Ubuntu Jobs with Work from Home Options

Ubuntu Linux
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 267 416 455
Rank change year-on-year +149 +39 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 401 241 494
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.17% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 3.91% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 100 167 237
10th Percentile £39,625 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +14.29%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £92,000 £80,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £62,450 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.93% +13.55% +10.00%

All Operating Systems
Work from Home

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 WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,611 6,170 12,899
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.51% 15.42% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 4,509 7,459
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £40,853
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Ubuntu
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Ubuntu trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Ubuntu.

Ubuntu salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Ubuntu over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Ubuntu salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (11.97%) ArcGIS
1 48 (11.97%) GeoServer
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) Confluence
4 1 (0.25%) nginx
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.49%) Simulink
2 5 (1.25%) Trello
3 2 (0.50%) CATIA
3 2 (0.50%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.25%) 1Password
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 298 (74.31%) Azure
2 213 (53.12%) Entra ID
3 89 (22.19%) AWS
4 11 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.74%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (2.24%) SaaS
6 7 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.25%) ClickUp
8 4 (1.00%) Azure Sentinel
8 4 (1.00%) GCP
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.75%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon ECR
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Purview
11 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 210 (52.37%) 5G
1 210 (52.37%) Broadband
2 50 (12.47%) Firewall
3 45 (11.22%) LAN
4 40 (9.98%) Internet
4 40 (9.98%) VPN
5 39 (9.73%) WAN
6 12 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.00%) HTTPS
7 8 (2.00%) SSL
8 7 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.25%) DHCP
9 5 (1.25%) DNS
10 2 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.50%) PBX
10 2 (0.50%) RTP
10 2 (0.50%) VLAN
10 2 (0.50%) VoIP
11 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.25%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (11.97%) GIS
2 48 (11.97%) QGIS
3 22 (5.49%) MySQL
4 20 (4.99%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.74%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.25%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) Riak
9 1 (0.25%) TimescaleDB
Development Applications
1 27 (6.73%) Vagrant
2 25 (6.23%) Git
3 12 (2.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 210 (52.37%) Analytical Skills
1 210 (52.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 55 (13.72%) Social Skills
3 39 (9.73%) Retail
4 25 (6.23%) Finance
5 18 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.24%) Banking
7 10 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.24%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.50%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 210 (52.37%) Linux Specialist
1 210 (52.37%) Technical Specialist
2 195 (48.63%) Senior
3 127 (31.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 127 (31.67%) Senior Linux Specialist
3 127 (31.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 127 (31.67%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 84 (20.95%) Software Engineer
5 48 (11.97%) Senior Software Engineer
6 29 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
7 27 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.74%) Architect
9 21 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 20 (4.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.49%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 17 (4.24%) Lead
13 10 (2.49%) Administrator
13 10 (2.49%) Linux Support
13 10 (2.49%) Linux Support Engineer
13 10 (2.49%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.22%) React
2 48 (11.97%) Django
2 48 (11.97%) Leaflet
2 48 (11.97%) OpenLayers
2 48 (11.97%) PostGIS
3 31 (7.73%) Middleware
4 12 (2.99%) Kafka
5 8 (2.00%) GTK
6 6 (1.50%) HTML
7 5 (1.25%) REST
8 4 (1.00%) Laravel
8 4 (1.00%) SOAP
9 2 (0.50%) CSS
9 2 (0.50%) Node.js
10 1 (0.25%) .NET
10 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.25%) Flask
10 1 (0.25%) HTML5
10 1 (0.25%) jQuery
10 1 (0.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 210 (52.37%) Social Media
2 11 (2.74%) PKI
3 9 (2.24%) Replication
4 8 (2.00%) Cyber Threat
4 8 (2.00%) Cyberattack
4 8 (2.00%) Data Fabric
5 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.50%) Educational Technology
7 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.25%) Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.25%) iPhone
8 1 (0.25%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.25%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 401 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (16.21%) Windows
3 56 (13.97%) CentOS
4 39 (9.73%) VMS
5 29 (7.23%) Debian
6 28 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (4.99%) Android
7 20 (4.99%) Unix
8 14 (3.49%) Solaris
9 12 (2.99%) zOS
10 4 (1.00%) SUSE
10 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.50%) Fedora
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (56.86%) Artificial Intelligence
2 216 (53.87%) Cybersecurity
3 212 (52.87%) IT Strategy
3 212 (52.87%) Technology Strategy
4 210 (52.37%) CRM
5 93 (23.19%) Agile
6 88 (21.95%) Software Engineering
7 79 (19.70%) Actionable Insight
8 55 (13.72%) DevOps
9 52 (12.97%) Web Development
10 41 (10.22%) Collaborative Culture
11 40 (9.98%) DevSecOps
12 39 (9.73%) Application Security
13 36 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (6.23%) Computer Science
15 21 (5.24%) Infrastructure as Code
16 20 (4.99%) Key Management
17 19 (4.74%) Machine Learning
17 19 (4.74%) Microservices
18 18 (4.49%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 233 (58.10%) Bash
2 85 (21.20%) Python
3 75 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.73%) SQL
5 22 (5.49%) Java
6 20 (4.99%) C
6 20 (4.99%) C++
7 19 (4.74%) Kotlin
8 14 (3.49%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.00%) PHP
10 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.75%) Ada
12 2 (0.50%) C#
12 2 (0.50%) Go
12 2 (0.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (27.68%) Security Cleared
2 69 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.48%) DV Cleared
4 31 (7.73%) Degree
5 19 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.00%) CISM
6 4 (1.00%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) HNC
7 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.50%) SLA
2 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.25%) QA
3 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.00%) NIST
4 1 (0.25%) MISRA
System Software
1 253 (63.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.24%) Docker
3 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.75%) vSphere
5 2 (0.50%) Kamailio
5 2 (0.50%) KVM
5 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
6 1 (0.25%) pfSense
6 1 (0.25%) Samba
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 219 (54.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 210 (52.37%) Jamf Pro
3 68 (16.96%) Ansible
4 64 (15.96%) Terraform
5 5 (1.25%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.50%) Progress Chef
6 2 (0.50%) Puppet
6 2 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.25%) Cacti
7 1 (0.25%) Grafana
7 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.25%) Icinga
7 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 222 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 210 (52.37%) CyberArk
2 210 (52.37%) Tanium
3 48 (11.97%) ESRI
4 18 (4.49%) Xilinx
5 17 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.49%) Cisco
7 8 (2.00%) IBM
8 7 (1.75%) Ubiquiti
8 7 (1.75%) VMware
9 6 (1.50%) Meraki
10 4 (1.00%) Qualys
10 4 (1.00%) Splunk
11 3 (0.75%) Dialogic
11 3 (0.75%) Ribbon
12 2 (0.50%) Commvault
13 1 (0.25%) CA
13 1 (0.25%) Dell
13 1 (0.25%) Juniper
13 1 (0.25%) NetApp