Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 682 759
Rank change year-on-year -102 +77 -79
Permanent jobs citing Debian 402 563 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% 1.28% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 364 474 496
UK median annual salary £46,125 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 38,799 43,923 50,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.96% 24.79% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31,164 35,803 42,758
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 15 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 19 August 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 -99 376 £46,000 +2.22% 65
UK excluding London -56 242 £42,000 +5.00% 47
London -31 149 £55,000 +4.76% 19
South East -28 87 £40,000 -15.79% 15
North of England +5 57 £40,000 +6.67% 15
East of England +13 41 £52,500 -6.67% 5
South West +15 28 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Yorkshire +25 24 £40,000 - 2
North West +12 23 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Midlands +8 14 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Scotland -33 11 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands - 11 £46,000 -
North East -17 10 £42,500 +13.56% 7
Wales -10 4 £47,500 +26.67%
West Midlands -4 3 £40,000 +14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Linux
2 207 (51.49%) Python
3 205 (51.00%) Ubuntu
4 174 (43.28%) DevOps
5 161 (40.05%) Bash Shell
6 160 (39.80%) CentOS
7 152 (37.81%) Ansible
8 147 (36.57%) Puppet
8 147 (36.57%) Amazon AWS
9 145 (36.07%) Git (software)
10 139 (34.58%) Red Hat
11 129 (32.09%) MySQL
12 110 (27.36%) PHP
13 103 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
14 100 (24.88%) VMware
15 90 (22.39%) Perl
16 87 (21.64%) Windows
17 86 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 85 (21.14%) Firewall
19 84 (20.90%) Docker
20 83 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 82 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
22 78 (19.40%) JavaScript
23 75 (18.66%) Kubernetes
24 72 (17.91%) Configuration Management
24 72 (17.91%) Java
25 71 (17.66%) Open Source
26 67 (16.67%) Jenkins
27 66 (16.42%) Unix
28 64 (15.92%) Terraform

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 54 (13.43%) Apache
2 33 (8.21%) nginx
3 31 (7.71%) OpenStack
4 29 (7.21%) Tomcat
5 21 (5.22%) Confluence
6 18 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (3.23%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.24%) JBoss
8 9 (2.24%) Jetty
9 5 (1.24%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.24%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.00%) CloudStack
10 4 (1.00%) WordPress
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.50%) Drupal
13 1 (0.25%) IIS
13 1 (0.25%) Mongrel
Applications
1 7 (1.74%) HipChat
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Magento
2 4 (1.00%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 147 (36.57%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (8.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (5.72%) SaaS
7 11 (2.74%) GitHub
8 10 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.24%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.24%) PaaS
10 8 (1.99%) IaaS
10 8 (1.99%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.74%) Dropbox
12 4 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.00%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (1.00%) Datadog
12 4 (1.00%) Office 365
12 4 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 85 (21.14%) Firewall
2 45 (11.19%) DNS
3 31 (7.71%) TCP/IP
4 27 (6.72%) SSH
5 22 (5.47%) SAN
6 19 (4.73%) VLAN
7 17 (4.23%) Network Security
7 17 (4.23%) OpenVPN
7 17 (4.23%) SNMP
8 16 (3.98%) NAS
8 16 (3.98%) RTMP
8 16 (3.98%) RTSP
9 14 (3.48%) VPN
10 13 (3.23%) OPNsense
10 13 (3.23%) VoIP
11 11 (2.74%) DHCP
12 10 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.24%) Asterisk PBX
13 9 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (32.09%) MySQL
2 49 (12.19%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 21 (5.22%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.98%) Hadoop
6 15 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.99%) Redis
8 11 (2.74%) Big Data
9 9 (2.24%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.49%) Aerospike
12 4 (1.00%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.00%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.75%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.75%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.50%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 145 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 67 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 54 (13.43%) Subversion
4 28 (6.97%) JIRA
5 23 (5.72%) Vagrant
6 16 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.98%) Mercurial
7 11 (2.74%) GitLab
7 11 (2.74%) PHPUnit
8 10 (2.49%) Maven
9 8 (1.99%) Selenium
10 7 (1.74%) git-flow
11 6 (1.49%) IBM UrbanCode
11 6 (1.49%) JUnit
11 6 (1.49%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.24%) Phabricator
12 5 (1.24%) Redmine
13 3 (0.75%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.75%) RSpec
General
1 24 (5.97%) Finance
2 19 (4.73%) Games
3 13 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.23%) Marketing
4 10 (2.49%) Publishing
5 8 (1.99%) Banking
5 8 (1.99%) Retail
6 7 (1.74%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.24%) Billing
8 5 (1.24%) Law
9 4 (1.00%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (21.64%) Administrator
2 86 (21.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (19.90%) Systems Administrator
4 78 (19.40%) Developer
5 70 (17.41%) Linux Administrator
6 62 (15.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 55 (13.68%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (7.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 29 (7.21%) PHP Developer
8 29 (7.21%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (6.22%) Junior
10 23 (5.72%) AWS DevOps
11 22 (5.47%) Senior DevOps
11 22 (5.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.73%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 16 (3.98%) Linux Support
15 15 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (3.73%) DevOps Administrator
15 15 (3.73%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (15.67%) LAMP
2 37 (9.20%) HTML
3 36 (8.96%) CSS
4 34 (8.46%) Web Services
5 26 (6.47%) Laravel
5 26 (6.47%) Node.js
6 23 (5.72%) jQuery
6 23 (5.72%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (4.98%) LDAP
8 18 (4.48%) HTML5
8 18 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
9 16 (3.98%) CSS3
10 14 (3.48%) REST
10 14 (3.48%) Symfony
11 13 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (2.74%) React
12 11 (2.74%) RESTful
13 10 (2.49%) Ajax
13 10 (2.49%) Spring
14 9 (2.24%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.95%) Linux Command Line
2 31 (7.71%) Data Centre
3 27 (6.72%) Replication
4 22 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.98%) Public Cloud
6 17 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (3.98%) Video\Live Streaming
8 15 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.73%) Private Cloud
9 14 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (3.48%) Fintech
10 9 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (2.24%) User Experience
10 9 (2.24%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.74%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.74%) Robotics
13 6 (1.49%) Eurex
13 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 402 (100.00%) Linux
2 205 (51.00%) Ubuntu
3 160 (39.80%) CentOS
4 87 (21.64%) Windows
5 86 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (16.42%) Unix
7 29 (7.21%) Windows Server
8 23 (5.72%) Fedora
9 21 (5.22%) AIX
10 17 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (3.48%) Solaris
11 14 (3.48%) SUSE
12 13 (3.23%) FreeBSD
13 8 (1.99%) VMS
14 7 (1.74%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (1.49%) CoreOS
15 6 (1.49%) HPUX
16 4 (1.00%) Android
16 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (43.28%) DevOps
2 82 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (17.91%) Configuration Management
4 71 (17.66%) Open Source
5 53 (13.18%) Software Engineering
6 45 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (10.45%) Scrum
9 38 (9.45%) Microservices
10 37 (9.20%) MVC
11 32 (7.96%) High Availability
12 28 (6.97%) Deployment Automation
13 24 (5.97%) OOP
14 22 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (5.47%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.47%) Test Automation
15 21 (5.22%) Analytics
15 21 (5.22%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (4.98%) ITIL
17 18 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 207 (51.49%) Python
2 161 (40.05%) Bash Shell
3 110 (27.36%) PHP
4 90 (22.39%) Perl
5 78 (19.40%) JavaScript
6 72 (17.91%) Java
7 56 (13.93%) Ruby
8 49 (12.19%) SQL
9 47 (11.69%) Shell Script
10 25 (6.22%) Go
11 23 (5.72%) C++
11 23 (5.72%) PowerShell
12 22 (5.47%) PHP 5
12 22 (5.47%) PHP 7
13 14 (3.48%) C#
14 8 (1.99%) Erlang
15 7 (1.74%) Haskell
16 4 (1.00%) Groovy
17 3 (0.75%) Korn
18 2 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (11.69%) Degree
2 14 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.74%) CCNP
6 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.00%) CCNA
7 4 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.50%) MBA
8 2 (0.50%) MCSA
8 2 (0.50%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.25%) LPIC
9 1 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.73%) GCP
2 11 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.75%) QA
6 2 (0.50%) HL7
6 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) GAMP
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (20.90%) Docker
2 83 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.97%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (6.72%) iptables
5 26 (6.47%) KVM
6 24 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (3.98%) Active Directory
7 16 (3.98%) vSphere
8 15 (3.73%) NFS
8 15 (3.73%) Xen
9 14 (3.48%) pfSense
9 14 (3.48%) QEMU
10 13 (3.23%) Ceph
10 13 (3.23%) Postfix
10 13 (3.23%) Samba
11 10 (2.49%) Dovecot
12 8 (1.99%) VirtualBox
13 7 (1.74%) Hyper-V
13 7 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 152 (37.81%) Ansible
2 147 (36.57%) Puppet
3 103 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (18.66%) Kubernetes
5 64 (15.92%) Terraform
6 40 (9.95%) ZABBIX
7 35 (8.71%) Nagios
8 16 (3.98%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (2.99%) Packer
10 10 (2.49%) Kibana
11 9 (2.24%) Mesos
12 8 (1.99%) logstash
12 8 (1.99%) Salt
13 6 (1.49%) Galera Cluster
14 5 (1.24%) Proxmox
15 4 (1.00%) Cobbler
15 4 (1.00%) Grafana
15 4 (1.00%) Prometheus
15 4 (1.00%) systemd
16 3 (0.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 139 (34.58%) Red Hat
2 100 (24.88%) VMware
3 40 (9.95%) Google
4 32 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.72%) Oracle
6 26 (6.47%) SaltStack
7 24 (5.97%) IBM
8 22 (5.47%) NetApp
9 20 (4.98%) SolarWinds
10 19 (4.73%) Cisco
11 14 (3.48%) PagerDuty
12 13 (3.23%) Capita
12 13 (3.23%) Zend
13 12 (2.99%) Atlassian
13 12 (2.99%) Splunk
14 11 (2.74%) New Relic
15 9 (2.24%) HP
15 9 (2.24%) Perforce
16 6 (1.49%) Fidessa
16 6 (1.49%) Juniper