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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 528 555 573
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Debian 421 420 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.31% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 322 338 310
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
29741 32126 30634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 26.60% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24926 26762 25655
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +22 404 £45,000 - 42
London -14 199 £50,000 - 24
South East -5 83 £40,000 -5.88% 5
City of London +45 62 £47,500 -1.55% 7
East of England +69 61 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Berkshire +18 36 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +29 32 £44,000 +83.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +29 25 £40,000 -6.97% 2
South West +3 25 £70,000 +100.00% 3
Cambridge +31 24 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bristol +22 21 £57,500 +91.66% 3
Reading +9 21 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Yorkshire -11 20 £40,000 +31.14% 1
West Yorkshire +12 12 £40,000 +33.33%
North West +6 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Leeds +9 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +6 11 £50,000 -6.97%
Brighton -11 11 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -12 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Sussex -14 11 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +16 9 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Edinburgh +14 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Manchester +8 9 £38,750 -6.06%
Oxford +6 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £43,500 -17.14% 1
Bracknell -1 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Milton Keynes -4 6 £42,500 -19.04%
East Midlands +14 5 £37,500 +27.11% 2
Surrey +11 5 £50,000 -38.27%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £37,500 - 1

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 649 (93.65%) Linux
2 364 (52.53%) Red Hat
3 352 (50.79%) Ubuntu
4 322 (46.46%) MySQL
5 275 (39.68%) CentOS
6 274 (39.54%) Apache
7 263 (37.95%) Windows
8 262 (37.81%) Perl
9 259 (37.37%) Python
10 254 (36.65%) VMware
11 240 (34.63%) Puppet
12 222 (32.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 210 (30.30%) Bash Shell
14 182 (26.26%) DevOps
15 176 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 173 (24.96%) Ruby
17 156 (22.51%) UNIX
18 144 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
19 143 (20.63%) TCP/IP
20 142 (20.49%) PHP
21 140 (20.20%) nginx
22 136 (19.62%) Java
23 129 (18.61%) Git (software)
24 126 (18.18%) DNS
25 113 (16.31%) Cisco
26 112 (16.16%) SQL Server
27 109 (15.73%) Firewall
28 108 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
29 100 (14.43%) Nagios
30 99 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 274 (39.54%) Apache
2 140 (20.20%) nginx
3 99 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 81 (11.69%) IIS
5 47 (6.78%) Apache Solr
6 36 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (4.18%) Node.js
8 25 (3.61%) Confluence
9 24 (3.46%) SharePoint
9 24 (3.46%) MS Exchange
10 19 (2.74%) MediaWiki
10 19 (2.74%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.88%) Zope
11 13 (1.88%) Plone
12 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.01%) Jetty
13 7 (1.01%) JBoss
14 5 (0.72%) Drupal
15 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (4.04%) IaaS
4 24 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (3.17%) GitHub
6 19 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (2.45%) PaaS
8 15 (2.16%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.88%) SaaS
10 12 (1.73%) Route 53
10 12 (1.73%) Office 365
11 8 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.72%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (0.72%) Joyent
14 4 (0.58%) Heroku
14 4 (0.58%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.58%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 143 (20.63%) TCP/IP
2 126 (18.18%) DNS
3 109 (15.73%) Firewall
4 77 (11.11%) SAN
4 77 (11.11%) VPN
5 55 (7.94%) WAN
6 51 (7.36%) LAN
7 46 (6.64%) Internet
8 44 (6.35%) LDAP
8 44 (6.35%) SMTP
9 41 (5.92%) BGP
10 38 (5.48%) HTTP
10 38 (5.48%) Network Security
11 33 (4.76%) IPsec
12 31 (4.47%) OSPF
13 29 (4.18%) NAS
14 27 (3.90%) IPv6
15 25 (3.61%) DHCP
16 23 (3.32%) VLAN
17 21 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (46.46%) MySQL
2 112 (16.16%) SQL Server
3 95 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (8.95%) MongoDB
5 40 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 35 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 34 (4.91%) Redis
8 31 (4.47%) MariaDB
9 23 (3.32%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.02%) DB2
11 13 (1.88%) Informix
12 11 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.30%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.30%) Big Data
14 8 (1.15%) Couchbase
15 7 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.72%) Riak
16 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 129 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 87 (12.55%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.37%) Subversion
4 40 (5.77%) TeamCity
5 37 (5.34%) JIRA
6 36 (5.19%) Hudson
7 28 (4.04%) Selenium
8 26 (3.75%) Cucumber
9 23 (3.32%) PhantomJS
9 23 (3.32%) Jasmine
9 23 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (3.32%) NUnit
10 10 (1.44%) Ant
11 8 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.15%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.01%) GDB
12 7 (1.01%) Maven
13 6 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.87%) Behat
14 5 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (10.10%) Finance
2 39 (5.63%) Advertising
3 31 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.04%) Automotive
5 24 (3.46%) Publishing
6 23 (3.32%) Games
7 17 (2.45%) Banking
8 9 (1.30%) Law
9 8 (1.15%) Marketing
10 6 (0.87%) Retail
10 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.43%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 288 (41.56%) Administrator
2 268 (38.67%) Systems Administrator
3 194 (27.99%) Linux Administrator
4 177 (25.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 72 (10.39%) Developer
6 67 (9.67%) Linux Engineer
7 52 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 49 (7.07%) Support Engineer
9 47 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (5.19%) UNIX Administrator
10 36 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (4.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 31 (4.47%) Senior Developer
13 29 (4.18%) Linux Support
14 26 (3.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 26 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 25 (3.61%) Analyst
16 20 (2.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 20 (2.89%) PHP Developer
16 20 (2.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (12.12%) LAMP
2 65 (9.38%) Web Services
3 56 (8.08%) .NET
4 46 (6.64%) HTML
5 43 (6.20%) ASP.NET
6 34 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
7 30 (4.33%) jQuery
8 28 (4.04%) AngularJS
9 26 (3.75%) Lucene
10 25 (3.61%) REST
11 24 (3.46%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (3.32%) NHibernate
12 23 (3.32%) StructureMap
12 23 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (3.32%) ServiceStack
12 23 (3.32%) NancyFx
13 19 (2.74%) XML
14 16 (2.31%) CSS
15 14 (2.02%) XSL
15 14 (2.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.84%) Open Source
2 41 (5.92%) Blackberry
3 30 (4.33%) Replication
4 29 (4.18%) Clustering
5 28 (4.04%) BBC
5 28 (4.04%) Wiki
6 25 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 24 (3.46%) Eurex
8 17 (2.45%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.44%) Derivative
12 10 (1.44%) iPhone
12 10 (1.44%) Social Media
13 9 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.15%) Mathematics
15 7 (1.01%) Equities
15 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 649 (93.65%) Linux
2 352 (50.79%) Ubuntu
3 275 (39.68%) CentOS
4 263 (37.95%) Windows
5 222 (32.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 156 (22.51%) UNIX
7 77 (11.11%) SUSE
8 57 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (7.50%) Solaris
9 52 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (6.78%) Fedora
11 32 (4.62%) Windows 7
12 28 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (3.46%) Android
14 21 (3.03%) AIX
15 14 (2.02%) HPUX
16 13 (1.88%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (1.44%) Windows Phone
19 8 (1.15%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (26.26%) DevOps
2 99 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 77 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (10.39%) ITIL
5 62 (8.95%) Load Balancing
6 61 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 41 (5.92%) OO
9 40 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (5.48%) TDD
11 34 (4.91%) Build Automation
12 32 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (4.47%) MVC
14 30 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
15 29 (4.18%) Content Management
16 26 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (3.61%) BDD
18 23 (3.32%) Refactoring
18 23 (3.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 262 (37.81%) Perl
2 259 (37.37%) Python
3 210 (30.30%) Bash Shell
4 173 (24.96%) Ruby
5 142 (20.49%) PHP
6 136 (19.62%) Java
7 96 (13.85%) Shell Script
8 94 (13.56%) SQL
9 72 (10.39%) JavaScript
10 43 (6.20%) C#
11 40 (5.77%) C++
12 27 (3.90%) C
13 16 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.02%) Tcl
16 13 (1.88%) PHP5
17 11 (1.59%) Scala
18 5 (0.72%) AWK
19 4 (0.58%) Groovy
20 3 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (9.81%) Degree
2 33 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (4.62%) CCNA
4 30 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (4.04%) MCSE
6 23 (3.32%) MCSA
7 22 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.88%) CCA
8 13 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (1.88%) CCEA
9 8 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.01%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.01%) VCAP
11 6 (0.87%) LPIC
11 6 (0.87%) CCNP
12 5 (0.72%) MCITP
13 4 (0.58%) MCDST
13 4 (0.58%) MCP
13 4 (0.58%) RHCE
14 3 (0.43%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.78%) SLA
2 38 (5.48%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 176 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (11.40%) Samba
3 66 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 55 (7.94%) KVM
4 55 (7.94%) iptables
5 41 (5.92%) Varnish
6 40 (5.77%) NFS
7 39 (5.63%) Postfix
8 33 (4.76%) Xen
9 28 (4.04%) XenServer
10 23 (3.32%) vCloud
11 21 (3.03%) vSphere
12 17 (2.45%) Docker
13 15 (2.16%) Hyper-V
14 14 (2.02%) XenDesktop
14 14 (2.02%) GlusterFS
15 12 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (1.73%) VMware ESX
16 10 (1.44%) Squid
17 9 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 240 (34.63%) Puppet
2 144 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (14.43%) Nagios
4 53 (7.65%) ZABBIX
5 48 (6.93%) Ansible
6 42 (6.06%) Salt
7 26 (3.75%) Graphite
8 24 (3.46%) logstash
9 22 (3.17%) HAProxy
10 21 (3.03%) Kibana
11 16 (2.31%) NetBackup
12 15 (2.16%) StatsD
13 14 (2.02%) Cacti
14 13 (1.88%) Munin
15 11 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
16 10 (1.44%) Zenoss
17 9 (1.30%) FortiGate
17 9 (1.30%) Vagrant
18 7 (1.01%) SCCM
19 6 (0.87%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 364 (52.53%) Red Hat
2 254 (36.65%) VMware
3 113 (16.31%) Cisco
4 86 (12.41%) Oracle
5 68 (9.81%) Microsoft
6 50 (7.22%) Citrix
7 48 (6.93%) HP
8 41 (5.92%) Juniper
9 38 (5.48%) NetApp
10 24 (3.46%) Patsystems
10 24 (3.46%) NYFIX
11 23 (3.32%) GL TRADE
12 22 (3.17%) Symantec
13 21 (3.03%) IBM
14 20 (2.89%) EMC
15 18 (2.60%) Percona
16 17 (2.45%) New Relic
17 16 (2.31%) Dell
17 16 (2.31%) Reuters
17 16 (2.31%) Bloomberg
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50k depending on experience plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
7 Digital
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago