Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 739 713 729
Rank change year-on-year -26 +16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Debian 484 500 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% 1.18% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 437 456 596
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,675 £23,000
90th Percentile £74,250 £66,125 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +26.87% -16.25%

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 42,618 42,365 55,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 24.14% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35,009 35,656 46,740
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 16 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 23 February 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
England -21 441 £45,000 - 59
UK excluding London +5 291 £40,000 -5.88% 42
London -3 187 £57,500 +4.55% 19
North of England +6 83 £40,000 -2.44% 11
South East -45 65 £50,000 - 8
North West +6 58 £36,000 -4.00% 9
East of England +28 52 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Midlands -3 36 £43,750 +16.67% 7
West Midlands +17 32 £37,500 - 5
Scotland -16 27 £29,000 +56.76% 1
Yorkshire +4 24 £40,000 -2.44% 2
South West +3 16 £36,750 -8.13% 6
Wales +8 7 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands -28 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North East -25 1 £40,000 +17.13%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for Debian.

1 484 (100.00%) Linux
2 227 (46.90%) Python
3 217 (44.83%) Ubuntu
4 215 (44.42%) MySQL
5 198 (40.91%) CentOS
6 196 (40.50%) Red Hat
7 172 (35.54%) DevOps
8 160 (33.06%) Puppet
9 157 (32.44%) Bash Shell
10 149 (30.79%) Git (software)
11 136 (28.10%) PHP
12 124 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
12 124 (25.62%) Jenkins
13 111 (22.93%) Java
14 110 (22.73%) Ansible
15 108 (22.31%) Apache
16 105 (21.69%) VMware
17 103 (21.28%) Windows
18 102 (21.07%) Perl
19 98 (20.25%) Docker
20 92 (19.01%) Configuration Management
21 91 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
22 90 (18.60%) CSS
23 88 (18.18%) Unix
24 87 (17.98%) Subversion
25 85 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
26 83 (17.15%) DNS
27 78 (16.12%) Degree
27 78 (16.12%) JavaScript
28 77 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 108 (22.31%) Apache
2 61 (12.60%) nginx
3 42 (8.68%) OpenStack
4 36 (7.44%) Confluence
5 19 (3.93%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.93%) WordPress
6 14 (2.89%) uWSGI
7 12 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.07%) CMS
9 9 (1.86%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.03%) Drupal
10 5 (1.03%) IIS
10 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.62%) JBoss
12 3 (0.62%) Jetty
12 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Magento
2 7 (1.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 4 (0.83%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 124 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 13 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (2.69%) Amazon S3
7 13 (2.69%) Google App Engine
7 13 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (2.48%) Google Compute Engine
9 10 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (2.07%) Route 53
10 7 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.45%) GitHub
10 7 (1.45%) npm
11 4 (0.83%) Office 365
12 3 (0.62%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.62%) IaaS
12 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 83 (17.15%) DNS
2 76 (15.70%) Firewall
3 70 (14.46%) TCP/IP
4 34 (7.02%) HTTP
5 32 (6.61%) DHCP
5 32 (6.61%) Internet
5 32 (6.61%) SNMP
6 31 (6.40%) SSL
7 27 (5.58%) VLAN
7 27 (5.58%) VPN
8 26 (5.37%) SAN
9 25 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (5.17%) SMTP
9 25 (5.17%) VoIP
10 22 (4.55%) NAS
11 21 (4.34%) BGP
11 21 (4.34%) SMS
12 18 (3.72%) OpenVPN
13 17 (3.51%) LAN
14 15 (3.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (44.42%) MySQL
2 59 (12.19%) NoSQL
3 58 (11.98%) MongoDB
4 43 (8.88%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (7.44%) Redis
6 32 (6.61%) Relational Database
7 26 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
8 24 (4.96%) SQL Server
9 20 (4.13%) MariaDB
10 14 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.62%) OLAP
11 3 (0.62%) OLTP
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.41%) HBase
13 1 (0.21%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 149 (30.79%) Git (software)
2 124 (25.62%) Jenkins
3 87 (17.98%) Subversion
4 52 (10.74%) Maven
5 42 (8.68%) JIRA
6 35 (7.23%) Vagrant
7 33 (6.82%) Eclipse
8 30 (6.20%) MSBuild
8 30 (6.20%) PHPUnit
8 30 (6.20%) Selenium
9 29 (5.99%) CMake
9 29 (5.99%) NuGet
10 25 (5.17%) Mercurial
10 25 (5.17%) SonarQube
11 24 (4.96%) Artifactory
11 24 (4.96%) Bugzilla
11 24 (4.96%) Phabricator
11 24 (4.96%) Ranorex
12 21 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.69%) GitLab
General
1 40 (8.26%) Finance
2 32 (6.61%) Games
3 28 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.58%) Billing
5 21 (4.34%) Marketing
6 17 (3.51%) Advertising
7 16 (3.31%) Back Office
7 16 (3.31%) Banking
8 12 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.24%) Automotive
10 4 (0.83%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Retail
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (22.93%) Developer
2 93 (19.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (17.15%) Administrator
4 81 (16.74%) Linux Engineer
5 68 (14.05%) Systems Administrator
6 62 (12.81%) Linux Administrator
7 56 (11.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 53 (10.95%) PHP Developer
9 47 (9.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 35 (7.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 34 (7.02%) Web Developer
12 33 (6.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 33 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (5.79%) Senior DevOps
14 27 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (5.58%) Software Engineer
14 27 (5.58%) Software Test Engineer
14 27 (5.58%) Test Engineer
15 26 (5.37%) Software Development Engineer
15 26 (5.37%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.60%) CSS
2 76 (15.70%) HTML
3 66 (13.64%) LAMP
4 51 (10.54%) HTML5
4 51 (10.54%) jQuery
5 49 (10.12%) Web Services
6 40 (8.26%) XML
7 39 (8.06%) Laravel
8 36 (7.44%) CSS3
8 36 (7.44%) Symfony
9 34 (7.02%) RESTful
10 30 (6.20%) LEMP Stack
11 27 (5.58%) .NET
12 25 (5.17%) LDAP
13 24 (4.96%) AngularJS
13 24 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (4.96%) Spring
14 23 (4.75%) Node.js
15 21 (4.34%) Django
16 19 (3.93%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.68%) Computer Science
1 42 (8.68%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.40%) Replication
4 24 (4.96%) Robotics
5 21 (4.34%) BBC
6 20 (4.13%) Fintech
7 17 (3.51%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (3.10%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.48%) Eurex
9 12 (2.48%) Hedge funds
9 12 (2.48%) Internet of Things
9 12 (2.48%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.48%) Wiki
10 10 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.86%) PKI
11 9 (1.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 484 (100.00%) Linux
2 217 (44.83%) Ubuntu
3 198 (40.91%) CentOS
4 103 (21.28%) Windows
5 88 (18.18%) Unix
6 63 (13.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (6.82%) Windows Server
8 29 (5.99%) SUSE
9 27 (5.58%) Solaris
10 23 (4.75%) CoreOS
11 21 (4.34%) AIX
12 17 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (3.10%) Android
14 10 (2.07%) Fedora
15 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (1.45%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.45%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.45%) Windows 7
16 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (1.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (35.54%) DevOps
2 92 (19.01%) Configuration Management
3 91 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (11.98%) MVC
4 58 (11.98%) Scrum
5 54 (11.16%) Software Engineering
6 51 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (10.33%) Open Source
8 45 (9.30%) High Availability
9 43 (8.88%) OOP
9 43 (8.88%) Web Development
10 40 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (7.44%) Release Management
12 34 (7.02%) OO
13 32 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (6.61%) Server Building
14 31 (6.40%) Test Automation
15 28 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (5.79%) TDD
16 27 (5.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 227 (46.90%) Python
2 157 (32.44%) Bash Shell
3 136 (28.10%) PHP
4 111 (22.93%) Java
5 102 (21.07%) Perl
6 78 (16.12%) JavaScript
7 69 (14.26%) C++
8 65 (13.43%) SQL
9 53 (10.95%) Ruby
10 43 (8.88%) C#
11 30 (6.20%) PHP 7
12 23 (4.75%) Go
12 23 (4.75%) PHP 5
13 20 (4.13%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.86%) Korn
16 6 (1.24%) Bourne shell
16 6 (1.24%) C-shell
17 4 (0.83%) C
17 4 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (16.12%) Degree
2 33 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (5.79%) CCNA
3 28 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.13%) CCNP
5 10 (2.07%) RHCE
5 10 (2.07%) RHCSA
6 9 (1.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.45%) CCA
8 7 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (1.45%) HP ASE
8 7 (1.45%) HPE ATP
8 7 (1.45%) MCSA
8 7 (1.45%) MCSE
8 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.31%) SLA
4 10 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (1.86%) ISO 14001
5 9 (1.86%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.86%) QA
6 5 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.83%) GDPR
8 2 (0.41%) GCP
8 2 (0.41%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.21%) DICOM
9 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 98 (20.25%) Docker
2 77 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.23%) Ceph
4 26 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (4.96%) Active Directory
6 21 (4.34%) iptables
7 18 (3.72%) Hyper-V
8 16 (3.31%) Postfix
9 13 (2.69%) KVM
9 13 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.48%) BIND 9
10 12 (2.48%) Kamailio
11 10 (2.07%) vSphere
12 8 (1.65%) NFS
13 7 (1.45%) pfSense
14 6 (1.24%) Snort
15 4 (0.83%) LXC
15 4 (0.83%) Xen
16 3 (0.62%) vCloud
16 3 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 160 (33.06%) Puppet
2 110 (22.73%) Ansible
3 85 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (15.29%) Kubernetes
5 56 (11.57%) Nagios
6 33 (6.82%) Terraform
7 28 (5.79%) ZABBIX
8 24 (4.96%) Salt
9 16 (3.31%) HAProxy
10 15 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (2.69%) Cacti
11 13 (2.69%) Rancher
12 12 (2.48%) Munin
13 9 (1.86%) Icinga
14 7 (1.45%) Mesos
15 6 (1.24%) FortiGate
15 6 (1.24%) Nessus
15 6 (1.24%) OpenVAS
15 6 (1.24%) OSSEC
16 5 (1.03%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 196 (40.50%) Red Hat
2 105 (21.69%) VMware
3 73 (15.08%) Cisco
4 42 (8.68%) Microsoft
5 31 (6.40%) Google
5 31 (6.40%) Oracle
6 30 (6.20%) IBM
7 27 (5.58%) NetApp
7 27 (5.58%) Zend
8 23 (4.75%) Citrix
9 20 (4.13%) Atlassian
10 19 (3.93%) SaltStack
11 16 (3.31%) HP
12 15 (3.10%) Juniper
12 15 (3.10%) SolarWinds
13 14 (2.89%) Bloomberg
13 14 (2.89%) Reuters
14 12 (2.48%) Dell
14 12 (2.48%) ION Trading
14 12 (2.48%) Patsystems