Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 698 775
Rank change year-on-year -68 +77 -68
Permanent jobs citing Debian 411 538 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.23% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 362 459 450
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £29,775 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £79,875 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +19.72%

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 37,723 43,608 47,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.94% 24.90% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30,430 35,175 40,735
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -34 378 £52,500 +16.67% 86
UK excluding London -60 239 £45,000 +12.50% 52
London +6 159 £62,500 +13.64% 36
South East 0 109 £40,000 -20.00% 16
North of England +4 42 £46,875 +25.00% 14
East of England +25 37 £67,500 +12.50% 11
South West +7 24 £37,500 - 5
North West -1 19 £47,500 +32.87% 4
Yorkshire +7 16 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Scotland -20 12 £30,000 +3.45% 1
Wales -11 8 £45,000 +18.42% 1
North East -4 7 £42,500 +5.39% 4
Midlands -6 7 £42,500 +21.43% 4
East Midlands - 5 £46,000 - 1
West Midlands -14 2 £37,500 +7.14% 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 411 (100.00%) Linux
2 211 (51.34%) Python
3 199 (48.42%) Ubuntu
4 183 (44.53%) DevOps
5 157 (38.20%) CentOS
6 144 (35.04%) Bash Shell
7 142 (34.55%) Puppet
8 140 (34.06%) Amazon AWS
8 140 (34.06%) Ansible
9 133 (32.36%) Red Hat
10 125 (30.41%) Git (software)
11 114 (27.74%) Opscode Chef
12 113 (27.49%) Windows
13 103 (25.06%) VMware
14 93 (22.63%) MySQL
14 93 (22.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 92 (22.38%) Firewall
16 88 (21.41%) PHP
17 86 (20.92%) Docker
18 85 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (19.71%) Perl
20 76 (18.49%) Terraform
21 75 (18.25%) JavaScript
22 73 (17.76%) Configuration Management
22 73 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
23 71 (17.27%) Java
24 68 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
24 68 (16.55%) Kubernetes
25 63 (15.33%) Unix
26 60 (14.60%) Open Source

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 55 (13.38%) Apache
2 30 (7.30%) nginx
2 30 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 26 (6.33%) OpenStack
4 18 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.68%) Confluence
6 10 (2.43%) Jetty
6 10 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.95%) JBoss
8 6 (1.46%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.97%) IIS
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.49%) Drupal
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.24%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.24%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.49%) HipChat
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.24%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 140 (34.06%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (12.41%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (10.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (9.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (6.81%) SaaS
7 9 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.70%) GitHub
10 6 (1.46%) Office 365
11 5 (1.22%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (0.97%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.73%) PaaS
14 2 (0.49%) Akamai
14 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.49%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.49%) IaaS
14 2 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 92 (22.38%) Firewall
2 47 (11.44%) DNS
3 30 (7.30%) TCP/IP
4 26 (6.33%) SAN
5 22 (5.35%) SSH
6 20 (4.87%) VLAN
6 20 (4.87%) VPN
7 19 (4.62%) OpenVPN
7 19 (4.62%) RTMP
7 19 (4.62%) RTSP
8 18 (4.38%) SNMP
9 16 (3.89%) Network Security
9 16 (3.89%) VoIP
10 15 (3.65%) DHCP
10 15 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (3.41%) OPNsense
12 12 (2.92%) Wireshark
13 11 (2.68%) NAS
13 11 (2.68%) Wireless
14 10 (2.43%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (22.63%) MySQL
2 37 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.95%) Redis
9 7 (1.70%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.46%) Big Data
11 5 (1.22%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.49%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 125 (30.41%) Git (software)
2 54 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 48 (11.68%) Subversion
4 19 (4.62%) Mercurial
5 18 (4.38%) JIRA
6 16 (3.89%) Vagrant
7 15 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (3.41%) GitLab
9 10 (2.43%) git-flow
10 6 (1.46%) Maven
11 5 (1.22%) Phabricator
11 5 (1.22%) Redmine
12 4 (0.97%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.97%) RSpec
12 4 (0.97%) Selenium
12 4 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.73%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (0.73%) JUnit
13 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (7.79%) Finance
2 12 (2.92%) Law
3 10 (2.43%) Games
3 10 (2.43%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.43%) Marketing
4 9 (2.19%) Retail
5 8 (1.95%) Banking
6 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.46%) Electronics
8 5 (1.22%) Publishing
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (23.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (19.95%) Administrator
3 76 (18.49%) Developer
4 74 (18.00%) Systems Administrator
5 69 (16.79%) Linux Administrator
6 62 (15.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 42 (10.22%) Linux Engineer
8 35 (8.52%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (7.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 29 (7.06%) AWS DevOps
11 24 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (5.60%) PHP Developer
13 21 (5.11%) Senior DevOps
13 21 (5.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.62%) Support Engineer
15 18 (4.38%) Linux Support
16 17 (4.14%) Lead DevOps
17 15 (3.65%) DevOps Administrator
17 15 (3.65%) Python Engineer
18 14 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.87%) LAMP
2 38 (9.25%) HTML
3 36 (8.76%) CSS
4 31 (7.54%) Web Services
5 22 (5.35%) LDAP
6 21 (5.11%) Node.js
7 20 (4.87%) Laravel
8 15 (3.65%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (3.16%) HTML5
10 12 (2.92%) CSS3
10 12 (2.92%) jQuery
11 11 (2.68%) Velocity
12 10 (2.43%) React
12 10 (2.43%) REST
13 9 (2.19%) LEMP Stack
14 8 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.95%) JSON
14 8 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (1.70%) 802.1X
15 7 (1.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.25%) Linux Command Line
2 31 (7.54%) Replication
3 22 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.62%) Video\Live Streaming
5 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.92%) Private Cloud
5 12 (2.92%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.68%) Fintech
7 8 (1.95%) Eurex
7 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.95%) User Experience
8 7 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.70%) Robotics
9 6 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.22%) Clustering
10 5 (1.22%) Life Science
11 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 411 (100.00%) Linux
2 199 (48.42%) Ubuntu
3 157 (38.20%) CentOS
4 113 (27.49%) Windows
5 93 (22.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (15.33%) Unix
7 37 (9.00%) Windows Server
8 22 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (4.14%) Fedora
10 16 (3.89%) AIX
11 14 (3.41%) FreeBSD
11 14 (3.41%) SUSE
12 10 (2.43%) Solaris
13 9 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (1.70%) CoreOS
15 6 (1.46%) Windows 10
15 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
16 5 (1.22%) Android
17 3 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (44.53%) DevOps
2 73 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (17.76%) Configuration Management
3 60 (14.60%) Open Source
4 41 (9.98%) Software Engineering
5 39 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (7.06%) Scrum
8 27 (6.57%) Deployment Automation
9 26 (6.33%) Mentoring
10 24 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (5.84%) OOP
11 23 (5.60%) Analytics
12 22 (5.35%) High Availability
12 22 (5.35%) MVC
12 22 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (5.35%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.11%) Artificial Intelligence
13 21 (5.11%) Deep Learning
13 21 (5.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 211 (51.34%) Python
2 144 (35.04%) Bash Shell
3 88 (21.41%) PHP
4 81 (19.71%) Perl
5 75 (18.25%) JavaScript
6 71 (17.27%) Java
7 55 (13.38%) Ruby
8 42 (10.22%) SQL
9 29 (7.06%) Shell Script
10 28 (6.81%) C++
11 21 (5.11%) PHP 5
11 21 (5.11%) PowerShell
12 20 (4.87%) PHP 7
13 18 (4.38%) Go
14 9 (2.19%) C#
15 2 (0.49%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.49%) Erlang
15 2 (0.49%) Groovy
15 2 (0.49%) Haskell
15 2 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (13.87%) Degree
2 14 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.46%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.46%) CCNP
7 4 (0.97%) MBA
7 4 (0.97%) MCSA
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.73%) CCNA
8 3 (0.73%) MCSE
8 3 (0.73%) RHCE
9 2 (0.49%) CISSP
9 2 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.49%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.24%) CEH
10 1 (0.24%) CISM
10 1 (0.24%) SANS
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) GAMP
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 86 (20.92%) Docker
2 85 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (5.60%) iptables
5 23 (5.60%) KVM
6 19 (4.62%) pfSense
7 17 (4.14%) vSphere
8 16 (3.89%) NFS
9 14 (3.41%) Active Directory
9 14 (3.41%) Samba
9 14 (3.41%) Xen
10 11 (2.68%) LXC
11 7 (1.70%) Ceph
11 7 (1.70%) Postfix
11 7 (1.70%) QEMU
11 7 (1.70%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.46%) Hyper-V
13 5 (1.22%) Dovecot
14 3 (0.73%) Squid
Systems Management
1 142 (34.55%) Puppet
2 140 (34.06%) Ansible
3 114 (27.74%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (18.49%) Terraform
5 68 (16.55%) Kubernetes
6 39 (9.49%) ZABBIX
7 36 (8.76%) Nagios
8 19 (4.62%) Packer
9 14 (3.41%) Kibana
10 13 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (2.92%) logstash
12 7 (1.70%) Salt
13 5 (1.22%) Proxmox
13 5 (1.22%) SmoothWall
14 4 (0.97%) Mesos
14 4 (0.97%) Suricata
15 3 (0.73%) Grafana
15 3 (0.73%) Graphite
15 3 (0.73%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 133 (32.36%) Red Hat
2 103 (25.06%) VMware
3 40 (9.73%) Google
4 35 (8.52%) Microsoft
5 30 (7.30%) Oracle
6 28 (6.81%) Cisco
6 28 (6.81%) SaltStack
7 23 (5.60%) IBM
8 22 (5.35%) NetApp
9 21 (5.11%) SolarWinds
10 15 (3.65%) PagerDuty
11 11 (2.68%) New Relic
12 8 (1.95%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.95%) CQG
12 8 (1.95%) Fidessa
12 8 (1.95%) Patsystems
12 8 (1.95%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.95%) Reuters
13 7 (1.70%) Citrix
13 7 (1.70%) HP