Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 480 521
Rank change year-on-year -60 +41 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 850 1,033 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 2.43% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 743 842 966
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,550 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +8.11%

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 42,676 42,479 54,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.20% 24.15% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35,044 35,782 46,069
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -62 787 £50,000 - 150
UK excluding London -25 488 £45,000 +4.65% 95
London -70 342 £60,000 +4.35% 57
South East -36 179 £45,000 - 27
North of England +26 100 £37,500 - 20
East of England +13 80 £60,000 +29.73% 14
North West +30 72 £37,500 +4.90% 13
Midlands -57 50 £42,500 +6.25% 19
West Midlands -20 41 £37,500 -6.25% 7
South West +17 35 £45,000 - 13
Scotland -29 32 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -2 19 £40,000 +1.91% 5
Wales +8 10 £38,000 -5.00% 1
North East -23 9 £35,000 -7.89% 2
East Midlands -60 9 £46,250 +15.63% 12
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 847 (99.65%) Linux
2 422 (49.65%) CentOS
3 344 (40.47%) Python
4 333 (39.18%) DevOps
5 326 (38.35%) Amazon AWS
6 310 (36.47%) MySQL
7 271 (31.88%) Red Hat
8 263 (30.94%) Puppet
9 251 (29.53%) Ansible
10 250 (29.41%) Docker
11 240 (28.24%) Windows
12 221 (26.00%) Apache
13 218 (25.65%) Debian
14 217 (25.53%) Bash Shell
15 213 (25.06%) VMware
16 203 (23.88%) Jenkins
17 198 (23.29%) Git (software)
17 198 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
18 196 (23.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 188 (22.12%) PHP
20 176 (20.71%) Firewall
21 172 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
22 166 (19.53%) Configuration Management
23 158 (18.59%) Java
24 156 (18.35%) Opscode Chef
25 146 (17.18%) nginx
25 146 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
26 133 (15.65%) JavaScript
27 129 (15.18%) DNS
28 125 (14.71%) Perl

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
1 221 (26.00%) Apache
2 146 (17.18%) nginx
3 75 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 71 (8.35%) Tomcat
5 68 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (4.00%) MS Exchange
7 32 (3.76%) Confluence
8 25 (2.94%) IIS
9 18 (2.12%) Apache Spark
9 18 (2.12%) uWSGI
10 17 (2.00%) JBoss
10 17 (2.00%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.88%) WordPress
12 9 (1.06%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.71%) CMS
15 6 (0.71%) Drupal
15 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.59%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 4 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.47%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 326 (38.35%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 47 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 36 (4.24%) GitHub
7 34 (4.00%) Amazon S3
8 29 (3.41%) IaaS
9 28 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (3.29%) Office 365
10 23 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (2.24%) PaaS
12 18 (2.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 18 (2.12%) SaaS
13 16 (1.88%) Google App Engine
14 14 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (1.65%) Google Compute Engine
15 13 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (1.53%) Serverless
16 12 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 176 (20.71%) Firewall
2 129 (15.18%) DNS
3 106 (12.47%) TCP/IP
4 82 (9.65%) VPN
5 70 (8.24%) DHCP
6 56 (6.59%) WAN
7 53 (6.24%) LAN
8 48 (5.65%) VLAN
9 46 (5.41%) HTTP
10 45 (5.29%) Network Security
11 38 (4.47%) VoIP
12 36 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (4.24%) SSL
13 33 (3.88%) Internet
14 28 (3.29%) SNMP
15 25 (2.94%) SAN
15 25 (2.94%) SMS
16 24 (2.82%) OpenVPN
16 24 (2.82%) Wireless
17 20 (2.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (36.47%) MySQL
2 104 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 89 (10.47%) MongoDB
3 89 (10.47%) SQL Server
4 80 (9.41%) NoSQL
5 56 (6.59%) Redis
6 49 (5.76%) Big Data
7 39 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
8 38 (4.47%) Hadoop
9 33 (3.88%) MariaDB
10 20 (2.35%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (0.82%) OLTP
14 7 (0.82%) Power BI
14 7 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.59%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 203 (23.88%) Jenkins
2 198 (23.29%) Git (software)
3 76 (8.94%) Subversion
4 61 (7.18%) Vagrant
5 52 (6.12%) JIRA
6 48 (5.65%) Eclipse
6 48 (5.65%) Maven
7 22 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (2.59%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.47%) gulp
8 21 (2.47%) Selenium
9 20 (2.35%) GitLab
10 19 (2.24%) Ant
10 19 (2.24%) JUnit
11 18 (2.12%) Bitbucket
11 18 (2.12%) Gradle
12 13 (1.53%) WiX
13 12 (1.41%) Travis CI
14 11 (1.29%) Grunt
15 10 (1.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 101 (11.88%) Finance
2 47 (5.53%) Games
3 24 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.47%) Billing
5 15 (1.76%) Banking
5 15 (1.76%) Marketing
5 15 (1.76%) Retail
6 12 (1.41%) Back Office
7 8 (0.94%) Advertising
7 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.82%) Automotive
9 6 (0.71%) Electronics
10 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 202 (23.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (19.88%) Administrator
3 153 (18.00%) Developer
4 149 (17.53%) Systems Administrator
5 124 (14.59%) Linux Engineer
6 113 (13.29%) Linux Administrator
7 108 (12.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 82 (9.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 59 (6.94%) Senior DevOps
10 55 (6.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 55 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
11 52 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 49 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 46 (5.41%) Java Developer
13 46 (5.41%) PHP Developer
14 40 (4.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 37 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
16 36 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
17 34 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
18 32 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (13.53%) LAMP
2 114 (13.41%) Web Services
3 109 (12.82%) HTML
4 105 (12.35%) CSS
5 88 (10.35%) LEMP Stack
6 60 (7.06%) jQuery
7 58 (6.82%) XML
8 50 (5.88%) REST
9 47 (5.53%) HTML5
10 45 (5.29%) Elastic Stack
11 44 (5.18%) AngularJS
12 42 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
13 41 (4.82%) Node.js
14 38 (4.47%) Spring
15 30 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (3.41%) Kafka
16 29 (3.41%) Symfony
17 28 (3.29%) CSS3
17 28 (3.29%) LDAP
18 27 (3.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.29%) Data Centre
1 79 (9.29%) Linux Command Line
2 52 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.65%) Replication
4 25 (2.94%) BBC
4 25 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.82%) Fintech
5 24 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 20 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.76%) Clustering
8 14 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.41%) Wiki
10 11 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.29%) PKI
11 10 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 847 (99.65%) Linux
2 422 (49.65%) CentOS
3 240 (28.24%) Windows
4 218 (25.65%) Debian
5 196 (23.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 123 (14.47%) Windows Server
7 103 (12.12%) Unix
8 60 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (5.53%) Windows 10
11 33 (3.88%) Windows 7
12 32 (3.76%) CoreOS
13 22 (2.59%) Android
13 22 (2.59%) SUSE
14 19 (2.24%) Solaris
15 15 (1.76%) AIX
15 15 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (1.65%) Fedora
17 13 (1.53%) Mac OS X
17 13 (1.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (39.18%) DevOps
2 198 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (19.53%) Configuration Management
4 121 (14.24%) Open Source
5 118 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (9.18%) Scrum
6 78 (9.18%) Software Engineering
7 56 (6.59%) Web Development
8 55 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 55 (6.47%) E-Commerce
8 55 (6.47%) Mentoring
9 52 (6.12%) OOP
10 50 (5.88%) ITIL
11 45 (5.29%) Load Balancing
11 45 (5.29%) TDD
12 41 (4.82%) CRM
13 40 (4.71%) Migration
14 39 (4.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 38 (4.47%) MVC
15 38 (4.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 344 (40.47%) Python
2 217 (25.53%) Bash Shell
3 188 (22.12%) PHP
4 158 (18.59%) Java
5 133 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 125 (14.71%) Perl
7 121 (14.24%) Ruby
8 115 (13.53%) SQL
9 69 (8.12%) PowerShell
10 43 (5.06%) C#
11 41 (4.82%) C++
11 41 (4.82%) Go
12 31 (3.65%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.59%) C
14 21 (2.47%) PHP 5
15 18 (2.12%) Scala
16 12 (1.41%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.94%) Clojure
17 8 (0.94%) Korn
18 7 (0.82%) ES6
Qualifications
1 86 (10.12%) Degree
2 33 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 28 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.47%) CCNA
6 15 (1.76%) CISSP
7 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.18%) CCNP
8 10 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.06%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.82%) CCIE
10 7 (0.82%) GIAC
10 7 (0.82%) LPIC
10 7 (0.82%) MCSE
11 6 (0.71%) CEH
11 6 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.71%) MCP
11 6 (0.71%) RHCA
11 6 (0.71%) RHCE
11 6 (0.71%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.47%) SLA
2 19 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.53%) QA
4 8 (0.94%) GCP
5 5 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.47%) GDPR
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 250 (29.41%) Docker
2 146 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (11.18%) Active Directory
4 57 (6.71%) Hyper-V
5 34 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (3.18%) vSphere
7 24 (2.82%) Ceph
8 20 (2.35%) KVM
9 17 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.76%) NFS
11 14 (1.65%) Snort
12 12 (1.41%) BIND 9
12 12 (1.41%) Kamailio
12 12 (1.41%) Postfix
13 11 (1.29%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.18%) LXC
14 10 (1.18%) VirtualBox
14 10 (1.18%) Xen
15 9 (1.06%) XenServer
16 8 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 263 (30.94%) Puppet
2 251 (29.53%) Ansible
3 156 (18.35%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (14.24%) Kubernetes
5 89 (10.47%) Nagios
6 67 (7.88%) Terraform
7 53 (6.24%) ZABBIX
8 51 (6.00%) Salt
9 31 (3.65%) Packer
10 29 (3.41%) HAProxy
11 21 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
12 18 (2.12%) SCCM
13 15 (1.76%) Cacti
14 14 (1.65%) Rancher
15 12 (1.41%) Backup Exec
15 12 (1.41%) Munin
16 10 (1.18%) Mesos
16 10 (1.18%) Nessus
17 9 (1.06%) Icinga
18 8 (0.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 271 (31.88%) Red Hat
2 213 (25.06%) VMware
3 103 (12.12%) Cisco
4 94 (11.06%) Microsoft
5 86 (10.12%) Google
6 45 (5.29%) Oracle
7 43 (5.06%) Citrix
8 37 (4.35%) SaltStack
9 29 (3.41%) Juniper
10 28 (3.29%) SolarWinds
11 27 (3.18%) New Relic
12 26 (3.06%) CheckPoint
12 26 (3.06%) HP
12 26 (3.06%) IBM
13 24 (2.82%) NetApp
14 23 (2.71%) Dell
15 22 (2.59%) Zend
16 19 (2.24%) Veeam
17 18 (2.12%) Atlassian
18 16 (1.88%) Splunk