The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
pfSense
Rank 631 592 642
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +50
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 2 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.029% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.042% 0.31% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 1
Average salary £23,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.27% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4811 4201 4608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.00% 9.47% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4138 3619 4018
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,725
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
pfSense
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) 3Com
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) Spiceworks
2 2 (66.67%) FWSM
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

pfSense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) 3Com
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Spiceworks
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard