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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 848 818 834
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 51 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.052% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 46
Average salary £50,000 £48,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% +34.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%

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
31187 29054 32607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.32% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25876 24714 27872
Average salary £40,000 £40,997 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 15 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 29 August 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
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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 -48 42 £50,000 +3.62% 4
London -4 28 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 9 £45,000 - 1
South East -22 4 £60,000 +92.00% 1
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey -6 1 - -
City of London -11 1 £25,000 -54.54% 1
North West -16 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 75 (86.21%) Linux
2 40 (45.98%) Debian
2 40 (45.98%) Ubuntu
3 35 (40.23%) OpenBSD
4 31 (35.63%) Windows
4 31 (35.63%) MySQL
5 30 (34.48%) UNIX
6 27 (31.03%) TCP/IP
6 27 (31.03%) Cisco
6 27 (31.03%) Puppet
7 25 (28.74%) Node.js
7 25 (28.74%) DNS
8 24 (27.59%) Python
9 23 (26.44%) Ruby
9 23 (26.44%) Mercurial
10 21 (24.14%) Open Source
10 21 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 21 (24.14%) Perl
11 20 (22.99%) Load Balancing
12 19 (21.84%) Bash Shell
12 19 (21.84%) AIX
12 19 (21.84%) Red Hat
13 18 (20.69%) Management Information System
13 18 (20.69%) SaaS
13 18 (20.69%) Redis
14 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
14 17 (19.54%) Nagios
14 17 (19.54%) Replication
14 17 (19.54%) ITIL

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (28.74%) Node.js
2 17 (19.54%) Apache
3 15 (17.24%) nginx
4 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.75%) Tornado
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.60%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (4.60%) Drupal
6 4 (4.60%) WordPress
7 3 (3.45%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) Zope
8 1 (1.15%) Plone
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 25 (28.74%) DNS
3 16 (18.39%) LDAP
4 15 (17.24%) Firewall
5 13 (14.94%) SMTP
6 11 (12.64%) SSL
6 11 (12.64%) HTTP
6 11 (12.64%) Reverse Proxy
7 10 (11.49%) tcpdump
7 10 (11.49%) SSH
7 10 (11.49%) Wireshark
7 10 (11.49%) Internet
8 9 (10.34%) Kerberos
9 8 (9.20%) NAS
10 6 (6.90%) FTP
11 5 (5.75%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (5.75%) Network Security
12 4 (4.60%) ICMP
12 4 (4.60%) VRRP
12 4 (4.60%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) MySQL
2 18 (20.69%) Redis
3 13 (14.94%) Big Data
3 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.75%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Mercurial
2 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.49%) Grunt
3 10 (11.49%) Metasploit
3 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.60%) JMeter
4 4 (4.60%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.15%) Emacs
General
1 6 (6.90%) Games
2 5 (5.75%) Law
2 5 (5.75%) Legal
3 4 (4.60%) German Language
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Administrator
2 21 (24.14%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (19.54%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (18.39%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 16 (18.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (17.24%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 15 (17.24%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.49%) Security Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Account Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Account Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Games Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Programmer
8 5 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) CSS
1 17 (19.54%) HTML
2 15 (17.24%) LAMP
3 13 (14.94%) Sphinx
4 11 (12.64%) Memcached
5 10 (11.49%) CSS3
5 10 (11.49%) WebSockets
5 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.49%) HTML5
5 10 (11.49%) Backbone.js
5 10 (11.49%) D3.js
5 10 (11.49%) Highcharts JS
5 10 (11.49%) Sass
5 10 (11.49%) LESS
5 10 (11.49%) Ajax
6 8 (9.20%) Django
7 7 (8.05%) Web Services
8 6 (6.90%) .NET
9 5 (5.75%) CherryPy
9 5 (5.75%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Open Source
2 18 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 17 (19.54%) Replication
4 13 (14.94%) Social Media
5 11 (12.64%) Computer Science
6 10 (11.49%) Mathematics
7 9 (10.34%) Clustering
7 9 (10.34%) Device Driver
8 8 (9.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 75 (86.21%) Linux
2 40 (45.98%) Debian
2 40 (45.98%) Ubuntu
3 35 (40.23%) OpenBSD
4 31 (35.63%) Windows
5 30 (34.48%) UNIX
6 19 (21.84%) AIX
7 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (13.79%) Solaris
9 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.75%) CentOS
10 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.45%) SUSE
12 2 (2.30%) SELinux
13 1 (1.15%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (22.99%) Load Balancing
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL
4 14 (16.09%) Multithreading
5 12 (13.79%) MVC
6 11 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (11.49%) SIEM
7 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.20%) Release Management
8 8 (9.20%) Product Management
9 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (8.05%) Information Security
10 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.75%) Social Media Monitoring
11 5 (5.75%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.60%) Migration
12 4 (4.60%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) Python
2 23 (26.44%) Ruby
3 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.14%) Perl
4 19 (21.84%) Bash Shell
5 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
6 15 (17.24%) SQL
7 12 (13.79%) PHP
8 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.75%) C++
9 5 (5.75%) Java
10 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.49%) CCNP
2 10 (11.49%) CISSP
2 10 (11.49%) CCSE
3 5 (5.75%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (5.75%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.45%) RHCE
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) SSCP
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) KVM
2 10 (11.49%) Snort
2 10 (11.49%) Nmap
3 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) Varnish
5 4 (4.60%) Squid
6 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.30%) Xen
8 1 (1.15%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) Puppet
2 17 (19.54%) Nagios
3 15 (17.24%) Cacti
4 14 (16.09%) HAProxy
5 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (11.49%) Nessus
7 4 (4.60%) ZABBIX
7 4 (4.60%) Capistrano
8 2 (2.30%) Netcool
8 2 (2.30%) Icinga
9 1 (1.15%) Ansible
9 1 (1.15%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Cisco
2 19 (21.84%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.79%) VMware
5 10 (11.49%) Blue Coat
5 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
5 10 (11.49%) Websense
6 9 (10.34%) NetApp
7 7 (8.05%) Juniper
8 6 (6.90%) HP
9 5 (5.75%) Dell
9 5 (5.75%) Sun
10 4 (4.60%) Lotus
10 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.30%) Oracle
12 1 (1.15%) Citrix
12 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.15%) Percona
12 1 (1.15%) Twitter
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