Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
England > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 251 323
Rank change year-on-year -1 +72 -22
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 83 81 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% 0.80% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 3.05% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 68 65 23
South West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,000 £21,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £65,000 £62,800
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +3.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,672 2,654 2,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.90% 26.15% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 2,215 2,493
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £21,264
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Bristol -5 25 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Gloucestershire +29 22 £45,000 +18.89% 2
Somerset +44 19 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Wiltshire -2 13 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Devon +16 2 £80,000 +47.34% 3
Cornwall -14 2 £34,000 -32.00%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (55.42%) MySQL
3 44 (53.01%) Puppet
4 43 (51.81%) CentOS
5 37 (44.58%) Red Hat
6 36 (43.37%) Configuration Management
7 32 (38.55%) Python
8 31 (37.35%) Apache
8 31 (37.35%) ZABBIX
8 31 (37.35%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (36.14%) Windows
10 27 (32.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (30.12%) Google
11 25 (30.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 24 (28.92%) VMware
13 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
13 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
14 20 (24.10%) Open Source
14 20 (24.10%) Debian
15 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
15 17 (20.48%) Web Services
15 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
15 17 (20.48%) DevOps
16 16 (19.28%) PHP
16 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (18.07%) E-business
17 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
17 15 (18.07%) Internet

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 31 (37.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) JBoss
2 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.35%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (30.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) PaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.20%) Cloudflare
5 1 (1.20%) Datadog
5 1 (1.20%) Heroku
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) Internet
2 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.23%) DNS
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 3 (3.61%) VPN
5 2 (2.41%) DHCP
5 2 (2.41%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) IPv4
5 2 (2.41%) SNMP
5 2 (2.41%) SSH
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.20%) FTP
6 1 (1.20%) ICMP
6 1 (1.20%) IPsec
6 1 (1.20%) L2TP
6 1 (1.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.20%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (55.42%) MySQL
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
3 14 (16.87%) Big Data
4 11 (13.25%) Hadoop
5 8 (9.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (9.64%) BigQuery
5 8 (9.64%) Data Lake
5 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (7.23%) CouchDB
6 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.41%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) JMeter
4 2 (2.41%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.41%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.20%) GitLab
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Marketing
5 3 (3.61%) Law
5 3 (3.61%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Administrator
1 18 (21.69%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (19.28%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (19.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (18.07%) Cloud Administrator
4 13 (15.66%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Data Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Network Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) Web Services
2 13 (15.66%) LAMP
3 7 (8.43%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.61%) CGI
5 3 (3.61%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.61%) React
5 3 (3.61%) RESTful
6 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.41%) Ajax
6 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.41%) Kafka
6 2 (2.41%) Middleware
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.20%) Django
7 1 (1.20%) jQuery
7 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Clustering
1 8 (9.64%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Cybercrime
3 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) CentOS
3 30 (36.14%) Windows
4 27 (32.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (24.10%) Debian
6 14 (16.87%) Unix
7 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
8 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.02%) Fedora
9 5 (6.02%) Solaris
10 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.41%) SUSE
12 1 (1.20%) Android
12 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.20%) DC/OS
12 1 (1.20%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Configuration Management
2 20 (24.10%) Open Source
3 17 (20.48%) DevOps
3 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.07%) E-business
5 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
6 14 (16.87%) ITIL
7 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.05%) High Availability
9 10 (12.05%) Scrum
10 9 (10.84%) Load Balancing
10 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.84%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (10.84%) Test Automation
11 8 (9.64%) Data Protection
11 8 (9.64%) ERD
11 8 (9.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) Python
2 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
3 16 (19.28%) PHP
4 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
5 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.25%) Java
6 11 (13.25%) SQL
7 10 (12.05%) Perl
8 7 (8.43%) C++
8 7 (8.43%) Ruby
9 5 (6.02%) C
10 4 (4.82%) C#
11 2 (2.41%) Erlang
11 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.84%) CCNA
4 9 (10.84%) CISSP
4 9 (10.84%) SSCP
5 7 (8.43%) LPIC
6 6 (7.23%) Degree
7 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.41%) GIAC
8 2 (2.41%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (2.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.41%) SANS
9 1 (1.20%) CCNP
9 1 (1.20%) RHCE
9 1 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) Docker
3 10 (12.05%) Xen
4 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.23%) VirtualBox
6 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.61%) vSphere
9 2 (2.41%) NFS
9 2 (2.41%) RHEV
9 2 (2.41%) Samba
10 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (53.01%) Puppet
2 31 (37.35%) ZABBIX
3 15 (18.07%) Ansible
4 9 (10.84%) Cacti
5 8 (9.64%) Nagios
6 6 (7.23%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (7.23%) Kubernetes
7 5 (6.02%) OpenNMS
7 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (6.02%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.61%) SCCM
8 3 (3.61%) WSUS
9 2 (2.41%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.20%) FreeIPA
10 1 (1.20%) Graylog
10 1 (1.20%) Nessus
10 1 (1.20%) Packer
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Red Hat
2 25 (30.12%) Google
3 24 (28.92%) VMware
4 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.07%) Remedy
6 11 (13.25%) Oracle
7 10 (12.05%) Cisco
8 8 (9.64%) Teradata
9 5 (6.02%) Cloudera
9 5 (6.02%) Hortonworks
9 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.82%) SAP
11 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
12 2 (2.41%) Dell
12 2 (2.41%) EMC
12 2 (2.41%) NetApp
12 2 (2.41%) Splunk
13 1 (1.20%) New Relic
13 1 (1.20%) Qualys
13 1 (1.20%) Rackspace