Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 567 448 570
Rank change year-on-year -119 +122 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 461 224 604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.39% 2.37% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 258 190 489
10th Percentile £26,025 £32,500 £30,700
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24% -6.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £81,500
UK median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% -9.52%

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 19,325 9,435 29,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.84% 21.34% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13,684 7,949 23,909
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,461 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
South West -8 131 £40,000 -15.79% 12
London -222 117 £72,500 +11.54% 36
South East -117 94 £40,000 -27.27% 16
Midlands -89 54 £60,000 +9.09% 14
North of England -106 49 £50,000 +11.11% 12
West Midlands -73 39 £61,000 +10.91% 10
North West -73 23 £54,000 -8.09% 9
East Midlands -67 15 £46,000 -23.33% 4
North East -25 14 £33,500 -36.19% 3
Yorkshire -98 12 £60,000 +36.36%
East of England -100 8 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 461 (100.00%) Linux
2 251 (54.45%) Python
3 243 (52.71%) AWS
4 211 (45.77%) DevOps
5 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (38.39%) JavaScript
7 164 (35.57%) Azure
8 152 (32.97%) CentOS
9 144 (31.24%) Docker
10 134 (29.07%) Security Cleared
11 133 (28.85%) PostgreSQL
12 131 (28.42%) CSS
13 119 (25.81%) Windows
14 118 (25.60%) Git (software)
15 116 (25.16%) Ansible
16 113 (24.51%) React
17 108 (23.43%) Software Engineering
18 107 (23.21%) MySQL
19 98 (21.26%) Bash Shell
20 96 (20.82%) QGIS
21 95 (20.61%) Firewall
22 92 (19.96%) HTTP
22 92 (19.96%) Kubernetes
23 89 (19.31%) GIS
24 88 (19.09%) Leaflet
24 88 (19.09%) GeoServer
24 88 (19.09%) OpenLayers
25 85 (18.44%) PHP
26 84 (18.22%) PowerShell
27 79 (17.14%) Puppet

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 88 (19.09%) GeoServer
2 49 (10.63%) nginx
3 37 (8.03%) Apache
4 29 (6.29%) Confluence
4 29 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (6.29%) MS Exchange
5 21 (4.56%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.34%) ArcGIS
6 20 (4.34%) CMS
6 20 (4.34%) WordPress
7 15 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 11 (2.39%) JBoss
10 5 (1.08%) Jetty
11 4 (0.87%) IIS
11 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 26 (5.64%) Magento
2 11 (2.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 243 (52.71%) AWS
2 164 (35.57%) Azure
3 46 (9.98%) GCP
4 35 (7.59%) Amazon S3
5 30 (6.51%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (5.21%) GitHub
7 19 (4.12%) SaaS
8 17 (3.69%) Microsoft 365
9 16 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (3.25%) Amazon EKS
11 14 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (2.82%) Serverless
13 12 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (1.95%) CloudFront
15 9 (1.95%) Datadog
15 9 (1.95%) Slack
16 7 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (20.61%) Firewall
2 92 (19.96%) HTTP
3 59 (12.80%) DNS
4 57 (12.36%) VPN
5 48 (10.41%) DHCP
6 28 (6.07%) SSH
7 25 (5.42%) OSPF
8 24 (5.21%) VLAN
9 22 (4.77%) IPv4
10 18 (3.90%) TCP/IP
11 16 (3.47%) Network Security
12 11 (2.39%) SAN
12 11 (2.39%) SSL
13 10 (2.17%) FIX Connectivity
14 9 (1.95%) DMZ
14 9 (1.95%) WAN
15 8 (1.74%) Broadband
15 8 (1.74%) LAN
16 7 (1.52%) 5G
16 7 (1.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (28.85%) PostgreSQL
2 107 (23.21%) MySQL
3 96 (20.82%) QGIS
4 89 (19.31%) GIS
5 23 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
6 20 (4.34%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.69%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.82%) Redis
9 11 (2.39%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.08%) InfluxDB
13 4 (0.87%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.65%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.65%) Tableau
14 3 (0.65%) Tableau Server
15 2 (0.43%) OpenStack Swift
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 118 (25.60%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.20%) JIRA
3 36 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 29 (6.29%) Bitbucket
5 16 (3.47%) Subversion
6 14 (3.04%) GitLab
7 8 (1.74%) Maven
8 7 (1.52%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.87%) Spinnaker
10 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.87%) webpack
11 3 (0.65%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.65%) JUnit
11 3 (0.65%) PhpStorm
11 3 (0.65%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.65%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.43%) Postman
General
1 60 (13.02%) Finance
2 41 (8.89%) Social Skills
3 30 (6.51%) Public Sector
4 27 (5.86%) Legal
5 25 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.56%) Banking
7 17 (3.69%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.74%) Law
9 6 (1.30%) Marketing
10 5 (1.08%) Advertising
10 5 (1.08%) Games
10 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (0.87%) Electronics
11 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Retail
13 2 (0.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.43%) International Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (24.30%) Developer
2 78 (16.92%) Software Engineer
3 51 (11.06%) PHP Developer
4 45 (9.76%) Administrator
5 40 (8.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (7.59%) Analyst
7 35 (7.59%) Architect
7 35 (7.59%) Support Analyst
8 31 (6.72%) Applications Support
8 31 (6.72%) Applications Support Analyst
9 30 (6.51%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (6.51%) Python Developer
10 25 (5.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 24 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.99%) Cloud Engineer
13 21 (4.56%) AWS Engineer
13 21 (4.56%) GIS Support
13 21 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (4.56%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (28.42%) CSS
2 113 (24.51%) React
3 88 (19.09%) Leaflet
3 88 (19.09%) OpenLayers
4 63 (13.67%) HTML
5 49 (10.63%) Web Services
6 47 (10.20%) Django
7 35 (7.59%) Laravel
7 35 (7.59%) LEMP Stack
8 34 (7.38%) LAMP
8 34 (7.38%) Node.js
9 30 (6.51%) REST
10 26 (5.64%) Flask
11 24 (5.21%) Symfony
12 21 (4.56%) Zend Framework
13 20 (4.34%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (4.12%) PostGIS
14 19 (4.12%) Vue.js
15 18 (3.90%) JSON
16 17 (3.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (4.99%) Public Cloud
4 19 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.39%) NHS
7 11 (2.39%) User Experience
8 10 (2.17%) Eurex
9 8 (1.74%) Legacy Code
10 7 (1.52%) Clustering
10 7 (1.52%) Social Media
11 6 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
13 4 (0.87%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 461 (100.00%) Linux
2 152 (32.97%) CentOS
3 119 (25.81%) Windows
4 77 (16.70%) Windows Server
5 67 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (12.58%) Windows Server 2016
7 52 (11.28%) Debian
8 39 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (8.03%) Windows Server 2019
10 35 (7.59%) Unix
11 17 (3.69%) Solaris
12 14 (3.04%) SUSE
13 13 (2.82%) CoreOS
13 13 (2.82%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.87%) Android
14 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.43%) AIX
16 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (45.77%) DevOps
2 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (23.43%) Software Engineering
4 68 (14.75%) Configuration Management
5 50 (10.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 48 (10.41%) ITIL
7 47 (10.20%) Full Stack Development
8 46 (9.98%) Infrastructure as Code
8 46 (9.98%) Scrum
9 43 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (8.89%) Machine Learning
11 38 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (7.59%) Computer Science
14 32 (6.94%) Data Science
15 31 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 31 (6.72%) Migration
16 29 (6.29%) Web Development
17 27 (5.86%) Open Source
18 23 (4.99%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 251 (54.45%) Python
2 177 (38.39%) JavaScript
3 98 (21.26%) Bash Shell
4 85 (18.44%) PHP
5 84 (18.22%) PowerShell
6 62 (13.45%) Java
7 46 (9.98%) SQL
8 28 (6.07%) C++
9 27 (5.86%) Perl
10 19 (4.12%) Ruby
11 13 (2.82%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.60%) Go
13 11 (2.39%) Groovy
13 11 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.74%) C#
15 7 (1.52%) CFML
16 5 (1.08%) Scala
17 4 (0.87%) C
18 3 (0.65%) ES6
18 3 (0.65%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 134 (29.07%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.34%) Degree
3 19 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.52%) MCSA
7 5 (1.08%) MCITP
8 4 (0.87%) CCNA
8 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.87%) MCDST
8 4 (0.87%) MCP
8 4 (0.87%) MCSE
9 3 (0.65%) CCNP
9 3 (0.65%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.65%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.43%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.08%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.22%) NCSC
5 1 (0.22%) NIST
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (31.24%) Docker
2 48 (10.41%) Active Directory
3 44 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.08%) iptables
7 4 (0.87%) vCloud
7 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.65%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.43%) Ceph
9 2 (0.43%) Firmware
9 2 (0.43%) KVM
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.43%) Postfix
9 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.43%) vSphere
9 2 (0.43%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.22%) pfSense
10 1 (0.22%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 116 (25.16%) Ansible
2 92 (19.96%) Kubernetes
3 79 (17.14%) Puppet
4 77 (16.70%) Terraform
5 31 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.47%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (2.39%) HAProxy
8 10 (2.17%) Nagios
9 9 (1.95%) Rundeck
10 8 (1.74%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.74%) Rancher
11 6 (1.30%) Icinga
11 6 (1.30%) logstash
12 5 (1.08%) Packer
13 4 (0.87%) Kibana
13 4 (0.87%) Opsgenie
13 4 (0.87%) Salt
14 3 (0.65%) Bacula
14 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.65%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 77 (16.70%) Red Hat
2 72 (15.62%) Microsoft
3 58 (12.58%) VMware
4 49 (10.63%) Cisco
5 40 (8.68%) Google
6 28 (6.07%) Oracle
7 23 (4.99%) Zend
8 19 (4.12%) WooCommerce
9 14 (3.04%) Bloomberg
9 14 (3.04%) New Relic
9 14 (3.04%) Reuters
10 10 (2.17%) CQG
10 10 (2.17%) Fidessa
10 10 (2.17%) ION Trading
10 10 (2.17%) Juniper
10 10 (2.17%) Patsystems
10 10 (2.17%) Trayport
11 8 (1.74%) HP
12 7 (1.52%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.30%) SolarWinds