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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
pfSense
Rank 640 - 633
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% - 0.026%
As % of the System Software category 0.063% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - -
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
4730 5208 4312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.53% 12.50% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4107 4533 3686
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 8 February 2016.

pfSense Salary Histogram in London

pfSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Squid
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL

pfSense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
1 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (60.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (60.00%) Memcached
1 3 (60.00%) mod_perl
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Gentoo
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Corosync
2 3 (60.00%) KVM
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 3 (60.00%) Varnish
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Cacti
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Pacemaker
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (60.00%) Salt
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
1 3 (60.00%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (40.00%) NETGEAR
4 2 (40.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) IBM