Period
to 17 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 496 507
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 869 1,025 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 2.32% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 767 902 882
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,075 £29,000 £32,050
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 37,343 44,270 47,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.07% 24.55% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30,149 35,717 39,961
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,150 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +0.67%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -22 802 £52,500 +5.00% 178
UK excluding London -47 444 £45,000 - 108
London +7 389 £60,000 - 75
South East -31 131 £52,500 +16.67% 27
North of England +26 95 £35,000 -6.67% 32
South West +20 88 £42,500 -10.53% 21
East of England +23 66 £65,000 +8.33% 17
North West +4 46 £40,000 - 16
Yorkshire +47 45 £32,500 -16.67% 11
Midlands -17 27 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Wales 0 25 £47,500 +26.67% 2
West Midlands -9 17 £40,000 +14.29% 2
East Midlands +20 10 £48,750 +14.71% 4
Scotland -37 10 £31,250 -41.86% 3
North East -15 4 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Northern Ireland 0 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 869 (100.00%) Linux
2 470 (54.09%) Python
3 411 (47.30%) CentOS
4 344 (39.59%) DevOps
5 342 (39.36%) Amazon AWS
6 319 (36.71%) Ansible
7 314 (36.13%) Puppet
8 302 (34.75%) Red Hat
9 295 (33.95%) Windows
10 293 (33.72%) Bash Shell
11 271 (31.19%) Docker
12 240 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
13 232 (26.70%) Git (software)
14 224 (25.78%) Jenkins
15 218 (25.09%) Opscode Chef
16 217 (24.97%) VMware
17 185 (21.29%) Configuration Management
18 184 (21.17%) Debian
19 183 (21.06%) Java
20 181 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 180 (20.71%) SQL
22 179 (20.60%) Ruby
23 174 (20.02%) MySQL
24 172 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
25 163 (18.76%) PHP
26 156 (17.95%) Perl
26 156 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
27 154 (17.72%) Terraform
28 146 (16.80%) Windows Server
28 146 (16.80%) Kubernetes

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
1 146 (16.80%) Apache
2 98 (11.28%) Tomcat
3 70 (8.06%) nginx
4 62 (7.13%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (4.83%) MS Exchange
6 38 (4.37%) OpenStack
7 36 (4.14%) IIS
8 33 (3.80%) WordPress
9 32 (3.68%) Confluence
10 22 (2.53%) WildFly
11 19 (2.19%) Skype for Business
12 16 (1.84%) Apache Spark
13 14 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (1.27%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.04%) JBoss
16 7 (0.81%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.58%) CloudStack
18 4 (0.46%) Drupal
18 4 (0.46%) Jupyter
19 3 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Odoo
2 7 (0.81%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 342 (39.36%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (13.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (7.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 60 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (6.10%) SaaS
7 42 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (4.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 38 (4.37%) Office 365
9 35 (4.03%) GitHub
10 28 (3.22%) Amazon S3
11 24 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
12 18 (2.07%) Route 53
13 16 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (1.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 15 (1.73%) IaaS
15 10 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.15%) Datadog
15 10 (1.15%) npm
15 10 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 146 (16.80%) Firewall
2 109 (12.54%) DNS
3 63 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 50 (5.75%) VPN
5 42 (4.83%) Internet
6 41 (4.72%) DHCP
7 38 (4.37%) VoIP
8 30 (3.45%) Network Security
8 30 (3.45%) SAN
9 24 (2.76%) HTTP
9 24 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (2.65%) SSH
11 21 (2.42%) LAN
11 21 (2.42%) VLAN
12 19 (2.19%) Skype
13 17 (1.96%) OpenVPN
14 16 (1.84%) WAN
15 15 (1.73%) Asterisk PBX
15 15 (1.73%) BGP
15 15 (1.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (20.02%) MySQL
2 130 (14.96%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (11.74%) SQL Server
4 57 (6.56%) Big Data
5 55 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 50 (5.75%) Redis
7 42 (4.83%) Relational Database
8 37 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 29 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.96%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.38%) InfluxDB
14 12 (1.38%) MariaDB
14 12 (1.38%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.27%) Event Store
16 10 (1.15%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.15%) HBase
16 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 232 (26.70%) Git (software)
2 224 (25.78%) Jenkins
3 78 (8.98%) JIRA
4 64 (7.36%) Subversion
5 58 (6.67%) Maven
6 52 (5.98%) Vagrant
7 46 (5.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (4.95%) Bitbucket
9 42 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (4.49%) TeamCity
11 29 (3.34%) Gradle
12 27 (3.11%) Selenium
13 22 (2.53%) JUnit
14 21 (2.42%) Log4j
14 21 (2.42%) TestNG
15 18 (2.07%) Travis CI
16 17 (1.96%) Redmine
17 15 (1.73%) Eclipse
18 14 (1.61%) Ant
18 14 (1.61%) Mocha
General
1 145 (16.69%) Finance
2 27 (3.11%) Banking
2 27 (3.11%) Games
3 22 (2.53%) Retail
4 20 (2.30%) Front Office
5 17 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.73%) Marketing
8 9 (1.04%) Electronics
9 8 (0.92%) Law
10 6 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.58%) Arabic Language
11 5 (0.58%) French Language
12 4 (0.46%) Military
12 4 (0.46%) Publishing
13 3 (0.35%) German Language
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 199 (22.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 158 (18.18%) Developer
3 142 (16.34%) Linux Engineer
4 126 (14.50%) Administrator
5 117 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
6 90 (10.36%) Linux Administrator
7 86 (9.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 67 (7.71%) Systems Engineer
9 61 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 59 (6.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 52 (5.98%) AWS DevOps
12 51 (5.87%) Python Developer
13 50 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 49 (5.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 46 (5.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 41 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
17 36 (4.14%) Support Engineer
18 35 (4.03%) Java Developer
19 34 (3.91%) Senior Developer
20 32 (3.68%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (14.04%) Web Services
2 89 (10.24%) HTML
3 79 (9.09%) LAMP
4 73 (8.40%) CSS
5 62 (7.13%) jQuery
6 61 (7.02%) .NET
7 60 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
8 45 (5.18%) AngularJS
9 43 (4.95%) Spring
10 38 (4.37%) Ajax
10 38 (4.37%) LAPP Stack
10 38 (4.37%) Node.js
11 37 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
11 37 (4.26%) REST
12 35 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (3.80%) HTML5
14 32 (3.68%) LDAP
15 31 (3.57%) RESTful
16 26 (2.99%) SOAP
16 26 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.13%) Linux Command Line
2 52 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.80%) Clustering
6 32 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (3.45%) Fintech
8 27 (3.11%) Replication
8 27 (3.11%) User Experience
9 24 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (2.65%) Hedge funds
11 22 (2.53%) Public Cloud
12 21 (2.42%) Derivative
13 20 (2.30%) Equities
13 20 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (2.07%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.84%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.84%) Private Cloud
16 15 (1.73%) Cloud Native
17 13 (1.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 869 (100.00%) Linux
2 411 (47.30%) CentOS
3 295 (33.95%) Windows
4 184 (21.17%) Debian
5 181 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 146 (16.80%) Windows Server
7 101 (11.62%) Unix
8 57 (6.56%) Fedora
9 55 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (5.87%) Windows 10
11 50 (5.75%) Android
12 49 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (5.41%) SUSE
14 36 (4.14%) Solaris
15 35 (4.03%) Windows 7
16 28 (3.22%) Windows 8
17 23 (2.65%) FreeBSD
17 23 (2.65%) openSUSE
18 19 (2.19%) AIX
19 18 (2.07%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (39.59%) DevOps
2 240 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (21.29%) Configuration Management
4 146 (16.80%) Open Source
5 125 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (11.97%) Software Engineering
7 102 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 85 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
9 67 (7.71%) ITIL
10 59 (6.79%) Test Automation
11 55 (6.33%) Microservices
11 55 (6.33%) Scrum
12 49 (5.64%) High Availability
13 48 (5.52%) SDLC
14 46 (5.29%) Mentoring
15 42 (4.83%) E-Commerce
16 40 (4.60%) TDD
17 37 (4.26%) Deployment Automation
18 36 (4.14%) CRM
19 35 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 470 (54.09%) Python
2 293 (33.72%) Bash Shell
3 183 (21.06%) Java
4 180 (20.71%) SQL
5 179 (20.60%) Ruby
6 163 (18.76%) PHP
7 156 (17.95%) Perl
8 145 (16.69%) JavaScript
9 89 (10.24%) PowerShell
10 74 (8.52%) C#
10 74 (8.52%) C++
11 50 (5.75%) C
12 39 (4.49%) Shell Script
13 35 (4.03%) Go
14 24 (2.76%) R
15 22 (2.53%) Bourne shell
15 22 (2.53%) Groovy
15 22 (2.53%) Korn
16 13 (1.50%) Scala
17 12 (1.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (8.17%) Degree
2 33 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (3.11%) CCNA
5 22 (2.53%) CISSP
6 21 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.84%) LPIC
9 15 (1.73%) SSCP
10 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.04%) Linux+ Certification
12 9 (1.04%) MCSE
12 9 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (1.04%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.92%) GIAC
13 8 (0.92%) MBA
13 8 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.49%) QA
2 24 (2.76%) SLA
3 18 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.38%) GDPR
4 12 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 271 (31.19%) Docker
2 156 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (10.70%) Active Directory
4 52 (5.98%) Hyper-V
5 45 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (4.37%) vSphere
7 34 (3.91%) pfSense
7 34 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (3.91%) VirtualBox
8 33 (3.80%) KVM
9 30 (3.45%) NFS
9 30 (3.45%) Xen
10 24 (2.76%) Samba
11 18 (2.07%) iptables
12 9 (1.04%) Ceph
12 9 (1.04%) HDFS
13 7 (0.81%) LXC
14 6 (0.69%) DRBD
14 6 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 319 (36.71%) Ansible
2 314 (36.13%) Puppet
3 218 (25.09%) Opscode Chef
4 154 (17.72%) Terraform
5 146 (16.80%) Kubernetes
6 124 (14.27%) ZABBIX
7 71 (8.17%) Nagios
8 56 (6.44%) Salt
9 51 (5.87%) Packer
10 40 (4.60%) Docker Swarm
11 35 (4.03%) Kibana
12 31 (3.57%) logstash
13 22 (2.53%) Cacti
13 22 (2.53%) Grafana
14 20 (2.30%) SCCM
15 18 (2.07%) Icinga
15 18 (2.07%) vCenter Server
15 18 (2.07%) Xymon
16 17 (1.96%) HAProxy
17 15 (1.73%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 302 (34.75%) Red Hat
2 217 (24.97%) VMware
3 106 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 94 (10.82%) Oracle
5 92 (10.59%) Google
6 82 (9.44%) Cisco
7 38 (4.37%) SolarWinds
8 35 (4.03%) Splunk
9 32 (3.68%) NetApp
10 26 (2.99%) SaltStack
11 24 (2.76%) New Relic
12 20 (2.30%) Dell
13 19 (2.19%) IBM
14 18 (2.07%) Atlassian
14 18 (2.07%) Citrix
14 18 (2.07%) Remedy
15 16 (1.84%) Cloudera
15 16 (1.84%) Hortonworks
16 15 (1.73%) EMC
16 15 (1.73%) Rackspace