Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 559 477 642
Rank change year-on-year -82 +165 -138
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 496 277 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 2.37% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 294 228 333
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -9.52%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +14.13% -14.81%

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 20,858 11,684 26,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.71% 20.43% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14,356 9,694 21,493
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -127 179 £70,000 +22.81% 40
South West -1 106 £47,500 +11.76% 13
South East -82 87 £52,500 +5.00% 11
North of England -102 55 £34,500 -20.23% 13
Midlands -82 40 £50,000 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -60 32 £50,000 -25.93% 7
North East -8 26 £34,500 -21.59% 4
East of England -86 23 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -67 18 £50,000 +17.65% 5
North West -81 11 £75,000 +54.64% 4
East Midlands -54 8 £40,000 -8.57%
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 496 (100.00%) Linux
2 273 (55.04%) AWS
3 239 (48.19%) Python
4 238 (47.98%) DevOps
5 221 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (42.54%) JavaScript
7 177 (35.69%) Azure
8 158 (31.85%) CSS
9 151 (30.44%) Git (software)
10 150 (30.24%) Software Engineering
11 145 (29.23%) MySQL
12 140 (28.23%) CentOS
13 132 (26.61%) React
14 128 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
15 127 (25.60%) Security Cleared
16 118 (23.79%) Red Hat
17 108 (21.77%) Ansible
18 106 (21.37%) PHP
19 105 (21.17%) QGIS
20 104 (20.97%) Docker
20 104 (20.97%) HTTP
21 101 (20.36%) Windows
22 98 (19.76%) GIS
22 98 (19.76%) PostGIS
22 98 (19.76%) Leaflet
22 98 (19.76%) GeoServer
22 98 (19.76%) OpenLayers
23 95 (19.15%) SC Cleared
24 90 (18.15%) Kubernetes
25 83 (16.73%) Social Skills

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 98 (19.76%) GeoServer
2 57 (11.49%) Apache
3 45 (9.07%) nginx
4 15 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.02%) WordPress
5 13 (2.62%) CMS
5 13 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.22%) Confluence
7 10 (2.02%) IIS
7 10 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.60%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.60%) Drupal
11 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.40%) PrestaShop
12 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.40%) Traefik
13 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) 1Password
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.42%) Magento
2 7 (1.41%) Shopify
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 273 (55.04%) AWS
2 177 (35.69%) Azure
3 56 (11.29%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (11.09%) Amazon S3
5 46 (9.27%) SaaS
6 44 (8.87%) Microsoft 365
7 35 (7.06%) Amazon SQS
8 31 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 31 (6.25%) GCP
9 22 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (3.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 18 (3.63%) Serverless
11 17 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (3.43%) IaaS
12 16 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (3.02%) CloudFront
14 14 (2.82%) GitHub
14 14 (2.82%) Route 53
15 13 (2.62%) PaaS
16 12 (2.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 104 (20.97%) HTTP
2 71 (14.31%) Firewall
3 63 (12.70%) DNS
4 38 (7.66%) VPN
5 37 (7.46%) DHCP
6 30 (6.05%) TCP/IP
7 18 (3.63%) SAN
7 18 (3.63%) WAN
8 15 (3.02%) LAN
9 13 (2.62%) OSPF
10 11 (2.22%) BGP
11 10 (2.02%) Network Security
11 10 (2.02%) VLAN
12 9 (1.81%) Internet
12 9 (1.81%) NAS
12 9 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.61%) FIX Connectivity
13 8 (1.61%) MPLS
14 7 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (1.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (29.23%) MySQL
2 128 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
3 105 (21.17%) QGIS
4 98 (19.76%) GIS
5 50 (10.08%) Redis
6 26 (5.24%) NoSQL
7 25 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
7 25 (5.04%) SQL Server
8 21 (4.23%) Amazon Aurora
8 21 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.42%) InterSystems Cache
10 11 (2.22%) MariaDB
11 10 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.81%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.60%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 151 (30.44%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.86%) Bitbucket
4 35 (7.06%) GitLab
5 34 (6.85%) JIRA
6 16 (3.23%) Subversion
7 13 (2.62%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.22%) PhpStorm
8 11 (2.22%) Xdebug
9 6 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.01%) Maven
10 5 (1.01%) Postman
10 5 (1.01%) Selenium
10 5 (1.01%) webpack
11 3 (0.60%) AppScan
11 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.60%) NUnit
11 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.40%) WiX
General
1 83 (16.73%) Social Skills
2 61 (12.30%) Finance
3 21 (4.23%) Games
4 16 (3.23%) Banking
5 15 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.62%) Retail
6 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.02%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (1.61%) Marketing
9 6 (1.21%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.81%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.60%) Legal
12 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) International Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (26.21%) Software Engineer
2 112 (22.58%) Developer
3 84 (16.94%) Geospatial Engineer
4 67 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 54 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 35 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 33 (6.65%) Administrator
8 28 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (5.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.23%) IT Engineer
11 21 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
12 18 (3.63%) Architect
13 16 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.02%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
16 13 (2.62%) Platform Engineer
16 13 (2.62%) Senior Developer
16 13 (2.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (31.85%) CSS
2 132 (26.61%) React
3 98 (19.76%) Leaflet
3 98 (19.76%) OpenLayers
3 98 (19.76%) PostGIS
4 75 (15.12%) HTML
5 67 (13.51%) Laravel
6 62 (12.50%) Symfony
7 48 (9.68%) jQuery
8 46 (9.27%) LAMP
9 39 (7.86%) XML
10 32 (6.45%) Node.js
11 31 (6.25%) Zend Framework
12 30 (6.05%) AngularJS
12 30 (6.05%) HTML5
13 28 (5.65%) Doctrine
13 28 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (5.24%) CSS3
15 25 (5.04%) Vue.js
16 19 (3.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.03%) Legacy Code
5 13 (2.62%) Clustering
5 13 (2.62%) Eurex
6 12 (2.42%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.02%) NHS
8 9 (1.81%) Fibre Optics
8 9 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.41%) EPoS
10 6 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.21%) PKI
10 6 (1.21%) Social Media
10 6 (1.21%) Tandem
11 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.01%) Replication
11 5 (1.01%) User Experience
12 4 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 496 (100.00%) Linux
2 140 (28.23%) CentOS
3 101 (20.36%) Windows
4 75 (15.12%) Debian
5 70 (14.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (8.27%) Windows Server
7 32 (6.45%) Unix
8 20 (4.03%) Solaris
9 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (3.02%) Windows 10
11 14 (2.82%) Android
11 14 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
12 13 (2.62%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.61%) SUSE
15 7 (1.41%) CoreOS
15 7 (1.41%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.81%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.40%) AIX
17 2 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (47.98%) DevOps
2 221 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (30.24%) Software Engineering
4 63 (12.70%) Full Stack Development
5 58 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (9.88%) CI/CD
6 49 (9.88%) OO
7 44 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 43 (8.67%) Mentoring
9 41 (8.27%) Data Privacy
9 41 (8.27%) Infrastructure as Code
10 37 (7.46%) MVC
11 35 (7.06%) TDD
12 34 (6.85%) Configuration Management
12 34 (6.85%) OO PHP
13 32 (6.45%) Machine Learning
13 32 (6.45%) Open Source
14 31 (6.25%) Fintech
15 30 (6.05%) Test Automation
16 28 (5.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 239 (48.19%) Python
2 211 (42.54%) JavaScript
3 106 (21.37%) PHP
4 60 (12.10%) Bash
5 55 (11.09%) SQL
6 48 (9.68%) Java
7 45 (9.07%) PowerShell
8 26 (5.24%) Perl
8 26 (5.24%) TypeScript
9 23 (4.64%) Ruby
10 22 (4.44%) C++
11 19 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.62%) Go
13 10 (2.02%) Scala
14 9 (1.81%) C#
15 6 (1.21%) C
16 5 (1.01%) Bicep
17 4 (0.81%) Groovy
17 4 (0.81%) R
18 2 (0.40%) Jython
Qualifications
1 127 (25.60%) Security Cleared
2 95 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.04%) Degree
4 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.81%) MCSE
8 8 (1.61%) MCSA
9 7 (1.41%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.41%) CCNA
10 5 (1.01%) CCNP
10 5 (1.01%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.01%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.01%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.81%) HNC
12 3 (0.60%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.60%) CCIE
12 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.40%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.62%) QA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.01%) SLA
5 3 (0.60%) NCSC
6 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) NIST
7 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (20.97%) Docker
2 55 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.87%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.62%) vSphere
7 11 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.01%) KVM
8 5 (1.01%) Xen
9 4 (0.81%) Ceph
10 3 (0.60%) Firmware
10 3 (0.60%) iptables
11 2 (0.40%) NFS
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.20%) Samba
12 1 (0.20%) Snort
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 108 (21.77%) Ansible
2 90 (18.15%) Kubernetes
3 75 (15.12%) Terraform
4 45 (9.07%) Puppet
5 20 (4.03%) Nagios
5 20 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.63%) Prometheus
7 14 (2.82%) Icinga
8 10 (2.02%) SCCM
9 7 (1.41%) Grafana
9 7 (1.41%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.21%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (1.21%) logstash
10 6 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.01%) Check_MK
11 5 (1.01%) Galera Cluster
11 5 (1.01%) Proxmox
11 5 (1.01%) SCOM
12 4 (0.81%) Istio
Vendors
1 118 (23.79%) Red Hat
2 67 (13.51%) VMware
3 48 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 48 (9.68%) Zend
4 27 (5.44%) Cisco
5 20 (4.03%) Google
6 17 (3.43%) New Relic
7 15 (3.02%) Oracle
8 13 (2.62%) Fidessa
8 13 (2.62%) ION Trading
8 13 (2.62%) Juniper
8 13 (2.62%) Patsystems
8 13 (2.62%) Trayport
9 11 (2.22%) Palo Alto
10 9 (1.81%) Arista
10 9 (1.81%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.81%) Reuters
10 9 (1.81%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.61%) Citrix
11 8 (1.61%) CQG