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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
pfSense
UK
Rank 835 910 -
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 16 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% -
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £26,500 -
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -

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
10384 11893 13195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.32% 12.02% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8602 10087 11168
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

pfSense Salary Histogram in the UK

pfSense
Top 15 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +86 16 £32,500 +8.33% 1
London +60 7 £32,500 -53.57%
East of England +20 4 £33,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £33,750 - 1
Cambridge +4 4 £33,750 - 1
North West -11 2 £35,000 +52.17%
South East - 2 £23,250 -
Southampton - 2 £23,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £23,250 -
Manchester -20 1 £35,000 +52.17%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Telford - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 - -

pfSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) VMware
3 23 (82.14%) Windows Server
4 19 (67.86%) Firewall
4 19 (67.86%) VLAN
4 19 (67.86%) VPN
5 18 (64.29%) Cisco
6 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (53.57%) IPsec
8 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
9 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
9 12 (42.86%) Apache
9 12 (42.86%) IIS
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
10 11 (39.29%) DNS
10 11 (39.29%) DHCP
10 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (39.29%) OpenVPN
11 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (35.71%) PHP
11 10 (35.71%) Dell
11 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
11 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
11 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
12 8 (28.57%) Nagios
12 8 (28.57%) Web Services
12 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
12 8 (28.57%) CentOS

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 12 (42.86%) Apache
1 12 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.71%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Route 53
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
1 19 (67.86%) VLAN
1 19 (67.86%) VPN
2 15 (53.57%) IPsec
3 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (39.29%) DHCP
4 11 (39.29%) DNS
4 11 (39.29%) OpenVPN
5 7 (25.00%) HSRP
5 7 (25.00%) VoIP
6 6 (21.43%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (14.29%) ISDN
8 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
9 2 (7.14%) WAN
10 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.57%) VPLS
10 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (28.57%) Couchbase
2 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
1 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.86%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Video On Demand Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IPTV Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
1 8 (28.57%) PHP-FPM
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 6 (21.43%) Video on Demand
3 4 (14.29%) IPTV
3 4 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Linux
3 23 (82.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (28.57%) CentOS
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (17.86%) Unix
9 4 (14.29%) Debian
10 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
11 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (3.57%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Presales
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PHP
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CCNA
1 7 (25.00%) CCNP
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Postfix
4 7 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
6 4 (14.29%) iptables
6 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (10.71%) Samba
8 2 (7.14%) KVM
8 2 (7.14%) NFS
8 2 (7.14%) oVirt
9 1 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (3.57%) NDS
9 1 (3.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (3.57%) Snort
9 1 (3.57%) Squid
9 1 (3.57%) vCloud
9 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
9 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Nagios
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 7 (25.00%) Cacti
3 6 (21.43%) Graylog
4 3 (10.71%) WSUS
5 2 (7.14%) Ansible
5 2 (7.14%) Bacula
5 2 (7.14%) Iperf
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) EnCase
6 1 (3.57%) FTK
6 1 (3.57%) Nessus
6 1 (3.57%) OpenVAS
6 1 (3.57%) OSSEC
6 1 (3.57%) QRadar
6 1 (3.57%) SCOM
6 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Dell
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) NetSuite
6 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) AlienVault
7 1 (3.57%) NetWitness
7 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) Ubiquiti
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