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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1004 765 768
Rank change year-on-year -239 +3 -56
Permanent jobs citing Debian 196 133 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 0.77% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 137 117 134
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £29,725
25th Percentile £33,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% -9.09% +29.41%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% -6.59% +13.75%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30,391 17,178 20,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.96% 19.16% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16,507 13,609 16,683
10th Percentile £26,450 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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 -256 153 £45,000 -10.00% 20
UK excluding London -95 114 £35,000 -17.65% 14
Work from Home -199 109 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South East -79 43 £60,000 +33.33% 5
London -280 43 £62,500 +8.70% 6
North of England -64 36 £34,500 -4.17% 2
North East +13 34 £34,500 -13.75%
South West -26 18 £33,125 -3.99% 4
East of England -81 10 £43,750 -2.78% 2
Scotland - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -49 2 £55,000 +129.17%
Midlands -69 2 £56,250 +12.50% 1
West Midlands - 2 £56,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for Debian.

1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 113 (57.65%) Ubuntu
3 102 (52.04%) MySQL
4 100 (51.02%) JavaScript
5 96 (48.98%) Python
6 92 (46.94%) Git (software)
7 70 (35.71%) PHP
8 64 (32.65%) Bash
9 61 (31.12%) AWS
10 58 (29.59%) Docker
11 55 (28.06%) Jenkins
12 54 (27.55%) Java
13 48 (24.49%) Google
14 47 (23.98%) Kubernetes
15 46 (23.47%) DevOps
16 44 (22.45%) Ansible
16 44 (22.45%) Degree
17 42 (21.43%) Computer Science
17 42 (21.43%) Software Engineering
17 42 (21.43%) MVC
18 40 (20.41%) SQL
18 40 (20.41%) CSS
18 40 (20.41%) Agile
18 40 (20.41%) jQuery
19 39 (19.90%) Go
20 38 (19.39%) JIRA
21 37 (18.88%) Laravel
22 36 (18.37%) OO
23 35 (17.86%) C++
23 35 (17.86%) Symfony

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 29 (14.80%) Apache
2 11 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.10%) Confluence
4 9 (4.59%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.04%) nginx
7 3 (1.53%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.51%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 61 (31.12%) AWS
2 34 (17.35%) GCP
3 25 (12.76%) GitHub
4 20 (10.20%) Azure
5 14 (7.14%) Datadog
5 14 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (5.61%) Slack
7 10 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (5.10%) Amazon S3
8 9 (4.59%) Amazon Neptune
8 9 (4.59%) CloudFront
8 9 (4.59%) Figma
8 9 (4.59%) Fivetran
8 9 (4.59%) Snowflake
9 8 (4.08%) Google Workspace
10 6 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (2.55%) AWS CloudTrail
11 5 (2.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.35%) Firewall
2 30 (15.31%) DNS
3 28 (14.29%) VPN
4 19 (9.69%) HTTP
5 17 (8.67%) MQTT
6 16 (8.16%) PPP
6 16 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.10%) LAN
8 9 (4.59%) WAN
9 8 (4.08%) Internet
10 7 (3.57%) SSL
11 6 (3.06%) Wireless
12 5 (2.55%) DHCP
13 4 (2.04%) Broadband
13 4 (2.04%) IPv4
13 4 (2.04%) IPv6
13 4 (2.04%) OpenVPN
13 4 (2.04%) SAN
13 4 (2.04%) SSH
13 4 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (52.04%) MySQL
2 23 (11.73%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (6.12%) MariaDB
5 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (4.59%) Looker
6 9 (4.59%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.06%) Redis
8 5 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.04%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.02%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.02%) Bigtable
10 2 (1.02%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.02%) GIS
11 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 92 (46.94%) Git (software)
2 55 (28.06%) Jenkins
3 38 (19.39%) JIRA
4 16 (8.16%) Bitbucket
4 16 (8.16%) Eclipse
4 16 (8.16%) GitLab
4 16 (8.16%) GoogleTest
4 16 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (8.16%) TestRail
4 16 (8.16%) Valgrind
5 13 (6.63%) Visual Studio Code
5 13 (6.63%) webpack
6 9 (4.59%) Bitbucket Server
6 9 (4.59%) git-flow
6 9 (4.59%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.59%) JUnit
6 9 (4.59%) Storybook
7 8 (4.08%) Subversion
8 5 (2.55%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.04%) Babel
General
1 33 (16.84%) Social Skills
2 13 (6.63%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Publishing
3 11 (5.61%) Marketing
4 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.55%) Russian Language
5 3 (1.53%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.53%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (1.02%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (38.78%) Developer
2 34 (17.35%) PHP Developer
3 31 (15.82%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (14.80%) Software Engineer
5 26 (13.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (12.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 19 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (9.18%) Administrator
9 16 (8.16%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Java Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Java Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.41%) CSS
1 40 (20.41%) jQuery
2 37 (18.88%) Laravel
3 35 (17.86%) Symfony
4 34 (17.35%) HTML
4 34 (17.35%) React
5 30 (15.31%) Doctrine
5 30 (15.31%) Zend Framework
6 28 (14.29%) LAMP
7 26 (13.27%) JSON
7 26 (13.27%) Kafka
8 22 (11.22%) XML
9 19 (9.69%) Vue.js
10 17 (8.67%) REST
10 17 (8.67%) Web Services
11 14 (7.14%) HTML5
11 14 (7.14%) Node.js
12 13 (6.63%) CSS3
12 13 (6.63%) Keras
12 13 (6.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.78%) Linux Command Line
2 23 (11.73%) User Experience
3 16 (8.16%) CAN bus
4 10 (5.10%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.10%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.04%) IoT
7 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.04%) PMI
8 3 (1.53%) Derivative
8 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.53%) PKI
8 3 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.02%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.02%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 113 (57.65%) Ubuntu
3 35 (17.86%) CentOS
4 32 (16.33%) Windows
5 23 (11.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (5.10%) Alpine Linux
8 9 (4.59%) Android
9 8 (4.08%) Unix
9 8 (4.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.55%) CoreOS
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (1.02%) Fedora
12 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.47%) DevOps
2 42 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 42 (21.43%) MVC
2 42 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 40 (20.41%) Agile
4 36 (18.37%) OO
5 31 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (15.31%) OO PHP
7 29 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (13.27%) Unit Testing
9 22 (11.22%) Scrum
10 21 (10.71%) SOLID
11 20 (10.20%) Configuration Management
11 20 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 18 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (8.67%) CI/CD
13 17 (8.67%) Clean Code
13 17 (8.67%) Cryptography
13 17 (8.67%) Migration
14 16 (8.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 100 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 96 (48.98%) Python
3 70 (35.71%) PHP
4 64 (32.65%) Bash
5 54 (27.55%) Java
6 40 (20.41%) SQL
7 39 (19.90%) Go
8 35 (17.86%) C++
9 23 (11.73%) C#
10 21 (10.71%) Perl
11 19 (9.69%) PowerShell
12 17 (8.67%) ES6
13 15 (7.65%) Ruby
14 14 (7.14%) Shell Script
15 9 (4.59%) Gremlin
15 9 (4.59%) Kotlin
15 9 (4.59%) Scala
15 9 (4.59%) TypeScript
16 4 (2.04%) C
16 4 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (22.45%) Degree
2 35 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (8.16%) Master's Degree
4 13 (6.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.55%) CCNA
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.04%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.04%) LPIC
7 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.53%) MCSE
9 2 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.02%) MCSA
9 2 (1.02%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.51%) PhD
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) GDPR
1 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (29.59%) Docker
2 16 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.65%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.08%) iptables
5 5 (2.55%) Xen
6 4 (2.04%) Ceph
7 3 (1.53%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.53%) vSphere
8 2 (1.02%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.02%) KVM
8 2 (1.02%) OpenSSH
8 2 (1.02%) Postfix
9 1 (0.51%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.51%) LXC
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.51%) vCloud
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (23.98%) Kubernetes
2 44 (22.45%) Ansible
3 32 (16.33%) Terraform
4 14 (7.14%) Puppet
5 13 (6.63%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (5.61%) Proxmox
7 10 (5.10%) Grafana
7 10 (5.10%) Prometheus
8 9 (4.59%) Matomo
9 6 (3.06%) Fluentd
9 6 (3.06%) Istio
10 5 (2.55%) Kubeflow
10 5 (2.55%) Kustomize
10 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.55%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.02%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.02%) Kibana
11 2 (1.02%) Nagios
11 2 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (24.49%) Google
2 30 (15.31%) Red Hat
2 30 (15.31%) Zend
3 21 (10.71%) VMware
4 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.08%) Cisco
6 6 (3.06%) New Relic
6 6 (3.06%) Oracle
7 4 (2.04%) Klarna
7 4 (2.04%) PayPal
7 4 (2.04%) Sophos
7 4 (2.04%) Unilink
8 3 (1.53%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.53%) Veeam
9 2 (1.02%) ESRI
9 2 (1.02%) F5
9 2 (1.02%) Juniper
9 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.51%) CA
10 1 (0.51%) HP