Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 669 628
Rank change year-on-year +63 -41 +68
Permanent jobs citing Debian 198 218 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.26% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 1.02% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 176 203 266
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +21.79% -8.77%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.27% +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 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 18,068 21,298 24,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.79% 23.84% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,237 16,743 20,558
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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 10 December 2019. 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 East +31 93 £40,000 - 23
South West +58 57 £50,000 +29.03% 5
North of England +46 20 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North West +50 15 £55,000 +15.79% 7
East of England +39 13 £45,000 -35.71% 9
Midlands +18 9 £42,000 -8.70% 2
Scotland +28 8 £26,000 -14.75%
West Midlands +26 8 £42,000 -9.19% 1
North East +18 5 £42,500 -12.82% 7
East Midlands +20 1 £37,500 -18.48% 1
Wales -5 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (43.43%) CentOS
3 80 (40.40%) Ubuntu
4 78 (39.39%) Red Hat
5 73 (36.87%) MySQL
6 72 (36.36%) Python
7 70 (35.35%) AWS
8 63 (31.82%) DevOps
9 60 (30.30%) SQL
9 60 (30.30%) Windows
10 59 (29.80%) Git (software)
11 53 (26.77%) Bash Shell
12 50 (25.25%) Docker
13 47 (23.74%) Ansible
14 45 (22.73%) PHP
14 45 (22.73%) Finance
15 42 (21.21%) HTML
15 42 (21.21%) Azure
16 39 (19.70%) VMware
17 38 (19.19%) Puppet
18 37 (18.69%) CSS
19 35 (17.68%) Web Development
19 35 (17.68%) Computer Science
19 35 (17.68%) Windows Server
20 33 (16.67%) Apache
21 32 (16.16%) Perl
22 31 (15.66%) MVC
22 31 (15.66%) Subversion
22 31 (15.66%) Kubernetes
23 30 (15.15%) Firewall

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 33 (16.67%) Apache
2 18 (9.09%) IIS
3 10 (5.05%) nginx
4 6 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.52%) Confluence
6 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.01%) Drupal
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 70 (35.35%) AWS
2 42 (21.21%) Azure
3 23 (11.62%) GCP
4 15 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (6.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (6.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.03%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.52%) Office 365
7 3 (1.52%) SaaS
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.01%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.01%) Heroku
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.51%) GitHub
9 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.51%) Route 53
9 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.15%) Firewall
2 19 (9.60%) VPN
3 18 (9.09%) DNS
3 18 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.57%) SSL
5 12 (6.06%) DHCP
5 12 (6.06%) DMZ
6 11 (5.56%) VLAN
6 11 (5.56%) Wireless
7 9 (4.55%) SSH
8 8 (4.04%) Internet
9 7 (3.54%) LAN
9 7 (3.54%) MPLS
9 7 (3.54%) OSPF
9 7 (3.54%) WAN
10 6 (3.03%) Ethernet
10 6 (3.03%) IGMP
10 6 (3.03%) Multicast
10 6 (3.03%) RTMP
10 6 (3.03%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (36.87%) MySQL
2 14 (7.07%) MariaDB
3 9 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.53%) InfluxDB
6 4 (2.02%) Big Data
6 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 59 (29.80%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.66%) Subversion
3 15 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.58%) JIRA
4 12 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.53%) Selenium
7 4 (2.02%) GitLab
7 4 (2.02%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.01%) Ant
8 2 (1.01%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.01%) Grunt
8 2 (1.01%) gulp
8 2 (1.01%) Maven
9 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.51%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.51%) GoCD
9 1 (0.51%) RSpec
General
1 45 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Automotive
2 13 (6.57%) Retail
3 10 (5.05%) Games
3 10 (5.05%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.03%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.53%) Avionics
5 5 (2.53%) Electronics
5 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (21.21%) Developer
2 41 (20.71%) Linux Engineer
3 33 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (13.13%) PHP Developer
5 25 (12.63%) Administrator
6 24 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (8.08%) Web Developer
9 14 (7.07%) Support Engineer
10 13 (6.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 13 (6.57%) Network Engineer
10 13 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 11 (5.56%) Linux Support
12 11 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
13 9 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 9 (4.55%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
13 9 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 8 (4.04%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.21%) HTML
2 37 (18.69%) CSS
3 24 (12.12%) Web Services
4 23 (11.62%) LAMP
5 12 (6.06%) XML
6 11 (5.56%) jQuery
6 11 (5.56%) XML Messaging
7 9 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (3.54%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (2.53%) JSON
10 5 (2.53%) Node.js
10 5 (2.53%) Spring
11 4 (2.02%) HTML5
11 4 (2.02%) Laravel
11 4 (2.02%) REST
11 4 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.02%) Vue.js
12 3 (1.52%) Kafka
12 3 (1.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (6.57%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.05%) Replication
4 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.02%) Clustering
7 4 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.02%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.52%) Blog
8 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Robotics
10 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 198 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (43.43%) CentOS
3 80 (40.40%) Ubuntu
4 60 (30.30%) Windows
5 35 (17.68%) Windows Server
6 27 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (9.09%) Unix
8 14 (7.07%) SUSE
9 13 (6.57%) Fedora
10 11 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.53%) Solaris
13 1 (0.51%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.51%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.51%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.51%) Slackware
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.82%) DevOps
2 35 (17.68%) Computer Science
2 35 (17.68%) Web Development
3 31 (15.66%) MVC
4 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.14%) Mathematics
5 22 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
5 22 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 22 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 20 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (9.60%) Deployment Automation
7 19 (9.60%) Open Source
7 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.09%) ITIL
9 17 (8.59%) Scrum
10 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (7.07%) Microservices
12 13 (6.57%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (6.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.36%) Python
2 60 (30.30%) SQL
3 53 (26.77%) Bash Shell
4 45 (22.73%) PHP
5 32 (16.16%) Perl
6 30 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 25 (12.63%) Java
8 19 (9.60%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.56%) Ruby
10 8 (4.04%) C++
11 3 (1.52%) Java 8
12 2 (1.01%) C-shell
12 2 (1.01%) Go
13 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) C#
13 1 (0.51%) Erlang
13 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (11.11%) Degree
2 18 (9.09%) RHCE
3 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.55%) CCNP
6 9 (4.55%) MCSA
6 9 (4.55%) MCSE
6 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.02%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (2.02%) RHCSA
8 4 (2.02%) RHCT
8 4 (2.02%) VCAP
8 4 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.01%) LPIC
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.51%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) HL7
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (25.25%) Docker
2 29 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.57%) KVM
5 12 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
7 9 (4.55%) Xen
8 8 (4.04%) Ceph
9 6 (3.03%) DRBD
9 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.53%) Btrfs
10 5 (2.53%) Dovecot
10 5 (2.53%) Postfix
11 4 (2.02%) Samba
12 2 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (1.01%) vSphere
13 1 (0.51%) Corosync
13 1 (0.51%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 47 (23.74%) Ansible
2 38 (19.19%) Puppet
3 31 (15.66%) Kubernetes
4 24 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 12 (6.06%) WSUS
6 12 (6.06%) yum
7 11 (5.56%) Terraform
8 10 (5.05%) Nagios
9 6 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (2.02%) Ambari
10 4 (2.02%) Galera Cluster
10 4 (2.02%) Packer
10 4 (2.02%) SELinux
11 3 (1.52%) Cloudify
11 3 (1.52%) logstash
12 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.01%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 78 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 39 (19.70%) VMware
3 19 (9.60%) Google
4 15 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.06%) Cisco
6 7 (3.54%) Oracle
7 6 (3.03%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.53%) Brocade
8 5 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.53%) Riverbed
8 5 (2.53%) SAP
9 4 (2.02%) Citrix
9 4 (2.02%) Scality
10 3 (1.52%) Dell
10 3 (1.52%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.52%) Twitter
11 2 (1.01%) Apple
11 2 (1.01%) F5
11 2 (1.01%) Percona
11 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds