Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 487 542
Rank change year-on-year -1 +55 -38
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 1039 1048 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.35% 2.24% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 915 874 1017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 44223 46785 57435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.55% 24.72% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35656 39712 48497
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 16 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 24 November 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 -3 952 £50,000 - 62
UK excluding London +95 567 £45,000 - 40
London -48 454 £60,000 +4.35% 27
South East +25 190 £45,000 - 13
North of England +60 98 £37,500 - 10
East of England +22 72 £60,000 +20.00% 9
South West +61 70 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +38 66 £35,000 -4.11% 2
West Midlands +54 59 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West +13 59 £40,000 +26.58% 6
Scotland +19 45 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Yorkshire +31 31 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Wales +36 26 £37,500 -3.23%
North East +11 8 £35,000 -17.65%
East Midlands -1 7 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Northern Ireland -23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1039 (100.00%) Linux
2 541 (52.07%) CentOS
3 468 (45.04%) DevOps
4 446 (42.93%) Python
5 411 (39.56%) Puppet
6 382 (36.77%) Ansible
7 358 (34.46%) MySQL
8 352 (33.88%) Amazon AWS
9 351 (33.78%) Red Hat
10 304 (29.26%) Docker
11 293 (28.20%) Apache
12 279 (26.85%) Bash Shell
13 275 (26.47%) Windows
14 274 (26.37%) Debian
15 257 (24.74%) VMware
16 244 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
17 240 (23.10%) Opscode Chef
18 223 (21.46%) Configuration Management
19 222 (21.37%) Jenkins
20 221 (21.27%) Firewall
21 219 (21.08%) Git (software)
22 217 (20.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 211 (20.31%) PHP
24 198 (19.06%) DNS
25 196 (18.86%) Open Source
26 183 (17.61%) Java
27 177 (17.04%) Perl
28 173 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
29 170 (16.36%) TCP/IP
30 162 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 293 (28.20%) Apache
2 158 (15.21%) nginx
3 121 (11.65%) Tomcat
4 83 (7.99%) OpenStack
5 63 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (4.91%) IIS
7 40 (3.85%) Confluence
7 40 (3.85%) MS Exchange
8 21 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.02%) uWSGI
9 18 (1.73%) JBoss
10 16 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (1.44%) CMS
12 14 (1.35%) Apache Spark
13 11 (1.06%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.77%) Jetty
15 8 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.38%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.29%) Epicor Vantage
4 3 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.096%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 352 (33.88%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 45 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 43 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (3.85%) Office 365
8 32 (3.08%) GitHub
9 27 (2.60%) SaaS
10 24 (2.31%) Amazon S3
11 22 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (2.12%) IaaS
12 16 (1.54%) PaaS
13 13 (1.25%) Route 53
14 12 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
18 8 (0.77%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 221 (21.27%) Firewall
2 198 (19.06%) DNS
3 170 (16.36%) TCP/IP
4 97 (9.34%) DHCP
5 91 (8.76%) VPN
6 69 (6.64%) LAN
7 68 (6.54%) VLAN
8 64 (6.16%) Internet
8 64 (6.16%) WAN
9 60 (5.77%) HTTP
10 56 (5.39%) Network Security
11 54 (5.20%) SAN
12 40 (3.85%) SMS
13 38 (3.66%) SSL
14 34 (3.27%) Wireless
15 32 (3.08%) SNMP
16 30 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (2.89%) VoIP
17 25 (2.41%) LDAP
18 24 (2.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (34.46%) MySQL
2 118 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 113 (10.88%) MongoDB
4 97 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (8.66%) NoSQL
6 63 (6.06%) Redis
7 56 (5.39%) Big Data
8 41 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (2.50%) MariaDB
11 24 (2.31%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.35%) Neo4j
13 14 (1.35%) Pentaho
14 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.87%) InfluxDB
16 7 (0.67%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.48%) DB2
17 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 222 (21.37%) Jenkins
2 219 (21.08%) Git (software)
3 74 (7.12%) Subversion
4 62 (5.97%) Vagrant
5 57 (5.49%) JIRA
6 51 (4.91%) Maven
7 46 (4.43%) Eclipse
8 35 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 34 (3.27%) GitLab
10 29 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (2.02%) Ant
12 19 (1.83%) Hudson
13 18 (1.73%) gulp
14 17 (1.64%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
16 12 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.06%) Gradle
17 11 (1.06%) Selenium
18 10 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 132 (12.70%) Finance
2 65 (6.26%) Games
3 57 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.46%) Banking
5 34 (3.27%) Marketing
6 30 (2.89%) Billing
7 29 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.31%) Electronics
9 17 (1.64%) Retail
10 11 (1.06%) Advertising
11 9 (0.87%) Online Betting
12 7 (0.67%) Automotive
12 7 (0.67%) Back Office
13 5 (0.48%) Law
14 4 (0.38%) Legal
14 4 (0.38%) Military
15 2 (0.19%) Publishing
16 1 (0.096%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.096%) Front Office
16 1 (0.096%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (28.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 224 (21.56%) Administrator
3 198 (19.06%) Systems Administrator
4 163 (15.69%) Linux Administrator
5 155 (14.92%) Linux Engineer
5 155 (14.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 127 (12.22%) Developer
7 109 (10.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 105 (10.11%) Senior DevOps
9 100 (9.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 72 (6.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 72 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
11 47 (4.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 46 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (4.23%) DevOps Administrator
14 39 (3.75%) Architect
15 38 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
15 38 (3.66%) PHP Developer
16 36 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Administrator
17 34 (3.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (13.47%) LAMP
2 115 (11.07%) Web Services
3 102 (9.82%) LEMP Stack
4 86 (8.28%) HTML
5 77 (7.41%) CSS
6 64 (6.16%) REST
7 57 (5.49%) XML
8 51 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
9 50 (4.81%) Kafka
9 50 (4.81%) Node.js
10 48 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
11 47 (4.52%) AngularJS
12 46 (4.43%) HTML5
13 41 (3.95%) Spring
14 32 (3.08%) Django
15 31 (2.98%) CSS3
16 29 (2.79%) .NET
17 27 (2.60%) jQuery
18 22 (2.12%) Flask
19 21 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 119 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 60 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 59 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
4 43 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.18%) Private Cloud
7 29 (2.79%) BBC
7 29 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (2.60%) Clustering
8 27 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
9 26 (2.50%) Digital Media
9 26 (2.50%) Fintech
9 26 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.21%) Replication
11 16 (1.54%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.54%) User Experience
12 14 (1.35%) PKI
12 14 (1.35%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1039 (100.00%) Linux
2 541 (52.07%) CentOS
3 275 (26.47%) Windows
4 274 (26.37%) Debian
5 217 (20.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 131 (12.61%) Windows Server
7 103 (9.91%) Unix
8 60 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (4.04%) Windows 10
11 36 (3.46%) Windows 7
12 28 (2.69%) CoreOS
12 28 (2.69%) Fedora
13 23 (2.21%) Solaris
14 20 (1.92%) SUSE
15 18 (1.73%) Mac OS
16 14 (1.35%) AIX
16 14 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (1.25%) Apple iOS
17 13 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (45.04%) DevOps
2 244 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (21.46%) Configuration Management
4 196 (18.86%) Open Source
5 137 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (9.82%) Scrum
7 89 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 74 (7.12%) E-Commerce
9 68 (6.54%) Mentoring
10 61 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (5.87%) ITIL
10 61 (5.87%) Task Automation
11 57 (5.49%) TDD
12 54 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (5.00%) OOP
14 46 (4.43%) High Availability
15 44 (4.23%) Web Development
16 42 (4.04%) Load Balancing
17 37 (3.56%) Microservices
18 34 (3.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 446 (42.93%) Python
2 279 (26.85%) Bash Shell
3 211 (20.31%) PHP
4 183 (17.61%) Java
5 177 (17.04%) Perl
6 147 (14.15%) Ruby
7 125 (12.03%) SQL
8 116 (11.16%) JavaScript
9 98 (9.43%) PowerShell
10 68 (6.54%) Shell Script
11 59 (5.68%) Go
12 49 (4.72%) C++
13 30 (2.89%) C#
14 23 (2.21%) Korn
15 22 (2.12%) Scala
16 16 (1.54%) Bourne shell
16 16 (1.54%) Jython
16 16 (1.54%) PHP 5
17 13 (1.25%) Groovy
18 12 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (9.34%) Degree
2 41 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.69%) CCNA
4 28 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.83%) CISSP
7 15 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.35%) MCSE
9 13 (1.25%) CCIE
10 9 (0.87%) RHCSA
11 8 (0.77%) Linux+ Certification
12 7 (0.67%) CCNP
12 7 (0.67%) CEH
13 6 (0.58%) GIAC
13 6 (0.58%) RHCA
13 6 (0.58%) RHCE
14 5 (0.48%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.48%) LPIC
14 5 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.08%) SLA
2 29 (2.79%) PCI DSS
2 29 (2.79%) QA
3 20 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.67%) GCP
6 5 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.096%) GDPR
System Software
1 304 (29.26%) Docker
2 162 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (12.70%) Active Directory
4 58 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 57 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (4.04%) NFS
6 42 (4.04%) vSphere
7 22 (2.12%) KVM
8 21 (2.02%) LXC
9 18 (1.73%) Samba
9 18 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.54%) Ceph
11 14 (1.35%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.25%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.15%) pfSense
13 12 (1.15%) Xen
14 11 (1.06%) BIND 9
14 11 (1.06%) Postfix
14 11 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 411 (39.56%) Puppet
2 382 (36.77%) Ansible
3 240 (23.10%) Opscode Chef
4 159 (15.30%) Nagios
5 115 (11.07%) Kubernetes
6 88 (8.47%) Terraform
7 49 (4.72%) Salt
8 48 (4.62%) ZABBIX
9 34 (3.27%) Icinga
10 29 (2.79%) Packer
11 19 (1.83%) SCCM
12 18 (1.73%) Cacti
13 17 (1.64%) Mesos
14 16 (1.54%) FortiGate
15 14 (1.35%) Graphite
15 14 (1.35%) HAProxy
16 13 (1.25%) SCOM
17 12 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
17 12 (1.15%) Juju
17 12 (1.15%) Munin
Vendors
1 351 (33.78%) Red Hat
2 257 (24.74%) VMware
3 156 (15.01%) Cisco
4 105 (10.11%) Microsoft
5 67 (6.45%) Google
6 43 (4.14%) SaltStack
7 41 (3.95%) HP
8 38 (3.66%) CheckPoint
9 33 (3.18%) Citrix
9 33 (3.18%) Oracle
10 31 (2.98%) New Relic
11 28 (2.69%) Atlassian
11 28 (2.69%) Juniper
12 23 (2.21%) Veeam
13 22 (2.12%) SAP
13 22 (2.12%) SolarWinds
14 21 (2.02%) EMC
14 21 (2.02%) IBM
15 20 (1.92%) Splunk
16 19 (1.83%) Dell