Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 815 668 679
Rank change year-on-year -147 +11 +128
Permanent jobs citing Debian 144 121 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 0.87% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 110 112 355
10th Percentile £36,225 £29,125 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £89,875 £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 18,638 13,919 30,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.61% 21.16% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,599 11,585 24,716
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,741
% change year-on-year - +6.97% -1.60%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -97 66 £55,000 -15.38% 16
South East -60 34 £45,000 -18.18% 10
North of England -62 20 £47,500 +15.15% 18
East of England -37 11 £45,000 -12.20% 6
Yorkshire -54 10 £47,500 +33.80% 6
South West -84 9 £39,500 -1.25% 1
North East -23 8 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North West -28 2 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (50.69%) Ubuntu
3 67 (46.53%) Python
4 64 (44.44%) Ansible
5 63 (43.75%) Bash Shell
6 61 (42.36%) Firewall
6 61 (42.36%) DevOps
7 53 (36.81%) CentOS
8 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 45 (31.25%) MySQL
8 45 (31.25%) Docker
9 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (29.86%) AWS
10 41 (28.47%) Open Source
10 41 (28.47%) Puppet
10 41 (28.47%) PHP
11 40 (27.78%) Windows
12 35 (24.31%) VPN
12 35 (24.31%) Configuration Management
12 35 (24.31%) KVM
13 31 (21.53%) Security Cleared
14 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 29 (20.14%) Apache
15 29 (20.14%) ZABBIX
16 28 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (19.44%) Kubernetes
17 27 (18.75%) Software Engineering
17 27 (18.75%) Cisco
17 27 (18.75%) BGP
18 26 (18.06%) 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 29 (20.14%) Apache
2 23 (15.97%) nginx
3 18 (12.50%) IIS
3 18 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.33%) ejabberd
5 9 (6.25%) Confluence
6 6 (4.17%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.78%) Drupal
7 4 (2.78%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (2.78%) WordPress
8 2 (1.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.69%) Jetty
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (29.86%) AWS
2 23 (15.97%) Azure
3 19 (13.19%) SaaS
4 7 (4.86%) Power Automate
4 7 (4.86%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.86%) Zapier
5 6 (4.17%) GCP
5 6 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (2.78%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.69%) IaaS
9 1 (0.69%) PaaS
9 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 61 (42.36%) Firewall
2 35 (24.31%) VPN
3 27 (18.75%) BGP
4 24 (16.67%) LAN
5 23 (15.97%) Internet
6 21 (14.58%) DNS
7 19 (13.19%) SSH
8 18 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
8 18 (12.50%) SNMP
9 16 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
10 14 (9.72%) PBX
11 13 (9.03%) VoIP
12 11 (7.64%) WAN
12 11 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (6.25%) OSPF
14 8 (5.56%) HTTP
14 8 (5.56%) SSL
15 7 (4.86%) Network Security
15 7 (4.86%) VLAN
16 5 (3.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.25%) MySQL
2 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.86%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.39%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.39%) OpenStack Swift
6 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (15.97%) JIRA
2 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.86%) Postman
5 6 (4.17%) Selenium
6 5 (3.47%) GitLab
7 3 (2.08%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (2.08%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.39%) Maven
8 2 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.39%) Subversion
8 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.69%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (15.97%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Social Skills
3 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (11.81%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (8.33%) Games
6 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.47%) iGaming
7 5 (3.47%) Retail
8 4 (2.78%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.08%) Banking
9 3 (2.08%) Law
9 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.39%) Local Government
10 2 (1.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Architect
2 26 (18.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (18.06%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (13.89%) Developer
4 17 (11.81%) Data Architect
5 16 (11.11%) Administrator
5 16 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Network Systems Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.25%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (4.86%) PHP Architect
11 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Linux Support
13 5 (3.47%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.11%) CSS
1 16 (11.11%) HTML
2 15 (10.42%) LAMP
3 12 (8.33%) XMPP
4 9 (6.25%) Laravel
4 9 (6.25%) Node.js
5 8 (5.56%) Symfony
6 7 (4.86%) FreeSWITCH
6 7 (4.86%) JSON
7 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.17%) Flask
7 6 (4.17%) RESTful
7 6 (4.17%) Vue.js
7 6 (4.17%) WebRTC
8 5 (3.47%) LDAP
8 5 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.78%) Sass
9 4 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
9 4 (2.78%) Swagger
9 4 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.47%) CESG
4 5 (3.47%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.78%) Derivative
5 4 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.78%) Media Streaming
5 4 (2.78%) Social Media
6 3 (2.08%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (50.69%) Ubuntu
3 53 (36.81%) CentOS
4 40 (27.78%) Windows
5 28 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.03%) Unix
7 11 (7.64%) Windows Server
8 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.78%) Fedora
11 2 (1.39%) CoreOS
11 2 (1.39%) Solaris
11 2 (1.39%) SUSE
11 2 (1.39%) VMS
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) DevOps
2 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.47%) Open Source
4 35 (24.31%) Configuration Management
5 27 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 24 (16.67%) Scrum
7 21 (14.58%) Prototyping
8 20 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (13.19%) Architectural Design
9 19 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (12.50%) Cost Reduction
10 18 (12.50%) High Availability
10 18 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 17 (11.81%) Coaching
11 17 (11.81%) Integration Testing
11 17 (11.81%) Rapid Prototyping
11 17 (11.81%) Software Architecture
12 14 (9.72%) Project Management
13 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
14 12 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.53%) Python
2 63 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 41 (28.47%) PHP
5 26 (18.06%) C
6 23 (15.97%) C++
6 23 (15.97%) Java
7 22 (15.28%) Perl
8 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.64%) SQL
10 10 (6.94%) Go
11 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.47%) Ruby
13 4 (2.78%) Lua
14 3 (2.08%) C#
15 1 (0.69%) ES6
15 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (21.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.28%) Degree
3 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.47%) CCIE
5 5 (3.47%) CCNP
5 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.47%) CISSP
5 5 (3.47%) CLAS
5 5 (3.47%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (31.25%) Docker
2 35 (24.31%) KVM
3 20 (13.89%) iptables
4 18 (12.50%) QEMU
5 16 (11.11%) Kamailio
5 16 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (9.72%) Postfix
7 8 (5.56%) Firmware
7 8 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.17%) vSphere
9 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
10 4 (2.78%) OpenSIPS
11 3 (2.08%) Xen
12 2 (1.39%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (44.44%) Ansible
2 41 (28.47%) Puppet
3 29 (20.14%) ZABBIX
4 28 (19.44%) Kubernetes
5 18 (12.50%) Galera Cluster
5 18 (12.50%) HAProxy
6 17 (11.81%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (6.94%) Prometheus
7 10 (6.94%) Rancher
8 9 (6.25%) Terraform
9 7 (4.86%) Grafana
10 6 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (3.47%) Nessus
11 5 (3.47%) QRadar
12 3 (2.08%) Nagios
12 3 (2.08%) Proxmox
13 2 (1.39%) Graylog
13 2 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (1.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.75%) Cisco
3 25 (17.36%) VMware
4 20 (13.89%) HP
5 18 (12.50%) GENBAND
5 18 (12.50%) Juniper
5 18 (12.50%) Mitel
5 18 (12.50%) Percona
5 18 (12.50%) SonicWALL
6 14 (9.72%) Red Hat
7 12 (8.33%) Nortel
8 8 (5.56%) Zend
9 7 (4.86%) Sophos
10 5 (3.47%) AlienVault
10 5 (3.47%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.47%) Splunk
11 4 (2.78%) Facebook
11 4 (2.78%) MuleSoft
12 3 (2.08%) SaltStack