Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 785 705
Rank change year-on-year +54 -80 +50
Permanent jobs citing Debian 354 405 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 1.07% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 307 361 475
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 32,112 37,945 43,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.94% 22.95% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25,328 30,619 35,336
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,235 £25,225 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,210 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +0.52% -

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 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 13 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 23 September 2019. 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 +38 341 £45,000 -10.00% 65
UK excluding London +73 280 £40,000 -5.88% 37
South East +69 132 £40,000 - 9
London -5 70 £55,000 -8.33% 29
South West +57 68 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +70 37 £45,000 -25.00% 5
North of England -17 22 £40,000 -12.33% 12
West Midlands +44 13 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Midlands +41 13 £42,000 -6.67% 4
Scotland +20 9 £26,000 -13.33% 1
North West +11 9 £40,000 -13.51% 6
North East +23 7 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire -24 6 £82,500 +100.00% 3

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 354 (100.00%) Linux
2 180 (50.85%) CentOS
3 165 (46.61%) Ubuntu
4 148 (41.81%) Python
5 121 (34.18%) Red Hat
6 113 (31.92%) MySQL
7 105 (29.66%) AWS
8 102 (28.81%) Bash Shell
8 102 (28.81%) VMware
9 97 (27.40%) Windows
10 89 (25.14%) Puppet
11 87 (24.58%) DevOps
12 84 (23.73%) SQL
13 81 (22.88%) Git (software)
14 77 (21.75%) Ansible
15 75 (21.19%) PHP
16 69 (19.49%) Docker
17 67 (18.93%) Perl
18 66 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 63 (17.80%) HTML
20 61 (17.23%) CSS
21 60 (16.95%) Azure
22 56 (15.82%) Computer Science
23 54 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
24 52 (14.69%) Subversion
24 52 (14.69%) Web Development
25 49 (13.84%) Firewall
25 49 (13.84%) Finance
25 49 (13.84%) Mathematics
26 48 (13.56%) MVC

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 36 (10.17%) Apache
2 18 (5.08%) IIS
3 16 (4.52%) nginx
4 12 (3.39%) Confluence
5 11 (3.11%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.54%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.54%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.26%) Drupal
8 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) Jetty
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.28%) JBoss
10 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.13%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.28%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 105 (29.66%) AWS
2 60 (16.95%) Azure
3 23 (6.50%) GCP
4 20 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (4.24%) SaaS
6 12 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.39%) GitHub
7 11 (3.11%) Amazon ECS
7 11 (3.11%) IaaS
8 10 (2.82%) Office 365
9 9 (2.54%) AWS Fargate
9 9 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.54%) Serverless
9 9 (2.54%) Slack
9 9 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.13%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.13%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.56%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.84%) Firewall
2 45 (12.71%) DNS
3 39 (11.02%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.45%) VLAN
5 28 (7.91%) MPLS
6 27 (7.63%) VPN
7 26 (7.34%) OSPF
8 24 (6.78%) DHCP
8 24 (6.78%) SSH
9 23 (6.50%) SAN
10 19 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (5.37%) SNMP
10 19 (5.37%) Wireless
11 18 (5.08%) Internet
11 18 (5.08%) SMTP
12 17 (4.80%) HTTP
13 16 (4.52%) Multicast
14 15 (4.24%) Ethernet
14 15 (4.24%) IGMP
14 15 (4.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (31.92%) MySQL
2 17 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.24%) MariaDB
5 11 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.69%) Big Data
7 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.56%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.28%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 81 (22.88%) Git (software)
2 52 (14.69%) Subversion
3 24 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.21%) JIRA
5 11 (3.11%) Bitbucket
5 11 (3.11%) Mercurial
6 8 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.41%) Appium
8 4 (1.13%) GitLab
8 4 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.13%) Selenium
9 3 (0.85%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.85%) Robot Framework
9 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.56%) Grunt
10 2 (0.56%) gulp
10 2 (0.56%) RSpec
11 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (13.84%) Finance
2 14 (3.95%) Retail
3 12 (3.39%) Automotive
4 11 (3.11%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.82%) Games
6 8 (2.26%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.13%) Avionics
8 4 (1.13%) Banking
8 4 (1.13%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (19.77%) Developer
1 70 (19.77%) Linux Engineer
2 50 (14.12%) Administrator
3 49 (13.84%) Network Engineer
4 45 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (12.71%) Systems Administrator
5 44 (12.43%) Linux Administrator
6 40 (11.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 36 (10.17%) PHP Developer
8 29 (8.19%) Web Developer
9 19 (5.37%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 19 (5.37%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.80%) Analyst
11 17 (4.80%) Digital Developer
11 17 (4.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 16 (4.52%) Lead Network Engineer
12 16 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.80%) HTML
2 61 (17.23%) CSS
3 23 (6.50%) LAMP
4 17 (4.80%) Web Services
5 16 (4.52%) LDAP
6 12 (3.39%) Node.js
7 11 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (2.54%) jQuery
9 8 (2.26%) Spring
10 7 (1.98%) Laravel
11 6 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (1.69%) XML
11 6 (1.69%) XML Messaging
12 5 (1.41%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.41%) Django
12 5 (1.41%) Vue.js
13 4 (1.13%) Spring Boot
14 3 (0.85%) Apache NiFi
14 3 (0.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.19%) Linux Command Line
2 26 (7.34%) Replication
3 17 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.52%) Public Cloud
5 15 (4.24%) Driving Licence
6 13 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (3.11%) Clustering
8 11 (3.11%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (2.26%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.69%) Life Science
10 6 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.13%) Blog
11 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.85%) CAN bus
12 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.85%) User Experience
13 2 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 354 (100.00%) Linux
2 180 (50.85%) CentOS
3 165 (46.61%) Ubuntu
4 97 (27.40%) Windows
5 66 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (11.86%) Unix
7 39 (11.02%) Windows Server
8 23 (6.50%) Fedora
9 20 (5.65%) Solaris
10 19 (5.37%) SUSE
11 12 (3.39%) Android
12 11 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (2.54%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (2.26%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.98%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.69%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.69%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.41%) Gentoo
18 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.58%) DevOps
2 56 (15.82%) Computer Science
3 52 (14.69%) Web Development
4 49 (13.84%) Mathematics
5 48 (13.56%) MVC
6 44 (12.43%) Configuration Management
7 37 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (9.60%) Open Source
9 33 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 33 (9.32%) Project Delivery
10 31 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (8.19%) Data Reconciliation
12 27 (7.63%) Network Design
13 26 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.50%) ITIL
14 23 (6.50%) Microservices
14 23 (6.50%) OOP
14 23 (6.50%) Software Engineering
15 18 (5.08%) Migration
16 16 (4.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 148 (41.81%) Python
2 102 (28.81%) Bash Shell
3 84 (23.73%) SQL
4 75 (21.19%) PHP
5 67 (18.93%) Perl
6 43 (12.15%) Java
7 37 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 26 (7.34%) Ruby
9 24 (6.78%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.93%) C++
11 20 (5.65%) C
12 15 (4.24%) Go
13 13 (3.67%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.54%) Apple Swift
15 8 (2.26%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.41%) R
17 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.56%) C#
18 2 (0.56%) Scala
18 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (7.91%) SC Cleared
4 24 (6.78%) CCNP
5 21 (5.93%) Degree
6 20 (5.65%) RHCE
7 17 (4.80%) LPIC
8 15 (4.24%) RHCT
9 8 (2.26%) AWS Certification
10 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.41%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.41%) MCSE
11 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.13%) MCSA
13 2 (0.56%) CCNA
13 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.67%) SLA
3 11 (3.11%) QA
4 8 (2.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 69 (19.49%) Docker
2 54 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.21%) KVM
5 18 (5.08%) Xen
6 17 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (3.39%) iptables
8 11 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.82%) Ceph
10 9 (2.54%) vSphere
11 8 (2.26%) Samba
12 7 (1.98%) DRBD
12 7 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.69%) Btrfs
13 6 (1.69%) Snort
14 4 (1.13%) Dovecot
14 4 (1.13%) NFS
14 4 (1.13%) Postfix
15 3 (0.85%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 89 (25.14%) Puppet
2 77 (21.75%) Ansible
3 46 (12.99%) Kubernetes
4 45 (12.71%) Nagios
5 44 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (4.24%) Terraform
7 13 (3.67%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.82%) Grafana
8 10 (2.82%) Prometheus
9 9 (2.54%) Kibana
9 9 (2.54%) logstash
9 9 (2.54%) Packer
10 8 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (2.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (2.26%) WSUS
10 8 (2.26%) yum
11 7 (1.98%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (1.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 5 (1.41%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 121 (34.18%) Red Hat
2 102 (28.81%) VMware
3 46 (12.99%) Cisco
4 23 (6.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.21%) Brocade
6 21 (5.93%) Palo Alto
7 20 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 19 (5.37%) Riverbed
9 15 (4.24%) Google
10 14 (3.95%) Dell
11 13 (3.67%) Oracle
12 12 (3.39%) Juniper
13 8 (2.26%) Apple
13 8 (2.26%) Dynatrace
13 8 (2.26%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.98%) Arista
14 7 (1.98%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.69%) Draytek
15 6 (1.69%) NetApp
15 6 (1.69%) Synology