Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 822 744 742
Rank change year-on-year -78 -2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Debian 193 395 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 1.14% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 156 336 434
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,375 £71,250 £74,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.75% - -5.88%

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 27,048 34,534 42,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.04% 23.15% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,720 27,767 34,819
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 -69 184 £52,500 +5.00% 65
UK excluding London -2 140 £45,500 +13.75% 45
South East +20 64 £45,000 +12.50% 16
London -42 47 £58,750 -6.75% 21
South West +33 39 £52,500 +50.00% 5
North of England +41 30 £55,000 +18.92% 15
North West +31 14 £55,000 +37.50% 4
North East +15 10 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +29 6 £37,750 +37.27% 7
Midlands +31 4 £51,250 +17.14% 2
East of England +32 3 £52,500 +6.06% 6
West Midlands +25 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland +32 2 £34,750 +21.93% 1
East Midlands +25 1 £37,500 - 2
Wales -10 1 £65,000 +44.44%

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (44.56%) Ubuntu
3 84 (43.52%) Python
4 82 (42.49%) AWS
4 82 (42.49%) DevOps
5 81 (41.97%) Windows
6 79 (40.93%) SQL
7 76 (39.38%) CentOS
8 67 (34.72%) Red Hat
9 59 (30.57%) Bash Shell
10 54 (27.98%) Ansible
10 54 (27.98%) MySQL
11 52 (26.94%) Docker
12 51 (26.42%) VMware
13 49 (25.39%) Firewall
14 45 (23.32%) Git (software)
15 44 (22.80%) Azure
15 44 (22.80%) Windows Server
16 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (20.21%) Puppet
18 38 (19.69%) Finance
18 38 (19.69%) Java
19 37 (19.17%) Web Services
19 37 (19.17%) Apache
20 36 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (18.65%) Kubernetes
21 33 (17.10%) JavaScript
22 32 (16.58%) Degree
23 31 (16.06%) PHP
24 27 (13.99%) Computer Science

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 37 (19.17%) Apache
2 20 (10.36%) IIS
3 16 (8.29%) OpenStack
4 11 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.63%) Confluence
7 6 (3.11%) nginx
8 2 (1.04%) Drupal
8 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 82 (42.49%) AWS
2 44 (22.80%) Azure
3 21 (10.88%) GCP
4 18 (9.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (8.29%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (7.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (4.15%) Slack
8 4 (2.07%) GitHub
8 4 (2.07%) Office 365
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.04%) SaaS
9 2 (1.04%) Serverless
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.52%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.39%) Firewall
2 26 (13.47%) SSL
2 26 (13.47%) VPN
3 21 (10.88%) DNS
3 21 (10.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.74%) DMZ
5 12 (6.22%) IPsec
5 12 (6.22%) SAN
6 11 (5.70%) Internet
6 11 (5.70%) OpenVPN
6 11 (5.70%) VLAN
7 10 (5.18%) DHCP
8 9 (4.66%) IPv6
9 7 (3.63%) WAN
10 6 (3.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 6 (3.11%) LAN
11 4 (2.07%) HTTP
11 4 (2.07%) PBX
11 4 (2.07%) SSH
11 4 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.98%) MySQL
2 14 (7.25%) MariaDB
3 11 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.66%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.63%) Big Data
7 5 (2.59%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.59%) InfluxDB
7 5 (2.59%) Redis
7 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.55%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.52%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 22 (11.40%) JIRA
4 17 (8.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (8.81%) Subversion
5 10 (5.18%) Maven
6 8 (4.15%) Ant
6 8 (4.15%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.07%) Selenium
9 2 (1.04%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.04%) Codeship
9 2 (1.04%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.04%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.04%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.52%) GoCD
10 1 (0.52%) Grunt
10 1 (0.52%) gulp
10 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (19.69%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.74%) Retail
4 12 (6.22%) Automotive
5 7 (3.63%) Marketing
6 6 (3.11%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.59%) Electronics
7 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.07%) Avionics
8 4 (2.07%) Billing
9 3 (1.55%) Banking
9 3 (1.55%) Games
10 2 (1.04%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (25.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (16.06%) Developer
3 28 (14.51%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (8.29%) IT Engineer
5 15 (7.77%) Administrator
5 15 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.74%) Integration Specialist
6 13 (6.74%) Linux Support
6 13 (6.74%) Technical Specialist
7 12 (6.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.70%) Senior IT Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.18%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.17%) Web Services
2 24 (12.44%) HTML
3 20 (10.36%) XML
4 19 (9.84%) XML Messaging
5 17 (8.81%) Node.js
6 16 (8.29%) CSS
7 15 (7.77%) LAMP
8 13 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (4.15%) jQuery
9 8 (4.15%) React
10 6 (3.11%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.11%) JSON
10 6 (3.11%) REST
11 5 (2.59%) Redux
12 4 (2.07%) .NET
12 4 (2.07%) LDAP
12 4 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.07%) YAML
13 3 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (1.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Public Cloud
2 14 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.22%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.63%) User Experience
6 5 (2.59%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.55%) Eurex
7 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.55%) Social Media
8 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (44.56%) Ubuntu
3 81 (41.97%) Windows
4 76 (39.38%) CentOS
5 44 (22.80%) Windows Server
6 24 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (9.84%) Unix
8 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.66%) Fedora
10 8 (4.15%) SUSE
11 6 (3.11%) Solaris
12 5 (2.59%) FreeBSD
13 4 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.55%) FreeNAS
14 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.52%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.49%) DevOps
2 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.99%) Computer Science
4 26 (13.47%) Project Delivery
5 23 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (11.40%) Test Automation
7 21 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (10.88%) Scrum
8 20 (10.36%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (10.36%) ITIL
8 20 (10.36%) Microservices
9 19 (9.84%) Kanban
10 18 (9.33%) Open Source
11 17 (8.81%) Network Design
12 14 (7.25%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (7.25%) Deployment Automation
13 13 (6.74%) Fintech
13 13 (6.74%) Patch Management
13 13 (6.74%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.52%) Python
2 79 (40.93%) SQL
3 59 (30.57%) Bash Shell
4 38 (19.69%) Java
5 33 (17.10%) JavaScript
6 31 (16.06%) PHP
7 23 (11.92%) Perl
7 23 (11.92%) Ruby
7 23 (11.92%) Shell Script
8 17 (8.81%) C++
9 13 (6.74%) Go
10 11 (5.70%) C
11 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.11%) C-shell
13 5 (2.59%) Bourne shell
13 5 (2.59%) Erlang
13 5 (2.59%) Korn
13 5 (2.59%) Scala
13 5 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (16.58%) Degree
2 22 (11.40%) SC Cleared
2 22 (11.40%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.36%) RHCE
4 8 (4.15%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.63%) CCNP
5 7 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.63%) LFCS
5 7 (3.63%) MCSA
5 7 (3.63%) MCSE
5 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.11%) LFCE
6 6 (3.11%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (3.11%) RHCSA
6 6 (3.11%) VCAP
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.04%) PhD
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.52%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (26.94%) Docker
2 36 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.36%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (6.22%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (5.18%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.18%) KVM
6 9 (4.66%) Xen
7 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.63%) Active Directory
8 7 (3.63%) NFS
8 7 (3.63%) vSphere
9 4 (2.07%) iptables
9 4 (2.07%) Samba
10 3 (1.55%) Btrfs
10 3 (1.55%) Ceph
10 3 (1.55%) DRBD
10 3 (1.55%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.04%) Postfix
11 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (27.98%) Ansible
2 39 (20.21%) Puppet
3 36 (18.65%) Kubernetes
4 25 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (12.44%) Terraform
6 13 (6.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (6.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (6.22%) WSUS
7 12 (6.22%) yum
8 11 (5.70%) Packer
9 9 (4.66%) Grafana
9 9 (4.66%) logstash
10 8 (4.15%) Cloudify
10 8 (4.15%) ZABBIX
11 4 (2.07%) Nagios
11 4 (2.07%) Proxmox
11 4 (2.07%) SELinux
12 3 (1.55%) FreeIPA
12 3 (1.55%) Mesos
12 3 (1.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 67 (34.72%) Red Hat
2 51 (26.42%) VMware
3 17 (8.81%) Cisco
3 17 (8.81%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.77%) Google
5 11 (5.70%) SaltStack
6 6 (3.11%) Oracle
7 5 (2.59%) Juniper
7 5 (2.59%) SAP
8 4 (2.07%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.07%) Dell
8 4 (2.07%) IBM
8 4 (2.07%) Percona
9 3 (1.55%) CQG
9 3 (1.55%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.55%) Fidessa
9 3 (1.55%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.55%) Patsystems
9 3 (1.55%) Reuters
9 3 (1.55%) Twitter