Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 487 597
Rank change year-on-year -26 +110 -95
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 310 811 732
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 2.60% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 262 704 696
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,125
90th Percentile £89,875 £100,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 15,489 31,226 38,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.29% 22.99% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12,673 24,955 31,630
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,900 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +5 156 £65,000 - 15
South West +27 43 £37,500 -21.05% 3
South East +44 36 £57,500 +16.16% 12
North of England +99 33 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Midlands +93 23 £60,000 +41.18% 9
East Midlands +73 20 £60,000 +17.07% 5
Yorkshire +112 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +30 18 £40,000 -11.11% 9
North West +67 9 £60,000 +84.62% 3
North East +20 6 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +59 3 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Linux
2 135 (43.55%) Windows
3 133 (42.90%) Python
4 120 (38.71%) AWS
5 115 (37.10%) CentOS
6 112 (36.13%) Red Hat
7 109 (35.16%) DevOps
8 99 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (29.03%) Bash Shell
10 88 (28.39%) Docker
11 80 (25.81%) Ansible
12 71 (22.90%) JavaScript
13 70 (22.58%) PowerShell
14 68 (21.94%) MySQL
14 68 (21.94%) VMware
15 65 (20.97%) Git (software)
16 63 (20.32%) Azure
17 60 (19.35%) Kubernetes
18 59 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 59 (19.03%) JIRA
18 59 (19.03%) PHP
19 58 (18.71%) Java
20 53 (17.10%) Debian
21 51 (16.45%) Firewall
22 50 (16.13%) SQL
23 47 (15.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 46 (14.84%) Configuration Management
24 46 (14.84%) Terraform
24 46 (14.84%) Windows Server
25 45 (14.52%) Active Directory

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 44 (14.19%) Apache
2 40 (12.90%) Confluence
3 30 (9.68%) OpenStack
4 24 (7.74%) Tomcat
5 20 (6.45%) nginx
6 14 (4.52%) CloudStack
7 10 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.58%) WordPress
9 7 (2.26%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (1.29%) CMS
10 4 (1.29%) Drupal
10 4 (1.29%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.65%) IIS
13 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.32%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Magento
2 4 (1.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 120 (38.71%) AWS
2 63 (20.32%) Azure
3 24 (7.74%) SaaS
4 19 (6.13%) PaaS
5 18 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (5.16%) GCP
7 14 (4.52%) IaaS
8 12 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (3.55%) GitHub
10 10 (3.23%) DigitalOcean
10 10 (3.23%) Heroku
10 10 (3.23%) Serverless
11 9 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (2.90%) Office 365
12 7 (2.26%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 7 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.26%) Datadog
12 7 (2.26%) npm
13 6 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.45%) Firewall
2 38 (12.26%) DNS
3 34 (10.97%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.74%) HTTP
5 16 (5.16%) SAN
5 16 (5.16%) VPN
6 14 (4.52%) DHCP
7 11 (3.55%) FIX Connectivity
8 9 (2.90%) VLAN
9 8 (2.58%) PBX
10 7 (2.26%) DMZ
11 6 (1.94%) Network Security
11 6 (1.94%) SSH
12 5 (1.61%) SSL
13 4 (1.29%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.29%) SMPP
13 4 (1.29%) SMS
13 4 (1.29%) SMTP
14 3 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.94%) MySQL
2 20 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.19%) MariaDB
5 13 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.55%) Big Data
6 11 (3.55%) CouchDB
6 11 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.26%) Redis
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.32%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 65 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 59 (19.03%) JIRA
3 39 (12.58%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.74%) Bitbucket
5 17 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (4.52%) GitLab
6 14 (4.52%) Selenium
7 13 (4.19%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.87%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.23%) Maven
10 6 (1.94%) Appium
10 6 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.94%) eggPlant
10 6 (1.94%) JUnit
10 6 (1.94%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.94%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.94%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.94%) TestRail
10 6 (1.94%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (12.58%) Finance
2 23 (7.42%) Retail
3 12 (3.87%) Banking
3 12 (3.87%) Legal
4 11 (3.55%) Automotive
5 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.58%) Marketing
6 8 (2.58%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.94%) Law
8 5 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Police
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (18.39%) Developer
2 43 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (12.90%) Administrator
3 40 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (6.77%) Analyst
5 21 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (6.77%) Platform Engineer
6 20 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.19%) Architect
10 12 (3.87%) Java Engineer
10 12 (3.87%) Linux Support
10 12 (3.87%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (3.55%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.23%) Consultant
12 10 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.29%) LAMP
2 33 (10.65%) HTML
3 29 (9.35%) REST
4 26 (8.39%) Web Services
5 25 (8.06%) CSS
5 25 (8.06%) React
6 20 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 20 (6.45%) XML
7 19 (6.13%) Node.js
8 17 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
8 17 (5.48%) Laravel
8 17 (5.48%) SOAP
9 16 (5.16%) .NET
9 16 (5.16%) J2EE
10 15 (4.84%) JSON
11 14 (4.52%) HTML5
12 13 (4.19%) Ajax
12 13 (4.19%) CSS3
12 13 (4.19%) jQuery
13 11 (3.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 24 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.19%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (3.87%) User Experience
8 11 (3.55%) Eurex
9 9 (2.90%) Smartphone
10 8 (2.58%) Clustering
10 8 (2.58%) NHS
11 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.61%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.61%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.61%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.29%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.97%) Equities
14 3 (0.97%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 310 (100.00%) Linux
2 135 (43.55%) Windows
3 115 (37.10%) CentOS
4 53 (17.10%) Debian
5 47 (15.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (14.84%) Windows Server
7 32 (10.32%) Unix
8 20 (6.45%) FreeBSD
9 19 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (5.81%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (3.55%) Fedora
12 11 (3.55%) FreeNAS
12 11 (3.55%) Solaris
12 11 (3.55%) SUSE
13 8 (2.58%) Android
13 8 (2.58%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.26%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.94%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.16%) DevOps
2 99 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (14.84%) Configuration Management
4 43 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (13.23%) Test Automation
6 40 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 35 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (10.65%) Open Source
9 32 (10.32%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.03%) Infrastructure Automation
10 28 (9.03%) Project Delivery
11 27 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (7.42%) Fintech
13 22 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (6.45%) High Availability
14 20 (6.45%) Infrastructure as Code
15 19 (6.13%) Microservices
15 19 (6.13%) OOP
15 19 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (5.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 133 (42.90%) Python
2 90 (29.03%) Bash Shell
3 71 (22.90%) JavaScript
4 70 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 59 (19.03%) PHP
6 58 (18.71%) Java
7 50 (16.13%) SQL
8 33 (10.65%) Perl
8 33 (10.65%) Shell Script
9 31 (10.00%) C
10 30 (9.68%) Ruby
11 26 (8.39%) C++
12 18 (5.81%) C#
12 18 (5.81%) Go
13 9 (2.90%) ES6
14 7 (2.26%) R
15 6 (1.94%) VB
16 5 (1.61%) Java 8
16 5 (1.61%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.35%) Degree
3 20 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.19%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.90%) CCNA
6 9 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.90%) RHCE
7 8 (2.58%) MCSE
8 7 (2.26%) CISSP
8 7 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (2.26%) GIAC
8 7 (2.26%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (2.26%) SANS
8 7 (2.26%) SSCP
9 6 (1.94%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.61%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.97%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.81%) QA
2 7 (2.26%) Government Security Classifications
2 7 (2.26%) NCSC
3 5 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (28.39%) Docker
2 59 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.52%) Active Directory
4 28 (9.03%) KVM
5 21 (6.77%) Hyper-V
6 20 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (6.13%) Xen
8 11 (3.55%) NFS
9 8 (2.58%) Ceph
9 8 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.26%) Samba
10 7 (2.26%) VirtualBox
11 6 (1.94%) Btrfs
11 6 (1.94%) DRBD
11 6 (1.94%) LXC
12 4 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (1.29%) Snort
13 3 (0.97%) iptables
13 3 (0.97%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (25.81%) Ansible
2 60 (19.35%) Kubernetes
3 46 (14.84%) Terraform
4 41 (13.23%) Puppet
5 25 (8.06%) ZABBIX
6 21 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (6.45%) Nagios
8 17 (5.48%) WSUS
9 16 (5.16%) Packer
10 14 (4.52%) SCOM
11 12 (3.87%) Grafana
11 12 (3.87%) Proxmox
11 12 (3.87%) Rundeck
11 12 (3.87%) SCCM
12 9 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (2.26%) OpenNMS
13 7 (2.26%) vCenter Server
13 7 (2.26%) yum
14 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 112 (36.13%) Red Hat
2 68 (21.94%) VMware
3 44 (14.19%) Microsoft
4 27 (8.71%) Google
5 26 (8.39%) Dell
6 24 (7.74%) Atlassian
6 24 (7.74%) NetApp
7 18 (5.81%) HP
7 18 (5.81%) Oracle
8 17 (5.48%) Percona
9 16 (5.16%) SaltStack
10 13 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (3.55%) Bloomberg
11 11 (3.55%) CQG
11 11 (3.55%) Fidessa
11 11 (3.55%) ION Trading
11 11 (3.55%) Patsystems
11 11 (3.55%) Reuters
11 11 (3.55%) Trayport
12 10 (3.23%) SonicWALL