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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 865 877 834
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -43
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 28 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.031% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.091% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 46
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -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
30890 30393 30704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.11% 27.47% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25658 25645 26378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 14 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 21 November 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 -22 28 £50,000 +15.60% 3
South East -11 14 £65,000 +73.33% 3
London -19 10 £25,000 -53.48%
Oxford - 7 £65,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
Surrey +11 4 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Leatherhead -8 4 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Hertfordshire -15 4 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -20 4 £50,000 -4.76%
City of London - 4 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +14 1 £32,500 +62.50%
Reading - 1 £32,500 -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (78.21%) Linux
2 39 (50.00%) Debian
2 39 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 39 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 33 (42.31%) Windows
4 32 (41.03%) TCP/IP
5 30 (38.46%) Puppet
6 26 (33.33%) Python
6 26 (33.33%) MySQL
6 26 (33.33%) Cisco
7 24 (30.77%) AIX
7 24 (30.77%) UNIX
8 23 (29.49%) Perl
9 22 (28.21%) Open Source
10 19 (24.36%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (24.36%) KVM
10 19 (24.36%) Ceph
11 18 (23.08%) Mercurial
11 18 (23.08%) Node.js
12 17 (21.79%) MVC
12 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
12 17 (21.79%) DNS
13 16 (20.51%) SMTP
13 16 (20.51%) HTML
13 16 (20.51%) CSS
13 16 (20.51%) Nagios
13 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
14 15 (19.23%) nginx
14 15 (19.23%) Apache
15 14 (17.95%) NetApp

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (23.08%) Node.js
2 15 (19.23%) Apache
2 15 (19.23%) nginx
3 4 (5.13%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.13%) Zope
3 4 (5.13%) Plone
3 4 (5.13%) Drupal
3 4 (5.13%) WordPress
3 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (5.13%) ejabberd
4 1 (1.28%) Tornado
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) SaaS
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.03%) TCP/IP
2 17 (21.79%) DNS
3 16 (20.51%) SMTP
4 13 (16.67%) NAS
5 12 (15.38%) HTTP
5 12 (15.38%) Internet
6 8 (10.26%) LDAP
6 8 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (10.26%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (10.26%) Network Security
7 6 (7.69%) Firewall
7 6 (7.69%) FTP
8 5 (6.41%) SSH
9 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.13%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (5.13%) tcpdump
9 4 (5.13%) OpenVPN
9 4 (5.13%) IMAP
9 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
9 4 (5.13%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) MySQL
2 13 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.54%) Redis
5 8 (10.26%) Big Data
6 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.13%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) Grunt
4 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.13%) Emacs
5 4 (5.13%) JMeter
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (10.26%) Law
2 7 (8.97%) Games
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) German Language
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Administrator
2 23 (29.49%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (26.92%) Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.82%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.26%) Data Centre Technician
8 7 (8.97%) Perl Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Account Manager
9 6 (7.69%) Technical Account Manager
9 6 (7.69%) Technical Manager
9 6 (7.69%) Security Manager
10 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) UNIX Specialist
11 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) HTML
1 16 (20.51%) CSS
2 13 (16.67%) Django
3 12 (15.38%) HTML5
3 12 (15.38%) CSS3
4 10 (12.82%) WebSockets
4 10 (12.82%) Backbone.js
4 10 (12.82%) D3.js
4 10 (12.82%) Highcharts JS
4 10 (12.82%) Sass
4 10 (12.82%) LESS
4 10 (12.82%) LAMP
4 10 (12.82%) Ajax
4 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.26%) Web Services
5 8 (10.26%) Sphinx
6 7 (8.97%) Memcached
7 4 (5.13%) .NET
7 4 (5.13%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.28%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Open Source
2 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) Replication
3 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
3 11 (14.10%) Physics
3 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.26%) Social Media
5 7 (8.97%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 61 (78.21%) Linux
2 39 (50.00%) Debian
2 39 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 39 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 33 (42.31%) Windows
4 24 (30.77%) AIX
4 24 (30.77%) UNIX
5 10 (12.82%) Solaris
6 7 (8.97%) CentOS
6 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.41%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.56%) SELinux
10 1 (1.28%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (21.79%) MVC
3 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (7.69%) Product Management
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.41%) Load Testing
9 4 (5.13%) Web Development
9 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.13%) High Availability
9 4 (5.13%) SIEM
9 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.13%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) Python
2 23 (29.49%) Perl
3 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
5 13 (16.67%) PHP
6 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.69%) Ruby
8 5 (6.41%) SQL
9 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.85%) Java
11 2 (2.56%) Golang
12 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.26%) A+ Certification
2 8 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) CCSE
4 4 (5.13%) CCNP
4 4 (5.13%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) RHCE
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) KVM
1 19 (24.36%) Ceph
2 8 (10.26%) Varnish
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) Snort
4 4 (5.13%) Nmap
4 4 (5.13%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (2.56%) Squid
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (38.46%) Puppet
2 16 (20.51%) Nagios
3 11 (14.10%) HAProxy
4 10 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (10.26%) Cacti
6 5 (6.41%) Ganeti
7 4 (5.13%) Bacula
7 4 (5.13%) Capistrano
7 4 (5.13%) Nessus
7 4 (5.13%) ZABBIX
7 4 (5.13%) Ansible
7 4 (5.13%) Check_MK
8 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Cisco
2 14 (17.95%) NetApp
3 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.38%) HP
4 11 (14.10%) VMware
5 8 (10.26%) Dell
5 8 (10.26%) Sun
6 6 (7.69%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.13%) Percona
7 4 (5.13%) Rackspace
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.13%) Websense
7 4 (5.13%) Lotus
8 2 (2.56%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago