The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 508 560 521
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -39
Permanent jobs citing Debian 439 333 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 1.15% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 366 299 372
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30790 29016 32601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 27.32% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25542 24687 27869
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Debian
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Debian within the UK.

Debian Salary Trend in the UK

Debian
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Debian over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Debian Salary Histogram in the UK

Debian
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 415 £46,375 +9.11% 45
London +58 245 £50,000 +5.26% 26
South East +12 99 £40,610 +1.52% 9
City of London +9 34 £55,000 +57.14% 6
East Sussex -7 33 £50,000 +56.25%
Brighton -9 33 £50,000 +56.25%
Hampshire +5 25 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Berkshire +8 23 £35,000 -17.64% 2
East of England -11 22 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Yorkshire -50 18 £29,000 -9.37% 1
Reading +15 17 £35,000 +6.86%
Basingstoke +11 14 £44,000 +7.31%
South West -14 13 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Wales +14 12 £33,750 +87.50%
Cambridgeshire +1 12 £43,750 -0.56% 2
Cambridge -6 12 £43,750 -0.56% 1
Cardiff - 12 £33,750 -
South Wales - 12 £33,750 -
East Midlands -8 11 £35,000 +1.44%
Oxfordshire +8 10 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Oxford +2 10 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Hertfordshire -3 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Leeds -26 8 £24,500 +22.50% 1
West Yorkshire -31 8 £24,500 +22.50% 1
Surrey -8 7 £42,500 +11.11% 2
Bracknell +1 6 £31,000 -10.14%
West Sussex -2 6 £40,610 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £35,000 -
Southampton - 6 £35,000 -
Nottingham -2 5 £40,000 +3.89%

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 813 (91.97%) Linux
2 491 (55.54%) Ubuntu
3 389 (44.00%) MySQL
3 389 (44.00%) Puppet
4 348 (39.37%) Red Hat
5 347 (39.25%) Python
6 322 (36.43%) Apache
7 300 (33.94%) Windows
8 289 (32.69%) DevOps
9 271 (30.66%) Perl
10 256 (28.96%) CentOS
11 240 (27.15%) Bash Shell
12 219 (24.77%) VMware
13 217 (24.55%) TCP/IP
14 212 (23.98%) Git (software)
15 211 (23.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 208 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
17 201 (22.74%) Ruby
17 201 (22.74%) Java
18 199 (22.51%) UNIX
19 191 (21.61%) Jenkins
20 172 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
21 167 (18.89%) Tomcat
22 160 (18.10%) Open Source
23 157 (17.76%) Nagios
24 154 (17.42%) PHP
25 151 (17.08%) nginx
26 145 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
27 135 (15.27%) DNS
28 128 (14.48%) SQL Server

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 322 (36.43%) Apache
2 167 (18.89%) Tomcat
3 151 (17.08%) nginx
4 116 (13.12%) IIS
5 73 (8.26%) Elasticsearch
6 63 (7.13%) Apache Solr
7 50 (5.66%) Node.js
8 32 (3.62%) OpenStack
9 28 (3.17%) Jetty
10 27 (3.05%) Drupal
11 25 (2.83%) MS Exchange
12 14 (1.58%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.36%) Confluence
14 10 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (1.13%) CMS
15 9 (1.02%) WordPress
15 9 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
16 8 (0.90%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 26 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (1.81%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Summit
3 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 172 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
4 55 (6.22%) SaaS
5 39 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (3.85%) IaaS
7 31 (3.51%) PaaS
8 22 (2.49%) GitHub
9 20 (2.26%) Basecamp
10 18 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
11 17 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 13 (1.47%) Office 365
13 3 (0.34%) Heroku
13 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 217 (24.55%) TCP/IP
2 135 (15.27%) DNS
3 124 (14.03%) HTTP
3 124 (14.03%) Firewall
4 76 (8.60%) LDAP
5 68 (7.69%) SMTP
6 66 (7.47%) Internet
7 63 (7.13%) SAN
8 58 (6.56%) VPN
9 57 (6.45%) DHCP
10 49 (5.54%) NAS
11 44 (4.98%) FTP
12 31 (3.51%) VLAN
13 30 (3.39%) tcpdump
14 27 (3.05%) VoIP
15 26 (2.94%) WAN
16 24 (2.71%) LAN
16 24 (2.71%) IPsec
17 22 (2.49%) SNMP
17 22 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (44.00%) MySQL
2 128 (14.48%) SQL Server
3 109 (12.33%) MongoDB
4 103 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (10.97%) NoSQL
6 82 (9.28%) Big Data
7 71 (8.03%) Redis
8 54 (6.11%) Hadoop
9 53 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (3.39%) Relational Database
11 23 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (2.60%) CouchDB
12 22 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.70%) Riak
14 13 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.47%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.13%) HBase
17 9 (1.02%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 212 (23.98%) Git (software)
2 191 (21.61%) Jenkins
3 90 (10.18%) Subversion
4 71 (8.03%) JIRA
5 60 (6.79%) TeamCity
6 35 (3.96%) Hudson
7 29 (3.28%) Mercurial
8 27 (3.05%) Selenium
9 21 (2.38%) Behat
9 21 (2.38%) Cucumber
10 20 (2.26%) PhantomJS
11 19 (2.15%) Ant
12 18 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
12 18 (2.04%) Jasmine
12 18 (2.04%) NUnit
13 15 (1.70%) Maven
13 15 (1.70%) JUnit
14 13 (1.47%) Bugzilla
14 13 (1.47%) Gradle
14 13 (1.47%) Grunt
General
1 68 (7.69%) Finance
2 51 (5.77%) Games
3 32 (3.62%) Music Industry
4 31 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.28%) Publishing
6 25 (2.83%) Banking
7 24 (2.71%) Marketing
8 23 (2.60%) Retail
9 15 (1.70%) Welsh Language
10 10 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.02%) Advertising
12 6 (0.68%) Law
13 5 (0.57%) Back Office
14 4 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 3 (0.34%) German Language
15 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.34%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 369 (41.74%) Administrator
2 361 (40.84%) Systems Administrator
3 283 (32.01%) Linux Administrator
4 267 (30.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 130 (14.71%) Developer
6 82 (9.28%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 75 (8.48%) Linux Engineer
8 66 (7.47%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 66 (7.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 66 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 61 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
10 38 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
10 38 (4.30%) Web Engineer
10 38 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 36 (4.07%) Junior
12 35 (3.96%) Senior Developer
13 26 (2.94%) PHP Developer
14 22 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (2.38%) Technical Support
16 19 (2.15%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (13.12%) Web Services
2 93 (10.52%) LAMP
3 77 (8.71%) .NET
4 65 (7.35%) HTML
5 60 (6.79%) CSS
6 58 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 45 (5.09%) jQuery
8 37 (4.19%) Django
9 32 (3.62%) Ajax
10 31 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 30 (3.39%) SOAP
12 23 (2.60%) REST
13 21 (2.38%) Lucene
13 21 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (2.04%) StructureMap
15 18 (2.04%) ServiceStack
15 18 (2.04%) NancyFx
15 18 (2.04%) J2EE
15 18 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 160 (18.10%) Open Source
2 78 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 63 (7.13%) Replication
4 42 (4.75%) Mobile App
5 41 (4.64%) Clustering
6 39 (4.41%) Digital Media
7 32 (3.62%) Blackberry
8 26 (2.94%) Social Media
9 17 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.58%) Video on Demand
10 14 (1.58%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.47%) Physics
12 11 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.13%) iPhone
14 9 (1.02%) Streaming Media
14 9 (1.02%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.68%) DTV
15 6 (0.68%) Mobile Games
16 5 (0.57%) CMDB
16 5 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 813 (91.97%) Linux
2 491 (55.54%) Ubuntu
3 300 (33.94%) Windows
4 256 (28.96%) CentOS
5 211 (23.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 199 (22.51%) UNIX
7 120 (13.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (7.01%) SUSE
9 58 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (6.45%) Solaris
11 51 (5.77%) OpenBSD
12 41 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (4.52%) FreeBSD
14 27 (3.05%) Android
14 27 (3.05%) Apple iOS
15 25 (2.83%) Windows 7
16 23 (2.60%) Fedora
16 23 (2.60%) AIX
17 17 (1.92%) Windows 8
18 11 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (32.69%) DevOps
2 110 (12.44%) Configuration Management
3 87 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (9.84%) Load Balancing
4 72 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 57 (6.45%) ITIL
7 53 (6.00%) Analytics
8 52 (5.88%) MVC
9 51 (5.77%) OO
10 48 (5.43%) TDD
11 47 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
11 47 (5.32%) Build Automation
12 42 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 38 (4.30%) BDD
14 37 (4.19%) Scrum
15 35 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
17 32 (3.62%) Software Engineering
18 27 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 347 (39.25%) Python
2 271 (30.66%) Perl
3 240 (27.15%) Bash Shell
4 201 (22.74%) Ruby
4 201 (22.74%) Java
5 154 (17.42%) PHP
6 113 (12.78%) SQL
7 95 (10.75%) Shell Script
8 92 (10.41%) JavaScript
9 45 (5.09%) C
10 43 (4.86%) C#
11 31 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.51%) C++
12 25 (2.83%) Scala
13 15 (1.70%) PHP5
14 13 (1.47%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.36%) AWK
15 12 (1.36%) VB
16 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 83 (9.39%) Degree
2 31 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (3.39%) CCNA
4 27 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.70%) RHCE
8 14 (1.58%) MCSE
9 10 (1.13%) OSCP
9 10 (1.13%) OSCE
9 10 (1.13%) MCSA
9 10 (1.13%) CEH
10 9 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.90%) MCP
12 7 (0.79%) MCITP
13 5 (0.57%) MCDST
13 5 (0.57%) CIPD
13 5 (0.57%) CIMA
14 4 (0.45%) PhD
15 3 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (11.54%) QA
2 36 (4.07%) SLA
3 25 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 23 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 145 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (9.39%) KVM
3 78 (8.82%) Varnish
4 71 (8.03%) Samba
5 65 (7.35%) Active Directory
6 52 (5.88%) NFS
7 51 (5.77%) Xen
8 45 (5.09%) XenServer
9 43 (4.86%) Postfix
10 40 (4.52%) Hyper-V
11 26 (2.94%) vSphere
12 19 (2.15%) Sendmail
13 18 (2.04%) Squid
14 14 (1.58%) VMware ESX
15 12 (1.36%) Nmap
16 9 (1.02%) qmail
16 9 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 8 (0.90%) vCloud
18 6 (0.68%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 389 (44.00%) Puppet
2 208 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 157 (17.76%) Nagios
4 91 (10.29%) ZABBIX
5 59 (6.67%) logstash
6 53 (6.00%) Cacti
7 52 (5.88%) HAProxy
8 40 (4.52%) Salt
9 36 (4.07%) Kibana
10 35 (3.96%) StatsD
11 22 (2.49%) CFEngine
12 17 (1.92%) SCCM
13 12 (1.36%) Nessus
14 10 (1.13%) NetBackup
14 10 (1.13%) Ganglia
14 10 (1.13%) WSUS
15 9 (1.02%) Rsyslog
16 8 (0.90%) Ansible
16 8 (0.90%) Vagrant
16 8 (0.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 348 (39.37%) Red Hat
2 219 (24.77%) VMware
3 123 (13.91%) Cisco
4 77 (8.71%) Microsoft
5 64 (7.24%) HP
6 55 (6.22%) Citrix
7 53 (6.00%) Juniper
8 49 (5.54%) Oracle
9 46 (5.20%) Dell
10 44 (4.98%) New Relic
11 41 (4.64%) NetApp
12 38 (4.30%) Rackspace
13 37 (4.19%) Sony
14 33 (3.73%) Apple
15 32 (3.62%) Toshiba
16 26 (2.94%) EMC
17 25 (2.83%) JBoss
18 21 (2.38%) Sun
19 20 (2.26%) Percona
20 17 (1.92%) IBM
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + equity + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ensighten
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum exceptional bonus scheme, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Bristol
Netsight Internet Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago