Period
to 17 August 2017

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

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 489 496
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 1019 1142 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 2.27% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1008 1050
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 43701 50322 57598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 25.42% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35603 42910 48325
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 15 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 August 2017. 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 +16 953 £50,000 -4.76% 84
UK excluding London +90 509 £42,500 - 48
London -54 492 £60,000 - 41
South East +36 202 £45,000 -5.26% 11
South West +64 82 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North of England +8 72 £37,500 - 14
Midlands +43 65 £35,000 +7.69% 8
West Midlands +50 56 £35,000 +7.69% 7
North West -5 44 £37,000 -1.33% 10
East of England -2 37 £50,000 - 7
Scotland +28 28 £62,500 +177.78% 6
Wales +32 24 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire +12 23 £38,750 -13.89% 3
East Midlands +21 9 £38,750 +8.39% 1
North East +28 5 £38,000 +62.39% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1019 (100.00%) Linux
2 489 (47.99%) Puppet
3 476 (46.71%) CentOS
4 464 (45.53%) DevOps
5 462 (45.34%) Python
6 403 (39.55%) Ansible
7 368 (36.11%) Red Hat
8 354 (34.74%) MySQL
9 314 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
10 313 (30.72%) Debian
11 308 (30.23%) Apache
12 289 (28.36%) Bash Shell
13 281 (27.58%) Docker
14 267 (26.20%) Opscode Chef
15 248 (24.34%) Windows
16 242 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
17 237 (23.26%) VMware
18 223 (21.88%) Configuration Management
19 222 (21.79%) Open Source
20 215 (21.10%) Git (software)
21 210 (20.61%) Jenkins
22 207 (20.31%) Perl
23 201 (19.73%) Nagios
24 197 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 192 (18.84%) PHP
26 190 (18.65%) DNS
27 189 (18.55%) Ruby
28 188 (18.45%) Firewall
29 171 (16.78%) Cisco
30 165 (16.19%) Java

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
1 308 (30.23%) Apache
2 156 (15.31%) Tomcat
3 130 (12.76%) nginx
4 74 (7.26%) OpenStack
5 57 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (5.00%) IIS
7 39 (3.83%) MS Exchange
8 34 (3.34%) CMS
9 26 (2.55%) JBoss
10 19 (1.86%) uWSGI
11 18 (1.77%) Confluence
12 16 (1.57%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.28%) WildFly
14 11 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.08%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.98%) WordPress
16 8 (0.79%) Drupal
17 6 (0.59%) Jetty
18 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.39%) Abaqus
3 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (1.08%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.20%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.20%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 314 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (6.08%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (3.14%) Office 365
6 30 (2.94%) GitHub
7 29 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (2.75%) Amazon S3
8 28 (2.75%) SaaS
9 22 (2.16%) Route 53
10 21 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 17 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (1.28%) IaaS
13 12 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (1.08%) PaaS
15 10 (0.98%) BrowserStack
16 6 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.59%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 190 (18.65%) DNS
2 188 (18.45%) Firewall
3 162 (15.90%) TCP/IP
4 80 (7.85%) SAN
5 74 (7.26%) Internet
6 70 (6.87%) DHCP
7 67 (6.58%) VPN
8 57 (5.59%) HTTP
9 51 (5.00%) Network Security
10 50 (4.91%) LAN
10 50 (4.91%) VLAN
10 50 (4.91%) WAN
11 38 (3.73%) SMS
12 30 (2.94%) SSL
13 29 (2.85%) Junos
14 28 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (2.75%) SNMP
15 27 (2.65%) Wireless
16 25 (2.45%) BGP
16 25 (2.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (34.74%) MySQL
2 105 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 104 (10.21%) MongoDB
4 103 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
5 84 (8.24%) SQL Server
6 75 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 69 (6.77%) Redis
8 33 (3.24%) Big Data
9 28 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (2.55%) MariaDB
11 21 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.47%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.28%) InfluxDB
15 11 (1.08%) Neo4j
15 11 (1.08%) Pentaho
15 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.79%) SQLite
18 7 (0.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 215 (21.10%) Git (software)
2 210 (20.61%) Jenkins
3 72 (7.07%) Subversion
4 35 (3.43%) GitLab
5 34 (3.34%) JIRA
6 33 (3.24%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.14%) Maven
8 25 (2.45%) Vagrant
9 24 (2.36%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.37%) GoCD
12 12 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.18%) gulp
13 11 (1.08%) Hudson
13 11 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (0.88%) WATIR
14 9 (0.88%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.79%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.79%) Travis CI
16 7 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 121 (11.87%) Finance
2 67 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 62 (6.08%) Games
4 44 (4.32%) Marketing
5 36 (3.53%) Banking
6 32 (3.14%) Billing
7 30 (2.94%) Electronics
8 25 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.67%) Online Betting
10 12 (1.18%) Legal
11 10 (0.98%) Front Office
12 9 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.69%) Automotive
14 5 (0.49%) Retail
15 4 (0.39%) Advertising
15 4 (0.39%) Law
15 4 (0.39%) Military
16 3 (0.29%) Publishing
17 2 (0.20%) Back Office
18 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 309 (30.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 212 (20.80%) Administrator
3 194 (19.04%) Systems Administrator
4 179 (17.57%) Linux Engineer
5 158 (15.51%) Linux Administrator
6 150 (14.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 136 (13.35%) Developer
8 129 (12.66%) Senior DevOps
9 128 (12.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 97 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 79 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
12 68 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 52 (5.10%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 43 (4.22%) DevOps Administrator
15 40 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (3.83%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 36 (3.53%) Analyst
18 35 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
18 35 (3.43%) Linux DevOps Administrator
19 34 (3.34%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (13.35%) LAMP
2 113 (11.09%) Web Services
3 106 (10.40%) HTML
4 85 (8.34%) CSS
5 61 (5.99%) LEMP Stack
6 57 (5.59%) Node.js
7 53 (5.20%) AngularJS
8 51 (5.00%) HTML5
9 48 (4.71%) Kafka
9 48 (4.71%) XML
10 41 (4.02%) Flask
11 38 (3.73%) Django
12 37 (3.63%) Elastic Stack
12 37 (3.63%) REST
13 34 (3.34%) jQuery
14 29 (2.85%) .NET
14 29 (2.85%) CSS3
15 28 (2.75%) RESTful
16 22 (2.16%) Sass
17 20 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
3 56 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 45 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.53%) Private Cloud
7 34 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.34%) Mobile Payment
8 33 (3.24%) Fintech
9 29 (2.85%) PKI
10 28 (2.75%) User Experience
11 27 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (1.96%) Digital Media
13 18 (1.77%) BBC
13 18 (1.77%) Clustering
14 14 (1.37%) Replication
15 13 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (1.08%) Blackberry
16 11 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1019 (100.00%) Linux
2 476 (46.71%) CentOS
3 313 (30.72%) Debian
4 248 (24.34%) Windows
5 197 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 119 (11.68%) Windows Server
7 107 (10.50%) Unix
8 62 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (2.36%) Fedora
11 23 (2.26%) Solaris
12 18 (1.77%) Mac OS
13 17 (1.67%) Kali Linux
14 16 (1.57%) Windows 10
15 14 (1.37%) AIX
15 14 (1.37%) VMS
15 14 (1.37%) Windows 7
16 11 (1.08%) SUSE
17 10 (0.98%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (45.53%) DevOps
2 242 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 222 (21.79%) Open Source
5 116 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (9.91%) Scrum
7 89 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 83 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 72 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
10 65 (6.38%) Software Engineering
11 58 (5.69%) Task Automation
12 57 (5.59%) Security Patching
13 56 (5.50%) TDD
13 56 (5.50%) Web Development
14 47 (4.61%) High Availability
15 45 (4.42%) Mentoring
16 38 (3.73%) ITIL
17 37 (3.63%) Load Balancing
17 37 (3.63%) SDLC
18 36 (3.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 462 (45.34%) Python
2 289 (28.36%) Bash Shell
3 207 (20.31%) Perl
4 192 (18.84%) PHP
5 189 (18.55%) Ruby
6 165 (16.19%) Java
7 105 (10.30%) SQL
8 102 (10.01%) JavaScript
9 79 (7.75%) PowerShell
10 52 (5.10%) Shell Script
11 45 (4.42%) C++
12 44 (4.32%) Go
13 18 (1.77%) Scala
14 16 (1.57%) Jython
14 16 (1.57%) Korn
15 15 (1.47%) C#
16 13 (1.28%) Groovy
17 11 (1.08%) PHP 5
18 10 (0.98%) Bourne shell
18 10 (0.98%) ES6
Qualifications
1 83 (8.15%) Degree
2 49 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (2.85%) CCNA
5 26 (2.55%) CCNP
6 20 (1.96%) MCSE
6 20 (1.96%) RHCSA
6 20 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 19 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.86%) RHCE
8 15 (1.47%) CCDP
8 15 (1.47%) CCSP
8 15 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (1.37%) Linux+ Certification
9 14 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.28%) MCSA
11 12 (1.18%) RHCA
12 11 (1.08%) CISSP
12 11 (1.08%) LPIC
13 8 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.22%) PCI DSS
2 41 (4.02%) QA
3 35 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.47%) SLA
5 14 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 281 (27.58%) Docker
2 137 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (11.97%) Active Directory
4 67 (6.58%) NFS
5 65 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (5.10%) KVM
7 50 (4.91%) Hyper-V
8 36 (3.53%) vSphere
9 28 (2.75%) Xen
10 21 (2.06%) Samba
11 20 (1.96%) Varnish
12 19 (1.86%) pfSense
12 19 (1.86%) VirtualBox
13 18 (1.77%) LXC
14 17 (1.67%) Snort
15 16 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (1.28%) Ceph
16 13 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (1.28%) XenApp
17 9 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 489 (47.99%) Puppet
2 403 (39.55%) Ansible
3 267 (26.20%) Opscode Chef
4 201 (19.73%) Nagios
5 94 (9.22%) Terraform
6 82 (8.05%) Kubernetes
7 35 (3.43%) ZABBIX
8 34 (3.34%) Salt
9 32 (3.14%) Icinga
10 27 (2.65%) Mesos
11 23 (2.26%) FortiGate
12 21 (2.06%) Juju
13 18 (1.77%) Cacti
14 17 (1.67%) Grafana
14 17 (1.67%) Graphite
15 16 (1.57%) logstash
16 15 (1.47%) Kibana
16 15 (1.47%) OSSEC
17 11 (1.08%) CFEngine
17 11 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 368 (36.11%) Red Hat
2 237 (23.26%) VMware
3 171 (16.78%) Cisco
4 108 (10.60%) Microsoft
5 59 (5.79%) HP
6 57 (5.59%) Juniper
7 36 (3.53%) SaltStack
8 34 (3.34%) Oracle
9 33 (3.24%) Google
10 28 (2.75%) CheckPoint
11 26 (2.55%) New Relic
12 23 (2.26%) Citrix
12 23 (2.26%) Palo Alto
13 22 (2.16%) McAfee
13 22 (2.16%) SAP
14 21 (2.06%) IBM
15 18 (1.77%) F5
15 18 (1.77%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.67%) Rackspace
16 17 (1.67%) Splunk