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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
UK
Rank 451 479 485
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 480 575 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 2.13% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 420 500 507
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,563 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  

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 20140 26934 28593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.71% 26.08% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16926 22675 23914
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +24 448 £45,000 -5.26% 82
London -24 189 £57,500 +4.54% 40
South East +90 130 £45,000 +12.50% 14
City of London +63 52 £48,750 -7.14% 10
Berkshire +50 40 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Hampshire +20 32 £37,500 +11.94% 8
North West +1 30 £36,500 -2.66% 8
East Midlands +8 28 £42,500 +13.33%
Nottinghamshire +27 23 £41,250 +24.52%
Nottingham +29 22 £41,250 +24.52%
Brighton +24 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex +17 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +28 19 £31,498 -35.71% 3
West Midlands +23 19 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Manchester -7 18 £35,750 -8.33% 4
Reading +38 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Surrey +22 16 £40,000 -27.27%
Scotland +26 15 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Yorkshire +5 13 £41,000 -3.52% 5
Edinburgh - 13 £56,250 - 1
Slough +37 11 £62,500 -3.84%
Kent - 11 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 10 £41,000 -25.45% 3
South West +16 10 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Leeds +9 10 £41,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +2 10 £63,750 +50.00% 1
Warwickshire +36 9 £50,000 +81.81%
North East - 9 £35,850 - 4
Warwick - 9 £50,000 -
Ascot - 9 £65,000 -

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1007 (99.80%) Linux
2 420 (41.63%) DevOps
3 413 (40.93%) Python
4 400 (39.64%) Puppet
5 380 (37.66%) CentOS
6 356 (35.28%) MySQL
7 354 (35.08%) Red Hat
8 294 (29.14%) Debian
8 294 (29.14%) Amazon AWS
9 287 (28.44%) Ansible
10 276 (27.35%) Windows
11 270 (26.76%) Bash Shell
12 261 (25.87%) Apache
13 258 (25.57%) Opscode Chef
14 253 (25.07%) VMware
15 235 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
16 220 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 204 (20.22%) Docker
18 194 (19.23%) Ruby
19 186 (18.43%) PHP
20 183 (18.14%) Java
21 180 (17.84%) Configuration Management
21 180 (17.84%) Git (software)
22 178 (17.64%) Jenkins
23 174 (17.24%) Open Source
24 172 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
25 168 (16.65%) Firewall
25 168 (16.65%) Web Services
26 155 (15.36%) LAMP
27 152 (15.06%) Nagios

Ubuntu
Top Related 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
1 261 (25.87%) Apache
2 117 (11.60%) nginx
3 115 (11.40%) Tomcat
4 74 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
5 73 (7.23%) IIS
6 66 (6.54%) OpenStack
7 41 (4.06%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.68%) WordPress
9 16 (1.59%) CMS
9 16 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.39%) Alfresco
10 14 (1.39%) Confluence
11 13 (1.29%) uWSGI
11 13 (1.29%) WildFly
12 12 (1.19%) JBoss
13 11 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.09%) Jetty
13 11 (1.09%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.09%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 28 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.99%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.099%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 14 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (1.09%) Magento
3 4 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.20%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 294 (29.14%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 42 (4.16%) SaaS
5 39 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (3.27%) Office 365
8 30 (2.97%) Amazon S3
9 26 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (2.48%) Heroku
11 22 (2.18%) G Suite
12 20 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 20 (1.98%) GitHub
12 20 (1.98%) Route 53
13 19 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (1.68%) PaaS
15 15 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
16 11 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (1.09%) IaaS
17 10 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 168 (16.65%) Firewall
2 152 (15.06%) DNS
3 136 (13.48%) TCP/IP
4 78 (7.73%) SAN
5 62 (6.14%) VPN
6 50 (4.96%) WAN
7 42 (4.16%) LAN
7 42 (4.16%) VLAN
8 39 (3.87%) DHCP
9 34 (3.37%) iSCSI
10 31 (3.07%) LDAP
11 29 (2.87%) Network Security
12 27 (2.68%) HTTP
13 26 (2.58%) NAS
14 24 (2.38%) VoIP
15 23 (2.28%) Internet
16 22 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (2.08%) Wireless
18 19 (1.88%) MPLS
19 18 (1.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (35.28%) MySQL
2 109 (10.80%) PostgreSQL
3 85 (8.42%) SQL Server
4 84 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 55 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 55 (5.45%) Redis
6 43 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 39 (3.87%) Big Data
8 27 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.58%) MariaDB
10 22 (2.18%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.88%) Neo4j
13 17 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (1.09%) Pentaho
16 9 (0.89%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.89%) SAP HANA
16 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 180 (17.84%) Git (software)
2 178 (17.64%) Jenkins
3 47 (4.66%) JIRA
4 42 (4.16%) Subversion
5 38 (3.77%) GitLab
6 37 (3.67%) Vagrant
7 30 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.88%) Maven
10 13 (1.29%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (0.99%) GoCD
12 10 (0.99%) Hudson
12 10 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.99%) Travis CI
13 9 (0.89%) Grunt
13 9 (0.89%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.79%) IntelliJ
14 8 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 90 (8.92%) Finance
2 40 (3.96%) Games
3 34 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.87%) Banking
4 29 (2.87%) Publishing
5 27 (2.68%) Electronics
6 23 (2.28%) Marketing
7 21 (2.08%) Retail
8 17 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.49%) Billing
10 13 (1.29%) Front Office
11 12 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.50%) Advertising
12 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.40%) Automotive
14 3 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.30%) Legal
15 2 (0.20%) Law
16 1 (0.099%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 260 (25.77%) Systems Administrator
2 253 (25.07%) Administrator
3 231 (22.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 187 (18.53%) Linux Engineer
5 178 (17.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 166 (16.45%) Linux Administrator
7 159 (15.76%) Developer
8 103 (10.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 86 (8.52%) Systems Engineer
10 72 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 70 (6.94%) Senior DevOps
12 69 (6.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 68 (6.74%) DevOps Administrator
14 57 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 55 (5.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 41 (4.06%) Support Engineer
17 39 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
18 37 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
19 35 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
19 35 (3.47%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (16.65%) Web Services
2 155 (15.36%) LAMP
3 142 (14.07%) HTML
4 97 (9.61%) CSS
5 83 (8.23%) Node.js
6 58 (5.75%) jQuery
7 52 (5.15%) RESTful
8 51 (5.05%) AngularJS
9 50 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 47 (4.66%) HTML5
11 43 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
12 41 (4.06%) .NET
13 40 (3.96%) XML
14 39 (3.87%) Elastic Stack
15 37 (3.67%) Django
16 32 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
17 31 (3.07%) Kafka
18 28 (2.78%) Ajax
19 27 (2.68%) JSON
20 26 (2.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 46 (4.56%) Linux Command Line
4 41 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.87%) User Experience
6 30 (2.97%) Clustering
7 20 (1.98%) Fintech
7 20 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.68%) EMC VNX
8 17 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.68%) Replication
9 15 (1.49%) Social Media
10 12 (1.19%) PKI
10 12 (1.19%) Smart Meter
11 11 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (0.99%) iPad
13 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1007 (99.80%) Linux
2 380 (37.66%) CentOS
3 294 (29.14%) Debian
4 276 (27.35%) Windows
5 220 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 149 (14.77%) Unix
7 144 (14.27%) Windows Server
8 79 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (2.97%) SUSE
11 27 (2.68%) Fedora
11 27 (2.68%) Mac OS X
12 24 (2.38%) Solaris
13 18 (1.78%) Android
13 18 (1.78%) HPUX
14 17 (1.68%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.49%) Windows 7
16 14 (1.39%) Mac OS
16 14 (1.39%) NetWare
17 12 (1.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (41.63%) DevOps
2 235 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (17.84%) Configuration Management
4 174 (17.24%) Open Source
5 112 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (10.21%) Scrum
7 75 (7.43%) E-Commerce
8 61 (6.05%) ITIL
8 61 (6.05%) Software Engineering
9 60 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 49 (4.86%) Microservices
11 44 (4.36%) TDD
12 40 (3.96%) Web Development
13 35 (3.47%) Load Balancing
14 33 (3.27%) Continuous Deployment
15 31 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (3.07%) High Availability
16 30 (2.97%) Cybersecurity
17 29 (2.87%) Analytics
18 28 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 413 (40.93%) Python
2 270 (26.76%) Bash Shell
3 194 (19.23%) Ruby
4 186 (18.43%) PHP
5 183 (18.14%) Java
6 150 (14.87%) JavaScript
7 134 (13.28%) Perl
8 120 (11.89%) SQL
9 66 (6.54%) PowerShell
10 36 (3.57%) C++
10 36 (3.57%) Scala
11 35 (3.47%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.68%) C#
12 27 (2.68%) Go
13 24 (2.38%) Groovy
14 14 (1.39%) Korn
15 12 (1.19%) Erlang
15 12 (1.19%) Jython
16 10 (0.99%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (7.83%) Degree
2 35 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.87%) CCNA
3 29 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.98%) MCSE
6 17 (1.68%) CCNP
7 14 (1.39%) RHCE
7 14 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.19%) MCSA
8 12 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.09%) PhD
10 10 (0.99%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.89%) JNCIA
11 9 (0.89%) JNCIS
12 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.69%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.59%) CCDP
14 6 (0.59%) CISSP
14 6 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.07%) QA
2 14 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.89%) SLA
4 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 204 (20.22%) Docker
2 172 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (13.68%) Active Directory
4 75 (7.43%) Hyper-V
5 58 (5.75%) KVM
6 48 (4.76%) Xen
7 43 (4.26%) NFS
8 37 (3.67%) vSphere
9 35 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (3.27%) VirtualBox
11 27 (2.68%) Varnish
12 23 (2.28%) XenApp
13 20 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (1.78%) XenServer
15 17 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (1.59%) Postfix
17 15 (1.49%) VMware ESX
18 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 14 (1.39%) Samba
19 11 (1.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 400 (39.64%) Puppet
2 287 (28.44%) Ansible
3 258 (25.57%) Opscode Chef
4 152 (15.06%) Nagios
5 71 (7.04%) Kubernetes
6 68 (6.74%) Terraform
7 58 (5.75%) Salt
8 36 (3.57%) Mesos
9 30 (2.97%) HAProxy
10 20 (1.98%) ZABBIX
11 18 (1.78%) Consul
11 18 (1.78%) logstash
12 17 (1.68%) EMC VPLEX
13 16 (1.59%) Backup Exec
13 16 (1.59%) StatsD
14 15 (1.49%) Cacti
14 15 (1.49%) cPanel
14 15 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (1.49%) Packer
15 14 (1.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 354 (35.08%) Red Hat
2 253 (25.07%) VMware
3 125 (12.39%) Cisco
4 93 (9.22%) Microsoft
5 63 (6.24%) Google
6 49 (4.86%) Citrix
7 45 (4.46%) Oracle
8 38 (3.77%) Juniper
9 33 (3.27%) HP
10 32 (3.17%) New Relic
11 25 (2.48%) SolarWinds
12 23 (2.28%) Brocade
12 23 (2.28%) CommVault
13 22 (2.18%) WatchGuard
14 20 (1.98%) Palo Alto
14 20 (1.98%) Percona
15 19 (1.88%) EMC
16 17 (1.68%) Rackspace
17 14 (1.39%) Novell
18 13 (1.29%) F5
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Life Insurance, up to
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: 4 days ago