Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 190 221
Rank change year-on-year -36 +31 -11
Permanent jobs citing Debian 11 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.61% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 2.89% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 6
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% -30.00%
10th Percentile £25,925 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £38,325 £44,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,156 1,176 1,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.18% 21.15% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 741 748 776
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in Scotland

Debian
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Debian in Scotland.

Salary trend for Debian in Scotland

Debian
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Debian in Scotland

Debian
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Edinburgh -18 9 £30,000 +3.45%
South Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 - 1
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Debian.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) FreeSWITCH
3 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
3 6 (54.55%) Postfix
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) LAMP
4 5 (45.45%) H.323
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) PBX
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (45.45%) Kerberos
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
4 5 (45.45%) Robotics
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Xen
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Dovecot
4 5 (45.45%) VirtualBox
4 5 (45.45%) QEMU
4 5 (45.45%) Phabricator

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
2 5 (45.45%) H.323
2 5 (45.45%) Kerberos
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) PBX
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) VLAN
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Phabricator
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) RSpec
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) IT Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) FreeSWITCH
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Velocity
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Robotics
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GCP
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Postfix
2 5 (45.45%) Dovecot
2 5 (45.45%) iptables
2 5 (45.45%) QEMU
2 5 (45.45%) VirtualBox
2 5 (45.45%) Xen
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Proxmox
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Mesos
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) VMware