Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 558 503 500
Rank change year-on-year -55 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 749 940 1,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 2.28% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 681 854 976
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 36,329 41,257 47,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.02% 24.91% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29,389 33,760 40,802
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,497 £24,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -55 376 £60,000 - 51
South East -26 166 £50,000 +11.11% 21
North of England +46 78 £40,000 +6.67% 13
South West -12 62 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Yorkshire +47 34 £35,000 -9.68% 2
East of England +22 34 £67,500 +35.00% 18
North West +11 32 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Midlands -28 29 £40,000 +14.29% 7
West Midlands -6 21 £40,000 +14.29% 3
North East -10 12 £41,250 +8.55% 2
East Midlands +1 8 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 749 (100.00%) Linux
2 366 (48.87%) Python
3 340 (45.39%) DevOps
4 319 (42.59%) Ansible
4 319 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
5 315 (42.06%) CentOS
6 287 (38.32%) Puppet
7 263 (35.11%) Red Hat
8 239 (31.91%) Docker
9 238 (31.78%) Windows
10 220 (29.37%) Jenkins
11 209 (27.90%) Bash Shell
12 206 (27.50%) VMware
13 189 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
14 187 (24.97%) Git (software)
15 185 (24.70%) Debian
16 181 (24.17%) MySQL
17 175 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 159 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
19 145 (19.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 145 (19.36%) Perl
20 143 (19.09%) SQL
21 142 (18.96%) PostgreSQL
22 136 (18.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 134 (17.89%) Apache
24 133 (17.76%) Firewall
25 130 (17.36%) Configuration Management
25 130 (17.36%) PHP
25 130 (17.36%) Terraform
26 122 (16.29%) Ruby

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
1 134 (17.89%) Apache
2 70 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 66 (8.81%) nginx
4 62 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (5.34%) OpenStack
6 30 (4.01%) Confluence
7 21 (2.80%) Apache Spark
7 21 (2.80%) IIS
8 19 (2.54%) MS Exchange
9 16 (2.14%) JBoss
10 15 (2.00%) WordPress
11 12 (1.60%) WildFly
12 9 (1.20%) Skype for Business
13 8 (1.07%) CMS
14 7 (0.93%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.80%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.67%) CloudStack
16 5 (0.67%) Drupal
17 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
17 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (0.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 319 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (9.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (7.88%) SaaS
5 55 (7.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 51 (6.81%) GitHub
7 50 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (4.67%) Amazon ELB
9 31 (4.14%) Office 365
10 29 (3.87%) IaaS
11 26 (3.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 26 (3.47%) Amazon S3
11 26 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (3.07%) npm
13 22 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (2.94%) Route 53
14 15 (2.00%) Datadog
15 14 (1.87%) Serverless
16 13 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (17.76%) Firewall
2 84 (11.21%) DNS
3 60 (8.01%) TCP/IP
4 50 (6.68%) VPN
5 38 (5.07%) Internet
6 35 (4.67%) SSH
7 29 (3.87%) DHCP
7 29 (3.87%) Network Security
8 28 (3.74%) HTTP
9 25 (3.34%) SAN
10 23 (3.07%) LAN
11 21 (2.80%) SNMP
12 20 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (2.54%) VLAN
14 18 (2.40%) OpenVPN
15 17 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (2.14%) VoIP
17 14 (1.87%) OPNsense
18 12 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
19 11 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (24.17%) MySQL
2 142 (18.96%) PostgreSQL
3 97 (12.95%) SQL Server
4 72 (9.61%) Redis
5 57 (7.61%) NoSQL
6 45 (6.01%) MongoDB
7 42 (5.61%) Big Data
8 30 (4.01%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 26 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (3.20%) Hadoop
12 18 (2.40%) Event Store
13 14 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.20%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.20%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.07%) MariaDB
16 7 (0.93%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.93%) InfluxDB
16 7 (0.93%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.80%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 220 (29.37%) Jenkins
2 187 (24.97%) Git (software)
3 64 (8.54%) JIRA
4 57 (7.61%) Vagrant
5 43 (5.74%) Subversion
6 42 (5.61%) TeamCity
7 38 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 31 (4.14%) Maven
10 24 (3.20%) Bitbucket
11 22 (2.94%) gulp
12 21 (2.80%) Bower
12 21 (2.80%) Cucumber
12 21 (2.80%) Mocha
12 21 (2.80%) Selenium
13 19 (2.54%) Travis CI
14 18 (2.40%) Gradle
15 17 (2.27%) WiX
16 16 (2.14%) GitLab
17 15 (2.00%) MSBuild
General
1 115 (15.35%) Finance
2 38 (5.07%) Banking
3 24 (3.20%) Retail
4 22 (2.94%) Games
5 17 (2.27%) Marketing
6 14 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.93%) Front Office
8 5 (0.67%) Arabic Language
8 5 (0.67%) French Language
8 5 (0.67%) Law
8 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.40%) Automotive
9 3 (0.40%) Electronics
9 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.40%) Legal
9 3 (0.40%) Military
9 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 179 (23.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 149 (19.89%) Linux Engineer
3 132 (17.62%) Administrator
4 121 (16.15%) Developer
5 111 (14.82%) Systems Administrator
6 95 (12.68%) Linux Administrator
7 84 (11.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 77 (10.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 67 (8.95%) Systems Engineer
10 63 (8.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 46 (6.14%) AWS DevOps
12 45 (6.01%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 43 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
14 40 (5.34%) Python Developer
15 37 (4.94%) DevOps Administrator
16 36 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (4.67%) Support Engineer
18 32 (4.27%) Senior Developer
19 31 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
19 31 (4.14%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.95%) HTML
2 69 (9.21%) Web Services
3 67 (8.95%) LAMP
4 60 (8.01%) Elastic Stack
5 56 (7.48%) CSS
6 47 (6.28%) RabbitMQ
7 44 (5.87%) jQuery
8 41 (5.47%) LDAP
9 38 (5.07%) .NET
10 37 (4.94%) REST
11 35 (4.67%) Ajax
12 34 (4.54%) Node.js
13 31 (4.14%) HTML5
14 30 (4.01%) AngularJS
15 28 (3.74%) LEMP Stack
16 26 (3.47%) Middleware
16 26 (3.47%) Spring
17 25 (3.34%) LAPP Stack
17 25 (3.34%) Ruby on Rails
18 23 (3.07%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.68%) Linux Command Line
2 47 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.14%) Replication
4 39 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 28 (3.74%) Clustering
6 24 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.80%) Fintech
8 21 (2.80%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 16 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.74%) Robotics
12 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.07%) Eurex
15 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.93%) Derivative
16 7 (0.93%) Equities
16 7 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 749 (100.00%) Linux
2 315 (42.06%) CentOS
3 238 (31.78%) Windows
4 185 (24.70%) Debian
5 136 (18.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 96 (12.82%) Windows Server
7 95 (12.68%) Unix
8 51 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (6.54%) Fedora
10 43 (5.74%) SUSE
11 38 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (4.27%) Windows 10
13 28 (3.74%) Solaris
14 21 (2.80%) Android
15 20 (2.67%) FreeBSD
16 17 (2.27%) AIX
17 16 (2.14%) DC/OS
18 15 (2.00%) Mac OS
18 15 (2.00%) Windows 7
19 14 (1.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (45.39%) DevOps
2 159 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (17.36%) Configuration Management
4 113 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (14.95%) Open Source
6 96 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (9.88%) Deployment Automation
8 67 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 57 (7.61%) ITIL
9 57 (7.61%) Software Engineering
10 49 (6.54%) Microservices
11 48 (6.41%) SDLC
12 44 (5.87%) High Availability
13 42 (5.61%) Test Automation
14 40 (5.34%) Scrum
15 36 (4.81%) TDD
16 35 (4.67%) Load Balancing
17 33 (4.41%) Analytics
17 33 (4.41%) Migration
17 33 (4.41%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 366 (48.87%) Python
2 209 (27.90%) Bash Shell
3 145 (19.36%) Perl
4 143 (19.09%) SQL
5 130 (17.36%) PHP
6 122 (16.29%) Ruby
7 120 (16.02%) Java
8 110 (14.69%) JavaScript
9 69 (9.21%) PowerShell
10 62 (8.28%) Shell Script
11 56 (7.48%) C#
12 40 (5.34%) C++
13 38 (5.07%) C
14 31 (4.14%) Go
15 21 (2.80%) ES6
15 21 (2.80%) T-SQL
16 18 (2.40%) Bourne shell
16 18 (2.40%) Korn
17 11 (1.47%) R
18 5 (0.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 44 (5.87%) Degree
2 31 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.07%) CISSP
4 19 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.40%) CCNA
6 16 (2.14%) LPIC
7 15 (2.00%) SSCP
8 13 (1.74%) AWS Certification
8 13 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.34%) ISEB
11 8 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.93%) MCSE
12 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
14 5 (0.67%) GIAC
14 5 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.47%) QA
2 27 (3.60%) GCP
3 16 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.74%) SLA
5 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.40%) GDPR
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 239 (31.91%) Docker
2 145 (19.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (11.08%) Active Directory
4 63 (8.41%) Hyper-V
5 43 (5.74%) KVM
6 38 (5.07%) vSphere
7 33 (4.41%) iptables
8 32 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (3.74%) VirtualBox
10 23 (3.07%) Samba
11 22 (2.94%) NFS
12 17 (2.27%) pfSense
13 15 (2.00%) Xen
14 10 (1.34%) LXC
15 9 (1.20%) Ceph
15 9 (1.20%) QEMU
16 6 (0.80%) XenServer
17 5 (0.67%) DRBD
17 5 (0.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 319 (42.59%) Ansible
2 287 (38.32%) Puppet
3 189 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (17.36%) Terraform
5 107 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 96 (12.82%) Kubernetes
7 64 (8.54%) Nagios
8 45 (6.01%) Packer
9 41 (5.47%) Docker Swarm
10 30 (4.01%) Salt
11 29 (3.87%) Kibana
12 26 (3.47%) HAProxy
12 26 (3.47%) logstash
13 23 (3.07%) Xymon
14 20 (2.67%) Cacti
14 20 (2.67%) SCCM
15 17 (2.27%) Grafana
16 11 (1.47%) Prometheus
16 11 (1.47%) WSUS
17 10 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 263 (35.11%) Red Hat
2 206 (27.50%) VMware
3 104 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 77 (10.28%) Cisco
5 71 (9.48%) Google
6 57 (7.61%) Oracle
7 37 (4.94%) SolarWinds
8 25 (3.34%) NetApp
8 25 (3.34%) New Relic
8 25 (3.34%) SaltStack
9 22 (2.94%) IBM
9 22 (2.94%) Splunk
10 20 (2.67%) Juniper
11 16 (2.14%) HP
11 16 (2.14%) Percona
12 15 (2.00%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.87%) Capita
13 14 (1.87%) PagerDuty
14 13 (1.74%) Blue Prism
14 13 (1.74%) Veeam