Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 587 751 773
Rank change year-on-year +164 +22 -59
Permanent jobs citing Debian 97 354 421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 96 315 397
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,875 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -6.67% +12.50%

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 10,218 32,267 38,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.46% 22.99% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,403 25,450 30,897
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,263
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.83% +0.66%

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 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 12 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 27 September 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 +151 89 £55,000 +22.22% 28
UK excluding London +108 49 £50,000 +19.05% 16
London +260 43 £65,000 +18.18% 13
North of England +187 15 £40,000 - 6
South West +78 15 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Work from Home +66 13 £55,000 +4.76% 9
East of England +125 12 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North East +31 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +147 5 £37,500 -54.55% 1
South East +81 4 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Scotland +97 3 £25,000 -3.85% 1
North West +128 1 £42,500 +6.25% 5

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (61.86%) DevOps
3 59 (60.82%) Bash Shell
4 49 (50.52%) Python
5 48 (49.48%) Jenkins
6 41 (42.27%) Ubuntu
7 39 (40.21%) CentOS
7 39 (40.21%) Git (software)
8 37 (38.14%) Docker
9 36 (37.11%) Ansible
10 34 (35.05%) Puppet
11 29 (29.90%) Windows
11 29 (29.90%) Kubernetes
12 28 (28.87%) Perl
12 28 (28.87%) SQL
13 26 (26.80%) Firewall
14 25 (25.77%) VMware
14 25 (25.77%) Azure
15 24 (24.74%) PowerShell
15 24 (24.74%) DNS
16 23 (23.71%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (23.71%) Open Source
16 23 (23.71%) JIRA
16 23 (23.71%) GitLab
17 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (21.65%) AWS
18 20 (20.62%) Confluence
19 18 (18.56%) MySQL
20 17 (17.53%) Test Automation

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 20 (20.62%) Confluence
2 13 (13.40%) Apache
2 13 (13.40%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (8.25%) nginx
4 5 (5.15%) IIS
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Gluu
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Pulsar
6 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.77%) Azure
2 21 (21.65%) AWS
3 6 (6.19%) Datadog
4 5 (5.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (5.15%) GitHub
5 4 (4.12%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.12%) Serverless
6 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.09%) GCP
6 3 (3.09%) SaaS
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.06%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.03%) IaaS
8 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.80%) Firewall
2 24 (24.74%) DNS
3 11 (11.34%) SSH
3 11 (11.34%) SSL
4 10 (10.31%) DHCP
5 8 (8.25%) HTTP
5 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.25%) VLAN
6 7 (7.22%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (7.22%) VPN
7 6 (6.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (5.15%) FIX Connectivity
8 5 (5.15%) SMTP
9 4 (4.12%) OSPF
10 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.09%) MPLS
10 3 (3.09%) Multicast
10 3 (3.09%) PBX
10 3 (3.09%) SAN
11 2 (2.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (18.56%) MySQL
3 16 (16.49%) MariaDB
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.19%) InfluxDB
6 4 (4.12%) Big Data
6 4 (4.12%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.12%) Redis
6 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.03%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.03%) KDB
8 1 (1.03%) Kdb+
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (49.48%) Jenkins
2 39 (40.21%) Git (software)
3 23 (23.71%) GitLab
3 23 (23.71%) JIRA
4 12 (12.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (12.37%) Travis CI
5 11 (11.34%) Selenium
6 9 (9.28%) TeamCity
6 9 (9.28%) Vagrant
7 7 (7.22%) Bitbucket Server
8 4 (4.12%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.09%) CircleCI
10 2 (2.06%) Maven
10 2 (2.06%) Subversion
11 1 (1.03%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.03%) GoCD
11 1 (1.03%) Redmine
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Games
3 6 (6.19%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.12%) Publishing
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (7.22%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Graduate
8 5 (5.15%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (11.34%) LDAP
1 11 (11.34%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (9.28%) Jinja
3 7 (7.22%) JSON
3 7 (7.22%) Node.js
3 7 (7.22%) React
4 5 (5.15%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (5.15%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (5.15%) XML
4 5 (5.15%) XML Messaging
5 4 (4.12%) LAMP
5 4 (4.12%) YAML
6 3 (3.09%) MEAN Stack
6 3 (3.09%) Velocity
7 2 (2.06%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (2.06%) OpenID
7 2 (2.06%) REST
8 1 (1.03%) FFmpeg
8 1 (1.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.28%) Replication
3 8 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.15%) Eurex
4 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.15%) Xbox
5 4 (4.12%) Blog
5 4 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.09%) Equities
6 3 (3.09%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (42.27%) Ubuntu
3 39 (40.21%) CentOS
4 29 (29.90%) Windows
5 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (12.37%) Unix
7 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
8 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.19%) VMS
11 5 (5.15%) SUSE
12 4 (4.12%) Mac OS
12 4 (4.12%) Solaris
12 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (1.03%) Fedora
15 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) DevOps
2 23 (23.71%) Open Source
3 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
4 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.40%) Patch Management
7 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (9.28%) Load Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
9 8 (8.25%) Server Management
10 7 (7.22%) High Availability
10 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (7.22%) Server Building
11 6 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (5.15%) Auto-Scaling
12 5 (5.15%) Client Onboarding
12 5 (5.15%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure as Code
12 5 (5.15%) Microservices
12 5 (5.15%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.82%) Bash Shell
2 49 (50.52%) Python
3 28 (28.87%) Perl
3 28 (28.87%) SQL
4 24 (24.74%) PowerShell
5 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.34%) Java
7 10 (10.31%) C++
7 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.28%) C
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
10 5 (5.15%) Ruby
11 4 (4.12%) Go
12 3 (3.09%) Java 8
12 3 (3.09%) R
13 2 (2.06%) AWK
13 2 (2.06%) C#
13 2 (2.06%) sed
14 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
14 1 (1.03%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) Degree
4 2 (2.06%) RHCE
5 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CCIE
5 1 (1.03%) CCNA
5 1 (1.03%) CCNP
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (38.14%) Docker
2 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.28%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (9.28%) VirtualBox
5 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.15%) Firmware
6 5 (5.15%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.15%) Xen
7 4 (4.12%) Ceph
7 4 (4.12%) LXC
7 4 (4.12%) Snort
7 4 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.06%) iptables
9 1 (1.03%) BIND 9
9 1 (1.03%) KVM
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.03%) NFS
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.03%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (37.11%) Ansible
2 34 (35.05%) Puppet
3 29 (29.90%) Kubernetes
4 16 (16.49%) Grafana
5 13 (13.40%) Terraform
6 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (10.31%) Graylog
7 10 (10.31%) Kibana
7 10 (10.31%) logstash
7 10 (10.31%) Packer
7 10 (10.31%) Rancher
8 8 (8.25%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (7.22%) Prometheus
9 7 (7.22%) ZABBIX
10 5 (5.15%) Munin
10 5 (5.15%) WSUS
11 4 (4.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 4 (4.12%) Nagios
11 4 (4.12%) Proxmox
12 2 (2.06%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) VMware
2 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.22%) Juniper
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.15%) Bloomberg
5 5 (5.15%) Citrix
5 5 (5.15%) CQG
5 5 (5.15%) Fidessa
5 5 (5.15%) HP
5 5 (5.15%) ION Trading
5 5 (5.15%) Patsystems
5 5 (5.15%) Reuters
5 5 (5.15%) Trayport
6 4 (4.12%) NetApp
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Sophos
6 4 (4.12%) Veeam
7 3 (3.09%) SAP
7 3 (3.09%) Sybase