The table below looks at the statistics for pfSense skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited pfSense over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
pfSense
Rank 920 971 -
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% -
As % of the System Software category 0.032% 0.038% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12337 13029 13288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.76% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10509 10779 11177
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

pfSense
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing pfSense as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

pfSense Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

pfSense
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing pfSense within the UK.

pfSense Salary Trend in the UK

pfSense
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing pfSense over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 within the UK.

pfSense Salary Histogram in the UK

pfSense
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing pfSense within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 4 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands - 2 £33,750 - 3
Telford - 2 £33,750 - 3
Shropshire - 2 £33,750 - 3
South East +38 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
London +31 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Southampton - 1 £47,500 - 1

pfSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing pfSense also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for pfSense.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) Nagios
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) SNMP
5 6 (54.55%) VLAN
5 6 (54.55%) SolarWinds
6 5 (45.45%) Cacti
6 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (45.45%) Wireless
7 4 (36.36%) PMI
7 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) Sun
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) Online Marketing
7 4 (36.36%) Open Source
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) Banking

pfSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) VPN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 6 (54.55%) SNMP
4 6 (54.55%) VLAN
5 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
7 3 (27.27%) IPsec
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) 802.11
8 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
1 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) Memcached
2 1 (9.09%) mod_perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP-FPM
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PMI
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
4 2 (18.18%) Gentoo
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) VyOS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) Logistics
1 4 (36.36%) Online Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Corosync
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Postfix
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Nagios
2 5 (45.45%) Cacti
3 4 (36.36%) RANCID
3 4 (36.36%) SmokePing
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 1 (9.09%) Ansible
5 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (9.09%) Pacemaker
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (9.09%) Salt
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) SolarWinds
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Splunk
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) ProCurve
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) NETGEAR
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase
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