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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 83 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Debian 23 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 0.76% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.94% 2.34% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
466 598 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.07% 32.50% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 394 490 581
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Debian Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (77.42%) Tomcat
2 24 (77.42%) VMware
3 23 (74.19%) Red Hat
4 22 (70.97%) Python
4 22 (70.97%) Windows
5 18 (58.06%) Oracle
6 17 (54.84%) Apache
7 13 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (41.94%) Zope
7 13 (41.94%) Plone
7 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
8 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
9 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
10 10 (32.26%) SAN
10 10 (32.26%) CentOS
11 9 (29.03%) Perl
11 9 (29.03%) UNIX
12 6 (19.35%) Firewall
12 6 (19.35%) LPIC
12 6 (19.35%) Project Management
13 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL
13 5 (16.13%) LDAP
14 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
14 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
14 4 (12.90%) DHCP
14 4 (12.90%) DNS

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (77.42%) Tomcat
2 17 (54.84%) Apache
3 13 (41.94%) Zope
3 13 (41.94%) 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 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) LDAP
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Administrator
3 11 (35.48%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (32.26%) Linux Support
5 9 (29.03%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
7 5 (16.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 5 (16.13%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (16.13%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (12.90%) Linux Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) Support Consultant
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
4 10 (32.26%) CentOS
5 9 (29.03%) UNIX
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
3 4 (12.90%) Line Management
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 9 (29.03%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) LPIC
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Red Hat
3 18 (58.06%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco