Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for iptables skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iptables over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 968 734 985
Rank change year-on-year -234 +251 +67
Permanent jobs citing iptables 43 3 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.005% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.028% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 24
10th Percentile £27,500 £42,500 £49,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £44,375 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £72,188 £52,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £82,500 - £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +13.64%

iptables is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 19,980 10,580 20,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.96% 18.64% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13,711 9,016 16,684
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing iptables as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for iptables in England

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Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing iptables in England.

Salary trend for iptables in England

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Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing iptables in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for iptables in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iptables within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -207 19 £60,000 +41.18% 2
North of England - 11 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 10 £30,000 -
Midlands - 9 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 8 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 - -
iptables
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, IT jobs citing iptables also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for iptables.

1 37 (86.05%) Linux
2 33 (76.74%) DNS
3 23 (53.49%) Python
3 23 (53.49%) Network Security
4 22 (51.16%) BGP
5 21 (48.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (46.51%) TCP/IP
7 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (41.86%) tcpdump
9 16 (37.21%) Snort
9 16 (37.21%) Wireshark
9 16 (37.21%) CCNA
9 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
9 16 (37.21%) SSCP
9 16 (37.21%) Network+ Certification
9 16 (37.21%) HTTP
9 16 (37.21%) .NET
9 16 (37.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (37.21%) Employee Productivity
10 14 (32.56%) VPN
10 14 (32.56%) Puppet
11 13 (30.23%) Ansible
12 12 (27.91%) CentOS
13 11 (25.58%) High Availability
13 11 (25.58%) Firewall
13 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
14 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (23.26%) IPsec
14 10 (23.26%) SLA
14 10 (23.26%) DHCP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (13.95%) Apache
1 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.63%) nginx
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) OpenEdge
5 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (18.60%) Azure
3 6 (13.95%) AWS
3 6 (13.95%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) DNS
2 23 (53.49%) Network Security
3 22 (51.16%) BGP
4 20 (46.51%) TCP/IP
5 18 (41.86%) tcpdump
6 16 (37.21%) HTTP
6 16 (37.21%) Wireshark
7 14 (32.56%) VPN
8 11 (25.58%) Firewall
9 10 (23.26%) DHCP
9 10 (23.26%) IPsec
10 8 (18.60%) Broadband
11 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
11 6 (13.95%) IPv6
11 6 (13.95%) OpenVPN
11 6 (13.95%) SNMP
12 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
12 4 (9.30%) VLAN
13 2 (4.65%) SMTP
13 2 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) MariaDB
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Redmine
4 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Local Government
1 6 (13.95%) Public Sector
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Social Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
1 16 (37.21%) Network Security Engineer
1 16 (37.21%) Security Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Remote Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) LAMP
3 4 (9.30%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (13.95%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) CentOS
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Employee Productivity
2 11 (25.58%) High Availability
3 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (23.26%) Security Patching
4 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) Application Security
5 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.95%) CRM
5 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
5 6 (13.95%) Inventory Management
5 6 (13.95%) OWASP
5 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.63%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (11.63%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (9.30%) ITSM
7 4 (9.30%) Network Management
7 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Server Management
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Python
2 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) Bash
5 2 (4.65%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNA
2 16 (37.21%) CompTIA Security+
2 16 (37.21%) Network+ Certification
2 16 (37.21%) SSCP
3 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.65%) IISP
5 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) NCSC
2 2 (4.65%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Snort
2 6 (13.95%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) Postfix
3 2 (4.65%) Samba
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 13 (30.23%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Grafana
3 6 (13.95%) Icinga
3 6 (13.95%) ZABBIX
4 4 (9.30%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.65%) CSIRT
5 2 (4.65%) Proxmox
6 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) Clearswift
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic