Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 535 557 508
Rank change year-on-year +22 -49 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 630 761 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.11% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 510 685 838
England median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,375
UK median annual salary £48,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +5.00% -4.76%

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 29,962 36,086 41,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.91% 23.06% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23,844 29,287 33,641
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -24 224 £65,000 +8.33% 46
South East -7 128 £46,000 -8.00% 20
South West +48 93 £51,250 +28.13% 9
East of England +108 75 £45,000 -35.71% 10
North of England +6 63 £37,500 - 18
North West +26 46 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Midlands +55 43 £41,000 +2.50% 10
West Midlands +38 34 £40,000 - 7
North East +22 9 £50,000 +21.21% 5
East Midlands +21 9 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire -25 8 £58,750 +67.86% 5
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 626 (99.37%) Linux
2 339 (53.81%) CentOS
3 270 (42.86%) Python
4 255 (40.48%) AWS
5 239 (37.94%) Windows
6 210 (33.33%) Docker
7 209 (33.17%) Red Hat
8 208 (33.02%) Bash Shell
9 201 (31.90%) DevOps
10 182 (28.89%) MySQL
11 176 (27.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 172 (27.30%) Puppet
13 166 (26.35%) Debian
14 152 (24.13%) Ansible
15 138 (21.90%) VMware
16 134 (21.27%) Azure
17 130 (20.63%) Firewall
18 125 (19.84%) Kubernetes
19 122 (19.37%) DNS
19 122 (19.37%) PowerShell
20 116 (18.41%) Cisco
21 110 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
22 109 (17.30%) Git (software)
23 108 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
24 106 (16.83%) Open Source
24 106 (16.83%) Windows Server
24 106 (16.83%) Microsoft
25 104 (16.51%) JavaScript
26 103 (16.35%) Configuration Management
27 102 (16.19%) TCP/IP

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 99 (15.71%) Apache
2 80 (12.70%) nginx
3 67 (10.63%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (8.73%) MS Exchange
5 37 (5.87%) SharePoint
6 34 (5.40%) OpenStack
7 33 (5.24%) Tomcat
8 24 (3.81%) Confluence
9 17 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (2.22%) CloudStack
10 14 (2.22%) IIS
11 13 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (1.75%) CMS
12 11 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.75%) WordPress
13 9 (1.43%) Apache Pig
13 9 (1.43%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.95%) Drupal
15 5 (0.79%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 255 (40.48%) AWS
2 134 (21.27%) Azure
3 94 (14.92%) GCP
4 80 (12.70%) Office 365
5 52 (8.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 50 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (5.40%) Serverless
8 32 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (4.92%) GitHub
10 28 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (3.97%) Amazon S3
12 22 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 21 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (3.33%) Heroku
14 20 (3.17%) SaaS
15 19 (3.02%) IaaS
15 19 (3.02%) OpenShift
16 18 (2.86%) PaaS
17 16 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 130 (20.63%) Firewall
2 122 (19.37%) DNS
3 102 (16.19%) TCP/IP
4 90 (14.29%) VPN
5 50 (7.94%) VLAN
6 48 (7.62%) DHCP
7 43 (6.83%) HTTP
8 38 (6.03%) SNMP
9 32 (5.08%) LAN
9 32 (5.08%) WAN
10 29 (4.60%) SMTP
11 28 (4.44%) SAN
12 27 (4.29%) Network Security
12 27 (4.29%) VoIP
13 26 (4.13%) Internet
14 25 (3.97%) Wireless
15 24 (3.81%) SSH
16 23 (3.65%) OSPF
17 22 (3.49%) BGP
18 21 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (28.89%) MySQL
2 80 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (6.83%) SQL Server
4 35 (5.56%) Big Data
5 34 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 33 (5.24%) Amazon RDS
7 28 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.86%) Redis
9 16 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
12 9 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.79%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.63%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.63%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.48%) Ingres
15 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 109 (17.30%) Git (software)
2 90 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 74 (11.75%) JIRA
4 27 (4.29%) Bitbucket
5 24 (3.81%) GitLab
6 23 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (3.49%) Vagrant
8 20 (3.17%) Gerrit
8 20 (3.17%) Subversion
9 15 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.11%) Selenium
13 6 (0.95%) Appium
13 6 (0.95%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.63%) gulp
14 4 (0.63%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 73 (11.59%) Finance
2 30 (4.76%) Retail
3 17 (2.70%) Public Sector
4 16 (2.54%) Law
5 12 (1.90%) Marketing
6 10 (1.59%) Banking
6 10 (1.59%) Games
7 9 (1.43%) Publishing
8 7 (1.11%) Automotive
8 7 (1.11%) Back Office
9 6 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.79%) Electronics
10 5 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (17.94%) Administrator
2 105 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 100 (15.87%) Systems Administrator
4 90 (14.29%) Developer
5 87 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 59 (9.37%) Linux Administrator
7 58 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (8.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 51 (8.10%) Systems Engineer
10 34 (5.40%) PHP Developer
11 33 (5.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 32 (5.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 31 (4.92%) Software Engineer
14 28 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
15 25 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
16 24 (3.81%) Support Engineer
17 22 (3.49%) Analyst
17 22 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
17 22 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 20 (3.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.54%) LAMP
2 60 (9.52%) HTML
3 49 (7.78%) LEMP Stack
4 46 (7.30%) CSS
5 38 (6.03%) Web Services
6 37 (5.87%) Node.js
7 33 (5.24%) jQuery
8 32 (5.08%) XML
9 26 (4.13%) AngularJS
10 24 (3.81%) LDAP
10 24 (3.81%) REST
11 22 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
11 22 (3.49%) LAPP Stack
12 21 (3.33%) JSON
13 20 (3.17%) OpenJDK
14 19 (3.02%) Ajax
15 17 (2.70%) Kafka
16 14 (2.22%) 802.1X
16 14 (2.22%) React
16 14 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
2 42 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 38 (6.03%) Clustering
4 36 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 35 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 32 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 30 (4.76%) Virtual Team
8 27 (4.29%) Mobile App
9 25 (3.97%) Replication
10 22 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
12 17 (2.70%) IPTV
12 17 (2.70%) MPEG
13 16 (2.54%) Data Centre
14 13 (2.06%) Private Cloud
14 13 (2.06%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (1.75%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (1.59%) Life Science
17 9 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 626 (99.37%) Linux
2 339 (53.81%) CentOS
3 239 (37.94%) Windows
4 176 (27.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 166 (26.35%) Debian
6 106 (16.83%) Windows Server
7 72 (11.43%) Windows 10
8 70 (11.11%) Unix
9 54 (8.57%) SUSE
10 45 (7.14%) Fedora
11 41 (6.51%) Windows 7
11 41 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (4.60%) Solaris
13 26 (4.13%) Mac OS
14 13 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (1.90%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.90%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.59%) Android
17 9 (1.43%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.95%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (31.90%) DevOps
2 110 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (16.83%) Open Source
4 103 (16.35%) Configuration Management
5 99 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 74 (11.75%) High Availability
7 72 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 68 (10.79%) Computer Science
8 68 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (10.32%) Test Automation
11 64 (10.16%) Infrastructure as Code
12 57 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
13 52 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (7.94%) ITIL
15 41 (6.51%) Microservices
15 41 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
15 41 (6.51%) SDLC
16 38 (6.03%) Time Management
17 35 (5.56%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 270 (42.86%) Python
2 208 (33.02%) Bash Shell
3 122 (19.37%) PowerShell
4 104 (16.51%) JavaScript
5 93 (14.76%) Java
6 92 (14.60%) PHP
7 91 (14.44%) Ruby
8 62 (9.84%) Perl
9 57 (9.05%) SQL
10 48 (7.62%) C
11 47 (7.46%) C++
12 36 (5.71%) Go
12 36 (5.71%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.90%) Scala
14 9 (1.43%) Apple Swift
14 9 (1.43%) Clojure
15 8 (1.27%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.27%) PHP 5
16 7 (1.11%) C#
17 5 (0.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 101 (16.03%) Degree
2 72 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 45 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (5.40%) SC Cleared
6 31 (4.92%) CCNP
7 28 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (2.86%) MCSA
9 15 (2.38%) CCNA
10 12 (1.90%) RHCA
11 11 (1.75%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.75%) RHCE
12 10 (1.59%) CCDP
13 9 (1.43%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.79%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.79%) LPIC
14 5 (0.79%) MCSE
15 4 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.48%) RHCSA
17 2 (0.32%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.44%) QA
2 17 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 210 (33.33%) Docker
2 95 (15.08%) Active Directory
3 94 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (9.37%) KVM
5 56 (8.89%) Hyper-V
6 49 (7.78%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (6.35%) vSphere
8 31 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (4.44%) Xen
10 18 (2.86%) VirtualBox
10 18 (2.86%) VMware NSX
11 17 (2.70%) DRBD
11 17 (2.70%) Samba
12 16 (2.54%) NFS
13 13 (2.06%) pfSense
14 12 (1.90%) iptables
15 10 (1.59%) GlusterFS
16 8 (1.27%) Firmware
17 6 (0.95%) Snort
17 6 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 172 (27.30%) Puppet
2 152 (24.13%) Ansible
3 125 (19.84%) Kubernetes
4 108 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (13.81%) Terraform
6 58 (9.21%) Nagios
7 54 (8.57%) ZABBIX
8 31 (4.92%) Prometheus
9 30 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
10 29 (4.60%) SCCM
11 25 (3.97%) Packer
12 18 (2.86%) Grafana
13 16 (2.54%) vCenter Server
14 14 (2.22%) SCOM
14 14 (2.22%) WSUS
15 13 (2.06%) HAProxy
16 12 (1.90%) Graphite
16 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
17 11 (1.75%) Kibana
17 11 (1.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 209 (33.17%) Red Hat
2 138 (21.90%) VMware
3 116 (18.41%) Cisco
4 106 (16.83%) Microsoft
5 60 (9.52%) Google
6 51 (8.10%) Dell
7 36 (5.71%) HP
8 26 (4.13%) SolarWinds
9 18 (2.86%) Citrix
9 18 (2.86%) Meraki
9 18 (2.86%) NetApp
10 17 (2.70%) Oracle
10 17 (2.70%) Rackspace
11 16 (2.54%) Veeam
12 15 (2.38%) Apple
12 15 (2.38%) Juniper
13 13 (2.06%) CommVault
13 13 (2.06%) EMC
13 13 (2.06%) Percona
13 13 (2.06%) SaltStack