Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Debian skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Debian over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 724 732 702
Rank change year-on-year +8 -30 +48
Permanent jobs citing Debian 126 153 418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.82% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 110 125 332
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,300 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,250 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £88,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%

Debian is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15,452 18,659 31,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.25% 21.22% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,290 15,347 25,171
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Debian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in England

Debian
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

Salary trend for Debian in England

Debian
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Debian in England

Debian
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the England region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +75 62 £57,500 -4.17% 9
South West -37 19 £34,500 -31.00% 3
South East +3 17 £45,000 -1.10% 10
East of England +40 13 £45,000 -45.78% 5
North of England -22 13 £36,000 -20.00% 3
North East -6 7 £40,000 -21.95% 3
North West +18 4 £33,750 -43.75%
Yorkshire -32 2 £24,000 -32.39%
East Midlands -1 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Midlands -8 1 £50,000 - 5
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Debian.

1 126 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (52.38%) Ubuntu
3 54 (42.86%) Python
4 53 (42.06%) Bash Shell
5 51 (40.48%) Firewall
6 46 (36.51%) CentOS
6 46 (36.51%) DevOps
7 44 (34.92%) MySQL
8 43 (34.13%) AWS
9 42 (33.33%) Puppet
9 42 (33.33%) Windows
10 41 (32.54%) Ansible
11 39 (30.95%) Apache
12 35 (27.78%) KVM
13 34 (26.98%) Perl
14 32 (25.40%) PHP
14 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
14 32 (25.40%) Docker
15 31 (24.60%) Social Skills
15 31 (24.60%) VMware
15 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
17 28 (22.22%) Cisco
17 28 (22.22%) Open Source
18 27 (21.43%) Degree
18 27 (21.43%) Internet
19 26 (20.63%) nginx
20 25 (19.84%) ZABBIX
20 25 (19.84%) DNS
20 25 (19.84%) C

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (30.95%) Apache
2 26 (20.63%) nginx
3 20 (15.87%) IIS
4 18 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 13 (10.32%) ejabberd
6 12 (9.52%) Confluence
7 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.97%) Drupal
8 5 (3.97%) Facebook Platform
9 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
9 4 (3.17%) WordPress
10 2 (1.59%) JBoss
11 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (34.13%) AWS
2 17 (13.49%) Azure
3 16 (12.70%) SaaS
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.56%) Power Automate
5 7 (5.56%) Power Platform
5 7 (5.56%) Zapier
6 6 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.97%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (3.97%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.97%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (3.97%) Route 53
7 5 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (3.17%) Serverless
9 3 (2.38%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.38%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.48%) Firewall
2 27 (21.43%) Internet
3 25 (19.84%) DNS
4 24 (19.05%) BGP
5 23 (18.25%) VPN
6 20 (15.87%) LAN
7 18 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
7 18 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
7 18 (14.29%) SNMP
8 15 (11.90%) PBX
9 13 (10.32%) VoIP
10 12 (9.52%) DHCP
11 9 (7.14%) SSL
11 9 (7.14%) VLAN
12 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
13 6 (4.76%) HTTPS
13 6 (4.76%) OSPF
14 5 (3.97%) Network Security
14 5 (3.97%) RTP
14 5 (3.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.92%) MySQL
2 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (5.56%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.97%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.59%) Big Data
8 2 (1.59%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon QuickSight
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.79%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) JIRA
2 20 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.56%) Postman
4 7 (5.56%) Selenium
5 4 (3.17%) GitLab
5 4 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (2.38%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.38%) Subversion
7 2 (1.59%) Maven
8 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.79%) gulp
General
1 31 (24.60%) Social Skills
2 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
4 16 (12.70%) Games
5 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.97%) Retail
7 4 (3.17%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.38%) Law
9 2 (1.59%) Banking
9 2 (1.59%) Finance
9 2 (1.59%) iGaming
9 2 (1.59%) Local Government
10 1 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 24 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (15.87%) Developer
4 17 (13.49%) Administrator
5 16 (12.70%) Network Engineer
5 16 (12.70%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.32%) Network Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.32%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (6.35%) Linux Support
9 8 (6.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.35%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.35%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.08%) CSS
1 19 (15.08%) HTML
2 18 (14.29%) LAMP
3 13 (10.32%) Node.js
3 13 (10.32%) XMPP
4 8 (6.35%) FreeSWITCH
4 8 (6.35%) Web Services
5 7 (5.56%) JSON
5 7 (5.56%) Laravel
5 7 (5.56%) RESTful
5 7 (5.56%) Vue.js
5 7 (5.56%) WebRTC
6 6 (4.76%) .NET
6 6 (4.76%) Sass
6 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.97%) Flask
7 5 (3.97%) LDAP
7 5 (3.97%) SQLAlchemy
7 5 (3.97%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (17.46%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 5 (3.97%) Derivative
4 5 (3.97%) Graphic Design
4 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.97%) Media Streaming
4 5 (3.97%) Social Media
5 4 (3.17%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) CESG
6 3 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (52.38%) Ubuntu
3 46 (36.51%) CentOS
4 42 (33.33%) Windows
5 16 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (11.11%) Unix
7 7 (5.56%) Fedora
8 4 (3.17%) VMS
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.38%) Android
9 3 (2.38%) Solaris
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.59%) SUSE
10 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) DevOps
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.22%) Open Source
4 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.08%) Configuration Management
5 19 (15.08%) High Availability
6 18 (14.29%) Architectural Design
6 18 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 13 (10.32%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (10.32%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (6.35%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.35%) Web Development
12 7 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.56%) DataOps
12 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (5.56%) Refactoring
12 7 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.86%) Python
2 53 (42.06%) Bash Shell
3 34 (26.98%) Perl
4 32 (25.40%) PHP
5 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
6 25 (19.84%) C
7 17 (13.49%) PowerShell
8 15 (11.90%) Ruby
9 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
10 12 (9.52%) SQL
11 6 (4.76%) C++
12 5 (3.97%) Java
12 5 (3.97%) Lua
13 4 (3.17%) ES6
14 2 (1.59%) Go
15 1 (0.79%) C#
15 1 (0.79%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Degree
2 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) CCIE
5 3 (2.38%) CCNP
5 3 (2.38%) CISSP
5 3 (2.38%) CLAS
5 3 (2.38%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.59%) MCP
6 2 (1.59%) MCSA
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) MCDST
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.78%) KVM
2 32 (25.40%) Docker
3 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (15.87%) iptables
5 18 (14.29%) Kamailio
5 18 (14.29%) QEMU
6 15 (11.90%) Postfix
7 13 (10.32%) Xen
8 11 (8.73%) Hyper-V
9 8 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
10 7 (5.56%) Samba
11 6 (4.76%) Ceph
12 5 (3.97%) Btrfs
12 5 (3.97%) DRBD
12 5 (3.97%) OpenSIPS
13 4 (3.17%) Firmware
13 4 (3.17%) vSphere
14 2 (1.59%) Sendmail
14 2 (1.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (33.33%) Puppet
2 41 (32.54%) Ansible
3 25 (19.84%) ZABBIX
4 21 (16.67%) HAProxy
4 21 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 18 (14.29%) Galera Cluster
6 16 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (7.94%) Prometheus
8 9 (7.14%) Nagios
8 9 (7.14%) Terraform
9 7 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (5.56%) Grafana
10 5 (3.97%) Check_MK
10 5 (3.97%) Nessus
10 5 (3.97%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (3.17%) Graylog
12 3 (2.38%) QRadar
13 2 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (1.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.60%) VMware
3 28 (22.22%) Cisco
4 23 (18.25%) Red Hat
5 20 (15.87%) HP
6 19 (15.08%) Juniper
7 18 (14.29%) GENBAND
7 18 (14.29%) Mitel
7 18 (14.29%) Percona
7 18 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 13 (10.32%) Nortel
9 6 (4.76%) Zend
10 5 (3.97%) Facebook
10 5 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.97%) Sophos
11 4 (3.17%) MuleSoft
11 4 (3.17%) Oracle
12 3 (2.38%) AlienVault
12 3 (2.38%) LogRhythm
12 3 (2.38%) Splunk