Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 845 663 694
Rank change year-on-year -182 +31 +123
Permanent jobs citing Debian 150 129 447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% 0.88% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 118 119 368
10th Percentile £35,700 £27,400 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,188
90th Percentile £77,375 £84,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -

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 20,660 14,636 32,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 21.21% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,047 12,075 26,419
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +2.47%

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 11 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 29 July 2021. 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 -148 143 £50,000 -9.09% 48
UK excluding London -117 77 £45,000 -10.00% 38
London -111 62 £55,000 -15.38% 11
South East -70 36 £55,000 - 8
Work from Home -218 34 £50,000 +25.00% 9
North of England -53 22 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Yorkshire -66 11 £47,500 +33.80% 7
East of England -37 10 £45,000 -12.20% 5
North East -18 9 £36,000 -31.43% 3
South West -102 9 £39,500 -1.25%
North West -49 2 £45,000 +5.88% 11

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (49.33%) Ubuntu
3 71 (47.33%) Python
4 67 (44.67%) Bash Shell
4 67 (44.67%) Ansible
5 65 (43.33%) DevOps
6 60 (40.00%) Firewall
7 57 (38.00%) CentOS
8 48 (32.00%) MySQL
9 47 (31.33%) JavaScript
9 47 (31.33%) Docker
10 46 (30.67%) AWS
11 43 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (28.67%) PHP
12 42 (28.00%) Windows
12 42 (28.00%) Open Source
13 39 (26.00%) Puppet
14 36 (24.00%) KVM
14 36 (24.00%) VPN
14 36 (24.00%) Configuration Management
15 30 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (19.33%) Kubernetes
16 29 (19.33%) Security Cleared
16 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
17 28 (18.67%) Apache
17 28 (18.67%) Software Engineering
18 27 (18.00%) C
18 27 (18.00%) Cisco
18 27 (18.00%) BGP
19 26 (17.33%) VMware

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 28 (18.67%) Apache
2 24 (16.00%) nginx
3 17 (11.33%) IIS
3 17 (11.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.33%) ejabberd
5 7 (4.67%) Confluence
5 7 (4.67%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.67%) WordPress
7 3 (2.00%) Drupal
7 3 (2.00%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (1.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.67%) Jetty
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.67%) AWS
2 25 (16.67%) Azure
3 19 (12.67%) SaaS
4 7 (4.67%) GCP
4 7 (4.67%) Power Automate
4 7 (4.67%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.67%) Zapier
5 6 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.00%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.67%) GitHub
8 1 (0.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.67%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.00%) Firewall
2 36 (24.00%) VPN
3 27 (18.00%) BGP
4 25 (16.67%) LAN
5 24 (16.00%) Internet
6 23 (15.33%) DNS
7 20 (13.33%) SSH
8 17 (11.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 17 (11.33%) SNMP
9 15 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
10 14 (9.33%) WAN
10 14 (9.33%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (8.67%) PBX
11 13 (8.67%) VoIP
12 10 (6.67%) OSPF
13 9 (6.00%) HTTP
13 9 (6.00%) Network Security
14 8 (5.33%) SSL
14 8 (5.33%) VLAN
15 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.00%) MySQL
2 18 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.00%) MariaDB
4 9 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.00%) Redis
5 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.33%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.33%) OpenStack Swift
6 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.67%) JIRA
3 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.67%) Postman
4 6 (4.00%) GitLab
5 5 (3.33%) Selenium
6 3 (2.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.00%) Subversion
7 2 (1.33%) Maven
7 2 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.67%) Emacs
8 1 (0.67%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (16.67%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Social Skills
3 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.67%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (7.33%) Games
6 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.67%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.33%) iGaming
8 5 (3.33%) Retail
9 3 (2.00%) Banking
9 3 (2.00%) Marketing
9 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.33%) Law
10 2 (1.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.67%) Advertising
11 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (20.67%) Architect
2 30 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (18.67%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (15.33%) Developer
5 17 (11.33%) Data Architect
6 15 (10.00%) Administrator
6 15 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 15 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Network Systems Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.67%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.33%) PHP Architect
9 8 (5.33%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (4.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) CSS
1 18 (12.00%) HTML
2 16 (10.67%) LAMP
3 11 (7.33%) XMPP
4 10 (6.67%) Laravel
5 9 (6.00%) Node.js
5 9 (6.00%) Symfony
6 7 (4.67%) FreeSWITCH
6 7 (4.67%) jQuery
6 7 (4.67%) JSON
7 6 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (4.00%) RESTful
7 6 (4.00%) Vue.js
7 6 (4.00%) WebRTC
8 5 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.33%) Flask
8 5 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.67%) Kafka
9 4 (2.67%) Sass
9 4 (2.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.67%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 9 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.00%) CESG
5 6 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.67%) Media Streaming
8 3 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.00%) Derivative
8 3 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.00%) Social Media
9 2 (1.33%) User Experience
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) Legacy Applications
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (49.33%) Ubuntu
3 57 (38.00%) CentOS
4 42 (28.00%) Windows
5 30 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (8.00%) Unix
6 12 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.67%) Fedora
10 2 (1.33%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.33%) Solaris
10 2 (1.33%) SUSE
10 2 (1.33%) VMS
10 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.33%) DevOps
2 43 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.00%) Open Source
4 36 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 28 (18.67%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.33%) Scrum
7 20 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (13.33%) Prototyping
8 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (12.00%) Architectural Design
9 18 (12.00%) Coaching
10 17 (11.33%) Cost Reduction
10 17 (11.33%) High Availability
10 17 (11.33%) Integration Testing
10 17 (11.33%) Load Balancing
10 17 (11.33%) Rapid Prototyping
10 17 (11.33%) Software Architecture
11 14 (9.33%) Project Management
12 13 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.33%) Python
2 67 (44.67%) Bash Shell
3 47 (31.33%) JavaScript
4 43 (28.67%) PHP
5 27 (18.00%) C
6 26 (17.33%) Java
7 23 (15.33%) C++
8 21 (14.00%) Perl
9 12 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 12 (8.00%) SQL
10 11 (7.33%) Go
11 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.33%) Ruby
13 4 (2.67%) Lua
14 3 (2.00%) C#
15 1 (0.67%) ES6
15 1 (0.67%) Java 8
15 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (19.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.33%) Degree
3 17 (11.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.00%) CCIE
5 6 (4.00%) CCNP
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.00%) CISSP
5 6 (4.00%) CLAS
5 6 (4.00%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (31.33%) Docker
2 36 (24.00%) KVM
3 19 (12.67%) iptables
4 17 (11.33%) QEMU
4 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (10.00%) Kamailio
6 13 (8.67%) Postfix
7 8 (5.33%) Firmware
8 7 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.67%) vSphere
9 6 (4.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (2.67%) OpenSIPS
11 3 (2.00%) Xen
12 2 (1.33%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.67%) Varnish
13 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (44.67%) Ansible
2 39 (26.00%) Puppet
3 29 (19.33%) Kubernetes
4 26 (17.33%) ZABBIX
5 18 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (11.33%) Galera Cluster
6 17 (11.33%) HAProxy
7 11 (7.33%) Rancher
7 11 (7.33%) Terraform
8 8 (5.33%) Prometheus
9 7 (4.67%) Grafana
10 6 (4.00%) QRadar
11 5 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.00%) Nagios
12 3 (2.00%) Nessus
12 3 (2.00%) Proxmox
13 2 (1.33%) Graylog
13 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.00%) Cisco
3 26 (17.33%) VMware
4 19 (12.67%) HP
5 17 (11.33%) GENBAND
5 17 (11.33%) Juniper
5 17 (11.33%) Mitel
5 17 (11.33%) Percona
5 17 (11.33%) SonicWALL
6 14 (9.33%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.33%) Nortel
8 9 (6.00%) Zend
9 8 (5.33%) Sophos
10 6 (4.00%) AlienVault
10 6 (4.00%) LogRhythm
10 6 (4.00%) Splunk
11 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.67%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.67%) SaltStack
13 3 (2.00%) Facebook