Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 735 722 753
Rank change year-on-year -13 +31 -27
Permanent jobs citing Debian 397 493 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 1.17% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 345 438 420
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,550 £26,500 £31,735
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.59% -13.33% +30.43%

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 35,296 41,968 42,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.25% 24.20% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28,306 34,324 35,968
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,706
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 14 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 22 January 2019. 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 +13 370 £55,000 +22.22% 78
UK excluding London -23 215 £46,250 +18.59% 48
London +31 170 £65,000 +18.18% 30
South East +71 96 £42,500 -19.05% 10
North of England +10 40 £50,000 +38.89% 19
East of England +14 36 £63,750 +41.67% 6
South West +41 26 £35,000 -2.78% 8
North West -1 22 £46,250 +28.47% 7
Yorkshire +15 10 £55,000 +37.50% 4
North East +18 8 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Scotland -23 8 £30,500 +5.17%
Wales +8 7 £45,000 +18.42%
Midlands +7 2 £51,250 +42.36% 5
West Midlands +6 2 £51,250 +42.36% 3

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Linux
2 185 (46.60%) Python
3 179 (45.09%) Ubuntu
4 176 (44.33%) DevOps
5 156 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
6 132 (33.25%) Bash Shell
7 113 (28.46%) Ansible
8 111 (27.96%) CentOS
9 110 (27.71%) Windows
10 107 (26.95%) Git (software)
11 106 (26.70%) Puppet
12 104 (26.20%) VMware
13 101 (25.44%) Red Hat
14 93 (23.43%) Opscode Chef
15 88 (22.17%) MySQL
16 87 (21.91%) Docker
17 81 (20.40%) Microsoft Azure
18 76 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 76 (19.14%) JavaScript
18 76 (19.14%) Configuration Management
19 72 (18.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 71 (17.88%) Degree
20 71 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
21 66 (16.62%) Firewall
21 66 (16.62%) Java
22 64 (16.12%) Perl
22 64 (16.12%) LAMP
23 61 (15.37%) PHP
24 60 (15.11%) Google Cloud Platform
24 60 (15.11%) 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 47 (11.84%) Apache
2 31 (7.81%) nginx
3 16 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.77%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.27%) IIS
7 6 (1.51%) Confluence
8 5 (1.26%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.26%) JBoss
8 5 (1.26%) Jetty
8 5 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.50%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
1 3 (0.76%) Avid Media Composer
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 2 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 156 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (20.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (15.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 40 (10.08%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (6.80%) SaaS
7 13 (3.27%) Slack
8 11 (2.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.51%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (1.26%) PaaS
13 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.01%) IaaS
14 3 (0.76%) Akamai
14 3 (0.76%) Office 365
14 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.62%) Firewall
2 48 (12.09%) DNS
3 24 (6.05%) RTMP
3 24 (6.05%) RTSP
4 20 (5.04%) VLAN
5 18 (4.53%) VPN
6 17 (4.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (4.28%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.03%) SAN
8 15 (3.78%) OpenVPN
9 14 (3.53%) DHCP
10 12 (3.02%) Junos
11 11 (2.77%) OPNsense
11 11 (2.77%) Wireless
12 10 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.27%) SNMP
13 9 (2.27%) SSL
13 9 (2.27%) Wireshark
14 8 (2.02%) BGP
14 8 (2.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (22.17%) MySQL
2 32 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.77%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.77%) Redis
4 10 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.27%) MariaDB
5 9 (2.27%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.02%) CouchDB
7 7 (1.76%) Couchbase
7 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.76%) Big Data
10 3 (0.76%) Riak
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.30%) Subversion
4 24 (6.05%) Mercurial
5 15 (3.78%) GitLab
6 11 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.76%) git-flow
7 7 (1.76%) JIRA
8 6 (1.51%) Travis CI
8 6 (1.51%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.76%) Maven
10 3 (0.76%) RSpec
11 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.25%) Gradle
12 1 (0.25%) Grunt
12 1 (0.25%) Hudson
12 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.25%) PhpStorm
General
1 39 (9.82%) Finance
2 20 (5.04%) Law
3 15 (3.78%) Retail
4 12 (3.02%) Aerospace
4 12 (3.02%) Marketing
5 8 (2.02%) Banking
6 7 (1.76%) Billing
6 7 (1.76%) Games
7 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.01%) Electronics
9 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.76%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (27.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (19.14%) Administrator
3 74 (18.64%) Systems Administrator
4 73 (18.39%) Developer
5 58 (14.61%) Linux Administrator
6 57 (14.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 30 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 30 (7.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 29 (7.30%) AWS DevOps
8 29 (7.30%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (6.30%) Python Engineer
10 24 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (5.29%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.04%) PHP Developer
13 19 (4.79%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Network Engineer
15 16 (4.03%) Lead DevOps
15 16 (4.03%) Python Developer
15 16 (4.03%) Senior Developer
15 16 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (16.12%) LAMP
2 44 (11.08%) Web Services
3 38 (9.57%) HTML
4 36 (9.07%) CSS
5 19 (4.79%) LEMP Stack
6 18 (4.53%) LDAP
6 18 (4.53%) React
7 16 (4.03%) Ajax
8 14 (3.53%) Node.js
9 12 (3.02%) .NET
10 11 (2.77%) CSS3
10 11 (2.77%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (2.77%) HTML5
10 11 (2.77%) XML
11 10 (2.52%) Laravel
12 9 (2.27%) HHVM
12 9 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (2.02%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.31%) Replication
2 24 (6.05%) Video\Live Streaming
3 23 (5.79%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (4.28%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.76%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.51%) Eurex
9 6 (1.51%) NHS
9 6 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.51%) User Experience
10 5 (1.26%) Clustering
10 5 (1.26%) Fintech
10 5 (1.26%) Life Science
11 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 397 (100.00%) Linux
2 179 (45.09%) Ubuntu
3 111 (27.96%) CentOS
4 110 (27.71%) Windows
5 72 (18.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (13.10%) Unix
7 38 (9.57%) Windows Server
8 15 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.27%) Fedora
10 11 (2.77%) AIX
10 11 (2.77%) FreeBSD
11 7 (1.76%) Solaris
12 6 (1.51%) SUSE
12 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.26%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.26%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.76%) Android
15 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (44.33%) DevOps
2 76 (19.14%) Configuration Management
3 71 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (11.08%) Open Source
6 35 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 34 (8.56%) Computer Science
8 30 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (6.80%) Deep Learning
10 26 (6.55%) Artificial Intelligence
10 26 (6.55%) Workflow
11 25 (6.30%) Network Monitoring
12 23 (5.79%) Analytics
12 23 (5.79%) Mentoring
13 22 (5.54%) Scrum
14 20 (5.04%) Line Management
14 20 (5.04%) Threat Modelling
14 20 (5.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 19 (4.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 185 (46.60%) Python
2 132 (33.25%) Bash Shell
3 76 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 66 (16.62%) Java
5 64 (16.12%) Perl
6 61 (15.37%) PHP
7 53 (13.35%) Ruby
8 45 (11.34%) C++
8 45 (11.34%) SQL
9 22 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.53%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.03%) C
12 13 (3.27%) C#
13 10 (2.52%) Erlang
14 9 (2.27%) PHP 5
15 8 (2.02%) PHP 7
15 8 (2.02%) VB
16 7 (1.76%) Bourne shell
16 7 (1.76%) C-shell
16 7 (1.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 71 (17.88%) Degree
2 16 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.52%) CISSP
3 10 (2.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.02%) CEH
5 8 (2.02%) CISM
5 8 (2.02%) GSEC
5 8 (2.02%) SANS
6 6 (1.51%) PhD
7 5 (1.26%) CCNP
7 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.01%) LPIC
9 3 (0.76%) MBA
9 3 (0.76%) MCSA
9 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.76%) RHCE
10 2 (0.50%) CCNA
10 2 (0.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.53%) SLA
3 8 (2.02%) GDPR
4 6 (1.51%) HL7
4 6 (1.51%) ISO 22301
4 6 (1.51%) ISO 9000
4 6 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) GAMP
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 87 (21.91%) Docker
2 76 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.31%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (5.54%) KVM
6 21 (5.29%) Active Directory
7 17 (4.28%) pfSense
8 15 (3.78%) vSphere
9 14 (3.53%) NFS
10 11 (2.77%) Samba
11 10 (2.52%) LXC
12 9 (2.27%) iptables
13 6 (1.51%) Xen
14 5 (1.26%) Hyper-V
15 3 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.76%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.76%) XenServer
16 2 (0.50%) Ceph
16 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 113 (28.46%) Ansible
2 106 (26.70%) Puppet
3 93 (23.43%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (15.11%) Terraform
5 55 (13.85%) Kubernetes
6 38 (9.57%) Nagios
7 17 (4.28%) ZABBIX
8 14 (3.53%) Packer
9 10 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (2.02%) Mesos
11 6 (1.51%) Kibana
11 6 (1.51%) logstash
11 6 (1.51%) Salt
11 6 (1.51%) SmoothWall
11 6 (1.51%) Suricata
12 4 (1.01%) Cacti
12 4 (1.01%) Icinga
13 3 (0.76%) Ganeti
13 3 (0.76%) Marathon
14 2 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 104 (26.20%) VMware
2 101 (25.44%) Red Hat
3 53 (13.35%) Google
4 38 (9.57%) Cisco
4 38 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 26 (6.55%) Oracle
6 18 (4.53%) Rackspace
7 17 (4.28%) Brocade
7 17 (4.28%) IBM
8 16 (4.03%) NetApp
8 16 (4.03%) Palo Alto
9 14 (3.53%) SaltStack
10 13 (3.27%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.02%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.77%) PagerDuty
13 10 (2.52%) Citrix
13 10 (2.52%) HP
13 10 (2.52%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.02%) Juniper
15 7 (1.76%) New Relic