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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
UK
Rank 441 470 474
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 489 576 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 2.13% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 429 501 513
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,563 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  

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 20041 26982 29096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.69% 26.09% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16855 22704 24368
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 456 £45,000 -5.26% 84
London -14 190 £57,500 +4.54% 42
South East +83 134 £45,000 +12.50% 14
City of London +65 54 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Berkshire +52 40 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Hampshire +25 36 £40,000 +19.40% 8
North West +3 32 £37,000 -1.33% 8
East Midlands +6 27 £42,500 +13.33%
Nottinghamshire +27 22 £42,500 +28.30%
Nottingham +30 21 £42,500 +28.30%
Brighton +16 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex +16 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +32 20 £31,498 -35.71% 3
West Midlands +24 19 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Manchester -12 18 £35,750 -8.33% 4
Reading +40 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Surrey +26 16 £40,000 -27.27%
Scotland +25 15 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Yorkshire -1 13 £41,000 -3.52% 5
Edinburgh - 13 £56,250 - 1
Slough +33 11 £62,500 -3.84%
South West +26 11 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Kent - 11 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 10 £41,000 -25.45% 3
Leeds +7 10 £41,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +6 10 £63,750 +50.00% 1
Warwickshire +36 9 £50,000 +81.81%
North East - 9 £35,850 - 4
Warwick - 9 £50,000 -
Ascot - 9 £65,000 -

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1011 (99.80%) Linux
2 420 (41.46%) DevOps
3 417 (41.16%) Python
4 403 (39.78%) Puppet
5 383 (37.81%) CentOS
6 361 (35.64%) MySQL
7 355 (35.04%) Red Hat
8 296 (29.22%) Debian
9 294 (29.02%) Amazon AWS
10 286 (28.23%) Ansible
11 278 (27.44%) Bash Shell
11 278 (27.44%) Windows
12 263 (25.96%) Apache
13 259 (25.57%) Opscode Chef
14 249 (24.58%) VMware
15 232 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
16 221 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 203 (20.04%) Docker
18 196 (19.35%) Ruby
19 190 (18.76%) PHP
20 183 (18.07%) Java
21 182 (17.97%) Git (software)
22 180 (17.77%) Configuration Management
23 179 (17.67%) Jenkins
24 171 (16.88%) Open Source
24 171 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
25 170 (16.78%) Firewall
26 167 (16.49%) Web Services
27 159 (15.70%) LAMP
28 156 (15.40%) Nagios

Ubuntu
Top Related 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
1 263 (25.96%) Apache
2 116 (11.45%) nginx
2 116 (11.45%) Tomcat
3 74 (7.31%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (7.31%) IIS
4 65 (6.42%) OpenStack
5 41 (4.05%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.78%) WordPress
7 16 (1.58%) CMS
8 15 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.38%) Alfresco
10 13 (1.28%) Confluence
10 13 (1.28%) JBoss
10 13 (1.28%) uWSGI
11 12 (1.18%) Jetty
11 12 (1.18%) WildFly
12 11 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.09%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.99%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 28 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.99%) MS Office
3 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.099%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 15 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.18%) Magento
3 4 (0.39%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.30%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 294 (29.02%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 41 (4.05%) SaaS
5 40 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (3.06%) Office 365
8 30 (2.96%) Amazon S3
9 27 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (2.47%) Heroku
11 22 (2.17%) G Suite
12 20 (1.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 20 (1.97%) Route 53
12 20 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (1.88%) GitHub
14 17 (1.68%) PaaS
15 15 (1.48%) Google Compute Engine
16 12 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (1.09%) IaaS
18 10 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 170 (16.78%) Firewall
2 153 (15.10%) DNS
3 134 (13.23%) TCP/IP
4 77 (7.60%) SAN
5 65 (6.42%) VPN
6 50 (4.94%) WAN
7 42 (4.15%) LAN
8 41 (4.05%) VLAN
9 38 (3.75%) DHCP
10 34 (3.36%) iSCSI
11 31 (3.06%) Network Security
12 30 (2.96%) LDAP
13 27 (2.67%) HTTP
14 26 (2.57%) NAS
15 23 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.27%) Internet
15 23 (2.27%) VoIP
16 21 (2.07%) Wireless
17 19 (1.88%) MPLS
18 18 (1.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (35.64%) MySQL
2 109 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
3 86 (8.49%) SQL Server
4 84 (8.29%) MongoDB
5 56 (5.53%) Redis
6 54 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (4.34%) NoSQL
8 38 (3.75%) Big Data
9 27 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 26 (2.57%) MariaDB
11 22 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (1.78%) Neo4j
14 17 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.09%) Pentaho
17 9 (0.89%) Relational Database
17 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
18 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 182 (17.97%) Git (software)
2 179 (17.67%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.44%) JIRA
4 43 (4.24%) Subversion
5 38 (3.75%) GitLab
5 38 (3.75%) Vagrant
6 29 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (2.76%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.78%) Maven
9 12 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (0.99%) GoCD
11 10 (0.99%) Hudson
11 10 (0.99%) Travis CI
12 9 (0.89%) Grunt
12 9 (0.89%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.69%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 87 (8.59%) Finance
2 41 (4.05%) Games
3 34 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.86%) Banking
4 29 (2.86%) Publishing
5 27 (2.67%) Electronics
6 24 (2.37%) Marketing
7 20 (1.97%) Retail
8 16 (1.58%) Billing
8 16 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.28%) Front Office
10 12 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.49%) Advertising
11 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.39%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.30%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Law
15 1 (0.099%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 257 (25.37%) Systems Administrator
2 252 (24.88%) Administrator
3 233 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 188 (18.56%) Linux Engineer
5 178 (17.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 167 (16.49%) Linux Administrator
7 159 (15.70%) Developer
8 101 (9.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 86 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
10 72 (7.11%) Senior DevOps
11 71 (7.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 71 (7.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 66 (6.52%) DevOps Administrator
13 58 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 55 (5.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 41 (4.05%) Support Engineer
16 39 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
17 37 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
18 35 (3.46%) AWS DevOps
18 35 (3.46%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (16.49%) Web Services
2 159 (15.70%) LAMP
3 143 (14.12%) HTML
4 98 (9.67%) CSS
5 82 (8.09%) Node.js
6 60 (5.92%) jQuery
7 52 (5.13%) RESTful
8 50 (4.94%) AngularJS
9 48 (4.74%) HTML5
9 48 (4.74%) Ruby on Rails
10 42 (4.15%) .NET
10 42 (4.15%) LEMP Stack
11 39 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
11 39 (3.85%) XML
12 37 (3.65%) Django
13 32 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
14 31 (3.06%) Kafka
15 28 (2.76%) Ajax
16 26 (2.57%) CSS3
16 26 (2.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 48 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
4 41 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.65%) User Experience
6 30 (2.96%) Clustering
7 20 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.88%) Fintech
9 17 (1.68%) EMC VNX
9 17 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.68%) Replication
10 14 (1.38%) PKI
10 14 (1.38%) Social Media
11 12 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.18%) Smart Meter
12 10 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.89%) iPad
14 7 (0.69%) Derivative
14 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1011 (99.80%) Linux
2 383 (37.81%) CentOS
3 296 (29.22%) Debian
4 278 (27.44%) Windows
5 221 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 150 (14.81%) Unix
7 144 (14.22%) Windows Server
8 79 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (2.86%) SUSE
11 27 (2.67%) Mac OS X
12 26 (2.57%) Fedora
13 24 (2.37%) Solaris
14 18 (1.78%) HPUX
15 17 (1.68%) Android
15 17 (1.68%) Windows 8
16 15 (1.48%) Windows 7
17 14 (1.38%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.38%) NetWare
18 12 (1.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (41.46%) DevOps
2 232 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (17.77%) Configuration Management
4 171 (16.88%) Open Source
5 113 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (10.17%) Scrum
7 74 (7.31%) E-Commerce
8 61 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
8 61 (6.02%) ITIL
9 60 (5.92%) Software Engineering
10 48 (4.74%) Microservices
11 44 (4.34%) TDD
12 40 (3.95%) Web Development
13 35 (3.46%) Load Balancing
14 33 (3.26%) Continuous Deployment
15 32 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (3.06%) High Availability
16 31 (3.06%) OO
17 30 (2.96%) Cybersecurity
17 30 (2.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 417 (41.16%) Python
2 278 (27.44%) Bash Shell
3 196 (19.35%) Ruby
4 190 (18.76%) PHP
5 183 (18.07%) Java
6 148 (14.61%) JavaScript
7 133 (13.13%) Perl
8 121 (11.94%) SQL
9 67 (6.61%) PowerShell
10 37 (3.65%) C++
11 35 (3.46%) Scala
11 35 (3.46%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.67%) C#
12 27 (2.67%) Go
13 23 (2.27%) Groovy
14 13 (1.28%) Jython
14 13 (1.28%) Korn
15 12 (1.18%) Erlang
16 10 (0.99%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (7.80%) Degree
2 37 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.86%) CCNA
3 29 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.97%) MCSE
6 19 (1.88%) CCNP
7 14 (1.38%) RHCE
7 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.18%) MCSA
8 12 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.09%) PhD
10 10 (0.99%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.89%) JNCIA
11 9 (0.89%) JNCIS
12 8 (0.79%) CCDP
12 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.69%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.69%) CCSP
13 7 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.96%) QA
2 18 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.99%) SLA
5 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 203 (20.04%) Docker
2 171 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (13.43%) Active Directory
4 74 (7.31%) Hyper-V
5 57 (5.63%) KVM
6 49 (4.84%) Xen
7 43 (4.24%) NFS
8 37 (3.65%) vSphere
9 35 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (3.26%) VirtualBox
11 27 (2.67%) Varnish
12 23 (2.27%) XenApp
13 19 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (1.78%) XenServer
15 17 (1.68%) Postfix
15 17 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (1.48%) VMware ESX
17 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 13 (1.28%) Samba
19 11 (1.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 403 (39.78%) Puppet
2 286 (28.23%) Ansible
3 259 (25.57%) Opscode Chef
4 156 (15.40%) Nagios
5 71 (7.01%) Kubernetes
6 68 (6.71%) Terraform
7 56 (5.53%) Salt
8 36 (3.55%) Mesos
9 31 (3.06%) HAProxy
10 22 (2.17%) ZABBIX
11 18 (1.78%) Consul
12 17 (1.68%) EMC VPLEX
12 17 (1.68%) logstash
13 16 (1.58%) Backup Exec
13 16 (1.58%) Cacti
13 16 (1.58%) StatsD
14 15 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (1.48%) Packer
15 14 (1.38%) cPanel
15 14 (1.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 355 (35.04%) Red Hat
2 249 (24.58%) VMware
3 128 (12.64%) Cisco
4 96 (9.48%) Microsoft
5 62 (6.12%) Google
6 49 (4.84%) Citrix
7 45 (4.44%) Oracle
8 41 (4.05%) Juniper
9 35 (3.46%) HP
10 33 (3.26%) New Relic
11 25 (2.47%) SolarWinds
12 24 (2.37%) Brocade
13 23 (2.27%) CommVault
14 22 (2.17%) WatchGuard
15 20 (1.97%) Palo Alto
15 20 (1.97%) Percona
16 19 (1.88%) EMC
17 17 (1.68%) Rackspace
18 14 (1.38%) Novell
19 13 (1.28%) F5
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Life Insurance, up to
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago