Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 579 605 630
Rank change year-on-year +26 +25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Debian 63 140 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.14% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.97% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 59 109 192
10th Percentile £30,600 £27,500 £29,225
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% -
75th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £52,813
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +26.47% -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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9,927 14,417 20,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.63% 22.74% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,003 11,689 15,800
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Debian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Debian in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Debian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 12 April 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
South West -5 22 £33,500 -36.19% 3
East of England +66 13 £45,000 -45.78% 5
South East +29 12 £42,500 -6.59% 8
North of England +25 12 £34,750 -22.78% 5
North West +36 6 £40,000 -27.27%
North East +7 4 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Midlands +35 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £24,000 -32.39% 4
West Midlands +28 1 £67,500 +8.00% 1
East Midlands +26 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland +5 1 £18,500 -26.00%
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Debian.

1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (65.08%) Ubuntu
3 33 (52.38%) Bash Shell
3 33 (52.38%) Python
4 31 (49.21%) CentOS
5 25 (39.68%) MySQL
6 24 (38.10%) DevOps
7 21 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 20 (31.75%) Perl
8 20 (31.75%) Windows
9 19 (30.16%) DNS
10 18 (28.57%) PHP
10 18 (28.57%) AWS
11 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
11 17 (26.98%) VMware
12 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
13 15 (23.81%) Xen
13 15 (23.81%) Firewall
13 15 (23.81%) Apache
14 13 (20.63%) KVM
14 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
15 12 (19.05%) JIRA
15 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 12 (19.05%) HTML
15 12 (19.05%) LAMP
15 12 (19.05%) Ruby
16 11 (17.46%) CSS
16 11 (17.46%) Ansible
16 11 (17.46%) Docker

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 15 (23.81%) Apache
2 9 (14.29%) nginx
3 6 (9.52%) Confluence
4 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.35%) WordPress
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.59%) Drupal
7 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) AWS
2 10 (15.87%) Azure
3 8 (12.70%) SaaS
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.17%) GCP
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.59%) GitHub
6 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.59%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Route 53
6 1 (1.59%) Stackdriver
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) Firewall
3 10 (15.87%) DHCP
4 7 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (7.94%) VLAN
6 4 (6.35%) SSH
6 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.76%) HTTP
8 2 (3.17%) BGP
8 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.17%) OSPF
8 2 (3.17%) SSL
8 2 (3.17%) WAN
9 1 (1.59%) AMQP
9 1 (1.59%) IPv4
9 1 (1.59%) LAN
9 1 (1.59%) Network Security
9 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) MariaDB
3 7 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.52%) CouchDB
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.17%) InfluxDB
6 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.17%) Redis
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.59%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) GitLab
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.59%) gulp
6 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (9.52%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Administrator
5 10 (15.87%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (15.87%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) PHP Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Linux Support
9 6 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (7.94%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 5 (7.94%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
11 4 (6.35%) IT Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Linux Support Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) HTML
1 12 (19.05%) LAMP
2 11 (17.46%) CSS
3 6 (9.52%) Laravel
3 6 (9.52%) Node.js
3 6 (9.52%) RESTful
3 6 (9.52%) Vue.js
4 5 (7.94%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (7.94%) Symfony
5 4 (6.35%) .NET
6 3 (4.76%) Web Services
7 2 (3.17%) PHP-FPM
7 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.59%) jQuery
8 1 (1.59%) Sass
8 1 (1.59%) Spring
8 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.59%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (65.08%) Ubuntu
3 31 (49.21%) CentOS
4 20 (31.75%) Windows
5 8 (12.70%) Fedora
6 6 (9.52%) Unix
7 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.76%) VMS
9 2 (3.17%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (3.17%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) DevOps
2 9 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 9 (14.29%) Web Development
3 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.52%) Open Source
5 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.76%) Task Automation
7 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.17%) ERP
8 2 (3.17%) Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Product Management
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Bash Shell
1 33 (52.38%) Python
2 20 (31.75%) Perl
3 18 (28.57%) PHP
4 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
5 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.05%) Ruby
6 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.94%) SQL
8 3 (4.76%) Java
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) C#
10 1 (1.59%) Go
10 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CISSP
3 2 (3.17%) MCSA
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CCIE
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) CLAS
4 1 (1.59%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.59%) HND
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) Xen
3 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.63%) KVM
4 11 (17.46%) Docker
5 7 (11.11%) Samba
6 5 (7.94%) Btrfs
6 5 (7.94%) Ceph
6 5 (7.94%) DRBD
7 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
8 3 (4.76%) vSphere
9 2 (3.17%) Firmware
9 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.59%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Ansible
2 8 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 8 (12.70%) Nagios
3 6 (9.52%) Check_MK
3 6 (9.52%) Puppet
4 5 (7.94%) Grafana
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (7.94%) Prometheus
4 5 (7.94%) Terraform
5 4 (6.35%) Graylog
6 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.76%) Rancher
7 2 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.59%) QRadar
8 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Zend
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.59%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Juniper
6 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Sophos
6 1 (1.59%) Splunk