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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 105 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Debian 8 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.34% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 0.96% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 20
Average salary £52,500 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.26% +12.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
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
552 520 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.09% 35.71% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 463 426 591
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,240
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
3 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) Zope
5 5 (45.45%) Plone
5 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) LPIC
6 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) CentOS
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Swing
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
7 2 (18.18%) C
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) CGI
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) Zope
3 5 (45.45%) Plone
4 1 (9.09%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Swing
1 2 (18.18%) CGI
1 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 2 (18.18%) Java EE
1 2 (18.18%) GTK+
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) LPIC
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
1 1 (9.09%) Corosync
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
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