Period
to 23 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 697 738 648
Rank change year-on-year +41 -90 -15
Permanent jobs citing Debian 550 564 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 1.13% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 462 495 627
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -8.89%
10th Percentile £29,300 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 43666 49985 57304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.81% 25.40% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35478 42644 48118
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +51 504 £45,000 +5.88% 23
UK excluding London +68 328 £40,000 - 16
London +30 219 £52,500 +6.06% 9
South East +49 120 £46,250 +15.63% 5
North of England +8 65 £37,500 +11.11% 4
East of England +7 40 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Midlands +35 34 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands +32 34 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +26 32 £40,000 +18.52%
Scotland +37 30 £30,000 +3.45% 2
North West -32 28 £35,000 -1.41% 3
South West -15 27 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wales +15 13 £37,500 +20.97%
North East +22 5 £39,000 +66.67% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Debian.

1 550 (100.00%) Linux
2 304 (55.27%) Ubuntu
3 257 (46.73%) Python
4 225 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 221 (40.18%) Red Hat
5 221 (40.18%) DevOps
6 219 (39.82%) CentOS
7 207 (37.64%) Puppet
8 197 (35.82%) MySQL
9 186 (33.82%) Windows
10 181 (32.91%) Ansible
11 158 (28.73%) Amazon AWS
12 154 (28.00%) Apache
13 149 (27.09%) VMware
14 139 (25.27%) Perl
14 139 (25.27%) Docker
15 117 (21.27%) TCP/IP
16 115 (20.91%) Git (software)
17 109 (19.82%) Java
18 108 (19.64%) DNS
19 106 (19.27%) Firewall
20 105 (19.09%) Opscode Chef
21 102 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
22 100 (18.18%) LAMP
23 96 (17.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 96 (17.45%) Jenkins
24 95 (17.27%) Cisco
25 94 (17.09%) Ruby
25 94 (17.09%) Windows Server
26 87 (15.82%) Nagios

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
1 154 (28.00%) Apache
2 84 (15.27%) nginx
3 46 (8.36%) Tomcat
4 31 (5.64%) IIS
5 29 (5.27%) OpenStack
6 22 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.45%) MS Exchange
8 18 (3.27%) uWSGI
9 9 (1.64%) Confluence
10 8 (1.45%) Jetty
11 6 (1.09%) WordPress
12 4 (0.73%) Foswiki
13 3 (0.55%) Eucalyptus
13 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.55%) JBoss
13 3 (0.55%) SAS
14 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.36%) Kentico
14 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.91%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (28.73%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (4.00%) IaaS
6 20 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (2.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 14 (2.55%) Amazon S3
9 14 (2.55%) Route 53
10 12 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (1.64%) Office 365
12 8 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.91%) SaaS
14 4 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.73%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.55%) GitHub
16 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 117 (21.27%) TCP/IP
2 108 (19.64%) DNS
3 106 (19.27%) Firewall
4 58 (10.55%) VPN
5 56 (10.18%) Internet
6 50 (9.09%) VLAN
7 45 (8.18%) DHCP
8 39 (7.09%) LAN
8 39 (7.09%) WAN
9 38 (6.91%) SAN
10 33 (6.00%) SMS
11 31 (5.64%) SNMP
12 29 (5.27%) BGP
13 27 (4.91%) VoIP
14 26 (4.73%) HTTP
15 25 (4.55%) SSH
16 24 (4.36%) Network Security
17 22 (4.00%) OSPF
18 21 (3.82%) LDAP
18 21 (3.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (35.82%) MySQL
2 75 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (8.55%) SQL Server
4 44 (8.00%) Redis
5 37 (6.73%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.36%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 17 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (2.55%) Big Data
11 14 (2.55%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.73%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.55%) Riak
14 2 (0.36%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 115 (20.91%) Git (software)
2 96 (17.45%) Jenkins
3 52 (9.45%) Subversion
4 37 (6.73%) GitLab
5 33 (6.00%) Maven
6 32 (5.82%) Vagrant
7 28 (5.09%) Eclipse
8 24 (4.36%) CMake
9 20 (3.64%) Phabricator
10 19 (3.45%) Mercurial
10 19 (3.45%) MSBuild
10 19 (3.45%) NuGet
11 18 (3.27%) Artifactory
12 16 (2.91%) JIRA
13 15 (2.73%) Bugzilla
13 15 (2.73%) Ranorex
13 15 (2.73%) SonarQube
14 14 (2.55%) Selenium
15 10 (1.82%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 42 (7.64%) Finance
2 40 (7.27%) Games
3 29 (5.27%) Billing
4 15 (2.73%) Marketing
4 15 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.00%) Legal
6 7 (1.27%) Automotive
7 5 (0.91%) Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.55%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (29.82%) Administrator
2 154 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
3 143 (26.00%) Linux Administrator
4 141 (25.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 119 (21.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 99 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
7 71 (12.91%) Developer
8 52 (9.45%) Systems Engineer
9 49 (8.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 45 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (8.18%) Senior DevOps
10 45 (8.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 43 (7.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 27 (4.91%) Analyst
12 27 (4.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 24 (4.36%) DevOps Administrator
13 24 (4.36%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.82%) Graduate
14 21 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Administrator
15 19 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (18.18%) LAMP
2 63 (11.45%) HTML
3 50 (9.09%) CSS
4 49 (8.91%) Web Services
5 39 (7.09%) LEMP Stack
6 34 (6.18%) XML
7 31 (5.64%) jQuery
8 28 (5.09%) HTML5
9 25 (4.55%) CSS3
9 25 (4.55%) Spring
10 24 (4.36%) .NET
11 23 (4.18%) Django
12 20 (3.64%) RESTful
13 19 (3.45%) Flask
14 18 (3.27%) Celery
15 17 (3.09%) Node.js
16 16 (2.91%) AngularJS
17 11 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
18 10 (1.82%) Memcached
18 10 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.09%) Linux Command Line
3 27 (4.91%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.91%) Mobile Payment
4 24 (4.36%) PKI
4 24 (4.36%) Replication
5 23 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.18%) Fintech
6 19 (3.45%) BBC
7 15 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.73%) Robotics
8 13 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.82%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.64%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.27%) Clustering
12 7 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 550 (100.00%) Linux
2 304 (55.27%) Ubuntu
3 219 (39.82%) CentOS
4 186 (33.82%) Windows
5 96 (17.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (17.09%) Windows Server
7 71 (12.91%) Unix
8 31 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (3.45%) Android
10 19 (3.45%) VMS
11 17 (3.09%) Kali Linux
12 16 (2.91%) Solaris
13 15 (2.73%) SUSE
14 8 (1.45%) Fedora
15 7 (1.27%) AIX
16 6 (1.09%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.91%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (40.18%) DevOps
2 87 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (13.45%) Configuration Management
4 58 (10.55%) Scrum
5 55 (10.00%) Open Source
6 53 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 42 (7.64%) Load Balancing
9 41 (7.45%) TDD
10 32 (5.82%) Web Development
11 30 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (5.45%) OO
12 29 (5.27%) SIEM
13 28 (5.09%) High Availability
13 28 (5.09%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.91%) Software Engineering
15 25 (4.55%) OOP
16 24 (4.36%) Test Automation
17 22 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
17 22 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (46.73%) Python
2 225 (40.91%) Bash Shell
3 139 (25.27%) Perl
4 109 (19.82%) Java
5 94 (17.09%) Ruby
6 87 (15.82%) PHP
7 67 (12.18%) JavaScript
8 52 (9.45%) C++
9 47 (8.55%) Shell Script
10 40 (7.27%) SQL
11 28 (5.09%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.73%) C#
13 12 (2.18%) ES6
14 11 (2.00%) Korn
15 10 (1.82%) C-shell
15 10 (1.82%) Groovy
16 5 (0.91%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.91%) Go
16 5 (0.91%) PHP 5
17 3 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (10.18%) Degree
2 35 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (4.00%) CCNA
4 18 (3.27%) CCNP
5 16 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.73%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.36%) RHCSA
8 12 (2.18%) CCDP
8 12 (2.18%) CCSP
8 12 (2.18%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (2.18%) MCSA
8 12 (2.18%) RHCE
9 10 (1.82%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (1.82%) MCSE
10 9 (1.64%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.27%) LPIC
11 7 (1.27%) RHCA
12 6 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.91%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.18%) PCI DSS
2 33 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (4.91%) QA
4 11 (2.00%) SLA
5 8 (1.45%) GDPR
5 8 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.36%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.18%) MISRA
System Software
1 139 (25.27%) Docker
2 102 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (14.00%) Active Directory
4 47 (8.55%) KVM
5 37 (6.73%) Hyper-V
6 27 (4.91%) iptables
6 27 (4.91%) Xen
7 22 (4.00%) pfSense
7 22 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (3.45%) Snort
9 17 (3.09%) Varnish
10 16 (2.91%) Ceph
11 15 (2.73%) LXC
11 15 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (2.36%) vSphere
13 11 (2.00%) Samba
13 11 (2.00%) VirtualBox
14 10 (1.82%) NFS
15 9 (1.64%) Postfix
16 6 (1.09%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 207 (37.64%) Puppet
2 181 (32.91%) Ansible
3 105 (19.09%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (15.82%) Nagios
5 41 (7.45%) Salt
5 41 (7.45%) ZABBIX
6 40 (7.27%) Terraform
7 34 (6.18%) Kubernetes
8 25 (4.55%) Cacti
9 19 (3.45%) logstash
10 18 (3.27%) Graphite
11 14 (2.55%) CFEngine
12 12 (2.18%) Kibana
12 12 (2.18%) OSSEC
13 11 (2.00%) Grafana
14 10 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (1.82%) Rsyslog
14 10 (1.82%) SELinux
15 9 (1.64%) Graylog
15 9 (1.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 221 (40.18%) Red Hat
2 149 (27.09%) VMware
3 95 (17.27%) Cisco
4 60 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 38 (6.91%) Juniper
6 28 (5.09%) Oracle
7 23 (4.18%) Citrix
8 22 (4.00%) McAfee
9 21 (3.82%) Palo Alto
10 16 (2.91%) Google
11 14 (2.55%) LogRhythm
12 13 (2.36%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.36%) Splunk
13 12 (2.18%) SaltStack
13 12 (2.18%) Sourcefire
14 10 (1.82%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.82%) NetApp
14 10 (1.82%) Reuters
14 10 (1.82%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.64%) Brocade