Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for pfSense skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited pfSense over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

pfSense
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 850 907
Rank change year-on-year +26 +57 +26
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.080% 0.076% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
London median annual salary £39,250 £47,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.37% -42.42% +251.06%
10th Percentile £36,925 £33,125 £54,750
90th Percentile £49,125 £83,750 £102,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -36.84% -13.64% +46.67%

pfSense 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10035 9263 9649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.28% 12.24% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8515 8028 8315
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,232
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

pfSense
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing pfSense as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for pfSense in London

pfSense
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for pfSense in London

pfSense
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing pfSense within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 7 £38,500 -
pfSense
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the London region with a requirement for pfSense.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (75.00%) PKI
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) Debian
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (75.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (75.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (75.00%) Kali Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) CREST Certified
4 5 (62.50%) SANS
4 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
4 5 (62.50%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
4 5 (62.50%) RHCSA
4 5 (62.50%) C-shell

pfSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (62.50%) IPsec
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
2 6 (75.00%) Debian
2 6 (75.00%) Kali Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
1 6 (75.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
2 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) C-shell
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CEH
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CREST Certified
1 5 (62.50%) GIAC
1 5 (62.50%) Linux+ Certification
1 5 (62.50%) LPIC
1 5 (62.50%) RHCA
1 5 (62.50%) RHCE
1 5 (62.50%) RHCSA
1 5 (62.50%) SANS
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) OSSEC
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Aruba
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 5 (62.50%) SonicWALL
3 5 (62.50%) WatchGuard
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Qualys
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) ForeScout
5 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire