Period
to 5 June 2020

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 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 844 1082 1158
Rank change year-on-year +238 +76 0
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 23 23 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 39
Median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +42.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -33.33% +42.11% -

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

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18,191 32,790 40,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.02% 22.95% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14,710 26,060 32,454
Median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FreeBSD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FreeBSD.

Salary trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FreeBSD over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 7 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 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
England +222 23 £45,000 -33.33% 1
UK excluding London +198 14 £45,000 -33.33%
North of England - 11 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 -
London +149 9 £52,500 -22.22% 1
South West - 2 £33,500 -
East of England +83 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing FreeBSD 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 with a requirement for FreeBSD.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Ubuntu
2 20 (86.96%) CentOS
3 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Python
5 15 (65.22%) Docker
6 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
7 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
7 13 (56.52%) JIRA
7 13 (56.52%) Ansible
7 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
8 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
8 12 (52.17%) PHP
8 12 (52.17%) SQL
8 12 (52.17%) MySQL
8 12 (52.17%) KVM
8 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
8 12 (52.17%) Percona
9 11 (47.83%) Bitbucket
9 11 (47.83%) MariaDB
9 11 (47.83%) OpenStack
9 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (47.83%) SaltStack
9 11 (47.83%) FreeNAS
9 11 (47.83%) Atlassian
9 11 (47.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (47.83%) YAML
9 11 (47.83%) Confluence

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 11 (47.83%) Confluence
1 11 (47.83%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) GCP
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (17.39%) PBX
1 4 (17.39%) SMPP
1 4 (17.39%) SMS
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) IPv4
3 2 (8.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) MySQL
2 11 (47.83%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (56.52%) JIRA
3 11 (47.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (47.83%) Bitbucket
4 7 (30.43%) Vagrant
5 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Administrator
1 11 (47.83%) Linux Administrator
1 11 (47.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (47.83%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Kernel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) LAMP
1 11 (47.83%) YAML
2 7 (30.43%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.70%) FFmpeg
3 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) CentOS
2 20 (86.96%) Ubuntu
3 11 (47.83%) FreeNAS
4 7 (30.43%) Unix
5 6 (26.09%) Debian
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) BCP
6 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
6 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Office Automation
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL 4
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) Tech Ops
8 2 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
3 12 (52.17%) PHP
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) Go
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (65.22%) Docker
3 12 (52.17%) KVM
4 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) NFS
6 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
7 1 (4.35%) Firmware
7 1 (4.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Ansible
2 11 (47.83%) Proxmox
3 10 (43.48%) Puppet
4 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (17.39%) Grafana
5 4 (17.39%) ZABBIX
6 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
6 1 (4.35%) Nagios
6 1 (4.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Percona
2 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
3 11 (47.83%) Atlassian
3 11 (47.83%) SaltStack
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix