Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 703 799 742
Rank change year-on-year +96 -57 +20
Permanent jobs citing Debian 135 186 406
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.76% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 121 154 328
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,600 £32,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +26.47% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,938 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £88,375 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.29% +16.25% -

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 16,249 24,370 34,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.57% 21.41% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13,164 19,864 27,780
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,851
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 14 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 13 April 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 +68 124 £48,000 -12.73% 35
London +132 62 £57,500 -4.17% 12
UK excluding London +29 62 £41,250 -11.29% 23
Work from Home -102 29 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South West +10 22 £33,500 -36.19% 3
East of England +70 13 £45,000 -45.78% 6
South East +28 12 £42,500 -6.59% 8
North of England +26 12 £34,750 -22.78% 5
North West +37 6 £40,000 -27.27%
North East +6 4 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Midlands +43 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £24,000 -32.39% 4
East Midlands +21 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland +7 1 £18,500 -26.00%

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (51.11%) Ubuntu
3 56 (41.48%) Bash Shell
4 52 (38.52%) CentOS
4 52 (38.52%) Python
5 49 (36.30%) MySQL
6 47 (34.81%) DevOps
7 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
7 43 (31.85%) Windows
8 42 (31.11%) Perl
9 41 (30.37%) Firewall
9 41 (30.37%) AWS
10 36 (26.67%) Puppet
11 35 (25.93%) Apache
12 34 (25.19%) HTML
12 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
12 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (24.44%) CSS
14 32 (23.70%) PHP
14 32 (23.70%) VMware
15 31 (22.96%) KVM
16 30 (22.22%) Ansible
17 28 (20.74%) Red Hat
17 28 (20.74%) Open Source
18 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 27 (20.00%) Docker
19 26 (19.26%) Degree
20 25 (18.52%) nginx
20 25 (18.52%) DNS
21 24 (17.78%) Linux Command Line

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 35 (25.93%) Apache
2 25 (18.52%) nginx
3 18 (13.33%) IIS
4 15 (11.11%) Confluence
5 14 (10.37%) Tomcat
6 11 (8.15%) ejabberd
7 7 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (4.44%) Drupal
9 5 (3.70%) Facebook Platform
10 4 (2.96%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.96%) WordPress
11 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.37%) AWS
2 15 (11.11%) Azure
2 15 (11.11%) SaaS
3 8 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (5.19%) Power Automate
4 7 (5.19%) Power Platform
4 7 (5.19%) Zapier
5 6 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.70%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (3.70%) Route 53
7 4 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.22%) GCP
8 3 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.37%) Firewall
2 25 (18.52%) DNS
3 21 (15.56%) Internet
4 18 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 17 (12.59%) LAN
6 16 (11.85%) BGP
6 16 (11.85%) VPN
7 15 (11.11%) DHCP
8 14 (10.37%) Diameter Protocol
8 14 (10.37%) SNMP
9 13 (9.63%) PBX
9 13 (9.63%) VoIP
10 11 (8.15%) SSL
10 11 (8.15%) VLAN
11 10 (7.41%) SSH
12 7 (5.19%) HTTPS
12 7 (5.19%) RTP
12 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
13 6 (4.44%) HTTP
14 5 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.30%) MySQL
2 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.67%) MariaDB
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.44%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.48%) Big Data
8 2 (1.48%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.48%) Redis
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon QuickSight
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.74%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.30%) JIRA
3 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.19%) Postman
4 7 (5.19%) Selenium
4 7 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.70%) Subversion
6 4 (2.96%) GitLab
6 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.22%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (2.22%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.48%) Maven
9 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.74%) gulp
General
1 15 (11.11%) Games
2 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Law
5 2 (1.48%) Finance
5 2 (1.48%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (23.70%) Developer
2 26 (19.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (19.26%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Administrator
4 17 (12.59%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (9.63%) Network Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Network Systems Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Linux Support
10 8 (5.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (5.93%) Perl Developer
10 8 (5.93%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.93%) VoIP Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.19%) HTML
2 33 (24.44%) CSS
3 19 (14.07%) LAMP
4 12 (8.89%) Node.js
5 11 (8.15%) Web Services
5 11 (8.15%) XMPP
6 10 (7.41%) FreeSWITCH
7 9 (6.67%) WebRTC
8 8 (5.93%) Vue.js
9 7 (5.19%) JSON
9 7 (5.19%) Laravel
9 7 (5.19%) RESTful
9 7 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.44%) .NET
10 6 (4.44%) LDAP
10 6 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (4.44%) Sass
11 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.70%) Flask
11 5 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
3 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.19%) Media Streaming
5 6 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.70%) Clustering
6 5 (3.70%) Derivative
6 5 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 5 (3.70%) Social Media
7 4 (2.96%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.22%) User Experience
9 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) CESG
10 1 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (51.11%) Ubuntu
3 52 (38.52%) CentOS
4 43 (31.85%) Windows
5 17 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.37%) Unix
7 8 (5.93%) Fedora
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (2.96%) VMS
9 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.22%) Android
10 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (1.48%) OpenBSD
11 2 (1.48%) SUSE
11 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) DevOps
2 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) Open Source
4 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (11.11%) High Availability
5 15 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.37%) Architectural Design
6 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
6 14 (10.37%) Load Balancing
7 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.15%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (8.15%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (8.15%) Web Development
9 10 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.19%) Functional Testing
12 7 (5.19%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Bash Shell
2 52 (38.52%) Python
3 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 42 (31.11%) Perl
5 32 (23.70%) PHP
6 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
7 20 (14.81%) C
7 20 (14.81%) SQL
8 15 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 14 (10.37%) Ruby
10 7 (5.19%) C++
10 7 (5.19%) Lua
11 4 (2.96%) Java
12 3 (2.22%) ES6
13 2 (1.48%) C#
13 2 (1.48%) Java 8
14 1 (0.74%) Go
14 1 (0.74%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.74%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Degree
2 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) MCSA
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CISSP
6 2 (1.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.74%) CCIE
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) CLAS
7 1 (0.74%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.74%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) MCDST
7 1 (0.74%) MCITP
7 1 (0.74%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 31 (22.96%) KVM
2 27 (20.00%) Docker
3 23 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.33%) Kamailio
5 15 (11.11%) Xen
6 14 (10.37%) iptables
6 14 (10.37%) QEMU
7 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
8 11 (8.15%) Postfix
9 8 (5.93%) Samba
10 7 (5.19%) OpenSIPS
11 6 (4.44%) Ceph
11 6 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
12 5 (3.70%) Btrfs
12 5 (3.70%) DRBD
13 4 (2.96%) vSphere
14 2 (1.48%) Firmware
14 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (26.67%) Puppet
2 30 (22.22%) Ansible
3 20 (14.81%) Kubernetes
4 17 (12.59%) HAProxy
4 17 (12.59%) ZABBIX
5 14 (10.37%) Galera Cluster
6 12 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.93%) Nagios
7 8 (5.93%) Prometheus
8 7 (5.19%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (5.19%) Terraform
9 6 (4.44%) Check_MK
10 5 (3.70%) Grafana
10 5 (3.70%) Nessus
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (2.96%) Graylog
12 2 (1.48%) Rancher
12 2 (1.48%) Salt
13 1 (0.74%) Kibana
13 1 (0.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (23.70%) VMware
2 28 (20.74%) Red Hat
3 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.04%) Cisco
5 15 (11.11%) HP
5 15 (11.11%) Juniper
6 14 (10.37%) GENBAND
6 14 (10.37%) Mitel
6 14 (10.37%) Percona
6 14 (10.37%) SonicWALL
7 11 (8.15%) Nortel
8 6 (4.44%) Zend
9 5 (3.70%) Facebook
9 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.96%) MuleSoft
10 4 (2.96%) Sophos
11 3 (2.22%) Google
11 3 (2.22%) Oracle
12 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.48%) Twitter