Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 437 548 530
Rank change year-on-year +111 -18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 225 574 802
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% 1.98% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 212 509 748
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +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 9,617 29,011 35,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.46% 22.99% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,983 23,242 28,630
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +150 87 £65,000 - 14
South East +138 52 £55,000 +22.22% 13
South West +77 33 £47,500 -7.32% 7
North of England +133 19 £42,000 +20.00% 8
Midlands +107 18 £55,000 +30.95% 6
East of England +108 15 £37,500 -3.85% 6
Yorkshire +130 11 £40,000 +14.29% 2
West Midlands +85 10 £55,000 +35.80% 5
East Midlands +95 8 £60,000 +29.73% 1
North West +83 4 £60,000 +84.62% 5
North East +22 4 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 99 (44.00%) Python
3 83 (36.89%) AWS
4 80 (35.56%) DevOps
5 75 (33.33%) CentOS
6 69 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 65 (28.89%) Docker
8 64 (28.44%) MySQL
9 62 (27.56%) Red Hat
10 59 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (25.78%) Windows
12 55 (24.44%) Git (software)
13 54 (24.00%) Bash Shell
14 46 (20.44%) Ansible
15 44 (19.56%) Kubernetes
15 44 (19.56%) Terraform
16 42 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (17.78%) VMware
18 39 (17.33%) Firewall
19 38 (16.89%) Azure
20 37 (16.44%) Finance
20 37 (16.44%) PHP
21 36 (16.00%) Jenkins
22 35 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (15.56%) Apache
23 34 (15.11%) PowerShell
24 32 (14.22%) Open Source
24 32 (14.22%) HTML
24 32 (14.22%) JIRA
25 31 (13.78%) Debian

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 35 (15.56%) Apache
2 21 (9.33%) Confluence
3 17 (7.56%) OpenStack
4 16 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.44%) CloudStack
6 10 (4.44%) CMS
6 10 (4.44%) nginx
7 6 (2.67%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) uWSGI
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (36.89%) AWS
2 38 (16.89%) Azure
3 16 (7.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (6.22%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.89%) PaaS
5 11 (4.89%) Serverless
6 10 (4.44%) GCP
6 10 (4.44%) npm
7 9 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (4.00%) DigitalOcean
8 8 (3.56%) GitHub
8 8 (3.56%) IaaS
9 6 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (2.67%) Heroku
9 6 (2.67%) Office 365
9 6 (2.67%) SaaS
10 5 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (2.22%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.22%) Slack
11 4 (1.78%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.33%) Firewall
2 30 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 25 (11.11%) HTTP
4 23 (10.22%) DNS
5 17 (7.56%) DHCP
6 11 (4.89%) Internet
7 9 (4.00%) SAN
7 9 (4.00%) VPN
8 8 (3.56%) SSL
9 5 (2.22%) FIX Connectivity
9 5 (2.22%) Network Security
9 5 (2.22%) VLAN
10 4 (1.78%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.89%) InfiniBand
12 2 (0.89%) VoIP
13 1 (0.44%) IPsec
13 1 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.44%) MySQL
2 28 (12.44%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.44%) CouchDB
4 10 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.11%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.11%) Redis
7 6 (2.67%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.89%) QGIS
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 55 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 32 (14.22%) JIRA
4 23 (10.22%) GitLab
5 10 (4.44%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.11%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.67%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.78%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.33%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.89%) Maven
11 2 (0.89%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.44%) MSI
12 1 (0.44%) RSpec
General
1 37 (16.44%) Finance
2 15 (6.67%) Law
3 12 (5.33%) Marketing
4 8 (3.56%) Retail
5 7 (3.11%) Banking
5 7 (3.11%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.78%) Publishing
8 3 (1.33%) Automotive
8 3 (1.33%) Electronics
8 3 (1.33%) Games
8 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (28.44%) Developer
2 41 (18.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (16.44%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (8.00%) Consultant
4 18 (8.00%) Python Developer
5 16 (7.11%) Administrator
5 16 (7.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (7.11%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 13 (5.78%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Analyst
8 12 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Support Consultant
9 11 (4.89%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (4.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.22%) HTML
2 22 (9.78%) LAMP
3 21 (9.33%) Node.js
4 20 (8.89%) CSS
5 19 (8.44%) Laravel
6 16 (7.11%) Vue.js
7 15 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 15 (6.67%) JSON
7 15 (6.67%) RESTful
8 13 (5.78%) React
8 13 (5.78%) Web Services
9 11 (4.89%) .NET
9 11 (4.89%) Django
9 11 (4.89%) LDAP
9 11 (4.89%) Spring
10 10 (4.44%) CSS3
10 10 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (4.44%) HTML5
11 9 (4.00%) Ajax
11 9 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.78%) NHS
2 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 9 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.11%) Clustering
5 7 (3.11%) Cybercrime
5 7 (3.11%) User Experience
6 5 (2.22%) Eurex
7 4 (1.78%) Cyberattack
7 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.33%) Blog
8 3 (1.33%) Equities
8 3 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (33.33%) CentOS
3 58 (25.78%) Windows
4 31 (13.78%) Debian
5 22 (9.78%) Windows Server
6 20 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.22%) Unix
8 11 (4.89%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (2.67%) Fedora
10 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.22%) FreeBSD
12 4 (1.78%) Solaris
12 4 (1.78%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.33%) FreeNAS
13 3 (1.33%) SUSE
13 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.44%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (35.56%) DevOps
2 59 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (14.22%) Open Source
5 27 (12.00%) Web Development
6 25 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 24 (10.67%) OOP
8 22 (9.78%) Fintech
9 21 (9.33%) Multithreading
10 19 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (8.00%) OO
12 17 (7.56%) High Availability
13 16 (7.11%) Configuration Management
13 16 (7.11%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
15 14 (6.22%) Decision-Making
15 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Automation
15 14 (6.22%) Machine Learning
15 14 (6.22%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (44.00%) Python
2 69 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 54 (24.00%) Bash Shell
4 37 (16.44%) PHP
5 34 (15.11%) PowerShell
6 31 (13.78%) Java
7 30 (13.33%) SQL
8 27 (12.00%) Shell Script
9 19 (8.44%) Ruby
10 16 (7.11%) C
11 15 (6.67%) Perl
12 12 (5.33%) C#
13 11 (4.89%) C++
13 11 (4.89%) PHP 7
14 8 (3.56%) TypeScript
15 6 (2.67%) Bourne shell
15 6 (2.67%) Go
16 4 (1.78%) Groovy
16 4 (1.78%) PHP 5
16 4 (1.78%) Rust
Qualifications
1 22 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.67%) Degree
4 4 (1.78%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.78%) CISSP
5 3 (1.33%) CCNA
5 3 (1.33%) CISA
5 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.33%) CRISC
5 3 (1.33%) GCFE
5 3 (1.33%) GCIH
5 3 (1.33%) GIAC
5 3 (1.33%) GSEC
5 3 (1.33%) SANS
6 2 (0.89%) MCSA
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) MCP
7 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (28.89%) Docker
2 35 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.22%) Active Directory
4 16 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.11%) KVM
5 15 (6.67%) Xen
6 14 (6.22%) Ceph
7 9 (4.00%) LXC
8 8 (3.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (3.11%) Btrfs
9 7 (3.11%) DRBD
9 7 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.78%) Gluster
10 4 (1.78%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.89%) GPFS
11 2 (0.89%) iptables
11 2 (0.89%) Lustre
12 1 (0.44%) vCloud
12 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (20.44%) Ansible
2 44 (19.56%) Kubernetes
2 44 (19.56%) Terraform
3 31 (13.78%) Puppet
4 15 (6.67%) Packer
5 13 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (4.89%) Nagios
7 9 (4.00%) Grafana
7 9 (4.00%) Proxmox
7 9 (4.00%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.11%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (2.22%) Capistrano
9 5 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.22%) Rundeck
10 4 (1.78%) Check_MK
11 3 (1.33%) Fluentd
11 3 (1.33%) Rancher
12 2 (0.89%) Icinga
12 2 (0.89%) Kibana
12 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 62 (27.56%) Red Hat
2 40 (17.78%) VMware
3 12 (5.33%) Oracle
4 10 (4.44%) Google
4 10 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.00%) Juniper
5 9 (4.00%) Percona
6 8 (3.56%) Cisco
6 8 (3.56%) New Relic
7 7 (3.11%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.11%) SaltStack
8 6 (2.67%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.67%) Citrix
9 5 (2.22%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.22%) CQG
9 5 (2.22%) ION Trading
9 5 (2.22%) Patsystems
9 5 (2.22%) Reuters
9 5 (2.22%) Splunk
9 5 (2.22%) Trayport