Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 493 484
Rank change year-on-year -39 -9 +54
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 785 933 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 2.28% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 692 826 903
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,025 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,625 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +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 35,212 40,839 44,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 25.03% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28,619 33,074 38,528
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -17 369 £60,000 -4.00% 80
South East -20 158 £52,500 +16.67% 24
North of England +28 93 £35,000 -12.50% 21
South West -3 77 £40,000 -11.11% 18
East of England +10 53 £70,000 +27.27% 26
Yorkshire +45 43 £32,500 -16.67% 5
North West -7 41 £40,000 - 13
Midlands -18 29 £40,000 +14.29% 10
West Midlands -17 18 £40,000 +14.29% 4
East Midlands +3 11 £42,500 +21.43% 6
North East -5 9 £42,500 +7.59% 3
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 785 (100.00%) Linux
2 408 (51.97%) Python
3 381 (48.54%) CentOS
4 332 (42.29%) DevOps
5 313 (39.87%) Ansible
6 312 (39.75%) Amazon AWS
7 298 (37.96%) Puppet
8 291 (37.07%) Red Hat
9 278 (35.41%) Windows
10 241 (30.70%) Bash Shell
11 239 (30.45%) Docker
12 216 (27.52%) Jenkins
13 206 (26.24%) VMware
14 200 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
15 198 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
16 189 (24.08%) Git (software)
17 177 (22.55%) Debian
18 167 (21.27%) MySQL
19 166 (21.15%) SQL
19 166 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
20 164 (20.89%) Ruby
21 159 (20.25%) Configuration Management
22 158 (20.13%) Java
23 155 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 149 (18.98%) Perl
25 147 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
26 140 (17.83%) PHP
27 136 (17.32%) Firewall
28 134 (17.07%) Terraform
29 132 (16.82%) Windows Server

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
1 130 (16.56%) Apache
2 86 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 64 (8.15%) nginx
4 61 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (4.97%) OpenStack
6 36 (4.59%) MS Exchange
7 29 (3.69%) IIS
8 27 (3.44%) Confluence
9 23 (2.93%) WordPress
10 20 (2.55%) WildFly
11 17 (2.17%) Apache Spark
12 16 (2.04%) Skype for Business
13 13 (1.66%) JBoss
14 11 (1.40%) SharePoint
15 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.76%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.64%) CloudStack
17 5 (0.64%) CMS
18 4 (0.51%) Drupal
18 4 (0.51%) Jupyter
Applications
1 25 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) Odoo
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 312 (39.75%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (11.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (8.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 58 (7.39%) SaaS
6 44 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (4.97%) GitHub
9 34 (4.33%) Office 365
10 29 (3.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 28 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
12 25 (3.18%) Amazon S3
13 20 (2.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 19 (2.42%) IaaS
14 19 (2.42%) Route 53
15 15 (1.91%) npm
16 12 (1.53%) Serverless
17 11 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 10 (1.27%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 136 (17.32%) Firewall
2 101 (12.87%) DNS
3 58 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 46 (5.86%) VPN
5 42 (5.35%) Internet
6 36 (4.59%) DHCP
7 32 (4.08%) SAN
8 30 (3.82%) SSH
8 30 (3.82%) VoIP
9 28 (3.57%) Network Security
10 26 (3.31%) HTTP
11 23 (2.93%) LAN
12 22 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (2.55%) VLAN
14 18 (2.29%) OpenVPN
14 18 (2.29%) SNMP
15 16 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (2.04%) Skype
16 14 (1.78%) OPNsense
17 12 (1.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (21.27%) MySQL
2 127 (16.18%) PostgreSQL
3 97 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 57 (7.26%) Big Data
5 53 (6.75%) NoSQL
5 53 (6.75%) Redis
6 39 (4.97%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.33%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 14 (1.78%) Event Store
11 11 (1.40%) Neo4j
11 11 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.27%) HBase
12 10 (1.27%) InfluxDB
12 10 (1.27%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 216 (27.52%) Jenkins
2 189 (24.08%) Git (software)
3 72 (9.17%) JIRA
4 56 (7.13%) Subversion
5 52 (6.62%) Vagrant
6 46 (5.86%) Maven
7 44 (5.61%) TeamCity
8 43 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (3.31%) Bitbucket
10 26 (3.31%) Gradle
11 21 (2.68%) Selenium
12 18 (2.29%) JUnit
13 17 (2.17%) Log4j
13 17 (2.17%) TestNG
14 16 (2.04%) gulp
14 16 (2.04%) Travis CI
15 15 (1.91%) Bower
15 15 (1.91%) Mocha
15 15 (1.91%) MSBuild
General
1 129 (16.43%) Finance
2 34 (4.33%) Banking
3 22 (2.80%) Games
4 20 (2.55%) Retail
5 18 (2.29%) Marketing
5 18 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.91%) Front Office
7 11 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.15%) Electronics
9 7 (0.89%) Law
9 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.64%) Arabic Language
10 5 (0.64%) French Language
10 5 (0.64%) Military
11 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (23.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 135 (17.20%) Linux Engineer
3 131 (16.69%) Developer
4 124 (15.80%) Administrator
5 107 (13.63%) Systems Administrator
6 90 (11.46%) Linux Administrator
7 81 (10.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 69 (8.79%) Systems Engineer
9 68 (8.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 53 (6.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 50 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 49 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
13 48 (6.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 46 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
15 41 (5.22%) Python Developer
16 39 (4.97%) Support Engineer
17 36 (4.59%) DevOps Administrator
18 34 (4.33%) Senior Developer
19 33 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
20 31 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.21%) HTML
2 85 (10.83%) Web Services
3 66 (8.41%) CSS
3 66 (8.41%) LAMP
4 57 (7.26%) Elastic Stack
5 54 (6.88%) .NET
6 53 (6.75%) jQuery
7 37 (4.71%) Ajax
7 37 (4.71%) Node.js
8 36 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 36 (4.59%) LDAP
9 33 (4.20%) LAPP Stack
9 33 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (4.20%) Spring
10 32 (4.08%) HTML5
11 31 (3.95%) REST
12 28 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
13 26 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
14 25 (3.18%) React
15 24 (3.06%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.92%) Linux Command Line
2 49 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.20%) Replication
5 32 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.95%) Clustering
7 30 (3.82%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.55%) Fintech
9 19 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.29%) Hedge funds
11 17 (2.17%) Management Information System
12 16 (2.04%) Derivative
12 16 (2.04%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.91%) Equities
13 15 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (1.40%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.40%) Robotics
15 8 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 785 (100.00%) Linux
2 381 (48.54%) CentOS
3 278 (35.41%) Windows
4 177 (22.55%) Debian
5 155 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 132 (16.82%) Windows Server
7 93 (11.85%) Unix
8 58 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (7.01%) Fedora
10 51 (6.50%) SUSE
11 50 (6.37%) Windows 10
12 48 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (4.59%) Solaris
14 31 (3.95%) Windows 7
15 29 (3.69%) Android
16 25 (3.18%) Windows 8
17 22 (2.80%) FreeBSD
18 19 (2.42%) openSUSE
19 16 (2.04%) AIX
20 15 (1.91%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (42.29%) DevOps
2 200 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (20.25%) Configuration Management
4 132 (16.82%) Open Source
5 106 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 90 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (10.32%) Software Engineering
9 63 (8.03%) ITIL
10 53 (6.75%) Deployment Automation
11 52 (6.62%) Microservices
12 51 (6.50%) High Availability
13 46 (5.86%) SDLC
14 42 (5.35%) Mentoring
15 40 (5.10%) Test Automation
16 39 (4.97%) E-Commerce
16 39 (4.97%) Scrum
17 36 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
18 35 (4.46%) Task Automation
18 35 (4.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 408 (51.97%) Python
2 241 (30.70%) Bash Shell
3 166 (21.15%) SQL
4 164 (20.89%) Ruby
5 158 (20.13%) Java
6 149 (18.98%) Perl
7 140 (17.83%) PHP
8 131 (16.69%) JavaScript
9 82 (10.45%) PowerShell
10 67 (8.54%) C++
11 64 (8.15%) C#
12 47 (5.99%) Shell Script
13 44 (5.61%) C
14 36 (4.59%) Go
15 24 (3.06%) Bourne shell
15 24 (3.06%) Korn
16 20 (2.55%) R
17 15 (1.91%) ES6
18 14 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (7.52%) Degree
2 32 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.80%) CCNA
5 20 (2.55%) CISSP
5 20 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.04%) LPIC
7 15 (1.91%) SSCP
8 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (1.27%) MCSE
9 10 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.15%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (1.02%) GIAC
11 8 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (1.02%) RHCE
11 8 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.22%) QA
2 18 (2.29%) SLA
3 16 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.15%) GDPR
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) GAMP
6 1 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 239 (30.45%) Docker
2 147 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (11.59%) Active Directory
4 54 (6.88%) Hyper-V
5 39 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (4.97%) vSphere
6 32 (4.08%) KVM
7 31 (3.95%) pfSense
7 31 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (3.82%) VirtualBox
9 29 (3.69%) NFS
10 28 (3.57%) iptables
11 26 (3.31%) Samba
12 24 (3.06%) Xen
13 9 (1.15%) HDFS
14 8 (1.02%) Ceph
15 7 (0.89%) LXC
16 6 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.64%) DRBD
17 5 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 313 (39.87%) Ansible
2 298 (37.96%) Puppet
3 198 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (17.07%) Terraform
5 119 (15.16%) ZABBIX
6 116 (14.78%) Kubernetes
7 69 (8.79%) Nagios
8 45 (5.73%) Packer
9 44 (5.61%) Salt
10 40 (5.10%) Docker Swarm
11 36 (4.59%) Kibana
12 31 (3.95%) logstash
13 23 (2.93%) Xymon
14 21 (2.68%) HAProxy
15 18 (2.29%) Cacti
16 17 (2.17%) Grafana
16 17 (2.17%) SCCM
16 17 (2.17%) vCenter Server
17 14 (1.78%) WSUS
18 13 (1.66%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 291 (37.07%) Red Hat
2 206 (26.24%) VMware
3 104 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 80 (10.19%) Cisco
5 79 (10.06%) Oracle
6 78 (9.94%) Google
7 40 (5.10%) SolarWinds
8 29 (3.69%) SaltStack
9 28 (3.57%) NetApp
9 28 (3.57%) Splunk
10 19 (2.42%) New Relic
11 15 (1.91%) EMC
11 15 (1.91%) IBM
12 14 (1.78%) Citrix
12 14 (1.78%) Cloudera
12 14 (1.78%) Hortonworks
12 14 (1.78%) PagerDuty
12 14 (1.78%) Remedy
13 13 (1.66%) Dell
14 11 (1.40%) Juniper