Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 651 810 725
Rank change year-on-year +159 -85 +22
Permanent jobs citing Debian 92 196 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 0.75% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 176 330
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.36% +22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,625 £75,000 £75,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% +22.22%

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 12,013 26,014 32,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.44% 22.54% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,872 21,270 26,607
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,450 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +194 42 £61,000 +10.91% 15
South West +47 20 £32,500 -38.10% 3
North of England +83 18 £37,500 -31.82% 10
South East +80 6 £37,500 -12.28% 4
North West +61 6 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Yorkshire +54 6 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North East +12 6 £55,000 +25.71% 1
East of England +95 3 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Midlands +86 3 £55,000 +19.57% 3
East Midlands +60 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +53 1 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (47.83%) Ubuntu
2 44 (47.83%) DevOps
3 42 (45.65%) Python
4 41 (44.57%) CentOS
5 40 (43.48%) Windows
6 39 (42.39%) Bash Shell
7 34 (36.96%) AWS
8 31 (33.70%) VMware
9 26 (28.26%) Perl
9 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
10 25 (27.17%) Puppet
10 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (27.17%) DNS
11 24 (26.09%) Red Hat
11 24 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (25.00%) Apache
13 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
14 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
14 21 (22.83%) Firewall
15 20 (21.74%) DHCP
15 20 (21.74%) Open Source
15 20 (21.74%) Docker
16 19 (20.65%) Ansible
17 18 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (19.57%) JIRA
18 16 (17.39%) Shell Script
18 16 (17.39%) Xen
18 16 (17.39%) Confluence

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 23 (25.00%) Apache
2 16 (17.39%) Confluence
3 9 (9.78%) IIS
4 7 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.61%) nginx
5 3 (3.26%) Drupal
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) ejabberd
6 2 (2.17%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.96%) AWS
2 13 (14.13%) Azure
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.52%) GCP
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.43%) Route 53
5 4 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.35%) Serverless
5 4 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (3.26%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.17%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (2.17%) GitHub
7 2 (2.17%) Office 365
7 2 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) DNS
2 21 (22.83%) Firewall
3 20 (21.74%) DHCP
4 10 (10.87%) SSL
5 9 (9.78%) Internet
6 8 (8.70%) HTTP
7 7 (7.61%) SSH
8 6 (6.52%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (6.52%) VLAN
9 4 (4.35%) HTTPS
9 4 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (4.35%) RTP
9 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.35%) VoIP
10 3 (3.26%) LAN
11 2 (2.17%) BGP
11 2 (2.17%) IPv4
11 2 (2.17%) PBX
11 2 (2.17%) SNMP
11 2 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) MySQL
2 11 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.87%) CouchDB
4 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.52%) MariaDB
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.35%) Redis
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.26%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
3 18 (19.57%) JIRA
4 8 (8.70%) GitLab
4 8 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.43%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (3.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.26%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.09%) gulp
8 1 (1.09%) Maven
8 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (14.13%) Games
2 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (28.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (19.57%) Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (11.96%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) IT Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) HTML
2 13 (14.13%) CSS
3 8 (8.70%) LAMP
4 7 (7.61%) LDAP
5 6 (6.52%) Web Services
6 5 (5.43%) JSON
6 5 (5.43%) Node.js
6 5 (5.43%) React
7 4 (4.35%) FreeSWITCH
7 4 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (4.35%) WebRTC
7 4 (4.35%) XML
7 4 (4.35%) XML Messaging
7 4 (4.35%) YAML
8 3 (3.26%) .NET
8 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.26%) Sass
9 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (2.17%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (6.52%) Xbox
2 5 (5.43%) Clustering
2 5 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.35%) Media Streaming
3 4 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.35%) Replication
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Derivative
5 2 (2.17%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (47.83%) Ubuntu
3 41 (44.57%) CentOS
4 40 (43.48%) Windows
5 18 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.96%) Windows Server
7 10 (10.87%) Unix
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.52%) VMS
10 4 (4.35%) Fedora
11 3 (3.26%) Android
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (2.17%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (2.17%) OpenBSD
12 2 (2.17%) SUSE
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.09%) FreeBSD
13 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) DevOps
2 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Open Source
4 15 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 8 (8.70%) High Availability
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Patch Management
10 5 (5.43%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (5.43%) Functional Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.43%) Project Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Refactoring
10 5 (5.43%) Secure Coding
11 4 (4.35%) Release Management
11 4 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) Python
2 39 (42.39%) Bash Shell
3 26 (28.26%) Perl
4 24 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 15 (16.30%) Ruby
8 13 (14.13%) SQL
9 12 (13.04%) C
10 10 (10.87%) C++
11 6 (6.52%) PHP
12 4 (4.35%) Java
12 4 (4.35%) Lua
13 3 (3.26%) ES6
14 2 (2.17%) Go
14 2 (2.17%) PHP 5
14 2 (2.17%) PHP 7
15 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
1 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) MCSA
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) HND
5 1 (1.09%) MCDST
5 1 (1.09%) MCITP
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.74%) Docker
3 16 (17.39%) Xen
4 15 (16.30%) KVM
5 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.87%) Ceph
7 8 (8.70%) Samba
8 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
8 6 (6.52%) Kamailio
9 5 (5.43%) Btrfs
9 5 (5.43%) DRBD
10 4 (4.35%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (3.26%) Firmware
11 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (2.17%) iptables
12 2 (2.17%) NFS
12 2 (2.17%) Postfix
12 2 (2.17%) QEMU
12 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (27.17%) Puppet
2 19 (20.65%) Ansible
3 14 (15.22%) Kubernetes
4 12 (13.04%) Terraform
5 9 (9.78%) Grafana
6 8 (8.70%) Nagios
6 8 (8.70%) Prometheus
7 6 (6.52%) Check_MK
7 6 (6.52%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (5.43%) Graylog
8 5 (5.43%) HAProxy
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (5.43%) Rancher
8 5 (5.43%) ZABBIX
9 4 (4.35%) Proxmox
10 2 (2.17%) Galera Cluster
10 2 (2.17%) Munin
10 2 (2.17%) Nessus
10 2 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) VMware
2 24 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.43%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) Google
6 4 (4.35%) Juniper
6 4 (4.35%) Sophos
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) Percona
8 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.17%) Facebook
8 2 (2.17%) GENBAND
8 2 (2.17%) Mitel
8 2 (2.17%) Nortel
8 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (1.09%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.09%) New Relic