Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 459 552 531
Rank change year-on-year +93 -21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 238 618 872
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 1.97% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 223 544 837
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,600 £29,375 £30,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,875 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 10,516 31,435 37,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.47% 22.98% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8,689 24,896 30,552
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%

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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +119 230 £55,000 +15.79% 44
UK excluding London +113 142 £50,000 +11.11% 41
London +140 89 £65,000 - 12
South East +137 50 £55,000 +22.22% 8
South West +68 37 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Work from Home +12 26 £60,000 +33.33% 12
North of England +138 20 £44,000 +25.71% 7
Midlands +105 18 £55,000 +30.95% 4
East of England +103 15 £37,500 -3.85% 6
Yorkshire +129 11 £40,000 +14.29% 1
West Midlands +80 10 £55,000 +35.80% 3
East Midlands +93 8 £60,000 +26.32% 1
North East +18 5 £44,000 -12.00% 1
North West +89 4 £60,000 +84.62% 5
Scotland +84 1 £19,500 -33.90% 4
Wales +39 1 £45,000 -8.16% 4

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Linux
2 107 (44.96%) Python
3 89 (37.39%) AWS
4 85 (35.71%) DevOps
5 82 (34.45%) CentOS
6 69 (28.99%) JavaScript
7 68 (28.57%) Docker
8 66 (27.73%) MySQL
9 64 (26.89%) Red Hat
10 63 (26.47%) Windows
11 61 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (24.79%) Bash Shell
13 57 (23.95%) Git (software)
14 48 (20.17%) Kubernetes
15 47 (19.75%) Ansible
16 44 (18.49%) Terraform
17 43 (18.07%) Azure
17 43 (18.07%) Firewall
18 42 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
19 41 (17.23%) Finance
19 41 (17.23%) VMware
20 39 (16.39%) PowerShell
21 38 (15.97%) PHP
22 37 (15.55%) Debian
22 37 (15.55%) Jenkins
23 36 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 35 (14.71%) TCP/IP
25 34 (14.29%) Apache
25 34 (14.29%) Java
26 33 (13.87%) Open Source

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 34 (14.29%) Apache
2 22 (9.24%) Confluence
3 17 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 15 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.04%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.20%) CloudStack
6 10 (4.20%) CMS
6 10 (4.20%) nginx
7 6 (2.52%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.52%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) IIS
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) uWSGI
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 89 (37.39%) AWS
2 43 (18.07%) Azure
3 16 (6.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (5.46%) GCP
6 12 (5.04%) PaaS
6 12 (5.04%) Serverless
7 10 (4.20%) npm
8 9 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.78%) DigitalOcean
9 8 (3.36%) IaaS
10 7 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (2.94%) GitHub
10 7 (2.94%) Office 365
11 6 (2.52%) Heroku
11 6 (2.52%) SaaS
12 5 (2.10%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (2.10%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.68%) Datadog
13 4 (1.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.07%) Firewall
2 35 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 29 (12.18%) DNS
3 29 (12.18%) HTTP
4 18 (7.56%) DHCP
5 11 (4.62%) Internet
5 11 (4.62%) VPN
6 10 (4.20%) SAN
7 8 (3.36%) SSL
8 7 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.10%) FIX Connectivity
9 5 (2.10%) Network Security
9 5 (2.10%) VLAN
10 4 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.68%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (1.68%) SMTP
11 2 (0.84%) InfiniBand
11 2 (0.84%) VoIP
12 1 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.73%) MySQL
2 28 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.20%) CouchDB
4 10 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.94%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.52%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (2.52%) Redis
8 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.84%) QGIS
12 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.42%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (23.95%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.55%) Jenkins
3 32 (13.45%) JIRA
4 23 (9.66%) GitLab
5 10 (4.20%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.94%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.52%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.26%) CircleCI
10 3 (1.26%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.84%) Maven
11 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.42%) MSI
12 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.42%) Xdebug
General
1 41 (17.23%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Law
3 11 (4.62%) Marketing
3 11 (4.62%) Retail
4 7 (2.94%) Banking
4 7 (2.94%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.68%) Games
6 4 (1.68%) Publishing
7 3 (1.26%) Automotive
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 64 (26.89%) Developer
2 44 (18.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (15.97%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (7.98%) Python Developer
5 18 (7.56%) Consultant
6 17 (7.14%) Administrator
7 16 (6.72%) Analyst
7 16 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (6.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.46%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) Support Consultant
12 11 (4.62%) Applications Support
13 10 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (4.20%) PHP Developer
13 10 (4.20%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.45%) HTML
2 24 (10.08%) Node.js
3 22 (9.24%) LAMP
4 20 (8.40%) CSS
5 19 (7.98%) Laravel
6 16 (6.72%) Vue.js
7 15 (6.30%) AngularJS
7 15 (6.30%) JSON
7 15 (6.30%) RESTful
8 12 (5.04%) React
8 12 (5.04%) Web Services
9 11 (4.62%) .NET
9 11 (4.62%) CSS3
9 11 (4.62%) Django
9 11 (4.62%) HTML5
9 11 (4.62%) LDAP
9 11 (4.62%) REST
9 11 (4.62%) Spring
10 10 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (3.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.46%) NHS
2 12 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.78%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.78%) Smartphone
5 7 (2.94%) Clustering
5 7 (2.94%) Cybercrime
5 7 (2.94%) User Experience
6 5 (2.10%) Eurex
7 4 (1.68%) Cyberattack
7 4 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.26%) Blog
8 3 (1.26%) Equities
8 3 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 238 (100.00%) Linux
2 82 (34.45%) CentOS
3 63 (26.47%) Windows
4 37 (15.55%) Debian
5 23 (9.66%) Windows Server
6 22 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (7.98%) Unix
8 11 (4.62%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (2.52%) Fedora
10 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.10%) FreeBSD
11 5 (2.10%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.68%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.68%) Solaris
13 3 (1.26%) FreeNAS
13 3 (1.26%) SUSE
13 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.71%) DevOps
2 61 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (13.87%) Open Source
5 27 (11.34%) Web Development
6 26 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 25 (10.50%) OOP
8 23 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (9.24%) Fintech
10 21 (8.82%) Multithreading
11 18 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.14%) Analytics
12 17 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 17 (7.14%) High Availability
12 17 (7.14%) Machine Learning
12 17 (7.14%) OO
13 16 (6.72%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.30%) Infrastructure as Code
14 15 (6.30%) Project Delivery
15 14 (5.88%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.96%) Python
2 69 (28.99%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.79%) Bash Shell
4 39 (16.39%) PowerShell
5 38 (15.97%) PHP
6 34 (14.29%) Java
7 31 (13.03%) SQL
8 27 (11.34%) Shell Script
9 18 (7.56%) Ruby
10 16 (6.72%) C
10 16 (6.72%) Perl
11 13 (5.46%) C#
12 11 (4.62%) C++
12 11 (4.62%) PHP 7
13 8 (3.36%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.52%) Bourne shell
14 6 (2.52%) Go
15 4 (1.68%) F#
15 4 (1.68%) Groovy
15 4 (1.68%) Rust
Qualifications
1 27 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.94%) Degree
4 5 (2.10%) CCNA
4 5 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.68%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.68%) CISSP
6 3 (1.26%) CISA
6 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.26%) CRISC
6 3 (1.26%) GCFE
6 3 (1.26%) GCIH
6 3 (1.26%) GIAC
6 3 (1.26%) GSEC
6 3 (1.26%) SANS
7 2 (0.84%) MCSA
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.72%) QA
2 5 (2.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) NCSC
System Software
1 68 (28.57%) Docker
2 36 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.50%) Active Directory
4 16 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.72%) KVM
5 15 (6.30%) Xen
6 14 (5.88%) Ceph
7 10 (4.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 9 (3.78%) LXC
9 7 (2.94%) Btrfs
9 7 (2.94%) DRBD
9 7 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.68%) Gluster
10 4 (1.68%) GlusterFS
10 4 (1.68%) Snort
11 2 (0.84%) GPFS
11 2 (0.84%) iptables
11 2 (0.84%) Lustre
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (20.17%) Kubernetes
2 47 (19.75%) Ansible
3 44 (18.49%) Terraform
4 33 (13.87%) Puppet
5 15 (6.30%) Packer
6 12 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (4.62%) Nagios
8 10 (4.20%) ZABBIX
9 9 (3.78%) Grafana
9 9 (3.78%) Proxmox
10 7 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (2.52%) Capistrano
12 5 (2.10%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (2.10%) Rundeck
13 4 (1.68%) Check_MK
13 4 (1.68%) Computer Incident Response Team
14 3 (1.26%) Fluentd
14 3 (1.26%) Rancher
15 2 (0.84%) Icinga
15 2 (0.84%) Kibana
Vendors
1 64 (26.89%) Red Hat
2 41 (17.23%) VMware
3 13 (5.46%) Google
3 13 (5.46%) Oracle
4 12 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.20%) Cisco
6 9 (3.78%) Citrix
6 9 (3.78%) Juniper
6 9 (3.78%) Percona
7 7 (2.94%) New Relic
7 7 (2.94%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.94%) SaltStack
8 6 (2.52%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.10%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.10%) CQG
9 5 (2.10%) Fidessa
9 5 (2.10%) ION Trading
9 5 (2.10%) Patsystems
9 5 (2.10%) Reuters
9 5 (2.10%) Trayport