Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 661 809 748
Rank change year-on-year +148 -61 -23
Permanent jobs citing Debian 102 217 393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.77% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 124 195 362
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,050
90th Percentile £73,375 £72,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.60% -4.74% +18.75%

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 13,107 28,097 34,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.62% 22.41% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10,739 22,788 28,287
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 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 +132 90 £55,000 +15.79% 50
UK excluding London +87 50 £40,000 -11.60% 35
London +210 41 £61,000 +10.91% 16
Work from Home -55 29 £55,000 +77.42% 13
South West +51 20 £37,500 -27.88% 6
North of England +79 18 £37,500 -31.82% 10
North West +81 6 £42,500 -22.73% 6
South East +74 6 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Yorkshire +49 6 £37,500 -31.82% 3
North East +15 6 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Midlands +82 3 £55,000 +30.95% 5
East of England +103 2 £40,000 -11.11% 9
West Midlands +68 1 £67,500 +46.74% 4
East Midlands +67 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +33 1 £18,500 -28.85% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (51.96%) DevOps
3 49 (48.04%) Bash Shell
4 45 (44.12%) Python
5 42 (41.18%) CentOS
5 42 (41.18%) Ubuntu
6 40 (39.22%) Windows
7 37 (36.27%) AWS
8 34 (33.33%) Perl
9 33 (32.35%) VMware
10 32 (31.37%) Git (software)
11 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.47%) DNS
12 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
12 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
13 24 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (23.53%) Open Source
14 23 (22.55%) Red Hat
14 23 (22.55%) Docker
14 23 (22.55%) Puppet
15 22 (21.57%) Ansible
16 21 (20.59%) Apache
17 20 (19.61%) DHCP
18 19 (18.63%) SQL
18 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (18.63%) JIRA
18 19 (18.63%) Kubernetes
18 19 (18.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 18 (17.65%) HTML

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 21 (20.59%) Apache
2 17 (16.67%) Confluence
3 9 (8.82%) IIS
4 7 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.86%) nginx
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.96%) Drupal
6 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) ejabberd
7 1 (0.98%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (36.27%) AWS
2 17 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.88%) GCP
4 5 (4.90%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (4.90%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.90%) Route 53
5 4 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.92%) Serverless
5 4 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.94%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.94%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.96%) GitHub
7 2 (1.96%) Office 365
8 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.47%) DNS
2 20 (19.61%) DHCP
3 16 (15.69%) Firewall
3 16 (15.69%) SSH
4 10 (9.80%) HTTP
4 10 (9.80%) SSL
5 7 (6.86%) Internet
5 7 (6.86%) VLAN
6 5 (4.90%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (4.90%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (3.92%) RTP
7 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.92%) VoIP
8 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.94%) SAN
9 2 (1.96%) AMQP
9 2 (1.96%) IPv4
9 2 (1.96%) LAN
10 1 (0.98%) PBX
10 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) MySQL
2 14 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.78%) CouchDB
4 7 (6.86%) MariaDB
5 6 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.90%) InfluxDB
6 5 (4.90%) Redis
7 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.98%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.98%) DB2
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
3 19 (18.63%) JIRA
4 12 (11.76%) GitLab
5 9 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (5.88%) Selenium
7 3 (2.94%) Subversion
7 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.96%) Maven
9 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.98%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.98%) gulp
9 1 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (10.78%) Games
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Publishing
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (27.45%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Perl Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.86%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Administrator
10 5 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (4.90%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) HTML
2 17 (16.67%) CSS
3 8 (7.84%) LAMP
4 7 (6.86%) JSON
4 7 (6.86%) React
5 6 (5.88%) LDAP
6 5 (4.90%) Node.js
6 5 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.90%) Web Services
6 5 (4.90%) YAML
7 4 (3.92%) .NET
7 4 (3.92%) FreeSWITCH
7 4 (3.92%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (3.92%) WebRTC
7 4 (3.92%) XML
7 4 (3.92%) XML Messaging
8 3 (2.94%) Velocity
9 2 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (1.96%) Sass
9 2 (1.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.88%) Replication
2 6 (5.88%) Xbox
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.92%) Media Streaming
4 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) Blog
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) Derivative
5 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
5 1 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (41.18%) CentOS
2 42 (41.18%) Ubuntu
3 40 (39.22%) Windows
4 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.80%) Unix
6 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (7.84%) VMS
7 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (2.94%) Android
9 3 (2.94%) Fedora
9 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.96%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.96%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.96%) SUSE
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.98%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) DevOps
2 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.53%) Open Source
4 19 (18.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.82%) High Availability
8 9 (8.82%) Refactoring
9 7 (6.86%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (6.86%) Server Building
10 6 (5.88%) ITIL
10 6 (5.88%) Release Management
11 5 (4.90%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (4.90%) Load Testing
11 5 (4.90%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.90%) Product Management
11 5 (4.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) Bash Shell
2 45 (44.12%) Python
3 34 (33.33%) Perl
4 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
6 19 (18.63%) SQL
7 14 (13.73%) Shell Script
8 13 (12.75%) C
8 13 (12.75%) Ruby
9 12 (11.76%) C++
10 6 (5.88%) PHP
11 5 (4.90%) Java
12 4 (3.92%) Lua
13 3 (2.94%) C#
13 3 (2.94%) ES6
14 2 (1.96%) Go
14 2 (1.96%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.96%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) MCSA
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.98%) HND
6 1 (0.98%) MCDST
6 1 (0.98%) MCITP
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.55%) Docker
3 16 (15.69%) Xen
4 12 (11.76%) KVM
5 11 (10.78%) Ceph
5 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (5.88%) Samba
8 5 (4.90%) Firmware
8 5 (4.90%) Kamailio
9 4 (3.92%) Btrfs
9 4 (3.92%) DRBD
9 4 (3.92%) OpenSIPS
9 4 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.96%) LXC
11 2 (1.96%) NFS
11 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.98%) Postfix
12 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) Puppet
2 22 (21.57%) Ansible
3 19 (18.63%) Kubernetes
4 14 (13.73%) Terraform
5 12 (11.76%) Grafana
6 8 (7.84%) Prometheus
7 7 (6.86%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (6.86%) Graylog
7 7 (6.86%) Nagios
7 7 (6.86%) Rancher
8 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (5.88%) Proxmox
9 5 (4.90%) Check_MK
10 4 (3.92%) HAProxy
10 4 (3.92%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (2.94%) Munin
11 3 (2.94%) WSUS
12 2 (1.96%) Salt
12 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.98%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) VMware
2 23 (22.55%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.86%) Cisco
5 5 (4.90%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) Sophos
6 4 (3.92%) Google
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) Juniper
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle
7 3 (2.94%) Veeam
8 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.96%) Percona
9 1 (0.98%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.98%) Avature
9 1 (0.98%) Facebook
9 1 (0.98%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.98%) New Relic
9 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.98%) Zend