The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 100 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Debian 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.36% 0.74% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Debian
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
424 269 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.40% 21.40% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 277 173 232
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Debian
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Debian Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (84.21%) MySQL
4 15 (78.95%) Java
4 15 (78.95%) Perl
5 14 (73.68%) RDBMS
5 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
6 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
6 11 (57.89%) SOAP
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
7 10 (52.63%) OO
7 10 (52.63%) JSP
7 10 (52.63%) Servlets
7 10 (52.63%) CGI
7 10 (52.63%) Apache
7 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
7 10 (52.63%) Internet
7 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
7 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
7 10 (52.63%) QA
7 10 (52.63%) Degree
8 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
9 7 (36.84%) SQL
10 6 (31.58%) XML
10 6 (31.58%) HTML
10 6 (31.58%) Project Management
11 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
11 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
1 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.26%) L2TP
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 14 (73.68%) RDBMS
2 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) SOAP
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) JSP
2 10 (52.63%) Servlets
2 10 (52.63%) CGI
3 6 (31.58%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OO
1 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Telemarketing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
1 15 (78.95%) Perl
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Postfix
2 1 (5.26%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago