Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 450 600 472
Rank change year-on-year +150 -128 +118
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 422 383 843
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 1.70% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 318 316 720
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £85,125
UK median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -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 14,509 22,507 32,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.73% 21.49% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,821 18,448 26,119
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,938 £32,667
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 12 April 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 12 April 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
London +73 132 £61,000 +8.44% 29
South West +44 94 £38,750 +10.71% 9
South East +100 80 £45,000 +12.50% 22
North of England +57 42 £42,500 -8.11% 8
Midlands +38 37 £60,000 +33.33% 10
East of England +70 34 £45,000 -14.29% 10
West Midlands +44 24 £67,500 +58.82% 8
Yorkshire +21 23 £44,000 -2.22% 4
East Midlands +14 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North West +37 11 £43,000 -25.22% 2
North East +21 8 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 422 (100.00%) Linux
2 224 (53.08%) CentOS
3 216 (51.18%) AWS
4 176 (41.71%) DevOps
5 161 (38.15%) Windows
6 156 (36.97%) Azure
7 144 (34.12%) Ansible
8 143 (33.89%) Docker
9 139 (32.94%) Python
10 135 (31.99%) Bash Shell
11 130 (30.81%) VMware
12 125 (29.62%) Git (software)
13 121 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
14 120 (28.44%) Firewall
15 119 (28.20%) PowerShell
16 118 (27.96%) Puppet
16 118 (27.96%) Red Hat
17 114 (27.01%) Microsoft
18 113 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 111 (26.30%) Windows Server
20 91 (21.56%) JavaScript
21 82 (19.43%) JIRA
22 81 (19.19%) Configuration Management
23 78 (18.48%) Web Services
24 77 (18.25%) Terraform
24 77 (18.25%) Kubernetes
25 75 (17.77%) MySQL
26 74 (17.54%) Infrastructure as Code
27 69 (16.35%) Apache
28 67 (15.88%) 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 69 (16.35%) Apache
2 62 (14.69%) Confluence
3 41 (9.72%) nginx
4 32 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (5.21%) IIS
6 15 (3.55%) Apache Spark
6 15 (3.55%) CMS
7 14 (3.32%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.08%) WordPress
9 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.61%) Red Hat Fuse
11 9 (2.13%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.42%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.42%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.18%) Drupal
13 5 (1.18%) Facebook Platform
14 4 (0.95%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.71%) JBoss
16 2 (0.47%) Jetty
16 2 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.71%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 216 (51.18%) AWS
2 156 (36.97%) Azure
3 43 (10.19%) GCP
4 30 (7.11%) Microsoft 365
5 28 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (6.40%) SaaS
7 25 (5.92%) Serverless
8 21 (4.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 21 (4.98%) Amazon S3
9 20 (4.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (4.50%) Amazon ECS
11 18 (4.27%) Amazon EKS
12 16 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (3.08%) GitHub
14 12 (2.84%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 12 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (2.84%) PaaS
15 11 (2.61%) Logic Apps
16 10 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (2.37%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 120 (28.44%) Firewall
2 66 (15.64%) VPN
3 62 (14.69%) HTTP
4 55 (13.03%) DNS
5 49 (11.61%) VLAN
6 48 (11.37%) OSPF
7 45 (10.66%) IPv4
8 40 (9.48%) TCP/IP
9 33 (7.82%) DHCP
10 22 (5.21%) SAN
11 19 (4.50%) SSL
12 16 (3.79%) BGP
12 16 (3.79%) MPLS
13 15 (3.55%) Internet
14 14 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (2.37%) Network Security
15 10 (2.37%) SNMP
15 10 (2.37%) WAN
16 8 (1.90%) Broadband
16 8 (1.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.77%) MySQL
2 41 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (4.27%) NoSQL
7 17 (4.03%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (3.32%) Big Data
9 12 (2.84%) Redis
10 11 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.42%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.42%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (1.42%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.95%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.71%) HBase
15 3 (0.71%) Impala
Development Applications
1 125 (29.62%) Git (software)
2 82 (19.43%) JIRA
3 56 (13.27%) Jenkins
4 36 (8.53%) Subversion
5 25 (5.92%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.79%) GitLab
7 12 (2.84%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.61%) Maven
9 10 (2.37%) GoCD
9 10 (2.37%) Travis CI
10 9 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.66%) IntelliJ
11 7 (1.66%) Postman
11 7 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.66%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.42%) git-flow
12 6 (1.42%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.18%) Mockito
13 5 (1.18%) TestNG
13 5 (1.18%) WebStorm
General
1 42 (9.95%) Finance
2 21 (4.98%) Law
2 21 (4.98%) Marketing
3 17 (4.03%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.13%) Banking
4 9 (2.13%) Retail
5 7 (1.66%) Games
6 6 (1.42%) Publishing
7 5 (1.18%) Legal
7 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (19.43%) Developer
2 64 (15.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 57 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
5 38 (9.00%) Administrator
6 33 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 30 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (6.87%) PHP Developer
9 27 (6.40%) Architect
9 27 (6.40%) Linux Administrator
10 26 (6.16%) Network Engineer
11 23 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 22 (5.21%) Consultant
12 22 (5.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 22 (5.21%) Senior DevOps
13 21 (4.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 20 (4.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
16 17 (4.03%) Senior PHP Developer
17 16 (3.79%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.48%) Web Services
2 52 (12.32%) CSS
2 52 (12.32%) HTML
3 43 (10.19%) REST
4 36 (8.53%) Laravel
5 35 (8.29%) LAMP
6 28 (6.64%) Node.js
7 27 (6.40%) Ajax
8 23 (5.45%) RESTful
9 22 (5.21%) Vue.js
10 20 (4.74%) React
11 19 (4.50%) JSON
12 18 (4.27%) jQuery
13 16 (3.79%) Kafka
14 15 (3.55%) Symfony
15 14 (3.32%) AngularJS
15 14 (3.32%) LEMP Stack
16 13 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
16 13 (3.08%) Sass
16 13 (3.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.53%) Linux Command Line
2 34 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 28 (6.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (3.79%) Clustering
4 16 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.79%) Smartphone
5 14 (3.32%) NHS
6 10 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.90%) Eurex
7 8 (1.90%) Replication
8 7 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.18%) Derivative
9 5 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.18%) Social Media
10 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 422 (100.00%) Linux
2 224 (53.08%) CentOS
3 161 (38.15%) Windows
4 111 (26.30%) Windows Server
5 67 (15.88%) Debian
6 52 (12.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 42 (9.95%) Unix
8 37 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.50%) Windows 10
10 15 (3.55%) Mac OS
11 14 (3.32%) Fedora
12 13 (3.08%) Alpine Linux
13 10 (2.37%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (1.90%) Solaris
15 7 (1.66%) SUSE
15 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 3 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (41.71%) DevOps
2 121 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (19.19%) Configuration Management
4 74 (17.54%) Infrastructure as Code
5 62 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 54 (12.80%) Machine Learning
7 53 (12.56%) Data Science
7 53 (12.56%) Scrum
8 52 (12.32%) ITIL
9 51 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
9 51 (12.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 50 (11.85%) Service Management
10 50 (11.85%) Web Development
11 49 (11.61%) Task Automation
12 45 (10.66%) DevSecOps
12 45 (10.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 45 (10.66%) Software Testing
13 44 (10.43%) Cyber Intelligence
13 44 (10.43%) SDLC
14 36 (8.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 139 (32.94%) Python
2 135 (31.99%) Bash Shell
3 119 (28.20%) PowerShell
4 91 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 66 (15.64%) SQL
6 61 (14.45%) Java
7 60 (14.22%) PHP
8 33 (7.82%) Shell Script
9 28 (6.64%) Perl
10 24 (5.69%) Ruby
11 9 (2.13%) C#
11 9 (2.13%) PHP 7
12 8 (1.90%) PHP 5
13 7 (1.66%) Java 8
14 6 (1.42%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.71%) C
15 3 (0.71%) C++
15 3 (0.71%) ES6
15 3 (0.71%) Go
16 2 (0.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (9.48%) Degree
2 28 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.27%) CCNA
5 17 (4.03%) CCNP
6 14 (3.32%) AWS Certification
6 14 (3.32%) JNCIP
7 10 (2.37%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.42%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.71%) CISSP
12 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.47%) GIAC
13 2 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
13 2 (0.47%) MCSE
13 2 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.29%) QA
2 11 (2.61%) SLA
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (0.71%) WCAG
5 2 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.47%) NCSC
System Software
1 143 (33.89%) Docker
2 113 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (11.61%) Active Directory
4 39 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (8.77%) Hyper-V
6 20 (4.74%) KVM
7 16 (3.79%) Xen
8 14 (3.32%) vSphere
9 12 (2.84%) Samba
10 8 (1.90%) FreeRADIUS
10 8 (1.90%) NFS
11 7 (1.66%) Ceph
11 7 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.42%) Btrfs
12 6 (1.42%) DRBD
12 6 (1.42%) StorNext
12 6 (1.42%) Xsan
13 4 (0.95%) LXC
13 4 (0.95%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.47%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 144 (34.12%) Ansible
2 118 (27.96%) Puppet
3 77 (18.25%) Kubernetes
3 77 (18.25%) Terraform
4 21 (4.98%) Nagios
4 21 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.98%) ZABBIX
5 14 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (2.61%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (2.37%) Prometheus
8 9 (2.13%) FortiGate
8 9 (2.13%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.66%) Cacti
9 7 (1.66%) Kibana
10 6 (1.42%) Check_MK
10 6 (1.42%) Nmap
11 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.18%) Nessus
12 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 130 (30.81%) VMware
2 118 (27.96%) Red Hat
3 114 (27.01%) Microsoft
4 45 (10.66%) Cisco
5 39 (9.24%) Oracle
6 38 (9.00%) Google
7 27 (6.40%) Juniper
8 17 (4.03%) HP
9 10 (2.37%) Dell
10 9 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 9 (2.13%) IBM
11 8 (1.90%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.90%) CQG
11 8 (1.90%) EMC
11 8 (1.90%) Fidessa
11 8 (1.90%) ION Trading
11 8 (1.90%) Patsystems
11 8 (1.90%) Reuters
11 8 (1.90%) SonicWALL
11 8 (1.90%) Trayport