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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 598 546 505
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -41
Permanent jobs citing Debian 314 381 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 1.27% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 258 310 407
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,900 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
30780 29937 32355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.34% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25745 24877 27944
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -52 298 £43,000 -4.44% 35
London -17 162 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South East +10 46 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East of England -17 26 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Yorkshire -69 24 £28,500 -12.30% 2
City of London +32 23 £45,000 -16.27% 2
South West +13 20 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Berkshire +6 17 £36,250 -9.37% 5
North West +3 17 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -1 17 £42,000 +12.00% 2
West Yorkshire -22 17 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Hertfordshire -13 16 £32,500 -40.90%
Reading +9 13 £36,250 +16.93% 4
Surrey +3 13 £37,500 -37.50%
Bristol +15 12 £25,000 - 1
Leeds -11 12 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Guildford - 10 £37,500 -
Edinburgh +5 9 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Oxford +4 9 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Oxfordshire +1 9 £43,000 -18.09% 1
Scotland 0 9 £36,000 -48.57% 2
Watford - 8 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire -19 4 - -
Hampshire -26 4 £45,000 +15.38%
Fareham - 4 £45,000 -
South Wales +11 3 £24,000 +1.05%
Wales +8 3 £24,000 +1.05%
Bedfordshire +6 3 £37,500 -16.66%

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 689 (88.90%) Linux
2 417 (53.81%) Ubuntu
3 325 (41.94%) Red Hat
4 320 (41.29%) MySQL
5 313 (40.39%) Windows
6 308 (39.74%) Puppet
7 296 (38.19%) CentOS
8 277 (35.74%) Apache
9 274 (35.35%) Python
10 249 (32.13%) Perl
11 244 (31.48%) DevOps
12 237 (30.58%) VMware
13 208 (26.84%) Bash Shell
14 200 (25.81%) Git (software)
15 188 (24.26%) Ruby
16 187 (24.13%) Open Source
17 181 (23.35%) TCP/IP
18 180 (23.23%) Java
19 177 (22.84%) Opscode Chef
20 174 (22.45%) UNIX
21 173 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 149 (19.23%) nginx
23 143 (18.45%) PHP
24 141 (18.19%) Agile Software Development
25 139 (17.94%) Nagios
26 138 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
27 132 (17.03%) MongoDB
28 130 (16.77%) LAMP
29 129 (16.65%) Cisco
30 126 (16.26%) Amazon AWS

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 277 (35.74%) Apache
2 149 (19.23%) nginx
3 123 (15.87%) Tomcat
4 106 (13.68%) IIS
5 78 (10.06%) Apache Solr
6 63 (8.13%) Node.js
7 57 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (4.13%) OpenStack
9 24 (3.10%) Jetty
10 20 (2.58%) JBoss
11 15 (1.94%) Drupal
12 13 (1.68%) MS Exchange
13 12 (1.55%) CMS
14 11 (1.42%) Confluence
15 8 (1.03%) Lync
15 8 (1.03%) Gunicorn
15 8 (1.03%) WordPress
16 7 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.77%) MediaWiki
18 5 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 26 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.26%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.29%) IaaS
3 40 (5.16%) GitHub
4 38 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (4.26%) SaaS
5 33 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (3.61%) PaaS
7 22 (2.84%) Rackspace Cloud
8 14 (1.81%) SoftLayer
9 10 (1.29%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.16%) Basecamp
11 8 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (1.03%) Office 365
12 3 (0.39%) Joyent
12 3 (0.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 181 (23.35%) TCP/IP
2 96 (12.39%) Firewall
3 80 (10.32%) DNS
4 49 (6.32%) SAN
4 49 (6.32%) HTTP
5 46 (5.94%) Internet
6 43 (5.55%) VPN
7 41 (5.29%) LDAP
8 40 (5.16%) SMTP
9 39 (5.03%) LAN
10 35 (4.52%) WAN
11 30 (3.87%) NAS
12 26 (3.35%) VoIP
13 24 (3.10%) VLAN
14 21 (2.71%) DHCP
15 20 (2.58%) FTP
15 20 (2.58%) Network Security
15 20 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (2.32%) SSH
17 16 (2.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (41.29%) MySQL
2 132 (17.03%) MongoDB
3 123 (15.87%) SQL Server
4 104 (13.42%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (9.42%) NoSQL
6 61 (7.87%) Big Data
7 55 (7.10%) Hadoop
8 45 (5.81%) Redis
9 42 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (4.39%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.71%) CouchDB
12 18 (2.32%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.19%) Riak
14 16 (2.06%) MariaDB
15 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.90%) RavenDB
18 6 (0.77%) Couchbase
19 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
19 5 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 200 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 123 (15.87%) Jenkins
3 74 (9.55%) TeamCity
3 74 (9.55%) Subversion
4 42 (5.42%) Selenium
5 41 (5.29%) Cucumber
6 40 (5.16%) Jasmine
6 40 (5.16%) PhantomJS
6 40 (5.16%) JIRA
6 40 (5.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 40 (5.16%) NUnit
7 30 (3.87%) Hudson
8 28 (3.61%) Mercurial
9 13 (1.68%) Maven
9 13 (1.68%) Grunt
10 11 (1.42%) Bugzilla
11 9 (1.16%) JUnit
12 7 (0.90%) PHPUnit
12 7 (0.90%) Behat
13 6 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 57 (7.35%) Finance
2 43 (5.55%) Publishing
3 31 (4.00%) Games
4 30 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.48%) Music Industry
6 24 (3.10%) Advertising
7 23 (2.97%) Banking
8 15 (1.94%) Retail
9 13 (1.68%) Automotive
10 10 (1.29%) Marketing
10 10 (1.29%) Welsh Language
11 8 (1.03%) Law
12 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
14 3 (0.39%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.13%) French Language
16 1 (0.13%) German Language
16 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 301 (38.84%) Administrator
2 292 (37.68%) Systems Administrator
3 211 (27.23%) Linux Administrator
4 199 (25.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 127 (16.39%) Developer
6 81 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
7 57 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 51 (6.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 48 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
10 46 (5.94%) Support Engineer
11 43 (5.55%) Senior Developer
12 35 (4.52%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 35 (4.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 31 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
14 29 (3.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 25 (3.23%) Java Developer
16 24 (3.10%) Linux Support
16 24 (3.10%) Operations Engineer
17 21 (2.71%) Web Engineer
17 21 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (16.77%) LAMP
2 104 (13.42%) Web Services
3 87 (11.23%) .NET
4 70 (9.03%) ASP.NET
5 61 (7.87%) HTML
5 61 (7.87%) AngularJS
6 54 (6.97%) RabbitMQ
7 50 (6.45%) REST
8 47 (6.06%) Django
9 43 (5.55%) CSS
10 41 (5.29%) Lucene
11 40 (5.16%) NHibernate
11 40 (5.16%) jQuery
11 40 (5.16%) StructureMap
11 40 (5.16%) ServiceStack
11 40 (5.16%) NancyFx
11 40 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (3.61%) Ajax
13 19 (2.45%) XML
14 17 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (24.13%) Open Source
2 49 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 48 (6.19%) Blackberry
4 36 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 30 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.48%) Replication
7 23 (2.97%) Social Media
7 23 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.71%) Clustering
9 20 (2.58%) Mathematics
10 17 (2.19%) Physics
10 17 (2.19%) BBC
11 12 (1.55%) iPhone
12 10 (1.29%) Wiki
13 9 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.90%) Derivative
14 7 (0.90%) Spread Betting
15 6 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.65%) Video Editing
17 4 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 689 (88.90%) Linux
2 417 (53.81%) Ubuntu
3 313 (40.39%) Windows
4 296 (38.19%) CentOS
5 174 (22.45%) UNIX
6 173 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 96 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (9.55%) SUSE
9 52 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (5.16%) OpenBSD
12 39 (5.03%) Fedora
12 39 (5.03%) Solaris
13 38 (4.90%) AIX
14 37 (4.77%) FreeBSD
15 28 (3.61%) Windows 7
16 18 (2.32%) Android
17 11 (1.42%) Windows 8
18 10 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (31.48%) DevOps
2 141 (18.19%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (10.71%) OO
4 77 (9.94%) Configuration Management
5 65 (8.39%) MVC
6 61 (7.87%) E-Commerce
6 61 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (7.23%) Load Balancing
7 56 (7.23%) TDD
8 54 (6.97%) ITIL
9 52 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 49 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
11 44 (5.68%) BDD
12 43 (5.55%) Refactoring
13 40 (5.16%) Pair Programming
14 38 (4.90%) Software Engineering
15 34 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
15 34 (4.39%) Build Automation
16 27 (3.48%) Analytics
17 25 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 274 (35.35%) Python
2 249 (32.13%) Perl
3 208 (26.84%) Bash Shell
4 188 (24.26%) Ruby
5 180 (23.23%) Java
6 143 (18.45%) PHP
7 109 (14.06%) Shell Script
8 100 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 89 (11.48%) SQL
10 68 (8.77%) C#
11 37 (4.77%) PowerShell
12 32 (4.13%) C
13 29 (3.74%) C++
14 22 (2.84%) Scala
15 13 (1.68%) PHP5
16 9 (1.16%) AWK
17 8 (1.03%) Korn
18 7 (0.90%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.90%) VBScript
19 6 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (11.23%) Degree
2 35 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (3.61%) CCNA
5 18 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.81%) MCSE
7 13 (1.68%) RHCE
8 11 (1.42%) MCP
9 10 (1.29%) CEH
9 10 (1.29%) OSCP
9 10 (1.29%) OSCE
10 9 (1.16%) MCITP
10 9 (1.16%) CCNP
10 9 (1.16%) MCSA
11 8 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.65%) CIPD
12 5 (0.65%) CIMA
12 5 (0.65%) RHCA
13 2 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.90%) QA
2 32 (4.13%) SLA
3 21 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (9.42%) KVM
3 66 (8.52%) Samba
4 62 (8.00%) Varnish
5 46 (5.94%) Active Directory
6 33 (4.26%) Xen
7 31 (4.00%) Hyper-V
8 28 (3.61%) XenServer
8 28 (3.61%) vSphere
9 25 (3.23%) Postfix
10 21 (2.71%) Ceph
11 16 (2.06%) NFS
12 14 (1.81%) Snort
12 14 (1.81%) vCloud
13 12 (1.55%) LXC
14 9 (1.16%) Nmap
15 8 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.90%) VMware ESX
16 7 (0.90%) Docker
17 5 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 308 (39.74%) Puppet
2 177 (22.84%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (17.94%) Nagios
4 81 (10.45%) ZABBIX
5 53 (6.84%) Graphite
6 44 (5.68%) Cacti
7 43 (5.55%) HAProxy
8 39 (5.03%) Salt
9 36 (4.65%) logstash
10 32 (4.13%) Ansible
11 29 (3.74%) Kibana
12 28 (3.61%) StatsD
13 18 (2.32%) NetBackup
14 16 (2.06%) Ganglia
15 15 (1.94%) SCCM
15 15 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
16 11 (1.42%) CFEngine
17 9 (1.16%) Zenoss
17 9 (1.16%) Nessus
17 9 (1.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 325 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 237 (30.58%) VMware
3 129 (16.65%) Cisco
4 85 (10.97%) Microsoft
5 70 (9.03%) Juniper
6 62 (8.00%) HP
7 54 (6.97%) Oracle
8 45 (5.81%) NetApp
9 43 (5.55%) Rackspace
10 39 (5.03%) Dell
11 38 (4.90%) Sony
12 34 (4.39%) Citrix
13 31 (4.00%) Apple
14 29 (3.74%) New Relic
15 27 (3.48%) Toshiba
16 17 (2.19%) EMC
16 17 (2.19%) Percona
17 16 (2.06%) IBM
18 15 (1.94%) DigitalOcean
18 15 (1.94%) Brocade
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Good package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AB Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus options plus bonus plus trainin
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MOO.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
BITE London
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago