Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 366 233 367
Rank change year-on-year -133 +134 +34
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 88 49 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 2.58% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 123
10th Percentile " £35,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £25,500 £43,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% -14.29%
75th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £64,975 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -9.52%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,778 1,899 6,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.10% 24.11% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,572 1,573 5,496
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,800 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £35,000 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Thames Valley -86 36 £42,500 -19.05% 9
Surrey -45 30 £27,000 -28.95% 1
Berkshire -73 23 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Hampshire -120 16 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire - 11 £40,000 - 4
Kent - 3 £29,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £61,500 - 4
East Sussex -42 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (50.00%) CentOS
3 41 (46.59%) Security Cleared
4 40 (45.45%) Python
5 36 (40.91%) Firewall
6 35 (39.77%) Windows
7 33 (37.50%) DNS
8 32 (36.36%) Active Directory
9 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
10 30 (34.09%) DHCP
10 30 (34.09%) PowerShell
10 30 (34.09%) Windows Server
11 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2016
11 29 (32.95%) Cisco
11 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (31.82%) VPN
12 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (31.82%) Ansible
12 28 (31.82%) Public Sector
12 28 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2019
13 27 (30.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
14 26 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
14 26 (29.55%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
16 23 (26.14%) C++
17 22 (25.00%) Legal
17 22 (25.00%) Integration Testing

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) nginx
3 5 (5.68%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) JBoss
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) AWS
2 11 (12.50%) Azure
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (4.55%) GitHub
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.41%) IaaS
5 3 (3.41%) PaaS
5 3 (3.41%) SaaS
5 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.91%) Firewall
2 33 (37.50%) DNS
3 30 (34.09%) DHCP
4 28 (31.82%) VPN
5 18 (20.45%) SSH
6 6 (6.82%) Network Security
7 4 (4.55%) SAN
7 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.41%) LAN
8 3 (3.41%) MPLS
8 3 (3.41%) NAS
8 3 (3.41%) WAN
8 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.27%) HTTP
9 2 (2.27%) Internet
9 2 (2.27%) PBX
9 2 (2.27%) Skype
9 2 (2.27%) SSL
9 2 (2.27%) VLAN
10 1 (1.14%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) MySQL
2 14 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.95%) Redis
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.27%) Tableau
6 2 (2.27%) Tableau Server
7 1 (1.14%) GIS
7 1 (1.14%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.50%) JIRA
3 10 (11.36%) Bitbucket
4 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.41%) GitLab
6 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 28 (31.82%) Public Sector
2 22 (25.00%) Legal
3 21 (23.86%) Finance
4 13 (14.77%) Social Skills
5 5 (5.68%) Marketing
6 4 (4.55%) Electronics
6 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.27%) Local Government
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Administrator
1 31 (35.23%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (20.45%) Architect
3 17 (19.32%) Data Architect
4 14 (15.91%) Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Magento Developer
6 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Laravel
1 8 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (7.95%) CSS
2 7 (7.95%) HTML
3 6 (6.82%) Django
3 6 (6.82%) Flask
4 4 (4.55%) LAMP
4 4 (4.55%) REST
5 3 (3.41%) SAML
6 2 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.14%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) ARM Templates
7 1 (1.14%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.14%) Kafka
7 1 (1.14%) Node.js
7 1 (1.14%) OpenID
7 1 (1.14%) SOAP
7 1 (1.14%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
2 26 (29.55%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.68%) Fibre Optics
3 5 (5.68%) Legacy Code
4 3 (3.41%) EPoS
4 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.14%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (50.00%) CentOS
3 35 (39.77%) Windows
4 30 (34.09%) Windows Server
5 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (30.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2019
8 20 (22.73%) Debian
9 2 (2.27%) Solaris
9 2 (2.27%) Unix
10 1 (1.14%) VMS
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
3 22 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (23.86%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (23.86%) Scrum
5 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
6 18 (20.45%) Coaching
6 18 (20.45%) Prototyping
7 17 (19.32%) Open Source
7 17 (19.32%) Rapid Prototyping
7 17 (19.32%) Software Architecture
8 8 (9.09%) Decision-Making
8 8 (9.09%) DevOps
8 8 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
9 7 (7.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (7.95%) Kanban
9 7 (7.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Python
2 30 (34.09%) PowerShell
3 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 23 (26.14%) C++
5 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 20 (22.73%) Java
6 12 (13.64%) PHP
7 4 (4.55%) SQL
8 2 (2.27%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) C#
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.27%) MCSA
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
3 1 (1.14%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 32 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.45%) Docker
3 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) iptables
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.27%) Postfix
5 2 (2.27%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.14%) Firmware
6 1 (1.14%) pfSense
6 1 (1.14%) Snort
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (31.82%) Ansible
2 8 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.95%) Terraform
4 6 (6.82%) Puppet
5 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.14%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (1.14%) Grafana
7 1 (1.14%) Icinga
7 1 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.14%) logstash
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Packer
7 1 (1.14%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.14%) QRadar
7 1 (1.14%) Salt
7 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.95%) Cisco
3 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.82%) VMware
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle
5 4 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (2.27%) Aruba
6 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.27%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.27%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) Mitel
6 2 (2.27%) NEC
6 2 (2.27%) NetApp
6 2 (2.27%) Northgate
6 2 (2.27%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.14%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.14%) New Relic