Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 573 482 506
Rank change year-on-year -91 +24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 756 966 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 2.33% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 683 844 1,030
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,300 £31,498 £30,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 40,472 41,446 52,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.54% 24.30% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32,787 34,761 44,096
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -84 715 £50,000 +5.26% 170
UK excluding London -66 406 £45,000 +5.88% 112
London -77 335 £57,500 -4.17% 70
South East -40 183 £50,000 +11.11% 43
North of England -20 62 £39,250 +4.67% 18
East of England +15 51 £57,500 +72.93% 11
South West -4 42 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Midlands -51 40 £41,250 +3.13% 10
North West -24 31 £40,000 +9.59% 10
West Midlands -6 29 £40,000 - 9
Yorkshire +20 20 £36,000 -12.20% 6
Scotland -30 20 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North East -17 11 £40,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands -36 11 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Wales +7 7 £40,000 - 8
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 753 (99.60%) Linux
2 322 (42.59%) Python
3 316 (41.80%) DevOps
4 309 (40.87%) CentOS
5 308 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
6 268 (35.45%) Ansible
7 261 (34.52%) Puppet
8 256 (33.86%) Docker
9 236 (31.22%) Red Hat
10 223 (29.50%) MySQL
11 221 (29.23%) Debian
12 217 (28.70%) Windows
13 212 (28.04%) Jenkins
14 207 (27.38%) Bash Shell
15 198 (26.19%) Git (software)
16 192 (25.40%) VMware
17 165 (21.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 158 (20.90%) Apache
19 156 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
20 148 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
21 145 (19.18%) Perl
22 144 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
23 143 (18.92%) Firewall
24 139 (18.39%) PHP
25 137 (18.12%) PostgreSQL
26 130 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
27 128 (16.93%) Ruby
28 122 (16.14%) Configuration Management
29 120 (15.87%) Finance
30 113 (14.95%) 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
1 158 (20.90%) Apache
2 98 (12.96%) nginx
3 63 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (6.75%) OpenStack
5 50 (6.61%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.44%) Confluence
7 23 (3.04%) MS Exchange
8 19 (2.51%) IIS
8 19 (2.51%) JBoss
9 16 (2.12%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.72%) WordPress
11 11 (1.46%) CMS
12 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.66%) uWSGI
14 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.40%) Drupal
15 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.40%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 308 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (5.95%) GitHub
6 37 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (4.50%) SaaS
8 33 (4.37%) IaaS
9 25 (3.31%) Amazon S3
10 21 (2.78%) npm
11 20 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
12 18 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 18 (2.38%) Office 365
13 17 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (2.12%) PaaS
15 14 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (1.85%) Datadog
16 12 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (1.46%) CloudFront
17 11 (1.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 143 (18.92%) Firewall
2 83 (10.98%) DNS
3 73 (9.66%) TCP/IP
4 54 (7.14%) VPN
5 37 (4.89%) WAN
6 36 (4.76%) LAN
7 33 (4.37%) DHCP
8 31 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (4.10%) Network Security
8 31 (4.10%) VLAN
9 28 (3.70%) HTTP
10 27 (3.57%) SNMP
11 26 (3.44%) SSH
12 25 (3.31%) Internet
12 25 (3.31%) SAN
13 24 (3.17%) VoIP
14 22 (2.91%) SSL
15 17 (2.25%) IPsec
15 17 (2.25%) OpenVPN
16 16 (2.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (29.50%) MySQL
2 137 (18.12%) PostgreSQL
3 78 (10.32%) SQL Server
4 74 (9.79%) Redis
5 71 (9.39%) NoSQL
6 67 (8.86%) MongoDB
7 36 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 34 (4.50%) Big Data
9 26 (3.44%) Hadoop
10 25 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (3.04%) MariaDB
12 22 (2.91%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.93%) Event Store
15 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.79%) Aerospike
16 6 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 212 (28.04%) Jenkins
2 198 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 63 (8.33%) Subversion
4 54 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 52 (6.88%) JIRA
6 33 (4.37%) Eclipse
7 27 (3.57%) Maven
8 26 (3.44%) TeamCity
9 25 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (2.78%) gulp
10 21 (2.78%) WiX
11 20 (2.65%) Selenium
12 19 (2.51%) Bower
12 19 (2.51%) Mocha
13 18 (2.38%) Cucumber
14 16 (2.12%) Bitbucket
14 16 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (1.98%) Travis CI
16 14 (1.85%) GitLab
16 14 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 120 (15.87%) Finance
2 41 (5.42%) Games
3 37 (4.89%) Banking
4 29 (3.84%) Retail
5 17 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.72%) Billing
6 13 (1.72%) Marketing
7 8 (1.06%) Automotive
8 7 (0.93%) Back Office
9 5 (0.66%) Legal
9 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 178 (23.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 152 (20.11%) Administrator
3 138 (18.25%) Systems Administrator
4 137 (18.12%) Developer
5 132 (17.46%) Linux Engineer
6 111 (14.68%) Linux Administrator
7 102 (13.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 80 (10.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 64 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 56 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (5.69%) Senior DevOps
12 42 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 40 (5.29%) Java Developer
13 40 (5.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 38 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
14 38 (5.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 35 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
15 35 (4.63%) Senior Developer
16 33 (4.37%) AWS Engineer
16 33 (4.37%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (12.83%) HTML
2 81 (10.71%) CSS
3 78 (10.32%) Web Services
4 68 (8.99%) LAMP
5 56 (7.41%) jQuery
6 47 (6.22%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (5.29%) LEMP Stack
8 38 (5.03%) HTML5
9 37 (4.89%) AngularJS
10 34 (4.50%) Node.js
11 31 (4.10%) Ruby on Rails
12 30 (3.97%) LDAP
12 30 (3.97%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (3.84%) XML
14 26 (3.44%) Java EE
15 25 (3.31%) REST
15 25 (3.31%) Spring
16 24 (3.17%) Celery
16 24 (3.17%) SQLAlchemy
17 23 (3.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
2 49 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 42 (5.56%) Replication
4 35 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.91%) Fintech
8 21 (2.78%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.65%) Public Cloud
10 17 (2.25%) Clustering
11 14 (1.85%) Robotics
12 13 (1.72%) BBC
12 13 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.46%) Eurex
14 10 (1.32%) PKI
15 8 (1.06%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (0.79%) Spread Betting
17 5 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 753 (99.60%) Linux
2 309 (40.87%) CentOS
3 221 (29.23%) Debian
4 217 (28.70%) Windows
5 165 (21.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 103 (13.62%) Unix
7 98 (12.96%) Windows Server
8 42 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (3.84%) Windows 10
10 28 (3.70%) Fedora
11 27 (3.57%) SUSE
12 23 (3.04%) Android
13 20 (2.65%) Solaris
14 17 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (2.12%) Amazon Linux
15 16 (2.12%) CoreOS
16 13 (1.72%) AIX
16 13 (1.72%) Mac OS X
17 12 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (41.80%) DevOps
2 144 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (16.14%) Configuration Management
4 113 (14.95%) Open Source
5 110 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
8 55 (7.28%) Microservices
9 53 (7.01%) Load Balancing
9 53 (7.01%) Migration
10 51 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (6.75%) Software Engineering
11 50 (6.61%) Scrum
12 48 (6.35%) Web Development
13 47 (6.22%) E-Commerce
14 43 (5.69%) Test Automation
15 40 (5.29%) High Availability
16 39 (5.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (4.63%) TDD
18 34 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 322 (42.59%) Python
2 207 (27.38%) Bash Shell
3 145 (19.18%) Perl
4 139 (18.39%) PHP
5 128 (16.93%) Ruby
6 111 (14.68%) JavaScript
7 109 (14.42%) SQL
8 105 (13.89%) Java
9 61 (8.07%) PowerShell
10 45 (5.95%) C#
11 44 (5.82%) Shell Script
12 42 (5.56%) C++
13 38 (5.03%) C
14 27 (3.57%) Go
15 19 (2.51%) ES6
16 16 (2.12%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.85%) Korn
18 10 (1.32%) Bourne shell
18 10 (1.32%) PHP 5
19 8 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (6.88%) Degree
2 32 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (2.65%) CCNA
4 20 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 16 (2.12%) CISSP
7 14 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.59%) LPIC
9 10 (1.32%) ISEB
10 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.06%) CCNP
11 8 (1.06%) MCSE
12 7 (0.93%) MCP
13 6 (0.79%) CEH
13 6 (0.79%) GIAC
13 6 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (0.79%) RHCA
13 6 (0.79%) RHCE
13 6 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.38%) QA
3 13 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.59%) GCP
5 8 (1.06%) SLA
6 3 (0.40%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 256 (33.86%) Docker
2 130 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (10.32%) Active Directory
4 56 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 34 (4.50%) KVM
6 31 (4.10%) vSphere
7 30 (3.97%) iptables
8 22 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (2.51%) VirtualBox
9 19 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (2.25%) Ceph
11 13 (1.72%) Postfix
12 12 (1.59%) pfSense
12 12 (1.59%) QEMU
13 11 (1.46%) NFS
13 11 (1.46%) Snort
14 10 (1.32%) XenServer
15 8 (1.06%) LXC
15 8 (1.06%) Xen
16 7 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 268 (35.45%) Ansible
2 261 (34.52%) Puppet
3 148 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
4 107 (14.15%) Kubernetes
5 94 (12.43%) Terraform
6 71 (9.39%) ZABBIX
7 59 (7.80%) Nagios
8 31 (4.10%) Salt
9 30 (3.97%) Docker Swarm
9 30 (3.97%) HAProxy
9 30 (3.97%) Packer
10 16 (2.12%) Grafana
11 15 (1.98%) Kibana
12 14 (1.85%) Cacti
13 13 (1.72%) logstash
13 13 (1.72%) SCCM
14 11 (1.46%) FortiGate
15 9 (1.19%) Backup Exec
15 9 (1.19%) Nessus
15 9 (1.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 236 (31.22%) Red Hat
2 192 (25.40%) VMware
3 100 (13.23%) Microsoft
4 87 (11.51%) Google
5 81 (10.71%) Cisco
6 41 (5.42%) Oracle
7 36 (4.76%) Juniper
8 33 (4.37%) SaltStack
9 31 (4.10%) HP
9 31 (4.10%) IBM
9 31 (4.10%) SolarWinds
10 30 (3.97%) NetApp
11 27 (3.57%) Citrix
12 26 (3.44%) New Relic
13 21 (2.78%) Splunk
14 18 (2.38%) Dell
14 18 (2.38%) Veeam
15 14 (1.85%) Atlassian
16 13 (1.72%) Percona
17 12 (1.59%) F5