Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 405 448 546
Rank change year-on-year +43 +98 -52
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 174 488 393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.47% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.49% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 389 360
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 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 8,412 19,609 22,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.94% 23.83% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,790 15,019 17,946
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +74 43 £55,000 +15.79% 15
South West +31 31 £35,000 -26.32% 9
North of England +129 29 £45,000 +16.13% 5
Midlands +92 21 £55,000 +30.95% 4
East of England +39 20 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Midlands +77 18 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Yorkshire +120 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Scotland +91 14 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Northern Ireland +32 10 £30,000 -
North West +82 7 £60,000 +84.62% 4
Wales +36 6 £45,000 -8.16%
North East +20 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +61 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (52.87%) Python
3 71 (40.80%) Bash Shell
4 68 (39.08%) CentOS
5 65 (37.36%) JavaScript
6 63 (36.21%) Windows
7 62 (35.63%) MySQL
8 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (28.16%) Git (software)
9 49 (28.16%) AWS
10 46 (26.44%) DevOps
11 44 (25.29%) Red Hat
11 44 (25.29%) PHP
12 43 (24.71%) Docker
13 40 (22.99%) Java
14 38 (21.84%) HTML
15 36 (20.69%) Ansible
16 33 (18.97%) DNS
16 33 (18.97%) VMware
17 32 (18.39%) PowerShell
18 31 (17.82%) Azure
18 31 (17.82%) LAMP
19 30 (17.24%) TCP/IP
19 30 (17.24%) CSS
20 29 (16.67%) Debian
20 29 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (16.67%) Kubernetes
21 27 (15.52%) Software Engineering
21 27 (15.52%) Firewall
21 27 (15.52%) Problem-Solving

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 25 (14.37%) Apache
2 22 (12.64%) Confluence
3 16 (9.20%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.60%) nginx
5 7 (4.02%) CMS
5 7 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.87%) WordPress
8 4 (2.30%) CloudStack
8 4 (2.30%) Drupal
8 4 (2.30%) SilverStripe
9 3 (1.72%) Gluu
10 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 49 (28.16%) AWS
2 31 (17.82%) Azure
3 14 (8.05%) SaaS
4 11 (6.32%) GitHub
5 9 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (5.17%) npm
6 7 (4.02%) IaaS
7 6 (3.45%) GCP
7 6 (3.45%) PaaS
8 5 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.87%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.87%) Serverless
9 4 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.72%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.72%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (1.72%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.97%) DNS
2 30 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 27 (15.52%) Firewall
4 22 (12.64%) SAN
5 20 (11.49%) DHCP
6 15 (8.62%) HTTP
6 15 (8.62%) VPN
7 13 (7.47%) SMTP
8 11 (6.32%) SSH
9 10 (5.75%) LAN
9 10 (5.75%) NAS
9 10 (5.75%) WAN
10 7 (4.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (3.45%) Network Security
12 5 (2.87%) SSL
13 4 (2.30%) InfiniBand
14 3 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (1.72%) OpenVPN
14 3 (1.72%) tcpdump
14 3 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (35.63%) MySQL
2 20 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.47%) CouchDB
4 11 (6.32%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.75%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (4.60%) MariaDB
6 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.87%) Redis
8 4 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.15%) Big Data
9 2 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.57%) Aerospike
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.57%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 49 (28.16%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.79%) JIRA
3 22 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.05%) Bitbucket
5 13 (7.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (7.47%) GitLab
5 13 (7.47%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.32%) Selenium
7 10 (5.75%) Vagrant
8 6 (3.45%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.87%) Maven
9 5 (2.87%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.30%) Appium
10 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.30%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.30%) JUnit
10 4 (2.30%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.30%) TestRail
General
1 14 (8.05%) Retail
2 12 (6.90%) Finance
3 10 (5.75%) Automotive
4 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 6 (3.45%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.30%) Legal
6 4 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.72%) Electronics
7 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (27.59%) Developer
2 19 (10.92%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (8.62%) Administrator
5 14 (8.05%) Junior
5 14 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.47%) Python Developer
7 12 (6.90%) Analyst
7 12 (6.90%) Java Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.32%) Unix Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (5.17%) Junior Unix Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.17%) Senior Java Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Consultant
11 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.84%) HTML
2 31 (17.82%) LAMP
3 30 (17.24%) CSS
4 26 (14.94%) Laravel
5 25 (14.37%) .NET
6 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
7 19 (10.92%) jQuery
8 18 (10.34%) Node.js
9 16 (9.20%) CSS3
9 16 (9.20%) Web Services
10 15 (8.62%) Elastic Stack
10 15 (8.62%) REST
10 15 (8.62%) Symfony
11 14 (8.05%) HTML5
11 14 (8.05%) JSON
11 14 (8.05%) React
12 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
13 11 (6.32%) Ajax
13 11 (6.32%) Django
13 11 (6.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.62%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.90%) Clustering
4 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.75%) Smartphone
5 9 (5.17%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.60%) NHS
7 7 (4.02%) User Experience
8 6 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.87%) Cloud Native
10 4 (2.30%) Cyberattack
10 4 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.30%) Replication
11 3 (1.72%) Blog
11 3 (1.72%) LPAR
12 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.57%) Eurex
13 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (39.08%) CentOS
3 63 (36.21%) Windows
4 29 (16.67%) Debian
5 26 (14.94%) Unix
6 25 (14.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (13.22%) Windows Server
8 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (5.17%) FreeBSD
10 9 (5.17%) Solaris
11 8 (4.60%) FreeNAS
11 8 (4.60%) SUSE
12 6 (3.45%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.72%) AIX
15 1 (0.57%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.57%) Fedora
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.44%) DevOps
3 29 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.79%) High Availability
5 24 (13.79%) Open Source
6 23 (13.22%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.49%) MVC
7 20 (11.49%) OOP
7 20 (11.49%) Project Delivery
8 18 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 18 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.77%) Multithreading
10 16 (9.20%) Web Development
11 14 (8.05%) OO
12 13 (7.47%) Computer Science
12 13 (7.47%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (7.47%) Decision-Making
12 13 (7.47%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.87%) Python
2 71 (40.80%) Bash Shell
3 65 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 44 (25.29%) PHP
5 40 (22.99%) Java
6 32 (18.39%) PowerShell
7 25 (14.37%) Perl
7 25 (14.37%) SQL
8 23 (13.22%) C
9 18 (10.34%) C++
10 17 (9.77%) C#
11 13 (7.47%) Shell Script
12 12 (6.90%) Ruby
13 7 (4.02%) PHP 7
13 7 (4.02%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.87%) Go
14 5 (2.87%) PHP 5
15 4 (2.30%) Rust
15 4 (2.30%) VB
16 3 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.15%) CCNA
6 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.15%) LPIC
6 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.15%) RHCE
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) GIAC
7 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.57%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) MCSE
7 1 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PhD
7 1 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.57%) NCSC
System Software
1 43 (24.71%) Docker
2 25 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.22%) Active Directory
4 18 (10.34%) KVM
5 12 (6.90%) Xen
6 10 (5.75%) Ceph
6 10 (5.75%) NFS
7 8 (4.60%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.45%) Btrfs
8 6 (3.45%) DRBD
8 6 (3.45%) LXC
9 5 (2.87%) iptables
10 4 (2.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (2.30%) Gluster
10 4 (2.30%) GlusterFS
10 4 (2.30%) GPFS
10 4 (2.30%) Lustre
10 4 (2.30%) Snort
11 3 (1.72%) PowerHA
11 3 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (20.69%) Ansible
2 29 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 25 (14.37%) Puppet
4 17 (9.77%) Terraform
5 14 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.90%) Nagios
7 11 (6.32%) Proxmox
8 10 (5.75%) WSUS
9 7 (4.02%) SCCM
9 7 (4.02%) SCOM
9 7 (4.02%) ZABBIX
10 6 (3.45%) Check_MK
10 6 (3.45%) Grafana
11 4 (2.30%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 4 (2.30%) HP ALM
11 4 (2.30%) Kibana
11 4 (2.30%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (1.72%) Linux-HA
12 3 (1.72%) logstash
12 3 (1.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 44 (25.29%) Red Hat
2 33 (18.97%) VMware
3 23 (13.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.77%) Atlassian
5 15 (8.62%) Google
6 14 (8.05%) SaltStack
7 12 (6.90%) NetApp
8 11 (6.32%) HP
8 11 (6.32%) Percona
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle
10 6 (3.45%) Citrix
10 6 (3.45%) Juniper
10 6 (3.45%) Zend
11 4 (2.30%) EMC
11 4 (2.30%) Splunk
12 3 (1.72%) Cisco
12 3 (1.72%) Lets Encrypt
12 3 (1.72%) New Relic
12 3 (1.72%) SAP
13 2 (1.15%) Apple