Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 811 761 727
Rank change year-on-year -50 -34 +62
Permanent jobs citing Debian 249 399 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 1.08% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 217 346 451
UK median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,625 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -6.43%

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 30,164 36,961 43,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.66% 23.17% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24,073 29,677 35,535
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.01% +3.75% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -38 235 £47,500 -17.39% 68
UK excluding London +35 192 £45,000 -5.26% 53
South East +37 90 £40,000 - 23
South West +47 55 £50,000 +33.33% 4
London -30 52 £55,000 -15.38% 16
North of England +37 20 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West +23 15 £55,000 +15.79% 7
East of England +41 12 £45,000 -35.71% 8
Midlands +44 9 £42,000 -8.70% 2
West Midlands +33 8 £42,000 -9.19% 1
Scotland +17 8 £26,000 -14.75%
North East +18 5 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East Midlands +16 1 £37,500 -18.48% 1
Wales -2 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 249 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (47.79%) Ubuntu
2 119 (47.79%) CentOS
3 98 (39.36%) Python
4 97 (38.96%) Red Hat
5 94 (37.75%) AWS
6 81 (32.53%) DevOps
6 81 (32.53%) Windows
6 81 (32.53%) MySQL
7 72 (28.92%) SQL
8 70 (28.11%) Bash Shell
9 65 (26.10%) VMware
10 64 (25.70%) Docker
11 62 (24.90%) Git (software)
12 60 (24.10%) Ansible
13 56 (22.49%) Puppet
13 56 (22.49%) PHP
14 48 (19.28%) Azure
15 47 (18.88%) Firewall
16 45 (18.07%) Finance
17 42 (16.87%) Computer Science
18 41 (16.47%) Perl
19 40 (16.06%) Kubernetes
19 40 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 39 (15.66%) HTML
20 39 (15.66%) Java
21 38 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (14.86%) Apache
22 37 (14.86%) TCP/IP

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 (14.86%) Apache
2 17 (6.83%) IIS
3 14 (5.62%) nginx
4 12 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.81%) Confluence
6 7 (2.81%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.01%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 94 (37.75%) AWS
2 48 (19.28%) Azure
3 28 (11.24%) GCP
4 19 (7.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (4.02%) Slack
8 6 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.41%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.01%) GitHub
9 5 (2.01%) Serverless
10 4 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (1.61%) Office 365
11 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.20%) CloudFront
11 3 (1.20%) SaaS
12 2 (0.80%) Heroku
12 2 (0.80%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.88%) Firewall
2 37 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 32 (12.85%) DNS
4 24 (9.64%) VPN
5 22 (8.84%) DHCP
6 18 (7.23%) VLAN
7 17 (6.83%) SSL
8 15 (6.02%) Internet
9 14 (5.62%) OpenVPN
10 12 (4.82%) DMZ
11 11 (4.42%) IPsec
11 11 (4.42%) SAN
11 11 (4.42%) Wireless
12 9 (3.61%) SSH
13 8 (3.21%) IPv6
13 8 (3.21%) LAN
13 8 (3.21%) OSPF
13 8 (3.21%) WAN
14 7 (2.81%) MPLS
15 6 (2.41%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (32.53%) MySQL
2 14 (5.62%) MariaDB
3 11 (4.42%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.02%) Big Data
4 10 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (2.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.01%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.01%) InfluxDB
8 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.80%) Redis
10 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 62 (24.90%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.85%) Subversion
3 24 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.63%) JIRA
5 12 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.41%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.01%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.01%) Selenium
8 4 (1.61%) GitLab
8 4 (1.61%) Maven
8 4 (1.61%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.80%) Ant
9 2 (0.80%) Appium
9 2 (0.80%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.80%) Grunt
9 2 (0.80%) gulp
10 1 (0.40%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.40%) GoCD
10 1 (0.40%) RSpec
General
1 45 (18.07%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Automotive
2 13 (5.22%) Retail
3 12 (4.82%) Games
4 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.02%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.81%) Marketing
7 5 (2.01%) Avionics
7 5 (2.01%) Electronics
7 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.61%) Billing
9 2 (0.80%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (20.48%) Linux Engineer
2 50 (20.08%) Developer
3 46 (18.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (11.65%) Administrator
5 27 (10.84%) PHP Developer
6 26 (10.44%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (8.43%) Linux Administrator
8 19 (7.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (7.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 19 (7.63%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (6.83%) IT Engineer
11 14 (5.62%) Linux Support
11 14 (5.62%) Network Engineer
11 14 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.62%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.22%) Senior IT Engineer
12 13 (5.22%) Support Engineer
13 12 (4.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.66%) HTML
2 34 (13.65%) CSS
3 32 (12.85%) Web Services
4 25 (10.04%) LAMP
5 14 (5.62%) Node.js
6 13 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (4.82%) XML
8 11 (4.42%) jQuery
8 11 (4.42%) XML Messaging
9 8 (3.21%) React
10 7 (2.81%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.41%) Laravel
11 6 (2.41%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (2.01%) JSON
12 5 (2.01%) Redux
12 5 (2.01%) Spring
12 5 (2.01%) Vue.js
13 4 (1.61%) HTML5
13 4 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.03%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 11 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.02%) Replication
5 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.21%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.81%) User Experience
7 6 (2.41%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.41%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.61%) Clustering
9 4 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.80%) Blog
11 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 249 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (47.79%) CentOS
2 119 (47.79%) Ubuntu
3 81 (32.53%) Windows
4 39 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (14.46%) Windows Server
6 20 (8.03%) Unix
7 17 (6.83%) Fedora
8 13 (5.22%) SUSE
9 12 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.41%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.41%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.01%) Android
12 5 (2.01%) Solaris
13 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.80%) Gentoo
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.40%) Mandriva Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.53%) DevOps
2 42 (16.87%) Computer Science
3 38 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (13.25%) Open Source
5 32 (12.85%) Web Development
6 29 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (11.24%) MVC
8 26 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.04%) Mathematics
9 25 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (9.64%) Network Design
11 23 (9.24%) Microservices
11 23 (9.24%) Project Delivery
12 22 (8.84%) Test Automation
13 21 (8.43%) Data Reconciliation
13 21 (8.43%) Scrum
13 21 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 19 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (7.63%) Deployment Automation
15 17 (6.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.36%) Python
2 72 (28.92%) SQL
3 70 (28.11%) Bash Shell
4 56 (22.49%) PHP
5 41 (16.47%) Perl
6 39 (15.66%) Java
7 36 (14.46%) JavaScript
8 22 (8.84%) Shell Script
9 20 (8.03%) Ruby
10 16 (6.43%) C++
11 13 (5.22%) Go
12 10 (4.02%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.81%) C
14 6 (2.41%) C-shell
15 5 (2.01%) Bourne shell
15 5 (2.01%) Erlang
15 5 (2.01%) Korn
15 5 (2.01%) Scala
15 5 (2.01%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 36 (14.46%) Degree
2 24 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.84%) SC Cleared
4 20 (8.03%) RHCE
5 15 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.62%) CCNP
7 10 (4.02%) MCSA
7 10 (4.02%) MCSE
7 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.41%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (2.01%) RHCSA
9 5 (2.01%) VCAP
9 5 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.61%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.61%) RHCT
11 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.40%) LPIC
12 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.40%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (25.70%) Docker
2 40 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.23%) Active Directory
4 16 (6.43%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.22%) KVM
5 13 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (4.82%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (3.61%) Xen
8 8 (3.21%) Ceph
9 6 (2.41%) DRBD
9 6 (2.41%) iptables
9 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.41%) Samba
10 5 (2.01%) Btrfs
10 5 (2.01%) Dovecot
10 5 (2.01%) Postfix
10 5 (2.01%) vSphere
11 3 (1.20%) pfSense
12 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (24.10%) Ansible
2 56 (22.49%) Puppet
3 40 (16.06%) Kubernetes
4 32 (12.85%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (8.03%) Terraform
6 13 (5.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (4.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (4.82%) WSUS
7 12 (4.82%) yum
8 11 (4.42%) Nagios
9 8 (3.21%) Packer
10 7 (2.81%) logstash
11 6 (2.41%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (2.41%) SELinux
12 5 (2.01%) Grafana
12 5 (2.01%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.61%) Ambari
13 4 (1.61%) FreeIPA
13 4 (1.61%) Galera Cluster
13 4 (1.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 97 (38.96%) Red Hat
2 65 (26.10%) VMware
3 23 (9.24%) Cisco
4 20 (8.03%) Google
5 17 (6.83%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.21%) SaltStack
7 7 (2.81%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.81%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle
9 5 (2.01%) Brocade
9 5 (2.01%) Riverbed
9 5 (2.01%) SAP
10 4 (1.61%) Citrix
10 4 (1.61%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.61%) Scality
10 4 (1.61%) Ubiquiti
11 3 (1.20%) Dell
11 3 (1.20%) Juniper
11 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.20%) Twitter