Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 480 270 254
Rank change year-on-year -210 -16 -39
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 75 34 34
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.26% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 1.91% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 34 33
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 "
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,250 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +40.13% -39.20%
75th Percentile £69,375 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,500 " £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -14.29%

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 4,533 1,779 1,432
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.64% 21.62% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,661 1,618 1,268
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,750 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 28 November 2021.

Ubuntu salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, Ubuntu job roles required the following IT 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 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (58.67%) AWS
3 37 (49.33%) CentOS
3 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (44.00%) Docker
5 31 (41.33%) DevOps
5 31 (41.33%) Azure
6 27 (36.00%) Kubernetes
7 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
8 23 (30.67%) MySQL
9 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
10 19 (25.33%) Windows
11 18 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (22.67%) Ansible
12 17 (22.67%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (22.67%) PHP
13 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
13 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (20.00%) Python
15 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
16 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
16 13 (17.33%) Amazon S3
16 13 (17.33%) CSS
16 13 (17.33%) HTML
17 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
17 12 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (16.00%) Open Source
17 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
17 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
18 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 9 (12.00%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) nginx
4 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.67%) CMS
5 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 44 (58.67%) AWS
2 31 (41.33%) Azure
3 13 (17.33%) Amazon S3
4 12 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (14.67%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (12.00%) SaaS
7 8 (10.67%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (10.67%) IaaS
8 6 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (8.00%) GCP
9 5 (6.67%) OneDrive
10 4 (5.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (4.00%) GitHub
11 3 (4.00%) PaaS
12 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (2.67%) CloudFront
13 1 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (1.33%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) DHCP
3 6 (8.00%) Firewall
3 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.00%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.33%) NAS
6 3 (4.00%) LAN
6 3 (4.00%) SAN
6 3 (4.00%) SSH
6 3 (4.00%) WAN
7 2 (2.67%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.33%) Bitbucket
4 6 (8.00%) JIRA
4 6 (8.00%) PhpStorm
4 6 (8.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (8.00%) Xdebug
5 5 (6.67%) GitLab
6 3 (4.00%) Emacs
7 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) International Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (17.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Account Manager
9 3 (4.00%) DBA
9 3 (4.00%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Site Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Account Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) CSS
1 13 (17.33%) HTML
2 10 (13.33%) Laravel
3 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.67%) React
4 8 (10.67%) Symfony
4 8 (10.67%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) Behat
5 6 (8.00%) LAMP
5 6 (8.00%) RESTful
5 6 (8.00%) Vue.js
5 6 (8.00%) XML
6 5 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (5.33%) Apache Flex
7 4 (5.33%) SOAP
8 3 (4.00%) .NET
8 3 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (4.00%) React Native
8 3 (4.00%) YAML
9 2 (2.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) Legacy Code
3 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) EPoS
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (49.33%) CentOS
3 19 (25.33%) Windows
4 18 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (14.67%) Debian
7 5 (6.67%) CoreOS
7 5 (6.67%) SUSE
8 4 (5.33%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.33%) Unix
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.67%) Solaris
10 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.33%) Fedora
11 1 (1.33%) Kali Linux
11 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) DevOps
3 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (16.00%) Open Source
6 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (13.33%) Full Stack Development
8 9 (12.00%) Migration
8 9 (12.00%) Project Roadmap
8 9 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 8 (10.67%) Coaching
9 8 (10.67%) Data Privacy
9 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.33%) Clean Code
10 7 (9.33%) Fintech
10 7 (9.33%) TDD
11 6 (8.00%) Accounts Receivable
11 6 (8.00%) Cost Reduction
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) PHP
2 15 (20.00%) Python
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.67%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.33%) Java
5 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.00%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) Ruby
7 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.67%) Bicep
8 3 (4.00%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.00%) Go
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
9 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.67%) GDPR
4 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (44.00%) Docker
2 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.00%) KVM
4 3 (4.00%) NFS
5 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.33%) GPFS
6 1 (1.33%) iptables
6 1 (1.33%) Samba
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (36.00%) Kubernetes
2 17 (22.67%) Ansible
3 10 (13.33%) Icinga
3 10 (13.33%) Nagios
4 7 (9.33%) Terraform
5 5 (6.67%) Puppet
6 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) Prometheus
6 3 (4.00%) SCCM
7 2 (2.67%) Control-M
7 2 (2.67%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (2.67%) SCOM
8 1 (1.33%) Consul
8 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.33%) Packer
8 1 (1.33%) Rancher
8 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) New Relic
4 5 (6.67%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) VMware
6 3 (4.00%) Apple
6 3 (4.00%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) BMC
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.67%) Nasuni
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) Mellanox
8 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.33%) Supermicro
8 1 (1.33%) Synology
8 1 (1.33%) Zend