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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 78 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Debian 4 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.53% 1.36% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 6.33% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 10
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
222 158 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.44% 21.56% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 163 146 224
Average salary £41,000 £32,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.67% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 3 September 2015.

Debian Salary Histogram in Oxford

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Ubuntu
3 11 (73.33%) CentOS
4 10 (66.67%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (53.33%) Puppet
6 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (53.33%) Apache
7 7 (46.67%) Perl
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) LAN
8 6 (40.00%) WAN
8 6 (40.00%) Firewall
8 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (26.67%) UNIX
10 4 (26.67%) LDAP
10 4 (26.67%) Confluence
10 4 (26.67%) JIRA
10 4 (26.67%) Wiki
11 3 (20.00%) Clustering
11 3 (20.00%) MySQL
12 2 (13.33%) SUSE
12 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
12 2 (13.33%) DevOps
13 1 (6.67%) SaltStack

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (66.67%) Administrator
3 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Wiki
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Ubuntu
3 11 (73.33%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Fedora
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Squid
2 1 (6.67%) qmail
2 1 (6.67%) Gluster
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Percona
2 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC