The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FreeBSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FreeBSD over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 913 938
Rank change year-on-year +70 +25  
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 9 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.045% 0.14% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 12
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.04% -13.50%  

FreeBSD is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20210 27204 28813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.66% 26.06% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16991 22904 24135
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FreeBSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FreeBSD over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +42 5 £50,000 - 5
South West +24 2 £50,000 +20.48%
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
South East +57 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
London +44 1 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +3 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Oxford -4 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Manchester - 1 £30,000 - 1
North West - 1 £30,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Python
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (50.00%) Java
6 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
6 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (43.33%) Ansible
8 12 (40.00%) CentOS
8 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (40.00%) Puppet
8 12 (40.00%) Perl
9 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
10 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 10 (33.33%) DevOps
11 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
11 8 (26.67%) Web Services
11 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (26.67%) A+ Certification
11 8 (26.67%) Sun
11 8 (26.67%) Cisco
11 8 (26.67%) HP
11 8 (26.67%) Dell
11 8 (26.67%) Law
11 8 (26.67%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (26.67%) TDD
12 7 (23.33%) Fedora
12 7 (23.33%) Ruby

FreeBSD
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) lighttpd
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (23.33%) HTTP
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) Broadband
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) IPv4
6 1 (3.33%) IPv6
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) AppScan
2 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Paros
2 1 (3.33%) WebScarab
General
1 8 (26.67%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Data Centre Technician
2 8 (26.67%) Data Technician
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Support
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Research Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Unix Support
4 4 (13.33%) Unix Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) CGI
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) LESS
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) CentOS
4 7 (23.33%) Fedora
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (13.33%) Solaris
6 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.00%) AIX
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
1 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Python
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (40.00%) Perl
4 7 (23.33%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) C++
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (13.33%) C
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.67%) Groovy
9 1 (3.33%) Clojure
9 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) A+ Certification
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (26.67%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) CISA
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SANS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) KVM
1 4 (13.33%) NFS
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Postfix
3 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Ansible
2 12 (40.00%) Puppet
3 5 (16.67%) Nagios
3 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.00%) Grafana
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.33%) Cacti
5 1 (3.33%) Icinga
5 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) Dell
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Sun
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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