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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 530 434 253
Rank change year-on-year -96 -181 +63
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 365 220 49
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.47% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 3.03% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 237 129 44
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,458 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.92% -9.09% -21.43%
75th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £75,500 £68,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +7.14%

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.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,641 7,259 1,853
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.73% 17.92% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 5,719 1,612
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% -6.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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

Ubuntu
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

Ubuntu
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 8 August 2022.

Ubuntu salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, Ubuntu job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 365 (100.00%) Linux
2 170 (46.58%) AWS
3 135 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 120 (32.88%) Finance
5 119 (32.60%) Python
6 114 (31.23%) Social Skills
7 112 (30.68%) Git (software)
8 111 (30.41%) MySQL
9 107 (29.32%) Azure
10 106 (29.04%) Windows
11 105 (28.77%) DevOps
12 97 (26.58%) VMware
13 92 (25.21%) Docker
14 89 (24.38%) Apache
15 88 (24.11%) CSS
16 86 (23.56%) Red Hat
16 86 (23.56%) Agile
17 85 (23.29%) Microsoft
17 85 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 83 (22.74%) PHP
19 79 (21.64%) HTML
19 79 (21.64%) Security Cleared
19 79 (21.64%) Bash
20 78 (21.37%) CentOS
21 77 (21.10%) Full Stack Development
22 76 (20.82%) DNS
22 76 (20.82%) Firewall
23 74 (20.27%) Redis
24 73 (20.00%) Software Engineering
25 72 (19.73%) SQL

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 89 (24.38%) Apache
2 38 (10.41%) Confluence
3 36 (9.86%) SharePoint
4 32 (8.77%) nginx
5 15 (4.11%) MS Exchange
6 14 (3.84%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.74%) Moodle
8 9 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.92%) IIS
10 5 (1.37%) MediaWiki
11 4 (1.10%) Ethereum
11 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.55%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.55%) Totara
13 2 (0.55%) Traefik
14 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (3.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.10%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Fidessa
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 170 (46.58%) AWS
2 107 (29.32%) Azure
3 56 (15.34%) Amazon S3
4 53 (14.52%) Microsoft 365
4 53 (14.52%) SaaS
5 46 (12.60%) Serverless
6 40 (10.96%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (10.96%) Amazon SQS
7 39 (10.68%) AWS Lambda
7 39 (10.68%) GCP
8 32 (8.77%) GitHub
9 27 (7.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 23 (6.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (5.75%) Amazon ECS
12 19 (5.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 18 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (4.66%) Amazon Kinesis
14 17 (4.66%) IaaS
15 16 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (20.82%) DNS
1 76 (20.82%) Firewall
2 61 (16.71%) DHCP
3 42 (11.51%) TCP/IP
4 32 (8.77%) VPN
5 26 (7.12%) HTTP
6 23 (6.30%) Network Security
7 20 (5.48%) SAN
8 14 (3.84%) Internet
9 12 (3.29%) SSL
10 11 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.19%) Ethernet
11 8 (2.19%) VLAN
12 7 (1.92%) PABX
12 7 (1.92%) RS-232
12 7 (1.92%) VoIP
13 6 (1.64%) LAN
13 6 (1.64%) WAN
14 5 (1.37%) SMTP
15 4 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (30.41%) MySQL
2 74 (20.27%) Redis
3 54 (14.79%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (10.96%) Relational Database
5 32 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (7.12%) NoSQL
8 25 (6.85%) MariaDB
9 22 (6.03%) Amazon Aurora
10 20 (5.48%) DynamoDB
11 18 (4.93%) Big Data
11 18 (4.93%) SQL Server
12 14 (3.84%) Hadoop
13 12 (3.29%) MongoDB
14 8 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.64%) InfluxDB
16 4 (1.10%) Flink
16 4 (1.10%) Riak
17 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
17 2 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 112 (30.68%) Git (software)
2 46 (12.60%) GitLab
3 44 (12.05%) Bitbucket
4 39 (10.68%) JIRA
5 37 (10.14%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (3.56%) Subversion
8 8 (2.19%) git-flow
9 6 (1.64%) CircleCI
9 6 (1.64%) webpack
10 4 (1.10%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.82%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.55%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.55%) Spinnaker
13 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket Server
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.27%) GoCD
13 1 (0.27%) GoogleTest
13 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 120 (32.88%) Finance
2 114 (31.23%) Social Skills
3 45 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (12.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (5.75%) Retail
5 13 (3.56%) Games
6 10 (2.74%) Documentation Skills
7 9 (2.47%) Public Sector
7 9 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.19%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (1.92%) Fire and Rescue
10 5 (1.37%) Marketing
11 4 (1.10%) Advertising
11 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.82%) Law
13 2 (0.55%) Back Office
13 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.55%) Legal
14 1 (0.27%) Banking
14 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (24.66%) Developer
2 50 (13.70%) Software Engineer
3 47 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (11.78%) Architect
4 43 (11.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 29 (7.95%) IT Engineer
7 27 (7.40%) Principal Architect
7 27 (7.40%) Principal Engineer
7 27 (7.40%) Principal Software Engineer
7 27 (7.40%) SaaS Architect
7 27 (7.40%) SaaS Software Engineer
7 27 (7.40%) Software Architect
8 26 (7.12%) Graduate
9 23 (6.30%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (6.03%) PHP Developer
11 20 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (5.21%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (24.11%) CSS
2 79 (21.64%) HTML
3 71 (19.45%) LAMP
4 61 (16.71%) HTML5
5 56 (15.34%) XML
6 55 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 50 (13.70%) AngularJS
7 50 (13.70%) CSS3
8 49 (13.42%) REST
9 42 (11.51%) Laravel
10 40 (10.96%) Symfony
11 38 (10.41%) Material Design
12 36 (9.86%) Spring
13 34 (9.32%) React
13 34 (9.32%) Spring Boot
14 31 (8.49%) SOAP
15 30 (8.22%) LEMP Stack
15 30 (8.22%) Node.js
16 28 (7.67%) JSON
16 28 (7.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.68%) Cyberattack
2 32 (8.77%) Cyber Defence
3 25 (6.85%) Cybercrime
3 25 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.03%) Virtual Team
5 18 (4.93%) PlayStation
6 17 (4.66%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.66%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (4.11%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (4.11%) Replication
8 14 (3.84%) Smartphone
8 14 (3.84%) User Experience
9 13 (3.56%) Blockchain
9 13 (3.56%) Data Centre
9 13 (3.56%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.56%) NHS
10 10 (2.74%) Public Cloud
11 9 (2.47%) iPhone
11 9 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (2.47%) NFT
Operating Systems
1 365 (100.00%) Linux
2 106 (29.04%) Windows
3 78 (21.37%) CentOS
4 54 (14.79%) Debian
5 40 (10.96%) Windows Server
6 30 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (8.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 27 (7.40%) Kali Linux
8 22 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (5.48%) Mac OS
10 19 (5.21%) Unix
11 17 (4.66%) Amazon Linux
12 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (3.29%) Android
14 11 (3.01%) SUSE
15 8 (2.19%) Scientific Linux
16 6 (1.64%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.37%) Solaris
17 5 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (1.10%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (28.77%) DevOps
2 86 (23.56%) Agile
3 77 (21.10%) Full Stack Development
4 73 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 66 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 52 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (13.97%) Configuration Management
9 50 (13.70%) TDD
10 49 (13.42%) Data Privacy
10 49 (13.42%) Mentoring
11 48 (13.15%) Product Roadmap
12 44 (12.05%) Kanban
13 40 (10.96%) BDD
13 40 (10.96%) Fintech
14 39 (10.68%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 39 (10.68%) Test Automation
14 39 (10.68%) Threat Intelligence
15 37 (10.14%) Containerisation
16 35 (9.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (36.99%) JavaScript
2 119 (32.60%) Python
3 83 (22.74%) PHP
4 79 (21.64%) Bash
5 72 (19.73%) SQL
6 62 (16.99%) Java
7 55 (15.07%) TypeScript
8 42 (11.51%) PowerShell
9 27 (7.40%) Ruby
10 26 (7.12%) Perl
11 20 (5.48%) Kotlin
12 16 (4.38%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.29%) C#
14 7 (1.92%) ES6
14 7 (1.92%) Go
15 5 (1.37%) AWK
16 3 (0.82%) C
16 3 (0.82%) C++
16 3 (0.82%) VB
17 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (21.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.41%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.75%) Degree
4 10 (2.74%) MCSE
4 10 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.47%) CCNA
5 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.47%) RHCE
6 8 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.92%) HNC
8 4 (1.10%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.10%) ISEB
8 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.10%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.82%) LPIC
9 3 (0.82%) MCSA
9 3 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.30%) QA
2 9 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.10%) HL7
3 4 (1.10%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.10%) PMO
4 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.82%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 92 (25.21%) Docker
2 85 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (16.16%) Active Directory
4 41 (11.23%) vSphere
5 40 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.11%) LXC
7 10 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.74%) KVM
8 9 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.19%) Lustre
9 8 (2.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (1.10%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.10%) Ceph
10 4 (1.10%) OpenSSH
11 3 (0.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.55%) Gluster
12 2 (0.55%) Openswan
12 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (18.36%) Terraform
2 63 (17.26%) Ansible
3 61 (16.71%) Kubernetes
4 31 (8.49%) vCenter Server
5 26 (7.12%) Puppet
6 24 (6.58%) Grafana
7 15 (4.11%) Proxmox
8 13 (3.56%) Prometheus
9 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (1.64%) Fluentd
13 6 (1.64%) LiteSpeed
13 6 (1.64%) SCOM
14 5 (1.37%) CASB
14 5 (1.37%) SCCM
15 4 (1.10%) Argo
15 4 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (1.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 97 (26.58%) VMware
2 86 (23.56%) Red Hat
3 85 (23.29%) Microsoft
4 34 (9.32%) Zend
5 24 (6.58%) Atlassian
6 19 (5.21%) Google
7 17 (4.66%) Datto
8 16 (4.38%) HP
9 14 (3.84%) Cisco
10 13 (3.56%) Veeam
11 12 (3.29%) Oracle
12 11 (3.01%) Citrix
13 8 (2.19%) Splunk
14 7 (1.92%) CA
14 7 (1.92%) Juniper
15 5 (1.37%) Apple
15 5 (1.37%) Dell
15 5 (1.37%) EMC
15 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.37%) Sophos