Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 510 517 492
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +53
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 796 907 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.31% 2.21% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 701 796 819
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.04%

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 34,428 41,104 42,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.26% 24.62% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27,772 33,461 36,585
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018. 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 +14 383 £61,250 +2.08% 65
South East -29 116 £52,500 +16.67% 23
North of England +36 103 £35,000 -6.67% 24
South West +46 92 £43,500 -13.00% 21
East of England +24 74 £55,000 -8.33% 7
North West +4 51 £40,000 +6.67% 15
Yorkshire +61 45 £31,000 -11.43% 6
Midlands -9 22 £45,000 +28.57% 7
West Midlands +5 14 £39,500 +12.86% 4
East Midlands +23 8 £57,500 +15.00% 2
North East +5 7 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 796 (100.00%) Linux
2 421 (52.89%) Python
3 360 (45.23%) CentOS
4 320 (40.20%) DevOps
5 319 (40.08%) Amazon AWS
6 298 (37.44%) Puppet
7 286 (35.93%) Bash Shell
8 285 (35.80%) Red Hat
9 278 (34.92%) Windows
10 277 (34.80%) Ansible
11 251 (31.53%) Docker
12 232 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
13 218 (27.39%) Git (software)
14 211 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
15 202 (25.38%) Jenkins
16 192 (24.12%) Ruby
17 188 (23.62%) Configuration Management
18 187 (23.49%) Java
19 183 (22.99%) VMware
20 182 (22.86%) SQL
21 164 (20.60%) Debian
22 159 (19.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 158 (19.85%) MySQL
24 151 (18.97%) Terraform
25 150 (18.84%) Kubernetes
26 145 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
26 145 (18.22%) PHP
27 144 (18.09%) JavaScript
28 141 (17.71%) Perl
29 140 (17.59%) Finance

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
1 136 (17.09%) Apache
2 91 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 62 (7.79%) nginx
4 61 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (5.53%) IIS
6 39 (4.90%) MS Exchange
7 36 (4.52%) OpenStack
8 34 (4.27%) Confluence
9 30 (3.77%) WordPress
10 21 (2.64%) WildFly
11 14 (1.76%) Skype for Business
12 11 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (1.26%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.26%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.88%) JBoss
15 3 (0.38%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.38%) Drupal
15 3 (0.38%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.13%) Odoo
2 4 (0.50%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 319 (40.08%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (15.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 58 (7.29%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (6.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 49 (6.16%) SaaS
7 40 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (4.15%) GitHub
9 32 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 31 (3.89%) Office 365
11 25 (3.14%) Amazon S3
12 19 (2.39%) Route 53
13 18 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (1.26%) IaaS
16 9 (1.13%) npm
16 9 (1.13%) Serverless
17 8 (1.01%) Datadog
17 8 (1.01%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 114 (14.32%) Firewall
2 105 (13.19%) DNS
3 51 (6.41%) VPN
4 50 (6.28%) TCP/IP
5 34 (4.27%) Internet
6 32 (4.02%) VoIP
7 30 (3.77%) DHCP
7 30 (3.77%) SAN
8 27 (3.39%) HTTP
9 22 (2.76%) LAN
10 21 (2.64%) Network Security
10 21 (2.64%) OpenVPN
10 21 (2.64%) WAN
11 19 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (2.14%) VLAN
13 15 (1.88%) Asterisk PBX
13 15 (1.88%) OPNsense
13 15 (1.88%) SSH
14 14 (1.76%) OSPF
14 14 (1.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (19.85%) MySQL
2 120 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
3 90 (11.31%) SQL Server
4 63 (7.91%) NoSQL
5 61 (7.66%) Big Data
6 47 (5.90%) Redis
7 40 (5.03%) MongoDB
8 39 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (1.63%) Neo4j
14 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.51%) Data Lake
15 12 (1.51%) HBase
15 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 218 (27.39%) Git (software)
2 202 (25.38%) Jenkins
3 80 (10.05%) JIRA
4 70 (8.79%) Subversion
5 60 (7.54%) Maven
6 53 (6.66%) Vagrant
7 45 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (5.40%) Bitbucket
9 37 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (4.40%) TeamCity
11 28 (3.52%) Gradle
11 28 (3.52%) Selenium
12 21 (2.64%) JUnit
12 21 (2.64%) TestNG
13 20 (2.51%) Log4j
14 18 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (2.14%) Redmine
16 15 (1.88%) Ant
17 14 (1.76%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 140 (17.59%) Finance
2 33 (4.15%) Banking
3 31 (3.89%) Games
4 24 (3.02%) Front Office
5 22 (2.76%) Retail
6 20 (2.51%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.13%) Electronics
8 9 (1.13%) Marketing
9 8 (1.01%) Law
10 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.50%) French Language
11 4 (0.50%) Military
11 4 (0.50%) Publishing
12 3 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 181 (22.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 151 (18.97%) Developer
3 118 (14.82%) Linux Engineer
4 106 (13.32%) Administrator
4 106 (13.32%) Systems Administrator
5 75 (9.42%) Linux Administrator
5 75 (9.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 54 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 52 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
8 48 (6.03%) AWS DevOps
9 45 (5.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 43 (5.40%) Python Developer
11 41 (5.15%) Java Developer
12 40 (5.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 37 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (4.40%) Software Engineer
15 34 (4.27%) Senior Developer
16 33 (4.15%) AWS Engineer
16 33 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
17 31 (3.89%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (15.83%) Web Services
2 84 (10.55%) HTML
3 68 (8.54%) CSS
3 68 (8.54%) LAMP
4 64 (8.04%) .NET
5 55 (6.91%) jQuery
6 52 (6.53%) Elastic Stack
7 45 (5.65%) RESTful
8 42 (5.28%) AngularJS
9 41 (5.15%) Spring
10 40 (5.03%) Node.js
11 39 (4.90%) Ajax
12 33 (4.15%) LAPP Stack
12 33 (4.15%) LEMP Stack
13 31 (3.89%) HTML5
13 31 (3.89%) SOAP
14 30 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (3.39%) REST
15 27 (3.39%) XML
16 25 (3.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.03%) Linux Command Line
2 47 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.77%) Fintech
6 29 (3.64%) Clustering
6 29 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (3.39%) Hedge funds
8 25 (3.14%) Derivative
9 24 (3.02%) Equities
9 24 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (2.89%) Public Cloud
11 20 (2.51%) Fixed Income
11 20 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 20 (2.51%) Private Cloud
12 19 (2.39%) User Experience
13 18 (2.26%) Replication
14 15 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (1.63%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 796 (100.00%) Linux
2 360 (45.23%) CentOS
3 278 (34.92%) Windows
4 164 (20.60%) Debian
5 159 (19.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 136 (17.09%) Windows Server
7 102 (12.81%) Unix
8 63 (7.91%) Fedora
9 57 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (6.78%) Windows 10
11 50 (6.28%) SUSE
12 41 (5.15%) Android
13 37 (4.65%) Windows 7
14 36 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (4.15%) Solaris
16 32 (4.02%) Windows 8
17 22 (2.76%) FreeBSD
17 22 (2.76%) openSUSE
18 17 (2.14%) Amazon Linux
19 16 (2.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (40.20%) DevOps
2 232 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (23.62%) Configuration Management
4 132 (16.58%) Open Source
5 111 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (12.44%) Software Engineering
7 93 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 76 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (7.04%) ITIL
9 56 (7.04%) Microservices
10 54 (6.78%) Test Automation
11 52 (6.53%) Scrum
12 50 (6.28%) Mentoring
13 48 (6.03%) High Availability
14 42 (5.28%) Computer Science
15 41 (5.15%) E-Commerce
16 39 (4.90%) SDLC
17 37 (4.65%) Server Virtualisation
18 35 (4.40%) MVC
19 34 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 421 (52.89%) Python
2 286 (35.93%) Bash Shell
3 192 (24.12%) Ruby
4 187 (23.49%) Java
5 182 (22.86%) SQL
6 145 (18.22%) PHP
7 144 (18.09%) JavaScript
8 141 (17.71%) Perl
9 96 (12.06%) PowerShell
10 83 (10.43%) C++
11 76 (9.55%) C#
12 53 (6.66%) C
13 35 (4.40%) Shell Script
14 31 (3.89%) Go
15 20 (2.51%) Bourne shell
15 20 (2.51%) Korn
16 19 (2.39%) R
17 15 (1.88%) Scala
18 12 (1.51%) Groovy
18 12 (1.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 80 (10.05%) Degree
2 31 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (3.14%) CCNA
4 25 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 19 (2.39%) CISSP
7 14 (1.76%) LPIC
8 12 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.51%) SSCP
9 9 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (1.13%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (1.01%) Linux+ Certification
10 8 (1.01%) MBA
10 8 (1.01%) MCSE
10 8 (1.01%) RHCE
11 7 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.65%) QA
2 19 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.39%) SLA
3 11 (1.38%) GDPR
3 11 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 251 (31.53%) Docker
2 134 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (10.93%) Active Directory
4 41 (5.15%) Hyper-V
5 39 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (4.65%) pfSense
7 36 (4.52%) vSphere
8 32 (4.02%) KVM
9 31 (3.89%) NFS
10 30 (3.77%) VirtualBox
11 28 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (3.39%) Xen
13 26 (3.27%) Samba
14 11 (1.38%) HDFS
14 11 (1.38%) iptables
15 7 (0.88%) Ceph
16 5 (0.63%) Firmware
16 5 (0.63%) GlusterFS
16 5 (0.63%) PowerHA
16 5 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 298 (37.44%) Puppet
2 277 (34.80%) Ansible
3 211 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (18.97%) Terraform
5 150 (18.84%) Kubernetes
6 113 (14.20%) ZABBIX
7 56 (7.04%) Nagios
8 55 (6.91%) Salt
9 51 (6.41%) Packer
10 35 (4.40%) Docker Swarm
11 33 (4.15%) Kibana
12 29 (3.64%) logstash
13 20 (2.51%) SCCM
13 20 (2.51%) vCenter Server
14 19 (2.39%) Cacti
14 19 (2.39%) Grafana
15 17 (2.14%) Prometheus
16 16 (2.01%) OpenNMS
17 14 (1.76%) Icinga
18 13 (1.63%) Xymon
Vendors
1 285 (35.80%) Red Hat
2 183 (22.99%) VMware
3 95 (11.93%) Google
4 94 (11.81%) Oracle
5 92 (11.56%) Microsoft
6 67 (8.42%) Cisco
7 32 (4.02%) SolarWinds
8 31 (3.89%) NetApp
9 28 (3.52%) Atlassian
10 27 (3.39%) Splunk
11 23 (2.89%) SaltStack
12 20 (2.51%) Rackspace
13 17 (2.14%) IBM
13 17 (2.14%) New Relic
13 17 (2.14%) Remedy
14 16 (2.01%) Cloudera
14 16 (2.01%) Hortonworks
15 15 (1.88%) Dell
15 15 (1.88%) PagerDuty
15 15 (1.88%) Rakuten