Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 746 692 745
Rank change year-on-year -54 +53 -44
Permanent jobs citing Debian 479 509 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 1.24% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 436 458 533
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,373 £25,450
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -12.50%

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 40,423 41,054 52,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.54% 24.30% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32,745 34,402 44,084
UK median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +3.49% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 May 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 22 May 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 -51 453 £42,500 -10.53% 64
UK excluding London -35 288 £40,000 -3.03% 43
London -23 184 £55,000 - 22
North of England +8 97 £40,000 -2.44% 16
South East -61 69 £43,000 -9.47% 11
North West +35 54 £36,000 +2.86% 5
East of England +24 46 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +18 34 £40,000 -13.51% 7
Midlands +2 32 £41,250 +10.00% 4
South West -22 24 £49,000 +18.79% 8
West Midlands +13 22 £36,750 -2.00% 3
Scotland -24 16 £29,000 +9.43% 1
East Midlands -7 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North East -14 9 £40,000 +6.88% 4
Wales +2 4 £40,000 +60.00%

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Linux
2 233 (48.64%) Python
3 221 (46.14%) Ubuntu
4 216 (45.09%) CentOS
5 206 (43.01%) MySQL
6 198 (41.34%) Bash Shell
7 189 (39.46%) Red Hat
8 179 (37.37%) DevOps
9 167 (34.86%) Git (software)
10 157 (32.78%) PHP
11 153 (31.94%) Puppet
12 152 (31.73%) Amazon AWS
13 139 (29.02%) Ansible
14 111 (23.17%) Perl
15 104 (21.71%) VMware
15 104 (21.71%) Jenkins
16 98 (20.46%) Java
17 95 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
18 93 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
19 92 (19.21%) Firewall
20 91 (19.00%) JavaScript
20 91 (19.00%) Windows
21 89 (18.58%) Configuration Management
22 88 (18.37%) Unix
23 87 (18.16%) Docker
24 85 (17.75%) LAMP
25 84 (17.54%) Apache
26 82 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 80 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
27 80 (16.70%) 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 84 (17.54%) Apache
2 49 (10.23%) nginx
3 34 (7.10%) OpenStack
4 33 (6.89%) Confluence
5 27 (5.64%) Tomcat
6 21 (4.38%) WordPress
7 14 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.88%) CMS
8 9 (1.88%) ExpressionEngine
8 9 (1.88%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.25%) JBoss
11 5 (1.04%) IIS
11 5 (1.04%) Jetty
11 5 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.04%) uWSGI
12 4 (0.84%) Drupal
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.63%) CloudStack
Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.46%) HipChat
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.09%) Magento
2 8 (1.67%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 4 (0.84%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 152 (31.73%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (3.76%) Amazon S3
6 17 (3.55%) GitHub
7 16 (3.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (2.71%) Amazon ELB
9 13 (2.71%) NuGet
9 13 (2.71%) Route 53
10 10 (2.09%) IaaS
11 9 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.88%) PaaS
11 9 (1.88%) SaaS
12 8 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (1.67%) Google App Engine
12 8 (1.67%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.46%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 92 (19.21%) Firewall
2 62 (12.94%) DNS
3 51 (10.65%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.64%) Internet
5 26 (5.43%) SNMP
5 26 (5.43%) SSH
5 26 (5.43%) VLAN
6 22 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (4.38%) VPN
8 20 (4.18%) NAS
9 18 (3.76%) SAN
10 17 (3.55%) DHCP
11 15 (3.13%) HTTP
11 15 (3.13%) Network Security
11 15 (3.13%) OpenVPN
11 15 (3.13%) VoIP
12 14 (2.92%) SSL
13 13 (2.71%) BGP
13 13 (2.71%) LAN
13 13 (2.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (43.01%) MySQL
2 59 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (10.65%) MongoDB
4 47 (9.81%) NoSQL
5 33 (6.89%) Redis
6 30 (6.26%) SQL Server
7 27 (5.64%) Relational Database
8 24 (5.01%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (3.97%) MariaDB
10 18 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.92%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.30%) Big Data
13 6 (1.25%) Aerospike
14 4 (0.84%) InfluxDB
14 4 (0.84%) OLTP
15 3 (0.63%) Blockchain
15 3 (0.63%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.63%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.63%) OLAP
16 2 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 167 (34.86%) Git (software)
2 104 (21.71%) Jenkins
3 77 (16.08%) Subversion
4 38 (7.93%) JIRA
5 34 (7.10%) Maven
6 32 (6.68%) Vagrant
7 24 (5.01%) PHPUnit
8 21 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (4.38%) Eclipse
9 16 (3.34%) Selenium
10 15 (3.13%) Mercurial
10 15 (3.13%) MSBuild
11 14 (2.92%) Phabricator
12 13 (2.71%) CMake
12 13 (2.71%) SonarQube
13 10 (2.09%) Artifactory
13 10 (2.09%) Bugzilla
13 10 (2.09%) Ranorex
14 8 (1.67%) GitLab
14 8 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 35 (7.31%) Games
2 28 (5.85%) Finance
3 21 (4.38%) Billing
4 20 (4.18%) Marketing
5 17 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.13%) Banking
7 12 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.46%) Advertising
8 7 (1.46%) Back Office
8 7 (1.46%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.46%) Publishing
9 6 (1.25%) Automotive
9 6 (1.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (23.59%) Developer
2 99 (20.67%) Administrator
3 93 (19.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 88 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
5 78 (16.28%) Linux Administrator
6 72 (15.03%) Linux Engineer
7 68 (14.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 44 (9.19%) PHP Developer
9 39 (8.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 34 (7.10%) Junior
11 27 (5.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 26 (5.43%) Senior DevOps
12 26 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
13 24 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 24 (5.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 21 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (4.18%) Web Developer
16 18 (3.76%) Analyst
17 17 (3.55%) Software Engineer
18 16 (3.34%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.75%) LAMP
2 73 (15.24%) CSS
3 59 (12.32%) HTML
4 45 (9.39%) Web Services
5 41 (8.56%) HTML5
6 39 (8.14%) jQuery
7 37 (7.72%) Node.js
8 35 (7.31%) Laravel
9 34 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
10 32 (6.68%) Symfony
11 30 (6.26%) CSS3
12 29 (6.05%) LEMP Stack
13 26 (5.43%) RESTful
14 22 (4.59%) AngularJS
14 22 (4.59%) XML
15 19 (3.97%) LDAP
16 18 (3.76%) React
17 17 (3.55%) REST
17 17 (3.55%) Zend Framework
18 15 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.11%) Linux Command Line
2 37 (7.72%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.72%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.26%) Replication
5 23 (4.80%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.34%) Fintech
6 16 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.34%) Robotics
7 14 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.71%) BBC
8 13 (2.71%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (2.51%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.51%) User Experience
10 11 (2.30%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.30%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.30%) Eurex
10 11 (2.30%) Internet of Things
11 10 (2.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 479 (100.00%) Linux
2 221 (46.14%) Ubuntu
3 216 (45.09%) CentOS
4 91 (19.00%) Windows
5 88 (18.37%) Unix
6 82 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (7.31%) Windows Server
8 34 (7.10%) SUSE
9 24 (5.01%) Solaris
10 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (4.18%) Fedora
12 18 (3.76%) AIX
13 12 (2.51%) CoreOS
14 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (1.88%) VMS
16 8 (1.67%) HPUX
17 7 (1.46%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (1.25%) Windows 10
18 6 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (37.37%) DevOps
2 95 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (18.58%) Configuration Management
4 80 (16.70%) Open Source
5 63 (13.15%) Scrum
6 56 (11.69%) MVC
7 53 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (11.06%) Software Engineering
8 50 (10.44%) High Availability
9 44 (9.19%) Microservices
10 42 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (6.47%) OOP
12 24 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (5.01%) Deployment Automation
12 24 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (5.01%) Web Development
13 23 (4.80%) ITIL
13 23 (4.80%) Load Balancing
13 23 (4.80%) OO
14 20 (4.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 233 (48.64%) Python
2 198 (41.34%) Bash Shell
3 157 (32.78%) PHP
4 111 (23.17%) Perl
5 98 (20.46%) Java
6 91 (19.00%) JavaScript
7 67 (13.99%) SQL
8 66 (13.78%) Ruby
9 51 (10.65%) C++
10 33 (6.89%) Shell Script
11 32 (6.68%) C#
12 31 (6.47%) Go
12 31 (6.47%) PHP 7
13 24 (5.01%) PHP 5
14 22 (4.59%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.67%) Erlang
15 8 (1.67%) Korn
16 7 (1.46%) Haskell
17 6 (1.25%) C
17 6 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (13.15%) Degree
2 28 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.51%) CCNA
5 11 (2.30%) CCNP
5 11 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.09%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.46%) CISSP
8 6 (1.25%) CEH
8 6 (1.25%) CREST Certified
8 6 (1.25%) GIAC
8 6 (1.25%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (1.25%) LPIC
8 6 (1.25%) RHCA
8 6 (1.25%) RHCE
8 6 (1.25%) RHCSA
8 6 (1.25%) SANS
9 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (1.67%) GCP
4 8 (1.67%) ISO 14001
4 8 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.25%) QA
6 5 (1.04%) SLA
7 3 (0.63%) GDPR
8 2 (0.42%) HL7
9 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.21%) DICOM
System Software
1 87 (18.16%) Docker
2 80 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.93%) iptables
4 32 (6.68%) Ceph
5 25 (5.22%) KVM
6 19 (3.97%) Postfix
7 17 (3.55%) Active Directory
8 16 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (2.71%) Hyper-V
11 12 (2.51%) pfSense
11 12 (2.51%) QEMU
12 11 (2.30%) Dovecot
13 10 (2.09%) Xen
14 8 (1.67%) NFS
14 8 (1.67%) VirtualBox
15 7 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (1.25%) Snort
16 6 (1.25%) vSphere
16 6 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 153 (31.94%) Puppet
2 139 (29.02%) Ansible
3 93 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (15.24%) Kubernetes
5 53 (11.06%) Nagios
6 36 (7.52%) Terraform
7 34 (7.10%) ZABBIX
8 16 (3.34%) Salt
9 15 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (2.51%) HAProxy
11 11 (2.30%) Galera Cluster
12 9 (1.88%) OSSEC
13 8 (1.67%) FortiGate
13 8 (1.67%) Icinga
14 7 (1.46%) Rancher
15 6 (1.25%) Grafana
15 6 (1.25%) Mesos
15 6 (1.25%) Nessus
15 6 (1.25%) OpenVAS
16 5 (1.04%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 189 (39.46%) Red Hat
2 104 (21.71%) VMware
3 45 (9.39%) Cisco
4 43 (8.98%) Google
5 41 (8.56%) Microsoft
6 33 (6.89%) Oracle
7 28 (5.85%) IBM
8 27 (5.64%) SaltStack
9 25 (5.22%) Zend
10 24 (5.01%) SolarWinds
11 23 (4.80%) NetApp
12 20 (4.18%) Splunk
13 18 (3.76%) Atlassian
14 16 (3.34%) Capita
14 16 (3.34%) HP
15 15 (3.13%) New Relic
16 13 (2.71%) Bloomberg
16 13 (2.71%) Reuters
17 12 (2.51%) Juniper
18 11 (2.30%) Citrix