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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeBSD
Rank 854 831 838
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 24 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.060% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.083% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 47
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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
29033 28189 30240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.48% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24362 23214 25899
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 23 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 30 January 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
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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 -42 24 £50,000 +15.60% 2
South East -40 14 £63,750 +70.00% 1
Surrey -10 6 £60,000 +29.03%
Leatherhead -4 5 £55,000 +18.27%
Oxford - 5 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
London -23 3 £20,000 -61.90%
Hampshire -29 3 - -
Southampton - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
Staines +20 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Hertfordshire -12 1 £50,000 -
East of England -15 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
South West - 1 £25,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £25,000 - 1
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £41,500 -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (75.93%) Linux
2 30 (55.56%) Python
3 22 (40.74%) Puppet
4 21 (38.89%) Perl
4 21 (38.89%) MySQL
4 21 (38.89%) Ubuntu
5 20 (37.04%) Windows
6 19 (35.19%) Debian
6 19 (35.19%) OpenBSD
6 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 17 (31.48%) UNIX
9 16 (29.63%) PHP
9 16 (29.63%) Open Source
10 15 (27.78%) KVM
10 15 (27.78%) Ceph
11 13 (24.07%) AIX
11 13 (24.07%) MVC
11 13 (24.07%) Cisco
11 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) Apache
13 11 (20.37%) DNS
13 11 (20.37%) nginx
13 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
14 10 (18.52%) CentOS
14 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.52%) CSS
14 10 (18.52%) HTML
14 10 (18.52%) HP
15 9 (16.67%) NetApp

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (22.22%) Apache
2 11 (20.37%) nginx
3 4 (7.41%) Node.js
3 4 (7.41%) ejabberd
3 4 (7.41%) Zope
3 4 (7.41%) Plone
4 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.70%) Drupal
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) NAS
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (11.11%) Internet
4 6 (11.11%) SMTP
5 5 (9.26%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) Network Security
5 5 (9.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (9.26%) OpenVPN
6 4 (7.41%) IMAP
6 4 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (7.41%) SSH
6 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
6 4 (7.41%) OSPF
6 4 (7.41%) BGP
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) MySQL
2 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.11%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Grunt
2 4 (7.41%) Emacs
2 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (16.67%) Marketing
2 8 (14.81%) Games
3 6 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Administrator
3 17 (31.48%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) Perl Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) Perl Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Data Centre Technician
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Account Manager
8 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) CSS
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) Django
2 9 (16.67%) Catalyst
2 9 (16.67%) Moose
3 8 (14.81%) CSS3
3 8 (14.81%) HTML5
3 8 (14.81%) LAMP
4 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.41%) D3.js
4 4 (7.41%) WebSockets
4 4 (7.41%) Backbone.js
4 4 (7.41%) Highcharts JS
4 4 (7.41%) Sass
4 4 (7.41%) LESS
4 4 (7.41%) Ajax
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.85%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Open Source
2 9 (16.67%) User Experience
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
4 6 (11.11%) Physics
5 2 (3.70%) Derivative
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Ubuntu
3 20 (37.04%) Windows
4 19 (35.19%) Debian
4 19 (35.19%) OpenBSD
5 17 (31.48%) UNIX
6 13 (24.07%) AIX
7 10 (18.52%) CentOS
8 8 (14.81%) Solaris
9 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.85%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) MVC
1 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.11%) DevOps
4 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.41%) Web Development
6 4 (7.41%) Web Design
7 3 (5.56%) Product Management
8 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.70%) Release Management
8 2 (3.70%) Content Management
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Python
2 21 (38.89%) Perl
3 16 (29.63%) PHP
4 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.41%) Golang
7 4 (7.41%) Dart
7 4 (7.41%) Java
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby
9 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.70%) C
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) RHCSA
3 4 (7.41%) RHCE
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) KVM
1 15 (27.78%) Ceph
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (9.26%) Varnish
4 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) NFS
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) Postfix
4 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.85%) Corosync
4 1 (1.85%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.85%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.85%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) Puppet
2 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (14.81%) Nagios
4 5 (9.26%) Ansible
4 5 (9.26%) Ganeti
4 5 (9.26%) Bacula
5 4 (7.41%) HAProxy
6 3 (5.56%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.85%) Cacti
7 1 (1.85%) Munin
7 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.85%) yum
7 1 (1.85%) Rsyslog
7 1 (1.85%) Salt
7 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) HP
3 9 (16.67%) NetApp
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.81%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) Dell
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) Sun
6 4 (7.41%) Percona
6 4 (7.41%) Google
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
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