Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 751 709
Rank change year-on-year +56 -42 -29
Permanent jobs citing Debian 527 500 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.19% 1.06% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 453 447 623
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%

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 44337 47060 56632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.55% 24.74% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35771 39970 47790
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,001
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +13 464 £46,000 +2.22% 30
UK excluding London +75 341 £40,000 -5.88% 19
London -4 183 £55,000 +22.22% 11
South East +19 98 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North of England -8 60 £37,500 - 6
East of England +37 59 £50,000 - 2
Scotland +25 41 £29,000 +7.41%
Midlands +40 40 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +37 40 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West -27 33 £33,750 -6.25% 4
Yorkshire +26 27 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South West 0 24 £37,500 -11.76%
Wales +22 15 £38,000 +22.58%
Northern Ireland -21 5 £40,000 +60.00%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Debian.

1 527 (100.00%) Linux
2 279 (52.94%) Ubuntu
3 242 (45.92%) Python
4 217 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 211 (40.04%) DevOps
6 200 (37.95%) MySQL
7 196 (37.19%) Puppet
8 189 (35.86%) CentOS
9 177 (33.59%) Bash Shell
10 165 (31.31%) Ansible
11 151 (28.65%) Windows
12 145 (27.51%) Docker
13 139 (26.38%) Git (software)
14 135 (25.62%) Apache
15 129 (24.48%) Java
16 127 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
17 123 (23.34%) VMware
17 123 (23.34%) Jenkins
18 119 (22.58%) Perl
19 105 (19.92%) Opscode Chef
20 100 (18.98%) TCP/IP
20 100 (18.98%) DNS
21 95 (18.03%) PHP
22 86 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
23 83 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 83 (15.75%) Cisco
24 81 (15.37%) Configuration Management
24 81 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
25 78 (14.80%) nginx
26 76 (14.42%) JavaScript

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
1 135 (25.62%) Apache
2 78 (14.80%) nginx
3 42 (7.97%) OpenStack
4 27 (5.12%) Confluence
5 22 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.61%) uWSGI
7 14 (2.66%) IIS
8 11 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.57%) JBoss
11 3 (0.57%) SAS
11 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.38%) WordPress
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 127 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (2.85%) IaaS
7 13 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.33%) Office 365
10 7 (1.33%) SaaS
11 6 (1.14%) Google App Engine
11 6 (1.14%) Google Compute Engine
11 6 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.95%) Route 53
13 4 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.38%) GitHub
14 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (18.98%) DNS
1 100 (18.98%) TCP/IP
2 76 (14.42%) Firewall
3 47 (8.92%) DHCP
4 43 (8.16%) VLAN
5 39 (7.40%) VPN
6 37 (7.02%) SAN
6 37 (7.02%) SMS
7 35 (6.64%) SNMP
8 33 (6.26%) Internet
8 33 (6.26%) LAN
8 33 (6.26%) VoIP
8 33 (6.26%) WAN
9 30 (5.69%) HTTP
10 27 (5.12%) LDAP
11 26 (4.93%) BGP
12 23 (4.36%) SMTP
12 23 (4.36%) SSL
13 22 (4.17%) NAS
14 21 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (37.95%) MySQL
2 51 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 50 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 50 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (8.92%) Redis
5 34 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 33 (6.26%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.23%) MariaDB
8 14 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.52%) Big Data
11 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.57%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.57%) Riak
13 2 (0.38%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 139 (26.38%) Git (software)
2 123 (23.34%) Jenkins
3 72 (13.66%) Subversion
4 51 (9.68%) Maven
5 40 (7.59%) CMake
6 36 (6.83%) Eclipse
7 35 (6.64%) MSBuild
7 35 (6.64%) NuGet
7 35 (6.64%) Vagrant
8 34 (6.45%) GitLab
9 30 (5.69%) JIRA
9 30 (5.69%) Mercurial
9 30 (5.69%) Phabricator
9 30 (5.69%) Selenium
10 29 (5.50%) Artifactory
10 29 (5.50%) Bugzilla
10 29 (5.50%) Ranorex
10 29 (5.50%) SonarQube
11 14 (2.66%) PHPUnit
12 8 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 46 (8.73%) Finance
2 45 (8.54%) Games
3 33 (6.26%) Billing
4 18 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.85%) Marketing
6 13 (2.47%) Advertising
7 10 (1.90%) Retail
8 9 (1.71%) Back Office
8 9 (1.71%) Banking
9 8 (1.52%) Automotive
10 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.76%) Electronics
11 4 (0.76%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 121 (22.96%) Administrator
2 111 (21.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 103 (19.54%) Systems Administrator
4 95 (18.03%) Linux Administrator
5 94 (17.84%) Linux Engineer
6 91 (17.27%) Developer
6 91 (17.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 58 (11.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 45 (8.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 44 (8.35%) Systems Engineer
10 39 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (7.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 33 (6.26%) Web Developer
13 32 (6.07%) PHP Developer
14 31 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
14 31 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 31 (5.88%) Test Engineer
15 29 (5.50%) Software Engineer
16 28 (5.31%) DevOps Administrator
16 28 (5.31%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.71%) HTML
2 62 (11.76%) LAMP
3 58 (11.01%) CSS
4 55 (10.44%) Web Services
5 49 (9.30%) jQuery
6 45 (8.54%) XML
7 42 (7.97%) HTML5
8 35 (6.64%) Spring
9 34 (6.45%) CSS3
9 34 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
10 31 (5.88%) .NET
11 27 (5.12%) RESTful
12 22 (4.17%) Django
12 22 (4.17%) Laravel
13 20 (3.80%) AngularJS
14 17 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (3.23%) Symfony
15 16 (3.04%) REST
16 14 (2.66%) Flask
17 12 (2.28%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.64%) Replication
3 31 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
4 29 (5.50%) Robotics
5 28 (5.31%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.93%) BBC
7 24 (4.55%) Fintech
8 21 (3.98%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (3.98%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.28%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.09%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.90%) Clustering
11 10 (1.90%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.90%) PKI
11 10 (1.90%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.90%) Wiki
12 9 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.71%) User Experience
13 7 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 527 (100.00%) Linux
2 279 (52.94%) Ubuntu
3 189 (35.86%) CentOS
4 151 (28.65%) Windows
5 83 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (12.52%) Unix
7 63 (11.95%) Windows Server
8 28 (5.31%) Android
9 19 (3.61%) Solaris
10 17 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (2.85%) AIX
11 15 (2.85%) SUSE
12 14 (2.66%) CoreOS
13 13 (2.47%) VMS
14 7 (1.33%) Fedora
15 6 (1.14%) Windows 10
15 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.95%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (40.04%) DevOps
2 81 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (15.37%) Configuration Management
3 54 (10.25%) Software Engineering
4 53 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (9.49%) Scrum
6 49 (9.30%) Web Development
7 48 (9.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 46 (8.73%) TDD
9 43 (8.16%) Open Source
10 42 (7.97%) OOP
11 40 (7.59%) OO
12 39 (7.40%) Release Management
13 37 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 33 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (6.26%) High Availability
14 33 (6.26%) Load Balancing
14 33 (6.26%) Test Automation
15 32 (6.07%) MVC
16 31 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 242 (45.92%) Python
2 177 (33.59%) Bash Shell
3 129 (24.48%) Java
4 119 (22.58%) Perl
5 95 (18.03%) PHP
6 76 (14.42%) JavaScript
7 71 (13.47%) C++
8 66 (12.52%) Ruby
9 41 (7.78%) Shell Script
10 39 (7.40%) SQL
11 34 (6.45%) C#
12 17 (3.23%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.28%) Go
13 12 (2.28%) Korn
14 11 (2.09%) C-shell
14 11 (2.09%) ES6
14 11 (2.09%) PHP 5
15 10 (1.90%) Groovy
15 10 (1.90%) PHP 7
16 6 (1.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 65 (12.33%) Degree
2 38 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (7.02%) CCNA
4 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (3.61%) CCNP
5 19 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (3.42%) MCSA
7 15 (2.85%) MCSE
8 13 (2.47%) RHCSA
9 11 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.90%) CCA
10 10 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (1.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (1.90%) HP ASE
10 10 (1.90%) HPE ATP
10 10 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (1.90%) RHCE
10 10 (1.90%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.90%) Security+ Certification
11 8 (1.52%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.36%) QA
2 22 (4.17%) SLA
3 16 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.85%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.57%) GDPR
6 3 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.57%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.38%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (27.51%) Docker
2 86 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (10.44%) Active Directory
4 28 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.74%) KVM
6 21 (3.98%) vSphere
7 19 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (3.42%) Ceph
9 16 (3.04%) iptables
9 16 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.47%) NFS
10 13 (2.47%) Postfix
10 13 (2.47%) Xen
11 12 (2.28%) LXC
11 12 (2.28%) pfSense
11 12 (2.28%) Samba
12 11 (2.09%) BIND 9
12 11 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.52%) VirtualBox
14 7 (1.33%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 196 (37.19%) Puppet
2 165 (31.31%) Ansible
3 105 (19.92%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (13.85%) Nagios
5 63 (11.95%) Kubernetes
6 46 (8.73%) Salt
7 45 (8.54%) ZABBIX
8 37 (7.02%) Terraform
9 20 (3.80%) Cacti
10 13 (2.47%) Munin
11 12 (2.28%) logstash
12 11 (2.09%) Mesos
13 10 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.90%) Graphite
13 10 (1.90%) HAProxy
13 10 (1.90%) Rancher
14 9 (1.71%) Graylog
15 7 (1.33%) Kibana
15 7 (1.33%) SmokePing
16 6 (1.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 217 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 123 (23.34%) VMware
3 83 (15.75%) Cisco
4 43 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 24 (4.55%) Citrix
6 22 (4.17%) Oracle
7 21 (3.98%) NetApp
8 18 (3.42%) Google
9 17 (3.23%) SaltStack
10 15 (2.85%) Atlassian
11 14 (2.66%) IBM
11 14 (2.66%) Juniper
11 14 (2.66%) Zend
12 12 (2.28%) Palo Alto
13 11 (2.09%) Bloomberg
13 11 (2.09%) Reuters
13 11 (2.09%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.09%) Splunk
14 10 (1.90%) Dell
14 10 (1.90%) EMC