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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 100 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Debian 10 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.72% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 2.13% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Average salary £37,400 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.51% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
397 611 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.58% 34.04% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 329 491 505
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Debian Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 28 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 28 (77.78%) Windows
4 27 (75.00%) Python
5 26 (72.22%) Red Hat
6 24 (66.67%) Oracle
7 23 (63.89%) Apache
8 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
11 15 (41.67%) SAN
12 14 (38.89%) Zope
12 14 (38.89%) Plone
12 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
14 12 (33.33%) Perl
15 11 (30.56%) UNIX
16 10 (27.78%) Firewall
16 10 (27.78%) LDAP
17 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
17 8 (22.22%) CentOS
18 7 (19.44%) vSphere
18 7 (19.44%) LPIC
18 7 (19.44%) Project Management
18 7 (19.44%) Cisco
19 6 (16.67%) ITIL
20 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
20 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
20 5 (13.89%) Line Management

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 23 (63.89%) Apache
3 14 (38.89%) Zope
3 14 (38.89%) Plone
4 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) LDAP
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Hudson
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Administrator
3 11 (30.56%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (27.78%) Linux Support
5 9 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (16.67%) Consultant
6 6 (16.67%) Support Consultant
6 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
8 4 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Consultant
10 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Windows
3 17 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (30.56%) UNIX
5 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 8 (22.22%) CentOS
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
3 5 (13.89%) Line Management
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Python
2 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
3 12 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) LPIC
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 26 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 24 (66.67%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) F5
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GMSL
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Options, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago