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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 451 468
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 507 595 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.61% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 2.41% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 457 526 536
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 £34,050 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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 22460 24711 29385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.11% 25.46% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18530 21127 24621
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 26 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 26 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 -25 478 £50,000 -4.76% 88
London -56 249 £62,500 +8.69% 39
South East +56 108 £45,000 - 14
City of London -20 46 £45,000 -21.73% 10
South West +15 37 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Midlands +29 34 £34,500 +6.15% 4
Berkshire +2 29 £59,500 +17.82% 5
Hampshire +14 23 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Brighton +29 21 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East Sussex +23 21 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +32 19 £47,500 +13.09% 3
Reading +19 18 £40,000 -20.00% 5
North West -29 17 £37,000 -1.33% 8
Bristol -11 16 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Birmingham +10 14 £40,500 +51.40% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Milton Keynes +1 14 £55,000 +25.71% 1
South Wales +30 13 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wales +18 13 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire -6 13 £40,000 -3.03% 4
East of England -7 13 £50,000 +2.56% 8
Warwickshire +20 11 £34,500 -
Ascot - 11 £65,000 -
Warwick +21 9 £34,500 -
Cornwall - 9 £55,000 -
Scotland +5 7 £63,750 +48.25% 5
Portsmouth -4 7 £40,000 +19.40%
Basingstoke -5 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridge -12 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 981 (100.00%) Linux
2 438 (44.65%) Python
3 432 (44.04%) Puppet
4 421 (42.92%) DevOps
5 407 (41.49%) CentOS
6 358 (36.49%) Red Hat
7 351 (35.78%) Ansible
8 342 (34.86%) MySQL
9 304 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
10 302 (30.78%) Debian
11 281 (28.64%) Bash Shell
12 271 (27.62%) Apache
13 260 (26.50%) Windows
14 257 (26.20%) Docker
15 251 (25.59%) Opscode Chef
16 244 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
17 236 (24.06%) VMware
18 209 (21.30%) Open Source
19 202 (20.59%) Git (software)
20 198 (20.18%) Jenkins
21 196 (19.98%) Configuration Management
22 195 (19.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 189 (19.27%) PHP
24 184 (18.76%) Java
25 183 (18.65%) Nagios
26 179 (18.25%) Ruby
27 171 (17.43%) Firewall
28 168 (17.13%) DNS
29 162 (16.51%) Perl
30 152 (15.49%) 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
1 271 (27.62%) Apache
2 128 (13.05%) Tomcat
3 106 (10.81%) nginx
4 70 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 62 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (4.89%) IIS
7 37 (3.77%) MS Exchange
8 27 (2.75%) CMS
9 23 (2.34%) JBoss
10 22 (2.24%) uWSGI
11 14 (1.43%) WildFly
11 14 (1.43%) WordPress
12 12 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 10 (1.02%) Confluence
14 10 (1.02%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.92%) Drupal
15 9 (0.92%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.41%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.22%) Magento
3 10 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.31%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.10%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 304 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (6.83%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (6.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (3.77%) SaaS
6 36 (3.67%) Amazon S3
7 29 (2.96%) Office 365
7 29 (2.96%) Route 53
8 27 (2.75%) GitHub
8 27 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 25 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 20 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (1.63%) PaaS
12 12 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (1.22%) IaaS
13 10 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.92%) Heroku
15 7 (0.71%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 171 (17.43%) Firewall
2 168 (17.13%) DNS
3 144 (14.68%) TCP/IP
4 90 (9.17%) SAN
5 69 (7.03%) DHCP
6 63 (6.42%) VPN
7 54 (5.50%) Internet
8 47 (4.79%) HTTP
9 45 (4.59%) VLAN
10 42 (4.28%) Network Security
11 41 (4.18%) WAN
12 36 (3.67%) LAN
12 36 (3.67%) NAS
13 35 (3.57%) iSCSI
14 30 (3.06%) LDAP
15 24 (2.45%) BGP
16 23 (2.34%) SSL
16 23 (2.34%) Wireless
17 21 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (2.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (34.86%) MySQL
2 112 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
3 90 (9.17%) NoSQL
4 88 (8.97%) MongoDB
5 76 (7.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 70 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 66 (6.73%) Redis
8 37 (3.77%) MariaDB
9 36 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (3.06%) Big Data
11 19 (1.94%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.53%) 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 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 202 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 198 (20.18%) Jenkins
3 61 (6.22%) Subversion
4 38 (3.87%) GitLab
5 37 (3.77%) Vagrant
6 30 (3.06%) Maven
7 25 (2.55%) JIRA
8 20 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.43%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.33%) 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 (0.82%) Gradle
15 7 (0.71%) JMeter
16 6 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.61%) NetBeans
16 6 (0.61%) WATIR
General
1 98 (9.99%) Finance
2 48 (4.89%) Games
3 43 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.87%) Marketing
5 28 (2.85%) Electronics
6 26 (2.65%) Banking
7 17 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.53%) Billing
9 13 (1.33%) Front Office
10 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.22%) Legal
10 12 (1.22%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.82%) Publishing
12 6 (0.61%) Automotive
12 6 (0.61%) Retail
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.20%) Military
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 265 (27.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 184 (18.76%) Administrator
3 180 (18.35%) Linux Engineer
4 175 (17.84%) Systems Administrator
5 155 (15.80%) Developer
6 143 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
7 141 (14.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 108 (11.01%) Senior DevOps
8 108 (11.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 88 (8.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 88 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
10 63 (6.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 61 (6.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 46 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 43 (4.38%) DevOps Administrator
14 38 (3.87%) Analyst
15 37 (3.77%) Python Developer
16 35 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
17 34 (3.47%) Linux DevOps Administrator
17 34 (3.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (15.49%) LAMP
2 137 (13.97%) Web Services
3 129 (13.15%) HTML
4 93 (9.48%) CSS
5 71 (7.24%) Node.js
6 58 (5.91%) AngularJS
6 58 (5.91%) HTML5
7 55 (5.61%) Kafka
8 48 (4.89%) Django
9 45 (4.59%) Flask
10 44 (4.49%) jQuery
11 42 (4.28%) LEMP Stack
12 40 (4.08%) XML
13 39 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
14 38 (3.87%) REST
14 38 (3.87%) RESTful
15 30 (3.06%) CSS3
16 28 (2.85%) .NET
17 24 (2.45%) Celery
18 23 (2.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
4 48 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 41 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.47%) Fintech
7 30 (3.06%) User Experience
8 24 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.34%) PKI
10 22 (2.24%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
12 15 (1.53%) Replication
13 11 (1.12%) Clustering
13 11 (1.12%) EMC VNX
14 9 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.92%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 981 (100.00%) Linux
2 407 (41.49%) CentOS
3 302 (30.78%) Debian
4 260 (26.50%) Windows
5 195 (19.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 129 (13.15%) Unix
7 124 (12.64%) Windows Server
8 65 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (2.04%) Mac OS
11 17 (1.73%) Kali Linux
12 16 (1.63%) Fedora
12 16 (1.63%) Solaris
13 15 (1.53%) SUSE
13 15 (1.53%) VMS
14 11 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.12%) Windows 10
15 10 (1.02%) Android
16 9 (0.92%) AIX
16 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (42.92%) DevOps
2 244 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (21.30%) Open Source
4 196 (19.98%) Configuration Management
5 113 (11.52%) Scrum
6 107 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (8.87%) E-Commerce
8 70 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 65 (6.63%) Software Engineering
10 61 (6.22%) TDD
11 55 (5.61%) Web Development
12 43 (4.38%) ITIL
13 42 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 40 (4.08%) Mentoring
15 39 (3.98%) Test Automation
16 38 (3.87%) Security Patching
16 38 (3.87%) Task Automation
17 37 (3.77%) High Availability
18 35 (3.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 438 (44.65%) Python
2 281 (28.64%) Bash Shell
3 189 (19.27%) PHP
4 184 (18.76%) Java
5 179 (18.25%) Ruby
6 162 (16.51%) Perl
7 124 (12.64%) JavaScript
8 118 (12.03%) SQL
9 84 (8.56%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 27 (2.75%) C++
12 24 (2.45%) Go
13 23 (2.34%) Scala
14 18 (1.83%) Groovy
15 16 (1.63%) Jython
16 13 (1.33%) C#
17 10 (1.02%) PHP 5
18 7 (0.71%) Korn
18 7 (0.71%) PHP 7
18 7 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (7.75%) Degree
2 45 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.06%) CCNA
5 28 (2.85%) CCNP
5 28 (2.85%) MCSE
6 26 (2.65%) Security Cleared
7 21 (2.14%) RHCE
8 19 (1.94%) RHCSA
9 16 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.53%) CCDP
10 15 (1.53%) CCSP
10 15 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (1.22%) Linux+ Certification
12 11 (1.12%) LPIC
12 11 (1.12%) PhD
12 11 (1.12%) RHCA
13 10 (1.02%) MCSA
14 9 (0.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 33 (3.36%) QA
3 32 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.82%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 257 (26.20%) Docker
2 151 (15.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (13.46%) Active Directory
4 60 (6.12%) NFS
5 59 (6.01%) Hyper-V
5 59 (6.01%) KVM
6 56 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (4.49%) Xen
8 38 (3.87%) vSphere
9 30 (3.06%) VirtualBox
10 27 (2.75%) Varnish
11 20 (2.04%) Samba
12 18 (1.83%) pfSense
12 18 (1.83%) XenApp
13 17 (1.73%) Snort
13 17 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (1.12%) Ceph
16 9 (0.92%) Postfix
16 9 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 432 (44.04%) Puppet
2 351 (35.78%) Ansible
3 251 (25.59%) Opscode Chef
4 183 (18.65%) Nagios
5 101 (10.30%) Terraform
6 83 (8.46%) Kubernetes
7 40 (4.08%) Mesos
8 26 (2.65%) FortiGate
9 24 (2.45%) Salt
10 21 (2.14%) Consul
11 19 (1.94%) Icinga
12 18 (1.83%) ZABBIX
13 16 (1.63%) Cacti
14 15 (1.53%) logstash
14 15 (1.53%) OSSEC
14 15 (1.53%) Packer
15 14 (1.43%) Grafana
15 14 (1.43%) Graphite
15 14 (1.43%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 358 (36.49%) Red Hat
2 236 (24.06%) VMware
3 151 (15.39%) Cisco
4 117 (11.93%) Microsoft
5 57 (5.81%) Juniper
6 46 (4.69%) HP
7 39 (3.98%) New Relic
7 39 (3.98%) Oracle
8 38 (3.87%) Citrix
9 36 (3.67%) Google
10 28 (2.85%) Palo Alto
11 25 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 24 (2.45%) Brocade
12 24 (2.45%) SaltStack
12 24 (2.45%) SolarWinds
13 22 (2.24%) McAfee
13 22 (2.24%) Rackspace
14 20 (2.04%) SonicWALL
15 19 (1.94%) F5
16 18 (1.83%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago