The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank - 102 77
Permanent jobs citing Debian 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.49% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.31%
Debian
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
379 269 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.12% 21.55% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 337 244 152
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Debian
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Debian Salary Trend in Kent

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware