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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeBSD
Rank 880 895 812
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -83
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 22 43 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.036% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.075% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 69
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29236 31508 29802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.42% 26.68% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24488 26469 25325
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

FreeBSD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

FreeBSD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Trend in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FreeBSD over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 20 £36,250 -27.50%
London +8 10 £27,500 -47.61%
South East +15 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Warrington -1 4 £50,000 -
Cheshire -5 4 £50,000 -
North West -8 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +9 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Reading -6 1 £27,500 -37.14%
Berkshire -6 1 £27,500 -37.14%
Kent - 1 - -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD.

1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) Python
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 15 (39.47%) Law
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco
6 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
6 13 (34.21%) Puppet
6 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
7 12 (31.58%) A+ Certification
7 12 (31.58%) Sun
7 12 (31.58%) HP
7 12 (31.58%) Dell
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (31.58%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (28.95%) MySQL
9 10 (26.32%) UNIX
9 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (23.68%) Apache
10 9 (23.68%) Perl
10 9 (23.68%) PHP
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
12 7 (18.42%) CentOS
12 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
13 6 (15.79%) JavaScript

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) nginx
4 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) SSL
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) SNMP
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (5.26%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) LDAP
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (39.47%) Law
2 5 (13.16%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre Technician
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Author
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Author
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) LAMP
2 5 (13.16%) HTML5
2 5 (13.16%) CSS3
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) POSIX
3 1 (2.63%) Catalyst
3 1 (2.63%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Derivative
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) UNIX
4 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
4 7 (18.42%) CentOS
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Debian
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE
7 2 (5.26%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) PHP
3 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Go
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (31.58%) A+ Certification
1 12 (31.58%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (15.79%) RHCSA
3 4 (10.53%) RHCE
4 3 (7.89%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (7.89%) LPIC
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) OCP
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.53%) KVM
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.26%) Varnish
3 2 (5.26%) Postfix
3 2 (5.26%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.26%) Ceph
3 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) iptables
3 2 (5.26%) Dovecot
3 2 (5.26%) Openswan
3 2 (5.26%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (5.26%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (5.26%) Corosync
4 1 (2.63%) LXC
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Puppet
2 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 3 (7.89%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) Cacti
5 2 (5.26%) Munin
5 2 (5.26%) yum
5 2 (5.26%) logstash
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (5.26%) Rsyslog
5 2 (5.26%) Bacula
5 2 (5.26%) Pacemaker
6 1 (2.63%) Graphite
6 1 (2.63%) Salt
6 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 12 (31.58%) Sun
3 12 (31.58%) HP
3 12 (31.58%) Dell
4 5 (13.16%) Google
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.26%) Percona
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix