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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 101 99 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Debian 11 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 1.28% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 11
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
596 625 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.14% 40.27% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 491 531 580
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 October 2014.

Debian Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Python
2 18 (66.67%) Perl
2 18 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 11 (40.74%) Apache
4 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) PHP
5 9 (33.33%) MySQL
6 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
6 8 (29.63%) Bugzilla
6 8 (29.63%) CentOS
6 8 (29.63%) Maven
7 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
7 7 (25.93%) nginx
7 7 (25.93%) Puppet
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
7 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (22.22%) Wireless
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) C
8 6 (22.22%) Web Development
9 5 (18.52%) Squid
9 5 (18.52%) Ruby
9 5 (18.52%) Validation
9 5 (18.52%) Logistics
9 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 5 (18.52%) High Availability
9 5 (18.52%) Change Control

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Wireless
2 5 (18.52%) SSL
3 4 (14.81%) SNMP
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) LTE
4 3 (11.11%) 3G
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) 4G
6 1 (3.70%) OpenVPN
6 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) LDAP
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) RIP
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Bugzilla
2 8 (29.63%) Maven
3 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) CMake
4 4 (14.81%) Ant
4 4 (14.81%) Hudson
4 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Redmine
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Administrator
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Build and Release Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Release Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Developer
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Trainee
9 1 (3.70%) Trainee Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) jQuery
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 4 (14.81%) CGI
2 4 (14.81%) Swing
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Java EE
2 4 (14.81%) GTK+
2 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 8 (29.63%) CentOS
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE
5 2 (7.41%) FreeBSD
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Validation
3 5 (18.52%) Logistics
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) Change Control
3 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Network Management
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Bug Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
1 18 (66.67%) Perl
2 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
3 9 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
8 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Squid
1 5 (18.52%) Corosync
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Munin
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Perforce
3 4 (14.81%) MKS
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix