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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeBSD
Rank 868 856 817
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -39
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 25 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.044% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.087% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 48 53
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%

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
28583 30781 29014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 26.83% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24119 25533 24685
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 10 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 28 August 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 -13 25 £36,250 -27.50% 4
London 0 16 £25,000 -52.38%
Warrington +10 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Cheshire +9 5 £57,500 +15.00%
North West +7 5 £57,500 +15.00%
South West - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
South East +12 1 £27,500 -54.16%
Reading - 1 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Python
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
5 13 (34.21%) Perl
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) Law
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.95%) C
7 11 (28.95%) C#
7 11 (28.95%) C++
7 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) JIRA
8 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
8 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
8 10 (26.32%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) Subversion
8 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
8 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco
8 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
8 10 (26.32%) POSIX
8 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
8 10 (26.32%) Mobile Development
9 9 (23.68%) Data Centre

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (2.63%) NAS
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
1 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 10 (26.32%) Subversion
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 12 (31.58%) Law
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre Technician
3 6 (15.79%) Product Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Author
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Author
6 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) POSIX
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) React
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
4 8 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (10.53%) Debian
5 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.89%) CentOS
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
2 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
2 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
2 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (26.32%) Mobile Development
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Perl
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) C
3 11 (28.95%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) C++
4 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) Go
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) A+ Certification
2 9 (23.68%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (18.42%) OCP
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (10.53%) RHCSA
5 3 (7.89%) RHCE
5 3 (7.89%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (7.89%) LPIC
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.63%) Xen
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) XenServer
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.63%) KVM
1 1 (2.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Graphite
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) Sun
3 9 (23.68%) HP
3 9 (23.68%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Google
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