7 49 (10.12%) Ruby
8 46 (9.50%) Perl
9 36 (7.44%) C++
10 33 (6.82%) C
11 31 (6.40%) Go
12 26 (5.37%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.51%) C#
14 7 (1.45%) Scala
15 6 (1.24%) PHP 7
16 5 (1.03%) Groovy
16 5 (1.03%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.83%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 87 (17.98%) Degree
2 49 (10.12%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.68%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (6.20%) CCNP
6 28 (5.79%) SC Cleared
7 24 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (4.13%) CCNA
9 17 (3.51%) RHCE
10 11 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.27%) MCSA
11 10 (2.07%) CCDP
11 10 (2.07%) MCSE
12 5 (1.03%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.83%) Linux+ Certification
13 4 (0.83%) RHCA
14 3 (0.62%) GIAC
14 3 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.69%) QA
2 12 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.45%) SLA
4 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.83%) GDPR
6 2 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.41%) NCSC
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 125 (25.83%) Docker
2 82 (16.94%) Active Directory
3 71 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (5.37%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.37%) vSphere
6 24 (4.96%) KVM
7 22 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (4.13%) Xen
9 16 (3.31%) DRBD
10 13 (2.69%) NFS
11 12 (2.48%) Samba
12 10 (2.07%) GlusterFS
13 8 (1.65%) iptables
13 8 (1.65%) VirtualBox
14 7 (1.45%) VMware NSX
15 6 (1.24%) pfSense
16 5 (1.03%) oVirt
16 5 (1.03%) XenApp
16 5 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 133 (27.48%) Puppet
2 119 (24.59%) Ansible
3 77 (15.91%) Kubernetes
4 63 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (12.40%) Nagios
6 56 (11.57%) Terraform
7 51 (10.54%) ZABBIX
8 23 (4.75%) WSUS
9 15 (3.10%) Grafana
9 15 (3.10%) Red Hat Satellite
10 14 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 14 (2.89%) yum
11 13 (2.69%) Icinga
11 13 (2.69%) SCCM
12 12 (2.48%) Packer
12 12 (2.48%) Prometheus
13 10 (2.07%) Galera Cluster
13 10 (2.07%) Kibana
13 10 (2.07%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 178 (36.78%) Red Hat
2 108 (22.31%) VMware
3 95 (19.63%) Microsoft
4 93 (19.21%) Cisco
5 53 (10.95%) Google
6 39 (8.06%) Dell
7 22 (4.55%) HP
8 15 (3.10%) SolarWinds
9 14 (2.89%) Citrix
10 12 (2.48%) NetApp
10 12 (2.48%) Oracle
10 12 (2.48%) Percona
10 12 (2.48%) SonicWALL
11 11 (2.27%) Apple
11 11 (2.27%) Juniper
11 11 (2.27%) SaltStack
12 10 (2.07%) EMC
12 10 (2.07%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (1.86%) Meraki
14 8 (1.65%) EqualLogic