Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 691 692 800
Rank change year-on-year +1 +108 -90
Permanent jobs citing Debian 139 460 446
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 1.36% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126 383 421
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,875 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £89,375 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -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 16,780 33,810 41,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.23% 22.95% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13,622 26,867 33,524
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 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 -9 130 £55,000 +29.41% 24
UK excluding London +36 97 £50,000 +25.00% 20
London +87 38 £67,500 +22.73% 5
South West +57 30 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South East +24 29 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North of England +130 20 £40,000 - 4
East of England +73 12 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire +114 11 £35,500 +29.09%
North East +25 8 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Scotland +82 5 £25,000 -52.38%
Work from Home +55 4 £25,000 -54.55% 1
Midlands +105 1 £62,500 +77.30% 2
West Midlands +96 1 £62,500 +83.82% 2
North West +88 1 £75,000 +87.50% 3

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (52.52%) DevOps
3 67 (48.20%) Bash Shell
4 64 (46.04%) Python
5 60 (43.17%) Ubuntu
5 60 (43.17%) Docker
6 57 (41.01%) SQL
7 54 (38.85%) Ansible
8 50 (35.97%) CentOS
8 50 (35.97%) MySQL
9 46 (33.09%) Git (software)
9 46 (33.09%) AWS
10 43 (30.94%) Jenkins
11 39 (28.06%) Kubernetes
12 37 (26.62%) Windows
13 36 (25.90%) Azure
14 34 (24.46%) Puppet
14 34 (24.46%) Firewall
15 32 (23.02%) Java
16 29 (20.86%) Red Hat
17 28 (20.14%) VMware
18 27 (19.42%) Finance
19 26 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
21 24 (17.27%) PHP
21 24 (17.27%) PostgreSQL
21 24 (17.27%) Open Source
22 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
22 23 (16.55%) JIRA
23 22 (15.83%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 16 (11.51%) Apache
2 15 (10.79%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (7.91%) Confluence
4 10 (7.19%) OpenStack
5 9 (6.47%) nginx
6 4 (2.88%) IIS
7 3 (2.16%) Gluu
7 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.44%) Drupal
8 2 (1.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Magento
1 2 (1.44%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.72%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 46 (33.09%) AWS
2 36 (25.90%) Azure
3 12 (8.63%) GCP
4 7 (5.04%) GitHub
4 7 (5.04%) SaaS
5 6 (4.32%) Datadog
5 6 (4.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.88%) Serverless
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.16%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.16%) PaaS
9 2 (1.44%) Office 365
9 2 (1.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.46%) Firewall
2 19 (13.67%) VPN
3 12 (8.63%) DNS
3 12 (8.63%) SSL
3 12 (8.63%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.47%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (6.47%) PBX
5 8 (5.76%) DMZ
5 8 (5.76%) Internet
5 8 (5.76%) VLAN
6 7 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.32%) OSPF
7 6 (4.32%) SSH
8 5 (3.60%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.60%) MPLS
8 5 (3.60%) Multicast
8 5 (3.60%) SMTP
8 5 (3.60%) VoIP
9 4 (2.88%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (2.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.97%) MySQL
2 24 (17.27%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.79%) MariaDB
4 15 (10.79%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.91%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.60%) Big Data
6 5 (3.60%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.88%) Redis
7 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.72%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.72%) KDB
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (33.09%) Git (software)
2 43 (30.94%) Jenkins
3 23 (16.55%) JIRA
4 22 (15.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (9.35%) GitLab
6 10 (7.19%) Ant
6 10 (7.19%) Artifactory
6 10 (7.19%) Maven
6 10 (7.19%) Selenium
6 10 (7.19%) Travis CI
7 9 (6.47%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.32%) Vagrant
10 5 (3.60%) Subversion
11 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (1.44%) CircleCI
12 2 (1.44%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.44%) Grunt
12 2 (1.44%) gulp
13 1 (0.72%) Redmine
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Retail
3 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
5 5 (3.60%) Automotive
6 4 (2.88%) Marketing
7 3 (2.16%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.44%) Games
8 2 (1.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (14.39%) Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Administrator
4 13 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.76%) Development Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Software Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.04%) DevOps Administrator
6 7 (5.04%) Junior
6 7 (5.04%) Linux Support
6 7 (5.04%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Software Development Manager
7 6 (4.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Junior Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) Node.js
2 13 (9.35%) HTML
3 12 (8.63%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (8.63%) LAMP
4 9 (6.47%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (6.47%) Web Services
5 8 (5.76%) CSS
5 8 (5.76%) Jinja
6 7 (5.04%) Laravel
7 6 (4.32%) .NET
7 6 (4.32%) JSON
7 6 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.60%) Ajax
8 5 (3.60%) Symfony
8 5 (3.60%) YAML
9 4 (2.88%) jQuery
9 4 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.88%) MEAN Stack
9 4 (2.88%) React
9 4 (2.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Public Cloud
2 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.47%) Eurex
4 8 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (5.04%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.88%) Replication
9 3 (2.16%) Equities
9 3 (2.16%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.16%) User Experience
10 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.44%) Blog
10 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.44%) Social Media
10 2 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (43.17%) Ubuntu
3 50 (35.97%) CentOS
4 37 (26.62%) Windows
5 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
6 18 (12.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (10.79%) Unix
8 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (6.47%) SUSE
10 8 (5.76%) Solaris
10 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (4.32%) FreeBSD
11 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.32%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.88%) FreeNAS
12 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.16%) Fedora
13 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.52%) DevOps
2 24 (17.27%) Open Source
3 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.07%) ITIL
6 14 (10.07%) Project Delivery
6 14 (10.07%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.63%) Patch Management
8 11 (7.91%) Fintech
9 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
9 10 (7.19%) ITIL 4
9 10 (7.19%) Microservices
9 10 (7.19%) OOP
10 9 (6.47%) Client Onboarding
10 9 (6.47%) Line Management
10 9 (6.47%) Scrum
10 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.76%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.20%) Bash Shell
2 64 (46.04%) Python
3 57 (41.01%) SQL
4 32 (23.02%) Java
5 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
6 24 (17.27%) PHP
7 21 (15.11%) Perl
7 21 (15.11%) PowerShell
8 14 (10.07%) C++
9 10 (7.19%) C
9 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.47%) Ruby
11 7 (5.04%) C#
11 7 (5.04%) Go
11 7 (5.04%) R
12 4 (2.88%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.16%) AWK
13 3 (2.16%) Java 8
13 3 (2.16%) PHP 7
13 3 (2.16%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
1 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) RHCE
3 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.16%) ISEB
4 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.44%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.72%) CCIE
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (43.17%) Docker
2 26 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.63%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.63%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.76%) VirtualBox
6 7 (5.04%) KVM
6 7 (5.04%) NFS
7 5 (3.60%) vSphere
7 5 (3.60%) Xen
8 4 (2.88%) iptables
8 4 (2.88%) Snort
8 4 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.72%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.72%) Postfix
11 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (38.85%) Ansible
2 39 (28.06%) Kubernetes
3 34 (24.46%) Puppet
4 18 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (12.95%) Terraform
5 15 (10.79%) logstash
6 12 (8.63%) Packer
7 10 (7.19%) Grafana
7 10 (7.19%) Kibana
8 9 (6.47%) ZABBIX
9 6 (4.32%) Galera Cluster
9 6 (4.32%) Nagios
9 6 (4.32%) OpenNebula
9 6 (4.32%) Proxmox
9 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (4.32%) WSUS
9 6 (4.32%) yum
10 5 (3.60%) Cloudify
10 5 (3.60%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (20.86%) Red Hat
2 28 (20.14%) VMware
3 11 (7.91%) Google
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle
4 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.47%) Bloomberg
5 9 (6.47%) CQG
5 9 (6.47%) Fidessa
5 9 (6.47%) ION Trading
5 9 (6.47%) Patsystems
5 9 (6.47%) Reuters
6 7 (5.04%) Cisco
6 7 (5.04%) Percona
6 7 (5.04%) Trayport
7 6 (4.32%) Juniper
7 6 (4.32%) SaltStack
8 5 (3.60%) Sybase
9 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.88%) Dell
9 4 (2.88%) NetApp