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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 611 545 496
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -49
Permanent jobs citing Debian 275 373 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 1.32% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 220 300 407
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%

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
29033 28189 30240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.48% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24362 23214 25899
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 -70 264 £45,000 - 52
London -48 138 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South East -32 52 £43,000 -11.34% 12
Berkshire -2 28 £45,000 - 6
City of London +2 26 £45,000 -10.00% 9
East of England -2 24 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South West +6 22 £50,000 +8.69% 4
Reading +13 21 £23,000 -44.24% 1
Hertfordshire +3 18 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Yorkshire -58 16 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Bristol +7 13 £37,500 - 3
North West -8 10 £31,750 -15.33% 3
West Yorkshire -9 10 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Manchester -11 9 £31,750 -15.33% 2
Oxfordshire -14 9 £43,000 -18.09% 2
Oxford -15 9 £43,000 -18.09% 1
Leeds -5 8 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Surrey -5 6 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 -
Swindon - 6 £50,000 -
Watford - 6 £32,500 - 1
Woking - 6 £60,000 -
East Yorkshire -12 5 £30,000 -
Hampshire -17 4 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Edinburgh +10 3 £31,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Cambridge -8 3 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Hull -9 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Brighton -11 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland -12 3 £31,500 -55.00% 2

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 602 (89.85%) Linux
2 339 (50.60%) Ubuntu
3 315 (47.01%) Red Hat
4 293 (43.73%) Windows
5 275 (41.04%) CentOS
6 272 (40.60%) MySQL
7 254 (37.91%) Puppet
8 246 (36.72%) Apache
9 234 (34.93%) VMware
10 230 (34.33%) Python
11 229 (34.18%) Perl
12 192 (28.66%) Bash Shell
13 188 (28.06%) DevOps
14 177 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 168 (25.07%) Ruby
16 161 (24.03%) TCP/IP
17 157 (23.43%) UNIX
18 155 (23.13%) Open Source
19 153 (22.84%) Git (software)
20 151 (22.54%) Java
21 134 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 132 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
23 127 (18.96%) nginx
24 123 (18.36%) Nagios
25 120 (17.91%) PHP
26 115 (17.16%) Cisco
27 111 (16.57%) SQL Server
28 105 (15.67%) Tomcat
28 105 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
29 103 (15.37%) LAMP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 246 (36.72%) Apache
2 127 (18.96%) nginx
3 105 (15.67%) Tomcat
4 91 (13.58%) IIS
5 62 (9.25%) Apache Solr
6 45 (6.72%) Node.js
7 34 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (3.43%) OpenStack
9 19 (2.84%) Jetty
10 18 (2.69%) JBoss
11 12 (1.79%) Confluence
12 11 (1.64%) MS Exchange
13 10 (1.49%) MediaWiki
14 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.75%) CMS
15 5 (0.75%) Zope
15 5 (0.75%) Plone
15 5 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.30%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.22%) GitHub
3 29 (4.33%) IaaS
4 24 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (2.24%) PaaS
8 12 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
8 12 (1.79%) Office 365
9 11 (1.64%) SaaS
10 10 (1.49%) SoftLayer
10 10 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (1.49%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.45%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.45%) Joyent
11 3 (0.45%) Heroku
12 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 161 (24.03%) TCP/IP
2 82 (12.24%) Firewall
3 78 (11.64%) DNS
4 54 (8.06%) SAN
5 41 (6.12%) Internet
6 40 (5.97%) VPN
7 38 (5.67%) LAN
8 34 (5.07%) WAN
9 32 (4.78%) HTTP
10 30 (4.48%) LDAP
11 28 (4.18%) NAS
12 27 (4.03%) SMTP
13 25 (3.73%) BGP
14 23 (3.43%) Network Security
14 23 (3.43%) OSPF
15 21 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (2.99%) VoIP
17 18 (2.69%) SSH
18 16 (2.39%) VLAN
19 15 (2.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (40.60%) MySQL
2 111 (16.57%) SQL Server
3 105 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
4 94 (14.03%) MongoDB
5 56 (8.36%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.37%) Big Data
6 36 (5.37%) Hadoop
7 32 (4.78%) Redis
8 31 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 30 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.84%) MariaDB
11 17 (2.54%) CouchDB
12 15 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.94%) Riak
14 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.49%) DB2
14 10 (1.49%) Informix
15 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.19%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 153 (22.84%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.60%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.66%) Subversion
3 58 (8.66%) TeamCity
4 37 (5.52%) NUnit
4 37 (5.52%) Selenium
4 37 (5.52%) Jasmine
4 37 (5.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 37 (5.52%) Cucumber
4 37 (5.52%) PhantomJS
5 29 (4.33%) Hudson
6 26 (3.88%) JIRA
7 16 (2.39%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.49%) Maven
9 9 (1.34%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.90%) Ant
11 5 (0.75%) TestNG
11 5 (0.75%) PHPUnit
11 5 (0.75%) Behat
General
1 46 (6.87%) Finance
2 37 (5.52%) Publishing
3 32 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.48%) Advertising
5 20 (2.99%) Games
6 17 (2.54%) Automotive
7 15 (2.24%) Banking
8 13 (1.94%) Music Industry
9 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.04%) Retail
10 5 (0.75%) Law
10 5 (0.75%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 269 (40.15%) Administrator
2 255 (38.06%) Systems Administrator
3 180 (26.87%) Linux Administrator
4 164 (24.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 101 (15.07%) Developer
6 62 (9.25%) Linux Engineer
7 48 (7.16%) Support Engineer
8 40 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
9 39 (5.82%) Senior Developer
10 38 (5.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 29 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (3.88%) UNIX Administrator
13 24 (3.58%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 24 (3.58%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 23 (3.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 20 (2.99%) Analyst
15 20 (2.99%) Java Developer
16 19 (2.84%) Linux Support
17 18 (2.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (15.37%) LAMP
2 81 (12.09%) Web Services
3 75 (11.19%) .NET
4 59 (8.81%) ASP.NET
5 56 (8.36%) HTML
6 50 (7.46%) AngularJS
7 48 (7.16%) RabbitMQ
8 45 (6.72%) REST
9 39 (5.82%) Lucene
10 37 (5.52%) NHibernate
10 37 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (5.52%) ServiceStack
10 37 (5.52%) NancyFx
10 37 (5.52%) StructureMap
11 33 (4.93%) jQuery
12 30 (4.48%) Django
13 27 (4.03%) CSS
14 20 (2.99%) XML
15 16 (2.39%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (2.24%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 155 (23.13%) Open Source
2 40 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 33 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.43%) Clustering
6 20 (2.99%) Replication
7 19 (2.84%) Digital Media
8 18 (2.69%) BBC
9 16 (2.39%) Social Media
10 15 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.94%) Wiki
12 10 (1.49%) iPhone
12 10 (1.49%) Derivative
13 9 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.04%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.04%) Spread Betting
15 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.90%) Physics
15 6 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 5 (0.75%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 602 (89.85%) Linux
2 339 (50.60%) Ubuntu
3 293 (43.73%) Windows
4 275 (41.04%) CentOS
5 177 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 157 (23.43%) UNIX
7 88 (13.13%) SUSE
8 68 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (7.46%) Solaris
10 46 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (5.97%) Fedora
13 32 (4.78%) Windows 7
14 30 (4.48%) AIX
15 20 (2.99%) OpenBSD
16 19 (2.84%) FreeBSD
17 13 (1.94%) Android
18 10 (1.49%) Windows Phone
18 10 (1.49%) HPUX
19 8 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (28.06%) DevOps
2 102 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (10.45%) Configuration Management
4 68 (10.15%) OO
5 60 (8.96%) ITIL
6 59 (8.81%) E-Commerce
7 51 (7.61%) Load Balancing
8 50 (7.46%) MVC
9 48 (7.16%) TDD
10 47 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (5.52%) Pair Programming
11 37 (5.52%) Refactoring
11 37 (5.52%) BDD
12 36 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (5.37%) Software Engineering
13 27 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (3.73%) Build Automation
15 23 (3.43%) Mentoring
16 22 (3.28%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (34.33%) Python
2 229 (34.18%) Perl
3 192 (28.66%) Bash Shell
4 168 (25.07%) Ruby
5 151 (22.54%) Java
6 120 (17.91%) PHP
7 91 (13.58%) JavaScript
8 89 (13.28%) Shell Script
9 81 (12.09%) SQL
10 65 (9.70%) C#
11 34 (5.07%) PowerShell
12 32 (4.78%) C
13 31 (4.63%) C++
14 13 (1.94%) Scala
15 8 (1.19%) PHP5
16 7 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.04%) VBScript
16 7 (1.04%) Tcl
17 5 (0.75%) AWK
18 4 (0.60%) Dart
Qualifications
1 78 (11.64%) Degree
2 34 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (4.93%) CCNA
4 25 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.39%) MCSE
6 13 (1.94%) RHCE
7 12 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (1.79%) MCSA
8 11 (1.64%) MCP
8 11 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.49%) MCITP
10 9 (1.34%) CCNP
11 5 (0.75%) CIMA
11 5 (0.75%) RHCA
11 5 (0.75%) CIPD
12 4 (0.60%) OSCP
12 4 (0.60%) OSCE
12 4 (0.60%) CEH
13 3 (0.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.31%) QA
2 31 (4.63%) SLA
3 10 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (8.36%) Samba
3 52 (7.76%) KVM
4 46 (6.87%) Varnish
5 42 (6.27%) Active Directory
6 29 (4.33%) Xen
7 28 (4.18%) vSphere
8 27 (4.03%) XenServer
9 23 (3.43%) Postfix
10 20 (2.99%) Hyper-V
11 17 (2.54%) NFS
12 16 (2.39%) vCloud
13 15 (2.24%) Ceph
14 14 (2.09%) Snort
15 12 (1.79%) LXC
16 11 (1.64%) VMware ESX
17 8 (1.19%) Docker
18 7 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
18 7 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
19 4 (0.60%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 254 (37.91%) Puppet
2 132 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (18.36%) Nagios
4 65 (9.70%) ZABBIX
5 36 (5.37%) Salt
5 36 (5.37%) Cacti
6 35 (5.22%) Ansible
7 32 (4.78%) Graphite
8 28 (4.18%) HAProxy
9 20 (2.99%) logstash
10 19 (2.84%) NetBackup
11 17 (2.54%) Kibana
12 16 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
13 15 (2.24%) StatsD
14 14 (2.09%) Ganglia
15 12 (1.79%) SCCM
16 10 (1.49%) FortiGate
16 10 (1.49%) Zenoss
17 9 (1.34%) Munin
18 7 (1.04%) Icinga
Vendors
1 315 (47.01%) Red Hat
2 234 (34.93%) VMware
3 115 (17.16%) Cisco
4 75 (11.19%) Microsoft
5 60 (8.96%) Oracle
6 53 (7.91%) Juniper
6 53 (7.91%) HP
7 44 (6.57%) NetApp
8 38 (5.67%) Citrix
9 31 (4.63%) Rackspace
10 23 (3.43%) EMC
11 22 (3.28%) Dell
11 22 (3.28%) Sony
12 19 (2.84%) Percona
12 19 (2.84%) Apple
13 18 (2.69%) IBM
14 17 (2.54%) New Relic
15 16 (2.39%) Patsystems
15 16 (2.39%) GL TRADE
15 16 (2.39%) NYFIX
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days holiday, Pens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago