Period
to 21 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 633 477 553
Rank change year-on-year -156 +76 -71
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 376 864 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 2.64% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 308 750 688
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,975 £27,850
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,375
UK median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.38% +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 25,395 32,756 40,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.22% 23.31% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,552 26,451 33,331
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £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% +3.45%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -95 170 £55,000 -8.33% 47
South East +24 73 £40,000 -23.81% 41
South West -22 61 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Midlands +41 34 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North of England -19 23 £37,500 +15.38% 17
East Midlands +43 20 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East of England -9 16 £52,500 - 14
West Midlands +30 14 £43,750 -7.89% 6
Yorkshire +11 12 £35,500 +18.33% 7
North West +24 11 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 376 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (48.94%) CentOS
3 173 (46.01%) Windows
4 157 (41.76%) AWS
5 156 (41.49%) Python
6 142 (37.77%) Red Hat
7 134 (35.64%) DevOps
8 130 (34.57%) Bash Shell
9 109 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (27.39%) Ansible
11 98 (26.06%) Docker
11 98 (26.06%) VMware
11 98 (26.06%) Puppet
12 89 (23.67%) Git (software)
13 82 (21.81%) Debian
14 80 (21.28%) JavaScript
14 80 (21.28%) Azure
15 79 (21.01%) MySQL
16 76 (20.21%) Microsoft
16 76 (20.21%) Firewall
17 75 (19.95%) Kubernetes
17 75 (19.95%) Windows Server
18 73 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 72 (19.15%) PowerShell
20 67 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 62 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 58 (15.43%) TCP/IP
23 57 (15.16%) Active Directory
24 56 (14.89%) Degree
25 55 (14.63%) SQL

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 52 (13.83%) Apache
2 38 (10.11%) nginx
3 31 (8.24%) MS Exchange
4 20 (5.32%) Confluence
4 20 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 19 (5.05%) OpenStack
6 17 (4.52%) WordPress
7 13 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.66%) IIS
10 7 (1.86%) CMS
11 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.27%) Headless CMS
14 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.53%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 157 (41.76%) AWS
2 80 (21.28%) Azure
3 34 (9.04%) GCP
4 31 (8.24%) SaaS
5 23 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (5.05%) Office 365
7 17 (4.52%) GitHub
7 17 (4.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (3.19%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.66%) npm
12 9 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.86%) Serverless
14 6 (1.60%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 6 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.60%) IaaS
15 4 (1.06%) PaaS
16 3 (0.80%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.80%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 76 (20.21%) Firewall
2 58 (15.43%) TCP/IP
3 49 (13.03%) DNS
4 36 (9.57%) VPN
5 35 (9.31%) HTTP
6 34 (9.04%) DHCP
7 31 (8.24%) SAN
8 26 (6.91%) SNMP
9 24 (6.38%) VLAN
10 21 (5.59%) WAN
11 18 (4.79%) LAN
11 18 (4.79%) Wireless
12 16 (4.26%) DMZ
12 16 (4.26%) WLAN
13 15 (3.99%) Multicast
13 15 (3.99%) SMTP
14 13 (3.46%) BGP
14 13 (3.46%) IGMP
14 13 (3.46%) OSPF
14 13 (3.46%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.01%) MySQL
2 31 (8.24%) Big Data
3 15 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.46%) MariaDB
4 13 (3.46%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.13%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.33%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.33%) InfluxDB
9 5 (1.33%) Ingres
10 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.06%) Redis
11 2 (0.53%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 89 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.83%) JIRA
3 45 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.38%) Subversion
5 18 (4.79%) Bitbucket
6 17 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (3.46%) GitLab
8 12 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.66%) NetBeans
10 9 (2.39%) Selenium
10 9 (2.39%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.13%) gulp
12 7 (1.86%) CircleCI
12 7 (1.86%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.60%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.60%) Postman
14 5 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.06%) Gradle
15 4 (1.06%) Maven
15 4 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (13.30%) Finance
2 35 (9.31%) Retail
3 24 (6.38%) Public Sector
4 23 (6.12%) Legal
5 17 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.46%) Automotive
7 11 (2.93%) Marketing
8 9 (2.39%) Banking
9 7 (1.86%) Electronics
10 6 (1.60%) Law
10 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.60%) Police
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (19.41%) Developer
2 55 (14.63%) Administrator
2 55 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
3 49 (13.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (10.90%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (5.59%) PHP Developer
8 20 (5.32%) Analyst
8 20 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
9 18 (4.79%) IT Engineer
9 18 (4.79%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.52%) Architect
10 17 (4.52%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (3.72%) Junior
11 14 (3.72%) Linux Support
11 14 (3.72%) Network Administrator
11 14 (3.72%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.10%) LAMP
2 49 (13.03%) HTML
3 41 (10.90%) CSS
4 34 (9.04%) React
5 32 (8.51%) Web Services
6 28 (7.45%) HTML5
6 28 (7.45%) Node.js
7 27 (7.18%) REST
8 23 (6.12%) jQuery
9 22 (5.85%) SOAP
10 21 (5.59%) Elastic Stack
10 21 (5.59%) Sass
11 18 (4.79%) LDAP
12 17 (4.52%) AngularJS
13 16 (4.26%) RESTful
14 13 (3.46%) Vue.js
15 12 (3.19%) Laravel
15 12 (3.19%) Spring
16 10 (2.66%) JSON
16 10 (2.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.17%) Public Cloud
2 36 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 32 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.24%) Linux Command Line
4 31 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.32%) Clustering
6 18 (4.79%) Replication
6 18 (4.79%) User Experience
7 15 (3.99%) Video\Live Streaming
8 14 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (3.46%) IPTV
9 13 (3.46%) MPEG
10 8 (2.13%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.13%) Eurex
11 7 (1.86%) Reinsurance
12 6 (1.60%) BBC
12 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 376 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (48.94%) CentOS
3 173 (46.01%) Windows
4 82 (21.81%) Debian
5 75 (19.95%) Windows Server
6 67 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (7.98%) Unix
9 25 (6.65%) Fedora
10 13 (3.46%) Solaris
11 10 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (2.39%) FreeBSD
12 9 (2.39%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.13%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.86%) SUSE
15 5 (1.33%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (1.06%) Android
16 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (35.64%) DevOps
2 109 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 49 (13.03%) Configuration Management
5 44 (11.70%) Open Source
5 44 (11.70%) Software Engineering
6 40 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 36 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (9.31%) Computer Science
9 33 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (7.71%) Scrum
12 27 (7.18%) Project Delivery
13 25 (6.65%) ITIL
14 24 (6.38%) Task Automation
15 23 (6.12%) Patch Management
16 22 (5.85%) MVC
16 22 (5.85%) OO
17 20 (5.32%) High Availability
17 20 (5.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (41.49%) Python
2 130 (34.57%) Bash Shell
3 80 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 72 (19.15%) PowerShell
5 55 (14.63%) SQL
6 53 (14.10%) PHP
7 50 (13.30%) Java
8 41 (10.90%) C
9 36 (9.57%) Ruby
10 33 (8.78%) C++
11 31 (8.24%) Go
11 31 (8.24%) Perl
11 31 (8.24%) Shell Script
12 18 (4.79%) C#
13 8 (2.13%) PHP 7
14 7 (1.86%) Scala
15 5 (1.33%) Groovy
15 5 (1.33%) Java 8
15 5 (1.33%) Korn
15 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (14.89%) Degree
2 54 (14.36%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (6.65%) SC Cleared
5 22 (5.85%) CCNA
6 20 (5.32%) MCSE
7 17 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (4.52%) DV Cleared
8 16 (4.26%) RHCE
9 14 (3.72%) CISSP
9 14 (3.72%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (3.72%) GIAC
9 14 (3.72%) Linux+ Certification
9 14 (3.72%) Network+ Certification
9 14 (3.72%) SANS
9 14 (3.72%) SSCP
10 9 (2.39%) CCNP
11 6 (1.60%) MCSA
12 2 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.26%) QA
2 6 (1.60%) Government Security Classifications
2 6 (1.60%) NCSC
3 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.80%) GDPR
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) JTAG
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (26.06%) Docker
2 73 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (15.16%) Active Directory
4 28 (7.45%) Xen
5 27 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (5.59%) KVM
6 21 (5.59%) NFS
7 19 (5.05%) Hyper-V
8 17 (4.52%) Samba
9 14 (3.72%) VirtualBox
10 13 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.19%) vSphere
12 7 (1.86%) iptables
13 4 (1.06%) VMware NSX
13 4 (1.06%) XenApp
13 4 (1.06%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.80%) Btrfs
14 3 (0.80%) Ceph
14 3 (0.80%) DRBD
14 3 (0.80%) LXC
Systems Management
1 103 (27.39%) Ansible
2 98 (26.06%) Puppet
3 75 (19.95%) Kubernetes
4 52 (13.83%) Nagios
5 49 (13.03%) ZABBIX
6 46 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (10.90%) Terraform
8 30 (7.98%) WSUS
9 16 (4.26%) OpenNMS
9 16 (4.26%) SCOM
10 15 (3.99%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (3.99%) Grafana
10 15 (3.99%) SCCM
10 15 (3.99%) yum
11 14 (3.72%) Red Hat Satellite
11 14 (3.72%) vCenter Server
12 13 (3.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (2.66%) cPanel
13 10 (2.66%) Icinga
13 10 (2.66%) Plesk
Vendors
1 142 (37.77%) Red Hat
2 98 (26.06%) VMware
3 76 (20.21%) Microsoft
4 54 (14.36%) Cisco
5 43 (11.44%) Google
6 31 (8.24%) Dell
7 29 (7.71%) NetApp
8 17 (4.52%) HP
8 17 (4.52%) SolarWinds
9 14 (3.72%) Cloudera
9 14 (3.72%) EMC
9 14 (3.72%) Hortonworks
9 14 (3.72%) SonicWALL
10 12 (3.19%) SaltStack
11 11 (2.93%) Oracle
12 9 (2.39%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.39%) Citrix
13 8 (2.13%) Fidessa
13 8 (2.13%) Juniper
13 8 (2.13%) Trayport