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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 864 845 838
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 32 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 43
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -15.62%

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
30744 29750 31736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.35% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25419 25385 27132
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 16 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 24 October 2014. 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 -19 27 £45,000 +12.50% 6
London +11 12 £25,000 -54.54% 1
South East -10 8 £65,000 +225.00% 2
Hertfordshire -12 7 £45,000 -14.28% 3
East of England -12 7 £45,000 -14.28% 3
City of London +23 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £65,000 - 1
Surrey -3 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Berkshire -8 1 £32,500 +62.50%
St Albans -23 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Southampton - 1 - - 1

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 68 (83.95%) Linux
2 38 (46.91%) Debian
2 38 (46.91%) OpenBSD
2 38 (46.91%) Ubuntu
3 33 (40.74%) Windows
4 30 (37.04%) MySQL
5 29 (35.80%) UNIX
5 29 (35.80%) TCP/IP
6 28 (34.57%) Cisco
7 27 (33.33%) Puppet
8 26 (32.10%) Python
9 22 (27.16%) AIX
10 21 (25.93%) Perl
11 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
11 20 (24.69%) DNS
11 20 (24.69%) Open Source
12 19 (23.46%) Mercurial
12 19 (23.46%) Node.js
12 19 (23.46%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (22.22%) nginx
14 17 (20.99%) Bash Shell
14 17 (20.99%) Ceph
14 17 (20.99%) Apache
14 17 (20.99%) Nagios
15 16 (19.75%) SMTP
15 16 (19.75%) HTML
15 16 (19.75%) CSS
15 16 (19.75%) KVM
16 15 (18.52%) HAProxy
16 15 (18.52%) Shell Script

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (23.46%) Node.js
2 18 (22.22%) nginx
3 17 (20.99%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.17%) Tornado
5 4 (4.94%) ejabberd
5 4 (4.94%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.94%) Zope
5 4 (4.94%) Plone
5 4 (4.94%) Drupal
5 4 (4.94%) WordPress
5 4 (4.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) SaaS
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.80%) TCP/IP
2 20 (24.69%) DNS
3 16 (19.75%) SMTP
4 11 (13.58%) LDAP
4 11 (13.58%) HTTP
4 11 (13.58%) Internet
4 11 (13.58%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (13.58%) NAS
5 9 (11.11%) Firewall
6 8 (9.88%) SSH
6 8 (9.88%) Network Security
7 7 (8.64%) tcpdump
7 7 (8.64%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (8.64%) Wireshark
8 6 (7.41%) SSL
8 6 (7.41%) FTP
9 4 (4.94%) POP3
9 4 (4.94%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.94%) OSPF
9 4 (4.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) MySQL
2 14 (17.28%) Redis
3 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.11%) Big Data
5 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.17%) Couchbase
8 4 (4.94%) MariaDB
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Mercurial
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.35%) Grunt
4 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.64%) Metasploit
6 4 (4.94%) JMeter
6 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 4 (4.94%) JIRA
6 4 (4.94%) Emacs
General
1 10 (12.35%) Games
2 7 (8.64%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) German Language
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
1 23 (28.40%) Administrator
2 22 (27.16%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (12.35%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Data Centre Technician
6 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Security Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Account Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Games Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) UNIX Specialist
9 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) CSS
1 16 (19.75%) HTML
2 11 (13.58%) LAMP
2 11 (13.58%) Django
2 11 (13.58%) HTML5
2 11 (13.58%) Memcached
2 11 (13.58%) CSS3
3 10 (12.35%) WebSockets
3 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
3 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
3 10 (12.35%) D3.js
3 10 (12.35%) Highcharts JS
3 10 (12.35%) Sass
3 10 (12.35%) LESS
3 10 (12.35%) Ajax
4 9 (11.11%) Sphinx
5 7 (8.64%) Web Services
6 5 (6.17%) CherryPy
6 5 (6.17%) Twisted
6 5 (6.17%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Open Source
2 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 13 (16.05%) Replication
4 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
5 10 (12.35%) Physics
6 9 (11.11%) Social Media
7 4 (4.94%) Clustering
7 4 (4.94%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (83.95%) Linux
2 38 (46.91%) Debian
2 38 (46.91%) OpenBSD
2 38 (46.91%) Ubuntu
3 33 (40.74%) Windows
4 29 (35.80%) UNIX
5 22 (27.16%) AIX
6 13 (16.05%) Solaris
7 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.17%) Mac OS X
9 5 (6.17%) CentOS
10 2 (2.47%) SELinux
11 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) MVC
3 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.64%) Product Management
7 7 (8.64%) SIEM
7 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (7.41%) Information Security
9 5 (6.17%) Load Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Release Management
10 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.94%) Migration
10 4 (4.94%) Web Design
10 4 (4.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) Python
2 21 (25.93%) Perl
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) Bash Shell
5 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
6 12 (14.81%) Ruby
6 12 (14.81%) SQL
7 11 (13.58%) PHP
8 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.17%) C++
10 4 (4.94%) Java
11 1 (1.23%) Golang
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.64%) A+ Certification
2 7 (8.64%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (8.64%) CCSE
2 7 (8.64%) CCNP
2 7 (8.64%) CISSP
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Ceph
2 16 (19.75%) KVM
3 8 (9.88%) Varnish
4 7 (8.64%) Snort
4 7 (8.64%) Nmap
5 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.94%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.47%) Squid
8 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) Puppet
2 17 (20.99%) Nagios
3 15 (18.52%) HAProxy
4 10 (12.35%) Cacti
5 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.64%) Nessus
7 5 (6.17%) Ganeti
8 4 (4.94%) Bacula
8 4 (4.94%) Ansible
8 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
8 4 (4.94%) Capistrano
9 3 (3.70%) Check_MK
10 1 (1.23%) Icinga
10 1 (1.23%) Netcool
10 1 (1.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco
2 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
3 12 (14.81%) NetApp
4 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) HP
5 9 (11.11%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.64%) Websense
6 7 (8.64%) Dell
6 7 (8.64%) Sun
7 6 (7.41%) Juniper
8 4 (4.94%) Lotus
8 4 (4.94%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.70%) Percona
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle
10 1 (1.23%) Twitter
10 1 (1.23%) Google
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