The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 96 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Debian 8 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.71% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 2.11% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 10
Average salary £37,400 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Debian
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
384 616 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.39% 33.79% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 341 501 529
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,742
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region.

Debian Salary Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Debian Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) VMware
3 24 (77.42%) Windows
4 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
5 22 (70.97%) Python
5 22 (70.97%) Apache
6 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
7 20 (64.52%) Oracle
8 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
11 15 (48.39%) SAN
12 11 (35.48%) Perl
13 10 (32.26%) UNIX
13 10 (32.26%) LDAP
13 10 (32.26%) Firewall
13 10 (32.26%) Zope
13 10 (32.26%) Plone
13 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
15 7 (22.58%) CentOS
15 7 (22.58%) vSphere
15 7 (22.58%) Project Management
15 7 (22.58%) Cisco
15 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
16 6 (19.35%) ITIL
17 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
17 5 (16.13%) Matrix Management
17 5 (16.13%) Line Management
17 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
2 22 (70.97%) Apache
3 10 (32.26%) Zope
3 10 (32.26%) Plone
4 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LDAP
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) NAS
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Linux Support
4 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (19.35%) Consultant
5 6 (19.35%) Support Consultant
6 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (16.13%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Linux Consultant
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Consultant
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (32.26%) UNIX
5 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
5 7 (22.58%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Matrix Management
3 5 (16.13%) Line Management
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 11 (35.48%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) LPIC
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
3 20 (64.52%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) F5