The table below looks at the statistics for pfSense skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited pfSense over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
pfSense
Rank 606 655 661
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +6
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.092% 0.043% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £55,000 £82,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +251.06%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
pfSense
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4356 4651 5115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.47% 10.58% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3751 4012 4438
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

pfSense
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing pfSense as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

pfSense Jobs Demand Trend in London

pfSense
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing pfSense across the London region.

pfSense Salary Trend in London

pfSense
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing pfSense within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hackney - 3 - -
pfSense
England

pfSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing pfSense also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for pfSense.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Xdebug
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Iperf
3 3 (60.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Electronics
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

pfSense
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Snort
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Iperf
2 1 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVAS
2 1 (20.00%) OSSEC
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire