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

Ubuntu Linux
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 466 473
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 487 625 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 2.33% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 430 550 540
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20862 26800 29658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.34% 25.94% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17517 22674 24812
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +1 455 £45,000 -14.28% 65
London -31 234 £60,000 +4.34% 27
South East +67 109 £42,500 -15.00% 14
City of London +29 67 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Hampshire +35 38 £40,000 +19.40% 6
North West -12 36 £36,500 -2.66% 5
Berkshire +18 27 £55,000 - 3
South West +28 17 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Brighton +21 16 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +15 16 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland +22 15 £50,000 +122.22%
East Midlands +20 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East of England +9 15 £31,498 -34.71% 2
Manchester -17 15 £36,500 -6.41% 3
Surrey +19 13 £41,500 -27.82%
Portsmouth -10 12 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Edinburgh - 12 £56,250 -
Reading +21 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
North East +15 10 £36,925 +57.79% 2
Merseyside - 10 £31,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +25 9 £35,850 +53.20% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 9 £35,850 +53.20% 2
Nottingham +11 9 £42,500 +47.82% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £42,500 +47.82% 1
West Midlands +7 9 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Yorkshire +5 9 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Fareham +21 8 £62,500 +92.30%
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £25,000 -41.17%
Cornwall - 8 £55,000 - 1
Kent - 8 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 978 (100.00%) Linux
2 423 (43.25%) Python
3 402 (41.10%) Puppet
4 391 (39.98%) DevOps
5 373 (38.14%) CentOS
6 369 (37.73%) MySQL
7 352 (35.99%) Red Hat
8 301 (30.78%) Amazon AWS
9 296 (30.27%) Ansible
10 295 (30.16%) Debian
11 287 (29.35%) Bash Shell
12 269 (27.51%) Windows
13 252 (25.77%) Apache
14 247 (25.26%) VMware
14 247 (25.26%) Opscode Chef
15 225 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
16 215 (21.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 206 (21.06%) Docker
18 200 (20.45%) Ruby
19 195 (19.94%) Jenkins
20 189 (19.33%) PHP
21 185 (18.92%) Configuration Management
22 184 (18.81%) Git (software)
23 170 (17.38%) Nagios
24 169 (17.28%) Java
24 169 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
25 160 (16.36%) Firewall
26 159 (16.26%) Open Source
27 154 (15.75%) Unix
28 153 (15.64%) 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
1 252 (25.77%) Apache
2 118 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 113 (11.55%) nginx
4 75 (7.67%) IIS
5 73 (7.46%) OpenStack
6 68 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (3.68%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.64%) CMS
8 16 (1.64%) uWSGI
9 14 (1.43%) Alfresco
9 14 (1.43%) WordPress
10 13 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.33%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.23%) JBoss
12 11 (1.12%) Confluence
13 10 (1.02%) Drupal
14 9 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.92%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.31%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.23%) Magento
3 4 (0.41%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.31%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 301 (30.78%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (6.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (3.89%) SaaS
6 33 (3.37%) Amazon S3
7 31 (3.17%) Office 365
8 29 (2.97%) GitHub
8 29 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 26 (2.66%) Heroku
10 24 (2.45%) Route 53
11 23 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (2.25%) G Suite
13 20 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 19 (1.94%) PaaS
15 15 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 15 (1.53%) Google Compute Engine
16 12 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (16.36%) Firewall
2 148 (15.13%) DNS
3 115 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 85 (8.69%) SAN
5 65 (6.65%) VPN
6 45 (4.60%) WAN
7 42 (4.29%) DHCP
8 40 (4.09%) VLAN
9 38 (3.89%) LAN
9 38 (3.89%) Network Security
10 35 (3.58%) iSCSI
11 31 (3.17%) Internet
12 28 (2.86%) NAS
13 26 (2.66%) HTTP
14 25 (2.56%) LDAP
15 24 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (2.35%) MPLS
17 22 (2.25%) SSH
17 22 (2.25%) Wireless
18 20 (2.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (37.73%) MySQL
2 104 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
3 81 (8.28%) SQL Server
4 72 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 58 (5.93%) Redis
6 57 (5.83%) NoSQL
7 53 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (3.17%) MariaDB
9 25 (2.56%) Big Data
10 21 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (2.15%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 11 (1.12%) Pentaho
15 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.72%) Relational Database
16 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (0.61%) KDB
Development Applications
1 195 (19.94%) Jenkins
2 184 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 46 (4.70%) Subversion
4 38 (3.89%) JIRA
5 36 (3.68%) Vagrant
6 33 (3.37%) GitLab
7 25 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 24 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (1.84%) Maven
10 14 (1.43%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.23%) GoCD
12 11 (1.12%) Grunt
12 11 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (1.12%) Travis CI
13 10 (1.02%) Hudson
14 9 (0.92%) gulp
14 9 (0.92%) MSBuild
15 8 (0.82%) Bower
15 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (8.18%) Finance
2 43 (4.40%) Games
2 43 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.86%) Marketing
4 27 (2.76%) Publishing
5 26 (2.66%) Banking
5 26 (2.66%) Electronics
6 18 (1.84%) Retail
7 14 (1.43%) Billing
7 14 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.33%) Front Office
9 12 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.72%) Legal
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
12 5 (0.51%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.41%) Automotive
13 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 237 (24.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 215 (21.98%) Administrator
3 213 (21.78%) Systems Administrator
4 183 (18.71%) Linux Engineer
5 159 (16.26%) Developer
6 156 (15.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 150 (15.34%) Linux Administrator
8 86 (8.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 82 (8.38%) Senior DevOps
9 82 (8.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 82 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
10 60 (6.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 53 (5.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 51 (5.21%) DevOps Administrator
13 50 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 40 (4.09%) Support Engineer
15 36 (3.68%) Linux Support
16 35 (3.58%) Analyst
17 34 (3.48%) Cloud Engineer
18 33 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (15.64%) LAMP
2 147 (15.03%) Web Services
3 141 (14.42%) HTML
4 102 (10.43%) CSS
5 73 (7.46%) Node.js
6 58 (5.93%) jQuery
7 54 (5.52%) HTML5
8 48 (4.91%) AngularJS
9 47 (4.81%) RESTful
10 42 (4.29%) .NET
11 40 (4.09%) LEMP Stack
11 40 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails
12 39 (3.99%) Elastic Stack
13 38 (3.89%) Kafka
14 37 (3.78%) Django
15 36 (3.68%) XML
16 30 (3.07%) ActiveMQ
16 30 (3.07%) CSS3
17 29 (2.97%) Ajax
18 27 (2.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 54 (5.52%) Linux Command Line
4 43 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.89%) User Experience
6 23 (2.35%) Fintech
6 23 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.15%) PKI
8 20 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.74%) Clustering
9 17 (1.74%) EMC VNX
9 17 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.43%) Replication
11 12 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.82%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.82%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 978 (100.00%) Linux
2 373 (38.14%) CentOS
3 295 (30.16%) Debian
4 269 (27.51%) Windows
5 215 (21.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 154 (15.75%) Unix
7 141 (14.42%) Windows Server
8 73 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 25 (2.56%) SUSE
11 23 (2.35%) Solaris
12 20 (2.04%) Fedora
13 17 (1.74%) HPUX
14 16 (1.64%) Mac OS
14 16 (1.64%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.53%) Android
16 14 (1.43%) NetWare
17 11 (1.12%) Windows 7
18 10 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (39.98%) DevOps
2 225 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (18.92%) Configuration Management
4 159 (16.26%) Open Source
5 113 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (10.63%) Scrum
7 76 (7.77%) E-Commerce
8 56 (5.73%) ITIL
8 56 (5.73%) Software Engineering
9 54 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (4.91%) TDD
11 46 (4.70%) Web Development
12 42 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (3.99%) Microservices
14 38 (3.89%) High Availability
15 35 (3.58%) MVC
16 31 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
16 31 (3.17%) OO
17 28 (2.86%) Analytics
17 28 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 423 (43.25%) Python
2 287 (29.35%) Bash Shell
3 200 (20.45%) Ruby
4 189 (19.33%) PHP
5 169 (17.28%) Java
6 143 (14.62%) JavaScript
7 139 (14.21%) Perl
8 114 (11.66%) SQL
9 65 (6.65%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.48%) C++
11 30 (3.07%) Go
11 30 (3.07%) Scala
11 30 (3.07%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.56%) C#
13 18 (1.84%) Groovy
14 14 (1.43%) Jython
15 12 (1.23%) PHP 5
16 11 (1.12%) Korn
17 8 (0.82%) Erlang
17 8 (0.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 78 (7.98%) Degree
2 41 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.86%) CCNA
4 28 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.45%) CCNP
6 19 (1.94%) MCSE
6 19 (1.94%) RHCE
7 14 (1.43%) RHCSA
8 13 (1.33%) CCDP
8 13 (1.33%) MCSA
8 13 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.23%) CCSP
9 12 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.12%) PhD
11 9 (0.92%) JNCIA
11 9 (0.92%) JNCIS
12 7 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.17%) QA
2 28 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 206 (21.06%) Docker
2 169 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (13.50%) Active Directory
4 73 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 51 (5.21%) KVM
6 49 (5.01%) Xen
7 46 (4.70%) NFS
8 40 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (3.78%) vSphere
10 31 (3.17%) VirtualBox
11 27 (2.76%) Varnish
12 25 (2.56%) XenApp
13 17 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (1.74%) XenServer
14 16 (1.64%) VMware ESX
15 15 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
16 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 13 (1.33%) Postfix
18 12 (1.23%) Samba
18 12 (1.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 402 (41.10%) Puppet
2 296 (30.27%) Ansible
3 247 (25.26%) Opscode Chef
4 170 (17.38%) Nagios
5 84 (8.59%) Terraform
6 75 (7.67%) Kubernetes
7 42 (4.29%) Mesos
8 40 (4.09%) Salt
9 23 (2.35%) HAProxy
10 18 (1.84%) Consul
11 17 (1.74%) EMC VPLEX
12 16 (1.64%) Backup Exec
12 16 (1.64%) Cacti
12 16 (1.64%) logstash
12 16 (1.64%) StatsD
13 15 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (1.53%) Packer
14 14 (1.43%) Kibana
14 14 (1.43%) Simpana
14 14 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 352 (35.99%) Red Hat
2 247 (25.26%) VMware
3 138 (14.11%) Cisco
4 91 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 58 (5.93%) Google
6 53 (5.42%) Citrix
7 52 (5.32%) Juniper
8 46 (4.70%) Oracle
9 40 (4.09%) HP
10 33 (3.37%) New Relic
11 29 (2.97%) Brocade
12 26 (2.66%) SolarWinds
13 24 (2.45%) Palo Alto
13 24 (2.45%) WatchGuard
14 21 (2.15%) CommVault
14 21 (2.15%) Percona
15 18 (1.84%) EMC
15 18 (1.84%) Rackspace
16 17 (1.74%) Intel Security
17 15 (1.53%) SonicWALL
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Penzance, Cornwall
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago