Period
to 25 May 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 559 485 593
Rank change year-on-year -74 +108 -90
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 369 841 756
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.58% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 2.52% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 314 742 721
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,300 £30,125
90th Percentile £88,375 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

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 19,461 33,354 40,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.10% 22.99% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15,730 26,549 33,022
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,178 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.76% +5.45% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu.

Salary trend for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 17 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 2020. 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 -75 321 £55,000 - 36
UK excluding London -51 190 £40,000 -15.79% 28
London -17 170 £57,500 -10.51% 9
South West -8 45 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North of England +70 32 £45,000 +2.86% 9
South East +22 32 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Midlands +76 23 £50,000 +13.64% 3
Yorkshire +81 20 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +50 19 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland +64 18 £35,000 -26.32%
East of England +19 18 £48,750 -3.16% 9
Northern Ireland +32 16 £30,000 -
Work from Home +1 16 £50,000 -28.57% 4
North West +58 8 £58,750 +80.77% 8
Wales +6 6 £35,000 -28.57% 1
West Midlands +47 4 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North East +9 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 369 (100.00%) Linux
2 181 (49.05%) Windows
3 166 (44.99%) Python
4 159 (43.09%) CentOS
5 133 (36.04%) Red Hat
6 131 (35.50%) Bash Shell
7 130 (35.23%) AWS
8 120 (32.52%) DevOps
9 116 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (29.27%) Ansible
11 107 (29.00%) Docker
12 99 (26.83%) VMware
13 86 (23.31%) PowerShell
14 84 (22.76%) Git (software)
15 79 (21.41%) Kubernetes
16 78 (21.14%) Azure
16 78 (21.14%) Puppet
17 73 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 73 (19.78%) Configuration Management
18 72 (19.51%) Microsoft
19 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
20 70 (18.97%) PHP
20 70 (18.97%) DNS
20 70 (18.97%) Windows Server
21 69 (18.70%) Firewall
22 66 (17.89%) MySQL
23 65 (17.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 61 (16.53%) Active Directory
25 60 (16.26%) Java
25 60 (16.26%) Debian

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 44 (11.92%) Apache
2 37 (10.03%) Confluence
3 29 (7.86%) Tomcat
4 27 (7.32%) nginx
5 24 (6.50%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.25%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.98%) WordPress
8 9 (2.44%) Red Hat Fuse
9 8 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.90%) CloudStack
11 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.63%) IIS
12 4 (1.08%) CMS
12 4 (1.08%) Drupal
12 4 (1.08%) SilverStripe
13 3 (0.81%) Gluu
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.27%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.54%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (0.54%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Magento
2 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 130 (35.23%) AWS
2 78 (21.14%) Azure
3 41 (11.11%) SaaS
4 25 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (5.69%) PaaS
6 19 (5.15%) IaaS
7 17 (4.61%) GCP
8 14 (3.79%) GitHub
9 13 (3.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (3.25%) Office 365
11 10 (2.71%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.71%) Serverless
12 9 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.44%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 9 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (1.90%) DigitalOcean
13 7 (1.90%) Heroku
14 6 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 70 (18.97%) DNS
2 69 (18.70%) Firewall
3 55 (14.91%) TCP/IP
4 45 (12.20%) DHCP
5 34 (9.21%) SAN
6 33 (8.94%) VPN
7 24 (6.50%) SSH
8 22 (5.96%) HTTP
8 22 (5.96%) WAN
9 21 (5.69%) LAN
10 19 (5.15%) SMTP
11 17 (4.61%) NAS
12 16 (4.34%) VLAN
13 11 (2.98%) FIX Connectivity
13 11 (2.98%) Network Security
14 9 (2.44%) SSL
15 8 (2.17%) DMZ
15 8 (2.17%) PBX
16 7 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (1.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.89%) MySQL
2 30 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (6.23%) Big Data
4 19 (5.15%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.07%) MariaDB
6 13 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.44%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.90%) Redis
10 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.54%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.54%) Ingres
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 84 (22.76%) Git (software)
2 59 (15.99%) JIRA
3 42 (11.38%) Jenkins
4 25 (6.78%) Bitbucket
5 19 (5.15%) Selenium
5 19 (5.15%) Visual Studio
6 18 (4.88%) GitLab
7 17 (4.61%) Vagrant
8 16 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.71%) Maven
10 8 (2.17%) Subversion
11 7 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.63%) Appium
12 6 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.63%) eggPlant
12 6 (1.63%) gulp
12 6 (1.63%) JUnit
12 6 (1.63%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.63%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.63%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (10.84%) Finance
2 35 (9.49%) Retail
3 26 (7.05%) Legal
4 14 (3.79%) Public Sector
5 13 (3.52%) Banking
6 11 (2.98%) Automotive
6 11 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.90%) Marketing
8 5 (1.36%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.08%) Police
10 3 (0.81%) Back Office
11 2 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.54%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (16.80%) Developer
2 59 (15.99%) Administrator
3 56 (15.18%) Systems Administrator
4 40 (10.84%) Linux Engineer
5 39 (10.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
8 24 (6.50%) Analyst
9 22 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
10 21 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (5.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 20 (5.42%) Junior
12 19 (5.15%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.88%) PHP Developer
14 17 (4.61%) Architect
14 17 (4.61%) Unix Engineer
15 15 (4.07%) Junior Unix Engineer
16 14 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 13 (3.52%) Senior Developer
17 13 (3.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.65%) HTML
2 38 (10.30%) CSS
3 33 (8.94%) LAMP
4 32 (8.67%) React
5 31 (8.40%) REST
6 28 (7.59%) Laravel
7 27 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 25 (6.78%) Web Services
9 24 (6.50%) .NET
9 24 (6.50%) jQuery
9 24 (6.50%) SOAP
10 21 (5.69%) Elastic Stack
10 21 (5.69%) Symfony
11 19 (5.15%) XML
12 18 (4.88%) Node.js
13 15 (4.07%) ASP.NET
13 15 (4.07%) HTML5
13 15 (4.07%) Vue.js
14 14 (3.79%) J2EE
14 14 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.74%) Public Cloud
2 44 (11.92%) Data Centre
3 35 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (5.69%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (4.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 15 (4.07%) Clustering
8 13 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.25%) User Experience
10 11 (2.98%) Eurex
11 10 (2.71%) Cloud Native
12 9 (2.44%) Replication
13 7 (1.90%) Reinsurance
14 6 (1.63%) Smartphone
15 5 (1.36%) Driving Licence
15 5 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
16 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
17 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 3 (0.81%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 369 (100.00%) Linux
2 181 (49.05%) Windows
3 159 (43.09%) CentOS
4 70 (18.97%) Windows Server
5 65 (17.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (16.26%) Debian
7 59 (15.99%) Unix
8 40 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (9.21%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (7.32%) Solaris
11 21 (5.69%) FreeBSD
12 20 (5.42%) Fedora
13 17 (4.61%) SUSE
14 15 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (2.98%) FreeNAS
16 8 (2.17%) Android
16 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
16 8 (2.17%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.90%) Mac OS X
17 7 (1.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.52%) DevOps
2 116 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (19.78%) Configuration Management
4 60 (16.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 49 (13.28%) Test Automation
6 40 (10.84%) Open Source
7 36 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 34 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (9.21%) High Availability
9 33 (8.94%) Fintech
10 32 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (7.32%) MVC
13 26 (7.05%) ITIL
13 26 (7.05%) Project Delivery
13 26 (7.05%) Task Automation
14 24 (6.50%) Service Management
15 22 (5.96%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (5.96%) Infrastructure Automation
15 22 (5.96%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (44.99%) Python
2 131 (35.50%) Bash Shell
3 86 (23.31%) PowerShell
4 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
5 70 (18.97%) PHP
6 60 (16.26%) Java
7 50 (13.55%) SQL
8 49 (13.28%) Perl
9 43 (11.65%) C
10 33 (8.94%) Shell Script
11 32 (8.67%) Ruby
12 29 (7.86%) C++
13 27 (7.32%) C#
14 19 (5.15%) Go
15 9 (2.44%) ES6
16 6 (1.63%) R
16 6 (1.63%) VB
17 5 (1.36%) Groovy
17 5 (1.36%) Java 8
17 5 (1.36%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 48 (13.01%) Security Cleared
2 47 (12.74%) Degree
3 24 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (5.96%) DV Cleared
5 21 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.69%) MCSE
6 20 (5.42%) CCNA
7 19 (5.15%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.34%) CISSP
8 16 (4.34%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (4.34%) GIAC
8 16 (4.34%) Linux+ Certification
8 16 (4.34%) Network+ Certification
8 16 (4.34%) SANS
8 16 (4.34%) SSCP
9 12 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (3.25%) RHCE
10 7 (1.90%) MCSA
11 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.81%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.88%) QA
2 9 (2.44%) Government Security Classifications
2 9 (2.44%) NCSC
2 9 (2.44%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (29.00%) Docker
2 73 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (16.53%) Active Directory
4 37 (10.03%) NFS
5 26 (7.05%) Xen
6 25 (6.78%) KVM
7 22 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (5.42%) Hyper-V
9 18 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (4.34%) Samba
10 16 (4.34%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.36%) Ceph
12 4 (1.08%) Btrfs
12 4 (1.08%) DRBD
12 4 (1.08%) iptables
12 4 (1.08%) LXC
12 4 (1.08%) Snort
12 4 (1.08%) vSphere
13 3 (0.81%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 108 (29.27%) Ansible
2 79 (21.41%) Kubernetes
3 78 (21.14%) Puppet
4 42 (11.38%) Nagios
5 39 (10.57%) ZABBIX
6 38 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (10.03%) Terraform
8 21 (5.69%) WSUS
9 17 (4.61%) SCOM
10 16 (4.34%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (4.34%) OpenNMS
10 16 (4.34%) Packer
10 16 (4.34%) vCenter Server
11 15 (4.07%) SCCM
12 12 (3.25%) Grafana
12 12 (3.25%) Proxmox
13 10 (2.71%) Rundeck
14 9 (2.44%) Kibana
15 8 (2.17%) yum
16 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 133 (36.04%) Red Hat
2 99 (26.83%) VMware
3 72 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 40 (10.84%) Dell
5 36 (9.76%) NetApp
6 32 (8.67%) Google
7 24 (6.50%) Cisco
8 23 (6.23%) Atlassian
9 21 (5.69%) HP
10 20 (5.42%) EMC
10 20 (5.42%) Oracle
11 17 (4.61%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.34%) Cloudera
12 16 (4.34%) Hortonworks
13 14 (3.79%) SaltStack
14 13 (3.52%) Percona
14 13 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (3.25%) SonicWALL
16 11 (2.98%) Reuters
16 11 (2.98%) Trayport