Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 584 470 584
Rank change year-on-year -114 +114 -102
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 406 842 751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.61% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 2.63% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 356 784 709
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £80,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +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 23,564 32,026 39,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.66% 23.32% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,045 25,712 33,074
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -103 193 £57,500 -4.17% 35
South East +15 73 £40,000 -23.81% 21
South West -23 59 £35,000 -32.69% 12
Midlands +56 33 £45,000 - 8
North of England +14 27 £46,250 +15.63% 15
East Midlands +44 24 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East of England -12 20 £47,500 -9.52% 24
Yorkshire +24 15 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North West +19 12 £57,500 +53.33% 9
West Midlands +30 9 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 406 (100.00%) Linux
2 197 (48.52%) Windows
3 182 (44.83%) CentOS
4 171 (42.12%) Python
5 158 (38.92%) AWS
6 144 (35.47%) Red Hat
7 134 (33.00%) Bash Shell
8 132 (32.51%) DevOps
9 123 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (26.60%) Ansible
11 102 (25.12%) Docker
12 99 (24.38%) Git (software)
13 97 (23.89%) VMware
14 92 (22.66%) JavaScript
15 88 (21.67%) Puppet
16 86 (21.18%) MySQL
17 82 (20.20%) PowerShell
18 81 (19.95%) Microsoft
19 80 (19.70%) Azure
20 76 (18.72%) Kubernetes
21 73 (17.98%) Windows Server
21 73 (17.98%) Firewall
22 72 (17.73%) PHP
23 71 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
24 70 (17.24%) Debian
25 68 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 68 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 65 (16.01%) Degree
26 65 (16.01%) JIRA
27 62 (15.27%) 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 59 (14.53%) Apache
2 40 (9.85%) nginx
3 33 (8.13%) Confluence
4 24 (5.91%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.91%) Tomcat
5 21 (5.17%) WordPress
6 19 (4.68%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Fuse
10 6 (1.48%) CMS
11 5 (1.23%) IIS
12 4 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.99%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.74%) Drupal
13 3 (0.74%) SilverStripe
14 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.49%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (0.49%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Magento
1 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (38.92%) AWS
2 80 (19.70%) Azure
3 42 (10.34%) SaaS
4 30 (7.39%) GCP
5 22 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (3.45%) GitHub
7 14 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.71%) Amazon S3
8 11 (2.71%) Office 365
9 10 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (2.46%) npm
10 8 (1.97%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 8 (1.97%) IaaS
10 8 (1.97%) PaaS
11 5 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (1.23%) NuGet
11 5 (1.23%) Serverless
12 4 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 73 (17.98%) Firewall
2 54 (13.30%) DNS
3 53 (13.05%) TCP/IP
4 36 (8.87%) DHCP
5 34 (8.37%) HTTP
6 31 (7.64%) VPN
7 29 (7.14%) SAN
8 24 (5.91%) VLAN
9 20 (4.93%) SNMP
10 15 (3.69%) WAN
11 14 (3.45%) LAN
12 12 (2.96%) DMZ
12 12 (2.96%) Wireless
12 12 (2.96%) WLAN
13 11 (2.71%) BGP
13 11 (2.71%) OSPF
14 10 (2.46%) OpenVPN
14 10 (2.46%) SMTP
15 9 (2.22%) Multicast
15 9 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.18%) MySQL
2 30 (7.39%) Big Data
3 22 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.45%) MariaDB
6 13 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.46%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.22%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.23%) Redis
12 4 (0.99%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.74%) Ingres
14 1 (0.25%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.25%) Electronic Patient Records
14 1 (0.25%) KDB
14 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 99 (24.38%) Git (software)
2 65 (16.01%) JIRA
3 52 (12.81%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.91%) Bitbucket
5 21 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 20 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (4.68%) Subversion
8 17 (4.19%) Selenium
9 14 (3.45%) GitLab
10 10 (2.46%) Maven
10 10 (2.46%) NetBeans
11 9 (2.22%) gulp
11 9 (2.22%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.97%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.48%) eggPlant
13 6 (1.48%) JUnit
13 6 (1.48%) LoadRunner
13 6 (1.48%) PHPUnit
13 6 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (12.56%) Finance
2 35 (8.62%) Retail
3 31 (7.64%) Legal
4 23 (5.67%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.43%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.45%) Automotive
7 12 (2.96%) Marketing
8 9 (2.22%) Banking
9 6 (1.48%) Electronics
9 6 (1.48%) Law
9 6 (1.48%) Police
10 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (19.70%) Developer
2 56 (13.79%) Administrator
3 55 (13.55%) Systems Administrator
4 47 (11.58%) Linux Engineer
5 45 (11.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 25 (6.16%) PHP Developer
9 24 (5.91%) Platform Engineer
10 23 (5.67%) Analyst
10 23 (5.67%) Support Engineer
11 21 (5.17%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.93%) IT Engineer
13 19 (4.68%) Architect
14 18 (4.43%) Linux Support
15 17 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 15 (3.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 13 (3.20%) Linux Administrator
17 13 (3.20%) Software Developer
18 11 (2.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.55%) LAMP
2 51 (12.56%) HTML
3 44 (10.84%) CSS
4 40 (9.85%) React
5 36 (8.87%) Web Services
6 33 (8.13%) REST
7 31 (7.64%) HTML5
8 27 (6.65%) Node.js
8 27 (6.65%) SOAP
9 25 (6.16%) jQuery
10 22 (5.42%) AngularJS
10 22 (5.42%) Sass
11 21 (5.17%) Elastic Stack
12 19 (4.68%) XML
13 18 (4.43%) Laravel
14 17 (4.19%) JSON
15 16 (3.94%) RESTful
16 14 (3.45%) .NET
16 14 (3.45%) CSS3
17 13 (3.20%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.58%) Public Cloud
2 43 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (10.10%) Data Centre
4 35 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (7.39%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (3.94%) Clustering
6 16 (3.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 15 (3.69%) User Experience
8 14 (3.45%) Replication
9 12 (2.96%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.71%) Video\Live Streaming
11 10 (2.46%) Reinsurance
12 9 (2.22%) IPTV
12 9 (2.22%) MPEG
13 8 (1.97%) Eurex
14 6 (1.48%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.99%) BBC
15 4 (0.99%) Cybercrime
15 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 406 (100.00%) Linux
2 197 (48.52%) Windows
3 182 (44.83%) CentOS
4 73 (17.98%) Windows Server
5 70 (17.24%) Debian
6 68 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (7.88%) Unix
9 22 (5.42%) Fedora
9 22 (5.42%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (3.45%) FreeBSD
11 10 (2.46%) Solaris
11 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (2.22%) SUSE
13 8 (1.97%) Android
13 8 (1.97%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.48%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.48%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.23%) FreeNAS
15 5 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (32.51%) DevOps
2 123 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 54 (13.30%) Configuration Management
5 52 (12.81%) Software Engineering
5 52 (12.81%) Test Automation
6 43 (10.59%) Open Source
6 43 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (8.13%) Computer Science
7 33 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (7.14%) Project Delivery
10 27 (6.65%) ITIL
10 27 (6.65%) Scrum
11 26 (6.40%) High Availability
12 25 (6.16%) MVC
13 24 (5.91%) Task Automation
14 23 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (5.67%) Service Management
15 22 (5.42%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (42.12%) Python
2 134 (33.00%) Bash Shell
3 92 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 82 (20.20%) PowerShell
5 72 (17.73%) PHP
6 62 (15.27%) SQL
7 60 (14.78%) Java
8 53 (13.05%) C
9 42 (10.34%) C++
10 39 (9.61%) Ruby
11 37 (9.11%) Shell Script
12 36 (8.87%) Perl
13 29 (7.14%) C#
14 27 (6.65%) Go
15 9 (2.22%) ES6
16 7 (1.72%) PHP 7
17 6 (1.48%) VB
18 5 (1.23%) Groovy
18 5 (1.23%) Korn
18 5 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (16.01%) Degree
2 59 (14.53%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 23 (5.67%) DV Cleared
6 22 (5.42%) CCNA
6 22 (5.42%) MCSE
7 19 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (3.94%) CISSP
8 16 (3.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (3.94%) GIAC
8 16 (3.94%) Linux+ Certification
8 16 (3.94%) Network+ Certification
8 16 (3.94%) RHCE
8 16 (3.94%) SANS
8 16 (3.94%) SSCP
9 7 (1.72%) CCNP
9 7 (1.72%) MCSA
10 6 (1.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.93%) QA
2 8 (1.97%) Government Security Classifications
2 8 (1.97%) NCSC
3 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) JTAG
5 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (25.12%) Docker
2 71 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (15.02%) Active Directory
4 26 (6.40%) Xen
5 25 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (5.91%) NFS
7 20 (4.93%) KVM
8 18 (4.43%) Samba
9 16 (3.94%) Hyper-V
9 16 (3.94%) VirtualBox
10 15 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.46%) vSphere
12 5 (1.23%) iptables
13 4 (0.99%) LXC
13 4 (0.99%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.99%) XenApp
13 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.74%) Btrfs
14 3 (0.74%) Ceph
14 3 (0.74%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 108 (26.60%) Ansible
2 88 (21.67%) Puppet
3 76 (18.72%) Kubernetes
4 50 (12.32%) ZABBIX
5 48 (11.82%) Nagios
6 43 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (10.59%) Terraform
7 28 (6.90%) WSUS
8 19 (4.68%) SCOM
9 18 (4.43%) SCCM
10 17 (4.19%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (4.19%) OpenNMS
11 16 (3.94%) vCenter Server
12 14 (3.45%) Grafana
13 13 (3.20%) Icinga
13 13 (3.20%) Packer
13 13 (3.20%) yum
14 11 (2.71%) Red Hat Satellite
14 11 (2.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 10 (2.46%) Plesk
Vendors
1 144 (35.47%) Red Hat
2 97 (23.89%) VMware
3 81 (19.95%) Microsoft
4 47 (11.58%) Cisco
5 44 (10.84%) Google
6 43 (10.59%) Dell
7 35 (8.62%) NetApp
8 26 (6.40%) HP
9 20 (4.93%) Atlassian
10 19 (4.68%) EMC
11 17 (4.19%) Oracle
11 17 (4.19%) SolarWinds
12 16 (3.94%) Cloudera
12 16 (3.94%) Hortonworks
13 15 (3.69%) SonicWALL
14 13 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (2.71%) SaltStack
16 8 (1.97%) Reuters
16 8 (1.97%) Trayport
16 8 (1.97%) Zend