Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 684 734 680
Rank change year-on-year +50 -54 +54
Permanent jobs citing Debian 435 479 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 1.18% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 349 434 458
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £32,373
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,575
% change year-on-year - -3.79% +18.79%

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 33,334 40,475 41,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 23.47% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26,509 32,761 34,518
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 May 2019.

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 May 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 +52 417 £42,500 - 15
UK excluding London +66 297 £40,000 - 10
London +21 129 £55,750 +1.36% 6
South East +80 123 £42,500 -5.56% 3
South West +69 68 £35,000 -28.57% 1
North of England -10 51 £40,000 - 1
East of England +73 39 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North West -7 21 £40,000 +11.11% 1
North East +29 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -22 12 £27,500 -31.25%
Midlands +6 9 £36,500 -14.12% 1
West Midlands -1 8 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Scotland +3 7 £28,500 -1.72% 1
Wales +11 2 £52,500 +31.25%
East Midlands +28 1 £37,500 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Linux
2 228 (52.41%) Ubuntu
3 168 (38.62%) Python
3 168 (38.62%) CentOS
4 146 (33.56%) Bash Shell
5 144 (33.10%) Windows
6 135 (31.03%) VMware
7 130 (29.89%) MySQL
8 115 (26.44%) Amazon AWS
8 115 (26.44%) DevOps
9 114 (26.21%) Red Hat
10 112 (25.75%) SQL
11 107 (24.60%) Git (software)
12 92 (21.15%) Ansible
13 88 (20.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 85 (19.54%) PHP
15 84 (19.31%) Puppet
16 82 (18.85%) Apache
17 74 (17.01%) Nagios
18 73 (16.78%) Docker
19 72 (16.55%) Perl
20 71 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
21 69 (15.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 67 (15.40%) JavaScript
22 67 (15.40%) HTML
23 66 (15.17%) CSS
24 60 (13.79%) Windows Server
25 59 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
26 57 (13.10%) LAMP
27 54 (12.41%) 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 82 (18.85%) Apache
2 47 (10.80%) nginx
3 31 (7.13%) IIS
4 12 (2.76%) Confluence
5 11 (2.53%) Drupal
6 9 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.46%) Jetty
11 2 (0.46%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.46%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.23%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 115 (26.44%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (9.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (6.90%) SaaS
5 27 (6.21%) Google Compute Engine
6 19 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.91%) IaaS
8 11 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.61%) GitHub
9 7 (1.61%) Office 365
9 7 (1.61%) Slack
10 6 (1.38%) AWS Fargate
10 6 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.38%) Serverless
11 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.18%) DNS
2 50 (11.49%) Firewall
3 34 (7.82%) VLAN
4 27 (6.21%) SSH
5 25 (5.75%) SSL
5 25 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.52%) MPLS
6 24 (5.52%) OSPF
6 24 (5.52%) SAN
7 23 (5.29%) HTTP
8 22 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (5.06%) SMTP
9 21 (4.83%) SNMP
10 19 (4.37%) VPN
11 16 (3.68%) RTMP
11 16 (3.68%) RTSP
12 13 (2.99%) BGP
12 13 (2.99%) DHCP
13 12 (2.76%) Multicast
13 12 (2.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (29.89%) MySQL
2 23 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.68%) MariaDB
4 10 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.84%) Big Data
6 8 (1.84%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.61%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.92%) Redis
9 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.46%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.46%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 107 (24.60%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.43%) Subversion
3 36 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.68%) Mercurial
5 15 (3.45%) JIRA
6 13 (2.99%) Travis CI
7 10 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.38%) Robot Framework
8 6 (1.38%) Selenium
9 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.69%) Appium
11 3 (0.69%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.69%) Grunt
11 3 (0.69%) gulp
11 3 (0.69%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.46%) Maven
12 2 (0.46%) webpack
13 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (11.03%) Finance
2 15 (3.45%) Retail
3 13 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 13 (2.99%) Law
4 12 (2.76%) Banking
5 10 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.15%) Games
6 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.92%) Automotive
7 4 (0.92%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (20.92%) Administrator
2 87 (20.00%) Developer
3 86 (19.77%) Systems Administrator
4 69 (15.86%) Linux Administrator
5 68 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
6 64 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 52 (11.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 47 (10.80%) Network Engineer
9 38 (8.74%) PHP Developer
10 28 (6.44%) React Developer
10 28 (6.44%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.52%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.29%) Digital Developer
12 23 (5.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 23 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
12 23 (5.29%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 17 (3.91%) Integration Specialist
14 17 (3.91%) Technical Specialist
15 15 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.40%) HTML
2 66 (15.17%) CSS
3 57 (13.10%) LAMP
4 33 (7.59%) LEMP Stack
5 30 (6.90%) React
6 29 (6.67%) Ajax
6 29 (6.67%) Web Services
7 27 (6.21%) HHVM
8 23 (5.29%) LDAP
8 23 (5.29%) XML
9 17 (3.91%) XML Messaging
10 13 (2.99%) Node.js
11 10 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (2.30%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (2.07%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.84%) Spring
14 6 (1.38%) Apache NiFi
14 6 (1.38%) Spring Boot
14 6 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (1.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.28%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (7.36%) Replication
3 19 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.68%) Video\Live Streaming
5 14 (3.22%) NHS
6 13 (2.99%) Clustering
7 12 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.76%) Fintech
8 10 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.15%) CAN bus
12 5 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (0.69%) Eurex
14 3 (0.69%) Online Games
14 3 (0.69%) User Experience
14 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 435 (100.00%) Linux
2 228 (52.41%) Ubuntu
3 168 (38.62%) CentOS
4 144 (33.10%) Windows
5 69 (15.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (13.79%) Windows Server
7 52 (11.95%) Unix
8 20 (4.60%) Solaris
9 19 (4.37%) Fedora
10 15 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.53%) SUSE
12 8 (1.84%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.61%) Gentoo
14 6 (1.38%) Android
14 6 (1.38%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.44%) DevOps
2 71 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (12.41%) Computer Science
4 51 (11.72%) Configuration Management
5 45 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 39 (8.97%) Web Development
7 37 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 33 (7.59%) Front End Development
8 33 (7.59%) OOP
9 32 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (7.36%) Unit Testing
10 31 (7.13%) MVC
11 29 (6.67%) ITIL
11 29 (6.67%) Server Management
12 27 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (5.98%) Open Source
14 24 (5.52%) Network Monitoring
15 21 (4.83%) Network Design
16 19 (4.37%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.62%) Python
2 146 (33.56%) Bash Shell
3 112 (25.75%) SQL
4 85 (19.54%) PHP
5 72 (16.55%) Perl
6 67 (15.40%) JavaScript
7 47 (10.80%) C++
8 42 (9.66%) Java
8 42 (9.66%) Ruby
9 36 (8.28%) PowerShell
10 31 (7.13%) C
10 31 (7.13%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.30%) Go
12 6 (1.38%) R
13 5 (1.15%) C#
14 4 (0.92%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.92%) Lua
14 4 (0.92%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.92%) VB
15 3 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (11.49%) Degree
2 31 (7.13%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.83%) LPIC
5 20 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.68%) CCNP
7 14 (3.22%) RHCT
8 13 (2.99%) RHCE
9 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.61%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.69%) CISSP
13 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.69%) MCSA
13 3 (0.69%) PhD
13 3 (0.69%) SANS
14 2 (0.46%) CEH
14 2 (0.46%) CISM
14 2 (0.46%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.98%) SLA
2 20 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.76%) HL7
3 12 (2.76%) ISO 22301
3 12 (2.76%) ISO 9000
4 9 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.84%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (20.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (16.78%) Docker
3 42 (9.66%) Active Directory
4 29 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (5.75%) KVM
7 17 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.91%) Xen
8 14 (3.22%) vSphere
9 8 (1.84%) Btrfs
9 8 (1.84%) Ceph
9 8 (1.84%) DRBD
9 8 (1.84%) iptables
9 8 (1.84%) NFS
9 8 (1.84%) Samba
9 8 (1.84%) Snort
10 7 (1.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (1.15%) Firmware
11 5 (1.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 92 (21.15%) Ansible
2 84 (19.31%) Puppet
3 74 (17.01%) Nagios
4 46 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (8.05%) Kubernetes
6 18 (4.14%) ZABBIX
7 14 (3.22%) Terraform
8 10 (2.30%) vCenter Server
9 9 (2.07%) Salt
9 9 (2.07%) SELinux
10 8 (1.84%) Oracle ZFS
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (1.38%) Ambari
12 6 (1.38%) Cacti
12 6 (1.38%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 6 (1.38%) Grafana
13 5 (1.15%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.15%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.92%) Check_MK
14 4 (0.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 135 (31.03%) VMware
2 114 (26.21%) Red Hat
3 49 (11.26%) Cisco
4 41 (9.43%) Google
4 41 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 30 (6.90%) Brocade
6 24 (5.52%) Palo Alto
7 22 (5.06%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.06%) Riverbed
8 21 (4.83%) Oracle
9 15 (3.45%) Juniper
10 14 (3.22%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.30%) Dell
12 9 (2.07%) F5
13 8 (1.84%) Citrix
14 7 (1.61%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.38%) NetApp
15 6 (1.38%) New Relic
15 6 (1.38%) Rackspace
16 5 (1.15%) HP