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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 873 850 830
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 26 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.085% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 46
Average salary £51,250 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £28,750 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%

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
30559 29884 32065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.49% 27.42% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 24804 27672
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 18 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 22 December 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 -33 26 £51,250 +10.21% 5
South East -16 15 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
Oxford - 8 £65,000 -
Leatherhead -4 5 £50,000 +7.52%
Surrey -12 5 £50,000 +7.52%
London -24 5 £20,000 -61.90% 1
Hertfordshire -23 3 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -25 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hampshire -34 2 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £41,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 56 (76.71%) Linux
2 36 (49.32%) Ubuntu
3 35 (47.95%) Debian
3 35 (47.95%) OpenBSD
4 30 (41.10%) TCP/IP
4 30 (41.10%) Windows
5 29 (39.73%) Puppet
6 28 (38.36%) Python
7 27 (36.99%) MySQL
8 24 (32.88%) Open Source
9 23 (31.51%) AIX
10 22 (30.14%) Perl
10 22 (30.14%) Cisco
11 21 (28.77%) UNIX
11 21 (28.77%) KVM
12 19 (26.03%) Ceph
13 17 (23.29%) MVC
13 17 (23.29%) PHP
14 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
14 16 (21.92%) HTML
14 16 (21.92%) CSS
14 16 (21.92%) Apache
14 16 (21.92%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (20.55%) nginx
15 15 (20.55%) SMTP
15 15 (20.55%) DNS
15 15 (20.55%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (19.18%) NetApp
16 14 (19.18%) Mercurial
16 14 (19.18%) Bash Shell

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (21.92%) Apache
2 15 (20.55%) nginx
3 14 (19.18%) Node.js
4 5 (6.85%) Drupal
5 4 (5.48%) WordPress
5 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.48%) Zope
5 4 (5.48%) Plone
5 4 (5.48%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.48%) ejabberd
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) SaaS
2 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.55%) DNS
2 15 (20.55%) SMTP
3 13 (17.81%) NAS
4 12 (16.44%) Internet
5 11 (15.07%) HTTP
6 8 (10.96%) Network Security
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (8.22%) LDAP
9 5 (6.85%) FTP
9 5 (6.85%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (5.48%) IMAP
10 4 (5.48%) Firewall
10 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.48%) SSH
10 4 (5.48%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (5.48%) OpenVPN
10 4 (5.48%) DHCP
10 4 (5.48%) POP3
10 4 (5.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) MySQL
2 15 (20.55%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.96%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.85%) Redis
5 5 (6.85%) Big Data
5 5 (6.85%) MariaDB
6 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Mercurial
2 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.33%) Grunt
4 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.48%) Emacs
5 4 (5.48%) Webistrano
5 4 (5.48%) JMeter
5 4 (5.48%) Subversion
5 4 (5.48%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (10.96%) Marketing
2 7 (9.59%) Law
3 6 (8.22%) Games
4 4 (5.48%) Legal
4 4 (5.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Administrator
2 24 (32.88%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (27.40%) Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (19.18%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (16.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 9 (12.33%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.96%) Perl Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Data Centre Technician
9 5 (6.85%) Security Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Account Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Account Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Manager
10 4 (5.48%) UNIX Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Systems Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) HTML
1 16 (21.92%) CSS
2 13 (17.81%) Django
3 11 (15.07%) HTML5
3 11 (15.07%) CSS3
4 9 (12.33%) WebSockets
4 9 (12.33%) LAMP
4 9 (12.33%) Ajax
4 9 (12.33%) Backbone.js
4 9 (12.33%) D3.js
4 9 (12.33%) Highcharts JS
4 9 (12.33%) Sass
4 9 (12.33%) LESS
4 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.96%) Web Services
6 6 (8.22%) Memcached
7 5 (6.85%) Sphinx
8 4 (5.48%) .NET
8 4 (5.48%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.37%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Open Source
2 11 (15.07%) Mathematics
2 11 (15.07%) Physics
2 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.33%) Replication
4 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.96%) User Experience
5 5 (6.85%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 56 (76.71%) Linux
2 36 (49.32%) Ubuntu
3 35 (47.95%) Debian
3 35 (47.95%) OpenBSD
4 30 (41.10%) Windows
5 23 (31.51%) AIX
6 21 (28.77%) UNIX
7 10 (13.70%) CentOS
8 8 (10.96%) Solaris
9 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.85%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.37%) Gentoo
12 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) MVC
2 16 (21.92%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (15.07%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.96%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.22%) ITIL
8 5 (6.85%) Information Security
8 5 (6.85%) Release Management
8 5 (6.85%) Load Testing
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps
8 5 (6.85%) Product Management
9 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.48%) High Availability
9 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.48%) Migration
9 4 (5.48%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Python
2 22 (30.14%) Perl
3 17 (23.29%) PHP
4 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.18%) Bash Shell
6 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.48%) Java
8 3 (4.11%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) Golang
9 2 (2.74%) SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.59%) A+ Certification
2 7 (9.59%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) RHCE
4 3 (4.11%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) KVM
2 19 (26.03%) Ceph
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.96%) Varnish
5 4 (5.48%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.74%) Squid
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.37%) Snort
7 1 (1.37%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 29 (39.73%) Puppet
2 13 (17.81%) Nagios
3 12 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (13.70%) HAProxy
5 5 (6.85%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.85%) Cacti
5 5 (6.85%) Ganeti
6 4 (5.48%) Bacula
6 4 (5.48%) Check_MK
6 4 (5.48%) Capistrano
6 4 (5.48%) Ansible
7 2 (2.74%) SELinux
8 1 (1.37%) Nessus
8 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Cisco
2 14 (19.18%) NetApp
3 13 (17.81%) VMware
4 11 (15.07%) Red Hat
4 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.07%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Dell
5 7 (9.59%) Sun
6 5 (6.85%) Juniper
7 4 (5.48%) Percona
7 4 (5.48%) Rackspace
7 4 (5.48%) Citrix
7 4 (5.48%) Lotus
8 2 (2.74%) Google
9 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Websense
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