The table below looks at the statistics for pfSense skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited pfSense over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
pfSense
Rank 625 627 619
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.065% 0.041% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Average salary £95,000 £23,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+304.25% -57.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
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
4623 4857 4109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.34% 10.31% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4037 4184 3555
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

pfSense
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing pfSense across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing pfSense across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

pfSense Salary Histogram in London

pfSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing pfSense also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited pfSense.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Squid
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) French Language
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Moodle
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Samba
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) LAMP

pfSense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing pfSense also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited pfSense. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Moodle
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (25.00%) CloudStack
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (25.00%) PegaRULES
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) OpenVPN
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) OLAP
1 2 (25.00%) OLTP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Express
4 1 (12.50%) mod_perl
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
1 2 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
1 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Jython
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Squid
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Samba
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud
3 2 (25.00%) Snort
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Varnish
4 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
4 1 (12.50%) Corosync
4 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OSSEC
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) yum
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (12.50%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Intel
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Endeca
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) HP