Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 479 533 479
Rank change year-on-year +54 -54 +111
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 542 305 806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.12% 1.95% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 331 251 666
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,750
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +8.37% +1.50%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 17,399 15,637 30,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 21.19% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12,914 12,942 24,747
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +43 163 £37,500 -11.76% 16
London -54 153 £73,750 +28.26% 28
South East +40 99 £45,000 -21.74% 15
Midlands -23 46 £60,000 - 19
North of England -40 44 £42,500 -5.56% 19
East of England -8 32 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Midlands -26 30 £55,000 -12.00% 16
Yorkshire -39 19 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North West -27 17 £54,000 -10.00% 7
East Midlands -32 16 £60,000 - 3
North East -10 8 £38,000 -27.62% 4
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 542 (100.00%) Linux
2 298 (54.98%) AWS
3 255 (47.05%) DevOps
4 253 (46.68%) Python
5 243 (44.83%) CentOS
6 215 (39.67%) Azure
7 207 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
8 186 (34.32%) Windows
9 184 (33.95%) Docker
10 173 (31.92%) JavaScript
11 166 (30.63%) Bash Shell
12 161 (29.70%) Git (software)
13 159 (29.34%) Ansible
14 144 (26.57%) Microsoft
15 143 (26.38%) PowerShell
16 141 (26.01%) Puppet
17 140 (25.83%) Windows Server
18 133 (24.54%) VMware
19 131 (24.17%) Firewall
20 116 (21.40%) Security Cleared
21 115 (21.22%) Red Hat
22 113 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
23 111 (20.48%) Configuration Management
24 110 (20.30%) CSS
25 107 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
26 99 (18.27%) Kubernetes
27 98 (18.08%) JIRA
28 97 (17.90%) HTTP
29 95 (17.53%) MySQL
30 93 (17.16%) Terraform

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 78 (14.39%) Confluence
2 60 (11.07%) GeoServer
3 52 (9.59%) Apache
4 50 (9.23%) nginx
5 26 (4.80%) MS Exchange
6 25 (4.61%) CMS
6 25 (4.61%) Tomcat
7 23 (4.24%) WordPress
8 19 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (3.14%) IIS
10 16 (2.95%) OpenStack
11 14 (2.58%) ArcGIS
11 14 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (2.21%) JBoss
13 11 (2.03%) Red Hat Fuse
14 9 (1.66%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.92%) Drupal
15 5 (0.92%) Facebook Platform
15 5 (0.92%) Jetty
16 4 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.55%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.51%) Magento
2 3 (0.55%) Shopify
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 298 (54.98%) AWS
2 215 (39.67%) Azure
3 60 (11.07%) GCP
4 40 (7.38%) Amazon S3
5 39 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (6.27%) Microsoft 365
7 25 (4.61%) Amazon ECS
7 25 (4.61%) Serverless
8 24 (4.43%) SaaS
9 21 (3.87%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (3.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (3.32%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (3.32%) GitHub
11 16 (2.95%) CloudFront
12 15 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (2.40%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 12 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
17 9 (1.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (24.17%) Firewall
2 97 (17.90%) HTTP
3 86 (15.87%) VPN
4 61 (11.25%) DNS
4 61 (11.25%) VLAN
5 60 (11.07%) IPv4
5 60 (11.07%) OSPF
6 40 (7.38%) DHCP
7 22 (4.06%) SSL
8 21 (3.87%) TCP/IP
9 19 (3.51%) SAN
10 18 (3.32%) SSH
11 14 (2.58%) BGP
12 13 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (2.40%) Network Security
13 12 (2.21%) FIX Connectivity
13 12 (2.21%) MPLS
14 11 (2.03%) Broadband
15 10 (1.85%) DMZ
16 9 (1.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
2 95 (17.53%) MySQL
3 61 (11.25%) GIS
3 61 (11.25%) QGIS
4 30 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 17 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.85%) Redis
10 8 (1.48%) Big Data
11 7 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.11%) InfluxDB
12 6 (1.11%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.92%) FileMaker
13 5 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.74%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.55%) Tableau
15 3 (0.55%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 161 (29.70%) Git (software)
2 98 (18.08%) JIRA
3 52 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 44 (8.12%) Subversion
5 23 (4.24%) TeamCity
6 19 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 15 (2.77%) Maven
8 14 (2.58%) GitLab
9 9 (1.66%) GoCD
9 9 (1.66%) IntelliJ
9 9 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.66%) Travis CI
9 9 (1.66%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.29%) Postman
10 7 (1.29%) Spinnaker
11 6 (1.11%) git-flow
12 5 (0.92%) Mockito
12 5 (0.92%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.92%) TestNG
12 5 (0.92%) WebStorm
General
1 69 (12.73%) Social Skills
2 60 (11.07%) Finance
3 36 (6.64%) Public Sector
4 22 (4.06%) Legal
5 20 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.51%) Banking
7 14 (2.58%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (2.40%) Law
9 11 (2.03%) Marketing
10 8 (1.48%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.48%) Retail
11 6 (1.11%) Games
12 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.55%) Advertising
13 3 (0.55%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Local Government
15 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (18.27%) Developer
2 64 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (11.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 52 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
5 51 (9.41%) Architect
6 50 (9.23%) Administrator
7 48 (8.86%) Software Engineer
8 44 (8.12%) Systems Administrator
9 39 (7.20%) PHP Developer
10 33 (6.09%) Analyst
10 33 (6.09%) Senior Developer
11 31 (5.72%) Support Analyst
12 30 (5.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 26 (4.80%) Applications Support
13 26 (4.80%) Applications Support Analyst
14 25 (4.61%) Python Developer
15 23 (4.24%) Network Engineer
16 22 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
17 21 (3.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 21 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (20.30%) CSS
2 86 (15.87%) React
2 86 (15.87%) Web Services
3 74 (13.65%) CGI
4 64 (11.81%) HTML
5 61 (11.25%) Leaflet
6 60 (11.07%) OpenLayers
7 56 (10.33%) REST
8 41 (7.56%) LAMP
9 38 (7.01%) Laravel
10 37 (6.83%) Node.js
11 34 (6.27%) Vue.js
12 32 (5.90%) Django
13 29 (5.35%) LEMP Stack
14 22 (4.06%) Ajax
14 22 (4.06%) Flask
14 22 (4.06%) Symfony
15 20 (3.69%) Sass
16 19 (3.51%) JSON
16 19 (3.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.41%) Linux Command Line
2 46 (8.49%) Public Cloud
3 43 (7.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 19 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.32%) NHS
6 17 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.58%) Clustering
9 12 (2.21%) Eurex
9 12 (2.21%) Smartphone
10 11 (2.03%) User Experience
11 10 (1.85%) Social Media
11 10 (1.85%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.66%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.48%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.48%) Replication
14 6 (1.11%) Derivative
15 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (0.74%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 542 (100.00%) Linux
2 243 (44.83%) CentOS
3 186 (34.32%) Windows
4 140 (25.83%) Windows Server
5 85 (15.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 76 (14.02%) Debian
7 64 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (10.89%) Unix
9 26 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (4.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 16 (2.95%) Windows 10
12 15 (2.77%) Mac OS
13 14 (2.58%) Solaris
14 11 (2.03%) Fedora
14 11 (2.03%) SUSE
15 7 (1.29%) Alpine Linux
15 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.92%) Android
16 5 (0.92%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (47.05%) DevOps
2 207 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (20.48%) Configuration Management
4 87 (16.05%) Scrum
5 86 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
6 80 (14.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 79 (14.58%) ITIL
8 73 (13.47%) Software Engineering
9 68 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 68 (12.55%) Machine Learning
10 65 (11.99%) Service Management
11 64 (11.81%) Data Science
11 64 (11.81%) Task Automation
12 61 (11.25%) DevSecOps
13 60 (11.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 59 (10.89%) Cyber Intelligence
14 59 (10.89%) SDLC
14 59 (10.89%) Software Testing
15 48 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (8.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (46.68%) Python
2 173 (31.92%) JavaScript
3 166 (30.63%) Bash Shell
4 143 (26.38%) PowerShell
5 87 (16.05%) Java
6 81 (14.94%) SQL
7 72 (13.28%) PHP
8 28 (5.17%) Shell Script
9 27 (4.98%) Perl
10 22 (4.06%) C++
10 22 (4.06%) Ruby
11 14 (2.58%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.85%) Go
13 9 (1.66%) Java 8
13 9 (1.66%) PHP 7
14 8 (1.48%) C#
15 7 (1.29%) C
16 6 (1.11%) ES6
16 6 (1.11%) Groovy
17 5 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (21.40%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.49%) Degree
3 23 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.32%) AWS Certification
6 16 (2.95%) CCNA
7 13 (2.40%) CCNP
8 10 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.85%) JNCIP
9 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.92%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.92%) MCSE
13 4 (0.74%) MCITP
14 3 (0.55%) MCDST
14 3 (0.55%) MCP
14 3 (0.55%) MCSA
15 2 (0.37%) CISSP
15 2 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.69%) QA
2 15 (2.77%) SLA
3 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.55%) WCAG
6 2 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.37%) NCSC
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 184 (33.95%) Docker
2 113 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.18%) Active Directory
4 49 (9.04%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (4.61%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.40%) vSphere
7 8 (1.48%) KVM
7 8 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.11%) StorNext
8 6 (1.11%) Xen
8 6 (1.11%) Xsan
9 5 (0.92%) Ceph
9 5 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (0.92%) NFS
9 5 (0.92%) Samba
10 4 (0.74%) Postfix
10 4 (0.74%) vCloud
11 3 (0.55%) Btrfs
11 3 (0.55%) DRBD
11 3 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 159 (29.34%) Ansible
2 141 (26.01%) Puppet
3 99 (18.27%) Kubernetes
4 93 (17.16%) Terraform
5 30 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.51%) ZABBIX
7 17 (3.14%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (2.77%) Nagios
9 10 (1.85%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.85%) Prometheus
9 10 (1.85%) Rundeck
10 6 (1.11%) Cacti
10 6 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (1.11%) Packer
10 6 (1.11%) Salt
10 6 (1.11%) Zipkin
11 5 (0.92%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.92%) Nessus
11 5 (0.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 144 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 133 (24.54%) VMware
3 115 (21.22%) Red Hat
4 63 (11.62%) Cisco
5 54 (9.96%) Google
6 30 (5.54%) Oracle
7 25 (4.61%) Juniper
8 21 (3.87%) HP
9 19 (3.51%) WooCommerce
10 15 (2.77%) Bloomberg
10 15 (2.77%) Reuters
11 12 (2.21%) CQG
11 12 (2.21%) Dell
11 12 (2.21%) Fidessa
11 12 (2.21%) ION Trading
11 12 (2.21%) Patsystems
11 12 (2.21%) Trayport
12 10 (1.85%) NetApp
12 10 (1.85%) Zend
13 9 (1.66%) IBM