Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 275 500
Rank change year-on-year -156 +225 +39
Permanent jobs citing iptables 7 2 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.025% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.14% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 23
10th Percentile £60,500 " £37,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £74,000 " "
England median annual salary £63,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +23.53% -22.73%

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 3,282 1,475 4,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.76% 18.21% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,227 1,205 3,557
10th Percentile £27,400 £28,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing iptables as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for iptables in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing iptables in the South East.

Salary trend for iptables in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iptables within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
Berkshire - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for iptables.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) ZABBIX
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (71.43%) Grafana
4 4 (57.14%) OWASP
4 4 (57.14%) Icinga
4 4 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (57.14%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (57.14%) Security Patching
4 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Inventory Management
4 4 (57.14%) AWS Direct Connect
4 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
4 4 (57.14%) Broadband
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) SNMP
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) IPv6
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) OpenVPN

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Direct Connect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Broadband
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
4 4 (57.14%) IPv6
4 4 (57.14%) OpenVPN
4 4 (57.14%) SNMP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) NAS
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) HTTP
7 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Debian
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Inventory Management
2 4 (57.14%) OWASP
2 4 (57.14%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 2 (28.57%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
2 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) Grafana
3 5 (71.43%) ZABBIX
4 4 (57.14%) Icinga
5 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) NEC
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) Northgate
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware