The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 69 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Debian 10 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.33% 1.75% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 7.41% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £31,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Debian
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
235 216 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.29% 23.58% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 184 177 251
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Debian
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Debian Salary Trend in Oxford

Debian
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Debian across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Debian Salary Histogram in Oxford

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 17 (85.00%) Puppet
3 16 (80.00%) Python
3 16 (80.00%) CentOS
4 14 (70.00%) Perl
5 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (55.00%) Windows
7 10 (50.00%) Solaris
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) Juniper
7 10 (50.00%) SAN
7 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
7 10 (50.00%) LAMP
7 10 (50.00%) VMware
7 10 (50.00%) Open Source
7 10 (50.00%) Ruby
7 10 (50.00%) Android
7 10 (50.00%) iPhone
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone
8 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (25.00%) Apache
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (20.00%) LDAP
11 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 4 (20.00%) WAN
11 4 (20.00%) Firewall

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Administrator
1 17 (85.00%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 12 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 10 (50.00%) iPhone
1 10 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Wiki
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 16 (80.00%) CentOS
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Solaris
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 10 (50.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) DNA
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Information Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper