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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeBSD
Rank 882 892 812
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -80
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 14 40 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.034% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.049% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 61
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%

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
28623 31463 29266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.64% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23967 26489 24713
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 2015 within the UK.

FreeBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 13 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 26 May 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 +25 12 £36,250 -27.50%
South East +8 6 £50,000 +2.56%
London +20 5 £27,500 -47.61%
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +17 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Warrington +1 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire -2 1 £50,000 -
North West -5 1 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 - -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (91.43%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Python
3 17 (48.57%) MySQL
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) PHP
5 14 (40.00%) Puppet
6 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
7 12 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (31.43%) Perl
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 10 (28.57%) UNIX
9 10 (28.57%) CentOS
10 9 (25.71%) Law
10 9 (25.71%) LAMP
10 9 (25.71%) Apache
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.86%) Sun
11 8 (22.86%) HP
11 8 (22.86%) Dell
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (22.86%) A+ Certification
11 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
11 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
11 8 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (20.00%) KVM
12 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
5 3 (8.57%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) SNMP
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
7 1 (2.86%) SSH
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) Broadband
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 12 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 9 (25.71%) Law
2 5 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Data Centre Technician
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Perl Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Perl Developer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) C Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) LAMP
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (5.71%) Catalyst
4 2 (5.71%) Moose
5 1 (2.86%) Django
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Derivative
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 10 (28.57%) CentOS
4 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Debian
7 3 (8.57%) OpenBSD
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Open Source
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Product Management
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) PHP
3 11 (31.43%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) Go
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 5 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.86%) A+ Certification
1 8 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (14.29%) RHCSA
3 4 (11.43%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) LPIC
4 1 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) KVM
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.57%) Ceph
4 2 (5.71%) Corosync
4 2 (5.71%) Varnish
4 2 (5.71%) Dovecot
4 2 (5.71%) Openswan
4 2 (5.71%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (5.71%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (5.71%) iptables
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
4 2 (5.71%) Postfix
4 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
5 1 (2.86%) LXC
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Nagios
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) logstash
4 2 (5.71%) yum
4 2 (5.71%) Bacula
4 2 (5.71%) Rsyslog
4 2 (5.71%) Pacemaker
4 2 (5.71%) Cacti
4 2 (5.71%) Munin
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.86%) WMI
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Sun
3 8 (22.86%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) Dell
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Google
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Percona
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp