Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 479 585 496
Rank change year-on-year +106 -89 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 841 756 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 1.85% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 687 678 834
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,738 £31,498
90th Percentile £86,750 £82,875 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 33,312 40,778 41,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.96% 23.45% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26,509 32,992 34,474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +103 796 £52,500 +5.00% 38
UK excluding London +90 473 £45,000 - 27
London +77 356 £60,000 +4.35% 12
South West +101 123 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South East -13 123 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +115 80 £45,000 -20.00% 7
North of England +52 74 £43,750 +9.38% 9
Midlands +37 42 £43,250 +8.13% 2
North West +38 36 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands +29 35 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Yorkshire +24 26 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland +17 21 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North East +23 12 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wales +17 9 £49,000 +22.50%
East Midlands +38 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Northern Ireland -25 3 - -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 837 (99.52%) Linux
2 391 (46.49%) CentOS
3 363 (43.16%) Python
4 361 (42.93%) Amazon AWS
5 316 (37.57%) DevOps
6 309 (36.74%) Docker
7 281 (33.41%) Windows
8 257 (30.56%) MySQL
9 254 (30.20%) Bash Shell
10 246 (29.25%) Red Hat
11 231 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
12 228 (27.11%) Debian
13 227 (26.99%) Ansible
14 223 (26.52%) Puppet
15 197 (23.42%) Git (software)
16 191 (22.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 189 (22.47%) Apache
18 178 (21.17%) VMware
19 174 (20.69%) Kubernetes
20 172 (20.45%) PHP
21 166 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
22 160 (19.02%) JavaScript
23 159 (18.91%) Java
23 159 (18.91%) Jenkins
24 149 (17.72%) SQL
24 149 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
25 147 (17.48%) Configuration Management
26 140 (16.65%) Ruby
27 139 (16.53%) nginx
27 139 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 189 (22.47%) Apache
2 139 (16.53%) nginx
3 73 (8.68%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (7.73%) Tomcat
5 50 (5.95%) Confluence
6 42 (4.99%) IIS
7 35 (4.16%) WordPress
8 28 (3.33%) OpenStack
9 23 (2.73%) MS Exchange
10 18 (2.14%) Apache Spark
10 18 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (2.02%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.78%) Apache Pig
13 9 (1.07%) CloudStack
13 9 (1.07%) WildFly
14 8 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.95%) CMS
15 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.83%) JBoss
16 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Odoo
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 361 (42.93%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (16.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 74 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (8.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 66 (7.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (7.73%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (6.18%) Office 365
9 46 (5.47%) Amazon SQS
10 38 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
11 36 (4.28%) GitHub
12 32 (3.80%) Amazon S3
13 31 (3.69%) SaaS
14 29 (3.45%) Serverless
15 27 (3.21%) Google Compute Engine
16 24 (2.85%) Route 53
17 22 (2.62%) Datadog
18 20 (2.38%) Slack
19 16 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 15 (1.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 110 (13.08%) DNS
2 109 (12.96%) Firewall
3 88 (10.46%) TCP/IP
4 70 (8.32%) VPN
5 38 (4.52%) VLAN
6 32 (3.80%) HTTP
7 30 (3.57%) SSH
8 28 (3.33%) DHCP
8 28 (3.33%) LAN
9 27 (3.21%) WAN
10 24 (2.85%) Network Security
11 21 (2.50%) VoIP
12 20 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
13 14 (1.66%) SAN
14 13 (1.55%) OpenVPN
15 12 (1.43%) BGP
15 12 (1.43%) OSPF
16 10 (1.19%) SMTP
16 10 (1.19%) SSL
17 9 (1.07%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (30.56%) MySQL
2 104 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (8.44%) Big Data
4 70 (8.32%) SQL Server
5 68 (8.09%) NoSQL
6 67 (7.97%) MongoDB
7 60 (7.13%) Amazon RDS
8 48 (5.71%) Redis
9 38 (4.52%) Hadoop
10 26 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (2.50%) Amazon Aurora
12 18 (2.14%) Neo4j
13 16 (1.90%) HBase
13 16 (1.90%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 197 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 159 (18.91%) Jenkins
3 87 (10.34%) JIRA
4 71 (8.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 62 (7.37%) Vagrant
6 42 (4.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (4.88%) Bitbucket
8 40 (4.76%) Maven
8 40 (4.76%) Travis CI
9 36 (4.28%) Subversion
10 28 (3.33%) Selenium
10 28 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 23 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (2.26%) GitLab
12 19 (2.26%) Hudson
12 19 (2.26%) JUnit
13 18 (2.14%) Gradle
13 18 (2.14%) TestNG
14 16 (1.90%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 125 (14.86%) Finance
2 37 (4.40%) Retail
3 32 (3.80%) Banking
4 22 (2.62%) Law
5 20 (2.38%) Games
6 14 (1.66%) Multimedia
7 12 (1.43%) Marketing
8 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.71%) Electronics
11 5 (0.59%) French Language
11 5 (0.59%) German Language
11 5 (0.59%) Publishing
12 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 4 (0.48%) Front Office
12 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (19.02%) Developer
2 151 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 147 (17.48%) Administrator
4 125 (14.86%) Linux Engineer
4 125 (14.86%) Systems Administrator
5 81 (9.63%) Linux Administrator
6 71 (8.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 70 (8.32%) PHP Developer
8 68 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
9 63 (7.49%) Software Engineer
10 60 (7.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 59 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 48 (5.71%) Java Developer
13 38 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 36 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
15 34 (4.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 32 (3.80%) Senior DevOps
17 31 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
17 31 (3.69%) DevOps Administrator
18 28 (3.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.60%) LAMP
2 104 (12.37%) Web Services
3 95 (11.30%) LEMP Stack
4 86 (10.23%) HTML
5 76 (9.04%) CSS
6 69 (8.20%) Ajax
7 63 (7.49%) Node.js
8 54 (6.42%) Elastic Stack
9 45 (5.35%) LAPP Stack
10 44 (5.23%) RESTful
11 40 (4.76%) React
12 38 (4.52%) Spring
13 32 (3.80%) .NET
14 30 (3.57%) AngularJS
15 29 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
16 27 (3.21%) HHVM
17 26 (3.09%) jQuery
18 23 (2.73%) Kafka
18 23 (2.73%) REST
19 20 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.32%) Linux Command Line
2 46 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 35 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 31 (3.69%) Clustering
6 30 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.45%) Fintech
8 28 (3.33%) Public Cloud
9 25 (2.97%) Smartphone
10 22 (2.62%) Mobile App
11 18 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (2.02%) EPoS
13 16 (1.90%) Life Science
14 14 (1.66%) NHS
14 14 (1.66%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.43%) CMDB
15 12 (1.43%) Replication
16 11 (1.31%) User Experience
17 9 (1.07%) Renewable Energy
18 8 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 837 (99.52%) Linux
2 391 (46.49%) CentOS
3 281 (33.41%) Windows
4 228 (27.11%) Debian
5 191 (22.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 132 (15.70%) Windows Server
7 111 (13.20%) Unix
8 61 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (6.06%) SUSE
11 44 (5.23%) Windows 10
12 42 (4.99%) Fedora
13 36 (4.28%) Windows 7
14 22 (2.62%) DC/OS
15 21 (2.50%) Android
16 16 (1.90%) Solaris
17 14 (1.66%) openSUSE
18 12 (1.43%) Mac OS
18 12 (1.43%) Windows 8
19 9 (1.07%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (37.57%) DevOps
2 231 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (17.48%) Configuration Management
4 138 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (15.10%) Open Source
6 120 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
7 106 (12.60%) Software Engineering
8 100 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 83 (9.87%) Computer Science
10 79 (9.39%) Infrastructure as Code
11 65 (7.73%) Test Automation
12 60 (7.13%) High Availability
13 59 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 58 (6.90%) Server Management
15 56 (6.66%) Microservices
16 49 (5.83%) Deployment Automation
16 49 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 45 (5.35%) Web Development
18 44 (5.23%) SDLC
19 43 (5.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 363 (43.16%) Python
2 254 (30.20%) Bash Shell
3 172 (20.45%) PHP
4 160 (19.02%) JavaScript
5 159 (18.91%) Java
6 149 (17.72%) SQL
7 140 (16.65%) Ruby
8 123 (14.63%) PowerShell
9 102 (12.13%) Perl
10 81 (9.63%) Shell Script
11 68 (8.09%) C++
12 63 (7.49%) C
13 40 (4.76%) C#
14 28 (3.33%) Scala
15 22 (2.62%) Go
16 18 (2.14%) Clojure
17 8 (0.95%) Groovy
18 7 (0.83%) Erlang
18 7 (0.83%) Jython
19 6 (0.71%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 120 (14.27%) Degree
2 81 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 61 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (5.35%) SC Cleared
5 26 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.55%) MCSA
7 10 (1.19%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.07%) MCP
9 7 (0.83%) CCNA
9 7 (0.83%) CISSP
9 7 (0.83%) LPIC
9 7 (0.83%) MCSE
10 4 (0.48%) CCNP
10 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.48%) RHCA
11 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.36%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.35%) QA
2 17 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.66%) HL7
5 12 (1.43%) ISO 22301
5 12 (1.43%) ISO 9000
5 12 (1.43%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) MISRA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 309 (36.74%) Docker
2 149 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (12.72%) Active Directory
4 78 (9.27%) Hyper-V
5 69 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
6 62 (7.37%) KVM
7 43 (5.11%) VirtualBox
8 39 (4.64%) vSphere
9 24 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.50%) Xen
11 17 (2.02%) VMware NSX
12 13 (1.55%) Samba
13 12 (1.43%) Firmware
13 12 (1.43%) NFS
13 12 (1.43%) XenDesktop
14 9 (1.07%) iptables
15 8 (0.95%) Btrfs
15 8 (0.95%) Ceph
15 8 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 8 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 227 (26.99%) Ansible
2 223 (26.52%) Puppet
3 174 (20.69%) Kubernetes
4 166 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
5 134 (15.93%) Terraform
6 52 (6.18%) Packer
7 51 (6.06%) Nagios
8 48 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
9 39 (4.64%) ZABBIX
10 38 (4.52%) Prometheus
11 31 (3.69%) SCCM
12 27 (3.21%) Salt
13 21 (2.50%) HAProxy
14 20 (2.38%) SCOM
15 19 (2.26%) Grafana
15 19 (2.26%) vCenter Server
15 19 (2.26%) vRealize
16 13 (1.55%) Kibana
17 12 (1.43%) Graphite
18 11 (1.31%) Cacti
Vendors
1 246 (29.25%) Red Hat
2 178 (21.17%) VMware
3 115 (13.67%) Google
4 99 (11.77%) Microsoft
5 96 (11.41%) Oracle
6 82 (9.75%) Cisco
7 40 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 32 (3.80%) HP
9 27 (3.21%) Splunk
10 25 (2.97%) Citrix
11 24 (2.85%) New Relic
12 20 (2.38%) SolarWinds
13 19 (2.26%) Dell
13 19 (2.26%) Dynatrace
14 17 (2.02%) NetApp
14 17 (2.02%) Rackspace
15 15 (1.78%) IBM
15 15 (1.78%) Juniper
15 15 (1.78%) Veeam
16 14 (1.66%) Symantec