Period
to 22 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 705 786 706
Rank change year-on-year +81 -80 -75
Permanent jobs citing Debian 531 493 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.22% 1.04% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 453 443 590
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £22,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,000 £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 43353 47281 57557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.88% 24.93% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34936 40123 48503
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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 +53 474 £47,500 +5.56% 23
UK excluding London +68 335 £40,000 -5.88% 18
London +35 194 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South East +34 101 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North of England +17 60 £37,500 +4.17% 9
East of England +21 50 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Midlands +47 41 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +45 41 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Scotland +11 35 £29,000 +3.57% 1
Yorkshire +20 30 £37,500 - 2
South West -2 29 £37,500 -11.76%
North West -8 27 £35,750 -0.69% 7
Wales +26 15 £38,000 +22.58% 1
Northern Ireland -21 5 £40,000 +60.00%
North East +18 3 £39,000 +66.67%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 531 (100.00%) Linux
2 289 (54.43%) Ubuntu
3 250 (47.08%) Python
4 214 (40.30%) DevOps
5 213 (40.11%) Red Hat
6 197 (37.10%) MySQL
6 197 (37.10%) Bash Shell
6 197 (37.10%) Puppet
7 195 (36.72%) CentOS
8 170 (32.02%) Ansible
9 168 (31.64%) Windows
10 147 (27.68%) Apache
10 147 (27.68%) Docker
11 144 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
12 137 (25.80%) VMware
13 136 (25.61%) Git (software)
14 127 (23.92%) Perl
15 113 (21.28%) Java
16 111 (20.90%) TCP/IP
17 108 (20.34%) Jenkins
18 102 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
19 100 (18.83%) DNS
20 98 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 89 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 86 (16.20%) PHP
22 86 (16.20%) Firewall
23 85 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
24 83 (15.63%) Cisco
25 81 (15.25%) Configuration Management
26 79 (14.88%) LAMP

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
1 147 (27.68%) Apache
2 78 (14.69%) nginx
3 37 (6.97%) OpenStack
4 33 (6.21%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.95%) Confluence
5 21 (3.95%) IIS
6 20 (3.77%) uWSGI
7 13 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.56%) JBoss
9 3 (0.56%) Jetty
9 3 (0.56%) SAS
9 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) CMS
10 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.38%) Foswiki
10 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Abaqus
1 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 144 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (3.58%) IaaS
5 18 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.88%) Route 53
9 7 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.32%) SaaS
10 6 (1.13%) Office 365
11 4 (0.75%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 111 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 100 (18.83%) DNS
3 86 (16.20%) Firewall
4 48 (9.04%) DHCP
5 47 (8.85%) VLAN
6 44 (8.29%) Internet
7 43 (8.10%) VPN
8 42 (7.91%) SAN
9 40 (7.53%) SMS
10 38 (7.16%) SNMP
11 35 (6.59%) LAN
12 34 (6.40%) WAN
13 31 (5.84%) VoIP
14 26 (4.90%) LDAP
15 25 (4.71%) BGP
16 24 (4.52%) NAS
17 23 (4.33%) HTTP
18 22 (4.14%) SSL
19 21 (3.95%) SMTP
20 20 (3.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (37.10%) MySQL
2 61 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (9.98%) Redis
4 51 (9.60%) MongoDB
5 50 (9.42%) NoSQL
6 41 (7.72%) SQL Server
7 25 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.01%) MariaDB
10 13 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (2.26%) Big Data
12 7 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.94%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.75%) Riak
15 2 (0.38%) InfluxDB
15 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 136 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 108 (20.34%) Jenkins
3 69 (12.99%) Subversion
4 43 (8.10%) Maven
5 38 (7.16%) GitLab
6 36 (6.78%) Eclipse
7 34 (6.40%) CMake
7 34 (6.40%) Vagrant
8 29 (5.46%) MSBuild
8 29 (5.46%) NuGet
9 26 (4.90%) JIRA
9 26 (4.90%) Phabricator
10 24 (4.52%) Mercurial
10 24 (4.52%) Selenium
11 23 (4.33%) Artifactory
11 23 (4.33%) Bugzilla
11 23 (4.33%) Ranorex
11 23 (4.33%) SonarQube
12 7 (1.32%) Ant
12 7 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (9.04%) Finance
1 48 (9.04%) Games
2 37 (6.97%) Billing
3 13 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.07%) Marketing
5 10 (1.88%) Retail
6 7 (1.32%) Advertising
6 7 (1.32%) Automotive
6 7 (1.32%) Legal
7 6 (1.13%) Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (26.55%) Administrator
2 125 (23.54%) Systems Administrator
3 114 (21.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (21.47%) Linux Administrator
4 112 (21.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 102 (19.21%) Linux Engineer
6 80 (15.07%) Developer
7 56 (10.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 52 (9.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 50 (9.42%) Systems Engineer
10 43 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (6.97%) Senior DevOps
11 37 (6.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 34 (6.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 33 (6.21%) DevOps Administrator
14 30 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Administrator
15 25 (4.71%) Graduate
15 25 (4.71%) Test Engineer
16 23 (4.33%) Software Engineer
16 23 (4.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.88%) LAMP
2 65 (12.24%) HTML
3 52 (9.79%) CSS
4 51 (9.60%) Web Services
5 44 (8.29%) XML
6 37 (6.97%) jQuery
7 35 (6.59%) HTML5
8 34 (6.40%) LEMP Stack
9 29 (5.46%) Spring
10 28 (5.27%) .NET
10 28 (5.27%) CSS3
11 25 (4.71%) Django
11 25 (4.71%) RESTful
12 17 (3.20%) AngularJS
12 17 (3.20%) Flask
13 16 (3.01%) Celery
13 16 (3.01%) Laravel
14 13 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (2.26%) REST
16 11 (2.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.40%) Replication
3 32 (6.03%) Mobile Payment
4 28 (5.27%) Fintech
5 26 (4.90%) BBC
6 25 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 23 (4.33%) Robotics
8 20 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (2.64%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.45%) PKI
11 11 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.88%) Clustering
12 10 (1.88%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.69%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.69%) User Experience
13 9 (1.69%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (1.51%) Private Cloud
15 7 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 531 (100.00%) Linux
2 289 (54.43%) Ubuntu
3 195 (36.72%) CentOS
4 168 (31.64%) Windows
5 89 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (13.56%) Windows Server
7 70 (13.18%) Unix
8 25 (4.71%) Android
9 22 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (3.39%) Solaris
11 18 (3.39%) VMS
12 14 (2.64%) SUSE
13 12 (2.26%) AIX
14 10 (1.88%) CoreOS
15 8 (1.51%) Kali Linux
16 7 (1.32%) Fedora
17 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.13%) Windows 10
17 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (40.30%) DevOps
2 85 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (15.25%) Configuration Management
4 55 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (9.98%) Scrum
6 46 (8.66%) TDD
7 45 (8.47%) Open Source
8 42 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 42 (7.91%) Software Engineering
9 39 (7.34%) Load Balancing
10 38 (7.16%) Web Development
11 35 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 35 (6.59%) OO
11 35 (6.59%) Unit Testing
12 32 (6.03%) High Availability
13 31 (5.84%) Release Management
13 31 (5.84%) Test Automation
14 30 (5.65%) OOP
15 29 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (4.52%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 250 (47.08%) Python
2 197 (37.10%) Bash Shell
3 127 (23.92%) Perl
4 113 (21.28%) Java
5 86 (16.20%) PHP
6 76 (14.31%) Ruby
7 71 (13.37%) JavaScript
8 68 (12.81%) C++
9 44 (8.29%) Shell Script
10 43 (8.10%) SQL
11 25 (4.71%) C#
12 21 (3.95%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.26%) ES6
14 11 (2.07%) Korn
15 10 (1.88%) C-shell
15 10 (1.88%) Groovy
16 9 (1.69%) Go
17 8 (1.51%) PHP 5
18 7 (1.32%) PHP 7
19 5 (0.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 62 (11.68%) Degree
2 37 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (6.21%) CCNA
4 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (3.58%) CCNP
6 18 (3.39%) MCSA
7 17 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (2.82%) MCSE
9 11 (2.07%) RHCSA
9 11 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.88%) CCA
10 10 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (1.88%) HP ASE
10 10 (1.88%) HPE ATP
10 10 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (1.88%) Security+ Certification
11 8 (1.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (1.51%) RHCE
11 8 (1.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.90%) QA
2 19 (3.58%) SLA
3 18 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.20%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.13%) GDPR
6 5 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.56%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.19%) MISRA
System Software
1 147 (27.68%) Docker
2 98 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (13.37%) Active Directory
4 33 (6.21%) Hyper-V
5 32 (6.03%) KVM
6 21 (3.95%) iptables
6 21 (3.95%) vSphere
7 20 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (3.58%) Ceph
9 17 (3.20%) Xen
10 16 (3.01%) LXC
11 15 (2.82%) pfSense
12 14 (2.64%) NFS
13 13 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (2.26%) Samba
14 12 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (1.88%) Postfix
16 9 (1.69%) VirtualBox
17 8 (1.51%) BIND 9
17 8 (1.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 197 (37.10%) Puppet
2 170 (32.02%) Ansible
3 102 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (14.12%) Nagios
5 56 (10.55%) Kubernetes
6 41 (7.72%) Salt
6 41 (7.72%) ZABBIX
7 36 (6.78%) Terraform
8 21 (3.95%) Cacti
9 15 (2.82%) Graphite
9 15 (2.82%) logstash
10 13 (2.45%) Mesos
11 10 (1.88%) Munin
12 9 (1.69%) Graylog
12 9 (1.69%) Kibana
12 9 (1.69%) Rsyslog
13 8 (1.51%) CFEngine
13 8 (1.51%) Grafana
13 8 (1.51%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.51%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 213 (40.11%) Red Hat
2 137 (25.80%) VMware
3 83 (15.63%) Cisco
4 58 (10.92%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.90%) Citrix
6 21 (3.95%) Oracle
7 19 (3.58%) Google
7 19 (3.58%) NetApp
8 16 (3.01%) Juniper
9 15 (2.82%) Palo Alto
10 13 (2.45%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.45%) SaltStack
11 12 (2.26%) IBM
12 11 (2.07%) Splunk
13 10 (1.88%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.88%) Reuters
14 9 (1.69%) EMC
14 9 (1.69%) HP
14 9 (1.69%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.51%) Zend