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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 577 550 533
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Permanent jobs citing Debian 314 376 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 1.31% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 246 287 344
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%

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
28966 28735 29729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 26.90% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24216 23622 25066
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -31 301 £47,500 +5.55% 59
London -41 151 £52,500 +10.52% 26
South East -18 60 £43,000 -6.52% 8
City of London +19 44 £47,500 +2.15% 11
East of England +23 39 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Berkshire +15 32 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +10 29 £44,000 +27.53%
South West +1 27 £61,250 +33.15% 3
Reading +15 24 £22,000 -31.78%
Bristol - 19 £66,250 - 3
Yorkshire -51 14 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Leeds -5 10 £42,500 +30.76% 4
West Yorkshire -10 10 £42,500 +36.00% 4
North West -13 9 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge +12 8 £52,500 +24.26% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £52,500 +24.26% 6
Surrey +4 7 £60,000 -
Manchester -1 7 £36,250 -3.33%
Brighton -9 7 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex -16 7 £40,000 - 2
Woking - 7 £60,000 -
Edinburgh +10 6 £31,000 -27.05%
Oxford -1 6 £43,000 -18.09% 2
Scotland -2 6 £31,000 -54.07%
Oxfordshire -5 6 £43,000 -18.09% 4
Rickmansworth - 6 £34,000 -
Swindon - 6 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire -14 5 £33,750 -20.58%
Hull 0 4 £30,000 +9.09%

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 616 (92.08%) Linux
2 322 (48.13%) Red Hat
3 315 (47.09%) Ubuntu
4 291 (43.50%) MySQL
5 275 (41.11%) CentOS
6 274 (40.96%) Windows
7 256 (38.27%) Apache
8 254 (37.97%) Perl
9 249 (37.22%) VMware
10 245 (36.62%) Puppet
11 236 (35.28%) Python
12 208 (31.09%) Bash Shell
13 197 (29.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 183 (27.35%) Ruby
15 174 (26.01%) DevOps
16 164 (24.51%) UNIX
17 155 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 146 (21.82%) Java
19 140 (20.93%) TCP/IP
20 139 (20.78%) Git (software)
21 132 (19.73%) Open Source
22 129 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
23 125 (18.68%) nginx
24 121 (18.09%) PHP
25 120 (17.94%) Nagios
26 104 (15.55%) SQL Server
27 102 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
28 101 (15.10%) Cisco
29 100 (14.95%) Tomcat
30 94 (14.05%) LAMP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 256 (38.27%) Apache
2 125 (18.68%) nginx
3 100 (14.95%) Tomcat
4 80 (11.96%) IIS
5 49 (7.32%) Apache Solr
6 34 (5.08%) Node.js
7 29 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (3.29%) OpenStack
9 18 (2.69%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.54%) Jetty
11 16 (2.39%) JBoss
12 15 (2.24%) MS Exchange
13 14 (2.09%) MediaWiki
13 14 (2.09%) Confluence
14 8 (1.20%) Zope
14 8 (1.20%) Plone
15 7 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.30%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.19%) GitHub
3 24 (3.59%) IaaS
4 22 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.09%) Office 365
6 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (1.49%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.35%) SaaS
8 9 (1.35%) PaaS
9 8 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.90%) SoftLayer
10 6 (0.90%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (0.75%) Joyent
12 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.30%) Heroku
14 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 140 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 93 (13.90%) DNS
3 91 (13.60%) Firewall
4 66 (9.87%) SAN
5 49 (7.32%) VPN
6 47 (7.03%) WAN
6 47 (7.03%) Internet
7 45 (6.73%) LAN
8 34 (5.08%) BGP
9 32 (4.78%) Network Security
10 29 (4.33%) NAS
10 29 (4.33%) SMTP
11 28 (4.19%) LDAP
11 28 (4.19%) HTTP
11 28 (4.19%) OSPF
12 23 (3.44%) VLAN
13 22 (3.29%) VoIP
14 20 (2.99%) SSH
15 19 (2.84%) IPv6
16 18 (2.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (43.50%) MySQL
2 104 (15.55%) SQL Server
3 102 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (10.91%) MongoDB
5 50 (7.47%) NoSQL
6 39 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 37 (5.53%) Redis
8 35 (5.23%) Hadoop
9 27 (4.04%) Big Data
10 25 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.99%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.84%) MariaDB
13 14 (2.09%) CouchDB
14 12 (1.79%) DB2
15 11 (1.64%) Informix
16 10 (1.49%) Riak
17 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (1.20%) Couchbase
19 5 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 139 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 72 (10.76%) Jenkins
3 53 (7.92%) Subversion
4 43 (6.43%) TeamCity
5 35 (5.23%) Hudson
6 34 (5.08%) Selenium
7 32 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 30 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 30 (4.48%) PhantomJS
8 30 (4.48%) Jasmine
8 30 (4.48%) NUnit
9 29 (4.33%) JIRA
10 11 (1.64%) Mercurial
10 11 (1.64%) Maven
11 8 (1.20%) Ant
12 6 (0.90%) PHPUnit
12 6 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.75%) TestNG
13 5 (0.75%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 61 (9.12%) Finance
2 36 (5.38%) Advertising
3 30 (4.48%) Publishing
4 27 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.44%) Games
6 17 (2.54%) Automotive
7 13 (1.94%) Banking
8 7 (1.05%) Marketing
8 7 (1.05%) Law
9 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.75%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.45%) Welsh Language
11 3 (0.45%) Retail
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 274 (40.96%) Administrator
2 258 (38.57%) Systems Administrator
3 184 (27.50%) Linux Administrator
4 166 (24.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 85 (12.71%) Developer
6 66 (9.87%) Linux Engineer
7 44 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 44 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 38 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (5.53%) Senior Developer
10 35 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
10 35 (5.23%) UNIX Administrator
11 34 (5.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 32 (4.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 26 (3.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 24 (3.59%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 23 (3.44%) Linux Support
15 23 (3.44%) Analyst
16 20 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 19 (2.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (14.05%) LAMP
2 63 (9.42%) Web Services
3 57 (8.52%) .NET
4 47 (7.03%) HTML
5 44 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 41 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
7 39 (5.83%) AngularJS
8 37 (5.53%) REST
9 33 (4.93%) Lucene
10 30 (4.48%) NHibernate
10 30 (4.48%) StructureMap
10 30 (4.48%) jQuery
10 30 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (4.48%) ServiceStack
10 30 (4.48%) NancyFx
11 23 (3.44%) Django
12 21 (3.14%) XML
13 19 (2.84%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (2.24%) JSON
14 15 (2.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 132 (19.73%) Open Source
2 32 (4.78%) Blackberry
3 31 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.19%) Replication
5 25 (3.74%) Clustering
6 24 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.69%) BBC
8 16 (2.39%) Wiki
8 16 (2.39%) Social Media
9 14 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.49%) iPhone
10 10 (1.49%) Derivative
11 8 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.90%) Spread Betting
13 6 (0.90%) Web 2.0
13 6 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.75%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 616 (92.08%) Linux
2 315 (47.09%) Ubuntu
3 275 (41.11%) CentOS
4 274 (40.96%) Windows
5 197 (29.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 164 (24.51%) UNIX
7 83 (12.41%) SUSE
8 54 (8.07%) Solaris
9 52 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (6.73%) Fedora
12 36 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (3.89%) Windows 7
13 26 (3.89%) AIX
14 17 (2.54%) Android
15 13 (1.94%) OpenBSD
16 12 (1.79%) HPUX
16 12 (1.79%) FreeBSD
17 10 (1.49%) Windows Phone
18 9 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (26.01%) DevOps
2 93 (13.90%) Configuration Management
3 80 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (10.76%) ITIL
5 65 (9.72%) Load Balancing
6 62 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (8.67%) E-Commerce
8 57 (8.52%) OO
9 44 (6.58%) TDD
10 38 (5.68%) MVC
11 36 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (5.08%) Software Engineering
13 32 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
14 31 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (4.48%) Pair Programming
15 30 (4.48%) Refactoring
15 30 (4.48%) BDD
16 24 (3.59%) Mentoring
17 23 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
18 22 (3.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 254 (37.97%) Perl
2 236 (35.28%) Python
3 208 (31.09%) Bash Shell
4 183 (27.35%) Ruby
5 146 (21.82%) Java
6 121 (18.09%) PHP
7 87 (13.00%) Shell Script
8 82 (12.26%) SQL
9 79 (11.81%) JavaScript
10 54 (8.07%) C#
11 30 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 27 (4.04%) C++
13 26 (3.89%) C
14 17 (2.54%) Scala
15 10 (1.49%) PHP5
16 9 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.20%) Tcl
18 6 (0.90%) VBScript
19 4 (0.60%) Lisp
19 4 (0.60%) AWK
Qualifications
1 87 (13.00%) Degree
2 40 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (5.83%) CCNA
4 26 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.59%) MCSE
6 21 (3.14%) MCSA
7 19 (2.84%) Security Cleared
8 17 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.79%) RHCE
10 11 (1.64%) MCITP
10 11 (1.64%) VCP4
11 10 (1.49%) MCP
12 9 (1.35%) CCA
12 9 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.35%) CCEA
13 8 (1.20%) CCNP
14 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.75%) RHCA
15 5 (0.75%) LPIC
16 4 (0.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.17%) SLA
2 41 (6.13%) QA
3 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 155 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (9.12%) Samba
3 51 (7.62%) Active Directory
4 45 (6.73%) KVM
5 37 (5.53%) Varnish
6 31 (4.63%) Postfix
7 27 (4.04%) Xen
8 25 (3.74%) NFS
9 23 (3.44%) XenServer
10 22 (3.29%) vSphere
11 16 (2.39%) vCloud
12 15 (2.24%) Hyper-V
13 12 (1.79%) Snort
13 12 (1.79%) LXC
14 11 (1.64%) Ceph
15 10 (1.49%) Docker
15 10 (1.49%) VMware ESX
15 10 (1.49%) XenDesktop
16 9 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 245 (36.62%) Puppet
2 129 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (17.94%) Nagios
4 53 (7.92%) ZABBIX
5 44 (6.58%) Ansible
6 42 (6.28%) Salt
7 29 (4.33%) Cacti
8 26 (3.89%) Graphite
9 20 (2.99%) HAProxy
9 20 (2.99%) NetBackup
10 17 (2.54%) logstash
11 16 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (1.64%) Zenoss
12 11 (1.64%) Kibana
13 10 (1.49%) Ganglia
13 10 (1.49%) Munin
14 9 (1.35%) FortiGate
15 8 (1.20%) StatsD
16 7 (1.05%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.05%) Icinga
Vendors
1 322 (48.13%) Red Hat
2 249 (37.22%) VMware
3 101 (15.10%) Cisco
4 76 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 71 (10.61%) Oracle
6 49 (7.32%) HP
7 41 (6.13%) Citrix
8 38 (5.68%) Juniper
8 38 (5.68%) NetApp
9 24 (3.59%) Rackspace
10 19 (2.84%) Percona
10 19 (2.84%) IBM
10 19 (2.84%) Patsystems
10 19 (2.84%) GL TRADE
10 19 (2.84%) NYFIX
11 18 (2.69%) Symantec
11 18 (2.69%) EMC
12 13 (1.94%) Reuters
12 13 (1.94%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.79%) Dell
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days holiday, Pens
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Cover, Pension & Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Cover, Pension & Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago