The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for pfSense skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited pfSense over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
pfSense
England / South East
Rank - - 446
Permanent jobs citing pfSense 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.005%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 - £34,000

pfSense is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2066 2703 2813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.83% 14.05% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 2333 2346
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,408
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

pfSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing pfSense as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for pfSense in the South East

pfSense
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for pfSense in the South East

pfSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for pfSense.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) Bacula
1 2 (100.00%) oVirt

pfSense
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) oVirt
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Bacula
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) VMware