Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 493 526
Rank change year-on-year +14 +33 -41
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 1018 1085 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 2.26% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 902 940 1003
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43599 47956 57388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.92% 24.99% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35166 40733 48332
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
England +9 943 £50,000 -4.76% 75
UK excluding London +102 548 £45,000 - 41
London -71 453 £62,500 +4.17% 36
South East +32 184 £45,000 - 15
North of England +43 92 £40,000 +6.67% 10
South West +68 83 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Midlands +61 68 £35,000 +1.45% 5
West Midlands +73 63 £35,000 +2.94% 4
East of England +18 61 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North West +27 55 £40,000 +4.58% 7
Scotland +17 36 £62,500 +66.67% 1
Yorkshire +33 31 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Wales +31 24 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North East +17 6 £39,500 +19.88% 1
East Midlands +20 5 £35,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -30 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1018 (100.00%) Linux
2 490 (48.13%) CentOS
3 460 (45.19%) DevOps
4 449 (44.11%) Python
5 439 (43.12%) Puppet
6 385 (37.82%) Ansible
7 357 (35.07%) MySQL
8 349 (34.28%) Red Hat
9 343 (33.69%) Amazon AWS
10 305 (29.96%) Apache
11 294 (28.88%) Debian
12 291 (28.59%) Docker
13 274 (26.92%) Bash Shell
14 263 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
15 247 (24.26%) Windows
16 238 (23.38%) VMware
17 236 (23.18%) Git (software)
18 232 (22.79%) Opscode Chef
19 218 (21.41%) Configuration Management
20 210 (20.63%) Jenkins
21 201 (19.74%) PHP
22 200 (19.65%) Firewall
23 197 (19.35%) Open Source
24 194 (19.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 185 (18.17%) DNS
26 179 (17.58%) Perl
27 177 (17.39%) Java
28 171 (16.80%) TCP/IP
29 169 (16.60%) Nagios
30 152 (14.93%) Ruby

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 305 (29.96%) Apache
2 143 (14.05%) nginx
3 141 (13.85%) Tomcat
4 75 (7.37%) OpenStack
5 60 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (5.30%) IIS
7 36 (3.54%) MS Exchange
8 35 (3.44%) Confluence
9 22 (2.16%) JBoss
9 22 (2.16%) uWSGI
10 21 (2.06%) CMS
11 16 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (1.47%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.28%) WildFly
14 12 (1.18%) Apache Spark
15 11 (1.08%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.79%) Jetty
17 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.20%) Abaqus
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 10 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.39%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.29%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.098%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.098%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 343 (33.69%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.40%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 35 (3.44%) GitHub
7 31 (3.05%) SaaS
8 30 (2.95%) Office 365
9 29 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (2.26%) Amazon S3
11 20 (1.96%) Route 53
12 19 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (1.57%) IaaS
15 13 (1.28%) PaaS
16 12 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 8 (0.79%) BrowserStack
19 6 (0.59%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 200 (19.65%) Firewall
2 185 (18.17%) DNS
3 171 (16.80%) TCP/IP
4 88 (8.64%) VPN
5 83 (8.15%) DHCP
6 66 (6.48%) Internet
7 65 (6.39%) LAN
8 60 (5.89%) SAN
9 58 (5.70%) VLAN
9 58 (5.70%) WAN
10 54 (5.30%) Network Security
11 51 (5.01%) HTTP
12 42 (4.13%) SMS
13 38 (3.73%) SSL
14 37 (3.63%) Wireless
15 32 (3.14%) SNMP
16 22 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (2.06%) BGP
17 21 (2.06%) VoIP
18 20 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (35.07%) MySQL
2 112 (11.00%) MongoDB
3 110 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 105 (10.31%) NoSQL
5 94 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
6 68 (6.68%) Redis
7 58 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 44 (4.32%) Big Data
9 34 (3.34%) Hadoop
10 31 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (2.36%) MariaDB
12 22 (2.16%) Relational Database
13 16 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (1.28%) InfluxDB
14 13 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.18%) Neo4j
15 12 (1.18%) Pentaho
16 6 (0.59%) OLTP
16 6 (0.59%) Riak
16 6 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 236 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 210 (20.63%) Jenkins
3 82 (8.06%) Subversion
4 55 (5.40%) JIRA
5 49 (4.81%) Maven
6 42 (4.13%) Eclipse
6 42 (4.13%) Vagrant
7 36 (3.54%) TeamCity
8 35 (3.44%) GitLab
9 24 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (2.26%) gulp
11 19 (1.87%) Ant
12 17 (1.67%) Hudson
13 15 (1.47%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (1.38%) Grunt
15 13 (1.28%) Gradle
16 12 (1.18%) Cucumber
16 12 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 131 (12.87%) Finance
2 65 (6.39%) Games
3 54 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.93%) Marketing
5 34 (3.34%) Banking
5 34 (3.34%) Billing
6 29 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.26%) Electronics
8 14 (1.38%) Online Betting
9 9 (0.88%) Advertising
9 9 (0.88%) Legal
10 7 (0.69%) Automotive
11 6 (0.59%) Retail
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
13 4 (0.39%) Law
13 4 (0.39%) Military
14 3 (0.29%) Publishing
15 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.098%) Front Office
15 1 (0.098%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (29.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 218 (21.41%) Administrator
3 191 (18.76%) Systems Administrator
4 161 (15.82%) Linux Administrator
4 161 (15.82%) Linux Engineer
5 152 (14.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 142 (13.95%) Developer
7 119 (11.69%) Senior DevOps
8 115 (11.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 105 (10.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 80 (7.86%) Systems Engineer
11 72 (7.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 54 (5.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 45 (4.42%) DevOps Administrator
14 40 (3.93%) Linux DevOps Administrator
15 37 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 34 (3.34%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 33 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
18 32 (3.14%) Junior
19 31 (3.05%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.26%) LAMP
2 115 (11.30%) Web Services
3 104 (10.22%) HTML
4 87 (8.55%) LEMP Stack
5 82 (8.06%) CSS
6 67 (6.58%) REST
7 59 (5.80%) XML
8 58 (5.70%) Kafka
9 54 (5.30%) HTML5
10 53 (5.21%) Node.js
11 52 (5.11%) AngularJS
12 45 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
13 41 (4.03%) Elastic Stack
14 38 (3.73%) Django
14 38 (3.73%) Spring
15 36 (3.54%) Flask
16 33 (3.24%) CSS3
17 30 (2.95%) SOAP
18 29 (2.85%) jQuery
19 27 (2.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.10%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 56 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 51 (5.01%) Linux Command Line
5 35 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.44%) Mobile Payment
6 31 (3.05%) Private Cloud
7 30 (2.95%) Fintech
8 29 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (2.46%) BBC
10 25 (2.46%) User Experience
11 23 (2.26%) Clustering
11 23 (2.26%) Digital Media
12 19 (1.87%) PKI
13 17 (1.67%) Replication
14 16 (1.57%) Blackberry
15 13 (1.28%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1018 (100.00%) Linux
2 490 (48.13%) CentOS
3 294 (28.88%) Debian
4 247 (24.26%) Windows
5 194 (19.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (11.00%) Windows Server
7 95 (9.33%) Unix
8 50 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (2.85%) Fedora
11 28 (2.75%) Windows 10
12 23 (2.26%) Solaris
13 22 (2.16%) Windows 7
14 21 (2.06%) CoreOS
15 20 (1.96%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.77%) SUSE
17 13 (1.28%) AIX
18 12 (1.18%) VMS
19 11 (1.08%) Apple iOS
19 11 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (45.19%) DevOps
2 263 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (21.41%) Configuration Management
4 197 (19.35%) Open Source
5 126 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (10.90%) Scrum
7 87 (8.55%) Software Engineering
8 79 (7.76%) E-Commerce
9 67 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 67 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 66 (6.48%) Task Automation
11 58 (5.70%) TDD
12 54 (5.30%) Web Development
13 50 (4.91%) High Availability
14 48 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 47 (4.62%) ITIL
16 45 (4.42%) Security Patching
17 42 (4.13%) Load Balancing
18 37 (3.63%) Microservices
19 35 (3.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 449 (44.11%) Python
2 274 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 201 (19.74%) PHP
4 179 (17.58%) Perl
5 177 (17.39%) Java
6 152 (14.93%) Ruby
7 123 (12.08%) JavaScript
8 119 (11.69%) SQL
9 95 (9.33%) PowerShell
10 67 (6.58%) Shell Script
11 50 (4.91%) Go
12 49 (4.81%) C++
13 22 (2.16%) Korn
13 22 (2.16%) Scala
14 21 (2.06%) C#
15 16 (1.57%) Bourne shell
16 15 (1.47%) Jython
17 13 (1.28%) Groovy
18 10 (0.98%) ES6
19 9 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (9.23%) Degree
2 44 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (2.65%) CCNA
4 25 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 19 (1.87%) CISSP
8 16 (1.57%) MCSE
9 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.28%) CCIE
11 10 (0.98%) CCNP
11 10 (0.98%) RHCSA
12 9 (0.88%) Linux+ Certification
13 7 (0.69%) CEH
13 7 (0.69%) RHCA
13 7 (0.69%) RHCE
14 6 (0.59%) GIAC
14 6 (0.59%) LPIC
14 6 (0.59%) MCSA
15 5 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.44%) QA
2 30 (2.95%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.96%) SLA
5 14 (1.38%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.29%) GCP
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.098%) COBIT
8 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.098%) GDPR
System Software
1 291 (28.59%) Docker
2 146 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (12.48%) Active Directory
4 55 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 41 (4.03%) NFS
7 39 (3.83%) vSphere
8 27 (2.65%) KVM
9 19 (1.87%) LXC
10 18 (1.77%) Samba
11 17 (1.67%) pfSense
12 16 (1.57%) Ceph
13 15 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (1.38%) VirtualBox
15 13 (1.28%) Terminal Services
16 12 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (0.88%) Varnish
18 9 (0.88%) Xen
19 8 (0.79%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 439 (43.12%) Puppet
2 385 (37.82%) Ansible
3 232 (22.79%) Opscode Chef
4 169 (16.60%) Nagios
5 92 (9.04%) Kubernetes
6 89 (8.74%) Terraform
7 43 (4.22%) ZABBIX
8 39 (3.83%) Icinga
9 36 (3.54%) Salt
10 21 (2.06%) Packer
11 18 (1.77%) Mesos
12 17 (1.67%) FortiGate
13 16 (1.57%) Cacti
13 16 (1.57%) Juju
14 14 (1.38%) Graphite
14 14 (1.38%) Kibana
14 14 (1.38%) logstash
15 12 (1.18%) Consul
16 11 (1.08%) CFEngine
17 10 (0.98%) Munin
Vendors
1 349 (34.28%) Red Hat
2 238 (23.38%) VMware
3 147 (14.44%) Cisco
4 98 (9.63%) Microsoft
5 46 (4.52%) Google
5 46 (4.52%) HP
6 41 (4.03%) SaltStack
7 33 (3.24%) Oracle
8 32 (3.14%) New Relic
9 31 (3.05%) CheckPoint
10 30 (2.95%) Juniper
11 25 (2.46%) Atlassian
12 22 (2.16%) SAP
13 21 (2.06%) IBM
14 18 (1.77%) SolarWinds
15 17 (1.67%) Citrix
16 16 (1.57%) Splunk
16 16 (1.57%) Varonis
17 15 (1.47%) Dell
18 14 (1.38%) NetApp