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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 443 456 477
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 509 612 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 2.43% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 456 540 531
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -7.77%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22325 25147 29420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.13% 25.50% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18412 21477 24651
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 480 £50,000 -4.76% 95
London -52 254 £62,500 +8.69% 42
South East +32 106 £45,000 +5.88% 14
City of London -22 49 £45,000 -21.73% 11
South West +31 36 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Midlands +30 34 £34,500 +6.15% 5
Berkshire +8 29 £59,500 +19.00% 5
Hampshire +25 22 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex +29 20 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Brighton +23 20 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +39 19 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Reading +23 18 £40,000 -20.00% 5
North West -36 17 £37,000 -1.33% 9
Bristol -4 16 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Birmingham +13 14 £40,500 +51.40% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Milton Keynes +5 14 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Yorkshire +4 13 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East of England -8 13 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South Wales +25 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wales +23 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Warwickshire +14 11 £34,500 - 1
Ascot - 11 £65,000 -
Warwick +24 9 £34,500 -
Surbiton - 8 - -
Cornwall - 8 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +14 7 £63,750 +48.25% 5
Basingstoke +2 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Portsmouth -1 7 £40,000 +19.40%
Cambridge -11 7 £50,000 +17.64% 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 984 (100.00%) Linux
2 435 (44.21%) Python
3 433 (44.00%) Puppet
4 422 (42.89%) DevOps
5 406 (41.26%) CentOS
6 356 (36.18%) Red Hat
7 351 (35.67%) Ansible
8 345 (35.06%) MySQL
9 308 (31.30%) Amazon AWS
10 300 (30.49%) Debian
11 278 (28.25%) Bash Shell
12 272 (27.64%) Apache
13 261 (26.52%) Windows
14 257 (26.12%) Docker
15 252 (25.61%) Opscode Chef
16 248 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
17 236 (23.98%) VMware
18 206 (20.93%) Open Source
19 203 (20.63%) Git (software)
20 201 (20.43%) Jenkins
21 198 (20.12%) Configuration Management
22 196 (19.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 190 (19.31%) PHP
24 187 (19.00%) Java
25 184 (18.70%) Nagios
25 184 (18.70%) Ruby
26 171 (17.38%) Firewall
27 168 (17.07%) DNS
28 159 (16.16%) Perl
29 152 (15.45%) LAMP

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
1 272 (27.64%) Apache
2 129 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 107 (10.87%) nginx
4 70 (7.11%) OpenStack
5 62 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
6 49 (4.98%) IIS
7 37 (3.76%) MS Exchange
8 27 (2.74%) CMS
9 23 (2.34%) JBoss
10 22 (2.24%) uWSGI
11 14 (1.42%) WildFly
11 14 (1.42%) WordPress
12 13 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.12%) Skype for Business
14 10 (1.02%) Confluence
15 9 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.91%) Drupal
15 9 (0.91%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.41%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 16 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.22%) Magento
3 10 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 308 (31.30%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (6.81%) Amazon EC2
4 61 (6.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (3.76%) SaaS
6 36 (3.66%) Amazon S3
7 29 (2.95%) Office 365
7 29 (2.95%) Route 53
8 27 (2.74%) GitHub
8 27 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 25 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (2.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 16 (1.63%) PaaS
13 12 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 12 (1.22%) IaaS
14 11 (1.12%) Heroku
15 10 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.71%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 171 (17.38%) Firewall
2 168 (17.07%) DNS
3 143 (14.53%) TCP/IP
4 91 (9.25%) SAN
5 68 (6.91%) DHCP
6 62 (6.30%) VPN
7 50 (5.08%) Internet
8 47 (4.78%) HTTP
9 44 (4.47%) VLAN
10 42 (4.27%) Network Security
11 39 (3.96%) WAN
12 36 (3.66%) NAS
13 35 (3.56%) iSCSI
14 33 (3.35%) LAN
15 30 (3.05%) LDAP
16 24 (2.44%) BGP
17 22 (2.24%) SSL
17 22 (2.24%) Wireless
18 21 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (2.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (35.06%) MySQL
2 113 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
3 90 (9.15%) NoSQL
4 88 (8.94%) MongoDB
5 77 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 69 (7.01%) SQL Server
7 68 (6.91%) Redis
8 37 (3.76%) MariaDB
9 36 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (3.05%) Big Data
11 19 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.52%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.22%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.22%) Pentaho
15 11 (1.12%) InfluxDB
15 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 203 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 201 (20.43%) Jenkins
3 61 (6.20%) Subversion
4 40 (4.07%) Vagrant
5 38 (3.86%) GitLab
6 30 (3.05%) Maven
7 25 (2.54%) JIRA
8 21 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.42%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.32%) GoCD
11 12 (1.22%) Grunt
11 12 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (1.12%) gulp
13 10 (1.02%) Travis CI
14 8 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.81%) Gradle
15 7 (0.71%) JMeter
16 6 (0.61%) NetBeans
16 6 (0.61%) WATIR
General
1 98 (9.96%) Finance
2 48 (4.88%) Games
3 42 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.86%) Marketing
5 28 (2.85%) Electronics
6 27 (2.74%) Banking
7 16 (1.63%) Billing
7 16 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.32%) Front Office
9 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.22%) Legal
9 12 (1.22%) Online Betting
10 11 (1.12%) Publishing
11 6 (0.61%) Automotive
11 6 (0.61%) Retail
12 2 (0.20%) Back Office
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.20%) Military
13 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 265 (26.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 185 (18.80%) Administrator
3 182 (18.50%) Linux Engineer
4 176 (17.89%) Systems Administrator
5 157 (15.96%) Developer
6 143 (14.53%) Linux Administrator
7 141 (14.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 109 (11.08%) Senior DevOps
8 109 (11.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 88 (8.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 88 (8.94%) Systems Engineer
10 63 (6.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 62 (6.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 46 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (4.47%) DevOps Administrator
14 39 (3.96%) Analyst
15 37 (3.76%) Python Developer
16 36 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
17 34 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Administrator
17 34 (3.46%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (15.45%) LAMP
2 140 (14.23%) Web Services
3 134 (13.62%) HTML
4 96 (9.76%) CSS
5 74 (7.52%) Node.js
6 60 (6.10%) HTML5
7 58 (5.89%) AngularJS
8 57 (5.79%) Kafka
9 48 (4.88%) Django
10 46 (4.67%) jQuery
11 45 (4.57%) Flask
12 43 (4.37%) LEMP Stack
13 42 (4.27%) XML
14 41 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
15 40 (4.07%) RESTful
16 38 (3.86%) REST
17 32 (3.25%) CSS3
18 30 (3.05%) .NET
19 25 (2.54%) Sass
20 24 (2.44%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.42%) Data Centre
2 66 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
4 46 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 41 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.35%) Fintech
7 30 (3.05%) User Experience
8 23 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.34%) PKI
9 20 (2.03%) Private Cloud
10 19 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.93%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (1.52%) Replication
12 12 (1.22%) Clustering
13 11 (1.12%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.02%) Smart Meter
15 9 (0.91%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 984 (100.00%) Linux
2 406 (41.26%) CentOS
3 300 (30.49%) Debian
4 261 (26.52%) Windows
5 196 (19.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 131 (13.31%) Unix
7 126 (12.80%) Windows Server
8 65 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.93%) Mac OS
11 17 (1.73%) Kali Linux
12 16 (1.63%) Fedora
12 16 (1.63%) Solaris
13 15 (1.52%) SUSE
14 14 (1.42%) VMS
15 11 (1.12%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.12%) Windows 10
16 10 (1.02%) Android
17 9 (0.91%) AIX
17 9 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (42.89%) DevOps
2 248 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (20.93%) Open Source
4 198 (20.12%) Configuration Management
5 115 (11.69%) Scrum
6 110 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (8.84%) E-Commerce
8 70 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 67 (6.81%) Software Engineering
10 61 (6.20%) TDD
11 56 (5.69%) Web Development
12 43 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (4.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 42 (4.27%) ITIL
14 41 (4.17%) Test Automation
15 40 (4.07%) Mentoring
16 38 (3.86%) High Availability
16 38 (3.86%) Security Patching
17 37 (3.76%) Microservices
18 36 (3.66%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 435 (44.21%) Python
2 278 (28.25%) Bash Shell
3 190 (19.31%) PHP
4 187 (19.00%) Java
5 184 (18.70%) Ruby
6 159 (16.16%) Perl
7 129 (13.11%) JavaScript
8 117 (11.89%) SQL
9 85 (8.64%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.05%) Shell Script
11 27 (2.74%) C++
12 25 (2.54%) Scala
13 24 (2.44%) Go
14 20 (2.03%) Groovy
15 16 (1.63%) Jython
16 14 (1.42%) C#
17 10 (1.02%) PHP 5
18 8 (0.81%) Korn
19 7 (0.71%) PHP 7
19 7 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (7.72%) Degree
2 44 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (2.95%) CCNA
4 29 (2.95%) MCSE
5 28 (2.85%) CCNP
6 27 (2.74%) Security Cleared
7 21 (2.13%) RHCE
8 19 (1.93%) RHCSA
9 17 (1.73%) SC Cleared
10 16 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (1.52%) CCDP
11 15 (1.52%) CCSP
11 15 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (1.22%) Linux+ Certification
13 11 (1.12%) LPIC
13 11 (1.12%) PhD
13 11 (1.12%) RHCA
14 10 (1.02%) MCSA
15 9 (0.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.86%) PCI DSS
2 33 (3.35%) QA
3 32 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.61%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 257 (26.12%) Docker
2 152 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (13.31%) Active Directory
4 60 (6.10%) NFS
5 59 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 59 (6.00%) KVM
6 56 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (4.47%) Xen
8 39 (3.96%) vSphere
9 32 (3.25%) VirtualBox
10 28 (2.85%) Varnish
11 20 (2.03%) Samba
12 18 (1.83%) pfSense
12 18 (1.83%) XenApp
13 17 (1.73%) Snort
13 17 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (1.12%) Ceph
16 9 (0.91%) Postfix
16 9 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 433 (44.00%) Puppet
2 351 (35.67%) Ansible
3 252 (25.61%) Opscode Chef
4 184 (18.70%) Nagios
5 104 (10.57%) Terraform
6 85 (8.64%) Kubernetes
7 42 (4.27%) Mesos
8 26 (2.64%) FortiGate
9 24 (2.44%) Salt
10 23 (2.34%) Consul
11 19 (1.93%) Icinga
12 17 (1.73%) ZABBIX
13 16 (1.63%) Cacti
13 16 (1.63%) Packer
14 15 (1.52%) logstash
14 15 (1.52%) OSSEC
15 14 (1.42%) Grafana
15 14 (1.42%) Graphite
15 14 (1.42%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 356 (36.18%) Red Hat
2 236 (23.98%) VMware
3 148 (15.04%) Cisco
4 117 (11.89%) Microsoft
5 57 (5.79%) Juniper
6 46 (4.67%) HP
7 41 (4.17%) New Relic
8 39 (3.96%) Oracle
9 38 (3.86%) Citrix
9 38 (3.86%) Google
10 28 (2.85%) Palo Alto
11 25 (2.54%) CheckPoint
11 25 (2.54%) SolarWinds
12 24 (2.44%) Brocade
13 23 (2.34%) SaltStack
14 22 (2.24%) McAfee
14 22 (2.24%) Rackspace
15 20 (2.03%) SonicWALL
16 19 (1.93%) F5
17 18 (1.83%) IBM
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Awesome Benefits + Prospects!!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum , good benefits inc. share scheme
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago