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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 585 495 575
Rank change year-on-year -90 +80 -77
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 819 500 376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 2.89% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 442 367 312
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,438 £37,500 £34,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 30,791 17,281 19,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.92% 19.02% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16,579 13,655 16,261
10th Percentile £26,450 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -114 678 £52,500 +5.00% 52
Work from Home -27 490 £60,000 +14.29% 25
UK excluding London -37 487 £47,500 +5.56% 37
London -201 234 £70,000 +7.69% 19
South West +36 175 £70,000 +86.67% 8
South East -36 146 £47,500 +5.56% 13
North of England -71 61 £34,500 -18.82% 5
Wales -3 37 £43,750 +20.69% 2
North East +10 33 £34,500 -9.21% 1
Midlands -74 32 £57,500 -4.17% 2
West Midlands -51 29 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East of England -101 24 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire -58 14 £50,173 +18.05% 1
North West -74 14 £40,000 +8.11% 3
Scotland -62 13 £28,500 -48.18% 2
East Midlands -48 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 819 (100.00%) Linux
2 472 (57.63%) AWS
3 399 (48.72%) Python
4 389 (47.50%) JavaScript
5 365 (44.57%) DevOps
6 354 (43.22%) Agile
7 305 (37.24%) Software Engineering
8 288 (35.16%) CSS
9 286 (34.92%) Azure
10 267 (32.60%) Git (software)
11 265 (32.36%) MySQL
12 223 (27.23%) PostgreSQL
13 217 (26.50%) Security Cleared
14 209 (25.52%) React
15 205 (25.03%) PHP
16 180 (21.98%) Docker
17 168 (20.51%) SC Cleared
18 166 (20.27%) Windows
19 165 (20.15%) Red Hat
20 164 (20.02%) HTTP
20 164 (20.02%) CentOS
20 164 (20.02%) Social Skills
21 159 (19.41%) Apache
22 150 (18.32%) Finance
23 148 (18.07%) HTML
23 148 (18.07%) Full Stack Development
24 144 (17.58%) Kubernetes
25 140 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
26 139 (16.97%) GIS
27 138 (16.85%) 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
1 159 (19.41%) Apache
2 135 (16.48%) GeoServer
3 51 (6.23%) Confluence
4 50 (6.11%) nginx
5 40 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.56%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.95%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.47%) WordPress
11 11 (1.34%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.10%) IIS
13 8 (0.98%) CMS
14 7 (0.85%) Moodle
15 5 (0.61%) MediaWiki
16 4 (0.49%) Ethereum
16 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.49%) Jetty
17 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
17 3 (0.37%) Traefik
Applications
1 27 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.49%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.24%) Shopify
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 472 (57.63%) AWS
2 286 (34.92%) Azure
3 128 (15.63%) Amazon S3
4 120 (14.65%) SaaS
5 115 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
6 99 (12.09%) Amazon SQS
7 82 (10.01%) Serverless
8 76 (9.28%) AWS Lambda
9 66 (8.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 61 (7.45%) Microsoft 365
11 60 (7.33%) GCP
12 53 (6.47%) GitHub
13 52 (6.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 34 (4.15%) Amazon ECS
15 30 (3.66%) IaaS
16 28 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
18 20 (2.44%) npm
19 19 (2.32%) Datadog
19 19 (2.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (20.02%) HTTP
2 111 (13.55%) Firewall
3 83 (10.13%) DNS
4 58 (7.08%) VPN
5 43 (5.25%) DHCP
6 38 (4.64%) TCP/IP
7 35 (4.27%) SAN
8 29 (3.54%) Internet
8 29 (3.54%) VLAN
9 27 (3.30%) WAN
10 23 (2.81%) LAN
11 21 (2.56%) OSPF
12 20 (2.44%) Network Security
13 19 (2.32%) NAS
14 17 (2.08%) BGP
14 17 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (1.71%) VoIP
16 13 (1.59%) PABX
16 13 (1.59%) RS-232
17 12 (1.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (32.36%) MySQL
2 223 (27.23%) PostgreSQL
3 139 (16.97%) GIS
4 135 (16.48%) QGIS
5 134 (16.36%) Redis
6 64 (7.81%) Relational Database
7 58 (7.08%) Amazon Aurora
8 53 (6.47%) NoSQL
9 42 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 30 (3.66%) SQL Server
12 26 (3.17%) MariaDB
13 16 (1.95%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.59%) Big Data
15 12 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
16 10 (1.22%) Hadoop
17 9 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.10%) Looker
18 5 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 267 (32.60%) Git (software)
2 113 (13.80%) Bitbucket
3 96 (11.72%) JIRA
4 92 (11.23%) Jenkins
5 68 (8.30%) GitLab
6 30 (3.66%) PHPUnit
7 23 (2.81%) PhpStorm
7 23 (2.81%) Xdebug
8 20 (2.44%) git-flow
9 16 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.95%) webpack
10 13 (1.59%) Bitbucket Server
10 13 (1.59%) JUnit
10 13 (1.59%) Subversion
11 9 (1.10%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.10%) Storybook
12 8 (0.98%) Terragrunt
13 6 (0.73%) Maven
13 6 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 164 (20.02%) Social Skills
2 150 (18.32%) Finance
3 38 (4.64%) Games
4 37 (4.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 35 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.93%) Retail
7 19 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.20%) Banking
8 18 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
9 17 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
10 16 (1.95%) Marketing
11 13 (1.59%) Fire and Rescue
12 10 (1.22%) Public Sector
13 7 (0.85%) Legal
14 6 (0.73%) Back Office
15 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.24%) Aviation
16 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 249 (30.40%) Software Engineer
2 190 (23.20%) Developer
3 135 (16.48%) Geospatial Engineer
4 92 (11.23%) PHP Developer
5 72 (8.79%) Architect
6 69 (8.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 57 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 56 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 55 (6.72%) Senior Software Engineer
10 50 (6.11%) Principal Architect
10 50 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
11 48 (5.86%) Principal Engineer
11 48 (5.86%) Principal Software Engineer
11 48 (5.86%) SaaS Architect
11 48 (5.86%) SaaS Software Engineer
11 48 (5.86%) Software Architect
12 43 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
13 40 (4.88%) Administrator
14 31 (3.79%) Support Engineer
15 30 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (35.16%) CSS
2 209 (25.52%) React
3 148 (18.07%) HTML
4 138 (16.85%) LAMP
5 135 (16.48%) Leaflet
5 135 (16.48%) OpenLayers
5 135 (16.48%) PostGIS
6 134 (16.36%) Symfony
7 126 (15.38%) Laravel
8 115 (14.04%) XML
9 97 (11.84%) AngularJS
10 96 (11.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 92 (11.23%) HTML5
12 78 (9.52%) CSS3
13 70 (8.55%) Material Design
14 62 (7.57%) jQuery
15 59 (7.20%) REST
16 48 (5.86%) .NET
17 47 (5.74%) Vue.js
18 43 (5.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.55%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (5.25%) Public Cloud
3 40 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.91%) Cyberattack
4 32 (3.91%) Legacy Code
5 30 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.56%) Eurex
6 21 (2.56%) Renewable Energy
7 20 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
7 20 (2.44%) NHS
7 20 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (2.32%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.32%) User Experience
9 17 (2.08%) IoT
9 17 (2.08%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.95%) Replication
11 15 (1.83%) Blockchain
11 15 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
11 15 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 819 (100.00%) Linux
2 166 (20.27%) Windows
3 164 (20.02%) CentOS
4 114 (13.92%) Debian
5 80 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (7.20%) Unix
7 52 (6.35%) Windows Server
8 33 (4.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 28 (3.42%) Android
10 24 (2.93%) Solaris
11 23 (2.81%) Mac OS
12 21 (2.56%) Windows Server 2019
13 20 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (2.32%) Windows 10
15 17 (2.08%) Kali Linux
16 14 (1.71%) Alpine Linux
16 14 (1.71%) Robot Operating System
17 13 (1.59%) Apple iOS
18 11 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (1.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (44.57%) DevOps
2 354 (43.22%) Agile
3 305 (37.24%) Software Engineering
4 148 (18.07%) Full Stack Development
5 140 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (14.77%) TDD
7 113 (13.80%) Data Privacy
8 110 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 103 (12.58%) Fintech
10 99 (12.09%) CI/CD
11 92 (11.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 91 (11.11%) OO
13 90 (10.99%) Test Automation
14 88 (10.74%) Product Roadmap
15 86 (10.50%) Kanban
16 78 (9.52%) BDD
17 76 (9.28%) Open Source
18 75 (9.16%) Project Management
19 68 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
20 66 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 399 (48.72%) Python
2 389 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 205 (25.03%) PHP
4 131 (16.00%) Bash
4 131 (16.00%) SQL
5 107 (13.06%) TypeScript
6 94 (11.48%) Java
7 60 (7.33%) PowerShell
8 46 (5.62%) C++
9 40 (4.88%) Ruby
10 35 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 31 (3.79%) Go
12 30 (3.66%) Perl
13 22 (2.69%) Scala
14 21 (2.56%) C#
15 20 (2.44%) Kotlin
16 10 (1.22%) ES6
17 9 (1.10%) Gremlin
17 9 (1.10%) Groovy
18 8 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 217 (26.50%) Security Cleared
2 168 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.98%) Degree
4 28 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.59%) HNC
7 12 (1.47%) CCNP
8 11 (1.34%) AWS Certification
9 10 (1.22%) CCNA
9 10 (1.22%) JNCIP
9 10 (1.22%) RHCE
10 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.73%) MCSE
12 5 (0.61%) CCIE
12 5 (0.61%) LPIC
13 4 (0.49%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.49%) ISEB
13 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.49%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.23%) QA
2 17 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.22%) Accessibility
4 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.61%) SLA
6 4 (0.49%) HL7
6 4 (0.49%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.24%) NCSC
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 180 (21.98%) Docker
2 86 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (8.79%) Active Directory
4 34 (4.15%) vSphere
5 29 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.71%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.47%) KVM
9 11 (1.34%) NFS
10 9 (1.10%) BitLocker
11 8 (0.98%) LXC
12 7 (0.85%) iptables
13 6 (0.73%) Ceph
14 5 (0.61%) Xen
15 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.37%) OpenSSH
16 3 (0.37%) Openswan
16 3 (0.37%) Samba
16 3 (0.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 144 (17.58%) Kubernetes
2 132 (16.12%) Terraform
3 120 (14.65%) Ansible
4 65 (7.94%) Puppet
5 32 (3.91%) Grafana
6 29 (3.54%) Nagios
6 29 (3.54%) Prometheus
7 20 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (2.44%) vCenter Server
8 12 (1.47%) Graylog
8 12 (1.47%) Proxmox
9 9 (1.10%) Icinga
9 9 (1.10%) Matomo
10 8 (0.98%) Packer
11 7 (0.85%) Check_MK
11 7 (0.85%) Consul
11 7 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 165 (20.15%) Red Hat
2 116 (14.16%) VMware
3 103 (12.58%) Microsoft
4 101 (12.33%) Zend
5 46 (5.62%) Google
6 42 (5.13%) Cisco
7 27 (3.30%) Juniper
8 25 (3.05%) Oracle
9 24 (2.93%) Atlassian
10 21 (2.56%) Fidessa
10 21 (2.56%) ION Trading
10 21 (2.56%) Patsystems
10 21 (2.56%) Splunk
10 21 (2.56%) Trayport
11 18 (2.20%) Citrix
12 17 (2.08%) SolarWinds
13 16 (1.95%) Datto
13 16 (1.95%) HP
13 16 (1.95%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.71%) SaltStack