Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 495 479 537
Rank change year-on-year -16 +58 -69
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 262 448 438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.39% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 2.25% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 223 400 410
Median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.84% +9.00% +5.26%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15,271 19,870 24,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.96% 23.87% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,197 15,515 19,977
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +3.45%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the UK excluding London

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the UK excluding London

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the UK excluding London

Ubuntu
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 28 March 2020. 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
South East +21 73 £40,000 -23.81% 24
South West -28 63 £35,000 -31.37% 15
Midlands +59 34 £45,000 - 9
North of England +30 27 £46,250 +23.33% 13
East Midlands +45 24 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Northern Ireland +38 23 £32,000 - 1
East of England +2 19 £48,750 -7.14% 23
Scotland +38 15 £35,000 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire +23 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
North West +28 12 £57,500 +64.29% 8
West Midlands +32 10 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Wales -12 9 £47,500 - 2
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 262 (100.00%) Linux
2 130 (49.62%) Python
3 118 (45.04%) Windows
4 109 (41.60%) CentOS
5 93 (35.50%) Bash Shell
6 88 (33.59%) AWS
7 85 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (31.30%) JavaScript
9 81 (30.92%) Red Hat
10 75 (28.63%) Git (software)
11 68 (25.95%) Microsoft
12 65 (24.81%) PHP
13 64 (24.43%) Ansible
13 64 (24.43%) Docker
14 63 (24.05%) MySQL
15 61 (23.28%) Azure
15 61 (23.28%) DevOps
16 60 (22.90%) Windows Server
16 60 (22.90%) PowerShell
17 59 (22.52%) Puppet
18 57 (21.76%) HTML
19 54 (20.61%) VMware
20 52 (19.85%) CSS
21 50 (19.08%) DNS
21 50 (19.08%) Firewall
22 48 (18.32%) Debian
23 47 (17.94%) Configuration Management
24 45 (17.18%) Active Directory
24 45 (17.18%) DHCP
24 45 (17.18%) Unix

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 38 (14.50%) Apache
2 26 (9.92%) nginx
3 20 (7.63%) Confluence
3 20 (7.63%) WordPress
4 14 (5.34%) MS Exchange
5 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.82%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.29%) CMS
8 6 (2.29%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.91%) IIS
10 3 (1.15%) Drupal
10 3 (1.15%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.38%) Gluu
12 1 (0.38%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.76%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (0.76%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 88 (33.59%) AWS
2 61 (23.28%) Azure
3 28 (10.69%) SaaS
4 26 (9.92%) GCP
5 13 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (4.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.82%) Amazon S3
6 10 (3.82%) IaaS
6 10 (3.82%) npm
7 8 (3.05%) Office 365
8 7 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.67%) GitHub
8 7 (2.67%) PaaS
9 4 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.53%) Serverless
10 3 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.15%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 50 (19.08%) DNS
1 50 (19.08%) Firewall
2 45 (17.18%) DHCP
3 44 (16.79%) TCP/IP
4 40 (15.27%) SAN
5 32 (12.21%) VPN
6 29 (11.07%) SSH
7 24 (9.16%) NAS
7 24 (9.16%) WAN
8 23 (8.78%) LAN
9 22 (8.40%) SMTP
10 13 (4.96%) DMZ
10 13 (4.96%) HTTP
11 11 (4.20%) Network Security
12 7 (2.67%) SSL
13 6 (2.29%) VLAN
14 4 (1.53%) Asterisk PBX
14 4 (1.53%) BGP
14 4 (1.53%) OSPF
14 4 (1.53%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (24.05%) MySQL
2 20 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.11%) Big Data
4 12 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (4.20%) MariaDB
5 11 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.82%) SQL Server
7 9 (3.44%) CouchDB
8 8 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.53%) InfluxDB
10 4 (1.53%) Redis
11 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.15%) Ingres
11 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospike
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Ignite
12 1 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 75 (28.63%) Git (software)
2 39 (14.89%) JIRA
3 27 (10.31%) Jenkins
4 24 (9.16%) Visual Studio
5 22 (8.40%) Bitbucket
6 18 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (4.58%) Selenium
8 10 (3.82%) GitLab
8 10 (3.82%) NetBeans
9 8 (3.05%) gulp
9 8 (3.05%) Maven
10 6 (2.29%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.53%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.53%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.53%) Gradle
11 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.53%) TestRail
11 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (15.65%) Retail
2 29 (11.07%) Finance
3 22 (8.40%) Legal
4 17 (6.49%) Public Sector
5 16 (6.11%) Automotive
6 11 (4.20%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.05%) Marketing
8 6 (2.29%) Police
9 5 (1.91%) Electronics
9 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.38%) Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (25.19%) Developer
2 34 (12.98%) Full Stack Developer
3 26 (9.92%) Junior
4 25 (9.54%) PHP Developer
5 24 (9.16%) Unix Engineer
6 22 (8.40%) Administrator
6 22 (8.40%) Junior Unix Engineer
6 22 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (8.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (7.25%) Analyst
9 18 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.87%) Platform Engineer
10 17 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) IT Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Linux Support
14 9 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (3.44%) Linux Administrator
14 9 (3.44%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.76%) HTML
2 52 (19.85%) CSS
3 41 (15.65%) LAMP
4 33 (12.60%) jQuery
5 31 (11.83%) HTML5
6 27 (10.31%) Laravel
6 27 (10.31%) React
7 22 (8.40%) .NET
8 21 (8.02%) Node.js
8 21 (8.02%) Sass
9 20 (7.63%) AngularJS
10 18 (6.87%) REST
11 17 (6.49%) SOAP
11 17 (6.49%) Symfony
12 15 (5.73%) JSON
13 14 (5.34%) CSS3
13 14 (5.34%) Web Services
14 13 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (4.96%) Vue.js
15 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.98%) Public Cloud
2 33 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (11.83%) Data Centre
4 25 (9.54%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.82%) Clustering
7 9 (3.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.67%) User Experience
9 6 (2.29%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.91%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.91%) Replication
10 5 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.53%) BBC
11 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.76%) LPAR
12 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.76%) Wiki
13 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 262 (100.00%) Linux
2 118 (45.04%) Windows
3 109 (41.60%) CentOS
4 60 (22.90%) Windows Server
5 48 (18.32%) Debian
6 45 (17.18%) Unix
7 43 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (9.54%) Solaris
10 12 (4.58%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (3.82%) Fedora
12 9 (3.44%) SUSE
13 7 (2.67%) FreeBSD
14 6 (2.29%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.91%) FreeNAS
15 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (1.53%) Mac OS
17 3 (1.15%) CoreOS
17 3 (1.15%) Gentoo
18 2 (0.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.28%) DevOps
3 47 (17.94%) Configuration Management
4 38 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (12.60%) Test Automation
6 32 (12.21%) Software Engineering
7 31 (11.83%) MVC
7 31 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (11.83%) Project Delivery
8 29 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (10.31%) Computer Science
9 27 (10.31%) Scrum
10 26 (9.92%) OO
11 23 (8.78%) High Availability
11 23 (8.78%) Open Source
12 22 (8.40%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (7.25%) Change Control
14 18 (6.87%) ITIL
14 18 (6.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.49%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 130 (49.62%) Python
2 93 (35.50%) Bash Shell
3 82 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 65 (24.81%) PHP
5 60 (22.90%) PowerShell
6 43 (16.41%) SQL
7 42 (16.03%) Perl
8 33 (12.60%) Java
9 26 (9.92%) C#
10 21 (8.02%) Ruby
10 21 (8.02%) Shell Script
11 19 (7.25%) C
12 17 (6.49%) C++
12 17 (6.49%) Go
13 7 (2.67%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.53%) VB
15 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.76%) JSX
16 2 (0.76%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 45 (17.18%) Degree
2 35 (13.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (5.34%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.96%) RHCE
6 11 (4.20%) CCNA
6 11 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.44%) CISSP
8 9 (3.44%) GIAC
8 9 (3.44%) Linux+ Certification
8 9 (3.44%) MCSE
8 9 (3.44%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (3.44%) SANS
8 9 (3.44%) SSCP
9 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.38%) NCSC
5 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 64 (24.43%) Docker
2 45 (17.18%) Active Directory
3 39 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (13.36%) NFS
5 20 (7.63%) Xen
6 16 (6.11%) Hyper-V
7 14 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.96%) KVM
9 12 (4.58%) Samba
10 9 (3.44%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.53%) Btrfs
12 4 (1.53%) Ceph
12 4 (1.53%) DRBD
13 2 (0.76%) GPFS
13 2 (0.76%) Lustre
13 2 (0.76%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.76%) vSphere
13 2 (0.76%) XenApp
14 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (24.43%) Ansible
2 59 (22.52%) Puppet
3 45 (17.18%) Kubernetes
4 31 (11.83%) WSUS
5 25 (9.54%) Nagios
6 24 (9.16%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (8.78%) ZABBIX
8 19 (7.25%) SCOM
9 18 (6.87%) SCCM
10 15 (5.73%) Terraform
11 12 (4.58%) Red Hat Satellite
11 12 (4.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 11 (4.20%) Grafana
12 11 (4.20%) yum
13 10 (3.82%) cPanel
13 10 (3.82%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (3.82%) OpenNMS
13 10 (3.82%) Plesk
14 9 (3.44%) vCenter Server
15 6 (2.29%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 81 (30.92%) Red Hat
2 68 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 54 (20.61%) VMware
4 43 (16.41%) Google
5 26 (9.92%) NetApp
6 22 (8.40%) HP
7 19 (7.25%) Cisco
8 17 (6.49%) Atlassian
9 12 (4.58%) Dell
9 12 (4.58%) Oracle
9 12 (4.58%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.20%) EMC
11 10 (3.82%) Juniper
12 9 (3.44%) Cloudera
12 9 (3.44%) Hortonworks
13 8 (3.05%) SaltStack
13 8 (3.05%) Zend
14 5 (1.91%) Apple
14 5 (1.91%) Percona
14 5 (1.91%) SAP