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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 869 838 857
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 35 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.038% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 44
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -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
30610 29497 32344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.91% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25291 25133 27617
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,960 £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 21 October 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 21 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 -27 30 £47,500 +2.70% 6
London -19 14 £37,500 -30.23% 1
South East -5 9 £65,000 +225.00% 3
Hertfordshire -7 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East of England -16 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
City of London +10 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
Oxford - 3 £65,000 - 1
Surrey -13 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Kent +5 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 £32,500 +62.50%
St Albans -27 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Southampton - 1 - - 1

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 31 (38.27%) MySQL
5 29 (35.80%) UNIX
6 28 (34.57%) Cisco
7 27 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 27 (33.33%) Puppet
8 25 (30.86%) Python
9 22 (27.16%) Perl
10 21 (25.93%) AIX
11 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
11 20 (24.69%) DNS
11 20 (24.69%) Mercurial
11 20 (24.69%) Node.js
11 20 (24.69%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (23.46%) Open Source
13 18 (22.22%) nginx
13 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 18 (22.22%) Nagios
14 17 (20.99%) Apache
15 16 (19.75%) SMTP
15 16 (19.75%) HTML
15 16 (19.75%) CSS
15 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
15 16 (19.75%) KVM
15 16 (19.75%) Ceph
16 15 (18.52%) Redis

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 20 (24.69%) Node.js
2 18 (22.22%) nginx
3 17 (20.99%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) Tornado
4 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.94%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.94%) Zope
5 4 (4.94%) Plone
5 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.94%) ejabberd
5 4 (4.94%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.94%) Drupal
5 4 (4.94%) WordPress
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) SaaS
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (24.69%) DNS
3 16 (19.75%) SMTP
4 12 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (13.58%) LDAP
5 11 (13.58%) HTTP
5 11 (13.58%) Internet
6 10 (12.35%) Firewall
6 10 (12.35%) NAS
7 8 (9.88%) SSH
7 8 (9.88%) tcpdump
7 8 (9.88%) Wireshark
7 8 (9.88%) Network Security
8 6 (7.41%) SSL
8 6 (7.41%) FTP
8 6 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (4.94%) ICMP
9 4 (4.94%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.94%) POP3
9 4 (4.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) MySQL
2 15 (18.52%) Redis
3 10 (12.35%) Big Data
3 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.17%) Couchbase
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.94%) MariaDB
8 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Mercurial
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.35%) Grunt
3 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.88%) Metasploit
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
5 4 (4.94%) JMeter
5 4 (4.94%) Emacs
5 4 (4.94%) JIRA
General
1 10 (12.35%) Games
2 6 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) German Language
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Administrator
2 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.35%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Security Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Account Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Account Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Data Centre Technician
7 5 (6.17%) Programmer
7 5 (6.17%) Games Developer
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) HTML
1 16 (19.75%) CSS
2 12 (14.81%) LAMP
3 11 (13.58%) HTML5
3 11 (13.58%) Memcached
3 11 (13.58%) CSS3
4 10 (12.35%) WebSockets
4 10 (12.35%) Sphinx
4 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
4 10 (12.35%) D3.js
4 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
4 10 (12.35%) Highcharts JS
4 10 (12.35%) Sass
4 10 (12.35%) LESS
4 10 (12.35%) Ajax
4 10 (12.35%) Django
5 7 (8.64%) Web Services
6 5 (6.17%) CherryPy
6 5 (6.17%) gevent
6 5 (6.17%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Open Source
2 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
3 14 (17.28%) Replication
4 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
4 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
5 10 (12.35%) Social Media
5 10 (12.35%) Physics
6 4 (4.94%) Clustering
6 4 (4.94%) Device Driver
7 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 21 (25.93%) AIX
6 14 (17.28%) Solaris
7 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.17%) CentOS
9 5 (6.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.47%) SELinux
11 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (17.28%) ITIL
3 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
3 13 (16.05%) MVC
4 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 9 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (9.88%) SIEM
7 7 (8.64%) Product Management
7 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.41%) Information Security
9 5 (6.17%) Release Management
9 5 (6.17%) Load Testing
10 4 (4.94%) B2B
10 4 (4.94%) B2C
10 4 (4.94%) Web Design
10 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Python
2 22 (27.16%) Perl
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
6 13 (16.05%) Ruby
6 13 (16.05%) SQL
7 11 (13.58%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.17%) C++
10 4 (4.94%) Java
11 1 (1.23%) Golang
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.88%) CCSE
2 8 (9.88%) CCNP
2 8 (9.88%) CISSP
3 6 (7.41%) A+ Certification
3 6 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
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 16 (19.75%) KVM
1 16 (19.75%) Ceph
2 8 (9.88%) Snort
2 8 (9.88%) Nmap
2 8 (9.88%) Varnish
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.94%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.47%) Squid
6 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) Puppet
2 18 (22.22%) Nagios
3 15 (18.52%) HAProxy
4 11 (13.58%) Cacti
5 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (9.88%) Nessus
7 5 (6.17%) Ganeti
8 4 (4.94%) Ansible
8 4 (4.94%) Bacula
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%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco
2 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.58%) NetApp
4 10 (12.35%) HP
4 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.11%) VMware
6 8 (9.88%) Websense
6 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.41%) Dell
7 6 (7.41%) 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%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) Twitter
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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