Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 494 505
Rank change year-on-year -86 +11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 781 1,029 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 2.36% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 701 923 1,030
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,210 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -

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 40,253 43,600 52,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.54% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32,395 35,946 44,195
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.52% - +3.90%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -94 727 £50,000 +5.26% 132
UK excluding London -62 390 £45,000 +11.11% 83
London -45 366 £60,000 - 58
South East -54 168 £50,000 +11.11% 26
North of England -20 67 £37,500 - 16
South West -2 58 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England +6 34 £53,750 +22.86% 10
Midlands -24 31 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Yorkshire +28 29 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North West -6 27 £40,000 +9.59% 8
West Midlands -11 23 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Scotland -24 19 £32,500 -43.48% 4
Wales -3 12 £50,000 +33.33% 4
North East -14 11 £40,000 +5.26% 4
East Midlands -5 8 £30,000 -31.43% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 781 (100.00%) Linux
2 362 (46.35%) Python
3 351 (44.94%) DevOps
4 332 (42.51%) Amazon AWS
5 321 (41.10%) CentOS
6 316 (40.46%) Ansible
7 281 (35.98%) Puppet
8 265 (33.93%) Docker
9 258 (33.03%) Red Hat
10 231 (29.58%) Windows
11 224 (28.68%) Jenkins
12 214 (27.40%) Git (software)
13 212 (27.14%) Bash Shell
14 209 (26.76%) MySQL
15 202 (25.86%) Debian
16 197 (25.22%) VMware
17 177 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
18 175 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
19 166 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
20 154 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 153 (19.59%) Perl
22 152 (19.46%) PostgreSQL
23 147 (18.82%) Apache
24 143 (18.31%) PHP
24 143 (18.31%) SQL
24 143 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
25 138 (17.67%) Firewall
26 124 (15.88%) Terraform
27 123 (15.75%) Open Source
28 122 (15.62%) Configuration Management

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
1 147 (18.82%) Apache
2 78 (9.99%) nginx
3 74 (9.48%) Tomcat
4 67 (8.58%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (6.02%) OpenStack
6 34 (4.35%) Confluence
7 23 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 22 (2.82%) WordPress
9 19 (2.43%) MS Exchange
10 17 (2.18%) IIS
11 16 (2.05%) JBoss
12 11 (1.41%) WildFly
13 8 (1.02%) CMS
14 7 (0.90%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.77%) Skype for Business
16 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.51%) Jupyter
16 4 (0.51%) Smallworld
Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) HipChat
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Magento
1 5 (0.64%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 4 (0.51%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.38%) Odoo
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 332 (42.51%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (8.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 55 (7.04%) GitHub
5 54 (6.91%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (6.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 48 (6.15%) SaaS
8 34 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
9 33 (4.23%) Office 365
10 32 (4.10%) Amazon S3
11 29 (3.71%) IaaS
12 23 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 23 (2.94%) npm
13 22 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (2.43%) Route 53
16 15 (1.92%) Datadog
17 14 (1.79%) PaaS
17 14 (1.79%) Serverless
17 14 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 138 (17.67%) Firewall
2 77 (9.86%) DNS
3 67 (8.58%) TCP/IP
4 55 (7.04%) VPN
5 38 (4.87%) Network Security
6 37 (4.74%) SSH
7 33 (4.23%) Internet
8 28 (3.59%) DHCP
8 28 (3.59%) LAN
8 28 (3.59%) SAN
9 27 (3.46%) HTTP
10 24 (3.07%) SNMP
11 23 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (2.94%) VLAN
11 23 (2.94%) VoIP
12 18 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (2.18%) WAN
14 14 (1.79%) Kerberos
14 14 (1.79%) SSL
15 13 (1.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (26.76%) MySQL
2 152 (19.46%) PostgreSQL
3 105 (13.44%) SQL Server
4 74 (9.48%) Redis
5 61 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 55 (7.04%) MongoDB
7 44 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
8 43 (5.51%) Big Data
9 31 (3.97%) Relational Database
10 27 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (3.33%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.79%) Event Store
14 13 (1.66%) MariaDB
15 11 (1.41%) Apache Hive
16 9 (1.15%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.90%) Blockchain
17 7 (0.90%) InfluxDB
17 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 224 (28.68%) Jenkins
2 214 (27.40%) Git (software)
3 71 (9.09%) JIRA
4 56 (7.17%) Subversion
5 54 (6.91%) Vagrant
6 45 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 32 (4.10%) Bitbucket
8 32 (4.10%) Maven
8 32 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (3.46%) Selenium
10 22 (2.82%) Gradle
10 22 (2.82%) gulp
11 21 (2.69%) Bower
11 21 (2.69%) Mocha
12 19 (2.43%) Travis CI
12 19 (2.43%) WiX
13 18 (2.30%) JUnit
14 17 (2.18%) Cucumber
15 16 (2.05%) TestNG
General
1 120 (15.36%) Finance
2 39 (4.99%) Banking
3 28 (3.59%) Retail
4 26 (3.33%) Games
5 19 (2.43%) Marketing
6 18 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.64%) Arabic Language
7 5 (0.64%) French Language
7 5 (0.64%) Legal
8 4 (0.51%) Law
8 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Military
10 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 185 (23.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 161 (20.61%) Linux Engineer
3 139 (17.80%) Administrator
4 131 (16.77%) Developer
5 120 (15.36%) Systems Administrator
6 101 (12.93%) Linux Administrator
7 91 (11.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 88 (11.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 75 (9.60%) Systems Engineer
10 73 (9.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 49 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
11 49 (6.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 42 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 40 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
14 39 (4.99%) Senior Developer
15 38 (4.87%) DevOps Administrator
15 38 (4.87%) Senior DevOps
16 37 (4.74%) Python Developer
17 34 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 32 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (10.76%) HTML
2 77 (9.86%) LAMP
3 71 (9.09%) Web Services
4 63 (8.07%) CSS
5 58 (7.43%) Elastic Stack
6 51 (6.53%) jQuery
7 42 (5.38%) LEMP Stack
8 41 (5.25%) RabbitMQ
9 39 (4.99%) REST
10 38 (4.87%) LDAP
11 36 (4.61%) Spring
12 34 (4.35%) Ajax
13 32 (4.10%) AngularJS
14 30 (3.84%) HTML5
15 29 (3.71%) Node.js
15 29 (3.71%) Ruby on Rails
16 28 (3.59%) Hibernate
16 28 (3.59%) LAPP Stack
17 27 (3.46%) Middleware
18 26 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.50%) Linux Command Line
2 51 (6.53%) Replication
3 45 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.51%) Data Centre
5 32 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.07%) Clustering
6 24 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.56%) Robotics
9 19 (2.43%) Fintech
10 17 (2.18%) Private Cloud
11 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.41%) Eurex
14 10 (1.28%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.90%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.77%) PKI
16 6 (0.77%) Spread Betting
16 6 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 781 (100.00%) Linux
2 321 (41.10%) CentOS
3 231 (29.58%) Windows
4 202 (25.86%) Debian
5 154 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 97 (12.42%) Unix
7 92 (11.78%) Windows Server
8 49 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (5.12%) Fedora
10 35 (4.48%) SUSE
10 35 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (4.35%) Windows 10
12 29 (3.71%) Android
13 24 (3.07%) Solaris
14 16 (2.05%) DC/OS
15 15 (1.92%) Mac OS X
15 15 (1.92%) openSUSE
16 14 (1.79%) Amazon Linux
16 14 (1.79%) Windows 7
17 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (44.94%) DevOps
2 166 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (15.75%) Open Source
4 122 (15.62%) Configuration Management
5 119 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
7 76 (9.73%) Deployment Automation
8 63 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 60 (7.68%) Microservices
10 51 (6.53%) ITIL
11 50 (6.40%) Scrum
12 49 (6.27%) High Availability
12 49 (6.27%) Test Automation
13 45 (5.76%) Load Balancing
14 44 (5.63%) Migration
14 44 (5.63%) TDD
15 42 (5.38%) SDLC
16 39 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
17 38 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
18 37 (4.74%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 362 (46.35%) Python
2 212 (27.14%) Bash Shell
3 153 (19.59%) Perl
4 143 (18.31%) PHP
4 143 (18.31%) SQL
5 122 (15.62%) Java
6 118 (15.11%) Ruby
7 106 (13.57%) JavaScript
8 65 (8.32%) Shell Script
9 63 (8.07%) PowerShell
10 50 (6.40%) C#
11 43 (5.51%) C
12 39 (4.99%) C++
13 33 (4.23%) Go
14 21 (2.69%) ES6
15 19 (2.43%) T-SQL
16 18 (2.30%) Korn
17 15 (1.92%) Bourne shell
18 11 (1.41%) Groovy
18 11 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (6.27%) Degree
2 28 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.82%) CISSP
4 19 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.30%) CCNA
6 16 (2.05%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.92%) SSCP
8 13 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.54%) LPIC
10 10 (1.28%) ISEB
11 8 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.02%) MCSE
11 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.90%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
14 4 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (0.51%) GIAC
14 4 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.35%) QA
2 17 (2.18%) GCP
3 14 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.28%) SLA
5 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.51%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 265 (33.93%) Docker
2 143 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (10.76%) Active Directory
4 60 (7.68%) Hyper-V
5 38 (4.87%) iptables
5 38 (4.87%) KVM
6 30 (3.84%) vSphere
7 29 (3.71%) VirtualBox
8 28 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.05%) NFS
9 16 (2.05%) Samba
10 14 (1.79%) QEMU
10 14 (1.79%) Xen
11 13 (1.66%) Ceph
12 11 (1.41%) pfSense
12 11 (1.41%) Postfix
13 9 (1.15%) LXC
14 7 (0.90%) XenServer
15 6 (0.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 316 (40.46%) Ansible
2 281 (35.98%) Puppet
3 175 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (15.88%) Terraform
5 104 (13.32%) Kubernetes
6 103 (13.19%) ZABBIX
7 69 (8.83%) Nagios
8 39 (4.99%) Packer
9 38 (4.87%) Docker Swarm
10 33 (4.23%) HAProxy
11 32 (4.10%) Salt
12 25 (3.20%) Kibana
13 23 (2.94%) logstash
13 23 (2.94%) Xymon
14 22 (2.82%) Grafana
15 21 (2.69%) Cacti
16 15 (1.92%) SCCM
17 12 (1.54%) Icinga
17 12 (1.54%) Prometheus
18 10 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 258 (33.03%) Red Hat
2 197 (25.22%) VMware
3 104 (13.32%) Microsoft
4 78 (9.99%) Cisco
4 78 (9.99%) Google
5 53 (6.79%) Oracle
6 36 (4.61%) SolarWinds
7 35 (4.48%) New Relic
8 28 (3.59%) NetApp
9 26 (3.33%) SaltStack
10 25 (3.20%) IBM
10 25 (3.20%) Juniper
11 23 (2.94%) HP
12 22 (2.82%) Splunk
13 18 (2.30%) Atlassian
14 17 (2.18%) Dell
14 17 (2.18%) Percona
15 16 (2.05%) Veeam
16 14 (1.79%) Citrix
17 13 (1.66%) Capita