Debian Linux
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Debian skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Debian over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 727 734 1085
Rank change year-on-year +7 +351 -220
Permanent jobs citing Debian 164 162 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 1.14% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 140 148
10th Percentile £28,250 £44,825 £31,938
25th Percentile £41,250 £56,063 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -

All Operating Systems
UK

Debian falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,293 14,174 31,742
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.29% 16.80% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,894 9,935 16,644
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,750 £35,000 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,293 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.82% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Debian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Debian.

Salary trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +27 158 £52,500 -19.23% 12
UK excluding London +7 137 £52,500 -12.50% 12
South East +15 46 £53,750 -17.31% 6
South West +7 38 £52,500 -2.78%
Work from Home 0 34 £52,500 -16.00% 7
London +32 21 £65,000 -3.70% 4
East of England -40 20 £56,750 -9.20% 3
North of England +22 16 £22,000 -60.00%
North West +3 15 £22,000 -60.46%
Midlands -26 14 £43,750 -18.60% 1
East Midlands - 14 £43,750 - 1
Scotland -49 3 £48,500 +29.33% 3
Yorkshire +30 1 £40,681 -24.31%

Debian
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (17.68%) Apache
1 29 (17.68%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.27%) Confluence
2 7 (4.27%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Exchange
3 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Trello
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 95 (57.93%) Azure
2 57 (34.76%) AWS
3 44 (26.83%) Azure DevOps
4 39 (23.78%) Azure AI
4 39 (23.78%) GCP
4 39 (23.78%) IBM Cloud
5 29 (17.68%) Amazon EKS
5 29 (17.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (17.68%) AWS Lambda
5 29 (17.68%) OpenShift
5 29 (17.68%) Serverless
6 12 (7.32%) Entra ID
7 11 (6.71%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.05%) ClickUp
10 4 (2.44%) Cloudflare
10 4 (2.44%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.83%) AWS IoT
11 3 (1.83%) GitHub
11 3 (1.83%) Sentry
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.68%) AMQP
2 16 (9.76%) VLAN
3 15 (9.15%) Firewall
4 14 (8.54%) VPN
5 10 (6.10%) DNS
6 7 (4.27%) BGP
6 7 (4.27%) DHCP
6 7 (4.27%) OSPF
6 7 (4.27%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (3.66%) Internet
7 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.66%) VSAN
7 6 (3.66%) WAN
8 5 (3.05%) FTP
8 5 (3.05%) HTTP
8 5 (3.05%) HTTPS
8 5 (3.05%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.05%) LAN
8 5 (3.05%) PABX
8 5 (3.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) Big Data
1 31 (18.90%) Hadoop
2 29 (17.68%) Cloudera CDH
3 20 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.15%) MySQL
4 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.66%) MariaDB
7 5 (3.05%) Ingres
8 3 (1.83%) Redis
8 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.32%) JIRA
2 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Git
General
1 39 (23.78%) Public Sector
2 31 (18.90%) Aerospace
3 18 (10.98%) Social Skills
4 9 (5.49%) Finance
5 8 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (25.61%) Software Engineer
2 29 (17.68%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 27 (16.46%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Administrator
8 8 (4.88%) Junior
8 8 (4.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.27%) Lead
9 7 (4.27%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Network Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (3.05%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Junior QA Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Senior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) AngularJS
1 29 (17.68%) gRPC
1 29 (17.68%) Material-UI
1 29 (17.68%) Node.js
1 29 (17.68%) OpenAPI
1 29 (17.68%) RabbitMQ
1 29 (17.68%) React
1 29 (17.68%) REST
1 29 (17.68%) Spring
1 29 (17.68%) Spring Boot
1 29 (17.68%) Swagger
2 7 (4.27%) LDAP
3 5 (3.05%) EDI
4 4 (2.44%) Apache NiFi
4 4 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.44%) Kafka
4 4 (2.44%) XMPP
5 3 (1.83%) FastAPI
5 3 (1.83%) Flask
5 3 (1.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.78%) Blockchain
1 39 (23.78%) Distributed Systems
1 39 (23.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 29 (17.68%) Cloud Native
3 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.05%) PKI
6 3 (1.83%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.83%) IoT
6 3 (1.83%) Product Ownership
6 3 (1.83%) Replication
7 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.61%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (52.44%) CentOS
3 76 (46.34%) Ubuntu
4 47 (28.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (25.61%) Alpine Linux
6 30 (18.29%) Windows
7 9 (5.49%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.05%) SUSE
8 5 (3.05%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.83%) Rocky
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.22%) Unix
11 1 (0.61%) Fedora
11 1 (0.61%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.02%) DevOps
2 55 (33.54%) Configuration Management
3 46 (28.05%) CI/CD
4 42 (25.61%) Containerisation
4 42 (25.61%) Software Engineering
5 40 (24.39%) Artificial Intelligence
6 39 (23.78%) Co-Creation
6 39 (23.78%) Data Science
6 39 (23.78%) Functional Testing
6 39 (23.78%) Separation of Concerns
6 39 (23.78%) Task Automation
6 39 (23.78%) Technology Transformation
7 37 (22.56%) Agile
8 35 (21.34%) Open Source
9 33 (20.12%) Collaborative Working
10 29 (17.68%) API Development
10 29 (17.68%) Infrastructure as Code
10 29 (17.68%) Kanban
10 29 (17.68%) Microservices
10 29 (17.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 61 (37.20%) Python
2 36 (21.95%) Java
3 34 (20.73%) Bash
4 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.93%) SQL
6 8 (4.88%) C
7 7 (4.27%) C#
7 7 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.05%) C++
9 4 (2.44%) Perl
9 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.83%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.83%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.61%) AWK
11 1 (0.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 48 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (28.05%) MCSE
3 42 (25.61%) MCSA
4 39 (23.78%) Azure Certification
5 38 (23.17%) Security Cleared
6 34 (20.73%) DV Cleared
7 29 (17.68%) SC Cleared
8 24 (14.63%) Degree
9 11 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.44%) CCNA
11 4 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.83%) CCNP
12 3 (1.83%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.83%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) PMO
2 7 (4.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.05%) QA
4 4 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (31.10%) Docker
2 28 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.32%) vSphere
5 10 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.66%) Firmware
7 5 (3.05%) KVM
8 4 (2.44%) NFS
8 4 (2.44%) pfSense
8 4 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.83%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 86 (52.44%) Kubernetes
2 75 (45.73%) Terraform
3 41 (25.00%) Ansible
4 39 (23.78%) Puppet
5 9 (5.49%) ZABBIX
6 7 (4.27%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.44%) Podman
7 4 (2.44%) SCCM
8 3 (1.83%) Grafana
8 3 (1.83%) Icinga
8 3 (1.83%) Nagios
9 2 (1.22%) Kustomize
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 92 (56.10%) Red Hat
2 39 (23.78%) IBM
3 36 (21.95%) VMware
4 31 (18.90%) Google
5 29 (17.68%) SaltStack
6 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.88%) Citrix
8 4 (2.44%) Aruba
8 4 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.44%) Cisco
8 4 (2.44%) NetApp
8 4 (2.44%) QNAP
8 4 (2.44%) Synology
8 4 (2.44%) Ubiquiti
9 3 (1.83%) Juniper
9 3 (1.83%) MikroTik
9 3 (1.83%) TP-LINK
9 3 (1.83%) ZyXEL
10 2 (1.22%) EMC
10 2 (1.22%) HP